Jeb Dunuck (The Rhone Report) : 89
Along the same lines, yet with more purity and finesse, the 2011 Les Meysonniers (100% Marsanne) offers up plenty of fresh apple, quince, almond paste...
Colour : Pale yellow with green lights,
Nose : The first nose is on quince, peony
and then roasted almond.
Mouth : The attack is supple and fresh.
The Crozes-Hermitage “Les Meysonniers”
comes from vines which are between
20 and 40 years old.
Gentle slopes are facing full South.
The soil and subsoil are made up
of a blending of clays and shingles.
Hand-harvested at maturity.
The entire grapes are pressed.
The must is cold-settling for 24 hours.
The temperatures of vinification
Fermentations take place in vats.