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Saint-Joseph Les Granits Chapoutier 2005

  • Yellow fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:White
  • Biodynamics
  • 13% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Rich

Un saint-joseph qui, grâce aux sols granitiques, est doté d'une belle minéralité et gagnera des notes miellées avec un vieillissement en cave. Mais si la patience n'est pas de mise, optez-pour un mariage avec des clovisses farcies. More info

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 very stained label, 1 very marked label
  • Country/Region: Rhône
  • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Joseph
  • Producer/Owner: Chapoutier
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Saint-Joseph Les Granits Chapoutier serve at a temperature of 12°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Blanquette de saumon, Caviar daubergines, Clovisses farcies.

  • Vintage score: 19/20
  • Lot presentation
    Saint-Joseph Les Granits Chapoutier

    Cuvée presentation

    The vineyard of Saint-Joseph and its "vin de Mauves" was famous in the 19th century until the tsar empire. Two sites were already legendary: the hillside of Saint-Epine and the hillside of Saint-Joseph, the current location of a plot belonging to Maison Chapoutier."Les Granits" is a 100% Syrah cuvée, made from the oldest stock of this variety, on poor and stony granite soils. The grapes are harvested by hand at very high maturity and then ferment slowly in small concrete vats. The wine is then aged in barrels for 14 to 18 months, in new containers or those which have been used for one or two wines. The Maison will only use free run wine during the process. With its beautiful deep garnet colour, Les Granits is refined and elegant, marked by candied notes (ripe black fruit) and roasting. On the palate, smoky and peppery notes emerge with aromas of liquorice on the finish. This wine is characterised by very good balance, taut tannins and it lingers remarkably well.

    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 into-neck
    • Label: 1 very stained label, 1 very marked label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Rhône
    • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Joseph
    • Producer/Owner: Chapoutier
    • Vintage: 2005
    • Color: White
    • Service temperature: 12°
    • Viticulture: Biodynamics 
    • Size (in ha): 240
    • Intensity: Rich
    • Dominant aroma: Yellow fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 100% Marsanne
    Saint-Joseph Les Granits Chapoutier
    Saint-Joseph Les Granits Chapoutier

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    Saint-Joseph Les Granits Chapoutier 2005

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