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2009 Leflaive (Domaine) - Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles 1er Cru

  • 94 WA
  • 92 WS
  • 93 IWC
  • 90 JR
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SKU: 57208-2009-1500-0
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 92

    Enticing, with peach and pear flavors, tinged by oak spice. Refined and elegant, yet with intensity, followed by a soft finish.
    Author: Bruce Sanderson
  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93

    Medium yellow. Ripe stone fruit and honey on the nose. Fat and sweet but not quite as large-scaled as the Combettes, showing stone fruit and spice flavors. Best today on the insidiously long finish, which really saturates the palate with flavor. Plenty of verve here; still, I'd serve most of these 2009s a bit cooler than usual.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: September/October 2011
  • Burghound | Rating: 93

    No review available
    Author: Allen Meadows
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 93

    The 2009 Puligny-Montrachet Pucelles emerges from the glass with crystalline purity in its finely chiseled fruit. It possesses striking mid-palate energy and focus, with sweet floral notes that add lift on the finish. This is a marvelously symmetrical, well-balanced wine loaded with sheer class and personality. Best of all, the Pucelles offers tremendous potential for the future.
    Author: Antonio Galloni
  • Jancis Robinson | Rating: 18

    The first, going upwards, to exhibit the Leflaive trademark struck-match character on the nose. Very pure and bright fruit. Polished and bone dry and savoury. Already recognisable as a Leflaive wine even though there is lots of evolution to come. Quite dry and pure and majestic. Juicy.
    Author: Jancis Robinson
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  • "If the blessed slopes of the Cote d'Or are home to the ultimate expression of Chardonnay, then Anne-Claude Leflaive could be regarded as the magician, some might use the word "shaman", who can conjure wine like no other from this propitious terroir." - Neal Martin, The Wine Advocate

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 549 bottles owned
    • 60 collectors