Domaine Leflaive

Burgundy, France

Montrachet Grand Cru – 2016

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Appellation: Burgundy
    • Location: 1 parcel in Chassagne-Montrachet
    • Cultivation: 100% biodynamic
    • Size: 0.082 hectare (0.2 acre)
    • Vine Age: Planted 1960
    • Soil: Calcareous clay
  • Vinification

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