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Châteauneuf-du-Pape N°1 in the world 

Maison Brotte • Rhône

"La Fiole du Pape has been Brotte's flagship Châteauneuf since its creation in 1952" (Guide Hachette)

"Open, easy to drink and aromatic", "Lots of fruit, soft tannins" (Robert Parker)

This mythical bottle is original, to say the least. We were as intrigued as you were when we discovered it for the first time and we fell in love with the delicious nectar it contains. We are not the only ones as it is the best selling Châteauneuf-du-Pape in the world!

Created in 1952 by Charles Brotte, its taste has remained the same year after year. The house mixes young and old vintages to offer us a very aromatic and ready to drink Châteauneuf-du-Pape. A unique case in the Rhône and even in France, inspired by the non-vintage Champagne method.

Combine your order with other cuvées from the house such as Côtes-du-Rhône or Cairanne.

Why this bottle shape: The Fiole is the result of a competition of local ceramists whose theme was "The wild movement of the vine in the Mistral". Charles Brotte took part in this competition in 1952 and won first prize by designing a bottle that imitated the Grenache vine.

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Juliénas : "Juicy aromas of red and black summer fruit. Rounded and harmonious with a great depth, well-structured and balanced by a fresh acidity. (Decanter)

Morgon: "After a heart-stopping 2018 vintage, this estate has produced a fine 2019, with enticing aromas of ripe red and black berries, enhanced by spices. The palate pleases with its supple attack, then its fleshiness, its volume and its tannins well coated by the fruit. (Guide Hachette)

Owned by the Descombe family, Château de Pougelon, founded in 1662, is located at the foot of Mont Brouilly. At the helm of the family's estates (in Beaujolais, Burgundy and the Rhône Valley), Marine Descombe represents the 5th generation.

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With the frost and the rising cost of raw materials, it is more and more difficult to find great burgundies at good prices! Our team has achieved the impossible with this Monthélie from a great house in an exceptional vintage.

"This prestigious négociant house is run with great efficiency", " Regularity is one of the strong points of this house " (La RVF)

"A true piece of Burgundian historical heritage" (Bettane & Desseauve)

Psssst! This transaction on the " Black Market " is only possible if we don't reveal the name of the producer (such an offer must not get out).

All we can say : this is a Monthélie 2016 (exceptional year) that will soon be ready to drink. You can enjoy it this year in its ardour or wait 4 years for the melted tannins. This could be the opportunity to taste the elite of Burgundy wines...

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"A delicious everyday red" (Parker) 

François-Xavier Nicolas • Rhône

Cotes du Rhone Vieilles Vignes 2019 : "A delicious everyday red" (Parker)

Gigondas 2019 : "Full-bodied, full of fruit, with fat", "A touch of jam, but it's luscious and adds richness and sweetness to the wine" (Decanter)

Cairanne 2019 : "A solid example of the appellation. Some velvety richness on the long finish" (Parker)

François-Xavier Nicolas is an "artisan-negociant" from the Vaucluse, an expert in Southern Rhône Valley wines, who seeks to democratise and decomplex wine, without distorting it. At Twil, this approach appeals to us!

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Cairanne, Gigondas... The beautiful appellations of the Rhône have never been so affordable and you don't need to be an expert to appreciate these bottles and share them with friends. The wines are elegant, racy, ready to be consumed as soon as they are bottled. For immediate and lasting pleasure!

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"wines of real finesse" (RVF) 

Château Dutruch Grand Poujeaux

"This wine benefits from a magnificent gravelly terroir which allows it to produce wines of real finesse" (La RVF)

The grapes come from the old vines of the property. The wines are aged in oak barrels for 12 months. In its youth: aromas of fresh and crunchy red and black fruits, with subtle toasted notes. With time: the aromas evolve towards truffle, animal and menthol notes. The 2013, 2014 and 2015 vintages are ready to drink, but you can also cellar them for a few years. A nice opportunity to compare the 3 vintages!

"The Cabernet Sauvignon expresses itself particularly well on this terroir. The wines are dense and energetic" (Bettane et Desseauve)

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Great Bandol from 8,25€ ! 

Moulin de la Roque

"Exemplary cooperative cellar", "The new vinification cellar is worthy of the greatest wine estates", "Forget your preconceived ideas about cooperatives: go to the Moulin"
(Bettane & Desseauve)

" Soft and fruity", "Full and generous in the mouth", "With velvety tannins and a long finish", "Remarkable wine"
(Guide Hachette about Les Baumes red 2017)

The Moulin de la Roque is above all a story of Man and Nature. With nearly 200 winegrowers, the Moulin de la Roque has a history and know-how that has been forged and passed on for 70 years. The vineyard is spread over the 8 communes of the Bandol appellation, an exceptional terroir facing the Mediterranean.

Direct producteur • Livraison : 3-5 jours • Dès 6 bouteilles : Livraison point relais gratuite / À domicile 4,90 euros 

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A great Champagne for only 18,10€ ! 

Champagne Boulachin Chaput

Carte Noire : "Well-balanced, with good length and an intense aromatic expression combining citrus fruits and roasting".
"Powerful rosé, with pastry aromas of calisson and liquorice" (Guide Hachette)

For eight generations, the Champagne Boulachin Chaput wine estate has been producing wines with the greatest respect for the environment and traditions. The vineyard is located on the Côte des Bars.

Clément, the team's native Champenois, has identified this nugget and is passionate about the wines of Champagne.

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The star of the most unusual and inexpensive Languedoc wines

In 1991, Jean-François Carrel, nicknamed Jeff, decided to change his life. He trained and became an oenologist in 1994. Accompanied by Sébastien Calduch, he travelled all over France and it was in Ansignan, in the Roussillon region, that the two friends decided to take over some vineyards.

In just a few years, Jeff Carrel, described as an "eclectic winemaker", has made his mark with wines that are "as surprising as they are pleasing" (Bettane & Desseauve). His original brands have made a name for themselves, such as "Les Darons" and "La Vieille Mule". He attaches great importance to respecting the environment in each of his wines, whether they come from his wine estate or from his local partner winegrowers.

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"The committed plot selection is beginning to bear fruit. We are seduced by the regularity of the range and its cornerstones: spontaneity of fruit, delicacy and precise definition of each vintage" (La RVF)

Dominique Piron has worked hard all his life to show that the Gamay grape is capable of the best. On characteristic granite terroirs, this grape variety proves to be powerful, complex and, above all, very far from the Beaujolais Nouveau. By producing parcels on the best climates, Piron has become one of the great names of contemporary Beaujolais. He thus perpetuates a family tradition of more than 4 centuries.

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Gold nuggets of Bordeaux for less than 9 euros 

Château Laulan • Francs

High Environmental Value certification since 2019, Vegan friendly with the V label and currently in its 2nd year of organic conversion with Ecocert.

Joann and Quentin are a young couple who recently took over the property. Created in 1982, Château Laulan is a small wine estate located about 15 km from Saint-Emilion. They vinify in concrete tanks and demi-muids (large 500L barrels) without added sulfite. A good Francs Côtes de Bordeaux, respectful of the environment and very affordable, it's a good deal by Twil!

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"Sensationally seductive" (Parker) 

Xavier Vignon • Rhône

"Maybe the best Côte du Rhône Villages I've ever tasted", "a sensationally seductive mouthfeel"(Parker Wine Advocate about Le Soleil 2015)

"Fascinated by blending and tinkering, tasting with him is like meeting a beneficent mad scientist (...) He prefers to age wines for up to three winters before bottling and two winters after bottling." (Parker Wine Advocate)

A consulting oenologist for 20 years in Châteauneuf-du-Pape and the Southern Rhône Valley, Xavier Vignon is considered one of the most eminent consultants in the region.

Today, this "terroir hunter" works with a team of 15 winemaker friends with whom he selects the best vineyards in the region (old vines, low yields).

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3 excellent Burgundies at a bargain price 

Rully 1er Cru, Htes-Côtes-de-Nuits, Viré-Clessé

The context in Burgundy is complicated given the frost episodes which caused a drop in production of 50% on average. Finding good deals has become a real crossroads, fortunately our team has found you 3 good Burgundy wines at really low prices!

"Silky texture in the mouth and delicate tannins. A delicate and complex pinot noir" (Bettane & Desseauve about the Hautes-Côtes-de-Nuits)

"The palate is rich, but not heavy, thanks to the support of a chalky mineral framework" (Guide Hachette about the Viré-Clessé)

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This great Bordeaux has been waiting 15 years in the cellar 

Château des Fougères • Graves

Once owned by the winegrower-philosopher Montesquieu (in the 18th century), it is now Dominique Coutière who is in charge and the famous oenologist Stéphane Derenencourt who is in charge of the vinification.

Twil offers you an exceptional private sale with this vertical of Graves, vintages 2006 to 2010. These wines are ready to drink, but you can also keep them in your cellar for a few years.

"Powerful, flattering and charming style", "Nice bottles, pleasant to taste, no bad surprises" (Bettane & Desseauve)

"Once again, this wine defends the honor of the philosopher well" (Guide Hachette about Clos Montesquieu 2016)

"I do not know if my wine is famous because of my writings or if my writings are famous because of my wine" (Montesquieu)

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The good organic wines for every day 

Jacques Frelin • Languedoc

A true precursor of organic winegrowing, Jacques Frelin has been committed to organic farming since 1983. "Respect for the Earth and its people starts with us!

As early as the 1960s, the Frelin family began to work their vineyards without chemicals. In 1983, Jacques Frelin embarked on the organic adventure with the conviction that a wine must be naturally good. The wines offered by Jacques Frelin come from rigorously selected vineyards in Languedoc-Roussillon, Rhône Valley, Provence, Bordeaux, Gascony and Loire Valley.

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3 mythical Bordeaux appellations to mix & match 

St-Émilion Grand Cru • St-Estèphe • Haut-Médoc

We have selected for you 3 great quality-price-pleasure ratios, 3 beautiful Bordeaux appellations with good vintages.

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"Powerful, fruity and racy at the same time" (Gault & Millau about the Prestige 2008)

"Intense, complex and subtly evolved scents" (Guide Hachette about the Brut Grand Cru)

For 4 generations, Champagne Th. Petit has owned a winery in the heart of Ambonnay, a small medieval village in bloom at the bottom of the slopes of the Reims mountain. Classified as a Grand Cru, the wine estate has the particularity of cultivating pinot noir.

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Authentic Sancerre from an artisan winemaker 

Philippe Auchère • Loire

Philippe Auchère chooses not to add artificial yeast to his wines, which ferment only with indigenous yeast, naturally present in the juice. Moreover, no acidity corrector or deviant input is added to his wines. Each cuvée has its own characteristics, expressing as faithfully as possible its year and its terroir.

In a responsible and ecological logic, it is the pig Gaston who maintains the surrounding undergrowth. Rasta, Rockett and Lola, sheep from Ouessant, maintain the green spaces, and finally some hens take care of the slugs which would take the way of the vegetable garden. It is in this rustic setting that Philippe tries to elaborate wines that are both authentic and atypical.

The Sancerre Blanc reveals exotic aromas and a scent of citrus. It will be a perfect ally of seafood, fish and white meats.

The Red Sancerre offers silky tannins and spicy aromas. Already ready to drink, it can also be forgotten in the cellar. A great pinot noir, fruity, on the freshness, in its 2020 version, it will accompany wonderfully a red meat.

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Critically acclaimed Châteauneuf-du-Pape 

Domaine Tour Saint Michel • Rhône

The Domaine Tour Saint Michel, a family wine estate, has existed for three generations. Michel Fabre, founder of the property in 1930, passed on his passion to his son Henri. With the help of his wife Eliane, Henri developed and expanded the estate to 40 hectares. Today, their daughter Mireille manages the vineyard, respecting the family tradition while bringing a more modern style.

"This cuvée seduces with its exuberant bouquet of raspberry, morello cherry and nougat. Carried by a beautiful freshness and already melting tannins, the mouth is soft, supple and digestive. A Châteauneuf on the greedy side". (Guide Hachette about the Cuvée du Lion 2019)

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The Blanc de Blancs under 20€ for Christmas 

Champagne Beaudouin-Latrompette

"A blanc de blancs of pure expression, without artifice that can be appreciated in special occasions" (Gilbert & Gaillard about the 2014 vintage)

Certifications "Viticulture Durable en Champagne" and "Haute Valeur Environnementale"

Florence and Francis are the 7th generation of winemakers in the Beaudouin family. Faithful to its heritage, Champagne Beaudouin-Latrompette perpetuates the know-how acquired by the previous generations while improving its cultural practices in order to reduce as much as possible its impact on the environment. This small exploitation spreads between the terroir of Nogent l'Abbesse planted in Chardonnay, and the terroirs of Boursault and Vauciennes, planted in Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.

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The path to excellence at Châteauneuf 

Château Fortia

"The wines have appeared in the most important French guides every year for many vintages" (Le Figaro)

"A true historical reference" (La RVF)

Château Fortia is one of the oldest wine estates in Châteauneuf-du-Pape (18th century). Pierre Pastre and Chantal Le Roy de Boiseaumarié, represent the 4th generation of owners. They are surrounded by the young and talented Sandra Rochel and Anna Olejnik who manage the wine estate today.

"Reserve" is a wine made from the two most beautiful plots of Syrah, produced in limited quantities and only during great vintages.

"Secret des Terres" 2016 is Twil's favorite, with its exceptional vintage it is already ready to drink but can also be forgotten a few years in the cellar.

"Tradition" is the historical cuvée of the château, with its young 2018 vintage it is better to offer it than to open it at Christmas.

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