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Guillaume Gilles Cornas 2012

Guillaume Gilles Cornas 2012


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Product Description

Young winemaker Guillaume Gilles, a native of Cornas, comes from a long line of vinous people and succeeded Robert Michel. His Cornas is old-school and traditional. Old-vines fruit is whole-cluster fermented and aged for 18 months in large neutral oak, then bottled unfined and unfiltered. A brawny wine, weighing in at 14% alcohol, it remains fresh. A nose of roses and dark cherry fruit leads to a weighty, dry palate of dark cherry and pepper, opening out to salinity and bacon fat as the wine opens up. Pairing: Slow-roasted pork shoulder, Lamb and green peas SIZE: 750ml TYPE: Red VARIETY: SYRAH REGION: Cornas, Rhone Valley, FRANCE CASE PRICE: $768, $691.20