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Cave de Tain, Fine Fleur, Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône, 2010

Fine Fleur

Score

83
  • Grape Variety: Syrah
  • Drink: 2012 - 2016

Manufacturer:

Cave de Tain

Stephen Brook

Tasting: Crozes-Hermitage 2010

Smoky black fruits nose, quite toasty. Medium-bodied, certainly ripe, but has edgy acidity. This is gawky and less sophisticated than the nose, and fades on the finish. A bit weedy.

Simon Field MW

Tasting: Crozes-Hermitage 2010

Attractive nose, floral and fruity in equal measure, with a spicy backdrop; palate is harmonious with generous sweet fruit, strident tannins and an assertive finish.

John Livingstone-Learmonth

Tasting: Crozes-Hermitage 2010

Plump style aroma which is not on full form today, has potential, comes with a soft spicing. The palate delivers mature red stone fruit with sealed, gummy tannins attached. This is close to its summit, even if nose is not very open – the matter is a little baked. Ends with some firmness.

Details

Wine name: Fine Fleur
Wine classification: AC
Wine alcohol content: 12.5%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2010
Price: £14.99
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: France
Region: Rhône
Subregion: Crozes-Hermitage

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