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Tue-Boeuf, Clos duAOC Cheverny "La Caillère" (Pinot Noir)
Pinot Noir from Loire, France
100% Pinot Noir. La Caillère is a 1.35-hectare estate plot of 35-to40-year-old Pinot Noir vines planted on very deep clay over limestone. The argilo-silex soils are sandy and rocky and in fact the parcel takes its name from caillasse, meaning "hard rocks". The Puzelats farm La Caillère organically...
Organic
DB9975-19
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duAOC Cheverny Frileuse (Sauvignon/Fié Gris/Chardonnay)
White Blend from Loire, France
1/3 each Sauvignon/Fié Gris/Chardonnay. Roughly translated as "little cold one", Frileuse is an apt name for this frost-prone, 3.8-hectare site at the top of the Tue-Boeuf estate. It is home to three varieties, including Fié Gris, the historical name for Sauvignon Rose, a Sauvignon variant with...
Organic
DB8333-19
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duAOC Touraine "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
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
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
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duVDF "La Butte: (Gamay)
Gamay from Loire, France
100% Gamay. La Butte or "the hill" is an organically farmed, hand-harvested 1.7-hectare parcel of 85-year-old Gamay on flinty clay-limestone soils in the Touraine (Tue-Boeuf has been purchasing this fruit for many years from a neighbor who is also their source for the Petit Buisson Sauvignon). A...
Biodynamic
DB0527-19
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
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
Tue-Boeuf, Clos du VDF Pineau d'Aunis
Pineau d'Aunis from Loire, France
100% Pineau d'Aunis. Pineau d'Aunis is an historical black grape of the Touraine--in the same family with Menu Pineau and its more sophisticated cousin Pineau de la Loire, aka Chenin Blanc--but is a rare bird even here in its native Loire. The Puzelats source tiny quantities of it, mainly from...
Organic
DB8777-19
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Tue-Boeuf, Clos duVDF Pineau de la Loire
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Pineau de la Loire is the local historical name for Chenin Blanc, which is in this case is sourced from AOC Touraine friends who farm their vines organically. Tue Boeuf harvests the fruit by hand, presses it in whole clusters and ferments it with natural yeasts in large wood...
Organic
DB1022-19
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Tue-Boeuf, Clos duVDF Romorantin
Romorantin from Loire, France
100% Romorantin. This is the rarest of Tue-Boeuf whites due to scarce quantity. Organically farmed, hand-harvest estate fruit. As is typical of Tue Boeuf whites, it is whole-cluster-pressed and allowed to ferment spontaneously with native yeasts and without sulfur in large oak tanks. The wine ages...
Organic
DB7026-19
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Tue-Boeuf, Clos duVDF Rosé "Tutti Frutti"
Gamay from Loire, France
Pineau d'Aunis/Menu Pineau/Pineau de la Loire (Chenin Blanc)/other. Tutti Frutti is a whimsically named field blend rosé from a small (under a hectare) parcel of centenarian vines of rare native Loire varieties in the Cher Valley of the Touraine (about 30 km. from Tue-Boeuf). The Puzelats...
Organic
DB2352-19
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
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duVDF Vin Rosé (Gamay)
Gamay from Loire, France
100% Gamay. The Puzelats source organically farmed fruit from friends in the Touraine as well as in the Beaujolais for their rosé. Whole-cluster direct press; spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts; malolactic fermentation; aged in tank; bottled without fining or filtering and with minimal...
Organic
DB8376-20
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duVDF Vin Rouge (Gamay)
Gamay from Loire, France
100% Gamay. As for their entry-level white Vin Blanc, the Vin Rouge is made with sourced, organically farmed fruit from friends in the Cher Valley (the Puzelats' home turt in the Touraine) as well as in Beaujolais in this vintage. The bunches are kept whole and fermented spontaneously and...
Organic
DB1023-20