2013 - Bâtard Montrachet Grand Cru Domaine Leflaive
08B3BMDL3PK _ 2013 - Bâtard Montrachet Grand Cru Domaine Leflaive - 3x75cl
Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Leflaive
Region
Bâtard Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2018 - 2028
Case size
3x75cl
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2013 BÂTARD MONTRACHET GRAND CRU DOMAINE LEFLAIVE - 3x75cl

Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Leflaive
Region
Bâtard Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2018 - 2028
Case size
3x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £3,248.04 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • NM

    Neal Martin, December 2014,
    Score: 93-95

    The 2013 Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru, like many from this vineyard, has an expressive and, compared to other vintages, you could almost say extravagant bouquet, bridled with intense citrus lemon, freshly sliced pear, limestone and even a faint touch of peppermint. The palate is intense on the entry with more depth than the Bienvenue at this stage. There is a pinch of spice here, shaved ginger adding a bit of fire at the front of the tongue, then attractive stony notes finally revealed on the finish and the aftertaste. Superb - for me perhaps superior to the 2012. Drink: 2017 - 2032

  • SM

    Sarah Marsh, November 2014,
    Score: 19.65

    This is rich, full and glossy on the aroma. Full on the strike too. Punchy. Rich texture; broad and dense with power and concentration. Such a good cut of acidity to balance the richness. This carries to the finish which is very long and assured. It has vigour. Absolutely top notch Batad. The work in the vineyard is so clear here. Score 19.65. From 2023

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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.