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Ermitage Rouge le Pavillon Michel Chapoutier 1998

Winemaker's Notes:

"The 1998 Ermitage Le Pavillon flirts with perfection ... again. Revealinga striking bouquet of violets, blackberries, smoke, licorice, and minerals, itis luxuriously rich, full-bodied, and layered on the palate. It is a wine witha finish that lasts beyond a minute. Remarkably, yields were a mere 10hectoliters per hectare. There is plenty of tannin in the finish, but it isripe and well-integrated. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2050." 98/100points (Robert Parker - Wine Advocate - Feb-2001)

M. Chapoutier:
The name CHAPOUTIER is 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. The pioneering spirit was already present in the family.

Member Reviews for Ermitage Rouge le Pavillon Michel Chapoutier

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Snooth User: Sparks123x
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1.00 5
11/06/2009

very disapointing price quality ratio. i do not recommend it...


External Reviews for Ermitage Rouge le Pavillon Michel Chapoutier

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Gorgeous aromas of berry currant and exotic spices especially cinnamon. Medium- to full-bodied with layers of silky tannins and ripe berry and raspberry on the palate. An outstanding Margaux... Wine Spectator.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

The 1998 Margaux s color is a dense ruby/purple. The wine is tannic and austere but elegant with notes of asphalt blackberries acacia flowers and sweet toasty oak... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

Aromas of red licorice berry and cherry. Medium-bodied with fine tannins and a fine silky finish. Slightly hollow center palate. Best after 2005. Wine Spectator.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Medium ruby. Cool floral aromas of red berries violet cocoa powder graphite and spicy oak along with a whiff of smoked meat. Juicy sharply delineated and austere; a classic adamantly dry claret with superb intensity and grip. This is beginning to close up unlike the 99. But really expands on the very long perfumed finish. Tannins are dusty but even. 92(+?) points Stephen Tanzers IWC.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/13/2011

Aromas of red licorice, berry and cherry. Medium-bodied, with fine tannins and a fine, silky finish. Slightly hollow center palate. Best after 2005. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1998 Margaux, Pavillon Rouge du Chateau 750ml



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"The 1998 Ermitage Le Pavillon flirts with perfection ... again. Revealinga striking bouquet of violets, blackberries, smoke, licorice, and minerals, itis luxuriously rich, full-bodied, and layered on the palate. It is a wine witha finish that lasts beyond a minute. Remarkably, yields were a mere 10hectoliters per hectare. There is plenty of tannin in the finish, but it isripe and well-integrated. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2050." 98/100points (Robert Parker - Wine Advocate - Feb-2001)

Wine Specs:

Sugar: 0.80 g/l grams per liter

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