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Texier, ÉricAdèle Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc
Clairette from Rhône, France
SOLD OUT. 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...
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DB0053-17
Texier, ÉricBrézème Roussanne Côtes-du-Rhône
Roussanne from Rhône, France
SOLD OUT. 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. The wine...
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DB8941-18
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 the warm site and granite soils of Texier's 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...
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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 site is flat and stony with cool, clay-based soils over limestone and harvested quite early to preserve freshness of fruit. The Bourbelenc...
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DB8944-17
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...
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DB8946-17
Texier, ÉricLe Clau Serine
Serine from Rhône, France
MAGNUM ONLY 100% Serine. 2016 is the very first vintage of this new magnum-only bottling from Eric and Laurence Texier. It comes from just a few special rows of the very oldest Serine (in short: a collection of old, pre-clonal variants of Syrah and other native varieties) in the lieu-dit of Le Clau...
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DB5818-16
Texier, ÉricPergaud Brézème Vieille Roussette Côtes-du-Rhône
Roussette (Altesse) from Rhône, France
100% Roussanne, aka Roussanne. From Texier's oldest Roussanne vines, planted in 1936 on pure limestone in Brézème. 2015 is the last vintage with skin maceration for this bottling: 50% of the fruit spent 6-8 weeks in amphora with skins. The other 50% was direct-pressed in whole clusters into old...
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DB5723-15
Texier, ÉricPergaud Brézème Vieille Serine Côtes-du-Rhône
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah.  From Texier's oldest vines, planted in the 1930's, on the limestone soils of the Brézème ineyard area (on the eastern side of the Rhône at the southernmost edge of the northern Rhône Valley). Serine is a bit mysterious: it is widely thought of as the oldest form of Syrah but is more of...
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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.  From Texier's oldest vines, planted in the 1930's, on the granite soils of the warm St-Julien en St-Alban vineyard area (on the western side of the Rhône at the southernmost edge of the northern Rhône Valley). Serine is a bit mysterious: it is widely thought of as the oldest form of...
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DB0396-14
Texier, ÉricSt. Julien-en-St. Alban Côtes-du-Rhône Syrah
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. From Texier's younger, i.e. 35-40-year-old vines on granite soilis in the very warm St-Julien en St-Alban vineyard area (on the western side of the Rhône at the southernmost edge of the northern Rhône Valley). The vines are organically farmed and harvested by hand. The wine is made...
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DB1024-17
Texier, ÉricSt. Julien-en-St. Alban Côtes-du-Rhône Syrah
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. From Texier's younger, i.e. 35-40-year-old vines on granite soils in the very warm St-Julien en St-Alban vineyard area (on the western side of the Rhône at the southernmost edge of the northern Rhône Valley). The vines are organically farmed and harvested by hand. The wine is made...
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DB1024-16