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Alain Graillot La Guiraude Crozes-Hermitage

Alain Graillot
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$74.00
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionRhone
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionCrozes-Hermitage
Drinking Window
GrapesShiraz/Syrah
Wine Description:
Alain Graillot La Guiraude Crozes-Hermitage is a highly regarded wine from the Crozes-Hermitage appellation in the Rhône Valley. Crafted by a renowned producer, this wine showcases the unique terroir of the region. The vineyard features granite and clay soils, which contribute to the wine's distinct character. The winemaking process involves careful selection of grapes and traditional techniques, resulting in a wine that beautifully expresses the essence of the Syrah grape. With its deep, rich flavors, fresh acidity, and elegant tannins, this wine embodies the classic style of Crozes-Hermitage, making it a delightful choice for wine enthusiasts seeking a refined and authentic experience.
Pros:
  • Intense and complex aromas of black fruits, spices, and herbs.
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Cons:
  • May require some aging to fully develop its potential.
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User Rating:

4.2
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4.0

Wine Expert Note:

Alain Graillot La Guiraude Crozes-Hermitage is a remarkable wine that showcases the best of the Crozes-Hermitage appellation in the Rhône Valley, France. This wine is crafted by the renowned winemaker Alain Graillot, who is known for his expertise in producing exceptional Syrah wines. In the glass, Alain Graillot La Guiraude Crozes-Hermitage displays a deep ruby color, indicating its youth and vibrancy. On the nose, it offers an enticing bouquet of ripe blackberries, black cherries, and plums, accompanied by subtle hints of black pepper and violet. These aromas create an alluring and complex aromatic profile. On the palate, this wine exhibits a medium to full body, with a velvety texture that coats the mouth. The flavors of dark fruits continue to shine, with additional notes of licorice, smoked meat, and a touch of earthiness. The well-integrated tannins provide structure and balance, while the vibrant acidity adds freshness and liveliness to the wine. Alain Graillot La Guiraude Crozes-Hermitage is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but it also has the potential to age gracefully. With its harmonious blend of fruit, spice, and savory elements, it pairs wonderfully with grilled meats, roasted vegetables, and hearty stews. This wine truly exemplifies the elegance and complexity that Crozes-Hermitage wines are known for.
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