The white of the Northern Rhone offer up just as much intrigue as the reds! Alain Graillot's 2018 white Crozes-Hermitage is a deliciously pulpy and layered white Rhone that we're more than glad to be able to offer once again. The wine is made from a blend of 80% Marsanne and 20% Roussanne, whole-bunch pressed and naturally fermented in 600-litre demi-muid. The fruit comes from a small 2.7-hectare plot on the deep alluvial soils of Pont-de-l'Isère. Maxime compensates the richness of fruit, in pa
There's Crozes and then there's Crozes - Franck Faugier has made a cracker! Stunning Syrah 🍇 Perfume violets, draws you in with the depth and length of aroma. Beautiful integration finely spiced, with a earthy, seasoned wood from grape not oak rhubarb red fruit. Heart shape complete, beautifully weighted and sophisticated. Excellent drinking. Long fine delicious.
Honest wines made by farmers of stone fruit & grapes with bloody good palates
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The Evolution of Graillot's Wine Continues to give us ever more entrancing vino to devour! “Spice-driven dark berry, cherry, peony and licorice aromas are sharpened by a zesty mineral flourish. Fleshy blackberry and bitter cherry flavors turn sweeter with air and pick up a smoky nuance on the back half. Shows fine definition and energy and finishes spicy and quite long, displaying gently chewy tannins and a resonating floral quality.”
Josh Raynolds, Vinous