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AmiraultBourgeil Le Grand Clos
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
• Yannick Amirault first began acquiring plots in the famed Bourgueil lieu-dit of Le Grand Clos in the 1990s and now owns 2 hectares. This site is noted for its clay and flint soils over limestone and its southern exposure. Yannick’s vines average 45 years old and have been certified organic since...
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DB3429-19
AmiraultBourgueil ‘Cote 50’
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
• Cote 50 is the entry-level wines from Yannick Amirault coming from 4.75 hectares of vines on gravelly clay and sandy soils in Bourgueil – Les Sables, La Coudraye, Les Pins, and Les Perrières. • Certified Organic. Hand harvested in successive passes, destemmed, natural yeast fermentation in oak...
Organic
DB3427-19
PépièreBriords Cuvée Vieilles Vignes Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine
Melon de Bourgogne from Loire, France
100% Melon de Bourgogne. Briords is a lieu-dit in which Marc has long held 3 hectares of massale vines planted from 1930 to 1950. These are the oldest vines of the estate, planted on soils of granite de Thébaud, which differs from granite de Clisson in containing more feldspar and clay--it is...
Organic
DB8966-19
PépièreChâteau Thébaud Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine
Melon de Bourgogne from Loire, France
100% Melon de Bourgogne. The cru of Château Thébaud came into Pépière world via Marc Ollivier's partner Rémi Branger, whose father farmed two parcels of it for decades. There are 14 hectares of vines--up to 65 years old--on a south-facing, earlier-ripening slope. The soils are of granite de Thébaud...
Organic
DB8353-14
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duCheverny Blanc "Frileuse" (Sauvignon/Fié Gris/Chardonnay)
White Blend from Loire, France
1/3 each Sauvignon/Fié Gris/Chardonnay. Roughly translated as "little cold one", Frileuse is an apt name for this frost-prone, 3.8-hectare site at the top of the Tue-Boeuf estate. It is home to three varieties, including Fié Gris, the historical name for Sauvignon Rose, a Sauvignon variant with...
Organic
DB8333-19
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Cheverny Blanc Frileuse
Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France
Organic
DB8333-11
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duCheverny Rouge "La Caillère" (Pinot Noir)
Pinot Noir from Loire, France
100% Pinot Noir. La Caillère is a 1.35-hectare estate plot of 35-to40-year-old Pinot Noir vines planted on very deep clay over limestone. The argilo-silex soils are sandy and rocky and in fact the parcel takes its name from caillasse, meaning "hard rocks". The Puzelats farm La Caillère organically...
Organic
DB9975-19
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Cheverny Rouge Caillere
Pinot Noir from Loire, France
Organic
DB9975-11
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. 2017 is the first vintage of this new Chinon bottling. It is a combination of estate fruit and purchased fruit, a first for Raffault and a response to the devastating vintage conditions. The grapes come from flat, sandy, gravelly sites along the Vienne and Loire rivers,...
Organic
DB5912-18
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Blanc
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. From 10-15-year-old, certified-organic vines on clay-limestone soils. Fermented to dryness (2 grams RS or under) and aged in 500-liter barrels. Lightly filtered at bottling.    
Organic
DB0305-19
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Blanc Champ-Chenin
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. There is a scant amount of Chenin Blanc grown in Chinon compared to Cabernet Franc. Some of the oldest vines are in Raffault's one-hectare monopole called Champ Chenin, a particularly limestone-rich patch of ground due west of Les Picasses. Like all Raffault vines, these are...
Organic
DB0456-18
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Clos Guillot
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Close to the town of Chinon, Clos Guillot is a hillside vineyard with S-SW exposure, near the top of the hill, with clay soils rich in yellow tuffeau (the soft local limestone) and iron. The vines were planted between 1993 and 2000 and are certified organic like all of the...
Organic
DB8968-18
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Croix Boissée
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Croix Boissée is in Cravant, near the winery, on a south-exposed slope overlooking the Vienne. The Baudry plots total 3.1 hectares of low-yielding vines, ranging from 15 to 40 years old, on clay soils rich in white tuffeau (soft limestone) and iron. They are certified organic...
Organic
DB0378-18
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Croix Boissée Blanc
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Croix Boissée is a half-hectare parcel of 25-year-old, certified-organic vines on very poor, chalky, thin clay-limestone soils on a slope. Fermented with native yeasts to dryness (2 grams RS or under) and aged in 500-liter barrels. Lightly filtered (not sterile-filtered) at...
Organic
DB8348-19
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Les Barnabés
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Les Barnabés stands apart from Raffault's other main sites, Les Picasses and Les Peuilles, still in the Véron region but far to the west and downhill on a plain of alluvial soils near the Loire River. The sandy, gravelly site yields a lighter style of Cabernet Franc more...
Organic
DB0605-18
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Les Grézeaux
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. The Grézeaux vines are the Baudry’s oldest at around 50 years and were the very first part of the estate in 1975. They lie on a flat, sandy site near the Vienne River in Cravant, very near the winery and the Les Granges vineyard. The key difference between the two sites is the...
Organic
DB0306-19
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Les Peuilles
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Like the more renowned Les Picasses, Les Peuilles is a lieu-dit close to the village of Beaumont-En-Véron, but it is to the south of town, closer to the Vienne river. It is a plateau rather than a hillside and features soils of clay and flint rather than limestone. The fruit is...
Organic
DB2973-18
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Les Picasses
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Les Picasses is the most famous Chinon lieu-dit, close to the village of Beaumont-En-Véron on the north bank of the Vienne River. It is a slope with full southern exposure and chalky clay-limestone soils, the combination resulting in fully ripened, structured wines. Raffault's...
Organic
DB8974-14
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Les Picasses
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Les Picasses is the most famous Chinon lieu-dit, close to the village of Beaumont-En-Véron on the north bank of the Vienne River. It is a slope with full southern exposure and chalky clay-limestone soils, the combination resulting in fully ripened, structured wines. Raffault's...
Organic
DB8974-15
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Rosé
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Raffault uses 50% certified-organic estate fruit (from sandy, gravelly, flat parcels along the Vienne) and sources the other 50% from a neighboring grower in conversion to organic farming. All of the wine is made from hand-harvested fruit in the Raffault cellar. Half of the...
Organic
DB8976-20
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Rosé
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. The fruit for the rosé comes from several estate parcels on two different terroirs: the higher plateau with flinty clay soils and valley/river level with sandy gravel soils. The vines are on the younger side, averaging 20 years old, and are farmed organically. The grapes are...
Organic
DB0431-20
PépièreClisson Muscadet Sèvre et Maine
Melon de Bourgogne from Loire, France
100% Melon de Bourgogne. The heart of Marc Ollivier's estate is a 10-hectare plot near home in the Clisson cru; 8 hectares of it go into this bottling, while 2 hectares are used for the entry-level Sur Lie. Its distinguishing feature is the soil type, called granite de Clisson, which is a...
Organic
DB0676-17
Forgues, ValérieCôt Touraine Rouge
Côt from Loire, France
100% Côt aka Malbec. Valerie's vines are farmed organically and averaged 50 years of age with some up to 100 years old, on clay-limestone soils in the heart of the Cher valey of the Touraine region in the Loire Valley; hand-harvested as of the 2016 vintage. The grapes are destemmed and thrown...
Organic
DB8827-16
Forgues, ValérieCôt Touraine Rouge
Côt from Loire, France
100% Côt aka Malbec. Valerie's vines are farmed organically and averaged 50 years of age with some up to 100 years old, on clay-limestone soils in the heart of the Cher valey of the Touraine region in the Loire Valley; hand-harvested as of the 2016 vintage. The grapes are destemmed and thrown...
Organic
DB8827-17
Forgues, ValérieGamay Touraine Rouge
Gamay from Loire, France
100% Gamay. Averaging 20 years of age, Valérie's Gamay vines are planted on clay-limestone soils in the heart of the Cher valley of the Touraine region in the Loire. She farms them organically (soon to be certified) and harvests them by hand as of the 2016 vintage. The grapes are destemmed and...
Organic
DB8825-17
PépièreGorges Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine
Melon de Bourgogne from Loire, France
100% Melon de Bourgogne.This is the second vintage of this cru wine for Pépière. The estate does not hold vines in Gorges but sourced fruit from highly regarded grower Michel Brégeon. The mother rock in Gorges is gabbro, a volcanic formation also known as basalt; the soils are dense and sticky with...
Organic
DB5800-15
PépièreGras Moutons Muscadet Sèvre et Maine
Melon de Bourgogne from Loire, France
100% Melon de Bourgogne. The “Fat Sheep” comes from a south-facing hilltop site in the cru of Monnières-Saint Fiacre, where the vines range in age from 20 to 60 years. The site's gneiss-based soils, mixed with clay and amphibolite stones, distinguish this bottling from Pépière's other more granite-...
Organic
DB0331-19
CloselL'Esprit Belle Dame VDF Blanc
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. The L'Esprit line of wines began at Closel in the 2017 vintage, when virtually all of the estate Chenin crop was decimated by spring frost, and will be used for Closel bottlings that diverge in some way from the classic [and expected] estate Savennières. In this case, the wine is...
Organic
DB5745-17
PépièreLa Pépiè Cabernet Franc VDP Val de Loire
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Only three of Pépière's 43 certifed-organic hectares of vines are planted to black grapes: Côt and Cabernet Franc (known locally as Breton). They are in the 10-hectare "home" vineyard in Clisson, where the rocky, granite-rich soils yield top-tier Melon de Bourgogne; the black...
Organic
DB0545-19
PépièreLa Pépiè Côt VDP Val de Loire
Côt from Loire, France
100% Côt aka Malbec. Only three of Pépière's 43 certifed-organic hectares of vines are planted to black grapes: Côt and Cabernet Franc (known locally as Breton). They are in the 10-hectare "home" vineyard in Clisson, where the rocky, granite-rich soils yield top-tier Melon de Bourgogne; the black...
Organic
DB0546-19
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La Pepie Rose
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
Organic
DB0443-13
PépièreMuscadet Sèvre-et-Maine Sur Lie "La Pépie"
Melon de Bourgogne from Loire, France
100% Melon de Bourgogne. In 2016 for the first time, Pépière's classic, earliest-released Sur Lie bottling saw an addition to the label, the "La Pépié" moniker, because of the necessity of adding non-estate fruit to this bottling (Pépière had 85% devastation of their own crop in 2016); 2017 was...
Organic
DB8905-20
Forgues, ValériePineaux Mêlés Vieilles Vignes VDF
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
50% Chenin Blanc/50% Menu Pineau. This "mixed pineaux" wine is a blend of two co-planted Pineau-family grapes: Chenin Blanc (known locally in the Cher as Pineau de la Loire) and Orbois (known locally and more commonly as Menu Pineau). Planted on clay-limestone soils and organically farmed (soon to...
Organic
DB8828-16
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R13 VDF Rouge
Côt from Loire, France
Organic
DB0470-13
Pinon, Domaine François et JulienRosé Pétillant Naturel Brut (2019)
Côt from Loire, France
50% Côt (Malbec)/50% Grolleau. This sparkling méthode ancestrale rosé is Pinon's only non-Chenin wine, made from black grapes planted by François Pinon's father in order to supply their workers with red wine. There is only 1 hectare, so production is small. Two weeks into its fermentation with...
Organic
DB8933-19
AmiraultSaint Nicholas de Bourgeil La Mine
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
• La Mine is sourced from several plots of gravelly clay soils including a parcel called La Mineraie situated at the foot of Malgagnes, about 1.5 hectares altogether, • Certified Organic, Hand harvested in successive passes, destemmed, natural yeast fermentation in oak vats, 4-5 week maceration. •...
Organic
DB3428-19
FilliatreauSaumur Blanc "Lena Filliatreau"
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. From a combination of certified-organic estate fruit and some sourced fruit. Whole-cluster press; fermentation with native yeasts in tank; aged in tank on its fine lees until spring following the vintage. It is a dry style (hough there may be a gram or two of residual sugar in...
Organic
DB6199-19
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Saumur Chateau Fouquet
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
Organic
DB0016-12
FilliatreauSaumur-Champigny
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. From 40-year-old, certified-organic estate vines on clay-limestone soils across many different parcels. The harvest is mainly manual, depending on the vintage. The bunches are destemmed; fermentation is with native yeasts in stainless steel; maceration is around 10 days; aging...
Organic
DB6200-19
FilliatreauSaumur-Champigny "La Grande Vignolle" (Non-Filtré)
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. From 45-year-old, certified-organic estate vines from a 6-hectare vineyard called La Grande Vignolle. The lieu-dit is on a chalk cliff on calcareous clay soils, set back from the Loire River on a high plateau at the northern limit of the Saumur-Champigny appellation. The...
Organic
DB0017-20
Forgues, ValérieSauvignon Touraine Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France
100% Sauvignon Blanc. Averaging 20 years old, Valérie's vines are planted on clay-limestone soils in the heart of the Cher valley of the Touraine region in the Loire. She farms them organically (soon to be certified) and harvests them by hand as of the 2016 vintage. The grapes are destemmed and...
Organic
DB8826-17
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duTouraine AOC "Le Brin de Chèvre" (Menu Pineau)
Menu Pineau from Loire, France
100% Menu Pineau. Brin de Chèvre ("goat's hay") comes from two neighboring parcels, one planted in 1937 and the other in 1950; currently, those original old vines make up about 70% of the wine, with the rest from massale-selection replantings from over the last decade or two. The vines are planted...
Organic
DB8334-18
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Touraine Rouge Pif
Côt from Loire, France
Organic
DB8373-13
Vins ContésVDF "Algotest"
Aligoté from Loire, France
100% Aligoté. From 70-year-old, organically farmed, hand-harvested vines. Direct press of whole clusters; spontaneous fermentation and aging in used 500-liter demi-muids; bottling without fining or filtration in mid-spring after the harvest; no sulfur added at any point.
Organic
DB1169-20
Vins ContésVDF "Bois Sans Soif"
Menu Pineau from Loire, France
50% Menu Pineau/50% Chenin Blanc. From organically farmed, hand-harvested vines of about 45 years. Direct press of whole clusters; spontaneous co-fermentation and aging in used 500-liter demi-muids; bottling without fining or filtration in January after the harvest; no sulfur added at any point....
Organic
DB1168-20
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duVDF "Buisson Pouilleux" (Sauvignon)
Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France
100% Sauvignon Blanc. Buisson Pouilleux is a 1.1-hectare vineyard of two parcels of Sauvignon, one planted in 1950 and the other in 1964; currently, half of the original old vines remain while the other half has gradually been replanted over the last 20-25 years. The clay-based soils are gravelly...
Organic
DB1153-19
Vins ContésVDF "Cheville de Fer"
Malbec from Loire, France
100% Côt (aka Malbec). From 70-year-old, organically farmed, hand-harvested estate fruit.  Vins Contés reds are all made similarly: semi-carbonic maceration with whole clusters in closed tanks with CO2; spontaneous-fermentation with indigenous yeasts only; aging in 500-liter demi-muids for 6 months...
Organic
DB3334-20

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