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Chevalier Montrachet, Domaine Leflaive 2018

RegionBurgundy
SubregionPuligny-Montrachet
ColourWhite
TypeStill
Grape VarietyChardonnay

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Cs Bts Price IB GBP Per Score
Burgundy2018Chevalier Montrachet, Domaine Leflaive NewBT068,400.001296 WK6933.3333333333396.0096.00Chevalier Montrachet, Leflaive0.75
Burgundy2018Chevalier Montrachet, Domaine Leflaive

3 Bottle OWC

BT068,700.001296 WK6966.6666666666796.0096.00Chevalier Montrachet, Leflaive0.75
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Tasting Notes

The 2018 Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru has turned out brilliantly, unwinding in the glass with sachets of orange oil, white flowers, crisp orchard fruit, blanched almonds, vanilla pod and buttered toast. Full-bodied, satiny and concentrated, it's deep and multidimensional, with racy acids and a long, electric finish. This is one 2018 white Burgundy that is built for sustained bottle age.

96
William Kelley, RobertParker.com, January 2021

A deft application of wood sets off a notably ripe but not really exotic nose that includes notes of white peach, wet stone and citrus zest that are complemented by floral and spice wisps. Like the B√Ętard, there is excellent intensity to the big-bodied and solidly powerful flavors that deliver almost painful intensity and power on the tension-filled and stony finish that is less youthfully austere than it typically is. This is a big but immaculately well-balanced effort that should amply repay extended keeping.

93/96
Allen Meadows, Burghound.com (79), June 2020
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