Domaine Bernard Faurie Hermitage Greffieux-Bessards 'Cream Cap' 2014

Fifth-generation Bernard Faurie manages three parcels spread across Hermitage, crafting some of the region’s most prolific and age-worthy wines. Believing that Hermitage is not really such without fruit from Bessards, his wines are expressive and deep. The 2014 ‘Cream Cap’ is savory and spicy. Fruit from 100 year old vines is hand-harvested and naturally fermented, followed by aging for 1.5-3 years. Perfect with game, red meat, and savory meat sauces.
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Among the world’s greatest red-wine grapes reaching its violet-scented peppery zenith in France’s Northern Rhone Valley. Also known as Shiraz in Australia where warmer temps pump up its volume.
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Hermitage, France

Prestige appellation of the Northern Rhône, where a mash-up of soils creates the world’s most tantalizingly rich, exotically spicy Syrah and whites from Marsanne that meld viscosity and minerality.