This 2018 Olivier Leflaive Freres Chassagne Montrachet Clos Saint Marc is a captivating red wine hailing from the renowned region of Burgundy in France. Crafted from the delicate and elegant Pinot Noir varietal, this wine captures the essence of the terroir and showcases the exceptional winemaking skills of Olivier Leflaive Freres.
In the glass, this wine displays a beautiful ruby red color that hints at its vibrant and youthful nature. The aromas that waft from the glass are simply mesmerizing, with layers of ripe red berries, cherries, and plums intermingling with fragrant floral notes. There is a subtle earthiness present, reminiscent of damp forest floor, which adds depth and complexity to the bouquet.
On the palate, this Chassagne Montrachet Clos Saint Marc reveals its true character. The silky smooth texture envelops the taste buds, while the flavors of red fruits dance gracefully across the tongue. The wine is well-balanced, with the freshness of the fruit beautifully complemented by fine-grained tannins and a vibrant acidity. As the wine lingers on the palate, a hint of spice emerges, adding an enticing layer of complexity.
With an alcohol percentage of 13.0%, this wine showcases the perfect balance between fruit intensity and elegance. The finish is long and satisfying, leaving a lasting impression on the senses.
This Olivier Leflaive Freres Chassagne Montrachet Clos Saint Marc is a true testament to the artistry of Burgundy winemaking. It is a wine that will undoubtedly evolve and develop further with age, rewarding those who have the patience to cellar it. Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with fine cuisine, this wine is sure to delight even the most discerning of palates.