Rhone Valley

The Rhone Valley is a richly diverse wine region. Segregated into North and South, the wines are quite different, the Northern Rhone wines dominated by the Syrah and Viognier grape varieties, producing the dark structured long lived reds of Cote Rotie and Hermitage. The wines further South, are much less monolithic, epitomised by Chateauneuf du Pape where up-to thirteen grape varieties are blended to create these great wines.

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2008 Chateauneuf du Pape Barbe Rac Chapoutier (Case - 6/75cl)

This vineyard is littered with the famous ‘galets’ or pudding stones characteristic of the area, but in reality the subsoil if far more important – the quaternary terrace has a complex and varied mixture of red clay and ferruginous sand. The vines are very old (approximately 90 years old). This unique hilltop vineyard West of the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape makes some of the…

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2008 Cote Rotie Mordoree Chapoutier (Case - 6/75cl)

An old told legend, belonging to Côte-Rotie related the story of the seigneur de Maugiron who having two daughters, one blond and the other dark haired, bequeathed a hillside to each one of them. And thus were born the names of " Côte-Blonde " and " Côte-Brune. " Côte-Rotie La Mordoree is made from 100% Syrah and is located on the border of the "Côte Blonde". The soil is compos…

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2008 Ermitage Rouge L'Ermite M Chapoutier (Case - 6/75cl)

The plot is situated at the top of the Hermitage Hill, around the chapel. The elevated position of the vineyard, over 200 metres, allows long ripening at the end of the growing season. The soil of loess provides excellent drainage for rainwater. Vines are over 80 years old and are planted on poor granitic soils. LErmite traditionally produces the most elegant and aromatic Ermit…

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2008 Ermitage Rouge Les Greffieux M Chapoutier (Case - 6/75cl)

Ermitage wines possess a rich historical past, appreciated as early on as the Roman times. Alexander Dumas as well as the Tsar Nicholas II are among the many connoisseurs of this particularly highly estimated wine. The wine is made from 100% Syrah and comes from the Greffieux, situated at the foot of Hermitage hill. The soil is made up with glacial alluvial deposit terrace comp…

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