2008 Olivier Leflaive Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Vergers Clos Saint-Marc

Flavors of Anjou pear, pastry and almond past in subtle, leesy, yeasty character over limestone & oyster shell. The wine is very well balanced, with medium body, medium acids, and medium alcohol. It earned a consensus score of 4+ stars out of five at the 2010 Palate Press Grand Tasting. Drink with stuffed flounder.

WHO: Olivier Leflaive
WHAT: Chardonnay
WHERE: Chassagne-Montrachet, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France,
WHEN: 2008
HOW MUCH: $80 (Media sample)

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