Dom. Mucyn 2016 Crozes Hermitage Rouge " Les Entrecoeurs"
Ripeness brings its own traps, so God bless the Mucyns for not falling into them. We can be grateful for the freshness and crunch which leaven the Syrah’s dark-toned complexion.
The harvested grapes are destemmed but not crushed, and undergo a phase of cold pre-fermentation maceration. Alcoholic fermentation then kicks off and lasts for three weeks. with soft tannins
Maceration is assisted with daily cap-punching operations. Jean-Pierre Mucyn prefers a moderate extraction resulting in lush, fruity wines
100% Stainless Steel
Aging Duration (months)
We keep some fine lees during maturation
Notes from the Producer: The wine is crimson-flecked amaranth hue complements an intense nose of red and black fruits (Morello cherries, blackcurrants) and mocha, with spicy and liquorice notes.