M. CHAPOUTIER Cote-Rotie "La Mordoree" 2007

Wine Region: Rhone-Valley - France

Grape: Syrah

Tasting notes: It's a deep red wine with aromas of raspberry, a hint of violet, predominant spices, a touch of black olive and "tapenade". On the palate, it's ample, elegant, very well-structured and balanced.

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."

Expert Rating:
Wine Advocate: 93/100