Languedoc and Roussillon 2020, reds A–L

Les Clos Perdus - Paul Old in one of his vineyards

When the number of red wines exceeded 280, a sensible decision was made to divide this presentation of reds and sweet wines into two more manageable chunks. Today's tasting notes concern producers with (sur)names from A to L. Tomorrow we'll present more thoughts on Languedoc and Roussillon reds, and notes on wines from producers from M to Z plus a handful of sweet wines at the end. Whites and sparkling wines were reviewed here and the rosés made their way into a subsection of Rosés for 2020.

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