IGP Méditerranée: Château la Canorgue 'Coin Perdu' 2016

This wine shot to fame when featured in Ridley Scott's 2006 film 'A Good Year' starring Russell Crowe and Albert Finney, which was shot on location at Château la Canorgue.
Bottle (Case)
Tasting Notes
Rather better than the film itself, the wine comes from the estate's oldest vines and is a rich blast of Syrah with a dash of Grenache.
About this wine
Style Red Wine, Sec, Full-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Provence, Côtes du Luberon
Grape Variety (Cépage) Grenache Noir, Syrah
Food & Wine Matching Lamb
Organic Organic
Vintage 2016
Cellarage Approachable when young but improves noticeably with 3-5 years in the bottle.
Vinification Organically produced grapes are hand harvested, partly destalked, pressed and vinified in stainless steel vats. After a maturation period of four to six months in oak, the wine is very lightly filtered.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 15

Château la Canorgue (Jean-Pierre & Nathalie Margan)

Jean-Pierre Margan and his wife Martine began producing wine at her parents’ ancestral estate, Château de la Canorgue, in the craggy Provençal hills around Bonnieux in 1978. Over the following 20 years, they painstakingly renovated the house and created an inspirational modern winery making red, white and rosé wines that have drawn international acclaim. They now farm 35 hectares organically and the wines are classified under the sizeable, and variable, Rhône satellite appellation of Côtes du Luberon. The Margans are widely recognized as being amongst the best of the appellation and one of Provence’s most pioneering estates. Jean-Pierre and Martine’s daughter, Nathalie, has now joined the family business who is an enthusiastic ambassador for the domaine.

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