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Crozes-Hermitage is the Northern Rhone’s largest appellation, both in terms of acreage and in terms of production. It produces mostly red wine made from Syrah, but some white wine from Marsanne and Roussanne is made as well. The wines are also often less expensive and of lower quality than those of neighboring appellations, so it’s important to familiarize oneself with the best producers, such as Graillot and Colombier. Most Crozes-Hermitage is less ageworthy and better for early drinking than other Northern Rhone wines.
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  • Marsanne

    Avilleran, Champagne Piacentina, Ermitage, Grosse Roussette, Hermitage, Johannisberg, Marsan Belyi, Marsanne Blanche,...

  • Sémillon

    History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...

  • Ruché

    Controllata (DOC) status by presidential decree on October 22, 1987. The current DOC recognized area of production fo...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Grenache

    You’re a member of the ‘Rhône Ranger’ band. Your groupies think you’re ‘hot’, even when you're boozy and "strung out"...

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  • Domaine des Rémizières

    The Domaine des Rémizières is a family winery since three generations. A vineyard at the origin ...

  • Domaine du Murinais

    GPS coordinates - X : 45.043887 Y : 4.921471 http://www.domainedumurinais.com/

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  • Delas Freres Crozes-Hermitage les Launes 2012

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    Wow was the first thing that came to my mind and than i continued to say "wow". not too light, not too heavy, gliding across the palate with silky ease. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • Maison Nicolas Perrin Crozes-Hermitage 2013

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    Modern in nature without being anywhere near jammy, surprisingly high acidity and very light tannins. Not bad just different. I would buy it again. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher


  • Long Shadows seems like a guest chef program, but in wine.  In college, our dining program would bring in chefs from around the US about four times a year under the "Cross Country Gourmet" rubric.  There was a lottery type system with a limited number of seats, and someone would come from a resto and we'd get a decent meal on our own turf.  LS g... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Locations F1 vs F2 vs F3


  • I'm at least one person who said the merlot is best used to soften up Sangio.  It's approved for Chianti as a blender as long as it doesn't exceed 10 or 15 percent.  I can't be bothered to look up the exact number.  It's better than the bad local grapes that used to be required, although I would generally prefer that those wines be called IGT ra... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • Michel Poinard Crozes Hermitage 2012

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    Nicely fruity with good acidity and a good tannic finish. Fruitier than other French Syrah I have tasted. Nicely balanced. A winner. Improved with some air. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher


  • Alain Graillot Crozes Hermitage la Guiraude 2012

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    Dark brambly fruit, spice, green spice and pepper, young. Would like to try again in 3-5 years. Read More

    Wine review by anchca


  • I agree Mark.  Actually, I'd have been happy with some of the Italian ... was a couple of Gigondas and Crozes Hermitage that were reasonable.  Not much Washington that was in my monthly paycheque! Good choice though Al.  I ownder how it compares with the Monte Bello though?  I'm still wringing my hands...there's some 2007 Monte Bello in Victor... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines


  • Guigal E. Crozes-Hermitage 2009

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    Wine review by testuserAfterTaste


  • I have had the pleasure the last few days to taste some nice wines courtesy of a local deli offloading wines they didn't understand they had and just wanted rid of. And I know retailers do not look after wines here (I am from the UK and now live in Shanghai, via New Zealand). I tend to taste over a few days with Vacuum resealing to look for deve... Read More

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  • Yann Chave Crozes Hermitage 2012

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    Wine review by martins2002


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