St Joseph Rouge " Les Granits " M. Chapoutier Côte Du Rhône Divers 1997

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Springfield, MO (870 mi)
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Silky and fruity, with a core of wet earth and spicy mocha, this full-bodied wine is both fresh and rich. Chewy and crisp on the lingering finish. ... Read more

Medium ruby-red hue. Very ripe, jammy aromas have a hint of coal tar and spice. A soft attack leads to a medium body with dark fruit flavors and ri... Read more

Silky and fruity, with a core of wet earth and spicy mocha, this full-bodied wine is both fresh and rich. Chewy and crisp on the lingering finish. ... Read more

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External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
11/20/2013

Silky and fruity, with a core of wet earth and spicy mocha, this full-bodied wine is both fresh and rich. Chewy and crisp on the lingering finish. Drink now through 2005.


External Review
Source: Prime Wine & Spirits
04/10/2014

Medium ruby-red hue. Very ripe, jammy aromas have a hint of coal tar and spice. A soft attack leads to a medium body with dark fruit flavors and ripe tannins. There is more acidity that at first apparent. Drink now or later.


External Review
Source: Prime Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

Silky and fruity, with a core of wet earth and spicy mocha, this full-bodied wine is both fresh and rich. Chewy and crisp on the lingering finish. Drink now through 2005.


External Review
Source: Prime Wine & Spirits
05/23/2011

Wonderful harmony. Rich and full on the palate, showing smooth tannin structure. Lovely balance, with the clean blackberry, mint, vanilla and black pepper paving the way to a velvety finish. Drink now through 2003.


External Review
Source: Prime Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

Bright deep ruby. Blackberry, violet, tar, shoe polish and game on the nose, plus a light floral note; at once vibrant and surmuri. Superconcentrated, remarkably intense flavors of crystallized black cherry, cassis and licorice. An extremely persistent wine of noteworthy finesse, yet also one with a powerful structure for aging. One of the standouts of the vintage.


External Review
Source: Prime Wine & Spirits
05/23/2011

Chapoutier's regular cuvee of 1995 Cote Rotie offers a spicy, peppery, sweet, black-raspberry-scented nose, crisp acidity, medium body, fine ripeness, and a surprising degree of elegance. The wine is aged in small oak casks, and it should be at least excellent. Michel Chapoutier is quick to say that 1995 is one of the all-time great vintages for the northern Rhone, and in particular for Chapoutier. Yields were tiny throughout all the estate vineyards, with most of the vineyards coming in under 20 hectoliters per hectare, and some of the top vineyards harvesting under a ton of fruit per acre.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
11/20/2013

Bright deep ruby. Blackberry, violet, tar, shoe polish and game on the nose, plus a light floral note; at once vibrant and surmuri. Superconcentrated, remarkably intense flavors of crystallized black cherry, cassis and licorice. An extremely persistent wine of noteworthy finesse, yet also one with a powerful structure for aging. One of the standouts of the vintage.


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