LVT 2017 rosé 2016 r 2017 wh A domaine hit by the tragic, sudden death of Christophe Delorme aged 52, from a heart attack in June 2015. Modern style wines, have a lot of gusto in them. Tavel a little less full-on than in the past, likewise the white Lirac - a more tender approach has been taken from the early 2010s. The 2016 Tavel La Reine des Bois - the top Tavel - was a marvellous STGT ****(*) wine of which Christophe would have been very proud. The red Lirac La Reine des Bois is one of the best in its appellation, the 2015 a serene, well-filled ****(*) wine, the vigorous 2016 also ****(*). The new Dame Rousse Les Vestides Tavel, created in 2013, is very good, and testament to Christophe's craft. The Châteauneuf-du-Pape reds, La Dame des Bois and the Belle Voyageuse, have always been racy and interesting: the 2016 La Dame was a ***** wine, the 2016 Voyageuse a ****(*) wine. The domaine is now officially organic.
Fabrice Delorme 250 chemin des Oliviers BP 23 30126 Tavel
Tel: +33(0)466 50 00 75
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