Wine Region: Rhone Valley - France Grape: Marsanne
Tasting notes: The nose opens up with notes of crushed stone and matches combined with slightly caramelised yellow stone fruit. The wine is velvety smooth on entry and mouthwatering and very approachable on the palate. A remarkably pure and promising version of this grand cru.
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 Ratings: The Wine Advocate: 93/100
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