… 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 years of France’s most important wine label – IGP Pays d’Oc. One third of the vines of the the world’s biggest wine region, Languedoc-Roussillon, produce Pays d’Oc wines. An international jury blind-tasted the ‘most ambitious’ of these, to identify Ambassadors for the region, ranging in price from €5-€14, which they called The Collection. In 2013, there were 16 wines chosen, including the chardonnay-chenin from Rives-Blanques.