2015 Delas Freres Crozes Hermitage Grands Chemins
Syrah - 750ML
2015 Delas Freres Crozes Hermitage Grands Chemins
  • WS 93
  • JD 92
  • WA 91

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$33.94

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Reg: $42.94

$33.94

This product is
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WS 93
Wine Spectator, October 2017
Focused, with a tight beam of raspberry coulis and warm plum compote flavors, flecked with savory and white pepper hints. A chalky spine harnesses everything on the finish. Very solid. Best from 2018 through 2023. 100...   Focused, with a tight beam of raspberry coulis and warm plum compote flavors, flecked with savory and white pepper hints. A chalky spine harnesses everything on the finish. Very solid. Best from 2018 through 2023. 100 cases imported.–JM  
JD 92
jebdunnuck.com, January 2018
Coming all from the lower plains of Crozes-Hermitage (the les Chassis region), the 2015 Crozes-Hermitage Domaine Des Grands Chemins was destemmed and brought up in a mix of stainless steel and smaller barrels. It shows...   Coming all from the lower plains of Crozes-Hermitage (the les Chassis region), the 2015 Crozes-Hermitage Domaine Des Grands Chemins was destemmed and brought up in a mix of stainless steel and smaller barrels. It shows the house style with its pure, concentrated, focused character. Blackcurrants, cassis, toasted spice and graphite all flow to a medium to full-bodied, beautifully layered and pure 2015 that needs 2-3 years of bottle age, and will keep for a decade or more.  
WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2017
The 2015 Crozes Hermitage Domaine des Grands Chemins represents a middle tier in Delas' Crozes hierarchy (Les Launes is the least expensive, aged exclusively in tank; Le Clos is the most expensive, aged exclusively in...   The 2015 Crozes Hermitage Domaine des Grands Chemins represents a middle tier in Delas' Crozes hierarchy (Les Launes is the least expensive, aged exclusively in tank; Le Clos is the most expensive, aged exclusively in barrel). This wine is perhaps the most charming of the three, revealing attractive notes of dried herbs and spices on the nose, along with red berries and black cherries. It's medium-bodied and savory, marked by flavors of black olives and espresso, then it lightens again on the richly textured finish. Drink it over the next decade or so. -Joe Czerwinski  
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Syrah
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Northern Rhone
Appellation Crozes Hermitage
Vintage 2015
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

Winery

Delas Freres

Founded in 1835 by Charles Audibert and Phillipe Delas, the celebrated Delas Freres winery grows 30 hectares of vines comprising 10 hectares in Hermitage (including the Domaines des Tourettes estate), 2 hectares in Saint-Joseph, and 18 hectares in Crozes-Hermitage.

In addition to the grapes produced by Delas' own wine growing team, Delas' close relationships with like-minded owner-winegrowers ensure that the company is able to source grapes grown on individual parcels, which reflect their own unique terroir.

Exclusively a family-owned operation for over a century, Delas Freres joined forces with Champagne Deutz in 1977. In 1993, Deutz and Delas Freres were approached by the Rouzaud family, majority shareholder in the Roederer Group. They joined the Roederer Group under whose umbrella Delas' philosophy continues to flourish.