feelin’ a bit bubbly

poema 9/36

cava brut / spain / NV

gruet 12/48

rose / method champenoise / new mexico / NV

charles heidsieck  90

champagne brut / france / NV

crane lake 8

moscato / california / NV

alluring & playful

lamoreaux  11/19/44

roséof cabernet franc / new york/ 2020

hermann j. weimer 12/21/48

dry riesling / finger lakes / new york / 2019

dr kostantin frank 48

gruner veltliner / finger lakes / new york / 2020

solena 10/18/40

pinot gris / willamette valley / oregon / 2020

adaras lluvia  10/18/40

verdejo/sauvignon blanc / spain / 2021

marlborough estate 11/19/44

sauvignon blanc / new sealand / 2020

stags’ leap  56

sauvignon blanc/napa valley/california/ 2020

*spottswoode 25/46/100

sauvignon blanc/napa valley/california/ 2021 

baixa sirena 10/18/40

albarino/spain/2021

*cristom 20/36/80

chardonnay / willamette valley / oregon / 2019

mer soliel 12/21/48

chardonnay / california / 2020

hartford court 72

chardonnay / russian river valley / sonoma / california / 2020

*ZD  20/36/80

chardonnay/california/2021

mayacamas  88

chardonnay/ mt veeder/napa valley/ california / 2019

bold & complex

stoller 14/25/56

pinot noir / willamette valley / oregon / 2020

*cristom 18/32/72

pinot noir / willamette valley / oregon / 2020

dusky goose by lynn penner ash 100

pinot noir / dundee hills / oregon / 2011

boen  12/21/48

pinot noir / california / 2020

*tyler  20/36/80

pinot noir / sta. rita hills / california / 2020

parcel 41  11/19/44

merlot / california / 2019

lavia 11/19/44

monastrell/syrah/spain/2017

terre rouge l’autre 66

grenache / mourvedre / syrah / california / 2012

bodegas tridente  12/21/48

tempranillo/spain/2019

altos los hormigas  ‘terroir’ 12/21/48

malbec / argentina / 2018

carol shelton ‘wild thing’ 14/25/56

old vine zinfandel / napa valley / california / 2018

turley ‘juvenile’  72

zinfandel /california / 2018

altocedro 60

malbec / syrah / cabernet sauvignon / tempranillo blend / argentina / 2018

*Coravin offerings of reserve wines by the glass

cline family cellars 12/21/48

petit sirah / california / 2019

samuel louis smith  20/36/80

syrah/santa cruz mountains/ california/2019

*harvey and harriet 18/32/72

cabernet / syrah / petit sirah / cab franc / malbec / california / 2019

*leviathan 23/42/92

cabernet sauvignon / merlot / syrah / petit sirah / cab franc / california / 2019

details  14/25/56

cabernet sauvignon / sonoma/california / 2019

lydian 56

cabernet sauvignon / washington /2019

*cline ‘rock carved’  20/36/80

cabernet sauvignon / sonoma / 2020

foley johnson estate 80

cabernet sauvignon / napa valley / 2018

*peju ‘legacy collection’  20/36/80

cabernet sauvignon / napa valley / 2019

Sofia’s List

2019 Mayacamas 100

Chardonnay / Mt. Veeder/Napa Valley/California
Mayacamas Vineyards have been a legendary source of California wines since 1889. 100% Chardonnay the mountain terroir plus classic techniques make for rich, intense wine. The wine opens up with lovely fruit notes of Bartlett pear, tart pineapple, and cantaloupe. Layers reveal notes of lemon, almond and chamomile into a long lingering finish of bright tropic fruit, orchard fruit and minerality

2019 Shafer ‘Red Shoulder Ranch’ 100

Chardonnay / Napa Valley / Carneros/ California
Named after the Red-shouldered hawks and other birds of prey that play an important role in Shafer’s sustainable farming practices. The wine tastes like summer in Napa Valley. Classic rich, full bodied style, there is a rich balance of liveliness and density with nicely integrated acidity in the mouth with abundant flavors of apricot, white melon, grapefruit, ripe pineapple, and minerality with a beautiful finish that goes on and on

2016 Roserock Zephirine by Joseph Drouhin 120

Pinot Noir/Eola-Amity Hills/ Willamette Valley/Oregon
Fantastic well known winery known in France and America for making stellar pinot noir, Drouhin’s Roserock vineyards have been on Wine Spectator’s top 100 a number of times. The wine displays exuberance and a layered mouthfeel with complex flavors of cassis and red berry bramble and soft silky tannins with a persistent, long finish.

2016 Domaine Serene 160

Pinot Noir/Evenstad Reserve/ Willamette Valley/Oregon
Iconic winery out of Willamette, and also one of the only wineries to be on Wine Spectator’s top 100 for both Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. This 30th anniversary edition of their flagship wine is rich and supple and reveals a complex array of dark fruit in a fine tuned frame of power and elegance and soft silky tannins with a lingering finish.

2016 Foxen Block 8 ‘Bien Nacido’ Vineyard 160

Pinot Noir / Santa Maria Valley/California
Amazing wine producer out of Santa Maria Valley in California, known for amazing Pinot Noirs, this wine sings with brilliant notes of wild strawberry, black raspberries, with a hint of earthiness and forest floor. The wine hits the palate with medium bodied depth and richness, vibrant acidity with beautiful minerality.

2018 Walter Hansel 110

Pinot Noir “South Slope Vineyard”/ Russian River Valley/Sonoma/California
Classic Russian River Valley pinot noir, it has an upfront, fruit forward style of pinot noir with textural richness and volume. Full of substance and power with ripe red cherries, blueberries, spice, and licorice followed by a smooth, sumptuous long finish that makes this a hedonistic delight.

2012 William Selyem Estate 250

Pinot Noir / Russian River Valley/Sonoma/California
Russian River iconic winery known for Pinot Noir’s, the estate vineyard exhibits the best their vineyards have to offer. The wine sings with bing cherry and cinnamon and offers notes of cardamom with juicy fine-grained tannins, intense aromas and rich texture with balanced natural acidity and melds into a cocoa powder like finish on the palate.

2017 Bouchaine Estate Dijon Clone 140

Pinot Noir/Napa Valley/Carneros/ California
This is beautiful winery at the southern Napa/Carneros district making amazing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir combines classic elegance of Burgundy with the exuberance of California. The Pinot is plush and rich and complex with big, black cherries, plenty of spice with serious tannins and long dark fruit finish with amazing minerality.

2009 R. Lopez de Heredia Rioja Vina Tondonia Reserva 110

Tempranillo/Rioja/Spain
Amazing winemaker out of Rioja that consistently makes outstanding wines out of Spain, and this is no exception. A fine, elegant, savory, medium bodied Tempranillo blend, it combines toasted character with ripe black fruit, dried cherries, orange peel and dried herbs. 2009 was a year of ripeness the wine is powerful but has racy acidity, concentrated tannins, and great finesse. Wonderfully composed and unique.

2014 Cyrus 110

Bordeaux style Blend /Alexander Valley/Sonoma/California
Elegant and expressive this blend exemplifies the best of Sonoma with smooth texture and excellent balance. This is a silky wine with flavors of cassis, dark chocolate, dark fruits, chocolate covered cherries and toasted oak and vanilla.

2014 Gallica 130

Syrah/Soberanes Vineyard/Santa Lucia Highlands/California
Rosemary Cakebread has made quite a name for herself in the wine industry. In doing so she wanted to make wines under her own label using her experiences from working in Napa and Bordeaux. This Syrah has elegance and gravitas. Unfined and unfiltered, dense and complex with dried cocoa dust, black tea, leather and tobacco it’s such a pleasant surprise to find a wine with such muscularity and supple, polished tannins.

2014 Cayuse Armada 220

Syrah / Walla Walla Valley / Washington
Cayuse is one of the premiere wine makers out of Washington with a cult like following. From the Champagne region of France, Christophe Baron took a stony patch of land in Walla Walla and turned it into one of the best wineries in the country. Syrah has almost meaty with floral and black raspberry notes in this full bodied, burly wine. Also has mineral underpinning and refined tannins making it both elegant yet rich.

2013 Andrew Will Sorella 165

Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/ Cabernet Franc/Petit Verdot/Malbec/Yakima Valley / Washington
One of the premiere wine makers out of Washington with a cult like following, The wine is full bodied and offers up a bouquet of cassis and dark fruit. Highlights of well integrated tannins, bright acidity and a long and memorable finish show once again show why this is Andrew Will’s flagship wine.

2012 Joseph Phelps Insignia 300

Cabernet Sauvignon Blend / Napa Valley / California
One of the most recognized wines for excellence with a reputation of high ratings and even winning wine of the year on occasion. The 2012 Insignia is richly opulent with velvety texture and supple tannins with luscious plum and violet and oak notes and layers of baking spice.

2018 Crown Point ‘Relevant’ 100

Cabernet Sauvignon/Santa Barbara/California
The relevant is a showcase wine for Crown Point using all estate grown fruit, it shows incredible freshness and fruit character. This Cabernet brings spice, tones of cassis, violet, bay leaves but a little blending in of Cabernet Franc brings a delicate, soft character to the wine and the a touch of Petit Verdot adds some great density and mouthfeel to the wine. Stellar wine from Happy Canyon in Santa Barbara.

2019 My Favorite Neighbor Cabernet Sauvignon 100

Cabernet Sauvignon/Paso Robles/California
Well known California winemaker Eric Jensen known for Booker wines new project, My Favorite Neighbor. The wine is already a darling with critics scoring 95 points. The wine is remarkable and features delicious flavors of black cherry, ripe plum and fig compote is joined by notes of medium roast coffee and crème brulee. Hefty structure in this wine characterized with luxurious silky tannins and a long finish.

2017 Adaption by Odette 110

Cabernet Sauvignon/Napa Valley/California
Odette is the sister winery to PlumpJack out of Stag’s Leap. The wine redefines approachability, a fusion of fruit flavors; currants, red cherries and cocoa covered blueberries with wispy notes of forest floor and bittersweet chocolate. An exuberant mouthfeel complemented by elegant tannins and dynamic acidity give energy and length to the palate.

2015 Rodney Strong’s Alexander ‘s Crown 135

Cabernet Sauvignon/Alexander Valley/Sonoma/California
Family owned winery is touted as the first vineyard in Alexander Valley to make a single vineyard Cabernet, the Alexander’s crown comes from their southernmost single vineyard which has cooler temperatures and creates an elegant but flavorful Cabernet. The voluptuous wine has notes of ripe black currants, blackberries and violets with soft tannins and a long lingering finish with notes of dried herbs and mocha.

2017 Cade Howell Mountain 160

Cabernet Sauvignon/Napa Valley/California
The Cade Howell Mountain is powerful yet approachable, and highly rated. Cade is the sister winery to Plumpjack and is also the first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certified winery in Napa Valley. The wine is rich, with an opulent velvety texture and flavors of red cherry and strawberry jam and then elements of coffee, dark chocolate, licorice and fresh plums take over.

2019 Shafer One Point Five 200

Cabernet Sauvignon/Napa Valley/California
One Point Five name celebrates lasting bonds using the term to represent a generation and a half that describes the long-accomplished father and son partnership between John and Doug Shafer. The Cabernet is an elegant and silky, bright black cherry flavor, red currant, cranberry, allspice and fresh herbs with lush, vivid fruit and cashmere like tannins that truly reflects the beauty of Stag’s Leap District.

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