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2006 Domaine Francois Raveneau Chablis Clos
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About Domaine Francois Raveneau

Named for its original proprietor, who, sadly, left us in 2000, Domaine Francois Raveneau is a goliath in Chablis. Raveneau's two sons, Bernard & Jean-Marc, now continue the family tradition, maintaining a commitment to natural wine.

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2006 Domaine Francois Raveneau Chablis Clos

Producer: Domaine Francois Raveneau
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: Chardonnay
Origin: France
Region: Burgundy
Appellation: Chablis

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95(+?) Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2008

Pale yellow-green color. Wonderfully precise if closed nose offers highly complex aromas of musky white peach, lime, white truffle and vanilla, along with a metallic nuance; almost 2007-like in its lift. Then wonderfully suave on entry, with a near-painful mid-palate intensity to its peach, stone, mineral and floral flavors. Strong stony minerality accentuates the wine's impression of acidity, framing the palate-staining finishing flavors of citrus peel and crushed stone and giving powerful grip to the very long aftertaste.

96-97 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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