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La Chablisienne 1997 Cuvée Brut (Chablis)

Rating
80
Price
$16
Variety
Region
Wine Type
Alcohol
12%
Bottle Size
750ML
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Dull and earthy, it reveals hints of terroir in traces of chalk dust found on the nose. But the flavors are of sour apple and earth, finishing short. Joe Czerwinski

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*Products deemed unacceptable (receving a rating below 80 points) are not reviewed.

98-100

Classic
The Pinnacle of quality

94-97

Superb
A great achievement

90-93

Excellent
Highly recommended

87-89

Very Good
Often good value; well recommended

83-86

Good
Suitable for everyday consumption, often good value

80-82

Acceptable
Can be employed


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