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A clear and brilliant ruby. Red berries (strawberries and currant) and black berries (blackcurrant and blueberries). On the mouth, the texture is firm and round. Acidity and tannins get along well. WINEMAKER  Olivier Guyot APPELLATION  Bourgogne Pinot Noir GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Pinot Noir TERROIR  Clay and limestone CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Direct pressuring after manual harvest. Aged on for 12-18 months in oak barrels: 40% new, 60% 3-year-old. FOOD PAIRING  Accompanies delicate and averagely aromatic dishes like delicatessen, vegetables in salads, pies, grilled meats, poultry, roasted veal, and red fruit tarts. ALCOHOL CONTENT  12.5% Technical Sheet PDF

On the palate, the blackberry characters are complemented with notes of black olives, “garrigue,” and a touch of spices. A very fresh finish: soft, fruity, with a subtle and delicate tannin structure. WINEMAKER Basile & Nicolas Ricome APPELLATION  AOP Costières de Nîmes GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Syrah – 30% Grenache TERROIR  Vines age an average of 42 years. The vineyard is currently going through the organic viticulture certification process. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The harvest was on August 27th, 2016 and the wines were aged for ten months in cement tanks. ALCOHOL  14% Technical Sheet PDF

Intense aromas of red berries, cherries, strawberries, and blackberries. A supple and soft mouth where red berry notes reappear along with a hint of licorice.  WINEMAKER  Sébastien Millet APPELLATION  Sancerre GRAPE VARIETIES  100% Pinot Noir TERROIR  “La Caillote,” a pebbly terrain composed of clay, limestone, and white soil; and “Terre Rouge”, a red soil particular to Crézancy in Sancerre, very rich in iron. WINEMAKING  Pressed, then a 2-3 cold maceration. Malolactic fermentation begins after the alcoholic fermentation. AGING  Enameled and stainless steel tanks for 5-6 months. ALCOHOL CONTENT  12.5% Technical Sheet PDF

Fruit forward, complex and structured. 94 Points by The Wine Advocate.  WINEMAKER Bastien Jolivet APPELLATION  AOC Saint-Joseph GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Syrah TERROIR  100-year-old vines are spread over 0.25 hectares of granite soil & cultivated in sustainable agricultural methods (currently in the process of becoming certified organic) CULTURE & VINIFICATION  This cuvee is only produced for the greatest vintages. The harvest was in September 2015 and the wines were aged for twelve months in 20% new oak barrels. ALCOHOL  14.5% Technical Sheet PDF

Fruit forward, spicy and structured.  WINEMAKER Bastien Jolivet APPELLATION  AOC Saint-Joseph GRAPE VARIETIES  100% Syrah TERROIR  60-year-old vines are spread over 6 hectares of granite soil & cultivated in sustainable agricultural methods (currently in the process of becoming certified organic) CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The harvest was in September 2017 and the wines were aged for 12 months in old oak barrels. ALCOHOL  13.5% Technical Sheet PDF

Fruit forward, fresh and versatile. WINEMAKER Bastien Jolivet APPELLATION  Vin de France GRAPE VARIETIES  100% Syrah TERROIR  40-year-old vines are spread over 1 hectare of granite soil & cultivated in sustainable agricultural methods (currently in the process to become certified organic) CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The harvest was in September 2017 and the wines were aged for six months in stainless steel tanks. ALCOHOL  13% Technical Sheet PDF

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  Tristan Larsen 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  9 months on the fine lees (stainless steel tanks). ALCOHOL CONTENT  13% Technical Sheet PDF

Elegant aromas of strawberry, cherry, and blackcurrant. The palate is round with soft tannins for perfect freshness.  REGION  Burgundy, France GRAPE VARIETAL  Pinot Noir TERROIR  Limestone soils mixed with some clays and marls CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Grapes were harvest in September followed by traditional vinification with cap punching and pumping over. AGING  France 6 months with 30% new oak, 30% old oak, and 40% in stainless steel tanks FOOD PAIRING  Perfect with red meats, either grilled or roasted, game, and soft cheeses. ALCOHOL CONTENT  12.5% Technical Sheet PDF

It revels in ripe juicy Merlot while keeping a sense of style and elegance. Produced by the Malet-Roquefort family, owners since 1705, the wine has some firm tannins while never losing sight of the generous black fruits. Drink from 2022. 93 Points by Wine Enthusiast – Cellar Selection WINEMAKER  Stephane Derenoncourt APPELLATION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  75% Merlot, 25% 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 equal to the actions in the parcels for the …

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 …