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Humagne Rouge

, Switzerland

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Humagne Rouge

, Switzerland

Availability: In stock

A top-notch Humagne Rouge from Maye.
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Humagne Rouge

Humagne Rouge 2009

£37.60
Humagne Rouge

Humagne Rouge 2011

£39.13
The Wine

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Grapes are grown in a vineyard called "Tzouma" or "Zoumaz" at the foot of the Massif du Haut de Cry. This is a dry arid site with limestone soils and a hot microclimate influenced by heat retained in the rockface above the site. Yield 60 hl/hectare. The grapes were very mature when late harvested with 95° Oechsle. Full destemming with a 21 day maceration/fermentation and twice daily pigeage followed by tank ageing until a July bottling.

A deep red with peppery wild aromas, full-bodied with dark red fruit flavours, again pepper and minerals all evident on the long finish. Good companion for lamb pasta and cheese dishes. Serve 16-18°C.

2009: 12% ABV.

Ben says of the 2012 (July 2016):This is a wine to get now and drink now. There are only a few bottles left and they are at their peak. Do not leave it too late!

Ben says of the 2012 (February 2018): This is still one to get and drink now and it is still fantastic! How much longer it can remain so good, I don't know.

2011

0.75 2018-02-14

tasting notes:

A deep red with peppery wild aromas, full-bodied with dark red fruit flavours, again pepper, and minerals, all evident on the long finish.

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Product code MAYEHUMAGNE
Bottle Size 0.75
Winemaker Simon Maye et Fils
Featured Themes Last Chance
Style Red, Single Variety, Dry, Still
Variety Humagne Rouge
Country Switzerland
Region(s) Valais
Ripeness Normal
Closure Natural Cork
Vintages 2009, 2011
Last Tasted 14 Feb 2018
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vintage:2009
size:0.75
stock: 5 available for London Van delivery, courier, slow delivery, HQ and warehouse pickup
product code:[4110139]
vintage:2011
size:0.75
stock: 16 available for London Van delivery, courier, slow delivery, HQ and warehouse pickup
product code:[4112050]
alcohol:11.8
last checked in:2018-02-14
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Humagne Rouge

I was offered this as a "substitute" for Chanton Humagne Rouge 2006 of which I had ordered 12 but there were only 9 available. If anything, the substitute is better than what I ordered !. You cannot ask for better than that.
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2009

2009

size: 0.75
vintage:2009
stock: 5 available for London Van delivery, courier, slow delivery, HQ and warehouse pickup
product code:[4110139]
closure:(not set yet)
variety:Humagne Rouge
2011

2011

size: 0.75
vintage:2011
stock: 16 available for London Van delivery, courier, slow delivery, HQ and warehouse pickup
product code:[4112050]
closure:Natural Cork
variety:Humagne Rouge
alcohol:11.8
last checked in:2018-02-14

tasting notes:

A deep red with peppery wild aromas, full-bodied with dark red fruit flavours, again pepper, and minerals, all evident on the long finish.
Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

2011:

A deep red with peppery wild aromas, full-bodied with dark red fruit flavours, again pepper, and minerals, all evident on the long finish.

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