Wine Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru AOC "Abbaye de Morgeot", 2011
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Wine has a bright golden straw color.
Wine that expresses its greatness in a concentrated, full-bodied, but very elegant taste with notes of honey and white flowers.
Aromatic bouquet of wine is very expressive, with rich fruit tones, which are complemented by nuances of vanilla and freshly baked rolls.
Wine matches perfectly with white meat, poultry with cream sauce or clams.
Vineyard class Premiers Crus "Abbaye de Morgeot" is located in the southern part of the commune of Chassagne-Montrachet on a hillside near the village of Santenay and is adjacent to the ancient abbey walruses, from which it derives its name. The soil is reddish due to the presence of iron compounds in it. The subsoil consists mainly of limestone and is very suitable for Pinot Noir, as well as gives an exceptional and unique style of Chardonnay. Olivier Leflaive owns 2.5 acres of vineyard. The winery Chardonnay destebliruetsya and gently pressed. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks for about 20 days. Excerpt wine on the lees takes place in oak barrels, 25% of which - new. Before bottling Abbaye de Morgeot clarified. At the peak of ripeness vintage 2011 will be in the period from 2012 to 2022.
One of the great winemakers of France - Olivier Leflaive is also known as a great guitarist who in 1972-1979 he worked as musical director in Paris, in 1982, he left the stage, deciding to follow in the footsteps of his father. Olivier began working in the family business - Domaine Leflaive, which was founded in the XVIII century, but later decides to set up its economy. He aims - the production of great red and white wines of Burgundy, who would be available for all fans. Domain Olivier Leflaive Freres was founded by Olivier, his brother Patrick and his uncle Vincent in 1984. In addition, from 1990 to 1994, Olivier was one of the managers of the family business.
Today farming Olivier Leflaive owns approximately 12 hectares of vineyards in appellasonah Puligny-Montrachet, Meursault Premiers Crus, Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru, Bourgogne Aligoté and others. In order to get enough quality wine of excellent raw materials, you also need to use modern technology combined with time-tested traditional approach to production. To create your own wine farm Olivier Leflaive uses the best grapes grown on their own vineyards or purchased from other well-known enterprises from the Côte d'Or wines are produced and maintained in accordance with the highest standards. Today farming Olivier Leflaive is one of the best producers of Burgundy, its founder Olivier Leflaive and a team of experienced oenologists rely on experience and intuition in order to preserve the image and high reputation. All wines Olivier Leflaive Freres are a clear reflection of the unique nature of each Burgundy appellasona.