The list below is by no means our full inventory, but rather, is our menu of featured wines of the week, to help you select.  When you call to order, we can discuss inventory not listed here, as well as guide you through our spirits.

***Denotes newly added wines as of May 2, 2021

KEY: (B) – Biodynamic, (O) – Organic, (V) – Vegan-friendly

As always, we are happy to curate your selections for you. Tell us what kind of wines you like and at what price point, and we will put together an order for you, for curbside pickup or free delivery. 518-828-6411

Red Wine $20 and under

Domaine Yves Duport ‘Celine’ – Biodynamic, chillable red from the slopes of the Savoy. 40% Chardonnay, 40% Gamay, 20% Mondeuse. Red berries, light bodied with mouth-watering acidity. (B) (O)

 

Finca Montecastrillo 2018 – The farming is 100% biodynamic and the wine Demeter certified. Aged 80% in stainless steel and 20% in oak, this bold, dry red is deep and vibrant with dark, ripe fruit, herbs and minerality. Hints of cocoa and firm tannins make it a go-to choice for heartier fare as the weather cools. Think beef chili, lentil soups, pork chops and lamb. (O) (B)

 

*** Poderi Cellario “Duzat” Langhe Dolcetto 2019 – 100% organic Dolcetto, sourced from the outskirts of Langhe. Aged in stainless steel with minimal Sulphur added. Just medium bodied with notes of blueberries, blackberries and earthy, textural interest. Unfined & unfiltered.

 

La Manarine Cotes du Rhone 2019 – A 100% Grenache Rosenthal classic. Plush, comforting, full-bodied wine that speaks of the garrigue of the region.

 

White, Orange & Rosé $20 and under

***Aransat’ Orange 2019 – Delicious skin-contact wine from Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio. Made in Friuli, Italy, this affordable orange wine offers subtle nutty, peach and savory tea notes. (O)

 

*** Gobelsburg Rose Cistercian 2019 – Light, lifted and racy. Organic Zweigelt, Pinot Noir and St. Laurent grapes sourced from a vineyard site that dates back to 1171! Beautiful fruit and dry. (O)

 

Antxiola Getariako Txakolina 2020 – Fermented in stainless steel then bottled immediately to capture the  natural effervescence. Light bodied, bright, dry and delicous! (O)

 

***Gulp/Hablo Orange Wine 2020 – 50% Verdejo & 50% Sauvignon blanc. Certified vegan, organic and biodynamic orange wine from Spain. Tropical fruit, citrus, and apricots with a textured palate.  Comes in a 1 liter size because it’s so easy to finish! (O) (B) (V)

 

La Spinetta Il Rosé di Casanova 2020 – ‘Rhino Rosé’ is back! A favorite from Tuscany. A blend of equal parts Sangiovese and Prugnolo Gentile. Light and savory with red fruit and citrus notes.

 

 

Red $30 and under

*** Castello di Verduno Langhe Nebbiolo 2019 – 100% Nebbiolo from this great Barbaresco producer! Lightly hued with a soft texture – this  bottling is a beautiful expression of the Nebbiolo grape. Energetic, fresh with floral notes and great red berry fruit! (O)

 

***Folias de Baco UIVO Renegado 2020 – A field blend of 25 different Portuguese red and white grape varieties. Fresh, very light-bodied and fruity, with notes of herbs and bright red berries. Great with a chill! Vegan-friendly. (O) (B)

 

Idlewild “Flora & Fauna” 2019 – Organically grown blend of Dolcetto, Nebbiolo and Barbera. Light and fresh, with notes of dark cherry, violet flowers and  herbs. Easy drinking with great, savory structure! (O)

 

Olga Raffault Chinon 2018 –  Cab Franc from a classic, organic producer in the Loire valley. Light in style with soft tannins, earthy green-bell pepper notes with raspberry and plum. Aged 6 months in stainless steel before bottling. (O) (B)

 

 

White, Rosé & Orange $30 and under

***Domaine Pelle Menetou-Salon Morogues 2018 – A neighbor of Sancerre, from chalky soils. Crisp and fresh, with a fine core of fruit, and a long, complex and very classy finish. Vegan-friendly. (O) (B) (V)

 

***Kabaj Sivi Pinot 2016 – Orange wine from Goriska Brda, Slovenia, made by Frenchman Jean-Michel Morel from Pinot Gris grapes. Complex, mineral and nutty with notes of stone fruit, brioche, tea and spice. Singular. (O)

 

***Clos Cibonne Tentations Rose 2020 – Salmon orange in color, the nose is compelling, aromatic and spicy, with a round yet vibrant palate and surprisingly mineral finish.

 

*** Lenkey Pinceszet “Flow” – Unfiltered and unoaked white from Hungary. Native Hungarian varietal Furmint sourced from organic vineyards. Dry, herbal aromas, green apple, apricots and melon with textural interest! (O)

 

***Chateau du Hureau “Argile” 2019 – Certified organic Chenin Blanc from the Loire Valley. Grown in chalky, mineral soil which gives this Chenin a dry, mineral backbone. Aromatic and lifted with notes of pear and apricot. (O)

Red Wine $30++

*** Anne-Sophie Dubois Fleurie “L’Alchemiste” 2019 – Unfined & unfiltered Gamay from Beaujolais. A pure expression of joyous fruit and terroir. A new staff favorite! (O) 

 

Wenzel Blaufränkisch 2018 – Medium-bodied, with great character. Flavors of juicy black raspberries and plums with hints of hibiscus and tarragon. Fine tannins, wildly elegant and drinkable.

 

Domaine Eden Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 – The little sister of Mount Eden. Black plum, dusty herbs, and wood spice with incredible structure and elegance. ($55)

 

Mayard ‘Clos du Calvaire’ Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2018 – Unpretentious, a pure expression of a true Châteauneuf du Pape. This is a fine traditional wine with an aroma of red berries and an intense liquorice bouquet, elegantly structured, full-bodied and rich on the palate.

White, Orange & Rosé Wine $30++

***Pavese Ermes Blanc de Morgex et de la Salle 2019 – Made from a grape called Prié Blanc, this wine comes from extremely high altitude, just minutes from the summit of Mont Blanc. Mountain flowers, rocky minerality, great acidity, layers of delicious interest.

 

Grosjean Petite Arvine 2019 – Certified Biodynamic, Northern Italian white from an almost extinct indigenous varietal – Petite Arvine. Aged for a month on the lees, this white has structured minerality with notes of fresh citrus and herbs. Enjoy now or aged for several years. (O) (B)

Casreli Chitistvala 2019 – Orange wine from Georgia. Aged in traditional qvevris (earthenware jars) with added pomace to the fermentation. Pepper, marmalade and flowers. A new staff fav! (O)

 

Evening Land Seven Springs Vineyard Chardonnay 2017 – Balanced with aromatics that straddle the line between richness and brightness, this wine gives off a highly perfumed bouquet of fresh citrus and orchard fruits, dusty minerals, white flowers, and a hint of chamomile. On the palate this Chardonnay begins with a generous texture and closes with a vibrant finish.

 

Domaine Pattes Loup ‘Vent d’Ange’ Chablis 2018 – Thomas Pico, the young, passionate winemaker of Pattes Loup, is producing very groundbreaking, rich and luscious Chablis from 55+ year old vines. Not your typical Chablis but amazing nonetheless, his wines exemplify the essence of Chablis with their racy, briny minerality, but are full of vitality and have textured density. ($50)

 

Domaine du Clos Naudine Vouray Sec 2016 –  Shows an expressive nose filled with chalky minerals and white pepper to start, later softening a little to reveal nuances of apple and pear.  The palate feels correspondingly modern, reductive and tense, dry and bracing.

 

Bubbly & Ciders under $30

*** Da Mar Proseco  – One of our favorite under $20 sparkling wines! Dry, with notes of lemon, apples and fresh acidity.

*** Rose Hill Farm “Belle du Nord” Wild Fermented Cider – Delicious local cider from Red Hook. Unfined and unfiltered.

***Left Bank Maryann’s Mead –  Crafted from wildflower honey sourced near Middleburgh, NY, this exceptional mead is fermented to complete dryness giving a full honey flavor without any cloying sweetness.

Cidrerie Du Leguer Poire – A naturally fermented pear cider with ample brightness and refreshing energy with every sip. Plenty of pear fruit permeates the palate without being overbearingly sweet.

Pampaneo Ancestral Pet Nat 2019 – This sparkling Pet-Nat from Castilla – La Mancha is made with the Airen grape. It is refreshing, salty, and has notes of pineapple.

Disco Nat Metal House 2019 – Wild Dolgo crabapples picked in 2019 from the Catskills were fermenting in demijohns next to wild ‘disco’ pears, bottled mid-fermentation and blended with a 2018 wild ferment of sustainably grown Cortland and Macs. This is the 2019 Disco Nat, only 60 cases produced and 7.6% abv. A lovely palate of wild crabapple with a delicate effervescence.

Leroy Metal House Cider 2017 – Kimberly Kae and Matt DeFrancisco have revitalized century-old apple groves in the Hudson Valley to craft small-production ciders. Leroy is a blend of holistically grown Idared, Goldrush, Jonamac and wilds, fermented in stainless and aged in applejack barrels. 8.50% abv.

Eric Bordelet’s “Poiré l’Authentique” Pear Cider – After a long, respected career as Chef Sommelier at michelin-starred restaurant l’Arpege in Paris, Eric Bordelet returned to his family’s windswept orchards in Normandy to embark on a new adventure as a cider producer. This profound, off-dry sparkling pear cider from Normandy comes from biodynamically farmed, 300-year-old trees.

Filipa Pato ‘3B” Méthodo Tradicional Rosé NV – Organic, Portuguese bone dry bubbly made from the red-skinned grape Baga, and white Bical. Crisp minerality, salinity, and fresh red berry fruit.

Opera 02 Brut Lambrusco di Modena Lip smacking, sparkling Italian red with black cherry fruit, dry and savory. Serve chilled with salty snacks, cheese & meats and of course, pizza.

Chidaine Vendanges Montlouis sur Loire Brut Tradition – Crafted by Jacky Blot, a master of Loire Chenin Blanc, his ‘Brut Tradition’ is medium-bodied and dry. Bready nose of pear and apples with yellow, green, and white fruit on the palate and a creamy dry finish. 100% Chenin Blanc from the Loire Valley. ($29)

Champagnes

Pierre Peters “Cuvée de Réserve” Brut Blanc de Blanc – Finessed, understated, ultra-elegant nose of green apple, of wisps of grapefruit, yeast and hints of brioche and flavors of steeped plum and apricot fruit, dried herb and Meyer lemon peel. ($65)

Pol Roger ‘Reserve’ Brut Champagne NV – On the palate, this medium-bodied Brut is as round (if not pretty sweet) and fruit-driven as it is delicate, pure and very elegant with a long, aromatic, stunningly dry and slightly mineral, impressively long finish. ($29/375ml)

Marie Courtin Resonance Champagne 2016 – A great value, this champagne is brisk & bright, precise, firm, mineral driven, with fine, small bubbles. Biodynamic, made from 100% Pinot Noir, this Extra Brut bottling shows bright apple, salinity & Macadamia nut aromas. ($68)

Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé Champagne – Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé defines the entire rosé Champagne category. Composed of 40% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir and 30% Meunier. Lacy in texture, with sleek acidity, this well-knit rosé Champagne offers delicate notes of roes petals, red berries and plums with notions of peach, dried flowers and blood orange. Flavorful on the medium-bodied palate and finely poised with bright acidity. Medium-long on the finish. ($85)

Chartogne Taillet Sainte Anne Brut Champagne NV – The NV Brut Cuvée Sainte Anne is an absolutely stunning Champagne for its complexity, value and soulfulness. Rich and creamy on the palate, with a beautifully focused, purity of flavor. The nose shows elements of oak spice, hazelnut, brioche, donut peach, apple butter, and clay minerality. The palate is moderate in weight with good acidity and a flavor set of peach, citrus, brioche toast with apple butter, and just there hazelnut. A blend of 50% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Meunier. ($86)

Adrien Renoir Grand Cru “Les Montants” 2015 –  A wonderfully balanced, complex wine of pure Chardonnay from the village of Verzy. Crisp fruit and chalky minerality lends a long tension and a lovely roundness. ($100)

 

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