Val d'Orbieu is primarily a marketing organisation for many co-operatives and domaines across France. Part of the L Cordier group they are based in Narbonne. Formed in 1967, they are the largest producer of still wine in France. A collection of 18 co-operatives with 9000 hectares of vines.
Things are looking very promising. Whites fresh and crisp, the reds
The smallest crop for 100 years, but very good. August was hot in the
day and cool at night giving great balance to these wines.
Another small harvest particularly for the whites but low yields has
led to concentrated wines.
A more difficult vintage, both cooler and wetter than usual but tannins
are soft and well balanced.
Good vintage for whites with good fruit and balance the reds are forward
with fresh fruit character.
Wow! This wine is a revelation, produced to a price it punches well above it's weight. One of our best wines under a tenner and I am not just saying that... honest!
Fine Wine Manager, Private House Sales
I'm really pleased with the way this has turned out. We changed supplier with the 2010 vintage and were treated to a great, lush wine from a warm vintage, full of fruit. 2012 has also turned out really well and has developed wonderful balance with warm fruit and hints of spice that leaves you wanting more.
Review by Why no?
Value for Money
Definitely something I will buy again
(Posted on 08/04/2013)
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