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Texier, ÉricChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
Roussanne from Rhône, France
50% Bourbolenc/50%Clairette. Eric Texier has worked closely for many years with Jean Riché, the owner/farmer of this small plot of organic vines which lie 1 km. from the Rhône River in the Bois Sénéchaux.  The north-facing site is flat and stony with the classic glacial galets roulés and cool, clay...
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DB8944-18
Texier, ÉricChâteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge Vieilles Vignes
Red blend (mostly Grenache) from Rhône, France
100% Grenache. From 80+-year-old vines in a north-facing parcel in the Crau in the NE part of Châteauneuf-du-Pape on classic galets roulés soils. They are organically farmed and harvested by hand. Whole-cluster fermentation with native yeasts and no sulfur in concrete tank; 8-10-day maceration with...
Organic
DB8945-18
Texier, ÉricCôte-Rôtie Vieilles Vignes
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. Texier sources the grapes from one of the only farmers in Côte-Rôtie who does not use chemicals and who is willing to part with fruit from his small parcel of 80-ish-year-old, non-clonal Serine vines in the Corps de Loup lieu-dit. Here at the very southernmost end of Côte-Rôtie just...
Organic
DB8946-17
Texier, ÉricCôtes-du-Rhône Blanc Brézème
Roussanne from Rhône, France
100% Roussanne. From Texier's young vines in the cooler, more limestone-driven vineyard area of Brézème. Whole cluster, direct press, native yeast fermentation, aging on lees in concrete, no stirring, 30 mg/l of SO2 at bottling.
Organic
DB8942-19
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Texier, ÉricCôtes-du-Rhône Blanc Brézème "Vieille Roussette" (Pergault)
Roussette (Altesse) from Rhône, France
100% Roussanne. From 70+-year-old Roussanne, locally called "Roussette", planted on the south-facing limestone marl slope of Texier's Brézème vineyard. Planted in 1936, they are farmed organically and harvested by hand. Unlike the 2015 vintage, in which half of the bunches were vinified in amphora...
Organic
DB5723-16
Texier, ÉricCôtes-du-Rhône Blanc St. Julien-en-St. Alban "Vieille Marsanne"
Marsanne from Rhône, France
100% Marsanne. From 80-year-old vines in the granite soils of St. Julien on the western side of the river in the southernmost part of the northern Rhône.  The fermentation is spontaneous, without added yeasts or sulfur, in clay amphora (or tinajas, the Spanish term Eric T uses because these are...
Organic
DB1143-17
Texier, ÉricCôtes-du-Rhône Rouge "Chat Fou"
Red blend (mostly Grenache) from Rhône, France
45% Grenache/30% Cinsault/25 % Clairette/Viognier/Chasselas/other. From vines planted on a south-facing slope on granite and gneiss soils in the warm St-Julien en St-Alban zone (in the Ardèche on the northern bank of the Ouvèze--to the west of the Rhône River, at the southern edge of the northern...
Organic
DB8940-19
Texier, ÉricCôtes-du-Rhône Rouge Brézème
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. From Texier's younger (20-40-year-old) vines, planted on a south-facing, limestone marl slope of the Brézème zone (on eastern side of the Rhône River at the southern edge of the northern Rhône Valley). They are organically farmed and harvested by hand. The vinification and aging are...
Organic
DB8941-18
Texier, ÉricCôtes-du-Rhône Rouge Brézème "Vieille Serine" (Pergaud)
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah.  From 70+ year-old vines of a old, pre-clonal variety known as "Serine", planted on a south-facing, limestone marl slope of the Brézème zone (on eastern side of the Rhône River at the southern edge of the northern Rhône Valley). They are organically farmed and harvested by hand. The...
Organic
DB8943-14
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Texier, ÉricCôtes-du-Rhône Rouge St. Julien-en-St. Alban "Vieille Serine"
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. From 70+ year-old vines of a old, pre-clonal variety known as "Serine", planted on a south-facing slope on granite soils in the warm St-Julien-en-St-Alban zone (in the Ardèche on the northern bank of the Ouvèze--to the west of the Rhône River, at the southern edge of the northern Rhône...
Organic
DB0396-14
Texier, ÉricCôtes-du-Rhône Rouge St. Julien-en-St.Alban
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. From Texier's younger (20-40-year-old) vines, planted on a south-facing slope on granite soils in the warm St-Julien-en-St-Alban zone (in the Ardèche on the northern bank of the Ouvèze--to the west of the Rhône River, at the southern edge of the northern Rhône Valley). They are...
Organic
DB1024-17
Texier, ÉricVDF "Le Clau" Serine (Laurence & Eric Texier)
Serine from Rhône, France
From Eric Texier himself: "From a handful of rows in our 0.5 ha of a very particular strain of Serine. Planted in the 1930’s in the Masson parcel of Saint-Julien en-Saint-Alban in the lieu-dit Le Clau. They present unique ampelographic qualities, very different from the Serines we find in Brézème...
Organic
DB5818-16
Texier, ÉricVDF "Le Clau" Serine (Laurence & Eric Texier)
Serine from Rhône, France
From Eric Texier himself: "From a handful of rows in our 0.5 ha of a very particular strain of Serine. Planted in the 1930’s in the Masson parcel of Saint-Julien en-Saint-Alban in the lieu-dit Le Clau. They present unique ampelographic qualities, very different from the Serines we find in Brézème...
Organic
DB5818-17
Texier, ÉricVDF Blanc "Adèle"
Clairette from Rhône, France
100% Clairette (plus a touch of Marsanne). From mainly Clairette vines planted on a south-facing slope on granite soils in the warm St-Julien en St-Alban zone (in the Ardèche on the northern bank of the Ouvèze--to the west of the Rhône River, at the southern edge of the northern Rhône Valley). They...
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DB0053-20