Combat Crozes-Hermitage Rouge AOC 2017

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PRODUCT NOTE

Village
Mercurol
Location
Three parcels: foot of Mercurol, terrace of Chassison and coteau des Pends.
Soil
Clay and alluvions with galets roules.
Special features
Minimum of human intervention. Natural farming. The vines are trained on a great height of 2m to capture a maximum of light; a severe disbudding is carried out to guarantee the best aeration of the stumps and a stripping in early September optimizes the maturity of the grapes.
Production methods
Vinification at low temperatures between 20 ° and 23 ° to preserve the fruity and freshness and at the end of maceration to 27 ° -29 ° to optimize the extraction and coating of the tannins. 30 days maceration in stainless steel trocone tanks. Malolactic fermentation and breeding mainly in tanks.

TASTING NOTE

Colour
Vivid ruby
Nose
Floral violet, wild black fruit and spice
Palate
Concentrated ripe black cherry, plum and wild blackberries with white paper, olive and chocolate spices.
Length/finish
Elegant, well balanced, soft tannin and complex finish

ABV

14.00%

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