Gérard Bertrand's estate releases 2020

Gerard Bertrand in vineyard - photo by Marie Ormieres

The prince of the Languedoc shows off his latest single-vineyard wines. Portrait of the master of all he surveys by Marie Ormières.

Gérard Bertrand is one of the most important producers in the Languedoc, with offices in Dallas and Shanghai, 320 employees worldwide and more than $145 million-worth of wine (£112/123 million) sold in more than 175 countries last year. I wrote about his rise to prominence here.

He makes a huge amount of wine at many different quality levels but top of the tree are the bottlings based on the biodynamically grown selected fruit of...