Madame is a plot of vines at the foot of Château Lancyre, cut in two by the small road that leads to the Romanesque chapel of Aleyrac. The soil of this particular parcel allows for Syrah to reach optimum maturity which beautiful concentration of fruit.
100% Syrah vinified in a single concrete egg, the bouquet is very aromatic, rich and complex with a multitude of red fruits. On the palate are flavours of blackberry, blackcurrant, sour cherry, pomegranate, orange peel and menthol. The mouthfeel is silky and full bodied, whilst very fresh, with a long finish.
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.