Harmand-Geoffroy, La Ferme d’Hotte, Serge Roh [10/30] : We are receiving a mix of vintages from Harmand-Geoffroy including a partial shipment of our 2019 allocation, with the remainder arriving in early 2023; Ferme d’Hotte is our first foray into the world of cider from a producer in the Aube in France, an historically important region for apple growing; from Serge Roh, a small shipment of Dole de Vétroz and Pinot Noir.
Bechtold, Mauro Guicheney [10/30]: We will receive the Bechtold Cremant d’Alsace 2019; we are excited to introduce another new estate, a visionary grower in the Duras, Mauro Guicheney, whose red and white “À l’abri du Monde” cuvées will make their RWM debut.
Domaine du Petit Thouars, Nathalie Richez [11/2]: We look forward to receiving this re-stock (including some new vintages) of the full lineup from Domaine du Petit Thouars in Chinon; Nathalie Richez is yet another new grower making their debut this fall: a small Burgundy estate with holdings in Auxey-Duresses, Bouzeron, Maranges, Santenay, the Hautes Cotes de Beaune, and Cote Chaonnaise. A full introduction is forthcoming.
Cornu, Bitouzet [11/2]: Our large annual shipment from Cornu will include the full lineup of their major cuvees, with the 2018s largely coming from Ladoix and the 2017s from Aloxe; Bitouzet Bourgogne Rouge 2020 will arrive with this shipment.
Meix Foulot, Georges Lignier, Bitouzet [11/2]: The 2016 Meix Foulot wines from Agnes deLaunay in Mercury will be arriving together with the majority of the 2018 vintage from Domaine Georges Lignier; Bitouzet Bourgogne Blanc 2019 will also arrive with this shipment.
Fenouillet, Becheras, Valcombe [11/10]: A trio of great-value French growers arrives together; we will receive the new vintage of Fenouillet Beaumes de Venise Terres Blanches; the 2021 Crozes Hermitage Rouge from Becheras; and our allocation of Les Hauts de Valcombe 2021 from Chateau Valcombe.
Chateau Simone [11/13]: We’ll receive a full container from Palette, including the new releases of the Blanc and Rouge, and the 2021 Palette Rose and the 2021 Grand Carmes de Simone Rose.
We also expect to receive the following containers in November, but can’t yet estimate an arrival date:
Champagne Franck Bonville, Domaine des Clos, Gilbert [Late November]
Montbourgeau [Late November]
Stadlmann [Late November]
DeForville [Late November]