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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Jean Louis Chave

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Hermitage

Grape Type:

Syrah/Shiraz

Hermitage, Farconnet, Selection, 2014

12x75cl £315.00

10 cases, 4 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Farconnet is a blend of purchased fruit from various plots on the hill including Diognieres, Greffieux and Peleat as well as some declassified domaine fruit. A Hermitage that may be on the earlier drinking side but does not lack for character. Built on freshness, this offers fresh dark berry, sap and cracked pepper character, a hint of warming liquorice spice and finishing on lifting notes of cherry and herb. De-stemmed and aged in used oak barriques for up to 18 months.

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