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Fruity and immediately accessible, this is a crisp and delicious wine. It is lively with citrus acidity and bright with a tangy texture. The wine finishes with a salty, mineral aftertaste.  88 Points by Wine Enthusiast.  WINEMAKER  Christophe Gadais APPELLATION  Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine sur Lie GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Melon de Bourgogne TERROIR  The 13-hectare single vineyard of “Domaine de la Tourmaline” is rooted in two-mica gneiss soils. The wines are around 40 years old. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  Following a cold static settling of 12 Hours, the use of carefully selected yeast allows for a slow fermentation (which lasts 3 weeks 64-68F). Then this …

Yellow pale colour, bright and clean. Powerful and clean on the nose with hints of pineapple and banana. Crisp and fresh palate, balanced and rounded with a long and soft aftertaste. Citrus, apple and a hint of fresh bell pepper make for a good nose. This feels medium in body, with juicy acidity. Salty flavors of lime and green apple are lasting across the finish.  WINEMAKER  Angel Calleja APPELLATION  Rueda GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Verdejo WINEMAKING  Stainless steel vats, fermented using native yeasts and lees stirring for a minimum of 3 months. Fermentation temperature: 15ºc for a period of 21 days. Cool maceration: 12 hours at …

Elegant light straw color. Dried peach, apricot and beeswax aromas. Good weight on the palate, nicely balanced sugar/acid ratio, good minerality. WINEMAKER  Louis Roos WINERY  Mooiplaas Wine Estate APPELLATION  Stellenbosch GRAPE VARIETIES  100% Chenin Blanc TERROIR  The Chenin Blanc vines were planted by Nicolaas Roos in 1968 and the soil is the organic and rich Oakleaf, derived from Cape Granite. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION  The 44-year-old bush vines yield 4.8 tons per hectare and the wine ferments spontaneously with wild yeast. AGING  In stainless steel tanks for 6 months. FOOD PAIRING  Refined and fresh, it goes well with light fares such as fish, shellfish, salads and …

Fragrant bouquet hinting of aromatic apples and a touch of smokiness. Generous fruit and crisp acidity create a lively sensation on the palate. WINEMAKER  Johannes Selbach WINERY  Weingut Selbach-Oster APPELLATION  Mosel-Saar-Ruwer GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Riesling TERROIR  The soil is made of finely weathered slate and the vine is grown on steep, south facing mountain slopes that face the Mosul River. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION 55% of the grapes are fermented in the traditional 1000 liter “Fuder” barrel. The balance is fermented in stainless steel tanks and a small portion in fiberglass tanks. AGING  Wines age in stainless steel tanks. FOOD PAIRING  Excellent with …

Pale yellow color with hints of gold and green. Powerful aromas with notes of minerality and yellow fruits. Complex, rounded, and rich palate with a good structure and lengthy acidity. WINEMAKER  Thierry Hamelin WINERY  Domaine Hamelin APPELLATION  Chablis GRAPE VARIETAL  Chardonnay TERROIR  Chalky 150 million-year old kimmeridgian soil VITICULTURE AND VINIFICATION  The 35 year-old vines yield 58 Hl/hectare for the Chablis AOC using “Lutte Rasisonnée” sustainable methods. AGING  Wines age in stainless steel tanks. FOOD PAIRING  Enjoy as an aperitif or with fish in sauce with a touch of lemon. Great pairing with oysters and other seafood, veal and as a classic with …

A pale yellow, robed in green reflections. The nose is elegant with floral and fruity aromas mixed with mineral nuances and fresh notes. The palate is rich and has a flesh molten attack in the mouth that finishes with a well-balanced intensity. WINEMAKER  Sebastien Millet WINERY  Domaine “La Gemière” APPELLATION  Sancerre GRAPE VARIETAL  100% Sauvignon Blanc TERROIR  Pebbly terrain called “La Caillote” is composed of clay, limestone and white soil. The vines are 25 years. VITICULTURE & VINICULTURE  As soon as the grapes are harvested, they are pressed and flow by gravity into the tanks. Musts are racked 48 hours later, …