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  • Clos Sainte Magdeleine | Our Wines | Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
    family has been making wine here for four generations and has continued to craft wines of grace and finesse just as they were when founder Jules Savon won the Gold Medal for the domaine at the World s Fair in 1900 That they share their limited quantities with us makes this long term relationship all the more special Viticulture and vinification at Clos Sainte Magdeleine is under the direction of François Sack The domaine bottles both a white and a rosé the latter of which is especially limited Sack just started the three year long conversion to organic viticulture a philosophic progression after years of sustainable farming Clos Sainte Magdeleine s success lies in an uncanny ability to capture a dichotomous nerve and sun kissed unctuousness in their wines making them both incredibly food friendly and delicious entirely on their own Technical Information Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area Cassis Blanc 40 Marsanne 30 Ugni blanc 25 Clairette 5 Bourboulenc 20 30 years Clay Limestone 9 ha Cassis Rosé 40 Grenache 40 Cinsault 20 Mourvèdre 15 40 years Clay Limestone 2 2 ha Cassis Blanc Bel Arme 65 Marsanne 15 Clairette 15 Ugni Blanc 5 Bourboulenc 40 years average Clay Limestone 1 ha ha hectares one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres VITICULTURE VINIFICATION Cassis Blanc Juice is delivered by gravity to a temperature controlled stainless steel cuve The lees are filtered off of the wine and then re integrated back in before racking Wine is aged for 14 18 months in stainless steel The wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in most years Cassis Rosé All grapes are de stemmed and crushed before pressing Juice is delivered by gravity to a temperature controlled stainless steel cuve The lees are filtered off of the wine and then re

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  • Domaine du Salvard | Our Wines | Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
    domaine including the introduction of sustainable farming practices into the vineyards as well as temperature controlled vinification equipment to the winery Until finally achieving A O C status in 1993 Cheverny was widely regarded as one of the best V D Q S Vin de Qualité Superieur of the Loire However some argue that this A O C in waiting designation was a political maneuver by the I N A O to keep Cheverny s delicious sprightly Sauvignon Blanc out of competition with the other more famous appellations of Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé Kermit was the first to discover the charm and value of Cheverny back in 1978 when he imported the Domaine Jean Gueritte He took on the Cheverny of Domaine du Salvard in 1992 a year before the status change in the appellation We continue to tout the domaine s wine as one of the greatest values for Sauvignon Blanc perfection Technical Information Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area Vin de Pays du Val de Loire Sauvignon Blanc Unique Sauvignon Blanc 22 years Clay Sand 8 ha Vin de Pays du Val de Loire Pinot Noir Unique Pinot Noir 10 20 years Clay Sand 1 2 ha Cheverny Blanc 85 Sauvignon Blanc 15 Chardonnay 10 65 years Chalk Limestone Sand 29 ha Cheverny Rosé 65 Pinot Noir 35 Gamay 20 years Chalk Sand 1 2 ha Cheverny Rouge 55 Pinot Noir 43 Gamay 2 Côt 21 years Clay Sand 2 8 ha ha hectares one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres VITICULTURE VINIFICATION All wines are vinified in temperature controlled stainless steel cuves All wines age on fine lees in stainless steel tanks and are bottled unfiltered Rosé is 50 free run juice 50 pressed Cheverny Blanc Grapes are pressed after a short skin

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  • Domaine Le Sang des Cailloux | Our Wines | Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
    and the famous galets roulés or rounded stones impart a terrific intensity and depth to the wines Given the aridity of the soil the vines here are naturally prone to lower yields this gives the wines their concentration and power That Serge has been farming organically for years but has never sought certification says something about his philosophy He is not looking to impress only to make the best wines he possibly can Serge is also sentimental each year the Cuvée Traditionnelle of Le Sang des Cailloux is named for one of his daughters Floureto Doucinello and Azalaïs The Vieilles Vignes is also called Lopy named for his hometown His wines have everything we love about the Rhône wild and chewy with great notes of leather spicy garrigue and smoky black fruit Technical Information Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area Vacqueyras Blanc Un Sang Blanc 20 Clairette 20 Grenache Blanc 15 Bourboulenc 15 Roussanne 15 Marsanne 15 Viognier 10 years Clay Limestone with Galets Roulés 1 ha Vacqueyras Rouge 70 Grenache 20 Syrah 10 Mourvèdre Cinsault 35 to 40 years Clay Limestone with Galets Roulés 12 ha Vacqueyras Rouge Cuvée Lopy 75 Grenache 25 Syrah 55 to 65 years Clay Limestone scattered with galets roulés 4 ha ha hectares one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres VITICULTURE VINIFICATION Vacqueyras Blanc Un Sang Blanc All grapes harvested by hand Wine is vinified in 450 L barrels Lees are stirred and the wine completes malolactic fermentation Aged for 12 months in 1 3 year old barrels Wine is unfined and unfiltered Vacqueyras Rouge The name of the Vacqueyras rouge changes each year and is named after the daughters of Serge Férigoule Floureto Doucinello and Azalaïs All grapes harvested by hand Grapes are de stemmed Fermentation is natural in

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  • Azienda Santa Barbara | Our Wines | Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
    Jesi and its ancient fortifications Verdicchio also known as Trebbiano di Soave has been cultivated in the Marche for many centuries It is capable of making vibrantly fresh and crisp white wines that are a wonderful accompaniment to seafood The Riserva bottlings can age gracefully From Azienda Santa Barbara we have a wine in the former camp During a recent tasting trip in the Marche this stainless steel tank vinified Verdicchio was one of the stars among many many wines tasted The perfume is entrancing at once fresh and rounded and typical of the grape There is absolutely no pretension Pure Verdicchio vinified and aged with no makeup with a bit of prickly CO2 left in the bottle to keep it sprightly Owner Stefano Antonucci has a three decade track record of creating benchmark wines from the Marche and we are excited to bring our clients this Verdicchio as our first import from this little known region of Italy Technical Information Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio 30 year old vines Sandy tuffo 25 ha ha hectares one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres VITICULTURE VINIFICATION Hand harvested Grapes are

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  • Podere Sante Marie | Our Wines | Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
    order to reduce and eventually eliminate the use of sulfur to protect the vines The northern exposure high altitude and marl soil that is littered with huge seashell fossils that characterize this property all combine to give an extremely elegant and fine Brunello that really sets itself apart from the majority of Brunellos in Montalcino For all their seductive characteristics these wines do not lack the characteristic muscle and concentration of Sangiovese from this part of the world All of Marino s wines are capable of long aging but can be enjoyed upon release especially by giving them several hours to breath in bottle or in a decanter Technical Information Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese Grosso Planted in 1998 Volcanic Marl 1 5 ha total Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Sangiovese Grosso Planted in 1998 Volcanic Marl 1 5 ha total Orcia Selvarella Sangiovese Grosso Planted in 2001 Volcanic Marl Clay Silt 1 5 ha Rosso di Montalcino Sangiovese Grosso Planted in 1998 Volcanic Marl 1 5 ha total ha hectares one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres VITICULTURE VINIFICATION Planting density 2 7 m x 90 cm and 2 5 m x 80 cm Spurred cordon training gradually converting to Guyot and bush training Hand harvesting with strict sorting in the vineyards All indigenous yeasts No temperature control during fermentation Fermentation in 20 hL botti lasts 6 7 days maceration then continues for another 20 25 days No fining nor filtering Use of sulfur in both the vineyards and the winery is minimal and constantly decreasing with a goal to eliminate it entirely over the next few years The vineyards benefit from diurnal temperature shifts of up to 60 F Orcia Selvarella Vineyards located in Castiglione d Orcia 400 m altitude

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  • Domaine Savary | Our Wines | Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
    from his longtime neighbor and childhood friend the famous Jean Marie Raveneau Olivier finally found his wings and began bottling under his own label In 1990 Jean Marie introduced Olivier to Kermit The Savarys have finally earned the recognition for their hard work and are highly regarded in the appellation The clay limestone hillsides of the Kimmeridgian chain are excellent for growing dazzling complex Chardonnay also known here as Beaunois However ideal the soil Olivier brings his own brilliance to the table The grapes from his vineyards throughout the Chablis appellation are blended into one fabulously complex village wine cuvée He also bottles an extraordinary premier cru from Fourchaumes as well as a separate cuvée of old vine fruit in heavy wax sealed bottles after élévage in demi muids These exquisite wines are quintessential Chablis with unmistakable aromas of ancient crushed shells and a pronounced racy mineral structure Technical Information Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area Chablis Chardonnay 25 years Kimmeridgian Limestone 12 ha Chablis Vieilles Vignes Chardonnay 35 years Kimmeridgian Limestone 3 ha Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume Chardonnay 30 years Kimmeridgian Limestone 75 ha Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons Chardonnay 25 years Kimmeridgian Limestone N A Bourgogne Epineuil Rouge Pinot Noir 25 years Kimmeridgian Limestone 80 ha ha hectares one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres VITICULTURE VINIFICATION Chablis Alcoholic fermentation and malolactic fermentation occur in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks Wine is aged on fine lees Chablis Vieilles Vignes Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation occur in 20 neutral oak barrels and 80 in stainless steel Wine is aged on fine lees Chablis 1er Cru Fourchaume Alcoholic fermentation and malolactic fermentation occur in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks Wine is aged on fine lees Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons Alcoholic fermentation and malolactic fermentation occur in temperature controlled

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  • Sesti | Our Wines | Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
    of the vineyard management and winemaking While helping out at neighboring estates Giugi observed that simplicity and careful attention were the most important factors in producing great wines while chemical intervention skewed their delicate balance so he determined to make entirely natural wines right from the start He even took a pioneering extra step by applying his prodigious knowledge of the moon s influence on living things to his vineyard management and winemaking Today the family continues this thoroughly eco friendly philosophy although no official certification currently meets their personal standards and Elisa s primary concern is the materia prima or raw material that goes into the wine The Sesti lineup includes a white Sauvignon and a Sangiovese Rosato born directly of necessity since the family wanted something light and cooling to drink under the hot summer sun they were forced to increase production when visiting friends and clients tried these wines and started placing orders But their basic trio the Brunello Brunello Riserva Phenomena and Rosso di Montalcino provides traditional expressions of the appellation robust and powerful yet refreshing with great aging potential in the Brunellos Technical Information Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area Toscana IGT Sauvignon Sauvignon Blanc 15 years Oceanic Sediment 5 ha Toscana IGT Rosato Sangiovese 15 years Oceanic Sediment 3 ha total IGT Toscana IGT Monteleccio Sangiovese 15 years Oceanic Sediment 3 ha total IGT Toscana IGT Castello Sesti 60 Merlot 40 Cabernet Sauvignon 20 years Oceanic Sediment 3 ha total IGT Rosso di Montalcino Sangiovese 15 years Oceanic Sediment 2 ha Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 20 years Oceanic Sediment 3 9 ha total Brunello Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Phenomena Sangiovese 20 years Oceanic Sediment 3 9 ha total Brunello ha hectares one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres VITICULTURE VINIFICATION Vines are sustainably farmed the equivalent of lutte raisonnée in France South facing vineyards at 350m altitude Spurred Cordon training Vinification in stainless steel for all wines Toscana IGT Sauvignon and Toscana IGT Rosato 5 400 vines per hectare Yield 8 metric tons per hectare Rosato made by saignée method Does not go through malolactic fermentation Toscana IGT Monteleccio 5 400 vines per hectare Yield 9 metric tons per hectare One year of élevage in 30 hectoliter oak botti The name of this wine is an Italian version of the Latin name Montalcino meaning hill of the holm oaks Toscana IGT Castello Sesti 5 400 vines per hectare Yield 8 metric tons per hectare Unfiltered and unfined This wine qualifies for the Sant Antimo DOC and was previously sold under that appellation The Sestis first sold it as an IGT with the 2006 vintage Blend for 2006 vintage was 60 Merlot 40 Cabernet Sauvignon Rosso di Montalcino 5 300 vines per hectare Yield 8 metric tons per hectare Eighteen months of élevage in 30 hectoliter oak botti Unfiltered and unfined Two months of bottle aging before release Brunello di Montalcino 5 400 vines per hectare Yield 8 metric tons per

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  • Lambert de Seyssel | Our Wines | Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
    that was once so renowned The sparkling wines of Seyssel indulge in the same méthode traditionnelle production techniques used for Champagne and Lambert de Seyssel takes it one step further by aging the Royal Seyssel for at least three years before disgorging it giving the wine more complex distinguished aromas and a fine perlage than the competition which ages only the legal minimum of nine months The house style is also quite dry low dosage in order to preserve the character of the grape varieties Technical Information Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area Méthode Traditionnelle Petit Royal 70 Molette 30 Altesse 10 25 years Clay Limestone 100 ha total Seyssel Méthode Traditionnelle Royal Seyssel Grand Cru Régional 50 Altesse 50 Molette 20 50 years Clay Limestone 100 ha total ha hectares one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres VITICULTURE VINIFICATION Sorting is done in the vineyards The must undergoes a cold settling débourbage and then is racked into temperature controlled stainless steel tanks for alcoholic fermentation Most years the wines do not undergo malolactic fermentation in particularly acidic vintages 10 of the wine will undergo malolactic fermentation An élevage on the fine lees lasts until the spring after the harvest Grape varieties are vinified separately then blended just before the second sparkling fermentation Méthode Traditionnelle Petit Royal A liqueur de tirage is added to launch the second sparkling fermentation and the bottles are stocked sur latte for two years 12 g L dosage Wine comes from a single vintage but it not labeled with a vintage Seyssel Méthode Traditionnelle Royal Seyssel Grand Cru Régional A liqueur de tirage is added to launch the second sparkling fermentation and the bottles are stocked sur latte for three to four years 10 7 g L dosage A vintage wine

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