How to navigate our list

How to navigate our list
Each category lists items from lightest to fullest body.
cocktails and 0% abv................................................................. 2
draft, bottled beer and cider selection............................. 3
wine on tap.................................................................................. 4
sparkling by the glass............................................................. 4
whites by the glass................................................................... 4
reds by the glass....................................................................... 4
flights.......................................................................................... 4,5
sherries, ports and sweets by the glass............................. 5
Party-sized wine.......................................................................... 5
Bubbly and rosé.......................................................................... 6
CURIOSITIES................................................................................... 6
clean, crisp, refreshing whites.............................................. 6,7
floral, spicy, exotic whites...................................................... 7,8
rich, savory, complex whites................................................... 8,9
soft, fresh, smooth reds.......................................................... 9
spicy, earthy, exotic reds......................................................... 10
beer on tap
Piedmont Fizz $9
Highball: Cocchi Americano, Fennel, Lemon, Club Soda
Orleans spritz $12
Rocks: Orleans Bitter, Moscato d'Asti, Aranciata
Sippy-Cup $12
Highball: Cocchi Vermouth di Torino, Spicy Ginger Syrup, Angostura Bitters, Lime
Adonis $12
Up: Fino Sherry, Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth, Orange Bitters
Monferrato $13
Flute: Sparkling Wine, Cocchi Americano, Peychauds Bitters
Ceylon Saison $10
Highball: Amontillado Sherry, Saison, Cinnamon Syrup, Lemon
Angostura Sour $12
Up: Angostura Bitters, Lemon, Egg White
Fig and Thistle $12
Rocks: Cardamaro, Fig Preserves, Lemon
Try our sangria for $10
0% ABV
P&h soda co. sarsaparilla $3.50
Elderflower GRAPEFRUIT SODA $3.50
Highball: ruby grapefruit, elderflower cordial, soda
Highball: old-school root beer
so much pretty $4
p&h soda co. lovage $3.50
Highball: reminiscent of celery soda
Highball: ginger beer, star anise, lime
p&h soda co. Cream $3.50
hibiscus lemonade cooler $3.50
Highball: sweet, with Tahitian vanilla beans
Highball: hibiscus cordial, lemon, simple syrup
Ballast Point, Sculpin, IPA, CA $8 7% abv: Widely regarded
as one of the best West-Coast style IPAs out there.
Kulmbacher, Pilsner, Germany $6, BIG 20 oz. for $8
4.9% abv: From Hamburg to Bamberg, Germans are voting this
as the #1 Pils in blind tastings.
Ommegang, Hennepin, NY $8, 12 oz.
7.7% abv: Farmhouse saison from upstate. An ale flavored with
ginger, coriander, and sweet orange peel.
Singlecut, English Pale Ale, NY $7, BIG 20 oz. for $9
5.7% abv: Built upon the roots of an English ale but with a little
more hop action.
Left Hand Brewing Company, Milk Stout (Nitro), CO $7, 6%
abv: Roasted coffee, brown sugar and vanilla cream offset by
hoppy bitterness. Dark and delicious.
Greenport Harbor, Spring Turning Rye Saison, NY $7
5.7% abv: Hoppy and fruity. Quite crisp for this style.
bottled cider
Slyboro, Hidden Star, New York $20,
750 ml 9% abv: A sparkling, demi-sec cider from the foothills of
the Adirondacks? Yes, please!
Original Sin, Cherry Tree, New York $14,
750 ml 6.7% abv: Heirloom apples with cherries.
Applewood Winery, Naked Flock, NY $12,
22 oz. 6.8% abv: Hudson Valley apples fermented with
Champagne yeast. Sweetened with a touch of honey.
Sarasola, Original Basque Cider, Spain $18, 750 ml
6% abv: Tart, with some natural fermentation notes.
Great food partner.
Etienne Dupont, Cidre Bouché Brut de Normandie, France
2011 $12, 375 ml 5.5% abv:
This organic cider features hand-picked apples.
bottled beer
Freigeist Ottekolong (Unfiltered Kolsch) Germany
16 oz. 4.8% $9
Green Flash Palate Wrecker (Imp. IPA) CA
12 oz. 9.5% $10
Coniston Bluebird Bitter (Traditional Bitter) UK
16 oz. 4.2% $9
Southern Tier 2x Milk Stout NY
12 oz. 7.5% $9
Blue Mountain Uber Pils (Imp. Pilsner) VA
25 oz. 7.6% $20
Thornbridge Saint Petersburg (Imp. Stout) UK
16 oz. 7.7% $10
Birra del Borgo My Antonia (Imp. Pilsner) Italy
12 oz. 7.5% $12
Jolly Pumpkin Madruga Obscura (Imp. Stout) MI
25 oz. 8.1% $23
Lagunitas Hop Stoopid (IPA) CA
22 oz. 8% $11
The Bruery Rugbrød (Dark Rye Ale) CA
25 oz. 8% $18
Almond 22 Pink IPA Italy
12 oz. $12
Gueuze Tilquin Oude Gueuze Tilquin Belgium
12 oz. 6.4% $14
Schneider & Sohn. Hopfen-Weisse (Weizenbock) Germany
16 oz. 8.2% $11
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier (Smoky) Germany
16 oz. 5.4% $8
BK Brewery Sorachi Ace (Farmhouse Ale) NY
25 oz 7.6% $19
Einbecker N/A Germany
12 oz. $4
Westbrook Bearded Farmer #2 (Saison) SC
25 oz. 6.7% $17
Stone Brewing Co. Double Bastard Ale (Dbl. IPA) CA
22 oz. 11.2% $17
pellegrino aranciata $3
Rocks: sparkling orangeade
Weyerbacher Double Simcoe (Imp. IPA) PA
12 oz. 9% $9
Wine on Tap
Riesling: Red Tail Ridge Winery, Finger Lakes, New
York 2012 $9 12% abv Slightly off-dry, with citrus,
melon and lots of minerality.
Mourvédre Blend: Donkey & Goat, Prospector,
California 2011 $13 13.6% abv Open top fermentation,
wild yeast, juicy and delicious.
Rosé of Cabernet: Paumanok, North Fork of Long
Island, New York 2012 $10 12%abv 61% Cabernet
Franc, 39% Cabernet Sauvignon. Rose petal and stone
Touriga Nacional Blend: Agricultura, Alentejo,
Portugal 2010 $9 14%abv
30% Touriga Nacional, 40% Trincadeira and 30%
Aragonez (aka Tempranillo)
sparkling wine by the glass
see how riesling ages
We are excited to feature 4 different vintages of
Paumanok's semi-dry Riesling: 2009, 2010, 2011
and 2012. From the North Fork of Long Island, all
of these wines clock in at 10% abv.
Make it a flight. Sample ALL FOUR
(3 oz. pours) for $24
Think Pink
Take a trip around the world. Sample THREE 3 oz.
pours of rosé for $15:
Sangiovese Blend: San Giovanni, II Chiaretto,
Valtènesi, Lombardy, Italy 2011
Champagne: Duc du Romet NV $20 12%abv
A Blanc de Noirs, made from 75% Pinot Meunier and
25% Pinot Noir - ripe
Cabernet Franc: Maison Jourdan, Chinon, Loire Valley, France 2011
Moschofilero and Xinomavro: Diofili, Stiatista,
Greece 2011
Rosé: Montalbera, Roseus, Piedmont, Italy NV $11
12.5%abv 100% Grignolino, this pink sparkler is fullbodied. Perfect food partner.
Champagne: Rosé: Vranken, Demoiselle, NV $28,
187 ml mini-bottle 12%abv
Your companions will be jealous when they see the bottle
- vivacious
fortified wine by the glass
Vermentino: 6 Mura, Giba, Vermentino di Sardegna,
Italy 2011 $11 14%abv Delicate and elegant, with
citrus, floral and salty notes.
Moschofilero: Antonopoulos, Arcadia, Peloponnese,
Greece 2011 $10 13%abv Pronounced moh-skoh-FEEleh-roh, this wine is floral with stone fruits and citrus.
Sauvignon Blanc: La Chablisienne, Saint-Bris,
Burgundy, France 2011 $13 12%abv Sauvignon
Blanc from Burgundy? Yep, and it's delicious!
Orange Wine: Malvasia/Ortugo/Marsanne:
Denavolo, Catavela, VDT, Emilia-Romagna,
Italy (2011) $12 12%abv Indigenous varietal+cult
winemaker+skin contact=funky, “orange” wine. Just
drink it.
Gruet, Blanc de Noirs, Albuquerque, New Mexico NV
$12 12%abv
Delicious sparkling wine from New Mexico?
You betcha.
White wine by the glass
Chardonnay: Marie-Pierre Manciat, Les Morizottes,
Mâcon, Burgundy, France 2010 $11 12.5%abv Steely
freshness, with great minerality.
red wine by the glass
Edelzwicker: Domaine Mittancht-Klack,
Alsace, France NV $9 12.5%abv
Edel means noble and zwicker means blend.
Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Blanc and more!
Fino: Emilio Lustau, Jarana $10 15%abv
Dry and crisp. Try with something fried or as an aperitif.
White Port: Ferreira $11 19.5%abv Not your
grandma's white port. Citrusy, floral and crisp.
Amontillado: Emilio Lustau, Los Arcos $12
18.5%abv Dry and nutty, with hints of smoke and raisins
Late Bottled Vintage: Niepoort 2005 $10
20%abv“Little brother” of Niepoort’s vintage port.
Dark plums and chocolate, with a fabulous texure.
Oloroso: Emilio Lustau, Don Nuño $14 20%abv
Rich, but not sweet. Bitter chocolate, baked chestnuts,
pronounced acidity.
Tawny Port: Niepoort, 10 year $16 20%abv
Citrus peel, dried apricot, toffee, caramel and honey.
The wines in this blend average 10 years in age.
Pedro Ximénez: Emilio Lustau, San Emilio $16
17%abv Rich and unctuous. Sweet, but not
oppressively so.
Madeira: Broadbent, Rainwater $11 19%abv This
medium-dry wine is great as an apertif or a digestive.
sweet wine by the glass
Moscato d’Asti: La Morandina, Piedmont, Italy 2011
$12 5%abv Frizzante, with a kiss of sweetness and lots
of orange blossoms. Great way to end (or start!) a meal.
Late Harvest Chardonnay: Donkey & Goat, Wayward,
El Dorado, California 2011 $18 14.1%abv The first
late harvest from D&G. This sings with a cheese plate!
Pinot Noir/Gamay: Lou Dumont, Bourgogne Passetout-Grains, Burgundy, France 2008 $14 12.5%abv
Elegant and gamey. One of Burgundy's great oddities.
Tempranillo: Viña Santurnia, Crianza, Rioja, Spain
2007 $12 13.5%abv Good structure. Kiss of American
oak. A perfect wine for red meat.
Grenache Blend: Domaine de La Rectorie, Cuvée
Léon Parcé, Banyuls, France 2006 $11 17%abv
Banyuls is our go-to wine for pairing with chocolate.
Scheurebe: Steindorfer, Trockenbeerenauslese,
Burgenland, Austria 2002 $18 9%abv
Pronouned shoy-ray-bah, the varietal is named after Dr.
Scheu, its breeder. Rebe is German for vine.
Brachetto: Matteo Correggia, Anthos, Piedmont,
Italy 2011 $11 13.5%abv Cherries, raspberries and
rose petals. Light on its feet.
Cabernet Franc: Jean-Maurice Raffault,
Chinon, Loire Valley, France 2010 $13 13%abv
Expressive, lip-smacking goodness. A versatile food
Riesling Ice Wine: Mission Hill, Reserve,
Okanagan Valley, Canada 2009 $17 8.5%abv
These grapes were frozen on the vine and picked
during the night at below-freezing temperatures.
Gros Manseng/Petit Manseng: Domaine
Cauhapé, Ballet d’Octobre, Jurançon, France 2006
$12 13%abv Fresh yet supple. Pair it with foie gras or
cheese. Or have it for dessert.
Syrah/Grenache: Domaine Houchart,
Côtes de Provence, France 2010 $11 14%abv
Dark fruits and surprising complexity.
Grüner Veltliner Ice Wine: Farenheit 19,
Burgenland, Austria 2009 $16 9%abv Sweet and tart
at the same time. Try it with cheese.
Malvasia Bianca: Palmina, Santita, Larner
Vineyard, Santa Ynez, California 2001 $20 17%abv
Just 300 bottles were produced of this Vin Santo-style
Garnacha: Bodegas Esteban Martin, Cha Cha,
Cariñena, Spain 2011 $9 13.5%abv
Juicy and spicy. Makes you want to dance.
fun with local reds
Teroldego: Red Tail Ridge, RTR Vineyard, Finger
Lakes 2010 $18 12%abv. See what this Italian varietal
can do upstate. Rounded and full with red fruits and
bright acidity.
Cabernet Franc: Pellegrini Vineyards, North Fork
of Long Island, New York 2007 $11 13%abv Classic
Bordeaux varietal from one of the oldest wineries on the
North Fork.
party-sized wine (magnums)
Sparkling: Schramsberg, Blanc de Blancs, North
Coast, California 2009 $148
100% Chardonnay - fresh, juicy and structured. It's
been served in the White House.
Grenache Blend: Domaine de Villeneuve, Les
Vieilles Vignes, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône Valley,
France 2007 $128 Some of the vines are close to 100
years old. Cherries, black raspberries, mineral notes and
fine tannins.
Champagne, Multi-vintage
Pierre Brigandat, Blanc de Noirs $68
A small organic grower, who focuses exclusively on
Pinot Noir - rich
Gaston Chiquet, Blanc de Blancs d’Äy Brut $110 1
of only 2 all-Chardonnay Champagnes made from the
Äy vineyards - perfumed
Champagne, RosÉ
Duc de Romet, Brut Prestige $80
A Blanc de Noirs, made from 75% Pinot Meunier and
25% Pinot Noir - ripe
Vranken, Demoiselle, $28, 187 ml
Your companions will be jealous when they see the
bottle - vivacious
Varnier-Farnier, Grand Cru Brut $120
This Domaine has just 4 hectares (under 10 acres!) of
Grand Cru vineyards - chalky
Henri Billiot $120
All Grand Cru vineyards, just a few hundred cases come
to the U.S. - complex
clean, crisp, refreshing whites continued
Montalbera, Roseus, Piedmont, Italy NV $44 100%
Grignolino, this pink sparkler is full-bodied. Perfect
food partner.
Sauvignon Blanc: Man O'War,
Waiheke Island, New Zealand 2011 $40
What you love about NZ SB, but balanced by 15%
Semillon. Rich texture.
Gruet, Blanc de Noirs, Albequerque, New Mexico
NV $48 Delicious sparkling wine from New Mexico?
You betcha.
Raventós i Blanc, de Nit, Rosé Cava,
Catalunya, Spain 2008 $50 55% Macabeo, 20%
Xarel-lo, 20% Parrellada & a touch of Monastrell for
complexity and color.
Sauvignon Blanc: Astrolabe, Marlborough, New
Zealand 2012 $36 Lemongrass, citrus and a mineral
Still rosÉ
Xinomavro: Diofili, Stiatista, Greece 2011 $32 85%
Xinomavro and 15% Moschomavro from 70 year old
vineyards. Nice fruit, and dry, too.
Sangiovese Blend: San Giovanni, II Chiaretto,
Valtènesi, Lombardy, Italy 2011 $40 Sangiovese and
Barbera are blennded with other indigenous varietals to
make this elegant rose.
Lemberger: Fox Run Vineyards, Finger Lakes, New
York 2012 $30 Widely planted in Central Europe, this
grape, also known as Blaufränkisch, has been called the
"Pinot Noir of the East".
Cabernet Franc: Domaine Jourdan, Chinon, Loire
Valley, France 2011 $36 Delicate red fruits and hints
of earth.
Underberg, Natural Herb Bitters, Germany $3
44%abv Our favorite digestive ever! As the bottles
says, “After a good meal, to feel bright and alert.”
Pommeau de Normandie, Famille L. Dupont,
France $12 17%abv Blend of Calvados and apple
juice. Rich and complex, with apple-y sweetness.
Clean, Crisp Refreshing whites
Sauvignon Blanc: Jean-Paul Picard, Sancerre, Loire
Valley, France 2011 $28, 375 ml The Picard family
has been making wine in Sancerre since the 1600s minerally
Cortese: Franco M. Martinetti, Gavi, Piedmont, Italy
2011 $30, 375 ml Light and crisp - a delight on its own
or to help you start your meal.
Aligoté: Domaine Pierre Morey, Bourgogne
Aligoté, Burgundy, France 2008 $38
Try Burgundy’s “other” white grape. Light, precise and
Sauvignon Blanc: Roth Estates, Alexander
Valley, Sonoma, California 2010 $48 Classic,
well-balanced Sauvignon Blanc.
Schramsberg, Blanc de Blancs, North Coast,
California 2008 $74 A domestic sparkler that rivals
Champagne - 100% Chardonnay - vibrant
Grenache: Donkey & Goat, Isabel’s Cuvée,
Mendocino, California 2011 $48 100% Grenache
Gris from 90+ year-old vines. Fruity, yet dry, it’s named
after their first daughter.
Chardonnay: Grossot, Vaucoupin, Premier Cru,
Chablis, Burgundy, France 2009 $76 Corinne and
Jean-Pierre are a young couple in their 30s making
exquisite Chablis.
Sauvignon Blanc: Lieu Dit,
Santa Ynez Valley, California 2011 $60
Try the brighter side of Sauvignon Blanc. A
collaborative project between a winemaker and a
Domaine du Vieux Pressoir, Saumur Rosé, Loire
Valley, France NV $46 100% Cabernet Franc.
Raspberries and firm acidity.
Ca' Montanari, Opera '02, Lambrusco di
Modena, Secco, Emilia Romagna, Italy 2010 $42
Dry, with red fruits and lots of savory notes.
Melon de Bourgogne: Henri Poiron,
Les Quatres Routes, Muscadet, Loire Valley, France
2010 $36 From the best appellation in the region, this
wine is a dream with seafood.
Sauvignon Blanc: La Chablisienne, Saint-Bris,
Burgundy, France 2011 $52 Sauvignon Blanc from
Burgundy? Yep, and it's delicious!
Adriano Adami, Garbél, Prosecco di Treviso,
Veneto, Italy NV $36 Garbel is an arcane word from
Veneto dialect that means a dry, crisp, and tart wine.
Sparkling Chardonnay, Donkey & Goat, Lily's
Cuvée, Anderson Valley, California 2012 $50 A
Petillant Naturel from organic Chardonnay grapes.
Natural fermentation, crown cap - you want to drink
Cercial/Bical: Vadio, Bairrada, Portugal 2010 $40
Small, sustainable family project with decades-old vines.
Lean and mineral driven.
Sauvignon Blanc: Ludovic Chanson,
Les Gavroche, Touraine Blanc, Loire Valley, France
2009 $40 Les Gavroche translates to little rascal.
Biodynamic. Fresh and honeyed.
Cortese: Valli Unite, Bianchino, VDT,
Piedmont, Italy (2010) $40 From a self-sustained
commune, this biodynamic wine is highly drinkable
Pecorino: Velenosi, Villa Angela, Falerio, Marche,
Italy $44 An ancient, indigenious varietal yields a wine
with great citrus and floral aromas and flavors.
Bianchello del Maturo: Claudio Morelli,
Terrazze, Marche, Italy 2010 $36
Zippy, crisp and loaded with minerality. Add a new
Italian varietal to your repetoire.
Vermentino: 6 Mura, Giba, Vermentino di
Sardegna, Italy 2011 $44 Delicate and elegant, with
citrus, floral and salty notes.
Hondarrabi Zuri: Itsas Mendi, Bizkaiko
Txakolina, Basque, Spain 2011 $48 This one dances
on the tongue.
Garganega: Le Battistelle, Montesei, Soave
Calssico, Veneto, Italy 2010 $40 The volcanic soil
imparts a great deal of minerality. Look for pears and
flowers, too.
Grüner Veltliner: Josef Ehmoser, Von Den
Terrassen, Wagram, Austria 2011 $40 Grüner like
it's supposed to be - crisp, spicy, and versatile with food
Floral, Spicy, Exotic Whites
Chenin Blanc: Sébastien Brunet, Arpent,
Sec, Vouvray, Loire Valley, France 2010 $50 No
machines, no chemicals. Apples, quince blossoms and
racy minerals. Dry.
Albariño: Bonny Doon Vineyard, Ca’Del Solo
Vineyard and Jesperson Ranch, Central Coast,
California 2010 $48 Varietally correct, with
beautiful minerality and persistence.
Romorantin: François Cazin, Cour-Cheverny, Loire
Valley, France 2009 $38
Keep this rare grape alive. Old vines. Hand-picked fruit.
Great concentration of flavor.
Pinot Gris: Domaine Paul Blanck, Alsace, France
2011 $26, 375 ml This estate dates back to the 17th
century. A very versatile wine.
Torrontes: Bodega Tukma, Reserva,
Cafayate, Salta, Argentina 2010 $32 Highly
aromatic. Kiss of sweetness on the finish. Tasty food
Pinot Blanc: St. Innocent, Freedom Hill
Vineyard, Willamette Valley, Oregon 2010 $44
Luscious, yet dry. Tropical, citrus, floral and spice.
Semillon: Brokenwood, Oakey Creek, Hunter
Valley, South Australia, Australia 2006 $60
Semillon from the Hunter Valley is like none other.
Crafted by a fun-loving crew.
Moschofilero: Antonopoulos, Arcadia, Peloponnese,
Greece 2011 $40 Pronounced moh-skoh-FEE-leh-roh,
this wine is floral with stone fruits and citrus.
Spicy, Exotic Whites, Continued
Riesling: Reinhold Haart, Piesporter,
Mosel, Germany 2007 $40
The Haart family has the longest winemaking tradition
in the village of Piesport. Dry.
Riesling: Alzinger, Dürnsteiner Liebenberg,
Smaragd, Wachau, Austria 2004 $108
In the Wachau, the ripest grapes are deemed “smaragd”, after a green vineyard-living lizard.
Riesling: Dönnhoff, Kreuznacher Krötenpfuhl,
Kabinett, Nahe, Germany 2011 $48
Lip-smacking good, with both fruit and savory characteristics. Off-dry.
Edelzwicker: Domaine Mittancht-Klack, Alsace,
France NV $45 1L Edel means noble and zwicker
means blend. Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Blanc
and more!
Riesling: Von Buhl, Maria Schneider Jazz, Pfalz,
Germany 2010 $52
Medium-dry, with lots of peaches and minerals.
Grammy-winning Maria helped select the grapes.
Grüner Veltliner: Nigl, Freiheit, Kremstal, Austria
2010 $52 Racy yet creamy. Great acidity with a spicy
finish. A go-to wine for food.
Neuburger: K. Alphart, Thermenregion,
Austria 2009 $48 If you like Grüner, try Neuburger. A
touch rounder, with great minerality.
Riesling: Reuscher-Haart, Piesporter,
Göldtropfchen, Kabinett, Mosel, Germany 2010 $42
One sip’s all it takes. It's that good.
Gewürztraminer: Dirler, Grand Cru Saering, Alsace,
France 2002 $110 Full-bodied, with textbook lychee
and spices. Incredibly long finish.
Riesling: Hexamer, Meddersheimer
Rheingrafenberg Quarzit Reserve, Nahe,
Germany 2008 $50 A young vintner creating fruitdriven, terroir-focused wines. Dry.
Gewürztraminer: Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Lot
17M, Alsace, France 2009, $58
Rich, intense, showy, medium-sweet wine from 45 year
old vines.
Riesling: Maria Longen, Thörnricher Ritsch,
Alte Reben, Spätlese, Mosel, Germany 2009 $56
The second steepest vineyard in all of Europe. 147 year
old vines! Delicious.
Riesling: Schloss Gobelsburg, Heiligenstein,
Langenlois-Österreich, Kamptal, Austria 2007 $76
Smoky, racy, spicy, lingering complexity. Dry.
Rich, Savory, Complex Whites
Chardonnay: Domaine Michelot, Bourgogne Blanc,
Burgundy, France 2009 $48
Think of it as a baby Meursault. Aged in 20% new oak
casks for 10 months.
Chardonnay: Marie-Pierre Manciat, Les Morizottes,
Mâcon, Burgundy, France 2010 $44 Steely freshness,
with great minerality.
Chardonnay: Latour-Labille, Cuvée Thomas,
Saint-Aubin, Burgundy, France 2008 $74
Saint-Aubin is an insider’s secret value. Edgy.
Complex. Great minerality.
Chardonnay: Domaine Henri Clerc & Fils,
Morgeot, Premier Cru, Chassagne-Montrachet,
Burgundy, France 2007 $76, 375 ml
The Clerc estate dates back to the 16th century.
13 months of aging in 1/3 new oak.
Chardonnay: Jean Rijckaert, Arbois, Jura,
France 2009 $42 Try a familiar varietal from a less
familiar place. Funky. Nutty.
Chardonnay: Bedell Cellars, North Fork of Long
Island, New York 2011 $40 Hand-picked grapes,
indigenous yeast, 50% neutral oak and LOCAL!
Chardonnay: Domaine Roger Lassarat,
Prestige, Saint-Veran, Burgundy, France 2009 $50
From the Mâconnais region of Burgundy.
Biodynamic. Old vines. Chalky soil.
Chardonnay: Westrey, Reserve, Willamette
Valley, Oregon 2008 $52 Fewer than 200 cases were
made of this opulent and complex wine.
Chardonnay: Talbott, Logan, Sleepy Hollow
Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands, California 2010
$48 Powerful, with sweet, smoky oak and stone fruits.
Chardonnay: Domaine Martelet de Cherisey,
Hameau de Blagny, Premier Cru,
Puligny-Montrachet, Burgundy, France 2005 $68,
375 ml Concentration and cut. Orange rind, white
pepper, chalk.
Chardonnay: Kistler, McCrea Vineyard,
Sonoma, California 2005 $180
An older vintage from a storied estate. Buttery.
Floral. Fabulous texture.
Rich, Savory, Complex Whites, Continued
Viognier: Miner Family Vineyards, Simpson
Vineyard, Napa Valley, California 2010 $48 Vibrant
tropical fruits. Honeysuckle. Pair it with food!
Roussanne: Donkey & Goat, Stone Crusher,
El Dorado, California 2010 $64 100% skin-fermented
Roussanne. Incredible texture, notes of honeysuckle and
Orange Wine: Malvasia/Ortugo/Marsanne:
Denavolo, Catavela, VDT, Emilia-Romagna,
Italy (2011) $48 Indigenous varietal+cult
winemaker+skin contact=funky, “orange” wine.
Just drink it.
Sauvignon Blanc: Didier Daguenaeu,
Pur Sang, Pouilly-Fumé, Loire Valley, France 1997
$130 This producer is considered by many to be the
master of the Sauvignon Blanc grape.
Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc:
Radikon, Oslavje, Collio Bianco, Friuli-Venezia
Giulia, Italy 1997 $100 Pungent and expressive.
Purposeful oxidation at its best.
Marsanne/Roussane: Domaine Courbis,
St. Joseph, Rhône Valley, France 2010 $58
The Courbis family estate dates back to the 16th
century. Mineral. Pear. Honey.
Kitchen Sink: Tomàs Cusiné, Auzells,
Costers del Segre, Catalonia, Spain 2011 $50
Macabeu, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Albariño,
Müller Thurgau, Riesling and Muscat = 100% delicious.
Savagnin: Philippe Bornard, Les Marnes,
Côtes du Jura, France 2006 $70
A very drinkable Savagnin. If you like Chardonnay and
you like Sherry, you will fall in love.
Pinot Noir: Anthony Nappa Wines, Anomaly, New
York 2011 $48 White Pinot Noir! From New York State!
Rich, dry red fruits.
soft, fresh, smooth reds
Pineau d'Aunis/Gamay: Vins Contés, Poivre et Sel,
France (2011) $46 Our favorite table wine from the
Loire Valley in France. Made by a sommelier
passionate about natural wines.
Pinot Noir: Jean-Marc Bouley, Vieilles Vignes,
Volnay, Burgundy, France 2009 $88
Violets. Plums. Jean-Marc’s son Thomas took over the
reigns with the 2006 vintage.
Pinot Noir/Gamay: Lou Dumont, Bourgogne
Passe-tout-Grains, Burgundy, France 2008 $56
Elegant and gamey. One of Burgundy's great oddities.
Pinot Noir: Andrew Rich, Prelude,
Willamette Valley, Oregon 2010 $54 Bright cherries
and pretty floral notes.
Barbera: La Mondianese, Baby Barb,
Barbera d'Asti, Piedmont, Italy 2010 $40
No oak here, just clean, fresh fruit. Light and easy
Pinot Noir: Stoller, SV Estate, Dundee Hills,
Willamette Valley, Oregon 2009 $60 We're glad they
decided to plant vines on their turkey farm. Structured
yet elegant.
Brachetto: Matteo Correggia, Anthos, Piedmont,
Italy 2011 $44 Cherries, raspberries and rose petals.
Light on its feet.
Pinot Noir: Jackhammer, Central Coast, California
2011 $44 Juicy and easy drinkin'. Great value.
Pinot Noir: Copain, Tous Ensemble,
Anderson Valley, California 2010 $62 One of our
favorite California Pinots. So pretty!
Zweigelt: Buchegger, Weitgasse, Niederösterreich,
Kremstal, Austria 2009 $40 There's more to Austria
than just crisp whites! Raspberries and soft tannins.
Pinot Noir: Nicolas Rossignol, Santenots, Premier
Cru, Volnay, Burgundy, France 2005 $74, 375 ml
“I just produce red wine” he says. We disagree.
Pinot Noir: Talisman, Adastra Vineyard,
Carneros, Napa Valley, California 2005 $52, 375
ml Certified organic vineyard in the heart of Carneros.
Lush, yet silky.
Pinot Noir: Roux Père & Fils, La Perrière,
Mercurey, Burgundy, France 2011 $48 Black tea and
dark cherries. An elegant steal.
Pinot Noir: Talley Vineyards, Arroyo Grande,
California 2008 $38, 375 ml Plush, with fresh acidity
and notes of black cherries and figs.
Pinot Noir: Domaine Chofflet-Valdenaire, Givry,
Burgundy, France 2009 $74 Black cherry and spice
domainte here. Sustainable farming.
Spicy, Earthy, Exotic Reds
Full, Rich, Complex Reds
Lacrima: Stefano Mancinelli, Lacrima
Superiore, Morro d'Alba, Marches, Italy 2010
$62 So pretty! Floral, with notes of white pepper.
Support an indigenous varietal.
Carménère: Ventisquero, Grey, Trinidad
Vineyard, Maipo Valley, Chile 2010 $44 Try an
indigenous varietal from Chile. The structure of a
Cab, the flesh of a Merlot.
Pinot Noir: Brewer-Clifton, Melville, Santa
Rita Hills, California 2002 $160
The marine-based soils produce wines that pack a
punch. Dark fruits and forest floor.
Grenache/Syrah: Mas de la Dame,
Coin Caché, Les Baux de Provence, France
2001 $60 Single vineyard, hand harvested, 70
year old vines, and bottle age. Need we say more?
Cabernet Franc: Jean-Maurice Raffault,
Chinon, Loire Valley, France 2010 $52
Expressive, lip-smacking goodness. A versatile
food partner.
Grignolino: Francesco Rinaldi, Grignolino
d'Asti, Piedmont, Italy 2010 $42
Don't let the light color fool you - this wine is
grippy. Grignole is local dialect for pips.
Pinot Noir: Brewer-Clifton, Cargasacchi, Santa
Rita Hills, California 2002 $140
Brooding fruit, high acid, and notes of smoke.
Quite a long finish.
Nebbiolo: Paolo Conterno, Riva del Bric,
Barolo, Piedmont, Italy 2006 $90
Menthol, licorice and red fruits. Ask for this one to
be decanted.
Garnacha: Bodegas Esteban Martin, Cha Cha,
Cariñena, Spain 2011 $36
Juicy and spicy. Makes you want to dance.
Cariñena Blend: Alvaro Palacios,
Les Terrasses, Vieilles Vignes, Priorat, Spain
2009 $74 Sourced from some of the steepest and
oldest vineyards by one of Spain’s rockstars.
Merlot: Paumanok, North Fork of Long Island,
New York 2008 $50 Showing a beautiful
combination of fruit and funk, this bottle-aged
Merlot is quite structured.
Nerello Mascalese: Tenuta Delle Terre Nere,
Etna Rosso, Sicily, Italy 2011 $42 Certified
organic wine from high altitude vineyards. Closely
related to Sangiovese, but fuller-bodied.
Shiraz Blend: Dreyer Family, Lion's Lair, South
Africa 2010 $40 85% Shiraz, 6% Mourvédre,
5% Grenache and 4% Cinsault. A modern take on
a Côtes du Rhône.
Grenache Blend: Domaine Paul Autard,
Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône Valley,
France 2009 $86 Concentrated with dark fruits,
chocolate, and black pepper. Powerful finish.
Teroldego Rotaliano: Foradori, Trentino Alto
Adige, Italy 2009 $52 Teroldego is one of Italy’s
oldest grapes and Elisabetta does it justice. Dark
and spicy.
Zinfandel: Klinker Brick, Old Vine, Lodi,
California 2010 $46 It doesn’t get more
American than Zinfandel. Try this juicy one
on for size.
Syrah: Donkey & Goat, Fenaughty Vineyard,
El Dorado, California 2009 $74 A touch of
Viognier, just like they do in the Rhône, yields one
of our favorite domestic Syrahs.
Merlot Blend: Château Tournefeuille, LalandeDe-Pomerol, Bordeaux, France 2007 $68 70%
Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, 30+ year old vines
Cinsault: Louis-Antoine Luyt, Quella,
Cauquenes, Maule, Chile 2010 $52
Louis-Antoine was born in Burgundy, trained in
Beaujolais and ended up in Chile. Wild red fruits.
Syrah: Andrea Calek, Chatons de Garde, VdP
de l'Ardeche, France 2010 $66 100% Syrah
from 40 year old vines. 21 days of carbonic
maceration, followed by 1 year in old Burgundy
barrels and 7 months in resin tanks. How fun.
Syrah/Grenache: Domaine Houchart,
Côtes de Provence, France 2010 $44
Dark fruits and surprising complexity.
Sangiovese: Pietranera, Rosso di Montalcino,
Tuscany, Italy 2011 $52 Pietranera, or black
stone, is named for the volcanic soil found in the
area. Nuanced and structured.
Sangiovese: Fattoria di Rodáno, Viacosta,
Riserva, Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy 2004
$60 Viacosta is only produced in the best years.
Leather, licorice, sweet spice.
Tempranillo: Viña Santurnia, Crianza, Rioja,
Spain 2007 $48 Good structure. Kiss of
American oak. A perfect wine for red meat.
Tempranillo: Condado de Haza, Ribera del
Duero, Spain 2008 $60 Drinking well right now.
Juicy, smoky, gamey and floral.
Tempranillo Blend: Lopez de Heredia,
Tondonia Reserva, Rioja Alta, Spain 2001 $88
2001 is the current release for this old-school
producer. Will take you to Spain.
Gaglioppo: Fattoria San Francesco, Ciro Rosso
Classico, Calabria, Italy 2009 $40 The winery
is located in a XVI Century Monastery. Intensely
aromatic, with flowers, spice and black olives.
Cabernet Franc: Domaine des Roches Neuves,
La Marginale, Saumur Champigny,
Loire Valley, France 2004 $80 Powerful, yet
elegant, this wine is aged for 18 months.
Merlot Blend: Château La Vieille Cure,
Fronsac, Bordeaux, France 2001 $68 Just west
of St.-Emilion, harvested from 25 year old vines,
this wine is succulent. Still plenty of fruit, but fun
development, too.
Cabernet Sauvignon Blend: Bacio Divino,
Napa Valley, California 2000 $110
A divine kiss indeed. A blend of Cabernet
Sauvignon, Sangiovese and Petite Syrah.
Syrah: Domaine de Chasselvin,
Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône Valley, France 2009
$60 Round and supple, with notes of raspberries
& black tea.
Shiraz: Punt Road, Napoleone Vineyards,
Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia 2008 $46
Female winemaker is behind this up and comer in
the Yarra Valley. The fruit and depth you want, the
elegance you don't expect.
Merlot Blend: Château Grivière, Medoc
Cru Bourgeois, Bordeaux, France 2001 $58
Family-owned estate, just north of St. Estèphe.
Cabernet 40%, Merlot 55%, Cab Franc 5%
Merlot Blend: Château La Grave, Fronsac,
Bordeaux, France 2008 $64 70% Merlot, 30%
Cabernet Franc. Biodynamic. Delicious.
Mourvèdre: Donkey & Goat, The Prospector,
El Dorado, California 2010 $62 Dusty tannins,
with notes of dark berries, black tea, and licorice.
Zinfandel: Turley, Old Vines, California 2010
$68 A highly allocated wine that packs a punch.