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Chapoutier shows 2012s, calls for Côte Rôtie classification
3 Jun 2013 by Jancis Robinson
Michel Chapoutier is one of those wine producers who, like Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon, just love to talk. This makes them perfect as quote machines for us wine writers. (In fact our colleague Linda Murphy said she had to put a cap on the number of Grahm quotes allowed when she was wine editor of the San Francisco Chronicle.) He was in London recently to present the latest vintage of his single-vineyard wines and was keen to stress it was not all about him, noisy as he is. 'What's important, especially in the vineyard, is the Tim', I thought he said gnomically, before realising he meant 'team'. He loves being...

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