Hermitage Ermitage de l'Orée Chapoutier (no reserve) 1991 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Hermitage Ermitage de l'Orée Chapoutier (no reserve) 1991

     
  • Yellow fruit
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  • Gastronomic wine
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  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:White
  • Organic
  • 13% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Rich

An exceptional Hermitage white produced from 100-year-old Marsanne vines. It stands out for its ripe fruit aromas, its toasted and spicy notes and sublime length on the palate. More info

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 2.5cm
  • Label: 1 very slightly marked label, 1 very slightly scuffed label, 1 slightly raised cork
  • Country/Region: Rhône
  • Appellation/Wine: Hermitage
  • Producer/Owner: Chapoutier
  • More information....

Hermitage Ermitage de l'Orée Chapoutier serve at a temperature of 9°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Poissons en sauce, Petits farcis de légumes, Homard grillé.

Peak: Drink until 2025

  • Vintage score: 18/20
  • What the experts say...

    Très corsé et étonnamment riche, avec des senteurs de minéral, de fleur d'acacia, de miel et de pêcher en fleur, il se montre onctueux, épais, riche et de bonne mâche en bouche. (6/96) Robert Parker

    Lot presentation
    Hermitage Ermitage de l'Orée Chapoutier

    Cuvée presentation

    It was in the 18th century that the name of Ermitage appeared in memory of a knight who, when returning from the crusades (13th century) and tired of fighting, lived as a hermit on a hill given by Anne de Castille, Queen of Spain. He planted a vineyard there. The hermitage blanc of L'Orée is made from old vines (on average, 80 years old) with very low yield, ensuring quality production. The barrel ageing lasts just under a year, on lees with regular stirring. This exceptional white wine develops complex and subtle aromas of quince, walnut, honey and acacia with a note of linden. The creaminess of the attack gives way to a fresh and impressive finish.

    Information about domain Chapoutier

    Maison Chapoutier is without doubt one of the most prestigious names in the Rhône producing some of the finest Hermitage. The domain converted its 350 hectares of vines to biodynamic viticulture, making it the largest vineyard to adopt this method of cultivation. It has held certification since 1999. The Chapoutier savoir faire has spread to other vineyards in other winemaking regions: Provence, Beaujolais, Roussillon, Champagne, Alsace, Portugal but also Australia. In 1879, Polydor Chapoutier bought a few hectares of vines and started a negociant business. Seven generations have succeeded him, and Michel Chapoutier is currently at the helm. Since 1996, all the labels have been transcribed in braille. Chapoutier is often one of the last to harvest to ensure that grapes reach optimal maturity.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 2.5cm
    • Label: 1 very slightly marked label, 1 very slightly scuffed label, 1 slightly raised cork
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Rhône
    • Appellation/Wine: Hermitage
    • Producer/Owner: Chapoutier
    • Vintage: 1991
    • Color: White
    • Peak: Drink until 2025
    • Service temperature:
    • Viticulture: Biodynamics 
    • Size (in ha): 13
    • Volume: 43000 bottles
    • Intensity: Rich
    • Dominant aroma: Yellow fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 100% Marsanne
    Hermitage Ermitage de l'Orée Chapoutier
    Hermitage Ermitage de l'Orée Chapoutier

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    Hermitage Ermitage de l'Orée Chapoutier (no reserve) 1991

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