Sunday, January 24, 2016

Bouchard Père & Fils (Beaune) -- 2014 Part I -- Côte de Beaune Reds Tasted from Cask and Tank Samples

Harvesting began on 11 September with the reds and lasted ten days (for both Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits), said cellarmaster Frédéric Weber. The Côte de Beaune gave very concentrated reds, he continued, due to the small yields, the smallest since 20013. Maceration was limited to 12 days and there was only one punching down per day for the first five-six days. (Continue reading here.)