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RIVES-BLANQUES VINE LINES NOVEMBRE 2017                                 Alors, how was the harvest, then ?   If you mean 2016, then it was great, thank you! Or at least, that’s according to the reviews of the past four weeks. Our 2016 entry-level chardonnay-chenin blanc, […]

RIVES-BLANQUES VINE LINES MAY 2017 Spring bounded in over the mountains, brimming with birdsong and seductive, treacherous beauty. It was only too easy to forget that April can be the cruellest month of all.   But then the frost came as a short,  sharp reminder.  Two nights in a row.  One night ‘black’ frost, one night ‘white’ frost.  Some people were […]

RIVES-BLANQUES VINE LINES FEBRUARY 2017 And all eyes are on Vintage 2017! Like every other year before it, this one is already showing signs of an independent, free spirit: we ‘normally’ would have had about 400 mL of rain by now, a nice little reserve deep down to help the vines motor comfortably up to […]

In order to read the articles referred to, please click on the links in gold below: Wine Enthusiast “Editor’s Choice” Tasting Notes — Wine Enthusiast on Languedoc Wines Jancis Robinson Tasting Notes — Jancis Robinson on her Wine of the Week, Occitania Guide Hachette 2017 “Coup de Coeur” — Guide Bettane & Desseauve 2017 “Coup […]