Jean-Luc Colombo Les Terres Brulees Cornas 2001

Syrah/Shiraz from Cornas, Rhone, France

$59.99
Item No. 83720
  • red wine
  • RP91
  • WS90
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Winemaker's Notes

Aromas of red fruit, blackberries, blackcurrants and hints of tobacco.

On the palate, it is rich, concentrated and spicy. Persistent aromas of red fruit and liquorice add elegance to the structure. This wine will benefit from two to three years' cellaring.

This wine will accompany all game and red meats.

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A native of Marseilles, Colombo first developed a strong admiration for the wines of the Rhone Valley in the late 1970s as a pharmacy student. A devotee of the Syrah grape, Colombo was convinced that the northern Rhone appellation of Cornas offered enormous and, at the time, unrecognized potential for producing super-quality Syrah wines. After earning degrees in pharmacy and...

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Learn About Cornas

(core-NAHS) Talk about potential... the appellation of Cornas is lesser-known than its northern counterparts, but has the ability to make delicious, hearty, long-lasting wines. The hills of Cornas are steep and hug the Rhone river, as many Northern Rhone appellations do. Cornas is typically best when aged for up to 10 years, although pioneer winemakers, like Jean-Luc Columbo...

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Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

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