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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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92(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2014

Bright pale yellow.  Flinty minerality and earth on the nose, with a hint of citrus zest in the deep background.  Dense and rich but unforthcoming and austere, with stony mineral and oyster shell flavors complicated by a sea breeze salinity.  Quite backward today (these grand crus were bottled two months before my early-June visit), finishing with a lemony nuance, a suggestion of youthful bitterness and a late hint of almond.  This will need extended bottle aging.

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

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