With Syrah to the fore, this is full of berry fruit, violet, liquorice, and spices. It has a generous, rounded palate and a long, elegant finish.
Grape Varieties: 90% Syrah, 10% Grenache
Many Rhône producers have enjoyed a renaissance in the last decade, and none more so than Delas. The company has history (back to 1836) and land (twelve prime hectares, including La Landonne and Les Bessards). Since 1997, in the form of Jacques Grange, it has also had a winemaker capable of realising all that potential. Under his influence a more modern ‘boutique’ approach has been taken, and the wines now combine clarity of flavour with hedonistic appeal – surely the ultimate goal for a Rhône producer.
The fruit for Saint-Esprit comes from a small valley in the northern Ardèche, to the west of the river Rhône. The vineyards are south-facing granite, and hence particularly well suited to Syrah, as well as naturally low-yielding.
The grapes were destemmed and then fermented for fifteen days in closed vats, with daily pumping over; temperature was limited to 28-30ºC. Malolactic took place in stainless steel, and then thirty percent of the wine was racked to oak barrels while the rest remained in tank.
Please find below any possible delivery questions and answers that you might have. Look out for the Live Assistance called "Online Sommelier" usually available in the right column.
1. HOW MUCH IS THE DELIVERY CHARGE?
In order to remain competitive we subsidise part of the cost of UK deliveries. Free delivery charge for orders over £100 and a small delivery charge of ONLY £8.00 for smaller orders with NO minimum order.
2. HOW LONG DOES DELIVERY IN THE UK TAKE?
Our standard delivery is from ONE to THREE working days. However we strive to deliver as soon as possible with 80% of deliveries taking place over one working day. In cases of availability issues we will contact you immediately to notify you for any possible delays.
3. WHAT TIME DOES THE DELIVERY TAKE PLACE?
The deliveries take place between 9 am to 6 pm in the evening.
4. DO YOU DELIVER TO WORK ADDRESSES?
Yes, a lot of our costumer have their orders delivered to their work address for convenience.
5. WHAT HAPPENS IF I'M NOT IN?
The courier will leave a card with their contact details and a second attempt will be made the next day. After that you will be given the option for you to collect from the nearest depot.