France

2012 Domaine Bliemerose Pinot Blanc, Alsace

2012 Domaine Bliemerose Pinot Blanc, Alsace
$15.99

Domaine Bliemerose is a relatively new winery, but already Christophe and Carmelle Maetz are producing wines that are worthy of consideration.  Unfortunately there is not much wine to purchase, but we took all 10 cases that came to Colorado.  The Bliemerose Pinot Blanc comes from a low yielding site with vines that are 20 years old on average.  This wine is barrel fermented with indigenous yeast and bottled after a year in bottle.  The fruit is handled carefully in the vineyard with respect to certified organic metho

2012 Schröder & Schÿler Chartron La Fleur, Bordeaux

2012 Schröder & Schÿler Chartron La Fleur, Bordeaux
$8.99

This blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon will shock you with its clean profile and  silky medium body.  It offers pretty aromas of dried red flowers, olives, and dark plum on the nose, with moderate acidity and polished tannins that serve the bright fruit flavors with harmony and balance.  Schröder & Schÿler was established in 1739 by Jean-Henri Schÿler, a trader from Hamburg, and Jacques Schröder and is on the Quai des Chartrons in Bordeaux.

Alfred Gratien ‘Classique’ Brut, Champagne

Alfred Gratien ‘Classique’ Brut, Champagne
$42.98

Alfred Gratien is known for producing sparkling wines using traditional vinification to ferment their wines in 228 liter oak barrels.  Additionally, they prevent malolactic fermentation in the wines to preserve the acidity and freshness in the wine.  Winemaker Nicolas Jaeger uses these techniques to offer Champagne wines with toasty oak richness on the nose with bright acidity and fruit purity on the palate.  Flavors of baked apples, citrus, nuts, and toast perfectly balance the structure, texture, and complexity of this

2015 Domaine du Rey Colombard/Sauvignon, Gascony

2015 Domaine du Rey Colombard/Sauvignon, Gascony
$10.99

The region of Gascony is well known for its rich, decadent, and flavorful food products.  This area known for the finest foie gras, black truffles, hams, and duck, all of which are outstanding when paired with these refreshing local wines.  Many of the grapes in Gascony are destined for distillation and Armagnac production.  That said, the same clay-limestone soils that make the Ténerèze region of Armagnac special lend structure and power to the still wines that are grown here.  Grapes like Colombard, U

2015 Domaine Rochette ‘Cote du Py’ Morgon, Beaujolais

2015 Domaine Rochette ‘Cote du Py’ Morgon, Beaujolais
$19.99

Established in 1981, Domaine Rochette has recently turned over the winemaking to the newest generation, Matthieu.  Together with his father, they farm their 15 hectares of Gamay in Régnié and Morgon.  With tiny production they are able to produce wines using the utmost care and attention to detail.  After tasting this wine a few months ago our staff liked the wine so much we purchased the remaining 15 cases of inventory.  Considering the pedigree Cote du Py, it is truly unbelievable that we can offer th

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