M. CHAPOUTIER Chateauneuf-Du-Pape "Barbe Rac" 2012
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Wine Region: Rhone Valley - France Grape: Grenache
Tasting notes: The colour is intense garnet.
The wine has notes of herbacy, spices (liquorice), chocolate, fruits (strawberry). The palate is ample, fleshy, hot and round. It has an outstanding density with an impressive length.
About the winery: Michel is a seventh-generation Chapoutier winemaker at Tain-L'Hermitage, having acquired the family estate in 1990. Michel earned a reputation for producing wines that are highly representative of where they are grown, true "snapshots of the terroir."