OLIVIER LEFLAIVE Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru 2014
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Wine Region :Burgundy - France
Grape :Ã‚Â Chardonnay
Tasting notes : Wine of great finesse, its bouquet is complex: mineral fragrances, pear, spices. The attack is fresh and mineral on the palate, structured with a fine length in the mouth. A wine of great class to savor within a few years.
About the winery : The Leflaives can trace their Burgundian history back to Claude Leflaive who made his home in Place du Monument in Puligny Montrachet in 1717. Since then the family has always owned vines in Burgundy. Olivier Leflaive's philosophy involves producing great wines, with the utmost simplicity. However, a great wine is the fruit of work, from the wine to the cellar. It is there force indispensable to maintain long lasting relationships with rigorous selected winegrowers. This expertise and their experience in bying grapes allow them to have total mastery over vinification and wine maturation. As such each cuvee benefits from an individual approach, keeping the spirit of the estate and ensuring the authenticity of each terroir is fully respected. The aromas of white flowers, peach, grilled almond and lemon peel dominate on a mineral background. The attack is full and warm on the palate with a lively and greedy finish.