Our Portfolio

Combel La SerreCahors Au Cerisier
Malbec from Southwest, France
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois in local parlance). Au Cerisier comes from a single 1.2-hectare plot at 350 m. altitude, next door to a cherry orchard for which the Ilberts named this bottling. The certified-organic vines average 40 years old and are planted on red and yellow clay soils over limestone...
Organic
DB3887-17
Combel La SerreCahors Château Cuvée
Malbec from Southwest, France
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois in local parlance). Combel's Château Cuvée comes from estate plots totalling 3 hectares around their home village of Cournou on the limestone plateau known as the Causse at about 320m altitude. The soils for this bottling are mainly red clay with some limestone rock. The...
Organic
DB7200-17
Combel La SerreCahors Le Lac Aux Cochons
Malbec from Southwest, France
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois in local parlance). Le Lac Aux Cochons is a one-hectare plot at 350 meters with a natural depression that rains turn into a pond, in which wild boars come to refresh themselves: hence the name "Lake of the Pigs". These are Combel's oldest vines, averaging 60 years but...
Organic
DB8851-14
Combel La SerreCahors Le Pur Fruit du Causse
Malbec from Southwest, France
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois in local parlance).  The fruit for Pur comes from seven different Combel sites totalling 8.5 hectares around their home village of Cournou, which lies on the Causse, a limestone plateau in Cahors at 320m elevation. Planted on clay-limestone soils, the vines are certified-...
Organic
DB8318-17
AmeillaudCairanne
Grenache from Rhône, France
60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 18% Carignan and 2% Mourvèdre, sourced from 45-year-old vines planted in limestone and clay soils mixed with sandstone on south/south-west facing slopes, east of the village of Cairanne. Traditional fermentation, with 100% de-stemming. As of this vintage, Cairanne is its...
Sustainable
DB6209-16
BellivièreCalligramme Jasnières
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Calligramme is the old-vine version of Les Rosiers: a Jasnières bottling from multiple parcels, with vines ranging in age from 50 to 75 years old, on particularly rocky, tuffeau-rich clay-flint soils on south-southwest-facing slopes. The collective yield is a modest 25-35 hl/ha....
Biodynamic
DB8416-15
Frémont, JulienCalvados
Apples from , France
See the producer notes for full details on Frémont cider and Calvados!

DB7497-NV
LelouvierCalvados Fine
from Normandy, France
A blend of young Calvados, distilled with extreme care in a copper column still. Aged more than 2 years in oak casks. Several generations of the Lelouvier family have sought to identify farms producing fine Calvados in the Ferté Macé and Domfront regions. 

DB8800-NV
LelouvierCalvados Hors d'Age
from Normandy, France
A blend of Calvados, distilled with extreme care in a copper column still. Aged more than 12 years in oak casks. Several generations of the Lelouvier family have sought to identify farms producing fine Calvados in the Ferté Macé and Domfront regions. 

DB8802-NV
LelouvierCalvados Vieux
from Normandy, France
A blend of young Calvados, distilled with extreme care in a copper column still. Aged more than 3 years in oak casks. Several generations of the Lelouvier family have sought to identify farms producing fine Calvados in the Ferté Macé and Domfront regions.  There is probably NOT a better pairing...

DB8801-NV
Sierra de ToloñoCaminos de Santa Cruz
Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain
(Formerly the Rivas de Tereso bottling!) This is Sierra de Toloño's ultimate expression of Tempranillo. From a single-vineyard planted on pure limestone and rock, it ferments in amphora and then ages for an year in French Oak. The wine is textured, rich with black fruit.  
93 WABiodynamic
DB2003-16
CrociCampedello Frizzante Bianco DOC Colli Piacentini
White Blend from Emilia-Romagna, Italy
60% Malvasia di Candia Aromatica/20% Trebbiano/15% Ortrugo/3% Sauvignon/2% Marsanne. Campedello is the name of the hillside site whose grapes go into this wine. The co-planted vines are planted on sandy limestone soils rich in fossilized seashell material and are farmed organically; everything is...
Organic
DB5325-18
Contrada SalandraCampi Flegrei DOP Falanghina
Falanghina from Campania, Italy
From two parcels between 90 and 200m above sea level, totaling 2.2 hectares; one is 6 years old, and the other is 40 years old. Both sites face southeast and are trained guyot, and the vines are ungrafted.   Harvested by hand. In the cellar, the grapes are destemmed and allowed to macerate on the...

DB1820-15
Contrada SalandraCampi Flegrei DOP Piedirosso
from Campania, Italy
Contrada Salandra’s Piedirosso explores what is possible with this grape from this appellation. Composed of 95% Piedirosso and 5% ancient varietals from 2.5 hectares of ungrafted vines at 90-200m above sea level. The vineyards were planted around 40 years ago. Harvest started in the second half of...

DB1822-15
Noble CoyoteCapón Espadin
from Oaxaca, Mexico
Noble Coyote Capon Espadín is the masterpiece of Maestro Mezcalero Eleazar Brena and is sustainably produced in the village of San Luis Amatlán. Produced using meticulously selected mother maguey that are mature and flowering as indicated by the growth of a “quiote” or flowering stalk.A large...
Sustainable
DB0071-NV
Combel La SerreCarbo IGP Côtes-du-Lot
Malbec from Southwest, France
100% Malbec (aka Auxerrois in local parlance). "Carbo" is indicative of the winemaking technique behind this bottling: carbonic maceration to make the lightest, freshest, most fruit-forward possible version of the traditionally chewy, rustic wine of Cahors. The wine cannot be classifed as Cahors,...
Organic
DB7202-17
Sans Wine CompanyCarbonic Carignan “Coyote Rock”
Carignan from California, United States
The ‘Coyote Rock’ block on the Poor Ranch was planted in 1943 and is the oldest block of Carignan on their property. The whole clusters are put into a small stainless tank which is sealed for 25 days, where it goes through primary fermentation naturally and without any manipulation. Malolactic...
Organic
DB9155-17
Garage WineCarignan Portezuelo Itata #58
Carignan from Itata, Chile
This wine was grown by a small farmer in Itata. It was farmed by hand and horse with traditional methods of dry-farming old vines with vines of Cinsault in the field-blend. Fermented naturally in small open-top tanks ; caps were punched down by hand and pressing was strictly manual. The wine was...
Organic
DB2022-14
Porter Creek VineyardsCarignane "Old Vine", Mendocino
Carignan from California, United States
The fruit comes from an organic, dry farmed, head trained vineyard in Hopland that was planted in 1939.  100% destemmed and fermented with native yeasts for 2-3 days in old French oak barrels up to 8 years old. Aged 11 months in 50% 3800 liter wooden tank and 50% in small barrels (228L). Production...
Biodynamic
DB7739-15
Clos SaronCarignane Old Vine "Pleasant Peasant"
Carignan from California, United States
100% Carignan from vines planted in 1900. Whole Cluster, foot stomped. 
Organic
DB6452-16
Rivano, AngeloCarignano del Sulcis "Intrigu"
Carignan from Sardinia, Italy
100% Carignano. Harvest was on Sept 23rd at yields of around 38 hectoliters/hectare.  The grapes were destemmed; spontaneous fermentation with a maceration of 12/14 days.  Aged is in stainless steel for approximately 6 months, followed by 3 months in bottle.  420 cases produced.

DB1067-17
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AmpeleiaCarignano IGT Costa Toscana
Carignan from Tuscany, Italy
New for this estate, this bottling is part of the "Monovarietali" project.  
Biodynamic
DB6282-17
Carlos Basso "Dos Fincas" Malbec
Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina
Dos Fincas means two farms, the fruit is from two separate plots of their land in the Uco Valley that are planted, picked, and fermented separately then blended together later. It is 100% Malbec from two separate vineyards: San Carlos which give the wine its dark powerful fruit, and Tunuyan, which...

DB0765-14
Carlos Basso "Dos Fincas" Malbec/Cabernet
Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina
60% Cab, 40% Malbec aged 6 months in new and used oak.

DB0766-13
Carlos Basso "Dos Fincas" Merlot/Cabernet
Merlot from Mendoza, Argentina
60% Cab, 40% Malbec aged 6 months in new and used oak.

DB0767-11
Carmenere Arenal
Carmenère from Colchagua, Chile
Carmenere has a tendency to be excessively “green”, as this finicky grape demands careful vineyard management, specific soil composition, late picking, and minimal irrigation to show its potential. We’ve found one that is well balanced and delicious and a great value!

DB7750-14
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ElquiCarmenere/Syrah
Syrah from Elqui, Chile
A blend of mostly Syrah, with some Carmenere, and tiny amounts of Malbec, the wine ferments in steel and then it is transferred to barrels, a mix of new and old, French, American, and Hungarian. Deliciously ripe, juicy and vibrant with loads of tannins and earthy elements.  
Sustainable
DB1003-16
PedralongaCarolina (Caiño Blanco)
Caiño Blanco from Galicia, Spain
In 2002, after replanting parts of his vineyard with new vines of Albariño, Miguel left a spot bare, since it was too rocky and needed better preparation to receive new plants. Once the work on the land was done, he decided to plant Caiño Blanco, of which the family already had in a tiny plot. The...
Biodynamic
DB9098-17
Carrasvinas Rueda Verdejo
Verdejo from , Spain
100% Verdejo (this is rare – they are usually blended with Viura which lowers the acid and makes it oxidize much more rapidly) is made by one of the founders of the DO of Rueda, about 30% of the cuvée is made from 100-140 year old pre-phylloxera vines. All of their vineyards are sustainably farmed...
Sustainable
DB7580-14
Clos SaronCarte Blanche
White Blend from California, United States
Lodi Albarino/Verdelho (farmed by Markus Bockish) plus 5% Sauvignon Blanc from Renaissance. 100% Foot stomped and made on the skins like a red wine.  
Organic
DB0289-17
Union Grove DistilleryCatskill Mountain Maple Spirit
from New York State, United States
Distilled from Tree Juice Maple Syrup -- so technically considered a rum...(sourced locally, of course) and finished in oak barrels. Seasonal and limited!

DB7707-NV 
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
DB9659-15
Cava
from Cava, Spain
40% Chardonnay, 18% Xarel.lo, 18% Macabeo, 18% Parellada, 6% Pinot Noir.  Vines planted in 1975. Grown in limestone and sand with clay subsoil at 273m (896 ft) elevation.  

DB0279-NV
Fanny FougeratCèdre Blanc Extra Old
Ugni Blanc from Cognac, France
100% Ugni Blanc. Double-distilled in an alembic still; aged in oak for 18 years.  No filtration, no caramel, no sugar added. Very fine oaky notes on the nose, with cinnamon and vanilla; flavors of anise, tobacco, apricot and citrus. Very long . The current batch totalled 5 barrels.

DB8838-NV
Renardat-FâcheCerdon du Bugey (2018)
Poulsard from Bugey, France
70% Gamay/30% Poulsard. The certified-organic fruit is picked by hand, pressed and fermented in cold vats until it reaches about 6% alcohol. After a light filtration that leaves most of the active yeast in the unfinished wine, it is bottled and continues its fermentation in the bottle, finishing at...
Organic
DB8972-18
VocoretChablis
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
An exceptional village-level Chablis with three-fourths of the fruit coming from the famous “Les Pargues” vineyard in Prehy and the balance comes from a village-level vineyard located just next to Montee de Tonnerre.  
Sustainable
DB9702-17
Val de Mer (Patrick Piuze)Chablis
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From three parcels – Des Couverts (village of Chablis), Prehy (near Courgis), and Lignorelles. Fermented and aged in stainless steel.
Sustainable
DB7306-16
Piuze, PatrickChablis “Côteau de Fontenay”
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From a steep west-facing vineyard behind the Grand Cru hill on the right bank of the Serein. The valley runs north to south and cold winds come through from the north. Fermented and aged 50% in used barrels and 50% in stainless steel tanks. Notes of nectarine and a hint of thyme.
Organic
DB9700-18
Piuze, PatrickChablis "La Grande Vallée"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From the Les Pargues vineyard in the valley between the 1er Cru Montmains hill and 1er Cru Vaillons hill; this is considered a top site by the monks. Piuze treats this wine like his 1er or Grand Cru sites and vinifies and ages this wine in neutral oak.
Sustainable
DB0937-18
Piuze, PatrickChablis "Plateau de la Cornasse"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From a parcel in Beine on the west side of Chablis. Vinified and aged in tank. Bright acidity with more tropical fruit.
Sustainable
DB9737-17
Piuze, PatrickChablis "Terroir de Chablis"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From two parcels, both north-facing, very near to 1er Cru Montmains. It’s fresh and rich on the palate with an herbal finish. Fermented and aged two thirds in neutral barrels and one third in tank.
Sustainable
DB0910-18
Piuze, PatrickChablis "Terroir de Chichée"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
Chichée is on a plateau near the 1er Cru Vaucoupin vineyard. It's on a plateau and it always takes the wind of the vintage - if it's from the south, warm character; from the north, cooler notes.  Vinified and aged in tank. Very mineral with bright grapefruit.
Sustainable
DB5126-18
Piuze, PatrickChablis "Terroir de Courgis"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
Courgis is from a single vineyard on the left bank with clay topsoil on top of Kimmeridgian limestone bedrock. It’s typically the most weighty (think ripe, round fruit) of the Terroir wines. Fermented and aged in tank.
Sustainable
DB0911-18
Piuze, PatrickChablis "Terroir de Fleys"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From a vineyard near the eponymous village on the right bank of the Serein and very near to the 1er Cru Mont de Milieu. Normally the village level wines are fermented and aged in tank, this vineyard has such great quality, that Piuze treated it like his 1er and Grand Cru vineyards, fermenting and...
Sustainable
DB0936-18
Piuze, PatrickChablis "Terroir de Fyé"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
Fyé comes from a 2.5 hectare parcel surrounding a little chateau that you can see from the top of the Grand Cru hill near the subclimate, Chapelot in 1er Cru Montee de Tonnerre. This vineyard sits just opposite Blanchots. Fermented and aged entirely in stainless steel tanks. Fyé is characterized by...
Sustainable
DB0935-18
Piuze, PatrickChablis “Terroir de la Chapelle”
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From a plot on a plateau on the left bank of the Serein, across from Fourchaume, from vines planted in 1974.  A fresh cuvée because the grapes never have direct contact with the sun, as the rows are planted east to west. Fermented and aged in tank.  
Organic
DB9801-18
Piuze, PatrickChablis "Terroir Découverte"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From a single-vineyard just next to 1er Cru Vaulorent, the north facing side of the Grand Cru hill, named Des Couverts. The vineyard lies in a cool corridor and is typically the last wine to be harvested.
Sustainable
DB9964-18

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