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Crozes Hermitage 'Terre d'Eclat', Domaine de la Ville Rouge, Rhone Valley

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Crozes Hermitage 'Terre d'Eclat', Domaine de la Ville Rouge, Rhone Valley

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Tasting Note

Lovely and vibrant Syrah character with a substantial and dense palate and great, well sustained flavour and length. Fine tannins and loads of potential for development . Northern Rhone Syrah at its best expression.

Producer Note

This family Domaine, located right at the heart of Crozes-Hermitage, was set up in 2006. It is run by Edgar and Jocelyne Girard and their son Sebastien. They produce top quality wines by combining traditional winemaking techniques and modern technology. The wines are produced organically with minimal sulphur. Their wines are certified organic from the 2012 vintage.

Vineyard

Old vines of more than 35 years cultivated organically

Winemaking

The wines are produced organically with a 4-day cold soak prior to controlled fermentation and minimal sulphur use. The juice is extracted naturally without pressing at warm temperatures. A long maceration followed by maturation in oak for 12 months.

Serving Suggestion

Poultry, red meats and cheese.

Grape

Syrah 100%

Producer:  Domaine de la Ville Rouge
Grape Varieties:  Syrah
Optimum Drinking:  Within 8 years
Wine Style:  Vibrant robust and spicy Syrah
Alcohol by Volume:  13%
Closure:  Natural Cork
Country:  France
Style / Colour:  Red

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