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DOMAINE DES MARAVILHAS

LVT  2019  rosé  2018 r  2017 wh This is an organic, biodynamic domaine, started in the early 2010s, and a really good Lirac address. The three Lirac reds hit a good standard, and this is a new name to note. Two of the Lirac reds, the Pierre de Josette (95%) and the Pradau (90%) are mainly Syrah, the Canto Bruno half Grenache, half Mourvèdre, and a **** wine in 2016; the 2015 Pierre de Josette was a **** wine with good heart, the 2016 very genuine ****(*) wine, and the 2018 ****, when the vintage heat did not dominate, which was a good achievement.

The wines are made in the old Domaine Duseigneur cellar. A recent addition has been a 2,000 bottle Lirac Pradau blanc, based on Bourboulenc, so that holds interest, the 2017 a ***(*) wine. Both the Laudun Maestral wines – the white 100% Clairette – are good, the 2014 white a healthy **** wine, the 2016 Maestral red a **** wine. Since 2015 there has been a 1,600 bottle Châteauneuf-du-Pape red, 100% 1970s Gobelet trained Syrah, called Espirito - the 2015 was commendably fresh, a **** wine. That 0.4 hectare was supplemented by a further 0.3 hectare of 1990s Syrah on Palestor, also in the northern sector, from 2018. At the lower end of the scale, the 2016 Côtes du Rhône Le Regalant red was a **** wine of character.

Jean-Frédéric Bistagne 5 impasse du Château d’Eau 30126 Saint Laurent des Arbres

Tel: +33(0)466 79 98 11

www.domainedesmaravilhas.com

info@domainedesmaravilhas.com

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