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2016 Mont Redon LiracBlend from France

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"A result of selective sorting and a blend of cask and vat aging, this cuvee offers a fruity, floral and spicy profile resting on a generous and refined mouth. " -Importer...

  • 92 Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
  • 91 Wine Enthusiast
  • 91 Wine Spectator
  • 90 Joe Czerwinski - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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92

"I loved the 2016 Lirac from Mont Redon. A blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and the rest Mourvèdre, it has a voluminous, medium to full-bodied, silky, elegant style as well as terrific notes of cassis, black raspberries, strawberries, and spice. It’s already impossible to resist but will keep for 5-6 years, if not longer. It’s one of the gems from Lirac in 2016."

91 Wine Enthusiast

"Red-cherry and blackberry notes are shaded by tones of anise and forest floor in this full-bodied, Grenache-dominant red. Red-currant acidity lends crispness to the midpalate, accented by fine but drying, grippy tannins on the finish. Enjoy this elegantly structured but easy-drinking wine now through 2026. -AL"

91 Wine Spectator

"Friendly raspberry and plum fruit flavors stream through, flecked liberally with anise and fruitcake hints. A graphite edge guides the finish. Drink now through 2027. 30 cases imported. — JM'

90 Joe Czerwinski - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"A blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre, one-third of the 2016 Lirac was aged in barrel, the remainder in tank. There's a hint of cedar and baking spices apparent on the nose but also plenty of cherry fruit. Medium to full-bodied, it's silky, balanced and mouthwatering, with ample length and hints of black tea on the finish."

Product Description:

"A result of selective sorting and a blend of cask and vat aging, this cuvee offers a fruity, floral and spicy profile resting on a generous and refined mouth. " -Importer

Product Detail

Item # 119561
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-Region Lirac
Ratings

92 - Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com

91 - Wine Enthusiast

91 - Wine Spectator

90 - Joe Czerwinski - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2016
Color Red
ABV 14.5%
Varietal(s) Grenache / Garnacha, Syrah / Shiraz, Mourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell / Garrut
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste black currant, blackberry, dust, leather, currant, blueberry, strawberry, blackberry , violet , oak , smoke , toast and vanilla
Nose vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, dark fruit, red fruit, spice box, cedar, thyme , clove , cinnamon , black pepper and mint