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 Vintage2009 Label 1 of 7 
TypeWhite
ProducerOlivier Leflaive (web)
VarietyChardonnay
Designationn/a
VineyardLes Deux Rives
CountryFrance
RegionBurgundy
SubRegionChablis
AppellationChablis
UPC Code(s)3442320132677

Drinking Windows and Values
Drinking window: Drink between 2011 and 2017 (based on 2 user opinions)
Wine Market Journal quarterly auction price: See Olivier Leflaive Chablis Les Deux Rives on the Wine Market Journal.

Community Tasting History

Community Tasting Notes (average 89.6 pts. and median of 90 pts. in 21 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by chrisanderika on 1/11/2016 & rated 89 points: Great price point for a superlative Chablis, fragrant, well structured, with a slightly honeyed finish. (97 views)
 Tasted by jamescho on 11/29/2015: Enough acidity, mineral and crispy with Oyster (117 views)
 Tasted by Barry Notes on 8/12/2015 & rated 90 points: P/w slight chill. Clear, light straw. Nice fruity nose which drank well. Still plenty of good fruit, balanced, nice acid, clean, steel, muted citrus. Refreshing, lighter body and perfect for hot weather. Nothing off. Good value, $22. (367 views)
 Tasted by FransS on 6/24/2015 & rated 87 points: Just a tad too old? Missing the zest I found in the bottles before; still fresh anf enjoyable. (480 views)
 Tasted by cos65 on 4/23/2015: Bright crisp green apple with a slight buttery finish (611 views)
 Tasted by cos65 on 9/18/2014: Very fresh white grape flavors. Very easy drinking, not overly crisp, but very nice. (1133 views)
 Tasted by cos65 on 8/16/2014: Plastic cork, quite stuck it there...
Pale straw, fairly light, crisp, pleasant and easy without a ton of bright fruit. (1140 views)
 Tasted by Alvinho on 12/10/2013 & rated 88 points: Paired salmon in crispy cover with risotto al limone. (1809 views)
 Tasted by FransS on 8/28/2013 & rated 91 points: Once again (see my previous notes) (nearly) as good as the previous bottle. (2020 views)
 Tasted by FransS on 8/12/2013 & rated 92 points: I bought a carton of 6 at Olivier on my trip to the Côte d'Azur and I enjoyed some bottles there. Fabulous wine somewhat common in style with Dauvissat. See my previous notes. (1920 views)
 Tasted by alabunka on 3/3/2013 & rated 90 points: drinking well now - citrus and apple with very little oak - very nice but a bit underwhelming; the plastic cork required two different corkscrews to open it... (1742 views)
 Tasted by Champagneinhand on 1/30/2013 & rated 92 points: Just sensational. Weird plastic/air filled cork, but the wine is exuberant. Plenty of acid and mineral. The acid shows in the form of lime and is mixed with guava and a bit of lychee. This is apparent on the nose, but very delicate and elegant. Best white Burg at 12%ABV for 2009 and just $22. I will seek out more soon. Greatly complimented shrimp scampi. (2390 views)
 Tasted by FransS on 7/21/2012 & rated 93 points: See my previous note; again sensational. (1784 views)
 Tasted by FransS on 3/27/2012 & rated 92 points: Again a lovely bottle; a wine with zest, elegance and balance. (1770 views)
 Tasted by FransS on 1/17/2012 & rated 93 points: Sensational, really, everything in balance. So smooth, so lively, so fresh, so precise, you want to
sip this wine on and on. (1874 views)
 Tasted by hutch on 2/10/2011 & rated 89 points: Wildman 2009 Burg Tour (Boston): Bright, clean aromatics. Intense. Almost piercing. Bright Chablis. Good. 88-90 ($25) (2588 views)
 Tasted by Richard Jennings on 2/2/2011 & rated 86 points: 2009 Burgundy from Frederick Wildman: Faiveley, Jacques Prieur, Christian Moreau, Olivier Leflaive (Clift Hotel, San Francisco, California): Pale, green-tinged yellow color; oak, lime, citrus nose; simple but tasty, light citrus palate; short-medium finish (3238 views)

Professional 'Channels'
By Richard Jennings
RJonWine.com (2/2/2011)
(Olivier Leflaive Chablis Les Deux Rives) Pale, green-tinged yellow color; oak, lime, citrus nose; simple but tasty, light citrus palate; short-medium finish  86 points
NOTE: Scores and reviews are the property of RJonWine.com. (manage subscription channels)

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Olivier Leflaive

Producer website

An elegant wine with a sharp and fruity flavour. It is supple and gourmand on the palate.

Chardonnay

Chardonnay on Appellation America

France

Vins de France (Office National Interprofessionnel des Vins ) | Pages Vins, Directory of French Winegrowers | French Wine (Wikipedia)

Burgundy

Les vins de Bourgogne (Bureau interprofessionnel des vins de Bourgogne) (and in English)
Burgundy - The province of eastern France, famous for its red wines produced from Pinot Noir and its whites produced from Chardonnay. (Small of amounts of Gamay and Aligoté are still grown, although these have to be labeled differently.) The most famous part of the region is known as the Cote d'Or (the Golden Slope). It is divided into the Cote de Beaune, south of the town of Beaune (famous principally for its whites), and the Cote de Nuits, North of Beaune (home of the most famous reds). In addition, the Cote Chalonnaise and the Maconnais are important wine growing regions, although historically a clear level (or more) below the Cote d'Or. Also included by some are the regions of Chablis and Auxerrois, farther north.
Burgundy Report |
Les Grands Jours de Bourgogne - na stejné téma od Heleny Baker

# 2013 Vintage Notes:
* "2013 is a vintage that 20 years ago would have been a disaster." - Will Lyons
* "low yields and highly variable reds, much better whites." - Bill Nanson
* "Virtually all wines were chaptalised, with a bit of sugar added before fermentation to increase the final alcohol level." - Jancis Robinson

# 2014 Vintage Notes:
"We have not had such splendid harvest weather for many years. This will ensure high quality (fragrant, classy and succulent are words already being used) across the board, up and down the hierarchy and well as consistently from south to north geographically apart from those vineyards ravaged by the hail at the end of June." - Clive Coates

Chablis

Chablis (Fédération de Défense de l'Appellation Chablis) | Chablis (Burgundy Wines)

2014 Vintage Notes:
"... a hybrid of 2004/2007 and 2010. The stone, citrus and limestone amalgam is exactly what we search for in Chablis as the style harkens to a day in the Cote de Beaune proper (1960's - 1980's) when wine was not meant to be consumed the week it was released, battonage was not used by all and new oak was rarely seen ... the texture is natural and 'of the vintage' not 'of the winemaker' .... Like Sancerre or the Loire in general, 2014 in Chablis is one of those rare years with extract and transparency. It appears to be a vintage for the "neoclassic" ages and those of us intent on cellaring the most terroir-driven (but still powerful) examples of vineyard, site-place and varietal will want to invest (heavily) in the magnetic and electric 2014's." - Jon Rimmerman

Chablis

Chablis AOC (Burgundy Wines)

 
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