Wine Olivier Leflaive, Aloxe-Corton AOC, 2007
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Reviews of purchase Olivier Leflaive, Aloxe-Corton AOC, 2007
Wine of deep ruby color.
The wine has a rich, rounded taste with good balance and structure. Ripe tannins and soft notes of oak. Long aftertaste.
The wine has a scent with notes of red berries.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, game and cheeses.
Alos-Corton - one of the oldest wine-producing villages of Burgundy. Alos wine-Cortona are among the most long-lived and slow-developing wines of Burgundy. Because of this, they are less popular than the fast-maturing wines neighboring Bona and Savigny-les-Beaune. However, after 10-15 years, red Aloxe-Corton gets fullness, softness and rich tones of fruit. Part of the grapes for this wine comes from the vineyard Premiers Crus "Les Guerets", part - located in a valley between sites Premiers Crus and Grands Crus. Soils are mostly stony clay with deep deposits of limestone. Exposure: east. Age of vines: an average of about 40 years. Total area: 90 hectares.
One of the great winemakers of France - Olivier Leflaive is also known as a great guitarist who in 1972-1979 he worked as musical director in Paris, in 1982, he left the stage, deciding to follow in the footsteps of his father. Olivier began working in the family business - Domaine Leflaive, which was founded in the 18th century, but later decides to set up its economy. He aims - the production of great red and white wines of Burgundy, who would be available for all fans. Domain Olivier Leflaive Freres was founded by Olivier, his brother Patrick and his uncle Vincent in 1984. In addition, from 1990 to 1994, Olivier was one of the managers of the family business.
Today farming Olivier Leflaive owns approximately 12 hectares of vineyards in the appellation Puligny-Montrachet, Meursault Premiers Crus, Chassagne-Montrachet Premier Cru, Bourgogne Aligoté and others. In order to get enough quality wine of excellent raw materials, you also need to use modern technology combined with time-tested traditional approach to production. To create your own wine farm Olivier Leflaive uses the best grapes grown on their own vineyards or purchased from other well-known enterprises from Côte d'Or, wines are produced and maintained in accordance with the highest standards. Today farming Olivier Leflaive is one of the best producers of Burgundy, its founder Olivier Leflaive and a team of experienced oenologists rely on experience and intuition in order to preserve the image and high reputation. All wines Olivier Leflaive Freres are a clear reflection of the unique nature of each Burgundy appellasona.