Domaine Leflaive

Burgundy, France

Montrachet Grand Cru – 2010

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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 – 2010 – 96-99 points, Don’t Miss! – Burghound.com

    “…impressive size and weight to the dramatically powerful, rich and concentrated big-bodied flavors that possess obvious muscle and simply fantastic length on the overtly austere, deep and palate staining finish. This is a dazzling effort…”

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