Lirac is one of the southern Rhône’s best know winemaking villages. Unusally it sits on the is west of the river Rhône - about 15km west of Chateauneuf du Pape.
Rocalière is a family domaine that has been in the hands of the Borrelly family for about 18 years, and is run by sisters Séverine, the winemaker, and Melanie who see their work as a continuing adventure.
‘Dentelle Noire’ (Black Lace) is an atypical southern Rhône, being lead by Syrah rather than Grenache (80/20), but is a great success, being very rich, spicy and concentrated with fresh, sweet blackberry fruit. Organic certified.
Bruno Sorg is the estate, they are based in Alsace in eastern France. Although northerly,...