Champagne & Sparkling Wine

Only Sparkling wine that comes from the Champagne region of Northeastern France can boast this name. Similar wines that come from anywhere else are known as sparkling wines.

Cuvee Dom Perignon Vintage
257.00
Beautiful. Offers great toasty, earthy aromas, lively but mellow fruit flavors and a lingering finish.
Korbel Brut
33.00
A fruity style, featuring apple and lemon flavors. Somewhat simple, yet pleasant and light on the pallet. (Single 187ml - 10.00)
Martini & Rossi, Asti Spumante
33.00
Sweet style, yet all the flavor you expect from a good sparkler.
Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial
104.00
Good balance and structure. The long cellar aging gives it more complexity and depth with layers of creamy, toasty, nutty flavors.
Mumm, Cordon Rouge
77.00
Full-bodied, velvety texture, long flavorful finish.
Mumm, Cuvee Napa, Brut Prestige
42.00
Generous fruit flavors and a rich texture give this bright, rather soft Champagne a forward personality. Smooth in texture, ripe in flavor. (Single 187ml - $13.00)
Taittinger, Domaine Carneros Brut
86.00
Ripe and full bodied with a creamy, subtle, delicate texture, slight apple on the finish.
Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut (Yellow Label)
93.00
A fine example of a dry, sophisticated brut, this is an elegant style of Champagne whose understated apple and butter flavors are well balanced by crisp acidity.

White Wines

Chardonnay

The most popular white wine grape, with many different quality and flavor characteristics. The wines vary as does the price. Some of the flavors are fresh citrus, apple and pear. Oak aging enhances these flavors and imparts complexity and adds finesse to the finished product.

St. Francis Chardonnay, Sonoma
10
27.00
Plenty of smokey, toasty oak, pear, fig and hazelnut, rich creamy finish.
Hess Chardonnay, California
11
27.00
Intense and concentrated with spice and green apple flavors.
Chamisal Unoaked Chardonnay, California
12
36.00
Refreshing acidity, flavors of pear and lemon with a long finish.
Hidden Crush Chardonnay, California
13
25.00
Bright citrus fruit avor in the wine pairs well with delicate, subtle avors. High acid cuts through fats such as cream and cheese. Can be enjoyed as an apéritif.
Louis Jadot Chardonnay, Macon Villages, France
16
26.00
Brilliant pale-gold with flavors of apple and melon offset by citrus notes with a clean, lively finish.
Kenwood Chardonnay, Sonoma
18
26.00
Crisp, clean grapefruit, pear and apple.
Beringer Private Reserve Chardonnay, Napa
19
63.00
Hints of toasty oak show on the finish, where it turns complex.
Simi Chardonnay, Napa
21
31.00
Sleek and elegant, ripe pear, spice, fig, melon, elegance & finesse.
Chalk Hill Chardonnay, Sonoma
22
90.00
Hints of citrus, pear, hazelnut, vanilla and spice.
Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay, Russian River Valley
23
38.00
Fruit aromas of green apple, lime and pineapple are complemented with touches of nougat, caramel and Sonoma-Cutrer’s signature minerality.
Heitz Chardonnay, Napa
24
46.00
Modest range of earthy pear and oak notes.
Cambria Chardonnay, Santa Maria
25
44.00
Citrus, tangerine, pear and pineapple that spread out on the finish.
Waterbrook Chardonnay, Washington
26
26.00
Smooth & fragrant with its pear, cream & vanilla aromas.
Eric Chevalier Chardonnay, France
28
30.00
Sharp minerality and bone-dry finale with enchanting stone fruit aromas.
Benziger Chardonnay, Sonoma
29
27.00
Ripe and spicy with hints of fig, pear and anise.
Angeline Chardonnay, California
32
25.00
This elegant wine boasts aromas of mouthwatering golden apples, tropical banana and coconut, and subtle, earthy dried hay, with hints of aromatic jasmine blossoms. The body is clean and creamy with a touch of vanilla on the finish.

Pinot Grigio

Joel Gott Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon
38
27.00
Rich palate, lemon, lime, orange blossom
Acrobat Pinot Gris, Oregon
40
27.00
Melon, green apple, citrus, spice & tropical fruit flavors of tangerine, lemon, kiwi & pear.
Bottega Vinaia Pinot Grigio, Trentino, Italy
37
34.00
Fresh, dry and flavorful with a firm structure leading into a lingering finish, it displays character and finesse.

Riesling

A “Quite Special” white which can be sweet or dry. Many like the easy drinking flavors to start with appetizers or salads, or to enjoy with desserts.

Firestone Riesling, Central Coast
51
27.00
This fruity, lively wine is a great match with exotic spicy cuisine.
Kendall Jackson Riesling, California
53
27.00
Crisp & refreshing with honeysuckle aromas & flavors of peaches.
Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling, Washington
55
26.00
Fresh peach and floral aromas. Juicy peach, ripe apricots.

Sauvignon Blanc

Another White Wine with a notable aroma. This varietal is sometimes labeled as Fume Blanc. It can be crisp and refreshing matching well with many different styles of foods.

Fournier Pere & Fils Sauvignon Blanc, France
46
27.00
Dry, fresh white wine with a powerful aroma | Mix of currant bushes in buds, table grapes and passion fruits
Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma
41
39.00
Fresh, Delicate and flavorful.
Brancott Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ
47
32.00
Beautiful sweet ripe fruit character reminiscent of white stone fruit and citrus blossom with a crisp nettle highlight.
Hess Sauvignon Blanc, Lake County
50
27.00
By blending Clone 1 with the Musque clone, we achieve flavors with a more tropical tone, including key lime, grapefruit, and kiwi.

Other White Wines

Barton & Guestier, Vouvray
56
27.00
Fine and elegant, with a good balance between sweetness and acidity, and a long, fresh finish.
Pavao Vinho Verde, Portugal
58
23.00
Flavors of lemon-lime and green gooseberry with a slight spritz.

Wines by the Glass

Starborough Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
9.00
Citrus and tropical fruits| Notes of fresh-cut grass, passion fruit, guava and kiwi | Crisp approachable palate
Kendall Jackson Chardonnay
8.50
Elegant | Ripe & creamy | With juicy pear and apple
Francis Coppola Directors Cut Chardonnay
8.25
Ripe fruit flavor | Prominent oak and spice
Kris Pinot Grigio
8.25
Lean | Refreshing | Hints of blossom & honey
Bieler Pere et Fils Rose, France
10.00
Delicate balance between floral, herbal, wild red fruit, stone fruit and acid | Enticing aromatics of peach, white cherry and wild raspberry
Lunetta Prossecco
8.00
Fresh | Light sparkling wine from Italy

Red Wines

Merlot

Velvety smooth textures and refreshing raspberry fruit flavor. The flavor profiles change with the price. Experience the more refined, elegant Merlot’s at the higher price points.

Blackstone Merlot, California
68
23.00
Ripe plum and cherry flavors with a beautiful, lingering finish.
Ravenswood 'Vintner's Blend' Merlot, California
72
24.00
Well proportioned, with supple, earthy berry and cherry flavors that pick up a spicy edge.
Rutherford Ranch Merlot, Napa, California
60
31.00
Luscious, blueberry and cherry flavors and a silky finish.
Wente Sandstone Merlot, Livermore Valley
61
33.00
Currant, plum, cedar and spice with a velvety texture.
Round Hill Merlot, Central Coast, California
62
21.00
Flavors of cherry and blueberry intertwined with hints of vanilla and dried herbs.
Drumheller Cellars Merlot, Colombia Valley
63
25.00
This Merlot opens with aromas of blueberry, subtle spice and rose petals with hints of cocoa. Balanced in style, this wine is structured, yet lively.
Francis Coppola Merlot, California
64
40.00
Smooth, herbal black cherry & currant flavors & integrated tannins.
Decoy Merlot, Sonoma
66
40.00
This lush and inviting Merlot displays enticing aromas of blueberry, raspberry and cassis, underscored by a French oak-inspired hint of cocoa. The layers of luxurious fruit continue on the palate, where lively acidity adds poise and structure, and silky tannins carry the wine to a long, juicy finish.
Ferrari-Carano Merlot, Sonoma
69
48.00
Crisp, with light plum, jam and cedary notes.
The Velvet Devil Merlot, Washington
70
24.00
This smooth Merlot offers pure velvet, deep and delicious black fruit, cedar, tobacco and cassis. It conveys concentrated richness and yet purity and focus.
William Hill, Napa Valley, California
74
43.00
Dark fruit, plum, black cherry, toasted oak, chocolate, smooth finish.
Sterling Merlot, Napa California
76
47.00
Dark brambly berries, ripe black cherry, violets and cinnamon pair up with vanilla, mocha and sweet oak. The intensity on the palate holds its weight and fullness through the long, smooth finish.
Stag's Leap Merlot, Napa, California
77
56.00
Blended with small amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon & Caber Franc to create a rich, long, beautiful wine.

Cabernet Sauvignon

A rich, robust red wine with generous, deep berry fruit flavor. You will experience full-body, rich mouth-feel, and a delicious, lingering aftertaste.

Bonanza Cabernet Sauvignon, California
81
27.00
The nose is nuanced with toasty oak imparting a subtle smoked meat character | Flavors of blueberries and blackberries mix with the warmth of vanilla and toasted bread | Silky tannins and striking smoothness
J. Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles
82
31.00
Layered aromas of cassis and black cherry are accented by an authentic barrel bouquet of hazelnut, cocoa, and toasted pastry | Sturdy tannins strike the palate and finish
Benziger Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma
84
35.00
Elegant, juicy flavors of berry cobbler followed by mocha and wood spice unite | Rich full-bodied wine with chalky, round tannins and a long finish
Hess Cabernet Sauvignon, California
88
35.00
Vivid aromas of red cherry and blackberry accented by notes of warm cedar | Complex layers of black fruit, notably blackberry and black plum, with hints of roasted vanilla and mocha | Soft, round finish
Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles
89
33.00
Deep garnet with brickish edges | Vanilla, fresh currants, light toasted oak | Lush tannins, dark fruit, clean acidity | Long finish with lingering sweet oak
William Hill Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
93
64.00
Aromas of ripe dark fruit and spice | On the palate, intense flavors of blackberry, black cherry and plum mingle with lingering notes of sage, licorice and molasses | Full-bodied | Soft tannins

Pinot Noir

The great grape of Burgundy is a touchy variety. The best examples offer the classic black cherry, spice, raspberry and currant flavors. It tends to be rather light in style, yet elegant.

Meiomi Pinot Noir, California
30.00
Aromas of bright fruit jam, mocha, and oak | Juicy strawberry flavor and notes of dark berries and toasted mocha
Pike Road Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon
94
34.00
Aromas of black currant layered with cinnamon, clove spice, and rose petal | The palate has bold flavors of cherry, raspberry, rhubarb, with hints of bitter dark chocolate, and mushroom | Finishes warm, silky, and long
Four Graces Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon
97
48.00
Aromas of black cherry, red currants and hints of damp earth and rich dark chocolate | Lively acidity and plenty of structure | Bright balanced finish
Mark West Pinot Noir, California
99
28.00
Quite light and refreshing with fresh strawberry and cherry flavors.
Louis Jadot Pinot Noir, Burgundy, France
168
34.00
Plump fruitiness and silky texture offset by round, gentle tannins | Medium body and elegant structure | The very typical, fragrant varietal bouquet is complemented by a deliciously lingering finish

Italian

Castello di Bossi Chianti Classico, Italy
161
34.00
Aromas of cherry and berries | Pleasant spicy notes and hints of aromatic herbs | Well-balanced on the palate with soft tannins, enlivened by a distinct acidity
Allegrini Palazzo della Torre, Italy
113
34.00
Blend of Covina, Ronidinella, and Sangiovese. The wine that made Allegrini famous!
Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva, Tuscany
114
45.00
Solid fruit, ample tannins and tasty peppery flavors.
Tenuta San Guido Guidoalberta, Tuscan, Italy
110
77.00
A blend of Cabernet and Merlot, this beautifully balanced wine is marked by sweet black fruit character, with impressions of ripe, concentrated berries and notes of cedar and spice.
Zenato Valpolicella Classico Superiore, Veneto, Italy
162
29.00
Full-bodied and ruby red in color. Aromas reminiscent of maraschino cherries and fruits of the wood. Dry and velvety with a good structure.
Tommasi Valpolicella 'Ripasso', Veneto, Italy
163
48.00
Aged 24 months in oak, full bodied and very intense.
il Fauno di Arcanum, Tuscany, Italy
164
49.00
Blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese & Petit Verdot. Plum cherry & blackberry.

Shiraz/Syrah

Boxhead Shiraz, South Australia
122
22.00
Lots of fruit but with a lithe touch and feel | Blueberries, violets, spice and toasted pumpernickel with a touch of licorice | It is fruit-driven but by no means boring
Bogle Petite Sirah, California
119
27.00
A bouquet of brambled berries and juniper, leading into volumes of blackberries and blueberries. Full-bodied and ripe, the dark fruits marry well with baking spices like vanilla and nutmeg.
Jacobs Creek Shiraz, Australia
120
26.00
Bright fruit flavor, boldness of Cabernet, the chunky style of Shiraz.
19Crimes Shiraz, Australia
121
24.00
Criminally intense vanilla aromatics are balanced with ripe raspberry and plum fruits. Full and round bright-red wine with crimson hues that give way to subtle sweetness on the palate.
Cline Syrah, California
118
29.00
Ripe berry and cherry flavors with a soothing ending.
Michael David 6th Sense Syrah
166
30.00
Big and juicy, deep red tones, plum, blackberry, tame tannins.

Zinfandel

The Zinfandel style emphasizes the grapes zesty, spicy pepper, raspberry, cherry, wild berry and plum flavors, as well as its complex range of tar, earth and leather notes.

7 Deadly Zinfandel, Lodi, California
104
27.00
Full-bodied and seductive | Heaps of jammy berry fruit | Aromas of leather, oak and spice notes | Flavors of dark fruits, currants and toffee through a lingering spice-touched finish
Predator Old Vines Zinfandel, Lodi, California
109
26.00
Intense | Full-bodied | Dark fruits, cherry, and spice | Lingering tannins over a long, smoky finis
Ravenswood 'Vintner's Blend' Zinfandel, California
105
22.00
Tastes deep, lively and supple, with smooth, ripe cherry and berry flavors.
Kenwood Zinfandel, Sonoma
107
24.00
Ripe cherry, blackberry, tea and spice, mild tannins on the finish.
Haraszthy Bearitage Zinfandel, Lodi, California
108
34.00
The wine has a very slight, smoky aroma that integrates beautifully with the delicious roundness of the fruit. There is a hint of cinnamon, sweet plum and a nicely balanced acidity in the lingering finish.

Reserve

After attending several tastings we were able to find some wonderful values in highly allocated wines and would like to offer these from our cellar collection.

Marchesi di Barolo, Barolo, Italy
112
81.00
Plenty of ripe fruit and smoky character. Full body with light tannins and a crisp finish.
Staglin Family Cabernet, Rutherford Bench
135
230.00
Powerful and robust with black fruit flavors and spice leading to a long silky finish.
Pine Ridge Stags Leap Cabernet Sauvignon, California
134
179.00
Deliciously rich and complex, layers of plum, black cherry, currant and wild berry shaded by anise, cedar, earth and Mineral flavors. Only 5,067 cases made. Score: 94 (WS)
Kendall Jackson 'Grand Reserve' Merlot, California
137
50.00
Dark, grapey, with spicy plum, currant and wild berry. Finishes with firm tannins and fine balance.
Raymond Reserve Selection Cabernet, California
140
69.00
Striking dark ruby color in the glass and opens with graceful aromas of blackberry, raspberry, and toasted oak.
Heitz Cabernet, Napa
141
85.00
Spicy and peppery, of medium weight, with a modest range of dried cherry and berry flavors that turn dry and austere.
Hess Collection Cabernet, Napa
142
94.00
Very limited quantity. Very rich and intense with spicy oak notes.
Waterbrook Reserve Merlot, Washington
143
40.00
Ripe flavors of plum and berry and a velvety texture.
Kenwood 'Wolf' Jack London Merlot, Sonoma
144
56.00
Cherry and berry flavors, good structure, lingering finish.
Robert Mondavi Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
145
51.00
Rich and complex with pretty coffee, currant, black cherry, spice and anise flavors. 95 Points Wine Spectator.
Trefethen Merlot, Napa
146
57.00
Spice, cherry, blackberry and blueberry brushed with oak.
Frog's Leap Merlot, Sonoma
147
60.00
Ripe, firm and focused, with a red currant and cherry core.
Castillo di Querceto Cignale, Italy
148
118.00
This is a rich, complex, red fruit, black currant, vanilla, soft wood. Tannins with a very long finish.
Banfi Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany
150
114.00
Deep, rich, full-bodied and well structured.
Merryval Merlot, Napa
151
50.00
Richly textured. This striking merlot shows complex blackberry, cassis, chocolate and licorice flavors.
Louis Martini

Other Reds and Blends

Barton & Guestier Cote du Rhone, Rhone Valley France
128
22.00
Flower hints | Black fruit (black cherry, blackcurrant) combined with black pepper hints | A finish raised by the spicy notes
Bodega Catena Zapata, Mendoza, Argentina
156
26.00
Deep aromas of ripe red and dark fruits | Delicate violet and lavender notes | Traces of vanilla and mocha | Flavors of blueberries and blackberries with a touch of leather and cinnamon
Chateau la Freynelle, Bordeaux, France
123
24.00
Raspberries and cherries on the palate | Hint of fresh spearmint | Smooth, balanced, finish
Ontanon Crianza Rioja Crianza, Spain
160
28.00
Blend of Tempranillo & Garnacha | Fleshy on the palate | Dark berry, spice, vanilla, and toasty oak| Long finish | Balanced acidity
Las Rocas Garnacha, Calatayud, Spain
125
26.00
Ripe and supple, with chocolate and tobacco lovely berry and currant flavors.
Campo Viejo Reserva, Rioja, Spain
127
28.00
Spiced cherry and earthy notes blend together in this nicely aged medium bodied wine.
Kuleto Native Son, Napa, California
129
31.00
It presents as oaky and dusty in plum, with a full-bodied, fruity profile that's soft and lush on the palate, finishing with bittersweet tobacco.
Mouton Cadet, Barone Phillipe Rothschild, Bordeaux
130
27.00
A fresh, firm wine with a attractive cherry and licorice notes.
Perrin & Fils Chateauneuf du Pape, Rhone
131
67.00
Gamey, leathery with rich strawberry and red cherry notes; hint of herb and lavender.
Paul Autard, Chateaneuf de Pape, Rhone, France
132
61.00
Intensely concentrated with dark fruit, spice chocolate and oak.
Tapiz Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina
155
31.00
Lovely mouthfeel, crushed plum, raspberry, mocha, spicy finish.
Decero Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina
157
34.00
Bright fruit & spice. Violet aromas, raspberry & red fruit finish.
Hook & Ladder Station Ten, Sonoma, California
158
30.00
Bold, fruit forward, well structured blend of Zinfandel, Petite Syrah & Carignane.
Clos de los Siete
159
38.00
A vibrant ruby red colour, the elegant blend o ers amazing aromas of blackberries and plums with spicy floral notes. On the palate, it is balanced and fresh with a pleasant acidity characteristic of the vintage, giving it an excellent capacity to age.

Wines by the Glass

Alamos Malbec
8.00
Ripe | Concentrated cassis and black raspberry | A touch of chocolate and sweet spice
BV Merlot
7.25
Rich black-cherry | Plum & mocha character | Plush and supple structure
Meiomi Pinot Noir
10.50
Vanilla | Spicy oak | Cranberry | Raspberry
Sterling Vintner's Merlot
9.00
Firm structure | Currant | Earthy cherry notes | dry finish
Tutunjian Cabernet Sauvignon
7.50
Classically high tannins | Strong red & black fruit-forward characteristics on the nose and palate