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Delas 2002 Les Launes Crozes Hermitage Syrah - Wine Review | The Wine Virgin
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Delas 2002 Les Launes Crozes Hermitage Syrah - Wine Review

June 4, 2008

I went to a wine tasting last night and came across a Delas 2002 Les Launes Crozes Hermitage Syrah. This wine was very unique I have to say for a syrah wine. The impression I received at first was light and fruity followed by a bit of tart kick when tasted on the middle of the palate. The finish of this wine was like pepper with a touch of olive hovering around afterwards. Again… I have to say that this was unique. Never quite had a syrah with a combination of this kind of lightness coupled with pepper. Possibly since it was vintage 2002, maybe it should have been consumed sooner… But still, would I the Wine Virgin complain about free wine?

Notes on the Vinters website has about this wine:
The color is a deep garnet red. The nose is essentially fruity, with strong aromas of cassis and plums, a touch of violets and is an ample, well-rounded wine.

Wine Region: Crozes Hermitage
Type of Wine:
Red
Grape Type:
Syrah
Country Where Produced:
France
Cost to You:
$20 +
Rating:
3 out of 5

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