M. CHAPOUTIER Hermitage "Monier de la Sizeranne" 2001
Wine Region: Rhone Valley - France Grape: Syrah
Tasting notes: The nose has aromas of red fruit (raspberry, blackcurrant), with a hint of liquorice. Good attack, round and elegant wine with concentrated and gentle tannins. The final is on blackcurrant, raspberry and spicy (pepper) aromas when it is young.
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: (88-91)/100
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