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Date Printed: 7/22/2014
Delas Les Launes Crozes Hermitage Rouge 2009
Delas Les Launes Crozes Hermitage Rouge 2009
(search item no. 108586)
boutique wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 7/22/2014: $22.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
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:

The wine has a deep garnet red color. It is fruity on the nose with strong aromas of cassis, plums and a touch of violets. The tannic structure is ample and well rounded, which assures good aging potential. It is recommended with game, grilled and rich foods.
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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.