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2002 Jean Luc Colombo Cornas Les Ruchets

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87 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - January/February 2005

($90) Dark red. Peppery red fruits on the nose. Brighter and juicier than the Louvee, with penetrating red berry flavors complicated by pepper and herbs on the back end. On the lean side, but lively and nicely delineated. (Unfortunately, my appointment to taste Colombo's 2003s was botched because his office gave me an address that the Colombos had vacated years ago.)

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