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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
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
DB5151-17
Benito Santos“Pago de Xoan” Albarino
Albariño from Galicia, Spain
Viñedo de Xoan is the original Benito Santos vineyard, planted in 1930-1932. It’s half a hectare in size, and located right next to the bodega, in Vilanova de Arousa. The vineyard is 500 meters from the Atlantic Ocean, and there’s always a particularly briny character to this wine. The vines are...
Organic
DB0202-16
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
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
DB5179-19
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
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
One hundred per cent 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...
Organic
DB0098-19
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
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duAOC Cheverny "La Caillère" (Pinot Noir)
Pinot Noir from Loire, France
100% Pinot Noir. La Caillère is a 1.35-hectare estate plot of 35-to40-year-old Pinot Noir vines planted on very deep clay over limestone. The argilo-silex soils are sandy and rocky and in fact the parcel takes its name from caillasse, meaning "hard rocks". The Puzelats farm La Caillère organically...
Organic
DB9975-19
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duAOC Cheverny Frileuse (Sauvignon/Fié Gris/Chardonnay)
White Blend from Loire, France
1/3 each Sauvignon/Fié Gris/Chardonnay. Roughly translated as "little cold one", Frileuse is an apt name for this frost-prone, 3.8-hectare site at the top of the Tue-Boeuf estate. It is home to three varieties, including Fié Gris, the historical name for Sauvignon Rose, a Sauvignon variant with...
Organic
DB8333-19
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duAOC Touraine "Le Brin de Chèvre" (Menu Pineau)
Menu Pineau from Loire, France
100% Menu Pineau. Brin de Chèvre ("goat's hay") comes from two neighboring parcels, one planted in 1937 and the other in 1950; currently, those original old vines make up about 70% of the wine, with the rest from massale-selection replantings from over the last decade or two. The vines are planted...
Organic
DB8334-18
San MartinoArberesko DOCG Aglianico del Vulture
Aglianico from Basilicata, Italy
100% Aglianico (as required by the DOCG). San Martino’s six hectares of well-aged vines are split into 8 parcels at almost 600 meters among the hills at a distance of 4.5 km from the ancient Vulture volcano in northern Basilicata. The soils are a complex layering of sand, shells and stones rich in...
Organic
DB2338-18
Bera, Vittorio e FigliArcese Bianco
Arneis from Piedmont, Italy
Arneis/Cortese/Sauvignon Blanc/Favorita/Vermentino. The name "Arcese" is a whimsical mash-up of Arneis and Cortese, historically the main base of this field-blend white.  Cortese and Arneis are classic Piemontese varieties, in Gavi and the Roero hills respectively; also native to Piemonte, Favorita...
Organic
DB0348-19
Borja Perez ViticultorArtifice Listán Blanco
Listán Blanco from Canary Islands, Spain
100% Listán Blanco from multiple parcels, all from the northern part of the DO. It ferments in barrels where it stays for eleven months before being bottled.
Organic
DB1896-18
Borja Perez ViticultorArtífice Tinto
Listán Negro from Canary Islands, Spain
100% Listán Negro sourced from different parcels in Ycoden Daute Isora. Each parcel is vinified separately in steel and concrete tanks and blended into Frech Foudres and very old french barriques. It rests 8 months in vitro before release. 
Organic
DB1895-18
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
Borja Perez ViticultorArtífice Vidueño (Blanco)
from Canary Islands, Spain
A blend of Marmajuelo, Listan Blanco, Albillo, Gual y Forastera from different parcels.They are vinified in 500L French oak barrels and then racked into a large foudre where the wine undergoes malolactic and rests for 11 months. The wine gets bottled and then ages another 8 months in vitro before...
Organic
DB1778-18
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
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
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
DB8924-18
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
DB3016-17
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 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
Baudana, LuigiBarolo Baudana
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
The cru of Baudana can seem undersung compared to more famous sites, but in the recent past it was not so. “This vineyard has contributed to creating excellent signature wines since the 1930s and has always been held in high esteem by the locals”--Atlante delle Vigne di Langa, Slow Food, 1990.  It...
Organic
DB3271-17
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...
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
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...
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.
Organic
DB0962-17
Baudana, LuigiBarolo Cerretta
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Compared to the cru of Baudana, Cerretta is much better known, as it is a fairly large cru (by Serralunga standards) with many producers.  The Vairas farm 0.77ha, facing SW, in the subsection of Cerretta known as Cerretta Piani.  This is the coolest microclimate in the cru, with gentle slopes.   ...
Organic
DB3272-17
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...
Organic
DB1990-17
Baudana, LuigiBarolo del Comune di Serralunga d'Alba
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
In the history of Barolo, before the prevalence of single-cru bottlings, it was more common to blend fruit from sites of differing exposure, altitude, and soil type in order to obtain a more expressive and balanced wine.  Baudana's Barolo Serralunga combines fruit from the younger vines (planted...
Organic
DB3270-17

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