Jean Bouchard Gevrey-Chambertin
Gevrey-Chambertin is a lovely village in the Côte de Nuits, north of Nuits Saint-Georges near Dijon.
Varietal(s): 100% Pinot Noir
Winemaking: Vinification in stock vats; maturation in oak barrels – one-third in new oak for 12 to 14 months. We select our oak barrels in the Allier and Vosges regions in order to diversify the woody taste.
Visual Aspect: Brilliant cherry red
Nose: Racy and complex, a note of wood, vanilla and red fruits (blackberry, raspberry and Morello cherry)
Palate: Red fruits and licorice, persistent and long
Food Pairing: Rich, flavorful dishes such as shoulder of lamb, Boeuf Bourguignon, coq au vin and strong cheeses
The Maison Albert Bichot is one of these legendary Negoce Houses of Burgundy. It is arduous to summarize in a single page such an institution with all its intricate complexity and expertise accumulated over two centuries. This Beaune family company has served private clients in France and abroad since times when wine was delivered Bichot_albericby the cask only. This respectable “Maison Beaunoise” was funded in 1831 and had its start in Meursault. It is still owned today by the Bichot family and now in its 6th generation, it is managed by Albéric Bichot.