Pierre Hourlier Wines

Minervois: Domaine Pierre Cros Les Aspres 2017


per bottle

Tasting Notes

This highly concentrated wine is made with old Syrah grapes.

Aged in new oak and made with low yield to produce year after year a compulsive and powerful wine. An experience to be enjoyed.

Wine Info

Region Languedoc
Appellation Minervois
Style Red
Producer Domaine Pierre Cros
Grapes 100% Syrah
Keeping Drink within 10 to 15 years of bottling.
Aged in new oak barrels.
Bottle 75cl
Volume 14.5%


Domaine Pierre Cros

An ex-rugby player, Pierre Cros is known as the King of Concentration – so, unsurprisingly, his wines are full-bodied and entirely superb! Les Aspres regularly wins the coveted three-star award from Guide Hachette, and Pierre also produces a stunning red wine made with Carignan grapes. 

Some of his vines were planted as far back as 1905, and the results are no less than historic - lookout, in particular, for the aptly named red Vieilles Vignes, and the highly recommended Minervois Tradition red, made with 5 different grapes.