Chapoutier Sélections Parcellaires 2010
19 May 2011 by Jancis Robinson
See also Chapoutier the Quotemaster . The Quotemaster Michel Chapoutier was in London last week to present, as usual, his latest, embryonic Sélections Parcellaires - this time 2010s - from the Rhône. Put 'Chapoutier Alsace' in the tasting notes search box to see my notes on his recently released 2009 Alsace wines - a new venture including some Sélections Parcellaires. I wondered why, when all other Rhône producers keep their wines firmly under wraps until at least the autumn of the year after harvest, Chapoutier is in such a hurry to show these cask samples of his top single-vineyard bottlings, his ripostes in a way to Guigal's...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10669 articles (two new most days) and 99598 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson