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2018 Chante-Alouette Hermitage, Chapoutier

 

We are delighted to offer the new release of one of our favourite white wines... Michel Chapoutier’s superb white Hermitage; his 2018 ‘Chante-Alouette’.  The Hermitage Hill is most famous for its red wines, however the whites are genuinely brilliant but still remain somewhat under the radar. 
 

'it’s an incredible white Hermitage that’s not far from the famed single vineyard releases'

Jeb Dunnuck

 

 

This beauty is made from 100% Marsanne grapes that are hand-harvested from three different vineyards: Le Méal, Les Murets and Chante-Alouette.  Michel Chapoutier chooses not to use Roussanne in the blend believing it to age too quickly.  At just £35 per bottle, it is an absolute bargain!

My advice would be to load up on this gem of a wine now… our price is significantly below any of our market competitors, so you will need to be quick!

 

 2018 Chante-Alouette Hermitage, Chapoutier @ £210 per 6

Best price in the market!
 

Always a classic Hermitage Blanc, the 2019 Hermitage Chante-Alouette Blanc is all Marsanne that comes mostly from vines just above the Le Méal lieu-dit, but also from the upper part of the Les Murets. A rich, medium to full-bodied beauty, it has classic Hermitage minerality as well as smoking good notes of buttered peach, quince, woodsmoke, crushed stone, and a touch of spice. It shows even more minerality on the palate and is balanced, with ample mid-palate depth and a great finish. This young, concentrated, vibrant Hermitage Blanc can be drunk over the coming 20-25 years or more. Drink 2020-2046.

94pt, Jeb Dunnuck
 

 

 

 


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