$28USA : CALIFORNIA : SANTA BARBARA COUNTY : HIGHLANDS VINEYARDS
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
France : Bordeaux : Gascony : Madiran
Tannat, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
FULL-BODIED, BLACK FRUIT, MINERAL, CONCENTRATED, SPICE, LUSH, OAK
Unofficially dubbed the ‘Master of Madiran,’ Alain Brumont is truly an artist. Beautifully expressive and aromatic, this blend of mostly tannat is big but carries it’s weight with elegance. Juicy hills of black currant roll over soft tannins and end with spice.
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
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.
FRANCE : RHONE VALLEY : VENTOUX
California : Mendocino County
MEDIUM-BODIED, EARTH, RASPBERRY, COCA-COLA, BLACK TEA, SOLID, OAK
Dry farmed vines from this remotely located vineyard in Mendocino produce lively and youthful wines. Earthy aromas with herbal undertones integrate with berries on the nose. Fabulously new world, the palate is bursting with fruit and great acid. Mouth puckering lengthy finish.
$58CALIFORNIA : SONOMA COAST : HARMONY LANE VINEYARD
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.
$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.
$105CALIFORNIA : SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS : FELLOM RANCH
$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
MEDIUM-BODIED, AROMATIC, ORCHARD FRUIT, NO OAK
Fruit foraged from around the Willamette Valley make for a lip smackingly delicious cider. High acid up front, followed by tart green apple and quince notes end surprisingly creamy!
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
SPAIN : CATALONIA
Petit Gran Muscat
LIGHT BODIED, STONE FRUIT, BRIGHT, ZIPPY, HERBS, NO OAK
This vibrant and refreshing wine is the traditional summertime quaffer of Catalonia. Notes of bright honeysuckle and almond on the nose. Abundant ripe summer peaches on the palate with enticing fresh herbs. FIZZY FUN!
ECOLOGY : Organic
FOOD PAIRING : Brunch Sippin' & Summer Picnics
LIGHT BODY, RED FRUIT, SILKY, LIGHT TANNIN, CHERRY, BAKING SPICE, OAK
FOOD PAIRING: Poulty, Pork
South Africa : Western Cape
DRY, MEDIUM BODIED, FRESH, ORCHARD FRUIT, MINERAL, NO OAK
South Africa : Paarl
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir
DRY, MED-BODIED, ORCHARD FRUIT,, LIME, NO OAK
One of SA’s finest even does sparkling! Citrus fruit and almond notes delightfully waft from the bouquet. The palate is creamy with lively bubbles and a slight nuttiness. Finishes crisp, bright, and fresh. Cheers bru!
SOUTH AFRICA : WESTERN CAPE : COASTAL REGION
MEDIUM BODIED, DARK FRUIT, BAKING SPICE, SUPPLE, SMOOTH, OAK PRESENT
Kosher for Passover
$12FRANCE : BURGUNDY
California : Sonoma County : Sonoma Coast
MED BODIED, ORCHARD FRUIT, CITRUS, MINERAL, SOME OAK
Banshee is a winery started by 3 friends who had a vision of making good wines at affordable price points. This is a delicious and slightly richer Chardonnay with notes of green apple, tropical fruit, orange blossom, honeysuckle with a kiss of vanilla and citrus peel.
ITALY : TUSCANY : MONTALCINO
Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello)
MEDIUM-FULL BODIED, RED/BLACK FRUIT, FIRM TANNINS, LARGE OAK
The nose here has a freshness and underlying notes of black cherry, blackberry and dried sage. The palate is taut with freshness, minerality and a bit of pleasant spice on the finish. Traditionally produced from Montosoli Hill.
FOOD PAIRING: Meats & Pasta
Rich, ripe, and ruby red notes on the nose and palate. Spice and berries are well-rounded with the smooth hints of oak and tannin.
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec
DRY, MEDIUM BODIED, RED FRUIT, VELVETY, SPICE, OAK
$10ITALY : ABRUZZO : MONTEPULCIANO D'ABRUZZO
$23FRANCE : LOIRE : CHINON
Mexico : Tecate : Baja California
MEDIUM-BODIED, TANNIN, FUNK, TART, CRANBERRIES, CINNAMON, OAK
You are not seeing things, yes this fantastic red wine is from Mexico! Harvested from neglected mystery vines that were planted in the late 1940s. Textured layers of red and black fruits line the palate cut by ample acidity, and finishes with baking spice.
South Africa : Western Cape : Stellenbosch
FULL-BODIED, DARK FRUIT, HERBAL SMOOTH TANNIN, EARTH, USED OAK
For those who tread on the bolder side of the vine, look no further. Charred sweet wood, dark fruit preserves, and plumes of black tea mingle together on the bouquet. Welcomed crisp acidity on the palate cuts through layered ripe black fruit and vanilla spice. While the profile is balanced, the finish is extended like daylight in summer.