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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

TASTING: Bouchard Pere et Fils and William Fevre 2007 Vintage, April 28, 2009

 The Time and Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2009  11AM to 4 PM
The Event: Tasting of Bouchard Pere et Fils and William Fevre 2007
Burgundy and Chablis wines, presented by Woodman Wines & Spirits.
The Venue: Royal Canadian Yacht Club (City Club House), St. George St.
The Target Audience: wine trade, media.
The Availability/Catalogue: everything is available, mostly by special
The Quote/Background: Of the 74 wines in the portfolio, we were able to
taste 40 of them. Luc Bouchard was available for interviews and
discussions. Of note was the exceptionally early picking date of late
The Wines:
**** Four Stars (91+ in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Volnay 1er Cru Caillerets Ancienne Cuvée Carnot, $96.
-Chambolle Musigny, $68
-Nuits St-Georges 1er cru les Cailles, $128
-Pommard 1er cru, $75
-Beaune 1er cru Greves Vigne Enfant Jesus, $144
-Beaune du Château Blanc 1er cru, $50
-Meursault 1er cru Perrières, $117
-Meursault 1er cru Genevrières, $114
-Corton Charlemagne, $204
-Montagny 1er cru, $35
-Wm. Fevre Fourchaume 1er cru, $51
-Wm. Fevre Bougros Cote Bougerots Grand Cru, $100
***1/2 Three and a Half Stars (88 – 90 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Beaune du Château Rouge 1er cru, $50
-Beaune 1er cru Marconnets, $61
-Savigny les Beaune 1er cru Lavieres, $49
-Gevrey Chambertin, $62
-Vosne-Romanee 1er cru les Suchots, $161
-Chevalier Montrachet, $402
-Wm. Fevre Beauroy 1er Cru Chablis, $51
-Wm. Fevre Les Preuses Grand Cru, $100
-Wm. Fevre Les Clos Grand Cru, $114
*** Three Stars (85 – 87 in Quality/Price Rating terms):
-Chambertin Clos de Beze, $312
-Pouilly-Fuisse, $28
-Wm. Fevre Vaillons 1er cru, $51
-Wm. Fevre Bougros Grand Cru, $90
The Food: bread and cheese
The Contact Person:
The Marketing Effectiveness (numerical grade): 89.

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