Our Portfolio

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
DB5340-19
Edmunds St. John"Bone Jolly"
Gamay from California, United States
The wines that first propelled Steve's interest in working with Gamay were mainly from Beaujolais; however, Barsotti Ranch, his source for this wine, is essentially a high desert, at 1000 meters in elevation, and the growing season is so much less circumscribed here, than in, say, Morgon.  ...

DB2624-19
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
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
Hamacher Wines"H" Pinot Noir
Pinot Noir from Oregon, United States
Hamacher’s 2nd label. Same vineyards and winemaking but did not fit into the 2016 Hamacher blend. The 2016 vintage was warm but with the varied vineyard sources, it provided plenty of acid and structure for blending from the higher cooler sites.Vineyards: Elevee, Ghost Hill, Lazy River, La Chenaise...

DB9240-16
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
Day Wines"Lemonade"
Pinot Noir from Oregon, United States
Bright and floral with nuances of strawberry, grapefruit and candied cherry blossom.

DB3152-20
End of Nowhere"Little Faith"
Verdejo from California, United States
100% Verdelho. Organically grown and hand-harvested from the Vista Luna Vineyard. Foot stomped and fermented dry with skin contact. Juice was pressed off skins after 14 days and placed to neutral French oak barrels after primary fermentation finished. Aged in barrel for 7 months.Received a one time...
Sustainable
DB2360-19
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
Benito Santos“Saiar” Albarino
Albariño from Galicia, Spain
From a vineyard in Salnés; vinified in tank with minimal sulfur. The wine spends a few months on the lees before bottling.  
Sustainable
DB9940-19
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
Andrew Will"Sorella" Champoux Vineyard Horse Heaven Hills
Cabernet Sauvignon from Washington, United States
Sorella is a Cabernet Sauvignon based blend from the oldest block of vines (planted in 1972) at Champoux Vineyard in Horse Heaven Hills AVA. The first vintage of Sorella was 1994 and was the first blend that Chris made, which eventually led him to make blends for all his single vineyard wines. He...
98 WA
DB5056-15
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
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...
93JSSustainable
DB5341-18
Riccitelli"The Party" Malbec
Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina
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
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
Meneres10 Year Tawny Port
from Douro, Portugal
10 Year Old Tawny Port is patiently matured for 10 years in seasoned oak casks, blended to obtain the house style and bottled. 100 cases produced.  

DB0718-NV
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
Mestres1312 Cava Reserva Brut
Xarel-lo from Penedès, Spain
30% Macabeu, 30% Xarel.lo and 40% Parellada; second fermentation and aging is under cork. Aged 20 months on the lees in bottle. All riddling and disgorging is also done by hand. Residual sugar less than 9 g/l Pale yellow color with greenish reflections. Delicate and finesse, distinguished notes of...

DB0881-NV
Meneres20 Year Tawny Port
from Douro, Portugal
20 Year Old Tawny Port is patiently matured for 20 years in seasoned oak casks, blended to obtain the house style and bottled. 100 cases produced.  

DB0717-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
DB2007-NV
Meneres40 Year Tawny Port
from Douro, Portugal
40 Year Old Tawny Port is patiently matured for 40 years in seasoned oak casks, blended to obtain the house style and bottled. 100 cases produced.  

DB0727-NV
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
GomarizAbadia Tinto
Sousón from Galicia, Spain
50% Souson, 30% Brancellao and 10% each of Mencía and Ferrol, all from proprietary vineyards composed of granite, schist and clay that are farmed without insecticides, following the principles of Masanobu Fukuoka. Hand-harvested and 100% destemmed. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel then...
90WABiodynamic
DB1898-14
GomarizAbadia Tinto
Sousón from Galicia, Spain
50% Souson, 30% Brancellao and 10% each of Mencía and Ferrol, all from proprietary vineyards composed of granite, schist and clay that are farmed without insecticides, following the principles of Masanobu Fukuoka. Hand-harvested and 100% destemmed. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel then...
Biodynamic
DB1898-13
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
PedralongaAlbariño
Albariño from Galicia, Spain
From forty-year-old vines planted on grantic slopes ten miles from the Atlantic ocean in Pontevedra. Fermented with native yeasts in stainless steel with full malolactic fermentation, aged on the lees for twelve to eighteen months in vats. 2500 cases produced.
Biodynamic
DB7068-19
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
Eladio PiñeiroAlbariño - Envidia Cochina
Albariño from Galicia, Spain
The vineyards are located throughout the Salnés Valley; they average thirty years old and are farmed biodynamically.   
Biodynamic
DB7511-19
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
Calle, BodegaAlberti Malbec (One-way Kegs)
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. Recyclable, key kegs.

DB1849-16
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
DB8400-18
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...
92 JSBiodynamic
DB6277-18
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...
Biodynamic
DB6277-19
AliónAlión Ribera del Duero
Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero, Spain
100% Tempranillo aged 14-16 months in 100% French oak, and another 20 months in bottle before release. The 2016 vintage in Ribera del Duero is described by the Consejo Regulador as "fresher and more Atlantic in style, on the whole not unlike those of the late 80s and 90s." On paper, the Alión 2016...
JS 96, WA 95
DB7657-16
Chandon de BriaillesAloxe-Corton 1er Cru Les Valozières
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
This Premier Cru lies beneath the Corton Bressandes and next to the Corton Paulands, both Grand Cru. Chandon de Briailles owns .28 hectare and the vines were planted in 1987. The soil here is a bit out of the ordinary: thicker clay than in Bressandes with a notable amount of iron and pebbly...
Biodynamic
DB6623-18
Chandon de BriaillesAloxe-Corton 1er Cru Les Valozières
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Very Limited; Please Inquire. This Premier Cru lies beneath the Corton Bressandes and next to the Corton Paulands, both Grands Crus. The soil here is a bit out of the ordinary: clayey at the surface and pebbly limestone deeper down, and quite uneven. The parcel faces east, just below mid-slope,...
92WA, 90-92VBiodynamic
DB6623-17
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
DB0991-19
Petit-RoyAltesse Vin de France
Altesse from Burgundy, France
From the appellation of Bugey on limestone and marl soils. Directly pressed, lightly decanted (12 hours), indigenous yeast fermentation (usually lasts two months) in barrel with no added sulfur. Aged in barrel (no new oak) for about 11 months, then racked with minimal SO2 adjustment. No fining, no...

DB3171-18
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
Fernando de CastillaAmontillado Antique
Palomino from Jerez, Spain
The Antique Amontillado comes from a very old Fino (8 yrs old) which is refortified from 15.5% to 18.0% ABV and introduced into a solera of Amontillado where it spends a further 12 years. Winemaker's Notes: Light amber color. Exceptionally aromatic, completely dry and long aftertaste.

DB0875-NV
Fernando de CastillaAmontillado Classic
Palomino from Jerez, Spain
An extraordinarily fine, complex and sophisticated drink. Beautiful shining amber colour, fascinatingly complex raisined, nutty, tangy nose and a flavour, flatteringly sweet at first, easing into semi dry at the finish whilst displaying layer upon layer of deliciously plump sensations on the way.

DB1726-NV
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
DB6280-17
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
Mary TaylorAnjou Blanc (Pascal Biotteau)
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
This extremely conscientious farm in the Coteaux de L’Aubance, within the Anjou-Villages, is run by the Biotteau family. This is the fourth generation of Biotteau to make wine here, so they are careful to respect the land.  This gorgeously subtle Chenin Blanc comes from the village of Saint-Jean-de...
Sustainable
DB3235-20

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