Nice blend for the price.
Barrel-fermented and aged in mostly older oak, the 2018 Lirac Blanc Comtesse Madeleine is a blend of 40% Marsanne, 35% Clairette, 20% Grenache Blanc, and 5% Picpoul.
An 88-acre estate, Château de Montfaucon sits just across the Rhône River from the esteemed vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. It is owned and operated by Rodolphe de Pins, a UC Davis graduate and former member of the winemaking staff at Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe. — 9 months ago
Solid non buttery not tart French white for under $20. Really liking it. — 2 years ago
Glad I’m stocked up. So soft after some time. Def get them cherries. Paired with that cast iron filet. — 3 years ago
Excellent old style; tons of aromatic depth presumably from some white varietals. — 8 months ago
Lovely soft redfruits, great balance and restraint, a blend of 15 Rhône varietals (including white grapes), great acidity, a very fine southern Rhône rouge from a good vintage!! (Disclosure: My brother imports this wine and I am friends with Rudi, the proprietor of Montfaucon.) — a year ago
Loved... Could drink all summer — 5 years ago
Loved it...perfect hint of spicy and dry. — 5 years ago