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Domaine des Cigalounes Lirac 2020

£114.85
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6 bottle(s) at £19.14 per bottle.
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AHD5774020A
 

Domaine des Cigalounes Lirac 2020

  • Grapes Grenache 50%, Syrah 35%, Mourvedre 15%
  • Country France
  • Region: Rhone Lirac
  • Abv 15 %
  • Body Value: D (A is light, E is full-bodied)
    Residual Sugar: 1.2
    Contains Sulphites: Yes
    Vegetarian/Vegan: Yes/Yes
    Milk/Eggs: No/No
    Organic: Yes
    Biodynamic: No
  • Case size 6 / 75cl
  • Winemaker: Emmanuelle Gauthier
  • Closure Natural Cork
  • A concentrated wine with aromas of deep, wild cherry fruits and spicy notes. Full flavored with a smooth texture, silky tannins, and a long, satisfying finish.
2x cases 10% off

Winemaker, Sevrine Lemoine, as a non-interventionist, looks for finesse and silky tannins, rather than over-extraction. The grapes were hand-harvested at optimum maturity and sorted to ensure only the highest quality fruit was vinified. Each variety was fermented separately with selected yeasts in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks, lasting for three weeks. 20% of the blend was matured in barrel imparting subtle complexity.

A concentrated wine with aromas of deep, wild cherry fruits and spicy notes. Full flavoured with a smooth texture, silky tannins and a long, satisfying finish. 

More Information
CountryFrance
Vintage2020
Bottles Per Case6
Bottle Size75
2 cases 10% offYes
Winery

Lirac is an appellation on the western side of the southern Rhone Valley. Domaine de Cigalounes is a seven-hectare property which has been certified organic since 2012. It is located on the rocky plateau between the villages of Tavel and Lirac, on the opposite bank of the Rhone from Chateauneuf-du-Pape. The Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre vines are grown according to traditional methods, in red soils which are rich in iron and minerals and have a pebbly topsoil. The vineyard is cultivated sustainably, respecting the environment, soil and biodiversity of the terroir.

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