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Paul Jaboulet 'Thalabert' Crozes-Hermitage 2015

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A brooding opaque core that pushes fully to the rim. This is a dense tightly wound wine showing notes of fruit cake black cherry melted licorice charcoal and incense. It s thick in stature and mouthfeel with loads of dark black fruit wonderfully integrated and persistent tannins and acidity that creates excellent definition. This is a large scaled young wine that needs some time. It shows well now but with a few more years in bottle will unravel to show more hidden inner beauty. Geoffrey Binder.

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The company’s hundred or so hectares of vineyards are tended with the greatest possible care. In the northern estates of the Côtes du Rhône, the wide diversity of terroirs and the influence of micro-climates favours the production of Syrah. This is the principle variety, and the sole red grape, grown by Paul Jaboulet Aîné, while Roussanne, Marsanne and Viognier are used for the white wines. ... Read more
The company’s hundred or so hectares of vineyards are tended with the greatest possible care. In the northern estates of the Côtes du Rhône, the wide diversity of terroirs and the influence of micro-climates favours the production of Syrah. This is the principle variety, and the sole red grape, grown by Paul Jaboulet Aîné, while Roussanne, Marsanne and Viognier are used for the white wines. This provides the wines of each appellation with a well-defined personality. Paul Jaboulet Aîné favours traditional vineyard husbandry. Yields are restricted to between 25 and 35 hectolitres per hectare from vines that are on average 40 years old, with the most illustrious being nearly 80 years old. Canopy management, crop thinning, pruning and harvesting are all carried out by hand. Ancestral methods such as the use of hand winches and stake training of vines are still used, all of which requires a skilled, experienced workforce. When they have reached optimal maturity, the grapes are hand-harvested into 20kg crates to keep them in as good condition as possible. The company is currently undergoing sustainable agriculture qualification, which restricts the use of herbicides in the soil, favours organic fertilisers to encourage the development of micro-organisms, and allows the vines to thrust their roots deep into the ground. The vines consequently benefit from the natural and varied nourishment of the soil. This background means that the Maison Paul Jaboulet Aîné winemaking team must work tirelessly, using the ancestral methods of the past to move into the future. Read less

External Reviews for Paul Jaboulet 'Thalabert' Crozes-Hermitage

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Vintage: 2010 11/14/2013

A brooding opaque core that pushes fully to the rim. This is a dense tightly wound wine showing notes of fruit cake black cherry melted licorice charcoal and incense. It s thick in stature and mouthfeel with loads of dark black fruit wonderfully integrated and persistent tannins and acidity that creates excellent definition. This is a large scaled young wine that needs some time. It shows well now but with a few more years in bottle will unravel to show more hidden inner beauty. Geoffrey Binder.


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Vintage: 2009 09/12/2014

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External Review
Vintage: 2009 09/12/2014

Dark purple. Blackberry kirsch and violet on the nose with smoky minerals and cracked pepper gaining strength with air. Juicy dark berry flavors smoothly combine depth and vivacity with zesty minerality carrying into the finish. Finishes sweet and very long with resonating spiciness and florality. Stephen Tanzers IWC.


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Vintage: 2009 11/14/2013

Opaque purple. Blackberry and smoky Indian spices on the nose. Juicy focused and very fruity offering sweet dark berry flavors with an intense mineral underpinning. Finishes sappy and smooth showing impressive clarity and lingering mineral-accented dark fruit character. -JR Stephen Tanzers IWC.


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Vintage: 2009 09/12/2014

Absolutely brilliant and a shockingly good Crozes-Hermitage the 2009 Domaine de Thalabert is 100% Syrah from vines averaging 40-60 years in age that was aged in oak casks for 12 months. Boasting a dense opaque purple color as well as decadent aromas of cr


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Vintage: 2005 03/16/2010

Jaboulet Crozes Hermitage Thalabert 2005 and all other wine from Jaboulet are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.


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Vintage: 1995 09/26/2013

Red wine - 1995 - Jaboulet Crozes Hermitage Thalabert - France - Region: Rh


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