2005 Oriel Courant

Côtes du Rhône, France


Wine Spectator: 87 pts

Name Story

Courant means "running," "fluent," and "current"—references to the mighty Rhône River which brings life and character to the vineyards in the South of France.


Louis Barruol

Vineyards | Winemaking

Red clay and limestone soils. Low-yielding vines (average age 40 years). Extended maceration for 15 days. Tank-aged, unfined and unfiltered to preserve the purity and intensity of the fruit.


100% Syrah. Picked: September 8-13, 2005.

Tasting Notes

Aroma:Ripe cherry and blackcurrant with overtones of nutmeg and cinnamon. Taste: Bold dark berries with sweet tannins and a delicate finish.

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Bottle: 750ml