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Maison Chapoutier - Les Vignes de Bila-Haut Rouge 2017

Information

  • Country: France
  • Wine Region: Languedoc-Roussillon
  • Wine Maker: Michel Chapoutier
  • Grape: Shiraz Grenache
  • Grape Percentage: 50% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 10% Carignan
  • Alcohol Percentage: 14.5%
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
Food Matching

Food Matching

A good all-purpose red, this is versatile when it comes to food and works well with meat and meaty fish in most preparations. Michel Roux, in his book Matching Food and Wine: Classic and Not So Classic Combinations, suggests a match of rare peppered tuna with ginger and sesame dressing.

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Wine tasting notes

The Cotes du Roussillon Villages Bila Haut is deep garnet red. Aromas of black cherry. This wine is fleshy, well-structured.The wine had the heat and wildness of the Roussillon area.

Winery Information

Maison Chapoutier

The Chapoutier family have been making wine in the Rh̫ne Valley since 1808. Michel Chapoutier took over the family business in 1990 from his Grandfather to create wines which really began to speak of their origin. Michel sees himself as a 'wine-grower, wine-maker and a wine-lover', all of which have allowed M.Chapoutier to become one of the most recognised and awarded biodynamic wine producers in the world. A continual creator and innovator, M.Chapoutier now has vineyards around the world,.. read more

Expert Reviews

Vinification Notes

The plots are located on the slopes of the high Agly Valley. They are composed of gneiss and schist from the Devonian Period. The crop is hand-harvested and entirely destemmed. The extraction is only performed by punching of the cap. The maceration lasts from 2 to 4 weeks according to daily tastings. Maturing: The wine is aged in vats.