Ce crozes-hermitage, remarquablement élaboré, allie ampleur et finesse. Il accompagnera vos grillades et viandes en sauce. More info
The harvest is fully destemmed and alcoholic and malolactic fermentation takes place in open concrete vats. A small part will be aged in oak pièces and the rest in vats. The cuvée des Launes delivers fruity aromas of blackcurrant, plum and violet notes. The palate is characterised by roundness, tannins that are still present and a pleasant length.
Founded in 1835, Maison Delas Frères is a part of a very exclusive circle of the finest producers in the Rhône Valley in terms of both quality and variety of appellations. The domaine was bought by Champagne Deutz in 1977 and then by Maison Roederer in 1993 but the spirit of the wines remains unchanged and faithful to their terroir. In 1996 Fabrice Rosset (Champagne Deutz) was appointed to manage the domaine and soon realised the great potential of the vineyard. He hired Jacques Grange, a young oenologue who had already proved his worth at some of the finest Rhône domaines. Thanks to him, the quality of wines at Delas has improved hugely and the domaine has invested accordingly: the winery has been entirely refurbished and 7,000 feet of vines have been replanted. It spans 30 hectares of which 10 are in Hermitage, 18 in Crozes-Hermitage and 2 in Saint-Joseph. Delas Frères is also a negoçiant and offers wines from other appellations.
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