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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

This 2016 bottle will open up and develop its most beautiful aromas as time passes. Maturing in barrels has softened its wild temperament with delicate vanilla and light caramel notes. 90 pts by Wine & Spirits and Decanter. Vegan Wine WINEMAKER  Delphine Glangetas APPELLATION  Minervois La Liviniere GRAPE VARIETIES  80% Syrah, 10% Grenache Noir, 10% Carignan TERROIR  Marly surface over clay-sandstone soil. WINEMAKING  One week fermentation before maceration. Regular pump over and extraction in vats. 12 months aging in 1-year-old French oak barrels from Château Lynch Bages. FOOD PAIRING  Beef (entrecote steak, tenderloin), Smoked brisket, Chocolate Fudge ALCOHOL CONTENT  14.5% Technical …

Estibals 2018 is a voluptuous and gourmet wine, smooth structure, gentle in the palate to reveal all the deliciously fragranced aromas. Vegan Wine WINEMAKER  Delphine Glangetas APPELLATION  Minervois GRAPE VARIETIES  60% Syrah, 20% Grenache Noir, 20% Carignan TERROIR  Marly surface over clay-sandstone soil. WINEMAKING  One week fermentation and 20-23 days of maceration. Regular pump over and extraction in vats. 30% of Syrah is aged for 12 months in one-year-old French oak barrels from Château Lynch Bages. FOOD PAIRING  Delicious with grilled meats and salads, perfect as an aperitif with fine charcuterie & cheese. ALCOHOL CONTENT  15% Technical Sheet PDF …

Elegant and fresh aromas. The fresh, lively wild berries come through on the palate. This charming, well-rounded 2019 lingers wonderfully on the finish. Vegan Wine WINEMAKER  Delphine Glangetas APPELLATION  IGP Pays d’Oc GRAPE VARIETIES  50% Grenache Noir, 50% Syrah TERROIR  Marly surface over clay-sandstone soil. WINEMAKING  Hand-harvest. Direct pressing with skin contact. Finely racked before fermentation. FOOD PAIRING  Perfect with Caprese salad, ceviche, fish tacos, grilled vegetables. ALCOHOL CONTENT  13% Technical Sheet PDF

A bouquet of red berries, vanilla, and spices with a round and harmonious mouth. An elegant and fine wine with a long finish. WINEMAKER  André Ruhlmann APPELLATION  AOP Pinot Noir (Alsace) GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Pinot Noir TERROIR  The vines are planted on gentle slopes that are composed of clay and sandy soils. WINEMAKING  Manual harvest. Long skin maceration followed by a traditional temperature-controlled fermentation. AGING  6-8 months in stainless steel tanks and then 12 months maturing in new oak casks. FOOD PAIRING  Best with game, red meat, and cheese. ALCOHOL CONTENT  12.5% Technical Sheet PDF

Rich aromas of white fruits, hazelnuts, and dried apricot. This round wine is balanced with a fresh and long finish. WINEMAKER  Samuel Delafont – Vigneron Négociant APPELLATION IGP Cevennes GRAPE VARIETIES  100% Viognier TERROIR The 20-year-old vines are planted on slopes with west exposure. WINEMAKING  Harvested in the night/ early morning, the grapes go through direct pressing and low-temperature fermentation. 9 months aging in stainless steel barrels. FOOD PAIRING  Excellent when enjoyed with white meat, fish, seafood, and salads. ALCOHOL CONTENT  13.5% 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

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, 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