Taltarni ‘Tache’ Brut Rosé 2011 - Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir - Victoria, Australia
Garden strawberries, wild rose petals, elegantly balanced, refreshing, and charming.
Jean-Michel Blanc de Meunier 2008 - Pinot Meunier - Champagne, France
Baked apple, toasted brioche, fine mousse with a lingering saline complexity.
Doyard Champagne Premier Cru Brut Blanc de Blancs Cuvee Vendémiaire - Chardonnay - Champagne, France
Wonderful aromas of fresh baked goods, lemon custard, and apple turnovers. The mouth is alive with minerals, acidity, and a hint of steal. A nice toasty chalkiness comes up on the finish.
Henri Goutorbe Special Club Millésime 2005 - Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir - Champagne, France
Aromatic and exotic on the nose with a creamy palate. Star anise, guava, and pastry dough notes leaing the way and layered with accents of lemon preserves, spun honey, and orchard blossom.
Glazebrook 2015 - Sauvignon Blanc – Marlborough, New Zealand
Passionfruit and mango with herbal notes of boxwood, nettle and ripe capsicum. Crisp, clean, with a long finish of New Zealand tropical fruit.
Weingut von Winning ‘Winnings’ 2015 - Riesling – Pfalz, Germany
A bright, elegant wine with essences of green apple, melon, peach, and a solid mineral underpinning. Lifts the spirits!
Domaine Rolet Père et Fils 2012 - Chardonnay – Arbois, France
A fresh, expressive wine offering intense notes of pineapple, melon, lime, and wildflowers with a lingering nutty finish. The perfect Chardonnay for warmer weather.
Ryan William Vineyard Dry Riesling 2012 - Riesling – Seneca Lake, New York
Notes of citrus and golden apple round out this New Yorker’s bright acidity and minerality.
Paul Blanck et Fils ‘Rosenbourg Paul Blanck’ 2014 - Riesling – Alsace, France
Great finesse, robustness, youthful minerality, and aromas of bitter orange and fennel. Notable length on the palate with acidity worthy of its other assets.
Müller-Catoir Scheurebe Trocken M-C 2014 - Scheurebe – Pfalz, Germany
Sage, redcurrant and grapefruit. angular and tangy—like good Sauvignon Blanc but saltier and infinitely more interesting.
Bethel Heights Vineyard Pinot Gris 2014 - Pinot Gris – Willamette Valley Oregon, United States
Just off dry, with ample fruit. A rich, plump wine energized by bright acidity - a perfectly balanced tension.
Domaine Patrick Baudouin Anjou Blanc Effusion 2014 – Chenin Blanc - Loire Valley, France
With its extremely fresh aromatics and vibrancy, this hand harvested organic wine was created under a natural and terroir respecting philosophy. With high acidity, it offers a lovely, refreshing balance to the robust flavors of Indian food.
Josef Fischer Kremstal Grüner Veltliner Privat Reserve 2014 - Grüner Veltliner – Niederösterreich, Austria
Citrus aromas, lemon peel, and grapefruit complemented by some honeyed notes and a hint of white pepper.
Ben Haines ‘B-Minor’ 2012 - Marsanne – Victoria, Australia
Exotic and textured. Whole bunch pressed and barrel fermented with wild yeast.
Grappes & Terriors Vaqueyras Blanc 2014 - Clairette, Roussanne & Viognier – Rhône Valley, France
A very special blend boasing the color of white gold. Flavors deliver bright bursts of crisp citrus, restrained tropical fruit, and aromatic accents of honeysuckle and sage, all wrapped up in wonderful minerality.
Robert Sinskey ‘Abraxas’ Scintilla 2004 - Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Riesling – Sonoma, CA. US
Very special blend boasting the color of white gold, with flavors that deliver bright bursts of crisp citrus, restrained tropical fruit, and aromatic accents of honeysuckle and sage, all wrapped up in a wonderful mineralogy
Tim Smith 2014 - Viognier – Eden Valley, Australia
White cherry, coconut, ginger, lemon curd, and cedar. A bright compliment to Indian flavors.
Eden Road ‘Long Road’ 2013 - Chardonnay – Canberra, Australia
Long finish, creamy, stone fruit. Strengthened with darts of citrus.
Paul Jaboulet Aîné Côtes du Rhône Parallèle 45 Rosé 2015 - Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah – Rhône Valley, France
Salmon pink color with brilliant tint. Generous with tart red berries and an attractive final note of freshness… addictive.
Hewitson ’Ned & Henry’s’ 2015 - Shiraz – Barossa Valley, Australia
A traditional full bodied Barossa Valley wine with fine grained velvety soft tannins and clear fruit expression. Red and black forest berries with french oak spiciness.
Stadlmann Pinot Noir 2014 - Pinot Noir – Niederösterreich, Austria
Organically farmed, handpicked, estate wine from this innovative, family run winery. Raspberry and cherry notes, elegant acidity, silky yet structured with a dry finish.
Dashe Cellars Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel 2013 - Zinfandel – California, United States
Black cherry, black raspberry, and cassis with hints of chocolate and black pepper underlying the higher-toned fruits. Intense and bold!
‘Dexter’ Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir 2012 - Pinot Noir – Victoria, Australia
Silky and seductive pinot, expressively perfumed with black cherries, plums, cedar, and spices also elegantly lingering for the finish. This is a serious pinot!
Shea Wine Cellars Willamette Valley West Hill Pinot Noir 2013 - Pinot Noir – Willamette Valley, Oregon, US
One of the absolute stars of the Pinot Noir world. Floral with dark red fruits, complimented by violet, black tea, and white pepper aromas. A Willamette Valley classic.
Lang & Reed Wine Co. Two - Fourteen Cabernet Franc 2013 - Cabernet Franc – Napa Valley, California, USA
Bright and pure with firm black cherry, cassis, and graphite, made mouthwatering by ample fresh fruit acidity. Finest Cabernet Franc west of the Atlantic.
Château de Pibarnon Bandol Rouge Les Restanques de Pibarnon 2012 - Mourvèdre & Grenache – Provence, FR
These wines are distinguished by their velvety texture and finesse. Juicy fruits from the first sip, it then reveals unexpected depths and lengths with subtle spicy and minty notes. A staff favorite.
Fable Mountain Vineyards Tulbagh Estate Syrah 2012 - Syrah – Western Cape, South Africa
Intense and mineral forward. Beautifully structured, textured, and layered with red fruits, violets, licorice, and spice. Biodynamically grown on a unique site, with ever present challenges of bush fires, extreme weather, and wild animals. The vintners farm respectfully with agro-ecological approaches to ensure their vines and land thrive together to yield such a gem.
Venus la Universal Dido ‘la Universal’ 2014 - 70% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 15% Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon – Montsant, Spain
Delicious and concentrated with an elegant texture, round tannins, and persistent dark red fruit flavors. Nurtured by a soil of decomposed granite and the vintners very considered sustainable and organic farming, wine making, and distribution approaches. This is the vintner’s homage to youth, it’s tenacity, to love, and to Grenache.
Banshee Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 - 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc – Napa Valley, USA
Well delineated flavors of dark cherry, plum, incense, sage, and mineral. A small parcel of Cabernet Franc adds to the beautiful aroma and gives a hint of herbal undertone to the pallet...an approach that delightfully bridges the Napa Valley styles of yesterday and today.
Incubus Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 - Cabernet Sauvignon – Napa Valley, California
Rutherford and Atlas Peak fruit brilliantly blended to create this stylish stunner. Classic.
Château Franc Maillet Pomerol Cuvée Jean Baptiste 2011 - 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc – Bordeaux, France
Just down the road from the red clayed Chateau Petrus, this right bank gem delivers all the goods. Spice, smoke, and tobacco.