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The November 2020 Auction: Part 4

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Auction Ends: 11/29/2020 6:00:00 PM PST
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Lot #351. Courbis Cornas Les Eygats 2015

Description: Consists of 6 Bottles, 0.75L
Region: France, Rhône, Cornas.
Score: 100 JD.
"Lastly, the inky colored (it's even deeper than the Sabarotte) 2015 Cornas Les Eygats comes from a cooler terroir located in the northern part of the appellation. Raised in equal parts new and used barrels, it offers an utterly profound bouquet of blackberries, blueberries, scorched earth, pepper and liquid flowers. Possessing sensational purity of fruit, integrated acidity, sweet tannin and perfect balance, it's another remarkably elegant yet powerful, heavenly Syrah from this estate that readers shouldn't miss. It's up with the finest Cornas ever made. Bravo! The Courbis brothers have hit a home run with these 2015s, the finest wines I’ve tasted from this brilliant estate. All three of the single vineyard Cornas are incredible wines, with the Les Eygats being one of finest Cornas ever made. The 2016s are also terrific wines that aren’t far behind the 2015s, and they’ll be approachable at an earlier age as well." Jeb Dunnuck, JebDunnuck.com, Jan 2018
Provenance: The Jupiter Cellar
Notes: 3 Very lightly scuffed label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $475


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