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2021 Crozes-Hermitage Les Pitchounettes Rouge

2021 Crozes-Hermitage Les Pitchounettes Rouge

Vendor
Domaine Les 4 Vents
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$300 / 6-Pack
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Type: Red

Vintage: 2021

Grape variety: Syrah

Country: France

Appellation: Crozes-Hermitage (Northern Rhône) 

From a careful selection of young vines grown on sandy-silty alluvial clay soils with a lot of surface river stones and pebbles. The yields are very low, typically around 30 hl/ha and the harvest is done by hand. Fermented for 2 to 3 weeks with very little intervention, only one cap-punching and some pumping-over. The wine then matures for 8 months in stainless steel tanks.

As sisters Lucie and Nancy are committed to low intervention winemaking, only a tiny bit of sulfur is added right before bottling.

This is a very fresh wine oozing red fruits and well-integrated elegant tannins.