M-RD99-1090

M. CHAPOUTIER CROZES HERMITAGE "LES VARONNIERS" (ORGANIC) MAGNUM 1999

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  • VINTAGE: 1999

    GRAPE: Syrah

    ORIGIN: France - Rhone Valley

    TASTE PROFILE: Opulent Red - Round & Fleshy

    DELICIOUS WITH: Foie gras Crayfish,lobster Fish, poultry in sauces White meats Goat's cheese,blue cheese Spicy dishes and curry

    SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 to 18°C

    IDEAL FOR: Dinner, Romantic dinner, Special occasion, Impress

    SIZE: 1.5

    EXPERT RATINGS: 88 -RP

    THE STORY: Grape variety Syrah. The average age of the vines (more than 60 years old) is a guarantee of an exceptional quality product. Soil Chlorite and ferruginous mica-schists blending in loess depressions and earth veins. The plot producing this wine is located on the border of the “Côte Blonde”. Harvest Hand-harvesting at maturity. Winemaking The grapes are entirely destemmed and vinified in concrete tank. Daily pumping over ensure a good extraction of the colour and tannins. The temperature of vinification does not exceed 32°C. Only the free-run juice is used. Maturing Entirely aged in oak casks (225 liters), with a proportion of new ones between 14 and 18 months.

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