Sleek and sophisticated, rich and sharply focused, loaded
with complex, concentrated currant, black cherry, mocha, toasty oak and
chocolaty flavors. Finishes with thick, well-integrated tannins, boding well
for the future.
Niebaum Cask- Cabernet Sauvignon 220
Supple-textured, ripe, rich and fleshy, with spice,
currant, black cherry and wild berry fruit
that’s well-proportioned. Firms up nicely on the finish,
where the tannins have just the right touch of grip.
Estate-Cabernet S. 200
Revealing sweeter tannin and a softer, riper, fuller
bodied style, the Chateau Montelena is a beautiful, classic wine with loads of
berry fruit, an earthy character, and a spicy, pure, finish.
Silver Oak Napa
Valley-Cabernet Sauvignon 170
The Silver Oak Napa Valley is a nuanced wine that
illustrate the results of cool , gradual ripening and a deft balance of
varietal components, It has dark garnet color and a complex nose of
boysenberry, truffles, wild game, soy and black pepper.
Nickel & Nickel
Sullenger – Cabernet S. 160
The clay-loam soils here built a finely structured
cabernet , a wine with complex red fruit flavors that touch on plum, fresh
pomegranate, rose hips and cherry pits. Gracious tannins contribute an earthy
spice, maintaining a textural finesse that is neither abrasive nor slick.
-Cabernet Sauvignon 120
Deep color promises rich
flavors-and it delivers with cassis, blackberries and just a hint of earthy
truffles and cedar. In the mouth, the wine is well balanced between acid and
tannin and the smooth, velvety finish.
Cakebread – Napa Valley-Cabernet S. 120
This Cabernet , Napa Valley is a deep
red-purple color. The nose is wild, exotic, and loaded with aromas of
liqueur-soaked plums, cocoa powder, dried chilies, and black licorice. It
is sweet and warm on entry, continues with incredible length, and manages to
walk the line between sweet and savory.
Shafer One Point Five-
Cabernet S. 120
Aroma of cedar, chocolate and herbs. The flavor is
complex, with blackberry, smoke, tobacco and dark chocolate being the most
pronounced. The tannins are ripe and supple, and the wine showcases a long pleasing
Cabernet Sauvignon 100
Pure, rich and focused, full-bodied and concentrated,
showing firm black cherry and blackberry fruit, with black olive, sage, dusty
earth and mineral hints. Gains depth and complexity, with a long persistent
Joseph Phelps- Cabernet
Dry and elegant and classically balanced. It displays
rich flavor of blackberries, black currants and cedar, with notes of violents
Jordan-Cabernet S. Sonoma County 90
A rich, elegantly styled, with generous ripe plum, black
cherry, herb and fresh earth notes that are vibrant and . Ecellent balance, finishing with a long,
-Cabernet S. Napa Valley 80
Strikes a nice balance between
dusty herb, sage, dried currant, green olive, black cherry and wild berry
flavors. Focused and persistent, gaining momentum. Finishes with drying,
Dark black in color, the nose gives an immediate aroma of
dark, smoky chocolate leading into ripe blackberries and sweet cherries with
notes of clove, vanilla and cocoa powder.
Hook – Cabernet S. Central
This wine pairs a vibrant purple color with expressive
aromas of blackberries and cassis. Richly textured on the palate, this wine’s
robust tannins provide a frame for black cherry flavors and spicy notes of
vanilla and cloves.
4 Bears -Cabernet
S. Paso Robles 40
Displays aromas of raspberry, cassis and cigar box. Once
in your mouth, the wines jammy raspberry fruit flavors and the combination of
oak and tannin nuances create a well balanced, rich and full bodied wine that
draws you in for more.
School-Cabernet S. California 36
Offers upfront aromas of ripe blackberry, chocolate and
cassis, with hints of vanillin. Similar deep berry flavors are enhanced by
elegant tannins and a rich, full finish. A diversity of porous soils and
microclimates among our various vineyards contributes to excellent depth and
complexity of flavors in the glass.
Sivas – Sonoma
– Cabernet Sauvignon 40
A bold wine showcasing aromas of blackberry cobbler,
mission fig, sorghum and a touch of
It unfolds with ripe flavors of blackberry, black plum
and black cherry coupled with cocoa and dusty cedar notes. Extended aging in
both French and American oak lends subtle hints of vanilla and cardamom.
Nickel –Merlot- Harris Vineyard 100
Smooth and persistent, this merlot offers flavor of dark
plum, sage and light herb enhanced by a realm of vanilla and toasty oak. The
unique character of this vineyard includes suppleness on the palate.
Emmolo - Merlot Napa Valley 70
This Napa Valley
Merlot displays a dark currant hue. Subtle notes of toasty oak are hig hlighted
with dense blackberry and peppery aromas. A concentrated core of plum, black
cherry and exotic coffee bean flavors coat the palate. Firm tannins give way to
hints of sage and toasted spice.
Charles Krug -
Napa Valley 55
Peter Mondavi Family Merlot,
aged in small French oak barrels, expresses berry aromas with blueberry notes
and a touch of roasted pecans. Careful pruning and handling of the fruit during
the year allows for the best flavor, color and seed maturity at harvest. A
chewy texture and superior balance lead to a lengthy finish.
Gladiator – Merlot Central Coast 27
Lovely aromatics of Emperor Cherry, blackberry, and cedar
in the nose underscored with a subtle hint of pencil lead shavings. Lush red
fruits fill the mouth in increasing intensity finishing with plums and a pretty
green thread over the background.
Cono Sur - Merlot Chile 25
This mouthwatering Merlot, lends distinct aromatics of
oak balanced with ample flavors of ripe cherries, blackberries and plum. Right
and full, truly and elegant wine from the nose to its long velvety finish.
Grgich Hills -Zinfandel
Napa Valley 85
Zin displays wonderful varietal aromas of jammy blackberry and raspberry
complemented by black pepper and cloves. These flavors carry through to the palate,
joined by spice and a hint of leather. The full-bodied fruit is balanced by
ripe tannins and brisk acidity – the key to a food-friendly wine. The spice and
black pepper make this Zinfandel a wonderful complement to almost anything on
-Zinfandel “York Creek” 60
deep ruby/purple color is followed by a tight but promising nose of
raspberry and briery fruit Intermingled with notions of oak, pepper
and resin. This dense, full-bodied, textured, voluptuous offering is both
exuberant and dramatic on the palate.
Four Wines -
Zinfandel California 35
Rich, fruit forward yet balanced wine. Ripe blackberry
and cocoa aromas lead to juicy
Blackberry jam and to asty chocolate flavors.
Unquestionably full bodied, this wine lingers on the palate and is mouth
filling yet pleasingly smooth.
The Guilty- Shiraz Australia 50
beautifully scented nose of acacia flowers, black fruits, and spicy new oak,
its full bodied with excellent ripeness, loads of flavor from mid-palate to
end, and a very long, impressive finish with plenty of black cherry and cassis.
The Formula – Robert’s
Shiraz South Australia 50
Ripe dark fruit aroma shows a slightly roasted element
and complicating hint of licorice and Indian spices.
Broad , sweet blueberry and plum tart flavors are
sharpened by a hint of cracked pepper. Shows good energy for its size and
finishes on a gently tannic note.
Writer’s Block Syrah 40
Rich colored, the wine exhibits
jammy blue/black fruit aromas with juicy and hedonistic flavors and a supple
finish. The palate is spicy, with intense chocolate and licorice characters.
Petite Sirah California 28
Inky purple-black in color, with
a violet rim. Aromas of blueberry, violet, elderberry, fennel, tea leaves and
vanilla bean. Slight tannins, with flavors of blackberry, blueberry, thyme
and a hint of cinnamon on the finish.
Willamette Valley 120
Trim and focused , with firm mineral pebble, dried
currant, sage and chicory flavors that build depth and complexity, holding the
Pinot Noir – Anderson Valley 100
and supple on the palate, with fine tannins, the wine delivers juicy black
cherry, red currant and black raspberry flavors that persist throughout a long,
lively finish featuring bright acidity and a refreshing minerality.
Scents are of fresh blackberry and raspberry, with
enticing hints of toasty cinnamon and strawberry candy. Sweet and spicy red and
black raspberry, blackberry and red cherry mingle with buttery cinnamon notes
Pinot Noir- Carneros 65
Refreshingly vibrant and
fruit-forward, this Pinot packs dark cherry and cassis flavors with touches of
rose petal and spice. Supported by fine-grained tannin and livelyacidity, it
finishes with touches of mineral and earth.
Pinot Noir - Oregon 60
Pretty and perfumed nose,
combines red and blue berry fruit aromas plus notes of volet and none of
vegetal character that sometimes pervades typical Carneros pinot..
Estate- Pinot Noir-Oregon 50
This Pinot Noir exhibits aromas of dark chocolate and
cherry, earthy spices and hints of ripe strawberry. Initial spicy notes on the
palate carry the berry flavors, creating a seamless texture. The velvety
structure complements the ample body, with nice cherry flavors lingering
through the clean finish.
Wine By Joe- Pinot
Noir- Oregon 45
This Pinot Noir shows strawberry and cherry preserves in
the nose and on the palate along with well-integrated hints of oak, vanilla,
and cassis. It has silky tannins and a pleasant medium-length finish with
flavors of tobacco and plum.
Pinot Noir- Mendicino County 33
Pretty cherry and red berry aromas, with a dash of
tea-leaf spice, introduce this lovely
Pinot Noir’s rich berry and sour-cherry Flavors.
Castle Rock Cuvee-Pinot
Noir- California 30
The wine is
elegant and medium-bodied, offering aromas of cherry, tea and herbal spice. On
the palate it is smooth with a silky texture and mild tannins, giving flavors
of black cherry, plum and spice, and finishing long and harmoniously.
Lucky Star- Pinot Noir-
This casual, light-bodied red wine has bright cherry
fruit on the bouquet. Tangy berry flavors will delight your palate. Lively
acidity gives the wine some zest and balances the fruit. Tannins are moderate,
and a hint of herbal complexity enhances the finish.
This is a landmark Amarone that has often acted as the
category's biggest ambassador abroad. It bursts open with aromas of dark berry,
spice, leather and tobacco, and it is both generous and long-lasting on the
Castiglione -Italy 100
Features cherry and strawberry fruit up front, with tobacco
and earth notes introducing the dense structure and licorice and leather
flavors. Loosely stitched, yet harmonious and long.
Vietti Barbera Tre Vigne – Italy 45
Ruby purple color with ripe red cherry
aromas and vanilla. With hints of violets the Barbera d'Alba Tre Vigne is
slightly rounder in structure than the Barbera d'Asti. On the palate it
shows bright acidity, soft tannins with good integration of oak, good
complexity and a lingering cherry finish.
Produttori Langhe Nebbiolo – Italy 50
Dark cherry, plum, violets, cloves and mint all jump
from the glass in a rich, textured Nebbiolo loaded with class and personality.
This is drop- dead gorgeous entry-level Nebbiolo from Barbaresco-designated
vineyards is drinking beautifully.
Chianti Classico-Italy 55
red with deep intensity and hue. Fruity, fine and elegant aromas dominated
by wild berries accompanied by various spicynotes. Fruity on the palate with
good tannins and a lingering finish.
Chianti Classico-Italy 45
Tuscan Chianti flavors from the Sangiovese therein. Good depth, a modest amount
of new oak flavors along with ripe berries and some vanillin tones. This is a
great pasta or cheeses pairing Chianti.
Paitin Dolcetto D’Alba
Sori Paitin - Italy 40
fresh medium bodied red. Strawberry and eucalyptous flavours. Good balance
between fruit and acid. Distinctive and very enjoyable.
Bocelli Sangiovese Rosso - Italy 40
from some of the best vineyard sites in Morellino, the fruit is deliciously
ripe and smoky, with notes of marasca cherry, granite, and rhubarb compote. The
finish is long and suitably dry, with admirable acidity that makes the palate
taut and pleasing.
La Valentina Montepulciano
d’Abruzzo- Italy 35
Color, deep ruby red; scent, intense complex, matured red
fruit, persistent; cleanly-
flavored, deep, full, round and
harmonious with a hint of red fruit, redcurrants, tobacco and liquorices at the
end defined aromas of blackberries, black cherries and distinct spicy hints.
Zenato Valpolicella- Italy 35
Valpolicella is deep ruby red in color with a complex nose
showing some dried fruit. An excellent
body and texture on the palate is complemented by a lingering finish. Enjoy with grilled meat dishes.
Cantele Primitivo - Italy 35
Gentle tannins, impressive acidity combine with the classic
delicacy and alcoholic content of Primitivo in the flavors of this once
forceful but now elegant and noble wine. Excellent with red meat and in
Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf Du Pape- France 120
Bright ruby. Lively, musky aromas of red berries, cherry,
anise and spices, augmented by hints of lavender and resin.
Chateau de Parenchere - France 38
Lively& intense ruby color. Fine nose, red fruit
& slight licorice aromas.
The attack is supple (slight
ensation of sweetness) with silky tannins.
Southern Right – Pinotage – South Africa 45
The nose offers up a plethora of red berry, red stone
fruit aromas with the varietals more defined notes pushing trough, hinting at
banana esters, along with some charcoal, earth and spice all adding
complementing subtleties without detracting from the fruits upfront appeal.
Skouras Saint George-
Nemea- Greece 40
This wine, from fruit sourced from high elevation
Agiorgitiko, displays a deep, inky color.
A powerful nose of dried
currant, tobacco and tea has some fresh wood aromas peeking out at the edges.
Its fruit is deep and rich, its tannins sophisticated, its acid subtle and
Dona Silvina - Classic
Malbec Argentina 45
wine shows notes of violets, fresh plums and blueberries and fresh turned
earth with a velvety mouth feel. The soft tannic structure from the carbonic
maceration results in a smooth, long finish.
Cigar Box -Malbec Argentina 33
Complex aromas with ripe plums, blackberry, blueberry,
sweet tar, licorice, black pepper, mint, truffle with a hint of mocha flavors,
giving an expressive and typical Argentinean character. It has sweet and smooth
tannins, nice body with supple and long finish.
Marques De Caceres- Rioja- Spain 33
With a bright ruby red color
and intense bouquet of red fruit, this is
pleasant wine, full and fleshy in the mouth. Pairs well with roasted meats or
flavorful stews. Primarily Temparaniilo, with
small percentages of Graciano and
Garnacha. If you haven’t tasted a Rioja before this will be the one to
Marietta Old Vine Red Lot # 57 35
Aromas of juicy and bright
red fruits (cherries, raspberries, etc) are packed next to fresh plums and
black currants. Some complex layers of licorice, sweet earth, and spice follow
Zlatan Crljenak - Croatia 70
This vibrant, extracted wine offers bright fruit, fresh
cherries and plums on the nose. Great structure and personality. Full body,
robust, yet youthful with inviting drinkability.
Mountain Cuvee – Napa County 60
The aromas are rich,
ripe and enticing, with sweet fruit layers of plum, binge cherry and cassis, as
well as notes of mocha, roasted coffee, cedar and baking spices, all supported
by delicious hints of French oak. On the palate, this wine is supple and round,
with balanced tannins, weighty texture and a smooth, mouthfilling structure. Though
there are abundant ripe red and black fruit flavors, there is also an elegant
complexity to this wine that comes from artful blending.
Tarima Hill Monastrell – Spain 38
Monastrell’s intensity of fruit shows throughout the wine;
red plums, black cherries, and raisins, and the toasty barrel power lingers as
well. There are a few green, herbal notes, and the wine finishes with a lingering
Laurent Perier 120
Subtle spice and hints of citrus. Warm toasty notes
balance the freshness of fruit. Medium bodied and very easy on the palate.
Perfectly balanced: a soft mouth feel belies the strong structure of the wine.
Finishes clean yet delicately lingers.
Louis Roederer Brut Premier 90
The Louis Roederer Brut Premier
is delicious; smooth and complex, revealing flavors of yeast, berry, ginger and
citrus, allied to a firm structure; firm, tactile sensation.
Veuve Du Vernay- Brut, France.. 35
This is a frisky sparkler with an attractive, yeasty
aroma and a luscious, creamy texture.
Lively, Crisp and Dry.
Grgich Hills Chardonnay-
Napa Valley 90
Medium straw color; fine ripe apple aroma with a hint of
sweet vanilla; medium bodied, firm and big boned on the palate, excellent
liveliness, fine structure; dry, good acidity, well-balanced; finely focused
flavors of stone fruits with a suggestion of sweet pear, excellent
concentration of fruit, a bit of mineral and oak; medium to lingering finish,
Jordan Chardonnay- Sonoma
citrus and mineral bouquet includes delicate aromas of crisp green apple, kiwi,
honey and lightly toasted oak. The balance of green apple fruit and crisp
acidity provide lasting flavors that will compliment the taste of quality sea
Chardonnay - Carneros 65
Lively and balanced with pleasing aromas and flavors of
crisp apple, lemon, and hints of pineapple; pure, clean acidity on the palate
with a long, refreshing finish.
White Oak Chardonnay- Russian River 45
Bright forward essences of white peach, honey roasted
nuts and nutmeg. Creamy tropical flavors with a hint of warm toast and mineral.
Leading to a rich lemony custard finish.
Silver Chardonnay- Central Coast California 45
Flaxen in color and fresh from start to finish, opens up
with aromas of fruit blossoms and Meyer lemon.
Bright citrus shines trough on the palate, with a crisp
acidity and depth that belies the wine’s unoaked character.
Chardonnay- California 35
and flavors of ripe pineapple are rampant in
this Chardonnay. Plenty of lemon lime citrus
is present and smoky spicy notes emerge to add just a bit of richness. A crisp
and clean wine and great with food.
Russian River 33
This wine begins with fresh
aromas of green apple and peach, with a touch of vanilla. A pure and vibrant
Chardonnay, with crisp flavors of lush peach and apple balanced by hints of
Chardonnay – Sonoma County 33
Aromas and flavors of fresh
peach, citrus and honeydew melon with an underlying hint of nougat and nutmeg
spice. The palate is even textured with stone fruit, green tropical and citrus
Chardonnay- South Africa 24
Aromas of crisp pear and fresh melon are packed into this
Chardonnay between rich tropical flavors of pineapple and guava. Hints of
citrus and spice round out the palate.
Marco Polo – Posip -
These environmental surroundings give this wine its
recognizable character. It is of a gold- yellowish colour, harmonius, warm,
recognizable scent flavours of almond flower, macchia aromas, bitter orange,
lovely bouquet of dry figs, roasted almonds and ling honey, soft and full,
delicious and of rich umami flavour.
Zlatan Otok Hvar - Croatia 45
Light gold in color, this wine smells of bee pollen,
candle wax, and yellow flowers. In the mout it is slick and satin textured,
with a nice weight on the tongue and flavors of melons, wet stones and
Posip Cara - Croatia 45
Gold-yellowish colour with green shades, varietal
flavours of almond and macchia plants, of a nice bouquet of candied orange peel
and terra rossa soil, of a gracefully full, smooth and substantial flavour.
Kozlovic – Malvazija – Croatia 45
Lemony, orange peel, pretty aromatic. Taut and crisp and
a fine sour finish. Straightforward and refreshing. Something slightly smoky,
almost coffee like.
The Innocent Viognier- Australia 50
Floral and sweet, the
Viognier exhibits fragrant aromas of pear and peach, with a delicate
touch of litchi and grapefruit. Sweet, bright flavors of citrus and pear are
offered up along with a supple texture. The clean, crisp finish is marked with
notes of grapefruit peel.
Sauvignon Blanc – Napa Valley 40
Round and fleshy with rich, ripe nectarine, yellow apple
and generous melon flavors supported by lively acidity on the finish.
Neil Ellis Sauvignon
Blanc- South Africa 30
Display nice herb and lime aromas and flavors, with good
richness to the straw and grapefruit notes that cme in on the back end.
Bastianich Friulano – Italy 45
A typical Friulano, which expresses the history and
terroir of Friuli. Medium-bodied, with ripe,
luscious pear flavors carried by a refreshing mineral flavor and zesty
mouthwatering acidity that mixed together create a perfect wine to enhance
food. The Friulano grape is also characterized by a slight almond edge.
Tramin Pinot Bianco- Italy 35
This white gold colored wine opens with a light pear and
citrus like bouquet. On the palate, this medium bodied wine is creamy, smooth,
well balanced with tangy lemon like flavors with a touch of minerality. The
finish is dry, tingly, tangy, and quite refreshing as it fades away.
Bollini - Pinot Grigio- Italy 35
dedicated to making wines without woody flavors - a devotee of stainless steel
– and while Pinot Grigio is rarely if ever subjected to oak-aging, his
experience with crafting deep and complex wines without resorting to wood
surely shows in this wine as well. The dominant aroma is pear, with mineral and
lemony notes also making an appearance.
Pinot Grigio - Italy 35
yellow in color with greenish highlights, this
is a wine to be enjoyed while it is young and shows the freshest fruit.
Refreshing and soft with a smooth, dry finish
and very balanced and harmonious. Recommended with lightly grilled
preparations, hearty soups and risotto dishes.
Pinot Gris - Oregon 42
Aromas include white peach, lemon zest and star fruit.
Flavors of citrus, fig and
sea salt exude acidity for a crisp, refreshing finish.
uses the “ Jean Baptiste” label, an allusion to a character in the German
dramatist Carl Zuckmayer’s play “The Jolly Vineyard”, to denote the wines it
considers particularly typical of the Rhine.
This one seems to fit. Its soft and sippable is focused on pears and apples, a
hint of fresh-fruit sweetness nicely balanced by a crisp fresh finish. Pairs
well with seafood.
Gewurztraminer - Germany 30
With an attack of lime, gooseberry and crisp green apple,
the eventual aroma is one of yellow fruit: apple, apricot, peach and pear.
There is a faint sense of pepper on the nose and a slightly salty feel too.
Fritz Zimmer Riesling - Germany 30
An off-dry style, with aromas of minerals and orange
blossoms, which makes it suitable during or after a meal.
Pine Ridge Chenin Bl./Viognier – Napa Valey 35
Brilliant and refreshing, this
bottling of our remarkable blend bursts with an array of delightful aromas,
opening with fresh lemon, juicy honeydew melon, pomelo and sweet mango,
complemented by soft orange blossom and carnation floral notes. The palate is
crisp and mouth-watering, leading with luscious papaya, yellow pear and ruby
grapefruit flavors that are balanced by hints of sweet tangerine and white tea.
The juicy fruit flavors linger through the clean and lively finish.