The de Telegraaf’s resident wine columnist Pieter Nijdam blind-tasted a number of sparkling wines, champagnes and cavas with the Editor of PersWijn, Ronald de Groot, and published their selection in today’s edition of the leading Dutch daily newspaper. “This is a special fizz based on the local mauzac grape” they said. “Pear flavours, mild and […]
“Pear and apple, soft and full” says the leading Dutch wine magazine Perswijn about our Blanc de Blancs. Seven Crémants de Limoux featured in this magazine’s exhaustive tasting of Champagne and sparkling wines from all regions.
… and Rives-Blanques finds itself featured in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the medieval city of Carcassonne, which lies just 20 minutes from the vineyard. “Their wines” says the respected magazine, “are always a sure bet”. Terre de Vins devoted this special supplement to the virtues of the Languedoc’s country wines. This edition celebrates 25 […]
One of the world’s top wine critics, Jancis Robinson, included two wines from Limoux in her Autumn Collection this month. One of them was our special blend, Le Limoux … and the other comes from our direct neighbour, testimony to the quality of our Limoux terroir. Her recent Summer Collection also included Rives-Blanques wines : […]
A definitive guide to the world’s champagne and sparkling wines devotes a special 70-page chapter to those from Limoux. The guide’s cover shows the author sitting in the Benedictine monastery in Limoux where the monks were the first in the world to discover the secret of putting bubbles in their wines.