M. Chapoutier 2016 Les Varonniers (Crozes-Hermitage)

Editors' Choice

This is a profoundly ripe, decadently concentrated expression of Syrah that straddles the lines between Crozes-Hermitage and it's more vaulted sibling, Hermitage. Plush, almost jammy black cherry and plum flavors are softened by hints of smoke, incense and clove. Velveteen in texture and wrapped in fine, pliant tannins, it's a wine that's ready now but should please well through 2026, likely longer. Anna Lee C. Iijima

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  • Alcohol
    13.5%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Importer
    Terlato Wines International
  • Date Published
    3/1/2021
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