The Cellar Restaurant
Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Antipasti E Insalate
Paper-thin sliced beef served raw with arugula, shaved Parmigiano, fennel, and Balsamic vinaigrette
Sliced Parma prosciutto served over fresh melon and pear
Diced fresh mozzarella, grape tomatoes, basil, and artichoke hearts tossed with Balsamic vinaigrette
Marinated fresh anchovies with radicchio, hearts of palm, arugula and roasted peppers
Imported capoccolo, artisan sopressata and dry sausage, olives, house marinated vegetables, grilled eggplant, ricotta salata and Reggiano Parmigiano cheeses
Home roasted peppers filled with fresh mozzarella cheese and Parma prosciutto, then baked with fresh basil
Soft polenta topped with roasted sausage, porcini mushrooms and demi glace
Shrimp sautéed with a basil pesto and served with a chick pea and tomato salad
Portobello mushroom cap roasted with imported gorgonzola cheese and served with a Balsamic glaze and baby greens
Half an avocado filled with shrimp and crab meat salads and a citrus-saffron sauce
Baby greens with imported gorgonzola cheese, sunflower seeds, and dried apricots with a peach vinaigrette
"House salad" of baby lettuces, grape tomatoes, walnuts, shaved fennel and Balsamic vinaigrette
"all pastas are home made". Half orders available as appetizer
Tube pasta sautéed with whole and chopped shrimp, asparagus and pink sauce
Tube pasta with fresh chopped tomatoes, basil, sweet onion and fresh mozzarella
Potato dumplings sautéed in the classical sauce of ground veal, pork and beef
Long pasta tossed with salumi, prosciutto, pancetta, onion, and cream then finished with egg and Parmigiano
Wide ribbon pasta with jumbo lump crab and basil pesto cream sauce
Papardelle sautéed with sausage, spinach, fresh tomato sauce and drizzled with truffle oil
Ribbons tossed with smoked salmon, peas, Italian speck and cream sauce
Ribbons tossed with a sauce of roasted rabbit
Venetian style seafood ravioli served in a light tomato and tarragon sauce, garnished with fried ginger
Meat filled pillows sautéed with mixed olives, light tomato sauce and goat cheese
Arborio rice served "alla unda" with lump crab meat, shrimp, and peas, with a touch of tomato
Arborio rice cooked al dente with sliced Italian Porcini mushrooms and grated Reggiano Parmigiano
"Served with Chef's Selection of the Day"
14 oz. long-rib veal chop pan roasted and served with gorgonzola cream sauce and caramelized shallot
8 oz. Filet mignon pan roasted with Italian Porcini mushrooms and Barolo wine sauce
Scaloppine of veal loin sautéed with artichokes, pine nuts, sun dried tomatoes and white wine
Scaloppine of veal loin with an Italian porcini mushroom cream sauce
Rack of lamb, roasted and served with an imported Marsala wine and demi glace sauce
"3 hour" braised American LAMB shank with vegetable risotto
Pheasant and duck breast pan roasted and served over caramelized shallots, apples and cream
Wild salmon fillet roasted with house marinated mushrooms, oil cured olives, and a touch of tomato sauce
Wild salmon fillet sautéed with fennel, sweet peppers, caper berries, tomatoes, and Italian speck
Snapper fillet sautéed with artichokes, diced tomatoes, and basil served with a saffron and white wine sauce
Giant shrimp and snapper sautéed with green olives, dry black figs and fresh rosemary in a white wine lemon sauce
Caffe E Digestivi
Coffees & Teas
Regular or Decaf
Regular or Decaf
Regular or Decaf
Regular or Decaf
Home Made Specialties
Classically light version of coffee-soaked lady fingers and mascarpone cream
Puff pastry filled with roasted apples and raisins, served warm with imported hazelnut or vanilla ice cream
"Almost Flourless", dense, rich, semisweet chocolate tort served slightly warm with chocolate sauce and crème Anglaise
Italian bread baked with pure vanilla and chocolate chips, served warm with either imported hazelnut or vanilla ice cream
Imported Italian Specialties
Baby chocolate cake with molten chocolate center, served warm with imported hazelnut or vanilla gelato, chocolate sauce and crème Anglaise
Your choice of: lemon, or raspberry sorbet, hazelnut gelato, or vanilla ice cream
Light crust tart filled with pastry cream and topped with assorted wild berries
White and dark chocolate mousse covered in dark chocolate, served with Amareno black cherry sauce
Dense almond and amaretto cookies "Perfect for dipping"
1/2 glass (1.5 oz.) serving
Prices subject to change
100% Prosecco. Pale yellow in color with greenish reflections. Rich with live aromatic notes, fresh perfume, suave and delicately fruity with a fine and lingering perlag
Crystal clear with a hearty white foam and fine perlage. Fresh fragrant aromas, a delicately soft and harmonious taste are the hallmarks of this quintessential aperitif wine.
This dry, crisp, pleasantly tart wine, is produced from the hilly vineyards in the Colli Trevigiani area. The ample nose releases crisp-edged, complex fruit notes of ripe peach and melon, and the palate is full-flavored with a crisp acidity. A wonderful, versatile sparkling wine.
Franciacorta, a region in Lombardy's lake country, produces sparkling wines of very high quality, made in the traditional Champagne style. A clear straw-colored wine, with frothy mousse and persistent pinpoint bubble. Crisp apple and toasty aromas lead into a rich, tart and creamy flavor.
A superb, true, old house Champagne with subtle, creamy fruit and a stellar, zesty finish. High Chardonnay content blended from over 50 "crus". Appropriate for any occasion or celebration.
This is the only California vintage sparkling wine. Excellent balance and great finesse. Delicate apple, soft and fresh on the palate with citrus and fresh honey characters on a long finish. It is well-balanced with little acidity-an elegant and very complex wine.
70% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay This Rose has a shiny, slightly deep golden salmon color, with a light, yet abundant fine, long-lived bubbles. The generous and complex nose reveals candied fruits. Supple, ripe flavors of cherry, apple, strawberry jam and honey.
New and unique Sauvignon Blanc made with 100% Sauvignon Blanc grapes from vineyards in Monterrey, Lake and Napa County. Fermented in 100% stainless steel preserves the purity of the fruit. This wine exhibits aromas and flavors of passion fruit, melon, citrus, and hints of jasmine.
The color is vibrant with a crisp and subtle green hue. The wine presents powerful aromas of passion fruit on the nose. On the palate, there are flavors of lime zest, melon, and white floral notes framed by a structured yet supple mid palate, racy acidity and mineral undertones of Awatere Sauvignon Blanc.
100% Sauvignon Blanc grapes. Pale whitish straw in color. The nose is fresh, clean with notes of lime peel, green herbs, and black currant. On the palate it is fresh, the acidity is is tempered by very subtle residual sugar; very clean, alive, racy, youthful. Overall, a dry and elegant wine. Very typical sancerre.
The Sauvignon Blanc grapes, also known as "Blanc Fume" are produced in soils composed of 50% chalk, 30% flint and 20% chalky clay. The grape juice is fermented naturally, without adding cultivated yeasts, producing a Pouilly-Fume with real character: mineral aromas and flavors with finesse and elegance.
This delicate wine hints of ripe pear and rich Zinfandel grape flavors. It is distinctly fruity, well balanced, and smooth.
Clear to light straw colored, this Pinot Grigio exhibits soft aromatic flavors of roses and soft honeysuckle that are an indicative of the refreshing and rounded fruit style. Structured, well balanced and clean with a firm and crisp finish.
Juicy, bright and succulent on the attack, this wine showcases flavors of tangerine, melon pineapple and wet stone. The wine is framed with ripe acidity giving classic Oregon Pinot Gris proportion and lift to the richness.
A classic Pinot Grigio produced from some of the oldest single vineyards, made in a reserve style. Beautiful fruit with perfect balance and a fabulous finish.
Explosive fruit entrance with flavors of melon, tropical fruit and honey, with a citrus zest finish. Rich and balanced, crisp and clean, this wine has rounded texture and body. 100 % Pinot Gris grapes, grown in the Estate's certified vineyards.
100 % Pinot Grigio. Nice fruity bouquet. Clean and Crisp with a long finish. Medium- bodied, well structured and balanced. Just a delicious Pinot Grigio.
A special blend of Garganega, Trebbiano, and Chardonnay with no malolactic fermentation. The fruit is well expressed in the bouquet. On the palate, the wine is fresh with a lingering persistence and balance.
Made from Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, and Tocai, Pino & Toi is pale yellow in color with an intense and fruity nose with hints of refreshing citrus. On the palate the wine is balanced with loads of fresh peaches and pears followed by a crisp finish.
This Sicilian wine is a blend of 50% Grecanico, 30% Chardonnay, 10% Viognier, and 10% Fiano. The Chardonnay gives it a backbone. The flavors of the other three varietals make this wine stand out as a glass of sunshine on a rainy spring day. The Fiano gives it a slight herbal grassy taste. The viognier brings in the citrus taste and the floral aroma. The Grecanico adds a slight sweetness. It is fermented in steel tanks so it tastes bright, fresh, and clean.
Light straw yellow with green tinges. Elegant bouquet. A refreshing wine on the palate, well structured and with plenty of fresh fruit flavors, balanced acidity, and a long, zesty dry a finish. It makes a great aperitif and an excellent pairing for seafood dishes. 100% Vermentino grapes.
Supple, full flavored Chardonnay with subtle citrus and oak aromas. Lively and refreshing on the tongue with a long, crisp finish.
From the Monterey coastal area, produced by the owners of Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, comes this Chardonnay characterized by crisp apple and citrus flavors.
Pale yellow with golden hints. Fruity fragance with typical variétal character. Good marked vanilla and toasty flavors. Well-structured and élégant, with good minéral content.
This Chardonnay comes only from fruit grown in our Carneros estate Vineyards. Its brilliant straw gold color is the first hint of its bright and refreshing character: citrus flavors and a touch of minerality, an splash of acidity, all touched by an effortless accent of oak.
The French oak aging on this Russian River Chardonnay, offers wonderful aromas of citrus, tropical fruit, vanilla and crème brulee. On the palate, there's a rich, creamy texture from sur lie aging that is balanced with surprising acidity.
100% Chardonnay grape. This White Burgundy is noted for its rich creamy flavors. It has aromas of jasmine, honey and caramel. A big round Chardonnay that will go with almost all rich dishes. Jean-Mary Guffens is the owner and winemaker.
100 % Chardonnay grape. This white Burgundy comes from the slopes of Solutre and Vergisson in the towns of Pouilly and Fuisse. A seductive wine and a really nice expression of the Chardonnay grape! The colour is golden, with some green reflections. Among the floral and fruity aromas, almonds and ripe grapes dominate. On the palate, the wine is refreshingly and ethereal in its lightness.
100% Chardonnay grapes from Santa Lucia Highlands. Bold, full-bodied and lush in texture, yet balanced by cool-climate acidity. Amber-gold in color and fully ripe, with aromas and flavors reminiscent of tropical fruit, honeysuckle and citrus. The lots from individual vineyard blocks are aged in French oak barrels and the wine is composed from only the lots that showed the desired complexity and richness. Winemaker: Chuck Wagner
Impressive with its rich, complex flavors of peach, pear, and nectarine. Gaining in intensity and richness before finishing with a soft, buttery aftertaste. A lovely wine.
Viognier (pronounced vee-oh-nyay) is a variety characterized by low yields and small planted acreage, Viognier is one of the world's most rare and most treasured wines. This wine is loaded with peaches, apricots, floral and citrus notes.
Fresh and fragrant the distinct floral aromas of jasmine and geranium are integrated with white ripe peach. On the palate delightful acidity and minerality prevail with classic Trefethen Riesling flavors of lime, peach and a touch of refreshing kiwi and melon. A lingering essence of grapefruit gives this wine a lively finish.
Aromatically complex with citrus and honeysuckle notes on the nose and plush feel on the palate, our Viognier consistently displays a fine balance of natural acidity and intense concentration. Stainless steel fermented to allow the vibrant, tropical and stone fruit characteristics of this varietal to shine
Harvested in Bernkastel, this wine has an agreeable ripe peach and apricot aroma, typical of the Middle Mosel slate terrain. Long, slightly sweet finish makes it an easy drinking selection, perfect with many fish dishes.
This is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat Canelli Chardonnay and Viognier grapes. Powerful aromas of green apple, tangerine zest and honeysuckle. Core flavors of apricot, melon pear and light vanilla are beautifully balanced by the sparkling acidity of citrus fruit. The lush, creamy mouth-filling texture is match by a floral and bright tropical fruit notes and leads to a full, powerful finish.
This Merlot is deep red with pronounced cherry, ripe chocolate and wild plum flavors. Intense and vibrant on the palate. Ripe, well structured, round with a rich long finish.
A classic Washington State Merlot dominated by notes of blackberries with nuances hints of cherries and spices to add complexity and depth. Luscious and velvety on the tongue, a very sensual wine.
100% Merlot Displaying intense flavors of berries and plums, this full bodied wine is soft on the palate with no sharp edges and a remarkable, long, and persistent finish. A really delightful find.
Structured with power and elegance, the rich, concentrated front and middle palates roll seamlessly into the generous, silky finish. Aromatics and flavors offer concentrated black cherry, plums and currants. Rich, deep and velvety.
This Napa Valley Merlot begins with aromas of back cherry, brambles, cedar and fennel. The palate reveals layers of black plum, licorice and vanilla supported by firm, but fine tannins. The full-bodied mid palate carries through to a nice long finish of blackberry jam and dark chocolate.
76% Merlot, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Cabernet Franc Perfumed aromas of dark fruit. Opulent flavors of red and black, pepper, strawberry and plum. Easily, Shafer's greatest Merlot ever! Rich, robust, sweet, refined tannins.
Young and elegant wine with rich plum, bramble fruit flavors and a slight hint of cherries. It is produced from grapes grown in the Chianti DOCG Region of Tuscany, predominantly Sangiovese and Canaiolo.
One of the oldest Chianti estates in Tuscany that produces this elegant, supple wine that is mostly from Sangiovese grapes.
100% Sangiovese grapes from Maremma Toscana. Deep ruby red in color, it is dry, rich, and intensely supple. Ripe, well balanced and harmonious. A delightful "Chianti" style wine.
90% Sangiovese, 10% Malvasia Nera, Colorino, and Merlot. A well proportioned, elegant body, dark berry, fresh spice flavors, intense, smooth taste. Rich and harmonious, with an impression of spice and mineral on the long aftertaste. Aged 12 month in small oak barrels.
90% Sangionese, 10 % Cabernet Sauvignon Deep, intense ruby red color with fragrance of an elegante fine wine. In the palate the wine is rich, full boddied, well-balanced with fine sweet tannins and a pleasant persistence. Aged 14 month in French Oak, and one year in the bottle before release.
100% Sangiovese. W.S 91 Traditional in its complexity, roundness and elegance, yet modern in its intense fruitiness accessibility and soft tannins Deep dark cherry, chocolate and vanilla flavours. Aged 12 month in oak barrels and 14 in the bottle before released. Best to drink. Best after 2005.
100% Sangiovesse Grosso. Deep ruby red with an intense, fruity bouquet. It is a full-bodied wine crafted from pure Sangiovesse Grosso layered with the delicate nuances of the wood on a very long aftertaste. It is considered a more vivacious style of wine, combining freshness with structure, and can be approached at a very early age. Well structured with rich chewy tannins. Dry red wine.
Montepulciano grape. Ruby red with purple shades. Floral and fruity fragance with a hint of violet, cherry and plum. Full structure, fruity flavor. Rich soft tannins.
"90 Wine Spectator" 100 % Montepulciano grape. Big and Powerful, with black pepper, dried fruits and hints of toasted oaken coffee. Full-bodied, chewy and long finish.
100% Nero d'Avola grape Dark purple with reddish-violet edge, typical of this grape. Ripe, fruity, silky with a nice structure and rich soft tannins. Super friendly, and definitely an amazing value.
Deep purple. Aromas of wild berries and hints of spice. Rich flavors of blackberry and dark cherry. Ripe and structured. Aged 10 month in oak for soft sophistication. The wine is evolved, layered, and shows great depth and personality.
100% Primitivo grape from the Estate Vineyards. Black ripe fruit and spiced aromas, with notes of pepper and toasty vanilla. On the palate it has a robust and concentrated character, a firm structure and small black fruit and licorice notes on the aftertaste, Rich, ripe and well structured
This Santa Julia Malbec is a rich full-flavored wine which has benefited maturation in French oak for 10 month, giving structure and harmony. Intense plum and coffee aromas combined with spicy, smoky notes and vanilla finish.
An intense purple-red color. This Malbec has a luscious, intense fruit aroma, with hints of ripe plums, cherries and berries. The flavors mimic the aroma, with a massive, yet soft and silky, mouth feel and a lush, long finish.
85% Malbec, 10.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot, 1.5% Bonarda Dark, powerful, dense red with a considerable amount of oak. The aromas and flavors suggest fresh fruit- blackberry and plum-. Mint and mineral notes complement and complex the fruitiness. The wine's texture is supple and rich, with soft, ripe grape tannins along with firm oak tannins from 16 month French oak aging. The wine is very engaging and genuinely good. Limited production: 980 cases made. WS 91
This Estate Malbec is a very intense red with deep violet hues. Beautiful bouquet with intense fruit and significant notes of oak. Full-bodied, rich, and well structured, yet silky with an elegant finish. Estate grown and bottled. Amazing value!
Climatic-induced spicy undertones mark this vintage. Vibrant display of acidity enhances the briary raspberry and blackberry varietal expression. Lush, velvety mouth feel interwoven with fine, integrated tannins creates a smooth richness. Full-bodied and well balanced.
This wine is a deep ruby color, with bright blackberry aromas and smoky notes, big tannins nicely balanced with ample dark fruit on the finish. 95% Zinfandel - 5% Petit Sirah Aged sixteen month in 100% French Oak.
Dark, dense and creamy, complex aromas of plums, cherries, blackberry, pepper, mocha and dark chocolate This is one inky Shiraz; an explosion of dark, super ripe wild blackberry and exotic spices. A pure fruit bomb with a lingering finish.
100% Shiraz from Schild Estate, Australia, W.S. 94 The grapes come from 160 year old vines. The color is deep ruby red with a full and rich fruit bouquet. Polished, round and generous with its red cherry-tinged blackberry and currant flavors, playing exuberantly against a bed of refined tannins. Hints of dusky spice and grilled game waft through the background. Stylish and graceful.
95% Petite Sirah, 5% Merlot This muscular wine envelops your mouth with the flavors and scents of blackberry, black pepper and spiced plum. The wine appears almost blue-black in the glass, while its dense, concentrated tannins maintain a balance with the rich fruit flavors. Limited production (194 cases). This wine was aged in French Oak barrels for 16 month.
Estate Vineyard. 96% Pinot Noir, 4% Syrah Supple in texture, with rose petals and red fruit aromas. This medium bodied wine is aged in small French oak barrels, which adds a subtle, toasty vanilla character and a hint of spice.
This 100% Pinot Noir is burgundy red with fresh aromas of Bing cherries, ripe raspberries, plums, currants, tobacco and smoke. Juicy red fruit flavors and ripe acidity. Ripe tannins and a succulent texture.
100% Pinot Noir from Santa Lucia Highlands of Plummy black cherry and sweet black licorice aromas lead to layered flavors of rich plum. This earthy but elegant wine is supported by a lush, velvety texture and long, fruit-driven finish.
Decoy is produced from classic Bordeaux varietals: 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc, 8% Petit Verdot. Barrel Aging: 16 month. This inviting wine is well- rounded with forward fruit, balanced by smooth tannins and a lingering finish. The flavors are ripe with fresh fruit complemented by a spicy note of white pepper.
Bordeaux style wine. The grapes are hand harvested from dry-farmed, low-yielding vines primarily on our mountain vineyards. Delicious aromas of black tea, cedar, earth, vanilla, blackberry and cassis combined with rich, wild berry flavors and a full mid-palate with considerable, round tannins. This wine's upfront silkiness and roundness make for a delicious selection. Blend: 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Petit Verdot, 11% Cabernet Franc, 10% Malbe
A smooth, full bodied cru made in the ripasso style. 70% of the grapes are vinified immediately and the remaining are left to dry until the end of December when they are vinified and re-fermented with the fresh grapes. The result is higher alcohol content, rounder style and more extraction than a Valpolicella Classico. Wine Spectator "90."
This 100% Barbera is grown in the hillsides of the commune of Agliano Terme. Deep ruby red with a dry round taste. Bright red fruit tones that feature hints of violets, earth and plum with just a whisper of tannin. Velvety, harmonic and medium-bodied.
This varietal from the Piemonte region of Italy is a dry, lighter bodied red with lots of character. Ruby red color, with aromas of raspberry and blueberry. Vibrant juicy fruit on the palate, low levels of acidity and mild tannins. Slovenian oak. Bright and clean. 100% Dolcetto
This wine is the product of a unique vineyard hill just outside the town of Alba in the Piedmont: Bricco del Drago. The particular soil and climate conditions contribute full body and intriguingly complex and fine aromas to this blend of 85% Dolcetto and 15% Nebbiolo.
92% Cab. Sauvignon, 3% Merlot, 1% Cab. Franc, Syrah & Petit Verdot Features aromas of red currants and raspberries with subtle hints of spice. Spiced cherry and plum flavors are joined by notes of cocoa and complemented by fine, velvety tannins.
81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc This Sommelier Selection Cabernet Sauvignon, is soft and elegant, supported by a lovely structure. Its expressive nose is complimented by a very lush and velvety mouthfeel.
Half of the grapes come from around Oakville, the wines from this area are extremely rich and elegant, and the other half come from Rutherford. These two areas enriched each other when blended together. A real serious cab with soft tannins and light oak in perfect balance.
100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Maremma Toscana. Dark red, opulent, round, and ripe. Soft tannins and silky. Only 416 cases made.
Beautiful cherry red with aromas of red berries, plums, oak and sweet spices. On the palate, the wine shows enticing flavors of black cherries and strawberries supported by velvety tannins. Fully integrated oak flavors and well-defined mid palate. Finishes with dusty tannins and lingering sweet fruit.
Powerful aromas of ripe blackberry and dark cherry, with notes of vanilla, cocoa and rose petal. In the mouth the wine exudes richness and a finely-grained "cocoa" texture with low acidity expressing breadth and richness on the palate. Our bottling of Napa Cabernet Sauvignon is dark, opulent and supple, and clearly expresses the Caymus style.
99% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Petit Verdot, from The Stags Leap District. Dense purple color, aromas of pure, elegant black fruit, dark chocolate, and spice, followed by rich, juicy flavors of blackberry and black cherry, chocolate, and cedar, with ripe, smooth tannins and a long finish. Medium to full-bodied with good acidity, a voluptuous texture and impressive purity and length.
This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon shows rich ripe flavors and complexity of fruit from start to finish. Twenty four month of aging in new French oak Barrels contributes a beautiful toasty vanilla character to its rich raspberry intense aroma. Once in a bottle, this wine received an additional 3 year of cave aging. Unfined and unfiltered.
Deep garnet color. Beautifully concentrated dark berry and cassis aromas lead to flavors of black cherry, blueberry, ripe currant and cocoa, nicely balanced with toasty oak. The wine has a lush, expansive mouthfeel with soft tannins and firm texture. Long finish with powerful impressions of fruit. Rich and well structured.
96% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit verdot. Oaknol District 100% Hillspring Vineyard, 29 month in French Oak. Aromas of blackberries, bay leaves, and eucalyptus. Subtle notes of tobacco, smoke, and hearth, dance in the background, deriving from the soil itself. This vintage is exceptionally balanced and complex with additional flavors of dried black cherries, raspberries, etc. and a long spicy finish of black pepper, nutmeg, and thyme.
Spicy, rich, ripe, friendly on the palate with flavors of black cherry and notes of cedar. The tannins are soft making this wine more accessible and easier to drink. An exceptional value.
Made from 100% Sangiovese Grosso grapes hand harvested. Aged for three and a half years in Slovenian oak. The ruby red color tends toward garner with age. The bouquet displays ample aromas of violet, wild berries, tobacco, chocolate and vanilla on the palate. Is rich, full- bodied and velvety with juicy tannins framing a balanced acidity.
Ruby red with garnet hues. Displays a full-bodied structure. It is lush and enveloping on the palate, with soft tannins and a tight, vibrating texture, full of fruity notes. Deep floral bouquet, with a long and lingering aftertaste.
W.S. 93 The nectar of kings, queens and popes. Brunello (the little dark one) is a Tuscan dialect name for a particular strain of Sangiovese grown in Montalcino, where drier, hotter and more Mediterranean climate produce a muscular grape capable of making a rich, dark, concentrated red (heavier and more tannic than Chianti). Deep ruby color with aromas of blackberry and licorice. Full-bodied, rounded and concentrated, elegant and harmonious.
100 % Nebbiolo grape Less tannic, more approachable, fruit-driven barolo. The structure is more like a serious Langhe Nebbiolo with extra density at mid-palate and texture that few nebbiolos have. Beautiful bouquet, good fruit intensity but not heavy.
100% Nebiolo Warm, dense and full-bodied. Flows effortlessly across the palate with generous fruit and fabulous overall balance. Mature and opulent with a nice underlying structure.
The wine is ruby red with orange reflections. The nose is full with hints of dry roses and violets. With maturity, truffles come through in the perfume. This Barolo is dry, full bodied, and elegant with an ideal balance of alcohol, acidity, and tannin.
100% Nebbiolo grapes. W.S. 92. The color is an intense glossy garnet with orange reflections. The bouquet is ethereal with very pretty plum and fresh flower aromas follow through to a full bodied palate with velvety tannins and a long long finish. Layered and serious, dry and austere.
Barolo is undoubtedly the most prestigious Italian wine and a milestone in the Piedmont and Langhe tradition. The Barolo Riserva Selezione Vinorum from Salvano is an excellent example of this prestigious wine. Ruby red in color with orange hues, an intense bouquet with scents of violets and a full body. At least five years ageing in oak barrels give the wine its traditional dry and velvety taste.
Is made exclusively from the Nebbiolo grapes of the Serralunga vineyard. Sublime bouquet, magnificent structure, full-bodied, rich tannins, with a delightful long finish. So fragrant and complex, this wine is a real show-stopper and a tribute to Barolo's great legacy.
The Estate was founded in 1897 by Luigi Einaudi, first president of the Italian Republic. Today, direct descendants owned the State and Winery. Garnet red with orange reflections; austere and velvety on the palate, with long finish of goudron and spice. In time the wine is fine tuned to greater complexity acquiring notes of truffles and leather.
94% Nebbiolo, 6% Barbera. W.S. 93. Displays the austere character typical of Serralunga terroir: deep, structure and lots of ripe tannins. Dense, massive yet seamless; this beautifully integrated wine possesses low acidity as well as a terrific finish.
Bel Colle is a small winery located in the Barolo area of Piedmont. This wine is made with Nebbiolo grapes from the Barbaresco and Treiso communes, is aged in Slovenian oak casks for 12 to 24 months. The red garnet color acquires orange highlights with aging. The bouquet has flowery and dry fruit fragrances with pleasant spicy notes.
Moccagatta bottles 3 Barbarescos from 3 crus of radically different character: (Basarin, Cole and Bric Balin). The "Bric Balin" is the jewel of the estate. Mature entirely in part-new barrique, it is an elegant, velvety wine with dense red fruits, cocoa and spice. Dry, full-bodied, rich, warm, silky tannins and a long finish. Lots going on.
Pio Cesare has been producing wines since 1881. This wine has quiet class and grace with an elegant body. It is glossy garnet in color with light ruby shades. The bouquet is intense and fragrant, with a hint of violets, cinnamon and vanilla. The palate is dry, full and vigorous, with overtones of peach. 100% Nebbiolo.
60% Corvina, 15% Rondinella, 15% Cabernet Sauv., 10% Merlot Deep red with violet shades. Pleasant spicy bouquet with scent of ripe red fruit. Warm, rich, and well structured. The 2006 vintage in Valpolicella was one of the best of the last decade. This wine was made with the same technique as an Amarone. Age 12 month in new French Oak.
Well structured, rich, lots of fruit. Made from Corvina, Corvinone and Rondinella grapes in the traditional method of "Withering" where grapes are left in fruit-drying rooms for a natural super- ripening and drying for 2 month before pressing.
This sweet red wine made with the same grapes as the Amarone but is bottled earlier. Is sweet, dark red, full bodied, velvety and delicate with aromas of dry fruits. Pronounced and harmonious with a sweet expression and a lingering aftertaste.
The grapes come from the Valpantena hills, the only "cru" denomination in Valpolicella. The color: intense purple. Full-bodied, vibrant red fruit flavors, soft, supple tannins. 70 % Corvina Veronese, 30% Rondinella.
A great wine made from grapes subjected to drying on grates until the end of January. The result is a full- bodied, balanced, silky and elegantly structured wine with aromas of ripe cherries and jam blend with notes of chocolate and spices.
Grape varieties:70% Corvina, 25% Rondinella, 5% Molinara Deep ruby red with aromas of ripe fruit and cherry jam. Clean on the palate, smooth and well structured. Full-bodied. Long and delicate finish with hints of cinnamon andVanilla.
60% Merlot and 40% Casbernet Sauvignon. This blend makes a full bodied, dark red, dry and rich in tannins wine. Produced in the Tuscan Maremma where the weather and soils are extremely favorable for producing great wines with austere character.
This Super Tuscan is a dry, full bodied wine with chewy tannins and aromas of dried fruit. Dark red color well structured and beautifully crafted. Made with 60% Sangiovese, 30% Cabernet Franc and 10% Malvasia Nera. W.S. 92
50% Sangiovese, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot Ruby red with garnet hues. Complex bouquet with intense notes of mature fruit and hints of spices. Lush and impressive, full-bodied structure, eriched by the finesse of its silky tannins. Persistent finish with an aftertaste of blackberry and cocoa. W.S. 96 #25 Wine Spectator Top 100 wines of 2010
The first "Super Tuscan" Wine Spectator "90." Wonderful berries, chocolate, and cherries on the nose follow through to a medium to full-bodied palate. Fine tannins and vanilla aftertaste in a beautiful blend of 60% Sangiovese and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Deep garnet with blue tinges. Lush Merlot fruit and spicy Cabernet aromas. Magari showcases the essence of the upper Maremma. It's full, rich, well-rounded wine, with an elegant, silky finish. W.S. 92 50% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauv., 25% Cabernet Franc.
Founded in 1385, Antinori is one of the oldest wineries in Italy. This vintage, 1997, was one of the great years of production for this revered producer. The wine is a super concentrated blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet with an immense amount of tar in the nose with hints of cracked black pepper, bell pepper, cedar and licorice notes. Here is one of the most sought-after vintage Tuscan reds.
On the nose the wine shows elegant notes of toasted oak, coffee, and spices followed by aromas of plums and black currants. On the palate, the initial impact is soft but firm with a vein of acidity which gives greater freshness and crispness than usual. The tannins are extremely elegant and the aftertaste is very persistent, with sustained and lingering notes of the coffee, berry fruit, and toasted oak. WE 98 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20 % Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot
85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Sangiovese. Exhibits complex aromas of mixed berry fruit, dry cranberry and minerals. The rich flavors lurking in the full-bodied palate precisely reflect the nose and finish long with ripe, yet tongue-clenching tannins. Remarkable body and extract. Special Note on the 1990: Garnet shades edge the medium ruby core. The 1990 has evolved gracefully and now exhibits complex aromas of mixed berry fruit, dried cranberry and mineral. The fruit is gradually turning leaner with time, evolving into secondary characteristics of tobacco leaf, dried pine needles and orange peel. Though more austere than in its younger days, this wine still possesses remarkable body and extract.
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot This estate wine is highly concentrated with very ripe black fruits. Lush and rich aromas, deep and complex, with strong velvety tannins. Aged for 12 month in French Oak. Unfiltered.
42% Merlot, 58% Cabernet Sauvignon. The grapes are hand- picked and manually destemmed. The wine is run off directly into new French oak barrels for malolactic fermentation and aged for 18 months. Deep red with a full body.
75% Cabernet Sauv.. 20% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot Wine Spectator 93 Full-bodied red-ruby, shows blackberry aromas, with a hint of spice, firm but gentle tannins and a dark chocolate and coffee aftertaste. Long, long finish. Just sensational texture and balance.
75% Cabernet Sauv 20% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot. Wine Spectator 100 1995 is a true great vintage with all the hallmark characteristics: power, depth, richness, complexity, subtlety and harmony. Elegant in every way with flavors of fruits, spices and spring flowers. This full bodied wine has plenty of tannins and flavors that are rich and delicious and that linger on and on. Aged 18 months to two years in oak after which the wine is refined but not filtered. One of the best known wines in the world.
This unfiltered vintage is a blend of several excellent vintages aged in wood for six years. This ruby port has a vibrant youthful color with dry plum, fig and berry scents. Rich, subtle wine with fine, generous structure and remarkable persistence.
This Tawny starts its life like young Vintage Port. Although fully aged in wood, it still retain the freshness of youth, which is reflected its darker brick red colour and lively flavors. It has an impeccable definition and richness, a velvety texture and a long lusty finish.
Opaque purple color. On the nose great complexity, ripe black fruits with a mineral hint. On the palate huge concentration and tannic structure, fine acidity. Less than one fourth of the wine produced by this vineyard is selected to be bottled as Vintage Port.
From Bodegas Toro Albala. Cordoba-Spain. Grapes are carefully harvested and concentrated by the sun to produce Don PX Grand Reserva, which is quietly aged in oak for dozens of years prior to its bottling and shipment. Just an amazing dessert wine!
A rare dessert wine from Pinot Noir grapes frozen after harvest and then pressed after partial thawing. Apricot pink in color with strawberry, nectarine, and orange blossom aromas. Enough acid to be in perfect balance to accompany fruit sorbets, apple tarts or chocolate.
From choice Trebbiano and Malvasia grapes, withered, then soft- pressed and barrique-aged for 5 years. Medium-sweet, full bodied, high acidity with superb roasted fruit and salty mineral notes. "Devinely inspired."
80% Semillon, 15% S. Blanc and 5% Muscadelle grapes. The color is yellow gold with a beautiful brightness. Super intense aromas of dried pineapple, apple tart and Pecan pie with honey. Full bodied and medium-sweet with lovely honey character and a medium finish. Aged for 18 to 20 month in new Oak barriques. It needs at list 5 years of bottle aging
Naturally fermented, this fruity Moscato is delightfully light drinking with a long, but crisp finish. Often lends itself to appetizers as well. Sweet sparkling dessert wine.
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Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Carmenere. Aged 20 month in Oak Barrels. Rich deep red with aromas of plum and raspberry. The wine enters the palate with sweet red currant, plum fruit flavors and a silky mouthfeel. Concentrated dark flavors emerge with succulent balanced tannins, well integrated oak and sweetness from the rich, ripe fruit.
100% select Nebbiolo Cru from southern exposed vines. Saturated ruby red with aromas of raspberry, coffee, smoked minerals and flowers. Massive and intense with powerful, dense fruit and peppery nuances. Its incredible opulence and texture thoroughly buffer the tannins allowing the finish to express outstanding sweetness and persistence. Best after 2014.
60% Cabernet Sauv. 25% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc, 3%PetitVerdot 2004 can be considered as one of the major expressions of Ornellaia and represents an excellent example of a classic vintage in Bolgheri. The ideal conditions during the growing season lead to a perfect combination of ripeness, flavour complexity and finesse. The velvety opulence of the Merlot is balanced out by the racy and elegant tannic structure of the Cabernets, which are further amplified by the small addition of Petit Verdot. WE 98 WS 97 WA 95
100% Grenache from Frediani's Vineyard old vines. Aged 11 month in one year-old seasoned French oak. This wine is made in a South France style that works to preserve the natural characteristics of the fruit. An amazing bouquet or ripe fruit and flowers. In the palate is an explosion of unique, intense flavors that are perfectly balanced with rich tannins and a chewy finish. Lots of fruit. 525 cases made.
100% Cabernet Sauvignon sourced from Shafer Stags Leap Estate. This release displays classic Stags Leap District beauty with rich, perfumy aromatics that seem to push out of the bottle. The flavors of blackberry, cassis, black cherry, warm plum pie, dark chocolate, and a touch of vanilla are elegant and mouth filling, with ripe and refined tannins. Aged for three years in oak barrels, and one year in the bottle prior to release. Robert Parker 98 WS 92
78% Cabernet Sauv, 11% Cab. Franc, 8% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot, 1% Malbec Seductive aromas of raspberry mousse, violets, allspice and graphite emanate from the glass. The palate is a combination of power and finesse. Rich layers of chocolate and cassis develop quickly in the mid-palate supported by a classic Stags Leap minerality. Luscious, soft, rounded tannins extend into the lengthy finish. It has it all! 960 cases made. Robert Parker 93
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