2011 Bâtard Montrachet Grand Cru

Domaine Leflaive, Burgundy & Chablis Wine Region, France

Chardonnay, Drinking Now 2035

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There are years where Bâtard can be over-bearing, even bombastic but this is not one of them. Forward and welcoming, it offers exotic notes of star anise, cinnamon and clove, a burst of grapefruit and a confident underlying minerality. There is power here but used carefully, with direction, knowing just how far to go. The resultant wine is civilised and wise, brains to go with the brawn. Drink from 2019.

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