WINE BY THE GLASS

5oz gls/ btl  LAST CHANCE
 

2016      Touraine Sauvignon AOC, Loire Valley, France

Francois Chidaine        (sauvignon blanc & gris)

13/60    white peach, lemon verbina & bay leaf, chalky and vibrant

 

2015    ‘Le Jouet’ Blanc, Côtes Catalanes IGP

Domaine des Enfants   (macabeu)

14/65      is it french? is it spanish? who cares, it good!

 

2016    ‘Bozeto de Exopto’, Rioja DOCa, Spain

Bodegas Exopto            (tempranillo, graciano, garnacha)

12/55     rioja with a modern edge; meaty, herbal, full but fresh

 

2015    ‘Secateurs’ Red, Swartland, South Africa

Badenhorst Family Wines    (shiraz, cinsault, grenache)

13/60     south african juice for you – sweet spice, red earth, inky beryr

 

2015   ‘Earth & Sky’, Naoussa PDO, Greece

Thymiopoulos              (xinomavro)

16/75   a midfield favorite; fragrant dark fruit, figs, violet & black licorice

5oz gls/ btl   NEW WINES
 

2016     ‘Rjgialla’, Friuli Colli Orientali DOP, Venezia-Julia

La Tunella                  (ribolla gialla)

12/55      peaches & fresh cream, almond skin, white flower, zesty

 

2015     ‘Am Berg’, Niederösterreich, Austria

Bernhard Ott           (grüner veltliner)

14/65      steely & fresh, lemon custard, white pepper, bright minerality

 

2015     ‘Rackham’ VdF, Languedoc-Rousillon, France

Laurent Cazottes            (jurançon noir)

13/60      swedish berries, black pepper & bay leaf, turned earth

 

2016     ‘La Comedia’, Montsant DO, Catalonia, Spain

Celler Comunica                 (garnatxa, syrah)

14/65      sometimes wine is just for fun! juicey strawb, fresh herbs

 

2015     ‘Pistus’ Etna Rosso DOC, Sicily, Itay

I Cusotodi                 (nerello mascalese, nerello cappuccio)

17/75      red plum skin, anise, dusty earth, rustic but refined


5oz gls/ btl   SPARKLING

N.V. Cidre Brut Tendre, Normandy, France

Eric Bordelet     (apples)

12/55    the champagne of ciders! elegant, crisp and supple

 

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)

13/60       all natural, sun kissed, ripe apple & peach, clean finish

 

N.V.  ‘X Bulles’ Brut, Pays Nantais, Loire Valley, France

Vincent Caillé               (melon de bourgogne)

13/60      we’re rly picking up what you’re putting down vincent

 

2016    ‘Ferrando’, Lambrusco Emilia IGT, Italy

Quarticello                  (lambrusco)

15/ 70      blackberries, funky earth, brisk minerality, finessed

 

2015     ‘Campedello’, Colli Piacentini DOC, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Croci                           (malvasia, ortugo)

14/65      exotic spice & fresh florality, green pear, candied citrus

 

 

5oz gls/ btl    ROSÉ
 

2016    ‘Notre Sur’ Rosado, La Mancha DO, Spain

Dominio de Punctum         (grenache, bobal)

11/50      rosado is just so versatile! red apple skin,
                     pink berry, herbal finish

 

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

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

14/65       mandarin orange rind & dried roses, clean citrus finish

 

2016     ‘Millésime’, Sancerre, Loire Valley, France

François Crochet       (pinot noir)

16/75       wow ok rosé to be taken seriously! cardamom,
                     cherry, chalk


5oz gls/ btl    AMBER

2016    Vino Bianco Anfora VdT, Irpinia, Campania

Cantina Giardino         (fiano, coda di volpe, greco)

14/130     tangerine rind & dried apricots, herbal, savoury and rustic

 

2016    Pheasant’s Tears Rkatsiteli, Kakheti, Georgia

Pheasant’s Tears            (rkatsiteli)

15/70      the OG! lemon verbena, bergamot, spicey orange rind, muscular

 

2015    ‘Gordo Blanco’, Maule Valley DO, Chile

Louis-Antoine Luyt        (moscatel d’alexandrie)

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

 

2016      Iancura, Terre Siciliane IGT, Italy

Hauner                        (malvasia, insolia)

16/75     dried herbs, candied citrus, stone fruit, honey, savoury spice

2oz gls/btl    SHERRY

 

‘Tío Pepe’ En Rama Fino, Jerez DO

9/95  Gonzaléz Byass        (palomino)

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

 

‘Pastora’ Manzanilla Pasada, Sanlúcar de Barrameda

10/85  Bodegas Barbadillo     (palomino)

 yellow apple, hazlenuts &  butter toffee, dense minerality

 

‘Los Arcos’ Amontillado, Jerez DO

7/85    Bodegas Lustau     (palomino)

toasted almonds & dried apricot, salty honey, dry & earthy

 

‘Cristina’ Medium Dry Oloroso, Jerez DO

8/70   Gonzalez Byass      (palomino, pedro ximénez)

burnt sugar & almonds, golden raisin; smooth, light & supple

 

‘Alfonso’ Oloroso, Jerez DO

7/68  Gonzalez Byass      (palomino)

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    ‘Solstice’ Blanc VdF, Rhône Valley, France

Domaine Viret        (viognier)

14/65        not your average viognier! asian pear, meyer lemon,
                      macadamia

 

2015   ‘Cuvée Claude Seigneuret’, Mâcon-Bussières, Burgundy   

Domaine de la Sarazinière   (chardonnay)

16/75      golden apple & red peppercorn, rich but lively,
                    generous finish

 

2016    ‘Weisse Löwen’, Rust, Burgenland, Austria

Heidi Schröck            (welschriesling)

14/65     an austrian treat! lemon custard, white pepper,
                   bright minerality

 

2016    Estate Riesling, Pfaltz, Germany

Dr. Bürklin-Wolf                (riesling)

15/70     green apple blossom & key lime, just the right amount of petrol

 

2016   Trebbiano d’Abruzzo DOC, Abruzzo, Italy

Tiberio                    (trebbiano)

13/60      bathe in Italian sunlight - white peach, lemon verbena, salty finish

 

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

Barbadillo                   (palomino)

12/55      sherry country tried their hand at table wine and they rly nailed it

 

2016    ‘Tendu’ White, Yolo County, California

Matthiasson               (vermentino, colombard)

15/70       yolo white! golden melon, citrus rind, spearmint, salty & crisp

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      Moulin-à-Vent, Beaujolais, France

Domaine de la Ranche       (gamay)

12/55     you can’t go wrong with beaujolais; pomegranate,
                   cedar, fresh dill

 

2016    ‘Cuvée Granit’ Rouge, Vin de Pays, Loire Valley

Domaine de la Pépière      (cab franc, merlot, malbec)

15/70     the cuvée of our dreams - plush berry fruit, fresh pine undertones

 

2016    ‘Junge Löwen’, Rust, Burgenland, Austria   

Heidi Schröck            (blaufränkish, st. laurent)

14/65      pine sap & violets, blue fruit, forest floor, slight funk

 

2016    Verduno Pelaverga DOC, Piedmont, Italy

La Biòca                     (pelaverga)

13/60     dried earth & rose petals, fresh strawberry, oh so silky

 

2016     Vino Rosso VdT, Irpinia, Campania

Cantina Giardino         (aglianico)

13/125    campania at it’s best! bold red fruit, black plum skin, tobacco

 

2015    ‘Dido’, Montsant DO, Catalonia, Spain

Venus La Universal         (grenache, syrah, cab sauv, merlot)

16/75    coco nib, black cherry & purple flower, simply delicious & elegant

 

2015      ‘Cuvée Metis’, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario

Pearl Morissette           (cab franc)

14/130      back and better than ever - damson plum, green olive, anise

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 & 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    

 

‘Vigna del Volta’ Vino Dolce                                           14 2oz

La Stoppa, Emilia-Romagna       (Malvasia)

candied apricot, nutmeg, hazelnuts
 

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