Domaine Leflaive, Puligny-Montrachet AOC, Burgundy, France, 2019 through Merchant of Wine.

Domaine Leflaive, Puligny-Montrachet AOC, Burgundy, France, 2019

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Overview of the Wine
The roots of the Leflaive family go back to 1717 when Claude Leflaive took up residence in Puligny-Montrachet, intent upon cultivating several acres of vineyards. The domaine, in its present form, was created by Joseph Leflaive between the years of 1910-1930, as a result of his successive purchases of vineyards and houses. Domaine Leflaive has been entirely a family domaine since its creation. Brice de La Morandière, great-grandson of the founder, Joseph Leflaive, represents the fourth generation at the head of the domaine. In 2015, after an international corporate career, he succeeded Anne-Claude, pioneer in biodynamics. It is with the same philosophy of respect for the great terroirs, humility toward the forces of nature and relentless pursuit of excellence in viticulture and in winemaking that the domaine will continue to grow in the future.

Biodynamic.

Grape / Blend
Chardonnay

Origin
Puligny-Montrachet, Burgundy, France

Winemaker's Tasting Notes
Like the harvest, the wine is generous with ample weight, coating every inch of the palate. This is the perfect wine in the lineup to enjoy immediately while the more specific cru sites can age and mature in the cellar. 

92 Points - Burghound
Firm reduction dominates the underlying fruit a present. Otherwise, there is fine intensity to the delineated and concentrated medium weight flavors that flash good minerality on the nicely complex and persistent finale. This possesses enough mid-palate fat to be accessible young but should have no trouble aging gracefully. 

Product size: 750ml

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