Aleyrac is a beautiful little Romanesque chapel from the 12th century located in the vineyards. Set in a magical environment in beautiful Mediterranean garrigue, Syrah, Grenache and Carignan thrive here.
The nose displays black cherry and rose at first, followed by balck olive, liquorice and spice. The palate is full bodied with notes of black olive and candied liquorice with a long, fresh finish and elegant tannins.
The long overlooked style and quality of this increasingly fashionable appellation has been recognised with the ‘Grand Cru de Languedoc’ status. The Durand and Valentin families are now recognised as one of the leading producers in the region, producing a mouthwatering rosé and a lush, velvety reds.
From its dominant hilltop position, Château de Lancyre looks back over several centuries of history. From the outset, they aimed to produce quality wines. They were part of a small group of local wine growers who helped each other and founded the Pic Saint Loup appellation. The oldest parts of the property date back to the 12th century, as evidenced by the château’s mullioned window and columns. Château de Lancyre extends over 75 hectares of vines and has a team of 10 employees.