Old-vine wines – part 6 Roussillon

Dom des Schistes - old Roussillon vines in winter

Later on 12 September In last week's old-vine article Tam wrote about Domaine Jones based in Fitou on the southern edge of the Languedoc, almost in Roussillon where Katie Jones also has an old-vine vineyard. We have just heard the very sad news that Katie's local vigneron husband Jean-Marc Astruc has died at the age of 61 following a year-long illness. The 2022 harvest has already started at Domaine Jones and we send Katie, ever dynamic, our deepest sympathy.

12 September From Roussillon's arid, rocky vineyards (home to many awe-inspiring old vines) come some of the most stunning old-vine wines...