Alsace

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  • 7 in stock
  • $31.99

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Austria

Ambrositsch, Jutta 2018 Wiener Gemischter Satz Kosmopolit

Jutta Ambrositsch tends a modest 4 hectares of vines from around 10 different small parcels within the city limits of Vienna. Continuing a longtime Viennese tradition, she produces several Gemischter Satz wines, which are white blends from local grapes. The 2018 Kosmopolit is lovely, subtly floral with a touch of density and white stone fruit. A real treat and a great fall white! For those interested, the wine is truly a Gemischter Satz with dozens of varieties from several sites, all harvested on the same day by two different teams, and co-fermented. Here's the rundown of info on the parcels:

a) Stammersdorf (young vines): Grüner Veltliner, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay

b) Sievering (young vines): ten rare, old varieties, planted seven years ago.

c) Preußen: 25% Riesling, 25% Zierfandler, 25% Welschriesling and 25% mixed varieties.

d) Mukenthal (old vines): ten rare, old varieties, planted in 1970.

e) Plagen: many different types of Veltliner (Grüner, Roter, Frühroter, Brauner,...) a very steep site surrounded by forest.

  • white
  • 18 in stock
  • $22.99

  • white
  • 6 in stock
  • $21.99

  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Jurtschitsch 2019 Kamptal Mon Blanc

A new arrival from Alwin and Stefanie Jurtschitsch in the Kamptal, 'Mon Blanc' is a blend of Riesling, Grüner Veltliner, Gelber Muskateller and Weissburgunder (Pinot Blanc) from the Loiserberg vineyard (cooler site, glimmerschiefer and loess, certified organic since 2009). About two weeks of skin contact, spontaneous fermentation in open-top wooden vats, aging is in 600L old oak barrel, the wine is unfined and unfiltered with a small amount of SO2 added only at bottling. The 2019 was stricking, really a stand out white with chamomile and stone fruit on the nose (peach/apricot), and beautifully integrated tannic structure from skins. Behaves very much like a medium/full bodied white, but has the notes of skin contact wine with the additional grip and convincing dryness. 

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  • 24 in stock
  • $24.99

Preisinger, Claus 2019 Burgenland Blaufrankisch Kalkstein

Claus Preisinger's winery is right outside the tiny town of Gols, on the northeast corner of the Neusiedlersee. Biodynamic since 2008.  The name 'Kalkstein' is in reference to the shell limestone soils found in the vineyards where the Blaufränkisch grows. Average vine age is 30-years-old, grapes are hand-harvested, and spontaneously ferment in stainless tank followed by aging sur lie in used large wooden barrel for six months before being bottled with low amounts of sulfur. True to form, his Blaufränkisch shows bright minerality and great texture through the layers of juicy plum, black raspberry, and savory herbs. The newly arived 2019 is delicious and vibrant, with dark fruit and light-medium body. People speak about drinkability, and we don't like to overuse the term, but it couldn't be more apt to describe this lovely red.

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  • 6 in stock
  • $22.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Preisinger, Claus 2019 Burgenland Puszta Libre!

Unusually slender for a red wine bottle, the Puszta Libre! bottle shape takes its inspiration from vintage soda bottles, a cheeky nod to how chuggable this wine is; and if that's not enough we are also instructed by the label to "drink cold"! Mostly Zweigelt with Sankt Laurent, fermented in stainless steel and aged in large (600L to 1000L) used oak barrels. The 2019 just arrived about one month ago, and is singing! Great for summer BBQs and responsibly distanced parties!  -EL

  • red
  • 40 in stock
  • $19.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Weingut Harm 2015 Wachau Riesling Durnsteiner Kellerburg

Maria and Andreas Harm make wines in the Wachau and Kremstal in Austria. Their estate was only started in 2010, so they are definitely a new name in this iconic area, but are already producing beautiful, balanced wines from some famed sites. Vineyards were always farmed organically, with Biodynamic certification coming in 2019, and the wines are fermented with native yeast. Kellerberg is a 15 hectare site of sandy loess over gneiss and quartz, and arguably the most prized site around the town of Dürnstein. The 2015 has the boldness associated with the Kellerberg site, balanced by moderate alcohol (13.5%), low RS and good acidity. It's definitely Riesling, but doesn't scream petrol, has some ripeness, but the mineral finish keeps the wine fresh with lifted notes of crisp orchard fruit as well. It seems from recent tasting that the wine should still have a nice life ahead of it, though it is certainly enjoyable now. 

The winery itself is located just outside of the Wachau, so the Harm wines from the region can't carry the designations from the three-tier Vinea Wachau system (Steinfeder, Federspiel, or Smaragd). I suppose this would technically be a Smaragd (top tier), as alcohol % for Federspiel (middle tier) is only from 11.5-12.5. Though I cant find analysis online, residual sugar seems well below 9 grams (the limit for Smaragd), and it's certainly age-worthy, as the 2015 is still youthful from tasting in 2020.   -Eben Lillie

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  • 5 in stock
  • $36.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic

Beaujolais

Chignard 2018 Fleurie Les Moriers

This Beaujolais comes from one of the best sites in Fleurie; 'Les Moriers,' which borders Moulin-à-Vent. The vines are now nearly 70 years old which creates incredible concentration of flavor in the grapes. The fermentation is very traditional with whole-clusters held in vats for a week before pressing creating brightness in the wine and highlighting the floral and fresh fruit aromas that Gamay from Fleurie is famous for, while maintaining the rich, tannic structure that you see from Moulin-à-Vent.

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  • 10 in stock
  • $26.99

Coudert (Clos de la Roilette) 2019 Fleurie Clos de la Roilette

Considered one of the finest producers in Beaujolais, Clos de la Roilette has 9 hectares in Fleurie,  with an eastern exposure, bordering the Moulin-à-Vent appellation, and yields remarkably age-worthy Gamay.  The Couderts feel that their particular terroir (mainly clay and manganese) and the age of their vines (30 to 80 years old) account for the richness and intensity of their wines. They are deeply colored, richly perfumed and seriously structured wines of relatively small production. The 2019 is a bit more "classic" than the very ripe 2018,  and shows a deep red/garnet color with aromas of violet, ripe cherry, pomegranate and black raspberry, citrus zest and herbal notes; there is ample sweet cherry and raspberry fruit on the palate which is framed in firm acidity and prominent mineral and earth flavors, which continue in the long, sapid finish.  Delicious now and over the next five to eight years... David Lillie

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  • 18 in stock
  • $22.99

Descombes, Georges 2018 Brouilly

Georges Descombes is one of the great producers of natural Beaujolais -  the Descombes Brouilly comes from 3.5 hectares on steep slopes, farmed organically. Carbonic maceration with whole clusters then a slow vertical press to finish the fermentation. No additives, a small addition of SO2 before bottling. The 2018 shows beautifully ripe but high-toned red fruits, with lovely aromas of strawberry, blackberry and violet with herbal and citrus notes. The palate is fresh and mineral, a bit lighter and brighter than the Morgon, infused with berry fruits and citrusy acids, and the finish is long and elegant. This is a lovely food-friendly Brouilly to serve, quite cool, with chicken, pork, charcuterie and mild cheeses. David Lillie

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  • 10 in stock
  • $27.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Descombes, Georges 2018 Chiroubles Vieilles Vignes

Sandwiched between the appellations of Morgon and Fleurie, Chiroubles is slightly less famous than its two neighbors, and can occasionally be referred to as producing wines of less complexity, with a more immediate and obvious charm. Yet there is no lack of excitement in the vielles vignes (old vines) offerings from Georges Descombes, and the 2018 Chiroubles is no exception, and showing quite beautifully right now, though a decant definitely helps. The nose shows wonderful deep fruit notes of dark cherry, cherry liqueur, blackberry, dark forest fruit, raspberry, raspberry leaves, blackcurrant tea, and a hint of baking spice and nutmeg. The palate is fresh and energetic, with vibrant acidity and is both expressive and showing great intensity of flavor. The fruit of the nose translates well, though slightly more red fruit tinged, and introduces a hint of orange zest and apple peel. There is also a bit of earthiness and minerality, which balances well with the fruit and spice notes. A delicious bottle now, this will only get better in the next 10 years. Oskar Kostecki

  • red
  • 6 in stock
  • $39.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Descombes, Georges 2018 Morgon Vieilles Vignes

Pretty young to be checking in on the old vines cuvée, but these are unusual times to say the least. Dark ruby, verging in purple robe. Dusty crushed blackberries, violets, and a brambly note on the nose. Nothing roasted or overripe here, despite the black fruit. The palate is mid-weight and has fine sap and vigor, with succulent ripeness and plenty of dry extract to buffer the firm—not stern—tannins. There’s good tension between the bright, ripe, concentrated fruit and the substantial mineral core. The finish is long and layered with good lift and fine persistence. There’s good structure here and while this has plenty of charm now, this ought to dazzle with 5-7 years in the cellar and beyond. And while the prices have crept up, this is a steal given its breed and rivals plenty of very good villages wines from my beloved Côte d’Or in character and complexity. John McIlwain

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $39.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Descombes, Georges 2018 Regnié Vieilles Vignes

The 2018 Regnié Vieilles Vignes was one of the stars in last winter's tasting showing gorgeous red and black raspberry aromas with earth, citrus and spice, really lovely. The palate is elegant and long with black cherry, prune and red fruit liqueur with earth and smoke, with underlying mineral, graphite flavors. The wine is beautifully balanced and fresh at 13 - 13.5% alcohol, powerful yet refined and delicate,  and will improve with a few years cellaring - but in such a nice place right now. This is an outstanding Beaujolais, simply delicious - serve cool with pork and lamb dishes, coq au vin, charcuterie, over the next ten years. EL

  • red
  • 24 in stock
  • $38.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Guillot, Julien (Vignes du Maynes) 2018 Morgon Les Charmes

Starting with beautiful biodynamic grapes from Roland Pignard on "les Charmes" in Morgon, Julien worked his magic in the cellar with his zero-sulfur semi-carbonic vinification and the result is this superb Morgon from great terroir. The wine shows the ripeness of this excellent vintage in Beaujolais and the intense flavors of terroir always present in the Pignard wines over the years. Julien's vinification has created a beautifully balanced and pretty wine with fabulous length - drink now or cellar 5 to 10 years, only 36 btls in the US... DL

  • red
  • 5 in stock
  • $33.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • No Sulfur

Terres Dorées (Jean-Paul Brun) 2018 Côte de Brouilly

Jean-Paul Brun of Domaine des Terres Dorées has 2 parcels of 50 year-old vines on a steep section of Mont Brouilly with a south-east exposition at about 1,000 ft of altitude. The thin soil is almost entirely stones of granite with a high iron content.  The 2018 shows lovely aromas of cherry and red currant liqueur with a touch of rose petal, cocoa and spice. The palate is ripe but balanced by refreshing acidity, showing pretty red fruits with earth and mineral flavors, with a silky, slightly grainy texture, finishing with nice length of sappy fruit and firm acidity. A beautiful Beaujolais for current drinking and over the next few years.  "Contains very little sulfite," says the label "store in a cool place and consume rapidly after uncorking." We haven't noticed any problem keeping this wine, but consuming rapidly after uncorking will be easy... DL

  • red
  • 29 in stock
  • $24.99

  • Low Sulfur

Bordeaux Red

Beausejour 2015 St Emilion Cuvee Speciale Puisseguin

The vines of Chateau Beausejour live naturally in the Saint-Emilion satellite region of Puisseguin-Saint-Emilion. Unlike many neighbors, the vineyard has never been exposed to pesticides or herbicides, the wine is fermented with indigenous yeasts, and remains unfined and unfiltered with minimal sulfur. The 2015’s taut structure holds together a generous array of aromas and flavors. A youthful and pronounced set of scents, like sharp dark cocoa, mint, and black cherry come from the glass. Flavors are of espresso, blackberry, plum, and sweet kirsch. Still, there is something very, very refreshing about this red. A perfect addition to a feast among family. David Hatzopoulos

  • red
  • 8 in stock
  • $28.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Bellegrave 2015 Pomerol

75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc coming from hand harvested vineyards (35-60 year old vines) in the revered region of Pomerol. The estate has long dismissed the use of chemicals but has recently transitioned to biodynamic methods. Wine has been aged in French oak, with 1/3 being new, 1/3 being old, and the last 1/3 being from the producer’s previous vintage.

  • red
  • 11 in stock
  • $67.99

Cartier 2016 Saint-Emilion

The second label to Chateau Fonroque, this Merlot-based red comes from limestone/clay soils in St. Emilion. Vines average 35 years of age and fruit is harvested by hand. The nose delivers scents of dark flowers and rich baked fruit. The palate shows deep red and black cherry and plum, with accents of warm cedar and herbs. There is great minerality, which lends the wine a structure of supreme freshness. David Hatzopoulos

  • red
  • 12 in stock
  • $37.99

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $44.99

Fonroque 2015 Grand Cru Classe Saint-Emilion

Château Fonroque is a superb certified biodynamic and organic estate in the Saint-Émilion appelation. Owned by the Moueix family since 1931, the estate is a proponent of traditional winemaking techniques with hand harvesting, spontaneous yeast fermentation, and limited use of new oak. An elegant Bordeaux with precise minerality, the wine is a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc from 35-year-old vines, planted on limestone soils with some portions of clay on the hillside of the vineyard. The wine is fermented with native yeast in concrete vats and then aged in oak (with a small portion of new oak). The resulting wine is fantastic showing the impressive savoir-faire of Alain Moueix. The bouquet is complex with notes of juicy plum, cassis, crunchy black raspberry, tobacco leaves, hibiscus, baking spices, and leather, with some purple floral and savory undertones. Showing great energy and tension on the palate, the wine displays a beautiful calcareous minerality, bright acidity and soft tannins. To enjoy now with roasted beef, duck breast or full-flavored cheese, or age it for several years (7 years or more). Caroline Coursant

  • red
  • 9 in stock
  • $43.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic

Grolet 2017 Côtes de Bourg

Our biodynamic friends, the Hubert family, make this lovely Bordeaux with the best juice from Chateau La Grolet, coming from old vines of 85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Malbec. The 2017 shows a deep red/black color with high-toned aromas of ripe cassis and blackberry with cedar, brown spice and earth, really quite pretty. The palate is elegant and well-structured with cassis and red fruits over firm acidity with earth, oak and mineral flavors. This is a real Bordeaux of terroir that is delicious now especially if decanted many hours in advance or opened the night before. Cellaring for ten to fifteen years will create a lovely mature wine. David Lillie

  • red
  • 34 in stock
  • $18.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $38.99

Bordeaux Sweet

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  • 3 in stock
  • $59.99

Bordeaux White

Champ des Treilles 2018 Sainte-Foy Bordeaux Vin Passion Blanc

This is a unique example of Bordeaux Blanc from one of the first organic and biodynamic properties in the region, located in the lesser-known Sainte-Foy. Corinne and Jean-Michel Comme started to replant these vineyards in 1998 using as little intervention as possible, avoiding pesticides, green harvesting, even tractor plowing, and using neutral oak for aging to allow each vintage to speak for itself. Grown on clay and limestone soils, the Vin de Passion displays a beautiful balance of texture, minerality, and ripe fruits. The blend is 1/3rd Sauvignon Blanc, 1/3rd Semillon, and 1/3rd Muscadelle, which gives the wine a richer, more viscous texture than a typical Bordeaux Blanc, but still maintains a balanced acidity. The nose is full of dried herbs, dried white flowers, and candle wax, and the palate brings green and yellow pear, white grapefruit, and more fresh and dried herbs. Fans of fuller bodied, more textured whites will love this year's 'Vin de Passion'. MD

  • white
  • 27 in stock
  • $17.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Brandy, Eau-de-Vie, Grappa

  • Cognac
  • 19 in stock
  • $12.99

Burgundy White

  • white
  • 12 in stock
  • $29.99

Chandon de Briailles 2018 Savigny-les-Beaune Les Saucours-Sans Soufre

This is Savigny Blanc from white rocky soils previously planted to Pinot Noir. Claude de Nicolay has been experimenting more and more with no-sulfur winemaking in recent years and as the quality of vineyard work and cellar work has steadily increased, so has the success level of these bottlings. 

  • white
  • 4 in stock
  • $64.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • No Sulfur

Chazelles (Domaine des) 2017 Vire-Clesse Vieilles Vignes

Viré Classé is a privileged location in the Macon that enjoys a fantastic exposure to the sun on a slight slope. This yields wines that have an added weight and complexity compared to your run-of-the-mill Macon-Villages. At Domaine des Chazelles, organic vines with over 50 years of age broadcast dense flavors of golden apple and stone fruit with an invigorating touch of acid. This is a great Chardonnay with concentration and freshness that could age beautifully for years. 

  • white
  • 16 in stock
  • $23.99

  • white
  • 6 in stock
  • $68.99

Duplessis, Gérard 2017 Chablis 1er Cru Montmains

Lillian Duplessis considers this site as having the greatest potential within his lineup of Premier Cru vineyards and tasting the 2017, one can immediately see why. This wine feels intensely serious and coiled, with very pretty white peach and lemon fruit and just a touch of floral character. It has great length and mineral intensity, and a sea character combined with a sweet richness that reminds me of cooked lobster just pulled from the shell. This is super and will age beautifully. Sam Ehrlich

  • white
  • 22 in stock
  • $59.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Lamy, Hubert 2016 Chassagne Montrachet Concis du Champ

When I speak with Burgundy growers about their peers and whose work they admire and find inspiration in, the name Olivier Lamy comes up almost without exception. A relentless innovator and workaholic, Olivier makes remarkable wines. He has pioneered a number of viticultural techniques in Burgundy over the last twenty years, including experimenting with high-density planting (up 40,000 vines per hectare) and the adopting of a pruning model traditionally used in the Loire Valley (designed to reduce the amount of scar tissue on the vine and better protect it from wood diseases). While best known for Saint Aubin, he makes lovely Chassagne-Montrachet and Santenay as well. Concis du Champs is a parcel at the bottom end of the slope, with more clay, from 15-year old vines and aged in 600-liter barrels, virtually none of them new. From the very small but brilliant 2016 vintage. 

  • white
  • 10 in stock
  • $99.99

  • Organic
  • white
  • 32 in stock
  • $18.99

Morey, Pierre 2018 Bourgogne Aligoté

From two parcels just outside the Meursault appellation borders, the wines here are on average fifty years old. Year after year, this always consistently lovely and age-worthy.

  • white
  • 18 in stock
  • $29.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • white
  • 1 in stock
  • $174.99

  • white
  • 6 in stock
  • $89.99

  • white sparkling
  • 11 in stock
  • no discount
  • $31.99

Champagne

Barbichon NV Champagne Brut Blanc de Noirs

From year to year there seem to be few greater values in Champagne than those of biodynamic grower Thomas Barbichon in Gyé-sur-Seine in the Aube. From his 9 HA domaine he produces wines of purity, elegance, and precision. The current disgorgement of his Blanc de Noirs is Pinot Noir-dominant. The robe has a faint peach hue. The nose offers a fine mélange of floral and red fruit aromas, hints of wet stone, orange oil, and toast. The palate is bright and racy, yet ample with crunchy minerality and a brisk, mouthwatering finish. John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 8 in stock
  • no discount
  • $39.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Beaufort, André 2008 Champagne Polisy Brut (Disgorged 9/20)

Our new shipment of the 2008 Polisy Brut was disgorged in September 2020. 2008 continues to delight, even 12 years after the harvest. The current disgorgement of the Polisy has a pale yellow robe, fine bead, and soft mousse. The nose is soft and pretty offering aromas of golden apple, acacia, lemon curd and apple blossom. The mid-weight palate is bright and brisk on attack, with flavors of Macintosh apple, bergamot, and green tea giving way to a fine core of minerality lending focus. This has good length and energy on  a lifted and expansive finish. This is very good with vibrant fruit and nascent aged flavors knitting elegantly. A fine effort from the Beauforts! John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 3 in stock
  • no discount
  • $77.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Beaufort, André 2009 Champagne Polisy Brut (Disgorged 9/20)

2009, says Jancis Robinson: "After early complications a superb summer produced a clean crop of high quality, with particularly good Pinot Noir from the Montagne de Reims. Wines are plump and approachable." The Beaufort Polisy shows subtle aromas of white fruits and creamy lemon with hints of spice and herbs, the palate is round and ripe with pear, citrus, almond, spice, anise...  The finish is long and creamy with complex spice and mineral notes. The mousse is soft and delicate as with most of the Beaufort wines. This is a great white Burgundy that's masquerading as Champagne. Disgorged in Sept, 2020. DL

  • white sparkling
  • 6 in stock
  • no discount
  • $65.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Beaufort, André 2010 Champagne Ambonnay Brut GC (Dis 8/20)

For those of a classical bent who prefer not to shop at the big Champagne houses, André Beaufort is a wonderful alternative. Longtime organic farming and extended lees-aging produce rich wines of uncommon detail and complexity. The 2010 Ambonnay offers aromas of white flowers, orange peel, bergamot, and  chalk on the nose. Bright acid, salted plum, citrus oil, and a fine line of sapid minerality on the supple and rich palate. This shows a fine interplay between power, tension, and a suave, supple finish. This is one heck of an Ambonnay and a fine bottle of Beaufort!  (Disgorged in August 2020)  John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 12 in stock
  • no discount
  • $61.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Beaufort, André NV (2015) Champagne Polisy Brut Nature (D 09/20)

The new Beaufort Polisy Reserve Brut Nature NV is based on the 2015 vintage and was disgorged in September, 2020. The Polisy NV Brut Nature is a lean, racy expression of the Kimmeridgian limestone of Polisy. The nose is cool-toned and faintly herbal with aromas of green apple, lime zest, and wet stone. The palate is steely and focused, with a prominent mineral character giving way to taut structure and a compelling savory character on the brisk, chiseled finish. I'd love this with crudo, ceviche, or a platter of briny Beausoleil oysters. John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 12 in stock
  • no discount
  • $43.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Beaufort, André NV (2015) Champagne Grand Cru Brut Reserve 375ml

We're fans of the Champagnes of Beaufort for a number of reasons. The farming at this historic Domaine is impeccable and the winemaking is classical and refreshingly old school. The 2015 base Ambonnay Grand Cru in handy half bottle is a pocket-sized example of Beaufort's distinctive character. Disgorged January 2020.

  • white sparkling
  • 20 in stock
  • no discount
  • $26.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Bérêche, Raphael NV (2016 Base) Champagne Brut Nature Beaux Regards Chardonnay

Les Beaux Regards is a blend of two parcels of Chardonnay in Ludes on the northern slope of the Montagne de Reims planted in 1964 and 1970. The loamy clay soils produce a Champagne more vinous in character, rather than exclusively taut and chalky. The 2016 displays lemon zest, apple blossom, and stone fruit aromas with delicate notes of spice, brioche, and orange oil following. The palate is distinctly nervy and racy, with overtly salty notes, cool notes of  lemon balm, quinine, and mint with a long tangy, mouthwatering finish. There's a penetrating minerality here matched by decidedly vivacious cool-toned fruit. Delicious! John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 14 in stock
  • $89.99

  • Organic

Chartogne-Taillet NV Champagne Brut Cuvée Sainte-Anne (base 16/15)

Don't call it basic! Chartogne-Taillet’s “Cuvée Saint Anne” is one of our favorite grower Champagnes priced under $50. The grapes come Merfy in the Montagne de Reims and are a blend of the 2016 and 2015 vintages. On the nose there are aromas of apple blossoms, peach skin, and sea spray. The mid-weight, generous palate offers flavors of ripe golden apple, lemon curd, and crushed herbs on a racy, spritely finish. This has plenty of charm on the attack with a fine core of minerality lending focus and depth. Disgorged 7/26/17, dosage 5 g/l. John McIlwain(Wine arrives 12/19)

  • white sparkling
  • 18 in stock
  • no discount
  • $47.99

  • Organic
  • rosé sparkling
  • 5 in stock
  • no discount
  • $129.99

  • white sparkling
  • 8 in stock
  • no discount
  • $74.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic

Marguet 2013 Champagne Grand Cru Ambonnay

The 2013 Grand Cru Ambonnay is comprised of 50% Pinot Noir and 50% Chardonnay, biodynamically farmed by deeply committed bio grower Benoît Marguet. The robe is a pale golden hue. The wine shows an ultra-fine bead with a soft mousse. The nose is floral and complex with aromas of lemon blossom, biscuit, and apple skin. The palate is rich and savory,  with ripe golden Apple, salted orange flavors and a firm sense of chalkiness with great length and cut and an electric rising finish. and while this has a great core of stoniness, there is an ample ripeness that nearly shouts Ambonnay. Delicious! (Disgorged January, 2019, no dosage.) John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 5 in stock
  • $69.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Marguet Père and Fils NV Base 2016 Champagne Extra-Brut Shaman Rosé (2nd Release)

The second bottling of the 2016 Shaman 16 Rosé  has more Pinot Noir in the blend lending a more savory character to the cuvée. (70% Chard 30% Pinot Noir for those keeping score at home.) The wine has a pale salmon pink robe.The nose offers aromas of  balsam , red fruits, spices, and crushed herbs.  This is broader on palate with greater richness than the first bottling, but boasts greater length and a more overtly mineral character. In short, a fine rosé for those seeking umami. Excellent stuff and a perfect choice for sushi and sashimi or donabe rice with mushrooms. John McIlwain

  • rosé sparkling
  • 8 in stock
  • no discount
  • $51.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Nowack, Flavien NV (Base 15) Champagne Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs La Tuilerie

100% Chardonnay from a southwest facing parcel comprised of sandy limestone soils in Vandières on the right bank of the Marne.  Farmed biodynamically. Fermented with native yeasts, aged in a combination of vat and small barrel, secondary fermentation is under cork, with prise de mousse done with grape must rather than liqueur.  The robe is a  pale yellow green, with a fine bead and soft mousse. The cool-toned nose offers aromas of lemon pith, crushed herbs, and sea spray. The palate is lean and chiseled with citrus peel, apple skin, and quinine flavors underlain by a snappy, brisk, mineral spine. This is bright and fresh with plenty of lift and verticality and succulence on the finish. I’d love this with a plate of St John’s, Pemaquid, and Glidden Point oysters to enjoy the interplay of the brininess of the oysters with the salty character of the Champagne. John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 7 in stock
  • no discount
  • $74.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Nowack, Flavien NV (Base 15) Champagne Extra Brut Les Bauchets Pinot Noir

100% Pinot Noir planted in 1983 from a southeast-facing plot comprised of sandy soils in Vandières on the right (north) bank of the Marnes. The vin clair is fermented with native yeast in vat and barrel without undergoing malolactic, the secondary fermentation is under corkThe robe is pale gold, there is an ultra-fine bead and soft mousse.  Upon opening the nose offers pretty aromas of red fruits, rainier cherry, and crushed herbs. The palate is broad but lithe, with the ripe brambly fruit, racing along with a savory mineral core lending both energy and gravitas. The finish is long and lingering with a beautiful hint of Pinot spice to close. A lovely bottle that should gain in complexity and layers with a few more years in the cellar. Disgorged 12/19 2g/l dosage. John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 7 in stock
  • no discount
  • $74.99

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  • Biodynamic
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Nowack, Flavien NV (Base 16) Champagne Extra Brut La Fontinette Pinot Meunier

100% Pinot Meunier from a single plot towards the bottom of the slope in Chatillon sur Marne, planted in 1965, biodynamically farmed. The soils are sand and clay limestone over marl. The vins clairs were aged in a combination of barrel and tank, secondary fermentation under cork, aged for 30 months on lees.It’s such a delight tasting the wines from growers whose progress you’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy bottle by bottle, year by year. Especially when it’s a grower a talented and seeking as Flavien Nowack. The 2016 La Fontinette (Parcelle-Autre Cru) Pinot Meunier is a Champagne combining lush fruit and subtle, but striking earth notes. The robe is a faint peach hue, the mousse is soft and frothy, and there is an ultra fine bead. The nose offers aromas of ripe stone fruit, peach skin, orange blossom and cream. The palate is inviting and juicy on the attack with ripe orchard fruit, hints of sweet spice, and oil flavors enrobing a taut and nervy mineral core with a lip-smacking, expansive, stony finish. This is delicious and each sip beckons one to take another. And while this is sensational now the persistent minerality makes me think that as the generous fruit integrates with the structure this will be even more compelling. John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 6 in stock
  • no discount
  • $74.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Nowack, Flavien NV (Base 17) Champagne Extra Brut S.A.

Flavien Nowack's Extra-Brut S.A. (Sans Année) is comprised of 60% Pinot Meunier and 40% Chardonnay farmed biodynamically in the village of Vandières in the Marne. The base vintage is 2017 with 40% reserve wines dating from 2012. Initial fermentation is with native yeasts and the vins clairs are aged in tank and oak. The nose offers aromas of apple skin, ginger, and wet stone. The palate is medium-bodied and buoyant with stone fruit and spice flavors lent gravitas with a fine bead of pungent minerality.

  • white sparkling
  • 8 in stock
  • no discount
  • $57.99

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  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white sparkling
  • 5 in stock
  • no discount
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  • Organic
  • white sparkling
  • 3 in stock
  • no discount
  • $94.99

  • Organic

Perseval, Thomas 2014 Chamery 1er cru La Masure

  One of the inaugural parcellaire releases from organic vigneron Thomas Perseval from Chamery in northwestern Montagne de Reims, the Perseval "La Masure" 1er cru Extra Brut is a blend of 90% Pinot Noir and 10% Chardonnay from the 2014 vintage. Raised in enamel tank and barrel and disgorged in 2018 after three years on the lees. The nose offers aromas white flowers, Meyer lemon peel, red fruit, candied ginger, and sea spray. The palate has a snappy mineral attack followed by layered flavors of wild strawberry, salted plum, cool crushed herbs, chalk, brioche, and shows considerable drive and power on the medium-long, rising finish. With air the wine becomes still more harmonious and suave, never losing sight of the fine mineral core framing the ripe fruit.
John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 4 in stock
  • no discount
  • $109.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • white sparkling
  • 3 in stock
  • no discount
  • $94.99

  • Organic

Perseval, Thomas Base 2013 Chamery 1er cru Tradition (Disgorged 4/18)

While it's always a pleasure to receive a fresh shipment of bubbles, it's especially gratifying to receive new wine from organic vigneron Thomas Perseval. From vines in Chamery, located in northwestern Montagne de Reims, the Perseval Tradition 1er cru Extra Brut is a blend of 43% Pinot Noir, 40% Pinot Meunier, 17% Chardonnay based on the 2013 vintage. Raised 70% in enamel, and 30% in barrel and disgorged in April of 2018. The nose shows white flowers, Meyer lemon peel, red fruit, candied ginger, and sea spray. The palate has a snappy mineral attack followed by layered flavors of wild strawberry, cool crushed herbs, chalk, brioche, and shows considerable drive and power on the medium-long, suave, rising finish. John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 8 in stock
  • no discount
  • $54.99

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Roses de Jeanne (Cedric Bouchard) 2018 base Champagne Blanc de Noirs Val de Vilaine

Formerly known as Infloresence, as of 2012 Val de Vilaine, this Blanc de Noirs comes from a south-facing 1.49ha plot of vines in Polisy planted in 1974 owned by Cédric's father. If there's such a thing as an 'entry level' Champagne in Bouchard's lineup, this is it. Historically more approachable when young than Bouchard's other wines, Val de Vilaine, is now more tightly wound and concentrated as the already small yields were nearly halved to 26hl/ha bringing it in line with the other cuvées of Roses de Jeanne. Here you'll find a classic expression of Polisy terroir. -John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 18 in stock
  • no discount
  • $79.99

  • Organic
  • white sparkling
  • 24 in stock
  • no discount
  • $52.99

Cote-de-Beaune

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  • 2 in stock
  • $119.99

Chandon de Briailles 2018 Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Les Vergelesses - Sans Soufre

Claude de Nicolay has been experimenting more and more with no-sulfur winemaking in recent years and as the quality of vineyard work and cellar work has steadily increased, so has the success level of these bottlings. Her Pernand 1er Cru "Vergelesses" has always been a lovely wine, produced from vines planted in 1954.

  • red
  • 5 in stock
  • $67.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • No Sulfur
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  • 34 in stock
  • $32.99

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  • 12 in stock
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  • 3 in stock
  • $179.99

Cote-de-Nuit

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  • 34 in stock
  • $27.99

Domaine Jean Fournier 2017 Marsannay Cuvee St Urbain Rouge

Marsannay has historically been the loneliest of stepchildren among the villages of Burgundy. There are no classed vineyards and its northerly location made achieving ripeness a challenge in difficult vintages. But the current crop of Burgundy fanatics know that Marsannay is a hotbed of innovation and that the best domaines are as great as any in the region when it comes to producing wines of terroir. Laurent Fournier may not be the household name that his best friend Sylvain Pataille is, but the wines at Fournier are just as distinct and great as those of Pataille. The 2017 Cuvee Saint Urbain comes from vines planted largely in 1975, vinified with about 25% whole clusters and aged in wood (15% new) and concrete. It's a clear perfect snapshot of Marsannay, full of juicy red and blue fruit, a touch of baking spice, hoisin and a cool mineral spine. But then there is the lift and buoyancy of the lovely '17 vintage - the wine is full of energy, even weightless, making not only satisfying but fun to drink. I dare you not to finish the bottle in one sitting.   Sam Ehrlich

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  • 7 in stock
  • $42.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
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  • 6 in stock
  • $109.99

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  • 3 in stock
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  • 1 in stock
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Germany

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  • 25 in stock
  • $23.99

Dreissigacker 2019 Rheinhessen Riesling Trocken

Jochen Dreissigacker took over his family's estate in 2001 and works organically (certified). The entry-level trocken a mix of estate and purchased grapes (all organic), from mostly south/southeast-facing sites on loess and loam. Fermented with native yeasts and aged in stainless steel tank. The 2019 edition is bright and high-toned with fresh stone fruit and honeysuckle notes  on the nose. The palate is dry and mouthwatering with enough generous fruit to beckon the next sip. This is lively and fresh, with zesty acidity, and green apple lime zest notes on the punchy, lipsmacking finish. Delicious! John McIlwain

  • white
  • 60 in stock
  • $19.99

  • Organic

Enderle & Moll 2018 Baden Weiß & Grau (burgunder)

Importer technical note:  Close to a 60/40 blend of Weißburgunder and Grauburgunder (Pinots Blanc and Gris) fermented for 3-4 weeks on the skins, pressed and moved to a 2500-liter oak cask. It then matures for 10 months on the lees before a light filtration a minute addition of sulfur at bottling. 333 cases produced.

  • white
  • 33 in stock
  • $22.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Immich-Batterieberg 2015 Mosel Jour Fixe Riesling Brut Nature

Jour Fixe is a blend of (mostly) ungrafted, single-post trained, old-vine Riesling sourced from a high parcel in Ellergrub, the western part of Zollturm, and a steep portion of the Oberemmeler Altenberg in the Saar valley. Zero-dosage, zero free sulfur remains as the base wine only had a small amount added in the cellar. Spontaneous fermentation occurred in barrel and the wine finished its journey via the méthode Champenoise, with second fermentation in the bottle. A warmer vintage like 2015 means a scintillating balance between ripeness and acidity, and a more lush palate. When first opened the wine shows textbook high-toned Riesling, with punchy acidity, a racy mousse and slightly underripe stone fruit with a slight herbaceousness. With a touch of time open, the wine really broadens into an elegant experience, with notes of burnished orange peel, toasted walnut, ripe peach, mango, apples and apricots on the lengthy finish. Cari Bernard

  • white sparkling
  • 10 in stock
  • $54.99

  • Organic
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  • 11 in stock
  • $31.99

  • white
  • 11 in stock
  • $22.99

  • white off-dry
  • 24 in stock
  • $32.99

Koch, Holger 2017 Baden Bickensohler Scheibenhardt Weissburgunder

Holger Koch makes some of the most elegant wines in the Baden region (located in southwest Germany). Working mostly with Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Blanc, he's been making wines with a singular finesse in a region where the co-op is king. The Scheibenhardt Weissburgunder is Pinot Blanc grown on a southwest-facing terrace (loess and volcanic soils) at 350 meters above sea level. Grapes are hand-harvested, ferment spontaneously, and the wine ages on the lees for seven months in a 1200L barrel. Flabby this is not—deeply mineral and floral on the nose, grass, apricot, apple blossom, the palate has a distinct saline cut and bright minerality to balance the radiant pear, green strawberry, and lemon zest with a delicate herbal bitterness. Cari Bernard

  • white
  • 24 in stock
  • $24.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Wasenhaus 2018 Baden Pinot Noir Bellen

If the Baden Spätburgunder is the equivalent of village level wine, the Bellen bottling is their version of a grand cru. Made in tiny quantities (much like all of their releases), this is sourced from a single steep vineyard site in the Kirchberg comprised of limestone soils. 40% whole cluster

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $119.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur
  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $134.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Wasenhaus 2018 Baden Weissburgunder

Organically farmed Weissburgunder from loess and  volcanic soils on the Kaiserstuhl. Whole cluster pressed. Aged for 12 months in neutral barrel, followed by 6 months in stainless steel with minimal sulfur addition after malolactic fermentation, per importer.

  • white
  • 9 in stock
  • $49.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Wasenhaus 2018 Baden Weissburgunder 1.5L

Organically farmed Weissburgunder from loess and  volcanic soils on the Kaiserstuhl. Whole cluster pressed. Aged for 12 months in neutral barrel, followed by 6 months in stainless steel with minimal sulfur addition after malolactic fermentation, per importer.

  • white
  • 2 in stock
  • $119.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Wasenhaus 2018 Baden Weissburgunder Möhlin

What may be the only grand cru Weissburgunder! From 60 year-old vines from the limestone terraces of Ölberg. Whole cluster pressed, aged in used barriques. Per importer.

  • white
  • 2 in stock
  • $114.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Wasenhaus 2019 Baden Gutedel 1.5L

From 30 year-old biodynamically farmed vines. 50% direct pressed into barrel, 50% of the grapes fermented on the skins. Weighs in at a mere 10% abv. Pale golden robe. Upon opening there's just a touch of reduction on the nose giving way to aromas of pear skin, white apricot, and bee pollen. The palate is dry and savory with yellow fruits, a fresh stony component and the faint hint of a prickle to it. There is good texture and cut here without the blowsiness of some Chasselas/Gutedel/Fendent. The balance between splashy freshness and the more sapid notes is both agreeable and delicious. John McIlwain

  • white
  • 1 in stock
  • $79.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Italy Piedmont

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Ceretto 1974 Barolo Grignore

"Name utilized up through the 2001 vintage by the Ceretto winery for a single-vineyard Barolo produced from the grapes of the Gabutti MGA. It refers to a parcel situated in the highest part of the cru, bordering on Parafada. The grapes are currently used in the blend of the regular Barolo of the house." (from "Barolo MGA" by Alessandro Masnaghetti)

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Cordero di Montezemolo 1974 Barolo Enrico Vl

Like some other very good Piedmont 1974s, this wine has a nice amount of fruit, and it's well-balanced — actually quite elegant. From an over-looked vintage, this is a fine value.

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Negri, Giulia 2016 Barolo Serradenari

The Barolo Serradenari is from the upper part of the vineyard. It’s deeper and more structured than Tartufaia, with more pronounced tannin. Very forest-y, with tons of truffle, balsalm, black cherry, and cocoa, and super-complex both aromatically and on the palate. It’s incredibly long and deep on the finish with the aromatics reasserting themselves. The great balance of elements that the best 2016s offer is very clear. Not to hard sell, but of all the ‘16s I’ve tasted I’m most reminded of Maria-Teresa Mascarello’s Barolo. And, sorry, but it feels inevitable that I think Chambertin. Jamie Wolff

  • red
  • 14 in stock
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  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Negri, Giulia 2016 Barolo Tartufaia

I’m stumped. I’m sure that you could cellar this wine for years, but it’s so good now that even I, zealot for mature Nebbiolo, find it hard to imagine how it could improve. Frankly it puts to shame the many clumsy attempts we still encounter to try make a Barolo that’s suited to early drinking. Tartufaia is 80% Serradenari, and 20% from Brunate (purchased fruit). Lifted, savory, chalky aromatics are balanced with cherry and delicate ripe tannin. I find it fantastically elegant and long, a wine of real finesse that inevitably brings a top Chambolle 1er Cru to mind. Jamie Wolff

  • red
  • 16 in stock
  • $68.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Negri, Giulia 2018 Langhe Nebbiolo Pian delle Mole

From north-facing vines, and so good that it can stand as evidence that in the era of climate change some less ideal sites can produce fine wine. The Nebbiolo is fermented in stainless steel with indigenous yeasts, for about 15 days, with aging for 14 months in steel and (now well-used) tonneaux. Unless you require a very muscular wine, this is a don’t-miss bottle. It’s very aromatic, with even the nose showing great balance of savory and fruit elements. Light-medium bodied, this is really drinking well now, but I’m going to try to save a couple to see what develops in a few years. Jamie Wolff

  • red
  • 30 in stock
  • $31.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
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  • 2 in stock
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  • 1 in stock
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Oddero, Fratelli 1964 Barolo

Oddero is one of just a handful of producers who made excellent wine in the past and who continue to do so now. Admittedly our opinion of their current vintages is biased, since we admire Oddero's fidelity to Barolo made in the traditional manner. Anyway, the old wines are great, and we're happy to have old vintages whenever we can.

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Principiano, Ferdinando 2018 Langhe Nebbiolo Coste

Immediately, my nose picked up on fresh blueberries, raspberries, and healthy, mulched earth. Red roses (flowers, leaves, and stems) added an elegance to the wine's aromatics. Over time, these floral characteristics became deeper, more concentrated and savory. On the palate, flavors of firm red cherries, tar, and hints of loose tobacco are carried by a structure of high acidity and very light tannin. The finish is long, and the slightest essence of candied cherry remains on the tongue for some time after each sip is gone. A sneakily complex wine, under the guise of something more simple. David Hatzopoulos

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Produttori del Barbaresco 1967 Barbaresco

Not the Riserva, but no slouch, this wine is still alive and drinking. It may even show a bit more fruit that the '67 Riservas. With proper handling (time to rest, and proper decanting) this is a real treat.

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  • $79.99

Roagna 2018 Dolcetto D'Alba

Much of the fruit that goes into this bottle comes from the Pajè vineyard, also home to some of Roagna's flagship Barbaresco's. Here vines average 50 years of age. Grapes also come from the nearby Carso vineyard. Harvest takes place by hand in September. After picking, grapes are scrutinized for quality. Fruit is added to a pied de cuvee, started with indegenous yeasts, and fermentation follows for 10 days in large wooden casks. Then, for a remarkable 90-100 days, the wine remains with the skins to macerate. Lastly, it ages in neutral oak barrels for a year. With such extensive maceration and a whole 12 months in wood, even if neutral, I'm intrigued that this Dolcetto is always as clean as it is. The wine is a sultry red, but clean and clear in the glass. On the nose, there are aromas pitted cherries, cherry leaves, blueberries, and healthy earth. The palate shows flavors of wild strawberries, cherry, and fresh mint. Roagna's Dolcetto is soft in mouthfeel, with a lovely pitch of acidity. A fantastic bottle, year after year. David Hatzopoulos

  • red
  • 26 in stock
  • $24.99

  • Organic
  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $69.99

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $79.99

  • red
  • 2 in stock
  • $89.99

Trediberri 2019 Dogliani Bricco Molea (Dolcetto)

Dogliani is a small town south and west of Barolo, which gives its name to a DOCG wine zone – a ‘Dogliani’ must be made from Dolcetto (life was a little simpler for everyone when the wines were called “Dolcetto di Dogliani”, but the marketers won that conversation). The zone of Dogliani, is considered the best area for Dolcetto (which not so long ago was more expensive than Nebbiolo) where Dolcetto was historically given the best sites, whereas in Barolo and Barbaresco Dolcetto is generally relegated to lesser positions in the vineyards – “Bricco”, as in Bricco Molea, means the top part of the hill, which receives the most sun and ripens best.

There are plenty of contemporary Doglianis that are an attempt to make what Italians call ‘important’ wines, and thus are dark, extracted, and often oaky; Trediberri’s Dogliani is a more traditional style, intended to be fresh and lively, a wine for food, for every day, to open a meal, to drink while your Barolo ages. But this is no simple wine, and it has remarkable aromatic complexity with bright current-like fruit, white flowers, chalk, and a deep savory aspect – altogether mouth-watering. It’s very appealing on the palate, light-midweight and with the fruit in balance with chalk, and expressing a strong sense of place. From vines that are 50-70 years old; fermented in concrete for about 10 days, and aged in a combo of concrete and steel. A killer Dolcetto!  Jamie Wolff

  • red
  • 11 in stock
  • $17.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Italy Tuscany

  • red
  • 4 in stock
  • $49.99

  • red
  • 49 in stock
  • $15.99

La Gerla 2014 Brunello di Montalcino

A delicious, classic Brunello; La Gerla uses a blend of Sangiovese Grosso from both the Canalicchio and Castelnuovo vineyards with vines averaging 25 years old. The wine is age in large 50-100hl casks for three years, then bottled and aged for an additional year before release.

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $59.99

  • Organic

Le Masse di Lamole 2016 Chianti Classico

The tint hamlet of Lamole (population 35) is one of the highest points in the Chianti Classico appellation. On soils of sandstone and clay, interspersed  with small stones and pebbles, Anna Maria and Guiliano of Le Masse di Lamole craft their electric wine from  Sangiovese vines up to 100 years old, some of them still bush trained. Our friend Tess from Portovino Imports described the 2016 as a Bambi wine, "sprightly, chirpy, (endearingly) gangly" in its youth when tasted a few months ago, now entering a "grunge phase, black eyeliner and nail polish: a depraved, provocative Bambi." I loved this description, and indeed the 2016 shows some beautiful brooding character, with notes of black cherry, dark forest berries, plum skin, raspberry leaves, brambles, blood orange peel, with a hint of ceder and an herbal character, almost anise. There is a also the wonderful floral character associated with Lamole, with dried rose petals, violets, and iris (though this connotation might be conditioned by the iris flowers decorating the label). With medium tannins that feel increasingly rustic as the wine opens and framed by great, juicy acidity, this is a beautiful experience of Sangiovese from a quite unique area of Chianti Classico. Oskar Kostecki

  • red
  • 4 in stock
  • $32.99

Italy White

Cornelissen, Frank 2018 Terre Siciliane (Etna) Munjebel Bianco

Carricante and Grecanico Dorato, fermented in epoxy tanks with indigenous yeasts, with about 4 days of skin contact. Not really an orange wine, but this gives the wine some structure and texture without losing the strong sense of place, via the intense volcanic stone aromas and flavors, to which are added pear, honey, and black tea. A great and very versatile food wine. Jamie Wolff

  • white
  • 7 in stock
  • $58.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

I Custodi 2017 Etna Bianco Ante

From a single vineyard  at 900 meters up the eastern slope of Mount Etna, this white consists of mostly of the region's indigenous Carricante (90%), while the rest is split between grapes like Grecanico and Minella. The 1.6 hectares of vines (the oldest being 40 years of age) are farmed organically and planted/trained in the ancient Alberello Egeo system. The grapes are hand harvested in late September. The wine is fermented with native yeasts, and spends a year and a half in stainless. The nose displays the volcanic character of the wine, with hints of savory smoke balanced by clean orchard fruit and salinity. The palate has a bit of texture, with flavors of pear, lemon, salt and green herbs. David Hatzopoulos

  • white
  • 7 in stock
  • $42.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white
  • 10 in stock
  • $44.99

  • Organic
  • No Sulfur

Vino di Anna 2019 Vino da Tavola Bianco Palmento (Etna)

A field blend of hand harvested grapes, grown organically on the north side of Mount Etna. A portion of the grapes were macerated on the skins, while the rest were pressed and put into stainless steel tanks. Anna Martens and Eric Narioo began making wine together more than a decade ago, and now own vines that range between 60 and 100 years of age. Always full of character.

  • white
  • 11 in stock
  • $26.99

Loire

  • white sparkling
  • 7 in stock
  • no discount
  • $24.99

  • white
  • 9 in stock
  • $23.99

Batardière 2017 Vin de France Pet Nat "La Croix Hardie"

'La Croix Hardie' is a methode ancestrale sparkling Chenin Blanc from Batardiere's youngest vines. Fermented in stainless steel, and then aged for two years in bottle in order to ferment to dryness. Up front the nose is bright, floral, and full of juicy citrus and apricot, on the finish there's a little bit of a savory funkiness to this bottling and could use a bit of cellar aging to allow all of these flavors to fully integrate as we've seen with some of his older vintages. Michelle DeWyngaert 

  • white sparkling
  • 4 in stock
  • no discount
  • $19.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Batardiere 2018 Anjou L'Esprit Libre

This bottling is a blend of three parcels from the Batardiere estate, with vines ranging in age from 15-90 years old. The wine is aged on the lees for several months in mostly stainless steel, and a small percentage is used to season their new 500L tonneaux. Farmed biodynamically with as little intervention as possible, the wine has a pleasantly rustic aroma mixed with ripe yellow apple and apricot. The palate is clean with a silky texture. Medium bodied and well balanced by the powerful acidity of Chenin Blanc, giving it a long, satisfying finish. This would be an excellent pairing for something delicate and creamy like scallops or butter-poached lobster. Michelle DeWyngaert 

  • white
  • 17 in stock
  • $22.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur
  • rosé
  • 7 in stock
  • $18.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Baudry 2019 Chinon Les Granges

From 30 to 35 year-old vines on gravel and sandy soils with a bit of clay near the Vienne river in organic agriculture. Hand harvested, fermented with wild yeasts, ages for 8 to 10 months in cement vats, minimal addition of SO2 only prior to bottling. This "basic" cuvée from Bernard and Matthieu Baudry has gotten more and more "serious" as the vines age, giving a wine that is  delightful to drink young, but that shows surprising complexity and mineral character as well. In the 2019 vintage, as with the 2018,  the wine is a sheer delight! Tasted at the domain in January 2020, the wine showed a deep black color  with bright purple rim with vibrant, lush aromas of cassis, blackberry and a bit of pepper, violet and cocoa. The palate is dense with deep sweet blackberry and raspberry fruit on the palate, with a hint of bitter chocolate, surprisingly bright and balanced given the extra ripeness of the vintage. This is a delicious Chinon to drink a bit cool over the next five to eight years - there should be a good quantity available but don't delay in trying this very special "basic" wine!  David Lillie

  • red
  • 15 in stock
  • $22.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Bonhomme, Pierre-Olivier 2018 Vin de France La Tesniere Blanc (Menu Pineau)

This is an incredibly compelling, unique white from Touraine highlighting the lesser-know grape varitety, Menu Pineau. The 'La Tesnière' white is a blend of 75% Menu Pineau and 25% Chenin Blanc, from a parcel adjacent to the famed Clos Roche Blanche. A beautiful golden color in the glass with notes of grapefruit, daffodil, yellow peach, and marzipan on the nose. The palate is bright and refreshing, but Chenin's often bracing acidity is softened by the Menu Pineau, and the finish has a lingering stony texture. Michelle DeWyngaert

  • white
  • 18 in stock
  • $30.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • red
  • 24 in stock
  • $36.99

  • red
  • 21 in stock
  • $27.99

Chevalerie 2015 Bourgueil Les Galichets (11/02)

The Chevalerie "Galichets" vineyard is on mid-slope Turonian limestone with clay and alluvial sand and gravel topsoil, rich in silex; the vines average about 60 years of age - similar to the "Chevalerie" parcel but a bit lower on the slope, giving a wine that is more open and easy for early drinking.  The 2015 vintage is excellent, with a bit more ripeness and lower acidity than 2014, while retaining the core of minerals and acidity aslways found in the Chevalerie wines. The aromas of black raspberry and blackberry fruit are ripe and floral. The palate is dense and silky, very mineral with ripe red and black fruits and a clean vibrant finish. Still quite youthful, I would open this bottle the night before or give it a long decant, best perhaps 2022 - 2035.  David Lillie

  • red
  • 23 in stock
  • $23.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white
  • 32 in stock
  • $14.99

Closel (Château des Vaults) 2018 Savennières Clos du Papillon

"The Clos du papillon is a small valley at mid slope, beautifully exposed southwest to the light of the Loire. There are schist, rhyolite but also quartz. The topsoil layer is very shallow (60 cm) which provides excellent drainage for rainwater. The vine growing conditions are difficult, forcing it to develop its roots deep in the rock cracks to draw nutrients. The climate in that parcel allows for a level of highly advanced maturity, with grapes that concentrate aromas under the action of botrytis.  The body and the very long finish make the Clos du Papillon a gastronomic wine to accompany lobster, scallops, smoked fish, Turbots, Saint Peter. It is also interesting with delicate white meats such as veal or capon, along with truffles or mushrooms. Classic mountain cheeses like old Salers, or 5 to 6 years old Comté are equally delicious with this great Savennières." -  Domaine du Closel.  2018 is a great vintage for Loire whites, combining excellent ripeness with bright acidity and great balance - the Clos du Papillon shows beautiful aromas of ripe pear and quince with honeysuckle, lime-flower and dried herbs with hints of smoke and earth.  The palate is superb, very ripe and dense with white fruits, citrus, almond and stone with very firm lemony acidity and mineral flavors. The finsih is very long with bitter lemon and saline minerals. Drinking beautifully now, this should age well, peak drinking perhaps to 2035 and beyond.

  • white
  • 24 in stock
  • $61.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic

Coulaine 2016 Chinon Les Picasses

This is another superb "les Picasses" from Jean, Etienne and Pascale de Bonnaventure at Chateau de Coulaine, who have been practising organic and biodynamic agriculture since taking charge in 1988, certified since 1997. The parcel is at the top of the "Picasses" vineyard with southern exposure, on the classic clay/limestone "tuffeau" in Beaumont-en-Veron. This quite dense and powerful Chinon is aged in one-third new barrels and barrels of one and two wines.The wine shows a dark red/black color with bright aromas of ripe strawberry and black-raspberry with earth, citrus and spice, really deep and pretty. The palate is quite dense and a bit more tannic than the 2015, with ripe black raspberry and red currant fruit. The fruit is elegant and deep and the wine finishes with black fruits, earth, firm acidity and elegant tannins. This is a "serious" Chinon of terroir that will benefit from decanting if drinking young and will age beautifully, best 2025 to 2045.   

  • red
  • 11 in stock
  • $27.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white sweet
  • 1 in stock
  • $59.99

Filliatreau 2019 Saumur-Champigny La Grande Vignolle

100% Cabernet Franc. The six-hectare Grande Vignolle lieu-dit sits on a chalk cliff on calcareous clay soils, set back from the Loire River on a high plateau. The vines are 35-40 years old and lie at the northern limit of the Saumur-Champigny appellation. The fruit is hand-harvested, destemmed and fermented with natural yeasts in steel tank, with a maceration of approximately 2 weeks. The wine is aged in steel tank and is bottled unfiltered. Always a juicy and delicious Saumur-Champigny, the 2019 Grande Vignolle shows the maturity  and weight of this dry and sunny year in the Loire. The wine shows aromas of ripe black raspberry and strawberry fruit liqueur with floral and earthy notes, quite pretty!  The palate is vibrant with firm acidity below round lush berry fruits, quite dense and sapid with a refreshing, bright finish. This is a great charcuterie pairing or with grilled chicken and pork and soft cow cheeses - enjoy it now served a bit cool and cellaring of five to eight years would be interesting. David Lillie

  • red
  • 12 in stock
  • $20.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • red
  • 9 in stock
  • $36.99

Gaudry 2018 Sancerre Vincengétorix

This is a gorgeous Sancerre Rouge, 100% Pinot Noir, a product of Vincent Gaudry's wonderful biodynamic farming. Wild yeast fermentation, aging 12 months in used barrels. The 2018 shows a brilliant black/red color and vibrant aromas of black cherry liqueur, black raspberry, earth, licorice and violet. The palate is dense, sapid and chalky with lush, earthy black fruits framed in firm acidity and mineral flavors with hints of licorice, cherry pit and brown spice. This could be a premier cru from the Côte-de-Nuits but from better farming and more expessive of the limestone terroir. Bravo to Vincent and his team! Delicious now, best after 3 to 5 years, drink until 2030+  David Lillie

  • red
  • 8 in stock
  • $33.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic

Grange aux Belles 2018 Vin de France Roche de Murs

This is a spectacular new 100% Chenin Blanc  cuvée from our friends at La Grange aux Belles! Since the creation of the estate, Marc Houtin (the founder, joined after by Julien Bresteau and Gérald "Jesse" Peau) was longing for a beautiful terroir to make a single vineyard chenin - he knew the plots farmed by La Grange aux Belles could make really good but not great wines, they were too rich. One day, passing by the congress center of the small town of  Mûrs-Érigné he discovered at the end of the road a plot of 3 ha uncultivated land, overlooking the Louet, a little affluent of the Loire. Before the 50s, there was a vineyard here on these blue schists He knew he had found the perfect spot! After years of talks with the mayor (luckily he was part of the green party), they finally got the right to rent 1.2 ha. Immediately they cleaned it, let it fallow and in 2013 replanted it with multiple massale selection from top producers - Lise & Bertrand Jousset, Philippe Foreau, Benoit Courault, etc., adapting the rootstocks and the pruning to the very poor soil. 2018 is the third vintage of this Roche de Mûrs named after the local name of the plot - and featuring on the label a  historic monument about the Vendée wars. But already with the  first release in 2016 you could tell it was going to be a special one. The terroir could be tasted, even from these young plantation! With this 2018, a concentrated vintage, if on the nose the aromas are quite subtle, more floral and fruit than savory (orange blossom, lemongrass, honeydew), the palate is so intense and vibrant with a powerful backbone of schiste combined with a bracing yet ripe acidity. Aged in 600 l Stockinger barrel, the lees help to round on the structure, and bring an attractive reduction. Bottled without fining, filtration nor sulfites, it is a model of natural wine. Bravo to La Grange aux Belles for this wine and revealing a beautiful terroir forgotten by history. A bottle worth aging, you will also enjoy it decanted and served in large glass, paired with roasted guinea hen served with a purée of ratte potato and black garlic or crayfish in cream. Pascaline Lepeltier.

  • white
  • 4 in stock
  • $43.99

  • Organic
  • No Sulfur

Lambert, Patrick 2015 Chinon L'Ame d'Antan

This beautiful Chinon is from 65 to 70-year-old vines in sandy clay soils over limestone in Sonnay, near Cravant. The wine ages for 18 months in old barrels, less than 200 cases are made. The 2015 Ame D'Antan shows a deep black/garnet color with elegant aromas of ripe black raspberry and red currant with hints of violet, prune, citrus and crushed stone. The palate is dense but bright, with a silky texture, showing earthy, ripe strawberry confit with black raspberry and licorice with firm mineral acidity and a bit less tannin than the 2014. Good length with lingering berry and mineral flavors. Delicious now, it will age beautifully, probably best 2023 to 2035+ David Lillie

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $23.99

  • Organic

Luneau-Papin 2018 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Vera Cruz

Vera Cruz is a new cuvée from Luneau-Papin, from 40 year-old vines on a terroir of schistes and gneiss "a deux micas" in Vallet, farmed with organic and biodynamic methods. A wine of terroir rather than fruit, even in the ripe 2018 vintage, the wine shows elegant aromas of pear, peach, grilled almond, stone and citrus. The palate is dense and very mineral, showing more flavor of earth than fruit, with a lovely finish of stone, minerals and white fruit, apricot and zesty lemon that coats the palate. Perfect now with fine oysters, grilled dorade, sole, cod and scallops with lemon. Or cellar - this wine should be very interesting in 5 to 15 years. Label inspired by Mondrian and the varied terroirs of Muscadet.

  • white
  • 11 in stock
  • $20.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic

Mosse, Joseph & Sylvestre 2019 VDF Le Bisou

The 2019 "Le Bisou" frm the Mosse famly is an blend of Grolleau Noir, Pineau d'Aunis, Cot, Gamay, Grolleau Gris and Cabernet Franc, vinified in carbonic maceration.  It'a very light-bodied red - or a dark rosé - showing lovely aromas of raspberry and red currant with floral notes. The palate is bright, light and refreshing with a lovely melange of red fruits leading to a clean, lively finish. Serve quite cool as an aperitif or with any light meals and charcuterie this summer.  David Lillie

  • red
  • 20 in stock
  • $26.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white
  • 17 in stock
  • $21.99

Pépière 2019 Vin de Pays du Val de Loire Côt "La Pépie"

100% Cot (Malbec) grown on rocky, granite-rich soils. The grapes are harvested by hand, destemmed and crushed, with only the free-run juice used for the wine. It is fermented spontaneously with indigenous yeasts, followed by around five months of aging in stainless steel. The 2019 Cot shows lush blackberry aromas with earth and spice. Without influence of oak, this is pure Malbec, with good structure and elegant black fruit. The moderate alcohol (12%) contributes to making this a versatile and refreshing red to serve with charcuterie, roast chicken, pork dishes and mild cheeses.

  • red
  • 4 in stock
  • $16.99

  • Organic

Pinon 2018 Vouvray Les Trois Argiles

Another outstanding Vouvray from our friends François and Julien Pinon in Vallée de Cousse, the 2018 "Trois Argiles" shows subtle, complex aromas of lemon, pear, earth, lime-flower, wet stone and almond. There is a hint of sweetness on the palate, perfectly balanced with firm acidity, with mineral flavors, white fruits, lemon peel and herbal notes. The finish is very long with citrusy acids and saline minerals. this is a beautiful young Vouvray that is delicious now with fish or chicken in sauce, Asian cuisnes, vegetable patés, asparagus and mild cheeses. This will gain complexity and become dryer with age, drink at least until 2050. 22 gr/liter RS. David Lillie

  • white
  • 24 in stock
  • $31.99

  • Organic

Pinon, François 2019 Vin de France Petillant Naturel Rosé

50% Cot and 50% Grolleau, organically farmed in Vouvray by Julien and François Pinon. This is an elegant and very delicious Pet Nat that will accompany just about anything and is delightful as an aperitif by itself. The aromas are quite pretty with ripe raspberry, strawberry and red currant with hints of rose and blood orange. The palate is fresh and creamy with raspberry and tart strawberry with a nice mineral kick and sappy fruit in the refreshing finish. Grab this before it's gone...  DL

  • rosé sparkling
  • 32 in stock
  • $26.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Raffault, Olga 2014 Chinon Les Picasses

Les Picasses is one of the greatest vineyards in Chinon - a south-facing slope of clay over porous limestone that retains water and nutrients, nourishing the vines. While the wine is amply fruited and enjoyable young, it has firm acidity and structure for long-term aging, up to 30 years and more depending on the vintage. 2014 was an excellent vintage for Loire reds, which generally showed vibrant fruit, fresh acidity and moderate alcohol. Not a "big" vintage but one of very pretty, well-balanced wines. The 2014 Raffault Picasses shows a bright, red/black color with aromas of morello cherry, red currant, blackberry and prune with hints of licorice, earth and black pepper. The palate shows silky tannins and sappy red and black fruits with chalky minerals and firm acidity, with a bit of the gamey, musky aspect of old-school Chinon.  Earthy prune, plum and cherry fruits linger in the long finish. Please decant two to three hours in advance if drinking now, then serve a bit cool with roast chicken, pork or lamb. This will sing a different song after 6 to 8 years of aging, best perhaps 2026 - 2040. DL

  • red
  • 20 in stock
  • $34.99

  • Organic

Tessier 2019 Cheverny Blanc

In the western Sologne, Philippe and now his son Simon Tessier are making some of the best example of Cheverny blanc, an appellation focusing on blend, and highly versatile with a lift and an elegance due to the sandy clay soil over limestone. The Tessier produce 2 Cheverny blanc based on the age of the vines. This bottling, the regular one, comes from the younger vines, on soils with a little bit more sand : it is always the lightest with the highest tones. A blend of Sauvignon and Chardonnay, they had also a bit of a local, ancient variety, Orbois or Menu Pineau, a grape that almost disappeared because in the past it barely ripened. But because of climate change, the Menu Pineau is a valuable asset to keep acidity and tension. 2019 was a warm vintage with drought, so this bottling has more texture and glycerol than usual, without loosing its Loire Valley character. Even if the blend is dominated by the Sauvignon, there is no caricatural expression: it is more a variation on grapefruit zest, sage, and white flowers. The aromas on the palate are also all in touches, with notes of apple blossom, anis, lemon zest with a nice subtle bitterness. In this vintage, it is definitely more a Fall bottle  than a brisk summery wine, which is perfect! Serve it in a larger glass, let it open for a little bit and serve it with some black sea bass with squash and yuzu, a salad of fennel 3 ways (raw, confit and braised) and of course some goat cheese with an arugula salad dressed with halzenut oil. 80% Sauvignon, 15% Chardonnay, 5% Orbois. Pascaline Lepeltier.

  • white
  • 17 in stock
  • $20.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic

Tessier 2019 Cheverny Rosé (Pinot Noir, Gamay)

Philippe and now Simon Tessier are making really delicious wines from the organic vineyards in Sologne. Under the Cheverny AOC, they make white and red, but also rosé : the sandy clay soil as well as the grapes (Pinot Noir and Gamay) are perfectly suited for the style. Of course, don't expect a boring, insipid, pale salmon whitish rosé. There is always some serious depth and length in their wine! With the 2019, you have on top more texture and power than usual: the warm summer led to ripe, concentrated berries. This bottling is more aromatic than usual, with notes of dried rose, pink grapefruit and pomegranate. The attack is creamy and rich, but the wine quickly balances out the alcohol but a really nice bitter edge of pomelo, and the acidity kicks in at the end. It is quite salty too. All in all this is great wine for this Fall and Winter, the type of rosé that can pair really with pretty much anything, and that will have the texture you want when the days will start to be chilly: comforting yet energetic. Serve it in a white wine glass and pair it with what you be pleased to cook, be it some fried squids with spicy aioli, a chana masala or any kind of cheese. 50% Pinot Noir, 50% Gamay. Pascaline Lepeltier. 

  • rosé
  • 29 in stock
  • $20.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Tue-Boeuf 2019 Cheverny La Caillière Pinot Noir

100% Pinot Noir. La Caillère is a 1.35-hectare estate plot of 35-to40-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 La Caillère organically and harvest it by hand. Vinification begins as semi-carbonic for 10 to 14 days, then finishes traditionally after pressing followed by 10 to 12 months aging in demi-muids and old barriques. The 2018 shows very complex tart cherry, red-currant, violet and earth aromas, quite pretty and with more ripeness than usual in this vintage. The palate is intense but light with fascinating black cherry, blood orange and spice flavors that linger with earthy acidity in the very long finish. This is an unususal and delicious Pinot that should develop well over the next 5 to 8 years. Minimal, or perhaps zero added SO2.

  • red
  • 6 in stock
  • $42.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Tue-Boeuf 2019 Touraine La Butte (Gamay) (8/27)

100% Gamay on clay and flint over limestone, organic and biodynamic farming. The 2019 La Butte shows a level of ripeness never seen before in this wine (except in 2018!) with bright, deep strawberry and raspberry aromas  with pretty floral notes. Quite dense red fruits on the palate, supple and textured, really lovely with the lush fruit lifted by refreshing acidity. This is just plain yummy and will accompany just about anything. David Lillie

  • red
  • 17 in stock
  • $25.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Tue-Boeuf 2019 Vin de France Rosé

100% Gamay.  The Puzelats source organically farmed fruit from friends in the Touraine as well as in the Beaujolais. The bunches are hand-harvesed and direct-pressed into tank, where the wine ferments spontaneously with native yeasts and goes through malo as well. It is aged briefly in tank and bottled without fining or filtering and with minimal sulfur. The 2019 offering of the Vin Rosé from our friends the Puzelat brothers is totally dry, with ripe red raspberry and strawberry, and a touch of blood orange. There is a subtle structure on the juicy mid-palate - which makes this a very food friendly wine - and a super mineral finish. (Only 10 mg/l SO2) A great vintage for the Tue-Boeuf Rosé!

  • rosé
  • 14 in stock
  • $21.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white
  • 15 in stock
  • $41.99

Villemade 2018 Cour-Cheverny Les Saules

Hervé Villemade makes delicious natural wines on his organic certified estate in Cellettes, within the Cheverny and Cour-Cheverny appellations. This delightful 100% Romorantin has a color of lemony gold in the glass. The nose shows lean orchard fruit, like apple and pear, with a hint of fresh green grass. The palate displays tangy apple, herbs, and salinity. These flavors are supported by a structure of zippy texture, with excellent acidity. David Hatzopoulos

  • white
  • 21 in stock
  • $23.99

Villemade, Herve 2019 Cheverny Blanc

Cheverny Blanc is best of both worlds in white wine. With this blend you get bright, crisp acidity from the Sauvignon Blanc, and a richer, rounded mouthfeel from the Chardonnay. The bulk of Villemade's Cheverny Blanc comes from  vineyards in the town of Cellettes; farmed organically by Hervé. The wine is fermented and aged in neutral foudre and bottled with very low levels of sulfur. The nose is herbaceous and floral with notes of Meyer lemon peel, green apple and white flowers, and the palate shows a snap of green apple, with a softer, rounded finish of orange peel and yellow peach. A great food-pairing wine! Michelle DeWyngaert

  • white
  • 29 in stock
  • $20.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $23.99

Villemade, Herve NV (2015) Vin de France Bulle Blanche

Tasted in January 2020 in Angers, Hervé Villemade's 2015 Bulle Blanche is a vibrant belnd of Menu Pineau and Chenin Blanc that spent 24 months on the lees. It's elegant, creamy and flavorful with the herbal, almond and citrus notes of Menu Pineau with the pear and floral white fruits of Chenin. Really a classy and delicious Pet Nat that is a great value as well. Serve as an aperitif or with a ceviche, grilled fish, chicken in sauce.

  • white sparkling
  • 32 in stock
  • $24.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Vins Contés (O. Lemasson) 2019 Vin de France P'tit Rouquin (Gamay)

100% Gamay. From Olivier’s “young”, which means 40-year-old, vines. Whole clusters, short carbonic maceration, natural yeasts, no sulfur and no filtration. This is a happy wine, young though, and I think it will be better even with a few more months in the bottle. At the moment, there is very pleasant red fruit and some red apple skin structure, but generally not a tannic wine.The finish is not particularly complex or long, but the material is there and it should be a really together bottle of red later this summer. Drink with a chill with all your summer BBQ fare.  -Eben

  • red
  • 5 in stock
  • $21.99

  • Organic
  • No Sulfur

Misc. Europe

Garalis 2019 Lemnos (Greece) Natural Retsina Rose

This is a delightful little (500mL) bottle of skin-contact Retsina giving it an amber-peach color. The Greek island of Lemnos is rich with volcanic soil and a tradition of adding Aleppo pine resin to create the uniquely Greek wine; Retsina. This bottling is a blend of 90% Muscat of Alexandria and 10% Limnio which are macerated on the skins for a few days, fermented with native yeasts in stainless steel, then infused with pine resin. Oftentimes Retsina can be a bit overpowering with the scent of pine, but the extended skin contact fleshes out the juicy necterine and grapefruit notes of the Muscat and balances out the resin to a softer note of fresh thyme and rosemary. The palate has gentle tannins like peach fuzz, and bright Meyer lemon and stone fruit. Michelle DeWyngaert

  • rosé
  • 8 in stock
  • $14.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Naboso 2017 Slovakia Doma

This white blend from Naboso is Muller-Thurgau, Welschriesling, Gruner Veltliner and Red Slyvaner. Total SO2: 21mg/l

  • white
  • 1 in stock
  • $35.99

  • Organic
  • No Sulfur
  • white
  • 7 in stock
  • $19.99

Misc. France

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $39.99

  • red
  • 10 in stock
  • $29.99

Combel La Serre 2017 Cahors Cuvee Chateau

100% Malbec. 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 organically farmed vines average 40 years old and are kept to a yield of 40 hl/ha.  Because of the clay-heavy terroir and winemaking and aging choices, the Château Cuvée marks a signficant step up in body, tannin and complexity compared to the lighter, softer Pur Fruit bottling. This is a beautiful Cahors showing elegant ripe blackberry aromas with a bit of earth, musk, cocoa citrus and violet - the palate is pure and focused with good acidity and ripe, sapid blackberry and cassis fruit, floral, chalky and long. Delicious now, this will develop nicely over the next five years or more. Enjoy with pork chops, a grilled steak, a hearty stew and full-flavored cheeses. David Lillie.

  • red
  • 36 in stock
  • $22.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $31.99

  • white
  • 11 in stock
  • $34.99

Renardat-Fache 2018 Bugey Cerdon Méthode Ancestrale

This charming, low-alcohol sparkler hails from the tiny appellation of Bugey (across from the Mont du Chat in Savoie). At 8% ABV this delicately sweet and exquisitely balanced pét-nat is the breakfast of champions, a companion while you prepare a feast, or the perfect solution to tricky dessert parings. The 2018 is a blend of Gamay and Poulsard. The wine pours a pleasing shade of magenta in the glass and offers up vivid aromas of purple wild flowers, raspberry patch, and mouth-watering grapefruit zest. The palate is light and fresh with flavors of sweet strawberries, raspberries, and crunchy blueberries on the attack then finishes with thirst-quenching mineral acidity. A purely enjoyable bottle at a great value. Serve chilled alongside fruit tarts, dark chocolate, or with tangy cheeses. Amanda Bowman

  • rosé sparkling sweet
  • 9 in stock
  • no discount
  • $21.99

Traginer 2018 Banyuls Rimage 500ml

The Traginer Banyuls Rimage (Vin Doux Naturel) at 16% alcohol is an insanely delicious wine as an apéritif or with deserts of chocolate or fruit (figs especially) and goat cheeses. The 2018 shows a bright black/red color and vivid aromas of ripe blackberry, prune,  licorice, violets, and earth, a bit lighter and more floral than usual. The palate is ripe and lush with blackberry, prune, citrus and cocoa, but very bright and refreshing as well, just delicious. It finishes with citrusy acids and black fruits that linger on the palate - serve cool and enjoy! (Keep this fortified wine for weeks in the fridge, re-corked) DL

  • red sweet
  • 10 in stock
  • no discount
  • $19.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white
  • 8 in stock
  • $68.99

  • Organic

Villet, Gerard & Christine 2015 Arbois Savagnin (Ouille)

The 2015 resonates with comforting aromas of creamy walnuts, smoke, red apple, and gingerbread spice upon opening. With time lifted aromas of  genepy and subtle mountain herbs emerge to reveal a wine that's playful but rooted in rich tradition. The palate is tightly knit with gripping acidity, spice, and delicious salty minerals. There is the faintest toasted walnut note on the mid-palate but the finish is all refreshing, mineral acidity. Highly enjoyable now but there's no hurry. Amanda Bowman

  • white
  • 13 in stock
  • $27.99

  • Organic

Villet, Gerard & Christine 2016 Arbois Tradition Blanc

The 2016 Tradition Blanc is 70% Chardonnay sous voile, and 30% Savagnin sous voile during 30 months!  This is a must for any fan of oxidative whites, and a perfect bottle to use for Coq au Vin Jaune on a budget. Of course, use a bit for the recipe, and drink most of it with dinner!  Eben Lillie

  • white
  • 14 in stock
  • $33.99

  • Organic
  • red
  • 7 in stock
  • $31.99

  • Organic
  • white
  • 12 in stock
  • $29.99

  • Organic
  • white
  • 8 in stock
  • $33.99

  • Organic
  • white sparkling
  • 23 in stock
  • $19.99

Misc. Italy

  • red
  • 9 in stock
  • $99.99

Vino di Anna 2017 Vino Rosso Qvevri

From high altitude Nerello Mascalese, vines ranging from 60 to 100 years of age. Typically there is a small amount of Nerello Cappuccio and Grenache included in the cuvee. The grapes are destemmed and put in Georgian qvevris (sizes between 1500 and 800 litres) that are buried on the estate.

  • red
  • 7 in stock
  • $36.99

Misc. Spirits

Bordiga Vermouth di Torino Rosso

Pietro Bordiga turned his love of bartending into a passion for distilling by opening this distillery south of Turin near the Occitan Alps. Unlike many Vermouth di Torino labels, they produce their own vermouths, instead of just bottling/labeling them, and forage for many of the botanicals used in the mountains of their backyard. The rosso is based with Langhe Nebbiolo, Moscato, and Cortese, fortified with neutral grain spirit, and sweetened with sugar from Martinique. Definitely on the lighter, less sweet side of sweet vermouths, with a bright, earthy aroma and lots of freshness on the palate. Michelle DeWyngaert

  • vermouth
  • 6 in stock
  • no discount
  • $19.99

Forthave Spirits Red Aperitivo 24%

The Forthave Red Aperitivo is a base of sugar cane distillate infused with 13 botanicals, and contains no artificial coloring.It has a beautiful deep ruby hue, and explodes on the nose with notes of orange, plums, chamomile, rose, grapefruit rind, cardamom, cinnamon, and saffron. The palate is viscous with a pleasant bitterness and balanced sweetness. Enjoy on the rocks with a dash of soda water, or in your favorite classic coktails. Makes a delicious Negroni. Oskar Kostecki

  • aperitif
  • 9 in stock
  • no discount
  • $34.99

Fred Jerbis Fernet 25 Single Barrel 750ml 34% abv

Frederico __ of Fred Jerbis is devoted to showcasing the Fruiulian terroir (Jerbis being the word for herbs in this Italian dialect) through freshly foraged and organically grown herbs and botanicals from the region. He considers himself an alchemist, spending much of his time experimenting with distillation and steeping techniques to get perfect flavor extracted from every ingredient. His Fernet 25 comes form a single chestnut barrel made without dyes/colorings and very little sugar. Twenty-five different Italian botanicals are used including mint, saffron, chamomile, licorice, savory, orange, rhubarb and of course, gentian. The nose is super fresh, a burst of spearmint and tarragon, followed by toasty chestnut and  nutmeg imparted by the barrel aging. The palate is well balanced and rich without being too viscous, and a nice burst of citrus from the orange peel keeps it lifted. Michelle DeWyngaert

  • herb digestive
  • 5 in stock
  • no discount
  • $44.99

Little City Vermouth Sweet Vermouth 375ml

Created in Harlem and bottled by Finger Lakes Distilling, this is a great Sweet Vermouth that straddles feeling classic and modern. The base of both the sweet and dry Little City's is the hearty Cayuga White, a hybrid grape found in the Finger Lakes which lends these Vermouth's  a brighter acidity. The Sweet Vermouth is blended with 53 botanicals, many of them the usual suspects such as gentian, juniper, cinnamon, and orange peel, but with a few more interesting additions like black sesame, black walnut leaf, and grapefruit peel. In order to keep the integrity of these flavors, heat is never used, only maceration until it reaches the perfect balance. Michelle DeWyngaert

  • vermouth
  • 6 in stock
  • no discount
  • $21.99

Portugal Fortified

  • red fortified sweet
  • 1 in stock
  • $249.99

Portugal Table

  • red
  • 7 in stock
  • $29.99

  • white sparkling
  • 24 in stock
  • no discount
  • $23.99

  • red
  • 32 in stock
  • $17.99

Sidónio de Sousa 2015 Bairrada Reserva

Sidónio de Sousa's Reserva Tinto is a savory, medium to full-bodied expression of Baga, from clay-limestone soils in the Ancas-Bairrada. Pressing and fermentation happens in traditional small cement lagars, with aging for a year in large 4000L barrels, and a further two years in bottle before release. Pepper, black currant, oregano, and fresh earth abound. For a wine under $20, this traditional Baga over-delivers, providing the leather and cedar notes of a fine Bordeaux mixed with the finesse of Nebbiolo. Perhaps an old fashioned wine in style, this is no fault! A great value.  -EL

  • red
  • 12 in stock
  • $18.99

  • red
  • 5 in stock
  • $39.99

Rhone

Banneret 2017 Châteauneuf-du-Pape

The Banneret estate dates back to 1405 and is now run by the Vidal family. Located in Châteauneuf-du-Pape with a vineyard strewn with 'galets' to warm the vines, many of which are over 80 years old. The blend used is 60% Grenache from their highest parcels (close to the famous Rayas vineyard), 10% Syrah from near Bois de Boursan, and 10% Mourvèdre from near the Rhône River. The remaining 20%  is comprised of the 10 other grapes that are permitted in the appellation adding a unique quality to this classic wine. Everything is co-fermented in concrete tanks and then aged for 18 months in Burgundian oak.

  • red
  • 12 in stock
  • $59.99

  • Organic

Chapelle St. Theodoric 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape Les Sablons

Chappelle St. Theodoric - a project of winemaker Bapiste Grangeon and Peter Weygandt - has quickly become one of our favorite Southern Rhône producers. The domaine is comprised of two parcels of Grenache vines (each ranging in age between 50-100 years): La Guigasse, a soil of pure sand, and Le Grand Pin, a terroir of pure sand at the top of Pignan - and famously neighboring Château Rayas. "Les Sablons" is Grenache from both parcels, which sees whole-cluster vinification, and aging in demi-muids. The 2016 is a bolder and richer vintage than most: it will still carry the aromatics and floral traits of Chapelle St. Theodoric's wines, yet with beautiful undercurrents of black raspberry, red flowers, fresh red cherry and a long finish of cassis and bright plum. An elegant wine that can be aged for quite some time, or enjoyed now after an hour decant. JDC 

  • red
  • 8 in stock
  • $49.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Charvin 2007 Châteauneuf-du-Pape

82-85% Grenache (av 50 yrs), 5-8% Syrah, young vines, 5% Mourvèdre, 5% Vaccarèse  from Les Cabrières, 1 ha L'Arnesque, Le Devès, some sand, clay-limestone, galet stones soils, light crush, whole bunch 20-25 day fermentation, 1-2 daily pumping overs, press wine added, concrete vat raised 18-21 months, unfiltered. From the drinkrhone.com review: " red robe. Tea, smoke, sweet raspberry aroma here with a good, rocky cut of freedom and lift. It is good and upright, will be stylish. The palate links well to the nose. This possesses naked qualities via its pure fruit and clarity of definition. It is STGT wine (wine of terroir), very close to its source lands. Has a smoky, garrigue exit. It is a real winner, a wine for lovers of stylish, clear wine, no make-up worn. 15°. Drink untill 2033."

  • red
  • 2 in stock
  • $99.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Charvin 2018 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Since 2016, Laurent Charvin has been producing a deliciously different Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc primarily from 50 year-old vines of Clairette Rose, with Bourboulenc from 70 year-old vines in the vineyards of Maucoil and Cabrieres on galet stone and sandy clay soils. (Whole-cluster pressing, fermentation in vat, malo done, aged in steel tank for 9 months, only 90 cases made.) From drinkrhone: "the robe has a yellow with a hint of peach in its hue. This has a reticent but stylish, serene nose, honeysuckle flowers that appeal, cooked lemon, trim freshness present. The palate has an interesting tone, nice supple gras richness, elegant and fleshy, gives real comfortable drinking, achieves discreet late grip. There is a wee sense of oil in the texture - a pleasing vinosity - and a salt note on the close." Drink until 2035

  • red
  • 6 in stock
  • no discount
  • $63.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Charvin 2018 Côtes-du-Rhone Le Poutet

(Our last delivery sold-out immediately - it's back!) The Laurent Charvin "Le Poutet"  is made from average 50 year-old vines (some are 90 years-old!) of 80% Grenache with Mourvedre, Syrah and Carignan in vineyards that abut Chateauneuf-du-Pape - Maucoil in the northwest and Campovin and Boislauzon in the northeast. The soils are sandy clay/limestone with galets stones. The grapes undergo a 15 to 20-day whole bunch fermentation with daily pumping-overs, the wine then spends 18 months in concrete vat and is bottled unfined and unfiltered. The resulting wine is equal to many Châteauneuf-du-Pape, offering complex aromas of garrigue and spicy red fruits with the structure to evolve and drink well over ten to fifteen years. The 2018, tasted with Laurent Charvin in January, 2020, was  quite remarkable with gorgeous floral aromas of strawberry and blackberry and vibrant, supple black fruits on the palate with round juicy tannins - delicous already but with enough brightness and structure to provide beautiful drinking over the next ten years. This is truly "gouleyant" and should be purchased by the case - at $19.79 per bottle it's a sensational value!  David Lillie

  • red
  • 11 in stock
  • $21.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $199.99

  • red
  • 2 in stock
  • $159.99

  • red
  • 2 in stock
  • $49.99

  • red
  • 6 in stock
  • $37.99

Cristia 2017 Châteauneuf du Pape Tradition

Domaine de Cristia was established in 1942 with only 2 hectares of vines. Since 1999 the estate has expanded to 20 hectares in Châteauneuf-du-Pape and is being run by the third generation - Baptiste and Dominique Grangeon. The two have been farming using only natural methods, gaining organic certification in 2008.  Their Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a blend of 70% Grenache, 15% Syrah, and 15% Mourvèdre, all from clay and sandy marl terroir. The grapes are sorted and fully destemmed after harvest. The Grenache is aged in stainless steel tanks for 16 months, while the Mourvèdre and Syrah are aged in 2 to 3 year-old barrels. The palate is bright and floral, with blackberry fruit abounding, along with notes of sour cherry, ginger, bright spice. The palate is deep and concentrated with blackberries, cassis and plums. The finish is a delightful medley of dark fruit and red flowers. A classic rendition of the old-style Châteauneuf-du-Pape that will benefit from a decant if drinking now. JDC

  • red
  • 36 in stock
  • $45.99

  • Organic

Dumien Serrette 2016 Cornas "Patou" Vieilles Vignes

"Patou" is a vineyard in the southern portion of Cornas with vines planted from the 1920s to the 1990s on granite soils, tended organically but not certified. The grapes are mostly de-stemmed, fermentations are with wild yeasts and the wine ages for approximately 2 years in 3 to 7 year-old barrels. This is thoughtful, spot-on Cornas at an accessible pricepoint. The nose shows game meat and plenty of spice and smoke that open into notes of macerated blackberries and pepper. The palate is medium-bodied and spicy, also improving with air towards wild berries and granitic spice. Very tasty, and very drinkable, especially with a bit of air. Ben Fletcher

  • red
  • 5 in stock
  • $38.99

  • Organic

Finot, Thomas 2018 Crozes-Hermitage Classique

Thomas Finot, who is resurrecting forgotten vineyards and varieties in the Isère, is also making brilliant wines from his tiny family vineyard in Crozes-Hermitage. He has 1.8 hectare of old vines in Larnage on a hillside with granite and limestone subsoils under interesting topsoils of white clay (kaolin). The 2018 Crozes-Hermitage is a delicious Syrah showing lush aromas of black cherry and black raspberry liqueur, with hints of blueberry and earth. The palate is elegant and dense, but not over-ripe,  perfectly balanced with cherry, black raspberry and red currant fruits with citrus notes in the long well-structured finish. This is a very stylish Crozes and a great value that will accompany a wide variety of pork and chicken dishes and mild cheeses. Decant and serve cool or hold for a few years then drink until 2030.  David Lillie

  • red
  • 8 in stock
  • $25.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • red
  • 5 in stock
  • $54.99

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $159.99

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $349.99

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $249.99

  • white
  • 2 in stock
  • $119.99

  • red
  • 36 in stock
  • $18.99

Texier 2017 Côte-Rôtie Vieilles Vignes

Whole-cluster fermentation; aged 20 months in 7-10 year-old barriques. Very low SO2 added. From the Corps de Loup lieu-dit, the soil is a mixture of schist and gneiss; the vines are 80 years old on average.

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • no discount
  • $86.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Rum

Privateer Single Cask American Rum The Queen's Share 55.4%

Maggie Campbell is serious force to be reckoned with. A savant of spirits, if you will. Her dedication to precision and passion for great rum has led to these exquisite bottles. The 'Queen's Share' is based with 100% Grade A Guatemalan molasses and is taken from a blend of the 'seconds'(the end of the 'heart' and just before the 'tails') cut from each of the Privateer spirits. It is pot distilled first and then goes into a column still before being aged for a minimum of two years in either a new American oak or used bourbon, run, or brandy barrels. As each expression of the Queen's Share is a single batch, single barrel expression, it is matched with which ever barrel they believe will properly showcase the unique spirit. It is then bottled at 55.4% ABV with no additives and no filtering. One of the few rums to earn 5 stars in Paul Pacult’s Spirit Journal, his review states that, "flavor and quality heights rarely seen in domestic rums and only a handful of Caribbean region rums as it all comes down to perfect balance between alcohol, acidity, wood usage, and flawless distillation."I couldn't agree more. This rum is rich, concentrated, and has a spicy kick at the finish. Perfect on its own, or it makes a mean old fashioned! Michelle DeWyngaert

  • rum
  • 4 in stock
  • no discount
  • $59.99

South Africa

  • white
  • 7 in stock
  • $32.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Storm Point 2019 Western Cape Chenin Blanc

This is an excellent value from winemaker Mick Craven! Fruit is sourced from two Swartland sites, 20+ year-old vines in Riebeeck Valley, and 35 year old vines in Paardeberg. As Chenin Blanc is the calling card grape for South Africa it made sense to create Storm Point as a representation of the quality in this region. Though the climate is quite warm, a cool fermentation in stainless steel, and the blocking of malolactic fermentation keep this wine crisp and refreshing.

  • white
  • 59 in stock
  • $16.99

South America

Agricola Yumbel Estacion 2019 Secano Interior Yumbel Pipeño Pais

This is pure, unadulterated, traditional Chilean Pipeno! Agricola Yumbel Estacion is operating as Chilean winemakers have for over a century. Their Paìs vines are over 100 years old, they winery operates with no electricity, the wines are fermented and aged in actual "pipeno" barrels made from native Chilean rauli trees, and there is nothing added, including sulfur. In the glass it has a deep red, almost opaque color with notes of raspberry, black cherry, lemongrass, and dried herbs on the nose. The palate juicy and lifted with crunchy red fruit, blackberry, and  blood orange with grippy, mouth-coating tannins. Serve this slightly chilled with anything fresh off the grill! Michelle DeWyngaert

  • red
  • 23 in stock
  • $18.99

  • Organic
  • No Sulfur
  • red
  • 24 in stock
  • $24.99

  • red
  • 10 in stock
  • $15.99

Viña Maitia 2020 Maule Valley Pais Pipeño

"Pipeno" actually translates to barrel, but in this case it refers to an old tradition of making large barrels of juicy, quaffable wine for everyday drinking, and this wine is a perfect example. The blend is 80% Pais and 20% Carignane from 120-year-old vines. Though the climate is very warm in Maule, the Humbolt Currant helps maintain acidity and keeps the fruit from over-ripening. The País is destemmed with a traditional zaranda, and the Carignan is left whole-cluster. Together the wine is aged briefly in concrete before bottlling.

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $10.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Spain Fortified

  • white flor fortified
  • 9 in stock
  • $32.99

  • white flor
  • 22 in stock
  • $12.99

Grant, Bodegas NV El Puerto de Santa Maria Amontillado La Garrocha 375ml

I visited Bodegas Grant this past March, and I was struck with the accessibility of the sherries here. This bodega is located in the center of town in El Puerto de Santa Maria. Attached to the bodega is a fabulous bar to quaff these delicious sherries. The Amontillado is soft, floral, and gently spicy. The aging process is not especially lengthy with this wine; which makes it somewhat fruitier and appealing. This is a sherry to drink! — cb

  • white flor fortified
  • 8 in stock
  • $16.99

Spain Table

Albamar 2016 Rias Baixas O Esteiro

O Esteiro is a blend of Caíño, Espadeiro, and Mencía from vineyards along the Atlantic coast in Rias Baixas, farmed organically by Xurxo Alba. Although Rias Baixas is better known for Albarino, this is a refreshing red, perfect for the summer. On the nose, it is exceedingly mineral and saline with delicate red fruits, while the very light bodied palate shows bolder berry notes alongside tons of refreshing, salty minerality and structuring acidity. With a little chill this is perfect for these warmer days. Ben Fletcher

  • red
  • 22 in stock
  • $34.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Albamar 2019 Rias Baixas Albariño

Xurxo Alba is making a number of expressions of Albariño and other local Galician grapes in Cambados, in the Rías Baixas DOC in Galicia. His farming and winemaking are innovative and experimental, as he pursues organics and biodynamics in this challenging climate, ferments his wines exclusively with native yeasts, and adds little to no sulfur during production. This is an extremely Atlantic-influenced area, and the wines show that influence clearly. The entry level cuvée is made from grapes sourced from multiple sites with mainly sandy soil. The fruit from each parcel is vinified separately (some in stainless steel, some in barrels) gaining structure and complexity of flavor from six months spent on the fine lees. 2019 was a difficult vintage (late summer rains on the coast) that ended up producing beautiful wines with lots of very pretty structure and texture. This is a very good, classic expression of Albariño with plenty of saline minerality and joyous notes of stone-fruit and sea air. Ben Fletcher

  • white
  • 35 in stock
  • $24.99

  • white
  • 8 in stock
  • $49.99

  • white
  • 10 in stock
  • $34.99

Bodegas Cota 45 2018 Ube de Uberrima Paganilla Barajuelas y Tosca C

Cota 45 is an exciting project of still and fortified wines from near Jerez. This, the Paganilla, is an unfortified white wine of Palomino Fino, aged under flor. A beautiful, slightly oxidative wine that expresses the bleached white soils and heat of Southern Spain: this shows notes of seashell, yellow apple, citrus, and bright, chalky minerality. A perfect accompaniment for anchovies, olives or other briny bright bites, this is also beautiful on its own. Ben Fletcher

  • white
  • 12 in stock
  • no discount
  • $26.99

  • red
  • 6 in stock
  • $64.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white
  • 3 in stock
  • $79.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $79.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Envinate 2019 Tenerife Vidueno de Santiago del Teide

70% Listan Prieto, 30% Listan Blanco from Santiago del Teide (the same vineyards as the Benje wines). A pale red, nearly rose colored wine.

  • red
  • 2 in stock
  • $42.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Envinate 2019 Tenerife Taganan Blanco

A large blend of white grapes, many hailing originally from Madeira and Portugal: Gual, Albillo Criollo, Marmajuelo, Malvasia, Forastera, Verdelho and others. From vines in Taganan along the far northeastern coast of Tenerife, where the soils are volcanic with sand and basalt. The vineyard is exceptionally steep, with ancient terraces, necessitating that it be worked by hand. The untrained vines range from 60 to 200 years old are planted from the side of the ocean up to 300m above sea level. Grapes are harvested by hand, then fermented with indigenous yeasts in open-top vats. A small subset macerate on their skins for around 7 days. The wine is aged in neutral oak for eight months, then bottled without fining or filtering and with only a small addition of sulfur. 2019 was dry and difficult in Tenerife, especially for white wines; I would recommend holding this for a little while to let it come together in bottle.  Ben Fletcher

  • white
  • 3 in stock
  • $42.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white
  • 1 in stock
  • $89.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Esteban Celemin Viticultor 2018 Senora Vale Albillo Real

100% Albillo Real, from Esteban Celemín’s vineyard that he planted in 2014 with clonal selections from surrounding, ancient ungrafted vineyards. The soils in this plot are particularly chalky – unusual in the area, where most soils are clay or sand. In 2018, he harvested this vineyard last, seeking to get the greatest amount of ripeness and concentration possible from these younger vines. Farming is organic, with some biodynamic treatments, and vinification is very traditional: the grapes are foot trodden, then pressed slowly and gently with a basket press into five old 225L French oak barrels, where native yeast fermentation takes place and the finished wine ages for 10 months. In contrast to Las Avutardas, Señora Vale shows slightly brighter fruit notes: white and yellow flowers, freshly sliced apples, green herbs, and Bosc pear on the nose. The palate has a juicier texture as well, with a bright seam of chalky minerality surrounded by notes of bosc pear, butter, and apple. Like Las Avutardas, I think this is a great choice for anyone who enjoys the white wines of the Rhone, or even Chardonnays from warmer sites.

  • white
  • 9 in stock
  • $29.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur
  • red
  • 13 in stock
  • $32.99

Guímaro 2017 Ribeira Sacra Camiño Real

Guímaro (which means "rebel" in Gallego) was founded by Pedro Rodriguez in 1991, in Amandi, the most celebrated subzone of Ribeira Sacra. Here Mencía and other indigenous varieties (Merenzao, Mouratón, Brancellao, Caiño, Sousón...) are planted on very steep terraced  slopes of slate on the northern bank of the river Sil. The vines on these south-facing slopes (almost cliffs, really - I definitely recommend checking out a photograph of these precariously steep vineyards) produce wines of great mineral intensity and character. Camiño Real comes from six terraced vineyards around Amandi, with about 85% of the blend Mencía and 15% other indigenous red varieties. Pedro harvests the grapes by hand  and ferments them together in open-top oak vats with 40 days of maceration on the skins before raising in an foudre and 225L and 500L barrels. Right now, this shows a bit tight, but it will blossom with air or further bottle age into a great expression of Ribeira Sacra: structured, medium-bodied, spicy and very gastronomic. Ben Fletcher

  • red
  • 8 in stock
  • $24.99

La Araucaria (Dolores Cabrera Fernandez) 2019 Tenerife Valle de la Orotava

I love wine from the Canary Islands, and I've had some beautiful rosados made from Listan Negro. This is definitely my favorite, and the fullest and clearest expression that I've encountered of what a rosé made from that grape in volcanic soils can be. Totally alive and completely refreshing from the moment it leaves the bottle, this pours a translucent ruby that is simultaneously bright and fully of depth. The nose is macerated raspberries, a hint of violet, smoke and the faintest hint of sea salt, while the medium-bodied palate offers ripe raspberry, smoke, toasted black pepper and hints of  black cardamom that lead towards a exceptionally long finish characterized by raspberry liqeuer, clay-y minerality, and delicate black pepper notes.  Thank you, Dolores Cabrera, for this transportive rosado of terroir that sings of sun, sea, and volcanic soil! Ben Fletcher

  • rosé
  • 42 in stock
  • $19.99

  • Organic
  • red
  • 35 in stock
  • $59.99

  • white
  • 12 in stock
  • $59.99

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $49.99

Somoza 2016 Valdeorras Via XVIII

Valdeorras is better known for white wines from Godello than red wines, and the Somoza Godello has become something of a staple at Chambers Street the past few years, but this blend of red grapes from a large number of small parcels from Vina Somoza is a lifted, dense, and hedonistic red wine from the region. Winemaker Javier García Alonso macerated Mencía, Garnacha Tintorera, Mouratón, Merenzao, Gran Negro, and Brancellao grapes  together for a little more than a month in  open-topped neutral fermenters before pressing the juice into 400L and 500L barrels to rest on its lees over winter. The result is a spicy, dark fruited wine with notes of plum, blackberry and exotic spices on the nose, and a structured but delicate palate of mixed small berries (raspberry, blackcurrant, blackberry, blueberry) and bright minerality that finishes with long dense spiciness. The character of the Mencía certianly shines through, but the bright acid of Garnacha Tintorera and the delicate red fruit of Mouratón (Jura's Trousseau) are equally apparent. A beautiful wine that opens splendidly with air to reveal more and more length and surprising power. Ben Fletcher

  • red
  • 9 in stock
  • $24.99

Venus La Universal 2018 Montsant Dido

Sara Pérez and René Barbier of Venus La Universal are making elegant wines in the Montsant appellation, which surrounds Priorat, where their parents (the founders of Mas Martinet and Clos Mogador) revitalized and popularized the local wines. They source their grapes for Venus La Universal from 4 hectares of organically farmed grapes belonging to other families, and a small parcel of their own. For Dido, the grapes come from plantings on decomposed granite near Falset; these special soils, called sauló contributes to the minerality and the density of the wines. Indeed, Dido is ripe and rich, a full bodied Montsant red that shows the intensity of the local Garnacha and Carignan, with just a touch of spice from a small amount of Syrah. Ben Fletcher

  • red
  • 21 in stock
  • $24.99

  • Organic

Tequila

Casa San Matias 'Tahona' Blanco Tequila 750

Casa San Matias is one of the oldest distilleries in Mexico, and this release is a harkening back to a very traditional practice of crushing the agave with  their 100 year-old Tahona, basalt stone. The Weber Blue agave juice is then fermented in pine vats and then distilled twice in copper pots.

  • tequila
  • 2 in stock
  • no discount
  • $68.99

Casa San Matias 'Tahona' Reposado Tequila 750

Casa San Matias is one of the oldest distilleries in Mexico, and this release is a harkening back to a very traditional practice of crushing the agave with  their 100 year-old Tahona, basalt stone. The Weber Blue agave juice is then fermented in pine vats and then distilled twice in copper pots. The reposado is aged for three months before bottling.

  • tequila
  • 6 in stock
  • no discount
  • $68.99

United States Red

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $99.99

Bedrock 2018 Sonoma Bedrock Vineyard Heritage Red

The Heritage Red from  Bedrock Vineyard is from a Zinfandel-based blend composed of 22 inter-planted varieties planted in the 1880s in Red Hill  clay-loam soils, using no-till cover crop farming, and native yeast fermentation. Zinfandel really shines from these old, gnarled vines. The concentration of flavor that you get from the very low yields adds richness to the wines without having to pick them late and overripe. The nose shows a mix of violet, minty eucalyptus, and ripe, but not syrupy, purple plum. The palate shows additional complexity with a touch of cocoa powder, black tea, and black cherry. Rich and comforting, this will be excellent in the colder months! Michelle DeWyngaert

  • red
  • 12 in stock
  • $56.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Broc Cellars 2019 Sonoma Valley Arrowhead Vnyd - 'La Boutanche

La Boutanche is global collaboration through Selection Massale born out of a desire for tasty natural wine without breaking the bank. This bottling is produced by one of our favorite natural winemakers in California, Chris Brockway! The 2019 is a blend from the steeply sloped, iron-rich, Arrowhead Vineyard just north of the town of Sonoma. The vineyard is farmed organically and without sulfur. This field blend is a mix of Zinfandel, Trousseau, Valdiguié, and tiny amounts of Sangiovese and Grenache Gris. The grapes are fermented whole cluster then racked into neutral barrels where they rest for nine months before bottling in generous liter bottles with screwcaps for easy access. This wine is delightful, very much in line with all of Broc Cellars wines, unpretentious, refreshing, and well-balanced with notes of juicy, brambly blackberry, black cherry, all spice, and a sprinkle of dried herbs. Michelle DeWyngaert

  • red
  • 53 in stock
  • $22.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $249.99

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $269.99

  • red
  • 2 in stock
  • $134.99

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $114.99

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $114.99

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $134.99

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $134.99

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $119.99

  • red
  • 2 in stock
  • $119.99

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $119.99

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $269.99

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $139.99

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $119.99

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $119.99

  • red
  • 2 in stock
  • $119.99

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $269.99

  • red
  • 2 in stock
  • $59.99

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $124.99

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $124.99

  • red
  • 3 in stock
  • $124.99

Corison, Cathy 2016 Napa Valley Kronos Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

A very special bottling of Napa Cabernet! The Kronos Vineyard is now nearly 50 years-old and though the yields are incredibly low, the intense concentration of flavor from the fruit without it getting too high in sugar/alcohol potential is well worth keeping these vines alive.

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $219.99

Corison, Cathy 2017 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Cathy Corison's wines eschew the bold, heavy-handed flavors and dollops of massive French oak embraced by her Napa Valley counterparts, instead focusing on teasing deeply concentrated, ripened fruit from the deep, stony alluvial soils of her vineyards in Rutherford and St. Helena.

  • red
  • 11 in stock
  • $119.00

Eminence Road 2018 Seneca Lake Lamb's Quarters Cabernet Franc

The Lamb's Quarters Vineyard on the east side of Seneca Lake is made up of mostly loam over shale and limestone which gives this Cabernet Franc a bright and delicate style. The grapes are foot-crushed whole cluster, fermented with native yeasts, and then aged for a year in neutral French Oak. I love the mix of savory and floral qualities on the nose of this wine; salty umami, dried herbs, rose petals, red currant, and cranberry. At only 10% ABV this wine is light and refreshing without feeling like it is thin or lacking, thanks to the presence of gentle, but lasting tannins for structure. Michelle DeWyngaert

  • red
  • 12 in stock
  • $21.99

  • Low Sulfur

End of Nowhere 2019 Amador County Phantom Limb

Let me start by saying this is not your parent's Zinfandel. This is a delightfully refreshing, 100% carbonic maceration of Zinfandel from  the high elevation, Baldinelli Vineyard in the Shenandoah Valley. The vines here are roughly 30 years old, grown on sandy-loam soils, which comes through  on the palate with powdery tannins. The juice goes through a long 21 day fermentation, then age for eight months in tank to preserve its freshness.

  • red
  • 24 in stock
  • $19.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $199.99

  • red
  • 2 in stock
  • $79.99

La Clarine Farm 2018 Sierra Foothills TCB

Inspired by the blends of Northern Rhone, the winemakers of La Clarine created this co-fermentation of Syrah from the Fenaughty Vineyard, and Viognier from Sumu Kaw, both situated along the same volcanic ridge in the Sierra Foothills. The grapes are fermented together whole cluster, then racked into flextanks to settle until bottling.

  • red
  • 24 in stock
  • $26.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Liten Buffel 2018 Niagara Escarpent Perfetto Vineyard Pinot Noir

This is a beautiful expression of Niagara terroir from minimalists, Liten Buffel. All of their wines are unfined, unfiltered, uninnoculated, and now completely un-sulfured. This Pinot Noir bottling comes entirely from Perfetto Vineyard fruit which is located on the Niagara Escarpment and farmed with biodynamic practices. The fruit is fermented whole cluster in old oak barrels, and then aged in the same vessels for nine months. In the glass it has a beautiful dusty, brick red color with aromas of forest floor, wild cherry, red currant, roses, and pine. On the palate it is crisp, clean, with crunchy red fruit and gentle, tongue-coating tannins.  Michelle DeWyngaert

  • red
  • 10 in stock
  • $27.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • No Sulfur
  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $99.99

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $299.99

  • red
  • 11 in stock
  • $59.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

United States White

Broadside 2017 Central Coast Chardonnay

Brian and Stephy Terrizzi's Broadside project focuses on sustainably farmed vineyards and minimalist winemaking (native yeasts, minimal handling, neutral oak), as well as purity of flavor and varietal expression.Their Central Coast Chardonnay is a quintessential example of their wine growing and winemaking philosophy; a bright and creamy Chardonnay with ripe lemon and peach flavors and a saline minerality.

  • white
  • 28 in stock
  • $16.99

Ceritas 2018 Marena Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

The 'Marena' bottling is a blend from their younger vines of the Heintz, Teac Mor, and Porter-Bass vineyards, meant to showcase a snapshot of the region and vintage.  The wine is fermented and aged in neutral barrels on the lees and goes through full malolactic-fermentation with native yeasts.

  • white
  • 12 in stock
  • $54.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • white sparkling
  • 6 in stock
  • no discount
  • $32.99

Eminence Road Farm Winery 2019 Seneca Lake Lamb's Quarters Riesling

From the east side of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes, this Riesling grown on loam over shale and limestone saw 20% affected by botrytis this vintage. The grapes were crushed and destemmed, then allowed to macerate on the skins for two days.  It was then fermented and aged in stainless steel for 11 months on the lees, then racked and bottled without filtration. Light, dry, and just a touch of tannin on the finish.

  • white
  • 12 in stock
  • $24.99

  • Low Sulfur
  • white sparkling
  • 12 in stock
  • $29.99

  • white sparkling
  • 12 in stock
  • no discount
  • $24.99

Fossil & Fawn 2019 Willamette Valley Chardonnay

This is a stunning Willamette Chardonnay that just gets better and better as it opens up in the glass. The 2019 bottling is a blend of fruit from Keisha's Vineyard in the Eola-Amity Hills and Sophie's Vineyard in Umpqua Valley. Everything is pressed together and fermented and aged in a mixture of neutral Oregon and French oak barrels. Upon opening were notes of fresh lime blossom and linens, green pear, and fleur de sel. After some time the nose revealed white peach, creme fraîche, and river rock. The palate is lively and refreshing green apple and pear, medium weight with nice creaminess like French yogurt and a finish that speaks to the weather-worn marine and alluvial soils. Michelle DeWyngaert

  • white
  • 4 in stock
  • $29.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur
  • white
  • 1 in stock
  • $49.99

La Clarine Farm 2019 Sierra Foothills Viognier

This vintage of the La Clarine Viognier is a mixture of fruit from the granitic Cedarville Vineyard, and the volcanic Sumu Kaw Vineyard in the Sierra Foothils. The fruit is fermented together as whole clusters and then aged in tanks.

  • white
  • 20 in stock
  • $26.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Porter Creek 2016 Russian River Valley Chardonnay George's Hill

Sourced from the estate's George's Hill vineyard, named in honor of founder George Davis who purchased the land in 1977, this biodynamically farmed vineyard site produces some of the most exciting Chardonnay in the entire Russian River. This wine is big on texture and has great aromatic power, with notes of green apple, almond, and darker mineral, oily, almost saline notes. On the palate this wine has great, peppy acidity, though it is not quite light-bodied. A certain breadth comes through on the palate, with ripe peach character filling out the back end as it slips into a long, softly nuanced finish that cycles between cream, citrus, and hazelnut. Tastes great now, but will continue to improve in the cellar for at least ten years. Andrew Farquhar

  • white
  • 10 in stock
  • $41.99

  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Scrumpy Ewe Dabinett Spy Traditional Cider

The 'Dabinett Spy' is aptly named for it's blend of 25% English Dabinett bittersweet apples, and 50% Northern Spy American sharp apples, with the rest of the blend made from Rhode Island Greening sharp apples. This still cider is dry, floral, and has a bit of tannin for a softly textured finish.

  • Cider still
  • 9 in stock
  • no discount
  • $19.99

Vodka

The Street Pumas Vodka 1 Liter

The Street Pumas vodka is potato-based and distilled in Poland with demineralized rainwater in a column still. It is then bottled in Jerez, Spain with no additives, no glycerol. Clean, perfect in a cocktail, and it has an awesome label depicting our friends at PM Spirits as comic book characters drawn by Steve Orlando!

  • 2 in stock
  • $29.99