Chassagne Montrachet AC 2014

Olivier Leflaive

Chassagne Montrachet and Puligny Montrachet are the heart of Burgundy's white wine region with the two most famous of Grand Crus -Batard-Montrachet and Le Montrachet- split almost evenly between the two communes. The wines produced here represent the pinnacle in quality Chardonnay.

Terroir: Chassagne's vineyards begin with the Grand Crus in the north and work their way south/southeast along the hillside. The Olivier Leflaive Chassagne Montrachet AC is produced using the "cuvée ronde" method blending multiple plots from throughout the appellation to produce a final blend of rich complexity. A sizable portion of the final blend is declassified 1er Cru fruit.

Vinification: The juice from each plot is vinified and aged separately. Primary fermentatio, malolactic fermentation and aging takes place in 100% Allier oak, about 20% of which is new. The wines are aged in the cellars for a minimum of twelve months prior to racking and blending followed by another 15-18 months in bottle before release.

Olivier Leflaive Chassagne Montrachet is a rich, powerful and age worthy Chardonnay true to the characteristics of this famous appellation.

Additional Information



Technical Details

  • Appellation: Chassagne-Montrachet
  • Winemaker: Franck Grux
  • Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
  • Soil: Argilo-calcareous, Silty-Clay
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  • Alcohol: 12%
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  • Sizes Available: 750ml
  • Pack Size: 12/750ml
  • UPC Code: 0 89744-42433 4
  • Varietals: 100% Chardonnay

Recent Press

  • Score: 91 Points

    Wine Image Wine Spectator Author: Bruce Sanderson
    Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    A smoky note overlays apple and lemon notes in this sleek, vibrant white, which is expressive, with a creamy texture and vivid acidity driving the lingering pastry and citrus flavors. Drink now through 2023.

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