Raveneau - Montee de Tonnerre - Chablis Premier Cru - 2018 - 75cl - Onshore Cellars

Domaine Raveneau - Montee de Tonnerre - Chablis Premier Cru

92 points - The Wine Advocate

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"The 2018 Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre is performing well in bottle, mingling notes of crisp green apple and honeycomb with hints of oyster shell, orange oil and pastry cream. Medium to full-bodied, satiny and incisive, its ample core of fruit is girdled by bright acids, before concluding with a saline finish." - William Kelley
Country:
France
Region:
Burgundy
Appellation:
chablis
Producer:
Domaine Raveneau
Grapes/Blend:
100% Chardonnay
Serving temp:
7–12 °C
Style:
Premier Cru

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