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ValoisPomerol
Merlot from Bordeaux, France
73% Merlot, 27% Cabernet Franc. Sandy, fine gravel and iron rich soil. Aged 13 months in French oak barrels without any rackings. Valois is located just near Cheval Blanc.  
Organic
DB9761-15
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Saumaize-MichelinPouilly-Fuissé “Clos sur la Roche”
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
The flagship wine of the single-vineyard efforts at Saumaize-Michelin. They own a single 1.65 hectare parcel and the oldest vines are nearly 100 years-old. It’s located on the back side of the Roche de Vergisson, a very sunny area. The wine typically has supple fruit with dazzling minerality,...
Organic
DB3422-18
Saumaize-MichelinPouilly-Fuissé "Vers Cras"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
This is one of the only Pouilly-Fuisse that Saumaize-Michelin makes from the village of Solutre. They have a .25 hectare parcel with south east exposure and 45 year old vines. The vines are at about 300 meters altitude compared to Vergisson where the average is 370 meters high. The subsoil here is...
Organic
DB3421-18
Saumaize-MichelinPouilly-Fuissé Pentacrine
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
Pentacrine is named for the small star-shaped fossils found in the vineyards. This is a blend of several parcels throughout Vergisson. Fermented and aged in demi-muids; floral with notes of strawberry and juicy pink grapefruit.
Organic
DB3418-18
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R13 VDF Rouge
Côt from Loire, France
Organic
DB0470-13
Descombes, GeorgesRégnié
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB3883-18
Descombes, GeorgesRégnié Vieilles Vignes
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB4164-18
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Riesling "Les Elements"
Riesling from Alsace, France
Organic
DB1378-12
ThévenetRoally Viré-Clessé
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
100% Chardonnay. Domaine de Roally is a newer but no less important part of the Thévenet estate, separate though it is from the original home estate of Bongran; both bottle Viré-Clessé AOC wines. The proprietor of Domaine de Roally was Henri Goyard, an old schoolmate of Jean Thévenet's and a...
Organic
DB0349-18
ThévenetRoally Viré-Clessé
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
100% Chardonnay. Domaine de Roally is a newer but no less important part of the Thévenet estate, separate though it is from the original home estate of Bongran; both bottle Viré-Clessé AOC wines. The proprietor of Domaine de Roally was Henri Goyard, an old schoolmate of Jean Thévenet's and a...
Organic
DB0349-19
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
TarlantRosé Zéro Brut Nature (2013 Base)
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier from Champagne, France
50% Chardonnay/44% Pinot Noir/6% Pinot Meunier from organically farmed, hand-harvested estate vines across 63 parcels in 4 villages near Oeuilly in the Vallée de la Marne. The main focus of Benoît Tarlant's approach the rosé is making the perfect Pinot Noir, which makes up nearly half of the wine....
91 VM, 91 WAOrganic
DB2951-13
Terres DoréesRoussanne
Roussanne from Beaujolais, France
100% Roussanne. Jean-Paul has been making this wine for about 5 years, from vines that are about 10 years old now, planted on the clay-limestone soils typical of his Charnay estate parcels. Natural-yeast fermentation in vat; ML: some but not a lot of batonnage: aging in stainless steel: bottled in...
Organic
DB5478-19
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
Descombes, GeorgesSaint-Amour Vieilles Vignes
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB5337-18
Leydet-ValentinSaint-Emilion Grand Cru
Merlot from Bordeaux, France
Frederic Leydet's vines for this wine are just near the border of Cheval Blanc, sharing a similar soil distinguished by its iron content. The iron in the soil is particularly good for growing Cabernet Franc, and it's the reason the Leydet works with a rather high percentage of it in comparison to...
Organic
DB9760-18
Leydet-ValentinSaint-Emilion Grand Cru
Merlot from Bordeaux, France
Frederic Leydet's vines for this wine are just near the border of Cheval Blanc, sharing a similar soil distinguished by its iron content. The iron in the soil is particularly good for growing Cabernet Franc, and it's the reason the Leydet works with a rather high percentage of it in comparison to...
91 VFTCOrganic
DB9760-16
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Saint-Emilion `La Petite Folie`
Merlot from Bordeaux, France
Organic
DB0761-09
Mas de CadenetSainte-Victoire Provence Rosé
Grenache from Provence, France
Certified Organic. Mas de Cadenet employs traditional methods: free-run rosé wines produced with cold maceration are drawn off as soon as the soft pink color begins to show.  45% Grenache, 45% Cinsault, 10% Syrah. Sainte-Victoire is one of the new crus in Provence, with only 24 winemakers. Due to...
92 VMOrganic
DB9914-19
Mas de CadenetSainte-Victoire Provence Rosé
Grenache from Provence, France
Sainte-Victoire is one of the new crus in Provence, with only 24 winemakers. Due to the special terroir and micro-climate of this area, Mas de Cadenet has more persistence and structure than a typical Provençal rosé. Cadenet employs traditional methods: free-run juice is drawn off as soon as the...
Organic
DB9914-20
Mas de CadenetSainte-Victoire Provence Rouge
Syrah from Provence, France
Certified Organic. The Sainte Victoire Cru only applies to red and rosé wines. The blend is 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache. Aged for 8 months in neutral oak barrels (4 to 7 years old.) There are only 24 wineries in the Sainte Victoire appellation, so this wine represents a special micro-climate within...
Organic
DB0760-17
ChevrotSantenay 1er Cru "Clos Rousseau"
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
One of the top sites in Santenay. Chevrot has 1.5 hectares of vines that average 50 years old. There is no clay in this site and the terroir is marl from the Bajocian period. The Clos Rousseau always plays a game of contrasts, it's powerful and elegant. The tannins are always very fine, giving...
Organic
DB0163-18
ChevrotSantenay 1er Cru "Clos Rousseau"
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
One of the top sites in Santenay. Chevrot has 1.5 hectares of vines that average 50 years old. There is no clay in this site and the terroir is marl from the Bajocian period. The Clos Rousseau always plays a game of contrasts, it's powerful and elegant. The tannins are always very fine, giving...
Organic
DB0163-16
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
MonardièreVacqueyras Les 2 Monardes
Grenache from Rhône, France
70% Grenache and 30% Syrah from vines of an average age of 40 years, planted in chalky grit and sandy clay. The fruit is hand-harvested, with rigorous sorting; 100% de-stemmed. Fermented with natural yeasts, with a maceration of 20 days with punch-downs. Aged 1 year in a combination of tanks and...
Organic
DB7237-18
MonardièreVacqueyras Rosé
Grenache from Rhône, France
Vines average 45 years old, and the rosé is made with a mix of direct press and saignée; aged on the lees for 7 months, 75% in tank and 25% in demi-muids. This is a classically styled, full-bodied rosé with strawberry and cherry aromatics and an intensely dry finish.
Organic
DB7222-19
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Vacqueyras Vieilles Vignes
Grenache from Rhône, France
Organic
DB7238-11
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
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duVDF "Dolia" (Sauvignon)
Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France
100% Sauvignon Blanc. "Dolia" is a new bottling for Tue Boeuf in the 2020 vintage, from organic fruit from 30-year-old vines on clay-limestone soils farmed by a Cher Valley friend; the Puzelats have been working with this fruit for a long time but for the first time vinified and aged it separately...
Organic
DB3268-18
Vins ContésVDF "Gama Sutra"
Gamay from Loire, France
100% Gamay. These are the estate's oldest Gamay vines; at 80-100 years, they are ungrafted and are organically farmed and harvested by hand. Gama Sutra is made like other Vins Contés reds: semi-carbonic maceration with whole clusters layered in closed tanks with CO2; fermentation with indigenous...
Organic
DB0333-20
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duVDF "La Guerrerie" (Côt/Gamay)
Côt from Loire, France
90% Côt/10% Gamay. La Guerrerie is an estate parcel named in reference to its history as a battlefield in the Hundred Years' War. It is a flat, clay-rich site co-planted with Côt, aka Malbec, and Gamay in the 1980's. The Puzelats farm it organically and harvest it by hand. As is typical of Tue-...
Organic
DB8346-19
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duVDF "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
DB8334-19
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 "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
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duVDF "Le Petit Buisson" (Sauvignon)
Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France
100% Sauvignon Blanc. Tue Boeuf has been sourcing from this site known as Petit Buisson on the north bank of the Cher since 2003. It is an organically farmed, hand-harvested, 1.4-hectare parcel of 35-40-year-old vines on flinty clay-limestone soils. Typical of Tue Boeuf whites, Petit Buisson fruit...
Organic
DB1021-20
Vins ContésVDF "Poivre et Sel"
Pineau d'Aunis from Loire, France
80% Pineau d’Aunis/20% Gamay. From organically farmed, hand-harvested estate vines at over 80 years of age. Vins Contés reds are all made similarly: semi-carbonic maceration with whole clusters in closed tanks with CO2; spontaneous co-fermentation with indigenous yeasts only; aging is in used 500-...
Organic
DB0372-20
Vins ContésVDF "Poivre et Sel"
Pineau d'Aunis from Loire, France
80% Pineau d’Aunis/20% Gamay. From organically farmed, hand-harvested estate vines at over 80 years of age. Vins Contés reds are all made similarly: semi-carbonic maceration with whole clusters in closed tanks with CO2; spontaneous co-fermentation with indigenous yeasts only; aging is in used 500-...
Organic
DB0372-19
Vins ContésVDF "Pow Blop Wizz"
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc (varies from vintage to vintage). From organically farmed, hand-harvested estate vines averaging 40 years old. The fruit is direct-presssed in whole clusters; fermentation begins spontaneously with native yeasts in tank. The wine is bottled during fermentation with some...
Organic
DB0436-20
Vins ContésVDF "R20"
Gamay from Loire, France
50% Cabernet Franc/40% Grolleau/10% Côt. "R" for "rouge" is the base of the wine's name--the  second part simply reflects the vintage, e.g. "R20" in 2020. The blend changes annually to some degree. From organically farmed, hand-harvested estate vines averaging 40 years old. Vins Contés reds are all...
Organic
DB0470-20
De MoorVDF "Sans Bruit" (Sauvignon Blanc)
Sauvignon Blanc from Burgundy, France
100% Sauvignon Blanc & Sauvignon Gris. From a 0.4-hectare, north-facing plot planted in 1950 on clay-limestone marl over hard limestone in the Sauvignon de St. Bris AOC, an anomaly as an all-Sauvignon appellation in the Chablis region.  Alice and Olivier farm organically and harvest by hand....
Organic
DB0221-19
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duVDF "Vin Blanc" (Sauvignon)
Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France
100% Sauvignon Blanc. The Vin Blanc is the starting point for Tue-Boeuf's whites. The fruit is sourced from farmer friends in the Cher Valley (the Puzelat home turf in the Touraine); the vines average about 20 years old and are organically farmed, on clay soils with varying degrees of sand, gravel...
Organic
DB0531-20

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