Style M. Chapoutier Hermitage de Le Méal Rouge 2019
Characteristics M. Chapoutier Hermitage de Le Méal Rouge
M. Chapoutier Hermitage de Le Méal Rouge is a parcela red wine. A Syrah monovarietal produced by Maison Chapoutier in the Rhone Valley with Appellation Ermitage Controlée.
Maison Chapoutier was founded in 1808 and has been one of the pioneers in promoting biodynamic cultivation. It is one of the wineries that has been recognised most frequently by The Wine Advocate, which has awarded its wines with the highly valued 100 Parker points on a host of occasions. In 2015, it made a wine record with one hundred points from the same winery, obtaining them in nine of its wines.
The grapes for M. Chapoutier Hermitage de Le Méal Rouge come from a single plot named Coteau de Méal. The vineyard is located on a hillside formed with pebble and clayey terraces. The vineyard is about 50 years old and is harvested manually.
To produceM. Chapoutier Hermitage de Le Méal Rouge the grape is destemmed and vinified in a small cement tank. The skins macerate with the must to obtain the soft and silky tannins needed to ensure that the wine ends up being long-lived. The pressed wine. The result for pressing the grapes is not used to make M. Chapoutier Hermitage de Le Méal Rouge since it would give it an unwanted herbaceous and astringent character. Lastly it is aged in new and fresh barrels for about 14-18 months.
M. Chapoutier Hermitage de Le Méal Rouge has a great storage potential. Depending on the vintage, if it has been stored in optimal conditions, it can be consumed even up to 75 years after the harvest.
Real reviews from customers who have purchased this product
M. Chapoutier Hermitage de Le Méal Rouge 2015 has aromas of violet flowers and ripe fruit, and smoky touches. On the palate it has powerful tannins but is velvety. There are also memories of blackberry jam together with balsamic and spicy touches.
Maison M. Chapoutier is a French winery and nègociant located in the Rhone region, Tain-l'Hermitage. The wines of Maison M. Chapoutier are top-of-the-range, which have a great value and attention for wine lovers. Its elaborations are the fusion of history, values, selection of plots, biodynamica and, of course, its terroirs.