Red Wine

Cornas Renaissance - 2016


Siyps score 92/100
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food pairing
  • PorkPork
  • PoultryPoultry
  • Red MeatRed Meat
aromas
  • Black BerriesBlack Berries
  • Black FruitsBlack Fruits
  • UndergrowthUndergrowth
grape

100% Syrah

productionSustainable Farming
alcohol level
13.5%
ageing potential
10 Years
style
Dry
intensity / body
Medium

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Tasting notes

Cornas Renaissance opens with an intense bouquet reminiscent of fresh fruits, mixed with forest floor and animal aromas. Complex and charming attack where the abundance of fruits is perfectly mellowed within the structure and texture of the wine. Smooth, clean and long finish.

France

Rhône Valley

Rhone Valley is a key wine region in the south-east of France, following the Rhone river from Lyon to the Mediterranean coast. This region is divided in two parts - Northern Rhone and Southern Rhone. The first one is home to Syrah for the production of red wines while the second one mostly uses the famous Grenache - Syrah - Mourvèdre blend.

Auguste Clape

Moderate continental climate

Domaine Auguste Clape

The soils in the Rhone Valley are the result of a geological collision between the Massif Central and the Alps, creating the valley. This region can be split into two sub-regions, Northern and Southern Rhône. The granitic rocks of Northern Rhône are the consequences of volcanic activity in the Massif Central three hundred million years ago. From Vienne to Valence, granite soils and very narrow steep slopes over are making ideal the cultivation of Syrah on terraced vineyards, bordered by walls that retain the earth.

Appellation AOC Cornas
Vintage

2016

Producer Domaine Auguste Clape
Winemaker

Pierre-Marie & Olivier Clape

Production

Sustainable Farming

Grape Variety

Syrah

Colour

Red

Alcohol Level

13.5%

Ageing Potential

10 Years

Aromas

Black Berries, Black Fruits, Undergrowth

Food Pairing

Pork, Poultry, Red Meat

Bottle Size

75 cl

Intensity / Body

Medium

Style

Dry

SIYPS Score

92

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