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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine du Colombier

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Crozes-Hermitage

Grape Type:

Syrah/Shiraz

Crozes Hermitage, Cuvée Gaby, 2016

Tasting Note:

Opulent and open yet with tension and chiselle structure. Flavours of plum, bramble coal-dust and brighter touches of cherry and mineral. A complex mix of fruit and savoury, hearty in structure but vivid too. A cut above other Crozes Hermitages. A very serious Crozes. A cellar blend of the best barrels that more often than not comes from a selection of old vines on the estate planted by Florent's grandfather, Gaby. Aged in oak demi muid barrels.

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