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Jean-Luc Colombo Les Ruchets Cornas 2001

Syrah/Shiraz from Cornas, Rhone, France
  • W&S 92
  • WE 90
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Winemaker Notes

The nose is complex with both floral and fruity flavours.

On the palate, flavors of black fruit, blackcurrants and herbs dominate, accented by a touch of vanilla. A solid, concentrated wine that will continue to evolve for at least two decades.

Serving Suggestions: This wine will match perfectly with steak and most game meats.

100% Syrah from very old vines (90+ years).

Critical Acclaim

W&S 92
Wine & Spirits

WE 90
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