Wine Olivier Leflaive, Aloxe-Corton AOC, 2016
Reviews of purchase Olivier Leflaive, Aloxe-Corton AOC, 2016
Wine garnet color with purple highlights.
The taste of wine a rich, full, balanced, with excellent structure and a long, seductive finish.
The wine has a pleasant, harmonious aroma with notes of red fruits, leather and mushrooms.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, game and cheeses.
In one of the oldest villages of Burgundy - Aloxe-Corton - produce wines belonging to the list of the most long-lived and slow-growing wine in the region. In this regard, these wines are less popular than wine Booms and Savigny-les-Beaune, which ripen faster. However, after 10-15 years of storage, red wine Aloxe-Corton demonstrates the full, mellow taste with bright fruity notes. The grapes for this wine is collected in 4 areas - Valozieres, Guerets, Caillettes and Boutieres. Vines with an average age of 30 years, grow in the vineyards with eastern exposure. The vineyards are planted on 90 acres of land, which is dominated by rocky-clay soils with deep deposits of limestone. After harvesting the berries are sorted, and then pass the 23-day alcoholic fermentation. The wine is aged 18 months in oak barrels, of which 30% - new.
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 XVIII 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 appellasonah 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 the 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.