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CÔTES DE NUITS – GEVREY-CHAMBERTIN

$140.00

A famous appellation from the Côte de Nuits, known as much for its size as for its great wines, Gevrey-Chambertin boasts a wide diversity of terroirs. There is no white wine here, only Pinot Noir is cultivated. The vines grow in marl-based soil covered with scree and red silt from the plateau. The gravel contributes to this wine’s elegance and delicateness while the clayey marls, which are rich in shellfish fossils lend body and firmness to the wine.

Tasting

Aromas of ripe red and black fruit on the nose with notes of oak and spice. Over the years it will develop more animal notes, like musk and fur. Silky, structured, tannic and well-balanced on the palate. The same fruit found on the first nose reappears on the finish.

FIXIN

$100.00

The wines from Fixin (pronounced “Fissin”) also have the right to bear the Côte de Nuits Villages appellation. The gentle slopes are a common occurrence around the village, with as much as 80 metres difference between the highest and lowest vines.

Tasting

Delicate and discrete, the nose features subtle notes of forest undergrowth. Fleshy and robust, this crisp, oaky wine offers harmonious balance. The finish is long with slightly spicy notes.

HORIZON DE BICHOT – PINOT NOIR

$35.00

Seeking out wines with dense fruitiness as well as structure to allow for longer ageing periods led us to the Upper Valley terroirs for the finesse and freshness of their grapes, which are complemented by grapes from the Mediterranean and Autan terroirs for added intensity and body.

Tasting

Black fruit (blackberry, blackcurrant) combined with sour cherry and raspberry on the Nose, Cherry flavours evolve toward peppery, mentholated notes. A hint of cedar rounds out the fruitiness. Silky texture with impressive length. Complex and fresh.

MERCUREY

$50.00

Mercurey was named after the Roman temple built here to honour the god Mercury. Boasting 650 ha (1,600 acres), 85 plots and 32 Premier Crus, Mercurey is the largest of the Côte Chalonnaise’s appellations.

Tasting

The nose exudes fruity aromas with notes of wild berries, plum and peach. The palate is bursting with the flavour of candy; it is full-bodied, velvety, and very smooth. Harmonious with a long finish.

MOULIN-À-VENT

$40.00

Covering 5.2 ha (12.85 acres) within the 660 ha (1631 acres) of the Moulin-à-Vent appellation, our vines are ideally located at the heart of one of the 18 recognized single vineyards, Rochegrès, where, as its name, “grey rock”, suggests, the granitic parent rock is visible at the surface in the vineyards. These vines benefit from mainly south-eastern exposure and thrive in very pure, lean pink granitic soil. This forces them to plunge their roots deep down in search of the nutrients they need. Our Moulin-à-Vent Domaine de Rochegrès is crafted with grapes from different terroirs: La Rochelle, au Mont and from the youngest vines in Rochegrès.

TASTING

Floral and full-flavoured, this beautiful wine exudes aromas of rose and dark wild berries with an expressive mineral base. The palate is generous, with structure that is both complex and harmonious. The finish is intense and subtly flavoured.

POMMARD “CLOS DES URSULINES” – MONOPOLE

$125.00

The “Clos des Ursulines”, a peaceful haven dotted with centuries-old pine trees, is located at the heart of Pommard. It is undoubtedly this tranquillity that once enchanted the nuns from the Ursuline convent who were the first owners of the estate. This almost 4-hectare (9.8 acre) “monopole” is located at the southern end of the Pommard appellation toward Volnay. Thanks to its unique terroir, this wine challenges the widely spread myth that Pommard wines are more “masculine”.

TASTING

This Pommard “Clos des Ursulines” reveals a fruity nose redolent of cherry, blackcurrant and fig. Over the years these aromas will evolve toward notes of coffee and leather. Full and round on the palate with ripe tannins and rich, but not heavy, substance. This wine is powerful and well-structured yet remains subtle, elegant and almost “feminine” due to the vineyard’s proximity to Volnay. The finish is silky and velvety.

VOSNE-ROMANÉE – DOMAINE DU CLOS FRANTIN

$140.00

It is in this small village with 210 ha (518 acres) of vines located in the northern Côte de Nuits that the most renowned Burgundy reds such as Romanée-Conti and Richebourg are produced. Both the villages of Vosne-Romanée and Flagey-Echézeaux are authorized to use the Vosne-Romanée appellation. Our vines are located in the Damaudes and Maizières vineyards – an alliance between 2 opposed yet very complementary terroirs

Tasting

The nose of this Vosne-Romanée features tobacco, tea and mild notes of spice. The palate is velvety with silky tannins, lovely fullness and remarkable balance. The finish is long and aromatic.

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