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CastagnierCharmes Chambertin Grand Cru
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Vines are situated on a 0.99 acre plot next to Routes de Grands Crus, up the slope from the nationale. Planted in 1947 and 1952, the soil is comprised of limestone and clay.
Biodynamic
DB6118-16
Niellon, MichelChassagne-Montrachet
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
Sourced from several parcels, totaling just under two hectares; Michel is often the first to pick in his area, preferring good acidity for freshness in the wines. The vines were planted in 1963 and 1993. This is full-bodied, with the classic Chassagne aromas of ripe yellow orchard fruit and resin.
92 WSSustainable
DB1424-18
Bachelet, Jean-ClaudeChassagne-Montrachet "Les Encégnières"
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
The basic Chassagne bottling is made entirely from 50 year old vines in the lieu-dit Les Encégnières, which is shared by both Chassagne and Puligny. Though it is a large vineyard, only a tiny piece of Les Encégnières extends into Chassagne, just below the famous Bâtard-Montrachet. This prime source...

DB9792-16
Morey, ThomasChassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Baudines
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
Baudines occupies the extreme southwest corner of Chassagne-Montrachet, facing due southeast, well-exposed but sheltered at elevations ranging from 250-330 meters, among the highest in the appellation. It is bordered by forest on the hill above, the Santenay appellation to the south, and the...
Organic
DB0118-17
Bachelet, Jean-ClaudeChassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Blanchot-Dessus
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
The domaine’s vines in the premier cru Les Blanchots Dessus were planted in 1929 and they produce a wine of great depth and richness. Blanchot-Dessus is located just next to Montrachet and Criottes Batard Montrachet. 3-4 barrels produced annually, 25-33% new oak. Aged in barrel for 24 months. 30-45...

DB9795-16
Niellon, MichelChassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Champgains
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
Champgains sits at the crest of the slope between Chassagne and Puligny; the plot is just under half a hectare, planted in 1988. Clay and fragmented rock soil.
Sustainable
DB1421-18
Morey, ThomasChassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Chenevottes
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
Chenevottes is one of the larger premiers crus of Chassagne, at the far-northern end of the appellation, a gentle slope with rocky, red-clay and limestone soils and southern exposure. It is bordered by premier cru Macherelles to the south, and the grand cru Le Montrachet is just a short hop across...
Organic
DB0149-17
Niellon, MichelChassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos de la Maltroie
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
Selected from a parcel of vines planted in 1977, half to Chardonnay and half to Pinot Noir.
94 WSSustainable
DB1422-18
Niellon, MichelChassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Clos Saint-Jean
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
This parcel is located at the top of the slope west of the village, next to a large limestone quarry.
93 WSSustainable
DB1425-18
Bachelet, Jean-ClaudeChassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru La Boudriotte
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
From a .16 hectare parcel planted in the mid-1970's. It has a deep clay top soil that is ploughed to push the roots to go down to limestone subsoil. Native yeast fermentation in stainless steel. Aged in French oak barrels for 24 months (approximately 15% new). 30-45 g/L sulfur added at bottling.  

DB9794-16
Morey, ThomasChassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Embrazées
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
Completely abandoned after the phylloxera crisis, the Embrazées (sometimes written as "Embazées") vineyard was resuscitated as part of a plan organized by Thomas' grandfather, Albert Morey, in the late 1950's. The vines in this Morey bottling were planted in 1961 and are considered by the domaine...
Organic
DB0503-17
Niellon, MichelChassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Vergers
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
Les Vergers is on the more gentle part of the slope north of the village of Chassagne, with clay and gravelly limestone soils. This climat gives the wine a crisp mineral profile layered over silky citrus and orchard fruit notes. The vines were planted in 2001.
95 WSSustainable
DB1426-18
Bachelet, Jean-ClaudeChassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Macherelles
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
Full east exposure. Macherelles is normally the most open upon release of Bachelet's 1er Cru. Native fermentation. Aged in French oak barrels for 24 months (15% new). 30-45 g/L sulfur added at bottling.

DB9793-16
Niellon, MichelChassagne-Montrachet Rouge
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
A blend from two parcels that total one hectare, Concis du Champs, in the center, and Les Battaudes, bordering Remigny. The average age of the two blocks are 40-50 years old.
Sustainable
DB1458-18
Niellon, MichelChassagne-Montrachet Rouge
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
A blend from two parcels that total one hectare, Concis du Champs, in the center, and Les Battaudes, bordering Remigny. The average age of the two blocks are 40-50 years old.
Sustainable
DB1458-16
Morey, ThomasChassagne-Montrachet Rouge 1er Cru Clos St. Jean
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
Clos-Saint-Jean is a 14.5-hectare premier cru lying alongside the western side of the village of Chassagne-Montrachet, just below the hill at the top of which is the famous quarry of Chassagne. It has existed as a climat  for about 1000 years, making it the oldest in Chassagne, and historically,...
Organic
DB6325-16
Texier, ÉricChat Fou Côtes-du-Rhône Rouge
Red blend (mostly Grenache) from Rhône, France
85% Grenache/15% Clairette/Viognier/Chasselas/other. All of the fruit comes from the warm site and granite soils of Texier's St.Julien-en-St.Alban vineyard. The varieties are co-harvested and -fermented in whole clusters, gently pressed, fermented with native yeasts in concrete tanks with a...
Organic
DB8940-18
PépièreChâteau Thébaud Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine
Melon de Bourgogne from Loire, France
100% Melon de Bourgogne. The cru of Château Thébaud came into Pépière world via Marc Ollivier's partner Rémi Branger, whose father farmed two parcels of it for decades. There are 14 hectares of vines--up to 65 years old--on a south-facing, earlier-ripening slope. The soils are of granite de Thébaud...
Organic
DB8353-14
Chante CigaleChâteauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre, 5% Cinsault. The wines are made in 70% in tank (stainless steel and cement) and 30% in used barrels.  
91-92 VMSustainable
DB7840-17
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Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
90 WA 90 IWCSustainable
DB7840-11
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
From the youngest vines (30 years and younger) in the Serres lieux-dit, 85% Grenache, 5% Cinsault, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre. 100% whole-cluster fermentation. Aged 15 months in cement.
Organic
DB7354-18
Chante CigaleChâteauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre, 5% Cinsault. The wines are made in 70% in tank (stainless steel and cement) and 30% in used barrels.  
91 WS, 91 VMSustainable
DB7840-16
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Charles Giraud"
Grenache from Rhône, France
The tête de cuvée of the domaine, made from the oldest vines in two parcels, les Serres and le Cristia. Les Serres is very warm and has the famous galets and gravel soil; Cristia has a sandy soil. A blend of 60% Grenache from 80-year-old vines, 35% Mourvèdre from 60-year-old vines, and 5% 65-year-...
96-99 JD, 96-98 WAOrganic
DB7359-18
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape “Colombis”
Grenache from Rhône, France
100% Grenache from three parcels: Colombis with a sandy soil, les Roues with a predominately clay soil, and le Cristia with a sandy soil. The vines average 60 years-old. Whole-cluster fermented and aged in neutral demi-muids for 18 months. Also available in 1/3L.
96-99 JD, 95-97 WAOrganic
DB7362-18
CristiaChâteauneuf-du-Pape “Cuvée Renaissance”
Grenache from Rhône, France
60% Grenache from 110-year-old vines in Cristia Haut lieu-dit and 40% Mourvedre from 55-year-old vines in the southeast part of the appellation. The vines grow in a sandy clay soil with eastern exposure. All aged in wood, 1/3 in new oak, 1/3 in one-year-old barrels, 1/3 in demi-muids. Destemmed.
Organic
DB0500-17
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Julien Barrot"
Grenache from Rhône, France
Formerly their "Signature" bottling. From a mix of different terroir found in Châteauneuf; yellow and red sand, red clay, large pebbles, with a high proportion of sand. The average age of the vines is more than 70 years old. The final blend is: • 62% Grenache from a plot at the junction of "...
(91-93)VM, 93WA
DB1315-16
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Julien Barrot"
Grenache from Rhône, France
Formerly their "Signature" bottling. From a mix of different terroir found in Châteauneuf; yellow and red sand, red clay, large pebbles, with a high proportion of sand. The average age of the vines is more than 70 years old. The final blend is: • 62% Grenache from a plot at the junction of "...
94 WS, 93 WA
DB1315-17
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Pure"
Grenache from Rhône, France
97% Grenache, 3% other varietals. Pure is handcrafted from a single plot of 100-year-old vines and sandy soil, at the junction of “Grand Pierre”, “Rayas” and “Pointu” districts. Underripe stems are removed, and the wine is fermented in underground concrete vats. The wine stays on the skins for over...
Organic
DB1316-17
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Signature"
Grenache from Rhône, France
From a mix of different terroir found in Châteauneuf; yellow and red sand, red clay, large pebbles, with a high proportion of sand. The average age of the vines is more than 70 years old. The final blend is: • 62% Grenache from a plot at the junction of "Palestor" and "Bois Dauphin" districts and...
(91-93)VM
DB1315-15
Chante CigaleChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
from Rhône, France
21% Grenache Blanc, 21% Roussanne, 21% Bourbelenc, 21% Clairette and 15% Picpoul. 5% of the Roussanne is fermented in new oak for 6 weeks, then aged in stainless steel. No malolactic.  It’s uncommon to find Bourboulenc in a CdP Blanc; Alexandre likes it in the blend because it tends to have lower...
Sustainable
DB7841-18
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
Clairette from Rhône, France
A blend of 80% Clairette and 20% Roussanne from the Serres lieu-dit with galets stones, gravel, and blue clay. Aged for six months in large oak barrels, one third of which is new, one third is one year-old barrels, and the last third is two year-old barrels. The wine is not racked during the six...
Organic
DB7351-19
Texier, ÉricChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
Clairette from Rhône, France
50% Bourbolenc/50%Clairette. Eric has worked closely for many years with Jean Riché, the owner/farmer of these vines which lie 1 km. from the Rhône River. The site is flat and stony with cool, clay-based soils over limestone and harvested quite early to preserve freshness of fruit. The Bourbelenc...
Organic
DB8944-17
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc "Pure"
Clairette from Rhône, France
The only white made by Barroche, this 100% Clairette is a shining example of one of the oldest grape varieties in Provence, first planted in the 14th century – which is also when the family domaine was founded. Aged for 16 months in demi-muids. 
Organic
DB8552-17
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Cuvée Spéciale Vieilles Clairettes
Clairette from Rhône, France
Bottled exclusively in magnum. Ferrando began to make this wine in 2009 after sharing a bottle of 1947 Bonneau at a family meal with the Bonneau and Ferrando families. The bottle of 1947 was the last bottle that Henri Bonneau had that his father had made and it was a bottle of Vieilles Clairettes....
Organic
DB7353-18
CristiaChâteauneuf-du-Pape Classic
Grenache from Rhône, France
70% Grenache aged in concrete, 10% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre aged in barrels. Aged for 18 months. 
94 WS
DB0498-17
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Réserve Auguste Favier
Grenache from Rhône, France
65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Cinsault and 5% Mourvèdre, from the Serres lieu-dit. 100% whole-cluster fermentation. Aged 18 months; the Grenache is aged in cement and the Cinsault and Syrah in 600L used barrels. The Grenache and Cinsault vines average 60 years-old. Auguste Favier was the father of...
95-97 JD, 94-96 WAOrganic
DB7356-18
Texier, ÉricChâteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge VV
Red blend (mostly Grenache) from Rhône, France
95% Grenache and 5% Mourvèdre. The Grenache comes from La Crau, a north-facing vineyard in the NE part of the appellation, where the tannins reach phenolic ripeness slowly but surely and without an overwhelmingly high alcohol level. Many of the vines are 70 years old or more. The Mourvèdre comes...
Organic
DB8945-16
CristiaChâteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes
Grenache from Rhône, France
100% Grenache from Cristia Haut, a vineyard which faces east and north; the soils are a mix of sand and clay. The vines are 80-100 years old. Aged for 18 months in neutral demi-muids.

DB0499-16
Chante CigaleChâteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes
Grenache from Rhône, France
65% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre, 5% Cinsault. The only difference between the Vieilles Vignes cuvée and the CdP Tradition cuvée is the age of the vines which here reach 100 years old. The wines are made in the same exact way: 70% in tank (stainless steel and cement) and 30% in used barrels.  
92-94 VM, 92 WASustainable
DB7842-15
CristiaChâteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes
Grenache from Rhône, France
100% Grenache from Cristia Haut, a vineyard which faces east and north; the soils are a mix of sand and clay. The vines are 80-100 years old.   100% destemmed; aged for 18 months in neutral demi-muids.

DB0499-17
Calder Wine Co.Chenin Blanc Galleron Vineyard Rutherford, Napa Valley
Chenin Blanc from California, United States
Chenin blanc from the organic, dry-farmed Galleron Vineyard in Rutherford, Napa Valley. Clay silt soils. 

DB5133-18
Niellon, MichelChevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France
This famous grand cru has soils so rocky that Michel had to use small explosives when he replanted his plot of 28 rows of vines in 1970. The shallow soils force the vines to struggle as they produce small quantities of exceptional, highly-extracted fruit. The resulting wine is mineral-driven with a...
97 WSSustainable
DB1428-18
CazinCheverny Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France
80% Sauvignon Blanc/20% Chardonnay. Though Cazin's quiet rock-stardom stems from his Cour-Cheverny wines from the more obscure Romorantin grape, it was his Cheverny Blanc--by law a Sauvignon/Chardonnay blend-- which led importer Joe Dressner to François's wines in the first place at a Loire wine...
Sustainable
DB0003-18
CazinCheverny Rosé
Gamay from Loire, France
50% Pinot Noir/50% Côt. 50% Pinot Noir/50% Côt.  From estate vines on clay-limestone soils. Pinot Noir saignée/Côt direct-press. Hand harvest; natural-yeast fermentation and aging in tank; no malo. Bright medium-pink with a zippy, chalky vibe. Usually contains Gamay but it was a small crop and...
Sustainable
DB5679-19

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