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The authoratitive wine guide published by La Revue du Vin de France and edited by Olivier Poussier (Best Sommelier 2000), Antoine Gerbelle and Olivier Poels included two family-run domaines in Limoux in its final selection of the best wines of France. Of the Rives-Blanques wines, they said the 2008 vintage was ‘irreproachable’. All Rives-Blanques wines […]

The two local daily newspapers both published the story of the approaching tenth harvest at Rives-Blanques. This was celebrated earlier this month by an assault of the peak Rives Blanques in the French Pyrenees. « Running a vineyard is like climbing a mountain » they reported Jan Panman as saying. « You can surround yourself with experts, but […]

« Anyone on a discovery tour will land on their feet in Limoux » says the leading German-language wine magazine, Vinum. « The untypical Languedoc … a trove for treasure hunters. » « Self-assured, » they say, « these wines shine even more through their minerality, their aristocratic texture and their aromatic complexity ». « Corporate identity and modern marketing techniques don’t mean anything […]

A chapter of the Rhinegold Festivals publication devoted to giving good tips to festival-goers who combine picnics with culture, homed in on the Rives-Blanques chardonnay-chenin carrying the colours of the Music & Literature Festivals of Bath, UK. « Clean, crisp, refreshing and dry », their writer wrote, « This unoaked style allows the citrus and honey flavours of […]