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Monday September 20, 2010: The harvest at Rives-Blanques fell into full swing today, under cloudless, perfect skies and impeccable conditions. One field was harvested by machine on 10 September to add freshness to the final blend, but it was only today that the harvest really got underway. Twenty-five harvesters set off at 8:00 am in […]

The monumental tasting of 50,000 wines across the entire French vineyard by Bettane and Desseauve with their team of assistants resulted in the 2011 edition of a heavy tome entitled The Great Guide of the Wines of France. Limoux was well represented, with the inclusion of its top fifteen producers. Among them, the Rives-Blanques range […]