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Aperitifs … 9

Alpino - aquavit, antica vermouth, orange blossom

Spritz 606 - forthave red, sparkling wine

Fino Sherry - el maestro sierra

B & T - byrhh, tonic

 

House Cocktails … 13

Karwinski’s Beauty - aquavit, amaro averna, lemon, honey

Lucky Penny - gin, lemon, amaro meletti, cocchi americano

Painted Lady - vodka, cappelletti, lemon, orange blossom

il Speziato - mezcal, serrano pepper, cucumber, lime, honey

Viceroy - blended scotch, apple brandy, amaro meletti

 Three Bridges - rye, salers, antica vermouth, maraschino, angostura

Wine List:

Effervescent:

Champagne Brut Reserve -375 ml-

Billecart-Salmon, NV Champagne, France ... 57

 

Champagne Brut Natur Zero

Tarlant, NV Champagne, France ... 108

 

Cremant de Limoux (chardonnay, chenin blanc, pinot noir)

Collin, NV Languedoc, France ... 44

   silky lace mousse, elegant citrus and apple blossom

 

Indigeno frizzante (trebbiano)

Ancarani, 2017, Ravenna, Italy ... 46

   pet-nat style, creamy salty wild herbs

 

Paleokerisio (debina) skin-contact, semi-sparkling -375 ml-

Glinavos, 2015 Ioanina, Greece ... 35

   “old fashioned”? try ancient. did Ali Pasha offer it to Lord Byron in 1809?

      

Rosé Pet-Nat Exilé (gamay)

Jousset, NV Loire Valley, France ... 47

 

Rosé Brut de Nit (maccabeu, xarel-lo, parellada, mourvèdre)

Raventos i Blanc, 2016 Conca del Riu Anoia, Spain ... 64

   distinguished from cava by fossil rich soils of a 20-million-year-old seabed.

 

 

Rosé & Skin Contact

 Aleatico “Alea Rosa”

Andrea Occhipinti, 2017 Lazio, Italy ... 45

   champion of dry aleatico, Occhipinti works the caldera slopes of Lake Bolsena

 

Tibouren 

Clos Cibonne, 2017 Provence, France ... 72

   champion of tibouren (aka rossese di dolceacqua) the Roux family turned this neglected cepage into one of the 18 Crus Classés of Côtes de Provence.

 

Moschofilero skin contact

Troupis, “Hoof and Lur”, 2017 Arcadia, Greece ... 43

   moschofilero, like pinot gris, comes in many colors and is thus ideal for skin contact vinification. honeydew, potpourri, pink grapefruit.

 

 

White:

Melon de Bourgogne

Marc Pesnot, “La Bohème” 2016 Loire Valley, France ... 48

   unclassified Muscadet, melon on schist soils yields seashell, nectarine, iris.

 

Listán Blanco

Matias í Torres, “Las Migas” 2016 La Palma, Canary Isles ... 47

 

Touraine Oisly (sauvignon blanc)

Domaine Octavie, 2016 Loire Valley, France ... 40

 

Bordeaux Blanc (sauvignon blanc, sémillon)

Pierre Angulaire, 2017 Bordeaux, France ... 39

   winemaker Michele D’Aprix is an American…in Bordeaux. mic drop.

 

Santorini (assyrtiko) 

Koutsoyannopoulos, 2013 Santorini, Greece ... 54

 

Grüner Veltliner (blended with a touch of Riesling)

Arndorfer, “Vorgeschmack” 2017 Kamptal, Austria ... 47

   peppery floral natural wine from one of Earth’s greatest white wine terroirs, the gneiss and loess that flank the Danube’s cut into the Bohemian Massif

 

Saumur (chenin blanc)

Fosse-Sèche, "Arcane," 2015 Loire Valley, France ... 54

 

Soave (garganega)

Latium, 2017, Veneto, Italy ... 40

 

Etna Bianco (carricante)

Terre Nere, 2017 Sicily, Italy ... 49

         

Arbois (savagnin ouillé)

Domaine Ratte, 2016 Jura, France ... 78

   linden, hawthorn, pineapple. nervy minerality. “ouillé” means the barrels have been topped off, differing from a “traditional” savagnin, where the flor yeast develops on the surface of the wine.

 

Arbois (savagnin, chardonnay)

Domaine De Saint Pierre, 2011, Jura, France ... 66

 

Fiano di Avellino

Romano ‘Colli Di Lapio’, 2017 Campania, Italy ... 55

   Fiano grown on this hill since the ancient greeks. Lapio from “apis” or bees – who love it. Hazelnut, honey, and spice. Fauns, said Faulkner, are “importunate as bees.”

 

Chardonnay

Matthiasson, “Linda Vista Vineyard” 2017, Napa, CA ... 66

 

Zibibbo

Benvenuto, 2017 Calabria, Italy ... 56

   this zibibbo a local strain of muscat, one of the oldest of wine grapes. Vines at 1000 feet of elevation. cooler nights mean more citrus, less blossom.

Malvasía Seca

Matias í Torres, 2014 La Palma, Canary Isles ... 70

   White currant, smoky apricot. volcanic soil whisperer Victoria Torres Pecis conjures the soul from these austere volcanic terraces high above the Atlantic.

 

Collio Friulano

Raccaro, “Rolat” 2016 Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy ... 66

 

 

Red:

Listan Prieto (aka païs or mission)  

Matias í Torres, 2016 La Palma, Spain ... 56

   ancient vines growing at 4500 feet elevation on volcanic slppes above the ocean. Light in texture but rich in aromas of black cherry, rhubarb, clove.

 

Carignan Blend “Romanissa Casot’

Matassa, 2017 Languedoc, France ... 78

   silk texture, rose, raspberry and baking spices.

 

Negramoll

Matias í Torres, 2016, Canary Islands, Spain ... 57

 

Pineau d’Aunis

Brendan Tracey, 2016 VdF, France … 66

   punk rock pioneer from The Insults makes gorgeous pineau d’aunis, one of the Loire’s historically beloved reds. White pepper, peony flower, cherry confit.

 

Pinot Noir

Koppitsch, “Unfiltered,” 2015 Burgenland, Austria … 67

 

Ribeira Sacra (bastardo aka trousseau)

Fedellos do Couto, 2016 Galicia, Spain ... 50

 

Ciliegiolo di Narni

Leonardo Bussoletti, “Brecciaro,” 2015 Umbria, Italy … 50

 

Pinot Noir

Teutonic, “Bergspitze” 2016 Chehalem Mtns, Oregon … 72

 

Douro Tinto (28-grape field blend)

Achados e Perdidos, “28 Uvas,” 2016 Douro, Portugal ... 39

   Most of the vines of this co-planted site are between 100 and 200 years old, which is just crazy. Alicante, alvarelhao, baga, bastardo, periquita, etc… all growing together on black schist and granitic sand.

 

Ribeira Sacra (mencia)

Ramón Fernández, “Cruceiro,” 2016 Galicia, Spain ... 46

 

Merlot

Paraschos, 2011 Collio, Italy … 58

   all natural addition to the post-Sideways merlot revival. Delicious wild flavors from a region well suited to the variety.

Barolo (nebbiolo)

E. Pira e Figli, “Via Nuova” 2013 Piedmont, Italy ... 123

 

Cerasuolo di Vittoria (nero d’avola, frappato)

Manenti, 2015 Sicily, Italy ... 63

 

Priorat (grenache, syrah)

Mas Martinet, “Bru,” 2016 Catalunya, Spain ... 60

   blue-black fruit and chocolate.

 

Patrimonio (neillucciu)

Clos Marfisi, “Gritole” 2016 Corsica, France ... 54

   Lithe, fresh red fruits and spice from the limestone coastal slopes of northern Corsica.

 

Alvarelhão

Forlorn Hope, “Suspiro Del Moro”, 2016, Napa, California ... 43

   with its aromas of sage, rosehips, plums, this alvarelhao brings its Iberian character from the shadow of one Sierra Nevada range to another. The Moor’s last sigh, forlorn hope. Sorrow can be so sweet.  

 

Rioja Gran Reserva (tempranillo blend)

Viña Olabarri, “Solar Teules” 2007 Rioja, Spain … 60