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1996 Saint-Joseph Blanc Les Granits M. Chapoutier (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: M. Chapoutier   details
Appellation: Saint-Joseph - Vallée du Rhône - France (AOC)
Type: white
Varietal: Marsanne
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: n/a
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Tasting Notes:
rated: November 15, 1998 , Wine Spectator
78 points "A bit herbal despite the ripe fruit. Lacks a bit of harmony, turning tart on the bitter finish. (PM)"
rated: February 14, 1999 , Robert Parker
93 points "The 1996 St.-Joseph Les Granites was made from incredibly tiny yields of 10-15 hectoliters per hectare. The wine reveals a remarkable liquid mineral/orange marmalade character. This intense, medium to full-bodied, beautifully pure wine should drink well for a decade. What is so amazing about this single-vineyard wine is that it is aged in 100% new oak, but there is very little evidence of wood in the wine, a testament to its extraordinary concentration and richness." Best 1997-2010
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