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 :

Cuvée "Mise en Bouche"

Vintage :

Hervest dates :
September 6 to 15, 2017

Grape variety :
100 % Syrah


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

History of the vintage