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Very balanced vintage providing a lot of fruit and freshness. Fruit forward, fresh and versatile. WINEMAKER Bastien Jolivet APPELLATION  IGP Collines Rhodaniennes (Vin de Pays) 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 2016 and the wines were aged for six months in stainless steel tanks. ALCOHOL  14% 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  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 and opens with aromas of raspberries and strawberries highlighted by a discreet spicy background.  REGION  Burgundy, France GRAPE VARIETAL  Pinot Noir TERROIR  Limestone soils mixed with some clays and marls CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Grapes are handpicked, carefully selected, and then 2/3rds are destemmed. All the grapes are vatted for fermentation for 23 days; the first week has pre-fermentary maceration. 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 …

This Cahors 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-year-old vines are located on alluvial terraces, south oriented. The soil is made of pebbles, gravel, and sand. WINEMAKING  Mix of traditional vinification and thermovinification. 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. 89 Points by Wine & Spirits. WINEMAKER  Fabrice Guiberteau REGION  Bekaa Valley GRAPE VARIETIES  45% Syrah, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cinsault, 10% Tempranillo, 10% 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  47.5% of the wine is matured in oak barrels: 25% in new barrels, 75% in one-year-old barrels and the remaining wine in concrete vats for 18 months. FOOD …