A note from Wine Consultant, Chris Cannon —


"we wanted to convey a wine culture that is fun and approachable by stripping away some of the wine world's superficial veneer...

 

Sparkling — 


BRUT // GRUET / NEW MEXICO / USA
Mostly Chardonnay with a small percentage of Pinot Noir from an esteemed French expatriate winemaker. Méthode Champenoise.
11 / 38

BRUT ROSÉ // LUCIEN ALBRECHT /CREMANT D’ALSACE / FRANCE
Delicious Pinot Noir sparkler. Redolent of fresh dried strawberries.
12 / 44

BRUT RESERVE // POL ROGER / ÉPERNAY / CHAMPAGNE / FRANCE
A man of sophisticated taste, the choice of Sir Winston Churchill.
/ 98

MOSCATO D’ASTI // VIETTI CASCINETTA / PIEDMONT / ITALY (375ml)
Sweet, yet refined apricot essence with a slight bubble.
/ 18

SPARKLING SHIRAZ // THE CHOOK / SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Wonderful smooth integrated fruit and a rich weighty texture across the palate. Ripe juicy fruit character on the finish.
13 / 44

CAVA // SEGURA VIUDAS / SPAIN (187ML)
A reliable Cava for the price, offering cool, crisp cider apple flavors along with leesy notes of toast, nuts and flowers. Gentle and clean.
8 /

 

White — 


CHARDONNAY

SALTWATER FARM // ‘GOLD ARC’ / STONINGTON, CT / USA
Aging in French barrels confers softness, while still retaining a refreshing citrus backbone.
10 / 36

CHALONE // MONTEREY COUNTY /  CALIFORNIA / USA
Exhibiting ripe citrus flavors with a hint of  creaminess; soft and smooth on the finish. 
8 / 30

CUVÉE DELAYE // ‘LES PIERRES GRISES’ / SAINT-VÉRAN / BURGUNDY / FRANCE
Slightly round richness with the classic firmness of a well-made white Burgundy.
11 / 38

DOMAINE VINCENT DAMPT // CHABLIS / BURGUNDY / FRANCE
Incredibly vivacious with notes of crushed stones and a steely acidity. 
/ 44

CHATEAU MONTELENA // NAPA VALLEY / CALIFORNIA / USA
This is the white wine that won the 1976 Judgment of Paris competition, helping thrust California into winemaking legitimacy.
/ 94

pinot grigio

ZENATO // DELLE VENEZIE / FRIULI-VENEZIA GIULIA / ITALY
A refreshingly modern and energetic interpretation of a staple varietal.
8 / 30

LIVIO FELLUGA // COLLIO / FRIULI-VENEZIA GIULIA / ITALY
Consistently deemed one of the finest producers of Pinot Grigio in the world.
/ 48

sauvignon blanc

MOHUA // MARLBOROUGH / NEW ZEALAND
‘Mouha’ is the name of the small Yellowhead bird found solely on the South Island of New Zealand. This wine is as colorful and bright as the Yellowhead itself.
9 / 32

HENRI BOURGEOIS // PETIT BOURGEOIS / LOIRE VALLEY / FRANCE
Fresh and crisp with a touch of grassiness. An unequivocal value from the Loire.
10 / 36

DOMAINE DE LA PERRIERE // SANCERRE / LOIRE VALLEY / FRANCE
This wine typifies why the Loire Valley is the epicenter of quality Sauvignon Blanc production. Well-integrated minerality from start to finish.
15 / 50

riesling

A TO Z WINEWORKS // OREGON / USA
Pretty, sophisticated floral characteristics with just the slightest hint of sweetness.
10 / 36

NORTH BY NORTHWEST // HORSE HEAVEN HILLS / COLUMBIA VALLEY, WA / USA
A Riesling that might upend previous held notions of this grape. Quite dry and invigorating with very little residual sugar.
8 / 30

more whites

GRUNER VELTLINER

SCHLOSS GOBELSBURG // GOBELSBURGER KAMPTAL / AUSTRIA
From one of the oldest and greatest wineries in Austria comes a wine with high acidity and bright, delicious minerality.
10 / 36

ALBARINO

BODEGAS MARTIN CODAX // BURGANS / RIAS BAIXAS / SPAIN
Juicy exotic fruit tones dominate this enjoyable Spanish sipper.
9 / 32

rosé

SALTWATER FARM // CABERNET FRANC / STONINGTON, CT / USA
Aged in stainless steel tanks, the result is crisp with an appealing dense berry core.
9 / 30

DOMAINE DE FONTSAINTE // GRIS DEGRIS / CORBIERES / FRANCE
Incredibly quaffable Grenache Gris-based French rosé. Light, but subtly complex.
11 / 36

MULDERBOSCH // STELLENBOSCH / SOUTH AFRICA
A Cabernet Sauvignon rosé. Full of body and delicious maritime character.
8 /

COMMANDERIE DE LA BARGEMONE // COTEAUX D’AIX / PROVENCE / FRANCE
A quintessential Provencal rosé: fresh, focused and classically dry. Bright acidity, beautiful balance and a clean finish. 
/ 44

 

Red — 


cabernet sauvignon

THE ORIGINALS // COLUMBIA VALLEY / WASHINGTON / USA
Wonderful introduction to Cabernet from Washington State.
9 / 32

STARK-CONDE // STELLENBOSCH / SOUTH AFRICA
Small production, but unbelievable value relative to quality
12 / 42

BUEHLER VINEYARDS // NAPA VALLEY / CALIFORNIA / USA
Brimming with fruit aromas; flavors of plum, blackberry, and black currant. A youthful wine, yet rich and full bodied. 
16 / 50

HEITZ CELLAR // NAPA VALLEY / CALIFORNIA / USA
Aromas of fresh-picked blackberry and cassis abound from this lively wine. Effortlessly balanced with richness and silky tannins on the palate. A quintessential Cabernet Sauvignon.
/ 98

cabernet franc

SALTWATER FARM VINEYARD // STONINGTON / CONNECTICUT / USA
Rich and intense with cherry and blackberry flavors and a distinctive spiciness on the finish, Aged for 18 months in French oak barrels. 
10 / 34

pinot noir

RICKSHAW // CALIFORNIA / USA
Elegant and food-friendly with berry notes and good acidity.
11 / 38

JAMES BRYANT HILL // CENTRAL COAST /CALIFORNIA / USA
Sleek and lush, with red raspberry and spiced aromas; bright cherry and red fruit flavors last throughout the glass.
9 / 32

STOLLER // DUNDEE HILLS / WILLAMETTE VALLEY / OREGON / USA
Elegant yet approachable, with a herbal/savory aromatic quality reminiscent of rosemary and lemon verbena. The palate is succulent and long: Bing cherry, rose water, vanilla and a dark chocolate and sea salt finish.
16 / 50

HALL WINERY // WALT / ‘BLUE JAY’ / ANDERSON VALLEY / CALIFORNIA / USA
The cooler climate of northern California does wonders for an early ripening grape. Luscious darkberries and steeped tea showcase the wonders of this appellation.
/ 80

merlot

CHARLES SMITH // ‘THE VELVET DEVIL’ / WASHINGTON / USA
Let a serious winemaker from the Pacific Northwest change your mind about Merlot. 
9 / 34

SALTWATER FARM // ESTATE MERLOT / STONINGTON/ CONNECTICUT / USA
100% Merlot grapes grown locally in Stonington, CT. Aged in French oak for 18 months. Only 40 cases were produced. A treasure and a rarity. 
/ 58

TREFETHEN // OAK KNOLL DISTRICT / NAPA VALLEY / CA / USA
Pleasant leather and cinnamon accentuate this mature effort from an already storied winery.
/ 66

malbec

NIETO SENETINER // MENDOZA / ARGENTINA
Prototypical spice and tobacco traits with a smoky, appetizing finish.
9 / 32

MAAL // ‘BIUTIFUL’ / MENDOZA / ARGENTINA
As the name acutely reflects, this wine is simultaneously intensely flavored while conveying an underlying delicacy.
12 / 42

zinfandel

CLINE CELLARS // ‘ANCIENT VINES’ / CONTRA COSTA COUNTY / CA / USA
Replete with dense, concentrated dark berries, this expertly-crafted effort satisfies.
10 / 38

TURLEY // ‘OLD VINES ’ / CA / USA
A cuvée of vines up to eighty years old, the provenance of Turley epitomizes perhaps the best Zinfandel to ever derive from California properties.
/ 55

SEGHESIO // SONOMA COUNTY / CALIFORNIA / USA
An elegant, spicy herbal quality predominates over undeniably delicious, thoughtful mediation on this varietal. 
/ 76

red blends

STELTZNER VINEYARDS // CLARET / NAPA VALLEY / CALIFORNIA / USA
Primarily Cabernet and Merlot-based with structure of a fine Bordeaux.
/ 48

france

bordeaux

‘LÉGENDE’ / PAUILLAC / MEDOC
Strawberry and raspberry aromas and toasty notes give way to a harmonious well-balanced palate.
10 / 36

CHATEAU DE SALES // POMEROL
From the Right Bank of Bordeaux, this Merlot-based offering displays earthy and ripe red fruit accessibility.
/ 80

rhone

E. GUIGAL // COTES DU RHONE / NORTHERN RHONE
A blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre (GMS), the relatively high portion of Syrah makes this a very smooth, easy drinking red wine with a lot of character. 
9 / 34

LA FONT DE NOTRE DAME // GIGONDAS / SOUTHERN RHONE
A definite pleasant herbaceous quality prevails across this wine from a sophisticated Rhone appellation.
/ 60

DOMAINE DE BEAURENARD // CHATEAUNEUF - DU-PAPE / SOUTHERN RHONE
Grenache-based Chateauneuf that is eminently drinkable even in its youth.
/ 90

DOMAINE FAURY // ‘SAINT JOSEPH / NORTHERN RHONE
Comprised of old Syrah vines from the northern part of the Rhone, this offering accentuates the concentrated mineral core of granite terroir.
/ 60

burgundy

VINCENT GIRARDIN // ‘CUVEE SAINT VINCENT’ / COTE D’OR
Aging 11 months on fine lees, this is an example of what Pinot Noir can be in Burgundy:  fruity and ample. 
16 / 50

italy

veneto

ZENATO // ‘RIPASSA’ / VALPOLICELLA
A technique used to “repass” fermented Valpolicella grapes over Amarone pomace. The result is an intensely concentrated, chewy wine.
/ 52

PIEDMONT

VIETTI // ‘TRE VIGNE’ / BARBERA D’ASTI
Low tannins, high acidity. Like a zest of lemon, the perfect food accompaniment.
12 / 42

tuscany

POLIZIANO // ROSSO DI MONTEPULCIANO / MONTEPULCIANO
Primarily Sangiovese with dark, black fruit, while staying remarkably approachable.
10 / 38

PIAGGIA // ‘II SASSO’ / CARMIGNANO
A godfather of the ‘Super-Tuscans,’ before there was even such terminology.
/ 60

FATTORIA DEI BARBI // BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO
This is a powerhouse, muscular wine that pours brick red. Commands your senses and demands your concentration.
/ 110

sicily

COLOSI // NERO D’AVOLA
Almond and sage essence represents the backbone of the most important red grape of Sicily.
9 / 34

spain

JUAN GIL // ALBACEA / JUMILLA
Composed of the Monastrell (Mourvèdre) varietal, this wine is bursting with ripe berry fruit.
9 / 34

MARQUÉS DE CÁCERES // CRIANZA / RIOJA
Mediterranean earthiness and seamless oak tannin exemplify a fantastic representation of Spanish Tempranillo.
11 / 40

australia

shiraz

JIM BARRY // ‘LODGE HILL’ / CLARE VALLEY
Forget the overtly alcoholic, highly extracted Australian reds saturating the market. This Shiraz exhibits a finesse and elegance typically found in French Syrah.
13 / 46

 

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