Red Wine

Crozes-Hermitage Graillot - 2016


Siyps score 89/100
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food pairing
  • Cured MeatCured Meat
  • Hard cheeseHard cheese
  • Red MeatRed Meat
aromas
  • AnimalAnimal
  • Red FruitsRed Fruits
  • SpicesSpices
grape

100% Syrah

productionSustainable Farming
alcohol level
13.0%
ageing potential
15 Years
style
Dry
intensity / body
Medium

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Tasting Notes

Crozes-Hermitage Graillot opens with an expression of red fruits followed by notes of leather, meat, and black olive. Full Bodied and dry attack, with aromas of red fruits, black pepper, forest floor and leather.

France

Rhône Valley

Rhone Valley is a key wine region in the south-east of France, following the Rhone river from Lyon to the Mediterranean coast. This region is divided in two parts - Northern Rhone and Southern Rhone. The first one is home to Syrah for the production of red wines while the second one mostly uses the famous Grenache - Syrah - Mourvèdre blend.

Domaine Alain Graillot

Moderate continental climate

Domaine Alain Graillot

The soils in the Rhone Valley are the result of a geological collision between the Massif Central and the Alps, creating the valley. This region can be split into two sub-regions, Northern and Southern Rhône. The granitic rocks of Northern Rhône are the consequences of volcanic activity in the Massif Central three hundred million years ago. From Vienne to Valence, granite soils and very narrow steep slopes over are making ideal the cultivation of Syrah on terraced vineyards, bordered by walls that retain the earth.

Appellation AOC Crozes-Hermitage
Vintage

2016

Producer Domaine Alain Graillot
Winemaker

Antoine and Maxime Graillot

Production

Sustainable Farming

Grape Variety

Syrah

Colour

Red

Alcohol Level

13.0%

Ageing Potential

15 Years

Aromas

Animal, Red Fruits, Spices

Food Pairing

Cured Meat, Hard cheese, Red Meat

Bottle Size

75 cl

Intensity / Body

Medium

Style

Dry

SIYPS Score

89

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