Domaine Leflaive

Burgundy, France

Montrachet Grand Cru – 2007

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Appellation: Burgundy
    • Location: 1 parcel in Chassagne-Montrachet
    • Cultivation: 100% biodynamic
    • Size: 0.082 hectare (0.2 acre)
    • Soil: Calcareous clay
  • Vinification

    • Long, gentle pneumatic pressing, débourbage over 24 hours, then racking and running into cask of the must Alcoholic fermentation in oak casks, 100% new (origin Allier) Matured 12 months in new oak, followed by 6 months in 1-year-old oak, then prepared for bottling Homeopathic fining and very light filtering, if necessary

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  • Montrachet Grand Cru – 2007 – 92-96 points – Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar

    “Green-yellow. Aromas of stone fruits, lemon, clove and iodine. Dense, fat, solid and sweet, with hints of nut oil and toast. At once chewy and seamless, finishing very long and quite stylish, with some sexy oak tones.”

  • Montrachet Grand Cru – 2007 – 94-97 points – Burghound.com

    "A compelling nose of acacia blossom, ripe orchard fruit and exotic spice notes is followed by classy, pure and tautly muscled big-bodied flavors that possess both seriously impressive power and wonderful elegance...A dramatic wine of sheer class..."

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