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2009 Domaine Leflaive Puligny-Montrachet Clavoillon

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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2011

Bright yellow.  Pineapple and honey on the nose and palate.  A fleshy, rich fruit bomb in a distinctly fat, broad style.  The pineapple flavor is firmed on the end by a citric quality but today this wine comes across as rather unrefined for a Leflaive premier cru.  Made from big berries and well-aerated clusters, noted winemaker Remy, who said the pH of 3.3 was the highest among the 2009s.

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