La Croix de l'Ermite `Les Chassis` Crozes Hermitage AC 2008 (6 x 750mL), FR

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Overview

Appellation: Crozes-Hermitage AC, Rhône

Unmistakably Crozes Hermitage! The palate is medium bodied and approachable with cherry and plum fruit flavours given definition and lift by bright natural acidity.

Region:
FRA - Rhône
State:
Imported
Country:
France

Winery Tasting Notes

Grape Varietal

Syrah 100%

Aroma

The nose is inviting and classically peppery supported by red berry fruit and spice.

Palate

Unmistakably Crozes Hermitage! The palate is medium bodied and approachable with cherry and plum fruit flavours given definition and lift by bright natural acidity.

Vineyard

The vineyards of Les Chassis, a plateau near the town of Tain L’Ermitage on the right bank of the Rhône river, are covered in small stones and provide particularly fragrant and powerful fruit.

Winemaking Note

Traditionally made with fruit completely de-stemmed before a long cool fermentation in small open vats, pumped over by hand daily. One half of the blend is matured in barrel with minimal stirring for six months. Bottled with minimal sulphur addition and without fining or filtration.

Vintage
2008
Region
FRA - Rhône
Grape Style
Shiraz / Syrah
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
12.5%

Winery Profile

The wines of La Croix de L’Ermite have been sourced fromlocal producers and then finished by Vincent Paris with theambition of creating modern and affordable NorthernRhône wines that possess true regional character. Finesseand elegance are key, matched by regional pepper aromasand precisely defined structures.

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