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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine du Coulet

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Cornas

Grape Type:

Syrah/Shiraz

Cornas, Gore, 2009

6x150cl £1,260.00

1 case, 3 bottles

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Tasting Note:

From a part of the same vineyard used for Billes Noires, Arlettes. 40-year-old vines planted on very poor granite soils, where a very windy micro climate that makes for perennially low yields from tiny berries, are set apart and made separately in only the best vintages. An intense savoury and spice note strikes you immediately, wonderful flavours of rock salt, mineral, white pepper, saddle leather and dried herb mixed with thick satin-textured layers of cherry compote, bramble, raspberry and morello. Frighteningly concentrated and complex.

Discover Rhône

France’s wine growing “Rhone Valley” in reality covers two very distinct wine growing regions, separated by a vine-free gap of approximately 30 miles. Whilst the A.O.C. Cotes de Rhone can in theory come from both the North and the South, in practice the two zones produce remarkably distinct wines. ...

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