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Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru 'Clos Saint-Jean' Blanc

Domaine Michel Niellon
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Wine
RegionBurgundy
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Country
France
SubregionChassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru 'Chassagne du Clos Saint-Jean'
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GrapesChardonnay
Wine Description:
Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru 'Clos Saint-Jean' Blanc is an exceptional white wine crafted by the renowned producer, Domaine Michel Niellon, in the prestigious Chassagne-Montrachet appellation of Burgundy, France. This premier cru vineyard, known as 'Clos Saint-Jean,' is revered for its unique terroir, featuring limestone and clay soils that impart complexity and minerality to the grapes. The winemaking process involves meticulous attention to detail, including hand harvesting and gentle pressing, to preserve the delicate flavors and aromas. The resulting wine is a stunning expression of Chardonnay, with a harmonious balance of ripe fruit, vibrant acidity, and subtle oak nuances. Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru 'Clos Saint-Jean' Blanc showcases the elegance and finesse that define the wines of this esteemed domaine.
Pros:
  • Rich, complex aromas of white stone fruits, honey, baking spices, pear and orange blossom
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Cons:
  • Price point may be too high for some consumers

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4.2
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Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

Domaine Michel Niellon Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru 'Clos Saint-Jean' Blanc is a stunning white Burgundy from the esteemed appellation of Chassagne-Montrachet. It offers aromas of green apple, white pear, and citrus, as well as subtle notes of honey and brioche. The palate is rich and layered, with a creamy texture and balancing acidity. The finish is long and elegant, with lingering notes of yellow plum and minerals. This is an outstanding white Burgundy that will continue to improve for many years to come.
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