Grands Crus du Languedoc reviewed


Those in charge of upgrading the image and sales of wines from the south of France, or Sud de France as it has been rebranded, have devised a new way of presenting three layers of wine quality from the Languedoc. The top layer they would like to call Grands Crus du Languedoc.

I examine the concept in detail in Does southern France have Grands Crus? but, meanwhile, here are my tasting notes from some of these 'Grands Crus' that the local generic body chose to show in London last month.

The extremely amateur picture was taken last Monday in the...