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2009 Chateau du Lort

Grippy and well-made, this is a nice wine at a great price. Black currant and a touch of earth show on the nose. Blackberry, espresso, and unsweetened chocolate lead on the palate, adding licorice on the mid-pa...
A lineup of wines at Millésimes in Languedoc, last April

2012 Redux: Languedoc Paradox, How a Big French Region is Trying to Show its Identity

Editor's Note: Contributor and Editor, Rémy Charest, looked at the challenges of creating brand and identity for Languedoc, traditionally considered "a provider of high-volume plonk." This article explored the reorganization of this major French wine region and some expected outcomes derived from insights on the Millésimes du Languedoc tasting attended this spring. –Ryan Reichert, Managing Editor