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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine du Coulet

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Cornas

Grape Type:

Syrah/Shiraz

Cornas, Gore, 2011

3x150cl £637.39

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Tasting Note:

Gore is different to any other Cornas. Mathieu Barret vinifies and ages this in concrete eggs only, giving a resplendent vivid character to what is naturally a very smooth and seductive wine. This comes from two parcels from the same vineyard used for Billes Noires. The vines are fifty years old and the soil is very particular. Its name Gore, is a local word for a very sandy-textured type of decomposed granite. Ripe plummy nose, boisterous bramble and strawberry fruit. Intense, high-toned fruit flavours mixed with more gourmand liqueur notes, together with mineral salt and stone qualities. Ample, suave and extremely fine.

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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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