2015 - Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes Domaine Leflaive
08B5PMLCDL6PK _ 2015 - Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Combettes Domaine Leflaive - 6x75cl
Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Leflaive
Region
Puligny-Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2020 - 2028
Case size
6x75cl
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2015 PULIGNY MONTRACHET 1ER CRU LES COMBETTES DOMAINE LEFLAIVE - 6x75cl

Colour
White
Producer
Domaine Leflaive
Region
Puligny-Montrachet
Grape
Chardonnay
Drinking
2020 - 2028
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £1,636.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, November 2016

    This has an explosive bouquet of citrus fruits – lemon, lime, orange – and a waxy richness combined with textural acidity. A wine of great energy that lingers long on the finish.

  • NM

    Neal Martin, December 2016,
    Score: 92-94

    The 2015 Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Combettes has a strict and linear bouquet, earthier than the Puligny Folatières, broody at first but gradually opening in the glass. The palate is well balanced, vibrant and crisp with impressive tension. This builds with much more gusto in the mouth than the nose, fanning out with a touch of lemongrass towards the finish and very impressive persistence. This is one of the best from Domaine Leflaive this year in terms of transcending expectations. Drink 2018 - 2030

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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

Puligny-Montrachet

Puligny Montrachet is known as the most delicate of the white wine appellations south of Beaune.Its wines tend to be linear and mineral offering delicate floral and orchard fruit aromatics. Its village and premier cru vineyard area total slightly over 200 hectares but almost half of them are premier cru making them one of the highest proportions of quality vineyards in the Côte de Beaune. Several grand cru vineyards are present, the most notable being Le Montrachet and Bâtard Montrachetwhich it shares with neighbouring Chassagne, but it does have the extraordinary Chevalier Montrachet and the tiny Bienvenues Bâtard Montrachet all to itself. There are a handful of red wines grown, but they tend to be quite light and need to be drunk in their youth.