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Fresh and beady with mineral, floral, and fresh melon aromas emerging. On the palate, it is pleasant with a good and lasting taste. Best Buy by Wine Enthusiast. WINEMAKER  François Verdier APPELLATION  Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine Sur Lie GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Melon de Bourgogne TERROIR  Gabbro rocks, vines are between 45-55 years old. WINEMAKING  Pressing in a pneumatic press, a 2-day maceration, and slow fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 3 weeks. Aged on lees for 11 months. FOOD PAIRING  Pairs well with seafood like oysters, shellfish, and fish. 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.” Certified organic winery 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  Tristan Larsen 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  9 months on the fine lees (stainless steel tanks). ALCOHOL CONTENT  13% Technical Sheet PDF

Intense color with red fruit notes, this Cahors combines the typicity and complexity of Malbec. WINEMAKER  Cédric Tannière APPELLATION  AOC Cahors GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Malbec TERROIR  30 and 40-year-old vines are located on alluvial deposits. The soil is made of pebbles, clay, 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 …

Fresh red fruits aromas with a nice acidity in the palate. Well-structured tannins allowing the wine to age for several years. WINEMAKER  Bernard Jaillet APPELLATION  Mercurey GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Pinot Noir TERROIR  Protected from the wet winds by its hills, the 40 year-old vines spread over the Jurassic soil made of limestone and marl on the East side and cover by sandstone on the West. VINIFICATION & AGEING  20 days of maceration in open wooden tanks. Extraction by punching down the cap and pumping-over. The wine is partially aged in French oak barrels during 1 year. ALCOHOL CONTENT  12.5% Technical Sheet PDF …

A fresh wine characterized by the Muscat à Petits Grains, a noble grape varietal planted in the Bekaa Valley. Intense refreshing notes of exotic fruits and citrus on the palate. WINEMAKER  Fabrice Guiberteau REGION  Bekaa Valley GRAPE VARIETIES  43% Viognier,  20% Muscat Blanc, 20% Sauvignon Blanc, 10% Bourboulenc, 7% Verdejo. TERROIR  To highlight the freshness of the wine, the white grapes are planted on the west side of the Domaine, with a high altitude, and deep silty soils to keep a good water reserve for the summer. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  After destemming, the berries are softly crushed and placed in a pneumatic press under …

Full, rich and powerful on the palate with notes of wood and black fruit. 89 Points by Wine & Spirits. WINEMAKER  Fabrice Guiberteau REGION  Bekaa Valley GRAPE VARIETIES  30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Marselan, 20% Syrah, 15% Tempranillo, 5% Cinsault TERROIR  Clay-limestone, clay, silt, sand, and gravel. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Maceration in stainless steel vats for 2-3 weeks. Temperature controlled vinification with short pump overs, followed by malolactic fermentation in concrete tanks. AGING  11 months: 55% of the wine in French oak barrels (96% in one-year-old barrels & 4% in 2-year-old barrels) and 45% wine in tanks. FOOD PAIRING  Grilled meat, cheese, as well …

A charming and generous wine, that feels like biting into freshly picked grapes. A pleasant hint of freshness enhances its fruitiness. WINEMAKER  André Ruhlmann GRAPE VARIETAL  Muscat TERROIR  This Muscat comes from sandy granitic soil. The vines are planted in plains and over the middle-  hillsides. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The grapes are harvested by hand and the whole berry is pressed pneumatically. Traditional fermentation is through a temperature-controlled process. FOOD PAIRING  Excellent as an aperitif, you can drink this Muscat by itself or enjoy it with asparagus. ALCOHOL CONTENT  12% Technical Sheet PDF

Intense aromatic aromas reveal both red and black fruits as well as subtle hints of violet. The wine is rich, full-bodied, and has a fresh and spicy mix with mineral notes. 91 Points by The Wine Advocate. WINEMAKER  Samuel Delafont – Vigneron 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 …