Crozes-Hermitage – Red | Papillon
The Crozes-Hermitage Rouge Papillon is the passion of a young Syrah on a soil made of pebbles / pebbles and a sandy-clay layer. In each bottle, point this feminine and spicy side that will also be found in the Albéric Bouvet vintage. Therefore, Papillon plays on the range of Syrah in which one crunches with a full tooth.
The cuvée Papillon is created solely on a Syrah grape variety. The harvest is done manually with a total destemming. Then, the grape berries are selected on an optical sorting table. The extraction of the juice is done by reassembly and punching, in order to respect the grapes. Finally, the wine is aged for 8 months in stainless steel tanks.
A deep and lively ruby color, with a frank and charming nose. Small black fruits, cherries, and sweet spices form a beautiful harmony. In addition, the attack is round and firm. Then the wine takes its scale, letting speak a ripe fruit, clean and precise. The freshness is lively and notes of white pepper and licorice.The young tannins express themselves on a flattering velvet, which will assert itself again during 2 to 3 years. A blend that gives this Crozes Hermitage, a fruity finish of a beautiful finesse, all lightness.
Ideally served as a table wine or as an aperitif , at a perfect temperature of 16 ° , the Butterfly goes perfectly with red meats such as a grilled rib of beef, a farm pigeon or Lyonnaise cuisine. The cuvée Papillon has a shelf life of about 4 to 6 years.