Watch our Harvest 2014 video here! Friday 26 September marked the official start date of the 2014 harvest at Chateau Rives-Blanques. As always, we started with the hand-harvested mauzac, chardonnay and chenin blanc grapes for our sparkling Blanquette de Limoux, and Crémant de Limoux. Conditions could not have been better. A brisk westerly […]
Undaunted by the task of updating her million-word Oxford Companion to Wine this summer, the redoubtable and wholly admirable Jancis Robinson MW applied her free evenings to tasting a number of wines from the Languedoc, whose high-altitude vineyards are the “source of some of the best value wines in the world”. The Panman family, […]
The updated 2015 Guide des Vins Bettane & Desseauve has just been published, and includes a number of wines from Chateau Rives-Blanques. “Their wines are refined and gifted with good acidity”, they said. The accompanying tasting notes on their internet site underline the “refined elegance” of these wines.
The Languedoc has undergone an ‘impressive quality revolution’ over the past twenty years, says one of the France’s leading wine guides. In the brand new 2015 edition of the Guide to the Best Wines of France, they say this is due to a “band of passionate winegrowers” convinced of the region’s potential for producing truly […]
Two wines from the Rives-Blanques range were submitted to a jury of wine writers, hoteliers, sommeliers, restaurateurs and wine importers set to identify the “best French wines for the USA”. The competition took place in Miami last month, and both wines – la Trilogie and Odyssée – were awarded silver medals.