Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 36 xxx r hone M uch of this is the result of a surge in popularity, as fans of the r hone, both north and south, had been turned on to the intensity, depth and shear muscle, which is obtainable here. Cote r ôtie, h ermitage and s t Joseph, all produce s yrah of earth-born power and focus, but in Cornas we find something more... something meatier... something primal. t hierry Allemand saw the potential of Cornas early, seeking out old and often abandoned vineyards throughout the region. i t took over fifteen years of hard work as he cleared brush, planted vines, and rebuilt forgotten terraces, yet in the end his efforts paid off. h aving learned his craft at the d omaine r obert m ichel, t hierry was well prepared to understand the unique terroir of the region, and it showed even through the early days. h is focus on the vineyards and non interventionist approach in the winery translates the primal intricacies of Cornas into each bottle, and has firmly earned him the status of icon. v intage after vintage the wines of Allemand continue to be among the top examples from the region, which are hunted for by collectors. ✦ iT 's s o M e T hing More, s o M e T hing— p ri M al Touring the landscape of Cornas we find many new names and plantings throughout the region. tH ierry a llemand rating bottle Cornas Chaillot 2012 (1416028) JD 95 $157 Cornas Reynard 2012 (1416026) JD 98 $205 Cornas Chaillot 2013 (1416024) JR 94 $139 Cornas Reynard 2013 (1416025) JR 95 $159 Items listed are pre-arrival

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