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

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

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 …

Another product of my first visit to the Languedoc, and another from the “parcel” picked-up at the Autoroute wine store. But a somewhat disappointing …

I must operate a LIFO approach to writing up People and Places, as this first post is about one of the producers I’ve most recently …

Another high-quality co-operative in Languedoc, who dominate production of good Cremant and Blanquette de Limoux. Did the cave visite in a bit of a …

Full-flavour and pretty concentrated wine that made easy drinking – if a little short (only medium length overall). Deep black-garnet colour, with some bricking …