Mature Minervois


See also For French value, head south.

Yesterday I published tasting notes on more than 100 current releases of wines grown in the Languedoc and Roussillon that I tasted this summer. I was effusive in my praise of these wines and the value they offer. But will they last, I hear you ask. 

Also this summer in the Languedoc, I had the chance to see mature examples of wines produced in one subzone of the Minervois appellation. Faithful readers may recall that every summer wine collector and owner of Ch St-Jacques d'Albas Graham Nutter organises a fine-wine tasting at...