Domaine Leflaive

Burgundy, France

Mâcon Solutré – 2018

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Vineyards: Mâcon-Solutré
    • Size: 0.22 hectares (0.54 acres)
    • Vine Age: planted in 1999
    • Soil: Calcareous clay
  • Vinification

    • Hand harvested, sorted and pressed in Mâcon, the wine is decanted over night and then brought back to Puligny for both fermentation and aging at the Domaine.

    • Aging: Takes place in stainless steel tanks, during 16 months before homeopathic fining and very light filtering if necessary

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  • Domaine Leflaive Mâcon Solutré – 2018 – Vinous – 90 Points

    The 2018 Mâcon-Solutré is a wine of nuance and understatement more than anything else. Lemon confit, orchard fruit, white flowers and sweet oak all grace this focused, mid-weight white Burgundy. Time in the glass brings out a range of more tropical flavors. Although the 2018 is a touch compact, the persistent finish makes up for that.

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