Cuilleron Crozes-Hermitage Lieu-Dit-Les-Châssis
WHY WE LOVE IT
- Cuilleron Crozes-Hermitage Lieu-Dit-Les-Châssis is f a single-plot cuvée from the locality “Les Châssis” on a renowned terroir.
- The soils are stony Quaternary alluvium.
- It is best to keep this wine for 5 to 6 years before tasting.
Varietal Composition: 100% Syrah
Elaboration: Cuilleron vinifies their different plots separately to allow the typicity of each terroir to be expressed. The wines thus obtained were then blended in order to give each vintage its own identity.
Tasting Notes: The color is a deep and intense red. The nose is complex and powerful with notes of spices and licorice. The palate is round, delicious and powerful, the tannins are spicy and subtle.
Cuilleron Estates is a producer in the northern Rhône. The estate has been in the Cuilleron family for three generations, but it is the estate’s current owner and winemaker, Yves Cuilleron, who has expanded the size, scope, and scale of the vineyard, land holdings, and winery.