Bastide du Claux, Bois de Boursan [5/26]: We will receive Sylvain Morey’s wines from the Luberon, including two new cuvees: an IGP Chardonnay, and the “St. Jean” Luberon Rouge; Bois de Boursan is shipping their excellent 2019 reds from Chateauneuf du Pape.
Chapelle de Bois, Dubost [5/26]: A treasure trove of 2020s arrive from Beaujolais!
Chauvenet, Georges Lignier, Bitouzet [5/26]: A wealth of great-value Burgundy, including the 2016 and 2017 premier crus from Chauvenet; the Bourgogne Rouge, Aligote, and Passetoutgrain from Georges Lignier; and Bitouzet’s Aligote, Passetoutgrains, Volnay, and Meursault Clos du Cromin and Meursault Corbins.
Aldo Viola [5/31]: Straight out of Alcamo, Sicily, Aldo Viola brings the heat with a full container including his “Brutto” pet-nat 2021, Biancoviola 2019, Saignee Rosso 2019, “Moretto” Rosso 2019, and re-stocks of “Krimiso” Catarratto 2018 and “Egesta” Grillo 2018.
Foreau, Gilbert, [6/2]: We’ll receive a container from the Loire, including 2014 Foreau Vouvray Brut and Vouvray Sec, and 2017 Vouvrau Sec and Demi-Sec; Gilbert’s beautiful wines from Menetou-Salong keep getting better. We will receive the 2020 Menetou-Salon Blanc and Rouge, the 2021 Rose, and the range of small-production special Rouge cuvees.
We also expect to receive the following containers in June, but cannot yet estimate an arrival date:
Pueyo, Le Puy, Chateau de Fargues [Early June] Chateau de Chaintres, Chateau l’Eperonniere, Dauvissat [Early June] Chateau Pradeaux [Early June] Mas Jullien, Mas Cal Demoura, Mas des Capitelles, Domaine de l’Horizon [Late June] La Rame [Early June] Ada Nada, Conti [Early June] Zidarich, Rovellotti [Early June] Sylvain Morey, Montbourgeau, Overnoy-Crinquand [Late June] Brovia [Late June] Bechtold [Late June] DeForville [Late June] Boucard, Nozay [Late June]