Our Portfolio

MüllerRiesling Spatlese Alte Reben "1923" Sonnenberg
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
A special release this year! 50g/l RS, 10.4g acid. Picked at the end of September. Tasted at the estate right after bottling, and the acidity is raging here--will likely need some time to integrate. But WOW! Gingery, mouthwatering, firm, lime-driven like a vodka gimlet, and blessed with a lurking...
Sustainable
DB3521-18
GunderlochRiesling Spätlese Estate
Riesling from Rheinhessen, Germany
Gulpable, tropical, glossy Riesling that flows straight to the pleasure centers and mercilessly ravishes them. A blend of Pettenthal and Oelberg fruit, vinified to finish with a modest forty to forty-five grams per liter of reaidual sugar, this is a wine of simple pleasure from the estate, the...

DB0807-15
MüllerRiesling Spätlese Krettnacher Euchariusberg
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
Sourced entirely from old ungrafted vines (1963) in the lauded gross schock section of the Euchariusberg. A gloriously sweet entry telescopes to a tight, tensile finish. About 60g RS here, swallowed up by the incredible acidity that Muller gets in all his wines. Delicious and overtly pretty right...
Sustainable
DB3505-18
Clemens BuschRiesling Spätlese Marienburg
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
Made from riper grapes in several of his grand cru sections.
Biodynamic
DB1034-18
GunderlochRiesling Spätlese Nackenheimer Rothenberg
Riesling from Rheinhessen, Germany
72g/l RS, 8g acid, 9% alc. The sweet Spät from Gunderloch has been one of the core items of the Bowler portfolio since we opened our doors. In 2015 it is practically the perfect Spätlese, ultra-ripe, balletically graceful, and filled with spiced, poached pear flavors and a sense of pure distilled...

DB8153-15
GunderlochRiesling Spätlese Nackenheimer Rothenberg
Riesling from Rheinhessen, Germany
Powerful and lavish Spatlese, completely swet and sensuously textured--YET somehow balanced on a dime with a finish that floats. How do they do that?!?! Deep yellow fruis are accented by potpourri, honey and river rocks. These wines have a tremendous history of development with age. 

DB8153-17
Koehler-RuprechtRiesling Spätlese Trocken Saumagen
Riesling from Pfalz, Germany
Words like “stunning” and “dazzling” have been invoked by the critics to describe this luxuriantly rich, dry, complex and austerely young wine. Perhaps one of the finest vintages produced at K-R to date.

DB1038-16
Koehler-RuprechtRiesling Spätlese Trocken Saumagen
Riesling from Pfalz, Germany
Magnificent wine, one of the top dry Spätlesen of 2015. Not necessarily bigger than the Kabinett from that year, but clearly firmer, more layered, and very young. A noteworthy bargain for those who want to buy some top quality K-R for their cellars without paying "R" prices. DO NOT MISS.

DB1038-15
Clemens BuschRiesling Trocken
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
8.3g acid and 4-5g RS, all grown in grey slate from multiple parcels in the Marienburg (including the portions that lie across the river, which don’t make it into the GG wines), a mix of young and old vines up to 50-60 yrs old, vinified 60% in barrels and 40% INOX, and 20% of the juice sees...
Biodynamic
DB8406-18
MüllerRiesling Trocken
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
7g/l RS, 8.6g acid, 11% alc. This is an "estate wine" that far out-classes its name. Picked from the "Zuckerberg" plot of vines on the Niedermenniger Herrenberg, harvested early to catch maximum freshness and vitality, it combines cool marine character and a touch of creaminess with a firm, lip-...
Sustainable
DB3501-18
LeinerRiesling Trocken
Riesling from Pfalz, Germany
Totally dry at 7g/l RS with racy, zesty acidity to match! Grown in loess and loam soils from vineyards in and around Ilbesheim in the southeastern Pfalz. 100% vinified in steel. A killer value in the LITER!!!!!!!!
Biodynamic
DB3507-16
LeinerRiesling Trocken "Handwerk"
Riesling from Pfalz, Germany
The “Handwerk” line is hand-crafted as the name suggests:  biodynamically grown, manually harvested and vinified in small quantities.  You want a dry white but don’t want to give up the fruit, ripeness or sex appeal of Riesling? BOOM. This is an explosively flavorful and energetic bottling, loaded...
Biodynamic
DB3508-17
Materne & SchmittRiesling Trocken "Koberner"
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
Kobern is located between the towns of Winningen and Lehmen, and the soils here are a very fine, pure, dark blue slate.  This site is highly weathered with a very thin soil base, which causes the vines to root very deep into the soil in search of water during the summer, thus tapping into a...

DB3603-17
Materne & SchmittRiesling Trocken "Lehmener"
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
Lehmen is a town 15 km up-river from Winningen.  Here the slate is blue-grey and contains fossils from 400 million years ago when the area was covered by ocean.  These fossils, along with underground calcareous springs, bring the pH of the soil to a more basic level and provide a significant...

DB3602-17
Materne & SchmittRiesling Trocken "Winninger Hamm"
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
Within the town of Winningen, Hamm is a classic site. Hamm in German refers to the rocks or cliffs that a rivers flows into causing a bend or change in the rivers path; this site is therefore extremely close to the water and its reflections. This, combined with its southwest exposure, makes Hamm a...

DB3604-17
Materne & SchmittRiesling Trocken "Winninger"
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
Winningen is their home base on the Mosel; this is where the winery is.  All vineyards are steep sloped or terraced.  The particular slate profile of Winningen is a grey-brown that also contains iron and other mineralic particles that slowly oxidise red and yellow. All vineyards are facing south or...

DB3601-17
Materne & SchmittRiesling Trocken "Wunschkind"
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
“Wunschkind” or “wish child” is the name for Materne & Schmitts first wine, and refers to Rebecca and Janina's greatest wish: to own a winery. The grapes for this wine are from a combination of all three villages (Winningen, Kobern, and Lehmen) in their portfolio.  All vineyards are steep...

DB3600-17
Immich-BatteriebergRiesling Trocken Batterieberg
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
The namesake vineyard of the estate, a Grand Cru created by blasting the toweringly steep cliff face to rubble in the 1840s. Grey slate, thin topsoil, perfect exposition, extremely old, pre-phylloxera vines on their original rootstock, and a legendary history makes this one of the living treasures...
95 WA
DB0904-17
Immich-BatteriebergRiesling Trocken Batterieberg
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
The namesake vineyard of the estate, a Grand Cru created by blasting the toweringly steep cliff face to rubble in the 1840s. Grey slate, thin topsoil, perfect exposition, extremely old, pre-phylloxera vines on their original rootstock, and a legendary history makes this one of the living treasures...
93VM, 93+WA
DB0904-15
Immich-BatteriebergRiesling Trocken Batterieberg “R” Reserve
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
The namesake vineyard of the estate, a Grand Cru created by blasting the toweringly steep cliff face to rubble in the 1840s. Grey slate, thin topsoil, perfect exposition, extremely old, pre-phylloxera vines on their original rootstock, and a legendary history makes this one of the living treasures...

DB9078-16
Immich-BatteriebergRiesling Trocken Ellergrub
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
The Grand Cru Ellergrub is Gernot’s favorite vineyard to work. Century-old, pre-phylloxera, ungrafted vines planted on a blue slate hillside of dizzying steepness renders a wine that’s nothing short of profound. It offers intense flavor, integrated juiciness, sensuous texture and extraordinary...
94WA
DB0903-17
Immich-BatteriebergRiesling Trocken Steffensberg
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
If these wines were classed like Burgundy, this would be a 1er Cru for the estate. Steffensberg is located on a side valley of Enkirch, composed of deeper, softer soils dominated by copper-tinted red slate. Spicy, fragrant wines are made here from extremely old, pre-phylloxera vines on their...
92WA
DB0902-17
HarmRiesling Viesslinger Brück
Riesling from Wachau, Austria
The opposite to the warm and climatically favored Kellerberg is the single vineyard “Vießlinger Bruck” at the western end of the Wachau. The special microclimate, mica slate, and steep stone terraces make it possible to grow Riesling there. The vines here are 15–35 years old. Harvested October 30th...
(93-94) VMOrganic
DB6110-15
Ehmoser, JosefRiesling Vom Gelben Löss
Riesling from Wagram, Austria
Grown in deep golden loess soil (gelben can be translated as ‘golden’ or yellow). Gently pressed with a slow fermentation. Riesling grown in a loess soil gives a rounder and fruitier wine compared to Riesling grown in the Wachau.   
Sustainable
DB0864-17
Clemens BuschRiesling Vom Grauen Schiefer
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
”From grey slate,” sourced from the same sites that supply Clemens’ GG wines. Stone dust and lemon/lime flavors surge through the nose and palate in a wine of extremely fine purity and energy.
Biodynamic
DB8407-16
Clemens BuschRiesling Vom Roten Schiefer
Riesling from Mosel, Germany
”From red slate,” sourced from the same site that supplies Clemens’ GG wine on red slate, namely the Rothenpfad. The red slate works its magic here, and in contrast to the precise, minimalist Vom Grauen Schiefer, this wine is more expansive, perfumed and glossier with more rounded edges.
90WABiodynamic
DB8408-17
Riesling Winninger Brückstück

A halbtrocken/feinherb style from a very old parcel within Brückstück called the Sternberg. This is a psychotically steep blue slate site adjacent to the Röttgen, Knebel’s warmest site and the main source for their sweet wines. While the wine has a distinctive elegance and savory character that...

DB0900-14
JurtschitschRiesling Zobinger Heiligenstein Erste Lage
Riesling from Kamptal, Austria
The Heiligenstein is legendary for its Rieslings – and justifiably so! Its unusual geological formation offers the best preconditions for the aristocratic white grape variety: meagre, weathered, red desert sand- stone is veined with volcanic conglomerate from the Permian period. A nature reserve...
Organic
DB0000-17
Sierra de ToloñoRioja Blanco
Viura from Rioja, Spain
100% Viura—an indigenous variety here—from biodynamically farmed vineyards, 1.5ha of which Sandra owns and 7.5 ha of which she rents. She is always the first to harvest, usually around the 3rd week of September, and she decides when it's time by tasting the berries. Minimal treatments are "easy,"...
93 JS, 91 WABiodynamic
DB1399-18
Sierra de ToloñoRioja Tinto
Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain
100% Tempranillo from a high-altitude (600-750m) vineyard.  The grapes are 100% destemmed. Alcoholic fermentation is spontaneous and takes place in tank; the wine then spends a year in neutral French oak (225-L). No fining or filtering. 25,000 bottles made.
Biodynamic
DB1633-18
Sierra de ToloñoRivas de Tereso
Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain
In only its second year of existence, Rivas de Tereso is clearly an important bottling for lovers of New Spain! From a single vineyard planted to Tempranillo that ripens earlier and shows more minerality than the vineyards used for her entry-level Rioja. Fermented spontaneously (and very slowly) in...
Biodynamic
DB2003-15
Thévenet/Bongran/RoallyRoally Viré-Clessé
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
100% Chardonnay. Domaine de Roally is a newer but no less important part of the Thévenet estate, separate though it is from the original home estate of Bongran; both bottle Viré-Clessé AOC wines. The proprietor of Domaine de Roally was Henri Goyard, an old schoolmate of Jean Thévenet's and a...
Organic
DB0349-17
GagliardoRoero Arneis
Arneis from Piedmont, Italy
Coming in July!    

DB8435-18
Chiara CondelloRomagna Sangiovese Predappio
Sangiovese from Emilia-Romagna, Italy
100% Sangiovese from three vineyards parcels between 150m and 350m above sea level, with a north/northeast exposure.  One is clay-limestone, one is red clay with high spungone content, and the last is clay-limestone with veins of spungone. Vines are approximately 40 years old. Harvest was between...
Organic
DB0695-16
Chiara CondelloRomagna Sangiovese Predappio Riserva "Le Lucciole"
Sangiovese from Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Le Lucciole is Chiara's Riserva. It's 100% Sangiovese sourced from a parcel of 0.8 hectares planted at a density of 5,500 vines per hectare, 250m above sea level. The vines are 20 years old. Harvest was on October 6th, 2016 at yields of 5,000kg/hl (35hl/ha). The grapes were partially destemmed;...
Organic
DB0696-16
Arnoux-LachauxRomanée-Saint-Vivant
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
This 1/3 hectare vineyard is located at the very south of the appellation, at a fifty meters distance from Romanée-Conti. The block is ploughed by horse to preserve these old vines, which average 90 years of age. The soil is primariy dark clay. Vinified with 100% whole cluster. Aged in 30% new oak...
Sustainable
DB0428-16
Arnoux-LachauxRomanée-Saint-Vivant
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
This 1/3 hectare vineyard is located at the very south of the appellation, at a fifty meters distance from Romanée-Conti. The block is ploughed by horse to preserve these old vines, which average 90 years of age. The soil is primariy dark clay. Vinified with 100% whole cluster. Aged in 30% new oak...
Sustainable
DB0428-17
Bera, Vittorio e FigliRonco Matto (Grignolino Frizzante)
Grignolino 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
DB5726-17
FonterenzaRosa IGT Toscana
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
100% Sangiovese. Fonterenza selects vines from its estate Brunello and Rosso di Montalcino vineyard for earlier harvest for their rosato (before the 2018 vintage, it was made from purchased fruit). The fruit is direct-pressed and the juice macerated overnight with the skins; fermentation is with...
Organic
DB1035-18
Primitivo QuilesRosado
Monastrell from Alicante, Spain
LIMITED. Made from free-un juice from old vine Monastrell, fermented in cement with native yeasts. Fresh, light and fruity perfect for seafood, grilled fish, or as an aperitif.   

DB7761-18
Fronton de OroRosado
Listán Negro from Canary Islands, Spain
Summer in a bottle. 100% estate-owned Listan Negro macerated for 24 hours before pressing. Fermented and aged in large stainless steel tanks. Pale pink, easy drinking. 
Sustainable
DB1746-18
ZorzalRosado
Garnacha from Navarra, Spain
Bush-vine Garnacha, harvested by hand and produced in the saignée method. Exuberant red fruit tones are checked by a corset of acidity that makes this the perfect companion to all-things-grilled.
Organic
DB1707-18
TajinasteRosado
Listán Negro from Canary Islands, Spain
Saignée of 100% Listán Negro. 
92 JGSustainable
DB1858-16
Onda BravaRosado de Uva País
País (Mission) from Itata, Chile
From a 150-200-year-old vineyard with granitic soil. Manual basket press, fermented and aged in cement galileo.
Organic
DB2376-18
SanguinetoRosato
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
100% Sangiovese Piccolo. 2018 is Sanguineto's second vintage of rosato (2016 was the first and none was made in 2017). Dora rents and works these vines, not far from the home estate outside of Montepulciano, just as she does the home vines: by hand, purely organically, and with meticulous care....
Organic
DB8871-18
RansomRosato Frizzante
Pinot Noir from Oregon, United States
100% Pinot Noir, from own-rooted Pommard and Wadenswil clones in the JMD vineyard in the Eola-Amity Hills AVA, planted in 1988. Certified organic. Whole-cluster pressed, lightly bentonite fined, and settled. The juice was then racked to tanks, where it was fermented in small lots for thirty days at...
Organic
DB5990-18

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