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Chapoutier Belleruche Rouge 2019

Chapoutier Belleruche Rouge

2019

This red, made primarily from Grenache and Syrah grapes, melds grapes from four different districts ...

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£14.51

/ 0.75 L btl

Chapoutier Belleruche Rouge 2019

Producer

Alcohol content i

13.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2019

Review

This red, made primarily from Grenache and Syrah grapes, melds grapes from four different districts and consequently from different types of soil, which adds extra complexity to the wine overall. The grapes are harvested when ripe, completely destemmed and left to macerate for 15 days. The wine obtained appears a ruby-red colour and gives off aromas of red and black fruits, pepper and liquorice. Its structure on the palate is ample and firm, but the smoothness of its tannins makes it accessible. Mineral, and ending with a juicy finish.

Food pairing

Entrecôte with pepper sauce / Oven-cooked pork / Grilled rabbit

Tasting notes

  • ViewBright / Garnet / Clean
  • Bouquet:Red fruit / Spicy notes / Cherries / Liquorice / Fruit aromas / Black pepper
  • Mouth:Structured / Complex / Silky tannins / Tasty

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 14ºC and 16ºC

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by: Ingemar Nydahl (25/10/2020) - Vintage 2019

A star

Peppery tight and secrety taste that opens up in mouth after 2-3 sips. Really surprisingly good with a roast chicken meal. And lingering tannins to please.

by: Gerry O'Byrne (19/06/2017) - Vintage 2015

A Chapoutier par excellence

As thirty years have elapsed since I last tasted this wonderful wine, I realise the pleasure I have denied myself for so long. A wine of great elegance which is best served after slight chilling in our warm summer. It is a perfect match with barbecued meat, beef or fowl. It has to be the best value Cotes de Rhone ever.

M. Chapoutier

M. Chapoutier

The Maison Chapoutier lays claim to a family tradition which dates back to 1808, although it wasn't until Michel Chapoutier took control of the company in 1990 that its wines began to stand out, with a very extensive catalogue offering a variety of high quality products. Chapoutier is particularly well-known for its remarkable Hermitage wines; in this appellation, the Chapoutier maison owns its largest tract of wine-producing land, comprising 34 of the 115 hectares held ov...

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