Jean Luc Colombo Les Forots Cotes du Rhone France 2015
Per bottle £16.89
- Brand Jean Luc Colombo
- Bottle Size 75cl
- ABV 13.50%
- Vintage 2015
- Country France
- Country Region Rhone
- Subregion Cotes du Rhone
- Grape Variety Syrah
- Closure Cork
Intro to Jean Luc Colombo Les Forots Cotes du Rhone –
Jean Luc Colombo Les Forots from the Cotes du Rhone France is a Syrah and Grenache blend at its finest with good structure and balance and spicy with notes of perfumed violets.
Full tasting note and wine making –
Jean Luc Colombo Les Forots is made from sixty year old vines and this single vineyard wine is a declassified Cornas which offers superb value. An original and unique Syrah, it is richly aromatic with a very fine structure and flavours of small ripe fruits (raspberries, blackberries and blueberries) on the palate, with a finish where notes of violets, liquorice and spices dominate.
The grapes are de-stemmed and lightly crushed before being vinified in temperature controlled stainless steel vats. The wine is matured for 9 months, 25% in oak barrels (1 to 4 years old) before bottling.
The producer –
Today, as well as owning vineyards in Cornas, they are pioneering vineyard development in the stunning ‘Blue Coast’ area and have their own winery, offices, bottling line and oenology laboratory in the centre of Cornas. They are renowned for their great wines from the northern & southern Rhône and the Mediterranean region, and export to over fifty countries.
Jean-Luc Colombo is a relatively young company by French wine standards. With family origins in Marseille, Jean-Luc moved in 1982, with his wife Anne, to Cornas in the heart of the Rhône Valley, to set up a pharmacy and oenology lab. Four years later he bought his first vineyard – Les Ruchets – and celebrated his first vintage in 1987. His business went from strength-to strength and in 1993 Anne and Jean-Luc sold their pharmacy to focus on the wine business, investing in more vineyards and a house on the Cornas hillsides, as well as working as a negociant in this famous region.
Drink with –
This wine is a great partner to a variety of roast meats or cheeses.
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