White 2021


Crozes Hermitage White 2021

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Wine growing Estate : Emmanuel Darnaud
21 Rue du stade
26600 La Roche de Glun (Drôme - Vallée du Rhône Nord - France)
Appellation : Crozes-Hermitage
Colour : White
Vintage : 2021
Hervest dates :
September 18, 2021
Grape variety : 100 % Marsanne
ABV : 13°
Terroir :
Rolled pebbles located at Pont-de-l’Isère and loess on granitic sands in Crozes-Hermitage village.
Age of vines :
Pont-de-l’Isère vines : amount 25 years old. Crozes-Hermitage vines : more 50 years old.
Farming method :
Ploughed soils, manual grape picking. In BIO – HVE conversion.
Winemaking / ageing :
Soft extraction of the juices (pneumatic pressoir), ageing in oak barrels (during 12 months).
Wine tasting :
Color : This wine has a pale golden colour, shiny with silver highlights.

Nose : The nose is characterised by delicate aromas of stone fruits such as white peach, mirabelle plum as well as a floral touch evoking the acacia flower.

Palate : Supple and round, it develops some notes of mirabelle plum, peach and grilled almond. A hint of bitterness at the end of the mouth offers a nice relief and length.

Pairing : This full-bodied wine is ideal for refreshing dishes such as a pan-seared cod, topped with a dill cream sauce, a carpaccio of trout with a nice olive oil, roasted guinea fowl supreme with a Thai-style garnish (ginger, soy, lemon grass).
Laying down :
Drink now or within 3 to 4 years. Serve between 8 and 10 °C.

History of the vintage