2011 - Bâtard Montrachet Grand Cru Anne-Claude Leflaive
08B1BMLE6PK _ 2011 - Bâtard Montrachet Grand Cru Anne-Claude Leflaive - 6x75cl
Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Leflaive
Region
Bâtard Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2020 - 2030
Case size
6x75cl
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2011 BÂTARD MONTRACHET GRAND CRU ANNE-CLAUDE LEFLAIVE - 6x75cl

Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Leflaive
Region
Bâtard Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2020 - 2030
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £7,696.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • BURG

    Burghound, June 2013,
    Score: 92-94

    An expressive nose of honeysuckle, pear, spice and apple leads to cool, restrained and well detailed medium weight flavors that possess a very sophisticated mouth feel. There is excellent energy along with outstanding complexity to the balanced, palate staining and beautifully long finish. As good as the Referts is, and it's very good, there is just another dimension present here. Be prepared to cellar this beauty though as it's going to need it. Drink: 2021+

Producer

Domaine Leflaive

"One of the greatest white wine domaines in Burgundy" remarked Clive Coates. Doamine Leflaive's vineyards in Puligny Montrachet are steeped in history and the current generation can look back to 1717 for the first Leflaive family occupation of the farm buildings that they use today. The domaine was founded by Joseph Leflaive, who came to Burgundy in 1905. Anne-Claude Leflaive, the granddaughter of Joseph was appointed to run the domaine in 1990. A fervent proponent of biodynamic viticulture, Anne-Claude converted the domaine to biodynamics. After her untimely death in 2015, Brice de La Morandiere's, Anne-Claude's nephew and great grand son of Joseph Leflaive took on the mantle. He upholds the terroir-orientated, sustainable winemaking philosophy of the family.

Region

Bâtard Montrachet

Bâtard-Montrachet is a great white Grand Cru in Burgundy's Côte D'or. Its vineyards are located onthe slope beneath Le Montrachet, in the Côte de Beaune. Bâtard-Montrachet's soils are heavier than those surrounding it, made up of brown limestone and gravel, which pave the way for rich, nutty, honeyed and heady wines with good structure. They are not as elegant as those from Chevalier-Montrachet and are broader and weightier than wines from Montrachet.