Wine Charles Thomas, Crozes-Hermitage AOC, 2012
Wine of deep ruby color.
The taste of wine is soft, but very concentrated, with hints of black currant and plum and harmonious aftertaste.
Complex aroma of the wine reveals notes of black berries, hints of violets and pepper.
The wine is well suited to the game, spicy red meat and moderately spicy cheese.
Wine Charles Thomas, Crozes Hermitage is made from Syrah grapes from vineyards located in Crozes-Hermitage appellasone in the northern part of the Rhone Valley. The climate here is quite harsh, cold winters, hot summers and strong winds. The best grapes growing on steep slopes that require constant care for the vines and exclusively manual harvesting. That is why the northern Rhone wines are very delicious and elegant.
History of Burgundy winegrowers Tom goes before the revolution, when the family already had its own estate vineyards, as well as manage the estates of other families. This kind of activity is preserved to this day. Big step to expand possessions did Charles Thomas in the first half of the 20th century, bought two additional estate vineyard. His case was continued by his son, bought a number of estates and taking a few leases. Tom also interested in territories outside of Burgundy, so now they have vineyards in the province of Languedoc and in Romania.
Domain Charles Thomas is famous for the fact that their technical and technological winemaking techniques are improving every year. Here are showing real scruples in matters relating to vinification. Each year, apply new methods, which are then transferred into the category of new technologies in winemaking. Studies show that in wines produced in the domain Charles Thomas, with the passage of time is more active polyphenols than other wines that are a direct result of natural winemaking.