Crozes Hermitage RED Cuvée Mise en bouche 2017

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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 : Red
Cuvée "Mise en Bouche"
Vintage : 2017
Hervest dates : September 6 to 15, 2017
Grape variety : 100 % Syrah
ABV : 13°
Soil : Glacial alluvium composed of rolled pebbles
Age of vineyards : Less than 25 years
Cultivation : Ploughed soils, manual grape-picking
Winemaking/Maturing : All parcels are separately matured and aged (oak barrels or concrete vats for 15 days) (70% in wooden truncated vats and 30% in oak barrels of 2 to 5 wines during 11 months). This cuvee is made with 20% of whole crop
Wine testing : Color : Purple red with purple highlights, intense and deep

Nose : Expressive, blackcurrant fllavours, cherries, spices such as grey peppey and delicate touches of clove

Mouth : Ample and generous, bouilt on fine, delicate and subtle tannins. Structured mouth, balanced and of a fruit of great delicacy

Good with : This wine will be perfect with natural and traditional cuisine such as a nice piece of rumsteak matured and grilled served with puffed potato, or with a roasted Ris de Veau with figs, or with a nice Fourme de Montbrison
Laying down : 1 to 5 years

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