Domaine Leflaive

Clavoillon Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Chardonnay

9.2625 ratings
9.3247 pro ratings
Puligny-Montrachet, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Lee Pitofsky

Good but not special. Missing some tension and energy.

Good but not special. Missing some tension and energy.

Oct 31st, 2020
Mike Saviage

Slightly lower fill with a cork that came out too easily. Deep gold color. Pretty nose. Notes of sweet fruit including honeydew melon, blood oranges and kiwi. Also a smell like concrete and some spice. Decent structure developed with air. Good stuff but this btl was just a bit off, probably mistreated at some point in its life.

Slightly lower fill with a cork that came out too easily. Deep gold color. Pretty nose. Notes of sweet fruit including honeydew melon, blood oranges and kiwi. Also a smell like concrete and some spice. Decent structure developed with air. Good stuff but this btl was just a bit off, probably mistreated at some point in its life.

May 31st, 2020
Conrad Green

Soft and approachable. Roses and a hint of orange peel. Nice balance

Soft and approachable. Roses and a hint of orange peel. Nice balance

Jan 8th, 2020
MICHAEL COOPER DipWSET

Owner TomeVinos wine shops, WSET Level 3, Blogger www.spanishwinesandmore.com, blog.tomevinos.com

9.3

Beautiful balance #montrachet #chardonnay #puligny #pulignymontrachet

Beautiful balance #montrachet #chardonnay #puligny #pulignymontrachet

Nov 17th, 2019
Mike Saviage

Taken to Bottega. Light straw gold. Mineral nose. Notes of wet stone, apricot, cantaloupe and some chemical thing like sulfur. Acidity is powerful. Rounded our with air. Great wine although the sulfur like note was a little distracting.

Taken to Bottega. Light straw gold. Mineral nose. Notes of wet stone, apricot, cantaloupe and some chemical thing like sulfur. Acidity is powerful. Rounded our with air. Great wine although the sulfur like note was a little distracting.

Aug 13th, 2019
Mike Saviage

Bright and straw gold. A nose that has subtle impact. Notes of citrus fruit, pebble stones, pit fruit and some spice. Fruit is more present than the acidity, even with more air. A decent drink but lacking the complexity and power you want in a Leflaive 1er.

Bright and straw gold. A nose that has subtle impact. Notes of citrus fruit, pebble stones, pit fruit and some spice. Fruit is more present than the acidity, even with more air. A decent drink but lacking the complexity and power you want in a Leflaive 1er.

Jul 11th, 2019
Mike Saviage

Nice deep yellow gold color. Notes of lemon, peach, crushed white gravel and a little honey. Rich fruit in the mouth matched against a still powerful core of structure, and acidity that grew with air time. There was a slight whiff of something odd that was around, came and went, and never cleared up tho.

Nice deep yellow gold color. Notes of lemon, peach, crushed white gravel and a little honey. Rich fruit in the mouth matched against a still powerful core of structure, and acidity that grew with air time. There was a slight whiff of something odd that was around, came and went, and never cleared up tho.

Nov 18th, 2018
Conrad Green

Pretty toned down on the nose. Lemon oil and a saltiness. Nice material and good balance but very reticent right now. Needs time.

Pretty toned down on the nose. Lemon oil and a saltiness. Nice material and good balance but very reticent right now. Needs time.

Oct 7th, 2018
Mike Saviage

Medium gold. Bright in the glass. Strong nose. Notes of apricot, petrol, pineapple and river stone. Razor sharp almost painful acidity in the mouth, even after a few hours of air. Chewy and big finish. This needs more time.

Medium gold. Bright in the glass. Strong nose. Notes of apricot, petrol, pineapple and river stone. Razor sharp almost painful acidity in the mouth, even after a few hours of air. Chewy and big finish. This needs more time.

Jul 2nd, 2018
Justin Bothur

Well balanced with subtle richness and oak; very bright acidity still.... baked apple, caramelized pineapple, plenty of wood spice.

Well balanced with subtle richness and oak; very bright acidity still.... baked apple, caramelized pineapple, plenty of wood spice.

May 6th, 2018