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Olivier Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet "Enseigneres" 2015

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The vineyard lies just below the great white Grand Cru vines. It has something of the same power although in a more immediately approachable style. The fruit is juicy, crisp, open with generous white stone fruits and a lively line of citrus acidity. Drink this beautifully balanced wine from 2018.

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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

The vineyard lies just below the great white Grand Cru vines. It has something of the same power although in a more immediately approachable style. The fruit is juicy, crisp, open with generous white stone fruits and a lively line of citrus acidity. Drink this beautifully balanced wine from 2018.

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