A delightful single variety Syrah grown and produced organically in the Rhone Valley.
Domaine des Lises Equinox Crozes- Hermitage 2016
3 in stock
3 in stock
Domaine des Lises is located very near the village of Beaumont-Monteux in the most southeasterly part of the Crozes Hermitage appellation in a lieu-dit called les Pichéres. Planted in the 1980s and 1990s, the vineyard was in a delapidated state when Maxime Graillot first acquired it. It ha subsequently been convertted to aworking organically with manual harvesting and restricted low yields. Maxime Graillot learnt his skills from his father, Alain Graillot, the man who put Crozes-Hermitage on the map for elegant wines.
Produced from 100% Syrah, the crops are destemmed, then cooled for 3-5 days prior to fermentation. Vinification is for 3 weeks then Barrel aged for 12-18 months in use Burgundy barrels, one third, 1 year old the remainder 3 – 5 years old. Deep red colour with fantastic aromas of blackberry, vanilla with an earthy character the palate is rich and full with again, blackberries, vanilla with a hint of aniseed and a long persistant spicy finish.
This wine needs a lovely Steak or Beef Casserole Dish or a Mature Blue Cheese.