2013 Cornas, Granit 60, Domaine Vincent Paris

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The steep vines here are located in Patou, Les Mazards and Saumon and their age runs the gamut from old-ish (35 years) to very old indeed (100 years). The grapes are mainly destemmed and the wine is a superb illustration of all that is great in Cornas; austere, yet generous, full-bodied and tannic, yet with a latent sweetness which will come to the fore over a number of years and provide a perfect contrast to burgeoning savoury characteristics. Simon Field MW - Rhône Buyer It makes a nice change to state that a winery is far from state-of-the-art; M Paris makes wine in the chaotic splendour b