In January we were treated to a wonderful Zoom presentation and wines by Laure Columbo of Jean-Luc Colombo and Michelle Barrie of Mentzendorff. We are grateful to Mentzendorff for making this tasting possible.
Jean-Luc Colombo is one of France’s most talented and creative winemakers based in Cornas, crafting first-class wines from the Northern Rhone Valley and Southern France. Laure is Vineyard Manager and Winemaker working alongside her father.
The wines tasted were:
- Picpoul de Pinet Les Girelles 2018 75cl (100% Picpoul Blanc)
- St Péray La Belle de Mai 2016 – Organic 75cl (60% Roussanne 40% Marsanne)
- Colombo Cotes du Rhone Les Abeilles Rouge 2016 37.5cl (1/3 Grenache 1/3 Syrah 1/3 Mourvèdre)
- Cairanne Le Pavillon Des Courtisanes 2018 75cl (80% Grenache 20% Syrah)