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Puligny-Montrachet Enseigneres

Olivier Leflaive, Puligny-Montrachet Enseigneres 2015

R1,195

25 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 vineyard is located in a former oak forest (derived from 'chasnes' in old French language or 'chanières').

Tasting notes:
'This sleek white combines lemon and apple flavors with a bracing structure. Leans toward the tart side in the balance, yet builds nicely and finds equilibrium in the end. Best from 2018 through 2025.' – Wine Spectator, 90/100

'A powerful, rich and concentrated Puligny-Montrachet. Ideal with fleshy fish such as burbot, and veal blanquette.' – Winemaker

Terroir:
A whole of four plots scattered on the terroir located below les Grands Crus of Batard and Bienvenues Batard. This terroir is considered as the richest and the most powerful of its category. Blend of several plots with a brown soil of Calcareous Clay on a limestone flagstone.

Viticulture:
Maximum yield authorized of 59 hl/ha using sustainable wine-growing methods and harvested 100% manually.

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 vineyard is located in a former oak forest (derived from 'chasnes' in old French language or 'chanières').

Tasting notes:
'This sleek white combines lemon and apple flavors with a bracing structure. Leans toward the tart side in the balance, yet builds nicely and finds equilibrium in the end. Best from 2018 through 2025.' – Wine Spectator, 90/100

'A powerful, rich and concentrated Puligny-Montrachet. Ideal with fleshy fish such as burbot, and veal blanquette.' – Winemaker

Terroir:
A whole of four plots scattered on the terroir located below les Grands Crus of Batard and Bienvenues Batard. This terroir is considered as the richest and the most powerful of its category. Blend of several plots with a brown soil of Calcareous Clay on a limestone flagstone.

Viticulture:
Maximum yield authorized of 59 hl/ha using sustainable wine-growing methods and harvested 100% manually.

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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