Jean-Luc Colombo Cornas Cote Rotie "La Divine" 2018
|Rhone Valley, France
Innovation, passion and dedication are what drives Jean-Luc and Anne Colombo, whose contributions to Rhône Valley winemaking is unparalleled. A devotee of the Syrah grape and armed with a pharmacy degree, Jean-Luc and his wife, Anne, opened their wine laboratory in 1984, “Centre Oenologique des Côtes du Rhône” and quickly developed a thriving reputation as a wine consultant throughout France. For their significant life-long contributions to their country, both Jean-Luc and Anne have been awarded the French Legion of Honor, France’s highest civilian award.
Deep ruby red color. Superb smoky nose of exotic spices and jammy black fruit. Dense flavors prevail; a very complex, concentrated wine. A first-rate pairing with lamb dishes, chicken tagine, and game birds.
92 Points - Wine Spectator 2016
90 Points - Wine Enthusiast 2017