|Burgundy||2018||Chevalier Montrachet, Domaine Leflaive New||BT||0||6||8,400.00||12||6||933.33333333333||96.00||96.00||Chevalier Montrachet, Leflaive||0.75|
|Burgundy||2018||Chevalier Montrachet, Domaine Leflaive|
3 Bottle OWC
|BT||0||6||8,700.00||12||6||966.66666666667||96.00||96.00||Chevalier Montrachet, Leflaive||0.75|
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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.
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 Bâtard, 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.