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Date Printed: 4/24/2014
Delas Les Launes Crozes Hermitage Rouge 2000
Delas Les Launes Crozes Hermitage Rouge 2000
(search item no. 54280)

PRICE ON 4/24/2014: $17.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2005 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
1999 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This 100% Syrah is a deep garnet red color. Fruity nose with strong aromas of cassis and plums and a touch of violets. Ample and well rounded, the tannic structure assures good aging potential. Recommended with game, grilled food and anything rich.

Alcohol: 12.5% by volume

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About Delas Freres:

Founded over 160 years ago, Delas Frères was acquired by Champagne Deutz in 1977.

Delas Frères cultivates vineyards on the steep granite slopes of the northern Rhône, in some of the region's most prestigious appellations. Additional grapes are supplied through long-term agreements with southern Rhone growers dedicated to providing only top quality grapes.

Crafted by winemaker Jacques Grange to epitomize finesse and elegance, recent Delas Frères vintages from the vineyards of Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Côte Rôtie, Condrieu, Côtes-du-Rhône and Côtes-du-Ventoux have won renewed praise for their intensity of flavor and excellent value.