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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 Classico Superiore “La Superiora”
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
DB0166-17
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
Mateus Nicolau de AlmeidaCurral Teles (Alfa)
Red blend from Douro, Portugal
Made using the vinification methods used by the Romans and the Cistercian monks. The fruit is foot-trodden, then pressed in a vertical press; fermented and aged eight months in concrete vat. Mateus refers to the CUrral Teles wines as "human wines"; these bottlings are made to reflect the...
Organic
DB9462-17
ViñátigoEnsamblaje Tinto
Red blend from Canary Islands, Spain
6/750 A blend of Baboso, Vijariego Negro and Tintilla vinified seperately and aged an average of eight months in French oak.
Organic
DB1761-16
La Clarine FarmFunky Drummer (Syrah/Grenache/Counoise)
Red blend from California, United States
The funky drummer is all Cedarville fruit: Syrah, Grenache and Counoise, grown on granite soils. Harvested in two picks (Syrah first, then Gre/Coun later). The Grenache and Counoise were co-fermented and blended into the Syrah at pressing. All whole-cluster fermented. Aged in tank and small barrel...
Organic
DB6410-17
Ver SacrumG.S.M.
Red blend from Mendoza, Argentina
50% Grenache, and 25% Monastrell that were co-fermented, with some Syrah that was fermented in oak. Aged in 225L neutral oak barrels.

DB9086-17
Gen del AlmaGene (Bordeaux Blend)
Red blend from Mendoza, Argentina
This wine is a blend of 50% Malbec, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc, and 15% Merlot, grown at an altitude of 4,600 feet in stony, calcareous soils. The vines were planted in 2007. Vinified in concrete tanks; 30% of the blend is aged in used oak. The soft tannin and fleshy, velvet mid...
Organic
DB9004-16
Buil & GinéGiné Giné Priorat Red (Screwcap)
Red blend from Priorat, Spain
A blend of Grenache and Carignan, 50% old vines,grown  on steep slopes. The varieties are fermented separately. A long maceration at low temperatures is followed by malolactic fermentation. Once this process is completed, the wine is blended and bottled. The resulting wine shows intense notes of...

DB0272-16
Gen del AlmaJiJiJi (Malbec/Pinot)
Red blend from Mendoza, Argentina
This blend of 50% Malbec and 50% Pinot Noir is all hand-harvested from the Tupungato Winelands vineyard in Gualtallary. Planted in 2007, this vineyard is situated at 4,600 feet of altitude and has calcareous, stony soils. Vinified in stainless steel, the wine sees some carbonic maceration and is...
Organic
DB9006-18
Buil & GinéJoan Giné Priorat
Red blend from Priorat, Spain
45% Red Garnacha, 45% Cariñena from old vines (more than 25 years old), and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon from young vines (5-12 years old). Varieties separately fermented. Temperature controlled, long maceration (approximately 24 days). Wine kept in American and French oak barrels for 12 months. Followed...

DB0270-13
AmpeleiaKepos IGT Costa Toscana
Red blend from Tuscany, Italy
Different Mediterranean grape varieties— 60% Alicante Nero (aka Grenache), 25%  Mourvedre, 15% Carignano—   sourced in the vineyards closest to the sea, in Ampeleia di Sotto, where the Mediterranean scrub dominates the landscape and permeates the air with its fragrances. The parcels are at 200-350...
92 WSBiodynamic
DB6279-17
MontsecanoMigrante
Red blend from Casablanca Valley, Chile
A blend of 70% Malbec from Maipo Bajo, a zone near Casablanca (hence the name "migrant") and 30% Pinot Noir from Casablanca. It is made just like the Refugio, using native yeasts  in concrete eggs. Floral and expressive.
Biodynamic
DB9028-18
Clos des FousPour Ma Gueule "Itata Blend"
Red blend from Itata, Chile
76% Cinsault, 16% Pais, 8% Carignan. Sourced from multiple small vineyards from vines that average 65 years of age, grown in granite soils. Farmed lutte raisonée. After a 10-day cold soak, the wine was made in concrete; aged on the lees for 12 months and bottled lightly filtered.
Sustainable
DB9656-17
Clos des FousPour Ma Gueule Pinot Noir
Red blend from Itata, Chile
88% Pinot Noir and 12% Cinsault. Sourced from Viñedo Larqui, a 4.5-acre vineyards planted between 1998-2008 in granitic soils at 330 feet altitude. Farmed lutte raisonée. After a 10-day cold soak, the wine was made in concrete; aged on the lees for 12 months and bottled lightly filtered.
Sustainable
DB9657-16
Quinta do Monte XistoQuinta do Monte Xisto
Red blend from Douro, Portugal
SOLD OUT. A blend of Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca, with 5% of Souzão. The wine aged 18 months in a mix of 60% old and 40% new French and Austrian barrels.
Biodynamic
DB3220-16
Acosta, Eduardo TorresQuota N Rosso IGT Terre Siciliane
Red blend from Sicily, Italy
50% Nerello Mascalese/20% Grenache/30% white Grecanico-Carricante-Coda di Volpe. "Quota N" is a new Acosta bottling in the 2018 vintage. Eduardo acquired this flat, half-hectare, west-exposed parcel of ungrafted, 80-100-year-old, co-planted bush vines. It is surrounded by stone walls on very rocky...
Organic
DB4105-18
Frenchtown FarmsRed Blend "Indigeaux"
Red blend from California, United States
60% Merlot 35% Cabernet Sauvignon 5% SemillonMost of the fruit is from Renaissance Vineyard in North Yuba. 20% of the Merlot is from Colfax in the Sierra Foothills. Whole cluster foot-stomped, aged in neutral French oak for 22 months. Bottled with 18ppm SO2 unfined and unfiltered
Organic
DB5166-16
Monte di GraziaRosato IGT Campania
Red blend from Campania, Italy
Monte di Grazia's Rosato is 90% Tintore di Tramonti and 10% Moscio. The grapes come from 2 different parcels totaling 0.3 hectares, between 450 and 600m, with soil rich in volcanic pumice. Exposures are both south and northeast. The vines are planted in pergola in 1989. The harvest was on October...
Organic
DB1102-17
Monte di GraziaRosso “Melogna” IGT Campania
Red blend from Campania, Italy
"Melogna", dialect for badger, is a new wine for Monte di Grazia.  It’s a field blend that harkens back to old-school farmer wines.  60% Piedirosso, 30% Tintore di Tramonti, 4% Moscio, 3% Olivella, and 3% Sciascinoso from a 0.3ha pergola at 600m, planted 30 years ago. Harvest was on October 10,...
Organic
DB1103-17
OltretorrenteRosso Colli Tortonesi
Red blend from Piedmont, Italy
Sourced from all the estate's red grapes that are not directed towards the Barbera Superiore. Several parcels over 3 hectares are harvested for this wine.  The vines were planted between 1955 and 1990 with 6,000 plants/hectare. Exposures are both north and south. In 2018, the blend is basically 90...
Organic
DB3017-18
Monte di GraziaRosso IGT Campania
Red blend from Campania, Italy
90% Tintore di Tramonti and 10% Piedirosso from 3 parcels between 270-600m, planted in pergola, 1 hectare total. Vines age varies between 25-100+ years. Harvest was in late October 2015 at yields of 4,000 kg/ha (abot 25hl/ha).  Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel with 15 days of maceration...
Organic
DB1104-15
Monte di GraziaRosso IGT Campania
Red blend from Campania, Italy
90% Tintore di Tramonti and 10% Piedirosso from 3 parcels between 270-600m, planted in pergola, 1 hectare total. Vines age varies between 25-100+ years. Harvest was in late October/early November at yields of 5,000 kg/ha (about 30hl/ha).  Spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel with 15 days of...
Organic
DB1104-12
Dominó - Vitor ClaroSalão Frio
Red blend from Alentejo, Portugal
Salão Frio (or “cold room”) is a village in the middle of the hills of São Mamede, in Portalegre, Alto Alentejo. Soils here are a mix of clay and granite, and the high altitude makes the region a little colder than the rest of Alentejo. This wine is made of a field blend of old vines of Aragonez,...

DB9476-18
Clos des FousSubsollum Pinot Noir
Red blend from Itata, Chile
92% Pinot noir and 8% Cinsault. Sourced from Pucalan and Larqui vineyards (about 10 acres total). Viñedo Larqui was planted in 1998 on paleozoic calcareous and sandy soils; Pucalan, planted in 2008, has granitic soil. Both are farmed lutte raisonée. After a 10-day cold soak, the wine was made in...
Sustainable
DB9652-16
Rogue VineSuper Itata Red
Red blend from , Chile
A blend of one-third each Carignan, Malbec and Syrah, all from old vines (planted between 1920-1960) grown in granitic soils. Aged in neutral oak for two years, then in bottle for another six months. The wine is rich in color with notes of blue and black fruits, and white pepper. The palate is well...
Organic
DB9011-16
Mateus Nicolau de AlmeidaTrans Douro Express Baixo Corgo
Red blend from Douro, Portugal
A blend of Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Roriz, and Tinta Barroca, sourced from Baixo Corgo in the westernmost part of the Douro. The climate here has Atlantic as well as Mediterranean influences, with predominantly schist soils. Fermented with native yeasts in concrete; aged for eight months...
Organic
DB3214-18
Mateus Nicolau de AlmeidaTrans Douro Express Cima Corgo
Red blend from Douro, Portugal
A blend of Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional, Sousão, and Tinta Amarela. The wine comes from an intermediate region of the Douro, and climate here is almost Mediterranean. Schist soils. Fermented in concrete tanks where it ages for eight months.
Organic
DB3215-17
AmpeleiaUnlitro IGT Costa Toscana
Red blend from Tuscany, Italy
This wine is a blend of varieties originating from the Mediterranean Basin— 50% Alicante Nero (aka Grenache), 20% Carignano, 15% Mourvedre, 15% Sangiovese, 5% Alicante Bouschet—sourced from vineyards at 180-250 meters above sea level. The fruit was harvested from the 10th to the 25th of September...
Biodynamic
DB6278-18
Villa CalicantusVino Rosato “Chiar’otto”
Red blend from Veneto, Italy
A co-harvest of Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, and a little Sangiovese from a west-facing site planted in pergola.  This is a fairly fertile plot, less calcareous than the vineyards that make the Bardolino Classico wines. The vines are 55 years old and pergola-trained. The must macerates one night...
Biodynamic
DB0165-18
Villa CalicantusVino Rosato Frizzante “Sollazzo”
Red blend from Veneto, Italy
Sollazzo, meaning “fun under the sun,’” is made with Corvina, Rondinella, Molinara, and a little Sangiovese from a west-facing site planted in pergola.  This is a fairly fertile plot, less calcareous than the vineyards that make the Bardolino Classico wines. The vines range from 5-55 years old.  ...
Biodynamic
DB0164-17
Villa CalicantusVino Rosso “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
DB0167-18
Rafael TiradoVistalago Red Blend
Red blend from Maule, Chile
A delicious blend of 60% Merlot, 35% Cab Franc and 5% of Syrah. The grapes are sourced from a granite-rich part of the vineyard and the elegant tannins here are evidence of it. Made in concrete with an year élèvage in French oak.   
Sustainable
DB9021-15