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Lirac - Le Sablon

Le Sablon

Lirac

2018
  • Terroir

    Ancient Rhône alluvium : shingle and red earth
    Sustainable production - Vineyard under organic conversion since 2019

  • Tasting

    Bright garnet color. A rich, toasty and spicy nose, with notes of red fruit and cocoa. A fresh, fruity and finely tight mouth, offering concentration and revealing very young southern scents (scrubland, liquorice) with discreet woods. Beautiful Lirac respecting traditions.

  • Vine stock

    Grenache 50%, Syrah 25%, Mourvèdre 25%

  • Winemaking

    Hand harvesting on optimum ripeness
    Grapes carefully picked and sorted
    Classic way of simultaneous maceration and fermentation at 25-27°C, during around 15 days in concrete vats before the press
    Aging of 12 months in old oak barrels of 3-4 wines
    Selection of the best barrels for the final blend
    Taking place of the bottling at the winery to overse the quality and processing from the grapevine to the bottle

  • Service

    Between 17°C to 20°C
    Aging of 5 to 10 years

  • Food & Wine pairing

    Grilled or roasted red meat, more aromatic meats like duck, lamb, small game

  • Awards

    Gold medal Concours International de Lyon (2017)
    Bettane & Desseauve : 15/20 (2016)
    Gilbert & Gaillard : 89/100 (2016)

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