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Purity and Finesse at Domaine Leflaive

“Brice de la Morandière took over as managing director of Burgundy’s Domaine Leflaive in May 2015, after the death of his aunt, Anne-Claude Leflaive. His debut vintage at the estate looks excellent, based on the purity and finesse of the young Chardonnays.

“‘The quality of the grapes was simply fantastic,’ he said, referring to the 2015 harvest. ‘There was no disease, just ripe and healthy fruit in both regions.’ He was referring to the estate’s holdings in Puligny-Montrachet and Mâcon, the latter now comprising 49 acres…”

See the full article, including Bruce’s tasting notes, on Wine Spectator Online.

Bruce Sanderson, February 28, 2017
Purity and Finesse at Domaine Leflaive