Prémices Red
Domaine Eric & Joel Durand - Cornas
100% Syrah
The vineyard is owned by two brothers: Eric and Joël. Their vineyards cover 22 ha (8,5 ha of Saint Joseph , 9.5 ha of Cornas, 2 ha de St peray and 2 ha of Vin de Pays).They took over the family estate and started bottling our wine in 1991.They work hard to ensure their harvests will be fully expressive of the terroir. They love wines that have personality but are still fine and elegant.
Selection of plots in areas producing soft refined wines. Granite soils. Vines : 13 to 15 years old - Yield : 35hl/ha.
The grapes are harvested when their balance is at its best. Fermentation starts after destemming and cold maceration for 4 days at 8°C. The cap is punched every day by hand. Vinification lasts 18 days. PREMICES is matured for 12 months in casks used 1 to 4 times.
Tasting notes
Concentrated nose of stone fruits. The mouth is full with soft but tight tannins. This wine is very generous and long-lasting with a fresh finish.
Food pairing
Red meat, meat casseroles, grilled meat, game, cheeses.
Aging potential
6 to 10 years
Grape varieties
100% Syrah
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
202291-93 Jeb Dunnuck
202188-90 Jeb Dunnuck
Previous rating
202090-92 Wine Advocate
202090-92 Jeb Dunnuck
202093 Wine Spectator
202094 VINOUS
A polished, forward, yet still classic Cornas, the 2022 Cornas Prémices has ample black and blue fruits, some gamey, meaty, peppery notes, medium to full body, ripe tannins, and lots of minerality on the finish.
Jeb Dunnuck
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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