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Ratings : Jancis Robinson 18/20, Vinous 92-94/100, Burghound 91/100, RVF 15/20
« A deep, powerful, brooding expression of Chardonnay emerges from the 2013 Chablis Vaudesir. Honey, almonds, dried pears and spices open up as this flashy, extroverted wine shows off its considerable personality and class. » (Vinous 2014 - Antonio Galloni)

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Winery :
Domaine Louis Michel & Fils
Name of the wine :
Grand Cru Vaudésir
Vintage :
2013
Appellation :
Chablis
Origin :
Burgundy
Colour :
White wine
Grape Variety :
100% Chardonnay
Terroirs :
Deep Kimmeridgean soils. Limestone rocks enclosed in a clay texture with marles fossil oysters.
Harvest :
At full ripeness
Viticulture :
Traditional
Vinification :
Without any yeasts supply, long fermentation by indigenous yeasts, in thermoregulated tanks. Spontaneous malo lactic fermentation
Alcohol content :
13 %
Aging :
At least 16 months on fine lees, in stainless steel tanks only, with the less possible handling
Appearance :
Yellow lemon colour
Nose :
Reveals rhubarb and acacia blossom notes
Palate :
Buttered and toasted aromas with a coconut hint
Drink from :
2016
Drink before :
2023
Serve :
At 12-14°C
Accords mets/vins : To be enjoyed with seafood plate, poultry and fish in sauce...
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Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France - RVF

Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France - RVF

Wine rated (guide 2016) : 15/20 (Bon vin)
Vineyard rated (guide 2019) : Sélectionné (Nous rappelons que ce guide est un palmarès et qu'à ce titre, tous les domaines qui y figurent, même sans étoile, représentent, à nos yeux, l'excellence de la production française.)

About this wine : En grand cru, Vaudésir est sur la réserve, avec une finale aux notes un rien ferreuses.

About the vineyard : Géré par Jean-Loup et Guillaume Michel, ce domaine fondé en 1850 s’est toujours fait le chantre des chablis premiers crus très purs et très nets, sans utilisation du bois. Discrets dans leur jeunesse, ces chardonnays sont bâtis pour évoluer de dix à vingt ans en bouteille. Le domaine développe un style de chardonnay de prime abord assez direct dans l’expression du fruit, mais avec des finales en retenue, voir très jugulées.

Burghound

Burghound

Wine rated (guide 2015) : 91/100

Jancis Robinson

Jancis Robinson

Wine rated (guide 2015) : 18/20

Guide Bettane & Desseauve des Vins de France

Guide Bettane & Desseauve des Vins de France

Vineyard rated (guide 2019) : 3***Stars (A production of high-quality, that could be used as a reference in its area)

About the vineyard : Guillaume Michel tente de faire mieux connaître ce domaine en France, même si l'essentiel de la production part toujours à l'export. Le patrimoine de terroirs est remarquable, avec notamment les trois expressions du premier cru Montmains (Montmains, Forêt, Butteaux), une première à Chablis. Des vinifications en cuve inox (depuis 1969), en levures indigènes depuis 2008, des élevages longs et le moins interventionnistes possibles, ces vins de temps démarrent souvent discrètement en bouteille mais expriment avec les années leur magnifique pureté cristalline dans le verre. Tous les parcellaires ont été produits en 2016, notamment les différentes déclinaisons de Montmains et de Vaillons.

Wine Advocate - Robert Parker

Wine Advocate - Robert Parker

Vineyard rated (guide 2018) : Recommended (Winery recommended by the Wine Advocate - Robert Parker)

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Rating without reviews of M. PONTI G. Published on 17/08/2017
Established in 1938, Chablis is a white wine appellation in Burgundy that extends into about twenty villages around the town of Chablis in the Yonne department. The vineyards of Chablis occupy the slopes that border the Serein River Valley, a hilly area where the tops of the slopes are generally wooded. There are four appellation levels here: Chablis Grand Cru, Chablis Premier Cru, ...
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