Meursault, Les Clous 2013 116
Vineyard: Bouchard Pere&Fils
Location: Cote de Beaune, France
Tasting Notes: The nose is quite aromatic and expressive with predominantly white fruit, pear and white peach; and on the palate- lovely cool and energetic fruit, a perfect summer choice.
Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon 2014 50
Vineyard: DeLille Chaleur
Location: Columbia Valley, Washington State
Varietals: 65% Sauvignon Blanc, 35% Semillon
Tasting Notes: Barrel fermented with a light gold color, sweet bouquet of buttered citrus, crushed rock, white flowers and toasted almond. One of the few serious white Bordeaux blends being made in the US; this is medium to full-bodied with sweet fruit, integrated acidity, and dry, clean finish.
Gavi dei Gavi “DOCG Black Label” Etichetta Nero Secco 2014 72
Vineyard: La Scolca
Location: Cortese di Gavi, Piedmonte, Italy
Tasting Notes: A crisp, lime-scented wine, known for its high acidity with apple, peach and honeydew flavors commonly associated with Cortese wine, with lime, almond and light herbal aroma, pairs with all grilled seafood and whole fish.
Riesling “Trocken” 2015 40
Vineyard: Peter Jakob-Kuhn
Location: Rheingau, Germany
Varietals: 100% Riesling
Tasting Notes: From a highly regarded producer, this is a beautifully made dry Riesling. The nose is limey and slightly honeyed, while the palate holds a vibrant acidity. Flavors of lime juice, citrus zest and hints of stone fruit linger on the tongue.
Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2012 120
Vineyard: Chateau La Nerthe
Location: Rhone, France
Varietals: Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre
Tasting Notes: Vinified in wood, many in small barrels, which is rare in Châteauneuf. No filtering takes place. The white wines are richer in fruit than most other white Châteauneufs, perfect with fish, lamb and rich pasta sauces.
Merlot, Golden Heights 2011 54
Location, Galilee, Israel
Varietals: 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Tasting Notes: Handpicked grapes aged 18 months in oak, adding multiple layers of complexity to an elegant wine with flavors of deep blackberry fruit.
Dolcetto d’Alba, DOC 2015 54
Vineyard: Pio Cesare
Location: Alba, Piedmonte, Italy
Varietals: 100% Dolcetto grapes
Tasting Notes: Black cherry and black currant flavors are the main themes here, with a touch of black pepper. Densely textured, showing moderate length, smooth and velvety.
Madrigal, Petit Syrah 2012 48
Vineyard: Madrigal Family Winery
Location: Napa Valley, California
Varietals: 100% Petit Syrah
Tasting Notes: Inky black-blue color precedes perfumed aromas of cassis, espresso, and dark chocolate. Intense dark currant, blackberry, and plush plum flavors initially fill the palate. This heady, explosive wine then finishes long with BBQ rub spices, sweet toasted oak, and round tannins. Pairs spectacularly with grilled meat.