2019 Crozes-Hermitage, Domaine des Grands Chemins, Delas Frères

Crozes-Hermitage is the sweet spot of the Delas offering. This is their no-nonsense, great value, fruit-driven Syrah with notes of anise and red berries. Sadly in 2019 some of the parcels were badly hit by the June hailstorm, so volumes are severely reduced. But thanks to the fragmented layout of the holdings, some were left unscathed, and quality remains as high as ever.

Pricing
Bottle
En primeur
33 available
£29.08
Case, 6 Bottles
En primeur
5 available
£174.48

WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    France
  • Grape
    Shiraz/Syrah
  • Maturity
    Ready 2021 - 2029
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
2019 Crozes-Hermitage, Domaine des Grands Chemins, Delas Frères

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Pricing

With an impressive female winemaker, Claire Darnaud, at the helm since 2010 (though with experience there dating back to 1996), and considerable investment in the cellar to move to the historic town centre, the wines here are some of the more refined in the region. Careful never to use more than 40% new oak, Claire is a master of her craft.