VINEGROWING Viura 100% VINIFICATION Preparation: In stainless steel vats, temperature controlled to 14-16º C. Yeasts selected especially for their aromatic power. Second fermentation: In the bottle, with selected yeasts and at temperature below 15ºC. DISGORGING After remaining in storage for 10-11 months. TASTING NOTES Straw yellow with golden highlights. Fruity, yeasty scent. Lively to the palate, fresh. Fine bubbles and persistent cordon. STRENGTH OF ALCOHOL 11.5th vol. RESIDUAL SUGAR 8 grams/ litre.
$29 Victorine Chastenay, Cremant de Bourgogne
100% Cote d’Or fruit (Hautes Côtes de Beaune and Hautes Côtes de Nuits) 75% Pinot Noir, 10% Gamay, 10% Aligoté, 5% Chardonnay 40 year old vines on average Fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks Aged 20 months on the lees
$16 Kilda, Sparkling, Australia NV
Very pale straw appearance with aromas of fresh cut lemon and subtle green apple surrounded by rising dough. Tight and complex palate of fresh buttered toast and a citrus freshness.
$24 Huber, Sparkling Pinot Noir, Austria NV
Light salmon colour with reddish gold play of light, fine, persistent mousseux, delicate, fresh and very animating nose, fruit and spice with hints of fresh cherries and forest berries, a sophisticated note of citrus. Dry, fruit-driven yet creamy on the palate, finely woven with elegant acidity and mineral extract, very harmonious structure.
&24 Gabernik, Rumeni, Muskat, Stajerska, Slovenia
Janko Bogatic’s Gabernik 23 has always focused on the less fashionable varieties, like Rumeni Muskat. Also known as Yellow Muscat, this grape is one of the many varieties of Muscat and has those traditional floral notes and bright acidity. Like the rest of the Gabernik 23’s zippy lineup, this traditional method sparkling makes a fabulous aperitif wine and
$29 Almacita, brut, Tupangato NV
This hand harvested sparkling wine is made from 100% Chardonnay grapes from multiple vineyards within the Uco Valley. The nose is bursting with notes of peach, pineapple, mango, mandarin, and watermelon that lead into a bright and fresh palate laced with green apple and a touch of fresh baked bread. Tight bubbles, a touch of sweetness, and toasted almonds with fine chalky tannins round out this delicious wine.
This is an original, a pét nat made from Riesling, but not from a single vintage. In this current release, there are wines that are four to five years old, which were held in stainless steel in a very cold part of the cellar without sulfur. The wines are blended and brought to a warm area where the remaining sugar ferments in the bottle.
$48 Paul Laurent, Champagne NV
The Brut cuvée has a soft golden color with a delicate and constant stream of bubbles. Rich aromas of pear, citrus, rose, and dried fruit. Bright berry fruit aromas and a rich, mouth-filling texture with a pleasantly long, clean finish.
$65 Gaston Chiquet, Champagne Premier Cru, brut NV
Bright cherry color with a salmon rim. Fine, delicate bubbles. Aroma of wild berry and currant lead to a spicy palate of red fruit accompanied by fine, enduring bubbles and balanced acidity. Generous, toasty finish.
Bright and minerally focused, displaying fresh orange, strawberry and floral aromas in the glass. Energetic and precise on the palate, offering strawberry, blood orange, nectarine and lavender notes. Certified organic 40% Grenache, 35% Cinsault, 25% Syrah High altitude site at 350m that sees snow most winters. Southeast facing Harvest is about 10 days later than the lower lying areas of Côtes de Provence Clay and limestone with lots of stones. Direct press rosé Fermented and aged in stainless steel La Bernarde and their organically farmed, traditionally made wines are quietly staking their claim as one of the finest in Côtes de Provence.
$22 Prisma, Rośe, Pinot Noir, Casablanca 2021
This rose shows notes of fresh citrus, crushed stone, passion fruit, grapefruit rind, and watermelon on the nose. The palate is high toned with bright acid, red fruit, and peach flavors that lead to a mouthwatering finish. A solid crushed wet rock backbone and watermelon juice notes.
$21 Murgo, Etna Rosato, 2021
Ripe strawberry and melon are complemented by a mix of crushed stone and hints of savory spice. This is silky in feel yet energized by vibrant acidity, mineral-tinged orchard fruits cascading across the palate. There's an attractive sweet-and-sour interplay that lingers here as this finishes long and floral.
$23 Le Provencal, Cotes de Povence 2022
A blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Carignan and Mourvèdre, "Le Provençal" is a selection of the highest quality cuvées produced by the coop. At once delicate yet flavorful, it has an inviting bouquet of red currants, strawberries and melon with a long refreshing finish.
$23 La Chapelle, Du Seuil, Provence 2022
This rosé wine has a bright, clear salmon colour. Red fruits and white flowers aromas blossom on the first nose. A gourmet citrus juice carries through on the palate in a fresh and lively impulse. An elegant and exquisite final delights the taste-buds.
$11 Backhouse, Chardonnay, California 2022
Golden in color with flavors of tropical fruits on the palate. Crisp and clean, this wine
$38 Hanzell, Sebella, Moon Mountain District Chardonnay 2021
Hanzell “Sebella” is crafted predominately from the younger vines on the estate along with fruit from select growers in the cooler regions of Sonoma County. Fermented in stainless steel and aged in neutral French oak barrels, ‘Sebella’ captures classic minerality, bright fruit, and the signature aroma of Chardonnay flowers in bloom. Enjoy today for its youthful exuberance, or cellar for many years of further enjoyment.
$33 Crossbarn, Paul Hobbs, Sonoma 2020
Bright aromas of lemon zest, green apple, and white florals, with an undercurrent of flinty minerality that belies its cool climate origins along the Sonoma Coast. A beautiful tension midpalate elevates the notes of Asian pear and lime which mingle with a vibrant acidity, leading to a clean and refreshing finish.
$11 Backhouse, Pinot Noir, CA 2021
Deep red in color with flavors of black currant on the palate. Rich and robust
$20 Prisma, Pinot Noir, Casablanca, Chile
Fresh vibrant and aromatic wine. It shows bright red fruit notes of strawberry and cherry, with an underlying hint of oak, that leads to a lifted mid-palate and smooth, velvety finish.
$19 Stonecap, Syrah, Columbia Valley 2018
The StoneCap Syrah is a full-bodied wine offering flavors of dark berry and plum that blend with hints of tobacco, pepper and mocha and is a perfect complement to game bird, grilled meats and heavy, rich cheeses.
$16 Kaleu, Malbec, Mendoza 2022
A brambly nose leads to a soft, juicy and round palate with redcurrants, blackcurrants and plums. Soft tannins and a nice thread of acidity make this a lovely everyday Malbec.
Pike Road, Pinot Noir, Willamette 2021
A dark-fruited and elegant Pinot Noir sourced from some of the top family-owned vineyards in the Willamette Valley.
$26 Heritage, Browne Family, Willamette 2020
Floral aromatics on the nose, with notes of red fruit, cran-raspberry, black fruit and candied violets. The palate offers a juicy, fruit-forward entry, followed by a round and lively middle full of huckleberries and red fruit, followed by a hint of jasmine. Silky soft and lingering tannins add to the balanced and lengthy finish.
$34 EZY TGR, Piont Noir, Willamette 2021
Bright red fruits include cranberry, pomegranate and currant. A nice balance comes from a touch of spice and notes of brown sugar.
$45 Falia, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley 2017
Ripe pineapples, spiced apples, dried lemons and toasted hazelnuts on the nose. Its full-bodied with bright, tangy acidity. Lots of energy with flavorful layers of ripe-fruit, citrus and toasty-spice notes. Praline to close.
Harrison, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley 2020 $24
Well-knit and polished, with medium-bodied cherry and pomegranate flavors that take on floral tea accents toward refined tannins
$35 Belle Glos, Clark & Telephone, Pint Noir, Santa Maria Valley 2021 $36
Deep purple with flecks of garnet in color with lavish aromas of warm blackberry pie, raspberry, licorice, and white pepper. Bold and sophisticated on the palate with flavors of dry cherry, crushed lavender, and chocolate covered blueberries. The texture is rich and velvety which leads to a long, structured finish.
$35 Belle Glos, Dairyman's Farm, Russian River 2021
Deep garnet in color with abundant aromas of sun-warmed black cherry, raspberry compote, and dark chocolate followed by hints of cedar and black currant. Bold and rich tones layered with flavors of fresh strawberry cobbler and bramble accompanied by notes of cinnamon and nutmeg. This wine has rich tannins, nice concentration, depth, and natural acidity that expresses the authenticity of a Sonoma County Pinot Noir.
$35 Belle Glos, Las Alturas, Santa Lucia Highlands 2021
Ruby red in color with fragrant aromas of blueberry pie, dried fig, kola nut and hints of coffee grounds. Dark berry fruit on the palate with flavors of blackberry pie, black cherry, creamy milk chocolate and subtle notes of nutmeg. Rich and structured, this wine has beautiful acidity that lingers through to a long, mouthwatering finish.
$35 Belle Glos, Balade, Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hills 2021
Dark violet in color with aromas of dark fruit and toasted brioche with a hint of baking spice. Bold and sophisticated on the palate with blackberry, boysenberry, French toast, black pepper, and a trace of cinnamon. This wine is beguiled with complexity and a light refreshing approach, yet not overly bold on the palate.
$65 Hirsch Vineyards, The Bohan-Dillan, Sonoma Coast, Pinot Noir 2021
The 2021 Bohan-Dillon is remarkably expressive upon opening. The palate is juicy and mouth-filling, with tremendous energy and freshness. A delicious, drinkable and engaging wine that does not require aging. Originally released Spring 2023.
$32 Domaine de L'Evech, Mecurey 2019
“Les Murgers” is the best wine produced by Domaine de l’Eveche. Gorgeous and intense garnet color. Scents of ripped red berries, complex aromas of subtle mixed spices and meadow. The flavors intertwines in a perfect balance, an harmony of mixed wild berries, silky tannins, and subtle notes of oak and spices.
$24 Domaine de L'Evech, Cote Chalonnaise 2020
Deep ruby colored, ripened red Berries on the nose and moist forest scents, round and fleshy body lead by red and black currant, cranberry with a great tannic structure and a lingering finish. A stunning vintage!
$36 Arnaud Boue, Hautes-Cotes de Nuits 2019
Cherry red color, with hints of ruby. Scents of cherry, blackcurrant and wild red berries, with touches of licorice and pepper. Smooth and forthright flavors of fleshy and crisp fruit, nice structured tannins. Natural yeast. Vegan wine, produced on the principles of Biodynamic process. Only 150 cases produced.
$45 Domaine Deliance, Givry 1er Cru 2021
Profound Ruby colored, Ripened dark Cherry Red and Black currant, Game and wild forest life with a great tannic structure for a lingering finish. A fantastic price for the region.
$16 Sagelands, Red blend, WA
Aromas of freshly peeled tangerine, smoked meat, plum, blueberry, herbs and a kiss of cocoa. This hits the mark, with a pleasing sense of balance and length.
$20 Upper Cut, Cabernet, California
Uppercut Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 is an exceptional wine that embodies the spirit of Napa Valley. With a deep, rich color and a bold aroma of black cherry and blackberry, this wine is sure to delight the senses. Each sip of Uppercut Cabernet Sauvignon reveals a complex blend of mocha, anise, tamari, and mineral notes, which add to its irresistible appeal. The racy hint of smokiness in the finish is the perfect complement to the wine's plush texture.
$12 Backhouse, Cabernet Sauvignon CA 2021
deep red in color with flavors of black berry on the palate. I have had this wine with pasta dishes as well as bbq meats and it works perfectly with both. A great wine at an amazing value! 5 stars for value and overall flavor profile. The Backhouse Chardonnay is also a very nice wine that I would recommend. With the holidays these wines are perfect to serve at a party for their drinkablity.
$21 Montoya, Cabernet, Monterey 2019
aromas of black peppers and currant on this unique Cabernet Sauvignon. Matured with a balance of French and American oak you will find a rewarding experience of intense flavors of blackberry and plum, with a lasting vanilla finish.
$22 Daou, Cabernet, Paso Robles 2021
The 2022 DAOU Cabernet Sauvignon exemplifies Paso Robles. The nose is highly perfumed, showing aromas of black cherry, cassis, plum, desert sage. sandalwood and dusty minerality. Secondary aromas reveal notes of cigar box, leather, bay leaf and black olive. The palate is rich and weighty, offering generous flavors of black raspberry, spicy currant and blueberry compote with impressions of Bing cherry, Boysenberry, fig, and baking spices. Ripe, fine-grained tannins carry into a structured finish with lingering accents of cherry, espresso and vanilla.
$24 Comtesse Marion
Cabernet, Cervennes 2022
100% Cabernet Sauvignon From the pastoral hills near the village of Vias along the Mediterranean coast Rocky volcanic soil 25+ year old vines Fermented and aged in stainless steel This Cabernet is aromatic and luxuriously textured with a seductive bouquet full of pure blackberry, mocha, and a hint of gorgeous violet. Exquisitely layered with notes of red berries, sage and crème de cassis.