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Date Printed: 9/21/2014
Delas St. Esprit Cotes du Rhone Rouge 1998
Delas St. Esprit Cotes du Rhone Rouge 1998
(search item no. 13849)

PRICE ON 9/21/2014: $12.49

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 85 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The "Cuvée Saint-Esprit" shows off the strength and pepperness of the Syrah grape. The colour is deep garnet red and has intense red berry aromas. It is an exceptional full-bodied wine with fine tannins.
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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.