Undaunted by the task of updating her million-word Oxford Companion to Wine this summer, the redoubtable and wholly admirable Jancis Robinson MW applied her free evenings to tasting a number of wines from the Languedoc, whose high-altitude vineyards are the “source of some of the best value wines in the world”. The Panman family, […]
The updated 2015 Guide des Vins Bettane & Desseauve has just been published, and includes a number of wines from Chateau Rives-Blanques. “Their wines are refined and gifted with good acidity”, they said. The accompanying tasting notes on their internet site underline the “refined elegance” of these wines.
The Languedoc has undergone an ‘impressive quality revolution’ over the past twenty years, says one of the France’s leading wine guides. In the brand new 2015 edition of the Guide to the Best Wines of France, they say this is due to a “band of passionate winegrowers” convinced of the region’s potential for producing truly […]
Our Chenin blanc Dédicace 2012 is a success, with little notes of yellow peach and lily, ample and harmonious. The mauzac Occitania 2012 is perfumed, with floral connotations, a round finish, and marries intensity with suppleness. And ‘very agreeable’ is our Cremant Blanc de Blancs, with its mix of floral and appley notes, […]
Antoine Gerbelle and Alexis Goujard, two top tasters for La Revue du Vin de France, dived deep in their selection of summer fizz for the Sunday magazine of France’s leading daily newspaper, le Monde. They covered the sparkling wines of Alsace, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire Valley and the Languedoc. Of the Rives-Blanques Blanc de Blancs, […]