Château de Montfaucon Comtesse Madeleine Lirac Blanc 2018
  • White Wine
  • Clairette, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Picpoul
  • Vegan-Friendly
  • Dry
  • Full Bodied
  • 750ml
  • 13.50% alc./vol

Château de Montfaucon Comtesse Madeleine Lirac Blanc 2018

Côtes du Rhône, France
Regular price $29.95per bottle ($359.40per case)
12 bottles per case
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Soft & Creamy

Just across the Rhône river from the beautiful vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the Lirac appellation extends over the low hills alongside the river.

This is a blend of Marsanne, Clairette, Grenache Blanc and Picpoul. The grapes are hand-picked and aged for 8 months in oak barrels.

This wine is creamy and lush, with hints of honeyed tangerine, melon and lime. Backed by a palate that's medium to full-bodied, slowly fading in intensity on the finish. A great example of how deliciously amazing Lirac can be.

What to drink with a Lirac Blanc? This wine and the mediterranean flavours of Bouillabaisse are a super match! It also pairs beautifully with poulet au citron et lavande (Lemon Lavender Chicken), another iconic recipe from the south of France.

About the Winery

Château de Montfaucon

Just across the Rhone river from the beautiful vineyards of Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the Lirac appellation extends itself on the low hills alongside the river. The history of Château de Montfaucon dates back to the 11th century when the castle's first tower was built. The castle's role in history was strategic; the Rhône River was the border between the French Kingdom and the Holy Roman German Empire.

Montfaucon was one of a line of castles and fortresses along the Rhône River constructed to guard the border. Rodolphe de Pins takes over the family estate of Montfaucon in 1995, he rebuilds the winery and makes his first vintage. Rodolphe has a natural approach to viticulture and to winemaking; he follows the principals of sustainable agriculture, but in essence the fruit is organic agriculture.

Press Reviews

Decanter

90 points

Perfumed aromas of melon, pineapple, spice and oak, hen on to a rick textured palate of green fig and cobnut.