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2008 Chapoutier Hermitage Blanc Chante-Alouette

This is 100% Marsanne from Chapoutier – the emblematic Rhone producer. We opened this wine and put it in a decanter in a fridge where it rested for almost 2 hours.

2008 Chapoutier Hermitage Blanc Chante-Alouette

Deep gold color. This wine has a really complex nose that changed its aromatics constantly with each glass we sipped. Rich and intense aromas that resembles initially a Mosel Rielsing with pineapple, quince, pear and peach, then shifting to fresher aromas of orange and tangerine peel, ripe lime, melon and vanilla, with depth given by the complex Asian spices that always stay in the background. Full bodied, ripe and creamy on the palate, this has incredible richness and balance, with medium acidity. The Asian spice mixed with fresh tropical yellow fruits shows unbelievable concentration. Long finish and lingering flavors. This is a stunning wine. 13.5% alc (93/100)

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