2016 Chablis Montee de Tonnerre

Michel; Domaine Louis

92Average Score
White
6x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 4 Marketplace
£135.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
92
Critic Notes

The 2016 Chablis 1er Cru Montee de Tonnerre offers up aromas of lemon oil, lime zest and honeycomb, framed by a subtle touch of reduction. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, pure and glossy, with more cut and tension than the Vaulorent, without quite matching the liveliness and energy of the Sechet. Aug 2018, www.robertparker.com

Score: 92-/100William Kelley
F+R Opinion
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
Chablis
Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
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Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
Chablis
Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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