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The monumental tasting of 50,000 wines across the entire French vineyard by Bettane and Desseauve with their team of assistants resulted in the 2011 edition of a heavy tome entitled The Great Guide of the Wines of France. Limoux was well represented, with the inclusion of its top fifteen producers. Among them, the Rives-Blanques range […]

The Financial Times of Belgium, de Tijd, splashed the wines of Limoux all over the front cover of its weekend supplement on 25 July, praising the diversity and excellence of ‘the majority of the interesting white wines made by the minority of the appellations winegrowers’, the small, independent family-run vineyards. The writer of the article, […]

The respected American wine publication, Wine Enthusiast awarded 90 pts to the Rives-Blanques chardonnay, Cuvée de l’Odyssée, calling it “a terrific Chardonnay from Limoux, an area more typically known for its Blanquette (which uses the Mauzac grape) but certainly not limited to it. It’s a ripe and rich wine, loaded with aromas of red apple, […]