Cornas Billes Noires - 2018 - Matthieu Barret
Domaine du Coulet
A few words from Matthieu: aromatic with notes of ripe red fruits, spices and white pepper, powerful wine with elegant tannins, fresh ending with minerality, a velvety and fresh wine.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 14.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2032
100% Syrah from 65-year-old vines on average grown biodynamically, in a cool growing area, on a soil of highly decomposed granite soil known as "Gore" and loamy-clay. The parcel is situated on the vineyard site of Le Bois at the South-East peak of the Vallée du Coulet. Vinification: indigenous yeasts, 100% destemming, daily punching down of the cap or pump-over, fermentation for three weeks, and no “gory” chemicals. Élevage for 24 months in concrete tanks and tinajas made of terracotta of 10hl. Bottled after light filtering, 2gr/hl of sulphur.
Matthieu Barret has been making wine at Domaine du Coulet since 1998. It was Stéphane Tissot , one of Jura's most famous vignerons, who first gave Barret the nickname "Petit Ours Brun" (little brown bear), and it quickly caught on among his vigneron peers, and even found its way onto his wine labels, such as his red and white cuvées Petit Ours Brun and Petit Ours Blanc. The estate’s 10...All wines
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