M. Chapoutier Hermitage "Monier de la Sizeranne"

M. Chapoutier Hermitage "Monier de la Sizeranne" 2012

Dark garnet red with purple highlights, this wine offers a fruit-forward aroma with notes of raspberry and blackcurrant and a hint of licorice. The texture is round and elegant, with soft, concentrated tannins and a long fruity finish.

Style:
Balanced, Fruity
Flavor:
Blackcurrant, Licorice, Raspberry, Vanilla
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Hermitage
Grapes
Syrah
Alcohol Percentage
13.50%
Fermentation
The grapes ferment in open wooden vats after total destemming. Two daily treadings ensure a good extraction of the tannins. The temperature of fermentation varies between 26 and 32°C.
Aging
Maturation takes place in oak casks, of which one third is new. Several rackings permit a slow and natural clarification process. The wine is unfiltered and unfined.