Château de Montfaucon Lirac Rouge 2016
  • Red Wine
  • Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah
  • Organic, Biodynamic & Natural, Vegan-Friendly
  • Dry
  • Full Bodied
  • 750ml
  • 14.5% alc./vol

Château de Montfaucon Lirac Rouge 2016

Côtes du Rhône, France
Regular price $26.95per bottle ($323.40per case)
12 bottles per case
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Rich & Elegant

Just across the Rhone river from the beautiful vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the Lirac appellation extends itself on the low hills alongside the river. This is a blend of Grenache (60%), Syrah (30%) and Cinsault (10%) planted on very old terraces made up of rocky pebbles.

This Lirac rouge shows lovely aromatics with notes of lavender, cinnamon dusted black cherries and plums. Some bright acidity and slightly dusty tannin provide a nice structure for this this full-bodied wine. It's a fantastic pairing for hearty dishes like stews and roasts.

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.