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2014 Stag's Leap Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon - $39.95
Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon opens with intriguing plum, ripe fig and allspice aromas. On the palate, the wine offers flavors of ripe blackberry, chocolate-covered cherry and hints of cedar. There’s a nice palate weight and texture with ample, yet fine-grained, tannins and a soft finish.

2013 Brassfield  Pinot Noir - $15.95
Aromatically the wine offers seductive notes of Bing cherries, pencil shavings, dried red plums, and a hint of hay. The mouthfeel is classic Ramey: plush, round and silky-smooth. The forward fruit character of red raspberries and bright cherries are well supported by a finish of toasted bread, walnuts, and vanilla.

Chateau De Bligny Champagne - $29.95
Ripe pear and melon flavors contrast the tart trusy acidity in this wine. It has a distinct scent of wood spice, which carries through the wine and takes it in a sweet, umami direction.  A creamy, Rococo Champagne, this would be satisfying with simple dishes like flukecrudo.
90 points Wine Spectator

2014 Chateau Soubiran - $10.95
A blend of Merlot and Malbec, this is firm and still tannic, with a rich Backdrop of broad fruits. Black currant and black cherry flavors are Cut with acidity to give a tight texture. The aftertaste is smoky and ripe. The wine has good aging potential, so drink from 2017.

2012 Domaine Galevan  Cotes Du Rhone - $14.95
“Plently of black cherries and assorted of berry fruits, leather, Chocolate and Provencal herb quality to go with a juicy, layered and nice textured style. Processing good acidity and fine tannin. It should drink nicely for 5-8 years. Robert Parker - 88/100 points

2013 Stonestreet Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - $24.95
Winemaker's Notes
Aromas and flavors of pomegranate, cassis, blood orange and green peppercorns — a nervy, complex signature of the cooler vintage. The palate is stony, black-fruited and sanguine, with an abundant palate texture and firm backbone. Vinous – 91 Points

2015 Passimento BiancoVeneto - $14.95
Intense tropical and peach flavours. This wine is refreshing yet powerful; buttery yet refreshing with a lingering finish.
Grape: Garganega

2014 Passimento Veneto - $14.95
Interesting wine where some of the garganega grapes are dried before fermentation. Mid green. Aromas of peach and passion fruit, hints of almond too. The palate is buttery, ripe peach fruit but with a lick of citrus fruit on the finish. Grapes: Merlot, Corvina, Croatina

2013 Elio Sandri Barbara d’ Alba - $22.95
Dark but clear to the eye, and sweet on the nose with subtle earthy aromas, hints of underbrush and a touch of black fruit. This is juicy and rich in the mouth, with moderately soft acids for Barbera lending the wine an elegant feel. With lovely balance and real harmony in the mouth this layers dark plum and black fruit over spicy, leathery base notes in a way that feels unforced and natural.

2014 Evolution Red Blend - $14.95
Rich garnet color. Sweet, pure fruit aromas of maraschino cherries, strawberry preserves and red plums. Notes of tangy cranberries, ripe raspberries and loganberries.
Wine Spectator 90 Points   Wine Enthusiast 90 Points

2015 Ritual Chardonnay - $16.95
An elegant wine of yellow-green color, with expressive aromas of quince, apple and hazelnut notes intertwined with subtle hints of oak and vanilla. Soft, elegant and creamy texture with a remarkable roundness and a long. James Suckling 93 Points

2013 Finca Villacreces Pruno - $18.95
Deep, black cherry color. Aromas of red fruit embodied with toffee oaky hints from the aging in French barrel revealing a sweety and fruity wine on the mouth. Reminiscences of ripen fruit and liquorice. It offers a pleasant and soft aftertaste. Blend: 90% Tempranillo, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Robert Parker 93 Points   JamesSuckling 92 Points

Scharffenberger  Brut Excellence - $14.95
The wine is two-thirds Pinot Noir which produces a red fruit (cherry and plum) forward nose combined with one-third Chardonnay which adds the tropical expression of litchi nut and mango.
Wine Enthusiast – 91 Points   Wine Spectator – 90 Points

Roederer Estate Brut – $19.95
The Roederer Estate Brut is crisp and elegant with complex pear, spice and hazelnut flavors. It is fresh and lightly fruity with great finesse and depth of flavor.
Approximately 60% Chardonnay, 40% Pinot Noir

Louis Roederer Champagne – $36.95
92 Points  Wine Spectator
Bright yellow-gold.  Mineral-accented lemon curd and green apple on the nose, with a spicy topnote.  Penetrating and dry on entry, then fleshier in the mid-palate, offering intense orchard fruit and buttered toast flavors with a touch of bitter cherry pit.  Roughly 60% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay and 10% Pinot Meunier

2014 Hartford Russian River Valley Zinfandel – $26.95
The 2014 Hartford Russian River Valley Zinfandel is a wine with beautiful depth of flavor and intensity. The aromas of fresh blackberry, blueberry and black cherry are balanced with hints of cracked pepper and allspice. Blackberry, nutmeg and mocha flavors lead into an intense, elegant and silky finish.
Robert Parker 94 Points

2010 Banfi Brunello di Montalcino (375ml) - $22.95
Winemaker's Notes
Intense ruby red in color with garnet reflections. Aromas of violets and vanilla, with hints of licorice. Velvety palate, with tart-cherry flavors and traces of spice. Well-structured with supple tannins, superb concentration, and good acidity. Persistent finish. Best from 2016 through 2028.
WS 92 Points   RP 92 Points

 2014 Faiveley Mercurey - $23.95
Winemaker's Notes
A beautiful dark ruby color. The nose opens up with notes of fresh red fruits and spices. Pleasant to taste, this wine has a round and fruity attack before revealing its fine and silky tannins. This well-balanced wine with long-lasting aromas will be appreciated by knowledgeable wine lovers and will seduce novices too.

 2012 Bolla Torralta Veronese - $15.95
Tasting Notes Color: Deep ruby red in color. Bouquet: Aromas of raspberry and currant with a hint of vanilla. Taste: Smooth and balanced on the palate with velvety tannins. Food Pairing: Pairs well with pasta, grilled and roasted meats, game and cheeses.

2013 Chateau Le Grand Verdus  Bordeaux Blanc - $11.95
Wine Tasting Notes
Mouth-watering, bright and fresh, ideal for accompanying seafood and much more...! The Sauvignon blanc grape gives this wine a refreshing mineral note. This wine also boasts a rich aromatic palate, to delight all the senses: white flowers, pear and citrus fruit - typical of the Muscadelle and Semillon varietals.
60% Sauvignon blanc, 30% Semillon, 10% Muscadelle

 2013 Domaine de Poulvarel Rouge - $12.95
Made from 60% Syrah and 40% Grenache, this AOP Costières de Nîmes has all of the savoury aspects of a top notch Côtes du Rhône to which it is closely related. It is a brilliant dark plum colour with ruby glints. The full nose is of black cherries, raspberries, black currants, black olives, garrigue, mocha, saddle leather and just a hint of pine. In the mouth it is simply big, smooth and round with lovely tannins and a long, lingering aftertaste that one prays never goes away.

 2014 Domaine Font Sarade “Vacqueyras”  Premier Vin - $32.95
Vacqueyras terroir, resulting from the clay rich Ponche tray, it is renowned for the produce rich and powerful wines. The bouquet is charged black fruit amid scrubland and spices, the material is dense and deep, with tannins against astonish by their maturities, deliciously wrapped in sweetness, they allow wine tasting with many pleasures in this youth.

2014 Santa Barbara Crossing Winery Chardonnay $10.95
Tasting notes:
Our Chardonnay is a straw colored wine that profiles a wonderful variety of fruit aromas and rich oak aromas. On the palate, the wine shows fresh fruit, apple and melon and ends with a smooth finish.
Food pairing: Pair with seafood, shellfish, pork, cheese, and poultry.

2014 Domaine Girard Chardonnay $12.95
The nose is quite light, crisp and focused with light lemon and wet river stones. The palate is cleaner with moderate acidity a light oak note with precise clean citrus flavors.

2014 Stonestreet Chardonnay $29.95
In 2014, the Estate exhibits buoyant fruit—Bartlett pear, peach and golden delicious apple—with honeysuckle, sweet baking spices and an oceanic note shading the background. The palate mirrors that exuberant tree fruit within a rich, generous texture and walks a tightrope into balancing citrus pith, and a thrilling stony note— a sly wink to the volcanic activity from 35 million years before. Decant for further aromatic and textural enjoyment.  Vinous – 90 Points