|Rhône||2010||Crozes Ermitage, Les Varonniers, Maison M. Chapoutier||BT||2 \ 0||24||520.00||12||24||57.777777333333||94.00||94.00||Crozes Varonniers, Chapoutier||0.75||10|
|Rhône||2010||Crozes Ermitage, Les Varonniers, Maison M. Chapoutier||MG||1 \ 0||6||540.00||6||6||60||94.00||94.00||Crozes Varonniers, Chapoutier||1.5||10|
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One of the greatest wines made in the appellation, the opaque purple-colored, full-bodied 2010 Crozes-Hermitage Les Varonnieres exhibits notes of truffles, blackberries, asphalt, barbecue smoke, pen ink and steak tartare in addition to abundant minerality. It is a worthy competitor to the brilliant 2009. Drink it over the next 20-25 years. Drink 2012-2037
One of the finest wines of the appellation is the 2010 Crozes-Hermitage Les Varonnieres. Oodles of tapenade, black truffle, asphalt, blackberry and subtle barbecue smoke are all present in this opaque purple wine, which has great fruit, a full-bodied mouthfeel and a huge finish. Drink it over the next 20-30 years.