The typical 'soil' of Cornas
, she explained, is a very friable form of granite.
They make about half of all Crozes-Hermitage, the biggest appellation in the region, have a lion's share of Hermitage itself and are well represented across the river in Saint-Joseph, Cornas
and its neighbour Saint-Pray, a small appellation just for dry white wine and surprisingly chunky fizz.
Nicky Henderson has two options with French Opera and Mad Max, with Cornas
and I'm So Lucky completing the line-up at this stage.
Nicky Henderson could launch a two-pronged assault with French Opera and Mad Max, with Cornas
and I'm So Lucky completing the list.
was given a shocking ride by Daryl Jacob in my view at Ascot which is was annoying as it is just about the only bad ride that jockey has given this winter and he has been in tremendous form.
But this is no one-horse stable - and Cornas
can prove the point with a bold showing in next Saturday's Victor Chandler Chase at Ascot.
The Arkle Trophy third still had a bit to do turning in and only put his head in front over the last from Mahogany Blaze and the well-backed runner-up Cornas
(5-1), eventually winning by three and a half lengths.
Their top wine is a more serious barrel aged syrah, which would rival a cornas
from the Northern Rhone at twice the price.
THE Rhone valley in France is rightly famed for producing some of the world's greatest red wines - Hermitage, Cote Rotie, Cornas
Here the wines of Hermitage, Cote Rotie, Cornas
and, to a lesser extent, Crozes-Hermitage and St.
In addition to the Crozes-Hermitage vineyard, the Jaboulets also own vineyards in the Hermitage and Cornas
regions with vineyard holdings totaling about 70 acres.
15 Cheltenham Sporting (50:30:20:10) 10-13 Kid Cassidy, 9-12 Toubab, 8-11 De Boitron, Astracad, 6-8 Tanks For That, Free World, Eradicate, 5-7 Slieveardagh, Oiseau De Nuit, Kumbeshwar, Bellvano, 4-6 Idarah, French Opera, Ultimate, Tara Royal, Lucky William, 2-4 Renard, Anquetta, 1-3 King Edmund, Cornas