Alain Voge Cornas Les Chailles 2020
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Alain Voge Cornas Les Chailles 2020 is a high-quality Syrah from the Les Chailles vineyard in Cornas, France. With vines aged forty years, this wine is crafted with passion by the esteemed Lionel Fraisse, whose biodynamic methods and skillful winemaking impart intense character and complexity. Its inky purple color and classic notes of plums, iron, Asian spices, and sandalwood tantalize the nose while delivering medium to full-bodied richness on the palate. The ripe tannins provide balance and silky texture with a great finish.
The grapes of this Syrah benefit from their location—the fertile depths of Granite Slopes in Cornas—which provides more vitality to the grapevine than other areas, creating a powerful, balanced vintage. In addition, the close proximity to limestone mountain range Arlettes to the north brings in unique siliceous concretions truly specific to this area. The near-perfect climatic conditions of the 2020 growing season also contribute to this vintage’s remarkable complexity, as do the organic certification of the vineyard and the judicious use of sulphites.
Alain Voge Cornas Les Chailles 2020 is a truly remarkable wine and offers immediate appeal. For the purist, however, it’s worth giving the vintage a few years of aging to experience its full potential. In any case, this is a superb Syrah to open and enjoy today!
What does Alain Voge Cornas Les Chailles 2020 taste like?
leather, earthy, mushroom
cherry, raspberry, red fruit
oak, tobacco, vanilla
blackberry, plum, dark fruit
pepper, licorice, cinnamon
fig, dried fruit, black raisin
violet, lavender, dried flowers
Winemaker of Alain Voge Cornas Les Chailles 2020
Cornas: A Jewel in the Northern Rhône Crown
Nestled in the northern Rhône valley of France, Cornas stands as a viticultural jewel with a rich history and distinctive terroir. The village, situated on the western side of the Rhône River, just 100 km south of Lyon, is renowned for producing exclusive red wines crafted solely from the Syrah grape variety.