M. ​Chapoutier

M. Chapoutier Ermitage "Le Meal" Rouge 2010
MOP2,100.00
Tax included

VINTAGE 2010

Grape variety

100% Syrah.

Soil

The wine is only produced with grapes coming from the Méal hillside.

This slope is composed of high terraces of shingles and clay.

The vines are about 50 years old.

Harvest

Hand harvesting at maturity.

Winemaking

The harvest, totally destemmed, is vinified in a small cement vat.

High temperature maceration enables a good extraction of grape potential, to obtain soft and stable tannins, compulsory to keep the wine for a very long time.

Only the free-run juice is used in this single vineyard.

Maturing

Wine is matured in new or one year old cask.

Maturing lasts between 14 and 18 months.

The clarification is natural.

Alcohol degree

13.5%

Region Rhone, France
Grape Syrah
Vintage 2010
Bottle Size 750ml
Colour Red – Bold and Structured
Alcohol Content 14%

Quantity

  • No delivery charge will apply for self pick-up.   Whereas, you may enjoy our free delivery service when your order satisfies our minimum purchase amount at MOP500. For purchase amount below MOP500, a delivery charge of MOP50.00 shall apply.  Delivery on next working day. No delivery charge will apply for self pick-up. Whereas, you may enjoy our free delivery service when your order satisfies our minimum purchase amount at MOP500. For purchase amount below MOP500, a delivery charge of MOP50.00 shall apply. Delivery on next working day.

Maison M. Chapoutier, is a winery and négociant business situated in Tain-l'Hermitage in the Rhône region in France. Chapoutier produces wine from appellations across the Rhône region, but it is typically their top Hermitage wines, both red and white, that receive the most attention and accolades. Chapoutier's wine labels are distinctive because of their inclusion of Braille writing on all labels since 1996.

Chapoutier was the first wine producer to introduce braille on its labels, starting in 1994 with the Monier de la Sizeranne Hermitage wine. By 1996 this was expanded to include all wines bottled and sold by the Chapoutier winery. Michel Chapoutier had the idea to include braille on the label after hearing his friend the singer Gilbert Montagné, who is blind, explaining on TV that he would have to take someone with him into the store in order to identify each bottle of wine. The Monier de la Sizeranne vineyard that Chapoutier now owns and makes wine from, was founded by the Sizeranne family and the first and subsequent braille printing on this wine is a tribute to that family and specifically a blind member of the family, Maurice de La Sizeranne who was the founder and president of the French Association for the Blind and also developed an abbreviated version of braille.

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