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Deep black hue. Mashed blackberries and dark chocolate on the nose. Flavors of soft black fruit flavors, mulberry fruit, a hint of spice, and a surprisingly fresh eucalyptus finish. WINEMAKER Basile Ricome APPELLATION  AOP Costières de Nîmes GRAPE VARIETIES  100% Syrah TERROIR  13-49 feet (4-15 meters) deep of Rhône pebbles and a thin layer of limestone. The average vine age is 63 years. VINIFICATION  Hand-harvested and fermented in cement tanks for about 9 days. Aged for 24 months in French oak. ALCOHOL  14.5% Technical Sheet PDF

An ample wine, well balanced, with citrus and pear notes complemented by a touch of grapefruit and salinity.  WINEMAKER Basile Ricome APPELLATION  AOP Costières de Nîmes GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Roussanne – 30% Marsanne TERROIR  15 year-old vines with 7.5 acres of Roussanne and 5 acres of Marsanne. CULTURE & VINIFICATION Right after picking, bunches are pressed directly under CO2 cover. Juice is decanted for 30 hours at about 50°f then slowly fermented in tank at 53-57°f. ALCOHOL  13% 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

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

Intense nose and ample freshness in the mouth. Reveals the richness and intensity known to the appellation. CERTIFIED ORGANIC 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. Certified organic WINEMAKER  Chastan Family APPELLATION  Châteauneuf-du-Pape GRAPE VARIETIES  55% Grenache, 40% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre TERROIR  Sandstones resting on a thick layer of clay full of “rolled pebbles.” WINEMAKING  Manual harvest with a selective sorting of the grapes. Long vatting period. AGING  Aged in large oak barrels (from 43 to 80hl) for 6 months. ALCOHOL CONTENT  14.5% Technical Sheet PDF

A complex and powerful wine with spicy aromas. WINEMAKER  Philippe & Jean Claude Lambert APPELLATION  Gigondas GRAPE VARIETIES  50% Grenache, 50% Syrah – Organic Wine TERROIR  Clay-limestone, stony soil. The 30-year-old vines located on the Gigondas plateau are hand-harvested. Certified organic winery 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  Wild boar, ribeye, and cheese. ALCOHOL  14.5% Technical Sheet PDF

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  75% Grenache, 25% 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. Certified organic winery 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 6 months guaranteeing a pleasant fruitiness. FOOD PAIRING  Aperitif, pizzas, pasta, and burgers. ALCOHOL  14% Technical …