Jurtschitsch, - Grüve‖ Grüner Veltliner, Kamptal, Austria 2010,Bright and lively on the palate with racy acidity and a great white pepper finish. This vineyard has farmed organically since the 70’s. Lower alcohol as well…Options:
Stark Thirst, Chardonnay, Sonoma County, California 2011Lively apple notes on the nose are balanced on the palate by zesty citrus and a firm minerality that lingers through the long finish. Completely unoaked.Options:
Il Nuraghe, - Le Giare‖ Vermentino, Sardegna, Italy 2011,A crisp and light bodied white wine with delicate notes of pears and white flowers. Typical of wines from the seaside, a lovely saline quality is evident on the palate.Options:
Domaine Barraud, Macon-Villages Burgundy, France 2010,A classic maconnais chardonnay that is gold in color with flavor of light peach, apple fruit and a slight toastiness.Options:
Francois Chidaine, Touraine, Loire, France 2011Bright citrus, grassy, and a touch of minerality make this a - go to‖ sauvignon blanc. Smooth acidity and a medium length finish mean you can drink this all night long.Options:
A to Z Wineworks, Pinot Gris, Oregon 2011Beginning with light tropical fruit aromas, the wine bursts with ripe summer stone fruit flavors on the palate. Lingering apple and spiced pear through the finish.Options:
Marc Roman, Terret, Languedoc, France 2010An obscure french grape, but a great find! Crisp and dry with tons of minerals. A bit of lemon fruit and a nutty almond finish. Lots of bright acidity makes this a mouthwatering wine.Options:
Steele Shooting Star, Aligoté, Washington State 2010,Aligoté is burgundy’s - other white grape‖. Caramel and light herbs on the nose while delicate white fruit, almond and toast finish the wine.Options:
Vevi, Verdejo, Rueda, Spain 2010This wine does a great job of combining both fruit and herb notes. It has crystal-clear flavors of lemon, lime, peaches with hints of citrusy spice. Squeaky clean finish.Options:
La Valdôtaine, Blanc De Morgex, Val D’Aosta, Italy 2010Grown at some of the highest elevations in all of europe, in the foothills of mont blanc comes a wine with delicate minerality, good apple and citrus, and a clean bright finish.Options:
Red by the Glass – Light Bodied
Buchegger, Blauer Zweigelt, Kremstal, Austria 2009Light to medium in body, with soft red fruits, low acidity and tannins, and a lingering finish combine to form a wine that is well balanced and quaffable. Farmed stricter than - organic‖.Options:
Sobrero, Nebbiolo, Piedmont, Italy 2009A soft wine that has crushed cherry fruit, earthy spice and firm, soft grained tannins. It’s chewy on the palate with a long savory finish.Options:
Castel Sallegg, Schiava, Alto Adige, Italy 2010Extremely light in body, beautiful soft, tart red fruits with very little tannins. This wine sees no oak. Perfect for cured meats or even firm, nutty cheeses.Options:
, Cured meats, Even firm, Nutty cheeses
Domaine Guion, Bourgueil, Loire, France 2010,Cabernet franc from where it’s grown best. Deep rich black fruits over a red fruit core are highlighted by floral notes, but with gripping tannins that hold on throughout the long finish.Options:
Villa Ligi, - Vernaculum‖ Vernaccia Rosso Le Marche, Italy 2010,Light fruits, lots of floral notes and solid acidity. This wine has interesting depth of flavors. Also known as aleatico, this wine is fermented in stainless steel and sees no oak.Options:
Bielsa, Garnacha, Campo De Borja, Spain 2010The vines for this grenache are 30-45 years old, sitting on well drained soils, and produce a rich, concentrated wine that is un-oaked, unfiltered, and bursting with grapey juiciness.Options:
Perrini, Negroamaro, Puglia, Italy 2010Certified organic grapes are picked by hand, from 30-40 year old vines. Light red fruits are supported by wonderful clove and cinnamon spices, and dusty, earthy flavorsOptions:
Bodegas Abanico, - Sinfonia‖ Tempranillo Castilla, Spain 2010,Ripe, summer cherry fruit with notes of baking spices, vanilla and smoke. Medium-bodied with soft tannins. A wonderful expression of spain’s signature red grape.Options:
Medici,- Solo‖ Lambrusco, Reggiano, Italy 2010A dry, sparkling lambrusco. This wine has intense purple color with loads of blueberry and blackberry fruit. An excellent choice for hard, salty cheeses.Options:
Fado, - Alentejano‖, Alentejo, Portugal 2010The nose is floral with undertones of violet. A rich, concentrated wine with dark cherry fruit and a touch of leather. Nicely balanced by a bit of tannin.Options:
Allamand, Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 2011From valle de uco in the high altitude vineyards of mendoza, argentina, ripe malbec fruit with soft, managed tannins and earthy spice.Options:
Oupia, Les Hérétique, Languedoc-Roussillon, France 201090% Carignan, 10% syrah…a clean sunny expression of good southern fruit. Ripe black cherry, spice, plums with a hint of graphite and really soft, fine grained tannins.Options:
Foppiano, - Lot 96‖ Petite Sirah, Sonoma County, California 2009Rich black fruits and subtle toasty notes are on the nose. Ripe black fruits, concentrated but smooth are on the palate. A very approachable wine with soft, powdery tannins.Options:
Charles and Charles, Syrah Rosé, Columbia Valley, Washington 2011,Rosé from the wahluke slope of washington state. Refreshing, tart, elegant, nice watermelon candied flavors. Medium juicy.Options:
Domaine Pélaquié, Tavel Rosé, Southern Rhone, France 2011Fuller bodied, with some tannic structure, this grenache blend is deep in color with rich, ripe red fruits and a smooth, peppery finish.Options:
El Coto, Tempranillo Rosé, Rioja, Spain 2010Ripe and juicy, but dry rosé, with just a touch of spice on the finish. Made from 100% tempranillo. A bit of red fruits sit over nice acidity.Options:
Chateau Virgile, Rosé, Southern Rhone, France 2011Mostly grenache from the sunny banks of the southern rhone, this wine has crisp minerality, lovely acidity, and light red fruits through the pleasant finish. Just 15km from the mediterranean…Options:
Ombra, Prosecco Brut, Veneto, Italy NV,The bouquet is fruity, intense and elegant. Clear scents of golden apples come through a floral background. Extremely long finish. 10/35
Dibon, Cava Brut Reserve, Penedes, Spain NVLight and fruity on the nose, full and dry on the palate, this cava is 100% organic and uses the natural yeasts in its production. 11/38
40 Per 375mlPol Roger, Brut Réserve Champagnechampagne, France NV,Pale gold with a very fine bead, delicate floral aromas that become fruity and more complex on the palate. Creamy and balanced with a harmonious finish.
40 Per 375mlBesserat De Bellefon, Cuvée Des Moines Champagne, France NV,The nose is dominated by apples, pears and candied fruit. Rich and varied aromas, full of delicacy and subtlety. On the palate the wine is full-bodied, delicately sweet and well rounded, in full harmony with the complex aromas. Definite fresh fruit notes.
Santa Julia, Tardio, Mendoza, Argentina 2007,A beautiful example of argentina’s most widely planted white grape, torrontes. Really pretty floral and honey flavors that are not cloyingly sweet.Options:
, 500Ml (35.00)
Whites by the ½ Bottle
19.00La Spinetta, Moscato D’Asti - Bricco Quaglia‖ Piedmont, Italy 2011Lightly sweet and sparkling with peachy stone fruits on the nose balanced by delicate floral and candied fruit flavors on the palate. Sweet but not too sweet…
19.00Hugel, - Cuvee Les Amours‖ Pinot Blanc, Alsace, France 2009,Beautiful, light, and dry. This delicate pinot blanc is refreshing enough as an aperitif, but also pairs nicely with spicy food. This is alsace at its best.
19.00Domaine De Chatenoy, Menetou-Salon, Loire, France 2009,Sauvignon blanc from loire. Aromas of white peach and flowers gives way to flavors of apricot, red grapefruit and mineral.
20.00Follia, Pinot Grigio, Veneto, Italy 2010,Rich, ripe pinot grigio fruit with medium acidity over baked apple and stone fruit flavors finishing with just a touch of honey.
21.00Paul Blanck, Riesling - Classique‖, Alsace, France 2009,A lovely dry riesling from alsace. The cool climate keeps the green apple and citrus fruit flavors tart and crisp.
22.00Domaine Les Grandes Vignes, Coteaux Du Layon Loire, France 2006,An off-dry chenin blanc with high acidity to balance the sweetness. Full bodied flavors of honey and stone fruits last through the long finish. Unique!
28.00Jj Vincent, - Marie Antoinette‖ Pouilly-Fuisse Burgundy, France 2010,Stony soils give this chardonnay acidity and minerality. Round melon and honey flavors are accented by a hint of oak. A great value from burgundy.
40.00Merry Edwards, Sauvignon Blanc, Russian River Valley, California 2010,Citrus fruit, lychee, mango and soft honey as well. This sauvignon blanc is barrel fermented in mostly neutral oak to add weight and mouthfeel
Red by the ½ Bottle
25.00Lang and Reed, Cabernet Franc, North Coast, California 2010,100% Cabernet franc mostly grown in napa valley. We taste black cherry, plum, sage and herbs de provence overlaid with a touch of cedar and tobacco scents. Firm, grainy tannins.
26.00La Spinetta, Barbera D’Asti, Piedmont, Italy 2008,Big, jammy, red and black fruits, mild tannins and notes of spice and tar. This one is lush and broad across the palate.
28.00Foradori, Teroldego Trentino, Italy 2009Another biodynamic wine! Terolgedo is syrah-like in flavor. Full bodied and gamey, this wine has toasty notes from ageing in small casks. Better with each vintage…
36.00Ridge, Lytton Springs, Sonoma, California 2009,Mostly zinfandel in this blend from one of california’s cult producers. Rich, ripe fruit and subtle tannin add to the complexity of this wine.
50.00Canalicchio Di Sopra, Brunello Di Montalcino Tuscany, Italy 2003Deep red in color, this wine has flavors of crushed dried fruits, flowers and incense. A lush wine with sturdy, tannic structure that is just coming into its peak. Very special!
60.00Roagna, - Pajé‖ Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy 2004,Sweet, long and round, it reveals attractive layers of smoke, tar, cocoa, black cherries, cedar and tobacco in a big, full-bodied style.
65.00Mugneret, Vosne-Romanée Cote De Nuits, France 2007Expressive pinot noir from a cult producer. Floral and aromatic with concentrated raspberry, black cherry and lilac. A true joy to experience.
White by the Bottle
38.00Santa Barbara Winery, Chardonnay, Santa Barbara, California 2010Outstanding grapes sourced from select vineyards in western santa barbara county. Whole cluster pressing, and partial french oak barrel fermentation give nice toasty notes. This one is buttery.
40.00Toques Et Clochers, Limoux, France 2009Lush apple, round fruit and a beautiful lees-y texture on the palate. Beautiful oak gives the wine a full, vanilla and toast bouquet. A wonderful chardonnay!
42.00Stadlmann, Zierfandler, Thermenregion, Austria 2009,Quince and nut on the nose. Mouth watering and juicy on the palate. Baked apple, citrus zest with a stony finish. Thermenregion is just south of vienna.
45.00Gunderloch, Rielsing Kabinett, Rheinhessen, Germany 2010As a kabinett riesling, it’s off-dry, but with juicy peach and apple flavors. Highly aromatic in style. From a great producer who keeps yields low. Food friendly!
55.00Patrick Piuze, - Terroir De Courgis‖ Chablis, Chablis, France 2009,Gunflint, minerals, and citrus on the nose, broad chardonnay flavors across the palate with no oak treatment at all. Perfect chablis from a - rock-star‖ producer.
Red by the Bottle
42.00Roagna, Dolcetto D’Alba, Piedmont, Italy 2010Dolcetto d’alba offers an explosion of dark red fruit, flowers, licorice and tar with lovely inner perfume and gorgeous balance.
42.00Hecht and Bannier, Minervois Western Languedoc, France 2008,Mostly syrah, but blended with the right amounts of grenache and carignan. Rich berry fruits combine with some subtle pepper spice and polished tannins.
45.00Johnson Family, Pinot Noir, Carneros, California 2010,Soft cherry fruit, low tannins, velvety texture…the cool morning fog in los carneros creates perfect pinot ripening conditions. Low yields, sustainable agriculture, minimum handling…
45.00Beckman Vineyards, - Cuvee Le Bec‖, Santa Ynez, California 2009A southern rhone style blend (grenache, syrah, mourvedre). The warm 2009 vintage created exceptionally ripe fruit. Low yields kept quality high. Managed tannins and rich fruits.
55.00Chateau Smith, Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, Washington 2009Slight cassis, anise and blueberry on the nose. There is a bit of tobacco leaf mixed with bright red currant fruit. Lovely!
50.00Vinya Sanfeliu, Tempranillo, Catalunya, Spain 2010Just grapes. Tempranillo is crushed and left to ferment naturally. No sulfites. No filtration. The flavors of tart sour cherry mingle with an oxidative quality. Very unique!
60.00La Sibilla, - Marsiliano‖, Campagnia, Italy 2008,The local piedirosso grape is blended with the obscure marsigliese and olivella to create a funky, deeply earthy wine with soft oak, dried fruit flavors and smooth tannins.
65.00Bucklin, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma Valley, California 2008Rich cassis fruits, soft managed tannins, and well integrated french oak ageing—this cabernet sauvignon from one of sonoma’s oldest vineyards has amazing balance. Special!
70.00Hirsch, - Bohan-Dillon‖ Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast, California 2010Less than 150 cases made! Ruby hued, with top notes of plum, cherry and tobacco, tinged with hints of loamy earth and wood smoke, supported by vibrant acidity and fine tannins.
80.00La Vieille Cure, Fronsac, Fronsac, Bordeaux, France 2001,A traditional right bank bordeaux blend, attractive roast coffee bean and leather on the nose. The palate has bright black fruits with good density and a juicy edge. There’s a bit of pepper spice and soft grained tannins on the finish.
85.00Domaine Thenard, Givry 1Er Cru - Clos Saint-Pierre‖, 2005Amazing pinot noir from a particularly great vintage. Solid acidity supports soft cherry fruits and velvety tannins that have fully matured. Excellent balance!
125.00Nicolas Potel, Vosne-Romanée 1Er Cru - Les Chaumes‖, 2007From one of burgundy’s greatest negociants, a premier cru that is just coming into peak now. Dusty earth, dark cherry and sweet caramel from new french oak.
6.00Ommegang Witte New York, 5.1% ABVBelgian style wheat beer, tangy and crisp
6.00Harpoon IPA Massachusetts, 5.9% ABVFloral, medium bodied, with an aggressive clean hop finish
6.00Doc's Draft Hard Apple Cider, New York, 5%ABVLightly sweet, musty, clean fresh apple notes
6.00Old Speckled Hen Fine Ale, England, 5.2% ABVClean light malts, pulled back hops, toasty finish
6.00Bear Republic Racer 5 India Pale Ale, California, 7% ABVRound, lush mouth feel, stone fruits and orange and big hops on the palate