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Bienvenues-Batard-Montrachet

Olivier Leflaive, Bienvenues-Batard-Montrachet 2014

R6,250

3 in stock

Notes

The philosophy of Olivier Leflaive is to produce simply great wines. There are no secrets to this – everything starts in the vines with good grapes. Olivier, Franck and their team are lucky to have strong relationships with some of the best winegrowers on the Côte, people who grow their vines with care and attention.

Although the quality of the harvest is key, vinification and ageing also play a major role in bringing out the essence of each appellation. Franck Grux and Philippe Grillet make it their daily task to ensure the quality of the wines and respect for the terroir. As such, the estate’s approach is to treat each cuvée individually.

Olivier Leflaive’s vocation is not just about making good wine. It is also about bringing a human face to the world of wine and breathing fresh life into it. Maintaining a personalized and convivial relationship with his clients, taking the time to share the richness, diversity and sensitivity of the world of wine through a complete oeno-touristic immersion from vine to glass – these are some of Olivier Leflaive’s other ambitions.

This lands, lower than the other on the famous Mont-Rachet, have been given to their serfs who would Appellees 'Welcome'.(Bienvenue).

Tasting notes:
'The négociant wines at Olivier Leflaive can be every bit as good as the domaine bottling, such is his skill at sourcing excellent grapes. This Bienvenues is a case in point: fresh, focused and effortlessly complex with subtle cinnamon oak and tangy lemon, lime and grapefruit freshness. One of the best whites of the vintage.' – Tim Atkin, 95/100

'A noble wine with exceptional purity and aromatic finesse, flowers of the vine, preserved citrus, grilled almond. The palate is elegant. A wine with a promising future.' – Winemaker

Terroir:
A unique vineyard, planted in 1972, producing only 600 bottles annually on a mixture of calcareous clay and limestone.

Viticulture:
Maximum yield authorized is 48 hl/ha and they make use of a sustainable wine-growing method, utilizing a 100% manual harvest.

Vinification:
At their arrival in their cellar, the grapes are immediately and carefully pressed with a pneumatic press, before finning and filtration takes place.
The philosophy of Olivier Leflaive is to produce simply great wines. There are no secrets to this – everything starts in the vines with good grapes. Olivier, Franck and their team are lucky to have strong relationships with some of the best winegrowers on the Côte, people who grow their vines with care and attention.

Although the quality of the harvest is key, vinification and ageing also play a major role in bringing out the essence of each appellation. Franck Grux and Philippe Grillet make it their daily task to ensure the quality of the wines and respect for the terroir. As such, the estate’s approach is to treat each cuvée individually.

Olivier Leflaive’s vocation is not just about making good wine. It is also about bringing a human face to the world of wine and breathing fresh life into it. Maintaining a personalized and convivial relationship with his clients, taking the time to share the richness, diversity and sensitivity of the world of wine through a complete oeno-touristic immersion from vine to glass – these are some of Olivier Leflaive’s other ambitions.

This lands, lower than the other on the famous Mont-Rachet, have been given to their serfs who would Appellees 'Welcome'.(Bienvenue).

Tasting notes:
'The négociant wines at Olivier Leflaive can be every bit as good as the domaine bottling, such is his skill at sourcing excellent grapes. This Bienvenues is a case in point: fresh, focused and effortlessly complex with subtle cinnamon oak and tangy lemon, lime and grapefruit freshness. One of the best whites of the vintage.' – Tim Atkin, 95/100

'A noble wine with exceptional purity and aromatic finesse, flowers of the vine, preserved citrus, grilled almond. The palate is elegant. A wine with a promising future.' – Winemaker

Terroir:
A unique vineyard, planted in 1972, producing only 600 bottles annually on a mixture of calcareous clay and limestone.

Viticulture:
Maximum yield authorized is 48 hl/ha and they make use of a sustainable wine-growing method, utilizing a 100% manual harvest.

Vinification:
At their arrival in their cellar, the grapes are immediately and carefully pressed with a pneumatic press, before finning and filtration takes place.
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Country

FR

Region

Burgundy

Style

White

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