Cornas 'Les Versantes'

  • Thomas Farge
  • Rhône Valley, France

Method & Production

A blend from a selection from the upper hillside of both Sauman (50%) and Reynard lieu dit (50%), two hills that face each other. Fermented with full stems and aged in three-year-old vats (400 liters) for 12 months plus 2 months in tank.

Tasting notes

It offers dark fruits, leather, pencil shaving, and black olive. The palate is muscular and round, well balanced, with racy acidity. A very long finish with darks fruits, balsam and minerals.

Food matching

Stewed or braised red meat and root vegetables