Domaine Habrard (laurent Habrard)

Domaine Habrard (Laurent Habrard)

"Sainte Epine" St. Joseph Syrah 2017

Delectable Wine

Glass-staining ruby. Smoke- and spice-tinged dark berry, cherry and violet scents pick up a hint of licorice with air. In a fleshy, generous style, showing very good depth and appealing sweetness to the cherry preserve and cassis flavors, which take on a spicy aspect on the back half. Smooth, even tannins frame a long, smoky finish that leaves a hint of bitter chocolate behind. (Josh Raynolds, Vinous, April 2020)
— 5 months ago

Domaine Habrard (Laurent Habrard)

Crozes-Hermitage Marsanne 2015

Lyle Fass

Goodness gracious 2015 N. Rhone whites are the truth. No alternate facts here. Stunning nose. Earthy, tropical, mineral. Smells like it will be stuffed. Terrific palate impact with the typical strange Marsanne minerality. Structured, dry and complex. Probably even better in 2-3 years. Amazing amount of wine for the money. The sap and dry extract is bonkers. Marsanne is super special in 15. — 4 years ago

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Domaine Habrard (Laurent Habrard)

Hermitage Blanc Marsanne

This is a perfect example of Syrah. — 4 years ago

Domaine Habrard (Laurent Habrard)

Crozes-Hermitage Syrah 2017

Archetypal northern Rhône Syrah and I love it! Black pepper, bacon fat, dark fruits, and just a hint of floral elegance to balance the rustic nature of the wine. It’s a bit austere at first, but opens up after some air and has fantastic integration in the palate. — 6 months ago

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Domaine Habrard (Laurent Habrard)

Valérie Crozes-Hermitage Syrah 2016

Lyle Fass

Stunning nose. Super floral and mint. Wow, what florals. Stunning minerality. So precise and pungent. Fresh wool, tweed. What a nose. Palate is full and I mean FULL of fruit, but then it’s backed up by major granite minerality and a lovely savory beefiness. This is really classy and refined. Amazing sweetness that turns so quickly to mineral and then finishes again with a squeeze of blackberry. Wow. What structure, energy and just stunning purity. Insane finesse. Like a Hermitage. A rock star of a Crozes. — 2 years ago

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Lyle Fass

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@Aravind Asok this was offered in 17!
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@Lyle Fass Sigh. I was drinking the 15s in '17, so I must have just missed it...
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@Aravind Asok his head is too big now and his prices are insane

Domaine Habrard (Laurent Habrard)

Les Rocoules Ermitage Marsanne 2012

Beau Carufel

Delicious on so many levels. — 4 years ago

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Never seen this ~ thx!

Domaine Habrard (Laurent Habrard)

Saint-Joseph Syrah 2016

Habrard st jo 16. Private note.

A bit of ripe trash on the nose. Actually quite nasty.

Palate is good. Fresh medium cherry fruit. Nice texture.
— 7 months ago

Domaine Habrard (Laurent Habrard)

Crozes-Hermitage White Rhone Blend 2016

Nose is an elegant tropical fruit cocktail. Tropical flowers. Gorgeous.

Palate has sufficient minerality. Juicy.
— 9 months ago

Keith, Severn and 2 others liked this

Domaine Habrard (Laurent Habrard)

Hermitage Syrah 2015

Slightly mineral, quite light. Good — 4 years ago

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