Montmain, Premier Cru, Domaine Louis Michel
- Chablis, Burgundy, France
- Domaine Louis Michel
Domaine Louis Michel made brilliant Chablis in 2011. This Montmain has a fine mineral and fruit nose with a broad, concentrated palate of oily, honeyed fruit with keen acidity.
Louis Michel & Fils are a family owned and run Domaine located in the heart of the original Chablis region. Owning 21 hectares of vineyards mainly Premier and Grand Cru including the legendary Grenouilles and Vaudesir Grand Cru sites and parcels in Premier Cru sites that include Montmains, Vaillons, Sechets and Montee De Tonnerre.
They have been producing wines since the 19th century and is currently managed by Guillaume Michel. The Domaine's own vineyards consist of 45 years old vines and are located within a two kilometre radius of the winery.
Minermal intervention is a priority and Louis Michel & Fils have been some what of a pioneer in Chablis with the use of stainless steel and moving away from oak from as early as the 1960's.