Mise en Bouche Red
Domaine Emmanuel Darnaud - Crozes Hermitage
Red,Crozes Hermitage
100% Syrah
Emmanuel Darnaud started his domaine in 2001 with just 1.3 hectares of vines but now has 15 hectares, all in Crozes-Hermitage.Since 2010 , the vineyard has been enriched with a new appellation : 1.7 ha of St Joseph . His painstaking work in the vineyard and regard for the fruit in the vinification process have ensured his place amongst the “big boys” with his first 2001 vintage. The quality of his wines has earned him great praise in French and international revues, as well as a place in many Michelin-starred restaurants. "If you like dark, rich, smoky-styled Syrah, this is a domaine for you to try."J. Molesworth.
Northern Côtes du Rhône, on the East bank of the Rhone river. The climate is continental with a Mediterranean influence. Glacial alluviums of smooth pebbles. Vines : 10 to 35 years - 0.30 acres - Yield : 35 Hl/Ha.
The grapes are harvested by hand, destemmed, then cold macerated and fermented in open concrete vats . Maturing in barrels, 1/3 of which are new.
Tasting notes
Dark red with a powerful nose of very ripe cherry and a hint of black olive paste. A very luscious expressive wine to savor and enjoy on all occasions.
Food pairing
Grilled meat such as kid, cold cuts and mild cheeses.
Aging potential
4 years.
Grape varieties
100% Syrah
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
202291 Jeb Dunnuck
202291 Jeb Dunnuck
Previous rating
202190 Wine Spectator
202091-89 Wine Advocate
202091-93 Jeb Dunnuck
Black raspberries, hints of cassis, pepper, and spring flowers, as well as a beautiful sense of minerality, all emerge from Damaud's 2022 Crozes-Hermitage Mise En Bouche, a medium-bodied, pure, elegant effort that has fine tannins and a great finish. It shows the ripe yet focused, fresher style of the vintage beautifully and will keep through 2032.
Jeb Dunnuck
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195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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