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Beaune 1er Cru

Hospices de Beaune, Beaune 1er Cru 2001

R800

22 in stock

Notes

The Hospices de Beaune at the Hôtel-Dieu was founded in 1443 and is regarded as the world’s first modern hospital. Today, the iconic Burgundian building bears name to the important charity wine auction held in November each year. The auction offers unique parcels of enchanting Burgundies and also provides an indication of global fine wine prices.

We are delighted to offer a stash of incredible, mature Burgundies bought by the late Paul Bouchard during his partnership with Peter Finlayson. The five wines are delightfully mature and offer a haunting array of flavour and savoury intrigue. They are all composed and ethereal with different levels of power and finesse.

Due to the nature of Burgundy, its intricate vineyard parcels and small domaines, vintage wines are extremely difficult to find. It is only when you drink mature Burgundies that you can fully understand why Burgundy has risen to such heights. Having been stored at Bouchard Finlayson since release, these offer an unbelievable opportunity to drink mature Burgundy at today’s release prices. Fill your boots!

Each Hospices de Beaune wine is dedicated to the characters that shaped Burgundy. They are all produced from the 60ha owned by the Hospices.

Tasting notes:
'A spell-binding wine from a good vintage that offers magically pure fruit and savoury intrigue. Classic Burgundy with perfumed red berries, forest floor and truffles. Freshly elegant and still showing some tannin, it will drink well for another decade. Drink to 2028.' – Roland Peens (April 2018)

Comments by Hospices de Beaune:
'Antoine Rousseau and Barbe Deslandes founded in 1645 the Hôpital de la Sainte-Trinité, subsequently renamed the Hospice de la Charité and associated with the Hospices de Beaune at the Revolution. Its vocation has widely evolved through time: initially a gathering point for orphans following consecutive plague epidemics, it today shelters a care centre for old people. The parcel of Cent Vignes, in which vines where mainly planted between 1944 and 1958, represents the heart of this Cuvée, or 48% of its composition. Looking down over Pommard and representing a third of the Cuvée, the parcel of Les Montrevenots is made up only of old vines, planted prior to 1966.'

The Hospices de Beaune at the Hôtel-Dieu was founded in 1443 and is regarded as the world’s first modern hospital. Today, the iconic Burgundian building bears name to the important charity wine auction held in November each year. The auction offers unique parcels of enchanting Burgundies and also provides an indication of global fine wine prices.

We are delighted to offer a stash of incredible, mature Burgundies bought by the late Paul Bouchard during his partnership with Peter Finlayson. The five wines are delightfully mature and offer a haunting array of flavour and savoury intrigue. They are all composed and ethereal with different levels of power and finesse.

Due to the nature of Burgundy, its intricate vineyard parcels and small domaines, vintage wines are extremely difficult to find. It is only when you drink mature Burgundies that you can fully understand why Burgundy has risen to such heights. Having been stored at Bouchard Finlayson since release, these offer an unbelievable opportunity to drink mature Burgundy at today’s release prices. Fill your boots!

Each Hospices de Beaune wine is dedicated to the characters that shaped Burgundy. They are all produced from the 60ha owned by the Hospices.

Tasting notes:
'A spell-binding wine from a good vintage that offers magically pure fruit and savoury intrigue. Classic Burgundy with perfumed red berries, forest floor and truffles. Freshly elegant and still showing some tannin, it will drink well for another decade. Drink to 2028.' – Roland Peens (April 2018)

Comments by Hospices de Beaune:
'Antoine Rousseau and Barbe Deslandes founded in 1645 the Hôpital de la Sainte-Trinité, subsequently renamed the Hospice de la Charité and associated with the Hospices de Beaune at the Revolution. Its vocation has widely evolved through time: initially a gathering point for orphans following consecutive plague epidemics, it today shelters a care centre for old people. The parcel of Cent Vignes, in which vines where mainly planted between 1944 and 1958, represents the heart of this Cuvée, or 48% of its composition. Looking down over Pommard and representing a third of the Cuvée, the parcel of Les Montrevenots is made up only of old vines, planted prior to 1966.'

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Country

FR

Region

Burgundy

Style

Red

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