The prolific, much-decorated, most respected Dutch wine-writer, Hubrecht Duijker, today gave his blessings to our new Limoux blend called Le Limoux. “The result of the blend is a lovely Limoux,” he said, “full and round, with elements of apple, pear and peach, a touch of tropical fruit and a pinch of spice.” His comments can […]
Rives-Blanques and its neighbours are leading the way in fighting a grape worm called Eudemis by sexual confusion. Pheromones placed in the vineyard disrupt the sensory attraction of female Eudemis, thus preventing mating and the subsequent appearance of grape-destroying larva. The press conference held at Rives-Blanques today attracted nationwide interest, and included television coverage by […]
One of Holland’s leading wine and gastronomy writers, Onno Kleyn, reviewed the Rives-Blanques Le Limoux in the Volkskrant of 31 March. Le Limoux is a special blend of our three AOP Limoux single-variety wines: Odyssée (chardonnay), Dédicace (chenin blanc) and Occitania (mauzac). The first vintage ever made is the 2010, reviewed in today’s newspaper as […]
“Rediscover Blanquette de Limoux!”, Barmag advises its readers. This Christmas-New Year edition carries their selection of the best bubbles for the festive season, and includes the Blanquette de Limoux from Chateau Rives-Blanques.
Andrew Jefford, the Contributing Editor of the British wine magazine Decanter (and winner of the Louis Roderer International Feature Writer of the Year award), and Rosemary George, Master of Wine, put together an eight page feature on the Languedoc, ‘a country apart’, in Decanter’s March issue. Of the 13 wines ‘picked’ from the region’s top […]