Bourgueil Rouge Cornélius

Singular wines that reveal the excellence of the terroir, surprising flavours and unique characters.


The story
Maître Cornélius is a work by Honoré de Balzac, in which the good wine of Bourgueil is celebrated.
The vineyard is located near Bourgueil.
The Cornélius 1831 vintage is the illustration of a superb selection of hundred-year-old vines on a tufa terroir.
Traditional vinification.
The wine is then aged for 12 months in oak barrels.
Cabernet franc : 100%


Served at room temperature (14-16°C).
Visual appearance
Dark colour with purple hues.
At the nose
A very pretty spicy framework of caraway, black pepper and mint dominates a nose of cooked fruits, fruits in brandy and fine toasted nuances.
On the palate
The palate is warm, with fruit, undergrowth and violets, and is balanced by its characterful tannins and smoothness. Fresh and liquorice finish.
Food pairings
As an accompaniment to beef cheek, fillet of hind, wild boar stew, tajines.