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Cornas Auguste Clape  2016 - Lot of 2 Bottles

Cornas Auguste Clape 2016

One of the best Cornas wines; rich, deep and racy, with great tannic texture.

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Lot Description: Cornas Auguste Clape 2016

Lot description

  • Quantity 2 Bottles
  • Level:2 into-neck
  • Label: 2 very slightly marked label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : yes
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Rhône
  • Appellation/Wine: Cornas
  • Producer/Owner: Auguste Clape
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 100% Syrah
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Environment friendly
  • Size (in ha): 4
  • Volume: 24000 bottles
  • Yield (in hl/ha): 40
  • Intensity : Full-bodied
  • Dominant aroma : Spices
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • Auguste Clape’s Cornas is one of the best productions of the appellation, possessing richness, depth, and wonderful ageing potential. Whole bunch fermentation and ageing in old foudres means it can preserve the sobriety of the terroir of Cornas.

    The Clape family produce elegant wines that are considered a leading light in the Cornas appellation. Today, Pierre Clape, with the help of his son Olivier, cultivates 5 hectares of terraced vines on granitic slopes that can reach gradients of up to 60%, making them a difficult terroir to work with. Vinifications are a ‘hands off’ affair and take place on a parcel by parcel basis according to traditional methods that respect the different ages of the vines.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

Rating
(93-97)/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
19+/20Jancis Robinson
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak -