2019 St Joseph 'Les Granits' Rouge, M. Chapoutier
Available En Primeur
"Dense purple-hued, with a meaty, powerful bouquet of blackberry liqueur, acacia flowers, licorice, crushed stone, and pepper, the 2019 Saint Joseph Les Granits is another brilliant example from this vineyard that I'd be happy to have in the cellar. Medium to full-bodied and concentrated, with sweet tannins and a dense, structured mouthfeel, it's going to require 4-5 years of bottle age" 94-96pts, Jeb Dunnuck
It is hard to know where to start when discussing Michel Chapoutier. He is without question one of the world's greatest winemaking forces and though he holds vineyards around the world, it is back home in the Northern Rhone where the shining epogees of his art burn brightest. His Selection Parcellaires which showcase the greatest terroirs under his ownership are simply awe-inspiring. I have to say Robert Parker got it so right when he said "Michel Chapoutier has through his genius, the faith of his convictions and backbreaking attention to detail in his vineyards and in the winery ...become a beacon of inspiration and quality for the entire world. In short, every wine consumer in the world should admire his accomplishments. We urge you to experience here his exceptional 2019 releases.
En Primeur - This wine is available En Primeur. The price shown is not inclusive of UK duty and VAT, which will be payable at the prevailing rate upon delivery from bond. Wines will be shipped by spring 2022 and we'll contact you once they've arrived. You will have the option to take delivery, or keep your wine in professional storage.
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