It’s our 3rd birthday!

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Happy birthday to us! We’re celebrating by making ALL WINE 15% OFF, all day, today only! We’ll be opening up some bottles and serving up some snacks provided by Della’s, starting at 3 pm today!

PROPRIETOR’S NOTE:

I’d like to say a quick, but no less sincere, thank you to everyone that continues to make it a true pleasure to work at Streetcar. First and foremost, thank you to Dave and Jess, the hardest working Israeli siblings in the Boston wine industry (they’re not related, and neither has ever been to Israel). Next, thank you to our ever gracious and generous neighbors on Kingsboro Park and beyond! Thank you salespeople! Thank you Mom and Dad! Thank you Linda Ronstadt! Thank you Gino Vannelli! And last but most, thank you for making not working at Streetcar as much fun as working at Streetcar, my wife, Dr. Alexandra Haney-Dupuy!

— MD

Fine and Rare

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We’ll use this page to keep the list of wines we offer of significant age or rarity.
All wines listed are extremely limited in stock, so please call (617) 522-6416 to confirm availability.

Updated April 10, 2015

FRANCE
Bordeaux
1979 Chateau d’Angludet Margaux $60
1983 Chateau Chasse Spleen Moulis $75
1990 Chateau Livran Medoc $40
1975 Chateau Maucaillou Moulis $50
1995 Chateau Meyney $65
1983 Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron $100
1997 Chateau Barde-Haut Saint Emilion $40
1995 Chateau Grand Mayne Saint Emilion $65
1998 Chateau Grand Mayne Saint Emilion $75

Sauternes
1971 Château Climens Sauternes Barsac $250
1987 Château Lafaurie Peyraguey Sauternes $40
1988 Château Doisy Védrines Sauternes 375ml $55

Burgundy / Jura
1978 Remoissenet Beaune Toussaints $100
1988 Mongeard Mugneret Bourgogne $50
1996 Burguet Gevrey Chambertin Vieilles Vignes $75
2002 Geantet Ponsiot Gevrey Chambertin Vieilles Vignes $85
2008 La Pousse D’Or Corton Clos du Roi $100
2010 Jean Foillard Morgon “Cuvée 3.14″ $75
2010 Ganevat Cotes du Jura Blanc “Cuvée Orégane” $57
2009 Ganevat Arbois Blanc “En Barby” $74
2009 Ganevat Arbois “Sainte Cecyle” $62
2011 Ganevat Cotes du Jura “En Billat” $69

ITALY
Piedmont/Lombardy
2009 Bartolo Mascarello Barolo $125
2010 Bartolo Mascarello Barolo $145
2010 Giuseppe Mascarello Barolo Monprivato $155
2010 Luigi Pira Barolo Marenca $75
2010 Luigi Pira Barolo Margheria $65
2003 Giuseppe Rinaldi Barolo Le Coste $140
2010 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole $85
2010 G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole 3.0L $400
2010 G.D. Vajra Barolo Albe 3.0L $200
2001 Ar.Pe.Pe. Sassella Rocce Rosse $105

Tuscany
1975 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino Montosoli $100
1964 Selvapiana Chianti Rufina Riserva $200
2005 Testamatta (Bibi Graetz) Toscana $100

SPAIN
1976 Conde de Valdemar Rioja Gran Reserva $140
1981 Conde de Valdemar Rioja Gran Reserva $120
1991 Conde de Valdemar Rioja Gran Reserva $80
2002 R. Lopez de Heredia Tondonia Rioja Reserva 1.5L $110
1991 R. Lopez de Heredia Tondonia Rioja Blanco Gran Reserva $100
1994 R. Lopez de Heredia Tondonia Rioja Gran Reserva $100

NV Equipo Navazos Montilla-Moriles La Bota de Fino No. 45 $80
NV Equipo Navazos Montilla-Moriles La Bota de Fino No. 54 $80

LEBANON
2001 Musar $65
2002 Musar $58
2004 Musar $54

PORTUGAL
1970 Feist $70
1970 Gould Campbell $80
1985 Warre’s 375ml $50

UNITED STATES
1974 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon $90
1974 Inglenook Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Limited Cask D-6 $125

A night in Alto Piemonte

We arrived in Alto Piemonte on a light-jacket-weather spring afternoon and quickly met Andrea from Guido Platinetti (above left). He sped us up the hillside of Boca for us to take a look at his vines and those of a few of his neighbors. We were fascinated to learn that a century ago, the area was a far more significant wine production zone, with upwards of 800 hectares under vine. With the incredibly arduous task currently underway of replanting a handful of promising overgrown slopes, the total will soon be close to 20 hectares.

Before heading back to town, we stopped at the foot of the hill to meet and taste the wines of Davide Carlone (bottom right) at his cellar. Actually, our primary destination was Davide’s father’s garage, where he stores an astounding collection of close to a hundred antique motorcycles, including debut and early models from Harley-Davidson, Ducati, Moto Guzzi, et cetera. Tasting Carlone’s wines afterward from the current vintage going back a decade or so, it’s clear that he has inherited his father’s obsessive nature and transferred it to producing Boca. 

Our day ended at the home and winery of Francesca Castaldi (bottom left), where we were joined by Francesca and her son Marco, Andrea, Davide, and a handful of other winemakers in the area. A large table in ine corner of the room quickly became littered with dozens of bottles of new and old vintages of nebbiolo, barbera, vespolino, et al; while an even larger table was decorated with an immoderate array of local cheeses and meats, bread, and a large pot of paniscia, the recipe for which we will soon provide…

An odd blend of Italian, French, and English conversations slowly crescendoed above the blaze of the woodstove, as our memories faded under the night.