Report from Roussillon 2005
15 Oct 2005 by JR
David Woodford, London: I just got back from picking in Paziols/Tuchan and thought you'd like to know that while the first part of the harvest was dry, the weather broke down at the start of October and caught a couple of the independent producers out. The local opinion was that the Mont Tauch [the big, and admirable, local co-op] Grands Vins and Selection would be good because all was in before the weather turned. As we were taking some of our grapes at the co-op, Mr Tim Atkin [wine correspondent of The Observer ] was doing a guided tour for foodie tourists. I know that 10 years ago the image of wines like Fitou was of...

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