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Mas de Libian Côtes du Rhône Khayyâm Rouge 2021

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Description

Biodynamic. This wine is named in honour of the 11th century Persian poet, philosopher, booze-hound and mathematician, Omar Khayyam. This vibrant, supple bottling comes entirely from a single highland plot which is above the house at the top of the Saint Marcel d'Ardèche plateau. The site is littered with galets roulés and was planted between 1960 and 1980—mostly to Grenache, with 10% Syrah and 15% Mourvèdre. Some 30% of the fruit was aged in large casks on lees, bringing a seductive, supple and layered texture to the bright, cleansing structure.

Type Red Wine
Varietal(s) Grenache Grenache Mourvedre
Country France
Region Rhone
Appellation Cotes du Rhone
Brand Mas De Libian
Vintage 2021

Wines of Rhone Valley

The Rhone wine region is situation in the south of France in the Rhone Valley. The region is split into north and south with distinctively different winemaking styles. In the north, the main grape used is Syrah and is sometimes blended with white varietals. In the south however, reds are a blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, Carignan and Cinsault. You may be familiar with this sort of blend; in Australia it is labelled GSM.

Wines are produced under various Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) designations. The most prestigious of which is Chateauneuf-du-Pape. You may also have heard of other AOC names such as Gigondas, Hermitage, Lirac, St Joseph. Wines coming from these and other AOCs are all on the higher end of the market.

On the value end we have wines produced in Cotes-du-Rhone AOC. Cotes-du-Rhone often refers to wines made in the Rhone Valley that do not fall under any other AOC, often from the flatter areas around Southern Rhone. However, it also does include the fringes of well-respected northern appellations as well. In terms of volume, a majority of Rhone wine falls under the Cotes-du-Rhone AOC and it offers some of the best value in France and even some first-rate and age-worthy reds.

Full-bodied and flavourful white wine blends are also made in the region. These are typically a combination of Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Roussanne and Viognier.

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Mas de Libian Côtes du Rhône Khayyâm Rouge 2021-Red Wine-World Wine
Mas De Libian

Mas de Libian Côtes du Rhône Khayyâm Rouge 2021

$48.64

Biodynamic. This wine is named in honour of the 11th century Persian poet, philosopher, booze-hound and mathematician, Omar Khayyam. This vibrant, supple bottling comes entirely from a single highland plot which is above the house at the top of the Saint Marcel d'Ardèche plateau. The site is littered with galets roulés and was planted between 1960 and 1980—mostly to Grenache, with 10% Syrah and 15% Mourvèdre. Some 30% of the fruit was aged in large casks on lees, bringing a seductive, supple and layered texture to the bright, cleansing structure.

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