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Domaine de l’Ecu

Domaine de l’Ecu The Owners     We are extremely honored to represent the wines of Domaine de l’Ecu. For many years, under the guidance of the talented Guy Bossard, this Domaine has held its place in the top echelon of Muscadet estates, though it has been relatively unknown in this country. Many feel that Guy Bossard (among a very small group of others, of course) is to thank for what Muscadet is today. His […]

Domaine Clusel-Roch Cote Rotie

Domaine Clusel-Roch The first time the hills of Côte Rôtie present themselves, it is impossible not be overwhelmed with their beauty. The cliff-like granite hillsides seems to have burst from the Earth with vigor and violence. It is also impossible to not be completely dumbfounded by them at the same time. When seeing those impossibly steep slopes, one has to wonder, “who the hell decided to plant vines there?”  Well it’s the Romans we can […]

Domaine de Marcoux

  Official French records indicate that the Armenier family has been tending vines in Châteauneuf-du-Pape since the 1300’s. Today, winemaker-sisters Catherine Armenier and Sophie Estevenin continue to write history with the wines of Domaine de Marcoux. In 1990, the Domaine became the first in the Châteauneuf-du-Pape to implement biodynamic farming practices. Their youngest vines are 40 to 60-years-old, and in short, the sisters do as little as possible to the harvested grapes. This domaine, as […]

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