Wine will be a good accompaniment to Provencal cuisine, grilled and barbecue dishes, stuffed tomatoes or eggplants
The aroma reflects the classic characteristics of Syrah with a predominance of red berries, violets, licorice. The wine is full-bodied, rounded, perfectly balanced, with delicate tannins and a long finish.
History of wine
The vineyards are located on steep granite slopes, providing the best conditions for the growth of the vine. After harvesting, the berries are fermented for two weeks at a temperature of 28°C. Then the wort is poured into stainless steel tanks, where malolactic fermentation takes place. The wine is stored in tanks to preserve its freshness and fruit aromatics for 8 months.
Delas Freres was founded in 1835 in the heart of Northern France, in the Cotes du Rhone province.
After the Second world war, Delas Freres experienced a real" boom " in popularity in international markets. The wines are sold in barrels in London, Brussels, Amsterdam, Geneva and since 1952 in the United States. In 1960, Michel Delas was known throughout Europe as the head of one of the largest trading houses in the Rhone Valley.
In 1977, Delas Freres was acquired by the owner of the Deutz champagne house, and in 1993 Delas Freres and Deutz became part of the Roederer Group.
Since 1996, the new management of the company has made significant investments in Saint-Jean-de-Musol, near Tournon-sur-Rhone, updating the cellars, especially for aging red wines, opening up new opportunities for the production of wines and their quality diversity.
In 1996, Fabrice Rosset was appointed chief Executive officer of Delas Frères & Champagne Deutz. In 1997, Jacques Grange joined Delas as chief winemaker and technical Director. Jacques Grange, a well-known oenologist and wine expert from Burgundy and the Rhone Valley.
In 2006, Delas Frères acquired two vineyards in The Croz-Hermitage appellation. One of the wines that bears the name of the vineyard "Domaine Des Grands Chemins" regularly wins the best awards at the most prestigious competitions.