2006 - Hermitage Blanc Vin de Paille M Chapoutier
10A6HVPBCH3 _ 2006 - Hermitage Blanc Vin de Paille M Chapoutier - 3x37.5cl
Colour
White
Producer
M. Chapoutier
Region
Hermitage
Grape
Marsanne
Drinking
2008 - 2040
Case size
3x37.5cl
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2006 HERMITAGE BLANC VIN DE PAILLE M CHAPOUTIER - 3x37.5cl

Colour
White
Producer
M. Chapoutier
Region
Hermitage
Grape
Marsanne
Drinking
2008 - 2040
Case size
3x37.5cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £238.02 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • RP

    Robert Parker,
    Score: 95

    Two exceptional sweet wines are Chapoutier’s Vin de Paille l’Ermite. Both the 2006 and 2007 reveal nearly unreal richness with over 150 grams of residual sugar, marmalade, honeyed fig, prune, and exotic candied fruit notes, and full-bodied, unctuously-textured personalities. It is difficult to say which is better at present, but both are capable of lasting 100 or more years.

Producer

M. Chapoutier

The name Chapoutier has been present in the Rhône Valley since 1808. In 1879, the distant ancestor Polydor Chapoutier was the first to begin to buy vines, thus moving from the status of wine-grower of an estate to that of a viticulturist, a wine producer and a businessman. Seven generations later, we find Michel, forty something, with a real passion for the expression of soils, at the head of this exceptional vineyard. This young, determined man has succeeded in combining the past with daring and creativity. Michel took the domaine entirely biodynamic and eschews the use of cultured yeasts. His favoured approach is to avoid the use of press wine.

Region

Hermitage

Hermitage is a region that produces both red and white wines. Its famous red is made from 100% Syrah while the white is produced from Marsanne and/or Roussanne. A sweeter and very rare white wine is also produced from grapes that have been dried on straw before being pressed. A slighter warmer micro-climate enables Hermitage's red wines to have more ripeness and structure than Côte Rôtie which adds additional power and longevity. As a result, they are usually the most ‘masculine' styled reds in all of the northern Rhône.