Crozes Hermitage 2018
Ref : 485605
Bottle 75 cL
i.e. 18 € / liter
1 product(s) sold since yesterday
- Keeping level 2024
- Service temperature 17°
Our food and wine pairings
- Red meats
- Strong cheese
Our oenologists' opinion
Garnet colour with a purple sheen. Clear, typical nose with violet and raspberry notes of candied red fruit. Opens with fresh spices. Fleshy attack, full and well-balanced. Straightforward lengthening on blackcurrant and herbs. Good length, clean and persistent finish.
Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.
Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.
Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.
Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.
Do you know ?
The cellar of Tain received the praises of famous American wine taster Robert Parker, who classified it among the most beautiful wine cooperatives France.
Domain and appellation
Cave de Tain
Founded in 1933 by Louis Gambert de Loche, the Cave de Tain benefits from the expertise of 300 wine-growers. They produce wines designated as Hermitage, Crozes Hermitage, Saint Joseph, Cornas and Saint Péray on more than 1 000 hectares. They also produce local wines.
- Terroir: The plots selected for this red Crozes-Hermitage are based on granite soils, and alluvium of outwashed soils. La Cave de Tain produced over 50% of this AOC.
- Viticulture: The yields of its lands are limited so as to ensure optimum ripeness of the grapes.
- Vinification: This red is produced exclusively from Syrah. Fully destemmed, the harvest undergoes a pre-fermentation cold maceration. This wine is partially aged in French oak barrels.
- Syrah : 100%