Domaine Leflaive

Burgundy, France

Bienvenues Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru – 2006

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Cultivation: 100% biodynamic
    • Size: 2.84 acres
    • Vine Age: Planted 1958, 1959
  • Vinification

    • Long, gentle pneumatic pressing, débourbage over 24 hours, then racking and running into cask of the must Alcoholic fermentation in oak casks, 25% new (maximum 1/2 Vosges, minimum 1/2 Allier) Aged 12 months in cask and 6 months in tank, then prepared for bottling Homeopathic fining and very light filtering at bottling, if necessary

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  • Bienvenues Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru – 2006 – 93(+?) points – Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar

    "Pure aromas and flavors of lemon, lime and crushed stone. Wonderfully high-pitched in the mouth, with citrus peel and violet notes...giving it a magically light touch. Very precise...with superb acidity and captivating leesy complexity."

  • Bienvenues Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru – 2006 – 93+ points – Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar

    "Subtly complex nose combines peach, apple, pear, minerals, hazelnut and smoke. Explosively fruity in the mouth, with firm acidity and brisk citrus flavors...terrific focus and lift...Finishes firmly structured, vibrant and very long."

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