2011 Domaine Raveneau Chablis Monts Mains 1er Cru
International Wine Cellar | Rating: 91Complex, energetic aromas of grapefruit pith, lemon peel, dusty stone, mint and savory minerality. Densely packed, juicy and dry, with grapefruit and saline mineral flavors that reminded me a bit of sauvignon blanc. Finishes with a tart edge but very good persistence.Author: Stephen TanzerIssue: July/August 2012
Wine Advocate | Rating: 91Layers of beautifully articulated fruit flow across the palate as the 2011 Chablis Montmains opens up in the glass. The Montmains is all about textural elegance and finesse. Today the aromatics haven't fully formed, but I expect that will happen over time. This is another attractive wine with plenty of the early appeal that is the hallmark of the vintage. I expect the Montmains will drink well pretty much upon release. Anticipated maturity: 2013+.Author: Antonio Galloni
Burgundy is home to some of the greatest and most expensive wines in the world. Stretching from Auxerre in the north to Lyon in the south, the region's most famous section is the limestone-rich Côte d'Or. Vineyards in Burgundy are classified according to their locations on the hillsides. Only 2% of total production is from grand cru sites, while premier cru and village-level wines are more common. It is rare for one domaine to own an entire vineyard; rather the land has been divided down to individual rows, in some cases as a result of inheritance laws. While other varieties can be found in Burgundy, and reign supreme. The best examples are capable of aging for 15 years or more, a rarity for these two varieties, making them highly valuable.
Collector Data For This Wine
- 78 bottles owned
- 9 collectors