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Rhone Valley

Chapoutier - Ermitage - De l'Orée - Blanc - 2020


Country / Region: Rhône Valley

Vintage: 2020

Name: AOP Ermitage

Grape variety: 100% Marsanne

Alcohol: 14 vol.

Color: White

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 : 95/100


100% Marsanne from Les Murets, the 2020 white Ermitage De L'Orée is an exemplary white wine, with aromas of summer fruits, peach, melon and apricot, with a hint of pebbles and smoke. Rich and expressive, with a very elegant palate and skilfully elevated body, it has vibrant, balanced juice and a long, savory, bitter finish. Rated 95/100 by Parker.


Hand harvested, 50% of the wine is vinified in demi-muids, with regular stirring of the lees, then in vats for the rest of the harvest.
Aged on lees for 6 months and then 4 more months before bottling.

Organic and Biodynamic wine, certified by Demeter.


Bright, light golden yellow.


Summer scents of peach, melon and apricot.


Tasty and well-balanced, this wine with an elegant profile releases a juice with a rich and expressive finish


Serve between 10 and 12°C.

Food and wine pairing:

Sweetbreads with cream sauce, roast poultry with truffles, Breton lobster casserole, filet of sole à la Normande.

Cellar aging:

From now until 2035, and even more for enthusiasts.

Michel Chapoutier is the undisputed star of the Rhone Valley. An outstanding ambassador and precursor of biodynamic viticulture, driven by a vision of great wine, this instinctive winemaker is recognized worldwide; his wines are 100% consistent, delivering the most accomplished expressions of their respective terroirs vintage after vintage. 

In particular, on the Hermitage terroir, his favorite place, where he produces outstanding parcel-based wines in biodynamic viticulture. These wines are the epitome of complexity and refinement and are designed for years of aging.