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Villa CalicantusBardolino Chiaretto Classico “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 in 1965.  This is a fairly fertile plot, less calcareous than the vineyards that make the red Bardolino Classico wines at his home vineyard. The must macerates one night on its skins in...
Biodynamic
DB0165-19
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 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
DB0166-18
AmpeleiaKepos IGT Costa Toscana
Red blend from Tuscany, Italy
Different Mediterranean grape varieties— 50% Alicante Nero (aka Grenache), 30% Mourvedre, 20% 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...
Biodynamic
DB6279-16
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
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
AmpeleiaRosato di Ampeleia IGT Toscana
Red blend from Tuscany, Italy
80% Carignano, 20% Alicante Nero (aka Grenache).  This is the 1st Rosato from Ampeleia!  The Carignano was direct-pressed and then whole clusters of the Alicante Nero were added to the tank, macerating there for 12 days and coloring the wine. All concrete. Low alcohol, salty, with a hint of welcome...
Biodynamic
DB6284-19
AmpeleiaUnlitro IGT Toscana
Red blend from Tuscany, Italy
This wine is a blend of varieties originating from the Mediterranean Basin— 40% Alicante Nero (aka Grenache), 25% Mourvedre, 15% Carignano, 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
DB6278-19
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