Bouchard Chevalier Montrachet Grand Cru 2011
23 May 2020
This wine was served double blind alongside with Roulot Meursault Clos des Boucheres 2011 and I chose Roulot’s wine to be my top preference while this could only be a runner up. I enjoyed the slightly perfumed lemon peel bouquet. Obviously a lively content, the signature of the slightly rich and oily Chevalier Montrachet style didn’t catch my attention to nail it as Chevalier, as it’s quite difficult to identify a Chevalier Montrachet with a mere 60ml pour. However, the content was also too chunky for me to classify it as Grand Cru, although the oak profile was quite prominent. Later I learned that they use 20% new oak while the rest were all used oak in the wine.