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Bachelet, Jean-ClaudeChassagne-Montrachet Rouge Vieilles Vignes
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The majority of the fruit comes from a parcel called Concis du Champs and a small part comes from Les Buttes. It's structured and the most tannic of the reds from the Bachelet brothers. The tannins give support to the dark fruit and floral minerality on the palate. Aged for 24 months in barrel.

DB9789-17
Bachelet, Jean-ClaudeChassagne-Montrachet Rouge Vieilles Vignes
Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France
The majority of the fruit comes from a parcel called Concis du Champs and a small part comes from Les Buttes. It's structured and the most tannic of the reds from the Bachelet brothers. The tannins give support to the dark fruit and floral minerality on the palate. Aged for 24 months in barrel.

DB9789-18
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
DB8353-17
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
DB7840-18
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.  
Sustainable
DB7840-19
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
DB7354-19
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-...
Organic
DB7359-19
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-...
97 WS, 95+ JD, 96 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.
Organic
DB7362-19
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.
97 JD, 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
DB0500-18
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
DB0500-16
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape “F601”
Cinsault from Rhône, France
When I first became acquainted with Saint Prefert in 2003, the notion of terroir was just an abstraction, the soil from which the vines drew their resources. I was yet to understand the structure of this soil and the importance of a sense of place. With each succeeding year, however, the old...
Organic
DB7368-19
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Fiancée"
Grenache from Rhône, France
The “Fiancée” is only bottled in exceptional years and the last release was the 2016 vintage. The blend is 55% Grenache from the 100-year-old Terres Blanches plot, which lends finesse and silkiness to the wine, and 45% Syrah from the Cabri res plot, which contributes fruit, power, colour, and cocoa...
Organic
DB1415-19
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 "...
93 JD, 92-94 VM, 92-94 WA, 93 WS
DB1315-18
BarrocheChâteauneuf-du-Pape "Julien Barrot"
Grenache from Rhône, France
Formerly called the "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: • 60% Grenache from a plot at the junction of "...

DB1315-19
Chante CigaleChâteauneuf-du-Pape “Pi”
Grenache from Rhône, France
New! The "Pi" comes from forty year old Grenache vines in the famous Pignan parcel. Pignan has sandy soils, giving the wine elegance and finesse. It's aged for twelve months in oak barrels. Total production averages 1,400 bottles. 2017 was the first year that the "Pi" was made. 
Sustainable
DB7839-19
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...
95-97 VM, 95 WS, 94 JDOrganic
DB1316-18
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
DB1316-19
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
DB7841-20
Saint Préfert/Isabel FerrandoChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
Clairette from Rhône, France
A blend of 60% Clairette and 40% 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
DB7351-20
Texier, ÉricChâteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
Roussanne from Rhône, France
50% Bourbolenc/50%Clairette. Eric Texier has worked closely for many years with Jean Riché, the owner/farmer of this small plot of organic vines which lie 1 km. from the Rhône River in the Bois Sénéchaux.  The north-facing site is flat and stony with the classic glacial galets roulés and cool, clay...
92 VMOrganic
DB8944-18
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
DB7353-19
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. 

DB0498-19
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...
Organic
DB7356-19
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...
96 WS, 95 JD, 95 WAOrganic
DB7356-18
Texier, ÉricChâteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge Vieilles Vignes
Red blend (mostly Grenache) from Rhône, France
100% Grenache. From 80+-year-old vines in a north-facing parcel in the Crau in the NE part of Châteauneuf-du-Pape on classic galets roulés soils. They are organically farmed and harvested by hand. Whole-cluster fermentation with native yeasts and no sulfur in concrete tank; 8-10-day maceration with...
Organic
DB8945-18
Château du Mourre du TendreChâteauneuf-du-Pape Très Vieilles Vignes Prestige
Grenache from Rhône, France
• Château Mourre du Tendre tends 3ha of vines in Châteauneuf-du-Pape in the lieu-dits of Le Crau, La Guigasse and Saintes-Vierges - all sandy terroirs. While primarily Grenache, planted in 1929 and 1945, there is a small portion of Mourvedre that Jacques Paumel added in 1967 to complement the final...
JD:90Organic
DB3351-15
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.
94 WS
DB0499-18
CristiaChâteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes
Grenache from Rhône, France
100% Grenache. Aged in a combination of demi-muids (600 liters), muids d’oc (320 liters) and barrels for 17 months.     
93 WS - 95 WA
DB0499-12
Chavy-MartinChevalier-Montrachet
Chardonnay from Burgundy, France

DB0682-19
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
DB0003-19
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duCheverny Blanc "Frileuse" (Sauvignon/Fié Gris/Chardonnay)
White Blend from Loire, France
1/3 each Sauvignon/Fié Gris/Chardonnay. Roughly translated as "little cold one", Frileuse is an apt name for this frost-prone, 3.8-hectare site at the top of the Tue-Boeuf estate. It is home to three varieties, including Fié Gris, the historical name for Sauvignon Rose, a Sauvignon variant with...
Organic
DB8333-19
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duCheverny Blanc "La Gravotte"
from Loire, France
70% Fié Gris/30% Chardonnay. NEW.
Organic
DB3331-20
CazinCheverny Rosé
Pinot Noir from Loire, France
75% Côt/25% Pinot Noir. From sustainably farmed, hand-harvested estate vines on clay-limestone soils in the Cheverny AOC. The Côt bunches are direct-pressed; the Pinot Noir portion is destemmed and saignée after a brief maceration. They are fermented separately and spontaneously with native yeasts...
Sustainable
DB5678-20
CazinCheverny Rouge
Pinot Noir/Gamay from Loire, France
2/3 Pinot Noir & 1/3 Gamay. From estate vines averaging thirty years old on clay-limestone soils, sustainably farmed and harvested by hand. The varieties are vinified separately, each being fermented spontaneously with native yeasts and without sulfur. The Pinot Noir is destemmed and fermented...
Sustainable
DB3013-19
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duCheverny Rouge "La Caillère" (Pinot Noir)
Pinot Noir from Loire, France
100% Pinot Noir. La Caillère is a 1.35-hectare estate plot of 35-to-40-year-old Pinot Noir vines planted on very deep clay over limestone. The argilo-silex soils are sandy and rocky and in fact the parcel takes its name from caillasse, meaning "hard rocks". The Puzelats farm it organically and...
Organic
DB9975-20
Tue-Boeuf, Clos duCheverny Rouge "La Gravotte"
from Loire, France
95% Pinot Noir/5% Gamay. Named for the site, which roughly translates to "little gravelly one", Gravotte comes from a single 1.2-hectare plot of estate vines in the 35-40-year-old range, planted on particuarly stony, flinty clay-limestone soils; it is organically farmed and harvested by hand. As is...
Organic
DB8332-20
MontesecondoChianti Classico
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
90% Sangiovese/10% Canaiolo & Colorino (co-planted as is traditional in Chianti). Montesecondo comprises two separate properties: both are biodynamically farmed and both lie in the San Casciano zone of Chianti Classico but are quite different from each other. The original family vineyard,...
Biodynamic
DB0593-19
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....
92 DE
DB0687-13
CandialleChianti Classico 'La Misse di Candialle'
Sangiovese from Tuscany, Italy
90% Sangiovese, 5% Canaiolo, 5% Malvasia Nera, from their organically tended and manually harvested vineyards. Vinified and aged in unlined concrete vats.  

DB0686-18
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Torre alle TolfeChianti Colli Senesi
from Tuscany, Italy
Organic
DB3361-19
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Torre alle TolfeChianti Colli Senesi Riserva
from Tuscany, Italy
Organic
DB3362-18
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
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. 2017 is the first vintage of this new Chinon bottling. It is a combination of estate fruit and purchased fruit, a first for Raffault and a response to the devastating vintage conditions. The grapes come from flat, sandy, gravelly sites along the Vienne and Loire rivers,...
Organic
DB5912-18
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Blanc
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. From 10-15-year-old, certified-organic vines on clay-limestone soils. Fermented to dryness (2 grams RS or under) and aged in 500-liter barrels. Lightly filtered at bottling.    
Organic
DB0305-20
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
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Clos Guillot
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Close to the town of Chinon, Clos Guillot is a hillside vineyard with S-SW exposure, near the top of the hill, with clay soils rich in yellow tuffeau (the soft local limestone) and iron. The vines were planted between 1993 and 2000 and are certified organic like all of the...
Organic
DB8968-19
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Clos Guillot
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
100% Cabernet Franc. Close to the town of Chinon, Clos Guillot is a hillside vineyard with S-SW exposure, near the top of the hill, with clay soils rich in yellow tuffeau (the soft local limestone) and iron. The vines were planted between 1993 and 2000 and are certified organic like all of the...
Organic
DB8968-18
Baudry, Domaine BernardChinon Croix Boissée Blanc
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Croix Boissée is a half-hectare parcel of 25-year-old, certified-organic vines on very poor, chalky, thin clay-limestone soils on a slope. Fermented with native yeasts to dryness (2 grams RS or under) and aged in 500-liter barrels. Lightly filtered (not sterile-filtered) at...
Organic
DB8348-20

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