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This week’s list of wines available by the glass

Our wines by the glass change weekly, check back often to see the new selections!

week of July 20, 2021

       

whites

Quinta da Lixa | Loureiro | Vinho Verde, Portugal
the Loureiro grape is an aromatic beauty; floral notes, hints of citrus, mint and laurel, developing a honeyed elegance, light and refreshing on the palate, with a faint touch effervesence


Le Salse | Verdicchio | Marche, Italy
pure fruity sensations; soft, fruity aromas and bright flavors that make for an pleasant everyday wine – herbacious with hints of lemon peel, fresh pear and green apple


Rapaura Springs “Reserve” | Sauvignon Blanc | Marlborough, NZ
heady aromatics of citrus, peach, pineapple, lemongrass and passionfruit, but exuding a gentle, creamy quality that eases the strong acidity


Mont Rubi | Xarel-lo | Penedes, Spain
usually only used for making sparkling Cava, this a complex blend with expressive fruit – tropical and stone fruit aromatics, on the palate there is a brightness, yet with considerable weight


Franck Peillot | Roussette (Altesse) | Bugey, France
looking to branch out from Chardonnay? Franck believes in keeping his wines “pure” – 100% of a unique grape called Altesse; all natural and no oak – quince and candied apple with length and finesse


Left Coast Cellars | White Pinot Noir | Willamette Valley, OR
soft golden in color displaying aromas of honeysuckle, vanilla and pear, the palate is rich and round with inviting flavors pf apricots, peaches and pineapple with a dry mineral-driven finish

Roses


Stoller | Pinot Noir | Willamette Valley, OR
this beauty shows alluring aromas of watermelon, strawberry and bright red fruit, with a touch of tropical fruits on the palate with mouthwatering acidity

Masseria Trulli | Primitivo Rosato | Puglia, Italy
cherry and strawbery flavors dominate with hints of spice and a full finish reminiscent of pink peppercorns on the palate – a complex rose, delicious by itself or as a pairing for a meal

Sparkling


Emendis “Nuallonge” | Cava Brut | Spain
loads of flavor here with this super clean and fresh Cava – which goes through the same method as Champagne, so it has tons of rich flavor but with the crispness to make it a pleasant everyday drinker


Francois Montand | Blancs de Blanc | France
Champagne quality without the price; fresh bread, apple and lemon


Saracco | Moscato d’Asti | Italy
fragrant, foaming sparkler with rich scents of yellow stone fruit and herbs, juicy apricot and ripe yellow peach on the palate

reds

wines listed from lightest to fullest-bodied

“Conejos Malditos” | Tempranillo | Castilla, Spain
those “darn, naughty bunnies” – a juicy, young red wine with fresh acidity, showcasing flavors of red berries, cherry and a touch of licorice


Passionate Wine Co. “del Mono” | Malbec/Syrah | Tupungato, Argentina
plum and berry aromas are intense, given this is a young red, the palate is tight, but plenty of juicy fruit with strong acidity with notes of red berries, plum, currant and spices – very crushable!


Grati | Sangiovese | Chianti Rufina, Italy
an organic Chianti, made from 90% Sangiovese and 10% Colorino, with beautiful aromas of crushed red cherries, bitter almonds and an herbal savory quality on the finish


Sophie Siadou | Gamay/Malbec/Pinot Noir | Valencay, France
showing all the lightness of and elegance of Gamay and Pinot, revealing the more structured Malbec side, expressed through a balanced wash of raspberry, black currant and spice flavors


Errazuriz “Max” | Pinot Noir | Aconcagua, Chile
pure blueberry and cranberry character, in addition to fresh currants and herbs, and even a touch of orange peel, tangy fruit with good structure and acidity


Poppy | Cabernet Sauvignon | Paso Robles, CA
dark purple and black fruits with nuances of licorice and cigar box all wrapped together with a dose of vanilla and mocha, medium- to full-bodied, with soft tannins and a long finish

dessert-style wines


Saracco | Moscato d’Asti | Italy

fragrant, foaming sparkler with rich scents of yellow stone fruit and herbs, juicy apricot and ripe yellow peach on the palate
Kopke 10-year Tawny Port | Portugal
elegant and complex, showing aromas of spice, with prevailing notes of dried fruit with hints of wood and honey, all delivering an excellent finish
Lustau “San Emilio” | Pedro Ximenez | Sherry, Spain
as good as it gets with sweeter-style sherry, dark amber in color, toffee, figs, molasses and spice


cocktails

Red Sangria


Bright and Sunny
Mt Gay Rum | Contratto Aperitif | ginger beer | lime

Lake Breeze
Vodka | Cranberry Juice | Grapefruit Juice

FOOD

CHARCUTERIE & CHEESE BOARDS

14.95 for 5 selections 19.95 for 7 selections

Maple Leaf – Monroe, WI Milton Creamery – Milton, IA
Smoked Gouda – cow “Prairie Breeze” white cheddar – cow

Widmer’s – Theresa, WI Sartori – Plymouth, WI
1-year Cheddar – cow Merlot-washed “BellaVitano” – cow

Don Juan – La Mancha, Spain Mitica – Lombardy, Italy
Manchego – sheep Fontina Fontal – cow

Reny Picot – France v
Brie – cow Honey Chevre – goat

            Italian-style salumi selection
    Pepper Salami/Dry Salami/Coppa/Prosciutto  (1 /each)

Herbed Olive Mix $3 Marcona Olives $5

*all cheese boards come with fruit and your choice of baguette or gluten free crackers