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Domaine Leflaive Meursault 1er Cru Sous Le Dos d'Ane

Domaine Leflaive
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Wine
RegionBurgundy
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Country
France
SubregionMeursault Premier Cru
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GrapesChardonnay
Wine Description:
Domaine Leflaive Meursault 1er Cru Sous Le Dos d'Ane is a premium white wine crafted by the renowned producer Domaine Leflaive in Burgundy, France, known for their excellence in producing top Burgundy whites and biodynamic practices. The vineyard features clayey and marly soils, ideal for growing Chardonnay grapes. The winemaking process involves natural fermentation in oak barrels, with lees stirring to enhance the wine's texture and complexity. The wine exudes finesse and elegance, with aromas of citrus, white flowers, and a hint of minerality, and a crisp, refreshing palate with a long, lingering finish. It showcases the classic Meursault style, offering a perfect balance between fruit and acidity, and remarkable aging potential, making it a standout choice for wine connoisseurs seeking a top-tier Burgundian white wine.
Pros:
  • A complex and elegant nose of ripe yellow fruit, white flowers, and a hint of smokiness
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Cons:
  • Expensive price point
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User Rating:

4.3
Highly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.8

Wine Expert Note:

This Domaine Leflaive Meursault 1er Cru Sous Le Dos d'Ane is a light-bodied white with a bright, golden hue. On the nose, aromas of ripe yellow apples and subtle notes of honey and toasted brioche are present. The palate is lively, with a vibrant acidity and a creamy texture. Flavors of ripe yellow apples and citrus fruits linger on the finish. It has a long, mineral-driven finish. Overall, this is a complex, yet elegant white that is sure to please any oenophile.
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