Olivier Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Hameau de Blagny White Wine
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Olivier Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Hameau de Blagny White Wine 2018

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This Premier Cru by Olivier Leflaive on the terroirs of Puligny-Montrachet Hameau de Blagny is located at the top of the hillside, at 300-350 meters above sea level. The Chardonnay that grows there gives fruity wines, of a superb maturity although it is later than on the rest of the vineyard.

The sommelier info

We find all the prestance and finesse of the wines of Puligny Montrachet with this 1er Cru elaborated by Olivier Leflaive. A combination of floral and fruity notes, a beautiful balance between the subtle minerality of its terroir and the fat that gives it its 16-month ageing under wood.

This ageing is 100 % made in barrels including 30 % new barrels, which brings even more character and material to the wine. The average age of the vines is about fifty years, so complexity goes in pairs with depth on this cuvée Hameau de Blagny.

This wine is served with

This Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Hameau de Blagny by Olivier Leflaive is ideal to associate with creme fish, crustaceans such as lobster, lobster or cake. It is also suitable with character cheeses such as County and Munster. Serve between 12 and 14°C.

Olivier Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Hameau de Blagny White Wine 2018 in details

75 cl
Puligny-Montrachet
Garde 10 ans
13 °
100% Chardonnay
Belle finesse
Floral
Fraîcheur
Fruité
Gras
Minéralité

The domain

Olivier Leflaive possesses 120 ha of vines with a great majority of white wines stemming from three prestigious villages of the Côtes de Beaune: Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne Montrachet and Meursault but also of Chablis and the Côte Chalonnaise. Olivier and Patrick Leflaive had the opportunity to take back the family Leflaive’s lands. Vineyards were cultivated according to the biodynamic criteria for approximately 20 years. Olivier Leflaive’s wines are Great wines of Burgundy among which some slept off such as Premier Cru Chassagne Montrachet Abbaye de Morgeot or Premier Cru Puligny Montrachet Les Garennes.
Olivier’s grandfather, Joseph Leflaive, is the initiator of the expansion of the company Leflaive, a family farm of 35 hectares. In 1953, his son Joseph Régis and his brother Vincent took over the exploitation. Later, Olivier Leflaive, in turn, directed him, so that in 1985, the Olivier Leflaive Frères house with his brother. Meanwhile, his cousin Anne-Claude Leflaive was in charge of the company Leflaive. On April 1, 2010, Olivier decided to retire despite his deep attachment to the family domaine.

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