Rivesaltes - 1945 at £540 a dozen...
You may remember Philippe Gayral from my article nearly a year ago, The archivist of Roussillon . He's the guy who for the last 15 years has been on a mission to bring the venerable vins doux naturels of the region to a wider public. My earlier article explains how and why this unique speciality has fallen into desuetude (never thought I would write that phrase, but it seems appropriate here). He so liked my title that he has formed a company called L'Archiviste through which he sells his latest finds from the dusty corners of Roussillon cellars. Last month I had a chance to taste the range below and can recommend the great majority...
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