2005 François Chidaine Montlouis-Sur-Loire les Tuffeaux
"Assembled from numerous parcels and only discretely sweet (even if surprisingly high in residual sugar), the Chidaine 2005 Montlouis Les Tuffeaux is a marvel and the most youthfully expressive wine in Chidaine’s current collection. With an ethereal aroma that alone is worth the price of a bottle, this fills the nostrils and imagination with myriad flowers, pit fruits, citrus, tropical fruits. Waxy rather than creamy in texture, and almost nobly rich in its honeyed way, with effusive ripe quince,...
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 91.5 pts. and median of 92 pts. in 42 notes)
Wine & SpiritsRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/07
Wine SpectatorRating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/07
Vintage ChartRating for France-Loire: 94 (good year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>