For more info on this biodynamic, 'natural' wine estate in Quintaine in the Maconnais, see the info on the importer (Kysela, in WInchester, VA) web site: http://www.kysela.com/burgundy/guillemotmichel.htm
External Reviews for Domaine Guillemot-Michel Mâcon-Villages
Ein fantastischer Weisswein mit köstlichen Fruchtnoten. Am Gaumen langanhaltend, rund und sehr komplex.
Attractive green-tinged color. Complex, high-toned, exotic aromas of acacia honey, orange, apricot and licorice. Superconcentrated, pliant, fat and deep, with dense flavors of orange peel, honey, oatmeal and nuts, plus intriguing flinty and smoky nuances. The impression of strong extract is leavened by the wine's firm acidity. (The acids were higher in 2002 than in 2001, noted Michel, and a portion of the malolactic did not take place - the first time this happened here.) This has thrust and force rare for the region. Finishes fat and long; really clings to the palate.
This wine is about as good a Mâcon as one can find, with medium body, terrific fruit (recalling ripe peaches, along with baked apple and pineapple notes), a spicy edge, and excellent acidity. In overall terms, the wine is fresh and linear, but with fruit that is rich and soft, making for a complex experience in flavor, structure and texture.
Yellow-gold. Powerfully scented nose displays ripe pear, peach pit, floral honey, nuts and lees. Highly complex in the mouth, with palate-staining orchard and pit fruit flavors and a refreshing bite of lemon pith. Finishes gently sweet, with clinging notes of honey, licorice and toasted grain. This could handle rich, creamy shellfish dishes or washed rind cheeses.
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