White 2019

Crozes Hermitage White 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 :

Vintage :

Hervest dates :
September 10, 2019

Grape variety :
100 % Marsanne


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

Winemaking / ageing :
Soft extraction of the juices (pneumatic pressoir), maturation and ageing in oak barrels (during 11 months)

Wine tasting : Color : Beautiful golden colour with bright and brilliant highlights

Nose : The nose is rich and open. Notes of ripe apricot, of nectarine, of soft spices and a floral touch

Palate : Fleshy and full-bodied. The dense and fruity substance offers a touch of freshness at the end. A wine of character

Pairing : This wine has a fair and generous flesh that calls for tasty cuisine, simmered and worked such as : veal or fish blanquette / roasted sea bream fillet served with celery purée / trout tartare served with pieces of Granny Smith apple or with green lemon to bring a fresh contrast to this wine / a fresh goat cheese with a nice olive oil and black pepper (like « cervelle des canuts »)

Laying down :
Wine to be drunk within 5 years

History of the vintage

Crozes Hermitage White Vintage 2015
Crozes Hermitage White Vintage 2014