2015 Moulin de la Gardette, Gigondas Cuvee Tradition, Rhone Valley, France

Moulin de la Gardette is a small 10ha family owned property in Gigondas with vineyards stretching from the plateau close to the village to the foothills of the Dentelles de Montmirail mountains.


2015 Jonathan Didier Pabiot, Pouilly-Fumé, Loire Valley, France

A father, son team, Didier and Jonathan Pabiot are a remarkable example of tradition and next generation joining forces although it was not without some bending of the mind.    


2015 Renardat-Fache Bugey-Cerdon, Loire Valley, France

Bugey, an  appellation in France very close to the Swiss border, is a small but diverse region producing wines from grapes shared by the surrounding regions of Burgundy, the Jura and the Savoie.


2016 Le Coeur de la Reine Sauvignon Blanc, Touraine

2016 Le Coeur de la Reine Sauvignon Blanc, Touraine

Le Coeur de la Reine is a partnership between Rodolphe and Ludivine Marteau who took over the operations of the family estate starting in 2010.  This 29 hectare property is located on the south bank of the Cher River in an area of confluence formed by the Loire River and its tributaries.  20 hectare of the estate are planted to Sauvignon Blanc vines on clay and flint soils that produce wines with tension and mineral expression.  Touraine is an AOC that stretches from the Anjou region to Solonge with varying soils and sun

2016 Domaine Félines Jourdan, Picpoul de Pinet

2016 Domaine Félines Jourdan, Picpoul de Pinet

Picpoul is known for being one of the oldest Languedoc grapes and has been growing near the Thau Lagoon for centuries. Today, it is primarily grown in the Rhone Valley and the Languedoc regions of France and is often used in the blend of Chateauneuf du Pape wines. It exists both in dark-skinned (Piquepoul noir) and light-skinned (Piquepoul blanc) versions, as well as a very little grown Piquepoul gris. The blanc grape has a color that is crystal clear with green highlights, and offers bright aromas of acacia and hawthorn blossom.

2016 Petite Cassagne Costières de Nîmes Rosé

2016 Petite Cassagne Costières de Nîmes Rosé

Petite Cassagne is a small, family operated estate located in Costières de Nîmes.  The lovely and talented Diane de Puymorin farms and produces these outstanding wines from her family estate.  She maintains the style and tradition of the area, but adds her own personal touch to the wines that she produces.  The Petite Cassagne Rosé is an example of this style showcasing brilliant aromas of wild strawberry, pomegranate, and bruised peaches with hints of dried herbs and potpourri.  This rosé

2015 Catherine Le Goeuil, Côtes du Rhône

2015 Catherine Le Goeuil, Côtes du Rhône

Catherine Le Goeuil is a pioneer within the Cairanne subset of the Côtes du Rhône Villages.  In 1993 she and her family purchased a 6 hectare domaine and set off on their goal to produce wine.  The domaine immediately started the conversion to organic farming and is now fully certified.  The vineyards are tucked deep into the Vaucluse with exposure to the forceful Mistral winds, which keep the vines dry and free from pests and rot.  Catherine credits the health of the soil for giving her wines finesse and

2014 Château Tourteau Chollet 'Elegance,' Graves

2014 Château Tourteau Chollet 'Elegance,' Graves

The sandy gravelly plateau on the banks of the Garonne River create the perfect backdrop for producing world-class blended red wines.  The additional influence from the woody scents of the Landes pine forest nearby adds character and charm to the velvety textured red wines of Château Tourteau Chollet.  The property has been producing wine since the 18th century, but in 2001 they restructured the vineyards and made significant investments in the winemaking equipment.  Since then, the quality of these wines have far o

Domaine Thevenet et Fils, Blanc de Blancs Vin Mousseux de Qualite Brut, Burgundy, France

A family run winery, Domaine Thevenet et Fils is centered in the village of Pierreclos at the heart of the Macconais.  Jean Claude Thevenet inherited the family domaine, a mere 3 hectares, in 1971 and grew it to its current 30 hectare holdings.  Importer Neil Rosenthal has worked with the family since 1982 and has seen consistently impressive quality and purity throughout the years.  In 2008, Jean Claude passed away, unfortunately at the early age of 54, but his wife and three sons continue to uphold his legacy. 



2016 Domaine d’Aupilhac ‘Lou Maset’ Rose, Languedoc, France

Located in the village of Montpeyroux in the Languedoc region of southern France, the eighteen hectare, Domaine d’Aupilhac has been farmed by the Fadats family since the nineteenth century with the vineyards dating even further back in time to the Romans.

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