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Complex bouquet evolving on exotic fruit aromas and white peach, floral, and mineral notes. The attack on the palate is rich and full with a beautiful acidity which gives the wine a nice freshness and a delicate and mineral finish. WINEMAKER  Fabrice Darmaillacq APPELLATION  Bordeaux White GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Sauvignon Blanc, 10% Sauvignon Gris, 10% Muscadelle, 10% Sémillon VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  The entire harvest is hand-selected. Direct pressing, cold settling, fermentation and maturing on the lees. Treatment by gravity, in small batches. Automatic thermoregulation. AGING  20% in new barrels and the rest in stainless steel tanks for 6 months FOOD PAIRING  Drink with fish, seafood, salad, …

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

Glamorous Myst distinguishes itself by a bright pink robe, with silvery glints. Feather-shaped, the label is a symbol of lightness. Aromas reveal subtle floral nuances and notes of forest berries and lychee. The palate has flavors of redcurrant, strawberry and a final hint of blackcurrant. WINEMAKER  Fabrice Guiberteau REGION  Bekaa Valley GRAPE VARIETIES  32% Syrah, 28% Grenache, 18% Tempranillo, 12% Cinsault, 10% Mourvèdre TERROIR  Clay-limestone, silty clay, and gravel. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The wine is made by “bleeding” and direct pressing on a pneumatic press. Aging in steel tanks for 3 months after vinification. FOOD PAIRING  It goes with well with grilled meats. ALCOHOL CONTENT  13.5% …

“A complex and aromatic wine. Fresh and beady with aromas of fruits and flowers (apricot and hawthorn). Mineral and iodine flavors emerge as well as an aroma of fresh melon. On the palate, it is pleasant with a good and lasting taste.” WINEMAKER  Fabrice Girardi APPELLATION  Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine sur Lie GRAPE VARIETIES  100% Melon de Bourgogne TERROIR  Gabbro rocks, the vines are between forty-five to fifty-five years old. WINEMAKING  Pressing in a pneumatic press, a 2-day maceration, and slow fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 3 weeks. Ages on lees for 9 months. ALCOHOL CONTENT  12% 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

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 …

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 …