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Edmunds St. John"El Jaléo" Shake Ridge Ranch Amador County
Tempranillo from California, United States
Thirty-two percent Mourvèdre, twenty-eight percent Grenache, twenty-six percent Graciano and fourteen percent Tempranillo. Shake Ridge Ranch, in Amador County, was planted and is farmed by Ann Kraemer, a veteran of many years of vineyard management, including numerous Napa Valley sites. The...
Organic
DB6743-17
Thee And Thou"El Rucio" Syrah/Grenache Santa Ynez
Syrah from California, United States
75% Syrah and 25% Grenache from the biodynamic Demetria Vineyard in Santa Ynez (sub-AVA of Santa Barbara). The vines (planted in 2005) are on steep, north-facing hillsides at elevations ranging from 1100-1450 feet, some of the highest in the region.  The wine was fermented whole-cluster and then...
Organic
DB6467-17
Franchere Wine Co."For Heaven's Sake, Don't Move Here" Willamette Valley
Pinot Gris from Oregon, United States
64% Pinot Gris and 36% Grüner – 10 days on the skins, 4 months in neutral barrel, unfined & unfiltered.
Organic
DB5163-19
Clos Saron"Kind of Blue" Sierra Foothills
Syrah from California, United States
Fifty-two percent old-vine Carignan, forty percent Syrah, five percent Cabernet Sauvignon, three percent Semillon. Crushed by foot and fermented whole-cluster.  120 cases produced. 
Organic
DB5151-16
Maloof"Scrambled Sticks" Johan Vineyard
Ribolla Gialla from Oregon, United States
Johan Vineyard is located in the new Van Duzer Corridor AVA. The vines are planted on ancient marine sediment, is dry farmed and has been certified biodynamic since 2010.  Ross on the name of the wine: I felt it necessary to discuss why this wine is called 'Scrambled Sticks'.  This is a happy...
Organic
DB9186-19
Thee And Thou"Suenes Conmigo"
Tempranillo from California, United States
45% Tempranillo, 33% Garnacha and 22% Graciano from Clements Hills, Lodi (Liberty Oaks Vyd Tempranillo, Hunters Oak Vyd Garnacha, Terra Alta Vyd Graciano). Located in the southeast of the Lodi AVA, Clements Hills is an area of gently rolling hills and swales halfway between the flat valley floor of...
Organic
DB6470-16
Day Wines“Tears of Vulcan”
Viognier from Oregon, United States
63% Viognier, 21% Pinot gris, 16% Muscat. 12.5% alcohol, 3.6 pH. Le Beau and Nemarniki Vineyards in Chehalem Mountains AVA. Volcanic soils and some silty Missoula floods deposits.   All of the fruit was destemmed and co-fermented in a 1.5 ton open top fermenter, two punch downs per day. Once the...
Organic
DB6480-19
Grazin' Spirits“Unburdened” Bourbon Whiskey
Grain from New York State, United States
Distilled using Viking corn and malted barley, both certified-organic. Their “cuts” are extremely tight, which means that only a small percentage of the distillate is actually used for the finished whiskey. The result is a very small yield, but an incredibly smooth spirit right off of the still;...
Organic
DB8821-NV
Bloomer Creek"White Horse" (Cabernet Franc/Merlot)
Cabernet Franc from New York State, United States
A wild yeast fermented blend of seventy percent Cabernet Franc and thirty percent Merlot, named in appreciation of the renowned Right Bank producer, Cheval Blanc. This vintage is from Kim and Deb’s vineyard on the west side of Cayuga Lake with soil that is shale derived and naturally high in lime.
Organic
DB5039-18
Michelini i MufattoA Merced, El Canto
Mencia from Bierzo, Spain
100% Mencia sourced from the El Canto vineyard near the town of San Lorenzo. The soils here are slate and quartz with a northern exposure. 100% whole clusters, crushed by foot; fermented with native yeast in clay amphorae and macerated on the skins for five months with no punchdowns or pumpovers,...
Organic
DB6842-16
Texier, ÉricAdèle Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc
Clairette from Rhône, France
SOLD OUT. 100% Clairette (sometimes contains Marsanne). These Texier vines are planted in the granitic clay-limestone soils of the Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban area on the western side of the Rhône River in the Ardèche. The bunches are hand-harvested and direct-pressed in whole clusters and...
Organic
DB0053-19
La StoppaAgeno Vino 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 around 4 months (warmer vintages usually entail a shorter time on the...
Organic
DB0939-17
Thee And ThouAlbariño
Albariño from California, United States
Grape: Albariño (Rias Biaxas clone) Appellation: Sacramento County. Andrus Island Vineyard is located in directly in the middle of the Sacramento River Delta, a few miles north of the small town of Rio Vista. Farming: Peat soils. The vineyard is still young, planted in 2011. Farmed Lodi sustainable...
Organic
DB5179-17
RansomAlbariño Willamette Valley
Albariño from Oregon, United States
50% Redford-Wetle Vineyard and 50% Ransom Estate Vineyard. Organically farmed, aged in a mix of neutral oak and stainless steel. The fruit was destemmed and left on the skins for one hour before pressing. 
Organic
DB6089-18
FonterenzaAlberello Rosso di Montalcino
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
100% Sangiovese Grosso. 2015 was the first vintage in which Fonterenza singled out this parcel from its original Rosso di Montalcino bottling. Since having grafted new Sangiovese vines in this particular plot in 2005 and trained them in an alberello style on wires, the Padovani sisters have felt...
Organic
DB3371-16
Calle, BodegaAlberti Cab Reserva La Mano Derecha
Cabernet Sauvignon from Maipo, Argentina
"Long, rich and ripe suppleness from Cruz de Piedra within the Cabernet Sauvignon fruit. This vineyard combined with fruit from Agrelo really makes this a stand out  farmed organically." -Elixir (https://www....
Organic
DB8403-15
ViñátigoAncestrale Blanco
Gual from Canary Islands, Spain
100% Gual, which Jesus vinifies as if they were red grapes (in the "ancestral" style). Macerated for three weeks on the skins; the extended maceration time results in a beguilingly aromatic wine. Gual is a light-colored grape, so the wine's color is not deep orange the way other wines made in this...
Organic
DB0098-17
ViñátigoAncestrale Tinto
Baboso from Canary Islands, Spain
A half-and-half blend of Tintilla and Baboso, fermented whole-cluster (including the stems) in open wooden vats with occasional punch-downs. Black-fruited with incredible density of flavor, minerality and length. Limited.
Organic
DB0099-15
ViñátigoAncestrale Tinto
Baboso from Canary Islands, Spain
A half-and-half blend of Tintilla and Baboso, fermented whole-cluster (including the stems) in open wooden vats with occasional punch-downs. Black-fruited with incredible density of flavor, minerality and length. Limited.
Organic
DB0099-16
Ca' di MatAndrinal
Garnacha from Gredos, Spain
Garnacha from Andrinal – a paraje, or lieu-dit – at 850 meters high. The granite here is pink/red, less porous. The wine is also made with a long, soft maceration, on whole-clusters. Aged for one year in concrete and used French oak. There is more depth here, and tension in the palate, and the...
WA:91Organic
DB2373-17
San MartinoArberesko DOCG Aglianico del Vulture
Aglianico from Basilicata, Italy
100% Aglianico (as required by the DOCG). San Martino’s six hectares of vines comprise multiple parcels scattered about at the high altitudes (500-600 meters) and on the varied volcanic soils typical of the Vulture DOCG in northern Basilicata. The Arberesko bottling generally contains the fruit of...
Organic
DB2338-17
Borja Perez ViticultorArtifice Listán Blanco
Listán Blanco from Canary Islands, Spain
100% Listán Blanco from old vines, fermented and aged in 500L French barrels from Burgundy; 7 months aging on the lees. No sulfur added until bottling.
Organic
DB1896-17
Borja Perez ViticultorArtífice Tinto
Listán Negro from Canary Islands, Spain
Each parcel is vinified separately in steel and concrete and then aged together in a large French oak foudre and one very old French barrique. The photograph on the label is of Borja’s great-grandfather’s hands. 100% Listán Negro. Lightly clarified but not filtered before bottling.
Organic
DB1895-17
NusserhofB..... (Blatterle)
Blatterle from Alto Adige, Italy
100% Blatterle. This indigenous variety goes back centuries in the Alto Adige but has shrunk down to a mere 1.5 hectares in production today. Nusserhof is one of only 3 growers of this thin-skinned, golden-yellow rarity and is the largest of them. Like all of Nusserhof's vines, the bit of Blatterle...
Organic
DB0023-18
TarlantBAM! Brut Nature (2010 base)
Pinot Blanc from Champagne, France
27% Pinot Blanc/27% Arbanne/46% Petit Meslier. "BAM!" is an acronym of these three relatively rare, low-yielding Champagne varieties. The vines were planted in 2003 on sandy, silica-rich limestone soils in the lieu-dit of Four à Chaux-Sablé in Oeuilly and are certified-organic like the rest of...
Organic
DB6172-10
Cascina 'TavijnBandita IGT Piemonte (Barbera)
Barbera from Piedmont, Italy
100% Barbera. From estate parcels scattered about the steep hills of the Monferrato zone of Asti near the village of Scurzolengo. The average vine age for the Barbera is around 40 years. The Verrua family--Nadia and her mother Maria Teresa and her father Ottavio--farms them organically, tending and...
Organic
DB1135-18
Tour du BonBandol
Mourvèdre from Provence, France
Tour du Bon’s flagship wine, what Agnés calls “the blood of the earth" ; a blend of Mourvèdre, Grenache, Cinsault, and Carignan. Aged for 24 months in large foudres.   
Organic
DB6715-17
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Bandol
Mourvèdre from Provence, France
92 WSOrganic
DB6715-10
Vivacity SpiritsBanker’s Gin
from Oregon, United States
Bankers’ dry gin creates interest the old fashioned way, by handcrafting a proprietary effusion of herbs. They then bond a cachet of botanicals, invest them with aroma, and endow them with a crisp citrusy flavor.  Proof that the tried and true can also be original and delightful.   
Organic
DB7486-NV
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. Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel, with an extended maceration on the skins, 65 days. Aged for 2 years, the 1st year in 1000L botticelle and the 2nd year in...
96 WE, 92 WA, 92 VM, 91 DEOrganic
DB8960-17
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...
Organic
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
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 JS 93WSOrganic
DB0418-15
  • Boglietti Barolo Arione label
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo Arione
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Arione is Enzo’s only non-La Morra cru. It comes from 0.7ha of vines at 450m facing SW/S, planted in 1999. These are the nine southernmost rows of vines in Arione, which is the southernmost cru in Serralunga. Enzo has a 25-year lease here; his first Arione was produced in 2003. As Roberto Conterno...
96 WA, 93 JSOrganic
DB1850-16
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo Boiolo
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Boiolo is a rather extensive cru in la Morra, where Boglietti owns 1.95ha, E/SE-facing at 300-350m. Boiolo tends to be a bit more soft andimmediate than Enzo’s other wines. The vineyard for this Barolo was planted from a massale selection in 2002. Fermented in concrete with 80 days maceration;...
93 JSOrganic
DB1887-16
SchiavenzaBarolo Broglio
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Broglio is Schiavenza's largest cru holding, with 1.5ha owned here.  The vineyard is located at 360 meters above sea level with a south-east exposure.  Due to a bit more clay in the topsoil, Broglio is also the most productive site in the Schiavenza range.  To achieve balance and to let the...
92WA, 92VM, 94WSOrganic
DB0153-15
SchiavenzaBarolo Broglio
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Broglio is Schiavenza's largest cru holding, with 1.5ha owned here.  The vineyard is located at 360 meters above sea level with a south-east exposure.  Due to a bit more clay in the topsoil, Broglio is also the most productive site in the Schiavenza range.  To achieve balance and to let the...
93 WA, 93 WE, 93 JSOrganic
DB0153-16
  • 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.  
92 DEOrganic
DB1885-15
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo Brunate
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Brunate is one of the most famous crus of La Morra if not the whole Barolo zone. Its red-fruited profile, textural richness, and capacity for aging put it in the upper echelon. Enzo owns 0.52ha here, S/SE facing between 300-350m. Fermentation in open-top tine, 80 days of maceration. Aging is in...
95 WA, 95 JSOrganic
DB1885-16
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo Case Nere
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Case Nere is from 1.1ha, SE facing at 300-350m. The cru presents itself with a dark core of fruit and spice, often with mentholated high tones. 20% of the vines here are planted in 1950. Fermentation in open-top tine, 80 days of maceration. Aging is in French oak cask. 2,300 bottles made.  
96 JS, 94 WAOrganic
DB1840-16
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 WSOrganic
DB0962-14
SchiavenzaBarolo Cerretta
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
From the bricco (aka crest) of the Cerretta cru, 0.9ha at 390m altitude with a SE exposure; the soil is silty clay, highly calcareous. Harvest was on October 4th. 5,240 bottles made.
95 WA, 95 JS, 91 WEOrganic
DB0962-16
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...
93WA, 93WSOrganic
DB0962-15
GagliardoBarolo del comune di La Morra
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
2016 marks the first release of Gagliardo’s Barolo del Comune di La Morra. It is a selection of fruit from the vineyards adjacent to the cellar, the crus of Santa Maria and Serra dei Turchi. This area of La Morra has some of the youngest soils in the Barolo zone, which impart more immediate...
94 JS, 93 WAOrganic
DB8436-16
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo del comune di La Morra
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
2016 marks the first release of Boglietti’s communal La Morra wine. The idea is that each year its provenance and cellar treatment could change, with the end goal of best reflecting the characteristics of any given vintage in La Morra. 2016 is from Fossati and Boiolo crus, fermented in steel,...
Organic
DB2880-16
SchiavenzaBarolo del Comune di Serralunga
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Sourced from 2.1ha of 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...
91 WA 90VM 92WSOrganic
DB1990-15
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo Fossati
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Fossati comes from 1.8ha on the La Morra side of the cru, at 370-420m, facing E/SE. This wine has all the classic, autumnal Nebbiolo charm, with some mushroom-y tertiary notes developing after only a couple years. 30% of the vines here are planted in 1950. Fermentation in open-top tine, 80 days of...
94 WA, 92 DEOrganic
DB1886-16

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