The doyenne of wine writers, Jancis Robinson, published in her Purple Pages today the results of a tasting of 180 wines from the Languedoc Roussillon, a “glorious part of the world”. The Languedoc is ” home to probably hundreds of artisan winemakers who make lovely wines chock full of terroir and interest” – but many […]
These sparkling wines really earned their medals, says France’s foremost wine magazine, after tasting the gold-medal winning wines of the competition of the Crémants de France. The Rives-Blanques Vintage Rose 2009 was given 14.5 pts, the top score after their ‘coup de coeur’. “Strong aromas of strawberry, straightforward, full and soft but of firm […]
“The Languedoc has seen a change, unparalleled in Europe, from an age of overproduction in the 20th century to an era of maturity. No other wine region in France has experienced such dynamism”, says France’s leading wine magazine, La Revue du Vin de France. There are many reasons why hundreds of ‘neo-winegrowers’ have been attracted […]
The veteran guide to French wines, Guide Hachette, prophesies a ‘great future’ for our chardonnay, Odyssée in its 2013 edition, “much appreciated” by the jury for its complex and aromatic palate Please click on the image above to magnify it.
“Never in its long and rich history has the French vineyard shown such variety and diversity” say the celebrity duo of French wine writers, Bettane and Desseauve in the latest edition of their monumental wine guide. More than 50,000 wines were tasted, of which 8,600 were included in this guide, including three Limoux’s from Rives-Blanques. […]