Château d’Aqueria Lirac White

Lirac White
Château d’Aqueria’s Lirac blanc is fresh and fruity, elegant and luscious. It is a pure expression of the great southern terroirs.
Château d’Aqueria Lirac White
Ombre Bouteilles Vins
Produce of limestone scree soils, this wine is a blend of mainly Grenache Blanc enhanced with Clairette, Roussanne and a touch of Viognier. This is a Lirac with very complex aromas and lovely mineral freshness. The remarkable balance is a classic trait of our terroir.
Etiquette Lirac blanc Aqueria


Limestone scree towards the east of the Château.

Grape Varieties

50% Grenache Blanc, 25% Clairette, 15% Roussanne, 10% Viognier.

Average age of the vines

35 years


40 Hl/Ha


6 months in inox and concrete vats.


The grapes are hand harvested in several stages as they reach perfect maturity. After destemming they are lightly pressed in our pneumatic presses over long extraction cycles. The juice is then fermented in temperature-controlled vats for 15 days at 16°C.

Tasting notes

Eye: Pale yellow colour with shiny green hints.

Nose: Delicate and complex with aromas of fruit (peaches), white flowers (acacia, honeysuckle) and some exotic notes.

Mouth: A delicate and smooth attack with floral and fruit notes. A lovely minerality and a remarkable fresh finish bring the perfect balance overall.

Serving temperature

10 - 12°C.

Food pairing

Caesar salad, scallop carpaccio, chicken with morels, goat’s cheese, monkfish stew.

Ageing potential

Drink now or lay down for 3-5 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.