Some of the best Languedoc reds


Some of the best reds made in France's difficult-to-navigate southern sprawl of vines. 

Last September I took part in a blind tasting of Languedoc reds chosen by my fellow wine writer Andrew Jefford for the magazine World of Fine Wine. They asked me not to publish my tasting notes until a report on the tasting appeared in print. Hence the delay. 

You might also like to see details of our  Languedoc Night, a tasting of the wines we identified as the best of this exciting but potentially confusing region. 

This was an encouraging and inspiring tasting in that...