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About Domaine Courbis
The Domaine Courbis is located in Châteaubourg, in the extreme south of Saint-Joseph. Managed by Dominique Courbis, it has superb hillside plots. An estate renowned in the Rhône : an original parcel work, a passion, subtle wines.
The geology around Châteaubourg is complex. Granite dominates and indeed the eponymous château stands on a granite spur overlooking the Rhône and much of the steep escarpment is also granitic with shallow sandy soils, perfect for growing syrah. The top of the vineyard, called Royes, is quite different because there is limestone, good for the reds but very good for the whites as well. South of Chateaubourg, the vines give way to forest for a kilometre or two before the village of Cornas where suddenly the escarpment opens out to create an amphitheatre-shaped bowl behind the village, the ideal setting for one of the greatest wines of the Rhône.
The wines of Domaine Courbis
The Courbis brothers are important producers in Cornas and own plots on some of the most prestigious slopes, including the Eygats. They have a deserved reputation for producing wines of great fragrance, concentration and finesse and are among the best producers of Cornas and Saint-Joseph.
The annual production of the estate is 1.200 hl. This represents 160.000 bottles. The average yield is 36hl/ha. The estate's great wines are the Saint-Joseph Rouge, spread over 19 ha, composed only of Syrah. The Cornas is spread over 8 ha with 100% Syrah as well.
In white, the Saint-Joseph is located on a clayey-limestone soil with 97% Marsanne and 3% Roussanne. It extends over 5 ha.
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Find a superb selection of wines from Domaine Courbis on Comptoir des Millésimes. Buy your grands crus from the Rhône peacefully, the delivery is safe and fast. The wines come directly from the estate, so we can assure you of the authentic quality of the bottles.
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