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How Good is Olivier Leflaive Bourgogne Les Sétilles Chardonnay ?


Wine Assessment of 2015 Olivier Leflaive Bourgogne Blanc Les Sétilles, Burgundy White Wine, France

Rating: 91/100

The “Sétilles” cuvee by well-known Puligny-Montrachet Burgundy producer Olivier Leflaive, was named after the cadastral title (Historic map information) of the place the place the Maison Olivier Leflaive vineyard is predicated.

This regional appellation Burgundy Chardonnay is a mix of about 60 completely different vineyards positioned across the villages of Puligny and Meursault, on calcareous clay and silty clay soils.

After urgent, the should (grape juice after urgent) was fermented in stainless-steel tanks, then matured for 15 months in whole (together with 5 months in stainless-steel tank): 2/Three the mix in oak wine barrels (whose 13% of recent oak barrels, the rest getting used barrels), and 1/Three in stainless-steel tanks.

Tasting Notes

This white Burgundy is available in a lemon-yellow colour of medium depth, with some gold hues making look shiny and interesting.

The nostril may be very typical of the grape selection in its area of origin. It’s vivid and shining with aromas of lemon and floral notes of elderflower, coated in sourdough brioche and delicate candy spices, a contact of toasted hazelnut too. Pleasing and tempting to odor at, delivering a transparent and exact fragrant profile with finesse.

Likewise, the palate is sharp from a vibrant acidity, rounded up by an oily texture. The entire dry but spherical stability make the layered citrus, stonefruit, spices and elegantly oaky flavors shine with magnificence and precision.

Salty mineral phenolics, go away a velvety texture to the end, with an appetizing salivating salty really feel.

General

A vibrant and exact Burgundy Chardonnay, stuffed with all of the concentrated goodness we like within the type, the intense citrus, the comforting buttery really feel, and the deepening bitter dough, nuts and spices all harmoniously balanced in a chic crisp Chardonnay.

Get pleasure from 🙂

Julien Miquel

Olivier Leflaive Bourgogne Les Sétilles Label Photos

Patriarche Père et Fils Crémant de Bourgogne Brut Glowing Wine, France


Rating: 89+/100

Patriarche’s Burgundy Crémant glowing wine is made predominately from Chardonnay grapes, with Pinot Noir utilizing the standard methodology of bottle fermentation like Champagne wine.

The bottom wines are bottled in January of the yr following harvesting and aged on lees of their bottles for 12 to 15 months.

Tasting Notes

This Burgundy bubbly is available in a chic lemon-yellow coloration, trying clear and brilliant, fairly shiny in reality, with hints of gold and inexperienced hues.

The nostril is refined and chic too, that includes exact fruity notes delivered with a clear expression, lime and lemon, apple and recent pineapple. Add hints of whipped cream aromas for an general tempting fragrant profile.

The palate contains a tender creaminess, with easy bubbles containing the full of life acidity. The dosage (added sugar) appears just a little excessive, giving this Brut a slight off-dry really feel which underlines the fruitiness of dominant citrusy and stonefruit flavors.

But, the general crisp acidity offers a lot freshness and a lime-like impression to the tasting. Fairly lengthy a end, of touches of vegetal acacia leaf notes and lime, augmented by barely drying phenolics for a salivating velvety drying and savory really feel to the end.

Total

A exact, recent, crisp, and fruity glowing wine, delivering sharp lime and lemon flavors principally, in a coat of very French class and finesse of the bubbles. Properly-made and correct, with a fruity and barely creamy expression, pleasing.

So, take pleasure in…

Julien Miquel

Patriarche Brut Crémant de Bourgogne Label Photographs