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About this Wine: Les Lys...
About this Wine: Characteristics of the appellation:
A structured, lively and mineral wine with good length on the palate. Both straightforward and fresh, with exemplary concent...
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: Billaud-Simonís 2010 Chablis Mont de Milieu Vieilles Vignes is dazzling. Juicy peaches, nectarines and a host of yellow stone fruits emerge from the glass. There is an exotic,...
About this Wine: Grape variety: Chardonnay
Exposure: South South-East Right Bank
Soil: Kimmeridgian limestone
Age of the vines: 35 and 56 years
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Pale green-yellow. Lovely purity and lift to the aromas of grapefruit and lime. Fat, sweet and surprisingly supple for grand cru but showing more texture than personality to...
Wine Spectator: Pure, clean and focused on snappy green apple, floral, honeysuckle and mineral flavors. The sheer vibrancy gives this a unique personality, ending with a long, mineral-laced f...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Medium yellow. Ripe peach and apricot dominate the nose. Fat, sweet and seamless, with an almost exotic fruit quality nicely countered by sound ripe acidity (the finished wi...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Bright yellow. Gingery peach, toast, crushed stone and smoky minerality on the slightly reduced nose. Rich, sweet and plush, with a touch of spice to the ripe, smoky stone f...
Burghound: An intensely floral character combines with an equally intense scent of mineral reduction that slide gracefully into big, muscular and beautifully well-delineated big-bodied f...
Wine Spectator: Fresh and vibrant, this is nicely framed, offering a juicy mouthful of pear, apple sauce, cinnamon and tobacco flavors, lingering on the jazzy finish. Drink now through 2017. ...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Bright pale yellow. White nectarine, tangerine and smoky minerality on the nose. Silky and dense on entry, then precise and penetrating in the middle palate, with terrific v...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Lemon, peach and clove on the nose. Ripe on entry, then a bit disjointed in the middle, showing some spiky acidity along with a lemon flavor complicated by a honeyed ripeness...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Bright, green-tinged yellow. Captivating aromas of white peach, pineapple, curry powder, medicinal herbs and musky lees. Sappy, chewy and dry, but completely locked up follo...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Bright yellow. Subdued aromas of white peach, pineapple and white flowers lifted by spicy clove oil. At once elegant and penetrating, showing superb depth and building energ...
Stephen Tanzer's IWC: Bright yellow with a green tinge. Very ripe aromas of yellow fruits and nut oils. Broad, sweet and fruity, offering lovely volume without excess weight. Silky-smooth and r...
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: A rich, enveloping wine, the 2010 Chardonnay Russian River Valley caresses the palate with layers of bright, focused fruit. This is an especially saline, intense vintage of th...
Wine Enthusiast: There is such elegance on this concentrated wine, combining richness with intense structure. A blend of yellow fruit, crisp apple and lemon zest flavors surface on this opulen...