M. Chapoutier La Bernardine Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2008
The aroma is complex and subtle, blackcurrant and plum followed by roasted coffee and cinnamon and cherry.
On the palate the wine opens into spicy liquorice and fruity aromas.
A rounded, silky style, with notes of cassis, mulled cherry, shiso leaf and black tea that weave together nicely through the medium-weight, minerally finish. Deceptively long and very silky. Drink now through 2020.
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The history of the Chapoutier family stretches back to the early nineteenth century when current owner Michel Chapoutier’s great-, great-, great-grandfather Marius purchased an estate and some vineyards in the now famous village of Tain l’Hermitage in the Northern Rhône Valley. Marius Chapoutier made history in the region when he became the first grape grower there to vinify his own... View More