REDS

Guenoc Lake County Cabernet 2012         38/10

fruit forward nose of black cherry, raspberry jam w/ undertones of herbes de provence. The wine is elegant + soft on the palate

 

La Cappucina Madego Cabernet          44/11

Organic. The brightness of its hues, which shimmer between purplish + ruby, is matched by that of its aromas. On the palate one finds a full, linear flavour, which echoes the sensations on the nose + is of medium length on the finish

 

Kilikanoon Killerman’s Run Cabernet         48/12

blackcurrants, tobacco leaf + spice on the nose. palate leads w/sweet blackcurrants + black olives, classic cigar box notes + licorice. a long, textured finish

 

Steele Cabernet 2011 Red Hills          52/13

rich, fruit-forward elegance. A spicy fruit + berry core backed up by soft tannins

 

Underwood Oregon Pinot Noir 2013       36/9

Light + pretty raspberry fruit gains mass + flavor interest w/ well-integrated veins of stem + earth. Cherry, blackberry + cola It’s nicely balanced + true to variety

 

Shenandoah Zinfandel 2012            34/8.5

Amador County full bodied + only moderately tannic w/ beautiful structure + strong fruit. The flavors are complex, + the finish is long + satisfying

 

OZV Zinfandel 2012 ON TAP                34/9

Lodi, CA jammy w/raspberry, milk chocolate + mocha

 

Vinspina Barbera Vino da Tavola 2012    32/8 

ON TAP - Bright Cherry on The Nose, followed on the palate, dry finish, classic Style Italian Barbera  Pair w/our noodle bowl, cheese + meat plate, Arancini... 

 

Palama Arcangelo Primitivo 2012         44/11

ripe, fresh, powerful fruit. this Primitivo is a delight; lush, yet bright + approachable, w/ notes of dark anise, cedar, + blackberry confit

 

Paccamora Nero D’Avola 2013           36/9

notes of cherry + plum + a hint of white pepper, made from carefully selected grapes coming from central Sicily

 

Villadoria Nebbiolo 2010             44/11

Ruby red w/ garnet hints. Rose + vanilla scents on the nose. Warm, robust, velvety, soft + persistent on the palate w/ spice notes. A harmonious, enveloping, long finish

 

Tavijn Bandita Barbera 2011             56/14

saturated purple w/ plum notes + rose petal aromas. It is made to be drunk young + again is a perfect wine for salumi, dried meats like bressaola or dried cacciorini + hard, aged cheeses

 

Infinite Monkey  Theorem Malbec 2013 ON TAP   36/9

A combination of raisin, tobacco + Portobello mushroom fill the nose yet the palate is filled with black cherry + vanilla, backed with cocoa + dried fig. Robust tannins help give this wine an almost gamey note

 

Pillar Box Padthaway Shiraz 2012         48/12

Aroma — Satsuma plum, violets + mocha. Palate — Blackberry, licorice + spearmint

 

Terlato & Chapoutier Shiraz/Viognier   46/12

Vibrant red plum + fruit wood smoke bright plum + red berry fruits, full bodied but smooth

 

Vina Robles Red4 2012                 44/11

Ruby garnet Dark fruit + pomegranate w/ savory spiceMedium-bodied w/ rich cherry fruit, sweet chalky tannins + hints of cocoa on the finish 

 

Valley Of the Moon Blend41- 2010        40/10

lush, dark fruit character + rich flavors of berry + plum.  Hints of leather + tobacco round out the palate balanced w/ soft tannins + a hint of oak.

 

Ravenswood Besieged 2013             44/11

A blend of Petite Sirah, Carignane, Zinfandel, Syrah, Barbera, Alicante Bouschet + Mourvèdre. Sourced from vineyards in Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma Valley, Russian River Valley, Knights Valley + Sonoma Mountain. Red-black in color. Rich, robust, + round fruit flavors of blackberry, black cherry, + plum spiced w/ cardamom. The finish is smooth + satisfying

 

Coppola Rosso + Bianco Rosso 2013       32/8

supple texture + rich, juicy flavors of plum, cherries, mocha, + strawberry jam make this wine a perfect accompaniment to almost any meal.

 

Painted Wolf “Guillermo”Pinotage 2010 44/11

An intense, rich wine packed w/ flavours of ripe blueberry + mulberry, exotic spice + creamy vanilla w/ evident ripe tannins + a long lingering finish

 

Tarantas Monastrell Jumilla 2012           36/9

nose is a mix of fresh berries + spice w/ a floral edge. This is a bright, silky wine w/ raspberry, plums + chocolate upfront. The mid palate brings some savory, earthy spice + a splash of blackberry.

 

Matchbox Tempranillo 2012 ON TAP           36/9

exhibits copious notes of spice box, cedarwood, black + red fruits, licorice + a hint of graphite w/a voluptuous texture, medium body + a layered mouthfeel

 

Atteca 2012 Garnacha                 48/12

deep cherry color w/ intense aromas of red ripe fruit which combine perfectly with the spicy notes of cacao, vanilla + licorice corresponding to a noble aging. It is very fresh+ fruity in the mouth. It has a notable ending where fruity + spicy aromas come back

                   

Reds by the Bottle

Proper Estate Syrah 2012          106

Walla Walla Valley 94 Points Wine Advocate  Double Gold Seattle Wine Awards. nose contains lovely streaks of pure marionberry + boysenberry fruit. whole host of briny green olives a full plate of smoky salumi. It’s a funky, smoky, earthy nose, lifted by notes of wild flowers + herbs to keep things fresh. The palate has a mix of rich fruit and naughty savories, all on a pillowy silky frame that hits the back of your throat 

 

Daou Vineyards Pessimist Red Blend          65

dark red color and ruby rim entices the senses with rich blackberry and boysenberry aromas. Seductive dark fruits envelop the noseand palate while black cherry, anise, and vanilla coat the mouth. Firm tanninsbalance the powerhouse of fruit and lead to a strong, lasting finish ofblack pepper, pipe tobacco, and spicy oak.

 

Angela Estate Pinot Noir 2012           79

rose petal, plum, hibiscus, root beer / cherry cola, mouth-filling juicy red raspberry + a seamless white pepper finish.  The body + tannins have a medium-plus intensity exhibiting flavors of white pepper spice, plum skin, stewed cherries, cedar shavings, root beer candy, nutmeg, wet fresh mulch + dried rose hips.

 

 

ROSE

 

Bonny Doon Vin Gris de Cigare          40/10 

lovely chalky/smoky gunpowder tea aspect to the nose, wild strawberry + w/a trace of wintergreen. The fragrance is discreet + above all, elegant.  On the palate, the wine has a sleek, salty, savory, mouth-watering aspect + a refreshing acidity. a wonderful persistent finish, making this one of the most food-friendly wines conceivable.

 

Underwood Oregon Rose 2014             36/9

Drinkable, unpretentious + travel-ready, this is the perfect wine for action lounging, such as poolside shindigs, outdoor music festivals, backyard BBQ’s w/ friends or anywhere that calls for serious lounging. It’s set to become your favorite spring + summer staple.  Strawberry, watermelon, + peach

  

 

 

WHITES

 

Joseph Drouhin LaForet Chardonnay      44/11

begins w/a pleasant aroma of varied citrus notes along w/a touch of tropical fruit.  tastes of honey + lemon + has a delightful lively texture w/some spicy minerality that shines through on the finish 

 

Kendall Jackson Reserve Chardonnay     40/10

Beautifully integrated tropical flavors such as pineapple, mango, + papaya w/ citrus notes that explode in your mouth. These flavors delicately intertwine w/ aromas of vanilla + honey to create depth + balance throughout. A hint of toasted oak + butter rounds out the long, lingering finish

 

Painted Wolf Chenin Blanc 2010    32/8

elegant full bodied wine w/ tropical flavours of creamy pineapple, melon + vanilla. The wine has a lovely texture w/ a long finish w/ enough acid to keep it really fresh + vibrant.

 

Vina Robles White 4 2013    40/10

Light straw w/ green huesPeach + mango w/ hints of citrusLively, medium-bodied w/ layers of fruit + a lingering, crisp finish

 

Mazzoni  Vermentino/Chardonnay    44/11

Ripened pears + apples, w/ a mineral component + spicy note. On the palate it is fine, elegant, savory, harmonious, w/ the right acidity + the structure that recalls its Tuscan origin.

 

Cavit Moscato     34/9  

aromas of peach + orange blossoms. Flavors of citrus, peaches, + tropical fruits. A soft + luscious mouthfeel, beautiful liveliness 

 

Pacific Rim Riesling    24/6

bouquet offers honey, pear + orange blossom. Sweet, bright acidity w/ pineapple + white peach. 

 

Clean Slate Riesling 2013    34/9

crisp + balanced wine w/ ripe peach flavors + crisp notes of mineral imparted from the slate soil. hints of lime + characteristic mineral notes. Complements a wide variety of food

 

Anew Riesling  Columbia Valley 2012    36/9

aromas of bright fruit, subtle spice + citrus, harmonious blend of pure fruit flavor, fresh peach + a hint of spice give this wine a crisp, refreshing essence

 

Aromas Das Castas Vinho Verde 2013    40/10

A blend of Alvarinho + Trajadura, two indigenous white grapes of the region, lend authenticity + crisp, dry citrusy tones. Clean herbal notes of lemongrass, limes + bay leaf appear on a soft textured palate

 

Chilensis Sauvignon Blanc   32/8

intense on the nose, w/outstanding citrus fruit aromas that recall grapefruit, accompanied by subtle notes of green apple + a light touch of fresh herbs.

 

Elk Cove Pinot Gris Willamette Valley    40/10

Tangerine + pineapple on the nose, this wine gives a punch of fresh peach, ripe pear + a hint of anise on the palate.  W/a mouth-coating viscocity + a lush lingering finish, this is a serious white wine.

 

 

WHITES BY THE BOTTLE

 

Migration Chardonnay 2012        62
Displaying all the complexity + concentration that has made Chardonnay from the Russian River Valley famous, this alluring wine offers stone fruit aromas of nectarine + peach, underscored by inviting layers of orange blossom, crème brûlée, toasted marshmallow, fennel + hints of sweet vanilla oak. On the palate, mouth-filling richness is balanced by a streak of     intense acidity that adds to the wine’s length + focus.

DOMAINE ZIND-HUMBRECHT  2012           68
Chardonnay + Auxerrois grapes come from Clos Windsbuhl Vineyard On the border of France + Germany. light, toasty aromas combine with herbs and white fruit, light smokiness + chalk on the nose. The elegant palate shows little sweetness     

 

 

SPARKLING

 

Laurent Perrier Brut    15
Crisp, fresh + elegant, Brut L-P reflects the fundamental essence of our Champagnes. color is a pale golden hue, w/ fine + persistent bubbles. nose is fresh + delicate, showing good complexity w/ hints of citrus + white fruit. 

J Vineyards Cuvee 20     44/11
crisp lemon peel, honeysuckle + delicate yeast aromas. Upon entry, these notes follow through to a mix of Fuji apple + grapefruit interlaced w/ toast, caramel + almond flavors on the mid-palate. The acidity adds just enough liveliness + the citrus zest leads to a lingering, warm pear + lush finish

St. Hilaire Brut    42/11
Similar to top quality nonvintage champagne at one third the price.”~Robert Parker Dry, toasty, smooth + clean captivates w/ an attractive yeasty aroma + luscious creamy texture light + crisp w/ citrus + apple flavors

Lunetta Prosecco    36/9
“Little Moon” in Italian = celebrates life’s small pleasures Refreshing, dry + harmonious, w/ crisp fruit flavors + a clean finish Delightful as an aperitif or enjoyed w/ antipasti, hors d’oeuvres, sushi, shellfish and seafood..    h 

 

PORT

 

Grahams  20 year Tawny Port (2oz.)     14
93 points Wine Spectator *Top 100 Wines of 2013* A complex + full-bore tawny, w/ deep, intense flavors of orange cream, glazed apricot, baked peach + roasted pineapple that are balanced by concentrated chocolate + toffee notes
 

Ramos Pinto 10 year Tawny (2oz.)    10
round, generous nose w/ fruit aromas of orange, apricot + plum rounded out by vanilla scents

Fonseca Bin 27 Ruby (2oz.)    6
Intense rich fruity nose crammed w/ pure blackberry, cassis, cherry + plum aromas interwoven w/ notes of spice

 

SpECIALTY DRINKS

 

Uniq Viniq  15
a fusion of premium vodka, moscato, prosecco + natural fruit flavor

 

BEER

on tap

 

River North Belgian Quad

River North White Belgian Ale

Left Hand Good JUJU

 

non alcoholic

San Pelligrino
3

Iced Tea
2

Cranberry Juice
2

Orange Juice
2

Coke / Diet Coke / 7 Up / Ginger Ale / Dr. Pepper    
2

 

 

We embrace a seasonal, local-farm & market driven menu that is constantly evolving. We do our best to keep online menus updated.

Due to the nature of our menu, If you want a specific wine, please feel free to confirm it's availability by calling (719) 351-2806. Thank you!