WINE BY THE GLASS

5oz gls/ btl  LAST CHANCE
 

2015     Pfeffingen Dry Riesling, Pfalz, Germany

Weingut Pfeffingen    (riesling)

12/55green apple blossom & key lime, just the right
                  amount of petrol

 

2016      Vin de Corse Blanc, Porto Vecchio AOC, France

Domaine Torraccia     (vermentino)

13/60 soft tropical fruit, hint of honeysuckle,
                   mineral tangy finish

 

2015      Etna Rosso DOC, Sicily, Italy

Pietradolce                (nerello mascalese)

15/70    volcano wine is so hot right now;
                  fennel & dusty earth, rustic

 

2016     ‘Gamay Sans Tralala’, Touraine AOC, Loire Valley

Domaine de la Garrelière       (gamay)

16/75 hibiscus and ripe pomegranate,
                   subtle black peppery finish

 

5oz gls/ btl   NEW WINES
 

2015       Albahra, Alicante DO, Spain

Envinate                         (alicante bouschet)

13/60   raspberry, sour cherry & purple flower,
                  simply delicious

 

2015       Chinon AOC, Loire Valley, France

Les Athlètes du Vin               (cab franc)

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

 

2015       Pinot Noir, Mosel Valley, Germany

Günther Steinmetz                (pinot noir)

16/75     raspberry jam, smokey & lush,
                     subtle green pepper finish   

 

2015        ‘Lyra’, Südtirol Alto-Adige DOC, Italy

Nals Margreid             (gewurztraminer)

16/75     lush & generous, pineapple,
                   papaya & lemongrass, tangerine skin

 

2016       Touraine Sauvignon AOC, Loire Valley, France

Les Athlètes du Vin               (sauvignon blanc & gris)

12/55     white peach, lemon verbena & bay leaf,
                   chalky minerality


5oz gls/ btl   SPARKLING

 

N.V. Cidre Poiré, Calvados Domfrontais AOC, Normandy

Louis de Lauriston  (pears)

10/45   an elegant but easy cider; dry, fresh acidity,
                 lush and round

 

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

Giró Ribot           (xarel lo, macabeo, parellada)

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

 

N.V. ‘Tenuta Civranetta’ Prosecco Spumante DOC

Fidora                          (glera)

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

 

N.V.  ‘Ricciante’ Vino Spumante, Langhe, Piedmont, Italy

La Biòca                (freisa, barbera)

12/55 pink grapefruit rind, sour cherry,
                     grassy hint; floral but dry

 

2016      ‘Pet-Nat’ Vino Frizzante, Bianco Toscana IGT, Italy

Fattoria Sardi        (trebbiano, moscato)

13/60  when life gives you lemons,
                      drink pet-nat

 

N.V.       ‘Méthode Classique’, Gaspereau Valley, Nova Scotia

Benjamin Bridge       (l’acadie, vidal, seyval, pinot noir, chardonnay)

16/75       NS sparkling slays it! lemon peel, bruised apple,
                     brioche, dry

 

 

5oz gls/ btl    ROSÉ
 

2016  ‘Corail’, Côtes de Provence AOC, France

Chateau de Roquefort    (grenache, syrah, cinsault, ++)

13/60     thank god for provence rosé!  
                   sweet sage & white strawberry

 

2016   ‘Rosabella’ Rosato, Langhe DOC, Piedmont, Italy

G.D. Vajra                  (nebbiolo, dolcetto, barbera)

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

 

2016 Chiaretto Classico, Bardolino DOC, Veneto, Italy

Villa Calicantus          (corvina, rondinella, molinara, sangiovese)

16/75       wow ok rosé to be taken seriously;
                    cardamom & cherry cola


5oz gls/ btl    AMBER

 

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

Escoda Sanahuja            (macabeo)

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

 

2015    ‘Gordo Blanco’, Maule Valley DO, Chile

Louis-Antoine Luyt         (moscatel d’alexandrie)

17/80a nod to chilean tradition; apricot jam,
                    anise & tropical flower

 

2014      Ramì, Terre Siciliane IGT, Italy

COS                         (grecanico, insolia)

18/85dried herbs, candied citrus, stone fruit,
                     honey, savoury spice

 

2oz gls/btl    SHERRY
 

Piedra Luenga Fino, Montilla-Moriles DO                   

Bodegas Robles        (pedro ximénez)

7/85      salty almonds, dried apple, 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

 

‘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!

 

2016      ‘Les Terrasses’ Blanc, Côtes du Roussillon, France

Régis Boucabeille       (grenache blanc, macabeo)

12/55      fun, supple & easy - zesty asian pear,
                    meyer lemon, macadamia

 

2016      Tokaji Dry Furmint, Tokaj-Hegyalja, Hungary

Disznókő                   (furmint)

11/50      this furmint is so crunchy & fresh;
                    green apple skin, stoney finish

 

2015     ‘Terrassen’, Traisental, Neiderösterreich, Austria

Markus Huber                       (grüner veltliner)

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

 

2015     Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC, Marche, Italy

La Staffa                    (verdicchio)

12/55      peaches & cream, honey, white flower,
                   fresh minerality

 

2015      ‘Gaba do Xil’, Valdeorras DO, Spain

Telmo Rodriguez       (godello)

11/50     dry, crisp, green apple & lime zest,
                   pleasing stoney finish

 

2015       Santorini Assyrtiko PDO, Greece

Oinopoieo Hatzidakis   (assyrtiko)

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

 

2015     ‘Envolée’, Haute-Larentides, Quebec

Desrochers D           (honey)

16/75      this is wine made from honey, 100% honey, 
                    how cool is that?

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

 

2015      ‘Les Escures’, Cahors AOC, France

Mas del Périé             (malbec)

13/60      a modern twist on a classis; blackberry &
                    currant, earthy tannins

 

2016     ‘Beaujolais Nature’, Beaujolais-Villages AOC, France

Le Grappin               (gamay)

16/75      you can’t go wrong w beaujolais -  ripe rasp,
                   smokey cedar

 

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!

 

2016     ‘Vindabeive’ Vino Rosso, Roero, Piedmont, Italy

Valfaccenda             (nebbiolo)

16/75        juicey nebbiolo for the ppl! violets,
                      black pepper, strawb

 

2013        Baga, Bairrada Tinto DOC, Portugal

Sidonio de Sousa           (baga)

12/55       juicey, ripe dark berries, herbal & earthy;
                     fine firm tannins

 

2015    ‘Earth & Sky’, Naoussa PDO, Greece

Thymiopoulos              (xinomavro)

15/70     a midfield favorite; fragrant dark fruit, figs,
                   violet & black licorice

 

2016     ‘Jeunes Vignes’, Creek Shore VQA, Niagara

Pearl Morissette         (pinot noir)

14/65       nûvo all growed up; strawb jam, kitchen spices,
                     v quaffable

 

 

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    

 

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