Wine List

WINES BY THE GLASS

BUBBLES

Prosecco, Flor   off-dry, effortlessly light & completely refreshing Italian bubbly, from the iconic Bastianich restaurant group

Sparkling Rosé, Maui Wine, “Lokelani”   a very pretty, off-dry, wonderfully refreshing bubbly from Maui. What a way to start!

WHITE WINES                                                         

GREAT VALUES                                                                                                                                                

(Chardonnay), Los Padres 2015 (California)    a tasty, pure, minerally, wonderfully fresh & uplifting, “mountain” grown Chardonnay  

Riesling, Hooked 2016 (Germany)    an ever so slightly sweet, refreshingly fruity, effortlessly light & delicious German white

CAFÉ/ BISTRO STYLED WINESmost apropos with our foods

Vermentino de Sardegna, Sella & Mosca  2016 (Italy)     a dry, tasty, crisp, completely refreshing Sardinian “country” white, ideal with our foods

Verdiso, Gregoletto 2015  (Italy)     a dry, masculine, mineral driven, savory & food friendly white wine from northeast Italy.  A nearly forgotten grape vine from former SLO Foods “Winemaker of the Year”.

Dry Rosé,  Elvio Tintero   2017  (Italy)         a fabulous, dry, tasty, pretty, highly refined, remarkably light & ethereal pink-ster

Chardonnay, Costa de Oro “Santa Barbara” 2015 (California) a terrific, mineral driven (think seashells), wonderfully pure, crisp, refreshing favorite.  Thank goodness, we can still get this gem to offer by the glass!

A DUO OF TASTY, VERY INTERESTING MEDITERRANEAN WHITE WINES

(Vermentino), Corse Calvi, Maestracci “E Prove”  2018  (Corsica)     a stellar, tasty, masculine, savory, stony,  wine from the small, remote island of Corsica, just below southern France.  Having been there, I can smell the sun baked rocks, wild   shrub/  herbs that surround the vineyard.  It is like I am there again!                                                   

(Inzolia-Cataratto-Malvasia) Salina, Virgona 2017   (Italy)   a dry, crisp, wonderfully captivating, refreshing & uniquely fragrant white wine from the island of Salina, just north of Sicily—a member of SLO Foods—very much driven by sustainability.

RED WINES

GREAT VALUE

Cabernet Sauvignon, Drumheller “Columbia Valley” 2016 (Washington)      a very tasty, juicy style of Cabernet—a great value from Washington state

CAFÉ/ BISTRO STYLED WINESlight, gulpable & most apropos with our foods

(Dolcetto blend) Rosso, Elvio Tintero 2015 (Italy)        a true Italian “country” red–tasty, fresh, easy, fun & gulpable—meant to drink with friends

Lambrusco di Sorbara, Paltrinieri “Piria” (Italy)            a FIZZY, very tasty, wonderfully light, food friendly, completely refreshing Italian “country” red. It is really hard finding one this delicious & authentic to the Old Ways. Must try!

Grolleau, Catherine & Pierre Breton  2018  (France)      an exotically perfumed, light colored & light bodied, very delicious/ wildly rustic Loire Valley red, produced from a nearly forgotten grape vine & grown & crafted by wife & husband superstars.

A QUARTET OF SAVORY, MEDITERRANEAN STYLED REDS

(Aghiogitiko blend), Domaine Skouras “Zoe”   (Greece)            a VERY tasty, savory, intriguingly rustic, wonderfully food friendly Greek “country” red

(Sangiovese blend), Casa alle Vacche “Colli Senesi” 2013 (Italy)            thankfully we found this more classically made “country” style of Chianti—produced from 3 indigenous grape varieties–one that is tasty, authentic, interesting & wonderfully food friendly.

(Mencia blend), Bierzo, Raúl Pérez “Ultreia-St Jacques” 2017 (Spain)       another terrific, masculine, wildly rustic, mega-savory/earthy Old Vine red, crafted by a New Age winemaking ““game changer”, which is surprisingly transparent, UN-heavy & civil

(Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre), Poseur 2013 (California)     one of our recent discoveries from Paso Robles—masculine,so savory, wonderfully ripe & mouthfilling with lots of intriguing minerality & earthy character AND suave-ability!

NEW WORLD DISCOVERIES

(Cabernet-Petite Verdot-Merlot), Los Padres ”Margarita Ranch” (California)        a very tasty, classy, suave Cabernet blend from the high elevation, fog laden hills of southern Paso Robles crafted exclusively for Hawaiian Airlines First Class Domestic service

Pinot Noir, CF Wines “Santa Maria Valley” 2016 (California)            a very elegant, feminine, lovely, seductively textured Pinot—a style we love—produced exclusively for us by Gary Burk of Costa de Oro!

Malbec, Red Schooner  (Argentina)         a full throttle, deeply flavored, masculine, “mountain grown” stud, done with Caymus winemaking & expertise. If you want BIG & decadent, this one is for you.

WINES BY THE BOTTLE

 

CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING WINES
Prosecco, Flor (Italy)
Prosecco, Gregoletto “Sui Lieviti” (Italy)  true, artisan Prosecco, done the old fashion way
Brut Rosé, Raventós i Blanc “De Nit” 2015 (Spain) wonderfully ethereal & pretty
Brut Rosé, Tenuta San Michele “Murgo—Metodo Classico” 2014 (Italy) Mt Etna magic
Cristal, Louis Roederer 1999

“GROWER” CHAMPAGNES—SENSATIONAL, single estate, artisan, handcrafted specialties

Brut Preference, J. Lassalle “Premier Cru”

Brut Rosé, Veuve Fourny “Vertus Premier Cru”

Vilmart Premier Cru “Coeur de Cuvee” 2005 a true icon

WHITE WINES
WINES FOR MEDITERRANEAN INSPIRED FOODS

Vermentino de Sardegna, Sella Mosca 2016 (Sardegna, Italy)  the very style of dry, tasty, food friendly white typically served in cafes & bistros along the Mediterranean

Pecorino, Offida, Ciù Ciù “La Merlettaie” 2016 (Italy)  a very tasty, masculine, virile, savory, though light, stony & refreshing “country” styled white

Pinot Grigio, Bastianich “Vini Orsone” 2015 (Italy)  a tasty, mesmerizingly minerally, crisp & remarkably light, wonderfully food friendly Italian

Moschofilero, Skouras “Salto–Wild Ferment” 2016 (Greece)  a fabulous, exotically perfumed Greek white with a truly uplifting, mesmerizing personality.

Albarino, Fillaboa “Rias Baixas”  2017  (Spain)   a dry, riveting, wonderfully fragrant, uplifting, vivacious Spanish “country” white wine

Pinot Bianco, Terlan 2017 (Italy)  a dry, pure, absolutely riveting, completely uplifting & refreshing “mountain grown” wine

(Nascetta), Langhe, Marco Capra “Conna” 2018 (Italy)  a SENSATIONAL standout – a nearly forgotten grape vine – strikingly aromatic, uplifting & mesmerizing

Assyrtiko, Sigalas “Santorini” 2017 (Greece)  a Greek standout–dry, profoundly mineral driven, masculine, savory, assertive & truly mesmerizing.

Malvasia, Kante 2013 (Italy)  a lovely, enticing, captivating combo of exotic perfume, minerality & sophistication, done by a true Master

(Fenile, Ginestra & Ripoli) Marisa Cuomo “Fiorduva”  2013 (Italy)  one of Italy’s white wine treasures—profoundly stony & noble, sophisticated & entirely otherworldly.

(Carignane Blanc blend), Les Mille Vignes “Le Pied des Nymphettes” 2014  (Southern France)   certainly one of the most unique, interesting & outlandish white wines we have experienced from the Mediterranean – SENSATIONAL, dry, masculine, savory, stony & reminiscent of the surrounding wild countryside

Rosé—there is a reason why top restaurants serve pink wines. They can make food taste better!

DRY Rosé, Clos La Coutale “Malbec”  2018  (southwest France) a very savory, tasty, masculine, wonderfully food friendly Rosé from the sun baked Basque countryside

Bandol Rosé, Domaine de Terrebrune 2017 (France)  one of the finest, incredibly food friendly, absolutely delicious & captivating Pink wines in the world!

 

CHARDONNAY
MINIMAL OAK
Poppy “Santa Lucia Highlands” 2015  a fabulous, new find, which over delivers for the dollar

Los Padres “Paso Robles” 2016  a very tasty, pure, uplifting, mesmerizing, food friendly “mountain gown” Chardonnay

Henri Perrusset “Macon Villages” (France)  one of our favorite French “country” white wines—tasty, mesmerizing & gulpable

Ojai “Bien Nacido Vineyard”   own rooted vines planted in 1973 – truly pure, wonderfully transparent, mineral driven & ultra classy

Neyers “304” 2016  an absolutely stellar, really captivating, pure, riveting, standout Carneros born Chardonnay

 

WELL INTEGRATED OAK

Ancient Peaks “Santa Margarita Ranch” 2015  a very tasty, fresh, completely refreshing, minerally, “mountain grown” Paso Robles gem

Melville “Estate-Santa Rita Hills” 2015  a superb, tasty, charming, mineral driven, elegant, well textured Chardonnay star

Au Bon Climat “Sanford & Benedict Vineyard” 2017  wonderfully pure, minerally Chardonnay done with precision, refinement, nuance, grace & sophistication

BOLD & OAKY
Olelo “Central Coast” 2016  such a great value discovery– from Master Sommelier Michael Jordan—tasty, so seamless & classy

Mer Soleil “Reserve” 2015  for those looking for a lush, creamier, wonderfully layered style of Chardonnay from the Caymus group

Scherrer “Scherrer  Vineyard” 2014  one of California’s best—this certainly would be Cru level if California had such a category

Chanin “Sanford & Benedict Vineyard” 2013  a mega-intense, masculine, savory, highly acclaimed Chard by phenom Gavin Chanin

Relic “The Sage” 2015  a WOWZA, truly eye catching Sonoma Coast standout from true vignerons – Schatzi Throckmorton & Mike Hirby

 

OUR LATEST DISCOVERIES

Savigny-les-Beaune Blanc, Guillemot “Dessus Les Golardes”  2014 (France)   throwback, old vine white Burgundy – 30% Chardonnay & 70% Pinot Blanc – by a small, artisan wine “yoda”

Tyler “Bien Nacido-W Block” 2015  one of the very top, most revered Chardonnay parcels—planted in 1973 on its own roots done by a master

RESERVE SELECTIONS
Patz & Hall “Hyde Vineyard” 2014

The Hilt “Old Guard” 2013  a profound, REAL showstopper, Santa Barbara-n masterpiece from the Screaming Eagle group

Peter Michael “Belle Côte Vineyard” 2009

 

FRENCH WHITE BURGUNDY
Montagny PREMIER CRU, JM Vincent 2014  all about purity

Givry PREMIER CRU, François Lumpp “Petit Marole” 2014

St. Aubin PREMIER CRU , Larue “Murgers des Dent de Chien” 2015   what a steal!  world class, old vine Chardonnay from just behind the Montrachet & Chevalier Montrachet slope

Puligny-Montrachet, Jean-Marc Vincent “Corvée des Vignes” 2013  What a discovery! Really good wine….artisanal, personal, handcrafted– from a family & a true vigneron!

 

OTHER WHITES
Sauvignon Blanc, Mohua 2017 (New Zealand)  a captivating, vivacious, “bright eyed & bushy tail”, refreshing New Zealander

Sauvignon Blanc, Ancient Peaks  “Santa Margarita Ranch” 2017 (California)  a very minerally, deliciously dry, effortlessly light, crisp & refreshing “mountain grown” white

Moscatel, Botani “Old Vines” 2015 (Spain)  a dry, clash of high pitched exotic lime blossom perfume & mesmerizingly minerally – crazy good!

Hondarrabi Zuri/Hondarrabi Beltza), Txakolina, Amerztoi  2018  (Spain)  a dry, slightly FIZZY, wonderfully food friendly white from the Basque coast of Spain. Ideal with tapas!

Sauvignon, Peter Dipoli “Voglar” 2014  experience one of northern Italy’s great talents, a secret largely guarded within Italy’s borders, until now

Albarino, Cambiata “Monterey” 2015 (California) only 205 cases produced, a wonderfully perfumed, mesmerizing, “bright eyed & bushy tailed” contemporary white

Malvasia Bianca, Palmina “Larner Vineyard”  2014  (California)  a slightly aged, wonderfully perfumed, dry, incredibly food friendly wine for those who dare to be adventurous

Muller Thurgau DRY, CF Wines 2016 (Germany)  a VERY minerally, elegant, wonderfully pure & food friendly from “2003 Gault Millau Winemaker of the Year”

Malvasia Bianca, Birichino “Pétulant Naturel” 2017 (California)  a SENSATIONAL, unique white—crazy, uplifting aromatics, FIZZY, murky, riveting & incredibly food friendly

(Viognier) Condrieu, Faury 2015 (France)  one of the most unique & interesting whites—exotic, mesmerizing, sophisticated & entirely otherworldly

Riesling Kabinett, Meulenhof “Erdener Treppchen” 2014 (Germany)

Riesling Spätlese, Haart & Piesporter Goldtröpfchen 2007 (Germany)

 

RED WINES
CABERNET SAUVIGNON & BLENDS
ELEGANT & SUAVE
CF WINES “Santa Barbara” 2015 elegant Cab crafted by a world class Pinot master

Catena “Vista Flores” 2014 (Argentina)

Los Padres  2016

Ancient Peaks “Pikake” 2016  What a discovery! Exclusively crafted for Hawaiian Airlines First Class International

Consortium “Napa Valley” 2014  pound for pound, a GREAT Napa Valley VALUE

Scherrer “Alexander Valley” 2015  all about elegance, refinement & purity

 

DEEP & OAKY
Ancient Peaks “Margarita Vineyard” 2016

Catena “High Mountain Vines” 2015 (Argentina)

Daou “Paso Robles” 2017

Obsidian Ridge “Obsidian Ridge Vineyard” 2016

The Pairing  2014  a very savory, masculine, elegant, UN-heavy, GREAT VALUE Cabernet blend by a superstar

Falcone Family “Paso Robles”  2016  a true artisan, classy, masculine, savory, well textured thoroughbred – 100% Cabernet, planted in 2000

Force Majeure “Collaboration V” 2013 (Washington)   a 95 to 97pt masterpiece

 

WONDERFUL DISCOVERIES
Neyers “Left Bank” 2017  a truly superb, tasty, elegant, suave, au naturale minded 92 point Napa Valley blend

Camino “Montecillo Vineyard”  2014  a SENSATIONAL discovery!  100% hillside Cab planted in 1964, done with civility & class

 

NAPA VALLEY ALL STARS
Selene “Dead Fred Vineyard” 2007  Yes, a 2007….from the winery’s library!!!

Forman “Estate” 2012 one of California’s finest

Neyers “Conn Valley Estate” 2015–$132  one of Napa’s finest

Behrens Family “Crowley Vineyard” 2010 93 points

 

RED BORDEAUX
Château Moulin “Canon-Fronsac” 2010 from the winery’s library

Château Gombaude Guillot “Pomerol” 2006 from the winery’s library

 

MERLOT
Ancient Peaks “Santa Margarita Ranch” 2015 a family owned, GREAT VALUE!

Vita Nova “Santa Barbara” 2012

Selene “Frediani Vineyard” 2013  one of California’s finest—crafted by an iconic, true “Hall of Fame” winemaker

Neyers “Napa Valley” 2013  MAGNUM truly one of the finest ever!  The last hurrah!

 

LIGHTER BODIED REDS

Pinot Noir, Gryphon Crest  “Baden” 2015 (Germany)  an intentionally ultra- light, light colored, pretty, food friendly & totally gulpable German “country” red

(Pinot Noir-Gamay Noir-Cot) Cheverny, Salvard 2018  (France)  a VERY delicious &  upbeat, incredibly light, airy & ethereal blend of minerality, savoriness & gulpabilty

(Mencia), Bierzo, José Antonio García “Unculin” 2014 (Spain)  60 to 100 year old vines–a VERY delicious, pure, intriguingly rustic, captivating—a blend of the old & new

(Gamay Noir), Beaujolais, Dupeuble 2016  quintessential French “country” red—ultra light, delicious, food friendly, gulpable & uber au naturale

(Gamay Noir), Moulin-à-Vent, Stéphane Aviron “Vieilles Vignes” 2013  a very tasty, masculine, unassumingly age worthy, organic, truly artisan, old vine Cru Beaujolais.

Grolleau, Catherine & Pierre Breton 2018  (France)  a very light colored/bodied, juicy, delicious, wildly rustic, savory organic, old vine Loire Valley “country” red

(Gamay Noir), Beaujolais, Quentin Harel “Charron” 2017 (France)  lighter colored, tasty, mouthwatering, & wonderfully savory—organically farmed newcomer

(Gamay Noir), Fleurie, Jean Foillard 2014  a STANDOUT, provocative, masterful, tasty, UN-heavy, au naturale “game changer”

 

PINOT NOIR
Poppy Wine Co. “Monterey” 2016

Landmark “Overlook” 2015 a delicious, contemporary, pretty, great value

Cambiata “Monterey” 2016  a tasty, pretty, VERY delicately nuanced, savory Pinot produced from very old, heirloom vines

Rossi Wallace “Napa Valley”  2014  a classy, well textured 91/92 point “mountain grown”, recent discovery from superstar Ric Forman

Costa de Oro “Santa Barbara” 2016  a very lovely, charismatic, seductively textured, UN-heavy specialty crafted from one of our favorites

Samsara “Santa Rita Hills” 2013  a masculine, suave, stylish thoroughbred from superstar winemaker Chad Melville

Melville “Estate-Santa Rita Hills” 2014  a sheer, VERY elegant, highly refined, classy, pretty Santa Rita Hills standout Pinot specialist

Ancien “Jouissance” 2012  Russian River Pinot as it can be–elegant, classy, very pretty—from star winemaker Ken Bernards .

Scherrer “Sonoma County” 2014  here is an absolutely lovely, feminine, elegant, captivating, classy, masterful Pinot Noir

Neyers “Placida Vineyard” 2017  from our Wine Yoda – a heritage vine form Russian River – masculine, savory, provocative, classy & suave

Drew “Mid Elevation”  2016  a gorgeous, alluring & masterful New Age Pinot from a collection of standout mountain grown sites

Chapter 24 “Fire” 2013 (Oregon)  one of Oregon’s finest—so lovely, elegant, majestic, seductive &  wonderfully pure

 

BOUTIQUE & FRENCH
(Pinot Noir), Savigny-lès-Beaune, Pierre Guillemot “Vieilles Vignes” 2014

(Pinot Noir), Givry PREMIER CRU, François Lumpp “Petit Marole” 2014

 

RUSTIC REDS
ITALY
(Corvina) Corte Gardoni “Becco” 2013 (Corvina)  a very tasty, contemporary Veronese “country” red—an intriguing, blend of rustic fruit; exotic spice

(Brachetto), La Pergola “Il Goccetto” 2016 (Italy)   a wild combination of rose petal/strawberry perfume with a core of earthy musky pungency of the terroir

(Aglianico blend) Paestrum, De Conciliis “Bacio il Cielo”  2017  a pretty, tasty, food friendly “country” style red from Campania – spiced, charming & delicious

Villa di Geggiano “Bandinello” 2014 (Sangiovese blend)  a VERY tasty, savory, wonderfully elegant, pure, refined, seamless contemporary Chianti look-a-like

Barbera del Monferratto, Valpane “Rosso Pietro”  2016  (Barbera)  a throwback, artisan, family owned classic, masculine, meaty, wildly rustic & incredibly savory

Dolcetto di Diano d’Alba, Renzo Castella “Rivolia” 2015 (Dolcetto)  a masculine, wonderfully savory, though quite charming, delicious, intriguing & stylish Piemontese “country” red

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Scarpone  2017 (Montepulciano)   from Italy’s east coast–masculine, intriguingly rustic, very provocatively savory & velvety

Frappato, Nanfro “Vittoria” 2016 (Frappato)  a wonderfully perfumed, charming though masculine & savory Sicilian “country” red wine

Rossese di Dolceacqua, Anfosso 2015 (Rossese)  wonderfully perfumed, fresh, spicy, savory & food friendly—whose core is own rooted vines planted in 1888

Etna Rosso, Vigneti Vecchio “Sciare Vive” 2017 (Nerello Mascalese)  a very savory, masculine, brazen, surprisingly transparent, civilized, food friendly & drink worthy Sicilian red

Barbaresco, Elvio Tintero 2014 (Nebbiolo)  a more “country” style – tasty, rustic, charming, food friendly from a small artisan producer, all at a GREAT price!

Barolo, Guido Porro “Lazzairasco” 2013 (Nebbiolo)  a very classy, majestic, “quietly” complex, savory, authentically & classically Piemontese thoroughbred!

 

NEW WORLD
Zinfandel, Peltier Station “Lodi”

Zinfandel, Edmeades “Mendocino” 2013

Zinfandel, Ancient Peaks “Santa Margarita Ranch” 2016

Dolcetto, Palmina “Santa Ynez Valley” 2013  an absolutely delicious, food friendly Italian look-a-like crafted by a Pinot superstar

Malbec, Colome “Estate”2013 (Argentina)   a very masculine, sultry, aristocratic Argentinean Malbec from 5,000 to 10,000 feet elevation

Zinfandel, Edmeades “Gianoli Vineyard” 2014  a Zin with lots of bravado & savoriness–1/2 planted in 1882 & 1/2 in 1997, grown at 1900 feet elevation

Zinfandel, Carlisle “Montafi Ranch” 2015  a top gun, highly acclaimed, old vine (planted in 1926) Russian River Zin, crafted by a true superstar

(Syrah blend), Daou “The Pessimist”  a very tasty, sinister, masculine, savage, black beast from the dark side

(Syrah-Grenache) Scherrer “Huntsman”  2013  an absolutely delicious, suave, classy, haunting, compelling, harmonious blend, without overdoing it

(Grenache blend), Scaggs “Montage” 2012  a masculine, wonderfully savory, exotically spiced, “mountain grown” GSM from Boz Scaggs

Shiraz, Mollydooker “Blue Eyed Boy” 2017  a highly acclaimed, lavish, opulent, bedazzling Australian “fruit bomb”…..in all its glory

(Syrah blend), Epoch “Ingenuity” 2011  a very provocative, minerally complex & buoyant, highly sought after 95 point Paso standout!

(Syrah) Reynvaan “The Unnamed  In the Rocks Vineyard”  2012  (Washington)  a SENSATIONAL, showy, flamboyant, lavish, yet suave & classy 95 pt Washington state thoroughbred

OTHER SAVORY, OLD WORLD REDS
(Syrah-Grenache blend), Cabrières, Château des Deux Rocs “Les Crozes” 2013 (France)  a tasty, interesting, rustic “country” red wine, all about the sun baked, wild countryside it comes from

(Tempranillo), Rioja, Loriñon “Crianza” 2010  (Spain)  more statuesque, classy & Bordeaux like in profile than Mediterranean

(Mourvedre blend), Lirac, Joncier “Les Muses” 2012 (France)  a masculine, savory, virile, biodynamic French “country” red produced from old vines the authentic way

(Gamay Noir), Morgon, Stephane Aviron “Cote du Py” 2013 (France)   a very masculine, sultry, highly refined, Old Vine offsprint of Pinot Noir

(Syrah-Mourvedre), Château La Roque “Cupa Numismae” 2013 (France)  a masculine, rustic, VERY savory, truly authentic/artisan red grown in the remote wild countryside of Pic St Loup

(Carignane), Selian PREMIER CRU, Domaine Neferis “Réserve” 2013 (Tunisia)  a very tasty, juicy, intriguingly rustic, wonderfully food friendly old vine Carignane from North Africa

(Mencia), Bierzo, Raúl Pérez  “Ultreia St Jacques” 2017 (Spain)   vines planted in 1900 thru 1940, this is a wildly rustic, savory, SENSATONAL light to medium Spaniard

 (Grenache), Vinsobres, Gramenon “La Papesse” 2015 (France)  60 year old Grenache, grown & produced uber au naturally.  Wonderfully transparent & savory, done with class  

(Syrah) Crozes Hermitage, Barroul/Lynch 2016 (France)  a homage to Syrah of old – an eccentric blend of power, finesse, charm & wild, heartwarming rusticity

(Grenache blend), Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Famille Brunier “Piedlong” 2013 (France)  a very classy, elegant/masculine, wonderfully savory, suave & balanced southern Rhone red

(Syrah blend), Cote-Rotie, Lionel Faury 2015 (France)  a standout, majestic Queen of Syrah as it should be – transparent, magnificent & blending rusticity & regality

(Cabernet-Mourvedre-Syrah), Grange des Peres 2011 (France)  undoubtedly one of the most revered, unique & sought after red wines of southern France!

 

RESERVE LIST
CALIFORNIA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Rivers Marie “Panek Vineyard” 2013 98 pts.- one of the hottest new phenoms

Selene “Dead Fred Vineyard” 2004 direct from the winery’s library

Mayacamas “Mount Veeder” 2010 a 95 point old style icon

Morlet “Mon Chevalier” 2010 former Peter Michael-er—97 points

Favia “Cerro Sur” 2010 former Screaming Eagle winemaker!

Levy McClelland “Napa Valley” 2008 Bob Levy, winemaker of Harlan

Harlan 2011

Harlan 2001 100 points

Other

(Pinot Noir), Littorai “Savoy Vineyard” 2013

(Pinot Noir), The Hilt “Old Guard” 2013 95 pts—one of California’s finest!

(Grenache blend), Linne Calodo “Sticks & Stones”  2016  97 points

(Pinot Noir), Chapter 24 “The Last Chapter” 2014 Oregon’s finest!

(Petite Sirah blend), Keplinger “Sumo” 2013

(Pinot Noir), Kistler “Kistler Vineyard” 2007 (Sonoma Coast, California)

(Syrah Blend), Reynvaan “The Contender” 2012 96 points

(Grenache Blend), Saxum “G2 Vineyard” 2012

(Pinot Noir), Spätburgunder, Fürst “Hünstruck GG” 2009  (Germany)   a VERY elegant, refined, highly sophisticated German standout by 2003 “Gault Millau Winemaker of the Year”

 

 

FRANCE
Chardonnay
Chablis PREMIER CRU, Raveneau “Butteaux” 2013
Chablis GRAND CRU6, William Fevre “Bougros” 2012
Chablis GRAND CRU, Raveneau “Les Clos” 2009
Chablis GRAND CRU, Dauvissat “Les Preuses” 2013
Chassagne Montrachet PREMIER CRU, Colin Morey “Baudines” 2013
Puligny-Montrachet PREMIER CRU, Domaine Cherisey “Chalumeaux” 2009
Meursault, Ente “Clos Ambres” 2013  undoubtedly, one of Burgundy’s New Age winemaking stars
Meursault PREMIER CRU, Colin Morey “Charmes” 2013  every wine list should have a wonderful new discovery like this to try

Meursault, Roulot “Luchets” 2013
Meursault, Lafon 2009
Meursault PREMIER CRU, Coche Dury “Caillerets” 2014
Meursault PREMIER CRU, Coche Dury “Perrieres” 2013
Batard Montrachet GRAND CRU, Paul Pernot 2005
Corton Charlemagne GRAND CRU, Coche Dury 2008 96/98pt

FRANCE
Reds
(Pinot Noir), Gevrey Chambertin PREMIER CRU, Tortochot “Champeaux” 2013
(Pinot Noir), Vosne-Romanée, Jean Grivot 2012
(Pinot Noir), Aloxe Corton PREMIER CRU, Follin Arbelet “Vercot” 2005
(Pinot Noir), Morey St Denis PREMIER CRU, Roumier “Clos de La Bussière“ 2013
(Pinot Noir), Chambolle Musigny  Roumier 2013

(Pinot Noir), Mazis Chambertin, GRAND CRU, Tortochot 2013

(Pinot Noir), Charmes Chambertin GRAND CRU, Dujac 2008
(Pinot Noir), Vosne-Romanée PREMIER CRU, Méo Camuzet “aux Brûlées” 2006
(Merlot Blend), Château Gombaude Guillot “Pomerol” 2000 from the winery’s library
(Merlot Blend), Château Gazin “Pomerol” 2000
(Merlot Blend), Château La Conseillante “Pomerol” 1998

(Cabernet Blend), Château Pichon Lalande “Pauillac” 2006
(Cabernet Blend), Château Grand Puy Lacoste “Pauillac” 1996
(Cabernet Blend), Château Latour “Pauillac” 1995 96 points
(Syrah), Cornas, Clape 2009 98 points
(Syrah blend), Côte Rôtie, Guigal “La Mouline” 2003 100pts
(Syrah blend), Côte Rôtie, Faury “Emporium” 2013

(Syrah blend),  Côte Rôtie, Domaine Jamet 2015
(Grenache blend), Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Vieux Telegraphe “La Crau” 2007
(Mourvedre blend), Bandol, Tempier “Cabassaou” 2008

ITALY
Chianti Classico Riserva, Fontodi “Vigna del Sorbo” 2010 95/98 pt superstar
(Cabernet blend) Sapaio “Sapaio” 2015
(Sangiovese–Merlot), Fonterutoli “Siepi” 2011 94/97 pt Super Tuscan
Brunello di Montalcino, Il Paradiso di Manfredi 2004
(Corvina Blend), Quintarelli “Ca’ del Merlo” 2008
Barbaresco, Luisin “Rabajà” 2011
Barolo Riserva, A & G Fantino “Dardi” 2007
Barolo, Renato Ratti “Marcenasco” 2005
Barolo, Paolo Scavino “Cannubi” 2005
Barolo, Giacomo Conterno “Cascina Francia” 2007
Barolo Riserva, Bruno Giacosa “Falletto” 2000 100 pts
Angelo Gaja “Sori San Lorenzo” 2007 98 pts

 

SPAIN

(Grenache), Cirillo “18502010  planted in 1848 &, own rooted vines
(Tempranillo blend), Único, Vegas Sicilia 2008

 

AUSTRALIA
Grenache, Sucette “Vine Valley” 2015 90 year old, own rooted vines
(Shiraz), Hundred Acres “Barossa Valley” 2006  the magic created by Barossa Valley grapes & one of California’s cult Cabernet specialists
(Shiraz Blend), Grange, Penfolds 2004 99 pts