Chapoutier, Bila-Haut Occultum Lapidem 750ml 2017

France, Languedoc
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SKU
Chapoutier_Bila-HautOccultumLapidem_750ml_2017
R295

Critic Score

91-93
WA

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Tasting notes:
'The 2017 Côtes de Roussillon Villages Latour de France Occultum Lapidem is a step up from the Les Vignes bottling, drawn from just the one commune of Latour de France. A 60-40 blend of Grenache and Syrah, aged mostly in concrete, it offers up bright aromas of cherries and blueberries. It's medium to full-bodied, with a creamy mid-palate and supple tannins, then turns peppery on the long, silky finish.’ – Wine Advocate, 91-93/100

Alc: 14%

About Chapoutier:
Michel Chapoutier is the ultimate overachiever. Not only do his thrilling single-vineyard wines set the benchmark for the entire Rhône Valley, but he also produces some of the best value wines on the planet. With a 200-year history, wines from all corners of the Rhône and supreme quality throughout, Michel Chapoutier is the king of the Rhône Valley. Organic and biodynamic farming principles, together with traditional winemaking in top appellations, produce structured wines with long ageing potential. The wines tend to be generous, but each one speaks of its terroir and shows immaculate balance.
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Alcohol 14%
Variety Blend
Blend information 60% Grenache and 40% Syrah
Rating WA 91-93
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