Chateau Margaux Margaux (First Growth),
Chateau Rauzan Segla Margaux,
Chateau Palmer Margaux (Third Growth),
Please ask your server about the month's
featured Margaux by the glass!
Veuve Clicquot "Yellow Label" Brut,
Reims NV France $70.00
A wonderful non-vintage
wine from the widow.
Veuve Clicquot "La Grande Dame,
" Reims, 1990 France $185.00
A truly remarkable Champagne!
Fruit from the finest Grand Cru vineyards.
Krug Brut, France 1989 $215.00
So rich! Abundant fruit is balanced with the
richness of freshly baked brioche!
Moet & Chandon "Dom Perignon,"
Epernay, France 1992 $185.00
"...come quickly, I'm seeing stars!"
Bruno Paillard Brut Rose, Premiere Cuvee,
France NV $69.00
this "rose" is truly that!
Roederer Estate Brut, Anderson Valley,
California NV $40.00
Loads of crisp Granny Smith apple and
"pie crust" notes that dance on the palate!
Jaume Serra Cava, "Cristalino,"
Brut, Spain NV $19.00
A beautiful Cava! Very clean and well made.
IN DARLING DEMI BOTTLE
Veuve Clicquot "White Label" Demi-Sec,
Reims NV France (375ml) $35.00
Trefethen Chardonnay, Napa Valley CA,
1996 (375ml) $22.00
Domaine Talmard Macon-Chardonnay,
France 1997 (375ml) $16.00
Henri Bourgeois Sancerre, Grande Reserve,
Loire, France 1998 (375ml) $19.00
Guigal Cote Rotie, Ampuis,
France 1995 (375ml) $31.00
Cristom Pinot Noir, "Mt. Jefferson",
Oregon 1997 (375ml) $21.00
Bouchard Beaune Greves, "Vignes de L'Enfant Jesus,"
Cote D'Or, France 1996 (375ml) $62.00
Pine Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon,
Napa Valley, CA 1996 (375ml) $20.00
Frogs Leap Zinfandel, Napa Valley,
CA 1996 (375ml) $18.00
Kistler Sonoma, 1997 $68.00
Sonoma-Cutrer Russian River Valley,
Miner Family "Wild Yeast Vineyards,"
Napa Valley 1997 $72.00
Grgich Hills Napa Valley, 1997 $58.00
MacRostie Carneros, 1997 $37.00
Bernardus Carmel Valley, 1997 $38.00
Au Bon Climat "La Bouge D'A Cote,"
Santa Barbara County, 1997 $52.00
Cartlidge & Browne California, 1997 $19.00
Pacific Northwest Caterina
Columbia Valley, WA, 1997 $24.00
Columbia Valley, WA, 1997 $55.00
Domaine Serene "Cote Sud,"
Willamette Valley, OR 1997 $67.00
Ken Wright, Willamette Valley,
OR 1997 $33.00
WEST COAST WINES
Riesling, Santa Barbara County, CA 1997 $17.00
A beautiful Riesling! They blended a little "Gewürz"
and a little Merlot for depth and complexity.
Semillon, Columbia Valley, WA 1997 $37.00
Like sipping a glass full of rose petals!
Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma, CA 1998 $25.00
A great Sauvignon Blanc that shows
off distinctive varietal character.
Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, CA 1998 $28.00
Fresh and lively with a fruity center of
pear and apple...distinctively varietal!
Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, OR 1997 $35.00
Another winner from the father of
Oregon Pinot Gris...David Lett!
Au Bon Climat
Pinot Blanc, Bien Nacido-Reserve,
CA 1997 $41.00
Call Pinot Blanc, Pinot Blanc Vrais, or
Melon de Bourgogne...We'll just call it great!
"Evolution No. 9," OR NV $37.00
You'll want to listen to your Beatles "White Album"
after enjoying this intriguing blend.
Gewürztraminer, Anderson Valley, CA 1998 $33.00
The spice is nice! A Gewürz" from one of California's best!
GLOBAL GRAPES - WHITE
Sancerre, Grande Reserve, Loire 1998 $31.00
Thick on the palate with sweet apple fruit
and pie crust flavors...all American?
"Pur Sang," Pouilly Fume, Loire 1997 $67.00
"Pure" heaven! The master, Dageneau, makes arguably
the best Sauvignon Blanc in the world.
Domaine de la Tourmaline
Muscadet, Sevre et Maine, Loire 1997 $26.00
A beautiful Muscadet that offers honeyed pear flavors,
lots of acidity, and mineral character.
Pinot D'Alsace, Alsace 1997 $45.00
Wow! Oliver does it again! Alsace is the best!
Pinot Gris, "Bergheim," Alsace 1997 $32.00
A thick, well structured Gris that offers
massive doses of pear and apricot.
Cotes du Rhone-Blanc, 1997 $27.00
Marcel added a bit more Viognier this year to
round out a spectacular white Rhone!
Domaine de la Moutonne
Chablis, "Moutonne" "(Grand Cru)," 1997 $82.00
From the dynamic "Grand Cru" vineyard, Moutonne,
this wine list is one of life's great treasures.
Chardonnay, Macon 1997 $26.00
A crisp. Clean well made Chardonnay.
Batard-Montrachet, Cotes de Beaune 1997 $195.00
Claude Arnoux could find no words either in French
or Latin to describe this vineyard's amazing qualities so we won't either!
Italy and All Points South Ceretto
Arneis, "Blange," Italy 1998 $26.00
A wonderful varietal from the Piedmont, this Arneis
from Cervetto offers a crisp, slightly sparkling and refreshing edge.
Chardonnay, "Esperto," Italy 1996 $28.00
A well structured Chardonnay that shows off the
varietal rather than the mass quantities of oak.
Chardonnay, Margaret River, Australia, 1996 $68.00
A massive Chardonnay that offers rich baked apple
and brown sugar...from start to finish!
Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough Bay,
New Zealand 1998 $39.00
Like taking a big bite from the sweetest
grapefruit you have ever tasted!
Chardonnay, Colchagua, Chili 1997 $17.00
A rich and vibrant Chilean Chardonnay!
Sauvignon Blanc, Rapel Valley, Chile 1998 $33.00
Crisp and lively...very true to the varietal.
WEST COAST REDS
The noble grape of Bordeaux, it has provided
quite successful along the Pacific United States with
definitive regional variations of character.
Napa Valley, CA 1995 $70.00
"Red," Napa Valley 1995 $69.00
Monterey, CA 1996 $29.00
Columbia Valley, WA 1996 $47.00
Chateau Ste. Michelle
Columbia Valley, WA 1996 $29.00
Columbia Valley, WA 1996 $48.00
Columbia Valley, WA 1996 $45.00
The grape made famous by its use in St. Emilion
and Pomerol where it dominates Clarets. California and
Washington, while also using it to blend, have been
enjoying great success by bottling it unencumbered.
Napa Valley, CA 1996 $52.00
Napa Valley, CA 1996 $59.00
Columbia Valley, WA 1997 $44.00
"Pepper Bridge" Columbia Valley, WA 1997 $69.00
Columbia Valley, WA 1997 $39.00
The great black grape of Burgundy!
Both California and Oregon have made great strides
in increasing the quality and character of this most temperamental
of grapes! Enjoy the soft, sensual charms of one
of the worlds most wonderful grapes!
Villa Mt. Eden
California 1997 $26.00
Carneros, "Reserve," California 1997 $58.00
"Reed," Mt. Harlan, CA 1995 $78.00
Willamette Valley, OR 1996 $59.00
Willamette Valley, OR 1997 $68.00
"O'Conner Vineyard," Willamette Valley,
OR 1996 $40.00
MELTING POT REDS
Zinfandel, "Sonoma Station,"
Sonoma, CA 1997 $33.00
Not many people do it better than Paul Draper
when it comes to Zinfandel! Ripe black fruits with
a rich, mouth watering, spicy finish.
Zinfandel, "Redhead Vineyard,"
Oakville, CA 1997 $39.00
Indisputably a variety of Vinus Vinefera, Zinfandel has
no antecedent in Europe. It is genetically linked
to an Italian variety, Primitivo de Gaia.
Gamay Noir, Willamette Valley, OR 1977 $49.00
"She's a brick...house!" Gamay Noir is said to be a
"Teinturier" or literally, a dyer. It's often used
to add depth to less vigorous wines!
Syrah, "Bacchus," Columbia Valley, WA 1997 $48.00
One of the most ancient of grapes in the world,
if not one of its most noble. A rich, robust, and spicy morsel!
Nebbiolo, "Maddalena," Washington 1996 $45.00
The famed grape of the Piedmont region in
Italy has found a happy home in Washington. A beautiful wine!
Barbera, El Dorado, CA 1996 $29.00
A great wine from California's interior! Lush black
cherry and spicy oak dominate this Piedmontese
grape variety gone American!
"Old Vine Red-Lot No. 23," California NV $24.00
A nifty blend of Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Carignane, and Gammay!
Chateau Ste Michelle
Meritage, "Ethos," Columbia Valley $60.00
A fantastic "assemblage" from our pal Mike Januik.
Meritage, "Insignia," CA 1995 $125.00
A blockbuster wine year in and year out!
California at its very best!
WORLD CLASS REDS
A region of France that produces one of the most
extraordinary wines in the world. From Pomerol to our favorite...Margaux!
St. Estephe 1996 $85.00
St. Julien (Third Growth) 1996 $98.00
St. Julien 1995 $56.00
Pauillac 1996 $99.00
BURGUNDY AND SUCH
The Cote D'Or or "golden slope" as it translates
directly in French, evoking its autumnal aspect, is in
fact an abbreviation of Cote d'Orient, a reference to the
fact that the escapement on which the vines flourish faces
east. The resulting wines can bring tears to ones eyes!
Aloxe-Corton, "Clos du Chapitre,"
Cote de Beaune 1995 $65.00
Gevrey-Chambertin, "En Pallud,"
Cote de Beaune 1994 $62.00
Santenay, "Clos des Mouches" Rouge,
Cote D'Or 1997 $59.00
Chiroubles, "Vieilles Vignes,"
Beaujolais 1997 $34.00
PLUS VINS FRANCAIS
Domaine Tempier ef
Bandol-Rose, Provence 1998 $35.00
Chinon, "Clos de La Cure,"
Loire 1997 $42.00
Sancerre, Rouge "Croix du Roy,"
Loire 1997 $48.00
Domaine de Blagueurs
Vin de Pays, Syrah 1997 $24.00
Hermitage-Rouge, Ampuis 1995 $69.00
"Pesquera," Ribera del Duero,
Spain 1996 $52.00
"Finca Valpiedra," Rioja,
Spain 1995 $49.00
Isole e Olena
Chianti Classico, Tuscany,
Italy 1997 $36.00
Barolo, "Parafada," Piedmont,
Italy 1993 $68.00
Plavac Mali, Dingac-Postup,
Croatia 1997 $49.00
Shiraz, Barossa Valley,
Australia 1996 $45.00
Grenache, "The Custodian," McLaren Vale,
Australia 1996 $39.00
Gazir, Lebanon 1989 $52.00
Chile 1997 $17.00
Merlot, Rapel Valley,
Chile 1997 $38.00