Chateau d'Aqueria: Diverse Jewel of Southern Rhône Valley - Grand Vin Pte Ltd

Chateau d'Aqueria: Diverse Jewel of Southern Rhône Valley

Spanning 100 hectares, Château d’Aqueria sits uniquely between two appellations - Tavel and Lirac. The vineyards of Aqueria are home to a diverse palette of grape varieties, which enables the production of expressive wines full of character and elegance, while preserving the biodiversity of the environment.

Surrounding the Château, the Tavel terroir features light sandy clay soils which are ideal for producing the domain’s best rosés with fruity complex characteristics. Crafted primarily from Grenache, Syrah, Clairette, and Mourvèdre, with Cinsault and Bourboulenc completing the harmony, Tavel was the first rosé to be classified in France after the first Appellations of Controlled Origin (AOC) were established in 1936. It has now become an iconic gastronomic rosé and recognised as THE rosé of ‘terroir’.

Adjacent, Lirac lies on the right bank of the Rhône, and produces fresh and robust reds predominantly from Grenache, bolstered up by Syrah and Mourvèdre with a touch of Cinsault. To the East of the Chateau, the vines of Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, Clairette, Roussanne, and Viognier thrive in calcareous soils, each playing their part to add to the complexity of the multi-layered, fruity Lirac whites.

Acquired by the Guigal family in May 2022, this southern jewel now benefits from the dedication and attention of Marcel and Philippe Guigal who passionately accompany the Château’s winemaking processes.


Château d'Aqueria Lirac Blanc

Pale yellow colour with shiny green hints. Delicate and complex with aromas of fruit (peaches), white flowers (acacia, honeysuckle) and some exotic notes. A delicate and smooth attack with floral and fruit notes. A lovely minerality and a remarkable fresh finish bring the perfect balance overall.


Chateau d'Aqueria Tavel Rose

Intense ruby colour with shiny hints. Complex and elegant with spicy, fruity notes (raspberries, strawberries, pomegranate). Elegant and firm structure with expressive fruit and spice. Long finish with remarkable freshness bringing a lovely balance to the wine.


Esprit d'Aqueria Côtes du Rhône Rouge

(2021) Freshness and delicacy of the Rhône for this 2021 vintage. A beautiful aromatic complexity combining red fruits (blackcurrant, strawberry, blackberry) and spices. The full mouth lets express the crunch of the fruit. A wine pleasure.


Château d'Aqueria Lirac Rouge

Deep, intense red colour with shiny, violet hints. Complex with flowers (iris, peony), ripe red fruit (black cherry, cherry) and spices. Supple and balanced on the palate, the tannins are elegant combining power and delicacy.


Héritage d'Aqueria Lirac Rouge

Dark red dress with intense purple reflections. Charming nose of stone fruits, black tapenade with some spicy notes. Full and balanced palate, the tannins are silky and reveal aromas of black fruits, spices and undergrowth.

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