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L'AcinoChora Bianco IGP Calabria
Mantonico Bianco from Calabria, Italy
Mantonico/Pecorello/Garnacha Blanco/Greco Bianco. These are the youngest vines in the L'Acino line-up, planted from massal selections from older vines, on a sandy hillside in 2007. The organically farmed fruit is harvested by hand, pressed and fermented in stainless steel tanks with native yeasts...
Organic
DB1118-18
L'AcinoChora Rosso IGP Calabria
Magliocco from Calabria, Italy
Magliocco/Garnacha Nera. Like the white Chora from L'Acino, this wine comes from their younger vines, planted on a sandy hillside from massal cuttings from older vines in 2007. The organically farmed fruit is harvested by hand, crushed partly in whole-clusters and fermented in stainless steel tanks...
Organic
DB1147-18
L'AcinoChora Rosso IGP Calabria
Magliocco from Calabria, Italy
Magliocco/Garnacha Nera. Like the white Chora from L'Acino, this wine comes from their younger vines, planted on a sandy hillside from massal cuttings from older vines in 2007. The organically farmed fruit is harvested by hand, crushed partly in whole-clusters and fermented in stainless steel tanks...
Organic
DB1147-16
Brooklyn Cider HouseCider "Bone Dry"
Apples from New York State, United States
A throwback to the original American dry cider; made with a higher concentration of heirloom and bitter cider apples. Aged it on the lees for 10-12 months, and then lightly carbonated. It walks a tightrope of finesse and intensity. Its clean, crisp mouthfeel is balanced by bitter notes and a spine...
Sustainable
DB9141-NV
Brooklyn Cider HouseCider "Half Sour"
Apples from New York State, United States
Named “Best New York Craft Cider” and winner of double gold medals in the 2016 New York Wine & Food Classic competition, this is perhaps their most thought-provoking cider: it undergoes a third fermentation, which is stopped midway to introduce those sour notes that tickle your tongue. Begins...
Sustainable
DB9140-NV
Brooklyn Cider HouseCider "Kinda Dry"
Apples from New York State, United States
Fermented slowly for about 2-3 months. When the cider reaches just the right amount of sweetness, fermentation is halted; the cider is then filtered, lightly carbonated, and bottled. This is as close as you can get to biting into a freshly-picked New York apple. Tart apple flavor, bubbles, a touch...
Sustainable
DB9139-NV
Brooklyn Cider HouseCider "Raw"
Apples from New York State, United States
Inspired by the cider tradition in the Basque Country, they wanted to make a dry, wildly natural cider with beautiful acidity. Raw undergoes three fermentations with wild and wine yeasts, making it an earthy cider remarkably expressive of its terroir. Aged on the lees for a minimum of 6 months....
Sustainable
DB9142-NV
Brooklyn Cider HouseCider "Solstice"
Apples from New York State, United States
Made from heirloom American and bitter cider apples. Fermented in stainless steel tank for first 6 -9 months - spontaneous alcoholic fermentation with no SO2 addition and slow malolactic fermentation.  Aged on the lees for 10 months.
Sustainable
DB9130-NV
DrewCider "Sur La Mer"
Apples from California, United States
Dry farmed, certified organic, made from Gravensteins, Philo Golds, & Rhode Island Greens. 60 Year old trees growing in Franciscan Series soil at 1300 feet elevation, 3.3 miles from the ocean. Vinification: 80% stainless steel, 20% neutral oak barrel. Native fermentation; 100% malolactic....

DB5023-NV
Brooklyn Cider HouseCider "Wild Rose"
Apples from New York State, United States
Made from heirloom American and bitter cider apples. Fermented in stainless steel tank for first 6 -9 months - spontaneous alcoholic fermentation with no SO2 addition and slow malolactic fermentation.  Aged on the lees for 10 months. Some Cabernet is added for color.
Sustainable
DB9131-NV
San FerdinandoCiliegiolo Rosso Toscana IGT
Ciliegiolo from Tuscany, Italy
Ciliegiolo, meaning “cherry-like”, is usually reserved as a blending grape. Bottled on its own, it shows remarkably bright red fruits and fresh acidity.  There have been conflicting studies, but Ciliegiolo is either a parent or offspring of Sangiovese.  San Ferdinando’s version comes from 1.7...

DB0115-18
San FerdinandoCiliegiolo Toscana IGT Rosato
Ciliegiolo from Tuscany, Italy
100% Ciliegiolo from a lower, more productive part of their vineyards, planted in 2006. Harvest was in the beginning of September at yields of 8,000 kg/ha (about 48 hl/ha). Direct press with just a few hours of skin contact in the press extracting a touch of color. Spontaneous fermentation occurred...
Organic
DB3033-18
Cihuatán DistilleryCinabrio Rum
from San Salvador, El Salvador
Crafted as a homage to Kinich Ahau, Mayan god of the sun. Legend has it that the Sleeping woman, guardian goddess of the Cihuatan valley, would intercede on behalf of the people of Cihuatán so that Kinich Ahau would energize the valley with his warmth. His symbol was two hummingbirds. Cinabrio was...

DB1105-NV
Onda BravaCinsault
Cinsault from Itata, Chile
From a 60-80-year-old vineyard with granitic soil. 50% foot-stomped, 50% hand de-stemmed with zaranda, fermented in open-top Rauli tank, aged in cement galileo.
Organic
DB2375-18
'A VitaCirò Rosso Classico
Gaglioppo from Calabria, Italy
100% Gaglioppo from two vineyards, one flat at sea level and one on a hillside at 100 meters of altitude; the vine age is 9-46 years. Harvested in late September. Maceration lasts 5 days; aging is in stainless steel for 18 months, followed by 8 months of bottle aging. In the cool and balanced 2016...
Organic
DB1070-16
'A VitaCirò Rosso Classico Superiore
Gaglioppo from Calabria, Italy
100% Gaglioppo from two vineyards, one flat at sea level and one on a hillside at 100 meters of altitude; the average vine age is 9-46 years. Harvested in late September. Maceration lasts 5 days; aging is in stainless steel for 18 months, followed by 8 months of bottle aging.  
Organic
DB1070-15
'A VitaCirò Rosso Classico Superiore Riserva
Gaglioppo from Calabria, Italy
The Riserva is 100% Gaglioppo from the vineyard Muzzunetto, the oldest vines of the estate, planted in 1968, facing north. The grapes were harvested in the first week of October at 50hl/ha.  Fermentation was spontaneous with an extended maceration of one month, after which the free-run juice is...
Organic
DB1071-15
'A VitaCirò Rosso Classico Superiore Riserva
Gaglioppo from Calabria, Italy
The Riserva is 100% Gaglioppo from the vineyard Muzzunetto, the oldest vines of the estate, planted in 1968, facing north. The grapes were harvested in the first week of October at 50hl/ha.  Fermentation was spontaneous with an extended maceration of one month, after which the free-run juice is...
90WSOrganic
DB1071-14
Taken From GraniteClaret "Elegance" Renaissance Vineyard
from California, United States
A non-varietal wine, was meant to be the most elegant, aromatically complex, harmonious wine of the lineup; a blend of (mainly) Bordeaux varieties. 

DB0287-99
White Rock VineyardsClaret Estate Napa Valley
Red blend (mostly Cabernet) from California, United States
83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot, 3% Cabernet Franc.  22 months in French oak. 380cs produced.  Tasting notes: Densely concentrated and complex with rich fruit aromas and fine tannins. Moroccan spice and graphite balance red, black and brambly fruits, adding a depth and...
Organic
DB5173-16
Ver SacrumClarete
Blend from Mendoza, Argentina
20% Roussanne, 40% Grenache and 40% Syrah, this charming rosé is sourced from two vineyards: Los Chacayes, 15 acres of clacareous river stones planted in 2011 at 3600ft of elevation, and San Martín, 12.5 acres of sandy soils planted in 2004 at 2600ft. The fruit is entirely destemmed; the Roussanne...
Sustainable
DB6895-18
Mas des ChimèresClin d'Oeil IGT Coteaux du Salagou
Grenache from Languedoc, France
100% Grenache. This bottling was a one-off in the very difficult and short 2017 vintage; Clin d'Oeil replaced the estate's usual 100%-Cinsault "Oeillade" and is made the same way: pressed in whole clusters, fermented carbonically and aged in tank. The intention for the Oeillade, as well as for its...
Organic
DB7042-17
Clos de la PerrièreClos de la Perrière
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The Clos de la Perrière is a single five hectare 1er cru monopole parcel, a true clos, surrounded by a wall in Fixin. Bénigne Joliet considers that there are four separate terroirs here and each is vinified and aged separately and blended just before bottling. The soil varies with stoney limestone...
Sustainable
DB9985-16
Clos de la PerrièreClos de la Perrière
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The Clos de la Perrière is a single five hectare parcel, a true clos, surrounded by a wall in Fixin. Bénigne Joliet considers that there are four separate terroirs here and each is vinified and aged separately and blended just before bottling. The soil varies with stoney limestone, clay, a mix of...
Sustainable
DB9985-17
Clos de la PerrièreClos de la Perrière Blanc
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
A very special and rare white from the Côtes de Nuits. A half a hectare is planted with Chardonnay within the Clos de la Perrière, in the areas with the most limestone. The vines were planted in 1990. Spontaneous fermentation happens in stainless steel and the wine is aged in mostly neutral barrels...
Sustainable
DB1359-17
LécheneautClos de la Roche Grand Cru
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Clos de la Roche is highly chalky, with barely 30 centimeters of topsoil, strewn with a few pebbles and some large blocks of stone from which derives its name. The vines, located in “Monts Luisants”, grow in marl and Prémeaux limestone and average 60 years of age. The Lécheneauts farm a miniscule ....
(93-95) VM, 94 WSSustainable
DB6133-16
CastagnierClos de la Roche Grand Cru
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Rows overlap two lieu dits, Les Fremières and Les Mochamps on 1.48 acres planted in 1960 and 1965/1966. Planted on a steep hill of 918 feet, the shallow, rocky soil is rich with limestone.
Biodynamic
DB6116-17
Berthaut-GerbetClos de Vougeot
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Planted in 1956, along the east wall of the Clos, minimal slope, rocky soils with more clay. Aged in barrel (approximately 30% new oak).   Very limited.
92-94 VM
DB8593-18
CastagnierClos de Vougeot Grand Cru
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
From a single .5 hectare block, lieu-dit Grand Maupertuis, on the Vosne-Romanée border, located just across from the Echezeaux of Domaine la Romanée Conti. Planted in 1982, the soil is shallow with brown clay and gravel on top of Bajocian limestone. Aged 16-18 months in barrels, 40% new oak.
Biodynamic
DB6119-17
CastagnierClos de Vougeot Grand Cru
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
From a single half hectare block, in the lieu-dit Grand Maupertuis, on the Vosne-Romanee border, located just across from the Echezeaux of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti. Planted in 1982, the soil is shallow with brown clay and gravel on top of Bajocian limestone. Aged 16 - 18 months in barrels, 40%...
Biodynamic
DB6119-16
PépièreClos des Briords Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine
Melon de Bourgogne from Loire, France
100% Melon de Bourgogne. Clos des Briords is a lieu-dit in which Marc has long held 3 hectares of massale vines planted from 1930 to 1950. These are the oldest vines of the estate, planted on soils of granite de Thébaud, which differs from granite de Clisson in containing more feldspar and clay--it...
Organic
DB8966-18
Casa AuroraClos Pepin (Bierzo Alto)
from Bierzo, Spain
This wine is sourced from several different vineyards all around Albares in Bierzo Alto, where the Aurora project is centered; like its sister wine Poula, this is a blend from old vines; the difference here is that the fruit is purchased.
Organic
DB9410-18
CastagnierClos Saint Denis Grand Cru
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The vineyard is 984-1050 feet on a slope above Clos de la Roche on a 0.89 acre plot of limestone scree planted in 1967 and 1995.
Biodynamic
DB6117-17
Shinn Estate VineyardsCoalescence White Blend
Chardonnay from New York State, United States
51% Sauvignon Blanc, 34% Chardonnay, 11.5% Riesling, 3% Semillon, 0.5% Pinot Blanc.   
Organic
DB6428-17
Gilles BrissonCognac Napoléon
from Cognac, France
Napoléon designates a blend in which the youngest brandy has been stored for at least six years in cask; this is aged for 12 years. 100% Ugni Blanc.  

DB7430-NV
Gilles BrissonCognac VS
from Cognac, France
 VS (“very special”, or three stars) designates a blend in which the youngest brandy has been stored for at least two years in cask; Gilles Brillson V.S. is aged for 3-4 years before bottling. 100% Ugni Blanc.  

DB7428-NV
Gilles BrissonCognac VSOP
from Cognac, France
VSOP (“very superior old pale”, or Reserve) designates a blend in which the youngest brandy is stored for at least four years in cask; aged for 5-6 years before release.  100% Ugni Blanc. Named to the 2015 Top 100 Spirits List in Wine Enthusiast.    
94 WE
DB7429-NV
Gilles BrissonCognac XO
from Cognac, France
The minimum age of any brandy used in an XO must be 7 years. In 2016, the law will change to a minimum of 10 years;  this estate will not have to change anything, since their XO is aged 18-20 years in cask. 100% Ugni Blanc.  

DB7431-NV
Quinta do InfantadoColheita Tawny
Tinta Roriz/Touriga Nacional from Douro, Portugal
Old-vine field blend of over twenty varieties. This first Infantado colheita, or vintage tawny, comes from exclusively Class A parcels (Vale de Moinhos and Castelos) totaling 3.5 hectares on poor schist soils. The fruit is hand-harvested, partly destemmed and fermented exclusively in lagar;...

DB0112-10
Villard, FrançoisCondrieu “Terrasses du Palat”
Viognier from Rhône, France
100% Viognier from Chavanay and Vérin, with decomposed granite and quartz terroir. Twenty-five-year-old vines. Low temperature fermentation in barrels with native yeasts. Aged eleven months in twenty-five percent new and seventy-five percent used oak barrels.
93 VMSustainable
DB3111-18
Primitivo QuilesCono 4
Monastrell from Alicante, Spain
Monastrell made in eighty-year-old conofors (think dairy tanks but made of American oak). Filtered by gravity and, following tradition, made in a slighty oxidative style which gives the wine its very unique character.

DB7760-18
MestresCoquet Cava Gran Reserva Brut Nature
from Penedès, Spain
30% Macabeu, 40% Xarel.lo and 30% Parellada. Second fermentation is done under cork; aged a minimum of 40 months. All riddling and disgorging is done by hand. No expedition liqueur. Residual sugar less than 1.5 g/l Straw yellow with green highlights. Great elegance and aromatic richness a great...

DB0882-13
Dumien-SerretteCornas "Cuvée Henri" Vieilles Vignes
Syrah from Rhône, France
Over the years Gilbert's neighbor, Noël Verset, continually asked Gilbert why he didn't make a special bottling of only his oldest vineyards. Now that Nicolas is managing the domaine with him, they decided to give it a try and made just two barrels from "Patou" vineyards that are more than 100...
94 VMSustainable
DB9743-17
Dumien-SerretteCornas "Patou" Vieilles Vignes
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. Grapes are pressed with an old-style basket press and aged 2 years in 2-7 year-old barrels. Some stems are kept for vinification. "Patou" is the top site south of the village of Cornas with decomposed granite and a rich soil that gives supple tannins and perfumed wines. The oldest vines...
Sustainable
DB9744-16
Dumien-SerretteCornas "Patou" Vieilles Vignes
Syrah from Rhône, France
100% Syrah. Grapes are pressed with an old-style basket press and aged 2 years in 2-7 year-old barrels. Some stems are kept for vinification. "Patou" is the top site south of the village of Cornas with decomposed granite and a rich soil that gives supple tannins and perfumed wines. The oldest vines...
92 VMSustainable
DB9744-17
ZorzalCorral de los Altos
Garnacha from Navarra, Spain
From the northernmost parcel of a single vineyard in Fitero, a rocky site located on the top of a high plateau where the “Cierzo” wind takes a key role. It is 2 hectares planted with 45 year old Garnacha. Grapes are picked early, the wine ferments from native yeasts spontaneously in 2000-liter...
Organic
DB8598-18
Chandon de BriaillesCorton Blanc Grand Cru
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
The winemakers' mother, Nadine, decided to plant Chardonnay in the Corton Bressandes vineyard because she wanted to have some Chardonnay to drink in the mid-term while the Charlemagne was aging! The final blend is eighty percent Corton Bressandes, fifteen percent Corton Chaumes and five percent ...
Biodynamic
DB6624-16

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