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Olivier Leflaive Chardonnay Saint-Aubin Premier Cru 2006

Winemaker's Notes:

Wine Tasting Notes It is a glorious wine of distinct aromas: almond paste, ferns, exotic, stone fruits and white flowers, with discreet acidity on the palate and a smooth, impressively long finish.

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Olivier Leflaive:
The Leflaive family has always had a few hectares of vines in Burgundy, in addition to their farm. Just after the First World War, Olivier’s grandfather, Joseph Leflaive was faced with the failure of his steel factory in Saint-Etienne. His investments in Burgundy were all he had left and he decided to enlarge his wine estate. It became a family-run operation covering some 35 hectar... Read more
The Leflaive family has always had a few hectares of vines in Burgundy, in addition to their farm. Just after the First World War, Olivier’s grandfather, Joseph Leflaive was faced with the failure of his steel factory in Saint-Etienne. His investments in Burgundy were all he had left and he decided to enlarge his wine estate. It became a family-run operation covering some 35 hectares. His son, Joseph Régis, was in insurance and along with his brother Vincent, decided to take over the reins in 1953. The estate soon began producing top-flight wines, mainly due to the arrival of air conditioning in Puligny in the 1970s. This was a major step for winemakers in this village which sits two meters above the water table and as such, had no underground cellars. Read less

External Reviews for Olivier Leflaive Chardonnay Saint-Aubin Premier Cru

External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesIt is a glorious wine of distinct aromas: almond paste, ferns, exotic, stone fruits and white flowers, with discreet acidity on the palate and a smooth, impressively long finish.


External Review
Source: Fame Wine and Tobacco
03/16/2010

Olivier Leflaive Puligny Montrachet 2006 and all other wine from Oliver Leflaive are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.



Wine Tasting Notes It is a glorious wine of distinct aromas: almond paste, ferns, exotic, stone fruits and white flowers, with discreet acidity on the palate and a smooth, impressively long finish.

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