We wanted to prove the durability of Cornas with two 2012 red wines from Dumien-Serrette and Vincent Paris.
Although the Vincent Paris 2012 Cornas Granit 60 had very much tannin in its youth, the wine is ripe and perfect now and needs no further aging. It is full-bodied with a lot of black pepper and liquorice and perfect balanced. 17.5/20 points.
The Dumien-Serrette 2012 Cornas Patou offers a wonderful nose of blueberry, bacon and plaka. It is full-bodied, animalic, dense and has power. It is perfect to drink now, but it will last for minimum 3-5 years. 18.5/20 points.
When this two wines were young, we assumed that it will require at least 10 years for a good ripeness and that they will last for minimum 30 years. Now it shows that they age faster as expected.