Bourget News

Paltrinieri Lambrusco: Art Inside & Out

Situated on a narrow strip of land just between the Secchia and Panaro rivers just north of Modena, is Cantina Paltrineri’s main vineyard, “Christo”, where loose soils rich with organic matter impart salinity and savory notes to Paltrineri’s Lambruscos. ...

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IT’S BACK! Pamplemousse á la française

Before a sparkling water of the same name started trending in the American market, another grapefruit called pamplemousse had long been trending across France. Pamplemousse is French for “grapefruit”, and the French have long been making a wine...

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49 Million bubbles — But, who’s counting?

Beneath the limestone-laden vineyards of the Loire Valley in France there are caves are stippled throughout the countryside — wine caves, yes, but with a history longer than you might expect. In Saumur, an appellation of the Loire Valley, many...

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An icon Among Spanish Wines: La Rioja Alta S.A.

Last week we discussed Carlos Serres as one of only five wineries in Rioja that have lasted over 100 years. Bourget Imports is proud two of Rioja’s five Centurian wineries in our portfolio, the other being La Roja Alta S.A.. Just a few years...

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  • "Manzanilla is essentially a fino that comes exclusively from the seaside town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda in the Andalusia region of southern Spain. Its coastal origin gives it distinctive qualities that differentiate it from other finos. Is it the briny wind blowing in off the Atlantic that provides its saline character? Or is it something else in the air, or in the earth?" - Eric Asimov, The New York Times  #manzanillaenrama #valdespinosherry #manzanilladeliciosa #drinkbourget
  • Fresh off the boat! Just in, a new Chablis from Domaine Camille & Laurent Schaller's boutique family estate in Préhy (southwest in the heart of Chablis). Vineyards boasting clay and limestone soil rich in fossils, produced with gentle pneumatic pressing to protect from oxidation, stainless fermentation and 8-10 mos on fine lees, all resulting in a wine with minerality and purity. 
A direct import by Bourget Imports / Domaines & Appellations.

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  • GSM (75-15-10) Rosé from the Rhône Valley in France, light pressing and maturation on the lees for 2-6 months resulting in a concentrated, versatile rosé with great finesse from @lesdauphinswine — and its pretty, too!

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