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Chevalier Montrachet, Domaine Leflaive 2012

Label
RegionBurgundy
SubregionPuligny-Montrachet
ColourWhite
TypeStill
Grape VarietyChardonnay

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Burgundy2012Chevalier Montrachet, Domaine Leflaive NewBT0 \ 331,000.00bt93/96 AM31333.333333333396.0093.00Chevalier Montrachet, Leflaive0.7530
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Tasting Notes

A trace of reduction detracts only marginally from the appeal of the otherwise pretty and mildly exotic aromas of acacia blossom, pear, mandarin orange and wet stone aromas. The delicious, gorgeously elegant and pure imposingly-scaled flavors possess a silky palate impression on the concentrated, explosive and stunningly long finish that seems to be composed of liquid rock and a very firm spine of citrus-inflected acidity. This is a very big, indeed even huge Chevalier that is overtly powerful and one that should age effortlessly for decades. In sum this is an old school vintage for the Leflaive Chevalier so I would suggest buying it only with the clear intention of cellaring it for the long-term.

93/96
Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (55), June 2014
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