M. Chapoutier - Crozes Hermitage La Petite Ruche 2014Fresh and Round
Available 11th Dec 2016
Country of OriginFrance
- Food MatchRed Meats
- Food MatchRoasted Dishes
- Grape TypeShiraz/Syrah
- Residual Sugar g/l1.7
- WinemakerMichel Chapoutier
Colour: Deep purple red.
Nose: Red fruits, blackcurrant and raspberry.
Palate: Fresh and round tasting with a finish of stewed fruits all in finesse.
All meats and poultry. Pork is particularly good with this wine. All cheeses.
Soil: High terraces made up of glacial alluvium with many rounded pebbles, stones and gravels.
Harvest: Hand-harvesting at peak maturity.
Vinification: Our red Crozes-Hermitage "La Petite Ruche" is vinified in cement vats with 1 daily treading. Fermentation lasts from 10 to 12 days.
Maturing: Maturing in vats. Bottling in the autumn following harvest so as to preserve the natural fruits bouquet as much as possible.