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Cave de Tain Crozes-Hermitage Grand Classique

Cave de Tain
2009
2011
$101.99
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionRhone
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionCrozes-Hermitage
Drinking Window
GrapesShiraz/Syrah
Wine Description:
Cave de Tain Crozes-Hermitage Grand Classique is a premium red wine produced by Cave de Tain, a renowned winery in the Rhône Valley. The wine is made from grapes grown in the Crozes-Hermitage appellation, which is known for its diverse soils and microclimates that produce complex and nuanced wines. The vineyards are sustainably farmed and hand-harvested to ensure the highest quality fruit. The winemaking process involves traditional techniques, including fermentation in stainless steel tanks and aging in oak barrels. The resulting wine is a classic expression of Syrah, with aromas of dark fruit, spice, and earth, and a full-bodied, structured palate with firm tannins and a long finish.
Pros:
  • This wine is made from a blend of Syrah, Grenache, and Marsanne grapes, which gives it a unique and complex flavor
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Cons:
  • It can be a bit tannic, which can be overpowering for some people
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User Rating:

4.1
Sometimes Reviewed

Expert Rating:

3.8

Wine Expert Note:

This Crozes-Hermitage Grand Classique from Cave de Tain is a well-structured and balanced wine, with aromas of earthy spices, dark berries, and toasted oak. On the palate, it offers a medium-bodied profile with ripe tannins and a lingering finish. The wine has a pleasant earthiness, with notes of blackberry, currant, and cherry, and a hint of leather. Overall, this is an enjoyable and complex wine, with a great balance of power and finesse.
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