Tasting notes: The nose is very intense, hot shingles, toffee, very ripe, fruity lemon with floral overtones of acacia and hawthorn. The palate has a well-rounded start, full-bodied, very complex with overtones of ripe fruits, spices and roasting. Very long in the mouth, with a fresh final note.
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: 94/100
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