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 : White
Vintage : 2019
Hervest dates : September 10, 2019
Grape variety : 100 % Marsanne
ABV : 13.5°
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