M. CHAPOUTIER Ermitage "Le Meal" 2011

Wine Region: Rhone-Valley - France

Grape: Marsanne

Tasting notes: Appearance: golden yellow, brilliant.
Nose: intense, very mineral, celery overtones, slight and well-integrated hint of wood.
Palate: ample attack, well-rounded, fine exotic freshness, roasted almond.

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."