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An elegant and fruity wine with intense aromas of raspberry, strawberry and a touch of violet. The tannins are velvety and mouth is round, fleshy and full of character. WINEMAKER  Claire Forestier APPELLATION  Fleurie GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Gamay Noir TERROIR  The 3ha of 60-year-old vines are located on the climat “Montgenas”. The sandy soil with a stony surface lies on a saprolite and a pink granite with large crystals. WINEMAKING Hand-harvested. A grilled fermentation in tanks with 80% destemmed grapes. Fermentation for 15-18 days with gentle pumping over. AGING  On the fine lees for 9 months – stainless steel tanks. ALCOHOL CONTENT  13% Technical Sheet PDF …

The Andre Montessuy’s 2016 vintage has a shiny ruby red color. The nose opens with aromas of raspberries and strawberries highlighted by a discreet spicy background. A structured and elegant wine with complex notes. REGION  Burgundy, France GRAPE VARIETAL  Pinot Noir TERROIR  Limestone soils mixed with some clays and marls. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The grapes are handpicked and carefully selected in the vineyard. About 2/3rd of the harvest is destemmed in order to avoid unwanted vegetal aromas and rest was left in whole bunches to add an extra complexity to the wine. Then, all the grapes are vated for fermentation during 23 days – …

A very ripe wine with some signs of evolution in the mahogany reflections and spicy nose (leather). Tasty nose, ready to drink thanks to a ripe harvest, solar notes, rich texture which expands smoothly. WINEMAKER  Stephane Derenoncourt APPELLATION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Franc TERROIR  Limestone plateau with clay layers and green marls, hillside with Fronsac molasse and foot of the hillside with deep carbonates sands. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The work in the plots of Clos is the equal to the actions in the parcels for the first label : pruning, cover, de-leafing, green harvest, hand-picking. In the cellar, …

Impressive levels of red, blue and black fruits as well as some toasty oak and crushed rock. The acidity in this vintage provide freshness and precision. Plenty of tannin, so give it 4-6 years of cellaring and drink it over the following 25-30 years. 95 Points by The Wine Advocate WINEMAKER  Stephane Derenoncourt APPELLATION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc TERROIR  Limestone plateau with clay layers and green marls, hillside with Fronsac molasse and foot of the hillside with deep carbonates sands. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Each plot is worked individually to extract the best expression of its terroir. Gentle pumping …

This Cahors combines typicity and complexity of the Malbec with the roundness of Merlot. It opens up in the mouth with a well-balanced structure and a long finish on ripe fruits. WINEMAKER  Cédric Tannière APPELLATION  AOC Cahors GRAPE VARIETAL  85% Malbec, 15% Merlot TERROIR  30 and 40 years old vines are located on alluvial terraces, south oriented. The soil is made of pebbles, gravel and sand. WINEMAKING  Mix of traditional vinification and thermovinifications. Maceration is shorter with an average of two weeks to preserve freshness. AGING  Stainless steel tanks for 6 to 8 months. ALCOHOL CONTENT  12% Technical Sheet PDF

Rich, strong and structured wine on the palate. Tannins are very present but play on the velvet. WINEMAKER  Bernard Jaillet APPELLATION  Gevrey-Chambertin GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Pinot Noir TERROIR  Brown calcic and limestone soils. The vines also benefit of the marl covered with screes and red silt coming down from the plateau. The gravel confers elegance and delicacy to the while the marl, consisting mainly of shells, fossils and clay adds body and firmness. Exposures vary from east to south-east. VINIFICATION & AGEING  20 days of maceration in open wooden tanks. Extraction by punching down the cap and pumping-over. The wine is aged in …

Fresh red fruits aromas with a nice acidity in the palate. Well-structured tannins allowing the wine to age for several years. WINEMAKER  Bernard Jaillet APPELLATION  Mercurey GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Pinot Noir TERROIR  Protected from the wet winds by its hills, the 40 year-old vines spread over the Jurassic soil made of limestone and marl on the East side and cover by sandstone on the West. VINIFICATION & AGEING  20 days of maceration in open wooden tanks. Extraction by punching down the cap and pumping-over. The wine is partially aged in French oak barrels during 1 year. ALCOHOL CONTENT  12.5% Technical Sheet PDF …

Fresh red fruits aromas with a nice acidity in the palate. Well-structured tannins allowing the wine to age for several years. WINEMAKER  Bernard Jaillet APPELLATION  Hautes Côtes de Nuits GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Pinot Noir TERROIR  Plateau of clay and limestone. The vines are around 40 years old. VINIFICATION & AGEING  20 days of maceration in open wooden tanks. Extraction by punching down the cap and pumping-over. The wine is partially aged in French oak barrels during 1 year. ALCOHOL CONTENT  12.5% Technical Sheet PDF

Full, rich and powerful on the palate with notes of wood and black fruit. WINEMAKER  Fabrice Guiberteau REGION  Bekaa Valley GRAPE VARIETIES  44% Syrah, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Cinsault, 10%Tempranillo, 6% Marselan TERROIR  Clay-limestone, clay, silt, sand and gravel. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Maceration in stainless steel vats for two to three weeks. Temperature controlled vinification with short pump overs, followed by malolactic fermentation in concrete tanks. AGING  50% of the wine is matured in oak barrels: 38% in new barrels, 62% in one-year old barrels and the remaining wine in concrete vats for 18 months. FOOD PAIRING  Grilled meat, cheese, as …

An intense wine with fruity flavors and soft melted tannins. WINEMAKER  Lionel Touchais APPELLATION  Haut-Médoc REGION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  50% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc  20% Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  The soil is made of gravel, clay and sandy limestone. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Close to the terroir the Domain uses sustainable growing methods. The grapes are hand-harvested followed by one-month maceration in order to preserve fruit taste. The ageing lasts 12 months in French oak barrels (with 25% of new barrels). FOOD PAIRING  Perfect with white meat, poultry and firm cheeses. ALCOHOL CONTENT  13% Technical Sheet PDF