Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Jean Luc Colombo Cotes du Rhone "Les Abeilles" '03, Cotes du Rhone, France

Jean Luc Colombo Cotes du Rhone Les Abeilles

Classic South Cotes du Rhone Red.

Technical Data:50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 20% Mourvedre from 25 year-old vines. The wine is aged 20% in new oak for nine months before bottling.

Description:Deep garnet color. Aromas of black berries, a hint of old leather and some spices too. A full-bodied and complex red wine focused on ripe black berry laced with liquorice spiciness well balanced by silky tannins. This red wine is a classic expression of the Cotes du Rhone appellation.

Food Pairing & Service:A food friendly wine which will be an ideal accompaniment to hearty dishes and Mediterranean Cuisine in general. Will also pair well lamb, pork, roasted beef and assorted cheeses. Serve at room temperature.


Suggested Retail Price:$9.99

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