M. Chapoutier Côte-Rôtie "Les Bécasses"

M. Chapoutier Côte-Rôtie "Les Bécasses" 2007

Deep purple-red in color, this wine has a raspberry aroma with hints of violet and a touch of olive, tapenade and rosemary. The full-flavored, deep body offers notes of wood, spice and vanilla, with a delicate earthy note on the finish.

Style:
Balanced, Complex, Dry, Earthy, Medium-bodied
Flavor:
Raspberry, Rosemary, Spice, Olive Tapenade, Vanilla
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Cote Rotie
Grapes
Syrah
Alcohol Percentage
13.00%
Fermentation
The grapes ferment in open wooden vats after partial or total destemming, depending on the year. Two daily treadings ensure a good extraction of the colour and of the tannins. The temperature of fermentation does not exceed 32°C. Fermentation lasts from 15 to 18 days depending on the vintage.
Aging
Maturing can begin after vinification. It takes place in oak casks, of which one third is new.This wine is unfiltered and unfined.