Wine Batard-Montrachet Grand Cru AOC 2004
Taste wine - fruity notes of spices are present. Powerful. The finish is a high concentration lasts a long time.
The aroma of wine is very bright with hints of apples, pears, peaches, apricots, as well as smoke and stones.
Recommended to duck, pork, turkey, crab and lobster.
The wine is produced in the villages of Puligny-Montrachet and Chassagne- Montrachet. The vineyard is based on the side of a hill Rachet, where the percentage of lime clay in the subsoil higher than in the surrounding areas. Thus, the soil of the vineyard - clay and subsoil - chalk. Recommended wine aging - 10 years or more. Features of production: fermentation (malolactic and alcohol) takes place in oak barrels of 228 liters (30% of the barrels are constantly updated). Wine subjected agitated (battonazhu). After 15 months, it is removed from the precipitate, and then poured into barrels or small steel barriques. Allowing the wine to rest for several weeks, it is clarified. It is bottled after 18 months.
In 1935, Joseph Leflaive, grandfather of the current owner Olivier Lefleva, was the first who began pouring wine under its own brand directly in Puligny. Olivier himself most of his life engaged in staging music shows in Paris, but in 1982 he decided to start a new life, returning to the affairs of his grandfather. In 1984 he and his brother Patrick, without giving guidance Domaine Leflaive, create your own business - negotsiantsky house Olivier Leflaive, and thus becomes the first in Puligny negociant. Besides, now opened and a mini-hotel, which is very popular among tourists because of comfortable accommodation in a homely style. The successful development of the economy depends not only on excellent raw material for the production of wines, but also on the use of modern technology combined with time-tested, traditional approach to the process of vinification. Olivier Leflaive wines from leading critics consistently cited as the best white Burgundy.