Christian Moreau Chablis Les Clos 2016 750ml - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake

Christian Moreau Chablis Les Clos 2016

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Christian Moreau Chablis Les Clos 2016 750ml

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This top notch Chablis is from a three hectare parcel in the Grand Cru vineyard of Les Clos in Chablis. Christian Moreau and his son Fabien are Chablis specialists and the firm is a leading producer in the region. The Moreau family has been rooted in the heart of Chablis since 1814. Today, Fabien Moreau is the sixth generation of the family. After graduating in Oenology in Dijon and earning a MBA at E.N.I.T.A in Bordeaux, he also studied winemaking in New Zealand. The Domaine holds a total of about 12.5 hectares with vines averaging 45 years old. They are working hard to follow their philosophy that is based on respecting Chablis's terroir Domaine Christian Moreau Pere & Fils also has organic certification.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Region France, Burgundy, Chablis
Brand Christian Moreau
Alcohol/vol 14%
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Wine EnthusiastThis is a rich wine, even from the normally austere Les Clos vineyard. Minerality is here, but it is surrounded by sumptuous ripe white fruits that have intense youthful acidity. It is a great wine that needs to age further, so drink from 2021.

Roger Voss, June 1, 2018
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Wine AdvocateThe 2016 Chablis Grand Cru Les Clos reveals aromas of lemon oil, waxy citrus rind, nutmeg and subtle new oak. On the palate, it's full-bodied, textural and chalky, with good depth and chewy extract, but without the completeness and dimension of a great vintage. It's a Clos that will drink well with just a year or two of bottle age.

William Kelley, August 31, 2018
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Wine SpectatorPeach, yellow plum and melon aromas and flavors mark this round, vibrant white. Harmonious, lingering with tangy plum skin and lime notes. Drink now through 2024. 2,000 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, August 31, 2018