Hermitage Red 2014

Hermitage Red 2014

Hermitage

Perfect with beef ribs, grilled meats and cheese.

Manually harvested with 50% destemmed grapes and 50% whole cluster then fermented for 3 weeks in temperature controlled vats. The aging period is 18 months in barrels of 600 liters (demi-muids), 1/3 of them are new oak.

 

Varietal

Syrah 100%

Average age of 60 years

Soils

Granite, brown sand, sandy and coarse gravel. La Diognières: pebbles on the low terrace (lithosol)

Robe

Deep purple color

Nose

Very aromatic and complex nose. Wild black fruits with roasted notes

Palate

Fleshy palate, well structured, abundant and silky tannins. Very long final with a hint of liquorice

Serve

16-18°C

Potential aging

10 years and much much more

Yields

38 hl/ha – 1,6 ha

Alcohol

13,5°

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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Northern Rhône