This straddles the Old and New worlds, offering lots of fresh, juicy cherry and black plum fruit against a spicy, ferrous background. It's as intense as the fuchsia-ringed color suggests, a Crozes for roast game.
A genuine Crozes-Hermitage to be enjoyed over with full-bodied dishes such as veal stew or a New York steak.
"This is nicely built, with dark currant and plum sauce flavors laced with sweet tapenade, all offset by a bright streak of cherry pit on the finish. More floral and acid-driven than most Crozes."
"Saturated ruby. Cherry and blackberry on the pungent, floral-accented nose. Juicy and precise, offering lively black raspberry and bitter cherry flavors and building smokiness. Finishes bright and long, with resonating pepper and floral notes and very good cut."
International Wine Cellar
"Balanced and succulent, this has a clean earthiness that brings extra savor to the black raspberry fruit. It's complete and lasting with a bewitching violet note, a Crozes to drink this winter with pork roast or to hold for another eight to ten years."
Wine & Spirits