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 […]
And they included the Blanquette de Limoux from Rives-Blanques! Her selection of the top 25 sparkling wines included three from Limoux, an extraordinary amount from such a small appellation. The Rives-Blanques Blanquette de Limoux is pictured here, sandwiched next to Bollinger, Veuve Clicquot and the English Nyetimber champagnes. The full article can be read on […]