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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 Texier’s warm, granite-soiled 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 brief 5-day...
Organic
DB8940-18
PépièreChâteau Thébaud Clos des Morines Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine
Melon de Bourgogne from Loire, France
100% Melon de Bourgogne. Clos des Morines is a lieu-dit in the cru of Château Thébaud. It came into Pépière world via Marc Ollivier's partner Rémi Branger, whose father farmed it two parcels of it for decades. This 1.5 hectares of vines--up to 65 years old--is on a south-facing, earlier-ripening...
Organic
DB8353-15
PépièreChâteau Thébaud Clos des Morines Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine
Melon de Bourgogne from Loire, France
100% Melon de Bourgogne. Clos des Morines is a lieu-dit in the cru of Château Thébaud. It came into Pépière world via Marc Ollivier's partner Rémi Branger, whose father farmed it two parcels of it for decades. This 1.5 hectares of vines--up to 65 years old--is on a south-facing, earlier-ripening...
Organic
DB8353-14
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
SOLD OUT. 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
DB7354-17
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
SOLD OUT. 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
DB7354-16
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Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Grenache from Rhône, France
90 WA 90 IWCSustainable
DB7840-11
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.  
Sustainable
DB7840-16
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Charles Giraud"
Grenache from Rhône, France
Also available in 6/1.5L! 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-...
Organic
DB7359-14
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Charles Giraud"
Grenache from Rhône, France
Also available in 6/1.5L! 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-...
Organic
DB7359-17
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Charles Giraud"
Grenache from Rhône, France
Also available in 1/3L! 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...
Organic
DB7359-16
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape “Colombis”
Grenache from Rhône, France
SOLD OUT. 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.
Organic
DB7362-16
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.
Organic
DB7362-17
CristiaChateauneuf-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
DB0500-16
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 "...
(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 "...

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
80% Clairette, 20% Roussanne from the Serres lieu-dit. Aged for 6 months in oak, 1/3 of which is new.   
Organic
DB7351-17
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 Bourbelenc and Clairette are bush-trained so that the leaves help shade the fruit from the hot sun. The site is flat and stony with cool,...
Organic
DB8944-16
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
Isabel only bottles this cuvée in magnum. 100% Clairette Rose from 80-100 year-old vines in the Serres lieu-dit. Very low yields of 15hl/ha. Fermented and aged in new barrels. Bottled without filtration. 
Organic
DB7353-17
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. 

DB0498-16
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. Also available in 6/1.5L and 1/3L!
Organic
DB7356-16
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.  
Sustainable
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.

DB0499-15
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.  As of 2016, there were only 17 reported acres of Chenin Blanc in Napa. The block of Chenin at Galleron was grafted onto Merlot rootstock in 2014, as the gravelly, clay soils seemed more...

DB5133-17
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...
Sustainable
DB1428-17
CazinCheverny Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France
Eighty percent Sauvignon Blanc and twenty percent 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...
Sustainable
DB0003-18
CazinCheverny Rosé
Gamay from Loire, France
Seventy eight percent Gamay/fifteen percent Pinot Noir/seven percent Côt. Direct-press rosé from estate fruit. Medium-pink, berry-fruited and crisp.    
Sustainable
DB5679-18
CazinCheverny Rouge
Pinot Noir/Gamay from Loire, France
Pinot Noir/Gamay/Côt. Estate vines averaging thirty years old on clay-limestone soils, sustainably farmed and harvested by hand. The Pinot Noir is destemmed and macerated for a week, while the Gamay is whole-cluster fermented semi-carbonically; the small bit of darker, more tannic Côt, aka Malbec,...
Sustainable
DB3013-18
Vins ContésCheville de Fer
Malbec from Loire, France
100% Côt (aka Malbec). The fruit from these 70-year-old Vins Contés vines is vinified just like all of the other reds: whole clusters, carbonic maceration, natural-yeast fermentation, no sulfur, no filtration. But like the Gama Sutra bottling, it is aged for 6 months in used barrels and bottled...
Organic
DB3334-18
San FerdinandoChianti "Il Gargaiolo"
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
San Ferdinando’s Chianti ‘Il Gargaiolo’ takes its name from the eponymous stream that runs along the Sangiovese vineyard.   This vintage, the blend is 85% Sangiovese, 10% Ciliegiolo, and 5% ancient co-planted varietals; the grapes come from vineyards at 350m, facing south-southeast on light sandy...
Organic
DB0114-16
CandialleChianti Classico
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
100% Sangiovese from organically farmed and manually-harvested vineyards with yields at 35 hl/ha. The wine was fermented in open-top stainless steel vats; malolactic took place in barrel. Aged 18 months in 228-350L barrels, 20% of which were new. Medium-bodied with excellent persistence and depth....

DB0687-13
MontesecondoChianti Classico
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
90% Sangiovese/10% Canaiolo & Colorino (co-planted as is traditional in Chianti). Silvio has two separate properties: both are in the San Casciano zone of Chianti Classico but are quite different in nature. The original family-owned vineyard, generally referred to as "Montesecondo", is the...
Biodynamic
DB0593-17
VerganoChinato Americano
Grignolino from Piedmont, Italy
In Mauro Vergano's words (courtesy of LDM website): "A brief description of the production cycle which all the products share: The first step is the preparation of the extract or “concia”. This is done by leaving a mixture of chopped herbs and spices in alcohol for about 20/30 days. Then the...
Organic
DB0025-NV
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Blanc Champ-Chenin
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. There is a scant amount of Chenin Blanc grown in Chinon compared to Cabernet Franc. Some of the oldest vines are in Raffault's one-hectare monopole called Champ Chenin, a particularly limestone-rich patch of ground due west of Les Picasses. Like all Raffault vines, these are...
Organic
DB0456-18
Raffault, Domaine OlgaChinon Blanc Champ-Chenin
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. There is a scant amount of Chenin Blanc grown in Chinon compared to Cabernet Franc. Some of the oldest vines are in Raffault's one-hectare monopole called Champ Chenin, a particularly limestone-rich patch of ground due west of Les Picasses. Like all Raffault vines, these are...
Organic
DB0456-17

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