Paul Jaboulet Aine Domaine de Thalabert Crozes-Hermitage – 2009

  • Ready 2011 - 2026
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  •  France > Rhone > Rhone Valley North > Crozes-Hermitage

Wine Information

Region

France > Rhone > Rhone Valley North > Crozes-Hermitage

Producer

Paul Jaboulet Aine

Type

Red

Grape

Syrah

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Vineyard

Domaine de Thalabert

Producer

Paul Jaboulet Aine

Appellation

Crozes-Hermitage

Designation

AOP

Classification

Cuvee Bottling


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Tasting notes

Vinous
Tasted: 03/01/2012
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Author: Josh Raynolds


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Robert Parker
Tasted: 01/12/2011
Drink: 2011-2026


The greatest Crozes-Hermitage Domaine de Thalabert since the magnificent 1990 is the 2009. Jaboulet has nearly 100 acres in this appellation, and the 2009, which is bursting with potential, represents a great buy for Syrah lovers. Its dense purple color is followed by an explosive bouquet of blackberries, sweet cherries, licorice, Provencal olives, graphite and subtle smoke. Full-bodied with silky tannins as well as a terrific mouthfeel and palate penetration, this gorgeous offering should drink well for 15 or more years.


Robert Parker
Tasted: 01/02/2011
Drink: 2011-2026


Perhaps the best Domaine de Thalabert Crozes-Hermitage made since the blockbuster 1990, the 2009 Crozes-Hermitage Domaine de Thalabert (nearly 10,000 cases produced) boasts an opaque purple/blue color along with notes of blueberries, boysenberries, creme de cassis, licorice, incense and Asian spices. The wine possesses sweet, velvety tannin, an opulent, full-bodied palate, laser-like precision and good acidity as well as freshness. It should drink well for 15 years or more.



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Estate details
  • Cepage: Roussanne, Roussanne, Syrah, Syrah, Viognier, Viognier, Marsanne, Marsanne
  • Vineyard: 110 Hectares
  • Ageing for red, : in barrels from 12 to 16 months
    Ageing for White: in barrels from 7 to 9 months
    Age of vines: 40 to 50 years old. Wines Vineyard Holdings:
    • Hermitage :
    • La Petite Chapelle : 30 to 35 hl/ha
    • Le Chevalier de Sterimberg : 30 hl/ha
    • Crozes Hermitage :
    • Domaine de Thalabert : 41,5 ha (40 hl/ha)
    • Domaine Mule Blanche : 7,5 ha (40 hl/ha)
    • Domaine de Roure Rouge : 3,5 ha (30-35 hl/ha)
    • Domaine de Roure Blanc : 2,5 ha (30 hl/ha)
    • Cornas :
    • Domaine de Saint-Pierre : 20 to 25 hl/ha
    • Châteauneuf du Pape :
    • Domaine de Terre Ferme Rouge : 25 hl/ha
    • Condrieu :
    • Domaine des Grands Amandiers : 20 hl/ha

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    Contact details

    Name

    Paul Jaboulet Aine

    Address

    Les Jalets Route Nationale 7 - La Roche De Glun, B.p. 46, Tain L'hermitage, France

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    Les Jalets Route Nationale 7 - La Roche De Glun, B.p. 46, Tain L'hermitage, France
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    6x75cl DP £ 142

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