Domaine du Colombier Crozes-Hermitage Rouge AOC 2015

APPEARANCE

Deep purple colour.

NOSE

Attractive nose of black fruit, light perfume, bright, plus an earthy note.

PALATE

Charcoal, smoky intensity in the black fruit; its oak adds to it, gives it extra thrust. Smoky finish.

AGEING

The grapes are whole bunch fermented. The wine is then aged for 18 months in 30% new, French oak barrels before bottling.

PAIRING

Best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roasted, braised and grilled dishes. Also good with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms and pasta.

READINESS FOR DRINKING

Drink now or through 2025.

RATINGS

91pts Robert Parker – Wine Advocate

VARIETALS

100% old vine Syrah

VINTAGE

2015

REGION

Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône, France

DETAILS

Alcohol 12.5%

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