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Bordeaux Blends


Chateau Palene Bordeaux Rouge

(Bordeaux, FR)
Elegant. Red Fruit. Cassis. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $8
6oz: $10
Bottle: $24

Chateau Haut Mouleyre Metallic Grand Reserve Red

(Bordeaux, FR)
Intense. Black Fruit. Vanilla. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $11
6oz: $13
Bottle: $39

Chateau Roques Mauriac Bordeaux Superieur

(Bordeaux, FR)
Fresh. Raspberry. Cinnamon. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $12
6oz: $14
Bottle: $44

Chateau de Chantegrive Graves

(Graves, FR)
92 Point – Wine Enthusiast
Concentrated. Anise. Black Fruit. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $13
6oz: $15
Bottle: $44

Wine Enthusiast – “This wine has intense acidity, given some richness by a tannic core as well as ripe black plum flavors. It’s aromatic and fruity, although the acid is almost shocking at the end.“

Chateau De La Huste Fronsac

(Fronsac, FR)
93 Point – Wine Spectator
Elegant. Black Currant. Plum. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $13
6oz: $15
Bottle: $44

Wine Spectator – “Really fresh, showing nice cut and persistence to its range of red currant, blood orange and damson plum flavors, all allied to a racy, chalky spine.“

Chateau La Tonnelle Haut Medoc

(Haut Medoc, FR)
91 Point – James Suckling
Elegant. Black Cherry. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $13
6oz: $15
Bottle: $44

James Suckling – “A tight and rich wine with solid tannins and a lovely depth of ripe fruit. Medium to full body and a savory finish.“

Chateau Lanessan Haut-Medoc

(Haut-Medoc, FR)
93 Point – James Suckling
Intense. Blackberry. Plum. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $15
6oz: $18
Bottle: $54

James Suckling – “Impressive ripe blackberry and darker plum fruits with notes of earth and warm stones. The palate has a supple, even-paced and fresh fruited heart of red cherry and plum fruits. Smooth tannins flow long.“

Chateau Landat Haut Medoc

(Haut-Medoc, FR)
90 Point – Wine Enthusiast
Elegant. Vanilla. Spice. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $15
6oz: $18
Bottle: $54

Wine Enthusiast – “This is one a group of chateaus just to the north of Saint-Estephe owned by the Fabre family. Ripe and rich, it is already a smooth and fruity wine. Black plums and black currants shine here supported by a dry core of tannins that is sure to soften.“

Chateau Cote Montpezat Castillon Cuvee Compostelle

(Castillon, FR)
90 Point – Wine Spectator
Concentrated. Black Raspberry. Oak. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $17
6oz: $20
Bottle: $64

Wine Spectator – “Bright beet, raspberry and pomegranate notes race along here, with a solid spine of licorice holding the finish together. Should fill in well enough.“

Chateau Vieux Chateau Palon St. Emilion

(Montagne St. Emilion, FR)
94 Point – James Suckling
Intense. Raspberry. Black Cherry. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $17
6oz: $20
Bottle: $64

James Suckling – “Attractive violets and red plums intermingled with charmingly spicy and toasty-oak aromas. The palate has a very plush, round and deeply fleshy feel to it. Elegance with density, chocolate and mulberry flavors to close. Effortless length here.“

Chateau La Papeterie St Emilion

(Montagne St. Emilion, FR)
Elegant. Dark Fruit. Blackberry. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $17
6oz: $20
Bottle: $69

Chateau La Fleur Peyrabon Pauillac

(Pauillac, FR)
93 Point – Wine Enthusiast
Elegant. Black Currant. Plum. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $20
6oz: $23
Bottle: $79

Wine Enthusiast – “ This is the Pauillac-appellation portion of a larger vineyard, Chateau Peyrabon, which is in the Haut-Medoc. The wine is rich, perfumed and likely to age very well. Juicy acidity and firm texture go with the black-currant fruit.“

Le Petit Haut Lafitte

(Pessac, FR)
92 Point – Vinous
Intense. Black Currant. Blackberry. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $22
6oz: $26
Bottle: $89

Vinous – “Slate, dried flowers, menthol and new leather all add complexity to the dark fruit. The tannins are a bit firm at this, but that should not be an issue in another few years.“

Chateau Echo de Lynch Bages Pauillac 2015

(Pauillac, France)
91 Point – James Suckling
Intense. Black Currant. Blackberry. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $26
6oz: $31
Bottle: $109

James Suckling – “Attractive dark berries with sweet, spicy oak that leads to a slick palate that delivers smooth tannins and a fresh, approachable finish.”

Chateau Monbousquet St Emilion, 2012

(St. Emilion, FR)
93 Point – Wine Spectator
Concentrated. Black Currant. Spice. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $28
6oz: $33
Bottle: $119

Wine Spectator – “A horse of a different color, with savory and sage notes streaking past the well-endowed core of glistening plum, blackberry and boysenberry fruit. A polished mesquite edge frames all the elements, while the finish glides on.“

Chateau Rouget Pomerol

(Pomerol, FR)
91 Point – James Suckling
Elegant. Dark Fruit. Vanilla. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $30
6oz: $36
Bottle: $129

James Suckling – “A fresh and clean red with chocolate, berry and cherry character. Medium body, fine tannins and a crisp finish. Very well made“

Chateau Larrivet Haut Brion Pessac

(Pessac, FR)
93 Point – James Suckling
Elegant. Black Cherry. Black Plum. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $30
6oz: $36
Bottle: $129

James Suckling – “A wine with lots of juicy fruit with animal and sous bois character. Decadent. Full and velvety. Goes on for a long time. Wild and delicious. Hard not to drink.“

Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Croix de Beaucaillou

(St. Julien, FR)
94 Point – Wine Spectator
Concentrated. Plum. Raspberry. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $30
6oz: $36
Bottle: $129

Wine Spectator – “Features notes of dark plum, raspberry and anise, with singed spice and subtle black tea shadings. Displays refined structure and length for the vintage.“

Chateau Canon La Gaffeliere St. Emilion, 2011

(St. Emilion, FR)
93 Point – Wine Spectator
Fresh. Espresso. Plum. Medium-Bodied.
Bottle: $154

Wine Spectator – “This wine reveals a soft, sexy style with lots of Christmas fruitcake notes intermixed with cedarwood, spice box, black currants and kirsch. Fleshy and fat with impressive purity, texture and length.“ [BARREL SCORE 90-92]

Chateau Les Carmes Haut Brion Pessac, 2011

(Pessac, FR)
92 Point – James Suckling
Intense. Blueberry. Chocolate. Full-Bodied.
Bottle: $174

James Suckling – “An outstanding wine from the 2011 vintage, with blueberry and chocolate character. Its full-bodied, with velvety tannins and an intense finish. Shows powerful structure. Extremely well done from here for the vintage.“

Chateau Du Tertre Margaux, 2005

(Margaux, FR)
90 Point – Wine Advocate
Elegant. Blackberry. Mushroom. Medium-Bodied.
Bottle: $174

James Suckling – “The 2005 highly acclaimed vintage was made by essentially the same winemaking team as Giscours. This cuvee exhibits a dense purple color, followed by earthy, truffle, smoky blackberry, floral and cassis aromas. It is beautifully pure with sweet tannin.“

Cabernet Sauvignon


Anakena Cabernet Sauvignon

(Central Valley, Chile)
Fresh. Blackberry. Cassis. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $8
6oz: $10
Bottle: $24

Anakena Cab Sauv Tama Vineyards Selection

(Cachapal Valley, Chile)
4oz: $9
6oz: $11
Bottle: $29

Big Six Bourbon Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon

4oz: $11
6oz: $13
Bottle: $39

Silver Ghost Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

(Napa Valley, CA)
Concentrated. Dark Berry. Espresso. Cassis. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $13
6oz: $15
Bottle: $49

Olema Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County

(Sonoma County, CA)
92 Point – James Suckling
Intense. Blackberry. Cherry. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $16
6oz: $19
Bottle: $59

James Suckling – “A juicy and fruity wine with hints of spice and berry. Fresh herb. Sage. Full body, firm and silky tannins. Tangy and fresh finish…“

DAOU Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

(Paso Robles, CA)
92 Point – Wine Advocate
4oz: $17
6oz: $20
Bottle: $64

Wine Advocate – “Tasted from barrel, the 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is very promising, revealing a youthfully primary bouquet of currants and plums that’s already integrated its new oak. On the palate, it’s full-bodied, richly structured and generous, with a sun-kissed core of fruit and a dry, fine-grained finish.”

Sheridan Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Yakima

(Yakima Valley, WA)
90 Point – Jeb Dunnuck
Concentrated. Blackberry. Spice. Tobacco. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $17
6oz: $20
Bottle: $64

Jeb Dunnuck – “Always a good value, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon offers lots of Cabernet character in its blackcurrant, lead pencil, green tobacco, and spicy oak aromas and flavors. It’s medium to full-bodied, sweetly fruited, balanced, and already a joy to drink“

Stonegate Cabernet Sauvignon

(Napa Valley, CA)
4oz: $18
6oz: $21
Bottle: $74

Dunn Cabernet Napa

(Napa Valley, CA)
92 Point – Antonio Galloni
Concentrated. Cassis. Cedar. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $20
6oz: $23
Bottle: $79

Antonio Galloni – “The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley is one of the most open, young Dunn Cabernets I have ever tasted. Sweet red berries, cinnamon, wild flowers, cedar and tobacco are all laced together in a supple, racy Cabernet that is already drinking well.”



Chardonnay


Las Almenas Chardonnay

(La Mancha, Spain)
Crisp. Tropical. Mineral. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $9
6oz: $11
Bottle: $29

Atrevida Chardonnay Unoaked

(Mendoza, Argentina)
92 Point – Wine Advocate
Elegant. Green Apple. Citrus. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $10
6oz: $12
Bottle: $29

Wine Advocate – “with great complexity and depth in a way that made me think of a much more expensive wine…The texture of the wine is superb, tasty, mineral, long…I wish more entry-level Chardonnay was like this… One to buy by the case.“ UNOAKED!

DAOU Chardonnay

(Paso Robles, CA)
4oz: $10
6oz: $12
Bottle: $34

D’Autrefois Chardonnay

(Vin de Pays, FR)
Crisp. Apple. Vanilla. Light-Bodied.
4oz: $10
6oz: $12
Bottle: $34

Rock View Chardonnay Reserve Mendocino

(Mendocino County, CA)
Oak. Pineapple. Vanilla. Full-Bodied.
4oz: $14
6oz: $17
Bottle: $54

Rombauer Chardonnay

(Carneros, CA)
Elegant. Tropical. Apple. Medium-Bodied.
4 oz: $15
6 oz: $18
Bottle: $59

Wine Spectator – “Rich and creamy, with seductive vanilla-scented oak that adds texture and nuance to the solid core of green apple, pear and melon flavors. 200,000 cases made.“

B & G Pouilly Fuisse

(Burgundy, FR)
4 oz: $19
6 oz: $22
Bottle: $79

Chappellet Chardonnay Napa

(Napa Valley, CA)
91 Point – Wine Enthusiast
Elegant. Melon. Quince. Medium-Bodied.
4 oz: $20
6 oz: $23
Bottle: $79

Wine Enthusiast – “For this wine, grapes are sourced from cooler sites within the valley, as well as from a high-elevation site on Mt Veeder. Together they provide a juicy, fleshy core of apple and pear girded by mineral-laden texture and tension.“

Far Niente Chardonnay

(Napa Valley, CA)
Elegant. Citrus. Hazelnut. Oak. Full-Bodied.
4 oz: $24
6 oz: $29
Bottle: $104

Sauvignon Blanc


Santa Ana Sauvignon Blanc

(Mendoza, Argentina)
Crisp. Citrus. Floral. Light-Bodied.
4oz: $8
6oz: $10
Bottle: $24

Lobster Reef Sauvignon Blanc

(Marlborough, New Zealand)
4oz: $8
6oz: $10
Bottle: $24

Cottesbrook Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

(Marlborough, New Zealand)
Crisp. Grapefruit. Gooseberry. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $9
6oz: $11
Bottle: $29

Courtney Benham Sauvignon Blanc

(Napa Valley, CA)
Elegant. Green Apple. Peach. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $10
6oz: $12
Bottle: $34

Andronicus Sauvignon Blanc Napa

(Napa Valley, CA)
Crisp. Tropical. Peach. Light-Bodied.
4 oz: $11
6 oz: $13
Bottle: $39

Amici Sauvignon Blanc Napa

(Napa Valley, CA)
91 Point – James Suckling
Elegant. Guava. Peach. Light-Bodied.
4 oz: $15
6 oz: $18
Bottle: $54

James Suckling – “Lovely preserved lemons, kiwi fruit and pomelo. A little more blackberry leaf on the palate, which is light to medium-bodied with fresh acidity and a fruity finish. Clean and steely.“

More White Wines


Tesoro della Regina Pinot Grigio

(Veneto, Italy)
91 Point – Beverage Dynamics
Elegant. Apple. Peach. Medium-Bodied.
4oz: $12
6oz: $14
Bottle: $39

Beverage Dynamics – “An elegant wine that has beautiful lychee and peach notes on the nose and pallet with a distinct green apple element that defines the palate. The acidity and minerality provide an excellent balance to this rich Pinot Grigio.“

Dr Loosen “Dr. L“ Riesling

(Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany)
90 Point – Wine Enthusiast
Crisp. Peach. Citrus. Mineral. Light-Bodied.
4oz: $9
6oz: $11
Bottle: $24

Wine Enthusiast – “More mineral than fruit, this dry white is a fantastic value, expressing Riesling’s most crystal-line character. Tangerine and green apple flavors are crisp and concentrated, showered in streams of lime acidity and cool mineral sensations.”

Chat de Nages Costieres de Nimes Blanc Vieilles Vignes

(Rhone, FR)
91 Point – Wine Advocate
Elegant. Apple. Citrus. Medium-Bodied.
4 oz: $11
6 oz: $13
Bottle: $34

Wine Advocate – “…A crisp, focused and lively white that offers elegant and exotic notes of pineapple, crisp white peach and mint. Coming from the more northern part of the Costieres, it has medium-bodied richness, impeccably integrated acidity and a great finish.“


Domaine Sainte Croix Cuvee Montlaures

(Corbieres, FR)
Elegant. Berry. Mineral. Light-Bodied.
4 oz: $9
6 oz: $11
Bottle: $29

Winzer Krems Rosé Blauer Zweigelt

(Austria)
Elegant. Spice. Berry. Medium-Bodied.
4 oz: $9
6 oz: $11
Bottle: $29

Chevalier de Lafoux Sainte Anne Rosé CDP

(Provence, FR)
Fresh. Cherry. Strawberry. Light-Bodied.
4 oz: $9
6 oz: $11
Bottle: $29

Tendance Caladoc Rosé

(Rhone, FR)
88 Point – Wine Enthusiast
Crisp. Raspberry. Strawberry. Full-Bodied.
4 oz: $10
6 oz: $12
Bottle: $29

Wine Enthusiast – “Made from Caladoc, a grape variety created in 1958 by crossing Grenache and Malbec, this medium-bodied rosE is restrained in style, with ginger and citrus notes accenting strawberry fruit. It’s dry and refreshing on the finish.“

la Grand’ Vigne Rosé Coteaux Varois

(Provence, FR)
90 Point – Wine Enthusiast
Fresh. Red Berry. Grapefruit. Light-Bodied.
4 oz: $11
6 oz: $13
Bottle: $34

Wine Enthusiast – “This is a pale colored wine, almost white. With its soft acidity, touch of pepper and bright red-berry fruits, it is exuberant, delicious and immediately ready to drink. The aftertaste gives the wine a further burst of acidity and crispness.“

Chateau la Vivonne, Les Puechs Rosé CDP

(Provence, FR)
92 Point – Wine Enthusiast
Fresh. Strawberry. Red Fruit. Medium-Bodied.
4 oz: $11
6 oz: $13
Bottle: $34

Wine Enthusiast – “Produced only in top years, this rich wine is impressive. It has great fruit, ripe strawberries and red currants bringing juicy fruitiness. There is also a more serious mineral texture that comes with tangy acidity…“

Fleurs de Prairie Rose Cotes de Provence

(Cotes de Provence, FR)
90 Point – Wine Advocate
Crisp. Strawberry. Floral. Medium-Bodied.
4 oz: $12
6 oz: $14
Bottle: $39

Wine Advocate – “Led by cherry and grapefruit flavors, it’s a silky textured, medium-bodied wine that spent three months on the lees. It finishes zesty and refreshing, with hints of tangy berries and citrus.“

Olema Rosé Cotes De Provence

(Provence, FR)
92 Point – James Suckling
Fresh. Red Berry. Strawberry. Medium-Bodied.
4 oz: $12
6 oz: $14
Bottle: $39

James Suckling – “A bright and fresh rose with sliced orange peel and strawberry. Hint of rose petal. Medium to full body, layered and very pretty. Love the phenolic tension with the acid vibrancy.“

Chateau Malherbe Rosé

(Provence, FR)
Elegant. Cherry. Apricot. Medium-Bodied.
4 oz: $14
6 oz: $17
Bottle: $54


Borrasca Brut Cava

(Spain)
Crisp. Apple. Pear. Citrus. Light-Bodied.
6 oz: $13
Bottle: $34


La Vostra Prosecco

(Veneto, Italy)
Fresh. Apple. White Peach. Honeysuckle. Light-Bodied.
6 oz: $13
Bottle: $34


La Vostra Sparkling Rosé

(Veneto, Italy)
Fresh. Strawberry. White Peach. Light-Bodied.
6 oz: $13
Bottle: $39


Rondel GOLD Brut Cava

(Spain)
Crisp. Peach. Fruity. Light-Bodied.
6 oz: $13
Bottle: $39


Levert Freres Cremant de Bourgogne Brut

(Burgundy, FR)
Dry. Citrus. White Flower. Biscuit. Medium-Bodied.
Bottle: $59


Levert Freres Cremant de Bourgogne Brut Rosé

(Burgundy, FR)
Dry. Red Fruit. Black Fruit. Full-Bodied.
Bottle: $59


Feuillatte Brut Blue Label

(Champagne, FR)
92 Point – Wine Spectator
Dry Fig. Medium-Bodied.
Bottle: $109

Wine Spectator – “Rich and creamy, showing the dried fruit, nut and spice notes of fruitcake, with lemon meringue, quince and honey flavors. Clean citrusy acidity integrates beautifully and provides an elegance to this refined Champagne.“

Chanoine Brut Cuvee Rose

(Champagne, FR)
Bottle: $119

Moet & Chandon Imperial Brut

(Champagne, FR)
Bottle: $129

Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut NV

(Champagne, FR)
92 Point – Wine Spectator
Bottle: $129

Wine Spectator – “Toast and dried fruit notes mix in this very harmonious dry Champagne, which is full of flavor- dried apricot, candied orange peel, nut and smoke- but still elegant and light-weight. The rich, toasty note lingers on the vibrant finish.“


De Margerie Grand Cru Brut

(Champagne, FR)
94 Point – Beverage Dynamics
Dry. Cherry. Berry. Toast. Medium-Bodied.
Bottle: $129

Beverage Dynamics – “Simply gorgeous! A crisp, clean blend of 90% Pinot Noir and 10% Chardonnay from the famed Bouzy region. Pale gold in color, with a nose of red fruit followed by a lively palate filled with pin-point bubbles that caress the palate into a long, refreshing finish.”

Veuve Clicquot Brut NV

(Champagne, FR)
Dry. Golden Apple. Peach. Biscuit. Medium-Bodied.
Bottle: $149

Laurent Perrier Brut La Cuvee

(Champagne, FR)
91 Point – Wine Spectator
Bottle: $164

Wine Spectator – “A delicate Champagne, with a refined mousse and finely honed acidity, this offers a subtle range of black currant, lemont zest, toast and chalk flavors that linger on the lightly spiced finish.“

Moet & Chandon Rosé Imperial

(FR)
93 Point – The Tasting Panel
Bottle: $189

The Tasting Panel – “Rich rose color with lots of lively raspberry and lovely texture; elegant, racy, seamless and long.“ Pairs beautifully with fresh fruits and aged cheeses.


Tsarine Brut Rosé NV

(Champagne, FR)
93 Point – Decanter
Dry. Apple. Raspberry. Medium-Bodied.
Bottle: $199

Decanter – “with aromas of red fruits with hints of brioche; this Champagne brings layers of fruit and creaminess on palate with bright freshness leading to an elegant finish“

Dom Perignon

(Champagne, FR)
Crisp. Citrus. Berry. Light-Bodied.
Bottle: $449


Quinta Das Carvalhas 10 Year Tawny

(Douro, Portugal)
Semi-Sweet. Caramel. Toffee. Medium-Bodied
4 oz: $16
6 oz: $19
Bottle: $64

Chateau Guiraud Sauternes

(Sauternes, Fr)
96 Point – Wine Enthusiast
Sweet. Peach. Mango. Full-Bodied.
Bottle: $154

Wine Enthusiast – “A gold-colored wine. The palate has intense freshness as well as ripe apricot and orange zest flavors. The acidity cuts through the intense richness, leaving a wine that needs time to fully integrate, and then many more years to mature.“

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