Ruby red colour. On the nose, violets, spices, and liquorice. Harmonious with an elegant structure; appealing flavours of small ripe berry fruits (raspberries, blackberries and blueberries) and notes of liquorice and spices. Pairs well with tuna, lamb or chicken with herbs and spices.
TERROIR & VINTAGE NOTES
"Les Forots" (The Forest) Côtes du Rhône Rouge is made from 60-year-old vines in the northern Rhône Valley. The Syrah grapes are from a limestone outcrop within the Cornas appellation.
Hand-harvested bunches are 100% de-stemmed and lightly crushed before fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
The wine is aged for nine months, 25% in one- to four-year-old oak barrels.
CÔTES DU RHÔNE “LES FOROTS” JEAN-LUC COLOMBO
TYPE Red GRAPE 51% Grenache; 49% Syrah STYLE Ruby Red ABV 13.5% COUNTRY France