Jean-Luc Colombo Les Terres Brulees Cornas 2000
Syrah/Shiraz from Cornas, Rhone, France
Production Area: Granite arenas on the steep slopes of the Rhône Valley's right bank.
Grape Varieties: 100% Syrah
Vinification: All the work in the vineyards is done manually and insecticides or pesticides are avoided to respect the environment. The wine is matured for 18 months in one-year-old barrels.
Color - Deep red, almost inky colour
Bouquet - Aromas of red fruit and blackberries, blackcurrants and hints of tobacco.
Taste - On the palate, it is... View More
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