Domaine Leflaive, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Le Clavoillon, 2001

Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru, Burgundy, France

Domaine Leflaive, Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Le Clavoillon, 2001

Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru, Burgundy, France

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Bottle

£110.00
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£110.00

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Grape Varietes: Chardonnay 100% Wine Style: Full Bodied White Winemaker: Anne-Claude Leflaive Optimum Drinking: 2017 Reviewer Rating: 89 Reviewer: Stephen Tanzer Code: 102267
Estate Notes

Domaine Leflaive needs little introduction to wine lovers. It has been described as Burgundy’s greatest white wine domaine, and while this is a pretty strong claim, it is a justifiable one.

Leflaive has been bio-dynamic since 1997 and was managed by the late and great Anne-Claude. Anne-Claude had the greatest respect for Burgundy tradition and was deeply concerned about the irreversible damage caused to Burgundy soil by fertilisers and pesticides. She followed organic methods and helped establish a winemaking school at the domaine in Puligny-Montrachet (the Ecole du Vin et des Terroirs), in order to educate wine professionals. Her pursuit of excellence in winemaking brought her many accolades, including Decanter Magazine’s top white winemaker in 2006 and Winemakers' Winemaker by the Institute of Masters of Wine in 2014 – a massive achievement. Her legacy lives on...

Reviews

“Bright, light yellow color. Subtly complex nose melds peach, flowers, butter and herbs. Juicy and moderately rich, with good fruit enlivened by sound acidity. In a drier style, but finishes with good grip.” Stephen Tanzer, International Wine Cellar