Wine Spectator recently asked renowned producer Michel Chapoutier for his thoughts on the Roussillon region – an undervalued appellation in Southern France that is producing rich, concentrated reds at affordable prices….

Wine Spectator recently asked renowned producer Michel Chapoutier for his thoughts on the Roussillon region – an undervalued appellation in Southern France that is producing rich, concentrated reds at affordable prices.

According to Chapoutier, Roussillon may well be the next great region for red wines as it has ‘some of the best soil in France and probably the world’.

Read the full article on Winespectator.com.

As we mentioned in our most recent newsletter, both Robert Parker and Wine Spectator hold Chapoutier’s Bila Haut wines in high regard. At just R90 per bottle, and with 90 Parker points in tow, Les Vignes de Bila Haut (Côtes du Roussillon Villages) is undoubtedly one of the best value reds on our list. Email Pia@winecellar.co.za to order.

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