L’héritage d’Aqueria Lirac

Lirac Red
Produced exclusively in exceptional years from the Château’s top terroirs, Lirac Héritage d’Aqueria is a blend of the two great southern varieties: Grenache Noir and Mourvèdre.
Lirac L'Héritage d'Aqueria
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Sandy clay and pebble soils produce the exceptional Grenache and Mourvèdre which Héritage d’Aqueria is made from. Both varieties are picked at optimum maturity and blended in equal proportions; a perfect marriage which results in a wine full of character, elegance and precision.
Etiquette Lirac Rouge L'Héritage d'Aqueria


Sandy clay terrasses with numerous round pebbles towards the north east of the Château

Grape Varieties

50% Grenache Noir, 50% Mourvèdre

Average age of the vines

40 years.


25 hl/ha


40% aged for 18 months in 1-4 year old French oak.


Produced in exceptional vintages, the Grenache and Mourvèdre are picked by hand then destemmed and lightly pressed before a long maceration of about 4 weeks in vats. Pumping over and punching down during fermentation ensure the optimum extraction of each variety.

Tasting notes

Eye: Dark deep red with intense violet tints.

Nose: Lovely nose with stone fruits, tapenade and spicy notes.

Mouth: Full, harmonious on the palate. Silky tannins with aromas of black fruit, spices and undergrowth.

Serving temperature

16 - 18°C

Food pairing

Côte de bœuf, roast pork with spices, truffled beef, venison with red wine and oyster mushrooms.

Ageing potential

Drink now or lay down for 10-15 years.

The wines

The winemakers at Aqueria use their knowledge and intuition to work with nature to enhance the terroirs which produce the Château’s wines. The vineyards, which have come up through the ranks to achieve prestigious renown, are meticulously managed. The exceptional diversity of grape varietals planted at Aqueria produces individual, expressive wines full of character and elegance.
This southern jewel benefits from the dedication and attention of Marcel and Philippe Guigal who passionately accompany the Château’s winemaking processes.