2010 Hermitage Rouge, Les Miaux, Domaine Ferraton

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A blend from two communes; the alluvial Dionnières and the pebbly Méal, this wine has been treated to an extended maceration (over four weeks) then 14 months in barrel. Notes of blueberry and crème de cassis dominate this powerful and fleshy wine; profound in texture and profoundly satisfying. Simon Field MW, BBR Buyer, February 2012 The re-emergence of Ferraton as a great producer has taken awhile, and for a year or so I felt that the quality of the wines actually merited greater plaudits than those hitherto garnered. That changed with the 2009s when a commentator who shall remain nameless,