The talented Tamlyn Currin of Jancis Robinson’s elite team of tasters, takes a look at the Languedoc and Roussillon and applauds the innovation “that is everywhere”, and the modern transparency characterising a region whose wine industry stands on a tripod of “diversity, value and innovation” But she cautions that there is a “problem with the jolly […]
Writing under the tag “Vinpressionist”, Hubrecht Duijker’s website has about 13000 visitors consulting it some 88000 times per month – the world’s most published wine-writer stacks up the statistics. In this month’s edition, the “beautiful” Rives-Blanques chenin blanc, Dédicace, was amongst his “Finds” of the month: “full of verve and vivacity, spices, white fruits” he said.
“The aromas draw you into this wine, so full and rich, yet so fresh” says Hilary Akers of the Financieel Dagblad about our Occitania 2015. “This wine is unique, like Burgundy but different.” The respected Dutch food and wine writer concluded that Occitania is “juicy, with body and structure … something to really get your teeth […]
An in-depth review of the ‘wallet-friendly’ wines of the Languedoc, “delicious and affordable, yet true to their terroir” was published by the American Wine Enthusiast magazine. An “outstanding” price/quality ratio balanced by “terroir-driven finessse” results in wines that can “excite even the most jaded palates”, the authoritative magazine said. They tasted a number of “stellar” Rives-Blanques wines, […]
Excellent tasting notes on four Rives-Blanques wines, of which two feature as the “Editor’s Choice”, in the latest edition of Wine Enthusiast. Highlights of Wine Enthusiast’s supporting article on Southern France’s Wallet-Friendly Wines can be read here.