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Domaine Louis Michel Chablis 1Er Cru Montmain 2015 (1x 75cl)

The Domaine has one guiding principle: in a terroir as rich and unique as Chablis, the wines are made in the vineyard. At every stage, human intervention is kept to the strictest minimum, so that nature can express itself fully. As a pioneer and now a leader on the subject, Louis Michel & Fils made the bold decision to vinify its wines only in stainless steel tanks: this neutral material does not have any effect on the natural qualities of thechardonnay grapes. This approach is certainly apparent in the Louis Michel & Fils style: their wines exude finesse, purity and freshness.

The four Montmain parcels are dotted along a clay hillside, with few pebbles. This is a cool or cold climate, depending on the year, and is known to be susceptible to spring frosts. The wines of Montmain are particularly fine and balanced with notes of citrus or white flowers in their youth, depending on the vintage.

No yeast is added to the must before it undergoes a long fermentation using only indigenous yeasts, in temperature-controlled vats. There is also a spontaneous malolactic fermentation. The wine is then matured for 12 to 16 months in stainless steel tanks, with the least possible handling. Following this there is a long, moderately cold stabilisation. Fining using bentonite is only done if necessary. The wine is gently filtered once before bottling.

This wine is at its best when aired or carafed before tasting. Montmain exudes a combination of ripe, candied flavours and fresher saline notes: spicy floral aromas, toasted almonds, candied lemon and apple. The palate is lively, chalky, pure, and accessible.

Bottle Size: 75cl
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Vegan: Yes
Vegan: Yes
Delivery: Usually ships in 5-10 working days
Product Code: FRBG0398B15S
£26.86