A magnum of Lune d'Argent 2018 for free with your next order with the code* - SUMMER22 | Buy now *Offer valid on orders over £255, cannot be combined with other ongoing offers and does not include en primeur wines. Valid only once per customer.
RP
92-94
M. Chapoutier : Les Varonniers 2020

M. Chapoutier : Les Varonniers 2020

Selection Parcellaire -  - - Red
Product details
£222.00 Ex duty & VAT
£37.00 / Unit
Demeter Biodynamic winesOrganic
I have chosen my quantity and/or format
  • lock100% Secure Payment
  • checkbox confirmGuaranteed provenance
All Vintages of this wine
ID card of
M. Chapoutier : Les Varonniers 2020

A complex and powerful Crozes-Ermitage red wine

The estate

Established since 1808 in Tain-L'Hermitage, M. Chapoutier is an elite reference among fine Rhône Valley wines today.

Winemaker and wine merchant, Michel Chapoutier has successfully brought this family-owned business to the very top. The wines by Maison Chapoutier are renowned by the finest connoisseurs from all around the world for their refinement and high quality. A man of many talents, Michel Chapoutier holds the world record for 100/100 scores awarded by the American critic, Robert Parker. Mathilde, Michel Chapoutier's daughter, has taken over the running of this iconic house, which has over 350 hectares of vineyards in the most prestigious appellations of the northern and southern Rhône Valley region.

The vineyard

Les Varonniers 2021 by M. Chapoutier is a Crozes-Ermitage wine made from old Syrah vines. The vines are planted on south-west facing granite slopes at the top of the Hermitage hill.

Vinification and ageing

Vinification in small concrete tanks. Vatting time for almost one month. Exclusive use of the run-off wine. Aged for 14 to 18 months in oak barrels, a percentage of which are new.

The blend

Syrah (100%).

M. Chapoutier’s Les Varonniers 2020: Characteristics and tasting tips

The tasting

Colour

The colour is a beautiful dark garnet.

Nose

The nose mixes fruity fragrances (red fruits, blackcurrant and raspberry) with delicious liquorice notes.

Palate

The palate is seduced by this wine’s density and powerful tannins. The finish is persistent with jammy and vanilla aromas.

Storage

Mr Chapoutier's 2020 Les Varonniers can be cellared until 2095.

1.9.0