November 2011: Leading Belgian wine writer Frank van der Auwera again includes Rives-Blanques in his guide to the 300 best price/quality wines in Belgium.

The Rives-Blanques chardonnay-chenin Pays d’Oc was again selected by the respected Belgian wine writer Frank van der Auwera in his just-published  Wijnkoopgids 2012, a guide to the 300 best wines in Belgium below € 10.00.

« We can taste the environment-friendly policy of these creative winegrowers in this glass » he says.  « Crystal clear … a charming and expressive bouquet of conference pears, white peach, apple blossom, lemon grass …  a mouthful of pear, nectarine and white peach … texture is smooth as silk but enlived by citrus zest … »

Twice named Wine World Ambassador of the Year, and winner of the Prix Louis Marinier, Frank van der Auwera couples a creative pen with a sharp nose to produce perceptive and highly enjoyable tasting notes.