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 Vintage2006 Label 1 of 7 
(NOTE: Label borrowed from 2008 vintage.)
TypeWhite
ProducerOlivier Leflaive (web)
VarietyChardonnay
Designationn/a
VineyardLes Deux Rives
CountryFrance
RegionBurgundy
SubRegionChablis
AppellationChablis

Drinking Windows and Values
Drinking window: Drink between 2008 and 2010 (based on 2 user opinions)

Community Tasting History

Community Tasting Notes (average 86.3 pts. and median of 86 pts. in 5 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by jzz56 on 7/6/2013 & rated 85 points: Overall Very disapointing probably should be consumed earlier. (601 views)
 Tasted by drunkinitsyouth on 12/14/2010: Feels like this saw a fair bit of time in old wood. Not a lot going on on the nose, needs time to open up? Good minerality. (1306 views)
 Tasted by Fat cat on 12/27/2008 & rated 86 points: A good chablis at an attractive price EUR 14. Mineral with citrus tones and a good depth of flavour. (1453 views)
 Tasted by isaacjamesbaker on 3/29/2008 & rated 88 points: light yellow color with a solid nose of lemons and slate. electric acidity, almost mouth-puckering, with a typical flavor proflile of lemon, green apple, crushed stone and minerals. it displays all the classic chablis qualities that i love, but it lacks the refinement of a great chablis... if that makes any sense. still a great buy at $20. grapes come from both sides of the serein river, from 30-year-old vines, all hand-harvested. (1507 views)
 Tasted by Rupert on 11/20/2007: Light, lean and sharp, OK, but not distinctive (1547 views)

Professional 'Channels'
By Allen Meadows
Burghound, 3rd Quarter, 2008, Issue #31
(Maison Olivier Leflaive Chablis Cuvée Les Deux Rives Villages White) Subscribe to see review text.
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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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