Hermitage 2016

AOP Hermitage Red

Awards

  • 92 pts Wine Enthusiast
  • 91-94 pts Jeb Dunnuck
  • 91-93 pts Wine Advocate

Tasting

Blackcurrants, tapenade, earth and bouquet garni/bay leaf notes all emerge from the 2016 Hermitage Laurus Sélection Parcellaire, an undeniably sexy, rounded, even opulent Hermitage that has sweet tannin and impeccable balance.” Jeb Dunnuck, January 2018.

Food & wine pairings

Duck magret with cranberry sauce
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Detailed information

Vintage

From winter to harvest, the climatic conditions were ideal for this 2016 vintage. The health of the grapes was excellent. Harvested in September between 14th and 20th, this vintage reveals a perfect balance. 2016 resonates again this year as a very qualitative vintage.

Grape varieties

Syrah

Terroir

Plots are selected on the Eastern sector of the Hermitage hills, on alluvial terraces of the Rhone river – 200 meters high.

Winemaking

The grapes were harvested manually between September 14th and 20th. After alcoholic fermentation in a vat, the wines underwent malolactic fermentation in 275-litre oak Laurus barrels (new barrels from Burgundy and Ile de France regions). Elevage on fine lees over a period of 18 months
Productions: 720 bottles, 142 magnums, 24 jeroboams.
Bottled on May 18th, 2018.

Service

Serve at 14-16 °C – Ideal when opened 2 hours prior to serving
Optimum maturity : 2019 – 2030

Degree of alcohol

13,5% vol.
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