Olivier Leflaive - Bourgogne Blanc “Oncle Vincent” 2016
OverviewThis cuvée is created only from our best vines located in the territory of Puligny-Montrachet - 8 plots in total which represent a little less than 4 ha of vineyard in sustainable method. Soil is made up of calcarious clay and silty clay.
Vinification: Harvesting is done 100% by hand. Once grapes arrive in the cellar, they are immediately and carefully sorted and pressed with a pneumatic press. The wine spends 12 months aging, 3 of which are spent in stainless steel. Once finished, the wine is transferred to 100% oak barrels (15% new oak).
Additional Details editThe aromas of this wine express the fruits with white pulpit (pear, peach...), with hints of butter. Beautiful in the mouth, with a creamy texture, and a distinct note of lemon zest. The selection of vines for this cuvée allows us to produce a white Burgundy more aristocratic, more tense and serious in intensity - more Puligny!
- Appellation: Puligny-Montrachet
- Winemaker: Franck Grux
- Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
- Soil: calcareous clay, silty clay
- Vineyard Acreage: 35ha
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- Alcohol: 13%
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- Sizes Available: 750ml
- Pack Size: 12/750ml
- UPC Code: Inquire
- Varietals: 100% Chardonnay
Recent News edit
Wine Spectator Online Rating: 87
Author: Bruce Sanderson
Date: Friday, June 15, 2018
"A compact style, offering lemon, apple and light spice flavors that take on a tactile feel on the finish. Offers just a hint of citrus peel bitterness for lift. Drink now."