Chapoutier - Ermitage - Pavillon - Rouge - 2019
Country / Region: Rhône Valley
Name: AOP Ermitage
Grape variety: 100% Syrah
Alcohol: 14.5 vol.
Capacity: 75 cl
House cited in the Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France 2023 (RVF)
House rated 5 stars in the Guide Bettane + Desseauve 2023
Robert Parker : 98+/100
Wine:With an impressive tannic structure, the 2019 Red Ermitage Le Pavillon unfolds a phenomenal depth that will fully develop over the next few years. It is a masterpiece of structure and perfume, which will develop admirably with time. A great wine of time and emotion. Rated 98+/100 by Parker.
Vinification:Hand harvested, 100% de-stemmed and vinified in concrete tanks, aged from 12 to 18 months in oak barrels, 30% of which are new.
Organic and Biodynamic wine, certified by Demeter.
Color:Red of beautiful intensity finely hemmed with purple.
Nose:Bouquet of slightly stewed black fruits underlined by notes of mocha, spices and black olive.
Palate:Rich and concentrated, this wine with a creamy texture has a palate of a fabulous density
Temperature:Serve between 16 and 18°C.
Food and wine pairing:Rib of beef with Bordeaux sauce, venison with Grand Veneur sauce, hare à la Royale or jugged hare.
Cellar aging:From now until 2032
Renowned winemaker, at the head of one of the most esteemed estates of the Rhone Valley region, Michel Chapoutier presides over a phenomenal collection of Crus.
Leader of the biodynamic movement in viticulture, Michel Chapoutier is one of the greatest winemakers of all time. A true craftsman, he creates great wines that represent the best qualities of their appellation.
Particularly on the Hermitage terroir, his favorite part of the region, where he makes anthology parcel wines. These terroir wines, produced biodynamically, are the height of complexity and refinement. Crafted to perfection, they have few equivalents.