Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Domaine LEFLAIVE -- 2013s from Cask

Domaine LEFLAIVE (Puligny-Montrachet)

2013s Tasted from Cask

Antoine LePetit said that while still small (there was a little damage from the July 23 hail, and then the small berries with little juice), 2013 was considerably larger in quantity than 2012. 2014 will return to normal yields. The harvesting began on September 28, finishing on October 6. He said it was difficult to prioritize what to do because of the constantly changing conditions. In particular, botrytis began to show around October 3-4. (Continue reading here.)