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Jean-Luc Colombo Cornas Les Terres Brulees 2006

Jean-Luc Colombo Cornas Les Terres Brulees 750ml 2006   
Sku: 1523503*

From 30-year-old+ vines from 20 different plots on the steep granite slopes (15-30) of the Rhone Valley’s right bank. The altitudes are between 820 - 1,100 ft. All work in the vineyards is done manually and without the use of pesticides or irrigation, respecting the local environment. The yield is 30 hl/ha.

Tasting notes
Color-A deep ruby-black with purple hints Bouquet-Blackcurrant, dark cherries and blackberries, with spices, licorice and cocoa. Taste-A very rich mouthfeel with flavors of black fruit, jam, vanilla, spice and mineral notes. The wine has firm tannins and a long lasting finish.

Wine maker notes
Grapes are hand-harvested and de-stemmed. Fermentation takes places in stainless steel tanks for a period of 10 days at an average temperature of 69F. Post fermentation maceration lasts a period of 10 days at a temperature of 82F. The wine is then aged for 21 months in oak barrels (15% new, 85% 1- to 4-year old). When ready for bottling, the wine is fined with egg whites and bottled unfiltered.

Technical notes
13.8% abv

Food pairing
Excellent with game, beef, lamb, barbecue foods, roasted pork and a variety of other hearty dishes.

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Country: France
Region: Rhone
Sub-Region: Northern Rhone
Appellation: Cornas
Grape Varietal: Syrah
Type: Still wine
 
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