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Cascina 'TavijnBandita IGT Piemonte (Barbera)
Barbera from Piedmont, Italy
100% Barbera. From estate parcels scattered about the steep hills of the Monferrato zone of Asti near the village of Scurzolengo. The average vine age for the Barbera is around 40 years. The Verrua family--Nadia and her mother Maria Teresa and her father Ottavio--farms them organically, tending and...
Organic
DB1135-18
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 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
DB8924-17
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
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
DB3016-16
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
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
  • 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
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...
92WA, 92VM, 94WSOrganic
DB0153-15
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
GagliardoBarolo Castelletto
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
From a 0.5-hectare parcel in the Castelletto cru of Monforte d'Alba.  Harvest was on October 1st. Maceration lasted 12 days. Aged 32 months in French oak botti. One 3500L cask was made. 2,677 bottles produced. Limited!
93JS 91 VM
DB1172-15
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
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...
93WA, 93WSOrganic
DB0962-15
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
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...
91 WA 90VM 92WSOrganic
DB1990-15
GagliardoBarolo Fossati
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
A selection from Gagliardo’s 0.56ha plot in Fossati, from the comune of Barolo side of the cru. Harvest was on October 12th. Macerations lasted 12 days. Aging was in a four 228L neutral French barrels (seven years old) for 30 months. 1,088 bottles made.  
93+ WA, 92 JSOrganic
DB8425-16
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo Fossati
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Fossati comes from 1.8ha on the La Morra side of the cru, at 370-420m, facing E/SE. This wine has all the classic, autumnal Nebbiolo charm, with some mushroom-y tertiary notes developing after only a couple years. 30% of the vines here are planted in 1950. Fermentation in open-top tine, 80 days of...
94 WA, 92 DEOrganic
DB1886-16
Boglietti, EnzoBarolo Fossati
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
6/750ml 100% Nebbiolo from La Morra. The vines grow at 370-420m in silty clay soil, subalkaline, with very little organic matter. 30% of vines are 60 years old, 70% of vines 15 years old.  

DB1886-15
GagliardoBarolo Lazzarito 'Vigna Preve'
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
A selection from Gagliardo’s 0.86ha plot in Lazzarito, from the village of Serralunga d’Alba. Harvest was on October 11th. Macerations lasted 12 days. Aging was in a single French oak botte of 2000L for 30 months. 2,376 bottles made. Gagliardo’s plot within the cru is historically known as Preve....
94 WA, 94 JS, 91 DE, 90 WE
DB8417-16
GagliardoBarolo Lazzarito 'Vigna Preve'
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
3/750ml. The Preve vineyard, in the cru of Lazzarito, is a cru of calcareous marls and sandstone, which gives a saline quality to the wines. The fruit macerated on the skins for 12 days; the wine was aged for 33 months in one 20hl cask.
94 JS, 93 DE
DB8417-14
GagliardoBarolo Monvigliero
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
This is the first release from the heralded cru of Monvigliero, in the comune of Verduno, where Gagliardo owns 0.27ha. Harvest was on October 17th. Macerations lasted 14 days. Aging was in a single, neutral tonneaux. 564 bottles made.
94 WA, 93 JSOrganic
DB8437-16
GagliardoBarolo Mosconi
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Gagliardo owns 1.30ha of Mosconi in Monforte d’Alba. Most of the fruit goes into the ‘Gianni Gagliardo’ blended bottling, but a small selection of the best fruit makes a single-cru Mosconi. Harvest was on October 10th. Macerations lasted 12 days. Aging was in a three 228L neutral French barrels (...
96 JSOrganic
DB8418-16
CanonicaBarolo Paiagallo
from Piedmont, Italy
This wine is currently sold out.

DB0591-14
SchiavenzaBarolo Prapò
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Schiavenza’s 0.9 hectares in the Prapò cru are located at 350m above sea level, with southeast exposure; the vines were planted in 1993.  Of all their crus, this is the one in which the soil is most representative of Serralunga: its high percentage of light-colored limestone naturally limits yields...
WA 94, WS 92, VM 91Organic
DB7050-15
SchiavenzaBarolo Prapò
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Schiavenza’s 0.9 hectares in the Prapò cru are located at 350m above sea level, with southeast exposure; the vines were planted in 1993.  Of all their crus, this is the one in which the soil is most representative of Serralunga: its high percentage of light-colored limestone naturally limits yields...
95 WA, 94 JS, 93 WEOrganic
DB7050-16
SchiavenzaBarolo Riserva Broglio
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
In select vintages, Schiavenza will make a Barolo Riserva from either Prapò or Broglio. Broglio is Schiavenza's largest cru holding.  They have 1.5 hectares there.  Exposure (like all of Schiavenza's crus) is Southeast.  360-380m above sea level.There is a bit more clay in the topsoil here, so...
93 WSOrganic
DB2948-12
SchiavenzaBarolo Riserva Prapò
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
In select vintages, Schiavenza will make a Barolo Riserva from either Prapò or Broglio.  Of all their crus, Prapò is the one in which the soil is most representative of Serralunga: its high percentage of light-colored limestone naturally limits yields and results in wines that need time in bottle...
94 WSOrganic
DB2949-12
GagliardoBarolo Serra dei Turchi
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Produced exclusively in magnum, the Serra dei Turchi bottling represents the apex of the estate’s single-vineyard bottlings. This is the vineyard where the Gagliardo brothers’ grandfather, Paolo Colla, began making Barolo, in 1961. Fruit from this 0.85ha site is also picked for the Gianni Gagliardo...
95 WA, 95 JS, 92 WEOrganic
DB8426-16
Bera, Vittorio e FigliBianchDùDùi VDT Bianco (dry Moscato)
Moscato from Piedmont, Italy
100% Moscato. BianchDùDùi is the fortunate result of a happy accident: one lot of Moscato destined to be 2000 Moscati d'Asti fermented to near-dryness, rendering it useless for the intended purpose. That wine was left in a concrete tank and essentially ignore, if not forgotten, for 16 years. During...
Organic
DB1223-00
OltretorrenteBianco Colli Tortonesi
White Blend from Piedmont, Italy
Sourced from all of the estate's parcels, as each plot has at least some white grapes in it. Vineyards were planted between 1959 and 1999 at 6,000 plants/ha.  In 2018, the blend is essentially equal parts Cortese, Favorita, and Timorasso, with trace elements of Moscato Bianco and Giallo.   Aside...
Organic
DB3018-19
VerganoChinato Americano
Grignolino from Piedmont, Italy
In Mauro Vergano's words (courtesy of LDM website): "A brief description of the production cycle which all the products share: The first step is the preparation of the extract or “concia”. This is done by leaving a mixture of chopped herbs and spices in alcohol for about 20/30 days. Then the...
Organic
DB0025-NV
SchiavenzaDolcetto d'Alba
Dolcetto from Piedmont, Italy
Sourced from 2.2 hectares in different vineyards in Serralunga d’Alba, at altitudes of 370-400m. The oldest vines date back to 1965, while the youngest were planted in 2006.  
Organic
DB6156-19
Produttori del GaviGavi "Il Forte"
Cortese from Piedmont, Italy
100% Cortese. The grapes used in this classic example of Gavi grew in the shadow of “Il Forte,” the iconic fortress that towers over the region’s namesake village. Cool temperature fermentation for 20 days, aging in steel through the winter months. Bright, balanced, aromatic, fruity wine. Floral...

DB8413-18
SantuvarioGino Vino Bianco
Erbaluce from Piedmont, Italy
100% Erbaluce. 2016 is Santuvario's first vintage of white, named for Ivano Barbaglia's grandfather, from local variety Erbaluce (for which there is no DOC designation in Alto Piemonte). The vines are organically farmed and harvested by hand. The grapes are destemmed, fermented with native yeasts...
Organic
DB8849-16
Distilleria CastelliGrappa Arneis
Arneis from Piedmont, Italy
100% Arneis from the Roero, grown in marl and sandstone soils from the Pliocene era. 40% abv. This is a young, fresh version of grappa, aged for 2 years in stainless steel; bright and crystal clear, this has a fresh nose with an herbal quality. On the palate, the delicate flavor is pleasantly round...

DB3729-NV
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Distilleria CastelliGrappa Barolina
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
100% Nebbiolo. 50% abv.

DB3726-NV
Distilleria CastelliGrappa Barolo
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
100% Nebbiolo; this pomace is from grapes that were pressed for Barolo, from Barolo and Monforte d'Alba. 43% abv. Aged for 5-6 years in stainless steel barrels, this is a more complex grappa; aromas of violets, plum and spice become velvety on the palate, with flavors of acacia honey and anise in...

DB3727-NV
Distilleria CastelliGrappa Nebbiolina
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
100% Nebbiolo from the Roero and Langhe. 45% abv. Flavored with an infusion of apricot wood for 2-3 months, then aged for 4-5 years in stainless steel barrels. This is a more intense grappa, with aromas of ripe fruit, dried roses and violets, and sweet tobacco; on the palate, this is round and full...

DB3728-NV
Cascina 'TavijnGuercia (Barbera da Vigna Vecchia)
Barbera from Piedmont, Italy
100% Barbera. From a single estate parcel of Barbera planted in 1949 in the steep hills of the Monferrato zone of Asti near the village of Scurzolengo.  The Verrua family--Nadia and her mother Maria Teresa and her father Ottavio--farms these old vines organically, tending and harvesting them by...
Organic
DB7995-18
Cascina degli UliviIVAG
Cortese from Piedmont, Italy
100% Cortese. Stefano Bellotti has consistently run afoul of the Gavi DOCG rules by pursuing a very natural approach to the growing and making of his wine. As often as his Gavi vineyard wines were blocked from the official classification, he decided in the 2015 vintage to quit submitting them and...
Biodynamic
DB0126-18
GagliardoLanghe Favorita "Fallegro"
Favorita from Piedmont, Italy
100% Favorita from estate-owned vineyards located in the Roero, near Monticello d’Alba. The wine only sees about 80% malolactic fermentation in tank and is then bottled, maintaining its freshness and charm with a little trapped co2.  The wine is not clarified.  Fallegro is a proprietary name...

DB8421-19
CanonicaLanghe Nebbiolo
from Piedmont, Italy
This wine is currently sold out.

DB0555-15

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