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Domaine Michel Viré-Clessé

Domaine Michel
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Wine
RegionBurgundy
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Country
France
SubregionViré-Clessé
Drinking Window
GrapesChardonnay
Wine Description:
Domaine Michel Viré-Clessé is a renowned winery located in the Viré-Clessé appellation in Burgundy, France. The vineyards are situated on limestone-rich soils, which impart a distinct minerality to the wines. The winemaking process at Domaine Michel is characterized by traditional methods, with a focus on preserving the natural flavors and aromas of the grapes. The resulting wines are elegant and expressive, showcasing the unique terroir of the region. With a perfect balance of acidity and fruitiness, the wines from Domaine Michel Viré-Clessé are a true reflection of the exceptional quality and craftsmanship of Burgundy wines.
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  • Elegant and refined flavor profile
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  • Limited availability in some regions
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4.0
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3.8

Wine Expert Note:

Domaine Michel Viré-Clessé is a renowned winery located in the Mâconnais region of Burgundy, France. They are known for producing exceptional white wines, specifically from the Viré-Clessé appellation. The wines from Domaine Michel Viré-Clessé are characterized by their elegance, finesse, and complexity. They showcase a beautiful balance between fruitiness and minerality, which is a hallmark of the Chardonnay grape grown in this region. In terms of aroma, you can expect to find enticing notes of ripe citrus fruits, such as lemon and grapefruit, along with hints of white flowers and a subtle touch of white pepper. On the palate, these wines offer a harmonious blend of flavors, with a refreshing acidity that brings vibrancy to the overall profile. The finish is often long and lingering, leaving a pleasant impression. Domaine Michel Viré-Clessé takes great pride in their winemaking practices, which involve meticulous vineyard management and careful selection of grapes. The result is wines that truly reflect the unique terroir of the Viré-Clessé appellation. When it comes to food pairings, the white wines from Domaine Michel Viré-Clessé are versatile and can complement a variety of dishes. They pair wonderfully with seafood, such as grilled fish or shellfish, as well as poultry and creamy cheeses. Overall, Domaine Michel Viré-Clessé produces exceptional white wines that showcase the best of the Viré-Clessé appellation. With their elegance, complexity, and balanced flavors, these wines are a true delight for any wine enthusiast.
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