From Burgundy to Languedoc: Anne Gros in Minervois

An exclusive report, with tasting notes, on the Languedoc-Roussillon wine project of Anne Gros and Jean-Paul Tollot.

Tasting Gros-Tollot wines

Limestone-clay and marl soils at an elevation well above 200 metres – a familiar combination for wine-growers from the esteemed terroirs of Burgundy.

But we’re down in Languedoc – a long way, in all senses, from the home of two – Anne Gros of the Vosne-Romanée dynasty and her partner (in both senses) Jean-Paul Tollot of the Chorey-Lès-Beaune family – who, a decade ago, took on a secluded estate in the north-eastern reaches of the Minervois appellation.

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