Ermitage Le Meal Rouge 2016 Chapoutier

€ 179,00 (ex Vat)
216,59 (in Vat)
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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Chapoutier
Vintage 2016
Country France
Region Rhone
Grape Syrah/Shiraz
Volume 0,75
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect
Stock 2

Professional reviews

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Parker (97)

Attractively bright and fresh on the nose, the 2016 Ermitage le Meal is full-bodied yet creamy and supple in feel. Because of its greater level of ripeness, Chapoutier explains that it's aged in 50% demi-muids to lessen the oak influence, and indeed the wine isn't cedary at all. Espresso and mocha shadings give a savory cast to the bold blackberry fruit, while the texture turns to pure velvet on the long finish.

Winespectator / James Suckling (97)

My pick of the Chapoutier litter, this has excelled in 2016. Focused, lemon and lime-peel aromas, as well as peaches, apple blossom and wet stones. The palate offers a scintillatingly intense and concentrated array of citrus and stone fruit. Full of power and very long with great acidity. A real thrill. From organically grown grapes.

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