WINE BY THE GLASS

5oz gls/ btl  LAST CHANCE
 

2016      ‘Glou Glou’ Blanc, Pays d’Oc IGP, France
La Tour Pigeonnier    (viognier, grenache blanc, marsanne)

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

2015     Brauneberger Riesling, Mosel Valley, Germany
Günther Steinmetz    (riesling)

14/65      green apple blossom & key lime,
                   just the right amount of petrol

 

2015      ‘Hierà’, Terre di Sicilia IGT, Italy

Hauner        (alicante, nocera, nero d’avola)

13/60       raspberry preserve, nutmeg;
                     satin-smooth with sweet spice

 

2015     ‘Trinch!’, Bourguiel AOC, Loire Valley, France

Catherine & Pierre Breton   (cab franc)

14/65       raspberry jam, flinty & lush, subtle
                     green pepper finish   

5oz gls/ btl   NEW WINES
 

 

2016    Touraine Sauvignon AOC, Loire Valley, France
Francois Chidaine        (sauvignon blanc & gris)

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

 

2014     ‘Terrasen’ Grüner Veltliner, Wachau, Austria
Nikolaihoff               (grüner veltliner)

13/60       white grapefruit & fresh herbs,
                      slatey minerality, graceful

 

2015    Elodie Balme VdF, Rhône Valley, France
Domaine Elodie Balme    (grenache, carignan, merlot)

13/60       a fresh take on rhône style; nettle,
                     india ink, dark berry for days

 

2015     ‘Forks & Knives’ Red, Moravský Zizkov, Czech Republic
Milan Nestarec        (pinot noir)

17/80       the most chuggable czech pinot
                      we’ve all been waiting for!


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)

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

 

N.V.  ‘Gutturnio’, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Croci                           (barbera, bonarda)

13/60      tart black cherry &  purple flower,
                    fresh turned earth

 

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       the champagne of nova scotia! lemon peel,
                     bruised apple, brioche

 

 

5oz gls/ btl    ROSÉ
 

2015      Domaine Ilarria Rosé, Irouléguy, Southwest France
Domaine Ilarria          (tannat, cab franc)

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

 

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        ‘Cuvée Blu’, Jordan, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario          

Pearl Morissette    (chardonnay, riesling, pinot gris, sauv blanc)

15/70      lemon verbena, bergamot, spicey orange rind,
                    supple & soft
 

2015    ‘Valtolla’ Bianco, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Croci                            (malvasia)

15/70       tangerine skin & dried apricots,
                     fresh ginger, savoury and rustic

 

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)

18/85        dried 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

 

‘Tío Pepe’ En Rama Fino, Jerez DO
Gonzaléz Byass        (palomino)

8/90       sea salt, caramel & banana skin,
                  umami; an exemplary fino

 

‘Pastora’ Manzanilla Pasada, Sanlúcar de Barrameda
Bodegas Barbadillo     (palomino)

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

 

‘Los Arcos’ Amontillado, Jerez DO
Bodegas Lustau     (palomino)

7/85       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     ‘Les Veilles Vignes de Sylvaner’, Alsace, France
Domaine Ostertag    (sylvaner)

15/70      sylvaner is the best of both worlds – lush, fruity, steely, refined

 

2016      Tokaji Dry Furmint, Tokaj-Hegyalja, Hungary
Disznókő                   (furmint)

12/55      this furmint is so crunchy & fresh; green apple skin, stoney finish

 

2016      Roero Arneis DOC, Piedmont, Italy
Bel Colle                    (arneis)

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

 

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    ‘Nomas’ Assyrtiko, Crete PGI, Greece
Ktima Karavitakis       (assyrtiko)

12/55       crunchy pineapple, ginger & musky honey, breezey saline finish

 

2016    ‘Tendu’ White, Yolo County, California
Matthiasson               (vermentino, colombard)

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

 

2016    ‘A Thousand Fires’, McLaren Vale, South Australia
Jauma                          (chenin blanc, sémillon)

18/85       lightly tropical, slightly honeyed, perfectly zingy, highly chuggable

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

 

2016     ‘Les Griottes’ Beaujolais-Villages AOC, France
Pierre-Marie Chermette    (gamay)

12/55       this beauj is just pure pleasure; hibiscus,
                     red cherry, black licorice

 

2014      Pfeffingen Spätburgunder, Pfalz, Germany
Weingut Pfeffingen    (pinot noir)

15/70     easy pinot as it should be; black pepper
                   & herbs, bright berries

 

2015      ‘Monte Tabor’ Valpolicella DOC, Veneto, Italy
Fidora                        (rondinella, corvina, corvinone)

13/60      an unexpected veneto pleasure!  fresh figs,
                    bay leaf, red earth

 

2014      ‘Pablo Claro’, Vino de la Tierra de Castilla, Spain
Dominio de Punctum  (cabernet sauvignon, graciano)

11/50     cassis & blackberry, smokey cedar, plush
                   ripe tannins

 

2015     ‘El Hondón’, Rioja Alavesa DOCa, Spain
Bodegas Maisulan      (tempranillo, viura)

16/75      rioja with a modern edge; herbal,
                    meaty, soft & bright

 

2016    ‘Tendu’ Red, Yolo County, California
Matthiasson                  (aglianico, barbera, montepulciano)

15/70       ya we didn’t make that up – this is as yolo
                     as wines come

 

2015      ‘Cuvée Metis’, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario

Pearl Morissette           (cab franc)

14/65      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, 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    

 

‘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