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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Bernard Faurie

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Hermitage

Grape Variety:

Syrah

Hermitage, 2019

Tasting Note:

Every year we taste a few of Bernard's blends including his two best vineyards, on paper at least, the Meal and Bessard. But it is this one, Meal Bessard and Greffieux that consistently comes out on top and the one which we always end up shipping. Made the traditional way, whole bunch fermentation, gentle extraction and aged in used demi muid casks, this is a violet-scented Hermitage of purity, depth and energy.

Discover Rhône

France’s wine growing “Rhone Valley” in reality covers two very distinct wine growing regions, separated by a vine-free gap of approximately 30 miles. Whilst the A.O.C. Cotes de Rhone can in theory come from both the North and the South, in practice the two zones produce remarkably distinct wines. ...

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