White

2012 Bouchard Père et Fils Corton-Charlemagne

Chardonnay

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 17

  • Mazy Likes this wine: 91 points

    August 31, 2019 - Le 1er soir c'est réduit, concentré et désagréable, malgré une visite de quelques heures en carafe.
    Remis en bouteille et bu sur les 2 jours suivants, il s'est nettement amélioré le lendemain, démontrant une certaine finesse malgré les épaules qui sont larges. Un vin complexe, très intéressant. Il me semble toutefois que ces Corton sont tellement costauds qu'ils perdent en versatilité, pour moi, face à Chablis...

  • Milos Likes this wine: 92 points

    April 19, 2019 - Little shy on the nose at first but open up as it warmed up. Lots of white and yellow fruit with some sweetness; almonds and mineral notes, lots of viscosity and very good length. Approachable now but no need to rush.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • fcxj wrote: 90 points

    April 4, 2019 - Attractive, fruity.

  • Paul S wrote: 94 points

    January 31, 2019 - Long lunch at Kel's (Kelvin and Joyce's Place, Bishan): This was just lovely. Young of course, but very good indeed. The nose still has the edge of new oak to it, but there were lovely aromas of cream, white chocolate, sweet white fruit and honey, all redolent of the Corton-Charlie terroir. It was on the palate where the quality came through though. Rich, thick and unctuous, but nicely undercut by a little stream of balancing acidity, it unfolded in the mouth with lovely layers of white fruit, white chocolate and macadamia nuts, all this pulling away into a long finish lifted by a kiss of citrus fruit and a tiny hint of spice. With time, a spine of salty, saline minerality came out quite nicely too. Powerful, yet lithe on its feet, with a friendly sense of ripe fruit from a warm, advanced vintage. This is not one for the ages, but it is a solid wine that should give a lot of pleasure in the short to medium term.

  • Nanda wrote: 94 points

    July 30, 2018 - Drank over two days, and showed consistently delicious. Full, intense nose of white flowers and ripe orchard fruit. Palate is rich and concentrated with superb vibrancy and precision. Just a ton of depth to this wine. Superb.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
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  • By John Gilman
    Nov/Dec 2013, Issue #48, The Brilliant 2012 Burgundy Vintage: The Extremely Low Yields Produce Stunning Beauty

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type White
  • Producer Bouchard Père et Fils
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru
  • UPC Code 3337690118492

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 55 (9%)
  • In Cellars 487 (79%)
  • Consumed 78 (13%)

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