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2017 Burgundy

Please note that the DEADLINE for in-bond orders has now passed. Demand for some wines printed in the original offer has already exceeded supply so these are no longer available.

You may continue to order but your order will be processed AFTER the main allocation of stock has taken place in approximately 2 weeks time.

Domaine Leflaive

This is the first vintage to be made entirely by Leflaive’s new cellarmaster, Pierre Vincent. Harvest took place from 28th August to 3rd September. The berries were small with thick skins.

After 22 years of biodynamic viticulture, they feel the wines have better acidity. All are matured for a year in 228-litre pièces then six months in tanks on the fermentation lees to add extra texture and complexity before bottling. Since the 2014 vintage domaine Leflaive have been using Diam corks (Diam 10 for Bourgogne and village, and Diam 30 for premiers and grands crus).

Please note: unfortunately quantities are so tiny that we have to limit members to one bottle only.

8 Products Listed
Product Name Code Bottles Price Type

Domaine Leflaive, Bourgogne Blanc 2017

Sourced from three plots, Les Parties, Les Houlières and La Plante des Champs, Leflaive’s Bourgogne is soft and quite ripe in 2017. Drink from 2020 to 2023. 13%

BU70061 Bottles1 Price£43.00 Type

Domaine Leflaive, Puligny-Montrachet 2017

With good concentration and length for a village wine and offering a nice tension between ripeness and appley freshness on the palate, this is produced from six plots planted between 1955 and 2003 and which extend to 4.6 hectares. Drink from 2021 to 2024. 13%

BU70071 Bottles1 Price£74.00 Type

Domaine Leflaive, Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru Clavoillon 2017

Big and broad shouldered, yet finishing with a seam of freshness, this is perhaps the most improved wine in the Leflaive line-up. Despite being superbly situated, this vineyard has quite a lot of clay in the soil (pinot noir was planted here in the past). Drink from 2021 to 2024. 13%

BU70081 Bottles1 Price£108.00 Type

Domaine Leflaive, Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru Folatières 2017

This wonderful hillside vineyard is cool and high in limestone, producing quintessential Puligny. This comes from 1.6 hectares with plantings dating back to 1962. A backward and restrained wine in 2017 with a mineral palate of great length. Drink from 2022 to 2025. 13%

BU70091 Bottles1 Price£175.00 Type

Domaine Leflaive, Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru Pucelles 2017

A big, ripe and succulent wine in 2017, Pucelles is almost of grand cru stature. Drink from 2022 to 2025. 13%

BU70101 Bottles1 Price£208.00 Type

Domaine Leflaive, Bienvenues Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru 2017

This is made from two plots planted in 1958 and 1959 amounting to 1.15 hectares. Dense yet lively and fresh on the finish, with a lovely subtle flavour of peaches. Drink from 2024 to 2028. 13.5%

BU70111 Bottles1 Price£383.00 Type

Domaine Leflaive, Bâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru 2017

From two parcels, one above Bienvenues and one below Le Montrachet on the Chassagne side. Bâtard sits well down below the surface of the road which separates it from Le Montrachet above, marking a fault in the rock and a transition to more clay in the soil, giving this broad-shouldered wine a weighty palate whose density can be felt in the mouth. Drink from 2024 to 2028. 13.5%

BU70121 Bottles1 Price£416.00 Type

Domaine Leflaive, Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru 2017

Pure, linear and uncompromising wine made from 1.79 hectares with vines dating back to 1955. Chevalier sits at the top of the slope where there is outcropping of the limestone rock and little soil. The 2017 has a fine, fresh nose with lift and energy. Drink from 2024 to 2029. 13.5%

BU70131 Bottles1 Price£516.00 Type