M. Chapoutier Banyuls (500ml) dessert wine

December 19, 2011
M. Chapoutier Banyuls (500ml) dessert wine

Deep garnet to acacia depending on the age. Aromas of dried fruits, red fruits and cocoa, with roasted coffee appearing with the years. Very powerful, long length in mouth, the fruits and the chocolate are the major aromas of this very long ageing wine.

Price: ¥265

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M. Chapoutier Chateauneuf-du-Pape La Bernardine: Wine Man Pick

April 19, 2012
M. Chapoutier Chateauneuf-du-pape La Bernardine

intense crimson-red with deep purple reflections, displaying complex and subtle aromas of blackcurrant and plum followed by roasted coffee and cinnamon, cherry, morello cherry. On the palate it opens into spicy, liquorice and fruity aromas.

Price: ¥682

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M. Chapoutier Cotes Du Rhone Belleruche AOC: Wine Man Pick

November 22, 2011
M. Chapoutier Cotes-du-Rhone Belleruche AOC

It is a great coup for us to get access to this wine at last and a great privilege to now offer it for sale on this site. Garnet red. Red fruit aromas, mainly Morello cherries. Well-structured, with sustained tannins. Perfect with pizza, pork and lamb dishes.

Price: ¥165

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M. Chapoutier Crozes Hermitage la Petite Ruche Rouge: Wine Man Pick

November 16, 2011
M. Chapoutier Crozes Hermitage la Petite Ruche Rouge

Michel Chapoutier is to The Southern Rhone, what Joseph Drouhin is in Burgundy: a class act negotiant. In this wine we have a deep purple red colour. The nose has lifted aromas of red fruits, blackcurrant and raspberry. The palate is fresh and round tasting with a finish of stewed fruits all served up with finesse.

Price: ¥293

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M. Chapoutier Crozes-Ermitage Les Varonniers Rouge: Wine Man Pick

December 2, 2011
M. Chapoutier Crozes-Ermitage Les Varonniers Rouge

Current Vintage: 2012. France’s Northern Rhone where the mighty wines are still affordable; just and rumoured not to be so for much longer. Deep garnet. Red fruit & blackcurrant dominate, followed by aromas of violet. Generous, powerful tannins; finish of stewed fruits & vanilla; fresh & fruity. 95-97 pts: Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate. (Also; 1999 & 2001for a few more Yuan…).

Price: ¥983

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M. Chapoutier Gigondas Red: Wine Man Pick

November 17, 2011
M. Chapoutier Gigondas Red

Southern Rhone Monster wine with all the world class credentials of an Olympic Athlete. Ruby colour. Elegant and powerful nose, aromas of strawberry jam, and pepper. The attack is floral, tannic and spicy. Reviews and Scores: Vintage 2006, 91/100 , Wine Spectator

Price: ¥489

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M. Chapoutier Hermitage Chante-Alouette Biodynamic : It’s Back!

December 6, 2011
M. Chapoutier Hermitage Chante-Alouette Biodynamic

Appearance: Brilliant and green golden. Aroma: Complex and subtle, aromas of quince, walnut, honey, ginger, acacia with a hint of lime blossom. Taste: Frank attack, without harshness, final taste of almond; very elegant and good length.

Price: ¥905

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