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When I was young (10-12) Ridge wines were the first Cali wines I knowingly saw in UK, so I assumed that this was how …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The premium cuvée of Hauterive le Haut in Corbières and another great piece of value-for-money winemaking. This has an extra layer of complexity, coupled …

In spite of its 10 year age, still had a strong enough fruit core and sufficient tannin to age further (and possibly improve, but …

After comparing the Pennautier with Château Hauterive le Haut, Roger suggested this as a better VFM wine, but with the weight of the Pennautier. …

An excellent recommendation from our hosts in Languedoc, Roger & Gill Murton. A very interesting tour of the chai followed after drinking this. Garnet …