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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...
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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,...
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DB6280-16
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...
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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...
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DB0166-17
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 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...
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DB7050-15
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...
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DB8130-18
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...
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DB6276-18
AmpeleiaCarignano IGT Costa Toscana
Carignan from Tuscany, Italy
100% Carignan, this bottling is part of the "Monovarietali" project.  It comes from the 'Campo al Finocchio' vineyard, planted between 2002-2004 at 250m above sea level, with grey clays and galestro (friable clay/limestone marl).  The SW-facing vineyard is isolated, surrounded by trees. Harvest was...
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DB6282-17
MontesecondoChianti Classico
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
90% Sangiovese/10% Canaiolo & Colorino (co-planted as is traditional in Chianti). Montesecondo comprises two separate properties: both are biodynamically farmed and both lie in the San Casciano zone of Chianti Classico but are quite different from each other. The original family vineyard,...
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DB0593-18
MontesecondoChianti Classico
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
90% Sangiovese/10% Canaiolo & Colorino (co-planted as is traditional in Chianti). Silvio has two separate properties: both are biodynamically farmed and both lie in the San Casciano zone of Chianti Classico but are quite different from each other. The original family vineyard, generally...
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DB0593-17
Amerighi, StefanoCortona DOC Syrah
Syrah from Tuscany, Italy
100% Syrah, a portion of which are partially de-stemmed, while some are left whole and still others are lightly foot pressed. Fermentation occurs spontaneously in small concrete vats and without the use of pumps, sulphur or temperature control. The wine is then allowed to clarify naturally in a...
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DB0208-16
OcchipintiFrappato IGT Terre Siciliane
Frappato from Sicily, Italy
100% Frappato. From 2 different estate parcels with vines averaging about 40 years old. One parcel is older, bush-trained vines on a sandier version of the estate's red-clay-limestone soils; the other is younger, Guyot-trained on more limestone. The sites are at a higher altitude and harvested...
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DB0314-17
ForadoriGranato
Teroldego from Trentino, Italy
100% Teroldego. Granato is an historic and special wine for Foradori. It comes from their original Campo Rotaliano estate vineyard on this flat, sunny, well-drained plateau with sandy, stony, Dolomitic limestone soils. And as is true of all Foradori reds, the farming is certified-biodynamic and the...
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DB0134-16
OcchipintiGrotte Alte Cerasuolo Riserva
from Sicily, Italy
50% Frappato/50% Nero d'Avola. Grotte Alte is Arianna's only DOCG wine, in this case Vittoria's most famous, Cerasuolo di Vittoria, a blend of the best native varietals, Nero d'Avola and Frappato. "Grotte Alte" is named for the limestone ridges on which the Occhipinti estate lies, straddling and...
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DB0548-15
Montesecondo Il Rospo Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon from Tuscany, Italy
100% Cabernet Sauvignon. From a one-hectare parcel with 20-year-old vines on the original Montesecondo property. Destemmed with part pressed immediately and part macerated for a short 4-6 days; spontaneous fermentation and aging in concrete tank for a year; bottled without fining or flitration and...
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DB0656-18
Cascina degli UliviIVAG
Cortese from Piedmont, Italy
100% Cortese. Stefano Bellotti has consistently run afoul of the Gavi DOCG rules by pursuing a very natural approach to the growing and making of his wine. As often as his Gavi vineyard wines were blocked from the official classification, he decided in the 2015 vintage to quit submitting them and...
Biodynamic
DB0126-18
AmpeleiaKepos IGT Costa Toscana
Red blend from Tuscany, Italy
Different Mediterranean grape varieties— 60% Alicante Nero (aka Grenache), 25%  Mourvedre, 15% Carignano—   sourced in the vineyards closest to the sea, in Ampeleia di Sotto, where the Mediterranean scrub dominates the landscape and permeates the air with its fragrances. The parcels are at 200-350...
92 WSBiodynamic
DB6279-18
ForadoriLezèr
Teroldego from Trentino, Italy
SOLD OUT FOR THE VINTAGE 100% Teroldego. Lezèr ("light" in local dialect) was a new bottling born of the terrible 2017 vintage, when the fruit from the vines that go into the basic Foradori red bottling was devastated by a summer hailstorm. What fruit could be salvaged and ripened was turned into...
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DB8734-18
ForadoriManzoni Bianco Fontanasanta
Manzoni Bianco from Trentino, Italy
100% Manzoni Bianco, an early-20th-century crossing of Riesling and Pinot Bianco. Foradori organically farms and hand-harvests 3 hectares on clay-limestone soils in the Fontanasanta hills above Trento. Destemmed fruit with 3-4-day skin maceration; aged 8 months in acacia barrel, concrete and clay.
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DB0187-18
ForadoriMorei
Teroldego from Trentino, Italy
100% Teroldego. Morei is a warmer, stonier 2.5-hectare vineyard averaging 30 years old on the Campo Rotaliano plateau, a broad, flat, sunny and well-drained expanse of vines in the shadow of the Dolomites. As for all Foradori wines, the farming is certified-biodynamic and the harvest is by hand....
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DB0356-18
ForadoriMorei Cilindrica
Teroldego from Trentino, Italy
100% Teroldego. Only the 2nd vintage of this miniscule production! It is the same wine as the “normal” Morei but after it is racked out of the first amphora, where it spends 8 months on the skins, this sliver of it goes into a differently shaped amphora for another year of aging.
Biodynamic
DB8737-16
SchiavenzaNebbiolo Langhe
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
From a 0.6-hectare parcel in Monforte (Perno), planted in 1998 with western exposure at 390m above sea level.The grapes were destemmed and crushed; fermentation occurred spontaneously in cement vats, with maceration lasting around 20 days with pumpovers. After malolactic, the wine was racked in...
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DB0963-17
ForadoriNosiola Cuvée Buster
Nosiola from Trentino, Italy
SOLD OUT FOR THE VINTAGE 100% Nosiola. Foradori farms 2 hectares of this ancient local variety in the Fontanasanta vineyard. Normally, this wine is bottled after approximately 8 months on the skins in Spanish clay tinajas. But in the 2017 vintage, things took a slightly different turn. A July...
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DB5913-17
ForadoriNosiola Fontanasanta
Nosiola from Trentino, Italy
100% Nosiola. An ancient local variety, Nosiola has made a small comeback from near-extinction, thanks in large part to Foradori, who farms 2 hectares of it on clay-limestone soils in the Fontanasanta hills above Trento. Destemmed but not pressed: whole berries ferment spontaneously and age in clay...
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DB0180-18
ForadoriPinot Grigio Fuoripista
Pinot Grigio from Trentino, Italy
100% Pinot Grigio. This "fuoripista"  or "off-the-track" Pinot Grigio is so named partly because of Elisabetta’s unconventional choice to let it macerate with skins for 8 months in clay amphorae. The fruit is sourced from an old pergola-trained vineyard of alluvial sand and gravel soils worked...
91 VMBiodynamic
DB0981-18
MontesecondoSangiovese Anfora Tïn
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
100% Sangiovese. Montesecondo comprises two separate properties: both are biodynamically farmed and both lie in the San Casciano zone of Chianti Classico but are quite different from each other. The original family vineyard, generally referred to as "Montesecondo", is lower-altitude, warmer,...
Biodynamic
DB8392-17
MontesecondoSangiovese Anfora Tïn
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
100% Sangiovese. Montesecondo comprises two separate properties: both are biodynamically farmed and both lie in the San Casciano zone of Chianti Classico but are quite different from each other. The original family vineyard, generally referred to as "Montesecondo", is lower-altitude, warmer,...
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DB5604-16
MontesecondoSangiovese IGT Toscana
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
100% Sangiovese. This is Montesecondo's largest production and always the first release of the vintage. Montesecondo comprises two different properties: two separate properties: both are biodynamically farmed and both lie in the San Casciano zone of Chianti Classico but are quite different from...
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DB0592-18
Cascina degli UliviSemplicemente Bianco VDT
Cortese from Piedmont, Italy
Pure Cortese from Ulivi's own farm in Gavi. As always, the fruit was destemmed and spontaneously fermented in tank and barrel and then aged three to six months in a gigantic 11,000-liter oak cask, with no sulfur added at any point. This is Ulivi's entry-level white, the crown cap indicative of its...
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DB0124-18
Cascina degli UliviSemplicemente Rosso VDT
Barbera from Piedmont, Italy
Eighty percent Barbera and twenty percent Dolcetto (a strain of it called Nibio). The fruit is destemmed, crushed and spontaneously co-fermented in old barrels with a maceration of about three weeks. The wine is aged in old 2000-3000-liter barrels. There is no sulfur added at any point. This is...
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DB0125-18
ForadoriSgarzon
Teroldego from Trentino, Italy
100% Teroldego. Sgarzon is a cooler, sandier 2.5-hectare vineyard averaging 25 years old on the Campo Rotaliano plateau, a broad, flat, sunny and well-drained expanse of vines in the shadow of the Dolomites. As for all Foradori wines, the farming is certified-biodynamic and the harvest is by hand....
Biodynamic
DB0357-18
ForadoriSgarzon Cilindrica
Teroldego from Trentino, Italy
100% Teroldego. Only the 2nd vintage of this miniscule production! It is the same wine as the “normal” Sgarzon but after it is racked out of the first amphora, where it spends 8 months on the skins, this sliver of it goes into a differently shaped amphora for another year of aging.
Biodynamic
DB8738-16
OcchipintiSiccagno Nero d'Avola IGT Terre Siciliane
Nero d'Avola from Sicily, Italy
100% Nero d’Avola. Two parcels on white limestone soils go into Siccagno (which is both site name and dialect for "good wine"), one being bush-trained, the other in double Guyot. The vines average 30 years old, are organically and biodynamically farmed and harvested by hand, generally in the first...
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DB0386-17
OcchipintiSP68 Bianco IGT Terre Siciliane
from Sicily, Italy
60% Zibibbo/40% Albanello. The two varieties are native to Sicily--Zibibbo is more widely known as Muscat of Alexandria--and are grown on red sand soils over limestone rock, with vines averaging 15 years old on several different estate sites. The vines are organically farmed and hand-harvested. The...
90 VMBiodynamic
DB0387-18
OcchipintiSP68 Rosso IGT Terre Siciliane
from Sicily, Italy
70% Frappato/30% Nero d'Avola. The two varietals are native to Sicily and are grown on red sand soils over limestone rock, with vines averaging 15 years old on four different sites. The vines are organically farmed and hand-harvested. The fruit is mainly destemmed (4% stem inclusion in the upcoming...
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DB0019-187
ForadoriTeroldego
Teroldego from Trentino, Italy
100% Teroldego. This is the core red of Foradori: the first and only one to be bottled back in 1960 and still the largest production, from 10 hectares of vines planted from 1956 to 2005 on the flat, sunny, well-drained Camp Rotaliano plateau on sandy, Dolomitic limestone soils. Some of the vines...
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DB0985-18
MontesecondoTrebbiano Anfora Tïn
Trebbiano from Tuscany, Italy
Trebbiano + small percentage of co-planted Malvasia. These biodynamically farmed, 25-45-year-old vines lie in the original Montesecondo vineyard. The fruit is hand-harvested, destemmed and put directly into unlined, above-ground, 250-to-350-liter clay amphorae from Spain. Fermentation is...
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DB0553-18
AmpeleiaUnlitro IGT Costa Toscana
Red blend from Tuscany, Italy
This wine is a blend of varieties originating from the Mediterranean Basin— 50% Alicante Nero (aka Grenache), 20% Carignano, 15% Mourvedre, 15% Sangiovese, 5% Alicante Bouschet—sourced from vineyards at 180-250 meters above sea level. The fruit was harvested from the 10th to the 25th of September...
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DB6278-18
Monte dall'OraValpolicella Classico Saseti
Corvina blend from Veneto, Italy
50% Corvina/20% Corvinone/ 20% Rondinella/10% Molinara & Oseleta. Saseti is named for the "little stones" found in the limestone soils of the terraced estate vineyard. The 25-year-old vines are biodynamically farmed, trained in pergola and harvested by hand around into small bins around the end...
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DB0144-18
Monte dall'OraValpolicella Classico Superiore Camporenzo
Corvina blend from Veneto, Italy
50% Corvina/30% Corvinone/20% Rondinella. Monte Dall’Ora’s Camporenzo vineyard is a few kilometers from the home vineyard and is similar in its hilliness and its crumbly limestone soils. The vines of traditional Valpolicella varieties were planted in 2008, trained on wires in guyot rather than in...
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DB0145-15
Monte dall'OraValpolicella Classico Superiore San Giorgio Alto
Corvina blend from Veneto, Italy
60 Corvina/20 Corvinone/20 Rondinella. 2015 is the first vintage for Monte Dall’Ora from this special 1.5-hectare site. San Giorgio Alto is several miles from the home estate, to the north and west, on the Valpolicella hill closest to Lake Garda. The limestone-rich parcels are a steep hike up to...
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DB8896-15
Monte dall'OraValpolicella Classico Superiore Saustò
Corvina blend from Veneto, Italy
40% Corvina/30% Corvinone/20% Rondinella/10% Oseleta & Molinara. Saustò comes from the same core estate vineyard as the Saseti Valpolicella Classico and the La Stropa Amarone: 25-year-old pergola-trained, co-planted, biodynamically farmed vines of only traditional varieties. The fruit for both...
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DB8394-16
Monte dall'OraVino da Sete Vino Bianco Pet-Nat
Garganega from Veneto, Italy
95% Garganega/5% Malvasia. In 2013, Monte Dall’Ora acquired 1.5 hectares of Valpolicella vines at 500m altitude on the hill of San Giorgio in Sant’Ambrogio, a few miles west of the estate toward Lake Garda. It is a stunning site, isolated and surrounded by forest and other wild growth, and...
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DB8898-18
Villa CalicantusVino Rosato “Chiar’otto”
Red blend from Veneto, Italy
A co-harvest of Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, and a little Sangiovese from a west-facing site planted in pergola.  This is a fairly fertile plot, less calcareous than the vineyards that make the Bardolino Classico wines. The vines are 55 years old and pergola-trained. The must macerates one night...
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DB0165-18
Villa CalicantusVino Rosato Frizzante “Sollazzo”
Red blend from Veneto, Italy
Sollazzo, meaning “fun under the sun,’” is made with Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, and a little Sangiovese from a west-facing site planted in pergola.  This is a fairly fertile plot, less calcareous than the vineyards that make the Bardolino Classico wines. The vines range from 5-55 years old.  ...
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DB0164-17

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