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2006 Domaine Louis Michel Chablis Forets
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About Domaine Louis Michel

In six generations of winemaking here in Chablis, the Michel family has developed a no nonsense approach. You won't find the distracting presence of oak in these immaculate Chardonnays, because no wood is used in their cellaring.

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2006 Domaine Louis Michel Chablis Forets

Producer: Domaine Louis Michel
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: Chardonnay
Origin: France
Region: Burgundy
Appellation: Chablis

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88(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2008

($43) Pale yellow. Subtle but expressive aromas of acacia flower and spearmint. Juicier, fresher and higher-pitched than the Montmain, with good lemon-lime and stony lift. This has definition and grip. A serious style of wine, in need of two or three years of cellaring. "The 2006s are agreeable early, while the 2005s need time," notes Jean-Loup Michel.

90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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