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Languedoc-Roussillon

From my Hors Concours prize case, this was an excellent example of the quality Crémant de Limoux can achieve, and a good alternative to …

When it came to the cheese course, I had an old LBV Port to hand, but that was tired, and rather low quality, so …

Bought this several years ago whilst visiting the Roussillon winery (which I cycled 50km to), with Mum. But it took that long to find …

2nd from the Optimor Wine Club case. Initially this was disappointing, but after eating food at the same time, along with a day in …

My first true Blanquette de Limoux (as opposed to Crémant de Limoux) made from the local Mauzac grape (instead of Chardonnay etc.). Limoux claim …

There were a bunch of reasons for picking this up whilst visiting Mas Amiel in Summer 2004, not least because it was a Vin …

This pair – Château La Baronne and Clos du Prieur from Domaine de l’Hortus – are a page out of sequence. Both were bought …

This pair – Château La Baronne and Clos du Prieur from Domaine de l’Hortus – are a page out of sequence. Both were bought …

An opportunity to test “high-end” Corbières again, as well as to test the quality of the Tardieu-Laurent négociant set-up. On opening, the nose was …

Mid-yellow-gold colour. Initially butterscotch and hazelnut, then apple, green banana, yellow melon on the nose. Light, crisp palate with appley, green-banana flavours and a …