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offer of the day – Leflaive 2008…

DOMAINE LEFLAIVE 2008 – Puligny-Montrachet

BOURGOGNE 75cl 34.00 Swiss Francs

PULIGNY-MONTRACHET 75cl 59.00 (69.50 – 2007 price comparison)

PULIGNY-MONTRACHET Les Clavoillons 75cl 79.00 (98.00)
MEURSAULT Sous le Dos d’Âne 75cl 86.00 (99.50)
PULIGNY-MONTRACHET Les Folatières 75cl 109.50 (139.00)
PULIGNY-MONTRACHET Les Combettes 75cl 109.50 (139.00)
PULIGNY-MONTRACHET Les Pucelles 75cl 139.00 (169.00)
PULIGNY-MONTRACHET Les Pucelles 150cl 283.00 (343.00)

BIENVENUES BATARD MONTRACHET 75cl 209.00 (289.00)
BATARD MONTRACHET 75cl 229.00 (299.00)
CHEVALIER-MONTRACHET 75cl 295.00 (389.00)

Versus the 2007 prices this time last year, these are quite significant price reductions, and for an even better vintage too (in general – I didn’t taste the Leflaives). So perhaps the reductions recently seen on the Henri Boillot pre-arrivals will actually be reflected in retail prices in a more general context.

Whilst Leflaive are clearly a ‘premium brand’, I still consider these prices too high – but possibly closer to a sustainable ‘niche’.

4 responses to “offer of the day – Leflaive 2008…”

  1. Richard Brooks

    These are really serious reductions, and an interesting bit of evidence about the health of the market even for a toppest producer. Must be brutal for the second tier.

  2. Pablo Sieber

    Hi Bill
    when you are in burgundy the next time just go to Thomas Morey and you will be surprised with the quality and the prices.
    Best regards Pablo

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