Domaine Louis Michel & Fils

Six generations of wine-makers in Chablis

louis michelThe Michel family have been cultivating their passion for tradition and the Chablis terroir since 1850.
 
The winery is situated right in the heart of the village, with the 25-hectare vineyard spread over the very first slopes that were discovered by Cistercian monks in the 11th century.
 
40 years ago, the family decided to stop making the wine in wooden barrels, preferring to create clean, pure and precise Chablis without adding artificial woody tastes.
 
Through this philosophy, combined with the limited yields inspired by organic wine-growing techniques, the Domaine has developed a worldwide reputation for fine wine-making in stainless steel tanks.
 
Today, the Domaine is managed by Jean-Loup Michel and his nephew, Guillaume Gicqueau-Michel, who is continuing the family tradition.

 

  • Louis Michel Premier Cru Chablis Montmains 2017

    Region: France- Burgundy Chablis

    92 POINTS - VINOUS MEDIA! 91 POINTS - BURGHOUND.COM! 91 POINTS - JAMES SUCKLING! 90 POINTS - WINE ADVOCATE!  "The 2017 Chablis Montmains 1er Cru is very elegant in this vintage. Deep and powerful yet also wonderfully refined,...

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  • Louis Michel Premier Cru Chablis Vaillons 2017

    Region: France- Burgundy Chablis

    93 POINTS - JAMES SUCKLING! 93 POINTS - VINOUS MEDIA! 92 POINTS - ROBERT PARKER!    "A very flinty nose with attractive yellow and white-peach aromas and a lemon and grapefruit edge, too. The palate has a very sleek and composed...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Louis Michel Chablis 2017 1500mL-Magnum

    Region: France- Burgundy Chablis

    "Honey, green apple, hay or bread dough, shells, fennel. It’s bright and juicy, good cut and tang through honey glossed texture, with crunch and orange tang on a pretty long finish. Lovely to drink, and so easy to enjoy." Gary Walsh, Wine Front,...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Louis Michel Grenouilles Grand Cru Chablis 2014

    Region: France- Burgundy Chablis

    Decanter Magazine 96 points!“Superb satsuma and apricot fruit with subtle iodine notes, a chiselled texture and floral finish. This parcel high on the hill often sees a gentle breeze which helps to protect the vines from fungal disease.”Gérard Basset OBE...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Louis Michel Les Clos Grand Cru Chablis 2015

    Region: France- Burgundy Chablis

    Vinous Media 93 points!“Light-medium yellow. Pure, inviting aromas of white peach, apple, lime zest, white flowers and white pepper. Juicy but reticent in the mouth, with its concentrated white peach, citrus and floral flavors accented by mint and salty...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Louis Michel Premier Cru Chablis Butteaux 2014

    Region: France- Burgundy Chablis

    Allen Meadows, Burghound 90-92 points!“Here too there is an abundance of Chablis character present on the citrus and cool floral aromas that include notes of tidal pool, shellfish and algae. There is a bit more volume and concentration to the...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Louis Michel Premier Cru Chablis Forets 2013

    Region: France- Burgundy Chablis

    Antonio Galloni 90-92 Points!"The 2013 Chablis Forèts is a little richer and more powerful than the Montmains owing to the slightly warmer microclimate. At the same time, the heavy presence of limestone in these soils yields a wine with bright,...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Louis Michel Premier Cru Montee de Tonnerre 2016

    Region: France- Burgundy Chablis

    Decanter Magazine 95 points! "This is a wine of power, energy and breadth, made from 3ha of vines in this fine right bank site just south of the grands crus. Like Michel’s village Chablis it’s still an infant, but you can sense its density and power...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Louis Michel Vaudesir Grand Cru Chablis 2015

    Region: France- Burgundy Chablis

    "Pale, bright yellow. Apple, white peach, white flowers and powdered stone on the pure, classic nose. Dense, savory, concentrated grand cru with lovely balance and lift to its flavors of lemon, lime and saline stony minerality. A very bright 2015 with...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Louis Michel Les Clos Grand Cru Chablis 2014

    Region: France- Burgundy Chablis

    Decanter Magazine 95 points!“Intense nose of quince, tangerine and spice with a tight but very ripe structure and a superb mineral finish. A grand cru of great character.”Gérard Basset OBE MW MS, Decanter Magazine Allen Meadows, Burghound 92-94...

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