Each month, we will offer a carefully curated selection of award winning wines. Whether you prefer, red, white, bubbly or something nontraditional, you’re sure to find a wine or two that you love. You can take it home to drink or give as a gift or we will be happy to pour it with no corkage fee for you and your guests to enjoy in our restaurant whether you are enjoying a fine dinner in our dining room or snacking on tasty appetizers at the bar.
Check out this month's selection:
Awards: 90 Points Tasting Panel
This 100% Chardonnay was sourced primarily from Lake County, with some fruit from Lodi/Clarksburg. The pleasant, delicate scents of lemon and lime are heightened with white floral tones. The palate has a creamy base, with a shock of acidity that lifts the crispness level and opens up to Yellow Delicious apple and Asian pear notes. The keen minerality follows through on the finish.
Villa San Zeno Pinot Grigio is a light straw color, possessing a fine, elegant, clean and
intense aroma. The palate is dry with a pleasant green-apple finish. It is lively and easy to
Food Pairing: A full body version of pinot grigio with great minerality will go well with stuffed
mushrooms, clams oreganata, fritto misto, pasta with bottarga, spaghetti clams. Excellent as an aperitif,
with hors d’oeuvre, or with seafood salads and fish dishes. It also pairs well with white meats and light
Maturation: In two year old oak barrels for 6-8 months.
Description: It is an intense ruby red color with a very concentrated red berry bouquet that finishes with hints of
vanilla. On the palate, it is well-balanced and smooth with delicate tannins and a persistent finish.
Food Pairing: A base Chianti with a good nerve, enjoy it with pizza, pasta with red sauce, charcuterie,
grilled meats, Fettuccine Alfredo, and Spaghetti Carbonara.
Awards: 2016 90 Points - Critics Challenge
Gnarly Head 1924 Double Black delivers rich aromas of blackberry preserves, cocoa, raspberry and caramel, setting the stage for a juicy core of concentrated, dense blackberry and fig jam flavors that finish with a hint of baking spice. Jet black in the glass, pair this full-bodied wine with equally bold dishes: charbroiled bacon cheeseburgers, spicy sausage gumbo or pork baby back ribs slathered in BBQ sauce.
Our Moscato comes from Italy’s renowned Tre Venezie region where we found incredibly lush, flavorful grapes for this sweet, fruit-forward wine. Delicate floral aromas of jasmine, hibiscus and wildflowers complement the enticing flavors of melon, honeysuckle and orange blossom, leading to a refreshing, zesty finish. Enjoy as a summertime sipper paired with vanilla ice cream, yogurt granola parfait or strawberry cheesecake.
Smooth and elegant red wine made from Montepulciano grapes grown in the Abruzzo region in central Italy. The rugged, hilly terrain of the Apennine Mountains provides the firm character for this excellent wine.
Carletto Montepulciano D'Abruzzo boasts a ruby red color and bold inviting aromas of cherry and spices that explode from the glass to offer a fine, fresh, and well-orchestrated palate. A perfect complement to soups, cheese, grilled meats and spicy sauces.