Issued from pebbles vineyards (rounded stones).
Production area: Townships of Lirac and Roquemaure (North of Tavel)
Size of the Vineyard: 30 hectares
Age of vines: 30 years
Each variety is vinified separately because they ripen at different times. Skin maceration. Pressing. Juice collected by dripping. Temperature control during alcoholic fermentation. Clarification. “Batonnage” and Aged in barrels during 4 months.
Eye: bright with golden lights, mineral appearance.
Nose: aromas of citrus fruit, warm spices and broom.
Mouth: substantial, roasted and vanilla tastes.
This wine goes well with fish dishes, fried prawns with parsley, bouillabaisse, grilled poultry and dry cheese.
Wine Spectator: 89/100
Lirac, labelled Cru since 1945, combines elegance with an amazing structure and richness. Its subtle strength makes it the finest flower of the Rhone vineyards.