Imported Reds

 

Italy

 

118 Cecchi Chianti Classico (Tuscany)

Rich flavors of cherry and leather; supple tannins and good acidity for dining.

   Bottle  $48   

 

409 Ruffino Riserva Ducale Gold (Tuscany)

Full bodied, with a generous, fruity core, where the notes of cherries and small berry fruits intertwine with sensations of Mediterranean herbs, such as rosemary and thyme, and hints of oak.

   Bottle  $96   

 

608 Antinori Brunello Di Montalcino (Tuscany)

Rich ruby garnet red color. A mature, generous, complex nose with ripe aromas of cherries and raspberries, light tobacco notes and pleasant hints of coffee and cocoa powder.

   Bottle  $135   

 

513 Gaja 'Promis' (Bolgheri)

Syrah and merlot with sangiovese from Pieve d'santa Resituta Estate in Montalcino. Soft rich explosive intensity of fruit.

   Bottle  $120   

 

312 Poliziano Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (Tuscany)

100% prunolo gentile grapes, has more structure and tannins than a Brunello, stands up to big hearty dishes.

   Bottle  $65   

 

514 Col D'Orcia Brunello di Montalcino (Tuscany)

Richness and power , red fruit flavors, well structured and full bodied. Nicely integrated tannins a traditionally styled Brunello.

   Bottle  $98   

 

206 Massolino Barolo (Piedmonte)

100% nebbiolo. Depth of black fruit with conentration and length . It never disappoints.

   Bottle  $110   

 

515 Albino Rocca Barberesco (Piedmonte)

Great balance and sophistication with underlying power and a long persistent finish. A smokin wine. 100% nebbiolo.

   Bottle  $105   

 

609 Gaja Barolo 'Dagromis' 

This Barolo is big and gets bigger in the glass. Very intense and long on the finish.

   Bottle  $189   

 

207 Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva (Tuscany)

Fleshy, sweet juicy, succulent black fruit flavor and aromas. 100% Sangiovese.

   Bottle  $69   

 

132 Castello Di Meleto Chianti Classico (Tuscany)

Deep intense ruby color. Fine and intense bouquet rich, with notes of brushwood fruit (bilberry, blackberry) and noble woods.

   Bottle  $48   

 

410 Produttori del Barberesco (Piedmonte)

Displays glorious fruit on the nose, with raspberry, blackberry and flowers. Full-bodied, with fine tannins and a delicate finish.

   Bottle  $81   

 

126 Lucente (Tuscany)

Powerful dense ruby color with notes of smooth vanilla and ripe cherry fruit building to a bold finish.

   Bottle  $65   

 

411 DaMilano Barolo 'Lecinquevigne'

Deep red-ruby color with slight orange hues. Intense aroma of vanilla and licorice.Dry and good-bodied with a warm and elegant texture.

   Bottle  $90   

 

412 Luce (Tuscany) 2013

Blend: 50% Merlot, 35% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon. A powerful, dense ruby, flecked with purple. Notes of smooth vanilla, crisp balsamic essences, rich notes of dark cherry and fruit preserves.

   Bottle  $225   

 

121 Castello D'Albola Chianti Classico (Tuscany)

Intense bouquet, fine and elegant with light scents of violets, harmoniously dry.

   Bottle  $48   

 

516 Terrabianca Campaccio (Tuscany)

A bend of santgiovese and cabernet flavors of black fruits, pepper and spice.

   Bottle  $78   

 

517 Speri Amarone (Veneto)

Deep color of roasted fruits, chocolate and spice, a very rich and structured wine.

   Bottle  $145   

 

703 Poggio Antico Brunello Di Montalcino Altero 2003 (Tuscany) 2003

Beautiful and perfumed with blackberry and black cherry aromas. Full-bodied and long, with chewy tannins. Very fresh and balanced.

   Bottle  $205   

 

704 C.Fantino Barolo Sori Ginestra 2004 (Piedmonte)

This explosive, heady Barolo bursts onto the palate with seamless layers of ripe dark fruit, black cherries, menthol, cinnamon, pine and minerals, revealing profound depth and richness.

   Bottle  $195   

 

610 Antinori Tignanello (Toscana)

This iconic wine has a very intense ruby red color, nicely expressed varietal aromas with hints of blackberry fruit. The palate is weighty, dense and vibrant with complex structure thanks to support of the acidity. A blend of 85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc.

Bottle  $200   

 

122 Ruffino Il Ducale Chianti (Vespertino)

One of the most well known and appreciated Italian wines, this Chianti has a bright ruby red color with cherry and chocolate on the nose. Intensely fruity and velvety, yet round with soft tannins, and a complex finish.

Bottle  $55   

 

125 Colosi Nero d'Avola (Sicily)

Dark ruby color, with intense fruit aromas especially cherries. Dry and full-bodied, perfect with red meats cooked any style,. pasta with red sauce, and aged cheeses.

Bottle  $48  

 

136 Fontanafredda Barolo Serralunga d'Alba (Barolo) 2010

Full bodied with a deep ruby color and a complex bouquet. The flavor of mature fruit is accented by harmonious notes of vanilla. Pairs well with any meat dish.

Bottle  $120   

 

127 San Fabiano Chianti Putto (Tuscany)

Bouquet of sweet and sour cherries, leather, herbs, and spice. Ideal with pork and other rich meats.

Bottle  $44   

 

707 FSM Castello Vicchiomaggio Merlot (Tuscany) 2004

An uncompromising wine, definitely Merlot but with all the flavors and charm of Tuscany. Rich, deep ruby red color leads to perfumes of ripe berries and cherries.

Bottle  $350    

612 Banfi 'Summus' (Tuscany)

40% Sangiovese, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah. Deep ruby red, with violet reflection and enticing floral notes followed by black fruit and spice. Beautifully structured with black cherry, cassis and vanilla notes. Marries well with red meat, stews, hearty pasta dishes, and cheese.

Bottle  $155   

 

123 Castello di Monastero Chianti (Tuscany)

Intense ruby red color and an impressive bouquet with hints of ripe cherries. The warm, dry and well-balanced taste means that this wine is an ideal accompaniment for various meat,fish, pasta, and rice dishes

Bottle  $42   

 

613 Banfi Brunello di Montalcino (Tuscany)

Has fabulous aromas of blackberry, black cherry and raspberry. Full-bodied, with wonderfully integrated tannins, fresh mushrooms and milk chocolate

Bottle  $144   

208 Guado al Taso 'Il Bruciato" (Bolgheri)

Intense, brilliant ruby red color. Full and persistent at the nose, delicate, elegant with hints of cherries. The taste is dry, well-balanced, velvety with character, slightly tannic. 

Bottle  $70  

 

214 Mazzoni Rosso (Montalcino)

Fresh and vibrant with good acidity. The Sangiovese provides a firm backbone and substantial body, while the Merlot brings a luscious mouthfeel and lingering finish

Bottle  $48   

 

124 Roscato Rosso Dolce- 'Frizzante' (Northern Italy)

Northern Italy provides a spectacular backdrop for Roscato, a violet-hued red with aromatic notes of cherry, blackberry and red raspberry. A touch of sweetness and bright acidity underlies the appeal of this charming wine

Bottle  $38   

 

611 La Braccesca Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva (Tuscany)

Shows red fruit and spices on its nose along with aromas of sweet tobacco which fuse with notes of cherries and black currants

Bottle  $90   

 

908 Antinori 'Santa Cristina' (Tuscany)

The wine opens with a ruby red color with violet timges. It has a full and intense fragarence with hints of red fruit which bring to mind cherries and raspberries. On the palate the wine is smooth and well-balanced. The finnish is characterized by gentle tannins and the persistent flavor of the grapes which make is so delicious and easy to drink

Bottle  $38   

 

210 Antinori 'Peppoli' Chianti Classico (Tuscany) 

Ruby red in color, the peppoli is characterized by notes of cherries and raspberries, and the aromatic profile is completed by nuances of violets and vanilla.

Bottle  $58 

810 Tenuta Guado Al Tasso Bolgheri Superiore

Made with Cabernet Savignom, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and a drop of Petit Verdot, this structured red opens with aromas of exotic spice, black cherry, crushed plum, espresso and licorice. 

Bottle $196

706 Antinori Toscana Solaia, 2014 

Dark, deep expression of black cherry, blackberry, cedar and tobacco aromas and flavors is firm but shows power, ripe fruit and length. A blend of Cabernet Sangiovese and Cabernet Franc. 

Bottle $450

811 Costello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Poggio All'Oro, 2010

Aromas of espresso, dark spice, menthol and ripe black-skinned fruit. On the firmly structured palate, integrated, close-grained tannins. 

Bottle $250

618 Arcanum, Toscana Valadorna 

Bright cherry, raspberry, sage and tar flavors, with lingering savory aftertaste.

Bottle $170 

609 Gaja Barola 'Dagromis' (Piedmonte) 

This Borolo is big and gets bigger in the glass. Very intense and long on the finish 

Bottle $189

616 Masi Amarone delegation Valpolicella Classico Costasera (Italy) 2011

Finely balanced and silky, with herb, mineral and woodsy spice elements and plenty of ripe wild cherry and dries strawberry fruit

Bottle   $140  

 

Southern Hemisphere

 

128 Trivento Malbec (Argentina)

A deep, ruby red with purple hues, the wine's delicious combination of aromas hint at mint, cherries and chocolate.

   Bottle  $38   

 

129 Wyndham Estate Shiraz Bin 555 (Australia)

A medium to full bodied traditional shiraz with distinct, rich plum and pepper characters. Parcels of the ripe fruit flavors are complexed by oak tannins.

   Bottle  $35   

 

130 Trivento Amador Sur Malbec (Argentina)

Intense color, spicy dark berry character and complex aromas of sweet spice, fig and tobacco. On the palate the wine is full and round, with soft tannins and a lingering finish.

   Bottle  $48  

 

131 Bramere Malbec by Paul Hobbs (Argentina) 2013

Intense color with a powerful red hue of the grape. On the palate, the impression of acidity on the tip of the tongue is immediately reflected towards the back by a touch of persistent tannin. Flavors of hot stone, dried raspberries and cedar.

   Bottle  $90   

 

314 Achaval Ferrer Malbec (Argentina)

Flavors of blueberry, cassis, chocolate and atouch of mint ripe tannins.

   Bottle  $68   

 

614 Montes Alpha 'M' (Chile)

Blend of merlot, cabernert franc, petit verdot and cabernet this wine is full bodied with superb structure.

   Bottle  $160   

 

132 Broquel Cabernet Sauvignon (Argentina) 

This wine has aromas of cassis and rasberry jam, with notes of tobacco, cedar, roasted pepper and chocolate. It displays rich, ripe cassis and black cherry flavors with ample, soft tannins.

Bottle  $45   

 

615 Casa Lapostolle 'Clos Apalta' (Chile)

Very fresh and intense pure fruit, with aromas of ripbe blueberries and concentrated black fruit dominate an inviting, full and complex nose. An elegant, well balanced, wine with deep, rich fruit, fine polish and a long finish.

Bottle  $250   

 

210 Don Nicanor Malbec (Argentina) 

Very aromatic presenting the typical plum aromas combined with smoke with chocolate notes, as a result of the oak and bottle ageing

Bottle  $48   

 

313 Ysios (Rioja)

100% Temparnillo, tobacco, cedar and light earthy notes mingle with cherry and pluum in this firm red. A bit austere but bright fruit and a floral note linger on the finish.

Bottle  $105   

 

518 John Blend Longhorne Creek (South Australia)

Deep red color with eucaliptis and chocolate on the nose. Powerful and complex, intensly flavored, full- bodied and well balanced with rich oak flavors that complement the fine tannic structure

Bottle  $89  

 

621 Mollydooker, Shiraz Velvet Glove (Australia) 2016

Floral with pepper notes announce the juicy core of black tea, plum  and tangy cherry flavors, with toasty shadins of psice and cedar that linger on the finish.

Bottle $280

 

Other Reds

 

211 Cusamano Benuara (Sicily)

A blend of Nero D'Avola and Syrah. Deep black fruit flavors, with a sweet hint of vanilla in the smooth finish

Bottle  $45   

 

413 Ernie Els Proprietor's Blend (South Africa)

Mostly Cabernet with 21% Shiraz added for spicy, racy style with tight tannins and deep black currant fruit

Bottle  $100   

 

414 Casa Lapostolle 'Canto de Apalta' '10 (Chile)

Earthy, minty, spicy, ripe berry and smoky aromas. Superbly structured with a fine texture and depth

Bottle  $75   

 

France

 

135 E.Guigal Cotes Du Rhone (Rhone, France)

A full-bodied, elegant wine, with mellow tannins, warmth and aromatic intensity. A complete wine with lots of length on the palate. Elegance and finesse due to well-balanced tannins and fruit.

   Bottle  $44   

 

315 E.Guigal Gigondas (Rhone, France)

A big, chunky red laden with intense berry fruits reflecting the Guigal trademark of fullness and depth.

   Bottle  $86   

616 Chateau La Nerth Chateauneuf-Du-Pape (France) 

Notes of plum, anise, blackberry and fruitcake flavors with sweet spice and juniper on the finish.

Bottle  $109

 

316 Chateau Lascaux 'Superior' (Bordeaux) 

This estate bottled offering has a dark red color with scents of candied prunes and coffee-roasting. Well- structured with great concentration and a long memorable finish.

Bottle  $44  

 

317 Jean Marc Bouley Rouge (Borgogne)

This beautifully elegant wine opens with hints of leather and spice, rich cherry flavors on th palate, with a memorable silky finish.

Bottle  $78   

 

309 Chateau Greysac Medoc (Bordeaux)

Deep ruby-garnet color with aromas of fresh red barries, mingled with notes of cedar and spice

Bottle  $62   

 

303 Chateau d'Sales Pomerol (Bordeaux)

A juicy, well toasted and forward style, with vanilla and anise up front, followed by medium-weight plum sauce and linzer torte flavors that glide through the polished finish

Bottle  $92

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