Domestic Reds

Merlot

 

101 Greystone  Merlot (Napa)

Fully ripe plumy aromas with hints of dark chocolate, subtle herbs and black cherry.

   Bottle  $35   

 

301 Rutherford Hill Merlot (Napa)

Flavors of dark cherries and chocolate abound in this soft and fleshy, balanced Merlot.

   Bottle  $58   

 

201 Swanson Merlot (Napa)

Rich density of fruit, structure and length that is remarkable in a merlot.

   Bottle  $68   

 

104 Raymond Merlot 'Reserve' (Napa)

Aromas of red cherry, raspberry, plums, cassis, earth, pepper and vanilla are followed by smooth, ripe cherry, currant and raspberry flavors with a touch of cassis, earth and chocolate.

   Bottle  $68   

 

202 Franciscan Merlot (Napa)

Round, full-bodied palate with vibrant dark cherry fruit, sweet herbs and silky mouthfeel.

   Bottle  $58  

 

105 J. Lohr Merlot (Paso Robles)

Dark Plum in color with compex red fruit aromas with soft ripe tannins.

   Bottle  $44   

 

203 Kenwood 'Jack London' Merlot (Sonoma)

Intoxicating aromas of black fruit and cherry enhanced by nuances of toffee and vanilla.

   Bottle  $58   

 

302 Whitehall Lane Merlot (Napa)

Sleek and well-focused with cherry and thyme aromas, toasty plum, subtle earth and spice flavors

Bottle  $72   

 

115 Clos du Bois Merlot (California)

A deep ruby color and layered notes of black cherry, plum, cola, licorice, and violets. On the palate, the wine's signature plum and cherry flavors are complemented by soulful notes of cocoa, tobacco, brown sugar, vanilla, toast and allspice.

Bottle  $42   

 

212 Kunde Merlot (Sonoma)

Classic aromas of cherries and tea leaves greet your nose and come through in the flavors, joined by some exotic sandalwood notes.

  Bottle  $48   

 

102 Joseph Carr Merlot (Napa County)

The wine features aromas of black cherry, chocolate, mint, root beer, vanilla, cedar, and roast beef. On the palate, a soft attack of roast meat, cherry, chocolate pudding, and sage is highlighted by a medium body and food friendly acidity, leading to a textured finish. 

  Bottle  $59   

619 La Joya, Howell Mountain Merlot (Napa) 

Exceptional fruit intensity, full-bodied opulence, decent acidity and sweet, lush, well-integrated tannin.

Bottle $225

Syrah/ Pettite Sirah

401 Penner Syrah (Oregon)

Dark ruby color; pure fruit aromas of cherry, red plum, hints of clove, and white pepper; soft and smooth, the cherry fruit is tinged with peppery notes; good acid and light tannins to balance; a juicy red fruit finish.

   Bottle  $75   

501 Spellbound 'Reserve' Petite Sirah (Napa)

Amazing complexity and lush dark berry flavors, French oak aging imparts flavors of toasted vanilla and spice, pair with grilled meats and bold flavors.

Bottle  $100   

204 Girard Petite Syrah (Napa) 

Inky black, rich in flavor and depth. Layers of black fruit, pepper, and wet stone. The palate is full of bing cherry, cassis and evolves mid palate that defines complexity. 

Bottle  $60   

Zinfandel

106 Ravenswood (Mendocino)

Soft, round, spicy and jammy with voluptuous overtones of plums and blueberries, this wine lives large.

   Bottle  $45   

 

107 Folie a Deux (Amador)

Rich aromas of cheery, vanilla, cinnamon and sage with a rustic mouthfeel

   Bottle  $59   

 

319 Earthquake (Lodi California)

Very dark ruby color, it will strike lovers of claret-style wines with its Cabernet-like structuire and form. Possessing a wow of spice and having charcaters of cherry pie and fresh berry preserves. 

Bottle  $58   

 

Pinot Noir

 

305 Erath 'Dundee Hills' (Oregon)

Polished, focused and expressive, with red berry, cherry and floral aromas and flavors that pick up hints of roasted beet and a meaty note as the finish persists against refined tannins. Beautifully made and distinctive.

   Bottle  $75   

 

304 Sanford (Santa Barbara)

The wine is deep violet red in color and is bursting with black cherry, plum, and clove on the nose.

   Bottle  $86   

 

110 Sebastiani (Sonoma)

The flavor is balanced between juicy, cherry like fruit and toasted oak. This Pinot has finesse and finishes with lively acidity.

   Bottle  $48   

 

205 Steele (Carneros)

Lovely example of fresh vibrant Carneros fruit. Red fruit aromas and flavors. Spicy notes, plush and velvety.

Bottle  $58   

 

111 Irony (Monterey)

A balance of heady fruit notes and savory characteristics. Layers of sweet cherry, fresh raspberries, cola and earthy mushrooms make up the profile in this medium-bodied wine, with a lingering finish.

Bottle  $44   

 

402 David Bruce (Sonoma)

Rich dark cherry aromas accented with notes of violets and spice, the wine is beautifully integrated, with oak supporting rather than dominationg, and fruit lingering well into the finish.

   Bottle  $68   

 

112 Aquinas (Napa)

A deep Ruby red hue, this Pinot Noir unfolds with the scent of rose petals, plums, maraschino cherries and warm cinnamon rolls.

   Bottle  $58   

 

120 MacMurray Ranch (Sonoma)

This wine is full bodied and ripe with flavors of deep black cheery and a toasty oak finish.

   Bottle  $58   

 

306 King Estate 'Signature' (Oregon)

Soft and elegant with aromas of bing cherries, spice and currant leading into flavors of plum with hints of vanilla and spice with a silky lingering finish.

Bottle  $64   

 

601 Hanzell (Sonoma, California)

Dark fruit aromas of cherry and blackberry with savory nuances of leather, spice, and sandalwood. A weightless presence defines the mouth feel with acidity that lifts and sustains a long memorable finish.

Bottle  $140   

 

318 Mike Ditka (Anderson Valley)

Rich and dry with flavors of smoky black cherry and plum and complexities of clove and toasty oak in the lingering finish.

Bottle  $60   

 

215 Lincourt (Santa Rita Hills)

This wine delivers explosive aromatics including cherries, blackberries, sandalwood, cola and earth. Full, ripe and harmonious

Bottle  $55   

 

323 Rochioli (Sonoma)

This wine possesses the typical Rochioli character and classic Russian Riover Valley charm. It displays full body and a silky texture, finish with a firm and balanced structure. 

Bottle  $149   

 

209 Flowers (Sonoma Coast) 

Expressive aromas of dark fruit, black tea and cranberry with a bold finish

Bottle  $130   

 

307 Artesa Class (Carneros)

Bright bing cherry, strawberry, oak char, and pomegranate scents pair with black cherry and strawberry flavors. 

Bottle  $87   

 

Cabernet Sauvignon

 

114 Forest Glen Cabernet Sauvignon (California)

Straight forward medium bodied cabernet, smooth and easy on the finish.

   Bottle  $35   

 

502 Chimney Rock Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa)

Luxurious, rich, round and elegant with a seductive long finish, outstanding.

   Bottle  $150   

 

503 Faust Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa)

Bold and powerful, yet elegant and concentrated. The epitome of Napa Cabernet.

   Bottle  $137   

 

311 Stag's Leap Wine Cellars 'Cask 23' Cabernet Sauvignon (Sonoma) 2014

A classic example of tremendous power and great finesse. The wine presents a symphony of aromas from sweet black fruit to cigar box, from savory spices of clove, allspice and licorice to dried herbs and flowers.

   Bottle  $350   

403 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa)

A rich complex wine that is supple and forward. Very stylish with a buiding explosion of fruit, depth, concentration.

   Bottle  $115   

308 Buehler Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa)

The wine is brimming with fruit aromas and flavors biased to the black fruit end of the cabernet spectrum. Rich and full-bodied.

   Bottle  $72   

404 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa)

Exceptional cabernet of intensity that's richly structure with integrated oak and tennins.

   Bottle  $105   

 

116 Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon (Sonoma)

Aromas of blackberry, cocoa, and cedar lead to a rich, layered mouthfeel, replete with black cherry, vanilla, and cassis, and structured with lush, mature tannins.

   Bottle  $48   

 

405 Whitehall Lane Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa)

A blend of lush fruit with aromas of deep blackberry, currant and toasted oak. The wine has rich texture and flavors of cherry, plum and toasty vanilla. With ample fruit, good weight in the mid-palate and velvety tannins.

   Bottle  $90   

 

117 Hawk Crest Cabernet Sauvignon (California)

Flavors of plum, black cherry and vanilla fuse together with cedary spice. Supple and rich on the palate.

   Bottle  $38   

 

218 J.Lohr 'Seven Oakes' Cabernet Sauvignon (California) 

Dark cherry aromas and a hint of raspberry with a sweet oak finish.

   Bottle  $44   

 

604 Honig Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa)

Deep aromas of cherry, black currant and plum wrapped in French oak with silky tannins.

   Bottle  $105   

 

321 Round Pond Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa) 

Intensely fragrant with aromas of creme de cassis, graphite and notes of lavender and bay. Rich flavors of blackberry and huckleberry merge with earthiness and minerality. Tannins are generous and well- developed.

Bottle  $130   

 

310 Clos du Bois 'Reserve' Cabernet Sauvignon (Alexander Valley)

Deep, inky red in color, this wine offers up seductive scents of cassis, licorice, ripe plum and blackberry intermingled with hints of toasty oak and nutmeg spice.

Bottle  $58   

 

506 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa)

A rich bouquet of cinnamon, spice, licorice, graphite and caramel are followed by integrated layers of cherry, currant, fresh cream, and balanced, sweet tannin, all of which contribute to a youthful, bright, multi-layered wine.

Bottle  $135   

 

603 Cakebread Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa)

This Cabernet Sauvignon bursts from the glass with fresh, smoky, cassis, blackberry, and boysenberry aromas augmented by subtle cedar, black tea spice and sweet oak scents.

Bottle  $162   

 

507 Frog's Leap Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa)

Elegant and refined, it shows ripe currant, carob and oak flavors wrapped in soft, intricate tannins.

Bottle  $115   

 

508 Antica Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa)

Antinori's owned and operated Napa property, this Cabernet has a rich, smoky style, with dense, tarry wild berry, sage, cedar and underbrush flavors, which give this a wild savory personality that's distinctive if taut and tannic.

Bottle  $133   

 

509 Geyser Peak 'Reserve' Cabernet Sauvignon (Sonoma) 2006

Richly colored, this powerful wine shows heady aromas of blackberry and blueberry fruit, as well as sweet vanillin oak and a hint of mint. Rich and decadent on the palate.

Bottle  $123   

 

701 Stag's Leap Wine Cellar 'Artemis' (Napa)

A classic example of tremendous power and great finesse. The wine presents a symphony of aromas from sweet black fruit to cigar box, from savory spices of clove, allspice and licorice to dried herbs and flowers, even a touch of minerality.

Bottle  $120  

 

602 Raymond 'Generations' Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa)

Deep garnet color and intense aromas of blackberry, blueberry, anise, spice, vanilla and earth notes followed by concentrated black cherry, blackberry, black pepper, dark chocolate and anise flavors.

Bottle  $198   

 

216 Simi 'Landslide Vineyards' Cabernet Sauvignon (Sonoma)

On the palate, a velvety entry is followed by concentrated black cherry and red plum fruit accented with toffee. It finishes with a hint of roasted coffee.

Bottle  $75     

415 Kunde Cabernet Sauvignon (Sonoma)

Seductively rich and laced with a decadent chocolate character, fleshy fruit with layers of bright raspberry accented with hints of toast, cloves, and sage.

Bottle  $58   

311 Stag's Leap Wine Cellar 'Artemis' (California) 1.5L

Inviting aromas of red currant and cranberry mixed with hints of vanilla and dried herbs.

Bottle  $250   

407 Mt. Veeder (Napa) 

Layer upon layer of wild mountain berry, plum and forest floor aromas wrapped in notes of sage, mocha, clove, and bay.

Bottle  $90  

709 Nickel & Nickel 'Quicksilver Vineyard' 2012 (Rutherford, CA)

Intriguing aromas of plum, cherry, raspberry and sage carried on to the palate with hints of thyme, black tea and the signature Rutherford dust!

Bottle $140

209 Silver Oak (Alexander Valley) 

Aromas and flavors of black currant jam, rose petals, chocolate and sandalwood. Its seamless texture and long, smooth finish. 

Bottle $175

801 Paul Hobbs 'Beckstoffer Dr. Crane Vineyard' (Napa) 2012

Notably complex and refined in texture and aroma, with a subtle mix of currant, anise, dried berry, cedary oak, tobacco and cigar box on the aftertaste.

Bottle $450

803 Diamond Creek 'Red Rock Terrace' (Napa) 2015

Dark, ripe plum and mocha, with a long, intense finish. 

Botle $350 

804 Far Niente 'Estate Bottled', (Napa) 2014

Very tight and herbal, with a strong tannic structure, cedary oak accents and a deep yet closed core of savory herb, blackberry and spice flavors. 

Bottle $250 

209 Far Niente 'Estate Bottled', (Napa) 2015 

Lots of ripe but not overripe cabernet character with blackcurrant, morello cherries, vanilla, spices and dust. Fresh black fruit on the palate with a pretty acid and tannin blackbone. 

Bottle $265 

805 Paul Hobbs 'Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard', (Napa) 2012 

Round Cabrenet fruit-bomb with lots of cassis, incense, and blackberry. The wine is full-bodied.

Bottle $495

806 Nickel & Nickel 'C.C. Ranch', (Napa) 2014 

Plush black cherry flavors offer a nice sweetness to this wine. Smooth and rich, this wine expands on the palate. 

Bottle $220 

807 Nickel & Nickel 'John C. Sullunger Vineyard', (Napa) 2014

Aromas of wilted rose, blueberry currant and subtle strawberry ad up to a notably complex mix of fruits, framed by firm, fine-grained tannins. 

Bottle $220 

511 Crossbarn (Napa) 

Aromas of dark cherries, ripe blueberries anise and fresh lavender. Tannins are sweet and smooth. 

Bottle $130

203 Shafer One Point Five, (Napa) 2014

Dark berry, cedar, black licorice and loamy earth flavors, this slowly works into a more harmonious groove on the finish. 

Bottle $220

203 Honig 'Bartolucci', (St. Helena)

Sweet, pure dark raspberry and blackcurrant fruit, medium to full body, supple tannins and complexity as well as elegance.  

Bottle $155

615 ZD Wines 'Reserve', (Napa) 2014 

Clasic cssis, red plum and black cherry make up the core of dense ripe fruit. Subtle notes of clove, tobacco, cedar and vanilla add to the complexity. 

Bottle $280 

617 Cakebread Cellars 'Vine Hill', (Napa) 2014 

Fresh, high-toned aromas of blackberry, fig, floral spice, earth, flint and cocoa introduce on tense, focused black fruit flavors and dark chocolate tones, bright acidity and full body.

Bottle $240 

616 Mayacamas, (Mt. Veeder) 

This is a tannic and muscular red with austere tannins now but vivid fruit and focused structured.

Bottle $195 

619 Anakota 'Knights valley', (Helena Mountain) 2013 

Mocha, dark cherries, plums, spices, new leather and tobacco meld together in a large-scaled, voluptuous wine. 

Bottle $256 

711 Hichinbotham Claredon Vineyard Cabernet Shiraz, (Australia) 2013

Essence of cassis of framed by hints of vanilla and cedar, with a long finish of chewy tannins. 

Bottle $310

620 Mt. Brave, (Mt. Veeder) 

Sturdy, austere and tannic, with a core of currant, anise and loamy earth and cedary notes. 

Bottle $150 

134 Sequoia Grove (Napa) 

Rich and robust with berry and currant fruit, this wine is rounded and full-bodied, with tannic weight and spicy layers of roasted oak.

Bottle $120 

808 Heitz Cellar 'Trailside Vineyard', (Napa)

Core of currant, plum and black cherry fruit with touches of mocha and vanilla laced oak. 

Bottle $175  

809 Chimney Rock 'Tomahawk Vineyard', (Napa) 2013

A distinctly powerful, deep expression of Cabernet : Iron, smoke, tobacco and red plums add nuance as the wine builds to a huge tannic finish. 

Bottle $289

Blends

408 Estancia Red Meritage (Paso Robles)

Rich and bold flavors of chocolate dipped black fruit accompanied by subtle sweet oak.

   Bottle  $80   

 

605 Rondney Strong Symmetry (Sonoma)

Opulent bouquet of blackberries, ripe dark plums and sweet spices.The wine opens generously on the palate with layers of blackberry, cassis and plum framed with accents of dark chocolate and spice.

   Bottle  $110   

 

510 Charles Krug Family Reserve 'Generation' (Napa)

This elegant red blend has intriguing aromas of sandalwood followed by a strong mouthfeel with a long finish.

   Bottle  $115  

 

606 Merryvale Profile (Napa) 2007

Opulent, rich and elegant, this proprietary Bordeaux varietal blend is loaded with dark berry, vanilla and spice flavors, silky tannins and a luxuriously long finish

Bottle  $380   

 

702 Quintessa (Napa) 2014

The Quintessa opens with beautiful complexity, perfume and nuance on the nose. In the glass, the wine amplifies with time and a quiet entry builds to a structured, solid mid-palate with dense black fruit. Its long finish unfolds with exquisitely supple tannins and a caress of sweet fruit.

Bottle  $300  

 

607 Justin 'Isoceles' (Paso Robles)

Aromas of blackberry, black plum, leather, mocha, and cassis combine with layers of caramel, vanilla and a touch of smoke. French oak aging yields seemless integrated tannins.

Bottle  $150   

 

512 Bernardus 'Marinus' (Monterey)

Aromas of ripe black plums and cherries, accented by notes of spice and smoke with hints of earth. Texture is very full and rich with firm supporting tannins.

Bottle  $98   

 

210 Opus One (Napa) 2014 

Dark chocolate, cola and espresso, followed by flavors of blueberry and cassis on the palate

Bottle  $478   

 

322 7 Moons (Napa)

This elegant, balanced blend has a rich, complex style and expressive aromas and flavors.

Bottle  $45   

 

320 Clos du Bois 'Marlstone' (Sonoma)

This wine delivers powerfully rich blackberry and plum flavors and rich, supple tannins followed by a luxurious, lengthy finish.

Bottle  $120   

 

705 Joseph Phelps 'Insignia' (Napa) 2014

Estate grown red wine. 84% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdont, 4% Merlot. Rich, full-bodied.

Bottle  $380   

 

312 Opus One (Napa) 2010

Dark chocolate, cola and espresso, followed by flavors of blueberry and cassis on the palate.

Bottle  $400

 

802 Dominus Estate (Napa Valley) 2011 

Offering scents of redcurrant, espresso and bitter chocolate. Sweeter on the mouth as well, showing considerably more fat and attractive floral lift.  

Bottle $340

 

620 Verite, La Joie (Sonoma) 2012 

Smoth and creamy, with a mix of mocha and vanilla flavors. Cabernet, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot varietals make up this incredible red. 
Bottle $950

 

620 Verite, La Muse (Sonoma) 2012 

A Bordeaux-like expression, earthy style with notes of licorice, cedar and dry currant flavors. Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec blend. 

Bottle $950 

 

621 Verite, La esir (Sonoma) 2012 

Plush, exotic Cabernet Franc that honors the spirit of Saint-Emilion with superior Sonoma County expression 

Bottle $950 

 

103 Girard Artistry (Napa) 

The nose showcases vanilla bean,perfumed herbs, raspberry/blackberry traits with a touch of toasted nuts.

Bottle  $120   

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