Domaine du Colombier Crozes Hermitage 2012

Product code: 4COL10B2012

This is a succulent, juicy and crunchy Syrah with lovely smoky brambly fruit. Fleshy and ripe palate with silky tannins and excellent freshness and purity.

  • Country:France
  • Region:Rhone
  • Sub Region:Domaine Du Colombier
  • Vintage:2012
  • ABV:13.5%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Syrah, Grenache

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 9

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Product guide note

The grapes used to make this wine are Syrah, which is also known as Shiraz. This is typical of wine made with Syrah as it has very spicy, rich, dark fruit flavours and aromas.

Food match

Barbecued meats, Meaty pasta dishes, Slow cooked lamb

Production information

Producer: Domaine du Colombier

The wines of Domaine du Colombier tell the tale of terroir in the Northern Rhone as well as anybody. With 13ha of Syrah in Crozes, 1.81ha of vines just over the appellation border in Hermitage, and 1.9ha of Marsanne for the white. Winemaker Florent Viale produces concentrated yet zippy wines that unmistakably reveal the soil and climatic traits of each area.

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Production note

The grapes are crushed, de-stemmed and fermented on their skins in stainless steel and cement tanks. After fermentation around half of the blend is aged in large, old 600 litre demi-muid casks. No new oak is used.

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