2019 Cave Chevalier 'La Motte' Crozes Hermitage Rouge
La Cave Chevalier is located in Drôme, between Lyon and Marseille, in southern Rhone. La Motte is predominately new oak aged Syrah but has a small amount of Marsanne blended back into the final wine, The white is used mostly to temper the effect of the wood and create a fine balance.
The wine has intense aromas of ripe dark fruits, violets and white pepper. Full bodied it has elegant woody notes and fine tannins.