Bouchard Pere & Fils Nuits Saint Georges 2019
Bouchard Pere & Fils Nuits Saint Georges
Region: Côte de Nuits, Burgundy, France
Bottle size: 75cl
Grape: Pinot Noir
Capital of the Côte de Nuits, this village is the home to the Hospices de Nuits that organizes an important auction of its production every year, as do the Hospices de Beaune. The main street in Nuits-Saint-Georges is named after Fagon, the doctor who treated Louis XIV and prescribed the town’s wine for him. This is the most southernly appellation of the Côte de Nuits producing wines rich in tannin which gives them strength and depth.
Founded in 1731 in Beaune by Michel Bouchard, Bouchard Père & Fils, is one of the oldest wine estates in Burgundy, perpetuating tradition for nearly 3 centuries and 9 generations. This desire to build up an exceptional estate in Côte d’Or endured through the generations and acquisitions in the best Villages were added throughout the 19th century and again in the early 20th century.