Hubrecht Duijker describes in his monthly wine publication how Jan and Caryl Panman have just completed their 12th harvest at Rives-Blanques, and “cannot imagine ever not having made wine … good, honest wines of character and integrity.” Please click on the article to enlarge it.
The cultural section of Het Parool newspaper ran a pre-Christmas feature on Limoux’s sparkling wines, including the “highly praised” wines from Rives-Blanques. The enigmatic carnival of Limoux was also featured – and rightly so: the town’s carnival and its fizz have been dancing hand-in-hand for over 600 years. Please click on the article to magnify […]
The celebrated wine writer Jancis Robinson unveiled her top 25 fizzes of the year in this weekend’s Financial Times. They included the ‘slightly chewy’ Rives-Blanques Blanquette de Limoux. Her article distinguished three sparkling wines from Limoux, true testament to the quality of Limoux’s bubbles. The on-line version can be read here FT’s web edition..
“Limoux is famous for its sparkling wines” says Belgium’s leading daily newspaper in its Xtra magazine supplement, “but there are good non-sparkling wines too, particularly the whites”. Their wine writer, Luc Meyermans, chose two from the Rives-Blanques range for the holiday festivities: our 100% mauzac, Occitania (“round, fresh, complex – for anyone who wants something […]