As Makers, we thrive to build tomorrow’s wine world by focusing on sustainability, long term value creation and delivering emotions.
€15 M committed orders*
€24.5 M worth of assets under management*
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*Calendar year 2020
The Selection Committee
Our U’Wine Selection committee is composed of two devoted wine lovers and respected professionals with contacts in the world’s most sought-after wine estates: Aymeric de Clouet is a wine expert to the Paris Court of Appeal, and a fond lover of old vintages Bordeaux wines; Quentin Chaperon is our full-time director of sourcing and Châteaux relationships, tirelessly travelling the world to uncover hidden wine gems. Their mission is to secure allocations from the most coveted wine estates and uncover Rising Stars to continue expanding our 1% U’Wine selection.
Aymeric de Clouet
Where it all started…
« …From my early experience as an entrepreneur, I learned that I had to follow my instincts and stay true to my values. Surrounding myself with great people, be they family, friends, employees, shareholders and Customers is the key to my success. Antoine, our CFO, is my rock at U’Wine; Florence, my wife, represents my life balance. Our ambition transcends borders and the anglicised U’Wine name is testimony to this. Our story has only just begun…See more
« A terroir is the combination of a unique soil and climate, carefully nurtured by the Wine maker.
Without terroir, there are no « Grands Vins ». Choosing 1% of the top terroirs means possessing the finest wines in the world in your wine cellar. »
172 Wine Estates
3 Wine Profiles: Legend, Famous Second, Rising Star
Domaine Thibault Liger-Belair
Category: U’Wine Rising Star - U’Wine Famous Second
History: Located in Nuits-Saint-Georges, the Domaine Thibault Liger-Beair is coming from the creation of the wine-merchant company Etablissements C. Marey in 1720. It got associated with the count Louis Liger-Belair. The Liger-Belair family too then the control of the company in 1869 after Felix Marey’s death. In 1982, Xavier Liger-Belair sold the wine merchant company and died not much later. His son Vincent puchase the building and decided to create a real Burgundian wine estate. In 2001 his son Thibault became manager of the estate after wine studies and a few years working for FICOFI.
The entire estate is cultivated according to organic culture methods controlled by Ecocert even if the mention is not on the bottle label. A particular attention is brought to the harvest and the sorting with 3 different steps: one time in the vineyard, one time in the vibrating table and one last time on the rolling carpet.
The estate has now 14 hectares of the following appellations: Richebourg Grand Cru, Vosne-Romanée 1ers Cru Les Petit Monts et Aux Réas, Clos-de-Vougeot Grand Cru, Nuits-Saint-Georges 1ers Crus Les Saints Georges et la Charmotte, Gevrey-Chambertin and three regional appellations.
Surface area: 14 ha
Production: 30 000 bottles
Grappe varieties: 50 % Pinot noir and 50% black Gamay with white juice
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