M Chapoutier Crozes Hermitage “Petite Ruche” Syrah 2011

M ChapoutierTasting:           Date: November 6, 2013

Varietal:        Syrah 

Country:       France, Northern Rhone

Tasting Date Price:  $24.99

Rating: WS 90

Vineyard Website:

http://www.chapoutier.com/crozes-hermitage-red,la-petite-ruche,wine,13.html?selection=appellation

Northern Rhone , France  WS 90 pts.  Sandalwood& tea notes frame a core of steeped cherry, white pepper & damson plum, w/ white pepper edge thru the finish.  Drink thru 2014.  Pair w/ all meats & poultry, pork, all cheeses

WS  90 pts.  Sandalwood & tea notes frame a subtle core of steeped cherry, white pepper & damson plum, w/ a white pepper edge lingering through the finish.  Drink now through 2014.

Winemaker Notes  Intense purplish red color.  Red berries, blackcurrant & raspberry on the nose.  Fresh & round in the mouth w/ a fruit finish.  Pair w/ all meats & poultry, pork, all cheeses.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s