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Belmont Wine Exchange USD 399.00 750ml
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Domaine Leflaive Montrachet 1996

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Long, gentle pneumatic pressing, decanting over 24h, thenracking and running into cask of the must. Alcoholic fermentacion in oak casks, 25% new (maxi 1/2 Vosages, mini 1/2 Allier) Maturing: After 12 months in cask, the wine is aged 6 months in tank where it is for bottling. Homeopathic fining and very light filtering if necessary Biodynamic Manual harvesting with grape sorting and optimisation of choice of date through parcel-by-parcel ripeness monitoring

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External Reviews for Domaine Leflaive Montrachet

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/11/2013

Knockout nose combines mandarin orange, lemon, and liquefied stones. Penetrating and stony in the mouth, with superb precision of flavor and a powerful underlying structure. Terrific fruit intensity and grip. Quite dry but more harmonious today than ... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 1996 Domaine Leflaive Chevalier Montrachet 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/17/2011

The 1996 Chevalier-Montrachet displays massive ripeness in its fresh marzipan and honeysuckle aromatics. Flavors of silica, grilled nuts, sun-baked stones, straw, hops, and limes can be found in this hyper-focused wine. Its medium-to-full body is mag... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 1996 Domaine Leflaive Chevalier Montrachet 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/15/2011

A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 1996 Domaine Leflaive Chevalier Montrachet 750ml



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Long, gentle pneumatic pressing, decanting over 24h, thenracking and running into cask of the must. Alcoholic fermentacion in oak casks, 25% new (maxi 1/2 Vosages, mini 1/2 Allier) Maturing: After 12 months in cask, the wine is aged 6 months in tank where it is for bottling. Homeopathic fining and very light filtering if necessary Biodynamic Manual harvesting with grape sorting and optimisation of choice of date through parcel-by-parcel ripeness monitoring

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