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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. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  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

A great expression of aromatic richness and finesse of grapefruit, citrus, and lychee. A fresh, crispy, well-balanced, and structured wine. WINEMAKER  Benjamin Delobel APPELLATION  AOC Touraine GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Sauvignon Blanc – Organic Wine TERROIR  Clay and sandy terroir called Sable de Sologne sur Argile CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Manual harvest, short pneumatic press, and a long vinification. Aged in stainless steel tanks for 3-4 months. FOOD PAIRING  A delight as an aperitif, paired with asparagus, fish, and seafood. ALCOHOL CONTENT  13% Technical Sheet PDF

A floral bouquet of acacia and hawthorn. The palate has a soft and smooth mouthfeel with hazelnut notes in the finish. WINEMAKER  Olivier Guyot APPELLATION  Bourgogne Aligoté GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Aligoté TERROIR  Clay and limestone CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Direct pressuring after manual harvest. Aged on lees for 14 months in stainless steel vats. FOOD PAIRING  A loyal companion to Burgundian gougères, snails, and ham parsley; as well as: grilled fish, oysters, goat cheese, salads, and tabbouleh. ALCOHOL CONTENT  12.5% Technical Sheet PDF

An ample wine, well balanced, with intense citrus and pear aromas, complemented by a touch of grapefruit. Beautiful elegant and fresh finish. WINEMAKER Basile & Nicolas 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. The vineyard is currently going through the organic viticulture certification process. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Full destemming then settling at 50°F. 17 days fermentation in cement tanks at 57/59°F followed by 6 months aging. ALCOHOL  13% Technical Sheet PDF

Pale golden color. White flesh fruit dominant bouquet, apple, and pear. A clean fresh attack. REGION  Burgundy, France GRAPE VARIETIES  Airen, Ugni Blanc, Colombard, Macabeu, Chardonnay WINEMAKING  Natural fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Aged for a minimum of 3 months. ALCOHOL CONTENT  11.5% Technical Sheet PDF

“A complex and aromatic wine. Fresh and beady with aromas of fruits and flowers. Mineral, iodine, and fresh melon flavors emerge. 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, 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. Ages on lees for 11 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

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 …

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

The Berger family farms eight acres of east-facing vines, their age ranging from 30 to 60 years, in the village of Pouilly. This wine picks up on the clay-limestone soils with its clean focus and direction, a lovely pale chardonnay that lasts with fresh butter scents and subtle notes of bloomy rind cheeses, with which it would pair well. Bring on the Epoisses. 91 Points by Wine & Spirits.  WINEMAKER  Jean Pierre Rodet APPELLATION  Pouilly-Fuissé GRAPE VARIETAL  Chardonnay TERROIR  The 8 acres of vines are between 30 to 60 years old are planted in a clay limestone soil on hillside slopes facing the …