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
DB5321-18
Fossil & Fawn"Do Nothing"
Blend from Oregon, United States
The goal with this bottling was to create a fun, fruity, chillable wine. The blend is 27% Pinot Noir, 23% Pinot Gris, 20% Gewürztraminer, 14% Pinot Blanc, 10% Chardonnay and 6% Cabernet Sauvignon, all dry-farmed. Fermented 100% whole-cluster with native yeasts; 83% was fermented carbonically. Aged...
Organic
DB5970-20
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
End of Nowhere“Perfect Disguise”
Zinfandel from California, United States
(KEG)
Organic
DB3161-19
Ambrositsch"Rakete" Roter Gemischter Satz
Red Blend: traditional Viennese from Vienna, Austria
From Marco: Rotburger, Sankt Laurent, Blauburger, Merlot and a few white vines, probably planted unintentionally, who knows, Vienna 30 years ago, early 80’s, wild times in a city that was not so wild at the time, at least on the surface. Back to the wine: forest soil and fruits…fermented...
Organic
DB6793-20
Alión"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.
VM:92 WA:94 WS:91
DB7657-14
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...
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. 2cs left of the 2018 vintage!
Sustainable
DB9353-19
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
Bodegas Marañones30,000 Maravedies
Garnacha from Vinos de Madrid (Gredos), Spain
Maravedíes are an ancient form of currency once used in Castilla and 30,000 Maravedíes was the amount that Don Alvaro de Luna paid a local monastery, centuries ago, for the land where Bodega Marañones is now located. It is a fitting name for this “village” wine made from three terroirs that...
JS:95 VM:92 WA:90
DB3313-17
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
San MartinoAglianico del Vulture DOC "Arberesko"
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...
VM:93Organic
DB2338-18
San MartinoAglianico del Vulture DOC "Siir"
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
DB2337-19
San MartinoAglianico del Vulture Superiore DOCG "Kamai"
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...
VM:94Organic
DB2339-15
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
CastañoAlcaria Red
Monastrell from Yecla, Spain
For centuries Alcarias were at the heart of rural life in southern Spain. Centered around a grand house decorated with alabaster and Moorish tiles, these specialized hamlets housed artisanal lace or silk factories and more often than not olive oil and wine presses. Our Alcaria, with the assistance...
Sustainable
DB3366-19
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
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
DB6277-20
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
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...
B:91 V:90-92 WA:90-92Biodynamic
DB6623-19
Monte dall'OraAmarone della Valpolicella "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
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
Ca' di MatAndrinal
Garnacha from Vinos de Madrid (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 Rouge (Pascal Biotteau)
from Loire, France
A blend of 80% Cabernet Franc and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, from 25-30 year old vines in area of the Anjou-Villages that falls on a geological fault-line. Half of the vineyards are grown in slate soils, the other half is grown in tuffeau (chalky limestone in the Paris basin).  The wine is made using...
90 VFTCSustainable
DB3236-19
Terroir al LimitArbossar
Cariñena from Priorat, Spain
Arbossar is a steep, north-facing vineyard near Torroja where Dominik farms 90-year-old Carinyena on schist and granite soils. He discovered this site while riding his motorbike around the village. Despite the conventional wisdom against northern exposure and Carinyena when power and extraction...
WA:94Biodynamic
DB3263-17
MorisfarmsAvvoltore IGT
from Tuscany, Italy
Avvoltore is the company’s “flagship” wine; the name comes from a species of hawk native to Maremma that often flies over the vineyards. The fruit is sourced from vineyards planted on the “Poggio dell’Avvoltore” hill; these clay-limestone soils produce a strong and powerful red with firm tannins. ...

DB6213-13
MorisfarmsAvvoltore IGT
from Tuscany, Italy
Avvoltore is the company’s “flagship” wine; the name comes from a species of hawk native to Maremma that often flies over the vineyards. The fruit is sourced from vineyards planted on the “Poggio dell’Avvoltore” hill; these clay-limestone soils produce a strong and powerful red with firm tannins. ...

DB6213-15
La Clarine Farmb-sides (Mouvedre/Syrah)
Red blend from California, United States
Mourvedre from Camino alto 2900 feet (volcanic loam) and Syrah from Sumu Kaw 3000 feet (volcanic). 154cs produced.
Organic
DB9190-19
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
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
DB6715-18
Tour du BonBandol "Saint Ferréol"
Mourvèdre from Provence, France
This cuvée is produced to showcase the best Mourvédre selections from their vineyard. Spicy, wild, and incredibly ageworthy, this cuvée ranks among the finest being produced in Bandol. Aged for 24 months in large foudres. 
Organic
DB0764-18
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
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...
Organic
DB8960-18
Nada, GiuseppeBarbaresco Riserva 'Casmar'
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
A blend of two crus - Casot and Marcarini - make up the 2016 riserva. Spontaneous fermentation in stainless, with an extended maceration of 75 days; aged in 1000-3000L oak botti for 4 years, followed by 6 months in bottle. 1,950 bottles produced.

DB8961-16
Nada, GiuseppeBarbaresco Riserva Casot
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
From a 0.3-hectare parcel within the Casot cru with 60-year-old vines. Spontaneous fermentation in stainless, with an extended maceration of 75 days; aged in 1000-3000L oak botti for 4 years, followed by 6 months in bottle.
94 WE, 93 WA. 92 DE
DB8961-15
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
DB8924-19
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
DB3016-18
Villa CalicantusBardolino Classico “Soracuna”
Red blend from Veneto, Italy
A blend of Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, with less than 20% Merlot. Vine age ranges from 5-55 years old.  The grapes are harvested in 5-10 passes, and each harvest is fermented separately. Macerations last 5-6 days; fermented and aged in concrete vats. Bottled on March 1, 2019 and aged for...
Biodynamic
DB0167-19
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...
Biodynamic
DB0168-16
Villa CalicantusBardolino Superiore 'Lassuperiora'
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...
Biodynamic
DB0166-19
GagliardoBarolo "Gianni Gagliardo"
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
This is Gagliardo’s ‘classic’, non-Cru Barolo, in which 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 (Castelletto, Mosconi, Bricco San Pietro), Serralunga (Lazzarito), Barolo (Fossati), and...
94 JS, 92 WAOrganic
DB0418-16
  • Boglietti Barolo Arione label
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo Arione
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
6/750 Very Limited Sourced from the nine southernmost rows of vines in Arione, which is the southernmost Cru in Serralunga. In Enzo's words, the vines of Arione produce his most "pinot-like" Barolo. He makes the point that there is a misconception that all Nebbiolo from Serralunga ends up masculine...
91 DE
DB1850-15
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...
WE:96 VM:95+ WA:93 JS:93 D:92 JR:16.5+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

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