M. CHAPOUTIER Cornas “Temenos” 2017

Wine Region: Rhone-Valley - France

Grape: Syrah

Tasting notes: Reducing nose with notes of graphite, black fruit jelly and bay leaf. Completed by some nuances of cedar and fig leaves. On the palate, the attack is full-bodied, the mid-palate is voluminous with velvety tannins. With a good balance between freshness and power, the aromatic palette gives pride to spices, ripe black fruits and sooty notes.

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: 92/100
Vinous: 93/100

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