2020 Domaine Lionnet Cornas Terre Brulee

Syrah - 750ML
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REVIEWS

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jebdunnuck.com, December 2022

(95+ points) Similarly deep purple-hued, the 2020 Cornas Terre Brulee has a darker, slightly richer, yet less complex style that also warrants bottle age. Offering more black fruits, scorched earth, burning embers, and...
VN 95

Vinous, December 2022

Inky ruby. Intensely perfumed, mineral-accented cherry and black raspberry aromas, along with exotic spice, floral and pipe tobacco flourishes. Alluringly sweet and penetrating on the palate, offering sappy cherry-cola...
DC 94

Decanter, September 2022

Good sense of aromatic clarity and freshness. Well balanced with good acidity and controlled alcohol. Chewy, slightly chalky tannins that are plentiful and detailed - very Cornas in texture with a long finish. Tannic and...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Syrah
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Northern Rhone
Appellation Cornas
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

Introducing the magnificent 2020 Domaine Lionnet Cornas Terre Brulee, a true gem from the Rhone region in France. This exceptional wine showcases the Syrah varietal, known for producing some of the most captivating red wines in the world. With its deep, intense red color and velvety texture, this wine is a true delight for the senses.

On the nose, the 2020 Domaine Lionnet Cornas Terre Brulee captivates with its enticing aromas of ripe blackberries, dark cherries, and hints of black pepper. As you take your first sip, your palate is greeted with an explosion of flavors. Ripe fruits such as blackcurrants and plums dance on your tongue, complemented by subtle notes of tobacco and licorice. The wine reveals its complexity with each sip, unfolding layers of flavors that linger long after the last drop.

The 2020 vintage of this Cornas beauty showcases the exceptional craftsmanship of Domaine Lionnet. Their dedication to producing wines of the highest quality is evident in every aspect of this wine. From the hand-harvested grapes to the traditional cork closure, every detail has been carefully considered to preserve the elegance and character of the wine.

This wine is a perfect companion for an exquisite meal. Pair it with roasted game, hearty stews, or aged cheeses to enhance its depth and richness. Its structured tannins and well-balanced acidity make it a wine that can be enjoyed now or cellared for years to come, allowing it to further develop and evolve.

In conclusion, the 2020 Domaine Lionnet Cornas Terre Brulee is a remarkable expression of the Syrah varietal, showcasing the unique terroir of the Cornas appellation. Its captivating aromas, complex flavors, and impeccable craftsmanship make it a true standout in the world of red wines. Indulge in this magnificent bottle and let it transport you to the picturesque vineyards of the Northern Rhone.