Wine List

Wine list changes often, this is a sample list that may have some changes…

whites by the glass

    Item gls             btl
2011

pinot grigio, ca’stella
friuli, italy

8.5 32
2010

sauvignon blanc, wild rock
marlborough, nz

9 34
2011

chardonnay, lincourt
santa rita hills, ca

9.5 36
2011

riesling, clean slate
mosel. germany

9 32
NV

cava, gran sarao (sparkling)
penedes, spain

9 36

chardonnay

    Item               btl
2011

chardonnay, sonoma cutrer russian river
sonoma, ca

jasmine & rose aromas greet the nose with flavors of pineapple, mango & pear; aged in french oak

  50
2011

pouilly-Fuisse, larochette-manciat “les petit bruyeres”
burgundy, france

delicate hints of apple with great acid lead to a long finish; exemplary Burgundian Chard

  53

sauvignon blanc

    Item               btl
2010

sauvignon blanc, whitehall lane
napa, ca

hints of honeydew with refreshing flavors of lime peel with a squeeze of orange

  38
2011

sauvignon blanc, frog’s leap
rutherford (napa), ca

scents of wet stone and peach blossom on the nose with a crisp, refreshing palate

  48
2011

sauvignon, tramin
alto adige, italy

pure, racy aromas of melon, grapefruit & grass with classic gooseberry notes

  42
2011

sancerre, domaine reverdy-ducroux
loire valley, france

wonderful minerality and stone fruit notes with hints of citrus

  50

interesting whites

    Item               btl
2011

pinot gris, king estate (organic)
oregon

great balance between fruit & acid; crisp & clean organic gris

  38
2010

pinot grigio, attems
collio, italy

quality partnership between the attems & frescobaldi family in the prime pinot grigio region

  44
2011

gavi, marchesa
piedmont, italy

bouquet of ripe apple & wildflowers with a lively palate & dry finish

  36
2010

soave classico, pieropan
veneto, italy

leonildo’s 40th vintage! a traditional, lean, tight expression of lemony, almond-tinged fruit

  38

sparkling

    Item               btl
NV

prosecco, zardetto
italy

light with flavors of stone fruit & lemon

  32
NV

champagne, piper heidsieck
france

toasty aromas lead to a full palate of golden apple and fresh baguette

  60
NV

champagne, taittinger brut
france

rich & toasty with a firm backbone of acidity; fine intensity & a lingering taste

  ½ btl 49

reds by the glass

    Item gls             btl
2010

chianti, rosso di toscana (from chianti region)
italy

9.5 34
2011

pinot noir,murphy goode
santa rosa, ca

10 40
2010

merlot, rayun (sustainable)
chile

9 32
2011

cabernet sauvignon, fox glove
paso robles, ca

10 40
2011

malbec, ranacer punto final classico
mendoza, arg

9 36

pinot noir

    Item               btl
2010

pinot noir, steele
carneros, ca

moderate oak with high-tine fruit flavors on a juicy palate; loads of cherry

  ½ btl 28
2010

pinot noir, fort ross
sonoma coast, ca

dark berrry fruit with an intense palate and lingering finish

  65
2010

pinot noir, domaine lebreiul bourgogne rouge
burgundy, fr

subtle earthy notes with plum and berry flavor shining through

  55
2010

pinot noir, van duzer
willamette valley, or

great spicy intensity with woodsy, forest floor aromas; excellent expression of pinot

  62

cabernet & merlot

    Item               btl
2010

merlot, napa cellars
napa valley, ca

blended lots from oak knoll & carneros; black tea & currant flavors

  40
2009

cabernet sauvignon, sequoia grove
napa valley, ca

smooth and rich with ripe raspberry and blackberry flavors- this Napa Cab will not disappoint!

  69

malbec

    Item               btl
2011

malbec, bodegas gouguenheim (sustainable)
mendoza, argentina

round & supple with plums, black cherries & a touch of chocolate- delicious

  29
2009

malbec seleccion, alamos
mendoza, argentina

ripe black fruits with a touch of leather & vanilla; velvety tannins with a long finish

  49

interesting reds

    Item               btl
2010

cotes du rhone, domaine grand veneur reserve
rhone valley, france

rich dark fruits with great structure and hints of spice

  37
2009

chianti classico, rocca di castagnoli
tuscany, italy

voluptuous with a hint of oak lending spice accents to cherry & bitter almond. Structured, but fresh, intense & long

  47
2010

barbera d’asti, pico maccario “lavignone”
piedmont, italy

rich, round plum & berry flavors; almost pinot noir-like in body with gorgeous svelte, silky tannins

  43
2011

sangiovese, poggio anima
tuscany, italy

sourced from single Montecucco vineyard, this exibits ripe black cherries with savory hints of rosemary

  51
2008

barolo, parusso
piedmont, italy

full-bodied with velvety tannins & plenty of fruit from one of the best barolo producers

  98

 

 

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