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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
  • Article Tasting articles

    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
  • Article Tasting articles

    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
  • Article Tasting articles

    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
  • Article Tasting articles

    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
  • Article Tasting articles

    Languedoc-Roussillon assemblage

    See also Tam's article on Monday about The Languedoc Outsiders and see this guide to our assemblages.Jancis writes This is the fourth of our regional…

    22 Jun 2016 Team JR
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    The Languedoc Outsiders

    See also our Languedoc-Roussillon assemblage with more than 120 more wines reviewed, many of them bargains. The inimitable Louise Hurren - pictured…

    20 Jun 2016 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Wines of the week

    Domaine de l'Horizon 2014s Côtes Catalanes

    From €15, 21 Swiss francs, £18.95 Find Esprit 2014 Find Mar i Muntanya 2014 Find Rosé 2014 One of the most impressive ranges of wines I tasted at the…

    10 Jun 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Micro-negotiating the Languedoc

    While Tam recovers from her Mad road trip round Europe, and attacks the Bordeaux 2015 tasting notes, we are publishing reminders of how well she…

    11 Apr 2016 Tamlyn Currin
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    Heart-breakingly pure Cariñena

    In an ancient book on viticulture published in 1791 entitled Agricultura general y gobierno de la casa de campo (General agriculture and governance of…

    24 Feb 2016 Ferran Centelles
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    Roussillon - a compilation

    See our guide to all of this season's compilations.Jancis writes: This collection of 38 tasting notes from Roussillon owes its existence as a separate…

    18 Sep 2015 Team JR
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    Older southern French wines

    This is the third and last of our collections of tasting notes on older vintages (see also Mature and maturing bordeaux and Mature and maturing…

    18 Aug 2015 Team JR