Taittinger Brut "La Francaise", N.v. Reims, France$37 botle
an elegantly fresh and delicate champagne blended from a high proportion of chardonnay grapes to yield a refined flavor patette of pear and stone fruits offset by warm, yeasty notes and hints of breadcrust.
Cakebread Cellars Chardonnay, 2007 Napa Valley, CA$15 glass
a classic napa chardonnay, this wine shows a fragrant varietal nose of white fruits and subtle vanilla with toasty nuances highlighting pear, pineapple and melon fruit flavors set in a supple, discreet oak structure.
Silverado "Miller's Ranch" Sauvignon Blanc, 2007 Napa Valley, CA$12 glass
pale yellow with a green tinge. glint, meyer lemon and grapefruit citrus aromas, fresh citrus and green apple fruit flavors with a crisp acidity, lingering flavors through the finish.
Foley "Rancho Santa Rosa" Pinot Noir, 2007 Santa Rita Hills, CA$13 glass
an elegant pinot with layered scents of luscious cherry, spice and cranberry offset by classic earth notes. the flavors are lush and silky, with a refined balance of moderate tannins and crisp acidity ending in a lengthy finish.
Hess Collection 19 Block, 2006 Mt veeder Napa Valley, CA$12 glass
19 block cuvee is named for the vineyard blocks from our veeder summit vineyard, with altitudes of 1,300 to 2,000 feet, that are the core of this wine. 30 years of farming grapes on mount veeder has revealed the specific sites that each of the red varietals planted here do best given the diverse soils, exposures and altitudes.
Croft Distinction Porto, Portugal$12 glass
this rich premium, reserve port is blended from wines of superior age and quality to yield a wine of complexity. it shows a ripe, jammy, well integrated nose of raisins and black plums with youthful fruit on the palate.