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Domaine de la Taille aux Loups Clos Michet Montlouis-sur-Loire Chenin Blanc

Ratings on Delectable

Heritage Fine Wines

Very nice nose, mouth round and pleasant.

Very nice nose, mouth round and pleasant.

8.5

Chris MacLean Delectable Pro

Needs time to settle down a bit, but lots of structure with decent acidity. A bit disjointed right now.

Needs time to settle down a bit, but lots of structure with decent acidity. A bit disjointed right now.

9.0

Jordan Wardlaw Delectable Pro

I’ve been a fan of Jacky Blot for awhile, but this is my first vintage of the Clos Michet. Crisp pomaceous fruit and floral notes emerging right away along with crushed rocks and a subtle reductive, flinty nuance that suggested Burgundy at first glance. The palate is nicely framed by more distinct Chenin-like nerve and intensity, but retains a slightly nutty, toasted brioche quality evident on the nose. I found this to be very nicely balanced despite the youth. It’s precise and focused, but I wouldn’t say austere.

I’ve been a fan of Jacky Blot for awhile, but this is my first vintage of the Clos Michet. Crisp pomaceous fruit and floral notes emerging right away along with crushed rocks and a subtle reductive, flinty nuance that suggested Burgundy at first glance. The palate is nicely framed by more distinct Chenin-like nerve and intensity, but retains a slightly nutty, toasted brioche quality evident on the nose. I found this to be very nicely balanced despite the youth. It’s precise and focused, but I wouldn’t say austere.

9.3

Jeremy Shanker Delectable Pro

Sommelier at RN74

Liquid

Liquid

9.1

Daniel Maquin

Honey, green apple, white flowers, crushed rocks on the nose. The palate is wonderful : a sheer acidity with a superb texture. A good width with white flowers. Long finish with green apple. Superb

Honey, green apple, white flowers, crushed rocks on the nose. The palate is wonderful : a sheer acidity with a superb texture. A good width with white flowers. Long finish with green apple. Superb

9.0

Raja Harb

I love acid but this was just a bit too searing and disjointed. Maybe it needs some time to come together

I love acid but this was just a bit too searing and disjointed. Maybe it needs some time to come together

8.8

Alison Story Delectable Pro

TexaCali Ali - Owner of www.texacaliwine.com & Co-Owner of the upcoming www.smithstorywinecellars.com

always a favorite

always a favorite

9.4

Michael Brown

Great acidity but a little buttery from time in oak. Notes of Granny Smith apples and citrus.

Great acidity but a little buttery from time in oak. Notes of Granny Smith apples and citrus.

9.0

Krystal Lemons Delectable Pro

Nice, but really acidic.

Nice, but really acidic.

8.7

Evan Keaschuk Delectable Pro

Spice, lovely oxidative notes, and huuuuge acid

Spice, lovely oxidative notes, and huuuuge acid

9.3

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