Chapoutier Vin de Paille Hermitage Blanc (half-bottle) 1996

Rhone White Blends from Rhone, France

Price: $96.99
Item No. 15363
  • WS94
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1995
  • RP97

Winemaker's Notes

Only 2,500 half-bottles of this extraordinary, nectar-like wine were produced. It exhibits an orange marmalade, honeyed corn, super-sweet richness that is almost too intense to have with dessert. The 1996 possess slightly better acidity. This wine will last 50+ years.

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No name is more closely associated with the greatness of the Rhone valley than M. Chapoutier. The history of the Chapoutier family stretches back to the early nineteenth century when current owner Michel Chapoutier"s great-, great-, great-grandfather Marius purchased an estate and some vineyards in the now famous village of Tain l"Hermitage in the Northern Rhone Valley. Marius...

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Learn About Other Rhône

Other appellations of the Rhône include: in the North – St-Péray, Chateau Grillet; in the South – Lirac, Côtes du Ventoux, Côtes du Tricastin, Rasteau

Learn About Rhone White Blends

White Rhone blends consist of two or more white grapes from its namesake region. This includes Viognier, Rousanne, Marsanne and Grenache Blanc. Other white grapes may be included in miniscule amounts, but the above four are the principles. In the Rhone, Viognier is typically alone in the Northern Rhone and absent in the Southern Rhone, although, in the north, 20% of the variety...

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The wine shows a superb, golden yellow color with a beautiful luminosity and a fine and persistent mousse. The nose ...
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