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Laurent Fayolle Les Pontaix Crozes-Hermitage 2018

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WL-LFPCH-2018

A very classy, elegant Crozes-Hermitage, drinkable now but will keep well.

 

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Laurent Fayolle took over part of his family’s estate back in 2002, when it was split up. This excellent Crozes-Hermitage comes from the steep 3.5 hectare Les Pontaix vineyard   grown on terraces overlooking the village of Crozes-Hermitage. The soil is clay over limestone and his organically farmed Syrah vines, 100%, are over 40 years old. The wine is fermented and aged in 600L oak demi-muids only 15% new, the resultant wines are unfined and unfiltered.

The result is

Laurent Fayolle took over part of his family’s estate back in 2002, when it was split up. This excellent Crozes-Hermitage comes from the steep 3.5 hectare Les Pontaix vineyard   grown on terraces overlooking the village of Crozes-Hermitage. The soil is clay over limestone and his organically farmed Syrah vines, 100%, are over 40 years old. The wine is fermented and aged in 600L oak demi-muids only 15% new, the resultant wines are unfined and unfiltered.

The result is a very classy, elegant Northern Rhône, drinkable now but will keep well.

 

 

More Information
Vintage 2018
Region Rhone
Colour / Type Red
Alcohol content 14
Bottle Size 750 ml
Maturity Drinking now but will keep well too
Organic Yes
Non-certified Organic No
Biodynamic No
Sustainable No
vegan No
Style Medium-full bodied, Complex, Dry, Long, Spicy
Grapes Syrah/Shiraz
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