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Rhone Valley

Domaine de la Mordorée - Lirac - La Reine des Bois - Blanc - 2019

Characteristics

  • Country / Region: Rhone Valley
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Name: AOP Lirac
  • Grape variety: 35% Grenache, 25% Clairette, 15% Roussanne, 10% Viognier, 10% Marsanne, 5% Picpoul
  • Alcohol: 14 vol.
  • Color: White
  • Capacity: 75 cl

AWARDS

Estate rated 3 stars in the Guide Bettane et Desseauve 2022 Robert Parker : 91/100

Wine: Of great freshness, the 2019 White Lirac Reine des Bois offers charming notes of white fruits, aromatic herbs, fennel and anise. We appreciate its fresh perfumes, its fullness and finesse, and it's amazing virtues. A tonic and well-balanced white wine that will pair beautifully with fish or fresh cheeses. What a delight!

Vinification: Hand harvested. Vinification and maturation for 10% of the harvest in barrels and 90% in stainless steel tanks. Diam 10 cork, guaranteeing a potential of keeping between 5 to 10 years. Certified organic wine. Vines cultivated according to the principles of biodynamic agriculture.

Color Golden yellow with green reflections.

Nose Aromas of white fruits mixed with beautiful aromatic herbs, creamy notes, but also of fennel and anise.

Palate: Rich and delicate, this wine unfolds a palate both tonic and generous: What a delight!

Temperature: Serve between 10 and 12°C.

Food and wine pairing: Aperitif, salmon filet with sorrel cream, oven baked sole, fresh cheeses.

Cellar aging: From now until 2030

The Domaine de la Mordorée is one of our favorite estates from Southern Rhône. One of the best in biodynamic agriculture, it has been awarded the highest rating of 5 stars by Robert Parker. The American critic has always placed it at the top of his hierarchy, saluting their work and mastery of winemaking and praising their wines above all else.