The June issue of La Revue du Vin de France published its selection of the best wines of the 2011 vintage today We are very happy indeed that for the eleventh consecutive year, a wine from Rives-Blanques has been included amongst the top 2000 wines in the country: a record for a small, family-run vineyard […]
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.