Domaine Leflaive

Burgundy, France

Mâcon Verzé Les Chênes – 2019

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Vineyards: Mâcon-Villages: “Les Chênes”
    • Vineyard Owner: 2 parcels purchased by Domaine Leflaive in 2003.
    • Size: 3.00 hectares (7.41 acres) planted in 1973 and 2002; 0.45 hectares (1.1 acre) -planted in 1935
    • Soil: Shallow calcareous clay
  • Vinification

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

    • Aging: 12 months in oak (20% new) then 6 months in stainless steel vat before bottling

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  • Domaine Leflaive Mâcon Verzé Les Chênes – 2019 – Burghound – 92 Points

    Super-fresh aromas include those of green apple, spice and a plethora of citrus nuances. The medium weight flavors are not quite as dense but they're notably finer and with better precision on the mineral-driven, clean and agreeably dry finale that is just a bit firmer.

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