Tasting Notes: This skin-fermented Pinot Gris is pretty darn brilliant stuff. Juicy, fresh, spicy, with a bit of bite and drinkability beyond compare. It's reminiscent of currants, rose hips, juniper and blood oranges.
Tasting Notes: Handcrafted Sauvignon Blanc. A plump and rich Sauvignon Blanc. It has a good acid/sweet balance. The wine is made from organic grapes purchased by Domaine la Taupe from a friendly winemaker in the Loire region. Esprit wines are natural wines. It is pure fermented grape juice. Fermentation occurs spontaneously, without the addition of factory yeast. The wines are chemical free and unfiltered.
Tasting Notes: More mineral, richer and earthier than most Blanc de Blancs. Shows great terroir typicity. It's racy, refined, with notes of white flowers, dried fruits, apples and pears. Intense, with fine bubbles, vinous and fresh.
Tasting Notes: Aging 9 months in oak barrels and 19 months on slats. Fermented with native yeasts and spontaneous malolactic fermentation.The wine is presented in the glass with a straw yellow color with golden reflections and persistent perlage. The nose is rich and well defined, with hints of lychee, peach, red berries and hazelnut, while maintaining an elegant and very clean style. The taste is no less and reveals an energetic liquid, full-bodied and with a remarkable acidic-savory length. A little jewel, to be grabbed considering the small production.
Tasting Notes: Direct pressing, ageing in old barrels for 4 months. This bottle is capped because it has residual sugar left that could have recreated a fermentation that did not take place. The nose is open on aromas of cherry flowers and fresh bread. The attack is on sugar, followed by a fresh acidity. The mid-palate brings back a sour/bitter balance to finish with a persistent acidity.
Tasting Notes: This is a delicious and deeply mineral palate pleaser that seduces to lusty carousing. "Joli jus" is what the French would say to it! The name "Raisin Libre", loosely translated: the "free grapes", is a symbol of the new Beaujolais: a cry of freedom from the shackles of the unspeakable Primeur plague, which ruined the reputation of the region for decades.
Tasting Notes: A clear, orangey-pink méthode ancestrale sparkler from the Loire Valley that is zesty, yet quite complex. Unites notes of rosehip, red currants and strawberries. On the palate, it is fresh and fruity, dry, with a well integrated perlage and crisp acidity.
Tasting Notes: Golden color, almost amber. Distinct smoky and dried fruit hints, apricot, fig and dates with a hint of almond. Savory and fresh in the mouth, with an almost oily fullness and a salty finish.
Tasting Notes: In the nose, the Sous le Cerisier is nutty with notes of saffron, pears and white fruit. On the palate, it is medium-bodied and creamy but with a lot of freshness, minerality and a lively acidity.
Tasting Notes: After settling in the family barn belonging to his great-uncle, a farmer, Jérôme François created Uncle Charles' barn. The estate was thus born in early 2014 in Ostheim. No less than a dozen grape varieties to express, beyond the diversity of their character, the true identity of the terroir that gives them life: a rare Alsace white, with a complexity and minerality that appeals to wine lovers.
Tasting Notes: Light orange color with pink reflexes, slightly cloudy. Floral nose, with rose notes, then citrus fruits (tangerine) and lychee. Fluid mouth, with very small catchy tannins and a nice persistence in the mouth. A rosé full of delicacy!
Tasting Notes: Intense red color with purple hues. In the nose, there are ripe cherries, a touch of almond and a little cinnamon. It’s not too sweet, though, thanks to a leafy, peppery note in the background. On the palate it is immediately pleasant and juicy, with a nice fresh acidity and a minerality to contrast the sweet fruit.
Tasting Notes: 100% Pineau d’Aunis from 10 year old vines. 20% whole bunch, macerated for 16 days in tank. Aged for 10 months in old barrels. Bottled by gravity. Zero SO2. This goes into the light-medium category. The perfume is incredible. It's expressive and so inviting. It's clean, gentle and pure, and offers red roses, strawberries, wild forest, gentle spice and an assortment of red fruits. Everything about it is refined. It's a dream to drink this. The flavours are so well balanced. The fruit is quite crunchy, and while it is light and easy, it displays depth and has very gentle tannins. Its premium fine boned structure adds to its detail and complexity. It's very clean, and very well made. The smell is so pleasant, and it evolves beautifully. Delicate incense and white pepper chime in. Whether you are a fan, or are new to the variety, this is a must try
Tasting Notes: Manual sorting on the table. Partial destemming of the grape bunches. Fermentation completely with native yeasts in open concrete vats. No use of SO2 before setting.
Affinage in concrete vats on fine lees for 12 to 18 months. Bottling without fining or filtration.
Taste characteristics: A blend of fresh fruit loaded with spices, intense fruit aromas. Vinified to be approachable from a young age, this wine nevertheless has enough structure to stand up to tasty and rustic cuisines. Grills, roast meats, cheeses – a truly delicious allrounder also known as all day drinker.
Tasting Notes: Baptiste Cousin's "Ouech' Cousin" is a real treat. With a Grolleau in carbonic maceration, one can expect something a little too "light"... Here, of course, one finds that suppleness, crisp red fruit and the freshness typical of this grape variety, but the mouth remains silky, delicate and ripe, proof of a healthy harvest harvested at maturity. The Domaine Batossay still offers a wine of disconcerting ease but which does not lack depth.