White

2005 François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre

Chardonnay

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Chablis
  • Chablis 1er Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 76

  • Jeremy Holmes wrote:

    January 26, 2017 - Drinking right in the zone. Complex aromatics of orchard fruits, iodine, butter and spice. It is full and layered in the mouth. Acidity is relatively gentle but as with every Raveneau wine there’s real freshness and poise.

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  • drwine2001 wrote:

    November 7, 2016 - French Chardonnay With and Without Bubbles (1760 Restaurant, San Francisco): Tasted next to the '05 Chapelot. Full yellow. Trademark Raveneau beeswax, honey, and spice. Less obvious Chablis salinity. Great feel and amplitude with lower acidity and minerality. For a moment, it gravitated toward the leaner, stonier profile of the Chapelot and displayed a whiff of citrus, but this tasting left no doubt that this is the broader wine. Grand Cru weight and texture if not precision, but as it has aged, it has proven its mettle and shown that it is not too flabby despite the rich vintage.

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  • dcwino wrote: (92 points)

    June 10, 2016 - A lost Friday afternoon gathering – Burgundy, Piedmont, Riesling, Champ and Sautenres (The Grill Room at Rosewood DC): Sourced from Europe. My initial impression is slightly corked. Amy thinks the wine doesn’t want to be opened. Shy nose displaying yellow fruit, apple, lemon curd, smoke, honey and mineral. Quite concentrated, dense and deeply toned fruit, slightly lacking acidity and medium finish. I would like to try another bottle soon. Hoping to provide a nice comparison to the Valmur but not so this time.

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  • drwine2001 wrote:

    May 3, 2016 - Deep yellow. Pear, stone fruit, and some more typical Chablis salinity. Broad, rich, low acidity, really great feel. Impressive in its own right, but this is not a wine for purists who crave acidity above all else.

  • Burgundy Al wrote: (93 points)

    March 17, 2016 - Ripe and powerful, still slightly backward. Great mineral and acid structural elements. Concentration foreshadows this wine's future, and there were glimmers of its full potential,this wine is still needing more time in the cellar. Consistent with another bottle from last year.

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  • By Julia Harding, MW
    6/3/2010 (link)

    (Dom François Raveneau, Montée de Tonnerre Premier Cru Chablis White) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Allen Meadows
    4th Quarter, 2007, Issue #28 (link)

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    July/August 2007, IWC Issue #133 (link)

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  • By John Gilman
    Nov/Dec 2006, Issue #6, The 2005 Burgundy Vintage : Great Reds and Pleasant Whites

    (Domaine Raveneau Chablis “Montée de Tonnerre”) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2006, IWC Issue #129 (link)

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  • By Allen Meadows
    4th Quarter, 2006, Issue #24 (link)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    7/21/2013 (link) 94 points

    (François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre) Light medium yellow color; appealing, lemon, ripe grapefruit, mineral, almond nose; tangy, tart lemon, almond, mineral, saline palate; medium-plus finish

  • By Richard Jennings
    12/31/2010 (link) 92 points

    (François Raveneau Chablis 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre) Light lemon yellow color; nice tart lemon, mineral, lemon poppyseed cake nose with a touch of botrytis; tasty, tight, tart lemon, mineral palate with a sense of salinity; medium finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type White
  • Producer François Raveneau
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Montée de Tonnerre
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Chablis
  • Appellation Chablis 1er Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 17 (1%)
  • In Cellars 952 (68%)
  • Consumed 424 (30%)

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