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Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Pucelles

Domaine Leflaive
2002
2007
$474.99
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Wine
RegionBurgundy
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionPuligny-Montrachet Premier Cru
Drinking Window
GrapesChardonnay
Wine Description:
Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Pucelles is a highly sought-after white wine produced by Domaine Leflaive, a renowned winery in Burgundy, France. The wine is made from Chardonnay grapes grown in the Les Pucelles vineyard, which is known for its limestone-rich soil and ideal south-east facing slope. The winemaking process involves a combination of traditional and modern techniques, including hand-harvesting, gentle pressing, and aging in oak barrels. The resulting wine is elegant and complex, with aromas of citrus, white flowers, and hazelnuts, and a rich, creamy texture. It is a perfect example of the classic Burgundian style of Chardonnay, and a must-try for any wine enthusiast.
Pros:
  • Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Pucelles is a classic white Burgundy from the highly esteemed producer Domaine Leflaive. Its bouquet of white flowers, citrus, and mineral notes is complemented by a crisp acidity, elegant structure, and a long, complex finish
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Cons:
  • Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Pucelles is an expensive wine and can be difficult to find. However, it is well worth the effort to seek out as it is a truly exceptional white Burgundy
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User Rating:

4.3
Highly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

A stunning white Burgundy, the Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Pucelles is a stunningly complex and vibrant expression of Chardonnay. On the nose, it offers intense aromas of lemon zest, white flowers, pear, and honeycomb. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied and creamy, with a bright acidity and a long, mineral finish. The flavors are concentrated and powerful, with notes of apple, lemon, honey, and almond. A perfect expression of terroir and winemaking skill, this is a magnificent white Burgundy that will cellar for years to come.
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