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2010 Delas Frères Crozes-Hermitage Les Launes
- Northern Rhône
Community Tasting Notes 35
pswe wrote: (87 points)
November 13, 2016 - Given some of the previous notes I was positively surprised by this bottle. It is well matured but still with some typical character. Overall a plesant feeling in the mouth. Not extraodinary, but very decent price quality ratio. Doubt there is too much more to gain from further ageing.
Riderdown Redwood wrote: (85 points)
March 13, 2016 - Dark dense colour almost Coke like. Dark berry jam, tar. Doesn't do much. Perhaps worth cooking with but very average, if not below average.
birdiefour Likes this wine: (91 points)
November 2, 2015 - Very nice example of Rhone wines at a very reasonable price point. Mild tannins but nice fruit and acidity. Wish I had more.
rossandersonnz wrote: (84 points)
July 18, 2015 - Sulfur notes reduced after vigorous decanting/aeration. Plum and pepper aromas, with a little blackcurrent and vanilla. With food, a sawdusty oak note became quite strong and un-integrated (only 30% of the wine aged in barrel). There are several other faults too, including a stalky under-ripeness and too much barnyardy Brett notes. A touch overtannic too.
henrygjeffreys Likes this wine:
June 6, 2015 - light body, lots of violets, touch of stalkiness
Firm tannins, lots of perfume, peppery
Still tastes very young though not entirely sure it will improve either
Pro Reviews 2
By Josh Raynolds
March/April 2012, IWC Issue #161 (link)
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By Richard Jennings
10/25/2012 (link) 90 points
(Delas Frères Crozes-Hermitage Les Launes) Very dark ruby color; appealing, bacon fat, roasted black fruit, pepper nose; tasty, tart roasted black fruit, pepper palate; medium-plus finish 90+ points
- Vintage 2010
- Type Red
- Producer Delas Frères
- Varietal Syrah
- Designation Les Launes
- Vineyard n/a
- Country France
- Region Rhône
- SubRegion Northern Rhône
- Appellation Crozes-Hermitage
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 198 (44%)
- Consumed 247 (56%)
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