Domaines Leflaive

Bourgogne, France

Mâcon Verzé Le Monté – 2020

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Located above the hamlet of Escolles, on the plateau overlooking the valley of Verzé, the place called “le monté” is composed of a gently sloping plot facing South-West.

    • Vineyards: Mâcon Verzé "Le Monté"
    • Vineyard Owner: 1 parcel purchased by Domaine Leflaive in 2003 in the Mâcon-Verzé.
    • Size: 0.90 hectares (2.23 acres)
    • Vine Age: 1964-1965
    • Soil: Calcareous clay rich in flint
    • Exposure: South-West
  • Vinification

    • Hand harvested, sorted and pressed in Mâcon, the wine is decanted over night and then brought back to Puligny for both fermentation and aging at the Domaine.

    • Fermentation: 87% in cement vats and 13% in new oak barrels.
    • Aging: After 10 months of ageing on lees in fermentation containers, the wine is racked in stainless steel vats and aged on fine lees for 6 months.
    • Filtration: Very light filtration



  • Mâcon Verzé Le Monté – 2020 – Wine Spectator – 91 Points

    “An open-knit white marked by lime blossom, green plum, apple and lemon. Harmonious and charming, with a spice-tinged finish. Subtle yet resonant.”