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Cabernet Sauvignon

DAOU

$16, $60 per Bottle

Paso Robles | currant, black cherry, cedar, &
eucalyptus | delicious as a cocktail wine or paired with steak, lamb,
and mushrooms

Frank Family Vineyards

$33, $125 per Bottle

Napa Valley | black cherry, cocoa,
hazelnut, baked plums, and cloves | pairs well with steak, short ribs,
portobello mushrooms, and lamb

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Peju

$100

Rutherford | black cherry, dark fruit, and cocoa powder with notes of anise, clove, and tobacco| wonderful as a cocktail wine or paired with red meat dishes

Shafer “One Point Five”

$55, $215 per Bottle

Cabernet Sauvignon | Stags Leap District, Napa Valley | elegant and silky with lush, vivid, abundant fruit and cashmere-like soft tannins | wonderful as a cocktail wine; or enjoyed with red meat – especially game

Patrimony, 2017

$600

Adelaida District, Paso Robles | uber-concentrated wine with explosive aromas of lilac, hibiscus, thyme, and dark chocolate; intense qualities of ripe blackberries, black currant, and blueberries; full bodied and silky with wonderful minerality | enjoy with richly flavored dishes

Central Italy

Tenuta di Nozzole

$14, $54 per Bottle

Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG | Toscana |
macerated cherries & fresh fruit with soft tannins| pairs well with
steak, red sauces, olive oil, and beans

San Felice “Il Grigio”

$110

Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG |
Toscana | sweet violets and spicy tobacco leaf; full-bodied and
round with smooth, ripe tannins harmoniously integrated with
the acidity | perfect with meat dishes, game, red sauces, and cheese

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Villa Medoro

$12, $46 per Bottle

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC | Abruzzo | no oak; bright red and black cherry
with smooth tannins, leather, and spice | pair with red sauce,
sausage, and bolognese sauce

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Banfi “Poggio alle Mura”

$250

Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG | Sangiovese | Toscana | violets, sweet ripe red fruit & berries, as well as cigar box and spices | perfect pairing for ossobuco; pairs well with red meat, game, red sauce, and aged cheese

Ruffino “Yellow Label”

$25 per Half-Bottle

Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG | complex wine characterized by cherry and violet notes with hints of tobacco, white pepper, and flint | enjoy with your favorite Italian dishes such as risotto or pasta Bolognese or with grilled meats and roasted vegetables for a classic Tuscan meal

Chardonnay

Stemmari Chardonnay

$12, $46 per Bottle

Sicilia | Tart & Fresh | slightly
ripened peach & pear with notes of yellow flowers | enjoy with
antipasti, shellfish, and fried appetizers

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Ferrari-Carano

$15, $56 per Bottle

Sonoma County | citrus, peach, orange blossom,
vanilla, and graham cracker | pairs well with butter and cream
sauces, basil, & nuts

Mayacamas Vineyards

$100

Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley | lime zest, wet
slate, fresh vanilla, and lemon candy | pair this big wine with rich
fish such as salmon, creamy pasta dishes, pork, and white meat

Far Niente

$115

Napa Valley | citrus-honeysuckle perfume with white fig, gardenia, and warm toasted oak | pairs well with white fish in butter sauce, fettuccine alfredo, prosciutto, and olives

Frank Family Vineyards

$20, $75 per Bottle

Carneros, Napa Valley| full-bodied with citrus and white peach, succulent stone fruit flavors and buttery pastry dough| pairs exceptionally with rich seafood; or with buttery sauces such as scampi or fettuccine alfredo

Italian White Wines

Stemmari Chardonnay

$12, $46 per Bottle

Sicilia | Tart & Fresh | slightly
ripened peach & pear with notes of yellow flowers | enjoy with
antipasti, shellfish, and fried appetizers

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Planeta “Cometa”

$100

Fiano | Sicilia Menfi DOC | an outstanding
wine; full, aromatic, and mineral with notes of chamomile, hay,
ripe apricots, thyme, mango, and pomelo | absolutely excellent with
grilled fish and shrimp

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Occhipinti “SP68” Bianco

$105

60% Zibibbo, 40% Albanello |Sicilia | featured on “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy”| Biodynamic| Skin-Contact Wine; fermented with indigenous yeasts | dry; floral and aromatic | excellent with shellfish, delicate pastas, and fish

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Pietradolce “Sant’Andrea” Bianco

$200

100% Carricante | Mt. Etna, Sicilia | 120 year old vines; alluring aromas of lychee, Spanish broom, white peach, creamy pear, and wet stone balanced with bright acidity | pairs well with cheese, vegetables, and steak-like fishes such as tuna, swordfish, & mahi mahi

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Andrian Pinot Grigio

$14, $52 per Bottle

Alto Adige | crisp and refreshing; a fruity bouquet with fresh notes of honeydew melons | wonderful aperitif and very versatile for the dinner table; try with risotto, shrimp, salmon, mushrooms, or fish

Villa Mathilde Falanghina

$12, $46 per Bottle

Campania | like a Sauvignon Blanc: intense, floral, and fruity with notes of tropical fruit and ripe peach; dry, fresh, crisp, and light-bodied| combines very well with mussels, fresh pasta & shrimp

Castello di Titignano “Rigogoli”

$85

Umbria | Viognier & Grechetto di Todi | medium-bodied, oak aged, dry white wine | peach, almond, and sweet spice | pair with simply cooked fish, scallops, chicken, or mushrooms; goes with anything in a butter white wine sauce

I Custodi “Aedes” Etna Bianco

$85

 Carricante | Sicilia | delicious  and natural white wine from famed wine guru Salvo Foti; white fruit, yellow apple skin crunch, green olives, mineral finish | pairs superbly with pork, chicken, or anything from the sea

Villa Mathilde Greco di Tufo DOCG

$50

similar to Chablis; rich, complex, and fresh; white peach, apricot, citrus, and sweet almond| pair with a seafood pasta dish

Banfi “Principessa Gavia”

$12, $48 per Bottle

 Gavi DOGG | Cortese di Gavi | lime, citrus, and golden apple blend into an intense and fresh aroma; soft acidity | particularly good with appetizers, salads, and fish

Livio Felluga Pinot Grigio

$18, $70 per Bottle

Friuli | crème brûlée, and custard are perfectly balanced with citrus, white flowers, apricot, melon, and peach | pair with fish, shellfish, risotto, and baked vegetables

Merlot

Frank Family

$120

Napa Valley | fresh plums, blackberries, pomegranate, coffee, cedar, and baking spices; very elegant and structured with a soft finish| pairs well with most foods; especially red sauces, veal, pork, cheese, and cream

Markham Vineyards

$45 per Half Bottle

Napa Valley Merlot | California | aromas of plum jam and coffee; juicy black cherry flavor with a rich chocolatey character| pairs well with steak, gorgonzola, rosemary, cheesy pasta dishes, and roast chicken | 325 mL Half Bottle

Northeast Italy

MASI “Costasera”

$40, $140 per Bottle

Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG | Vegan| baked fruit, plums and cherries, with hints of coffee and cocoa | excellent as an after-dinner wine; or to go with red meat, game, or richly flavored dishes; very good with gorgonzola

Dario Prinčič “Rosso”

$95

Merlot & Cabernet Sauvignon | Friuli-Venezia Giulia | very fresh natural wine with a dynamic minerality: arctic berries, graphite, earth, and vegetable notes with spicy and balsamic overtones | try with red meat and red sauce 

Northwest Italy

Marchese Incisa “Valmorena”

$14, $52 per Bottle

Barbera d’Asti Superiore | Piemonte | violet, plum, maraschino cherry, date, fig, white pepper, and chocolate | versatile and medium-bodied, goes wonderfully with appetizers, sage & butter sauces, white and red meats, and cheeses

Prunotto “Vigna Colonnello”

$315

Barolo DOCG Riserva Bussia | produced from one single prized hectare in the Monforte d’Alba area; rose petals, raspberries, and pomegranate with spicy and balsamic notes; supple tannins with a long, dense finish | pairs best with osso buco, steak, veal chop, and dishes made with egg pasta

Michele Chiarlo “Reyna”

$100

Barbaresco DOCG | Piemonte | complex and elegant with notes of small red fruits, rose petals, and tea leaves; fine tannins with a long, balanced finish | accompanies risotto, veal, or lamb

Ca’Rome’ Barbaresco

$350

Barbaresco Chiaramanti DOCG | Piemonte | intense garnet red. Complex aromas with hints of licorice. Velvety and full-flavored | Large format; 1.5L Magnum 

Pio Cesare “Fides” Barbera

$115

Barbera d’ Alba Superiore | Piemonte | blackberry, plum, black cherry, tobacco and mineral notes

Tenuta L’Illuminata “Sant’Anna” Barolo

$48, $180 per Bottle

Barolo DOCG | black-skinned berries, cherry, cedar, underbrush, star anise, and toasted hazelnuts

Pinot Noir

Stemmari Pinot Noir

$12, $46 per Bottle

Sicilia | blackberries, wild strawberries,
cherries, and spice | pairs well with pasta with meat sauce, red meat,
and cheeses

Merry Edwards

$28, $100 per Bottle

Sonoma Coast | bing cherry with licorice, forest floor, rose petal, vanilla, and baking spices | enjoy with mushrooms or other vegetarian dishes; delicious with salmon or pork 

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Elk Cove

$80

Willamette Valley | bright and earthy with generous cherry fruit flavors as well as dry leaves and five spice | with a firm grip and fresh acidity, this is a very food-friendly wine; extremely good pairing for salmon

Red Blends

DAOU “Pessimist”

$16, $60 per Bottle

Paso Robles | blue and red fruit, purple
flowers, vanilla, and buttered toast | pairs well with grilled meats
and pasta with red sauce

DAOU “Bodyguard”

$80

Paso Robles | Petit Verdot & Petite Sirah | blueberry cobbler, cherry pipe tobacco, dark chocolate, and espresso | pairs with red meat such as short ribs or bolognese sauce

Planeta “Burdese”

$100

Sicilia DOC | Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc | a powerful, structured red with rich fruit flavors of cherry, rosemary, cocoa | delicious as a cocktail wine and with rich meat or cheese dishes

Riesling

Labor Wines Riesling

$65

Willamette Valley| a dry Riesling with a round mouthfeel; a stone fruit profile with notes of citrus, green apple, and hints of tropical fruits and fresh herbs | a wonderful food pairing wine; match with salmon, shrimp, crab, pork, or creamy sauces

Rose

DAOU Rosé

$12, $46 per Bottle

Rosé of Grenache| Paso Robles | fresh strawberry,  peach, cherry, hibiscus, and honey| enjoy with salads, salmon or light appetizers

Southern Italy/ Islands

Stemmari Nero d’Avola

$12, $46 per Bottle

Sicilia | currant, wild strawberries,
and pomegranate | pairs well with risotto, cheese pastas, eggplant, &
lamb

Stemmari Pinot Noir

$12, $46 per Bottle

Sicilia | blackberries, wild strawberries,
cherries, and spice | pairs well with pasta with meat sauce, red meat,
and cheeses

COS “Nero di Lupo”

$70

Nero d’Avola | Sicilia | made in amphorae (large terra cotta pots) | pure expression of Nero d’Avola; round and delicious; with bright red cherry fruit, Mediterranean scrub, orange zest, and sunbaked earth | pairs best with eggplant or rich, “meaty” meats such as steak, meatballs, lasagna, Bolognese, and lamb

Pietradolce “Barbagalli”

$200

Nerello Mascalese | Mt Etna, Sicilia DOC | gorgeous red with elegant aromas of blue flowers, crushed mint, wild berries, and wet stone | pairs extremely well with steak and lamb; yet is versatile enough to go with most dishes, including seafood

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Occhipinti “SP68” Rosso

$105

70% Frappato, 30% Nero d’Avola | Sicilia | featured on “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy”| Biodynamic| red berries; with minerals and a hint of licorice | break the “rules” with this wine: try it chilled with fish or with eggplant

Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo

$60

Primitivo  (Zinfandel) | Salento IGT, Puglia | dense, creamy,  dark-berry aromas lifted by violet, graphite, and potpourri spice on the nose; warm baking spice tones | pair with pasta, duck, lamb, and other richly flavored dishes

Punica “Montessu”

$75

Isola dei Nuraghi IGT | Sardegna | Carignano | intense aromas and flavors of black fruit and oak; full-bodied with velvety texture and balanced tannins | pair with rich pork or lamb dishes 

Pietradolce “Archinieri” Etna Rosso

$90

Etna Rosso DOC | Nerello Mascalese | Mt. Etna, Sicilia | ripe and fruity on the nose, with distinct spicy and balsamic nuances | pairs well with eggplant dishes and with red meats

Planeta Frappato

$70

Vittoria DOC | Sicilia |a light red with notes of red fruit, rose, and candied violet, with an elegant smokey tone | excellent food pairing wine; this light red can pair with red meat, vegetable dishes, and also with fish; also lovely when chilled

Sparkling

Marchesi Incisa “Felice”

$12, $46 per Bottle

Moscato d’Asti DOCG | Piemonte |
elegantly sweet with light effervescence; light and clean finish;
notes of peaches, white flowers, grapefruit, and sage | perfect to
start or end the meal; delicious as an aperitif or with dessert

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Rosa Regale

$12

Brachetto d’ Acqui | Piemonte | Unique & Festive
| sparkling sweet red wine with strawberry, raspberry, and rose |
delicious aperitif or pairs well with spicy foods, pork, bitter greens,
cheese, desserts, and chocolate | 187mL

Berlucchi ’61 Nature, 2012

$105

Franciacorta DOCG | Lombardia |
Zero-Dosage | 70% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir | bone dry with
ripe yellow fruit and candied citrus that melt into fragrant pan
brioche; richly flavored with a full body and vibrant acidity|
delicious throughout a meal; pairs perfectly with antipasto and main
courses of fish, chicken, and veal

Moët & Chandon Impérial Reserve Brut

$130

Champagne, France | dried pineapple, biscuit, salted almond, white peach | pair with rich or fried food

Chandon Brut

$18

Brut Sparkling | Napa Valley | apple, pear, and citrus flavors with a hint of spice; finish is soft and dry | pair with Caesar salad or calamari | 187mL

Col di Luna “Flora” Prosecco

$12, $46 per Bottle

Prosecco Brut | Veneto | a truly dry Prosecco with notes of granny smith apples, asian pear, and fresh cut garden flowers | fermented with native yeasts and low in sulfites | pairs well with all kinds of foods, especially appetizers and light dishes

Super Tuscans

Antinori “Tignanello”

$250

Toscana| The original Super-Tuscan! |
Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, & Cabernet Franc | ripe red
fruits with fresh blackberry and wild berries; vanilla, dark
chocolate, and light spice | pairs with herbed meats and mushrooms,
and rich tomato-based dishes such as lasagna

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Tenuta Guado al Tasso “Il Bruciato”

$20, $75 per Bottle

Toscana | Merlot,
Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, & Petit Verdot |
dark fresh fruit, spices, and tobacco | pairs exceptionally well with
wild boar, short ribs, and other rich braised dishes

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Tenuta Sette Ponti “Crognolo”

$100

Toscana | Sangiovese & Merlot | ripe cherry and berries well blended with spicy notes| pairs well with braised meats, game, and aged cheeses

Tenuta San Guido “Sassicaia”

$475

Bolgheri Sassicaia DOC | Toscana | Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc | black fruit and spice flavors | perfect wine to go with rich meaty dishes of lamb, braised meats, pasta bolognese, or creamy risottos

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Santa Cristina “Fattoria Le Maestrelle”

$13, $50 per Bottle

 Toscana | Merlot, Sangiovese & Syrah | ripe red fruit well integrated with notes of juniper berries, mint, vanilla and coffee | pairs wonderfully with red meats and red sauces

Zinfandel

Frank Family Vineyards

$85

Napa Valley | elegant, complex layers of crushed clove, fresh blackberry, and creamy mocha | perfect with roasted meats, chicken, and pork

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