Jean Luc Colombo 'Cape Bleue' Rose 2020
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Wine Enthusiast 90
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This invigorating ros is a dusty-pink blend of Syrah and Mourvdre. Raspberry and watermelon flavors are zesty and cutting, edged by crushed mineral and salt as well as lingering, thirst-quenching acidity. It would be lovely on a summer afternoon but also drinks well year round. Taub Family Selections. Best Buy.~A.I.
This is a pinkblush wine
Item ID: #40655
Location at store:64b
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Screw Cap
Alcohol by vol: 12.5%

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Wine Enthusiast 90
BEST BUY
This invigorating ros is a dusty-pink blend of Syrah and Mourvdre. Raspberry and watermelon flavors are zesty and cutting, edged by crushed mineral and salt as well as lingering, thirst-quenching acidity. It would be lovely on a summer afternoon but also drinks well year round. Taub Family Selections. Best Buy.~A.I.

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Jean Luc ColomboWhat happens when you combine a creative, adventurous spirit with an unbridled passion for wines of quality and character? For lovers of fine wines from France's Rhône Valley, the answer is simple: Jean-Luc Colombo.

What happens when you combine a creative, adventurous spirit with an unbridled passion for wines of quality and character? For lovers of fine wines from France's Rhône Valley, the answer is simple: Jean-Luc Colombo.

A devotee of the Syrah grape, Jean-Luc was convinced that the northern Rhône appellation of Cornas offered enormous potential for producing stellar quality Syrah. Following his conviction, he opened his own wine laboratory in Cornas and developed a thriving reputation as a wine consultant, breathing new life into the then-obscure wines of Cornas.
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Shortly after, Colombo began purchasing his own vineyards first in Cornas then throughout the Rhône Valley and Languedoc - leading to the establishment in 1994 of Vins Jean-Luc Colombo. In 2003, Colombo enhanced his ventures by returning to his roots near Marseille and purchasing vineyards to produce the now highly-successful Cape Bleue Rosé.

In addition to running Vins Jean-Luc Colombo, Colombo continues his consulting practice, advising approximately 100 producers throughout the Rhône Valley, Switzerland and southern France. His wife, Anne, who is closely involved in the production of the Cornas wines, manages the consulting practice.

In 2010, Laure Colombo, Anne and Jean-Luc's daughter, joined the family business. An avid world traveler, Laure studied viticulture in Bordeaux and also holds a Masters degree in Oenology from Montpellier University. She now works alongside her parents and is already making a name for herself as one of the Rhône's rising stars.

Each Jean-Luc Colombo wine is highly personalized, sourced from Colombo's own vineyards and from carefully selected domains under his direct consultation. A unique, water color painting graces each label and illustrates both the name and the story behind each wine. With wines as vibrant and memorable as the family who makes them, Vins Jean-Luc Colombo has made a major impact on the evolution of modern French winemaking.

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Jean Luc Colombo 'Cape Bleue' Rose 2020

"This wine neither has any distinctive taste nor character. It is equivalent to drinking pinkish water with some added ethanol."

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