Downtown Durham's neighborhood bottle shop and wine bar offering curbside pickup, local delivery, and shipping to 43 states.
Free Delivery throughout the Triangle
with a $89.99 Minimum Order
Durham, Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Hillsborough, and Cary
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The 2019 Corte Majoli Valpolicella Ripasso is the perfect red wine for those who love Amarone but hate paying the price. This rich, deeply colored, complex red is a personal favorite of mine, especially during the cooler months of winter.
VINES. 60% Corvina, 20% Rondinella, 10% Corvinone.PRODUCTION AREA. Poiano and Nesente di Valpantena (Verona).SOIL CHARACTERISTICS. 20% Gravel, 23% Sand, 64% Loam, 13% Clay, Total limestone 35%, Active limestone 9%.VINE TRAINING TECHNIQUES. Guyot and Sloped Pergola Veronese.PLANT DENSITY. 4500 vines per hectare.HARVEST PERIOD. October.VINIFICATION. Grape destemming and crushing, addition of selected yeasts.FERMENTATION. Maceration in steel vats for 10 days at 25°C. Daily racking and délestage. Refermentation in January on Amarone marc, two litres of Ripasso are obtained from every litre of Amarone produced.AGEING. 12 months in wine barrels, 6 months in the bottle.ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS. Bright ruby red. Aroma of ripe blackberry, cloves, tobacco and liquorice. Tasty, soft, fresh flavour.FOOD PAIRING. Boiled meat, roast meat and game.RECOMMENDED TYPICAL DISH. Boiled meat with pearà.IDEAL SERVING TEMPERATURE. 16°C.
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. - Thu. 11am - 9pm
Fri. & Sat. 11am - 10pm
Sun. 11am - 8pm