This merchant house in the Rhône has a long history and is also one of the main proprietors of Hermitage vineyards. Michel Chapoutier took over the family firm in 1988, since then, the quality has exploded and this is now one of the top handful of producers in France. Fully biodynamic, they produce a very wide range of wines all of excellent quality, with the jewels being the Hermitages La Mordorée and Le Pavillon and the Sélections Parcellaires, limited single vineyard bottlings that are the ultimate expressin of terroir.