What we tasted in January 2021

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.

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Web: vinscolombo.fr/en/
Web: mentzendorff.co.uk/producers/jean-luc-colombo

The wines tasted were:

  1. Picpoul de Pinet Les Girelles 2018 75cl (100% Picpoul Blanc)
  2. St Péray La Belle de Mai 2016 – Organic 75cl (60% Roussanne 40% Marsanne) 
  3. Colombo Cotes du Rhone Les Abeilles Rouge 2016 37.5cl (1/3 Grenache 1/3 Syrah 1/3 Mourvèdre)
  4. Cairanne Le Pavillon Des Courtisanes 2018 75cl (80% Grenache 20% Syrah)