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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.
Organic
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...
Organic
DB8941-17
AmeillaudCairanne
Grenache from Rhône, France
60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 18% Carignan and 2% Mourvèdre, sourced from 45-year-old vines planted in limestone and clay soils mixed with sandstone on south/south-west facing slopes, east of the village of Cairanne. Traditional fermentation, with 100% de-stemming. As of this vintage, Cairanne is its...
Sustainable
DB6209-16
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...
Organic
DB8940-18
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Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
90 WA 90 IWCSustainable
DB7840-11
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
SOLD OUT. From the youngest vines (30 years and younger) in the Serres lieux-dit, 85% Grenache, 5% Cinsault, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre. 100% whole-cluster fermentation. Aged 15 months in cement.
Organic
DB7354-17
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
SOLD OUT. From the youngest vines (30 years and younger) in the Serres lieux-dit, 85% Grenache, 5% Cinsault, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre. 100% whole-cluster fermentation. Aged 15 months in cement.
Organic
DB7354-16
Chante CigaleChâteauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre, 5% Cinsault. The wines are made in 70% in tank (stainless steel and cement) and 30% in used barrels.  
Sustainable
DB7840-16
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Charles Giraud"
Grenache from Rhône, France
Also available in 6/1.5L! The tête de cuvée of the domaine, made from the oldest vines in two parcels, les Serres and le Cristia. Les Serres is very warm and has the famous galets and gravel soil; Cristia has a sandy soil. A blend of 60% Grenache from 80-year-old vines, 35% Mourvèdre from 60-year-...
Organic
DB7359-17
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Charles Giraud"
Grenache from Rhône, France
Also available in 6/1.5L! The tête de cuvée of the domaine, made from the oldest vines in two parcels, les Serres and le Cristia. Les Serres is very warm and has the famous galets and gravel soil; Cristia has a sandy soil. A blend of 60% Grenache from 80-year-old vines, 35% Mourvèdre from 60-year-...
Organic
DB7359-14
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Charles Giraud"
Grenache from Rhône, France
Also available in 1/3L! The tête de cuvée of the domaine, made from the oldest vines in two parcels, les Serres and le Cristia. Les Serres is very warm and has the famous galets and gravel soil; Cristia has a sandy soil. A blend of 60% Grenache from 80-year-old vines, 35% Mourvèdre from 60-year-old...
Organic
DB7359-16
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape “Colombis”
Grenache from Rhône, France
SOLD OUT. 100% Grenache from three parcels: Colombis with a sandy soil, les Roues with a predominately clay soil, and le Cristia with a sandy soil. The vines average 60 years-old. Whole-cluster fermented and aged in neutral demi-muids for 18 months. Also available in 1/3L.
Organic
DB7362-16
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape “Colombis”
Grenache from Rhône, France
100% Grenache from three parcels: Colombis with a sandy soil, les Roues with a predominately clay soil, and le Cristia with a sandy soil. The vines average 60 years-old. Whole-cluster fermented and aged in neutral demi-muids for 18 months.
Organic
DB7362-17
CristiaChateauneuf-du-Pape "Cuvée Renaissance"
Grenache from Rhône, France
60% Grenache from 110-year-old vines in Cristia Haut lieu-dit and 40% Mourvedre from 55-year-old vines in the southeast part of the appellation. The vines grow in a sandy clay soil with eastern exposure. All aged in wood, 1/3 in new oak, 1/3 in one-year-old barrels, 1/3 in demi-muids. Destemmed.
Organic
DB0500-16
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Julien Barrot"
Grenache from Rhône, France
Formerly their "Signature" bottling. From a mix of different terroir found in Châteauneuf; yellow and red sand, red clay, large pebbles, with a high proportion of sand. The average age of the vines is more than 70 years old. The final blend is: • 62% Grenache from a plot at the junction of "...

DB1315-17
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Julien Barrot"
Grenache from Rhône, France
Formerly their "Signature" bottling. From a mix of different terroir found in Châteauneuf; yellow and red sand, red clay, large pebbles, with a high proportion of sand. The average age of the vines is more than 70 years old. The final blend is: • 62% Grenache from a plot at the junction of "...
(91-93)VM, 93WA
DB1315-16
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Pure"
Grenache from Rhône, France
97% Grenache, 3% other varietals. Pure is handcrafted from a single plot of 100-year-old vines and sandy soil, at the junction of “Grand Pierre”, “Rayas” and “Pointu” districts. Underripe stems are removed, and the wine is fermented in underground concrete vats. The wine stays on the skins for over...
Organic
DB1316-17
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Signature"
Grenache from Rhône, France
From a mix of different terroir found in Châteauneuf; yellow and red sand, red clay, large pebbles, with a high proportion of sand. The average age of the vines is more than 70 years old. The final blend is: • 62% Grenache from a plot at the junction of "Palestor" and "Bois Dauphin" districts and...
(91-93)VM
DB1315-15
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,...
Organic
DB8944-16
Chante CigaleChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
from Rhône, France
21% Grenache Blanc, 21% Roussanne, 21% Bourbelenc, 21% Clairette and 15% Picpoul. 5% of the Roussanne is fermented in new oak for 6 weeks, then aged in stainless steel. No malolactic.  It’s uncommon to find Bourboulenc in a CdP Blanc; Alexandre likes it in the blend because it tends to have lower...
Sustainable
DB7841-18
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
Clairette from Rhône, France
80% Clairette, 20% Roussanne from the Serres lieu-dit. Aged for 6 months in oak, 1/3 of which is new.   
Organic
DB7351-17
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc "Pure"
Clairette from Rhône, France
The only white made by Barroche, this 100% Clairette is a shining example of one of the oldest grape varieties in Provence, first planted in the 14th century – which is also when the family domaine was founded. Aged for 16 months in demi-muids. 
Organic
DB8552-17
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Cuvée Spéciale Vieilles Clairettes
Clairette from Rhône, France
Isabel only bottles this cuvée in magnum. 100% Clairette Rose from 80-100 year-old vines in the Serres lieu-dit. Very low yields of 15hl/ha. Fermented and aged in new barrels. Bottled without filtration. 
Organic
DB7353-17
CristiaChâteauneuf-du-Pape Classic
Grenache from Rhône, France
70% Grenache aged in concrete, 10% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre aged in barrels. Aged for 18 months. 

DB0498-16
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Réserve Auguste Favier
Grenache from Rhône, France
65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Cinsault and 5% Mourvèdre, from the Serres lieu-dit. 100% whole-cluster fermentation. Aged 18 months; the Grenache is aged in cement and the Cinsault and Syrah in 600L used barrels. Also available in 6/1.5L and 1/3L!
Organic
DB7356-16
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...
Organic
DB8945-16
CristiaChâteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes
Grenache from Rhône, France
100% Grenache from Cristia Haut, a vineyard which faces east and north; the soils are a mix of sand and clay. The vines are 80-100 years old.   100% destemmed; aged for 18 months in neutral demi-muids.

DB0499-15
CristiaChâteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes
Grenache from Rhône, France
100% Grenache from Cristia Haut, a vineyard which faces east and north; the soils are a mix of sand and clay. The vines are 80-100 years old. Aged for 18 months in neutral demi-muids.

DB0499-16
Chante CigaleChâteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes
Grenache from Rhône, France
65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre, 5% Cinsault. The only difference between the Vieilles Vignes cuvée and the CdP Tradition cuvée is the age of the vines which here reach 100 years old. The wines are made in the same exact way: 70% in tank (stainless steel and cement) and 30% in used barrels.  
Sustainable
DB7842-15
Villard, FrançoisCondrieu “Terrasses du Palat”
Viognier from Rhône, France
100% Viognier from Chavanay and Vérin, with decomposed granite and quartz terroir. Twenty-five-year-old vines. Low temperature fermentation in barrels with native yeasts. Aged eleven months in twenty-five percent new and seventy-five percent used oak barrels.
93WS, 93WASustainable
DB3111-172
Dumien-SerretteCornas "Cuvée Henri" Vieilles Vignes
Syrah from Rhône, France
Over the years Gilbert's neighbor, Noël Verset, continually asked Gilbert why he didn't make a special bottling of only his oldest vineyards. Now that Nicolas is managing the domaine with him, they decided to give it a try and made just two barrels from "Patou" vineyards that are more than 100...
Sustainable
DB9743-16
Dumien-SerretteCornas "Patou" Vieilles Vignes
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. Grapes are pressed with an old-style basket press and aged 2 years in 2-7 year-old barrels. Some stems are kept for vinification. "Patou" is the top site south of the village of Cornas with decomposed granite and a rich soil that gives supple tannins and perfumed wines. The oldest vines...
Sustainable
DB9744-16
Mourgues du GrèsCostières de Nimes "Terre d'Argence"
Syrah from Rhône, France
This wine is predominantly (70%) Syrah based from vines that are over 45 years old, complemented by old-vine Grenache (15%) and 15% Mourvedre. The vineyard has a perfectly full southern exposure, with a subsoil of marl and calcareous limestone and a substantial surface layer of galet stones...
Sustainable
DB1900-16
Mourgues du GrèsCostières de Nimes Fleur d'Eglantine Rosé
Grenache from Rhône, France
55% Grenache Noir, 30% Mourvèdre, 15% Syrah. Fleur d’Eglantine is pressed directly. Fleur’s soils are slightly heavier, with more clay and loam.    
Sustainable
DB6574-18
Mourgues du GrèsCostières de Nimes Galets Dorés Blanc
Grenache Blanc from Rhône, France
A blend of mostly Grenache with a compliment of Roussanne, Vermentino and Clairette. The northern exposure of this terroir provides a cooler environment for the vines and inflects the harsher extremes of the mediterranean summer. This northern site also lends a substantial vivacity to the wines...
Sustainable
DB9965-17
Mourgues du GrèsCostières de Nimes Galets Rosé
Grenache from Rhône, France
50% Syrah, 40% Grenache, 10% Mourvèdre. From vineyards blanketed in galets, the smooth round stones of Châteauneuf-du-Pape fame, comes a vivacious, garnet-colored rosé with bright red fruit notes. Galets Rosé gets a few hours maceration, 8 hours for Grenache and 2 for Syrah giving the wine a darker...
Sustainable
DB6575-18
Mourgues du GrèsCostières de Nimes Galets Rouges
Grenache from Rhône, France
Predominately Syrah from younger vines, with Grenache, Mourvèdre and old vine Carignan making up the final blend.   The wine-making process is traditional: after a maceration period of 8 – 15 days, the wine is matured for 7 to 12 months in epoxy lined concrete tanks in order to best preserve its...
Sustainable
DB6107-17
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Cote-Rotie "Bonnevaux"
Syrah from Rhône, France
92 WS, 91 IWCSustainable
DB9990-10
Villard, FrançoisCôte-Rôtie "Le Gallet Blanc"
from Rhône, France
100% Syrah from Ampuis and Saint-Cyr, with an “emphasis on the schist areas from the Brune up towards Verenay” (Livingstone-Learmonth, Wines of the Northern Rhône). Eighty-eight percent whole cluster, macerated for twelve days in stainless steel and wood vats. Aged eighteen months in twenty percent...
94VM, 93WA, 93WSSustainable
DB3114-16
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
De BoisseytCôtes du Rhône Rouge "Confluence"
from Rhône, France
This comes from the Ardèche, south of Valence. The vines grow on slopes but not terribly high or steep, and the vineyard is fractured by a fault, thus about half is granite terroir while the other is limestone. Geographically and geologically, this is a finely chiseled northern Rhône Côtes du Rhône...

DB6898-17
AmeillaudCôtes-du-Rhône
Grenache from Rhône, France
A blend of Syrah, Grenache, Carignane and Mourvèdre, picked in that order. The fruit was destemmed, then some of the Syrah was added to the Grenache, but for the most part the varieties were fermented separately, with around 25 days of skin contact. The final blend was done in the spring after...
Sustainable
DB6881-16
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoCôtes-du-Rhône "Clos Beatus Ille"
Grenache from Rhône, France
85% Grenache and 15% Cinsault from La Lionne, in the Sorgues district, just at the southern border of Chateauneuf-du-Pape. It's 100% destemmed and fermented and aged in cement tanks. Beatus Ille is a quote from an ancient Latin poem by Horace in the second Epode, that literally means, "happy is the...
Organic
DB7350-18
PélaquiéCôtes-du-Rhône Blanc
Grenache Blanc from Rhône, France
Clairette, Grenache Blanc and Roussane, from vines of an average age of 20 years, planted on sandy and clay slopes with northern exposure. Each variety is vinified separately. Direct pneumatic press, with a slow, cool fermentation in themo-regulated tanks for 3 to 5 weeks. The wine is then...
Sustainable
DB6691-18
PélaquiéCôtes-du-Rhône Rouge
from Rhône, France
50% Grenache and 50% Syrah; half of the grapes for the blend are de-classified Laudun Village and half are just outside the appellation. The terroir of Laudun distinguishes Pélaquié from other southern Rhône appellations. The wines from this side of the river typically have higher acidity, with...
Sustainable
DB6403-17

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