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Jean-Luc Colombo : La Louvée 2012

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Domaine Jean-Luc Colombo 2012 La Louvée was born in a year of contrast. The peak harvest allowed for a new addition in the series of superior Cornas vintages. The small appellation of 110 hectares (272 acres) overlooking the Rhone Valley -a unique single-grape vineyard- is home to the Syrah. The dense dark-red hued 2012 La Louvee exudes a subtle, rich bouquet of anise and tobacco notes. A true Syrah, the palate is elegant and structured with well integrated tannins. Aged 18 months in barrels, this distinguished Cornas will impress with finesse.

Parker : 90+ / 100
J. Robinson : 16,5 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
A step up over the Terres Brulees, the 2012 Cornas La Louvee has a savory, complex, medium-bodied style to go with notes of blackberry and raspberry fruit, toasted spice and cured meats. Drinking nicely today, it has enough tannin to evolve nicely through 2027.
Rhone ValleyCornas
Alcohol
13.5

Grape varieties
Syrah

Dessert wine
No

J. Robinson
16,5

Wine Spectator
95

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Cotes du Rhone Septentrionales

Area
Rhone Valley

Appellation
Cornas

Color
Red

Producer
Jean-Luc Colombo

Parker
90+

Allergens
Contains sulphites

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