Alain Voge Cornas Vieilles Vignes 2003

Syrah/Shiraz from Cornas, Rhone, France

$69.99
Item No. 87986
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
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Winemaker's Notes

The flavors are dense and layered, with fresh black, briary fruit, and a velvety, jammy intensity. Fully integrated, ripe tannins promise tremendous aging potential for those willing to wait 15 to 20 years.

In Voge's rather ramshackle cellars, Syrah is transformed into an ethereal and hedonistic beverage. Not the intellectual approach of Gerin, but heartfelt wine as though the ancient single-staked vines were telling their own story of drought, frost, heat, and Alain's loving care.

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Since its inception, several generations ago, Domaine Alain Voge has always been a family domain located in Cornas. In 1958, Alain Voge joined his father to work on the small typical farm. He decided to specialise in wine. At the time, it was an audacious decision: despite their history, the Cornas and Saint Peray appellations were forgotten sleeping beauties. Very quickly, he...

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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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