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    Raiders of the Lost Rivesaltes

    Finding a forgotten stash of old wine is an enduring fantasy of the oenophile, in which a treasure trove of dusty bottles is revealed by a sweep of…

    6 Sep 2018 Richard Hemming MW
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    Roussillon rosés in 2018

    See this guide to our recent coverage of pink wines, and in particular the more than 300 Languedoc rosés assessed in yesterday's tasting article. …

    24 Jul 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Languedoc rosés in 2018

    See this guide to our recent coverage of pink wines. One of the most striking sights in the world of wine is a line-up of rosés from different parts…

    23 Jul 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Adrift on a sea of pink

    See this guide for links to all the articles in our 2018 coverage of rosé wines. Lesson learned: don’t underestimate the grapevine of the south of…

    20 Jul 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Southern France's best?

    For the last six years, Sud de France, the organisation that champions food, wine and tourism in Languedoc and Roussillon, has held a Top 100 wine…

    16 Jul 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Book reviews 2017 – Old World

    See Book reviews 2017 – a guide for other reviews.  Hermitage Chave Héritage Thierry Weber Published by Tonnerre de l’Est ISBN 9782954031675 €29 …

    29 Dec 2017 Tamlyn Currin
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    Dom Jones, Grenache Noir 2015 Côtes Catalanes

    From £12.50 but apparently also available in the US, Germany, Switzerland and Taiwan Find this wine Here we have proof that a woman from…

    8 Dec 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    For French value, head south

    A shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See tasting notes on more than 100 wines in Languedoc and Roussillon tasted…

    2 Sep 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Languedoc and Roussillon tasted summer 2017

    Every evening during our recent extended stay in the Languedoc, I tasted some of the local wines, and got more and more excited. I have long been…

    31 Aug 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    L'Archiviste VDNs in 2017

    See also Vintage-dated gifts.In June I had another chance to taste the latest vintage-dated vins doux naturels from the collection of L’Archiviste,…

    10 Aug 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Chapoutier Sélections Parcellaires 2016s

    Michel Chapoutier is a professional wine bureaucrat, in his substantial roles representing the Rhône in Paris and directing Inter-Rhône in Avignon. He…

    6 Jun 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Languedoc and Roussillon deconstructed

    Diversity, value and innovation: the three-note theme tune so familiar to anyone promoting wines from Languedoc and Roussillon. And these three…

    22 Mar 2017 Tamlyn Currin
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    In praise of Grenache Gris

    A slightly shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also my tasting notes on Languedoc wines tasted recently and those…

    24 Sep 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    The whites of Collioure

    Faithful readers may have noticed that every summer my rustication in the Languedoc is punctuated by a significant tasting organised by Graham Nutter…

    22 Sep 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Languedoc - France's treasure chest

    ‘What I did on my holidays’ is a favoured essay title for teachers trying to get back into term-time routine. Here is my variant on it: What I drank,…

    6 Sep 2016 Jancis Robinson