Sparkling

N/V Lunetta Prosecco, Veneto, Italy   10/40
Fragrant, with enticing aromas of apple and peach. Refreshing, dry and harmonious, with crisp fruit flavors and a clean finish. Pale straw in color with greenish reflections, fine bubbles and a creamy white foam

N/V Bedin, “Allegro” Merlot, Rosé, Italy   12/48
Clear and bright rosé color and an intense bouquet with distinctive ripe summer berry notes. On the palate intense strawberry and raspberry flavors with a lightly sweet and tart finish

N/V Moët & Chandon, Brut Imperial   20/glass  45/375ml  90/750ml
With its perfect balance of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier, this Champagne is characterized by bright fruitiness and elegant maturity. The palate reveals subtle pear, citrus and brioche notes

N/V Berlucchi, “Cuvee Imperiale”, Franciacorta, Italy            55
Franciacorta is Italy's answer to Champagne. Guido Berlucchi was the first to produce this style commercially, and has gone on to become the region's largest sparkling wine producer. This is a supremely elegant Chardonnay based blend, with a light feel on the palate. Generously fragranced with pear, golden apple and citrus

N/VVeuve Clicquot, Reims, France    75
Pale lemon with fine bubbles; the nose is filled with aromas of apple, pear, toast and brioche; the palate
is extra-dry and medium to full body with flavors that match the aromas


Whites

2014 Fontanafredda Gavi di Gavi, Italy         46
Gavi is noted for acute dryness and fresh, flinty acidity. This is a bright straw-yellow wine with greenish highlights. It has a full, delicate, elegant bouquet which brings flowers and fresh fruit to mind - mostly lemons, lilies of the valley and green apples. Its palate is attractively young, dry, fresh and well-balanced.

2013 Mar de Frades Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain    46
Lemon yellow color with golden hues and bright lime green hints. On the nose notes of green apples and pears appear over a subtle floral background. Saline with mineral notes in taste with hints of ginger mixed
with lychees and other exotic fruits.

2014 Villa del Gabbiano, Sauvignon Blanc, Friuli, Italy    50
A very tropical nose with bright citrus, orange zest, and layers of passion fruit, lychee, and white peach, as well as a striking crushed gravel minerality. This wine has great texture with a ripe, round palate, that is kept in focus
with perfect natural acidity

2014 Illumination Sauvignon Blanc, Napa County/Sonoma County, California   75
This Sauvignon Blanc displays bright tropical fruit aromas that intermingle with notes of fresh herbs, orange blossom and stone fruit. A great fruit forward wine with hints of pear, papaya, lime, orange zest and a hint of minerality. The finish is bright, creamy and refreshing.


2013 J.A. Frey “Trisaetum” Riesling, Willamette, Oregon     44
Notes of wet stone, wet earth, and roasted hazelnuts on the nose. On the palate, this wine gives an immediate burst of intense minerality and citrus grove; lemon, lime, and grapefruit with a piquant, pleasingly sharp finish.
 

2014 Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc/Viognier, Napa, California     32
Lots of fresh fruits and aromatics, a faint touch of sugar, yet crisp in the finish. Light straw color, delightful aromas of fresh apples and flowers. Medium bodied, off-dry and well balanced. Flavors of flowers, ripe melon and mineral with a fresh, bright aftertaste.
 

2013 The Calling Chardonnay, Dutton Ranch, Russian River Valley, California      68
A classic Chardonnay blended from select Dutton Ranch vineyards in the prestigious Russian River Valley appellation. Barrel fermentation and sur lie aging have created a rich and smooth wine with subtle hints of oak and crisp flavors of Meyer lemon, honeydew melon and juicy white nectarine.

 

2012 Stonestreet Estate, Chardonnay, Alexander Valley, California     78
This high elevation blend of fruit from four vineyards in Sonoma, lends a rich layered profile revealing tropical fruit and notes of tangerine oil.  Apricot, honey, spice, and butter create a resonant, and racy expression of the varietal.

 

2010 Fernand & Laurent Pillot “Les Caillerets 1er cru” Meursault, cote-d or, France    160
This wine is a beautiful representation of why France makes the best wines in the world.  The nose opens with citrus peel, hazelnut, stone and flower blossoms.  On the mouth feel it packs a good amount of minerality, which leads into a lengthy finish.

 

2012 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay, Napa, California    90
Bursting with aromas of ripe peach, green apple, and honeydew with a touch of vanilla, lavender and orange blossom. The rich viscosity is cut by bright acid and layers of kiwi, grapefruit, and soft minerality with a touch of sweet oak and lemon curd that just doesn't quit.
 

2013 Kosta Browne “One Sixteen” Chardonnay, Napa, California   105
Full bodied and supple with fine proportion and balance throughout it is marked by a sense of sophistication uncommon in wines of its richness and size. It is at once bold but well-measured and stays structured even as a touch of late-arriving heat peeks through at the finish.

 

2013 Rombauer Chardonnay, Napa, California     56
Juicy peaches, pineapple and lime greet the nose, followed by vanilla and cedar. Ripe tropical fruit and fig jam flood the lush, silky palate.

Soft spice, vanilla and nectarines mark the lengthy finish with fresh, mouthwatering acidity.
 

 

Reds

2014 Willamette Valley Vineyards “Whole Cluster” Pinot Noir, Willamette, Oregon    50

This wine is deep ruby in color and opens with rich aromas of blackberry, cherry and vanilla with a hint of earthiness. Flavors mirror aromas with a fruity and sweet juicy mid-palate migrating into a soft, well-rounded finish accented by bright acidity.

 

 2012 Merry Edwards Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, California      90
This pinot noir is packed with blueberry and stone fruits on the nose.  It leads into cassis, chanterelle mushroom, and nutmeg. It develops spiciness on the palate and ends with a bright finish.

 

2012 Domaine lejeune “Duchesse de magenta” Pinot Noir, Bourgogne, france   70
Bright red in color with a fresh elegant nose, a touch of spice and soft red fruit glide across the palate finishing with refined tannins.

 

 2012 Cirq “Treehouse” Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, California      220
Michael Browne has brought another great pinot noir into this world.  Ripe mixed berries and dark Bing cherry saturate the nose.  This voluptuous fruit is accompanied by bright acidity which gives way to a long velvety finish.

 

2009 Travaglini, Gattinara, Nebbiolo, Piedmont, Italy      68
Think of this as a baby Barolo. Deep ruby red color with garnet reflections. Aromas of, blackberry, plum and licorice with hints of vanilla and leather. Full-bodied, with intense flavors of cherry, raspberry and spice culminating in a long and smooth finish.

 

2014 Allegrini Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy   62
Vibrant ruby-red in color, aromas of red currants and cherries complement undertones of almonds and plums. On the palate, it is high to medium bodied with soft tannins and a pleasant, refreshing finish.

 

2011 Bertani “Villa Arvedi” Amarone, Valpolicella, Italy     85

The nose is dense and deep, with aromas of raisins, ripe cherries, wild berries and spice The aromas carry through onto the dry, full-bodied and well-structured palate; approachable, with vibrant red fruit flavors, soft, supple tannins and a silky finish.

 

2006 Bertani “Vendemmia” Amarone, Valpolicella, Italy     150

The nose holds a generous aroma of freshly picked cherries, vanilla and a delightful trace of spiciness. This wine is dry and full bodies with beautiful structure. Cherries and red berries lead into a velvety finish.

 

2012 Nita by Meritxell Palleja, Priorat, Spain      58
Bright cherry-red in color with a garnet rim, this wine has compelling aromas of red fruit and sweet spice with hints of fennel and aniseed. On the palate this wine is fresh and well-balanced with potent red-fruit flavors, juicy acidity with a slightly mineral finish.

 

2013 Le Gouleyant Malbec, Cahors, France     50
Surprising, plump and totally pleasing, this Malbec over delivers. Pretty violet notes on the nose mingle carefree with black currant; the palate, initially soft leads, into roughened tannins that creep up on the finish.

 

2009 Château de chambert malbec, Cahors, France     68
This historic wine of the Chateau is comprised of 85% Malbec and 15% Merlot.  The addition of merlot gives the wine a supple expression of red fruit while the Malbec exudes delicate spice and silky tannins.

 

2011 Château Mont-Redon Châteauneuf du Pape, Rhone, France      97
With an intense inky color and violet hue, this wine offers a highly aromatic nose of red berries and a subtle toasted notes.  The finish is long and refined with aromas of ripe cherries and roasted coffee.

 

2011 Pax “Castelli Knight Ranch” Syrah, Russian River Valley, California      120
This wine burst from the glass with explosive fruit.  Layered with savory herbs, tobacco, smoke, and licorice help to add complexity to this wine. Simply put this wine is superb.

 

2013 Turley “Hayne Vineyard” Petit Syrah, Napa, California    110

The flavors are bold, inky and explosive in the classic Hayne style, but there is also plenty of nuance lurking beneath all of that intensity. Blueberry jam, dark spices, menthol, licorice, plums and bittersweet chocolate flow over the palate.

 

2012 Sine Qua Non “Stein” Grenache, Ventura, California      300
This wine is aged for twenty-two months in oak. It has a beautiful bouquet of black raspberry, cassis, ground herbs, and licorice. The wine is layered to the core with red cherries, plums, spices, and generous amounts of leather.  There is a lot of depth to this wine, followed by silky tannins and a long lingering finish.

 

2008 Palazzo, Cabernet Franc, Napa, California 375ml     90

Floral on the nose with crushed violet and berries.  The palate is plush and richly balanced with impressive structure and acidity.  The finish is seductive, presenting hints of dark chocolate and cherry compote harmonizing with sweet dusty tannins and a supple mouthfeel.

 

2012 Duckhorn, Merlot, Napa, California     90
Benefiting from a larger percentage of Three Palms Vineyard fruit than ever before, this majority Merlot also holds Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. The result is a density of rich, soft and spicy red fruit supported by structured tannins.

 

2010 La Jota “W.S. Keyes Vineyard” Merlot, Napa Valley, California       220
La Jota’s 2010 Merlot WS Keyes impresses for its textural elegance and finesse. The nose is fruit forward with hints of dark cherry, blackberry, vanilla, and understated notes of licorice that transition nicely onto the finish This wine is blended with 82% Merlot and 18% Cabernet Sauvignon, aged predominantly in new oak.

 

2013 Chateau Smith Cabernet Sauvignon, Mattawa, Washington     55
Aromatic and refined. Cassis and pencil shavings at its core that give way to a long satisfying finish. Violet, plum, licorice, earth and spring flower notes with a medium-bodied, juicy, balanced feel on the palate.

 

2012 Stag’s Leap “Artemis” Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, California     110
Inviting aromas of black cherry and plum with hints of vanilla, oak and spice. On the palate, the wine has soft ripe mixed berry and plum flavors with a medium-bodied mouth feel and round, satin-like tannins.
 

2011 Tenuta San Guido “Sassicaia” Super Tuscan, Tuscany, Italy      375
Once called “Vino da Favola” or “Fairy Tale Wine” this deep ruby red wine lives up to its legend. A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc, it offers aromas and flavors of black raspberries, anise, dark chocolate and fig with big firm tannins.

 

2011 Louis M. Martini, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, California  55

This Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits a deep burgundy color with aromas of dark fruits, smoky cedar and dried herbs. Concentrated flavors of black cherry and blackberry are framed nicely by cedar and toast notes on the finish

 

2013 Turley “PResenti Vineyard” Zinfandel, Paso robles, California      75

Deep ruby to purple, with oodles of black cherry, raspberry and blackcurrant fruit as well as some pepper and spice, the wine is plump, full-bodied, sexy and delicious.