Wine Menu

 

WHITE WINES

 

FRUILI-VENEZIA-GIULIA

Area of Northeast Italy with its own particular cultural identity.

 

Castelvecchio Carso Sauvignon (DOC) - 100% Sauvignon

Spicy bouquet, full flavor of grapefruit and noble rot.

 

 

MARCHE

A wine growing region in central Italy with one of the more interesting white grape varietals.

 

Umani Ronchi Verdicchio Exclamation Point! (DOC) - 100% Verdicchio      

Aromas of herbs and fresh sage. Flavors of citrus and white peach.

 

 

TRENTINO/ ALTO ADIGE

Located in Northern Italy, this area was once part of the Austrian Empire.

 

Ca Montini Pinot Grigio (DOC) 100% Pinot Grigio

Aroma of white flowers. Complex palate with minerality and acidity.

 

Lagaria Chardonnay (DOC) - 100% Chardonnay                                                  

Aromas of pear, tropical fruits, and spice.  Elegant, fresh, and persistent on the palate.

 

 

 

PIEDMONT

An outstanding and highly distinctive wine growing region in northwest Italy.

 

Villa Rosa Gavi di Gavi(DOCG) -100% Cortese                                           

Aromas of apples and melon. Dry, elegant taste with a refreshing clean finish.

 

 

PUGLIA
 

Also known as Apulia, in the south of Italy, it is the heel of Italy's boot; primarily a farming region.
 

Rivera Preludio No 1 Castel Del Monte Chardonnay (DOC)

100% Unoaked Chardonnay

Aromas of peaches and flowers. Well-balanced with crisp acidity

 

 

TUSCANY

The most important wine growing region in central Italy. It is the region that formed Italy’s language, its literature and its art, thus forming the country’s culture.

 

Fattoria de Magliano Pagliatura Vermentino  (IGT) - 100 % Vermentino     

Aromas of white peach, apple and pear with floral notes. Full fruit flavors with a hint of mint. 

 

 

UMBRIA

Is the fourth smallest of Italy’s 20 regions in terms of both physical size and population.

Orvieto is still the regions biggest DOC, accounting for 80% of Umbria’s DOC production.

 

Bigi Est! Est! Est! Orvieto(DOC) – 

20% Malvasia Bianca, 65% Procanico, 15% Rosciola                                              

A dry, harmonious taste with a crisp, clean finish.

Around 1100 A.D., Bishop Fugger from Montefiascone was traveling from Germany to Rome for the coronation of Henry V. He sent his quartermaster ahead to scout out inns that had the best food and wine. He would write Est! (Latin for “This is it!”) on the walls of the best inns. He was so impressed with Montefiascone that he wrote Est! Est! Est!. Needless to say, he never made the coronation. He spent the rest of his life in Montefiascone. On the anniversary of his death, local inhabitants pour a cask of Est! Est! Est! on his grave. 

 

 

VENETO

The Veneto is a large wine producing region in Northeast Italy. The region has

about 185,000 vineyard acres and is one of Italy’s top three regions in total wine production.

It is also the top producer of DOC-approved wines.

 

Belmondo Moscato (IGT) - 100% Muscat

Medium-bodied with notes of lavender, orange and hisbiscus.

 

Alverdi Pinot Grigio  (DOC) –  100% Pinot Grigio                                          

The bouquet has notes of acacia flowers. The wine is dry, soft and well-balanced on the palate.

 

Tiziano Pinot Grigio  (DOC) – 100% Pinot Grigio                                           

Pleasant, balanced, fruity with good structure. Floral notes and hints of pear and apricot.

 

 

SPARKLING WINES

 

Enza Prosecco(DOC)  – 100% Glera (Prosecco)                          

Bouquet of pear and green apple with a lightly floral, citrus note. Flavors of peach and honeysuckle.

 

 

SICILY

Sicily is located right off the top of the "toe" of Italy's boot-shaped land mass. It is the biggest island in the Mediterranean

with over 325,000 vineyard acres. This is Italy's largest wine-producing region.

 


Villa Pozzi Moscato d'Asti (DOCG) - 100% Muscat

Fresh aromas of tropical fruit with sweet flavors of honeysuckle and a clean finish              

 

Firriato Grillo (DOC) - 100% Grillo

Succulent stone fruit with ripe citrus, nectarine and passionfruit.     
                                                    

 

DOC, DOCG AND IGT WINES

 

DOC WinesDenominazione di Origine Contollata (DOC) means wines that are regarded as quality wines by European Wine Law.

 

DOCG WinesDenominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG)

means wines that are regarded as the highest quality wines by European Wine Law.

 

IGT WinesIndicazione Geografica Tipica. A wine law created in 1992, as a local table wine similar to Vin De Pay in France.    

 

 

RED WINES

 

ABRUZZO

The DOC is located in central Italy’s Abruzzi region. It is named after the grape variety Montepulciano which must make up at least

85 percent of this DOC’s wine (the rest is Sangiovese). The wines are full bodied and capable of long aging.

 

Collegiata Montepulciano d’Abruzzo(DOC) – 100% Montepulciano           

Aromas of ripe red cherries and nuances of almonds; soft and pleasant with a clean finish.

 

 

EMILIA-ROMAGNA

Diverse wine producing region located in northern Italy, north of Tuscany and south of Lombardy and Veneto.

The area is renowned for its food and food products and is the home of parmesan cheese.

 

Umberto Cesari Moma(IGT) –

 80% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot and 10% Cabernet                                           

Alluring aromas of forest fruits and berries. Full-bodied red is well balanced and smooth.

 

 

PIEDMONT

Many view the red wines from Barolo as Italy's best, sometimes called the "King" of Italian wines.

 

Villa Rosa Barolo  (DOCG) - 100% Nebbiolo                                                    

Aromas of violet, rose and dogwood. Hints of leather and spice. Velvety on the palate with a long finish.

 

Marcarini Barbera d Alba Ciabot Camerano (DOC) - 100% Barbera

Bouquet of raspberries. Dry, full-bodied with a long finish

 

Poderi Luigi Einaudi Dolcetto (DOC) - 100% Dolcetto

Red berries, almond, smoke, licorice and tar.

 

Bellafina Rosso Dolce Sweet Red(IGT) - 60% Merlot, 40% Sangiovese             

Fresh red fruit aromas. Delicately sweet, fruity and fresh.

 

 

PUGLIA

Puglia is located in Southern Italy bordering the Adriatic Sea. It has some of the most diverse art, architecture, and mouthwatering cuisine.

 

Villa Mottura Primitivo di Manduria (DOC) - 100% Primitivo                                                                                                    

Red fruit, jam, cherry and walnut aromas. Velvety, full-bodied, well-balanced.

 

 

SICILY

Sicily is located right off the top of the “toe” of Italy’s boot shaped land mass. It’s the biggest island in the Mediterranean,

with over 325,000 vineyard acres. It is Italy’s largest wine producing region.

 

 

Prodigo Nero d' Avola (IGT) - 100% Nero d' Avola

Bouquet is spicy, notes of dried figs and ripe fruits, like blackberry ad boysenberry.

 

Firriato Nero d' Avola (IGT) - 100% Nero d' Avola

Delicious red fruits bouquet. The palate is round with extraordinary balance.

 

Firriato Etna Rosso (DOC) -                                                                                    

50% Nerello Cappuccio, 50% Nerello Mascalese

Intense bouquet. Dry, velvety and smooth red fruit flavors.

 

SUPER TUSCAN

In the late 1980’s, several wines from Tuscany began attracting international attention. In many cases these wines are superior to DOCG and DOC wines and are able to attract higher prices.

 

Carpineto Dogajolo  (IGT) - 70% Sangiovese, 30% Cabernet                        

The name Dogajolo comes from the Latin term “Doga” meaning wood stave,

since the wine finishes its fermentation process in new wood oak barrels,

where it is aged for 6 months.

 

Terrabianca Campaccio  (IGT) – 70% Sangiovese, 30% Cabernet                

The bouquet is ample, intense and elegant with berry fruit, chocolate and roasted

almond notes, sustained by superb structure and depth. Aged 12 months in French Oak.

 

 

TRENTINO/ ALTO ADIGE

Located in Northern Italy, this area was once part of the Austrian Empire.

 

Barone Fini Merlot (IGT) - 100% Merlot

Rich ripe cherries and plums. Well-balanced with a long, velvety finish.

Comes from 15-18 year old vines.

 

Wilhelm Walch Pinot Noir (IGT) - 100% Pinot Noir

Notes of candied cherries, licorice, spices, earthiness and sweet toasted oak.

         

 

TUSCANY

Large well-known Italian wine producing area that runs from the Florence area south to the Siena region in central Italy.

In 1996, Chianti Classico was awarded DOCG status separate from the rest of Chianti.

 

Bocelli Sangiovese Rosso di Toscana(DOC) - 100% Sangiovese                    

Ripe and smoky with notes of marasca cherry, granite and rhubarb.

 

Toscolo Chianti  (DOCG) – 100% Sangiovese                                                            

Supple, fruity and flavorful with an appealing balance and an unlimited

compatibility with food.

 

Tiamo Chianti(DOCG) - 90% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet                             

An organic Chianti with hints of licorice, spice and red fruits.

 

Toscolo Chianti Classico(DOCG)                                                                    

95% Sangiovese,  5% Cabernet Sauvignon     

Rich, abundant fruit with a silky texture, good body and well-balanced.

 

Luiano Chianti Classico Riserva  (DOCG) –

100% Sangiovese

Aromas of ripe cherries and violets followed by notes of leather and white pepper.

 

Fattoria di Magliana HEBA (DOCG) - 95% Sangiovese, 5% Syrah

Cherries, sweet spices and fragrant florals. Juicy fruit flavors with pleasant acidity.

 

Piccini Brunello di Montalcino(DOCG) - 100% Sangiovese Grosso (Brunello)

Notes of  cherry and spice with dense fruit and ripe tannins.

 

Carpineto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (DOCG)                                             

70% Sangiovese, 30% Canaiolo Nero

Notes of soft plum, fresh violets, blackberry and tea leaves with a long finish.

 

UMBRIA

A wine producing region located in central Italy, bordered on the west by Tuscany and on the east by Marches. 

 

Bigi Vipra Rosso(IGT) -  70% Merlot, 10% Montepulciano, 20% Sangiovese 

Aromas of blackberries and spice. The taste is soft and balanced exhibiting great structure.

 

 

VENETO

A very important red wine DOC zone located in Northeastern Italy. This region produces Valpolicella

which ranks just after Chianti DOCG for Italy’s total DOC red wine production.

 

Due Torri Pinot Noir(IGT) – 100% Pinot Noir                                                          

Rich bouquet of fruits and berries. On the palate, it has balanced fruit flavors.

 

Borgo Magredo Pinot Noir (IGT) - 100% Pinot Noir

Ripe raspberries, strawberries and plums, balanced by mineral notes with an elegant finish.

 

Speri Valpolicella "LaRoverina" DOC) -                                                   

70% Corvina, 20% Rondinella, 5% Molinara, 5% Oseleta                                              

Medium-bodied, supple and juicy with bright tart cherry.

 

Cesari Valpolicella Amarone  (DOC) –

 70% Corvina, 20% Molinara, 10% Rondinella                                                       

Grapes come from Cariano, the best zone for Amarone. The grapes are dried on racks until January at which time the shriveled raisin-like grapes begin the slow, long fermentation and aging process.

After 4 years of careful and patient aging, the resulting wine combines sheer power with ripe softness. The taste is opulent and deep with an elegant, lingering finish.

 

Piccini Memora Red Blend (DOC) -

40% Montelpulciano, 30% Primitivo, 20% Nero d' Avola, 10% Merlot

An inspired blend of Montelpulciano from Abruzzo, Primitivo from Puglia, Nero d' Avola from Sicily and Merlot from Veneto.

Rich and warm with dark cherry and fig flavors.

 

 

PORTS

Fonseca Bin # 27

Dow's

Sandeman Ruby

 

BOURBON AND WHISKEY

Elijah Craig Single Barrel 12 Year Old

Bulliet Rye Whiskey

Woodford Reserve

Maker’s Mark

 

SINGLE MALT SCOTCHES

Bunnahabhain 12 year

Glenlivet 12 year

Glenrothes Speyside 2001

Glenmorangie 10 Year

 


COGNACS

Courvoisier VS

Remy Martin V.S.O.P.

 

Italian Cordials and Spirit Selections

Di Saronno Amaretto

Romana Sambuca

Bicerin Original White Chocolate

Bicerin Original Dark Chocolate

Campari

Copper and Kings American Apple Brandy

Limoncello

Orangecello

Frangelico Hazelnut

Galliano

Grand Marnier

Le Corte Grappa di Franciacorta Bianca

 

~ DOC, DOCG AND IGT WINES ~

DOC Wines: DOC stands for Denominazione di Origine Contollata (DOC) means wines that are regarded as quality wines by European wine law.

DOCG Wines: DOCG stands for Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG), means wines that are regarded as the highest quality wines by European Wine Law.

IGT Wines: IGT stands for Indicazione Geografica Tipica. A wine law created in 1992, as a local table wine similar to Vin De Pay in France.

 

Please ask your server for a wide variety of coffee drinks, teas, and espresso-based specialty drinks.
 


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