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2012 Domaine Louis Michel Chablis Vaillons
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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 Vaillons

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

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88-90 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2013

(production here was just 30 hectoliters per hectare):  Bright green-tinged yellow.  Scented aromas of pear, citrus zest, lichee, white pepper and acacia flower.  Intensely flavored and tactile, with very good energy to its citrus, spice and mint flavors.  This pristine wine shows a light touch and finishes with sneaky length.

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