DOMAINE OLIVIER LEFLAIVE
Côte de Beaune
Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru 2014
It is said that the lord of Puligny-Montrachet divided his estate among his children: The eldest son or "Knight" (Chevalier), his daughters or "Virgins" (Pucelles) and "Bastard" (Bâtard). Each had his hand and three climates have kept their name Chevalier-Montrachet, Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles and Bâtard-Montrachet.
The texture combines power and tone, richness and delicacy. A fine wine with perfect balance. A little lighter than les Montrachet, it develops more towards a mineral wine.
This cuvée is made out of a single plot of Domaine, located in Puligny-Montrachet. The location of Chevalier, at the top of the hillside of Grands Crus, and its positioning protect it from spring frost. Agronomically, the soil is poor, mainly marly limestone, on a 20% slope. The grape has an early maturity. The wine is subtle, almost aristocratic.