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2012 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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2012 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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91 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2014

Pale, bright yellow.  Highly aromatic nose offers citrus peel, acacia flower and wet stone.  At once dense and light on its feet, with a complicating saline minerality intensifying and adding interest to its flavors of white peach, white flowers and gunflint.  Finishes classic and long, with a touch of metallic minerality and a lovely light touch.  This wine has tightened up since I tried it a year ago from tank.  Excellent aging potential here.

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

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