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)
Perrier Jouet Grand Brut
84.00
Graceful and tangy citrus flavors with a lively dry finish.
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.

Barton & Guestier Chardonnay, Pouilly-Fuisse, France
30
25.00
Lively, racy and full bodied, toasted character, impressive finish.
Benziger Chardonnay, Sonoma
29
27.00
Ripe and spicy with hints of fig, pear and anise.
Beringer Private Reserve Chardonnay, Napa
19
63.00
Hints of toasty oak show on the finish, where it turns complex.
Cambria Chardonnay, Santa Maria
25
44.00
Citrus, tangerine, pear and pineapple that spread out on the finish.
Chalk Hill Chardonnay, Sonoma
22
90.00
Hints of citrus, pear, hazelnut, vanilla and spice.
Chamisal Unoaked Chardonnay, California
12
36.00
Refreshing acidity, flavors of pear and lemon with a long finish.
Charles Krug Chardonnay, Carneros
31
42.00
Apple, melon, ripe pear and spice with a smooth finish.
Clos du Bois Chardonnay, North Coast
32
26.00
Bright and clean, vanillin and a touch of cream.
Columbia Crest Chardonnay, Washington
17
26.00
Ripe, full of tropical fruit, pear and citrus, very enjoyable.
Ferrari-Carano Chardonnay, Alexander Valley
13
49.00
Moderately ripe and rich, with a touch of peach, pear, fig and mineral flavors.
Greg Norman Chardonnay, Australia
34
33.00
Full bodied, rich and dry with intense flavors, rich, creamy texture.
Heitz Chardonnay, Napa
24
46.00
Modest range of earthy pear and oak notes.
Hess Chardonnay, California
11
27.00
Intense and concentrated with spice and green apple flavors.
J. Lohr Riverstone Chardonnay, Monterey
15
27.00
Very smooth buttery finish separates this from the rest.
Kendall Jackson Chardonnay, California
20
35.00
Elegant and flavorful, ripe and creamy with juicy pear and apple.
Kenwood Chardonnay, Sonoma
18
26.00
Crisp, clean grapefruit, pear and apple.
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.
Mirth unoaked Chardonnay, Washington
28
23.00
A clean, vibrant Chardonnay with flavors of golden delicious apples.
Pascal Bouchard Chardonnay, Chablis, France
14
33.00
A crisp refreshing un-oaked wine with a subtle mineral finish
Robert Mondavi Chardonnay, Napa
27
36.00
Smooth and polished ripe flavors of pear, fig and pineapple.
Rosemount Chardonnay, Australia
33
26.00
Ripe, spicy and vibrant apple, pear and citrus flavors on the finish.
Simi Chardonnay, Napa
21
31.00
Sleek and elegant, ripe pear, spice, fig, melon, elegance & finesse.
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.
St. Francis Chardonnay, Sonoma
10
27.00
Plenty of smokey, toasty oak, pear, fig and hazelnut, rich creamy finish.
Waterbrook Chardonnay, Washington
26
26.00
Smooth & fragrant with its pear, cream & vanilla aromas.

Pinot Grigio

Acrobat Pinot Gris, Oregon
40
27.00
Melon, green apple, citrus, spice & tropical fruit flavors of tangerine, lemon, kiwi & pear.
Altanuta Pinot Grigio. Valdadige, Italy
36
29.00
Creamy with yellow fruit, dried apricot, to which spicy, herbaceous notes mingle. It has a solid ripe acidity structure, which makes it lively and refreshing, with a long finish.
Anne Amie Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon
39
29.00
Green apple aromasleading to kiwi, lemon and cr
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.
Joel Gott Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon
38
27.00
Rich palate, lemon, lime, orange blossom

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.

Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling, Washington
55
26.00
Fresh peach and floral aromas. Juicy peach, ripe apricots.
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.
S.A. Prum Kabinett Riesling, Mosel, Germany
54
35.00
Ripe apricot and citrus fruit, elegantly structured with pronounced mineral characteristics.

Sauvignon Blanc/Fume 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.

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.
Domanie Fournier Sauvignon Blanc, Sancerre, France
46
45.00
Full and round at first, followed by a sensation of crispness. A touch of anise lingering. Notes of gooseberries, grapefruit and mineral. This wine has particularly well kept its young character.
Frog's Leap Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma
41
39.00
Fresh, Delicate and flavorful.
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.
Hogue Fume Blanc, Washington
43
27.00
Floral with pretty apple and herb that linger on the balanced finish.
Pacifico Sur Sauvignon Blanc, Chile
48
23.00
Nicely herbal, with lemon and butter notes that are tangy through the finish.
Rutherford Ranch Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley
42
29.00
Flavors of gooseberry, lime and Meyer lemon with bright acidity.
Sea Glass Sauvignon Blanc, Santa Barbara
44
23.00
Zesty citrus flavors with a crisp clean finish.
Sterling Sauvignon Blanc, California
49
29.00
Nicely herbal, with lemon and butter notes that are tangy through the finish.
Waterbrook Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Valley, WA
45
28.00
Aroma of apple with zesty lime and passion fruit.

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.
Mouton Cadet, Phillipe de Rothschild, Bordeaux
59
26.00
Crisp & focused, with a touch of richness & lemon flavors.
Pavao Vinho Verde, Portugal
58
23.00
Flavors of lemon-lime and green gooseberry with a slight spritz.

Wines by the Glass

Firestone Riesling
8.50
Citrus aromas | Jasmine & lime zest | Just the right amount of honey
Francis Coppola Directors Cut Chardonnay
8.25
Ripe fruit flavor | Prominent oak and spice
Kendall Jackson Chardonnay
8.50
Elegant | Ripe & creamy | With juicy pear and apple
Kono Sauvignon Blanc
7.75
Vibrant | Intense citrus & gooseberry | Notes of capsicum and passion fruit
Kris Pinot Grigio
8.25
Lean | Refreshing | Hints of blossom & honey
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.
Chateau Ste. Michelle Merlot, Washington
67
33.00
Raspberry, fruit flavors, spice, vanilla, mocha, supple finish.
Columbia Crest Merlot, Washington
63
23.00
Smooth and spicy with dark cherry and licorice flavors.
Ferrari-Carano Merlot, Sonoma
69
48.00
Crisp, with light plum, jam and cedary notes.
Francis Coppola Merlot, California
64
40.00
Smooth, herbal black cherry & currant flavors & integrated tannins.
Franciscan Merlot, Napa
66
42.00
A complex style, with a range that goes from ripe cherry & currant to herb & bell pepper. Echoes wines that are much more expensive.
Keenan Merlot, Napa, California
78
59.00
Blueberry, tea and spice cut through the thickness of all that fruit.
Meridian Merlot, Santa Barbara
70
23.00
Smooth and spicy, with a toasty edge to the modest plum & berry.
Ravenswood 'Vintner's Blend' Merlot, California
72
24.00
Well proportioned, with supple, earthy berry and cherry flavors that pick up a spicy edge.
Round Hill Merlot, Central Coast, California
62
21.00
Flavors of cherry and blueberry intertwined with hints of vanilla and dried herbs.
Rutherford Ranch Merlot, Napa, California
60
31.00
Luscious, blueberry and cherry flavors and a silky finish.
Souverain Merlot, Alexander Valley
65
32.00
Classic aromas of ripe black plum, black currant and blueberry with hints of clove and toasted oak.
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.
Steltzer, Stags Leap, Napa, California
75
42.00
Rich full bodied fruit flavors, with a hint of vanilla & spice.
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.
Waterbrook, Columbia Valley, Washington
73
30.00
Blackberries, plums, blueberry aromas with a hint of pepper.
Wente Sandstone Merlot, Livermore Valley
61
33.00
Currant, plum, cedar and spice with a velvety texture.
William Hill, Napa Valley, California
74
43.00
Dark fruit, plum, black cherry, toasted oak, chocolate, smooth finish.

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.

Beaulieu Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, California
86
25.00
Currant, cedar and plum notes, with a solid finish.
Benziger Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma
84
35.00
Concentrated black cherry, mineral and herb.
Beringer Knight's Valley Cabernet, Napa
91
58.00
Aromas of ripe black fruit, mocha, dried herbs and licorice. This versatile wine has supple blue and black fruit notes accented by dark chocolate, roasted coffee and a silky, lingering finish.
Estancia Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley
90
30.00
Warm plum, black currant and vanilla flavors are round and easy to like.
Geyser Peak Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma
79
31.00
Tight, a bit tart, with firm tannins gripping the earthy cherry and plum flavors.
Hess Cabernet Sauvignon, California
88
35.00
Soft and fragrant, with generous red cherry and plum aromas and flavors.
J. Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles
82
31.00
Beautiful ruby color, full berry flavors, hints of pepper & vanilla.
Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles
89
33.00
Ruby black in color,displays aromas of black currant, crushed blackberry and cherry, with undertones of charred sandalwood, black peppercorn, eucalyptus and a dash of cinnamon.
Raymond Cabernet Sauvignon, California
85
39.00
A very drinkable Cabernet showing fresh herb and spice on the finish.
Rock & Vine Cabernet Sauvignon, California
83
29.00
Full bodied with ripe plum and cherry, finishing with firm tannins.
St. Francis Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
80
36.00
Soft-textured, with pleasant flavors of bay leaf, black cherry.
Sterling Cabernet Sauvignon, California
87
54.00
Pepper and spice with a touch of cherry, rich chocolate finish.
Waterbrook Cabernet, Columbia Valley, WA
81
30.00
Cherry and spice flavors combine with a richmouthfeel, good structure and long finish.
William Hill Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
93
64.00
Sleek, rich and elegant with fresh berry and currant throughout.

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.

Bridgeview Pinot Noir, Oregon
94
29.00
Generous in flavor, lignt in frame, raspberry and spice flavors.
Fougeray Beauclair Burgundy , France
95
34.00
Light red cherry notes with smooth tannins and a long finish.
Four Graces Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon
97
48.00
The palate is soft with swarming notes of bramble fruits, cherry pie, and cranberries. French oak has contributed a velvety softness without masking the lovely red and black fruit characteristics.
La Crema Pinot Noir, Monterey, California
100
41.00
Flavors of Strawberry, plum, earth and sweet tobacco.
Louis Jadot Pinot Noir, Burgundy, France
168
34.00
Supple, velvety, class burgundian style, world class wine!
Mark West Pinot Noir, California
99
28.00
Quite light and refreshing with fresh strawberry and cherry flavors.
Raptor Ridge Reserve Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley
98
46.00
Dark garnet in color. Black cherry and baking chocolate on the nose. Velvet finish that lingers of plum and caramel.
Robert Mondavi Pinot Noir, California
103
45.00
Complex with toasty oak, fresh cherry flavors, spicy finish lingers.
Rodney Strong Pinot Noir, California
102
39.00
Smooth & harmonious, medium weight, with pleasant cherry and spice notes.

Italian

Allegrini Palazzo della Torre, Italy
113
34.00
Blend of Covina, Ronidinella, and Sangiovese. The wine that made Allegrini famous!
Castello Banfi, Chianti Classico Riserva, Tuscany
117
36.00
Soft, ripe, easy-drinking with cherry notes and spice.
Castello di Bossi Chianti, Italy
161
34.00
Deep ruby, ripe cherries, red plums and toasted vanilla.
il Fauno di Arcanum, Tuscany, Italy
164
49.00
Blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese & Petit Verdot. Plum cherry & blackberry.
Marchesi di Barolo, Barbera d'Alba, Italy
112
31.00
Plenty of ripe fruit and smoky character. Full body with light tannins and a crisp finish.
Ruffino Chianti Classico Riserva, Tuscany
114
45.00
Solid fruit, ample tannins and tasty peppery flavors.
Speri Valpolicella 'La Roverina', Veneto, Italy
162
28.00
Deep and rich fruit with layered spice and cherry notes.
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.
Tommasi Valpolicella 'Ripasso', Veneto, Italy
163
48.00
Aged 24 months in oak, full bodied and very intense.

Shiraz/Syrah

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.
Cline Syrah, California
118
29.00
Ripe berry and cherry flavors with a soothing ending.
Jacobs Creek Shiraz, Australia
120
26.00
Bright fruit flavor, boldness of Cabernet, the chunky style of Shiraz.
Michael David 6th Sense Syrah
166
30.00
Big and juicy, deep red tones, plum, blackberry, tame tannins.
Rosemount Estate Shiraz, Australia
121
27.00
Polished & silky featuring sweet blackberry and anise.
Stag's Leap Winery Petite Sirah, Napa, California
165
63.00
Layers of dark, juicy fruit, clove & pepper spice, rich earthiness.

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.

Criss Cross Zinfandel, Lodi, California
108
30.00
Impressive wine, loads of berry fruit, spice & pepper on the finish.
Kendall Jackson Vintners's Reserve Zinfandel, California
167
30.00
Bright blackberry and raspberry. Notes of oak.
Kenwood Zinfandel, Sonoma
107
24.00
Ripe cherry, blackberry, tea and spice, mild tannins on the finish.
Predator Old Vines Zinfandel, Lodi, California
109
28.00
An intense, full-bodied wine with red fruit, blackberry and spice. Lingering tannins over a long, smoky finish.
Ravenswood 'Vintner's Blend' Zinfandel, California
105
22.00
Tastes deep, lively and supple, with smooth, ripe cherry and berry flavors.
Rodney Strong Old Vines Zinfandel, Sonoma
106
37.00
Elegant and focused with pretty raspberry and spice flavors, with firm tannins.
Seven Deadly Zins, Lodi, California
104
31.00
It offers fresh ground pepper and an array of spices, thanks to the 12 months in American oak. Dried fruit (cranberries and dates) on the mid palate, with a finish reminiscent to a slice of warm boysenberry pie.

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.

Banfi Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany
150
114.00
Deep, rich, full-bodied and well structured.
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.
Frog's Leap Merlot, Sonoma
147
60.00
Ripe, firm and focused, with a red currant and cherry core.
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.
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.
Merryval Merlot, Napa
151
50.00
Richly textured. This striking merlot shows complex blackberry, cassis, chocolate and licorice flavors.
Opus One Split, Napa, California
136
136.00
Classic Bordeaux style red. Ripe, rich black cherry and currant. The name speaks for itself.
Opus One, Napa, California
136
379.00
Classic Bordeaux styled red. Ripe, rich black cherry and currant. The name speaks for itself.
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)
Raymond Generations Cabernet, California
140
129.00
Striking dark ruby color in the glass and opens with graceful aromas of blackberry, raspberry, and toasted oak.
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.
Staglin Family Cabernet, Rutherford Bench
135
230.00
Powerful and robust with black fruit flavors and spice leading to a long silky finish.
Trefethen Merlot, Napa
146
57.00
Spice, cherry, blackberry and blueberry brushed with oak.
Waterbrook Reserve Merlot, Washington
143
40.00
Ripe flavors of plum and berry and a velvety texture.
Whitehall Lane Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
149
64.00
Tiers of juicy plum with a deep core of black currant under silky tannis.

Other Reds and Blends

Bodega Catena Zapata, Mendoza, Argentina
156
26.00
Deep aromas of ripe red and dark fruits are joined by delicate violet and lavender notes, with traces of vanilla and mocha. A rich, concentrated mouthfeel is highlighted by flavors of blueberries and blackberries with a touch of leather and cinnamon.
Campo Viejo Reserva, Rioja, Spain
127
28.00
Spiced cherry and earthy notes blend together in this nicely aged medium bodied wine.
Chateau la Freynelle, Bordeaux, France
123
27.00
Balanced and smooth, with flavors of raspberry & cherries.
Cote du Rhone, B&G, Rhone
128
26.00
Ripe, youthful and full-bodied. Blackberry and cherry flavors, touch of pepper and smokieness on the 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.
Kiona Cabernet/Merlot, Washington
129
25.00
Ripe fruit aromas are framed by a generous (but not dominant) splash of oak. Elegence and finesse is the name of the game with this wine.
Las Rocas Garnacha, Calatayud, Spain
125
26.00
Ripe and supple, with chocolate and tobacco lovely berry and currant flavors.
Matchbook Tinto Rey Red Blend, California
159
31.00
Unique blend of Tempranillo & Syrah ,red berry, black cherry & spice, round and silky tannins.
Mouton Cadet, Barone Phillipe Rothschild, Bordeaux
130
27.00
A fresh, firm wine with a attractive cherry and licorice notes.
Ontanon Crianza,Tempranillo, Rioja, Spain
160
28.00
Blend of Tempranillo & Garnacha. Dark berry, spice, vanilla, toasty oak, juicy, long finish. A fantastic value!
Paul Autard, Chateaneuf de Pape, Rhone, France
132
61.00
Intensely concentrated with dark fruit, spice chocolate and oak.
Perrin & Fils Chateauneuf du Pape, Rhone
131
67.00
Gamey, leathery with rich strawberry and red cherry notes; hint of herb and lavender.
Tapiz Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina
155
31.00
Lovely mouthfeel, crushed plum, raspberry, mocha, spicy finish.
Waterbrook Melange, Columbia Valley, Washington
124
29.00
A Super-Tuscan style blend of Sangiovese, Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet.

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
Francis Coppola Votre Sante Pinot Noir
8.50
Fresh raspberries & rose petals | Impressions of pomegranate, cherries, and anise
Hess Select Cabernet Sauvignon
10.00
Soft | Fragrant | Generous red cherry and plum aromas
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

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