Thierry Allemand

Chaillot Cornas Syrah

9.456 ratings
9.437 pro ratings
Cornas, Northern Rhône, Rhône, France
Syrah
Lamb
Top Notes For
Lee Pitofsky

Oh boy 2010 is huge. Definitely built for the long haul but showed wonderfully nonetheless. Northern Rhône King.

Oh boy 2010 is huge. Definitely built for the long haul but showed wonderfully nonetheless. Northern Rhône King.

Nov 1st, 2020
Alex Jones

Marketing/Development Kunni/Westerly Wines

9.1

So good and deserved more time. Dark red fruit and berry, sour plum, tobacco and pencil shavings. Powerful and delicious.

So good and deserved more time. Dark red fruit and berry, sour plum, tobacco and pencil shavings. Powerful and delicious.

Oct 3rd, 2020
Seth Morgen Long

Broker • Arterberry Maresh / Winemaker • Morgen Long

9.5

Tasted blind out of a decanter, this was not budging initially and felt lean, maybe stilted, and angular next to a plush 2015 Voge St. Jo. After an hour or two, the wine started to expand, and impress. Of course, after revealing, we were all present to the majesty of Thierry’s touch. This was not as brooding and dense as I remember it, rather, it felt like the wine was reluctant to strut its stuff until we required it to. Forget about the 2010’s for awhile.

Tasted blind out of a decanter, this was not budging initially and felt lean, maybe stilted, and angular next to a plush 2015 Voge St. Jo. After an hour or two, the wine started to expand, and impress. Of course, after revealing, we were all present to the majesty of Thierry’s touch. This was not as brooding and dense as I remember it, rather, it felt like the wine was reluctant to strut its stuff until we required it to. Forget about the 2010’s for awhile.

Dec 22nd, 2018
Seth Morgen Long

Broker • Arterberry Maresh / Winemaker • Morgen Long

9.5

Badass bottle full of elegantly brooding Cornas still deep in a place of youthful backwardness. Decanting for a few hours helps shed the layers of baby fat off this and what a pleasure to drink. Only up from here.

Badass bottle full of elegantly brooding Cornas still deep in a place of youthful backwardness. Decanting for a few hours helps shed the layers of baby fat off this and what a pleasure to drink. Only up from here.

Mar 2nd, 2018
Seth Morgen Long

Broker • Arterberry Maresh / Winemaker • Morgen Long

9.4

King

King

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Nathan Claiborn

Boom. This business has some perks.

Boom. This business has some perks.

Sep 6th, 2015
Paul Einbund

Wine Director/Sommelier Frances

9.6

Don't drink this!!! You can open it and bask in its spectacular aromas but the palate needs a few years...but man does it smell amazing!

Don't drink this!!! You can open it and bask in its spectacular aromas but the palate needs a few years...but man does it smell amazing!

Jun 29th, 2015
Jeremiah Allen

Syrah, like it should be.

Syrah, like it should be.

Jun 13th, 2015
Jeremiah Allen

Allemand is a flower pusher

Allemand is a flower pusher

May 27th, 2015
Paul Einbund

Wine Director/Sommelier Frances

9.1

Really forward like My prom date post...

Really forward like My prom date post...

Apr 15th, 2015