Crozes Hermitage "Granite et Galets" 2014 - Dauvergne Ranvier

Wines from Crozes Hermitage are made exclusively of Syrah, the star grape of the Northern Rhône Valley and are usually fruity and subtle. This cuvée by Dauvergne-Ranvier is the perfect ambassador of this well-known appellation: nose of pepper and black cherry; round and delicate palate with supple tannins and a long fresh finish. A very elegant and feminine red that will charm anyone. Definitely one of our favourites Crozes Hermitage!

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Good wines from Crozes Hermitage are usually fruity and subtle, and this one is no exception. With a peppery nose made of black cherry aromas, it is very round and delicate on the palate with supple tannins and a long finish. A very elegant and feminine red that will charm anyone. Definitely one of our favourites.
 
Wine Characteristics Tasting and cellaring
Producer Dauvergne Ranvier Eye Ruby red
Vintage 2014 Nose  Black fruits, tart red fruits and violet
Appellation Crozes Hermitage Mouth Round and delicate on the palate with light tannins and a long finish
Area Rhône Valley Drink from Now
Colour Red Drink before 2021
Grapes 100% Syrah Open  1 hour before
Type Dry Drinking temperature 16-17°C
       
Food pairing
Perfect red wine for a roast beef followed by a cheese board
 
What experts say
About the producer:
Bettane & Desseauve: 2* (Good production)

About the wine (on the 2012 vintage):
Wine Spectator: 89
"A plump, fleshy style, with plum compote and raspberry coulis notes gliding along, carried by hints of anise and singed wood spice. Everything hangs gently on the finish."

Bettane & Desseauve: 16
"Beautiful minerality, elegant tannins, a lot of intensity. Brillant."
 
And finally for the wine geeks…
Soil Terraces of red pebbles and clay and limestone
Harvest Manual
Ageing 6 months in stainless steel vats
Alcohol 12.5%

 

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Crozes Hermitage "Granite et Galets" 2014 - Dauvergne Ranvier

Crozes Hermitage "Granite et Galets" 2014 - Dauvergne Ranvier

Wines from Crozes Hermitage are made exclusively of Syrah, the star grape of the Northern Rhône Valley and are usually fruity and subtle. This cuvée by Dauvergne-Ranvier is the perfect ambassador of this well-known appellation: nose of pepper and black cherry; round and delicate palate with supple tannins and a long fresh finish. A very elegant and feminine red that will charm anyone. Definitely one of our favourites Crozes Hermitage!

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