M. Chapoutier Ermitage "De L'Orée"

M. Chapoutier Ermitage "De L'Orée" 2014

Brilliant gold in color, this wine features a rich mineral aroma with notes of white fruit, dried apricot and apple compote. The well-balanced body offers juicy fruit flavors and a fresh acidity leading to vanilla and wood flavors on the finish.

Style:
Balanced, Rich
Flavor:
Apple Compote, White Fruit, Mineral, Vanilla, Wood
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Hermitage
Grapes
Marsanne
Alcohol Percentage
14.00%
Fermentation
Hand harvested at advanced maturity. After pressing, the must is cold racked for 24 hours. About 50% is vinified in new oak, the rest in vats.
Aging
Before bottling, the maturation in casks is checked by frequent tastings. Organoleptic tests are carried out to determine how long the wine should remain in casks prior to bottling. Aging on lees with regular stirring during six months.