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2012 Domaine Louis Michel Chablis Les Clos
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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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2012 Domaine Louis Michel Chablis Les Clos

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

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91-93? Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2013

Very hazy pale yellow.  Reticent nose hints at grapefruit, mint and metallic minerality.  Dense and fairly dry; not quite austere but very young and hard to taste today.  Suave and juicy but seems very unevolved (this was in fact the last 2012 to finish its malolactic fermentation).  Best today on the finish, which shows sneaky echoing notes of citrus zest and flowers, along with a hint of youthful bitterness.  I look forward to tasting this in finished form.

91-92 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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