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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine du Coulet

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Cornas

Grape Type:

Syrah/Shiraz

Cornas, Ogre, 2016

12x75cl £750.00

2 cases

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Tasting Note:

A spellbinding wine of juicy, silky and floral red fruit with a gentle salty minerality coming from the granite soils. This may not shout Cornas but it is a wine of sheer elegance and plenty of terroir character. Notes of wild red berries, alpine strawberries, red cherry and damson with a twist of rock salt. Flowing, seamless and moreish. A south east facing vineyard parcel on decomposed granite that usually forms part of the Gore cuvee, however in cooler, fresher vintages when Gore cannot be made, the riper Ogre cuvee is kept separate and produced on its own. The vines are 50 years old and the soil is very particular. Its name is Gore, a local word for a very sandy-textured type of decomposed granite.

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