Chapoutier, Saint-Joseph Les Granits Rouge 750ml 2016

France, Rhône
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SKU
ChapoutierSaintJosephLesGranitsRouge201620082019
R1,150
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Critic Score

94
WA

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The story began with Michel Chapoutier, a unique man with a thirst for knowledge, definitely one of a kind. Michel is openminded and always willing to learn. He seeks to discover and reflect the full potential of his terroirs and let the soils express their true character. That which gives the wines their signature style. This now forms the basis of the M. CHAPOUTIER ethos and their team strives to reveal the very best of what the soils have to offer.

For M. CHAPOUTIER, the vintage is left as is: no processes such as chaptalisation, the addition of yeast or acidifying agents which would impinge on the unexpected by-products of a capricious climate. Michel Chapoutier says as much: ‘Vintage is truth, not bluff. In a way, correcting a vintage is tantamount to telling a lie. It would be so much more honest to make a wine without vintage’.

Tasting notes:
'Grown on the east-facing portion of Tournon's lieu-dit Saint-Joseph, the 2016 Saint-Joseph Les Granits is an expressive and wild blend of espresso, black olive, crushed stone and grilled meat. Medium to full-bodied, it's saline and savory, with a rich, silky-textured finish that lingers on the palate. Really impressive stuff.' – Wine Advocate, 94/100

More Information
Bottle Size 750ml
Style Red
Country France
Rating WA 94
Drink To Long-term cellar
Price R1,150.00
Producer Chapoutier
Region Rhône
Variety Shiraz / Syrah
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