2003 Chapoutier Ermitage le Meal

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  • Syrah
  • 750ML
  • WA 99
  • WS 98

Reviews for 2003 Chapoutier Ermitage le Meal

WA 99
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, September 2015
The best bottle I've had, the still inky-purple 2003 Ermitage le Meal was firing on all cylinders on this occasion and was certainly a match for the 2009 and 2010. Tasting like a dry vintage port, yet with no sensation of... The best bottle I've had, the still inky-purple 2003 Ermitage le Meal was firing on all cylinders on this occasion and was certainly a match for the 2009 and 2010. Tasting like a dry vintage port, yet with no sensation of heat or alcohol, it offers an insane bouquet of cassis, cracked pepper, violets, and mint that's literally overflowing the glass. Full-bodied, uber concentrated, voluptuous and still fresh and pure, it's a heavenly example of this killer terroir that will continue to knock your socks off for another 2-3 decades. - Jeb Dunnuck
WS 98
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, May 2006
Terrific focus to this extremely dense 2003 with a massive core of raspberry and red currant fruit holding sway over mineral mocha-infused toast floral and truffle notes. Then the fruit just cascades over itself on the... Terrific focus to this extremely dense 2003 with a massive core of raspberry and red currant fruit holding sway over mineral mocha-infused toast floral and truffle notes. Then the fruit just cascades over itself on the creamy endless finish. Drink now through 2030. 300 cases made.