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La StoppaAgeno IGT Emilia Bianco
Malvasia from Emilia-Romagna, Italy
90% Malvasia/10% Ortrugo & Trebbiano Toscano. The varieties are co-planted and the vines average 30 years of age. The fruit is co-harvested, destemmed and fermented with native yeasts in tank. Maceration with the skins lasts 3-6 months; warmer vintages usually entail a shorter time on the skins...
Organic
DB0939-15
AmpeleiaAlicante IGT Costa Toscana
Alicante from Tuscany, Italy
This bottling is part of the "Monovarietali" project, highlighting single varieties and single vineyards whose special characteristics precluded them from blending in other wines.  The grapes are sourced from a parcel called "Vigna della Pieve," with sandy volcanic soils rich in pebbles, planted to...
90 WSBiodynamic
DB6277-17
Monte dall'OraAmarone La Stropa
Corvina blend from Veneto, Italy
50% Corvina/20% Corvinone/20% Rondinella/10% Molinara & Dindarella. While DOCG law allows a grower to use up to half of its crop for the vaunted Amarone appellation, Carlo and Alessandra choose to keep it to 15-20% at most. The source of the fruit is their core estate vineyard, from which come...
Biodynamic
DB1012-11
AmpeleiaAmpeleia IGT Costa Toscana
Cabernet Franc from Tuscany, Italy
100% Cabernet Franc from the Ampeleia di Sopra parcels at 450-600 meters above sea level. Vines were planted between1995 and 2004.  The grapes are fully destemmed and there is a maceration of 20 days.  Fermented in cement tanks and 5000-6000L casks. Aging is 12 months in these same vessels,...
Biodynamic
DB6280-16
Bera, Vittorio e FigliArcese Bianco
Arneis from Piedmont, Italy
Arneis/Cortese/Sauvignon Blanc plus Favorita and Vermentino. The name "Arcese" is a whimsical mash-up of the first letters of Arneis and Cortese, historically the base of this field-blend white.  Cortese and Arneis are well-known, classic Piemontese varieties, in Gavi and the Roero hills...
Organic
DB0348-18
MorisfarmsAvvoltore IGT
from Tuscany, Italy
Avvoltore is the company’s “flagship” wine; the name comes from a species of hawk native to Maremma that often flies over the vineyards. The fruit is sourced from vineyards planted on the “Poggio dell’Avvoltore” hill; these clay-limestone soils produce a strong and powerful red with firm tannins. ...
95 VW
DB6213-13
MorisfarmsAvvoltore IGT
from Tuscany, Italy
Avvoltore is the company’s “flagship” wine; the name comes from a species of hawk native to Maremma that often flies over the vineyards. The fruit is sourced from vineyards planted on the “Poggio dell’Avvoltore” hill; these clay-limestone soils produce a strong and powerful red with firm tannins....
92 VW
DB6213-12
Nada, GiuseppeBarbaresco Casot
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
From the eponymous cru in the village of Treiso.  The 3.5 hectares of vines were planted between 1960 and 2012, facing SW at 350m.   Harvest was October 10th, 2016 at yields of 7,000kg/ha (48hl/ha). Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel, with an extended maceration on the skins, 65 days. Aged...
96 WEOrganic
DB8960-16
Nada, GiuseppeBarbaresco Casot
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
From the eponymous cru in the village of Treiso.  The 3.5 hectares of vines were planted between 1960 and 2012, facing SW at 350m.   Harvest was Sept 20th, 2015 at yields of 7,000kg/ha (48hl/ha). Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel, with an extended maceration on the skins, 60 days. Aged...
93 WS, 93WEOrganic
DB8960-15
Nada, GiuseppeBarbaresco Riserva Marcarini
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Marcarini is its own cru, a cooler, southeast-facing site on the other side of the hill from Casot. The oldest vines are from 1970, the youngest from 1995. Harvest was on October 5th, 2012.  Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel, with an extended maceration of 60 days. Aged in 1000-3000L oak...

DB8962-12
Boglietti, EnzoBarbera d'Alba
Barbera from Piedmont, Italy
From vineyards in La Morra, Roddino, and Sinio. Fermentation in stainless steel with 7 days maceration. Aged 9 months, partly in tank, partly in used barrels.  

DB1811-16
SchiavenzaBarbera d’Alba “Affinato in Botte Grande”
Barbera from Piedmont, Italy
100% Barbera from vines located in Perno in the village of Monforte d'Alba, on the right slope in front of Castiglione Falletto. The vineyard sits at 350m with a western exposure; the soils are loamy and sandy, and the vines are planted at a high density (4,000 plants per hectare). The fruit was...

DB8924-17
GagliardoBarbera d'Alba Superiore Madama
Barbera from Piedmont, Italy
100% Barbera from clay-based vineyards located in both the Langhe and Roero zones. All stainless steel fermented and aged, the wine is medium-bodied, juicy, fresh and lively. The emphasis is on balance; the grapes from the Langhe giving depth and volume, while the grapes from the Roero provide...
Organic
DB8419-17
Bera, Vittorio e FigliBarbera d'Asti Ronco Malo
Barbera from Piedmont, Italy
100% Barbera. Though the calling card of Bera is their Moscato d'Asti, they grow Barbera on the calcareous clay soils on the slopes of their certified-organic estate in the Canelli hills of Piedmont. Ronco di Malo is the parcel of the oldest Barbera vines, which average 50 years (formerly a much...
Organic
DB0555-16
La StoppaBarbera della Stoppa
Barbera from Emilia-Romagna, Italy
100% Barbera. From 25-45-year-old estate vines on a slope on stony clay-limestone soils. The fruit is organically farmed and harvested by hand. It is destemmed and fermented with native yeasts and no sulfur in tank; maceration with the skins is for 30 days. The wine does not go through malolactic...
Organic
DB0940-10
OltretorrenteBarbera Superiore Colli Tortonesi
Barbera from Piedmont, Italy
100% Barbera, harvested from 2 parcels (Gatti and Battorella) amounting to one hectare, planted between 1920 and 1960 on calcareous clay with southern exposure.  There are even some bush vines here, rarely seen in Piedmont. Harvested between September 27th and 29th at low yields of 4,500 kg/ha (...
Organic
DB3016-16
Villa CalicantusBardolino Classico Superiore “Avresir”
Red blend from Veneto, Italy
Avresir comes from the oldest vines (18 yrs old) from the highest part of the hill around the villa, a mere 30m away from the vines that make the La Superiora. There is more limestone influence in the soil here.  Because there is no Riserva category in Bardolino, Daniele uses Avresir, Riserva...
Biodynamic
DB0168-16
Villa CalicantusBardolino Classico Superiore “La Superiora”
Red blend from Veneto, Italy
A co-harvest of Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, and Sangiovese from a 1-hectare parcel around the cellar.  The vines were planted 11 years ago in guyot.  This is one of the highest-elevation parcels in the appellation, at 175m, and is more calcareous than the vineyard that makes Sollazzo, Chiar’otto...
Biodynamic
DB0166-17
GagliardoBarolo "Gianni Gagliardo"
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
This is Gagliardo’s non-Cru Barolo, but every holding in the estate contributes to the blend. 50% of the provenance is La Morra (crus of Santa Maria and Serra dei Turchi), followed by Monforte (crus of Castelletto, Mosconi, and Bricco San Pietro), Serralunga (Lazzarito cru), Barolo (Fossati)....
93 JSOrganic
DB0418-15
GagliardoBarolo "Gianni Gagliardo"
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
This is Gagliardo’s non-Cru Barolo, but every holding in the estate contributes to the blend. 50% of the provenance is La Morra (crus of Santa Maria and Serra dei Turchi), followed by Monforte (crus of Castelletto, Mosconi, and Bricco San Pietro), Serralunga (Lazzarito cru), Barolo (Fossati)....
92 JS
DB0418-14
  • Boglietti Barolo Arione label
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo Arione
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
6/750 Very Limited Sourced from the nine southernmost rows of vines in Arione, which is the southernmost Cru in Serralunga. In Enzo's words, the vines of Arione produce his most "pinot-like" Barolo. He makes the point that there is a misconception that all Nebbiolo from Serralunga ends up masculine...

DB1850-15
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo Boiolo
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
6/750ml 100% Nebbiolo, sourced from La Morra at altitudes of 300-350m. This vineyard has silty clay soil, sub-alkaline, with very little organic matter, with east-southeast exposure. Planted in 2002 from a massal selection.  
92 VM
DB1887-15
SchiavenzaBarolo Broglio
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
100% Nebbiolo from the Broglio vineyard in Serralunga d’Alba. The vineyard is located at 360 meters above sea level with a south-east exposure. The vines are trained using guyot method at a density of 400 plants per hectare in a mixture of loam and chalk soils.  

DB0153-15
  • Boglietti Barolo Brunate label
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo Brunate
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
6/750. Very Limited. 100% Nebbiolo from vines grown in silty, alkaline clay soil with very little organic matter. The vineyard sits at 300-350m with a south-southeast exposure.  

DB1885-15
Boglietti, Enzo Barolo Case Nere
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
6/750ml. Case Nere is situated between the upper portion of Fossati and the open end of Cerequio. Soil is clay with large patches of loose grey marl. Exposure moves from south to east as the vineyard continues towards the township of Barolo. The site is sheltered 360 degrees (think of a cul de sac...

DB1840-15
SchiavenzaBarolo Cerretta
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Sourced from several parcels, all located in the village of Serralunga d'Alba at 300-400 meters above sea level with south-east and west exposures. The soils are mainly calcareous and tuffaceous ground; vines are planted at a density of 4,000 plants per hectare and trained with the guyot growing...
92 WSBiodynamic
DB0962-14
SchiavenzaBarolo del Comune di Serralunga
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Sourced from different parcels (mainly the crus of Cerrati and Meriame) all located in the village of Serralunga d'Alba, at altitudes of 360-400m above sea level; the vineyards have south-east and west exposures, and are composed mostly of calcareous and tufaceous soil. Cover crops such as...
91 WAOrganic
DB1990-15
GagliardoBarolo Fossati
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
The first vintage of this wine! 2015 began with heavy snowfall that allowed for a good accumulation of water in the soil; after a mild spring came a very hot and dry summer. Thanks to the winter water reserves, the plants did not undergo any stress, which allowed for an excellent ripening of the...

DB8425-15
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo Fossati
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
6/750ml 100% Nebbiolo from La Morra. The vines grow at 370-420m in silty clay soil, subalkaline, with very little organic matter. 30% of vines are 60 years old, 70% of vines 15 years old.  

DB1886-15
GagliardoBarolo Lazzarito 'Vigna Preve'
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
3/750ml. The Preve vineyard, in the cru of Lazzarito, is a cru of calcareous marls and sandstone, which gives a saline quality to the wines. The fruit macerated on the skins for 12 days; the wine was aged for 33 months in one 20hl cask.

DB8417-14
CanonicaBarolo Paiagallo
from Piedmont, Italy
This wine is currently sold out.

DB0591-14
SchiavenzaBarolo Prapò
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Schiavenza’s 0.9 hectares in the Prapò cru are located at 350m above sea level, with southeast exposure; the vines were planted in 1993.  Of all their crus, this is the one in which the soil is most representative of Serralunga: its high percentage of light-colored limestone naturally limits yields...
Biodynamic
DB7050-15
SchiavenzaBarolo Riserva Broglio
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
In select vintages, Schiavenza will make a Barolo Riserva from either Prapò or Broglio. Broglio is Schiavenza's largest cru holding.  They have 1.5 hectares there.  Exposure (like all of Schiavenza's crus) is Southeast.  360-380m above sea level.There is a bit more clay in the topsoil here, so...
Organic
DB2948-12
Bera, Vittorio e FigliBianchDùDùi VDT Bianco (dry Moscato)
Moscato from Piedmont, Italy
100% Moscato. BianchDùDùi is the fortunate result of a happy accident: one lot of Moscato destined to be 2000 Moscati d'Asti fermented to near-dryness, rendering it useless for the intended purpose. That wine was left in a concrete tank and essentially ignore, if not forgotten, for 16 years. During...
Organic
DB1223-00
OltretorrenteBianco Colli Tortonesi
White Blend from Piedmont, Italy
Sourced from all of the estate's parcels, as each plot has at least some white grapes in it. Vineyards were planted between 1959 and 1999 at 6,000 plants/ha.  In 2018, the blend is essentially equal parts Cortese, Favorita, and Timorasso, with trace elements of Moscato Bianco and Giallo.   Aside...
Organic
DB3018-18
AmpeleiaBianco di Ampeleia IGT Costa Toscana
White Blend from Tuscany, Italy
The 1st vintage of Bianco di Ampeleia was 2016. A neighbor's vineyard had old vines of a local biotype of Trebbiano Toscano; Ampeleia used its cuttings and starting planting in 2013, between Ampeleia di Mezzo and Ampeleia di Sopra (300-600m with varied soil composition). The vineyards were planted...
Biodynamic
DB8130-18
Monte di GraziaBianco IGT Campania
White Blend from Campania, Italy
40% Ginestra, 40% Biancatenera, and 20% Pepella. The grapes come from 5 different parcels totaling 1.2 hectares, between 270 and 600m, with soil rich in volcanic pumice. The vines are planted in pergola and range from 25-100+ years old. The Harvest was on September 22, 2017 at very low yields of 2,...
Organic
DB1101-17
Tami'Bianco IGT Terre Siciliane
Grillo from Sicily, Italy
100% Grillo. From organically farmed, hand-harvested vines on a flat, sandy site in the contrada of Bastonaca in the DOC of Vittoria. The grapes are destemmed, crushed and macerated for 2 days with their skins. Fermentation takes place with indigenous yeasts in large concrete and steel tanks. The...
Organic
DB0399-17
FonterenzaBianco IGT Toscano Bianco
Trebbiano from Tuscany, Italy
Ansonaca/Vermentino/Trebbiano/Malvasia. 2018 is the first vintage of the straight "Bianco" and is another first for Fonterenza: sourcing fruit from the Tuscan coast, specifically the red sandy soils of Capalbio, where the Padovani sisters know two brothers farming local white varieties organically...
Organic
DB3527-18
La GerlaBirba Vino della Toscana IGT
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
100% Sangiovese Grosso, planted on a hillside vineyard at 270 to 320 meters. The average age of the vines is 25 years old. The grapes are macerated under cool temperatures and undergo a long, slow fermentation at 30 degrees. The wine spends up to 14 months in barrique (1/3rd new) and 12 months in...
Organic
DB1183-14
FonterenzaBrunello di Montalcino
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
100% Sangiovese Grosso. The first plot planted by the Padovanis was this 1.6-hectare hillside plot which they named Bosco for the woodlands or "bosco" completely surrounding  this spectacular south-facing site. Because the Brunello di Montalcino DOCG had been closed to any further additions of...
Organic
DB0968-12
La GerlaBrunello di Montalcino
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
The La Gerla Brunello is a blend of both the Canalicchio and Castelnuovo vineyards; the average age of the vines is 25 years old.  The grapes are destemmed but kept whole-berry, and are kept cool for 7-8 days before spontaneous fermentation, which lasts up to 15 days. The wine is then transferred...
92 WS, 92+ WA, 92+ VMOrganic
DB1181-13
La GerlaBrunello di Montalcino
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
The La Gerla Brunello is a blend of both the Canalicchio and Castelnuovo vineyards; the average age of the vines is 25 years old. The grapes are kept cool for 7-8 days before fermentation, which lasts up to 15 days. The wine is then transferred to large 50-100hl casks and is aged for three years,...
91 WA, 90 VMOrganic
DB1181-14
La GerlaBrunello di Montalcino Riserva gli Angeli
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
This single-vineyard cru is La Gerla's flagship wine. Made in select years, this comes entirely from a one-hectare parcel of old vines (25-30 years old) from the original Biondi-Santi site, located between 270 and 320 meters above sea level. This hillside vineyard occupies a privileged position at...
92 VM
DB1182-13
De BartoliBukkuram Passito di Pantelleria Padre della Vigna
Zibibbo from Sicily, Italy
100% Zibibbo. Featured on the label of both De Bartoli passitos, the word Bukkuram is key to understanding both wines. It is Arabic for "father of the vineyard" and was the original name of this historical district on the island of Pantelleria to which North African settlers brought Zibibbo (aka...
Organic
DB5208-12
De BartoliBukkuram Passito di Pantelleria Sole di Agosto
Zibibbo from Sicily, Italy
100% Zibibbo. Featured on the label of both De Bartoli passitos, the word Bukkuram is key to understanding both wines. It is Arabic for "father of the vineyard" and was the original name of this historical district on the island of Pantelleria to which North African settlers brought Zibibbo (aka...
Organic
DB5207-16
AmpeleiaCabernet Franc IGT Costa Toscana
Cabernet Franc from Tuscany, Italy
100% Cabernet Franc, this is part of Ampeleia's 'Monovarietali' project, highlighting single varieties and single vineyards who special characteristics precluded them from blending in other wines. The grapes are sourced from a single parcel called "Vigna all'Asina," This vineyard sits at 500 meters...
Biodynamic
DB6276-18

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