There is a solid chalky streak along a touch of brine up front, under a mild butterscotch flavor. The butterscotch gives way to lemon on the midpalate. The finish falls off quickly, but at this price point that is not a surprise. Tasted blind this is pretty good. Weighted for QPR, it is very good.

WHO: Domaine Leflaive
WHAT: Chardonnay
WHERE: Mâconnais, Burgundy, France
WHEN: 2004
HOW MUCH: $30

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