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Domaine Michel Niellon Bâtard-Montrachet 2009

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"It's immediately clear from the big-bodied flavors that there is another dimension present here relative to the 1ers as there is fine power, concentration and outstanding depth on the hugely long finish. This is a seriously impressive Bâtard and while it should easily improve for up to a decade, there is so much extract that with 30 minutes of air, it could actually be enjoyed young. -Don't miss!" - burghound,.com

External Reviews for Domaine Michel Niellon Bâtard-Montrachet

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/15/2012

Pale yellow. Deeper-pitched on the nose than the Chevalier, offering aromas of passion fruit, lemon, clove and menthol; less obviously stony. Then plump and sweet in the mouth, but with its thickness leavened by fairly strong acidity. This, too, satu... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 2009 Domaine Michel Niellon Batard Montrachet 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/17/2011

Note: from a .12 ha parcel of vines on the Chassagne side planted in 1926 and abutting one of the parcels owned by the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Very mild reduction does not really detract from the otherwise fresh, pretty and complex spiced pear a... Burghound. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 2009 Domaine Michel Niellon Batard Montrachet 750ml



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"It's immediately clear from the big-bodied flavors that there is another dimension present here relative to the 1ers as there is fine power, concentration and outstanding depth on the hugely long finish. This is a seriously impressive Bâtard and while it should easily improve for up to a decade, there is so much extract that with 30 minutes of air, it could actually be enjoyed young. -Don't miss!" - burghound,.com

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