Sunday, January 11, 2015

BOUCHARD Père et Fils Part I -- 2013 Côte de Beaune Reds Tasted from Cask and Bottle

BOUCHARD Père et Fils (Beaune)

2013 Côte de Beaune Reds from Cask and Bottle

Maître de Chai Frédéric Weber said that harvesting began on September 30 and finished on October 11. By October 5, when a major storm hit, 80% of the vines had been harvested. As elsewhere, the loose clusters helped protect against rot. But the Côte de Beaune vineyards were hit by hail, suffering 40-70% losses. (Continue reading here.)