Domaines Leflaive

Bourgogne, France

Bienvenues Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru — 2020

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Appellation: Bienvenues Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru, Burgundy
    • Location: 1 parcel in Bienvenues Bâtard-Montrachet. 1ha 15a (2.84 acres) of the appellation.
    • Cultivation: 100% biodynamic
    • Size: 1.15 hectares (2.84 acres)
    • Vine Age: Planted 1958 and 1959
    • Soil: Calcareous clay
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: Long, gentle pneumatic pressing, decanting over 24 hours, then racking and running into cask of the must.
    • Barrel Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation in oak casks, 25% new (maximum 1/2 Vosges, minimum 1/2 Allier)
    • Aging: Aged 12 months in cask and 6 months in tank, then prepared for bottling
    • Filtration: Homeopathic fining and very light filtering at bottling, if necessary



  • Bienvenues Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru — 2020 – Wine Spectator – 96 Points

    “A generous style, showing notes of lime blossoms, citronella, apricot and baking spices matched to a solidly built structure. Ends with a mouthwatering aftertaste of citrus, mineral and spices.”