M. Chapoutier - Crozes Hermitage "Petite Ruche" 2014
Ref : 472787
Bottle 75 cL
i.e. 23.90 € / liter
6 product(s) sold since yesterday
- Keeping level A déguster jusqu'en 2020
- Service temperature 15°
Our food and wine pairings
- Soft cheese
Our oenologists' opinion
Fruity and light
Its dark garnet color offers an open and distinctive nose of stewed fruit and licorice with a floral edge. On the palate, this wine is fine, soft, melted and frank.
Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.
Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.
Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.
Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.
Do you know ?
This vineyard was created in the 13th century under the Regency of Blanche of Castile by a knight returning from the Albigensian crusade. At the time of Louis XIII, the path along the Rhone, in the highlands of Tain l'Hermitage between the rocks and the river’s waters, required the Lords to get out of the carriage and cross while being carried in a chair. The country’s wine growers, who were smart traders, took advantage of this by offering them a few pitchers of their wine. The king himself took advantage of this promotion.
Domain and appellation
The name Chapoutier has been known in the Rhone Valley since 1808. Polydor Chapoutier was the first to buy vines, going from the status of a domaine winemaker to grower and then negociant. Since 1990, Michel Chapoutier has held the reins of the estate.
- Vinification: Vinification occurs in cement vats with one remontage per day. Vatting lasts from 2 to 3 weeks after fermentation. The wine is then matured in vats before being bottled.
- Syrah : 100%