Cuvée "Mise en Bouche" 2013


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Estate : Emmanuel Darnaud
21 Rue du stade
26600 La Roche de Glun (Drôme - Vallée du Rhône Nord - France)
Appellation : Crozes-Hermitage
Colour : Red
Cuvée : "Mise en Bouche"
Vintage : 2014
Grape variety : 100 % Syrah
ABV: 13°
Terrain : Glacial alluvia composed of rounded stones
Age of vines : Less than 25 years
Cultivation : Worked soils, manual picking
Winemaking / maturing : The production from each parcel is kept separate for fermentation (wooden or concrete vats for 15 days) and maturing (50% in wooden conical vats and 50% in third- to sixth-use wooden "barriques”, duration roughly 12 months)
Tasting : Colour : Crimson with slightly bluish glints

Nose : Sound and generous. Fresh blackcurrant, cloves, and a spike of violet

Palate : Rounded and juicy. The fine tannins and intense fruitiness of this wine make for a dynamic, fresh, luxurious palate

Goes with : This wine’s honesty calls for simple, tasty dishes : Minute steak with shallots, Spiced duck rillettes ; Grilled lamb chops : Sautéed spleen with garlic
Laying down : 1-5 years

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