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 : Red
Cuvée "Mise en Bouche"
Vintage : 2018
Hervest dates : September 5 to 18, 2018
Grape variety : 100 % Syrah
ABV : 13.5°
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 (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 violet highlights, deep and intense

Nose : Powerful with black cherry, spices such as grey pepper lixed with liquorice hints

Palate : Aple, generous and fleshy mouth with delicate and smoothed tannins

Pairing : This wine will be perfect with strong flavours such as grilled beef tournedos served with potatoes cooked in duck fat. A lamb tagine stewed with prunes. And also, would pair well with a strong and delicate cheese such as a matured « Tomme de Savoie au marc de raisin ».
Laying down : 1 to 5 years

History of the vintage