Glass
Bottle
Bottle
Champagne & Sparkling
Sweet
Moët & Chandon, Nectar Impérial, Champagne, France
145
750ml
This is Champagne to please the senses. The assemblage is built around the structure of Pinot Noir: supple and smooth. Nectar Impérial is both a refined and sophisticated wine with richness that turns to sensuality.
Dry
Perrier‑Jouët, Brut, Belle Epoque, Champagne, France, 2008 94ws
244
750ml
This finely knit and lithe Champagne is smoky up front, opening into a lovely range of pastry, glazed apricot, lemon curd and candied ginger notes in the glass. Vibrant acidity drives the satin like finish.
Veuve Clicquot, Brut, Yellow Label, Champagne, France
139
750ml
Krug, Brut, Grande Cuvée, Champagne, France
277
750ml
Beautifully aromatic and inviting, with grilled nut, incense and graphite notes, is finely knit and harmonious.
Armand de Brignac, Brut, Ace of Spades, Champagne, France
349
750ml
Texture is deliciously creamy and the palate has great depth and impact with a long, silky finish. A superb and singular example of a Prestige Champagne.
Veuve Clicquot, Brut Rosé, La Grande Dame, Champagne, France, 2006 95ws
275
750ml
There's a racy tension here, with vivid acidity and an underlying streak of minerality, yet this is elegant overall, with a finely detailed mousse and well-meshed flavors of ripe raspberry, nectarine, Earl Grey tea and biscuit. Offers a long, chalk-tinged finish.
Rosé
Light Intensity
100 Grassini, Rosé, Afiora, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara, California, 2020
51
750ml
Flavors of strawberry, stone fruit, and rhubarb, with underlying traces of fresh white flowers
104 Peake Ranch, Pinot Noir, Rosé, Sta. Rita Hills, California, 2018
70
750ml
very flavorful mid-palate exudes notes of strawberry compote and tangerine with an acid driven finish.
102 Les Rascasses, Rosé, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2017
50
750ml
Refreshing, fruit-forward notes of citrus and strawberry. Grenache, Carignane, Cinsault.
Medium Intensity
106 Cambria, Pinot Noir, Rosé, Julia's Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, California, 2017
63
750ml
Bright red aromas and flavors of strawberry, watermelon, and cranberry. The wine has a medium-bodied mouthfeel and is crisp and bright all the way through the finish.
108 Savannah Cellars, Grenache, Rosé, Santa Barbara County, California, 2016
35
750ml
Aromas of raspberry, nectarine and baking spice. Offers luscious berry and stone fruit flavors with natural acidity that provides a crisp, long finish.
Sauvignon Blanc
Light Intensity
166 Cloudy Bay, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2018 90ws
60
750ml
Exotic fusion of fresh ginger, sweet basil, and lemon grass layered over ripe tropical and citrus fruits.
114 Margerum, Sybarite, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara, California, 2018 91ws
45
750ml
Opens with a fresh pop of acidity, keeping the flavors bright and light-footed. Delivers an energetic mix of ruby grapefruit, lime sherbet and orange blossom, lingering on the long, reverberating finish.
116 Fiddlehead Cellars, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara, California, 2014
64
750ml
Light, bright gold. Candied lemon and honeydew aromas are complicated by pungent herbs and anise. Juicy, sharp focused citrus fruit flavors gain weight with air and pick up a suave floral nuance.
162 Millet Frères, Sancerre, Loire, France, 2018
46
750ml
Well-rounded and full on the palate, with fruity savors embracing the taste buds from start to finish. The wine's evolution is evident with a finish that produces a light touch of minerality.
Medium Intensity
118 Kitá, Camp 4 Vineyard, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2017 90ws
49
750ml
Crisp, sleek and focused, with plenty of pop to the lemon, green apple and grapefruit flavors. Sleek body, accented by hints of mineral and fresh herbs.
122 Refugio Ranch, Tiradora, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2018
47
750ml
White grapefruit, Bosc pear, lychee, citrus blossom, kefir lime leaf, white pepper, lemon grass, and ginger.
Chardonnay
Medium Intensity
130 Point & Line, Sierra Madre Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, California, 2016
63
750ml
tart in green apple and Anjou pear flavors, followed by honeydew and white peach.
120 Gainey, Santa Rita Hills, California, 2014
45
750ml
Fresh golden apple, spiced pear and melon aromas with citrus and mineral undertones and hints of vanilla, honey and oak spice. Rich and creamy on the palate,
124 Nielson by Byron, Santa Barbara County, California, 2014 87ws
67
750ml
Delicate citrus blossom scents make for an elegant, airy aroma.
Full Intensity
126 Fess Parker, Santa Barbara County, California, 2017 88ws
47
750ml
A spicy white, with hints of richness to the peach cobbler and apple pastry flavors. Buttery notes show on the creamy finish.
128 Cambria, Katherine's Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, Certified Sustainable, California, 2015
51
750ml
Rich with aromas of mature tropical fruit - elegant and creamy, with delicate and balanced tastes.
132 GoGi, Goldie, Sta. Rita Hills, California, 2016
110
750ml
Richness of golden apples, spiced pear and white peach with a textural grip of slate minerality, slight toast and creamy hazelnut. White flowers on the nose.
134 Cakebread Cellars, Napa Valley, California, 2016
95
750ml
Fans of pure, tart, flinty Chardonnay without oak will find this alluring. Zesty acidity keeps the flavors lively.
138 Kitá, Hilliard Bruce Vineyard, Santa Rita Hills, California, 2015
55
750ml
This straw colored wine is flatteringly easy to enjoy. Its' aromatics of green apple, lemon zest, and white peach hit you with their exuberant charms from the first encounter.
110 Jordan, Russian River Valley, California, 2017
82
750ml
A creamy palate complemented by ample acidity supports flavors of Fuji apple, pineapple, and Meyer lemon with appealing minerality. This wine has a delicious balance of rich, aromatic fruit and crisp acidity.
142 Au Bon Climat, Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Historic Vineyards Collection, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2015
53
750ml
Clean and juicy, with green apple flavors infused with zesty lemon, lime and citrus notes, keeping this lively and refreshing.
144 Aubert, Ritchie Vineyard, Sonoma Coast, California, 2016
140
750ml
A gorgeous mouthful, rich and layered, with honey-scented fig, apricot, honeydew, nutmeg, hazelnut and floral spice flavors, delivered in a powerful yet graceful manner.
146 Peter Michael Winery, La Carrière, Knights Valley, California, 2016 88ws
160
750ml
Offers terrific notes of white peach, white flowers, oyster shell and undeniable minerality. Medium to full-bodied, pure, and elegant, it has beautifully integrated acidity, a silky, classic texture, and a great finish.
White Blend
150 Zaca Mesa, Blanc, Z, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2013 88ws
34
750ml
Pear, spice and almond notes are complex and rich. Grapefruit zest and dried floral accents on the juicy finish. Roussanne, Grenache Blanc and Viognier.
152 Kitá, T'Aya Camp 4 Vineyard, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2015
40
750ml
Crisp lemon-lime flavors mingle with green apple and melon notes, offering a touch of fresh fennel and celery leaf on the finish. Marsanne, Roussanne and Grenache Blanc.
154 Au Bon Climat, White, Hildegard, Santa Maria Valley, California, 2015
68
750ml
The almond, pear and yellow apple flavors are subtle and refined, exhibiting touches of citrus zest, chamomile and sea salt. Clean and fresh, with crisp acidity. Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Aligoté.
More Whites
Sweet
156 Coppo, Moscato d'Asti, Moncalvina Canelli, Piedmont, Italy, 2018 84ws
39
750ml
Honeysuckle, candied nectarine and grapefruit granita flavors ride the soft and creamy bead of this lightly sweet and juicy Moscato.
174 Heinz Eifel, Gewürztraminer, Shine, Rheinhessen, Germany, 2016
34
750ml
Lychee, rose petal, ginger, musk, exotic spice, smoke, pineapple, apricot kernel and peach.
160 Wente Vineyards, Riesling, Riverbank, Arroyo Seco, California, 2012
Aromas of honeysuckle, lychee and fresh cut red apple, with a hint of nutmeg.
Light Intensity
158 Kaena, Riesling, La Presa Vineyard, Los Olivos District, California, 2016
38
750ml
Exotic aromas of kumquat and lemongrass meet a strong acidic zing delivers flavors of lime pith.
Medium Intensity
164 Nielson by Byron, Pinot Blanc, Santa Maria Valley, California, 2015
55
750ml
Aromas of stone fruit and orange blossom. Vibrant flavors of honey, orange and a hint of minerality give way to a bright, crisp finish.
170 Refugio Ranch, Roussanne, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2014
48
750ml
golden delicious apple, white peach, feijoa, and orange marmalade.
112 Honest Poetry, Chenin Blanc, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2016
43
750ml
Full of floral and honeyed aromas and quince and apple-like flavours with good zippy acidity.
168 Zaca Mesa, Viognier, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2016
42
750ml
The peach blossom, lemon sherbet and toasted spice notes are focused and rich, with a succulent, juicy finish and a floral touch.
Pinot Noir
Light Intensity
704 Presqu'ile, Santa Barbara County, California, 2017
65
750ml
Strawberry, black cherry and an infusion of exotic spice that lingers on the finish.
710 Laetitia, Limité, Santa Barbara County, California, 2017
59
750ml
500 GoGi, Southpaw, Sta. Rita Hills, California, 2015
110
750ml
Ripe pomegranate, bright cranberry and a hint of dried fig. A seamless integration of dark fruit, plush tannins and minerality.
505 Foxen, Block 8 Bien Nacido Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, California, 2015 88ws
132
750ml
A crisp style, filled with red currant and green olive flavors, accented by notes of sage and dried green herbs. Firm tannins.
708 Ken Brown, Sta. Rita Hills, California, 2017
87
750ml
Notes of dried meats to the dried cherry and roasted plum flavors. Hints of forest floor show on the finish.
510 Sea Smoke, Southing, Sta. Rita Hills, California, 2016 92ws
142
750ml
Elegant, well-propotioned and full-bodied, with spicy sour cherry, fresh earth, mineral and dusty sage notes.
Medium Intensity
702 AldenAlli, Sonoma Coast, California, 2015 92ws
95
750ml
Graceful and charming, with wonderful plum and wilted rose scents, and a trim beam of lively cherry and raspberry offset by loamy earth and spice.
800 Evening Land, Tempest Memorious, Santa Rita Hills, California, 2009
180
750ml
Aromas of black berries, black grapes, tea leaf, dried herbs and mushrooms.
515 Paul Lato, The Contender Drum Canyon Vineyard, Santa Rita Hills, California, 2016
130
750ml
Opens with aromas of ripe cherry, black plums, spice box and tar. On the palate, it's medium-bodied with racy acidity, excellent mid-palate depth and a crunchy core of fruit, concluding with a complex, rich finish.
707 Carlson, John Sebastiano Vineyard, Santa Rita Hills, California, 2014
70
750ml
Slightly sweet with rich flavors of raspberry and cranberry.
716 Casa Dumetz, Hilliard Bruce, Santa Rita Hills, California, 2018
76
750ml
Medium ruby-purple color and nose of gravel dust, fresh blueberries, lilac, orange peel and peppercorn with perfumed earth, black and red cherries, woodsmoke, dried tobacco leaf and meaty hints.
764 Loring Wine Company, Santa Rita Hills, California, 2017 89ws
71
750ml
Flavors of raspberry pastry are supported by medium-grained tannins. Brick notes fill the spicy finish.
525 Sea Smoke, Ten, Santa Rita Hills, California, 2017
182
750ml
Ripe, rich black cherry & blackberry with a complex spicy finish.
720 Au Bon Climat, Sanford & Benedict Vineyard, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2015
85
750ml
Pronounced cherry, pomegranate, coffee and spice flavors, as well as an overlay of toasty oak.
540 Kosta Browne, Gap's Crown Vineyard, Sonoma Coast, California, 2016 93ws
195
750ml
Lots of purple fruit with cherry and raspberry character and hints of violets on the nose. Full body that is very dense with defined layers. Yet, remains agile and fresh.
520 D'Alfonso‑Curran, Rancho La Viña, Santa Rita Hills, California, 2010 90ws
113
750ml
A blend of maturity and youth, with vibrant maraschino cherry, rhubarb, fresh herb and underbrush flavors, supported by gutsy, earth-laced tannins.
718 Kitá, Hilliard Bruce Vineyard, Santa Rita Hills, California, 2013
97
750ml
Notes of hibiscus meet with red cherry, cola and cinnamon. Intriguing chalky tannins frame the palate, where pomegranate and ripe cranberry flavors are leveled by a black-tea element.
Merlot
728 Decoy by Duckhorn, Sonoma County, California, 2017 83ws
52
750ml
The tannins are smooth and the flavors are rich and mouthfilling with abundant ripe fruit and layers of vanilla and sweet oak.
724 Rutherford Hill, Napa Valley, California, 2014 88ws
56
750ml
Ripe, dense flavors of roasted plum and dried black cherry. Cigar box notes show on the finish.
742 Le Vigne Winery, Paso Robles, California, 2017
35
750ml
The palate is framed with decent tannins, showing dried berry, leather and herb flavors
570 Clos Beauregard, Pomerol, Bordeaux, France, 2012 90ws
120
750ml
Dominated by fruity and spicy aromas and complex jam notes with aromas of coffee and blackberry.
Syrah
Medium Intensity
732 Stolpman Vineyards, Ballard Canyon, California, 2017
47
750ml
Dark berries with a rich mocha driven tannin.
730 Honest Poetry, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2016
45
750ml
Herbs, red and black fruits, white and black pepper, to floral violet notes.
734 Kitá, Camp 4 Vineyard, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2016
48
750ml
Presents a mix of dried dark berry, cedar, tobacco and spice, with touches of black licorice and anise, gaining depth and complexity on the finish.
822 Domaine du Coulet, Cornas, Les Terrasses du Serre, Rhône, France, 2009 95ws
153
750ml
This really stands apart from the crowd, with searingly intense minerality cutting through a massive core of pastis, plum sauce and fig paste. Gorgeous violet and spice notes fill in the background, while charcoal and tar thunder through the finish.
Full Intensity
736 Cambria, Tepusquet Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, California, 2013
50
750ml
Cassis, violet, black peppercorn, cherry cola, mocha, cinnamon and earth bolstered by plenty of acidity and fine-grained tannins.
555 JC Cellars, Rockpile Vineyard Haley's Reserve, Rockpile, California, 2007 94ws
120
750ml
Offers wonderful purity of flavors, with a mix of rich blackberry, wild berry and boysenberry fruit that's intense, focused, supple and structured, gaining complex mineral, anise, sage and cedar flavors.
550 Alban, Reva Alban Estate, Edna Valley, California, 2013 94ws
140
750ml
Refined yet dynamic, with a structured and balanced core of acidity and tannins framed by formidable black raspberry, smoky meat, licorice and orange zest flavors that build momentum toward polished tannins.
Cabernet
Medium Intensity
740 Justin, Paso Robles, California, 2016
70
750ml
Aromas of black cherry, plum and an assortment of spice, vanilla and toasty oak are prevalent.
Full Intensity
746 Kitá, Camp 4 Vineyard, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2013
63
750ml
This is a beautifully deep colored wine with a nose of fresh boysenberry, black currant, tobacco, and clove, which is complemented with hints of vanilla and cassis.
700 Le Vigne, Paso Robles, California, 2016
55
750ml
Zesty, herbal and fresh, this bottling offers oregano, anise seed and marjoram alongside pine needles, juniper and background red fruit on the nose. Woody flavors and more herbs meet with rounded red fruits on the palate.
565 Crown Point, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara, California, 2014 93ws
200
750ml
Rich and powerfully spiced, featuring finely textured dark plum, currant and dark cherry flavors that are quite creamy.
566 Crown Point, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara, California, 2013 92ws
250
750ml
An impressive effort that's vibrant, rich and expressive. Intense spice, cedar and dark berry notes, with touches of anise, mocha and dried herb.
582 Vogelzang, Vogelzang Vineyard Reserve, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara, California, 2011
135
750ml
Medium to deep ruby color and opens to notes of cedar and nutmeg with blackcurrant, warm black cherries and berries plus accents of chocolate, coffee bean and blackcurrant bud.
580 Dunn Vineyards, Howell Mountain, California, 2013 91ws
226
750ml
A rustic, hearty style that's not shy about extraction, density or oak, offering a chewy mouthful of graphite- and lead pencil-shaded dark berry flavors.
560 Groth, Oakville, California, 2016 92ws
117
750ml
Big and lush with an abundance of fruit and incredible mouth feel in the aroma and flavor.
585 Jones Family, Napa Valley, California, 2008
179
750ml
Dense blue/purple color is accompanied by complex aromatics of white flowers, creme de cassis, blueberry pie, charcoal, and a hint of subtle oak. Full-bodied power, stunning purity, concentration, and texture, an undeniable minerality.
590 Flora Springs, Holy Smoke Vineyard, Napa Valley, California, 2009
152
750ml
Black and red fruit profile, the mid-palate exhibits notes of cinnamon spice and cedar with flecks of Belgian chocolate and truffles.
600 Inglenook, Rutherford, California, 2014
115
750ml
Dense purple in color, with notes of creme de cassis, blackberry, cedar wood and forest floor, the wine is full-bodied, beautifully concentrated and pure, with moderate tannins
605 Palmaz, Napa Valley, California, 2008
163
750ml
Offers a mix of ripe currant, cherry and plum fruit, with spicy herb and earth notes that pick up green olive, anise, cedary oak and mineral flavors. Ends with firm, ripe tannins.
610 Inglenook, Rubicon, Rutherford, California, 2009 93ws
240
750ml
A classy effort, rich and layered, restrained and structured, featuring fine tension between the dried currant, cedar, cigar box and anise flavors and the firm, fine-grained tannins. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot.
Meritage Blends
Medium Intensity
615 Crown Point, Relevant Red, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara, California, 2013 88ws
210
750ml
blend of 30% Syrah, 30% Malbec, 30% Petit Verdot and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon is a stunner. Dark as night and extremely viscous in the glass, this shows deep blueberry, uncrushed peppercorns and touches of smoked meat on the nose.
Full Intensity
754 Happy Canyon Vineyards, Piocho, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara, California, 2012
64
750ml
Supple, with fine-grained tannins behind the well-structured flavors of dried berry, currant and plum, accented by sandalwood notes. Juicy and minerally on the finish.
796 Signorello, Padrone, Napa Valley, California, 2007 93ws
190
750ml
Impressive for its structure, complexity, range of flavors and focus, with firm, ripe black fruits, dried currant, blackberry, black licorice, mocha and cedary graphite notes.
626 Opus One, Napa Valley, California, 2015 93ws
335
750ml
Pure, rich dark berry, plum and gravelly earth flavors are framed by spicy, cedary oak notes, ending long, clean and elegant, with just the right touch of tannins. Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Malbec. Best from 2020 through 2030. 21,600 cases made.  
635 Joseph Phelps, Red, Insignia, Napa Valley, California, 2014 90ws
315
750ml
Rich and juicy, with layers of blackberry, subtle herb and spice, cedary oak and gravelly earth, accented by shades of tobacco and cigar box. Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec.
620 Crown Point, Proprietary Red, Estate Selection, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara, California, 2014 91ws
200
750ml
Lushly spiced, with a deep well of inky red plum, cherry and raspberry flavors, supported by silky tannins. The creamy finish offers cappuccino and chocolate accents. Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Merlot.
640 Peter Michael Winery, Les Pavots, Knights Valley, California, 2015 94ws
285
750ml
Remarkably complex and nuanced, with a firm mix of cedary oak and mocha notes and tight dark berry, anise, gravel and spice flavors, finishing long and persistent. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot.
Red Blend
Medium Intensity
752 Axis Mundi, Grenache/Syrah, Windmill Vineyard, Ballard Canyon, California
48
750ml
Zesty and appealingly rustic, with low-key raspberry, white pepper and mineral accents. Grenache and Syrah. Drink now through 2023. 330 cases made.  
762 The Feminist Party, GSM, Santa Barbara County, California, 2018
76
750ml
Perky and easygoing, with lively raspberry, spiced cinnamon and smoky anise flavors that glide along the finish. Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre.
760 Kitá, Spe'y Camp 4 Vineyard, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2013
52
750ml
A deep colored wine that has an aromatic profile bursting with blueberries, violets, truffle oil, cinnamon, and traces of coffee.
545 Mathilde & Yves Gangloff, Côte‑Rôtie, La Barbarine, Rhône, France, 2009 94ws
149
750ml
Gorgeous sandalwood and white pepper notes lead the way, followed by tangy iron and sanguine hints and a core of subtle cherry eau de vie, plum and red currant fruit flavors.
780 Mathilde & Yves Gangloff, Côte‑Rôtie, La Sereine Noire, Rhône, France, 2009 96ws
180
750ml
Offers very alluring warm ganache and mesquite aromas, which meld into the core of mulled plum, fig and anise flavors. Long and silky through the finish, with incense and white pepper weaving in and out, along with lots of buried grip.
Full Intensity
798 Tablas Creek, Esprit de Tablas, Paso Robles, California, 2013 84ws
73
750ml
Densely built but zesty, with dried cherry and smoky beef aromas and a firm backbone of dark plum, cracked pepper and tar notes, finishing with snappy tannins. Mourvèdre, Grenache, Syrah and Counoise. Drink now through 2024. 3,800 cases made.  
756 Château Haut‑Beauséjour, St.‑Estèphe, Bordeaux, France, 2015 88ws
This has black tea and smoldering tobacco aromas giving way to stylish red and black currant coulis notes. Flashes of bay leaf, alder and warm paving stone give this range. Loses a little steam through the finish.
766 Ségla, Margaux, Bordeaux, France, 2012
119
750ml
Freshness to the fruit, supple textures on the palate and no hard edges.
645 Saxum, The Hexe, Paso Robles Willow Creek District, California, 2016
230
750ml
Coming from both James Berry and G2 vineyards, this wine boasts a saturated purple color as well as black fruits, tons of chocolate, smoked earth, and gravelly minerality, full body, building tannins, and a big, powerful, structured finish. 100 points J.D.
650 My Favorite Neighbor, Paso Robles, California, 2016 87ws
140
750ml
Offers smokin' notes of crème de cassis, lead pencil shavings, licorice, smoke tobacco, and hints of violets. Full-bodied and still fresh with chalky, moderate tannins and elegant and length.
810 Linne Calodo, Nemesis, Paso Robles Willow Creek District, California, 2016 92ws
173
750ml
Plush and jammy, with vibrant and rich raspberry, dried cherry, violet and toasty mocha flavors that pick up speed toward polished tannins. Syrah, Mourvèdre and Grenache.
660 Saxum, Broken Stones, Paso Robles, California, 2017 93ws
190
750ml
A meatier style in its' darker, blue fruits, charred meat, bay leaf, and violet-laced aromas and flavors. Silky and incredibly sexy as well as elegant. This wine has terrific fruit intensity, soft tannins, and a big finish. 98 points J.D.
661 Saxum, Broken Stones, Paso Robles, California, 2016 92ws
190
750ml
Deeply structured, yet expressive and balanced, with bold blackberry, river stone, white pepper and grilled anise flavors that build power toward big but polished tannins. Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Roussanne and Petite Sirah.
More Reds
Medium Intensity
535 Angelo Gaja, Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy, 2010 92ws
335
750ml
Long, complex finish with fine, silk-like tannins and good acidity.
792 Château Quattre, Malbec, Cahors, Southwest, France, 2016
48
750ml
Dried berry, cherry and charred herb notes mark this full-bodied red. Grippy tannins cut short the black olive and savory spice finish. Drink now. 25,000 cases made.  
772 Clementine Carter, Grenache, Kimsey, Santa Barbara County, California, 2018
76
750ml
Kirsch, crushed flowers, framboise, licorice, and ground pepper all emerge from this medium to full-bodied, silky, seamless beauty that has sweet tannin, a balanced, ethereal texture, and a great finish.
804 Kimsey, Grenache, Ballard Canyon, California, 2015
105
750ml
Mission fig, aged balsamic, Mexican vanilla and ripe raspberry.
782 Carr, Cabernet Franc, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2016
50
750ml
Roasted bell pepper with mellow notes of violet and herbs, finishing with a wonderful balance of good acidity and soft tannins.
812 Carr, Sangiovese, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2017
59
750ml
Aromatic intensity of ripe strawberries, black currants and dried herbs. Medium-bodied and soft on the palate, with balanced acidity and ripe tannins.
750 Stolpman Vineyards, Sangiovese, Ballard Canyon, California, 2014
149
750ml
The mouthfeel is chewy, with savory dryness and a sweet lingering finish of pomegranate and toasted fennel seeds.
776 Herman Story, Grenache, On The Road, California, 2014 83ws
56
750ml
A ripe, sexy beauty that's loaded with classic Grenache notes of black cherries, licorice, smoked herbs and earth.
790 Buttonwood, Malbec, Estate, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2015
52
750ml
Blackberries and cassis and leads to a velvety texture.
786 Clendenen Family, Nebbiolo, The Pip, Santa Maria Valley, California, 2015
67
750ml
Deep red with aromas and flavors of plums and dried roses. Balance between the richness, the bright acidity, and moderated tannins, make this wine an all around food wine.
738 Finca Allende, Rioja, Spain, 2011 86ws
53
750ml
Rich, deep purple color with lots of oak, vanilla and tobacco on the nose. Blackberry notes and vibrant candied fruit on the palate that tastes like Sweet Tarts or Sugar Straws.
806 Oberto, Barolo, Rocche dell'Annunziata, Piedmont, Italy, 2011
190
750ml
Full bodied, high in tannic, acidity, and alcohol, their aromas suggest tar, violets, roses, strawberries, even truffles.
778 Bodega Numanthia, Toro, Termes, Castilla Y León, Spain, 2009 91ws
95
750ml
The mouthfeel is balanced and vibrant with a continuation of fruit flavors. After a lively and intense attack, an explosion of blueberries and blackberries, the end of mouth is long and persistent, with notes of chocolate and tobacco.
Full Intensity
808 Ancient Peaks, Zinfandel, Santa Margarita Ranch, California, 2015 90ws
43
750ml
A lively, zesty Zinfandel that offers charm and good structure, with blackberry, licorice and white pepper flavors.
665 Booker, Grenache, Ripper, Paso Robles, California, 2014 92ws
145
750ml
A wine that's all about the limestone, showing structure and focus. Dark raspberry, crushed rock and licorice aromas lead to dense but rich flavors of smoky plum, dusty sage and white pepper.
794 Brick Barn, Cabernet Franc, Santa Ynez Valley, California, 2016
53
750ml
Aromas of strawberry syrup, licorice, burned coffee, peppercorn and a hint of pyrazine via the oregano.
595 Bertani, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, Veneto, Italy, 2006 88ws
240
750ml
Dry fruit, liquorice and spice.
802 Ridge, Petite Sirah, Lytton Estate, Dry Creek Valley, California, 2015 83ws
74
750ml
Chewy tannins give this red a rustic profile, offering concentrated wild berry, mineral, white pepper and cream soda notes. Impressively focused and muscular on the finish.
Bubbles in Smaller Bottles
Chandon, Sparkling Rosé, California
12
187ml
Bright apple and cherry aromas combine with crisp, easy going flavors that finish with festive acidity.
Mumm Napa, Brut, Prestige, Napa Valley, California
16
187ml
Soft and creamy, with easygoing tropical fruit and spice flavors.
Moët & Chandon, Brut Rosé, Impérial, Champagne, France
75
187ml
Fresh and balanced, with a pretty range of wild strawberry, orange blossom, whole-grain toast and ground ginger flavors riding the silky mousse.
Veuve Clicquot, Brut, Champagne, France, Vintage
75
187ml
A vivid version, like raw silk on the palate, with a powerful frame of acidity.
Half Bottles
Chardonnay (375ml)
Summerland, Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County, California, 2016
24
375ml
Smooth and silky, fruit-driven with creamy texture and lovely notes of peach, pear and citrus.
Cakebread Cellars, Chardonnay, Napa Valley, California, 2016
52
375ml
Fans of pure, tart, flinty Chardonnay without oak will find this alluring. Zesty acidity keeps the flavors lively.
Pinot Noir (375ml)
Summerland, Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County, California, 2014
35
375ml
Ripe blueberry, black cherry and plum balanced by rich creamy vanilla leading to a smooth lingering finish.
Sanford, Pinot Noir, Santa Rita Hills, California, 2013 84ws
42
750ml
Black cherry, plum and dusty berry flavors, bright acidity, supple tannins.
Merlot (375ml)
Alexander Valley Vineyards, Merlot, Alexander Valley, California, 2016
24
375ml
Spicy aromas of dark fruits, cassis, cherry, plum, vanilla, oak, and slight chocolate. A big, nicely balanced wine with chewy tannins on the long finish.
Cabernet (375ml)
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars, Cabernet Sauvignon, Artemis, Napa Valley, California, 2014 88ws
58
375ml
Well-built, with rich dark berry, cedary oak, savory herb and tobacco flavors, ending with earth-laced tannins that cast a gravelly edge.
Red Blend (375ml)
Franciscan Estate, Meritage, Magnificat, Napa Valley, California, 2007
56
375ml
Rich and complex layers of mixed dark cherry, cassis and plum with hints of chocolate.
Justin, Isosceles, Paso Robles, California, 2014 93ws
62
375ml
Tannins marry with ripe fruit and flavors of coffee, butterscotch and a hint of black mission fig.
Dessert Wines
J. Wilkes, Pinot Blanc, Late Harvest, Santa Maria Valley, California, 2012
45
375ml
Expectedly viscous yet intriguingly grippy. Flavors of dried lemon peel, chamomile and honey butter, finishing on peanut brittle.
The Royal Tokaji Wine Company, Aszú 5 Puttonyos, Red Label, Tokaji, Hungary, 2013
54
750ml
This Hungarian treasure shows characteristics of a vivid gold color with honeyed apricot and orange peel flavors uplifted with dramatic acidity.