Cornas and Beyond: An Exploration of Exceptional Syrah from the Northern Rhone With Jean-Luc Colombo Wine Spectator Wine Seminar
Friday, February 25
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Innovation, passion, and dedication are what drives Jean-Luc and Anne Colombo, whose contributions to Rhône Valley winemaking has remained unparalleled since 1984. Colombo’s approach in the northern appellation of Cornas – where Syrah is the star - is nothing short of revolutionary. His expressive, character-driven wines have helped breathe new life into this highly-prestigious and acclaimed appellation.
Join us as Jean-Luc takes us through an in-depth dive into the Cornas appellation, featuring a horizontal of three different 100% Syrah Cornas wines from the 2017 vintage, as well as a taste of the special 2007 vintage from his library collection. Jean-Luc will also share insight into neighboring Saint-Peray, and his top white wine from this exciting appellation - a gorgeous blend of Marsanne and Roussanne.
2018 Jean-Luc Colombo Saint-Peray "La Belle de Mai"
2017 Jean-Luc Colombo "Les Forots" Côtes du Rhône Rouge
2017 Jean-Luc Colombo "Terres Brûlées" Cornas
2017 Jean-Luc Colombo "La Louvée" Cornas
2017 Jean-Luc Colombo "Les Ruchets" Cornas
2007 Jean-Luc Colombo "Les Ruchets" Cornas (magnum)
All proceeds from the Festival benefit the students of the Florida International University Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management who assist Festival organizers in all aspects, including Festival planning, logistics and overall execution.
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