Chapoutier   Ermitage le Meal

2016 Ermitage le Meal

By Chapoutier

2016 Ermitage le Meal from Chapoutier, Rhone

Immersing oneself in the 2016 Ermitage le Meal by Chapoutier is akin to taking a journey through a rich tapestry of the Rhone valley's history. Recognized among connoisseurs as one of the most esteemed releases from this notable producer, the 2016 vintage shines brightly with an intricate mosaic of character that enhances its investment potential.

 

Earthy notes, entwined with smooth elegance

What sets the 2016 vintage apart is a signature balance of power and finesse. Offering intense, aromas of pure ripe fruit nicely combined with smoke and flint, the bouquet simply entices. Each sip reveals a full-bodied palate where generous tannins are tamed by undeniable freshness - a testament to Chapoutier's accomplished winemaking techniques.

Syrah reflects the fine terroir from which it stems brilliantly in this 2016 Ermitage le Meal, summoning a softness that manifests in rewarding layers when given time in the glass or decanter.

 

The Vintage worth investing in

The year 2016 was indeed a fascinating year for the Rhone region - weather conditions posed challenging scenarios, yet nature rewarded patient vine growers with exceptional harvests. The result? A vintage displaying robust structure and incredible ageing potential, making it one of the most coveted wine investment opportunities of recent times.

Investors in this formidable vintage realize that it offers not just enjoyment but considerable potential for growth over time. For those keen on securing their investments in liquid form, Chapoutier's 2016 Ermitage Le Meal stands at the apex of promising yields.

Whether one chooses to enjoy its opulent flavours now or to cellar it for its future worth, it's undeniable that the 2016 Ermitage le Meal from Chapoutier remains one of the most notable wines of the Rhone region.

In sum, this wine with its superior composition, encapsulates the stunning union of ideal climates, insuperable commitment to integrity in winemaking, and the age-old respect for the lands of Rhone. This triumvirate harmony not only gratifies the palate but possesses the capacity to yield admirable returns in any wine investment portfolio.

Market price (GBP)

£1,990.00

12x75cl

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