Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Pucelles

2017 Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Pucelles Leflaive

  • Classification:
    1er Cru
  • Color:
    White
  • Appellation:
    Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Les Pucelles
  • Volume:
    0.75L
  • Grape Type:
    Chardonnay
  • Packaging:
    OWC x 12
  • Stock Location:
    France
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Wine Critics Notes:

Allen Meadows - Score: 92-95 (2019 Jun.)

A discreet, even shy nose offers up attractively fresh and ultra-pure notes of citrus, honeysuckle, white peach and a hint of acacia blossom. There is excellent delineation to the intense, equally pure and seductive middle weight flavors that possess good verve and plenty of minerality on the solidly persistent finish that delivers outstanding depth. This elegant beauty is a refined mix of punch and finesse.

Vinous - Score: 92-94 (2018 Sep.)

(this wine was aging in the grand cru room of the cellar): Aromas of nectarine and minerals convey an almost oily impression as well as a note of reduction. Then almost shockingly penetrating in the mouth for such a dense wine, with its nectarine, yellow plum and anise flavors enlivened by scintillating lemony acidity. Finishes extremely long and perfumed. This wonderfully juicy, tactile wine offers a rare combination of thickness and inner-mouth tension.