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Vincent Paris has rapidly ascended to become one of the stars of the tiny Cornas appellation. Blessed with a collection of small parcel, old vine vineyards (some nearly 100 years of age) which he inherited from his grandfather, Vincent has turned out some of the most exciting wines in the region in the past decade. The praise for Paris’ wines is almost universal, drawing consistently top marks from the Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator and Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar. His wines...
Comes from young vineyards Located in the municipality of Ardoix on the heights of Sarras, 30 Km North of Cornas.
The grapes are 100% de-stemmed. After a few days of cold maceration (12 ° C) fermentation starts naturally. The tanks are lifted morning and evening with the saturation of carbon dioxide. Vinification lasts 3 weeks.
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Don't overlook Paris's outstanding 2017 Saint Joseph Les Cotes. It combines blueberries, espresso and pepper in a medium to full-bodied format that's supported by silky, fine-grained tannins and plenty of length. Like previous vintages, it's approachable young, but it should have the stuffing to age up to a decade.See detailed press review