Italy : Calabria : Ciro
MED-FULL BODIED, RED FRUIT, FLORAL, SMOKY, TANNINS, SOME OAK
Gaglioppo, a native variety to the Italian “boot”, is sometimes referred to the “Nebbiolo of the South”. The palate is rich, full and dominated by sweet fruit. Aromas of red cherry, cranberry and red roses that transfer to the palate, which has dusty tannins and a nice long finish. Umami galore!
$50MEXICO : JALISCO : LOWLAND
Spain : Vinos de Madrid
Garnacha, Syrah, Cariñena
LIGHT-MEDIUM BODIED, RED/BLACK FRUIT, SOFT TANNIN, NEUTRAL OAK
Fresh, lively, and wonderful with a slight chill. Jammy red and black fruits dominate the nose and palate, with noticeable minerality and acidity. Mellow tannins round out this exciting red coming from the Madrid region.
$26USA : CALIFORNIA : SANTA BARBARA COUNTY : HIGHLANDS VINEYARDS
$30NEW YORK : HUDSON VALLEY
A cask strength sherried scotch that delivers on the nice toffee and chocolate notes that we expect from a sherried cask but also it's surprisingly smooth and elegant for its high ABV. A really special dram for those who love sherried whisky.
SPAIN : GALICIA : RIBEIRA SACRA
MEDIUM BODIED, RED FRUIT, FLORAL, LIGHT, BRIGHT, NEUTRAL OAK
A hauntingly aromatic, pure, and delicately sculpted wine. Finely detailed fruit on the nose that recall wild cherry tinged with blood orange and wild herbs. On the palate, it’s lucid and tender and finishes long.
FOOD PAIRING: Poultry & Pork
Chile : Central Valley
MEDIUM BODIED, RED FRUIT, ESPRESSO, BLACK PEPPER, OAK
FRANCE : SOUTHWEST : VIN DE PAYS DES COTES DE GASCOGNE
50% Merlot, 50% Tannat
MD-FULL BODIED, RED FRUIT, SPICE, SOFT TANNINS, BAKING SPICE, NO OAK
FRANCE : SOUTHWEST : VDP DES COTES DE GASCOGNE
Gros Manseng, Sauvignon Blanc
LT-MD BODIED, STONE FRUIT, CITRUS, ZESTY, BRIGHT, FRESH, CRISP, NO OAK
FRANCE : RHONE VALLEY : NORTHERN RHONE : CROZES-HERMITAGE
MEDIUM BODIED, DARK FRUIT, FLORAL, SPICE, ELEGANT, NEUTRAL OAK
Lauded as the top Crozes producer on the planet, Graillot's status has risen steadily, having founded his domaine in 1985. It reveals blackberry, dark cherries, spicy (clove and pepper), and violet flavors. It is elegant and delicate with a medium bodied weight.
FOOD PAIRING: Roasted Duck, Lamb Ragu
ITALY : TRENTINO-ALTO ADIGE : VIGNETI DELLE DOLOMITI
Austria : Niederosterreich : Thermenregion
MEDIUM BODY, TROPICAL FRUIT, CITRUS, FLORAL, WALNUT, ROUND, SAVORY, NO OAK
ARGENTINA : MENDOZA
MEDIUM BODIED, RED/BLACK FRUIT, COCOA, FRESH, NO OAK
Portugal : Dao
50% Alfrocheiro, 25% Touriga Nacional, 25% Tinta Roriz
MEDIUM-BODIED, BLUE/RED FRUIT, FIRM TANNIN, FRESH, HERBAL, SPICE, NO OAK
SPAIN : PRIORAT
50% Garnacha, 50% Samso
FULL BODIED, RED/BLACK FRUIT, SUPPLE, OAK PRESENT
Exotic, sweet, floral black cherry fruit nose. Lovely supple, sweet, smooth palate showing ripe black fruits with good definition and silky tannins.
FOOD PAIRING: Braised Meats & Barbeque
Italy : Tuscany : Maremma
Grenache , Mourvedre
MEDIUM BODIED, BLUE FRUIT, FRESH, SOFT TANNINS, FLORAL, NO OAK
Very expressive and floral in the nose with blueberry, black cherry and raspberry fruit braced with licorice and violet notes. Palate is fresh with soft tannins and very elegant long finish. Natural wine, no additives, aged in concrete egg.
FOOD PAIRING: Lamb & Game
$50AUSTRIA : BURGENLAND
SWEET, FULL BODIED, RICH, LUSH, CANDIED CITRUS, HONEY
An irresistible nose of citrus blossoms, sun-kissed oranges, and candied mandarins later pirouette on the palate with marcona almonds, raw honey, and apricots, all balanced by a fresh acidity. A nectar of the gods.
ECOLOGY : Conventional
FOOD PAIRING : Aged Cheese
California : Mendocino County : Anderson Valley
MEDIUM BODIED, ORCHARD FRUIT, STONE FRUIT, FLORAL, NEUTRAL OAK
This expression of Pinot Noir displays lovely ripe aromas of raspberry with a hint of toast. Lovely vivid floral aromatics with hints of magnolia blossom. On the palate, it has a soft texture, silky mouth feel, excellent balance and crisp acidity on the finish.
$40CALIFORNIA : SONOMA COAST
Spain : Basque : Txacoli de Getaria
LIGHT-BODIED, ORCHARD FRUIT, ZIPPY, CITRUS, SALINE, NO OAK
Light, airy, and bright traditional table wine from the Basque region of Spain. Know for its traditional hint of ‘spritz’ on the palate, this fun and fresh white has notes of citrus, green apple, and minerality. Hints of salinity from the nearby ocean pair this perfectly with fresh seafood.
Hungary : Nagy-Somloi
MED-FULL BODIED, STONE FRUIT, CITRUS, HONEYED, FLORAL, NO OAK
Somlo is the small appellation in all of Hungary, based on a dormant volcano with incredibly steep hills. This wine is pure delight. Round and ripe with ever present note of summer peaches and peach blossom with honeycomb that is lifted by complex intersection of basil and wintergreen.
Classic Islay peated malt that is non-chill filtered and has a higher than normal ABV for a standard expression. The result is a beautifully rich and peaty dram that has a nice sweetness of the front end to balance the overall headiness.
$66CALIFORNIA : SONOMA COUNTY : SONOMA COAST : GRIFFIN'S LAIR VYD
California : Sonoma Coast : Que Vineyard
MEDIUM BODIED, BLUE/PURPLE FRUIT, HERBAL, FLORAL, NEUTRAL OAK
Deep, intense and absolutely stunning Syrah from California. Notes of plush and mature blueberry, fig and blackberry fruit with dark spices, violet, lavender, sweet mint and tobacco add nuance to the bright fruit. Small production wine.
$100CALIFORNIA : SONOMA COUNTY : CHALK HILL : CLAJEUX VINEYARD
$105CALIFORNIA : SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS : FELLOM RANCH
USA : CALIFORNIA : NAPA VALLEY : WATSON RANCH
DRY, MEDIUM BODIED, STONE FRUIT, MINERAL, NEUTRAL OAK
In the nose, yellow stone fruit, flowers and a bit of minerality. The palate is subtle with vivacity, power and sense of harmony. Whole cluster pressed, ambient yeast, full malolactic fermentation.
FOOD PAIRING: Seafood
USA : CALIFORNIA : SONOMA COAST : CLARY RANCH
MEDIUM BODIED, DARK FRUIT, SAVORY HERBS, NEUTRAL OAK
The Syrah from Clary Ranch is striking in its beauty. A dark, savory wine, it bursts from the glass with plums, black cherries, camphor, olives, and black pepper. Textbook Syrah loaded with varietal character. Incredibly gorgeous.
FOOD PAIRING: Game & Meats
$90USA : CALIFORNIA : SONOMA COAST : QUE VINEYARD
USA : CALIFORNIA : SONOMA COAST
MEDIUM BODIED, DARK FRUIT, SPICE, MEDIUM TANNIN, NEUTRAL OAK
The nose here is bright with notes of black cherry, black pepper and a bit of licorice and menthol. On the palate the wine is supple with lovely fresh fruit and a bit of taught tannins on the finish. 100% full cluster, native yeast, 10% carbonic.
FOOD PAIRING: Meats & Game
Oregon : Applegate Valley
MEDIUM-FULL BODIED, BLUE FRUIT, DILL, SOFT TANNINS, LUSH, USED OAK
Delicate aromas of dill on the outside, which quickly moves into lush blackberry and currant. Bursts of mint and smoky wood round out the fruit flavors with luxuriously supple tannins. As cool to drink as the label suggests...
Argentina : Cuyo
MEDUIM BODY, JUICY, SOFT TANNINS, ROUND, NO OAK
The Astica Malbec offers a pure, fruit driven example of Argentina's signature grape. Medium in body with juicy berry flavors and a finish of soft tannins