Domaine des Huards, Cheverny, Prose

En 1846, Pierre Gendrier s’installe au Domaine des Huards, où désormais 7 générations s’y sont succédées. En 1950, quatre hectares de vignes y sont cultivées, en grande majorité des blancs de cépage romorantin. À partir des années 1960, les parents Gendrier ont affirmé la vocation viticole du domaine et sont à l’origine de son agrandissement progressif….

Jean-Claude Chanudet La Cuvée du Chat 2018 

Jean-Claude Chanudet is one of the movers and shakers in the natural wine world of Beaujolais. Cuvée du Chat is the result of a partnership with Mathieu Lapierre, son of the late Marcel; the wine is made with fruit from properties they own in the Morgon and Fleurie appellations. Originally classified as Beaujolais-Villages, “La Cuvée…

Henry Marionnet Première Vendange 2017

🌍 Touraine, France 🍇 Gamay 100% More naturally, this wine has no sulfur addition or use of select yeasts during fermentation, which is done with whole grapes. The Marionnet family has owned the Domaine de la Charmoise since 1850. The winery is nestled in the village of Soings, 30 km south of Blois, deep in the forests…

Guy Breton Morgon 2016

“Ptit Max”, also known as Guy Breton outside of his extended Beaujolais family, took over the family estate in 1987 under the precious guidance of Marcel Lapierre. First a model student, Mr Breton developed his own style to offer Morgon wines with a definite Burgundy character, especially if you have the patience to cellar them…

Domaine du Vissoux Les Griottes Beaujolais 2017

🌍 Beaujolais, France🇫🇷 🍇 Gamay 100% Made using grapes from the youngest vines on the estate, this cuvées brings out all the freshness of the red fruit. It is called Les Griottes because the bottom of the vineyard is lined with cherry, wild cherry, and morello cherry (griotte) trees. This wine is particularly suited to enjoyable times…

Laurent Guillet Domaine de la Chaponne Morgon Côte du Py 2016

🌍 Morgon, Beaujolais, France 🍇 Gamay 100% Coming from a small family business, this wine from a place named “La Chaponne” unveils all the charm of the Côte du Py “climat”, a hillside vineyard located on its side. Laurent Guillet is a rising star in the Beaujolais. Now that he has his father’s old vines in the…

Mommessin Grandes Mises Saint-Amour 2016

Produced in limited quantities, Mommessin’s “Les Grandes Mises” range offers Beaujolais wines vinified and aged in Burgundy. The northernmost of the region’s crus, Saint-Amour retains all the fruit in the Gamay variety. Aged 11 months on fine lees, it unveils a supple, mouth-watering palate bustling around flavours of sour candy as well as floral and…