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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. 91 Points by The Wine Advocate.  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 2015 and the wines were aged for twelve months in old oak barrels. ALCOHOL  13.5% Technical Sheet PDF

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

“Orange peel and pith on the nose, with a furriness on the palate that suggests some skin contact. Interesting and gastronomic in style. Finishes with a bitter twist, which fits the textural style. Quite different from other Chateauneuf, with less flab and more muscle.” Jancis Robinson. WINEMAKER  Chastan Family APPELLATION  Châteauneuf-du-Pape GRAPE VARIETIES  40% Grenache, 30% Clairette, 30% Roussanne TERROIR  Sandstones resting on a thick layer of clay full of “rolled pebbles” WINEMAKING  Pressing in a pneumatic press, a 15-day maceration, and fermentation in stainless steel tanks with a refrigerated belt. ALCOHOL CONTENT  13.5% Technical Sheet PDF

Complex aromas of red and black berries, revealing an elegant wine, deep with silky tannins. 90 Points by Vinous Media. WINEMAKER  Chastan Family APPELLATION  Châteauneuf-du-Pape GRAPE VARIETIES  45% Grenache, 35% Mourvèdre, 20% Syrah TERROIR  Sandstones resting on a thick layer of clay full of “rolled pebbles” WINEMAKING  Manual harvest with severe sorting of the grapes. Long vatting period. AGING  Aged in large oak barrels (from 43 to 80hl) for 8 months. ALCOHOL CONTENT  14% Technical Sheet PDF

Vivid ruby. Aromas of black raspberry, candied flowers, and smoky minerals, backed by a subtle peppery nuance. Gently sweet red and dark berry preserve flavors deepen and spread out slowly with air. Fine-grained tannins provide grip to a nicely persistent finish that repeats the red fruit note. 89-91 points by Vinous Media. WINEMAKER  Jean-François Fauque APPELLATION  Vacqueyras GRAPE VARIETIES  60% Grenache, 40% Syrah TERROIR  Limestone pebbles soil mixed with sandy and red stone. The vines are between 10 and 45 years old. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The harvest is entirely destemmed followed by a cold maceration. The grape varieties are all mixed together …

A dark ruby color with cherry, pepper, elderberry notes. The palate includes fruity, spicy, complex, well-structured, and elegant with a 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 long vatting period around 25 to 30 days, followed by malolactic fermentation in tanks. AGING  9 months in concrete tanks. FOOD PAIRING  Lamb …

 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 …