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Alain Graillot, La Guiraude, Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône, 2010

La Guiraude

Score

86
  • Grape Variety: Syrah
  • Drink: 2012 - 2018

Manufacturer:

Alain Graillot

Stephen Brook

Tasting: Crozes-Hermitage 2010

Slightly herbaceous nose but has some finesse. Touch of mocha. Medium-bodied, sleek, quite concentrated, peppery. It’s stylish rather than weighty and seems quite forward. Pungent finish, a touch dry.

Simon Field MW

Tasting: Crozes-Hermitage 2010

Smoke, polished leather aromas plus morello cherry and pebble stone. . It’s stylish rather than weighty with pepper and soft spice underpinning the black fruit core.

John Livingstone-Learmonth

Tasting: Crozes-Hermitage 2010

Smoke, polished leather airs, rather vibrant black fruit, prune present in nose, a meaty depth, too. Palate holds good running fruit, black berries with a stiffening of texture from flinty, fine grain tannins late on. Crisp finale. Grills avec.

Details

Wine name: La Guiraude
Wine classification: AC
Wine alcohol content: 13%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2010
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: France
Region: Rhône
Subregion: Crozes-Hermitage

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