L'inattendu - Rosé
Cave de Tavel et de Lirac - Lirac
Rosé,Lirac
Grenache 55% - Cinsault 40% – Picpoul 5%
history
The Cave des vignerons de Tavel et Lirac is in the purest Provençal style. It was built in 1937 when Tavel wines were labelled AOC. It is to date the only winery to be opened by a President of the Republic – Albert Lebrun in 1938. The Cave de Tavel produces half of the Tavel AOC wines, as well as Lirac, Côtes-du-Rhône Villages and Côtes-du-Rhône and stretches over 680 Ha..There are 140 producers, all involved in the day-to-day life of the winery and have their say in the investment decisions for making wines which frequently win medals and are regularly mentioned in wine guide.
Vineyard
The Cave des Vignerons de Tavel et Lirac is in the Rhone Valley 15km from Avignon and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Plot selection of clay-limestone and pebbles. Selections of old vines planted with different grape varieties.
Winemaking
The musts come from bleeding after a maceration for 6 to 12 hours. Fermentation with controled temperatures between 61F and 64F.
Tasting notes
Eye: intense bright rosé wine. Nose: floral, raspberry and blackberry. Palate: ample and mineral, dominated by notes of red fruits.
Food pairing
This wine will delight you as an aperitif and will be perfect with grilled meats and Mediterranean dishes.
Aging potential
2 years.
Grape varieties
Grenache 55% - Cinsault 40% – Picpoul 5%
Press
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
202190
90
2021
The 2021 Lirac Rose L'Inattendu is an attractive blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Cinsault, 10% Clairette and 10% Picpoul. Dark flamingo in color, it showcases bold scents of crushed stone, lime zest and strawberry. Silky, fine and elegant, this medium-bodied eéort delivers lovely ease and grace on the palate, ênishing clean and crisp without being phenolic or overly tart.
Wine Advocate
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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