Drinks International Pick of the Launches

Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rouge, Cabrières A full-bodied red wine from Cabrières, France, made predominately from Syrah and Grenache. The company says it works with selected growers and itself has old vines with an average age of 30 years on volcanic soils, therefore low yields which are said to give Bijou its concentrated flavours.…

Rose Murray Brown MW

Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rouge, Cabrières The Sophie Valrose white, rose and red are proof that Languedoc can offer immense – my favourite is this spicy succulently fruity Rouge – a Cotes du Rhone-style red made from Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah.  The hidden appellation of Cabrieres in Herault lies beneath the Pic de Vissou…

Wine Anorak

Jamie Goode, Wine Anorak- 91/100

Le Bijou de Sophie Valrose Rouge, Cabrières This is fabulous. It’s fresh, vivid and direct with blackberry and black cherry fruit, with some lovely meatiness in the mix. There are notes of pepper and clove adding savoury interest, and a deliciously floral, aromatic spicy garrigue edge to the fruit. It’s almost saline, too, with a…

Award Winning Bijou Rosé is a Global Master!

So thrilled to announce that our award winning Bijou Rosé has been awarded Silver at this year’s Global Rosé Masters. Direct from the beautiful hidden terroir of Cabrières in the Languedoc with its unique soil, high in schist, which allows for production of some of the purest wines from the South of France. The rosé is…