M. CHAPOUTIER Chateauneuf-du-Pape "Barbe Rac" 2011
Wine Region: Rhone-Valley - France
Tasting notes: Appearance: intense garnet. Nose: herbacy, spices (liquorice), chocolate, fruits (strawberry). Palate: ample, fleshy, hot and round. Outstanding density with an impressive length.
About the Winery: Michel is a seventh-generation Chapoutier winemaker at Tain-L'Hermitage, having acquired the family estate in 1990. Michel earned a reputation for producing wines that are highly representative of where they are grown, true "snapshots of the terroir."