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Domaine Courbis Cornas Champelrose
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Wine Details

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red

Region

France

Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) Ruby-red. Ripe red and dark berry aromas are complicated by cured tobacco and dried flowers. Nicely focused dark fruit flavors are firmed by youthful tannins and gain sweetness with air, finishing wit...

(2005 Vintage) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:  88 points

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) "Dark but bright, with cassis and raspberry fruit pushed by a vibrant chalky spine. Notes of licorice and lavender stay racy on the long finish. Best from 2009 through 2016. 1,900 cases made."
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: (90-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • Wine Advocate
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: (88-90) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 163 on Feb-06
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/06
  • Robert Parker
    (2009 Vintage) "Interestingly, the 2009 Cornas Champelrose is slightly more voluptuously textured and softer. However, I wonder if its sexy display of cassis fruit and extravagant richness is hiding more tannin than is obvious? In any event, it is a prodigious Cornas possessing all the pepper, smoked game, blackberry, cassis, burning ember and scorched earth characteristics one could desire. This rich, full-bodied 2009 should be a singular Cornas to drink over the next 15+ years."