Domaine du Coulet

Matthieu Barret is one of the most exciting new talents in Cornas.
The man took on the reins of the Estate in 2001, and signed that year his very first vintage after an experience in the Cave Cooperative of Tain.
Very fast he focuses his work on the vineyard, a natural asset of choice, since all slots have been planted on windy and fresh sidehills. …
The biodynamic viticulture is adopted, in order to respect as much as possible this jewel from the Ardèche region.
Oenological products derived from chemicals are banned, replaced instead by natural treatments, such as cowpat, herbal teas and various preparations. Sulfites and brass are used on very weak quantities.
The treatments against diseases are all made by the man, on all…
sidehills, respecting the timeline of the lunar calendar.
At the cellar, the same logic prevails as well. No chemical intrant, and a low sulphites during the bottling.
Starting 2007, the winegrower has focused more on the ageings, which is such a sensitive parameter when you want to mark the wines the least possible.
The barrels were progressively eliminated, and gave way to ovoid…
shaped vats, made of concrete and clay. These vats will allow to preserve the primary aromas of the grapes, and will age them into its purest expression.
Moreover, this technique has the other advantage to allow the tasting of oxydative grape varieties such as syrah, even in their youth.
The cuvée "No Wine's Land" is a perfect illustration of this style: the grapes are grown on the region of Cornas. The vines are aged…
about fourty years reveal a greedy, very fleshy, yet fluid juice. This wine has been aged 18 months in vats.
Brise Cailloux is a fuller cuvée, the ideal match for an elaborated diner. The aging takes place in concrete vats, of ovoid shape.
Finally, we must mention the cuvée "Gore", who carries the name of a tarnished granite, from where it comes from. Exposed north-east, the vine gives birth to a vibrant and racy juice, and counts among the…
nicest syrah of the region.
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