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2011 Domaine Billaud-Simon Chablis Mont de Milieu Vieilles Vignes
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91 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2013

(aged in 40% oak):  Good bright, pale yellow.  Reticent but complex aromas of pineapple, clove and nutmeg are lifted by a lavender topnote.  Juicy and supple, with nicely integrated acidity giving shape and lift to the nectarine, oily lemon zest and brown spice flavors.  Finishes with a touch of oaky dryness but plenty of reserve.  Billaud no longer uses new oak for this cuvee, and here he has achieved a very good result.  In fact, this wine is distinctly juicier than the normale, which was made entirely in stainless steel tank.

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