WINE

MY CONCEPT IS SIMPLE…ALL OF MY WINES ARE CHOSEN TO COMPLIMENT THE CHEF’S FOOD.

ALL WINES ARE BY THE GLASS OR BY THE BOTTLE WITH A HEALTHY POUR (FOUR GLASSES PER BOTTLE).

ALL ARE PRICED THE SAME EITHER WAY….DIVIDE THE PRICE OF THE BOTTLE BY FOUR GLASSES…..WHAT CAN I SAY?   I LIKE WINE.

CHEERS, MELODY

WHITES

ZONIN, 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 rose & Renetta apples. On the palate it is crisp sunshine with a hint of lemon.

FOX RUN VINEYARDS, DRY RIESLING, FINGER LAKES, 2017    $9 / $36
Peaches, mangoes, raspberries and white flowers all present themselves on the nose with more peach  and tangerine on the palate.

TERRE NARDIN, PINOT GRIGIO, ITALY, 2018    $9 / $36
Crisp, clean & linear.  Flavours of pears, honeydew, a hint of cream & ocean salt give this wine a racy edge & a pristine finish.

PAUL D., MULLER THURGAU , AUSTRIA, 2015    $10 / $40
Like Sauvignon Blanc with apricot replacing the grapefruit.  The wine smells fresh & ripe with notes of white peach, apricot & crushed herb.  It is creamy in texture & loaded with juicy apricot fruit, grassy herb & a hint of lychee.

DOMAINE CARREL EUGENE ET FILS, SAVOIE ROSE, FRANCE, 2019    $10 / $40
Pale antique rose color with a nose of citrus blossom and petrichor.  Crisply dry with a touch of minerality to Offset the luscious strawberry. 

MAHU, SAUVIGNON BLANC, CHILI, 2020  $10 / $40
Full of tropical fruit & stone fruit… it is citrus with racy ascidity. There is an intriguing and unexpected note of gunflint that comes through on the nose and palate.  Grassy, sunlit notes with a hint of pink grapefruit.

MERCER, CHARDONNAY, HORSE HEAVEN HILLS, WA., 2016    $11 / $44
Notes of butterscotch, honeyc fresh lime, toasty crme brulee greet you on the nose with undertones of fresh granny smith apples. A full bodied wine with a balance of bright acidity and creamy softness. 

CASTELFEDER, LAHN KERNER, ITALY, 2018    $12 / $48
Lightning rod of freshness and acidity – citrus fruits like lemon and lime with hints of white peach and mango. An accent of nugmeg balances with it’s mineral notes creates a clean refreshing finish.

DOMAINE DUPEUBLE PERE ET FILS, BEAUJOLAIS BLANC, FR., 201    $12 / $48
This is the true gem of their domaine.  The flavor is driven by green apple, bright citrus and a limey/chalky minerality reined in by a touch of creaminess.  Not to be missed.                         

VITE COLTE, AURELIANA, GAVI, ITALY, 2019    $13 / $52
Delicately scented, this lively wine has aromas of white field flowers & a whiff of marzipan.  The bright palate Offers green apple & lemon alongside tangy acidity.  It’s clean , crisp & refreshing. 

STEININGER, GRUNER VELTLINER KAMPTAL, AUS., 2019    $13 / $52
Totally zesty swirls of ripe citrus sweep up green pear and melon notes as they rise from the glass and flow across the palate. This Grunner has verve and liveliness.

 FOURNIER, SANCERRE, FRANCE, 2017    $15 / $60
Bright and clear to the eye, pale gold in colour with flecks of green. Powerful nose with floral and fruity aromas. Intense, piercing tartness that is always wonderful in a Sancerre with a long & delicious finish. 

REDS

 PRIMMO CICCHITTI,  MALBEC, ARGENTINA, 2016    $9 / $36
Ruby red with hints of violet.  Aromas of fresh red fruits, flowers, vanilla and bittersweet chocolate.  Good body, Smooth tannins with hints of cherries and plums.

FAMILLE PERRIN, LES CORNUDS, VINSOBRES, RHONE, FR.,  2017    $10 / $40
A Rhone blend of Grenache & Syrah.  A bright, fresh style with a mix of raspberry, cherry & red currant coulis flavors, underscored by light bramble & mineral accents. Juicy energy.

CAPARZO, TOSCANA, SANGIOVESE, ITALY, 2019   $10 / $40
Intense ruby with violet refelctions.  Deep, fruity and spicy with ripe blackberries, wild strawberries, spice and vanilla.  Full, fruity, persistent.  

CRU MONPLAISIR, BORDEAUX, FRANCE, 2018    $11 / $44
Adjacent to the appellation of Margaux.  Classic Bordeaux aromatics of plums, figs, graphite, black currant & a touch of oak.  Cabernet adds firmness to otherwise silky tannins, finishes moderately long & leafy fresh.

THE FABLEIST, THE SILKWORM & THE SPIDER, PINOT NOIR, CENTRAL COAST, 2018    $11 / $44       Vintage leather, cedar & wild strawberries begin this opus of luxuriously perfumed Pinot.  Earthy, bright and  Vivid.  Pipe tobacco, morels and pie crust with so much cherry.  Punchy and yet refined.

MARIETTA, CHRISTO BLEND, N. COAST, CA.,  20157   $11 / $44
A Rhône style blend of 64% Syrah, 23% Grenache, 7% Petite Sirah, & 6% Viognier. Beautiful blackberry fruit, herbs & underbrush all give  way to a medium to full-bodied, plump, textured beauty that shines for its charm & style.

CABRILLO, CABERNET SAUVIGNON, NAPAE, 2017    $12 / $48
Lovely aromatics, with beautiful dark fruit –  cassis and blackberry come to mind – a hint of oak and ripe tannins and A freshness and detail and depth of flavor that only improves with time.

SORANGELA, BARBERA D’ASTI, ITALY, 2015    $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 & licorice. A wine of superb structure & density.                                                                                

ONTONON, RIOJA RESERVA SPAIN, 2010    $13 / $52
Purple/black in color with a fragrant nose of pain grille, earth, lavender, incense, & blackberry. Dense & concentrated on the palate, it has layers of fruit, succulent flavors, a lengthy finish & a dusting of modernity.

MONTE ZOVOI, VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO, ITALY, 2016    $14 / $56
Ruby red with garnet highlights.  Aromas of ripe fruit, cherries, plums, dried fruit, spices, vanilla & cinnamon. Beautiful fruit with deep notes of vanilla…velvety texture. 

MONTEFALCO, SAGRANTINO, ITALY,, 2015    $14 / $56
The plush elderberries & hints of pepperoncino & balsamic work rather well with the dried cedar & dark chocolate.  Full-bodied & nicely indented in furrows of chewy tannins revealing dark fruit & detailed acidity.                                                        

 

Photo of wine bottles by Cherise Forbe