Crozes Hermitage RED Cuvée Mise en bouche 2018

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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 :

Cuvée "Mise en Bouche"

Vintage :

Hervest dates :
September 10 to 20, 2019

Grape variety :
100 % Syrah


Terroir :
Rolled pebbles

Age of vines : Amount 25 years old

Farming method :
Ploughed soils, manual grape-picking

Winemaking / ageing :
All parcels are separately matured and aged (concrete vats for about 15 days) (concrete or stainless steel vats). There is a part of the whole harvest on this vintage

Wine testing : Color : Beautiful purple colour with ruby highlights. Bright and brilliant

Nose : Open and underlined by red fruit such as currant or blackcurrant berries. A spicy tip also appears

Palate : Ample and generous. Tannins are present and are revealed under a refreshing bitterness at the end. A nice length in the palate

Pairing : The flesh and the structure of this wine call for a tasty cuisine of character such as : Kidney roasted in juice served with a few cherries and mashed potatoes / grilled piece of beef, such as flank steak or a thick beef tab served with a few turnips roasted in butter / cheese such as Epoisse, Brillat-Savarin or an old Mimolette

Laying down :
This wine can be drunk as of today after it has breathed in a decanter or can also be stored between 5 and 10 years

History of the vintage