Jean Luc Colombo Cotes du Rhone ''Les Abeilles'' 2017

  • Type: Red
  • Producer: Jean Luc Colombo
  • Varietal: Grenache Blend
  • Country: France
  • Region: Rhone
  • Size: F - 750 ml
  • Bin: E0332
Special Price $14.95 Regular Price $19.95
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E0332
Jean Luc Colombo Cotes du Rhone ''Les Abeilles'' 2017 is available to buy in increments of 1

Terroir & Vintage Notes: “Les Abeilles” (The Bees) is named for the bees that inhabit the vineyards in the southern Rhône Valley where this Côtes du Rhône is produced. The bees thrive in these vineyards because no harsh pesticides are used. Colony Collapse Disorder is threatening honey bees and their crucial role in agriculture. The Colombo family, life-long beekeepers and grape growers, are committed to combatting this global concern and along with the Taub Family Selections have developed the Bee Helpful Program. For every consumer purchase of Jean-Luc Colombo Les Abeilles (“the bees”) Côte du Rhône Rouge or Blanc a donation is made to the UC Davis Department of Entomology in support of their research to help restore healthy honey bee colonies.

Tasting Notes: Intense purple color. On the nose, Seductive aromas of red fruits, coriander and bay leaf. This is a fresh and silky wine, with notes of licorice and spice on the palate. A food-friendly wine which will perfectly match grilled lamb, pork and assorted cheeses.

- Winery Notes

Wine Enthusiast

Ripe black-cherry and plum flavors are muted by notes of smoke and menthol in this full-bodied blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre. Its fruit character is primary and plush, edged by soft, persistent tannins. Enjoy this easy-drinking sip now–2022.
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