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Cave de Tain Crozes-Hermitage Blanc ‘Les Hauts d’Eole’

New Import
$47.50
$40.00 / unit (case of 6)
Country / Region: France
Vineyard: Cave de Tain
Varietal: Marsanne, Rousanne
Vintage: 2012

Rich, vanilla, and spicy Marsanne & Rousanne blended white from northern Rhone Crozes-Hermitage AOC

Tasting Note

70% Marsanne, 30% Rousanne 

Crozes-Hermitage AOC

Made from the best individual plots in the Crozes-Hermitage region, named for the Greek god of Wind that produces the loess soils.  Fermented in French oak, traditional lees stirring, barrel aged for 10 months.  Rich golden colour, expressive nose of vanilla, spice & cream. Fat palate with concentrated peach, pear and toast.

About Cave de Tain

Cave de Tain is a Co-Operative producer based in the town of Tain L’Hermitage – the wine centre of the Northern Rhone Region, and based at the foot of the infamous ‘Hermitage’ hill.  Cave de Tain is the largest producer of AOC quality Syrah in Europe, formed in 1933 to combine the strengths of dozens of individual growers in the region.  

 

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