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2017

Alter Ego de Château Palmer Margaux Grand Cru Classé AOC

Complex and velvety, with silky tannins and a delicious taste, this is how the “Alter Ego”, fascinating Rouge of Château Palmer presents itself.
This Margaux AOC is born from a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot, grown according to certified biodynamic methods. With a pleasant gustatory balance and marvelous fruity aromas, “Alter Ego” is a refined and complex wine of great depth, a lively expression of the different parcels and of the natural and genuine flavors of the grapes.

The 2017 vintage at Château Palmer was precise, without excess. The wines exhibit the elegant balance of the most classic vintages. Their velvety tannins and aromatic depth are promises of splendid ageing potential.

For more info, visit Château Palmer website.

VARIETALS
53% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2017

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2014

Château du Tertre Margaux Grand Cru Classé AOC

Château du Tertre takes its name from the superb group of graves, culminating point of the Margaux appellation, on which is erected the castle. This millennial property of 52 hectares (of which 18 are grown biodynamic) enjoys worldwide renown thanks to the prestigious Grand Cru Classé de Margaux title it has had since 1855.
The arrival of Eric Albada-Jelgersma, the current owner, in 1997 will profoundly mark the field. A restructuring program and heavy investments have restored its reputation to Château du Tertre. This program has resulted in upgrading technical equipment, reducing yields and setting up a new team. Under the direction of Alexander Van Beek ,Eric Boissenot for winemaking, the vineyard has significantly increased the quality of these wines, giving Château du Tertre its character and nobility, where silky and freshness are combined to bring you the elegance expected of a great Margaux wine.

For more info, visit Château du Tertre website.

VARIETALS
58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 12% Petit Verdot, 10% Merlot

VINTAGE
2014

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2017

Château Haut-Bages Libéral Pauillac Grand Cru Classé AOC

One of the few Bordeaux châteaux with three words in their name, Château Haut Bages Liberal came across its unusual moniker for very simple reasons: the property is situated on the hills of Bages, a tiny area between Pauillac and St. Julien. Liberal is the name of the family that owned the chateau during the 18th century.
Today Chateau Haut Bages Liberal is run by Claire Villars-Lurton, the wife of Gonzague Lurton, the owner of Chateau Durfort Vivens located in the Margaux appellation.

The vineyard is widely dispersed in the appellation, as they have parcels located in several different sites in Pauillac, with their best terroir being situated on one of the better elevations in the entire Pauillac appellation. They have vines not far from Chateau Latour in St. Lambert, as well as parcels on the plateau of Bages.

The vintage is now undergoing certification in organic and biodynamics farming.

For more info, visit Château Haut-Bages Libéral website.

VARIETALS
72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot

VINTAGE 
2017

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2013

I Giusti & Zanza Dulcamara Toscana Rosso IGT

L’Elisir D’Amore is an Italian 19th century opera buffa by Gaetano Donizetti. It tells the story of the charlatan pharmacist Dulcamara whose “love filter”, in truth a bottle of Bordeaux, helps Nemorino conquer the heart of the beautiful Adina despite Belcore’s interference. A complex tale of ploys and passion, with the sweet tones of love and the bitter taste of jealousy – it offers a representation of wine as a powerful love filter that is fitting with the charming wisely-balanced intensity of I Giusti & Zanza wines.
Dulcamara was the very first Giusti & Zanza label. In its first vintage, 1996, only 3000 bottles were produced – at the time, it was the entirety of the winery’s production. Dulcamara is a classic Super Tuscan composed mainly of Cabernet Sauvignon. In some favourable vintages it is aided by a share of Cabernet Franc, for a total of 60 to 70% of Cabernet. The blend is completed by Merlot and eventually a small amount of Petit Verdot, like it was in this 2013 vintage.

The agricultural conduction is organic and biodynamic in the vineyards.

For more info, visit I Giusti & Zanza website.

VARIETALS
60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 25% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdo

VINTAGE
2013

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2019

I Giusti & Zanza Nemorino Red Toscana IGT

L’Elisir D’Amore is an Italian 19th century opera buffa by Gaetano Donizetti. It tells the story of the charlatan pharmacist Dulcamara whose “love filter”, in truth a bottle of Bordeaux, helps Nemorino conquer the heart of the beautiful Adina despite Belcore’s interference. A complex tale of ploys and passion, with the sweet tones of love and the bitter taste of jealousy – it offers a representation of wine as a powerful love filter that is fitting with the charming wisely-balanced intensity of I Giusti & Zanza wines.
The Red Nemorino’s composition varies slightly from vintage to vintage. It is primarily composed of Syrah (about 60%), with additions of Merlot and Sangiovese, as well as small shares of Alicante, according to the vintage.

The agricultural conduction is organic and biodynamic in the vineyards.

For more info, visit I Giusti & Zanza website.

VARIETALS
Syrah (about 60%), Merlot and Sangiovese (and some Alicante according to the vintage)

VINTAGE
2019

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2018

Lapostolle Clos Apalta

Clos Apalta is born in 1997 as the iconic wine of the Domaines Bournet-Lapostolle in Chile under the idea to magnify the exceptional terroir of Apalta with French expertise. Shaping the vineyard foot by foot, building a state-of-the-art gravity fed winery, the family succeeded in making Clos Apalta one of the most iconic wines in South America.

This year we had a generous production, healthy, of excellent flavor, with relatively moderate alcohol levels and more freshness. It will be remembered as one of the greatest cold vintages of the 21st century in Chile.

“It was a wonderful harvest … 2018 was everything that you could wish for to make wines that are fully ripe but have a lot of elegance and freshness. A treat from Mother Nature”. Andrea Leon, Chief Winemaker.

Made with Organic Grapes and Biodynamic vineyard management.

   

For more info, visit Clos Apalta website.

VARIETALS
64% Carmenère, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot

VINTAGE
2018

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2018

Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre Cabernet Sauvignon

As a general winemaking philosophy, Cuvée Alexandre Cabernet Sauvignon’s direction is toward elegance, balance and ageing potential. To express the terroir of Apalta is the mission of Casa Lapostolle, using very natural process with minimal intervention.

“The Cabernet Sauvignon from Colchagua has a true identity: intense red fruit and a structure to age many years. Here in Apalta, the fact that the vines are eighty years old and planted in high density gives the wine an extra layer of complexity”.
Jacques Begarie, Chief Winemaker.

Made with Organic Grapes and Biodynamic vineyard management.

   

For more info, visit Lapostolle website.

VARIETALS
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2018

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2019

Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre Carménère

As a general winemaking philosophy, Cuvée Alexandre Carménère’s direction is toward elegance, balance and ageing potential. To express the terroir of Apalta is the mission of Casa Lapostolle, using very natural process with minimal intervention.

“It’s been great to have the opportunity to see the grapes of Carménère from La Isla block growing: seeing them each year showing more balance and depth in the wine is a gift from Nature”. – Jacques Begarie, Chief Winemaker.

Made with Organic Grapes and Biodynamic vineyard management.

   

For more info, visit Lapostolle website.

VARIETALS
85% Carmenere, 15% Cabernet

VINTAGE
2019

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2015

Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre Merlot

As a general winemaking philosophy, Cuvée Alexandre Merlot’s direction is toward elegance, balance and ageing potential. To express the terroir of Apalta is the mission of Casa Lapostolle, using very natural process with minimal intervention.

“It all started with our Cuvée Alexandre Merlot back in 1994: a wine that had showed its consistency for more than a decade.” – Jacques Begarie, Chief Winemaker.

Made with Organic Grapes and Biodynamic vineyard management.

   

For more info, visit Casa Lapostolle website.

VARIETALS
95% Merlot, 5% Syrah

VINTAGE
2015

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2018

Lapostolle Le Petit Clos de Clos Apalta

In 2014, Clos Apalta gave birth to its second wine, Le Petit Clos de Clos Apalta, in order to offer a different interpretation of this unique terroir, using the same grapes, but in different proportion, and offering young vines a chance to prove their worth before thay can make it into the Grand Vin.

2018 vintage gave a generous production, healthy, of excellent flavor, with relatively moderate alcohol levels and more freshness.
It will be remembered as one of the greatest cold vintages of the 21st century in Chile.

“Le Petit Clos is a different interpretation of the Clos Apalta Terroir, using the mastery of blending that is the heart of the winemaking philosophy from the Domaines Bournet ”. – Jacques Begarie, Chief Winemaker.

Made with Organic Grapes and Biodynamic vineyard management.

   

For more info, visit Clos Apalta website.

VARIETALS
53% Carmenère, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot

VINTAGE
2018

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2011

M. Chapoutier De l’Orée Ermitage Blanc

The story began with Michel Chapoutier, a unique man with a thirst for knowledge, definitely one of a kind. He seeks to discover and reflect the full potential of his terroirs and let the soils express their true character.
This now forms the basis of the M. CHAPOUTIER ethos to reveal the very best of what the soils have to offer.

Fac&Spera (“Do and Hope”) is the motto of Maison Chapoutier and the philosophy applied to the best plot selections of these wines. There, the winegrower lets the terroir express itself without hindrance in order to obtain with exactitude the conjunction of the soil, the climate and the know-how resulting from the tradition. It is the photograph of a grape variety in a vintage on a given terroir. These are exceptional, rare wines created from our oldest vines. Here, biodynamics takes on its full meaning.

The grapes producing “De l’Orée” come from “Les Murets” plot. This soil is made up with very old fluvioglacial alluvial deposits and the old vines (60 to 70 years old) guarantee low yields and a quality production.

Certified biodynamic and organic wine and controlled by Ecocert.

 

For more info, visit M. Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
100% Marsanne

VINTAGE
2011

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2015

M. Chapoutier Le Clos Saint-Joseph

The story began with Michel Chapoutier, a unique man with a thirst for knowledge, definitely one of a kind. He seeks to discover and reflect the full potential of his terroirs and let the soils express their true character.
This now forms the basis of the M. CHAPOUTIER ethos to reveal the very best of what the soils have to offer.

Fac&Spera (“Do and Hope”) is the motto of Maison Chapoutier and the philosophy applied to the best plot selections of these wines. There, the winegrower lets the terroir express itself without hindrance in order to obtain with exactitude the conjunction of the soil, the climate and the know-how resulting from the tradition. It is the photograph of a grape variety in a vintage on a given terroir. These are exceptional, rare wines created from our oldest vines. Here, biodynamics takes on its full meaning.

Certified biodynamic and organic wine and controlled by Ecocert.

For more info, visit M. Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
100% Syrah

VINTAGE
2015

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2008

M. Chapoutier Les Greffieux Ermitage

The story began with Michel Chapoutier, a unique man with a thirst for knowledge, definitely one of a kind. He seeks to discover and reflect the full potential of his terroirs and let the soils express their true character.
This now forms the basis of the M. CHAPOUTIER ethos to reveal the very best of what the soils have to offer.

Fac&Spera (“Do and Hope”) is the motto of Maison Chapoutier and the philosophy applied to the best plot selections of these wines. There, the winegrower lets the terroir express itself without hindrance in order to obtain with exactitude the conjunction of the soil, the climate and the know-how resulting from the tradition. It is the photograph of a grape variety in a vintage on a given terroir. These are exceptional, rare wines created from our oldest vines. Here, biodynamics takes on its full meaning.

Certified biodynamic and organic wine and controlled by Ecocert.

For more info, visit M. Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
100% Syrah

VINTAGE
2008

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2014

M. Chapoutier Monier de la Sizeranne Hermitage

The story began with Michel Chapoutier, a unique man with a thirst for knowledge, definitely one of a kind. He seeks to discover and reflect the full potential of his terroirs and let the soils express their true character.
This now forms the basis of the M. CHAPOUTIER ethos to reveal the very best of what the soils have to offer.

The Excellence line is M.Chapoutier’s quintessence.
Wines of connoisseurs. Each of these rarities comes from the quintessence of several plots which will give the jewels of their appellation.

Certified biodynamic and organic wine and controlled by Ecocert.

For more info, visit M. Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
100% Syrah

VINTAGE
2014

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2019

The Hedonist Cabernet Sauvignon

The fruit for the Hedonist Cabernet Sauvignon is grown biodynamically on the estate vineyard situated in the Willunga foothills, McLaren Vale. Warm Summer days are cooled by evening sea breezes from St Vincentís Gulf, which lies a close proximity to the West. The soil is rich loam over clay with patches of underlying limestone, giving the wine a rich and fullness of pallet.

For more info, visit The Hedonist website.

VARIETALS
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2019

Biodynamic – Organic – Vegan friendly

 

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