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An intense aromatic nose reveals notes of both red and black fruits as well as subtle hints of violet. On the palate, the wine is rich, full-bodied, and has a fresh and spicy mix with mineral notes. WINEMAKER  Samuel Delafont – Artisan Négociant APPELLATION  Pic Saint-Loup GRAPE VARIETIES  72% Syrah, 28% Mourvèdre TERROIR  Clay-limestone and marly soil CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Traditional vinification with a long maceration at low temperature followed by 12 months of aging with 60% of the wine in French oaks and 40% in stainless steel barrels. FOOD PAIRING  Delicious with spicy meat dishes, quiche, stew, and French …

Cherries and blueberries are carried by a nearly suede-like texture, while complex hints of clove, allspice, and star anise emerge on the long finish. 94 Points by The Wine Advocate. WINEMAKER  Philippe & Jean Claude Lambert APPELLATION  Gigondas GRAPE VARIETIES  50% Grenache, 50% Syrah – Organic Wine TERROIR  Clay-limestone, stony soil. The 35 years old vines located on the Gigondas plateau are hand-harvested. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  After the harvest, the fruit is destemmed and undergoes alcohol fermentation with controlled temperatures. The juices are blended together before followed by malolactic fermentation in concrete tanks. AGING  9 months in concrete tanks. FOOD PAIRING  Lamb, beef, …

The wine is fresh, full-bodied, and complex. The tannins are well-structured and the oak perfectly integrated. Long and powerful finish. 93 Points by The Wine Advocate.  WINEMAKER  Fabrice Guiberteau REGION  Bekaa Valley GRAPE VARIETIES  82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Syrah TERROIR  Cabernet Sauvignon on clay and limestone soil and the Syrah on clay and silt. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Selection at the vineyard of the best grapes from the best clay-chalk soils. Vinification in 60 hl oak barrels for a maceration period of five weeks including five days of cold pre-fermentation maceration. 20 months aging in fine-grained French oak barrels. FOOD PAIRING  Perfect with …

Combining intensity and elegance with silky tannins, it is characterized by subtle notes of cherry, spices, leather, and vanilla. Enjoyable young, it will age favorably for a decade or more. 91 Points from Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate. WINEMAKER  Fabrice Guiberteau REGION  Bekaa Valley GRAPE VARIETIES  60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Syrah, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cinsault TERROIR  Clay-limestone, clay, silt, sand and gravel. 24-year-old vines spread over 26 hand-harvested hectares. Follows sustainable and vegan practices complying with international standards but not certified. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Manual harvest on the estate vineyards. Maceration in tanks from two to three weeks. Alcoholic fermentation is carried out …

The wine is balanced and round with a slightly toasted finish. The structure is defined by strong, silky tannins and generous red fruits flavors. WINEMAKER  Fabrice Guiberteau REGION  Bekaa Valley GRAPE VARIETIES  40% Syrah, 35% Cinsault, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Carignan, 5% Tempranillo TERROIR  Cinsault on clay-limestone cambisol, as the Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo and Carignan are on silty clay and clay-limestone with marly subsoil. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  After destemming, the berries are crushed and placed in tanks. Alcoholic fermentation and maceration take place in thermo-regulated stainless steel tanks for a period of one to three weeks. Malolactic fermentation takes place in concrete …

Deep and intense garnet color. Black cherry and licorice to the nose. Concentrated and powerful on the palate, it unfolds with tannic and roasted aromas. Long and complex finish with spicy notes. 91 points by Wine & Spirits. WINEMAKER  Jacques Bertrand who works closely with the Michel Rolland laboratory APPELLATION  Saint-Emilion Grand Cru GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc and 5% of Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  Clay-limestone soil DENSITY  7000 vines per hectare VINIFICATION  The vinification takes place in stainless steel and concrete thermo regulated vats. Following an alcoholic fermentation at moderate temperature, the wines are aged in French oaks …

This wine exhibits a bravura of deep black fruit along with vanilla and spice. A rounded start is followed by a powerful and full-bodied wine of woody, soft tannins and ends with a touch of licorice on the palate. 92 Points by Wine Enthusiast. WINEMAKER  Sandrine Le Cam APPELLATION  Saint-Emilion GRAPE VARIETIES  Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  Clay-limestone and sandy soils, the vines are between 20 and 35 years old. WINEMAKING  Cold maceration and quick pump overs. ALCOHOL CONTENT  13% Technical Sheet PDF

With an intense garnet color, Les Hauts de La Gaffelière Bordeaux Red unfolds with aromas of violets, red fruits and a hint of spicy vanilla. Fleshy and full-bodied on the palate, soft tannins, subtle fruit, and mellow woody notes imbue this wine with a perfect balance and a long finish. WINEMAKER  Sandrine Le Cam APPELLATION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc TERROIR  Clay-limestone and sandy soils, the vines are between 20 and 40 years old. WINEMAKING  Traditional vinification with alcoholic fermentation. Thermovinification on the mature grapes of Cabernet Sauvignon in order to extract the fruit which adds a …

 A blend of black Grenache and Syrah, this Côtes du Rhône has a deep garnet color with a purple tint. Generous red fruit aromas followed by hints of licorice, white pepper, and sweet spices. WINEMAKER  Philippe & Jean Claude Lambert APPELLATION  AOP Côtes du Rhône – Organic Wine GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Grenache, 30% Syrah TERROIR  Near the slopes of Sablet, the soil is composed of limestone clay. It cools and nurtures the vines, ensuring a perfect ripeness to the grape. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  After the harvest, the fruit is destemmed and crushed. The vatting period lasts around 15 days, followed by aging in cement tanks for …

This wine invites aromas of blackberry and delicate floral notes of violet. The tannins are round and silky. The finish leaves a pleasant sensation of the freshness of red fruits and black pepper. 92 points by Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate. WINEMAKER  Tristan Larsen APPELLATION  Brouilly GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Gamay Noir TERROIR  Planted on a sandy granite soil mixed with porphyry rock, the 70-year-old vines reside on a small hill facing Mont Brouilly. WINEMAKING  A gentle 2-week fermentation using whole bunches under temperature-controlled and weighted grills for gentile extractions to preserve the freshness and brightness of the fruit. AGING  On the fine …