1997 Marc Sorrel Hermitage Le Gréal


  • France
  • Rhône
  • Northern Rhône
  • Hermitage
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Community Tasting Notes 7

  • Ludi Likes this wine: (95 points)

    March 28, 2016 - Granato. Incredibile il naso, con la tipica speziatura del Surah accaompagnata da frutto rosso maturo, goudron, tapenade, scorza di arancia candita, menta, cacao amaro, camino spento. Bocca soave, equilibrata, di incredibile lunghezza

  • la turque wrote: (92 points)

    April 18, 2015 - A lovely wine, albeit lacking a little depth of fruit. Quite structured, and a little austere. The nose shows more of the black and red fruits than the more complex smoky and bacon and meaty notes that one would expect. But on the palate, the wine is feminine, elegant and beautifully balanced. Drinking now.

  • abh wrote: flawed

    December 22, 2013 - Lightly corked. Shame, what was underneath seemed good and very refined.

  • alion wrote: (92 points)

    February 13, 2011 - Gentle, smoky, meaty syrah. A little black fruit. Well made. 92+

  • AJ72 wrote: (89 points)

    December 15, 2009 - Earthy, vegetal, sauvage like in its character with perfumed red fruits. Very meaty and brooding but still elegant. A slight oakiness which is well integrated and the wine is balanced and harmonious with firm tannins. Enjoyable without really exciting.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    January/February 2000, IWC Issue #88 (link)

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    January/February 1999, IWC Issue #82 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1997
  • Type Red
  • Producer Marc Sorrel
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Le Gréal
  • Country France
  • Region Rhône
  • SubRegion Northern Rhône
  • Appellation Hermitage

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 28 (64%)
  • Consumed 16 (36%)

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