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Plateau des Chenes Lirac

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Plateau des Chenes Lirac Bottle
Appellation
Lirac
Variety
Syrah, Grenache
Age of Vines
30
Farming
Sustainable
Soil
Red clay limestone, galets
Altitude
65 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, destemmed, fermented in tank, daily delestage or remontage, 20 day maceration
Aging
9 months in 225L and 600L French oak barrels

Overview

The uniquely, Syrah-dominant, Lirac rouge from Laurent Brechet stands apart from many of the wines in the appellation which generally and primarily are Grenache-based wines. Deeper in color with floral and spicy aromas, this Lirac is purple in color with remarkable freshness.

Ratings & Reviews

90

2017 Plateau des Chenes Lirac

Source: JD

91-93

2016 Plateau des Chenes Lirac

Source: JD

92

2015 Plateau des Chenes Lirac

Source: JD

89-91

2014 Plateau des Chenes Lirac

Source: WA

91

2013 Plateau des Chenes Lirac

Source: WA

91

2012 Plateau des Chenes Lirac

Source: WA

Rhône, France
  • Location
    Rhône, France
  • Appellation
    Lirac
  • Proprietor
    Famille Brechet
  • Winemaker
    Laurent Brechet
  • Size / Elevation
    70 hectares / 85-110 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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