Jean-Luc Colombo Hermitage Le Rouet (1999)
Production Area: Granite soil prevalent in the excellent vineyards "Le Méal" and "Les Greffieux" in the Northern Rhône Valley.
Grape Varieties: 97% Syrah, 3% Marsanne
Vinification: A classic fermentation process includes complete de-stemming followed by long maceration. The wine is aged in new oak barrels for 18 months.
Description:Color - Deep red color
Bouquet - Elegant aromas of red fruit, chocolate and spices along with well-balanced tannins. Taste - A wine with good structure and a long finish. This wine will improve with age. Serving Suggestions: A genuine Hermitage to be enjoyed with game or roasts.
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