Domaine de Thalabert2017
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£32.80/ 0.75 L btl
The Crozes Hermitage Domaine de Thalabert offers a breathtaking and classic bouquet of ripe black fruits interwoven with notes of saddle leather, pepper, garrigue, and bacon. This ripe, full-bodied, structured, silky wine of remarkable purity is already complex and ends on a serious length. To be enjoyed over the next 10 to 15 years.
What does this wine taste like?
|Ripe black fruits / Leather / Spices / Shrubland|
|Full / Structured / Silky tannins / Long finish|
Drinking and storing
Poultry / Lamb
Ratings and awards
|2020||89-91? PK||16.5+ JR||91-92 SK|
|2019||93+ PK||92 SK|
|2018||93 PK||93 SK|
|2017||92 PK||15.5 JR||92 SK|
|2016||93 PK||15 JR||92-93 SK||91 WS|
Wine critics reviewsReviews by Parker, Jancis Robinson, and Suckling
Smell: Intense smell of Cherry, Blackcurrant, Blackberry, Licorice, herbs, Tobacco, Wood, Forest Soil Taste: Cherry, Blackcurrant, Blackberry, Plum, Licorice, Black Pepper, Herbs, Tobacco, Wood, Cloves, Forest Soil Dryness: dry / Tannins: Medium level of Tannins, nicely integrated Length on the Palate: this wine stays really long on the palate Really good wine, excellent value for the money. 4.5 of 5 stars
|Ageing period||12 months|
|Type of wood||French oak|
|Vine age||Between 40 and 60 years|
|Surface area||40.00 hectares|
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