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M. Chapoutier Bila-Haut Occultum Lapidem 2016 Wine Review

M. Chapoutier Bila-Haut Occultum Lapidem 2016

M. Chapoutier Bila-Haut Occultum Lapidem 2016

Côtes Du Roussillon-Villages Latour-De-France, Roussillon A.C., France

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $26.95

Drink: 2019-2026

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: M. Chapoutier

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 95/100

Produced by M. Chapoutier Occultum Lapidem is 50% Syrah, 40% Grenache, 5% each of Carignan and Mourvèdre full-bodied red blend. Wow! Excellent with ripe blueberry, cassis, earthy florals, savoury herbs and a white pepper finish. Tannins are grippy. Decant one hour if pouring now or hold in cellar for three years. Pair with a grilled Porterhouse steak.

Food pairings: filet mignon, slow-roasted baron of beef, rib steak.

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This M. Chapoutier Bila-Haut Occultum Lapidem 2016 was reviewed on May 6, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

The intense purple-black colour hints at the aromatic and flavour concentration to come. Powerful nose with earthy funk and loads of black cherry, plum, black pepper, and an inkling of floral. Palate similar in style and potency while adding notes of iodine, medicinal, and smoke. Chewy tannins with big body and acid. Built to last. Not for the faint of heart. Blue rare steak au poivre anyone?
M. Chapoutier's Bila-Haut Occultum Lapidem 2016 is big and rich, full-bodied with ripe black currant, savoury spice, white pepper and earthy flavours on the palate. Not for the faint of heart for this Syrah, Grenache, Carignan and Mourvèdre red wine blend. Enjoy now and for the next five years. Pair with a filet mignon. - Community Wine Reviews

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