August 2010: The two top tasters in France, Bettane & Desseauve, published their Grand Guide des Vins de France 2011 this month, giving a smiley to Rives-Blanques

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 caught the attention of the tasters’ palates. Its chardonnay-chenin Vin de Pays d’Oc was also selected as one of the guide’s top price/quality wines.

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