Domaine Grand Veneur Clos De Sixte Lirac 2010, Ac

Rhone South Rhone-South
Rhone, France

$24.95 (76349)

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89 pts
5
August 17, 2013

Critic Reviews (4)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Easily the greatest Lirac I’ve ever examined, 2010 Clos de Sixte, opaque ruby in colour, displays tempting, impactful...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This hefty yet nicely rounded southern Rhone from a small, not often seen AOC on the west bank of the Rhone Valley...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Evidently super ripe and polished, this is a Lirac that's well above the mean in terms of structure and depth. Fruit...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A nice, albeit simpler than expected for the price, lightly spiced southern Rhone blend. Pretty aromatics and a touch...

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Community Reviews (1)

David Brodati
David Brodati

This Lirac is a dark ruby, faintly purple opaque wine. The vintage offers very ripe dark and berry fruit with notes of licorice, garrigue/bitter herbs and faint characteristics of vanilla and chocolate. There's good acidity and grainy tannins (decant 45 minutes). The finish is long but with alcohol heat coming through reflecting the whopping 15% ABV (chill slightly). A very nice Rhone that is approachable now, especially if rich comfort food meats are on the offer. Oct. 2013.

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