2019 Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe Châteauneuf-du-Pape ‘Télégramme’
2019 was one of the best years we’ve seen for CDP. The wines have more depth and concentration that the 2018s and the structure is unparalleled. Snag this for the cellar!
Organic farming practices, dry-farmed, hand-harvested, unfined/unfiltered.
2020 Lionel Faury Saint Joseph ‘Vieilles Vignes’ Rouge
Domaine Faury is one of the region’s most artisanal producers and this this old-vine Saint Joe is Northern Rhône Syrah at its best.
Sustainable farming practice (lutte raisonnée), hand-harvested, native yeast fermentation, unfined & lightly filtered.
2020 Château de Montfrin Cotes du Rhone ‘A La Reverie’ Rouge
“A la reverie” means “in a dream state,” which is the perfect way to describe how we felt the first time we tried this wine with Jean-René. Sure he charmed us with truffle pasta, but the the dreamiest thing about this wine is its ability to hold its own next to strong dishes without feeling heavy. The Syrah gives it oomph while the Grenache weaves it all together with a soft, silky ribbon.
Certified organic farming practices, native yeast fermentation, and only 1,400 cases produced.
2019 Vignerons Ardéchois ‘Les Classiques’ Chardonnay
This wine easy-drinking Chardonnay is light on its feet, approachable, and promises to please a variety of white wine drinkers – think of it as the Goldilocks of Chardonnay. Produced from sustainably-farmed fruit.
We dub this wine one of our party picks, as its crowd-pleasing palate renders it perfect for keeping on hand at all times.
2021 Chateau de Montfrin ‘Paumiste’ Rosé
The official pickleball/tennis wine is back and better than ever. This classic French rosé is dry and crisp; it makes for the perfect afternoon refresher whether you’re BBQing with friends, lounging poolside, or of course, refueling courtside.
This rosé is made from organically-farmed vineyards in the village of Montfrin, 12 miles SW of Avignon, in between the Southern Rhône and the Languedoc.