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Louis Michel & Fils Chablis Premier Cru Butteaux 2005

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

This is the most aromatically complex of the three climats eligible to be included under the umbrella of Montmains (Montmains proper, Forêts and Butteaux) with floral and airy aromas trimmed by subtle spice and oyster shell notes that introduce rich,... Burghound. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 2005 Michel, Domaine Louis Chablis Butteaux Premier Cru 750ml

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Domaine Louis Michel:
The Michel family have been cultivating their passion for tradition and the Chablis terroir since 1850. The winery is situated right in the heart of the village, with the 25-hectare vineyard spread over the very first slopes that were discovered by Cistercian monks in the 11th century. 40 years ago, the family decided to stop making the wine in wooden barrels, preferring to create clean, pure... Read more
The Michel family have been cultivating their passion for tradition and the Chablis terroir since 1850. The winery is situated right in the heart of the village, with the 25-hectare vineyard spread over the very first slopes that were discovered by Cistercian monks in the 11th century. 40 years ago, the family decided to stop making the wine in wooden barrels, preferring to create clean, pure and precise Chablis without adding artificial woody tastes. Through this philosophy, combined with the limited yields inspired by organic wine-growing techniques, the Domaine has developed a worldwide reputation for fine wine-making in stainless steel tanks. Today, the Domaine is managed by Jean-Loup Michel and his nephew, Guillaume Gicqueau-Michel, who is continuing the family tradition. Read less

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06/28/2008

Three and a half glasses


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/02/2009

This is the most aromatically complex of the three climats eligible to be included under the umbrella of Montmains (Montmains proper, Forêts and Butteaux) with floral and airy aromas trimmed by subtle spice and oyster shell notes that introduce rich,... Burghound. A Chardonnay wine from Burgundy in France. 2005 Michel, Domaine Louis Chablis Butteaux Premier Cru 750ml



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