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Domaine de la Mordorée Red Rhone Blend Lirac Cuvée de la Reine des Bois 2001

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Vine varieties : Grenache 80 % Mourvedre 10 % Syrah 5 % Counoise 5 % Vaccarese 5 % Vineyard age: 60 Years Terroir : Clayay-siliceous on pebble stones Harvest : by hand Vinification : 100 % destemmed, long 30 days maceration with a maximum of 34° C temperature. Maturing : 50% in oak barrels, 50% in enameled steel tanks. Estate bottled Tasting : Robe : deep ruby red, opaque. Aromas : red fruits, changing to wooden touches of leather, black truffles and coffee. Palate : fat, concentrated and full flavoured with a very long liquoriced and fruity finish. To go with : the red meats, sauce dishes, game animals (woodcock, wild boar) and semi mature cheeses. Service temperature : 18 to 20° C To keep : 8 to 10 years

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Domaine de la Mordorée:
Ideally located at the crossroads of Provence and Languedoc, the Domaine de la Mordorée produces some of the greatest vintages of the Rhone Valley : Châteauneuf du Pape, Lirac, Tavel. Our philosophy has always been to produce the greatest wines possible. To achieve this goal we have selected the best parcels of land, the highest grade grapes and developed environmental friendly wine growing me... Read more
Ideally located at the crossroads of Provence and Languedoc, the Domaine de la Mordorée produces some of the greatest vintages of the Rhone Valley : Châteauneuf du Pape, Lirac, Tavel. Our philosophy has always been to produce the greatest wines possible. To achieve this goal we have selected the best parcels of land, the highest grade grapes and developed environmental friendly wine growing methods. The vinification and maturation of our wines combine both tradition and modernity. The fruits of our efforts were quickly rewarded with prizes, in the Paris Agricultural Fair as well as other fairs where we have won over 160 medals since 1985. The specialized press and the greatest wine reviewers, like the Revue du Vin de France, Wine Spectator, or Parker have acknowledged and praised the quality of our wines. Read less

External Reviews for Domaine de la Mordorée Red Rhone Blend Lirac Cuvée de la Reine des Bois

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

The flagship wine remains Mordoree's remarkable Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de la Reine des Bois. The 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de la Reine des Bois possesses slightly less charm and accessibility than the 2000, but it is even more extracted, with... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2001 Domaine de la Mordoree Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de la Reine des Bois 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/05/2010

Anyone who has tasted the 1998 Lirac Cuvee de la Reine des Bois knows the great heights this cuvee can reach. The 2001 Lirac Cuvee de la Reine des Bois may be even better. It could easily hold its own in a tasting of top-flight Chateauneuf du Papes. ... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2001 Domaine de la Mordoree Lirac Cuvee de la Reine des Bois 750ml



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Vine varieties : Grenache 80 % Mourvedre 10 % Syrah 5 % Counoise 5 % Vaccarese 5 % Vineyard age: 60 Years Terroir : Clayay-siliceous on pebble stones Harvest : by hand Vinification : 100 % destemmed, long 30 days maceration with a maximum of 34° C temperature. Maturing : 50% in oak barrels, 50% in enameled steel tanks. Estate bottled Tasting : Robe : deep ruby red, opaque. Aromas : red fruits, changing to wooden touches of leather, black truffles and coffee. Palate : fat, concentrated and full flavoured with a very long liquoriced and fruity finish. To go with : the red meats, sauce dishes, game animals (woodcock, wild boar) and semi mature cheeses. Service temperature : 18 to 20° C To keep : 8 to 10 years

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