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Domaine Courbis les Eygats Cornas 2013

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Domaine Courbis dates from the 16th century and has been handed down from father to son since the start of the 20th century.The vineyards currently extend to 20 hectares (3Ha in Cornas, 13Ha Saint Joseph red) in the communes of Chateaubourg and Cornas. 18 hectares are planted on hillsides facing south and west. The wine cellar, built in 1980, is modern and is equipped temperature controlled stainless steel tanks.The wines of courbis are extremely high quality and are commanded all over the worldGrapes: Syrah 100%Region: France / Rhone / Cornas AOCMaker: Laurent CourbisNotes: Both full bodied and very satisfying from the Syrah. Notes of Raspberries, Violets and Blackcurrants on the palate combined with spices and toasty notes. A real connoisseurs wine.Serve: At room temperature to accompany game and mature cheese.ABV: 13%

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Domaine Courbis:
Laurent and Dominique COURBIS are running the family domaine the origins of which go back to the 16th century. 32 hectares of terrassed vineyard belong to the domaine, most of which on spectacularely steep and south/south-east facing, situaed around the villages of Glun, Châteaubourg and Cornas: - 7 ha of "Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée" Cornas - 6 ha of "Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée" Sai... Read more
Laurent and Dominique COURBIS are running the family domaine the origins of which go back to the 16th century. 32 hectares of terrassed vineyard belong to the domaine, most of which on spectacularely steep and south/south-east facing, situaed around the villages of Glun, Châteaubourg and Cornas: - 7 ha of "Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée" Cornas - 6 ha of "Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée" Saint-Joseph blanc - 18 ha of "Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée" Saint-Joseph rouge - 1 ha of Vin de pays de l'Ardèche The annual production averages a but 900 hl (hectolitres), which is the equivalent of 120.000 bottles. The average yield is of 35 hl (hectolitres) per hectare. The grapes are hand picked and brought to the cellar, where they are fermented, after an uncompromising selection. The winemaking remain quitre traditional, it's techniques passed on from generation to generation, lending the wines of the domaine their specific, well received style. Read less

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Vintage: 1999 01/02/2013

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External Reviews for Domaine Courbis les Eygats Cornas

External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
Vintage: 2010 11/05/2015

Domaine Courbis dates from the 16th century and has been handed down from father to son since the start of the 20th century.The vineyards currently extend to 20 hectares (3Ha in Cornas, 13Ha Saint Joseph red) in the communes of Chateaubourg and Cornas. 18 hectares are planted on hillsides facing south and west. The wine cellar, built in 1980, is modern and is equipped temperature controlled stainless steel tanks.The wines of courbis are extremely high quality and are commanded all over the worldGrapes: Syrah 100%Region: France / Rhone / Cornas AOCMaker: Laurent CourbisNotes: Both full bodied and very satisfying from the Syrah. Notes of Raspberries, Violets and Blackcurrants on the palate combined with spices and toasty notes. A real connoisseurs wine.Serve: At room temperature to accompany game and mature cheese.ABV: 13%


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
Vintage: 2010 10/02/2015

Robert Parker 92 Points GOLD MEDAL - IWSC 2011 SILVER MEDAL - Decanter 2010 Domaine Courbis dates from the 16th century and has been handed down from father to son since the start of the 20th century. The vineyards currently extend to 20 hectares (3Ha in Cornas, 13Ha Saint Joseph red) in the communes of Chateaubourg and Cornas. 18 hectares are planted on hillsides facing south and west. The wine cellar, built in 1980, is modern and is equipped temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. The wines of courbis are extremely high quality and are commanded all over the world Grapes: Syrah 100% Region: France / Rhone Maker: Laurent Courbis Notes: The epitome of fine Cornas showing chocolate and great fruit intensity with a silky suppleness on the palate and integrated new oak flavours, combining power with elegance. Serve: At room temperature to accompany game and mature cheese. ABV: 13.5%


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
Vintage: 2010 10/16/2012

Domaine Courbis dates from the 16th century and has been handed down from father to son since the start of the 20th century. The vineyards currently extend to 20 hectares (3Ha in Cornas, 13Ha Saint Joseph red) in the communes of Châteaubourg and Cornas. 18 hectares are planted on hillsides facing south and west. The wine cellar, built in 1980, is modern and is equipped temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. The wines of courbis are extremely high quality and are commanded all over the world Grapes : Syrah 100% Region : France / Rhône / Cornas AOC Maker : Laurent Courbis Notes : Both full bodied and very satisfying from the Syrah. Notes of Raspberries, Violets and Blackcurrants on the palate combined with spices and toasty notes. A real connoisseurs wine. Serve : At room temperature to accompany game and mature cheese. ABV : 13%


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
Vintage: 2010 10/16/2012

Robert Parker 92 Points GOLD MEDAL - IWSC 2011 SILVER MEDAL - Decanter 2010 Domaine Courbis dates from the 16th century and has been handed down from father to son since the start of the 20th century. The vineyards currently extend to 20 hectares (3Ha in Cornas, 13Ha Saint Joseph red) in the communes of Châteaubourg and Cornas. 18 hectares are planted on hillsides facing south and west. The wine cellar, built in 1980, is modern and is equipped temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. The wines of courbis are extremely high quality and are commanded all over the world Grapes : Syrah 100% Region : France / Rhône Maker : Laurent Courbis Notes : The epitome of fine Cornas showing chocolate and great fruit intensity with a silky suppleness on the palate and integrated new oak flavours, combining power with elegance. Serve : At room temperature to accompany game and mature cheese. ABV : 13.5%


External Review
Source: Great Wines Direct
Vintage: 2010 07/31/2016

92 Points Robert Parker - GOLD MEDAL - IWSC - SILVER MEDAL - Decanter - Domaine Courbis dates from the 16th century and has been handed down from father to son since the start of the 20th century.The vineyards currently extend to 20 hectares (3Ha in Cornas, 13Ha Saint Joseph red) in the communes of Chateaubourg and Cornas. 18 hectares are planted on hillsides facing south and west. The wine cellar, built in 1980, is modern and is equipped temperature controlled stainless steel tanks.The wines of courbis are extremely high quality and are commanded all over the worldGrapes: 100% SyrahRegion: France / RhoneMaker: Laurent CourbisNotes: The epitome of fine Cornas showing chocolate and great fruit intensity with a silky suppleness on the palate and integrated new oak flavours, combining power with elegance.Serve: At 16-18c to accompany game and mature cheese.ABV: 13.5%SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIANS




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