Jean-Luc Colombo Syrah La Violette 2006

Syrah/Shiraz from Rhone, France

$10.29
Item No. 95728
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

Grape variety: 100% Syrah from 30-year old vines

Color: A deep and beautiful dark purple color

Bouquet: The nose is reminiscent of spices from Provence (thyme, rosemary) and ripe red fruits.

Taste: Round and well structured with an elegant balance and a lingering finish.

Serving suggestions: Delicious with red meats and lamb.

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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 Other Rhône

Other appellations of the Rhône include: in the North – St-Péray, Chateau Grillet; in the South – Lirac, Côtes du Ventoux, Côtes du Tricastin, Rasteau

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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