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A gourmet region, a renowned wine tourism destination for the excellence of the terroir, certified “Vignobles & Découvertes”, :  welcome to  the “Hermitage en Saint Joseph”  area... Here we are in the Northern part of the Côtes du Rhône wines region, birthplace of three famous appellations: Hermitage, Saint Joseph and Crozes-Hermitage.

 

"My wine road " allows you to prepare a getaway or a stay in your own way. A dream route for connoisseurs, wine lovers, amateurs …discover all our certified professionals.

 

Make your choice: wine-cellars, restaurants, attractions, accommodations ... According to your wishes, add your favourites to your selection. Your itinerary is ready, we wish you a delicious journey in the Hermitage Tournonais region !

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The label « Vignobles & Découvertes » in a few words …

 

“Vignobles & Découvertes”(Vineyards & Discoveries)  is a national French label awarded by “Atout France” to renowned destinations for a “terroir” of excellence  and their touristic offers. This label follows you all along your journey, and guarantees the quality of the reception, the services and the commitment of each professionals. More informations...

 

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Learn more about our wines

 

PDO (Protected Declaration Origin) Crozes-Hermitage  

Ageing : Mid-term ageing potential. Can be enjoyed young.

Red: Syrah grape variety

Tasting/food-wine pairing: Generous with red fruit and floral notes. Complements charcuterie, lamb or roasted guinea fowl.

White: Roussanne & Marsanne grape varieties

Tasting/food-wine pairing: Harmonious with hints of dried fruits. Complements hors d'oeuvres or freshwater fish.

 

PDO Saint Joseph

Ageing : Reds: Four to five years ageing recommended for best expression. Whites: Excellent drunk young.

Red: Syrah grape variety

Tasting/food-wine pairing : Powerful with notes of peppery spices and a hint of violet.

White: Roussanne & Marsanne grape varieties

Tasting/food-wine pairing : Harmonious with apricot and floral notes. Ideal partner for light contemporary cuisine.

 

PDO Hermitage

Ageing : Long ageing potential

Red : primarily from the Syrah variety

Tasting/food-wine pairing : Lively, full-bodied wine. Ideal with game or red meats.

White : Roussanne & Marsanne grape varieties

Tasting/food-wine pairing : Hazelnut, peach and apricot notes. Complements white meats or freshwater fish.