More Rhône 2019 – Lirac

Lirac falaise by Thomas O'Brien

More value from the southern Rhône. See also yesterday's report on Cairanne and Rasteau 2019s and this guide to our 2019 Rhône coverage. Thomas O'Brien took this picture of the Lirac landscape.

Lirac, just across the Rhône from Châteauneuf and in some ways a less expensive version of it, was solid in 2019.

While Lirac can often vary quite considerably in its quality due to its varied terroirs, it can offer excellent value for money and this is true in 2019. It is one of only two crus (along with Vacqueyras) that offer all three colours and it performed...