Paul Jaboulet Aine le Chevalier de Sterimberg 2014

Paul Jaboulet Aine le Chevalier de Sterimberg 2014

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Named after the knight Gaspard de Sterimberg, who settled in Hermitage and built the iconic stone chapel that sits atop the hill.
Biodynamically farmed ‰ÛÒ 70% Marsanne, 30% Roussanne
From 4 sections on the Hermitage hill:Rocoule (small limestone galets roulÌ©s ‰ÛÒ adds minerality to the wine)
Maison Blanche (mostly clay with some of the limestone galets roulÌ©s ‰ÛÒ adds structure)
La Croix (fine sand)
Les Murets (classic clay/limestone)
60+ year old vines
Aged in 55% French oak (5% new), 25% older demi-muids, and 20% small concrete eggs

PRODUCERåÊDomaine Paul Jaboulet Aine
REGIONåÊRhone (Northern)
VARIETYåÊBlend - Rhone
TASTING NOTESåÊPowerful and fragrant nose of peaches, white flowers and lemongrass. The taste of minerals in inescapable, allowing this broad-shouldered Hermitage Blanc to linger gently on the palate. Bright, energetic, and lip-smackingly delicious.

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