Jean-Luc Colombo Côtes du Rhône Blanc les Figuières 2003
"Red Wine Rhone Blends by Jean-Luc Colombo from Cotes du Rhone, France. Aromas of small red fruits, leather and spices. A complex wine with licorice, spicy flavors and silky tannins. This red wine is a wonderful expression of the Cotes du Rhone appellation. A friendly wine which will perfectly match grilled lamb, pork ... "
Jean-Luc Colombo was born in Marseilles and originally trained as a pharmacist but in 1986 he bought the 8 hectare 'Les Ruchots ' vineyard in the Cornas appellation.He still lives on that estate,which is now organic, with his wife Anne and daughter Lauren but his business has expanded considerably as he now owns vineyards in many Rhone valley and Languedoc appellations and also operates as a consultant and negociant..