Gold medal for La Trilogie from the Concours Général de Paris

The oldest wine competition in the world, and the best-known in France, the Concours Général d’Agriculture in Paris has awarded the top prize to two white  Limoux wines, one of them being the barrel-selected blend of chardonnay, chenin blanc and mauzac produced by Chateau Rives-Blanques.

Created in 1870, the stated ambition of the Concours Général de Paris is to select and reward the best agricultural products the country has to offer, “in order to encourage a quest for quality”.  The medalists are “true Ambassadors of the richness and excellence  of the French patrimony”.

About La Trilogie, the jury said:  Nez intense, taosté, fruité, clémentine, long (intense nose, toasty, fruity, clementine, long).