King of the Hill

Michel Chapoutier has put his Rhône winery at the pinnacle of quality, even as he expands an international portfolio
James Molesworth
Issue: November 30, 2012

The irrepressible Michel Chapoutier powers ahead in the Northern Rhône Valley, crafting some of the region’s best reds and whites. From his base on the hill of Hermitage, the spiritual home of Syrah, he oversees a growing collection of wineries and projects throughout France and abroad. Wine Spectator's James Molesworth explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 6, 2012.

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