Dark, almost black in color. The nose is rich and complex with fresh fruit aromas that mingle with cedar and spicy notes. The attack is frank and fleshy, with a surprising aromatic intensity. The mid-palate is dense, marked by the power and elegance of th
Blason d’Issan, our second wine, was introduced from 1995 onwards to enable selection amongst our vines growing in the Margaux appellation area. Fruit from our youngest vines is used to produce this wine, which respects the identity of its terroir, while
Bright and pale gold colored wine. Savoury nose of blossom, of exotic fruits and white fleshed fruits. The first impression in the mouth comes from the round and rich palate. Then the citrus brings some freshness which make a quite unique balance.
A single vineyard planted in 1903 by the grand-father of the former owner. At the time, he selected very qualitative rootstocks “Riparia Gloire” very adapted to the soil. Thanks to a manual work, generations succeed and the old Gamay vines are still here
From 5 parcels in the heart of the northern section of Gevrey, downslope from Cazatiers and Champeaux: En Motrot, Au Velle, Combe du Dessus, En Champs, En Derée
This 5 sites comprise some of the top village-level sites in all of Gevrey
The Pellé family has been my favorite producers of Menetou-Salon since I was first introduced to the wines of Henri Pellé back in the mid-1990s. Their 2018 Morogues bottling is every bit as good as one would expect from this flagship estate in a top v
The flinty soils of the Loire Valley appellation of Valencay are known for giving their wines a finesse, perhaps even a chalkiness. This cuv e is known as Les Griottes or the cherries as its gentle flavor and character has notes of red f
From the lieu dit Les Picheres in the famed Beaumont Monteux commune of Crozes-Hermitage35+ year old vinesPracticing OrganicGravel soils that are low in clay, allowing for fast drainingManually ploughed vineyards roots dig deeper100%
The combination of sandy-loam and limestone soils gives this wine tremendous lift and great structure without gifting it too much in body. Sand always seems to impart high and spirited aromas in wine. The aromatic and structured grapes, Grenache (55%) and
Crunchy in texture, with mouthwatering acidity running through and underscoring the white peach and lime notes. Bone-dry, showing slight grip on the well-defined finish. Drink now through 2027. 1,000 cases made, 150 cases imported.
Lively and fruity on the nose with hints of bramble, cassis, cherries, some black pepper and leather. Certified organic farming since 1964. Clay/chalky soil. Small family estate and a true pioneer of organic viticulture in Bordeaux.