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Vaglio"Aggie" Malbec
Malbec from , Argentina
100% Malbec from Capataz, a 52-acre vineyard planted in 2008 at 3,800 feet altitude in Gualtallary in the Uco Valley. The soils are calcareous, stony soils of alluvial origin; the vines are farmed sustainably. The fruit is destemmed, then vinified with native yeasts over 40 days. Aged for 8 months...
Sustainable
DB5340-17
Vaglio"Chacra" Malbec
Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina
100% Malbec from Serpiente, a 47-acre vineyard planted in 2001 at 3,200 feet altitude in Agrelo. The soils here are red clay; the vines are farmed sustainably. The fruit is destemmed, then vinified with native yeasts over 40 days. Aged for 8 months, 40% in new French oak. The wine is dark, with...
Sustainable
DB5321-17
Quilceda Creek"Palengat" Horse Heaven Hills
Cabernet Sauvignon from Washington, United States
A blend of 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot and 9% Cabernet Franc sourced from Champoux, Palengat, Lake Wallula and Wallula Vineyards in the Horse Heaven Hills AVA. This highly expressive blend has violet-infused plum and crème de cassis fruit that coats the entire palate with accents of five...
96 WA Sustainable
DB5152-14
Vaglio"Temple" Malbec
Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina
100% hand-harvested Malbec from the sustainably-farmed, 17.5-acre Paulucchi Vineyard, planted in 1993 on clay/loam soils at 3000ft altitude. The fruit is 100% destemmed, fermented with native yeasts, and aged 8 months in 40% new French oak. Bottled lightly filtered. The wine shows notes of dark...
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DB5341-17
Riccitelli"The Party" Malbec

100% Malbec, harvested manually in small cases around 20 kg to ensure the integrity of each bunch. Whole-bunch fermentation in open tanks, crushed by foot twice a day; aged in concrete vats for 8 months.
Sustainable
DB9353-18
Quinta do Infantado10-Year Tawny Port
Tinta Roriz/Touriga Nacional from Douro, Portugal
Old-vine field blend of over twenty varieties. From exclusively Class A parcels (Serra di Cima and Serra Douro) totaling six hectares on poor schist soils. The fruit is hand-harvested, partly destemmed and fermented exclusively in lagar; fermentation is stopped with seventy-seven-degree wine brandy...
Sustainable
DB0008-NV
Quinta do Infantado20-Year Tawny Port
Tinta Roriz/Touriga Nacional from Douro, Portugal
Old-vine field blend of over twenty varieties. From exclusively Class A parcels (Serra de Baixo, Serra de Cotas and Vale de Moinhos) totaling 6 hectares on poor schist soils. The fruit is hand-harvested, partly destemmed and fermented exclusively in lagar; fermentation is stopped with seventy-seven...
Sustainable
DB0007-NV
Calle, BodegaAlberti Malbec Reserva
Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina
This Malbec comes from the prized viticultural areas of Mendoza: Perdriel, Agrelo, and Drummond. The fruit is hand-harvested; aged 10 months in French oak. Unfined and unfiltered. 
Sustainable
DB8400-17
Peillot, Franck Altesse Roussette de Bugey Montagnieu
Altesse from Bugey, France
100% Altesse. Local parlance can get confusing: the appellation “Roussette de Bugey” can also contain Chardonnay, so Peillot adds “Altesse” to the label to emphasize its purity. His vines average 30 years old but get up to 60 to 100 years old and are tended and harvested by hand. Fermentation is...
Sustainable
DB0991-16
Erstwhile MezcalArroqueño
Ensamble from Oaxaca, Mexico
Distilled by Juan Hernández Méndez; fermented naturally in open-top wood vats and distilled in a copper alembic still. Perfumed, with notes of exotic spice and burnt orange on the nose; lovely notes of green plantain and citrus on the palate. This is the most aromatic of the 7 distillations from...
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DB1002-NV
Garage WineBagual Garnacha Field Blend (Lot #59)
Garnacha from Maule, Chile
One of the eleven wines they make from single parcels, Lot 59 is a blend of seven barrels of Garnacha and one barrel of Syrah from the Bagual vineyard in Caliboro in the Maule Valley. The soil in this parcel in the vineyard is alluvial with excellent drainage. The vineyard is farmed by hand and...
92WA, 93JSSustainable
DB6651-14
Niellon, MichelBâtard-Montrachet Grand Cru
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
This is Michel's favorite plot. Purchased by his maternal grandparents, the parcel of 12 vinerows was planted by his father in 1927. It adjoins one of the parcels owned by Romanée-Conti. The wine is more masculine in style, with intense, solid, and deeply concentrated character.
Sustainable
DB1429-15
TajinasteBlanco Seco
Listán Blanco from Canary Islands, Spain
A blend of ninety percent Listán Blanco, with ten percent Albillo Criollo, added for a burst of acidity. A bit over half of the fruit is grown at 500 meters of altitude, with the rest grown at 250 meters altitude. Hand-harvested and carried to the winery in small boxes of fifteen kilograms to avoid...
Sustainable
DB7512-18
BellevueBordeaux
Merlot from Bordeaux, France
100% Merlot from 18-year-old vines. The vineyards are sustainably farmed and indigeonous yeasts are used for fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The wine is aged in French barrels for 8-10 months with a light filtration before bottling. 3000 cases are produced annually.
Sustainable
DB0854-15
Haut-DambertBordeaux Blanc Entre-deux-Mers
Sauvignon Blanc from Bordeaux, France
60% Sauvignon Blanc, 25% Sauvignon Gris, 15% Muscadelle. From a unique terroir in the Entre-Deux-Mers: elevated hillside vineyards with a slightly cooler climate and well-draining soil. Vinified in stainless steel and aged on the fine lees for 3 months. The use of both Sauvignon Blanc and Gris, as...
Sustainable
DB1289-17
Haut-DambertBordeaux Rosé
from Bordeaux, France
SOLD OUT FOR THE VINTAGE. 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc. Made from vines 100% devoted to Bordeaux Rosé, on lower slopes with cooler post-harvesting climate to optimize natural freshness and fruitiness. Each grape variety is vinified separately for the best aromatic expression; direct press for...
Sustainable
DB6100-17
Niellon, MichelBourgogne "Chardonnay"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
A relatively new cuvée. Planted in 2010, the first harvest was in 2013. Total production is 2,500 bottles.  
Sustainable
DB1427-17
Piuze, PatrickBourgogne Aligoté 1953
Aligoté from Burgundy, France
From an old Aligoté plot in Saint Bris, planted in 1953. The field is surrounded by hemp. Fermented and aged in tank. Impressive saline and mineral notes with a crisp acidity.
Sustainable
DB5350-18
Chavy-MartinBourgogne Blanc
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From two parcels, one near Meursault and the other near Puligny-Montrachet. Aged for 12 months in barrel and 7 months in tank before bottling.
Sustainable
DB7685-16
Val de Mer (Patrick Piuze)Bourgogne Blanc
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From fruit near the Chablis region (Tonnerre). Vinified and aged in stainless steel.  
Sustainable
DB7304-17
Latour, VincentBourgogne Blanc
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From one hectare planted in 1951 and 1973. Aged for ten months in 50% barrels and 50% demi-muids. 
Sustainable
DB0782-17
Damoy, PierreBourgogne Blanc "Les Ravry"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
The domaine does not grow Chardonnay, so they purchase grapes for this wine from the Ravry climat in Fixin. This wine is fresh and crisp as a result of fermenting the juice predominantly in stainless steel tanks, with a small percentage fermented in barrels for complexity and mouthfeel. These vines...
Sustainable
DB3462-14
LécheneautBourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Nuits Blanc
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
SOLD OUT.  Situated on a hillside facing south at about 350 meters of altitude west of the “Côte”, the roots of the vines penetrate through Jurassic-era chalk. The surface soils are very thin, at times non-existent, and are primarily decomposed limestone and marl. 2,100 bottles produced. PLEASE...
Sustainable
DB6120-15
LécheneautBourgogne Hautes-Côtes de Nuits Rouge
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
6/750 Located on a hill facing south at about 350 meters in altitude, the vines cover the slope of a valley cutting into a plateau of Jurassic limestone, to the west of the “Côte”. The substrate is identical to that of the Côte, but the superficial formations are thin, or even non-existent; the...
Sustainable
DB6121-15
Arnoux-LachauxBourgogne Pinot Fin
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Pinot Fin is an ancient clone of Pinot Noir that is very rarely found anymore in Burgundy. It has small berries. Arnoux's fruit is a blend from several plots in Chambolle-Musigny, Vosne-Romanee, and Nuits-Saint-Georges. The oldest vines were planted in 1959. Vinified with 60% whole clusters, aged...
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DB0413-17
Terres DoréesBourgogne Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir from Beaujolais, France
100% Pinot Noir. Brun is clearly best known for his Gamay, but he planted Pinot Noir on the clay-limestone soils of his estate vineyard in Charnay in the southern Beaujolais in 1991; there are now a total of 3 hectares. As for all Terres Dorées reds, the vinification is traditional Burgundian. The...
Sustainable
DB1123-18
VoillotBourgogne Pinot Noir VV
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Four parcels totaling 4.3 acres whose vines average 50 years old. They are located immediately below Volnay Village AC vineyards, making this a Bourgogne of unusual pedigree: apart from a small percentage from Beaune premier cru, it is all from the commune of Volnay, and it is 100% Pinot Noir (...
Sustainable
DB6619-16
Piuze, PatrickBourgogne Tonnerre Boutots
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From a south-facing single-vineyard in the commune of Vaulicheres, east of Chablis. Two thirds of the fruit is barrel-fermented and aged, the remaining fruit is in tank.
Sustainable
DB9800-17
Peillot, FranckBugey Mondeuse
Mondeuse from Bugey, France
100% Mondeuse. Franck loves this rustic local grape and has vines averaging about 30 years but getting up to 60-100 years old. The fruit is hand-harvested, fermented with indigenous yeasts and aged in stainless steel and enamelled concrete tanks. The wine is of a dense, dark color and  grape-y...
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DB0335-16
Peillot, FranckBugey Montagnieu Brut NV (2015)
Altesse from Bugey, France
40% Altesse/30% Mondeuse/30% Chardonnay. Planted on Jurassic limestone soils, made by méthode champenoise. Though not vintage-dated, it is always single-vintage (in this case 2015). The high proportion of Altesse and the presence of Mondeuse is unusual in a Montagnieu sparkling--most are Chardonnay...
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DB1039-15
Peillot, FranckBugey Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir from Bugey, France
100% Pinot Noir. A relative rarity in Bugey. Peillot's Pinot Noir is an old Champagne clone called Pinot Droit, which can ripen in challenging circumstances like this chilly, hilly region. Franck has 1 hectare,  planted originally by his uncle on a flatter, warmer site near the river on stony...
Sustainable
DB1040-16
Quilceda CreekCabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Sauvignon from Washington, United States
100% Cabernet Sauvignon aged entirely in new French oak for twenty months.  
98+ JDSustainable
DB6462-16
Mount Eden VineyardsCabernet Sauvignon Estate Santa Cruz Mts
Cabernet Sauvignon from California, United States
From Mount Eden's website: The heritage of Mount Eden Cabernet Sauvignon dates back to the 1890s, when the famed viticulturist Emmett Rixford of Woodside, California, obtained selected cuttings from Chateau Margaux in Bordeaux, France. Rixford planted his famous La Questa Vineyard with these...
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DB0450-15
PeybrunCadillac Côtes de Bordeaux
Merlot from Bordeaux, France
80% Merlot, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Cabernet Franc. All of the grapes come from a single 5-hectare plot planted on south and south-west exposed slopes on limestone and chalky, clay soils. Fermented and aged in concrete tanks. Total production averages 500 cases per year.
Sustainable
DB6101-15
Bête NoireCahors
Malbec from Southwest, France
100% Malbec (which is significant because the vast majority of Cahors is cut with Merlot or Tannat). A powerful French "country" red from thirty-year-old vines grown in chalk-rich clay soils on a limestone substrate in the Lot Valley in Cahors, the ancestral home of the Malbec grape. Nicely full...
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DB3092-15
AmeillaudCairanne
Grenache from Rhône, France
60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 18% Carignan and 2% Mourvèdre, sourced from 45-year-old vines planted in limestone and clay soils mixed with sandstone on south/south-west facing slopes, east of the village of Cairanne. Traditional fermentation, with 100% de-stemming. As of this vintage, Cairanne is its...
Sustainable
DB6209-16
Noble CoyoteCapón Espadin
from Oaxaca, Mexico
Noble Coyote Capon Espadín is the masterpiece of Maestro Mezcalero Eleazar Brena and is sustainably produced in the village of San Luis Amatlán. Produced using meticulously selected mother maguey that are mature and flowering as indicated by the growth of a “quiote” or flowering stalk.A large...
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DB0071-NV
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ElquiCarmenere/Syrah
Syrah from Elqui, Chile
A blend of mostly Syrah, with some Carmenere, and tiny amounts of Malbec, the wine ferments in steel and then it is transferred to barrels, a mix of new and old, French, American, and Hungarian. Deliciously ripe, juicy and vibrant with loads of tannins and earthy elements.  
Sustainable
DB1003-16
Clos des FousCauquenina
Red blend from Maule, Chile
33% Carignan, 22% Pais, 12% Portugais Bleu, 12% Petite Sirah, 10% Syrah, 6% Malbec  and 5% Cinsault. Sourced from 4.5 acres of vines planted in 1985 at an altitude of 490 feet in granite soils. Farmed lutte raisonée. Aged in concrete and stainless steel on the lees for 12 months; bottled lightly...
Sustainable
DB9659-16
Val de Mer (Patrick Piuze)Chablis
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From three parcels – Des Couverts (village of Chablis), Prehy (near Courgis), and Lignorelles. Fermented and aged in stainless steel.
Sustainable
DB7306-18
VocoretChablis
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
An exceptional village-level Chablis with three-fourths of the fruit coming from the famous “Les Pargues” vineyard in Prehy and the balance comes from a village-level vineyard located just next to Montee de Tonnerre.  
Sustainable
DB9702-17
Piuze, PatrickChablis "La Grande Vallée"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From the Les Pargues vineyard in the valley between the 1er Cru Montmains hill and 1er Cru Vaillons hill; this is considered a top site by the monks. Piuze treats this wine like his 1er or Grand Cru sites and vinifies and ages this wine in neutral oak.
Sustainable
DB0937-18
Piuze, PatrickChablis "Plateau de la Cornasse"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From a parcel in Beine on the west side of Chablis. Vinified and aged in tank. Bright acidity with more tropical fruit.
Sustainable
DB9737-17
Piuze, PatrickChablis "Terroir de Chablis"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From two parcels, both north-facing, very near to 1er Cru Montmains. It’s fresh and rich on the palate with an herbal finish. Fermented and aged in tank.
Sustainable
DB0910-18

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