Domaine Courbis Saint Joseph Les Royes 2017
Domaine Courbis dates from the 16th century and has been handed down from father to son since the start of the 20th century. The vineyards currently extend to 20 hectares (3Ha in Cornas, 4Ha Saint Joseph white and 13Ha Saint Joseph red) in the communes of Chateaubourg and Cornas. 18 hectares are planted on hillsides facing south and west. The wine cellar, built in 1980, is modern and is equipped temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. The wines of Domaine Courbis are of extremely high quality and consistently meet with worldwide acclaim.
The grapes are hand harvested, destemmed and lightly pressed. Vinification takes place in sealed temperature controlled stainless steel tanks at 30-32C. Maceration lasts 10 days.
Made from 100% Syrah, this lovely wine shows typical notes of black olives combined with spicy, smoky undertones. Smooth, silky and concentrated.
Everyday Serving Suggestion
Domaine Courbis Saint Joseph Les Royes is best served at room temperature to accompany roast meats and poultry.
Country / Region / Appellation
FR / Rhone / Saint-Joseph AOC