L'inattendu - Rosé
Cave de Tavel et de Lirac - Lirac
Grenache 55% - Cinsault 40% – Picpoul 5%
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.
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.
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%
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
202291 Wine Advocate
The deep salmon-hued 2022 Lirac Rose L'Inattendu makes a striking contrast in color to the many Tavel bottlings put out by this benchmark cave cooperative. Scents of crushed stone, lime zest, white peach and melon rind appear on the nose, while the palate is medium-bodied, smooth and silky in texture, with an elegant, lingering ínish.
Joe Czerwinski Wine Advocate
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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