M.Chapoutier, Les Meysonniers
The appellation was initially applied only to the village and surrounding area of Crozes-Hermitage, on account of the notoriety won by several parcels of vineyards selected as Hermitage A.O.C. (Controlled Appellation). It is now a well known wine. Their red Crozes-Hermitage “Les Meysonniers” comes from the vines which are at least 25 years old. The grapes are hand-harvested at maturity. This Crozes-Hermitage is vinified in a traditional way with pumping-over and treadings in concrete tanks.
Mainly aged in concrete tanks for around 12 months.
COLOUR : very intense purplish red.
NOSE : red fruits, blackcurrant and raspberry, followed by violet aromas.
MOUTH : ample and round, final of stewed fruits and vanilla.
Crozes-Hermitage, Rhone valley, France
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