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Texier, ÉricAdèle Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc
Clairette from Rhône, France
100% Clairette (sometimes contains Marsanne). These Texier vines are planted in the granitic clay-limestone soils of the Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban area on the western side of the Rhône River in the Ardèche. The bunches are hand-harvested and direct-pressed in whole clusters and fermented with...
Organic
DB0053-17
Texier, ÉricBrézème Roussanne Côtes-du-Rhône
Roussanne from Rhône, France
100% Roussanne. From Texier's young vines in the cooler, more limestone-driven vineyard area of Brézème. Whole cluster, direct press, native yeast fermentation, aging on lees in concrete, no stirring, 30 mg/l of SO2 at bottling.
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DB8942-17
Texier, ÉricBrézème Syrah Côtes-du-Rhône
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. From Texier's younger, i.e. 35-40-year-old vines, in the limestone-rich, cooler Brézème vineyard area on the eastern side of the Rhône at the southernmost edge of the northern Rhône Valley. They lie on a steep, south-facing hill, are organically farmed and harvested by hand. Whole...
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DB8941-17
Texier, ÉricChat Fou Côtes-du-Rhône Rouge
Red blend (mostly Grenache) from Rhône, France
85% Grenache/15% Clairette/Viognier/Chasselas/other. All of the fruit comes from Texier’s warm, granite-soiled St.Julien-en-St.Alban vineyard. The varieties are co-harvested and -fermented in whole clusters, gently pressed, fermented with native yeasts in concrete tanks with a brief 5-day...
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DB8940-18
Texier, ÉricChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
Clairette from Rhône, France
50% Bourbolenc/50%Clairette. Eric has worked closely for many years with Jean Riché, the owner/farmer of these vines which lie 1 km. from the Rhône River.  The Bourbelenc and Clairette are bush-trained so that the leaves help shade the fruit from the hot sun. The site is flat and stony with cool,...
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DB8944-16
Texier, ÉricChâteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge VV
Red blend (mostly Grenache) from Rhône, France
95% Grenache and 5% Mourvèdre. The Grenache comes from La Crau, a north-facing vineyard in the NE part of the appellation, where the tannins reach phenolic ripeness slowly but surely and without an overwhelmingly high alcohol level. Many of the vines are 70 years old or more. The Mourvèdre comes...
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DB8945-16
Texier, ÉricCôte-Rôtie Vieilles Vignes
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. Whole-cluster fermentation; aged 20 months in 7-10 year-old barriques. Very low SO2 added.In years past, Éric had been buying fruit from someone who sold to Jaboulet; now all the fruit is from the Corps de Loup lieu-dit. The soil is a mixture of schist and gneiss; the vines are 80 years...
Organic
DB8946-17
Texier, ÉricLe Clau Serine
Serine from Rhône, France
IN MAGNUM ONLY. This is a new bottling of old Serine vines (planted in the 1930’s) in a St. Julien & St Alban clos called “le Clau” (rhymes with no). 300 bottles produced, with a new label that includes his wife and partner Laurence.
Organic
DB5818-16
Texier, ÉricPergaud Brézème Vieille Roussette Côtes-du-Rhône
Roussette (Altesse) from Rhône, France
Eric’s oldest-vine Roussanne on pure limestone. 50% on skins for 6-8 weeks in amphora and 50% direct-press in 20-yr-old old barrels; blended then and pressed together and aged in a mix of amphora & old barrels.
Organic
DB5723-15
Texier, ÉricPergaud Brézème Vieille Serine Côtes-du-Rhône
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. These are Texier’s oldest vines (from around 80 years old) in Brézème, a mix of non-clonal Syrah called Serine, the crowning glory of historic Northern Rhône vineyards. 1-week maceration; aged 3 years in foudres with no sulfur and no racking. Bottled in June 2018.  
Organic
DB8943-14
Texier, ÉricPergaud St. Julien-en-St. Alban Marsanne
Marsanne from Rhône, France
100% Marsanne. From 80-year-old vines in St. Julien. Eric changed it up for the Marsanne this vintage: instead of 8 months on the skins in clay tinaja or amphora like in 2015, the 2016 saw “only” 4 months of skin contact, followed by 2 years on the lees in old barrel. Bottled without sulfur in...
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DB1143-16
Texier, ÉricPergaud St. Julien-en-St. Alban Vieille Serine Côtes-du-Rhône
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. These are Texier’s oldest vines (from around 80 years old) in St. Julien, a mix of non-clonal Syrah called Serine, the crowning glory of historic Northern Rhône vineyards. 1-week maceration; aged 3 years in foudres with no sulfur and no racking. Bottled in June 2018.
Organic
DB0396-14
Texier, ÉricSt. Julien-en-St. Alban Syrah
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. St-Julien en St-Alban is a village and vineyard area at the southernmost edge of the northern Rhône Valley, on the western side of the Rhône River in the Ardèche. Its granite soils, higher altitude and greater overall warmth distinguish it from Texier's other main vineyard site in...
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DB1024-16