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2012 Domaine Leflaive Bienvenues-Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru

  • 96 WA
  • 94 IWC
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SKU: 44654-2012

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 94

    (bottled two weeks before my visit): Pale yellow. Pure, subdued aromas of peach and menthol. Cool and youthfully streamlined, with lovely perfumed lift and cut to the sharply chiseled stone fruit, mineral and menthol flavors. Penetrating, young and very long, finishing with chewy stony grip. This will need at least six years in the cellar.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: September/October 2014
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 96

    The 2012 Bienvenue-Batard-Montrachet Grand Cru possesses a wonderful, complex bouquet with orange zest, apricot blossom, minerals and white peach that wafts enticingly from the glass, gathering momentum with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with a crisp, effervescent entry. The mineral-core is more pronounced here than the premier crus, with a taut piercing finish that feels very persistency in the mouth. Superb.
    Author: Neal Martin
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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

    • 200 bottles owned
    • 29 collectors