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2011 Domaine Leflaive Meursault Sous le Dos d'Ane

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88 Points | International Wine Cellar , September/October 2013

Pale, bright yellow.  A ripe fruit cocktail of a nose.  Supple and soft, with a suggestion of alcoholic warmth that I did not pick up a year ago.  Finishes smooth and persistent, but in a distinctly soft style.  I found this a bit blowsy next to a sample of the village Puligny, which was in tank awaiting bottling.  The latter wine, which conveyed a light touch to its white peach, spice and mineral flavors, may well merit 90 points in its finished form.

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