90 points (Wine Spectator - Nov. 15, 2016) "This sports a brambly feel, with lots of dark licorice and warm fruitcake notes mixing with lightly steeped plum and blackberry fruit. Maintains good energy through the modestly toasted finish." VINTAGE REPORT Very late vintage, 2013 saw us harvest until the middle of October. After a very fresh spring, the hot and sunny summer allowed a beautiful maturity of grapes while preserving a lot of freshness. A very well-balanced vintage!
LIRAC BLANC « COMTESSE MADELEINE » 2015 - 90 points « I loved both of the whites from this terrific estate, and their 2015 Lirac Comtesse Madeleine Blanc (50% Marsanne, 20% Grenache Blanc and the rest Clairette and Picpoul) is a salty, medium-bodied, nicely concentrated white that makes you salivate. Pineapple, apple blossom, brioche and plenty of minerality emerge from the glass and it will shine on the dinner table over the coming year or two (or more). » The Wine Advocate
LIRAC ROUGE 2013 Silver medal - 90 pts Decanter World Wine Awards 2016 60% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 10% Cinsault. The 2014 red wines are purely charming, full of delicious fruit notes! The gourmand intensity of red fruit (cherries, wild forest strawberries) and floral notes (violet, rose) cap vate the senses while delicate pepper and smoky notes appear to compliment the nose. The mouthfeel has a beau ful structure and body with same intense fruity notes lingering to a long and fr