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2018 Tardieu Laurent Lirac Les Lauzieres

2018 Tardieu Laurent Lirac Les Lauzieres

92 Points John Caro
2018 Tardieu Laurent Lirac Les Lauzieres
92 Points John Caro

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A beautiful Lirac under this new super-value label label from Tardieu Laurent. One of the Rhone Valley's oldest winegrowing Crus, the village of Lirac is located on slightly raised land on the other side of the river from Chateauneuf du Pape. A typically lush and bright-fruited style of red, this gorgeous Lirac from Tardieu Laurent is a must try at this price-point.

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$29.99 in mixed 6+ or $33.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Grenache blend

Its Origins

Domaine Tardieu-Laurent was established in 1994. It is a partnership between Dominique Laurent, a former pattisier (and with the girth to go with it) and one of the hottest names in Burgundy, and Michel Tardieu, a dynamic young winemaker. Tardieu-Laurent is an extremely unusual operation in that they are a négociant only, buying young wines from growers all over the Rhône, which they mature and blend before bottling. They own no vineyards and don't buy grapes, only wine. Tardieu-Laurent is very much an "artisan" producer, making between half a dozen and 20 or so barrels of each wine. The majority of the wines are from the southern Rhône although superb cuvees of Cote Rôtie and Hermitage are also produced. The wines are all aged in small oak casks (often 100% new) and bottled with no fining nor filtration. Michel Tardieu proclaims himself as a confirmed terroirist, insisting that his aim with each appellation is to express powerfully the fruit and sense of place, never masking these factors with wood.

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Grenache Syrah Mourvedre Blend

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Rhone

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    14.50

  • Maturity

    2020 - 2025

This Wine Goes Well With

with BEEF
with GAME
with LAMB

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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