2015 Domaine de la Mordoree Lirac la Dame Rousse, Cotes-du Rhone, Southern Rhone, France

2015 Domaine de la Mordoree Lirac la Dame Rousse, Cotes-du Rhone, Southern Rhone, France

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Description

Created in 1986 by Francis Delorme and his son Christophe, Domaine de la Mordorée is located in Tavel, a few kilometers from Avignon, in the South Rhone Valley.  Mordoree is operated biodynamically in the vineyard practices, production, and the cellar.

Cuvee of “The Red-haired Lady”. Organically farmed from 40 year old vines growing on mostly ‘galet roules’ (large round pebbles) on a mix of sand and red clay.  Hand harvested, 20 days maceration with temperature control. 100% stainless steel fermentation.  50% Grenache/50% Syrah

“The 2015 Lirac la Dame Rousse is a top effort from this appellation that has classic, mineral-laced aromas and flavors of blackberries, mulberries, crushed rocks, graphite and peppery herbs. Rich, full-bodied and concentrated, it has lively acidity, notable tannic grip and plenty of length on the finish, all suggesting it will evolve nicely. – Jeb Dunnuck” – Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate (Issue 227, October 28th 2016), 90-92 pts

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