“It has bold fruit with pear and white plums as well as some subtle fennel notes. There’s great depth of flavour in this sophisticated fizz”, says Jamie Goode, a respected British wine critic, in his Guide to the Best Fizz the Sunday Express magazine of April 3, 2016.
From rich, luxurious and complex wines to simple, supple and easy-drinking, the Languedoc is still (undeservedly) misunderstood, says Holland’s leading wine magazine. The Rives-Blanques Trilogie 2013 was given the highest possible score (5 stars), with our Late Harvest, Dédicace (chenin blanc) and Odyssée (chardonnay) coming in with 4.5 stars, and 4 stars.
The Guide Hubert’s wine critics, Pierre Casamayor and Nadine Adenis, gave the highest accolade to our Chenin blanc, Dédicace 2014, calling it the ‘Tenor of the Year’. Our mauzac, Occitania 2014, received the same high rating . The Rives-Blanques IGP Pays d’Oc (chardonnay chenin) received a four-glass rating.
‘Pear and apple, a touch of apricot and honey, powerful, elegant, full, good mousse, just a hint of sweetness.’ Our Blanquette de Limoux selected as one of the top five sparkling wines under € 17.50 in the Netherlands.
“Vrouwen Maken de Wijn” (Women Make The Wine) is the title of a new book exploring 12 European wine regions through the eyes of women winegrowers, written (in Dutch) by the Belgian wine writer Maya Strobbe. The vines of Chateau Rives-Blanques feature on the book’s back cover, while the chapter devoted to the vineyard covers […]