Top ten 2010 Crozes-Hermitage

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Its wines have always been good value within the northern Rhone, but fabulous vintages in 2009 and 2010, and a dynamic new generation mean that Crozes is more exciting than ever, says James Lawther MW. These 10 wines were the top scoring in a Decanter panel tasting of 2010 Crozes-Hermitage, published in the September 2012 with updated prices and stockists...
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Crozes Hermitage, Domaine du Murinais Les Amandiers
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Domaine du Murinais, Les Amandiers

Domaine du Murinais, Les Amandiers
Agreeable, easy-drinking: scented black fruits and prune with coffee touches later on. Solid fruit, modern and luxurious, yet with a firm tannic framework and fine balancing acidity. Impressive finish. 17.25/20pts (90+/100pts)
Price £15.50 OW Loeb
Drink 2013–2020
Alc 13%