Bouchard Père et Fils Meursaults

Bouchard's Ch de Beaune

A tour of Meursault Premiers Crus, thanks to one of Burgundy's most important landowners.

Bouchard Père et Fils is not just a négociant with some rather fine premises in Beaune, including the terrace that forms part of the old city walls shown above, they are also some of Burgundy’s biggest landholders. So, when invited to taste a range of their Meursaults earlier this month, I accepted readily, hoping to learn more about the appellation’s individual climats and to bring myself up to date with the BP&F wine style.

I would say that of all the Côte d’Or’s myriad appellations, the...