The year 2015 brought an exciting new domaine , NOAH, to our portfolio as we continued to expand our work in the Alto Piemonte. Andrea Mosca and Giovanna Pepe Diaz established NOAH, named after their son, Francesco Noah, in 2010 when, seeking to satisfy a mutual longing to work the land, they purchased 4.7 hectares […]
Carignan is susceptible to over production, particularly when the vine is young, compromising quality. Working with Carignan, it is essential to control yields to insure quality. Chateau Valcombe, Domaine Fenouillet, Domaine du Gour de Chaulé, Domaine La Manarine
It’s a family (the Daney family) joke that the Cru d’Arche Pugneau has been an unclassified estate since 1855 despite the fact that its vineyards are encircled and touched and are otherwise and in all ways in the neighborhood of the most grand and fabled estates of Sauternes. The domaine has been in the Daney […]
Daniel-Etienne Defaix continues this long family tradition as he maintains a domaine of 26 hectares planted exclusively to Chardonnay and primarily in a series of vineyard sites classified 1er Cru.
During Neal Rosenthal’s recent trip to the northern Rhone Valley, he took a moment to “interview” our producers of Cornas: Corinne Lionnet and Ludovic Izerable of the Domaine Lionnet and Guillaume Gilles. The subject was, essentially, the “histories” of these two neighboring domaines … one (Lionnet) covering over 400 years and the other (Gilles) a […]
Hello friends of Heirloom and happy summer. Some of you know, I mentioned it a few times in early May, we hosted the sine qua non American importer Neal Rosenthal at the restaurant about a month ago for two very special events. The feedback from both the afternoon tasting and the dinner was terrific, and […]