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Les Terriens - Crozes Hermitage Rouge

Les Terriens - Crozes Hermitage Rouge


Crozes-Hermitage Rouge

Wine Making: The harvest is completely manual, the grapes are de-stemmed and then sent to a vibrating table. They are finally sent to the vats on a conveyor belt. Maceration for 20 days in temperature-controlled conditions. Malolactic fermentation in barrels for around 9 days. Then aged in barrels for 12 months in 225L barrels and 600L 1/2 Muids. Racking and blending 6 weeks before blending

Terroir: The plots for Crozes-Hermitage Rouge is located in the heart of Drôme in Larnage with soils of lose white clay and Kaolin (a type of clay) with a continental climate with hot dry summers.

Tasting: Crozes-Hermitage lives up to its name with a ruby red appearance, intense black pepper and red fruit aromas. Les Terriens have created a medium body on taste with a white pepper start and a black cherry finish

How to Drink & Serve: To be served between 16-18°C and paires with braised lamb chops. To be consumed within the next 10 years.

Country: France

Grape: Syrah

Region: Rhone Valley

Sweetness: Dry

Year: 2015