WINE

MY CONCEPT IS SIMPLE: ALL OF MY WINES ARE TO COMPLEMENT MY HUSBAND’S FOOD!  ALL WINES BY THE GLASS & A HEALTHY POUR (4 GLASSES PER BOTTLE).  BY THE GLASS OR BY THE BOTTLE….ALL PRICED THE SAME….WHAT CAN i SAY?  I LIKE WINE.

CHEERS, MELODY

 

MASCHIO, PROSECCO, ITALY   individual bottles                                                                                               9

Sparkling…with bouquet of white peach & orange blossoms. Delicious peach & almond flavors.

 ZONIN, ROSE BRUT, ITALY,individual bottles                     10

A lightly-colored sparkling rose with a fine, seductively delicate perlage, evoking memories of wisteria & Renetta apples. On the palate it is soft & smooth with floral notes & a hint of almond.

 FOX RUN, DRY REISLING, FINGER LAKES, 2015                     8 / 32

 Peaches, mangoes, red raspberry & white flowers all present themselves on the nose, with more peach & tangerine on the palate.  A soft lime presence in the finish rounds out this delicious Riesling.

 CASTLEFEDER, LAHN ITALY, 2015                                               8 / 32

Kerner is a grape variety developed in Germany as a cross between Trollinger & Riesling. Intense flavors include exotic fruit, juicy white peach, Bartlett pear & citrus with nutmeg & mineral notes.

KETTMEIR, MULLER THURGAU, ALTO ADIGE, ITALY, 2015           9 / 36

Fruity white peach & pineapple aromas follow through to the fresh palate, with orange zest & a hint of grapefruit.  Lingering nutmeg spice marks the finish…good with so many of our appetizers.

 PODERE SANTA MARIA, FALANGHINA, ITALY, 2015                 9 / 36

White fruit with green highlights.  Aromas of fresh cut flowers and Chamomile.  Crisp minerality make a long delicious finish. 

 OENO (EE-NO), UNOAKED CHARDONNAY, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY 2014                                                                                                                                           9 / 36

60% aged in steel & 40% in neutral oak with native yeast.  Vibrant, filled with bright citrus & luscious ripe pear flavors.  Named after the Greek Goddess of wine.

 PICPOUL DE PINET, FONT-MARS, FRANCE, 2016                       9 / 36

 This is a true fine-dining style: taut, fresh, clean, elegant, full of lemony exotic fruits, with a finishing impression of understated richness

VITE COLTE, AURELIANA, GAVI, ITALY, 2015                              10 / 40

Delicately scented, this lively wine has aromas of white field flower and a whiff of almond paste. The bright palate offers green apple and lemon alongside tangy acidity.

 FOURNIER, SAUVIGNON BLANC, FRANCE, 2015                          10 / 40

Produced just north of Sancerre, this wine is fresh with piercing lemon & a light herbal essence.   Sunshine with citrus & crisp acidity.  A real food wine.

 STORYPOINT, CHARDONNAY, SONOMA, 2015                               10 / 40

Flavors & aromas of ripe yellow apple, pear & white peach are enriched on a plush palate. Subtle hints of vanilla & toasted oak linger on the creamy, refreshing finish.

 PASCAL BOUCHARD, PETIT CHABLIS CHARDONNAY, FRANCE, 2013      

                                                                                                                        12 / 48

Subtle oak flavors are intermingled with clean, pure, well-de- fined lime, tropical, pear, mint and honeysuckle flavors.

 JOSEPH MELLOT, DOMAINE DE BELLECOURS, SANCERRE, FRANCE, 2016     

                                                                                                                      13/ 52

Bright and clear to the eye, pale gold in colour with flecks of green. Powerful nose with floral and fruity aromas. The palate is elegant and well balanced, combining freshness, body and a remarkable persistence.

 RUTTENSTOCK, GRUNER VELTLINER, AUSTRIA, 2016                  13 /52

Fresh intense exotic scent, honey melon & lemon spicy elegance, clear minerality, and a finish like a clear pool…..you can see all the way down.

 REDS:

 AZULADO, RED BLEND, P[ORTUGAL, 2013                                             8 / 32

30% Castelao, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Aragones, 10% Touriga Nacional.  Ruby in color, this elegant red blend with black fruit & forest notes on the nose has great structure and is fresh on the palate.

 ALTOCEDRO, ANO CERO, MALBEC, ARGENTINA, 2015                               9 / 36

This wine is all about finesse.  Very soft with dark berry deliciousness with Earth tones, spice & vanilla.  Full-bodied with round tannins.  Power & elegance!

 THE FABLEIST, PINOT NOIR, CENTRAL COAST, 2016                             10 / 40

Lovely, generous black cherries, blue raspberries, & vanilla Coke. Medium to full palate with balanced acidity and a baking spice finish.

 SILVER SPOON, CABERNET SAUVIGNON, CENTRAL COAST, 2015             10 / 40

This wine opens with rich aromas of black currant.  On the palate, deep round flavors of black cherry emerge over espresso, dark chcolate & toasty oak.  Slightly lighter body than expected.

   GRADY FAMILY VINEYARD, ZINFINDEL, LODI, 2015                                      10 / 40

A wide range of jammy flavors.  It is a full bodied, well balanced wine with flavors ranging from raspberry to blackberry with hints of spice & pepper on the finish.

 CASTELLI MARTINOZZI, ROSSO DI MONTALCINO, ITALY,  2015          11 /44

Earthy fragrances of truffle, underbrush & smoke.   The palate offers ample black cherry flavor, with hints of menthol & white pepper.  They knew what they were doing with this wine.

SORANGELA, BARBERA D’ASTI, ITALY, 2013                                            12 / 48

Ripe black plum, toasted oak & delicate spice lead the way in this wine.  The firm palate offers a delicate blend of blackberry jam, vanilla & licorica. A wine of superb structure & density.

ONTONON, RIOJA RESERVA SPAIN, 2005                                                    12 /48

Purple/black in color with a fragrant nose of pain grille, scorched earth, lavender, incense, & blackberry. Dense &concentrated on the palate, it has layers of fruit, succulent flavors, a lengthy finish & a dusting of modernity.

 VIVALDI, VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO, ITALY, 2014                                       12 / 48

This is a big, stylish Ripasso, a blend of Corvina, Corvinone and Rondinella; it has complex, intense aromas of raisins, figs and plums and a palate that is rich with flavors of dark berries and chocolate.

AQUINAS, CABERNET SAUVIGNON, NAPA, 2015                                     12 / 48

A rich Bordeaux style wine with layers of chocolate, dark berries & graham cracker, dappled in vanilla & jam.  Rich tannins suggest a swirl or two of the glass.  The finish is all tobacco.

  SAINT-DAMIEN, GIGONDAS, FRANCE, 21014                                            14 / 56

Vivid ruby. Fresh raspberry & cherry scents complicated by notes of white pepper & allspice. Juicy & focused, offering bitter cherry & red berry flavors that show a hint of sharp edge. Air adds depth and energy. 

 

                                        

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