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CornillacBeaujolais
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Sustainable
DB8481-19
DesvignesBeaujolais "L`Aube à Javernières"
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. 2020 is the first vintage of L'Aube à Javernières and the first Desvignes wine to not be 100% cru Morgon. That said, the .84-hectare parcel of 20-30-year-old vines grows in deep clay soils right at the edge of the Javernières just below the Côte du Py. Viticulture and vinification are...
Organic
DB3303-20
Beau!Beaujolais (Barbet)
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
The Beau! Beaujolais comes from a forty year-old high-density vineyard. Fermentation is traditional, 100% whole-cluster. The whole bunches are not destemmed and go into vats after a maceration of 6-8 days. The wine is aged in stainless steel or cement vats until bottling in the Spring.

DB1312-18
Terres DoréesBeaujolais Blanc Chardonnay
Chardonnay from Beaujolais, France
100% Chardonnay. On his home estate in Charnay in southern Beaujolais, Brun planted Chardonnay in 1983 on the sandy, limestone-rich clay soils. The vines are organically farmed and the fruit harvested by hand. The grapes are destemmed, crushed and fermented with natural yeasts in vat. The wine goes...
Organic
DB8956-19
Terres DoréesBeaujolais L'Ancien Vieilles Vignes
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. L'Ancien comes from Jean Paul's oldest vines--hence the name of the wine--in his home village of Charnay in the southern Beaujolais. They range in age from 40 to 60 years old and are planted on slopes sporting the area's signature sandy clay-limestone soils, featuring the particular...
Organic
DB8957-19
CornillacBeaujolais Nouveau
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Sustainable
DB8480-20
Terres DoréesBeaujolais Nouveau L'Ancien
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. The Terres Dorées L'Ancien vines are Jean Paul's oldest vines at 40-60 years old. They grow on the sandy clay-limestone hills in his home village of Charnay in the southern Beaujolais and yield small, thick-skinned berries. The farming is organic and harvest manual. The earliest harvest...
Organic
DB0376-20
Beau!Beaujolais Rosé
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay from the south of Beaujolais. The Beau! strikes a nice balance of fruity strawberry notes with a saline minerality on thefinish.
Sustainable
DB3204-20
Terres DoréesBeaujolais Rosé d'Folie
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. From Jean-Paul Brun’s organically farmed home vines in Charnay in the southern Beaujolais. Hand harvest; direct press; natural-yeast fermentation and aging in steel tank; malo; minimal sulfur. Bright-pink with racy, crisp acidity and a long finish that is more mineral than fruity.
Organic
DB0429-20
Descombes, GeorgesBeaujolais Villages
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB5705-19
Descombes, GeorgesBeaujolais Villages
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB5705-18
Mary TaylorBeaujolais-Villages (Marine Descombes)
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
A textbook blue stone Brouilly style Beaujolais-Villages. Beautiful purity of gamay noir fruit meets cement ageing, showcasing the unique expression of Beaujolais.
91+ VFTCSustainable
DB3245-18
Terres Dorées Bourgogne Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir from Beaujolais, France
100% Pinot Noir. Brun is clearly best known for his Gamay, but he planted Pinot Noir on the clay-limestone soils of his estate vineyard in Charnay in the southern Beaujolais in 1991; there are now a total of 3 hectares. As for all Terres Dorées reds, the vinification is traditional Burgundian. The...
Sustainable
DB1123-19
Descombes, GeorgesBrouilly
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB0479-18
Descombes, GeorgesChiroubles Vieilles Vignes
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB2964-19
Descombes, GeorgesChiroubles Vieilles Vignes
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB2964-18
Terres DoréesCôte de Brouilly
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. Côte de Brouilly was Jean-Paul's first cru bottling. He farms vines ranging from 40 to 55 years old, facing east and midway up a steep slope (up to a 45-degree grade), on poor soils of hard granite and iron; he does not work these soils as he does the ones down in Charnay. The...
Sustainable
DB0310-19
Terres DoréesCôte de Brouilly
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. Côte de Brouilly was Jean-Paul's first cru bottling. He farms vines ranging from 40 to 55 years old, facing east and midway up a steep slope (up to a 45-degree grade), on poor soils of hard granite and iron; he does not work these soils as he does the ones down in Charnay. The...
Sustainable
DB0310-18
ChavannesCôte de Brouilly "Ambassades"
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
The top wine, Ambassades, comes from 12 acres of Paul’s best parcels, and is purchased by the Quai d’Orsay for use in French embassies around the world. It is the last to be bottled and it is the most age-worthy.   Mont Brouilly’s “blue” granite is laced with volcanic porphyry, or crystallized...
93 VM
DB7860-20
Terres DoréesFleurie
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. Fleurie is one of Jean-Paul's two largest cru holdings, with 6 hectares all in the famous lieu-dit of Grille Midi, a south-facing amphitheater of vines on poor, sandy, decomposed-granite soils over hard granite rock. The difference between this regular Fleurie bottling and his Grille...
Sustainable
DB0308-18
Château de FleurieFleurie
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
The Fleurie wine-making is traditional - whole clusters are kept, which leads to a semi-carbonic maceration as the juice settles in the bottom of the tanks. After fermentation is completed in stainless, the wines are moved to the cellar for aging in old, wooden tonneau barrels. The Fleurie has a...
93 VFTC, 90 VMSustainable
DB7715-19
Clos de la RoiletteFleurie
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. Being on the border of the Moulin-à-Vent cru, the core of Roilette’s Fleurie terroir is atypical of Fleurie, rich in clay and the mineral manganese instead of all granite; the wines are thus more structured than many Fleurie wines. This bottling comes from vines averaging 30 to 45 years...
Sustainable
DB0010-20
Clos de la RoiletteFleurie "Cuvée Christie"
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. Being on the border of the Moulin-à-Vent cru, the core of Roilette’s Fleurie terroir is atypical of most of Fleurie, rich in clay and manganese; that said, there are two parcels (named Champagne and Deduets) composed of more-typical granite soils. These 30-to-40-year-old vines are the...
Sustainable
DB0556-20
Clos de la RoiletteFleurie "Cuvée Tardive"
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. Being on the border of the Moulin-à-Vent cru, the core of Roilette’s Fleurie terroir is atypical of Fleurie, rich in clay and the mineral manganese instead of being all granite; the wines are thus more structured than many Fleurie wines. The oldest estate vines, at around 80 years old,...
Sustainable
DB0008-20
Clos de la RoiletteFleurie "La Griffe du Marquis"
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. Being on the border of the Moulin-à-Vent cru, the core of Roilette’s Fleurie terroir is atypical of Fleurie, rich in clay and the mineral manganese instead of being all granite; the wines are thus more structured than many Fleurie wines. Most of the oldest estate vines, at around 80...
93 WASustainable
DB0671-19
Descombes, GeorgesFleurie Vieilles Vignes
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB2255-18
Descombes, GeorgesFleurie Vieilles Vignes
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB2255-19
Terres DoréesFRV 100 Rosé (2018)
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. The name "FRV100" is a play on the word “effervescent”--which becomes more apparent when you sound out the letters and number in French--and is indicative of the playfulness of this off-dry, sparkling rosé. From organically farmed estate Gamay on limestone clay soils in the southern...
Organic
DB8331-18
Terres DoréesMorgon
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. Two parcels of Morgon go into this bottling, one on the famous Côte du Py hill and one in a different climat, both having sandy, decomposed-granite soils. The vinification is traditional Burgundian. The grapes are rigorously sorted and destemmed, crushed and fermented with indigenous...
Sustainable
DB0307-18
Descombes, GeorgesMorgon
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB8969-18
Descombes, GeorgesMorgon
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB8969-19
DesvignesMorgon "La Voûte Saint-Vincent"
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. The beginning of the Desvignes range is La Voûte Saint Vincent, which comes from various estate parcels in the Morgon climat of Douby, north of and just below the Côte du Py. Douby has deep, sandier, granitic soils and yields a more supple style of Morgon compared to Py's famously...
Organic
DB0392-20
DesvignesMorgon Corcelette
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. Louis-Benoît and Claude Emanuelle had been interested in exploring terroir in Morgon outside of their usual estate parcels, and the short 2016 and 2017 vintages in their own vineyards gave them added motivation to  start sourcing a bit of fruit for the first time, in this case from the...
92 WAOrganic
DB5602-20
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DesvignesMorgon Côte du Py
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. Desvignes farms 3 hectares on the Côte du Py, which is famous for its roche pourrie or "rotten rock" of manganese-rich, decomposed schist, which makes for notably structured, long-lived wines. Their parcels average 70 years old and have a cooler northeastern exposure at the top of the...
Organic
DB0393-20
DesvignesMorgon Javernières
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. Desvignes has two hectares of vines averaging 35 years old in the historic Morgon lieu-dit of Javernières at the foot of the famous hill of the Côte du Py. The soils are much heavier and stickier with iron-rich red clay here versus the more schistous "rotten rock" up the Py hill. The...
Organic
DB0345-20
DesvignesMorgon Javernières "Les Impénitents"
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. From Desvignes' three oldest parcels--planted in 1912 and 1914, totalling 0.8 hectare in the historic Morgon lieu-dit of Javernières at the foot of the famous hill of Côte du Py. The soils are much heavier and stickier with iron-rich red clay here versus the more schistous "rotten rock...
Organic
DB8377-20
DesvignesMorgon Montpelain
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. The Montepelain parcel used to be folded into the "La Voûte Saint-Vincent" but its own character is so distinct that it has been bottled singly since the 2017 vintage. This half-hectare of 80-year-old vines sits on silty soils of sand and clay, on a level site on the eastern edge of the...
Organic
DB5601-20
Descombes, GeorgesMorgon Vieilles Vignes
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
   
Organic
DB0402-18
Descombes, GeorgesMorgon Vieilles Vignes
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
   
Organic
DB0402-19
Terres DoréesMoulin-à-Vent
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
100% Gamay. The cru of Moulin-à-Vent is generally considered the source of the potentially longest-lived, most structured Beaujolais. Here Jean-Paul farms 4 hectares of 30-to-45-year-old vines whose roots break through the compact, old granite rock underlying the sandy granite topsoils. As for all...
Sustainable
DB0309-18
X. & N. BarbetMoulin-à-Vent Champ de Cour Reserve Caveau
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
The famous “Champs de Cour” vineyard is a 4-hectare plot with soil composed of sandstones and manganese outcroppings. 
94 JG, 93 VMSustainable
DB7799-13
X. & N. BarbetMoulin-à-Vent Vieilles Vignes (Loron)
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Known locally as the ‘King of Beaujolais’ for its power, structure and longevity, Moulin-à-Vent is actually atypical of the Beaujolais Crus; its style is the antithesis of what most people think of when they think of Beaujolais wines, and when fully mature (often at 10 years old or more) it...
93+ VFTCSustainable
DB7717-17
Loron - Barbet familyMoulin-à-Vent Vielles Vignes (X. & N. Barbet)
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
In 2006, Xavier and his brother Nicolas purchased prestigious vineyards in “Champ de Cour”, “les Perelles” and “Bruyères des Thorins”. These “climats” are located near the windmill and the old manganese mines. Manganese is very peculiar to this terroir, and it gives the wine its colour, density and...
93 VM, 91+ JGSustainable
DB7717-15
Descombes, GeorgesRégnié
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB3883-18
Château de la PierreRégnié Sans Soufre
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Since whole clusters are used during fermentation, the grapes are harvested late to avoid unripe stems. Whole-clusters are put into the vats, and the weight of the grapes naturally crushes the fruit at the bottom of the tank, resulting in a traditional semi-carbonic maceration.  Fermentation starts...
92 VFTCSustainable
DB0889-19
Château de la PierreRégnié Sans Soufre
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Since whole clusters are used during fermentation, the grapes are harvested late to avoid unripe stems. Whole-clusters are put into the vats, and the weight of the grapes naturally crushes the fruit at the bottom of the tank, resulting in a traditional semi-carbonic maceration.  Fermentation starts...
Sustainable
DB0889-18
Descombes, GeorgesRégnié Vieilles Vignes
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Organic
DB4164-18
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
PiroletteSaint-Amour
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Saint Amour is bounding with juicy raspberry fruit. It's full of energy with great minerality and silky tannins. Saint Amour has the most diverse geology of all of the Cru Beaujolais. Pirolette is distinct because the vineyards are near the top of the hill, where you have very little top soil and...
90 VMSustainable
DB8250-18
PiroletteSaint-Amour
Gamay from Beaujolais, France
Saint Amour is bounding with juicy raspberry fruit. It's full of energy with great minerality and silky tannins. Saint Amour has the most diverse geology of all of the Cru Beaujolais. Pirolette is distinct because the vineyards are near the top of the hill, where you have very little top soil and...
Sustainable
DB8250-19

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