"Bright and focused shiraz with berry, asphalt and basil-leaf aromas and flavors. Medium to full body. Firm and polished tannins and a flavorful finish. Shows tightness and focus. Soft texture. Drink now or hold. Screw cap."
In the Rhone Valley, or through the most beautiful regions of France and the world, the Maison M. CHAPOUTIER lets the terroir express itself.
complex nose of black fruits (cheery, blackberry) with hints of tobacco (havana cigar).
aromas of black fruits and liquorice with supple and delicate tannins.
Sommelier's advice: Grilled meat
Grapes are harvested at maturity avoiding over maturation.
Red podzolic soils overlying on a soil of ironic schists and quartz.
Grapes are destemmed and fermented in concrete or stainless steel tanks. A long maceration (from 3 to 5 weeks) and a gentle work on the marc allow the extraction of fine and elegant tannins.
The wine is aged in French oak barrels for 12 months. A small proportion of the wine is aged in tanks to preserve the freshness of the flavours.