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
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
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
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
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...
Sustainable
DB3092-16
Combel La SerreCahors "Au Cerisier"
Malbec from Southwest, France
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois in local parlance). Au Cerisier comes from a single 1.2-hectare plot next door to a cherry orchard, hence the name of the bottling. The certified-organic vines average 40 years old and are planted on red and yellow clay over limestone bedrock. The hand-harvested fruit is...
Organic
DB3887-18
Combel La SerreCahors "Au Cerisier"
Malbec from Southwest, France
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois in local parlance). Au Cerisier comes from a single 1.2-hectare plot next door to a cherry orchard, hence the name of the bottling. The certified-organic vines average 40 years old and are planted on red and yellow clay over limestone bedrock. The hand-harvested fruit is...
Organic
DB3887-17
Combel La SerreCahors "Château"
Malbec from Southwest, France
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois in local parlance).  From 3 plots averaging 40 years old and totaling 3 hectares, on red clay with limestone rock. The farming is certified-organic and the harvest by hand. Fully destemmed fruit is pressed and fermented with native yeasts and a 2-week maceration in tank;...
Organic
DB7200-18
Combel La SerreCahors "Le Pur Fruit du Causse"
Malbec from Southwest, France
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois in local parlance).  The fruit for Pur comes from seven different Combel sites totalling 8.5 hectares around their home village of Cournou, which lies on the Causse, a limestone plateau in Cahors at 320m elevation. Planted on clay-limestone soils, the vines are certified-...
Organic
DB7201-19
Mary TaylorCahors (Odile Delpon)
Malbec from Southwest, France
Odile Delpon inherited the family vineyards, tobacco farm, and saffron plantation in Albas in 1968. She developed the winery with her husband Claude, until their son Didier Pelvillain took over a few decades ago. Soils here are clay and limestone. Didier farms at the highest level of sustainability...
Sustainable
DB3238-17
SuperUcoChacayes Malbec
Malbec from , Argentina
"[The brothers] bought three 5,000-liter oak vats for the Calcáreo Malbec range, and the 2018 Calcáreo Río de los Chacayes fermented in that cask and in concrete and then matured in the cask. The wine shows the stony soils with less limestone than Altamira or Gualtallary; it is elegant and fluid,...
Biodynamic
DB9080-18
Combel La SerreIGP Côtes-du-Lot "Carbo"
Malbec from Southwest, France
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois in local parlance). From a pebbly 1.35-hectare parcel on clay-limestone soils juste derrière chez Carbo-- “from behind the house of Carbo”—the double-entendre name “Carbo” being a reference to vineyard neighbor Monsieur Carbonier as well as the vinification method....
Organic
DB7202-20
Patti, CarmeloMalbec
Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina
Fermented with native yeast and aged in concrete for six months and then moved to French oak (mostly used) for an additional year. Arguably the best example of “traditional style” Malbec one can find in Argentina.

DB8953-17
DuriguttiMalbec
Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina
Their standard Malbec bottling, Durigutti's Malbec "Clásico" represents what the brothers do best: combine elegance with rusticity. While this is in many ways due to the two differing backgrounds the brothers bring to the table, it is also largely due to the fruit. High altitude fruit from La...

DB2958-19
Finca AdalgisaMalbec
Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina
100% Malbec from their six-acre estate vineyard in Chacras de Coria, planted in 1916. The vineyard sits at an elevation of 3000 feet above sea-level; the soils are a mix of alluvial, sand, and loam. The fruit is hand-picked and fermented with native yeast before it is aged two years in a mix of...
DE:94
DB9008-13
Finca la EstacadaMalbec Ocho y Medio
Malbec from La Mancha, Spain
Opaque purple in color with a bright, floral nose of boysenberries. Sourced from a single vineyard of 18 year old vines, vinified in steel and treated to a brief “nap” in new oak (avg 2 weeks!), the wine is a youthful, easy-to-drink, food-friendly version of Malbec, showing more in common with Cot...
Organic
DB0273-20
La RousseMalbec Vin de Pays d'Oc
Malbec from Languedoc, France

DB8989-19
RJ ViñedosMDZ Malbec
Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina
100% Malbec, from a thirty-five-acre vineyard planted in 1995, situated at 3,000 feet of elevation and composed of rocky, sandy soils. The nose comes alive with hints of mocha, blueberry, cherries, and rose petals that lead to a rich texture held up by a good structure and smooth tannins. This...

DB2620-20
RJ ViñedosReunión Malbec
Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina
This sustainably-farmed, single-vineyard estate wine is composed of 100% hand-harvested Malbec from the Los Sauces of Mendoza. The vines average fifteen years of age, planted in sandy, stony soils at an elevation of between 3,280 - 4,074 feet; aged in seventy percent French and thirty percent...
Sustainable
DB9001-19
Vins ContésVDF "Cheville de Fer"
Malbec from Loire, France
100% Côt (aka Malbec). From 70-year-old, organically farmed, hand-harvested estate fruit.  Vins Contés reds are all made similarly: semi-carbonic maceration with whole clusters in closed tanks with CO2; spontaneous-fermentation with indigenous yeasts only; aging in 500-liter demi-muids for 6 months...
Organic
DB3334-20
Combel La SerreVDF Rosé "L'Epatant Antidote"
Malbec from Southwest, France
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois locally). From 1 hectare of 40-year-old vines on the clay-limestone soiils of the causse (limestone plateau of Cahors). The farming is certified-organic and the harvest of these low-yielding vines is by hand. The wine is a blend of 50% free-run and 50% press juice,...
Organic
DB3882-20