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!
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
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
$40CALIFORNIA : SONOMA COAST
$58CALIFORNIA : SONOMA COAST : HARMONY LANE VINEYARD
$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
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
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
LIGHT BODY, RED FRUIT, SILKY, LIGHT TANNIN, CHERRY, BAKING SPICE, OAK
FOOD PAIRING: Poulty, Pork
SOUTH AFRICA : WESTERN CAPE : COASTAL REGION
MEDIUM BODIED, DARK FRUIT, BAKING SPICE, SUPPLE, SMOOTH, OAK PRESENT
Kosher for Passover
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
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USA : CALIFORNIA : YORKVILLE HIGHLANDS
MEDIUM BODIED, CHERRY/RED FRUIT, FRESH TEA, SPICE, OAKThis limited release wine (only 150 cases!) is perfectly balanced between tart cherry and red berry character and a rounded oak finish. Powerful but delicate, this is drinking wonderfully now and will age well for years
$20ARGENTINA : PATAGONIA : ALTO VALLE DEL RIO NEGRO
$28USA : CALIFORNIA : SOLANO COUNTY : SOLANO COUNTY GREEN VALLEY
$22ITALY : VENETO : VALPOLICELLA
New Zealand : Central Otago
LIGHT-MEDIUM BODIED, DARK FRUIT, SOFT TANNINS, BRIGHT, NEUTRAL OAK
Very expressive in the nose with notes of white pepper, dried lavender, plum, and wild berries. The palate is supple with nice depth of flavor and a long elegant finish. Perfect for those who enjoy lighter reds with dark notes on the nose and palate.
$57ITALY : PIEDMONT : BARBARESCO : CURRA
Australia : Western Australia : Margaret
FULL-BODIED, BLUE/BLACK FRUIT, COCOA, SMOKY, VIOLETS, NEW OAK
A deep flavored and intense wine with abundant ripe plums, currants, and licorice. Balanced with touches of tobacco and chocolate. The tight, gravelly tannins provide length and shape to the palate. Long, elegant finish.
ITALY : ALTO PIEMONTE
Croatina, Vespolina, Dolcetto di Boca
ITALY : TUSCANY
Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon
MEDIUM-FULL BODIED, RICH, JUICY, RED/BLUE FRUIT, NO OAK
$20SPAIN : CATALONIA : PENEDES
MEDIUM BODIED, RED/DARK FRUIT, EARTH, SPICE, SUPPLE, SOME OAK
Deep, wild, and earthy aromas that is joined by dark, plummy fruit on the palate. It is rich and elegant with a touch of wild nature. Great tannic presence with persistent finish and fantastic acidity that holds up well with food.
FOOD PAIRING: Grilled Meats
$14ITALY : TUSCANY : CHIANTI
FRANCE : LANGUEDOC-ROUSILLON : VIN DE PAYS DE L'HERAULT
90% Carignan, 10% Syrah
DRY, MEDIUM BODIED, RED FRUIT, SUPPLE, SMOOTH
FRANCE : ST. EMILION GRAND CRU
Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
MEDIUM BODIED, BLUE/BLACK FRUIT, SUPPLE TANNINS, OAK PRESENT
Very attractive nose giving dried flowers, brambleberry, plum and a bit of cedar. The wine lies medium on the palate with graphite, mineral, and blackberry with nice acidity. Native yeast, no fining or filtration, 20% new oak.
FOOD PAIRING: Game & Meat
France : Bordeaux : Cotes de Francs
85% Merlot, 14% Cab Sauv, 1% Carmenere
MD-FULL BODIED, RED/DARK FRUIT, HERBS, SOFT TANNINS, NEUTRAL OAK
This is Bordeaux unlike any other coming from entirely family owned estate. The nose presents lively ripe red cherry fruit with a touch of black currant liqueur and forest floor. Great presence of minerality with silken, velvety texture on the palate. Graceful and elegant.
$38FRANCE : BORDEAUX : MONTAGNE SAINT-EMILION
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FULL BODIED, DARK FRUIT, HERBS, LEATHER, SPICY, NEUTRAL OAK
Classic Provencal aromas of thyme, licorice, rosemary, and lavender. It exhibits ripe black cherry and dark plum fruit on the palate with a flair of the Mediterranean sun. This is taut, rugged, leathery, and sauvage. It is drinking well now with some air and will be excellent with some age.
ECOLOGY : Organic
FOOD PAIRING: A Marathon of Sherlock Holmes
$24FRANCE : LOIRE : ANJOU : SAUMUR-CHAMPIGNY
USA : CALIFORNIA : SANTA MARIA VALLEY
MEDIUM BODIED, MEDIUM TANNINS, RED/BLUE FRUIT, FRESH, OAKED
This wine comes from Jim Clendenen's estate vineyard Le Bon Climat. Fresh nose with red and blue fruits. On the palate the tannins are round, enveloping elephant heart plum and dark cherry notes with a long delightful finish.
FOOD PAIRING: Pork & Poultry
CALIFORNIA : SIERRA FOOTHILLS
56% Syrah, 38% Cinsault, 6% Verdelho
MEDIUM BODIED, DARK FRUIT, HERBS, LEATHER, SPICY, NEUTRAL OAK
Really great nose of blackberry, black raspberry, and black plums. Hints of leather spice play well with the notes of lilac and lavender flowers on the palate that is chockful of blackberry fruit. Super long finish with a nice black pepper note.
ECOLOGY : Biodynamic
FOOD PAIRING: Bison Burger
USA : CALIFORNIA
DRY, MEDIUM BODIED, DARK FRUIT, SMOOTH
ITALY : VALLE D'AOSTA : ENFER D'ARVIER
MEDIUM BODIED, RED/DARK FRUIT, FRESH, BRIGHT, NEUTRAL OAK
The nose is very aromatic with plummy fruit, wet leather, and stewed berries with a bit of earthiness. Beautifully high-toned with notes of tart red cherry and wild raspberry on the palate.
ECOLOGY : Biodynamic
FOOD PAIRING : Pork or Roast Chicken
California : Central Coast : Paso Robles
FULL BODIED, RIPE RED FRUIT, SPICE, LUSH, CHOCOLATE, HERB, NEW OAK
Lush, round, and ripe California Cabernet Sauvignon. Great concentration of ripe red fruits, plum, savory herbs, and spice. Balanced, yet warm with hints of dark chocolate and dried cherries. Smooth tannins; drinking fabulously now.
USA : CALIFORNIA : SIERRA FOOTHILLS
Zinfandel, Petit Sirah
FULL BODIED, BLACK FRUIT, PURPLE FLOWERS, EARTHY, NEUTRAL OAK
Great balance of fruit-black raspberry, cassis, and hints of cherry- and firm acidity, making for a great velvety yet structure wine. Incredible notes of dark chocolate and black pepper spice with underlying notes of lavender and violets
FOOD PAIRING: Pizza & Pasta
$35FRANCE : BURGUNDY :
France : Burgundy : Cote de Beaune : Savigny-Les-Beaune
MEDIUM BODIED, RED/DARK FRUIT, EARTHY, FRESH, NEUTRAL OAK
A perfumed and very pretty nose of both red and dark berry fruit aromas is liberally cut with pungent earth. The delicious, fresh, and energetic flavors possesses good energy and lovely balance.