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2005 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru ” Abbaye de Morgeot”, Domaine Olivier Leflaive – A Mainstream Premier Cru

This second bottle of white Burgundy for Christmas represents the complete opposite in style to the last-mentioned Boisson-Vadot. More oak in the nose and more fat on the palate. But everything in an elegant way, not “New World”  with butterscotch, rather with understated creamy vanilla and also more clear fruit notes such as apple and a few flowery elements. I guess the big estate Olivier Leflaive knows how to create a pleasing style, but it is for sure also the natural expression of the great vintage 2005 that comes through. Read the rest of this entry »

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