Dom. Courbis Champlerose Cornas 2006

Domaine Courbis, Champlerose, AOC (AOP) Cornas, Northern Rhone, Ardeche, France, 2006 Varietal syrah, natural cork closure, 13%, €22, widely available in France WSET style tasting note Appearance – clear and bright, deep intensity ruby, showing distinct tears. Nose – clean on the nose, with a pronounced intensity, developing, with aromas of red and black fruit compote – strawberry, red cherry, blackberry, floral note of violets, vanilla and woody notes. Palate – a dry wine, with medium acidity, with smooth well-integrated medium tannins, medium alcohol, medium body, with medium (+) intensity, with flavours of stewed red and black berry fruits – strawberry, red cherry, blackberry and vanilla.  A long length with a clean low grip finish. A good quality wine, with good concentration of flavour and a moderate complexity of evolving aromas and flavours.  The wine is harmonious with a balance between acidity and alcohol, which are in harmony with the intensity of flavour.  A long warm length with a slightly grippy clean finish.  Drinking well now, and with good balance and sufficient acidity and fruit to keep and evolve for another 4-5 years.

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