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Jean-Luc Colombo Cornas La Louvee 2004

Syrah/Shiraz from Cornas, Rhone, France
  • WS 93
  • WE 92
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Winemaker Notes

Grape veriety: 100% Syrah from 70+–year-old vines.

Bouquet: Powerful, rich and complex, with aromas of black fruit and hints of chocolate and licorice.

Taste: Harmonious and elegant, "La Louvée" exhibits outstanding concentration and a long, lingering finish. Enjoyable in youth, it has the potential to mature and evolve for another two decades or more.

Serving suggestions: This Cornas pairs perfectly with beef, game, truffles and mushroom-based dishes.

"Strongly ferrous and minerally, with blackberry and blueberry fruit. There's... View More

Critical Acclaim

WS 93
Wine Spectator

WE 92
Wine Enthusiast

Jean-Luc Colombo

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Jean-Luc Colombo, , France - Rhone
Jean-Luc Colombo
A native of Marseilles, Colombo first developed a strong admiration for the wines of the Rhône Valley in the late 1970s as a pharmacy student. A devotee of the Syrah grape, Colombo was convinced that the northern Rhône appellation of Cornas offered enormous and, at the time, unrecognized potential for producing super-quality Syrah wines. After earning degrees in pharmacy and enology, Colombo and his wife Anne, also a pharmacist and enologist, moved to Cornas, fully... View More