There is quite a lot of talk about the improvements at Maison Olivier Leflaive – and while this might be true, the Saint Aubin Chatenière 1er cru 2011 is still somewhat of a mixed experience. The good stuff .. it’s still quite fresh and vigorous for the vintage – some mature notes of hazelnuts and almonds – hint of brioche. It’s balanced but a bit old school stylewise – sulphur presumably quite generous. Not bad for the vintage – but think I will try one of the more recent efforts – to see if I can find some additional improvements.
(Drink from Now) – Good – (85 – 86p) – Tasted 04/03/2018
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- Olivier Leflaive, Saint-Aubin Chateniere 2011 March 5, 2018
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