Lirac by Roger Sabon 2021
Lirac by Roger Sabon 2021
91 Points - Decanter. (2019 Vintage) "Pure, unadulterated blackberry and mulberry flavours take centre stage in this plump but freshly balanced red. A Grenache-dominant blend augmented by spicy accents of Syrah, Mourvèdre and Carignan, it's a softly tannic sip packed with perfumed notes of lilac, violet and bramble. Hedonistic, easy-drinking and quite irresistible."
The purplish ruby colour is followed by an expressive butterscotch, undergrowth and humus notes on the nose. The whole is completed by a full-bodied and spicy mouth with ripe tannins.
About the Producer
“The style here is a brilliant combination of the best traditional techniques married to a handful of modern nuances.” – ROBERT PARKER
A Châteauneuf-du-Pape property on top form, with a formidable range of impressive wines. The winemaking has been in the hands of the talented Didier Négron (whose wife is a Sabon) since 2004. Robert Parker has been a regular visitor and customer for over 15 years.
A family business founded in 1952 by Roger Sabon, the estate today consists of a vineyard on the left bank of the Rhône of 18 hectares in appellation Châteauneuf du Pape, spread over 14 different plots. On the right bank, the vineyard comprises 12 hectares in the Lirac appellation, 6 hectares of Côtes du Rhône and 14 hectares of Vin de France.
Wine Press / Awards
91 Points - Decanter. (2019 Vintage) "Very pure, soft and flowing style. Lovely sense of freshness, purity and intense berry compote fruits. Long finish, rich in fruit and soft, squeezy tannins. The alcohol is gently warming, but not unbalanced. Velvety."
92 Points - Wine Enthusiast (2018 Vintage)
"Pure, unadulterated blackberry and mulberry flavors take center stage in this plump but freshly balanced red. A Grenache-dominant blend augmented by spicy accents of Syrah, Mourvèdre and Carignan, it's a softly tannic sip packed with perfumed notes of lilac, violet and bramble. Hedonistic, easy-drinking and quite irresistible."
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