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Community Tasting Notes (44) Avg Score: 92.0 points

  • Bright medium golden color. Initial bouquet burst from the glass, like a bowl of creamy tropical fruits and flowers drizzled with honey. I could not keep my nose out of the glass. Rich and lush with layers of fruit that lingered on ones tounge. Quite full bodied with good balance. Decent acidity is this wines only weakness. Clearly ready for prime time and just plain delicious!!!

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  • Beautiful golden metallic yellow, evoo color…..nose of fresh lemon and limes, peach pit, chalk dust, honey, faint flint strike. This wine is in a perfect place right now…..right out of the gate, wonderful balance and pure cream, yet the party is still going on in the background! No signs of anything letting up here…..fresh pitted yellow fruit, green apple sautéed in butter, white honey, crushed limestone chalk, flower blossoms……cascade of richness….youthfully alive with cut! Couldn't ask for much more…GC tastiness all the way! As I said earlier…this wine is in a perfect place right now…as is Anne Claude...RIP.

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  • Food: Japanese
    Duration: 2 hours
    Condition: Perfect
    Aroma: Pineapple, toffee, sesame, yeast, coffee
    Notes: level of ripeness of this wine is peculiar, by saying that I don't mean that it's older than it's actual age but it's pretty different from its 2001. The aftertaste is pretty long but low in acidity. The expression of this wine can only be described by a boutique coffee shop that serves nice and freshly made bread. I find that this wine works well with sour sauces, especially those vinegar based.

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  • Still drinking beautifully. Bought ten bottles at auction in 2009 and this is my second to last remaining. Great balance, good acidity.

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  • drinking very nicely, no sign of premox

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    September/October 2002, IWC Issue #104, (See more on Vinous...)

    (Domaine Leflaive Puligny Montrachet Les Pucelles) Subscribe to see review text.

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Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    September/October 2001, IWC Issue #98, (See more on Vinous...)

    (Domaine Leflaive Puligny Montrachet Les Pucelles) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By John Kapon
    Other Notes and Scores, 7/24/2008 93A points

    (Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet Les Pucelles)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    7/20/2007, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 93 points

    (Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Pucelles) Pale canary yellow color; sweet butter nose with a lemon zest note; focused, sappy, sweet grapefruit and lemon palate with a palate coating long finish 93+ pts.

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