Winesellers Adds French Producer Prosper Maufoux to Portfolio

Winesellers, Ltd. has to announced a new addition to its French portfolio: Prosper Maufoux. Based in Santenay, in the heart of Burgundy, this producer will have a range of six wines available nationwide this month.

Founded in 1860, Prosper Maufoux has “always aimed to preserve the unique terroir of Burgundy by sourcing grapes from prime climates and appellations in the region,” the company says.

The house is now owned and operated by the Piffaut family, who’ve been involved in Burgundy wine production since 1898, and who are also proprietors of Château de Saint-Aubin in Chassagne-Montrachet.

The winemaking and cellaring is overseen by oenologist Nadine Gublin. Gublin was awarded Winemaker of the Year by leading wine magazine La Revue du Vin de France, the first woman to receive the honor, the company says.

“We, my father and I, are very thrilled to re-launch the Prosper Maufoux Burgundy House in the U.S. with Winesellers,” says Aurelien Piffaut.

The Prosper Maufoux collection will include: 2016 Bourgogne Chardonnay AOC (SRP $19); 2015 Bourgogne Pinot Noir AOC (SRP $19); 2016 Mâcon Villages AOC (SRP $17); 2016 Chablis AOC (SRP $27); NV Cremant de Bourgogne Blanc AOC (SRP $19); NV Cremant de Bourgogne Rose AOC (SRP $19).

These six Prosper Maufoux products will be available through Winesellers, Ltd.’s wholesale network.

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