The undisputed American King of Burgundy and Champagne critics, Allen Meadows – who writes under the sobriquet Burghound – published a Special Report on the Limoux appellation in the latest edition of his globally read tasting notes. There has been “a significant increase in international recognition of Limoux” he says, where wines which “undeniably offer […]
The eminent Jancis Robinson participated in a tasting of top wines from Vouvray, the heartland of chenin blanc, and published her findings in her Purple Pages. We are honoured that our botrytised chenin blanc, “which showed extemely well despite its youth”, was included in such august company alongside those legendary names. “Varietal,” she wrote […]
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 […]