Summer Food Burgundy

One of France’s great winemakers, Olivier Leflaive, talks about his wines, his restaurant and hotel in Puligny-Montrachet, and shares a few of his favorite summer dishes with Sophie Menin.

Craig Drollett

Craig Drollett

Vines and bottle of '08 in Grand Cru Le Montrachet.

Craig Drollett

Vines in Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru Clos St Marc. Opposite hillside is St Aubin.

Craig Drollett

The "skyline" of Meursault shot from 1er Cru Meursault Charmes.

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La Table d'Olivier Leflaive.

Simon Aplin

Accolage, tying new shoots to the trellis system, is the order of the day. This allows the tractors to pass between the vines without snapping the stems. The bottle in the picture is held between the two wires used for this purpose.

Sophie Helene Menin

Crab, Avocado and Mango Salad

Craig Drollett

Looking down the hill from Puligny Montrachet 1er Cru Folatieres.

Simon Aplin

June: Leflaive Vines Flowers bursting from nascent bunches of grapes on vines in Puligny-Montrachet in early June. The appearance of the flowers marks the beginning of the traditional 100-day countdown to harvest.

Craig Drollett

The winemaker Franck Grux and Olivier Leflaive at the winery.

Craig Drollett

Olivier Leflaive

Geoffrey Menin

Gougeres