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NOVEMBER "STAR"

 

CHAMPAGNE DAUTEL-CADOT CÔTES DES BARS, FRANCE

Coming from families who have been growing grapes in Champagne since 1710, René and Marie- Noëlle DAUTEL started producing their own champagne in 1971. Julien & Sylvain Dautel, their sons, are now in charge of the vineyard located in Loches-Sur-Ource, a small village in the heart of Côte des Bars. They are perpetuating the tradition of their ancestors, using environmental friendly practices to create the most delicate, yet intense Champagnes. Cuvée René-Marie Catel is a rare Brut, Blanc de Noirs (100% Pinot Noir), aged for two years before disgorgement. 

 
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WELCOME TO FR+OLISH WINE MERCHANTS ... WHERE FINE WINES LIVE ...

we are still under construction, please be patient with us, our portfolio and more will be here soon

Bordeaux Direct Import Program - FALL 2018

We are pleased to present our FALL Bordeaux Direct Import Program

Our second Bordeaux Direct Import Program of the year features a carefully selected range of “Petits Chateaux” from a variety of appellations and vintages. The wines are made from estate-growned grapes, and vinified and bottled at the property. Some of the winemakers have been partnering with us for a few years, some others are new, but all inherited the rich experience from the past generations. They share the same passion for quality and you will be amazed by the value of our selection.

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MAY

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MAISON DES TROIS PONTS - IGP Charentais, France

Since the 3rd century, vines have spread out over the slopes of Pons, one of the oldest towns in Charente Maritime (60 miles north from Bordeaux). Ideally situated at the confluence of two rivers, this natural headland sheltered some of the largest Celtic and Roman civilizations. Maison Des Trois Ponts was founded by Jean-Michel NAUD, a passionate oenologist and the fourth generation of a Charentais family of producer. His desire was to put forward the winegrowers’ savoir-faire with a special attention to revealing the aromatic flavors and quality of each grape varietal. LEPONTIS range was created through sustainable farming and reflects the mild oceanic climate and the uniqueness of Charentais’ land.

 
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APRIL

 

 Vignobles Roudil-Jouffret-Tavel, France

Aimé Roudil, owner of Domaine Le Vieux Moulin, was instrumental in bringing Tavel wines to the AOC status in 1936.

His great-granddaughter Veronique and her husband Didier Jouffret are now the 4thgeneration of vine-growers at the helm of the estate. After modernizing Domaine Le Vieux Moulin’s cellar and equipment, they acquired the nearby Domaine le Vieux Lavoir, a Cotes du Rhone AOC. Their son, Sebastien is the winemaker for both estates and makes the most out of the experience passed down generations after generations.

 
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MARCH

 

Fifteen shades of pink

 

 

 

                                       

     

 

 

Spring is finally in NY. Discover our selection of high quality Rosés 2017, you will be amazed by the value ! 

FEBRUARY

 

Domaine Le Vieux Lavoir - Côtes du Rhône AOC

Domaine Le Vieux Lavoir - Côtes du Rhône AOC Located in Tavel, Domaine le Vieux Lavoir has seen five generations of winemakers since 1870. Véronique Roudil, her husband Didier Jouffret and their son, Sebastien, are at the helm of this 37-acre estate. In an avant-garde cellar, they combine the know-how passed down by the previous generations, with modern technics and equipment. There is a constant search of perfection in the vineyard, where they use sustainable farming methods. Mainly made from Grenache, Syrah, and Carignan, the presence of the rare and subtle Counoise gives to this Côtes du Rhône a very distinctive profile

 
 
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IT'S DECEMBER - GET READY TO CELEBRATE

 

From an inexpensive French Sparkling to a very rare 100% Pinot Blanc Champagne, the high quality and finesse of our sparkling wines selection will help you start off the New Year with a Bang !! Italian, French, or Spanish, all are great values. 

 
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OCTOBER FOCUS WINES

Viña Marty, CHILE

Viña Marty is a family owned Chilean winery located in Curicó Valley.

Pascal Marty, the owner and winemaker, spent 14 years as an oenologist for Baron Philippe de Rothschild, and participated to the creation of Opus One with Robert Mondavi in California. In 1997, a joint venture with Concha Y Toro took him to Chile where he worked on Almaviva, and later designed Viña Cousiño Macul's “Lota”, a wine consistently rated 93 points and above. Today, thanks to Pascal’s French heritage, knowledge and gained experience around the world, Viña Marty is able to differentiate and stand out from other Chilean producers by delivering a unique style of wine, with a history and soul. 

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Bordeaux Direct Import Program - FALL 2017

We are pleased to present our new Bordeaux Direct Import Program

Featuring a carefully selected range of “Petits Chateaux” from our Bordeaux’s partners.

The wines presented come from family-owned wineries, and have been carefully crafted by experienced winemakers, from grapes grown on their estates, often using sustainable practices.

We offer a variety of terroirs, vintages and styles. Try it out, you will appreciate the value!

 

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JUNE "STAR" WINERY

 
 
 
 

Chateau de Saint Martin - Côtes de Provence Cru Classé

Chateau de Saint Martin is a rare Cru Classés from Provence, with a rich history. The Romans were first to make wine on the estate, during the 2nd century B.C. Then the monks of Lerins made it a priory (X to XVII Century) and build the underground cellar still used today.  This 100-hectare property has been in the same family since 1740, and passed on from mother to daughter since 1817. Comtesse Adeline de Barry is the 8th generation of women managing the chateau. At an altitude of 130 meters above sea level, The vineyard spreads across a complex terroir of red schistz and silt to the south, Limestone and deep clay to the north. High quality grapes, the influence of the nearby sea, and generations of experience in winemakinggives Cuvée Grande Reserve its unique character.

 

FOR MAY

 
 And then there are the Wine Spirits...  ... the mascots of the Grubers. Are they micro-organisms for natural pest control? Do they break down minerals and stimulate taste buds? Are they the yeast which induces fermentation and makes the wine so unmistakeably unique? Are they the little children of Bacchus and the fauns ensuring joy and pleasure?  To be honest – we don’t really know either – all we know is that we love them…

And then there are the Wine Spirits...

... the mascots of the Grubers. Are they micro-organisms for natural pest control? Do they break down minerals and stimulate taste buds? Are they the yeast which induces fermentation and makes the wine so unmistakeably unique? Are they the little children of Bacchus and the fauns ensuring joy and pleasure?

To be honest – we don’t really know either – all we know is that we love them…

Weingut Gruber Röschitz - Weinviertel DAC, Austria

The Gruber family has been making wine in Röschitz since 1814, almost solely for private consumption until the 1950s. At the age of 16, Ewald Gruber senior decided to turn the farm into a model winery, to become one of the leading vinegrowers, using the latest technology available. Three of his six children took over the winery in 2012 to keep the long family tradition going. The soil around Röschitz, mostly loess and granite bedrock, has made the Weinviertel area famous for its spicy-fruity Grüner Veltliner. 

 


APRIL FOCUS WINES

DOMAINE DE LA VILAUDIERE

- Sancerre AOP

Handed down through several generations, this 15-hectare family estate is located in the charming village of Verdigny, just a stone's throw away from Chavignol. This unique location offers stunning views of the famous Sancerre hill and its vineyards. The vines are over 30-year-old and are grown on two distinct type of soils that give the wine its balance. A mix of clay and limestone called “Terres Blanches” provides complexity and richness, while the “Caillottes”, a dryer blend of gravel and limestone, delivers floral and fruit aromas along with a crisp, refreshing acidity. Catherine and Jean-Marie REVERDY have been practicing sustainable viticulture for over 20 years.

 
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MARCH FOCUS WINES

 

Fifteen shades of pink

 

 

 

                                       

 

Spring is knocking at the door and some nice, warmer weather is on the way. Discover our selection of high quality Rosés 2016, you will be amazed by the value !