Our Portfolio

Château GuilhemChardonnay "Pot de Vin"
Chardonnay from Languedoc, France
In 2015, chateau owner Bertrand Gourdou was searching through an old desk when he came across a label that his grandfather had made in the early 1970's; that wine was called "Le pot-de-vin" which, in French, translates to "the bribe", which for that era was an audacious play on words for a wine...
Organic
DB3550-19
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
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
From the youngest vines (30 years and younger) in the Serres lieux-dit, 85% Grenache, 5% Cinsault, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre. 100% whole-cluster fermentation. Aged 15 months in cement.
93 JD, 92 WAOrganic
DB7354-18
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
From the youngest vines (30 years and younger) in the Serres lieux-dit, 85% Grenache, 5% Cinsault, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre. 100% whole-cluster fermentation. Aged 15 months in cement.
Organic
DB7354-19
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Charles Giraud"
Grenache from Rhône, France
The tête de cuvée of the domaine, made from the oldest vines in two parcels, les Serres and le Cristia. Les Serres is very warm and has the famous galets and gravel soil; Cristia has a sandy soil. A blend of 60% Grenache from 80-year-old vines, 35% Mourvèdre from 60-year-old vines, and 5% 65-year-...
97 WS, 95+ JD, 96 WAOrganic
DB7359-18
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Charles Giraud"
Grenache from Rhône, France
The tête de cuvée of the domaine, made from the oldest vines in two parcels, les Serres and le Cristia. Les Serres is very warm and has the famous galets and gravel soil; Cristia has a sandy soil. A blend of 60% Grenache from 80-year-old vines, 35% Mourvèdre from 60-year-old vines, and 5% 65-year-...
Organic
DB7359-19
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape “Colombis”
Grenache from Rhône, France
100% Grenache from three parcels: Colombis with a sandy soil, les Roues with a predominately clay soil, and le Cristia with a sandy soil. The vines average 60 years-old. Whole-cluster fermented and aged in neutral demi-muids for 18 months.
Organic
DB7362-19
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape “Colombis”
Grenache from Rhône, France
100% Grenache from three parcels: Colombis with a sandy soil, les Roues with a predominately clay soil, and le Cristia with a sandy soil. The vines average 60 years-old. Whole-cluster fermented and aged in neutral demi-muids for 18 months. Also available in 1/3L.
97 JD, 97 WAOrganic
DB7362-18
CristiaChâteauneuf-du-Pape “Cuvée Renaissance”
Grenache from Rhône, France
60% Grenache from 110-year-old vines in Cristia Haut lieu-dit and 40% Mourvedre from 55-year-old vines in the southeast part of the appellation. The vines grow in a sandy clay soil with eastern exposure. All aged in wood, 1/3 in new oak, 1/3 in one-year-old barrels, 1/3 in demi-muids. Destemmed.
Organic
DB0500-18
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape “F601”
Cinsault from Rhône, France
When I first became acquainted with Saint Prefert in 2003, the notion of terroir was just an abstraction, the soil from which the vines drew their resources. I was yet to understand the structure of this soil and the importance of a sense of place. With each succeeding year, however, the old...
Organic
DB7368-19
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape “F601”
Cinsault from Rhône, France
When I first became acquainted with Saint Prefert in 2003, the notion of terroir was just an abstraction, the soil from which the vines drew their resources. I was yet to understand the structure of this soil and the importance of a sense of place. With each succeeding year, however, the old...
98 WA, 95 WSOrganic
DB7368-18
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BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Fiancée"
Grenache from Rhône, France
The “Fiancée” is only bottled in exceptional years and the last release was the 2016 vintage. The blend is 55% Grenache from the 100-year-old Terres Blanches plot, which lends finesse and silkiness to the wine, and 45% Syrah from the Cabri res plot, which contributes fruit, power, colour, and cocoa...
Organic
DB1415-19
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Chateauneuf-du-Pape "Pure"
Grenache from Rhône, France
95 WAOrganic
DB1316-11
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Pure"
Grenache from Rhône, France
97% Grenache, 3% other varietals. Pure is handcrafted from a single plot of 100-year-old vines and sandy soil, at the junction of “Grand Pierre”, “Rayas” and “Pointu” districts. Underripe stems are removed, and the wine is fermented in underground concrete vats. The wine stays on the skins for over...
95-97 VM, 95 WS, 94 JDOrganic
DB1316-18
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
Clairette from Rhône, France
A blend of 60% Clairette and 40% Roussanne from the Serres lieu-dit with galets stones, gravel, and blue clay. Aged for six months in large oak barrels, one third of which is new, one third is one year-old barrels, and the last third is two year-old barrels. The wine is not racked during the six...
94JD, 93WS, 91WAOrganic
DB7351-19
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...
92 VMOrganic
DB8944-18
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
Clairette from Rhône, France
A blend of 60% Clairette and 40% Roussanne from the Serres lieu-dit with galets stones, gravel, and blue clay. Aged for six months in large oak barrels, one third of which is new, one third is one year-old barrels, and the last third is two year-old barrels. The wine is not racked during the six...
Organic
DB7351-20
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc "Pure"
Clairette from Rhône, France
The only white made by Barroche, this 100% Clairette is a shining example of one of the oldest grape varieties in Provence, first planted in the 14th century – which is also when the family domaine was founded. Aged for 16 months in demi-muids. 
92 JDOrganic
DB8552-18
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Cuvée Spéciale Vieilles Clairettes
Clairette from Rhône, France
Bottled exclusively in magnum. Ferrando began to make this wine in 2009 after sharing a bottle of 1947 Bonneau at a family meal with the Bonneau and Ferrando families. The bottle of 1947 was the last bottle that Henri Bonneau had that his father had made and it was a bottle of Vieilles Clairettes....
98 JD, 93-95 WAOrganic
DB7353-18
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Cuvée Spéciale Vieilles Clairettes
Clairette from Rhône, France
Bottled exclusively in magnum. Ferrando began to make this wine in 2009 after sharing a bottle of 1947 Bonneau at a family meal with the Bonneau and Ferrando families. The bottle of 1947 was the last bottle that Henri Bonneau had that his father had made and it was a bottle of Vieilles Clairettes....
Organic
DB7353-19
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Réserve Auguste Favier
Grenache from Rhône, France
65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Cinsault and 5% Mourvèdre, from the Serres lieu-dit. 100% whole-cluster fermentation. Aged 18 months; the Grenache is aged in cement and the Cinsault and Syrah in 600L used barrels. The Grenache and Cinsault vines average 60 years-old. Auguste Favier was the father of...
96 WS, 95 JD, 95 WAOrganic
DB7356-18
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Réserve Auguste Favier
Grenache from Rhône, France
65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Cinsault and 5% Mourvèdre, from the Serres lieu-dit. 100% whole-cluster fermentation. Aged 18 months; the Grenache is aged in cement and the Cinsault and Syrah in 600L used barrels. The Grenache and Cinsault vines average 60 years-old. Auguste Favier was the father of...
Organic
DB7356-19
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
Château du Mourre du TendreChâteauneuf-du-Pape Très Vieilles Vignes Prestige
Grenache from Rhône, France
• Château Mourre du Tendre tends 3ha of vines in Châteauneuf-du-Pape in the lieu-dits of Le Crau, La Guigasse and Saintes-Vierges - all sandy terroirs. While primarily Grenache, planted in 1929 and 1945, there is a small portion of Mourvedre that Jacques Paumel added in 1967 to complement the final...
JD:90Organic
DB3351-15
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
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
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
Descombes, GeorgesChiroubles Vieilles Vignes
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB2964-18
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
Mourgues du GrèsCostières de Nîmes "Terre d'Argence" Rouge
Syrah from Rhône, France
This wine is predominantly (70%) Syrah based from vines that are over 45 years old, complemented by old-vine Grenache (15%) and 15% Mourvedre. The vineyard has a perfectly full southern exposure, with a subsoil of marl and calcareous limestone and a substantial surface layer of galet stones...
Organic
DB1900-17
Mary TaylorCostières de Nîmes (Pierre Vidal)
from Rhône, France
The Costières de Nîmes is a sub-region at the southernmost edge of the Rhône valley; it has a multitude of geographies and the flinty pebbles (called grès) that litter Pierre’s organic vineyards give his wines all the juiciness of Côtes du Rhône with a wild, almost rustic streak.  A typical blend...
Organic
DB3244-18
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, 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
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
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Cote-Rotie Vieilles Vignes
Syrah from Rhône, France
Organic
DB8946-11
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Cotes de Gascogne
Colombard from Southwest, France
Organic
DB1334-13

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