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Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru 'Clos de la Maltroie'

Domaine Michel Niellon
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Wine
RegionBurgundy
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Country
France
SubregionChassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru 'La Maltroie'
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GrapesChardonnay
Wine Description:
Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru 'Clos de la Maltroie' is a premium white wine produced by the renowned Michel Niellon winery. The wine comes from the Chassagne-Montrachet appellation, which is known for producing some of the finest white wines in the world. The vineyard features a unique terroir with limestone and clay soils, which impart a distinct minerality to the wine. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes, gentle pressing, and aging in oak barrels to enhance the wine's complexity and depth. The resulting wine is elegant and refined, with a beautiful balance of fruit, acidity, and minerality. It is a perfect example of the classic Burgundian style of Chardonnay.
Pros:
  • This Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru 'Clos de la Maltroie' is a stunning Burgundy white wine. It has a beautiful golden yellow color, with aromas of white flowers and ripe yellow fruits. On the palate, it is full-bodied, with a round texture, and a good balance between acidity and minerality
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Cons:
  • The Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru 'Clos de la Maltroie' is quite expensive, and its high tannins can make it difficult to pair with food
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4.3
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Expert Rating:

4.0

Wine Expert Note:

This premier cru from Domaine Michel Niellon is a stunning example of Chassagne-Montrachet. The nose is filled with aromas of honeysuckle, white flowers, lemon zest, and wet stones. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied and rich, with flavors of white peach, pear, and citrus. The acidity is bright and vibrant, leading to a long and elegant finish. This is a wine of great depth and complexity, with an impressive balance of richness and freshness.
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