Our Portfolio

Vins ContésAlgotest
Aligoté from Loire, France
100% Aligoté. 70-year-old vines on sandy soils, from the only known parcel of Aligoté in the Loire Valley according to Olivier Lemasson.
Organic
DB1169-18
Vins ContésBois Sans Soif Blanc
Menu Pineau from Loire, France
50% Menu Pineau/50% Chenin Blanc. Direct press of whole clusters a day after harvest; spontaneous co-fermentation; aging in tank and demi-muid; only 2 grams sulfur; bottled unfiltered in January. Bois Sans Soif translates as  "drunk without thirst" but is a colloquial insult meaning "you're a drunk...
Organic
DB1168-18
Vins ContésCheville de Fer
Malbec from Loire, France
100% Côt (aka Malbec). The fruit from these 70-year-old Vins Contés vines is vinified just like all of the other reds: whole clusters, carbonic maceration, natural-yeast fermentation, no sulfur, no filtration. But like the Gama Sutra bottling, it is aged for 6 months in used barrels and bottled...
Organic
DB3334-18
Vins ContésGama Sutra
Gamay from Loire, France
100% Gamay. These are Olivier’s oldest Gamay vines at 80-100 years old, on clay-silex soils and many on their  own roots (aka ungrafted or franc de pied). It is made like the other reds: whole clusters, short carbonic maceration, natural yeasts, no sulfur, no filtration. But along with the Cheville...
Organic
DB0333-18
Vins ContésLe Puits
Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France
50% Sauvignon Blanc/50% Chardonnay. Direct press of whole clusters; spontaneous co-fermentation; aging in tank and demi-muid; only 2 grams sulfur; bottled without filtration in January after the harvest. SOLD OUT FOR THE VINTAGE

DB0335-18
Vins ContésPoivre et Sel
Pineau d'Aunis from Loire, France
90% Pineau d’Aunis/10% Gamay. Whole clusters, short carbonic maceration, natural yeasts, no sulfur and no filtration. Bottled in late January 2019.  
Organic
DB0372-18
Vins ContésPow Blop Wizz
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
70% Cabernet Franc/30% Côt. Organic pet-nat. The blend varies from vintage to vintage. SOLD OUT FOR THE VINTAGE
Organic
DB0436-18
Vins ContésP`tit Rouquin
Gamay from Loire, France
100% Gamay. From Olivier’s “young”, which means 40-year-old, vines. Whole clusters, short carbonic maceration, natural yeasts, no sulfur and no filtration. Bottled in late January 2019. Not made in 2016 or 2017 due to crop loss.

DB0373-18
Vins ContésR18 VDF Rouge
Gamay from Loire, France
50 Grolleau/50 Côt. The name, grape blend and label details change from year to year to reflect the vintage--this year's R18 is completely different from R17's Gamay/Cabernet Franc/Syrah/Grenache mash-up of fruit purchased almost entirely from vigneron friends in the south of France (due the...
Organic
DB0470-18