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Rhone Valley

Domaine de la Mordorée - Lirac - La Dame Rousse - Rouge - 2019

Characteristics

  • Country / Region: Rhone Valley
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Name: AOP Lirac
  • Grape variety: 50% Grenache, 50% Syrah
  • Alcohol: 15.5 vol.
  • Color: Red
  • Capacity: 75 cl

AWARDS

Estate rated 3 stars in the 2022 Bettane + Desseauve Guide

Wine: Blend of equal parts Grenache and Syrah, the 2019 Red Dame Rousse Lirac is an incredibly fruity red, vinified in vats. Its finesse and aromas of fresh fruit, plum and strawberries, and hints of toast and violets, are a delight. The tannins are delicate and smooth and the finish is long and fresh. A marvel of a wine to pair with a stew or stewed meat.

Vinification: Hand harvested. Vines aged 40 years. Maceration for 20 days in stainless steel tanks with temperature control. Bottled on the estate. Certified organic wine, from a High Environmental Value Level III farm. Vines cultivated according to the principles of biodynamic agriculture

Color: Dark red.

Nose: Aromas of plum and strawberry mixed with notes of violet and a hint of toast.

Palate: Supple and generous, this wine develops has delicate tannins and a long and fresh finish.

Temperature: Serve between 16 and 18°C.

Food and wine pairing: Stewed leg of lamb, Provençal beef stew, coq au vin rouge, roast pork with herbs, soft cheeses.

Cellar aging: From now until 2031

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. 


In the Lirac appellation, the estate’s wines are amongst the best, showing an incomparable purity, delicacy and fruitiness. An estate beloved by our team of experts and world critics alike available today!