We have some Special pre-arrival pricing on The Forets from Louis Michel. Forets is one of the rarest wines of the range and a premier cru we have only offered a few times before from Louis Michel. Louis Michel's Foret comes from two parcels grown almost right on the limestone bedrock. With topsoil only a few centimeters deep, the roots are forced to work down into the rock for nutrients, imparting a gorgeous minerality to the juice. The vines here are quite old, planted between 1969 and 1978, producing concentrated flavors and excellent depth. The 2020 Forets is precise, mineral-driven, one of the more powerful and rich examples from Louis Michel but complemented by vibrant acids. This is another top Chablis value from Louis Michel that you can't go wrong with, and a great wine for those who want to explore the Louis Michel range or the different Chablis Crus. Don't miss this special pre-arrival pricing today on this excellent 1er cru buy and another great Chablis from Louis Michel.
Burghound 91 points! "Ripe and airy aromas are spicier and comprised by notes of quinine, tidal pool, citrus rind and a touch of poached pear. There is again excellent volume to the very rich, even lush, flavors that coat the palate with dry extract on the moderately dry and sneaky long finish that offers good complexity that should only improve with age."
Jasper Morris MW (Inside Burgundy) 91 points! "Pale lemon colour. Here the fruit is a little further forward than Montmains, showing some sunshine without exaggeration. Crisp and stylish, with weight as well. Fresh apple fruit to finish."
Wine Advocate (William Kelley) 91 points! "Aromas of white flowers, clear honey, freshly baked bread and green apple preface the 2020 Chablis 1er Cru Forêts, a medium to full-bodied, satiny and saline wine that's lively and precise, with an elegant, fine-boned profile this year."