- Type: Red
- Country: France
- Region: Burgundy
- Vintage: 2015
- Producer: Bouchard Aîné & Fils
- Primary grape: Pinot Noir
- Bottle size: 75cl
- List price: £20.96
- Code: 29328
- 2016, Gold Sommelier Wine Awards 2019
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Sophisticated, polished, complex reds
- Can be very flexible with many cheeses including sheeps’, Morbier, Epoisse, Vacherin, Cheddar
- Lighter examples can work with some richer fish dishes
- Classic French herbs such as parsley, thyme and bay leaf. Spices should complement and not overwhelm the wine
- Game such as duck and boar. Fine cuts of beef. Lean meats such as roe deer or ostrich
- Truffle and wild mushroom, jus with redcurrant or similar fruit, Bourguignonne, Chasseur sauces
- Some wines, with light tannins, will work with lightly-spiced dishes
- Pigeon or duck, walnut and beetroot, smoked- meat salads. Truffle or wild mushroom risotto. Autumn squash
About the Wine
This cracking red Wine produced by Bouchard Aîné & Fils is produced in the Côtes de Beaune area of Burgundy. Available in 75cl bottles, imported by FGV Boisset. Côte de Beaune-Villages, Les Abbesses, Bouchard Aîné & Fils is a delicious wine, made from Pinot Noir grapes. This wine has a cork closure and, like many wines on our list, this wine is suitable for vegan diets. Fresh, savoury, berry-fruit flavours that work well with light game, rich chicken and pork dishes. This wine is part of our core range.
A temperamental thin skinned grape and difficult to grow, when produced of any quality it demands high prices. The thin skin means it's very light in colour body and tannin, it characteristically has searing acidity and full lingering flavours of raspberry, strawberry, cherry, violets and sweet spice.
Following on from a fantastic vintage the year before, French vineyards endured a mixed bag of weather conditions in the early part of the growing season followed by a long, hot summer which produced some memorable wines, even to rival to the excellence of the previous year.Explore France