2011 Le Montrachet

Leflaive; Domaine

95Average Score
White
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£9,543.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
95
Critic Notes

I can think of no better way to describe the nose of the 2011 Montrachet than the word kaleidoscopic as the range of aromas is hugely broad and hugely complex. There is noticeable wood to the mildly exotic nose but the density of material is such that I have no particular concern that it will not be rapidly absorbed with a year or two in bottle. There is simply terrific power and muscle to the wonderfully concentrated flavors that culminate in an impressively vibrant, well-detailed and explosively long finish. In the same fashion as the Chevalier, this is a 2011 that will repay long-term cellaring. In a word, remarkable.Tasted: Jun 11, 2013. Drink: 2023+

Score: 94-96/100Allen Meadows, Burghound
F+R Opinion
Le Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche
Simon Davies, Head of Marketing at FINE+RARE, shares his musings on Le Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche following a spectacular lunch hosted by winemaker, Veronique Drouhin. I went to a magnificent lunch yesterday hosted by Veronique Drouhin where she showed a vertical of Le Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche. The vintages shown were as follows: 2009 Le Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche, Domaine Joseph ...
BY FINE+RARE,
ON October 13, 2011
Montrachet Marquis de Laguiche Vertical Tasting with Véronique Drouhin
The Drouhin-Laguiche relationship has borne beautiful fruit since the fortuitous meeting of Maurice Drouhin and the Marquis de Laguiche during the Second World War; when they met, became friends and decided to combine the Marquis’ ownership of a prime piece of the already celebrated Montrachet Grand Cru and Maurice’s skills as a négociant. Maurice bought two barrels in 1943 and ...
ON April 12, 2019
A visit from Domaines Barons de Rothschild
This week we were honoured to host our long standing partner Domaines Barons de Rothschild's commercial director Jean-Sebastien Philippe for a very special tasting.... It is not every day that one has the opportunity to taste a line up of wines from all of DBR's Bordeaux properties; in fact even individual tastings rarely take place outside of Bordeaux, so we ...
ON July 25, 2019
Domaine Paul Pernot - Producer Portrait
Domaine Paul Pernot in Burgundy terms is a fairly large Estate with a total of 20 hectares under vine and is the largest owner of Puligny Montrachet vines second only to Domaine Leflaive with 15 hectares in total. When it comes to Puligny-Montrachet, Jasper Morris MW reports in “Inside Burgundy”- Domaine Paul Pernot “could be the outstanding domaine of that ...
ON August 30, 2018
Domaine Henri Boillot - Producer Portrait
As Stephen Tanzer outlines in his recent report, Henri Boillot is the first out picking on the Montrachet slopes. The combination of small production and picking early comes from a desire to retain vibrancy and energy in the wines over and above riper styles of Chardonnay found elsewhere in the Cotes de Beaune. This mineral driven “understated” yet “explosive” style ...
ON September 13, 2018
Product details
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
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Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
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Drinking Window
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Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
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Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
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Drinking Window
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