Coq au Vin represents wine producers who excel in their regions.
Our producers are family wineries whose methods respect life and deliver wines of exception. These families, living on their estates, are present every day in their vineyards. They have true stories to tell all wine lovers.
1. Champagne Lacourte-Godbillon, Champagne Premier Cru
2. Champagne Marie Copinet, Champagne
3. Champagne Coessens, Champagne "Monopole"
4. Château de Fosse-Sèche, Saumur
5. Domaine de Noiré, Chinon
6. Domaine Masson-Blondelet, Sancerre & Pouilly-Fumé
7. Domaine des Pothiers, Côte Roannaise
8. Château du Moulin-à-Vent, Moulin-à-Vent
9. Domaine Cyril Gautheron, Chablis
10. Domaine Sylvie Spielmann, Alsace & Alsace Grand Cru
11. Domaine Leccia, Patrimonio
12. Weingut Besson-Strasser, Rhein Fall (Switzerland)
LACOURTE-GODBILLON, CHAMPAGNE PREMIER CRU
Géraldine & Richard own the 8 ha estate in the Montagne de Reims terroirs. This Premier Cru vineyard is planted with 85% Pinot Noir and 15% Chardonnay. It is certified organic with a conversion to biodynamic viticulture. This terroir, of the village of Ecueil, is characterized by a complex sub-soil: here sand over deep chalk, there "sparnacian" clay & shallow chalk at the hillsides’ bottom.
The resulting Champagne are elegant, powerful, dynamic, deep and long.
MARIE COPINET, CHAMPAGNE
Champagne Marie Copinet is a lively wine estate of 9 hectares. The main varietal is Chardonnay. It spreads along the Côte de Sézanne, Côte des Blancs, and Vallée de la Marne. This area is called the “humid Champagne. It is full of trees and swamps, creating a specific climat for the vineyards planted on a wide diversity of soils: chalk, marl, sand, sparnacian clay.
From its mosaic of terroirs, Champagne Marie Copinet handcrafts beautiful micro-cuvées: sharp, straight and pure.
JERÔME COESSENS, CHAMPAGNE
Champagne Coessens is a unique wine estate of 3.36 hectares of Pinot Noir vines. The winegrowers and owners are Jérôme & Valérie Coessens. Jérôme’s family has vineyards in Champagne for five generations, he is part of this young generation who rocks Champagne.
The particularity of Champagne Coessens is its monopoly of terroir, the « Monopole Largillier » which soils are made of clay, kimmeridgian marls, and limestone. Like a wine-surgeon, Jérôme Coessens has split this single vineyard into four climats: “mineral”, “fruit”, “fleur”, “matière”. He respects this unique terroir by working the soils, allowing natural grass, and fostering biodiversity.
Handcrafted with extreme care and precision, the resulting Champagnes and Coteaux Champenois are of the best on Earth.
CHÂTEAU DE FOSSE-SÈCHE, SAUMUR
Château de Fosse-Sèche is a very old Estate, also known as Fossa Sica, with traces of vines dated from 800 and written archives dated from 1238: "quedam domus que dicitur Fossa Sicca...", which stands for “there is a house called Dry-Pit…”. The property of Château de Fosse-Sèche is situated in the Loire Valley’s heart, in Saumur, and seats at 55 meters above sea level. It covers 45 hectares in a single plot, with 17 hectares of Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc vines surrounded by a forest. The winegrowers and owners are twin brothers Adrien and Guillaume Pire. Here, they built one of France’s most advanced fauna and flora sanctuaries.
Château de Fosse-Sèche terroir is fresh, with a windy exposure and a warm flint soil full of iron oxide. The Domain gives extreme care to its certified organic and biodynamic vineyard, producing healthy grapes while fostering biodiversity.
The wines are of utmost precision and subtleness, making it the perfect companion in the art of gastronomy.
DOMAINE DE NOIRÉ, CHINON
Domaine de Noiré is one of the most respected family estates in the Loire Valley. The 15 hectares vineyard of Cabernet Franc and Chenin Blanc is certified organic and conducted in biodynamy. The three main terroirs have a soil of clay-silica, pebble, and limestone.
Since 2001, Jean-Max Manceau is the energetic owner and wine grower. He makes Chinon wines with authenticity, character and depth.
DOMAINE MASSON-BLONDELET, SANCERRE & POUILLY-FUMÉ
Michelle and Jean-Michel Masson created the Domaine when they got married in 1975, being the sixth generation of wine growers in the family. Today, their children Pierre-François and Mélanie manage the estate.
The 21 ha vineyard is conducted organically and planted on Pouilly-Fumé three greatest soils: Kimmeridgian Marl, Portlandian Limestone, and Flint. The wines stand out by their refinement, freshness and authenticity.
DOMAINE DES POTHIERS, CÔTE ROANNAISE
Romain Paire is a fantastic wine grower. He exalts the family estate, old of several centuries and spreading on 21 hectares of vines planted on beautiful slopes situated at 400 and 500 meters of altitude. The vineyard is entirely certified organic and biodynamic (label Biodyvin).
The delicious red wines are made of Gamay Saint-Romain grown on complex granitic soils. It delivers perfectly balanced full flavored wines.
CHÂTEAU DU MOULIN-A-VENT, MOULIN-A-VENT
Château du Moulin-à-Vent is a 30 ha organic and biodynamic estate, located in the heart of the Beaujolais vineyards. Jean-Jacques Parinet and his son Edouard took over in 2009. They fostered a strategy of excellence and a meticulous approach, guided by the very identity of each terroir.
These first class wines have a stunning ageing ability and reflect the wide diversity of the Moulin-à-Vent appellation. Simply gorgeous.
DOMAINE CYRIL GAUTHERON, CHABLIS
Domaine Gautheron is located in Fleys, a village of 150 inhabitants surrounded by Chablis eastern hills. It covers 30 hectares of vines under AOP Petit Chablis, Chablis, Chablis Premier Cru, and Chablis Grand Cru.
This estate is family owned for more than seven generations. Today Cyril Gautheron, supported by his father Alain, hand-crafts one of the appellation’s finest wines.
DOMAINE SYLVIE SPIELMANN, ALSACE GRAND CRU
Domaine Sylvie Spielmann is an 8 hectares organic and biodynamic certified estate, located in the village of Bergheim in Alsace. Sylvie Spielmann, a woman in tune with her exceptional terroir, made her first vintage in 1988, following the path of her Mother. Sylvie creates superb low intervention fine wines from this special terroir: soils are of clay, marl and limestone and the former gypsum quarry creates a microclimate.
These are first-class naturally-made wines from Alsace, delicious today and with a serious ability to age.
DOMAINE LECCIA, PATRIMONIO
Domaine Leccia is a family vineyard of 13 hectares. It is located in the heart of the Patrimonio appellation, in Corsica. Since 1900, wine is the essential activity of the Leccia family, now led by Annette Leccia and her nephew Lisandru. The estate is certified organic and soon biodynamic (Biodyvin label). This Corsican terroir runs on hillsides and slopes, whose soils are composed of clays and marly-limestone mollasses.
The wines are a superb expression of the Patrimonio terroir: subtle, harmonious and pure.
WEINGUT BESSON-STRASSER, RHEIN FALL (SWITZERLAND)
Nadine and Cédric Besson-Strasser run a 7-ha family Domain located in Northern Switzerland, close to Zürich, near the Rhine Falls. Nadine and Cédric Besson-Strasser started with biodynamic in 2004. They produce stunning wines from grape varietal we know, like Pinot Noir and Zweigelt, and other less known like Räuschling, an indigenous white variety with only 20 hectares planted in the world, of which 1 ha is on the Domain’s vineyards.
Domain Besson-Strasser’s terroir wines are dense, deep, astonishing wines for true wine lovers.