WINE BY THE GLASS

5oz gls/ btl  LAST CHANCE
 

2015     Riesling Trocken, Mosel, Germany

Clemens Busch           (riesling)

13/60                  ripe pear, lime zest, steely, focused but fun, clean minerality

 

2015    ‘La Part du Colibri’, Gros-Plant du Pays Nantes AOC

Vincent Caillé         (folle blanche)

12/55     green pear & lime zest, prickly acidity, honeycomb, pithy finish

 

2015        Canorgue Blanc, Luberon AOC, France

Chateau la Carnogue   (grenache gris, clairette, roussanne, marsanne)

16/75       zesty asian pear, pithy meyer lemon & macadamia; refined

 

2013      ‘Riccinebbia’, Langhe DOC, Piedmont, Italy

La Biòca                 (nebbiolo)

14/65      dried lavender, dark cherry & smokey orange rind, v crushable

 

2014      Beaujolais-Villages AOC, France

Karim Vionnet          (gamay)

14/65      karim makes the sultriest beaujolais; dark berries, black licorice

 

5oz gls/ btl   NEW WINES
 

2015     ‘Terrassen’, Traisental, Neiderösterreich, Austria

Markus Huber                       (grüner veltliner)

12/55      steely & fresh, lemon custard, white pepper, bright minerality

 

2014      Malvasia Bianca, Monterey County, California

Birichino                    (malvasia bianca)

13/60       white flowers, lychee and candied lemon peel; pure pleasure!

 

2016     ‘Castillo de San Diego’, Vino de la Tierra de Cádiz

Barbadillo                   (palomino)

11/50      sherry country tried their hand at table wine and they rly nailed it

 

2015    ‘Pies Negros’, Rioja DO, Spain

Cellers Artuke           (tempranillo)

13/60                  rioja with a modern edge; herbal, meaty, bright & tense

 

2015      ‘Le Tourbillon de la Vie’ VdF, Rousillon, France

Jean Philippe Padié         (grenache)

13/60      a funky vin de soif; star anise, purple raspberry, persistent


5oz gls/ btl   SPARKLING

 

N.V. Cidre Bouché de Bretagne, Brittany, France

Coat-Albret         (apples)

7/32       apples, apples, beautiful apples, 40 varieties, rustic

 

N.V. ‘BUMO’, Burdock x Pearl Morissette, Ontario

Burdock               (pinot noir, saison)

8/35      beer wine! blend of pearl morissette niagara rosé + brett saison

 

N.V. Cava Brut Reserva, Penedès DO, Spain

Giró Ribot           (xarel lo, macabeo, parellada)

12/55     light, breezey, fruity and structured, delightful

 

N.V. Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobbiadenne DOC

Belstar                  (glera)

12/55        sun kissed, ripe apple & peach, clean finish

 

2013       ‘Pan’, Minho, Vinho Verde DOC, Portugal

Aphros                             (vinhão)

14/65       tart cranberries, pink flowers; tangy, sanguine finish

 

2015       Moscato d’Asti DOC, Piedmont, Italy

Azienda Agricola 499        (moscato)

12/55     honey and flowers, quince, sweet citrus tang

 

N.V.       ‘Effervescence’ Brut, Côtes de Brouilly, Beaujolais

Nicole Chanrion       (gamay)

15/75     pink berries, lemon peel & bruised apple, brioche; pithy & dry

 

 

5oz gls/ btl    ROSÉ
 

2016     Tawse Rosé, Niagara Peninsula VQA, Ontario

Tawse                         (cab france, gamay, pinot noir)

9/42      the perfect patio wine! red apple skin, pink berries, herbal finish

 

2015      Domaine Ilarria Rosé, Irouléguy, Southwest France

Domaine Ilarria          (tannat, cab franc)

12/55      candied cherry, forest floor, deliciously savoury & salty

 

2016      ‘Les Terrasses’, Côtes du Roussillon, France

Régis Boucabeille       (grenache, cinsault, mourvèdre, syrah)

12/55      midfield loves mountain wine! spicey fennel, zippy, fresh

 

2016      ‘Elatis’ Vino Rosato, Verduno, Piedmont, Italy

G.B. Burlotto              (nebbiolo)

13/60      mandarin orange rind & dried roses, clean citrus finish

 

2016    ‘Cuvée Roselana’, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario

Pearl Morissette        (pinot noir, gamay)

14/65                  p.m. rosé is the unicorn of wines - ripe strawb & pink peppercorn

 

5oz gls/ btl    AMBER

 

2015    Vino Bianco VdT, Irpinia, Campania

Cantina Giardino         (coda di volpe, greco)

13/110     tangerine rind & dried apricots, herbal, savoury and rustic

 

2015     ‘Els Bassotets’, Conca de Barberà DO, Catalonia, Spain

Escoda Sanahuja            (macabeo)

15/70     marmalade & ginger zest, peach blossom, touch of sweetness

 

2016    ‘Orange’, Utiel-Requena DO, Valencia, Spain

Cueva                          (tardana, macabeo)

17/80       fuzzy peaches, bay leaf and green olive; bright, fun & funky

 


2oz gls/btl    SHERRY
 

‘Fino Eléctrico’, Montilla-Moriles DO                                 

Toro Albalá      (pedro ximénez)                               

7/42      salty almonds, dried apple, white grapefruit; dry and savoury           

 

‘En Rama’ Fino Tradición, Jerez DO                                                      

Bodegas Tradición      (palomino)

9/80       sea salt, caramel & banana skin, umami; an exemplary fino

 

‘La Gitana’ Manzanilla, Sanlúcar de Barrameda

Bodegas Hidalgo        (palomino)

8/75        chamomile flowers, cured meyer lemon, sea salty and fresh

 

‘Pastora’ Manzanilla Pasada, Sanlúcar de Barrameda

Bodegas Barbadillo     (palomino)

10/85       yellow apple, hazlenuts &  butter toffee, dense minerality

 

‘Napoleon’ Amontillado, Jerez DO

Bodegas Hidalgo        (palomino)

10/85       toasted almonds & dried apricot, salty honey, dry & earthy

 

‘Cristina’ Medium Dry Oloroso, Jerez DO

Gonzalez Byass      (palomino, pedro ximénez)

7/68      burnt sugar & almonds, golden raisin; smooth, light & supple

 

‘Alfonso’ Oloroso, Jerez DO

Gonzalez Byass      (palomino)

7/68      vibrant & persistent; salt toffee, dried apple & toasted hazlenut

 

5oz gls / btl    WHITE
 

2015        ‘Vendanges Nocturnes’ Blanc, Pays d’Oc, France

Laurent Miquel               (sauv blanc, ungi blanc)

9/45         no fuss, all French exuberance and fun, santé!

 

2015     ‘Clos des Bruyères’, Bourgogne Aligoté AOC, France

Domaine de la Sarazinière   (aligoté)

15/70     aligoté is burgundy’s best kept secret! peach jam & white freisa

 

2015      ‘Loretello’, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi, Marche

Cantine Politi             (verdicchio)

13/60       peaches & cream, honey, white flower, fresh minerality

 

2015       Vino Bellotti Bianco, Piedmont, Italy

Cascina Degli Ulivi      (cortese)

13/60      golden melon & citrus rind, hint of spearmint, salty & crisp

 

2015      Pfeffingen Weissburgunder, Pfaltz, Germany

Weingut Pfeffingen    (pinot blanc)

12/55     exuberant & exotic fruit, honeysuckle, mineral tangy finish

 

2015      ‘Etiqueta Ambar’, Rías-Biaxas DO, Spain

Granbazán                 (albariño)

12/55       a serious(-ish) albariño - ripe pear & melon rind, salty acidicity

 

2015      ‘Verdejo Ecológico’, Montilla-Moriles DO, Spain

Piedra Luenga             (verdejo)

14/65       salty honeydew & white strawberry, beeswax & chamomile

 

2014       ‘Flor de Crasto’, Douro DOC, Portugal

Quinta do Crasto       (rabigato, códega do larinho and viosinho)

11/50       crisp, key lime and wet stone; the easiest summer time sipper

 

2016      ‘Thalassitis’, Santorini PDO, Greece

Gaia                            (assyrtiko)

15/70      pineapple skin, fresh ginger & musky honey, dense & salty

 

2013      ‘Cuvée Metis’, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario

Pearl Morissette           (chardonnay)

14/65                 ‘like a lightning storm in an apple orchard’ – svetlana atcheva

 

 

5oz gls/ btl    RED
 

2015        ‘Vendanges Nocturnes’ Rouge, Pays d’Oc, France

Laurent Miquel           (syrah, grenache, merlot, ++)

10/45     soft red fruit, juicy and peppery, fresh & lively

 

2014      ‘Les Barnabés’, Chinon AOC, Loire Valley

Olga Raffault              (cabernet franc)

13/60     raspberry jam, smokey & rich, subtle green pepper finish

 

2015      ‘Les Fainéants’ VdF, Languedoc, France

Opi d’Aquí              (mouvèdre, grenache)

17/80      funky, irony, hibiscus and ripe blackberry, dark cocoa finish

 

2015        ‘Pierreux’, Brouilly AOC, Beaujolais, France

Pierre-Marie Chermette   (gamay)

16/75     is brouilly the most underated cru?  we think so, this is so good!

 

2015        ‘Muzika Nach’, Moravský Zizkov, Czech Republic

Milan Nestarec   (pinot noir, zweigelt)

13/60       the most chuggable czech wine we’ve all been waiting for

 

2014       Malbo, Emilia Rosso IGT, Italy

Podere I Salicete     (malbo gentile)

14/65     emilia-romagna makes the best weirdest wines,
                   we rly appreciate it

 

2014       Vino Bellotti Rosso, Piedmont, Italy

Cascina Degli Ulivi     (dolcetto, barbera)

13/60     ok guys it’s back - morello cherry, violet & cedar, easy & elegant

 

2015       Garnatxa de Cérvoles, Costers del Segre, Spain

Cellers Cérvoles       (garnatxa)

13/60      if we could go swimming in a lake of wine it would be full of this

 

2015        ‘Al-Muvedre’ Tinto Monastrell, Rueda, Spain

Telmo Rodriguez      (monastrell)

12/55        balsamic & violet, dark berries & spice, super smooth 

 

2015     ‘Flor de Crasto’, Douro DOC, Portugal

Quinta do Crasto   (tinta roriz, touriga nacional, touriga franca)

12/55       warm red fruit, spice & resin, smokey, juicey & grippy

 

 



DESSERT WINE      

 

2013 Moscatel de Setúbal DO                                     8    2oz

Joāo M. Barbosa               (Moscatel de Setúbal)

golden raisin & sweet spices, fresh herbs, violets

 

2011 Vintage Port                                                                12   2oz

Quinta do Romaneira
(Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca, Tinta Cao)                                                                            
 
wild & red fruit, raspberry & dark cocoa    

 

2013 Marienburg Goldkapel Spätlese                       13   2oz

Weingut Clemens Busch, Mosel      (Reisling)

flower honey, peaches & cream; lingering candied orange finish    

 

2015 Moscato d’Asti DOCG, Canelli, Piedmont     14   5oz

Bera                   (Moscato)
honey and flowers, quince, sweet citrus tang

 

Don PX, 1983 Gran Reserva                                              14   2oz

Toro Albalá, Montilla-Moriles     (Pedro Ximénez)

dried fig, caramel, coffee, and chocolate

 

2011 ‘L’Ivresse de Noé’ Vendage Tardive                   17   2oz

Philippe Bornard     (Savignin)

musky honey, golden raisin, nutmeg, sweet but savoury