|New York Vintners||USD 100.00 $100.00 750ml|
|La Route du Vin||
M. Chapoutier Red Rhone Blend Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2003
"The outstanding 2003 Cote Rotie Les Becasses (100% Syrah) represents only<br/>33% of the normal production. Concentrated black fruits combine with notions of<br/>olive paste, earth, and pepper in this dense, medium to full-bodied, rich,<br/>velvety-textured 2003. Drink it over the next 10-12 years. Drink 2004-2016.<br/>90-92/100 points. (Robert Parker - Wine Advocate - Dec-2004)<br/><br/>
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.
Deep and dark, this is powerful stuff. Dark fruit is quickly replaced by mint, aniceed and tar and the finish goes on forever. It isn't cheap but its a very nice glass.
Good wine for someone who likes bigger and more interesting wines.
I just had half a bottle of this with my Sunday lunch, we found it in the wine rack and thought well if its off then we will open something else. It was delicious.so if you have a bottle of this it's now 2013 and it's still good 10 years on providing its been stored correctly.
Food Pairings for M. Chapoutier Red Rhone Blend Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Potato & Leek Gratin Recipe
Roasted Winter Vegetables with a Maple-Ginger Glaze Recipe
Roasted Medley of Winter Roots Recipe
- Show more recipes
Sicilian Vegetable Lasagna Recipe
Stir-Fried Noodles with Beef & Vegetables Recipe
Potato Salad with Green Beans, Artichokes, Red Peppers & Olives Recipe
Artichoke Risotto with Lemon & Parsley Recipe
Butternut Squash Risotto with Bacon & Sage Recipe
Roasted Butternut Squash & Caramelized Onion Casserole Recipe
Best Wine Deals
Cantine Aurora Dolce Stilnovo RossoRated
Duplin Winery Muscadine Christmas EveWishlisted
Cantine Aurora Red Blend Dolce Stilnovo Rosso (2005)Listed
Wine you would not drink again (given a choice)Replied
Turley Pesenti Vineyard Zinfandel Usa Turley (2008)Wishlisted
Making Sense of French Letters & NumbersCommented
Taylor Fladgate Late Bottled Vintage Port (2009)Wishlisted
Gran Malbec de Angeles-Bodega Viña de Angeles Vino Tinto-Lujan de Cuyo-Malbec-14 Meses En Barricas (1924)Rated