WINE BY THE GLASS

5oz gls/ btl  LAST CHANCE

2015     ‘Fonte Cupa’, Colli Aprutini IGT, Abruzzo, Italy

Camillo Montori            (pecorino)

13/60      bathe in Italian sunlight!  golden melon,
                    lemon verbena, crisp finish


2015        Canorgue Blanc, Luberon AOC, France

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

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

 

2014      ‘Cirò’, Rosso Classico Superiore DOC, Calabria

Cataldo Calabretta       (gaglioppo)

13/60        meaty & savoury, dusty red earth, stewed cherry, chewy

 

2015        ‘Cru La Centenaire’, Beaujolais AOC, France

Domaine Charmet      (gamay)

11/55       you can’t go wrong with beaujolais; zippy fig, cedar, fresh dill

 

2015      ‘Altaroses’, Montsant DO, Spain

Joan d’Anguera            (garnatxa)

16/75      fresh raspberry jam, white pepper & cedar, dry earthy finish

 

5oz gls/ btl   NEW WINES
 

2015     Getariako Txakolina DO, Basque Region, Spain

Adur                     (hondarrabi zuri)

14/65     this basque gem is so summer – salty meyer lemon,
                  cantalope skin

 

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    Riesling Trocken, Mosel, Germany

Clemens Busch       (riesling)

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

 

2013      ‘Riccinebbia’, Langhe DOC, Piedmont, Italy

La Biòca                 (nebbiolo)

15/70      dried lavender, dark cherry & smokey orange rind, v crushable

 

2015      ‘Trigone Rouge’, Languedoc-Rousillon, France

Le Soula                 (syrah, carignan, grenache)

15/70      we love mountain wine! dried herbs, lavender & sweet earth


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. Cava Brut Reserva, Penedès DO, Spain

Giró Ribot           (xarel lo, macabeo, parellada)

11/50     light, breezey, fruity and structured, delightful

 

N.V. Prosecco di Conegliano-Valdobbiadene DOCG

Belstar                   (glera)

11/50      sun kissed, ripe apple & peach, clean finish

 

2015       Moscato d’Asti DOC, Piedmont, Italy

Azienda Agricola 499        (moscato)

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

 

2013      ‘Cuvée De Nit’ Rosé, Spain, Penedès         

Raventós i Blanc            (macabeo, xarel-lo, parellada, monastrell)

15/75      spicy, fruity & complex, gentle red flowers, lively acidity

 

2014        ‘Somnam’Bulles’ Vdf, South West France

Fabien Jouves               (malbec)

13/60        ripe raspberry & red apple skin, flinty funk, turned earth

 

2014     Crémant du Jura AOC, France

Jean Bourdy          (chardonnay)

15/70      lemon peel & yellow apple, fresh baked bread, pithy & dry

 

 

5oz gls/ btl    ROSÉ
 

2015    ‘Armas de Guerra’ Rosado, Bierzo, Spain

Vinos Guerra         (mencía)

9/42       no fuss rosado is the perfect patio wine; red berries, floral, dry

 

2015      Chinon Rosé, Loire Valley, France

Olga Raffault         (cabernet franc)

12/55      sweet sage and flinty raspberry, fresh acidity, slight grassy finish

 

2016    ‘Cuvée Roselana’, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario

Pearl Morissette         (pinot noir, gamay)

13/60     p.m. rosé is the unicorn of wines!  ripe strawb & pink peppercorn

 

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

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

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

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

 

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)

10/45       no fuss, all French exuberance and fun, santé!

 

2015    Chablis AOC, Côtes de Lechet, France

Bernard Defaix         (chardonnay)

16/75     chablis is just the best; ripe melon, petrol, perfect minerality

 

2015       Sziklafeher, Somló, Hungary

Meinklang                    (hárslevelũ, olaszriesling, juhfark, furmint)

12/55       crispy honeydew, green apple blossom, bergamot & celery salt

 

2015        ‘Muzika Bèl’, South Moravia, Czech Republic

Milan Nestarec   (müller-thurgau, grüner veltliner, welchriesling)

13/60      herbal, fresh; lemon custard, white pepper, bright minerality

 

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      ‘Verdejo Ecológico’, Montilla-Moriles DO, Spain

Piedra Luenga             (verdejo)

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

 

2015       Savatiano, Attiki PGI, Greece

Mylonas                      (savatiano)

11/50       like a salty mediterranean sea breeze; beeswax, white peach

 

2016        Valle Dorado Sauvignon Blanc, Central Valley, Chile

Viña Echeverria             (sauvignon blanc)

9/42         white flowers, honey, peach and lemon blossom

 

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

 

2016       Valle Dorado Cabernet Sauvignon, Central Valley, Chile

Viña Echeverria             (cabernet sauvignon)

10/45      ripe red fruit, slight herbal spice, smooth & easy

 

2014      ‘Les Barnabés’, Chinon AOC, Loire Valley

Olga Raffault              (cabernet franc)

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

 

2015        ‘Anne’, Salento IGT, Puglia, Italy

Del Prete            (negroamaro)

13/60       oh so spicey, chinotto & tart morello cherry, juicey & fresh

 

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

Telmo Rodriguez      (monastrell)

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

 

2015    ‘Tío Uco’, Toro DO, Castilla y Léon, Spain

Alvar de Dios          (tempranillo)

13/60     tempranillo w a modern twist; herbal, meaty & tense

 

2015       ‘Flor de Crasto’, Douro DOC, Portugal

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

12/55       warn red fruit, spice & resin, smokey, juicy & grippy

 

2014      Atma Red, Naoussa DO, Greece

Thymiopoulos           (xinomavro, mandilaria)

11/50     blackberry jam, fig, soft and inviting; long, fruity finish

 

2016    Rully Rouge AOC, Burgundy, France

Domaine Jaeger-Defaix (pinot noir)

16/75burgundy pinot is a no brainer – elegant, vibrant, lush

       

DESSERT WINE      2oz

 

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