Downtown Durham's neighborhood bottle shop and wine bar offering curbside pickup, local delivery, and shipping to 43 states.
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Free Delivery throughout the Triangle* with an $89.99 Minimum Order
* Durham, Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Hillsborough, and Cary
We cannot ship to ND, NH, UT, MS, AL, VT, or KY.
Juan Garcia based field blend (14+ grapes)
Aging: 9 months in neutral 300L French oak barrels Production: 3,000 bottlesAlcohol: 14% Alc by VolVineyard: Organic in practice (with some Biodynamic)
Background: Charlotte Allen moved to Fermoselle in the Arribes del Duero National Park in 2007, she crafts wines from ancient vines she has brought back from abandonment, in what she calls the Wild West of Spain. Charlotte has worked with Huet in the Loire and was once a wine importer in London.
Grapes: 50-150 year old vines, primarily Juan Garcia, the local specialty of the Arribes, with Rufete, Bruñal, and many others, a couple unidentified.
Soils/Climate: Sand over granite bedrock, with a diverse array of minerals. Climate can be Atlantic (cooler/wetter) or Continental (warmer/drier) depending on vintage. 2013 was somewhere in the middle.
Viticulture: Organic in practice, with some bio practices, especially in the older and weaker plots.
Winemaking: Spontaneous fermentation, low SO2, unfined, unfiltered.
LouElla is Downtown Durham's neighborhood bottle shop, bar, and event space offering curated wine, craft beer, and fortified selections from family operated producers. The business takes its name and mission from owner and proprietor Campbell Davis's Great Aunt LouElla who was much beloved for her warmth, hospitality, and generous spirit. Whether we are serving you at the bar or helping you pick that perfect bottle to host your celebration, our mission is to share LouElla's hospitality with the community.
Owner & Manager
For Cam Davis, LouElla is the culmination of more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality and beverage industry. Cam has successfully managed some of Durham’s finest locally and nationally recognized establishments, including Hutchin's Garage, Guglhupf, Rue Cler, and Durham Catering Company. He brings a wealth of wine and beverage knowledge, not only from his extensive restaurant experience, but also from his tenure as Durham Sales Manager for wine distributor Bordeaux, Fine and Rare.
316 West Geer St, Suite A, Durham, NC 27701
Tue. 11am - 8pm
Wed. & Thu. 11am - 9pm
Fri. & Sat. 11am - 10pm
Sun. 11am - 8pm