Crozes-Hermitage Red 2017

Crozes-Hermitage Red 2017

Crozes-Hermitage

Perfect with beef ribs, grilled meats and cheese.

Manually harvested with destemmed grapes and fermented for about 2 to 3 weeks in temperature controlled vats, with an ageing period of 12 months, 65% in oak barrels and 35% in concrete tanks.

Varietal

Syrah 100%

Average age of 35 years

Soils

Alluvions fluvioglacial

Robe

Bright color with hues of violet

Nose

Very expressive nose dominated by ripe black fruit, with a hint of spice and tobacco

Palate

Palate is straight forward and supple. The tannins are present and important with a minty final

Serve

T°16-18°C

Potential aging

2 to 10 years

Yields

38 hl/ha – 16 ha total (3 ha for this wine)

Alcohol

12,5°

Domaine du Colombier

Domaine du Colombier is owned and run by the Viale family since the end of WWI when the great-grandfather of Florent and the actual winemakers started planting one hectare of vines. Today their 1...

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