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Domaine du Colombier, Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône, 2010

Domaine du Colombier

Score

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

Manufacturer:

Domaine du Colombier

Stephen Brook

Tasting: Crozes-Hermitage 2010

Oaky nose, with a hint of herbaceousness. Medium-bodied, supple, quite sleek, has some lift and charm as well as discreet tannins on the finish. Decent wine but doesn’t quite add up. A bit lazy and simple. Moderate length.

Simon Field MW

Tasting: Crozes-Hermitage 2010

Clumsy slightly reduced nose, bitter chocolate and figs thereunder; palate is broad, precious yet quite impressive, a benchmark Crozes, aware of its own limitations and also of its latent appeal; this one will appeal in the medium term.

John Livingstone-Learmonth

Tasting: Crozes-Hermitage 2010

Mocha, menthol, slight reduction on nose, pronounced ripeness oak mixed up. Scented fruit leads the palate, with a generous matter present, gives it flesh. Decant OK for this. Fruit continues well. Oak aftertaste now.

Details

Wine name: Domaine du Colombier
Wine classification: AC
Wine alcohol content: 12.5%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2010
Price: £16.25
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: France
Region: Rhône
Subregion: Crozes-Hermitage

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