Category Archive for: ‘Press’

Brian Elliott, food and wine writer of the respected national newspaper Scotsman on Sunday, reviewed some wines produced by the Outsiders, a dynamic and highly motivated group of Languedoc winemakers who have come to the region from elsewhere in this weekend’s edition. The Rives-Blanques “impressive apple and quince-based Blanquette” was outshone by our “frankly superb” still mauzac, Occitania, […]

Chateau Rives-Blanques was invited to submit three still wines for the Wine Advocate’s Languedoc specialist, Jeb Dunnuck, to taste.  “All three of these whites are beautiful” he said, giving 91 “Parker Points” to our Chenin blanc Dédicace 2014 ; 91 points to our master blend la Trilogie 2013,  and 90 points to our chardonnay Odyssée 2014 […]

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.