Domaine Leflaive Leflaive Associes Rully Blanc 1er Cru 2018
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PRODUCER: Domaine Leflaive has been developing for many years long-term partnerships with some vinegrowers that share their passion for the requirement of meticulous work in the vineyard without contribution other than natural supplements. These wines are issued from the Côte de Beaune and notably Auxey-Duresses and Puligny-Montrachet and the Côte Chalonnaise (Rully 1er cru). They are vinified by the Domaine Leflaive's team, in separate cellars in Puligny-Montrachet. In order to distinguish them from the historical part of the domaine, they are given their own identity under the name "Leflaive & Associés".
WINEMAKING: The grapes hail from a longtime family friend with property in Auxey-Duresses, and are planted upon calcareous clay. This wine is made with the same winemaking methods that have brought Domaine Leflaive the respect and reputation they have been cherished for, years after years.
Leflaive & Associes has partnered with a number of vignerons farming exclusivly in biodynamics to vinify in their cellars and with the same care as these wonderful appellations.
TASTING NOTES: Struck-match minerality on the nose, leading into a joyously ripe palate of white peach, apricot and tangerine zest. Lots of grippy dry extract on the ﬁnish. We advise to open this an hour or so before serving to let it open up and be at its very best!