B-RD96-4220-CHA

M. CHAPOUTIER Ermitage "Le Meal" 1996

Wine Region: Rhone Valley - France

Grape
: Syrah 

Tasting notes: The colour is a deep garnet red with purple lights during its youth. It has ripe fruits and smoky aromas. On the palate, we have powerful tannins, velvety, blackberry jam flavours.

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".

Expert Rating:
Wine Advocate: 95/100

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