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LécheneautBourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Nuits Blanc
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
SOLD OUT.  Situated on a hillside facing south at about 350 meters of altitude west of the “Côte”, the roots of the vines penetrate through Jurassic-era chalk. The surface soils are very thin, at times non-existent, and are primarily decomposed limestone and marl. 2,100 bottles produced. PLEASE...
Sustainable
DB6120-15
LécheneautBourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Nuits Rouge
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
6/750 Located on a hill facing south at about 350 meters in altitude, the vines cover the slope of a valley cutting into a plateau of Jurassic limestone, to the west of the “Côte”. The substrate is identical to that of the Côte, but the superficial formations are thin, or even non-existent; the...
Sustainable
DB6121-15
Arnoux-LachauxBourgogne Pinot Fin
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Pinot Fin is an ancient clone of Pinot Noir that is very rarely found anymore in Burgundy. It has small berries. Arnoux's fruit is a blend from several plots in Chambolle-Musigny, Vosne-Romanee, and Nuits-Saint-Georges. The oldest vines were planted in 1959. Vinified with 60% whole clusters, aged...
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DB0413-17
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
VoillotBourgogne Pinot Noir VV
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Four parcels totaling 4.3 acres whose vines average 50 years old. They are located immediately below Volnay Village AC vineyards, making this a Bourgogne of unusual pedigree: apart from a small percentage from Beaune premier cru, it is all from the commune of Volnay, and it is 100% Pinot Noir (...
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DB6619-18
Peillot, FranckBugey Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir from Bugey, France
100% Pinot Noir. A relative rarity in Bugey. Peillot's Pinot Noir is an old Champagne clone called Pinot Droit, which can ripen in challenging circumstances like this chilly, hilly region. Franck has 1 hectare,  planted originally by his uncle on a flatter, warmer site near the river on stony...
Sustainable
DB1040-16
Damoy, PierreChambertin Grand Cru
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The limestone soils of Chambertin have the same ratio of fine earth to pebbles (68 to 32 percent) as Montrachet and—like the Montrachet wines—Chambertin has the potential to age magnificently. This rich, generous wine is selected from a half-hectare (1.2-acre) plot at the extreme north end of the...
97 WS 95 BHSustainable
DB3453-15
Berthaut-GerbetChambolle Musigny les Plantes
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Planted in 1987, near the Route des Grands Crus, classic clay-limestone soils. Aged for 12 months in barrel (approximately 40% new oak). 20% whole cluster fermentation.    Very limited.
90-92 BHSustainable
DB8592-18
LécheneautChambolle-Musigny
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
6/750 This cuvée is sourced from a total of .10 hectares spread over several parcels: Chardannes, Herbues, Maladières and Babillère. Downslope, the soil is a thin layer over the bedrock; numerous cracks in the stone allow the roots to penetrate deep into layers dating back to the Jurassic period....
92 WS Sustainable
DB6130-16
LécheneautChambolle-Musigny 1er Cru
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
6/750 A blend of two vineyards: “Les Plantes” represents about a quarter of the blend, with the balance coming from "Les Borniques". These two parcels— .04 hectares in total— are located on the alluvial cone of the Ambin valley; the substrata are composed of periglacial red silt, enriched with...
Sustainable
DB6132-14
Damoy, PierreChapelle-Chambertin Grand Cru
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The Chapelle-Chambertin grand cru vineyard faces east on a well-drained, gentle slope on the lower hillside east of Chambertin-Clos de Bèze. It is said that the small Notre Dame de Bèze chapel on this site was intentionally burned in the 1830s so that the land could be planted to more vines. This...
96 WS, 93 BHSustainable
DB3454-14
Damoy, PierreChapelle-Chambertin Grand Cru
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The Chapelle-Chambertin grand cru vineyard faces east on a well-drained, gentle slope on the lower hillside east of Chambertin-Clos de Bèze. It is said that the small Notre Dame de Bèze chapel on this site was intentionally burned in the 1830s so that the land could be planted to more vines. This...
93 BH, 96 WSSustainable
DB3454-15
Niellon, MichelChassagne-Montrachet Rouge
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
A blend from two parcels that total one hectare, Concis du Champs, in the center, and Les Battaudes, bordering Remigny. The average age of the two blocks are 40-50 years old.
Sustainable
DB1458-18
Niellon, MichelChassagne-Montrachet Rouge
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
A blend from two parcels that total one hectare, Concis du Champs, in the center, and Les Battaudes, bordering Remigny. The average age of the two blocks are 40-50 years old.
Sustainable
DB1458-16
Clos de la PerrièreClos de la Perrière
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The Clos de la Perrière is a single five hectare 1er cru monopole parcel, a true clos, surrounded by a wall in Fixin. Bénigne Joliet considers that there are four separate terroirs here and each is vinified and aged separately and blended just before bottling. The soil varies with stoney limestone...
Sustainable
DB9985-16
Clos de la PerrièreClos de la Perrière
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The Clos de la Perrière is a single five hectare parcel, a true clos, surrounded by a wall in Fixin. Bénigne Joliet considers that there are four separate terroirs here and each is vinified and aged separately and blended just before bottling. The soil varies with stoney limestone, clay, a mix of...
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DB9985-17
LécheneautClos de la Roche Grand Cru
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Clos de la Roche is highly chalky, with barely 30 centimeters of topsoil, strewn with a few pebbles and some large blocks of stone from which derives its name. The vines, located in “Monts Luisants”, grow in marl and Prémeaux limestone and average 60 years of age. The Lécheneauts farm a miniscule ....
(93-95) VM, 94 WSSustainable
DB6133-16
Arnoux-LachauxEchézeaux
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The vineyard is situated in the lieu dit Rouges du bas, a parcel of just under one hectare situated in the heart of the Echézeaux, in the middle of the slope. The vineyards are planted on a north-south axis; average age of the vines is about 60 years old.  Fermentation for this wine is 70% whole...
Sustainable
DB0426-14
Arnoux-LachauxEchézeaux
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The vineyard is situated in the lieu dit Rouges du bas, a parcel of just under one hectare situated in the heart of the Echézeaux, in the middle of the slope. The vineyards are planted on a north-south axis; average age of the vines is about 60 years old.  Fermentation for this wine is 70% whole...
Sustainable
DB0426-17
Damoy, PierreFixin Mogottes
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
From a .4 hectare parcel named Mogottes that lies at the north of Fixin, just bordering Couchey. Aged for 18 months on the fines lees in barrels, up to 50% new oak.
90 WSSustainable
DB8580-15
Val de Mer (Patrick Piuze)French Sparkling Brut Nature Rosé
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
100% Pinot Noir fruit from the town of Tonnerre, located 10 miles from Chablis. The grapes are hand-harvested. After a short maceration on the skins for color, the juice is fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks before undergoing secondary fermentation. The wine is aged for 9 months on the...
Sustainable
DB7309-NV
LécheneautGevrey-Chambertin
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
6/750 This wine is a blend of equal parts from two parcels, Seuvrées and Charreux; the Lécheneauts farm a total of .11 hectares between these two vineyards. The village appellation is predominantly brown calcareous and brown limestone soils; these sites also have marl covered with scree and red...
92 WS, (89-91) VMSustainable
DB6131-16
Damoy, PierreGevrey-Chambertin
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Gevrey-Chambertin, known to be sturdy and masculine, gained fame as Emperor Napoleon’s favorite wine and remains one of the best known. This bottling, which comes from four small plots in Gevrey-Chambertin, offers deep, ripe cherry aromas that lead to the round, plump mid-palate, structured tannins...
93 WSSustainable
DB3458-15
Damoy, PierreGevrey-Chambertin "Clos Tamisot"
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Clos Tamisot, a 1.5-hectare monopole planted in 1922 and 1945, is referred to as Pierre’s jardin, as it is located right behind the Damoy family residence (it is also Pierre's favorite). The well-draining clay and limestone soil fosters intricate complexity in these very old vines’ small yields. A...
94 WSSustainable
DB3456-15
Baron ThénardGivry 1er Cru Bois Chevaux
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The 1er Cru Bois Chevaux sits mid-slope, facing east below the Clos Saint Pierre (monopole of Thenard) in a red, iron-rich soil. The vines are sixty to eighty years-old. Grapes are destemmed and fermentation (spontaneous, natural yeasts) takes place in large, wooden open top fermenters that are...
Sustainable
DB9969-16
Baron ThénardGivry 1er Cru Clos du Cellier aux Moines
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The Cellier aux Moines vineyard was so named in 1258 by the Cistercian Monks of the Abbey of Ferte. Thénard has four and one-half hectares here with a southern exposure, located in the middle of the slope. 
Sustainable
DB7590-16
Baron ThénardGivry 1er Cru Clos Saint-Pierre Monopole
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Clos Saint-Pierre is a monopole of Domaine Thénard. The vineyard faces east and is higher up on the hill than the Cellier aux Moines and has a very red soil, rich in iron. After fermentation in large open top wooden fermenters, the wine is aged half in wooden foudres and half in used oak barrels.  ...
Sustainable
DB7591-16
Rafael TiradoLaberinto Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir from Maule, Chile
This hand harvested, single vineyard, 100% estate Pinot Noir is from vines that Rafael Tirado planted himself in 1998. The wine shows crushed red fruit of raspberry and strawberry with hints of eucalyptus. Undertones of wet forest floor and baking spices of clove and cinnamon come through on the...
Sustainable
DB9019-17
Arnoux-LachauxLatricières-Chambertin
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
This vineyard is located at the very top of the Latricières apellation. Bordered by woods on three sides, with a very rocky soil, this half-hectare vineyard produces fresh, mineral wines. The block is divided in two parts, an old one of about 60 years old and a younger part which is about 25 years...
Sustainable
DB0427-13
Collin, UlysseLes Maillons Blanc de Noirs Extra Brut NV (2016)
Pinot Noir from Champagne, France
100% Pinot Noir. 40% 2016 & 60% reserve. Les Maillons is a 6-hectare vineyard of which Collin owns 2.5 hectares in the village of Barbonne-Fayel in the Côte de Sézanne, just south of the Coteaux du Morin. The eastern-exposed Pinot Noir vines were planted in 1971 in heavy clay soils with chalky...
Sustainable
DB8937-16
Collin, UlysseLes Maillons Rosé de Saignée Extra Brut NV (2016)
Pinot Noir from Champagne, France
100% 2016 vintage. Les Maillons is a 6-hectare vineyard of which Collin owns 2.5 hectares in the village of Barbonne-Fayel in the Côte de Sézanne, just south of the Coteaux du Morin. The eastern-exposed Pinot Noir vines were planted in 1971 in heavy clay soils with chalky limestone sub-soils. As...
Sustainable
DB1166-16
Damoy, PierreMarsannay "Les Longeroies"
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
This is the most northerly appellation of the Côte d’Or, nearly reaching Dijon, and it encompasses three villages. Pierre Damoy purchases fruit from this vineyard and, as the site is vulnerable to hail damage, his choice of winemaking techniques varies according to the local vintage conditions....
Sustainable
DB3459-15
LécheneautMarsannay "Les Sampagny"
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
6/750 The vineyards are located in the commune of Couchey, on a hillside facing east/southeast. Here, the soils date from the middle of the Jurassic period, with strata of limestone and fossils as well as marl. The vines are 40 years of age on average; the Lécheneauts farm a total of .065 hectares...
Sustainable
DB6122-14
LécheneautMorey-Saint-Denis
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
6/750 This cuvée is sourced from several parcels, spread out over .22 hectares total: Pierres Virants is 80% of the blend, with the balance made up of fruit from En Seuvrey, Cognées and Porroux. The vines are rooted in limestone and chalky-clay soils from the Jurassic period: Bathonian white öolite...
90 WS Sustainable
DB6123-16
LécheneautMorey-Saint-Denis
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
6/750 This cuvée is sourced from several parcels, spread out over .22 hectares total: Pierres Virants is 80% of the blend, with the balance made up of fruit from En Seuvrey, Cognées and Porroux. The vines are rooted in limestone and chalky-clay soils from the Jurassic period: Bathonian white öolite...
90 WS Sustainable
DB6123-17
LécheneautMorey-Saint-Denis "Clos des Ormes"
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
6/750 These vineyards fall half under the appellation of “village” and half under the appellation of “1er Cru”, but all carry the name “le Clos des Ormes”. The upper part of the parcel—the 1er Cru part—is limestone and chalky-clay soil from the Jurassic period. As you descend lower on the slope to...
(90-92) VM, 92 WSSustainable
DB6124-16
Arnoux-LachauxNuits-Saint-Georges
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
A blend of seven different vineyards located north of Nuits-Saint-Georges (towards Vosne-Romanée). The vines average 50 years old. Vinified with 60% whole clusters, aged in 10% new oak.
Sustainable
DB0415-16
LécheneautNuits-Saint-Georges
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
6/750 This cuvée is sourced from several parcels: Damodes, Saint Jacques, Herbues, Tuyaux, Belles Croix, Charmois and Chaliots (right-click the map to enlarge). The soils from the northern parcels contain silt and gravel from the alluvial Meuzin valley, whereas in the southern parcels the soil is...
90+ VM, 93 WSSustainable
DB6125-15
Arnoux-LachauxNuits-Saint-Georges
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
A blend of seven different vineyards located north of Nuits-Saint-Georges (towards Vosne-Romanée). The vines average 50 years old. Vinified with 60% whole clusters, aged in 10% new oak.
Sustainable
DB0415-17
LécheneautNuits-Saint-Georges
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
6/750 This cuvée is sourced from several parcels: Damodes, Saint Jacques, Herbues, Tuyaux, Belles Croix, Charmois and Chaliots (right-click the map to enlarge). The soils from the northern parcels contain silt and gravel from the alluvial Meuzin valley, whereas in the southern parcels the soil is...
91 WS, (90-92) VMSustainable
DB6125-16
LécheneautNuits-Saint-Georges "Au Chouillet" Vieilles Vignes
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
6/750 The Lécheneauts farm .17 hectares of 68-year-old vines here; the soils are a combination of marl deposits and alluvial sediment from the river Meuzin, which divides this vineyard into two zones: north and south. 4,200 bottles produced annually.   Right-click the map to enlarge.
Sustainable
DB6126-15
Arnoux-LachauxNuits-Saint-Georges "Les Poisets"
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The grapes come from a single vineyard located between Premeaux-Prissey and Nuits-Saint-Georges. The domaine bottles this vineyard separately because the parcel always has a special quality. The soil here is a marly-limestone. The average age of the vines on this block is more than 60 years old....
Sustainable
DB0416-17

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