Domaine Gilles Robin

2010 Crozes Hermitage Cuvée

Syrah

France: Rhône

Offer Expired:Nov 18, 2012 at 11:59 pm
$44.00
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Mission Briefing

Codename:

South of Lyon

This wine is a little shy, at first, and shows a short finish if you drink it upon opening. After the wine has had a chance to breathe, however, it really opens up and reveals more fruit and minerality.

Today’s 2010 Crozes Hermitage is a bright, rustic, terroir-driven Rhône with a fine structure, unique flavors on the palate and a clean finish. Pair this wine with a hard cheese plate, a grilled Portobello sandwich or a savory herbed pork.

Enjoy this 92 point wine now, or lay a few bottles down for the next few years.

Tasting Profile

Look:

Dark garnet from the heart, right out to a fine clear ring at the edge of the glass. Skinny, tightly-spaced legs move very slowly down the glass.

Smell:

Strawberry, black cherry, subtle nutty vanilla, boysenberry and sweet cedar take the lead. As the wine opens up, it reveals far more fruit, including blackberry

Taste:

Bright wild strawberry, Bing cherry and dried cranberry give way intriguing salty wet rock, dusty bramble bush, cranberry, espresso bean and subtle copper.

Finish:

Allow this wine to breathe before you enjoy it and it will reward you with a very long finish. Fruits fade slowly, gradually giving way to earth and mineral components.

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Offer Expired:Nov 18, 2012 at 11:59 pm
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