Crozes-Hermitage Wine Region Guide

Discover Crozes-Hermitage: Where Excellence Meets Affordability, Without Compromise


Last updated: March 6, 2024


Collectors and oenophiles would place Hermitage in the same category as Latour and La Tache; gloriously complex reds that justify their hype. The vineyards, situated on the eastern bank of the Northern Rhône, yield Syrah wines of incomparable strength, virility, and power. Yet Hermitage has a very close neighbor that also merits further inspection. Crozes-Hermitage may lack the fame of its older sibling, but the wines are excellent and wonderfully affordable. The appellation is far more than simply a pale imitation of Hermitage. It is worthy of the same respect.


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