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 new wines for the week of October 23, 2020

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 $15 and under

***Malacari Montepulciano Rocca 2016 – A deep, lush wine with dark cherry, blackberry, coffee, pepper, spice and earth flavors. Great value!

***d’Arenberg The Stump Jump Shiraz 2017 – The bouquet of this wine is open and fruit-driven displaying an abundance of red and black fruits, mixed with subtle touches of spice and earthiness. The three varieties of Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre coexist in perfect harmony resulting in sweet juicy red fruits on the palate and a balanced wine of great length and depth.

***Rilasso Montepulciano d’Abruzzo – A smooth everyday wine. Full with ripe raspberries on the nose and hints of dusty earth, sour cherries, violets, dry tannins and a spicy finish on the palate. Authentic and a fantastic bargain.

Dr Loosen Bros. Riesling 2019 – This top-selling Loosen Bros. Riesling embodies the delicate and racy characteristics of traditional Mosel vineyards at a very affordable price for everyday enjoyment. It is a bright, vibrant, fruit-driven wine, with a juicy mid-palate and a crisp, drying finish.

Viña Zorzal Garnacha 2019 – A juicy and cheerful wine that goes well with paella or stewed chicken. This old-vine Garnacha offers red and dark fruits with a smoky minerality. Medium-bodied with a grippy finish. 100% Garnacha from over 100 year-old vines.

Calea Nero d’Avola 2019 – The new vintage of this HWM favorite is back and as good as ever. Fresh red fruits, spice and great acid for lip-smacking, food friendly interest.

Chateau Le Bergey Bordeaux 2019 – Biodynamic Merlot with a dollop of Cab Franc. Fresh red fruit, a hint of earth. Easy, fresh and smooth.

Bacchus ‘Ginger’s Cuvée’ Pinot Noir 2018 – Light-to-medium bodied and extremely fresh with expressive raspberry fruit, baking spice and a silky texture.

White & Rosé $15 and under

***La Teuf Gascogne Blanc 2019 – 100% Gros Manseng from Gascony, in Southwest France. A mouthwatering, bodied, dry, no-oak white, brimming with fresh citrus flavor.

Domaine Gadais Muscadet 2018 – Bone-dry, Loire valley white. Deliciously briny, lean and crisp, it is a natural pairing with seafood, particularly oysters & shrimp.

Domaine Duffour Cotes de Gascogne Blanc 2018 – A blend of Colombard and Ugni Blanc grapes, with similar characteristics to a Sauvignon Blanc. Great structure and acidity, no-oak, fresh and dry. Citrus, minerality, and a smooth, bright texture.

Cabrol Picpoul de Pinet 2018 – Crisp and dry with hints of citrus from the Languedoc. Refreshing and racy.

Scopa Pinot Grigio 2019 – Saline and bright and not sweet in the slightest. Delicious, lip-smacking and racy.

Broadbent Vinho Verde – This white shows floral fruit, lime, and green freshness on the nose and palate. Overall, it’s lightly effervescent with zippy acidity; you’ll want to have a plate of shellfish on hand when you open this wine.

Il Forte Gavi 2018 – 100% Cortese from Piedmont. Balanced, mineral and smooth textured with delicate hints of green apple, lemon and almonds.

Mount Riley Sauvignon Blanc 2018 – Juicy and dry, this is quintessential New Zealand SB. Like biting into a fresh grapefruit.

Red $20 and under

Puszta Libre! – A wild yet lively and very drinkable red wine blend from Austria that’s made from Saint Laurent and Zweigelt. Delicate tannins and a vibrant red and black berried fruit character make this an excellent wine for the table. Drinks well with a slight chill.

Pietramore Montepulciano d’Abruzzo – This biodynamically produced Montepulciano is one of our best finds in a long time. It is packed with red currant and blackberry, robust but ripe tannins, exotic spices and a bit of tobacco. This wine sees no oak so all you get is pure fruit goodness. Pair with cured meats or pizza.

Grounded by Josh Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – Well-balanced, with a luxurious texture and well-integrated oak. Dark berry fruit, plush and easy to drink. 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot.

El Triangulo Balbaina 2017 – Deep, black fruity nose of cassis, cigar ash, coffee grounds, woodsmoke and a good base of soil. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and lighter on its feet than the nose suggests, with a rock solid core of fruit, good soil signature, ripe tannins and a long, complex finish.

La Manarine Cotes du Rhone 2018 – A 100% Grenache Rosenthal classic. Plush, comforting, full-bodied wine that speaks of the garrigue of the region.

Chidaine Touraine Rouge 2018 – Just barely medium-bodied Loire Valley red blend of Cot (Malbec), Cabernet Franc and Pineau d’Aunis. From biodynamically farmed vines. Great with a little chill – juicy, spicy and slightly floral with great character and freshness. Bright acidity makes it racy and excellent with or without food.

Paulucci La Posta Malbec 2018 – Harmonious and expressive, clean and young, with good freshness, varietal aromas of violets and wild berries with just a spicy and smoky twist. This wine is very tasty and serious with a dry finish.

De Forville Barbera d’Alba 2019  – A serious, rustic and well-balanced, Barbera with well-integrated earth and vibrant, robust, berry fruit from a favorite Piemontese producer.

CVNE Vina Real Crianza Rioja 2016 – Fresh, balanced and approachable with depth and complexity. Persistent flavors of cherries and red berries and a satisfying, spicy finish.

Powers Merlot 2015 – Dark toned fruit, with hints of vanilla and cedar. Fulled bodied and lifted with medium tannins and a long, complex finish.

White, Rosé & Orange $20 and under

***Collestefano Verdicchio 2019 – From Marche, on Italy’s Adriatic side, this wine is steely, racy, clean, bright, and organic, with subtle green apple and lemon notes.

***Borgo Savaian “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.

Weszeli ‘Langenlois’ Gruner Veltliner 2018 –  It’s back! From Austria’s Kamptal region, organically grown, elegant and incredibly food-friendly, with chalky minerality and savory white pepper notes.

Domaine du Salvard Cheverny Blanc 2019 – Packed with bright, crisp, mineral Sauvignon Blanc fruit and a dollop of unoaked Chardonnay (as is required by law in this appellation of the Loire). Fantastic wine with or without food.

Domaine de Grisy Bourgogne Blanc 2018 – Just barely medium-bodied, with subtly creamy apple/citrus notes, chalky minerality and lean acidity and a long, savory spiced finish.

Chateau La Rame Bordeaux Blanc 2019 – A crisp and clean blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon with mouth-filling fruit and minerality and a refreshing, easy, round finish.

Weingut Furst Elbling Trocken 2018 Liter-size, racy, crisp, dry white with great mineral structure from Germany’s Mosel region.

Niepoort Docil Vinho Verde 2019 – Beautiful aromatics of white flowers and exotic citrus. Hints of mandarin oranges and fresh, racy acidity but without the frizzante texture.

Boundary Breaks Chardonnay 2019 – The Finger Lakes region has a climate similar to that of the Chablis region of France, providing Chardonnays from this area with a bracing acidity that give them a refreshing, clean quality.

Santa Barbara Winery Chardonnay 2018 – Bodied and ripe with flavors of roasted apple, creamy lemon, and honey butter, with a streak of fresh acidity for a lively balance.

Red $30 and under

Bloomer Creek Cabernet Franc 2017 – Leaner fruit, heightened minerality, low “green” influence and plenty of earth. This small, family-run vineyard is a direct expression of owner Kim Engle’s and his wife and artist, Debra Bermingham’s, passion for the beauty of the Finger Lakes region and it’s potential to produce world class wines.

Fontaine-Gagnard Passetoutgrain Rouge 2018 – Rustic with a refreshing finish this Burgundian red is a 50/50 blend of Gamay and Pinot Noir. There are touches of pepper and earth on the fresh and ripe red and dark raspberry and violet-scented nose.

Marinet Menut Priorat 2017 – Lush aromatics of ripe blackberries, licorice, plum and raisins. Succulent, juicy, and full bodied with a depth and intensity that is quite remarkable at this price.

Calabretta Cala Cala Rosso – Cala Cala means “gulp gulp” in Sicilian dialect, apt for this organically grown blend of Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccino from the slopes of Mount Etna. Hints of spicy cherries, licorice and clove with Etna’s peppery signature terrior.

Chateau Grand Corbin-Despagne Petit Corbin-Despagne, Saint-Emilion 2015 – Merlot and Cabernet Franc make up this claret, and it is a stunner for its freshness and bright, classic flavors. The nose is very expressive of red and black fruits. The tannins are smooth and the finish is tasty and refined.

Idlewild Flora and Fauna Red 2019 – A light, bright expression of 60% Dolcetto, 35% Barbera and 5% Nebbiolo, this offers tones of wild strawberry and dark cherry, uplifted by tenacious acidity. It changes in the glass to show complexity and verve, with a splash of tannin on the finish.

Felsina ‘Berardenga’ Chianti Classico 2017 – 100% Sangiovese. Sumptuous and powerful with fresh, dark berry fruit. Balanced tannins and great structure.

Rinaldi Grignolino 2017 – Traditional, chillable Piedmont red. You can’t always drink Barolo when it’s 90 degrees out, & this dry Grignolino offers a touch of terroir and grip, more interesting than many a modern, red-chiller.

COS Frapatto 2018 – Frapatto is often referred to as Sicily’s Beaujolais. Light and bright with layers of complexity. Think raspberries, orange peel and sweet and savory spices.

Emilio Moro Ribera del Duero 2017 – Made from 100% Tempranillo grapes, this wine shows densely packed fruit flavors and a hint of cedar and spice, with a long, plush finish.

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. 

Beckmen Vineyards Cuvee Le Bec, Santa Ynez Valley 2018 –  This Rhone-style blend of Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre, and Counoise is an exceptional value for the quality. It displays deep aromas of berries, violet and lavender. Full bodied with dark tones of blackberry, dark cherry and spice it exudes a surprisingly vibrant freshness.

White, Rosé & Orange $30 and under

Pigato Riviera Ligure di Ponente “Majè” 2019 – The nose opens with intense floral aromas, enriched with hints of yellow peach, cedar and notes of Mediterranean scrub. On the palate it is savory, fresh and elegant. This wine is a perfect accompaniment to raw fish and seafood.

Guímaro Ribeira Sacra Vino Blanco  2018 – This un-oaked Godello from Guímaro is fresh, aromatic, and wonderful to pair with any seafood dishes. 

Pittnauer “Perfect Day” 2019 –  ‘Perfect Day’ is an orange wine for every occasion. The unique blend of separately fermented Chardonnay, Muscat,  Gruner Veltliner, and Traminer creates a balanced, easy drinking, skin-contact white with just a touch of tannin to give it some structure. The palate is clean, like biting into a perfectly ripe nectarine with a touch of lemon pith and savory finish.

Domaine Giachino Monfarina 2019 – 100% Jacquère, this wine evokes the intense aroma of tropical fruits such as passion fruit and litchi combined with the mineral quality of citrus and blackcurrant, with a rounded flavor that lingers on the palate.

Sylvain Bailly Terroirs Sancerre 2019 – Truly exceptional Sauvignon Blanc from select parcels around the village of Bue. Medium bodied with bold acidity and pristine mineral notes from the chalky soils.

Kabaj Sivi Pinot 2016 – New vintage! This orange wine from Goriska Brda, Slovenia, is made by Frenchman Jean-Michel Morel from Pinot Gris grapes. Complex, mineral and nutty with notes of stone fruit, brioche, tea and spice. 

Au Bon Climat Santa Barbara Pinot Gris/Pinot Blanc 2018 – Showing restraint and subtlety, this white blend of two-thirds pinot gris, and one-third pinot blanc, is savory, sumptuous, and quite refreshing. It would be great with richer fish or chicken off the grill.

Craggy Range Te Muna Sauvignon Blanc 2019 – Lychee, grapefruit, nectarine, lime blossom and tropical fruit nuances on a crisp, clean, powerful yet elegant, balanced palate. Made from 100% estate fruit (very rare in NZ SB). This is a first class wine from New Zealand.

Ryme Hers Vermentino 2019 – With its bracing coastal energy, “Hers” speaks of the wild Mediterranean: apricots, bitter orange blossoms and violet-tipped artichokes basking in the sun.

Chateau Brézé Arnaud Lambert Clos de Midi Saumur Blanc 2019 – Loire Valley Chenin Blanc. Sourced from the base of the chateau’s hill where it is the coolest. Racy yet with an elegant, silky texture. Notes of crisp pears, orange peel and herbs. Stunning.

Donnhoff Trocken Riesling 2019 – This completely dry, highly aromatic and elegant riesling shows plenty of green apple and pears layered with a crisp mineral finish.

Alzinger Durnstein Gruner Veltliner 2019 – Floral nose of lemon blossoms, sweet pea, clover, apple skin and wet stone. The palate is lithe and racy, even agile, with notes of preserved lemon, tart apple, and underripe white peach culminating in a lingering, mouthwatering, and pleasingly bittersweet finish.

Domaine Trapet Riesling Riquewihr 2016 – From biodynamically farmed vineyards in Alsatian villages of Riquewihr and Beblenheim, this zippy and fresh crowd-pleaser has floral and stony aromas with notes of lemon and a lovely, balanced minerality.

Los Bermejos Diego Seco 2018 – A high-acid, mineral driven Canary Island native variety. Fermented and aged in stainless steel. Organic, dry refreshing, briny and crisp.

Presqu’ile Chardonnay 2018 – Elegant, mineral, no-oak Chardonnay from Santa Barbara. Stone fruit, green apple, flavors. Complex, balanced and expressive.

Keuka Lake Vignoles 2016 – Clean and crisp, with lip smacking flavors of lime zest, grapefruit and stony minerality from New York states Keuka Lake Vineyards located 60 miles south of Rochester.

Viteadovest Vurgo Bianco, Terre Siciliane IGP 2018 — Dark yellow-orange in the glass. Aromas of iron, dried hay, bruised apple and cedar are followed by flavors of dusty earth, lightly toasted nuts, iron, bruised apple and apricots. A blend of Catarratto and Grillo, this wine is light in tannins with a juicy acidity that makes for a clean finish.

Leeuwin Estate Art Series Margaret River Riesling 2018 – Lifted and bright with great clarity.  Subtle notes of cardamom, kaffir, lemongrass and  jasmine. A finely structured palate with delicate texture and sherbet-like acidity.

Das ist keine Orange 2019 – Light-medium bodied, dry, bright acidity, and light tannins with notes of cooking spices, lime and peach. Macerated for 8 weeks on their skins and age for 7 months before bottling.

Red Wine $30++

***Failla Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2018 – You’ll have to search far and wide to find a Willamette Valley Pinot this good at this price. Winemaker Ehren Jordan works his magic to offer a well-integrated mix of fruit and barrel flavors, blackberries, black cherry, mocha and coffee. The ripe and focused tannins add notes of espresso and toasted hazelnuts; the wine is a sheer joy to drink. ($35)
Laely Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – Cassis expresses the base of the aroma followed by both ripe and dried cherries with some subtle cigar box notes. The palate is very supple and ripe with cherry vanilla, sweet black cherry, leather and light allspice. The finish is long and the wine responds very well to decanting.
Heitz Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 – Woody, herbal and elegantly structured, this wine is high-toned and freshly layered in bold red fruit. Given time in the barrel and the bottle, it shows its graceful edges and nuanced elegance with ease, finishing in dusty crushed rock. It vastly overdelivers on its price point. ($70)
Domaine Monier Perreol Saint-Joseph 2018 – Rhone legends Jean-Pierre Monier and Phillipe Perreol combined forces nearly a decade ago to meet market demand for their sought-after Northern Rhone cuvées. The bouquet of this 2018 bottling is unassuming with a trim floral, peony element, an air of cooked plums, and notes of citrus and golden apples. The fresh palate is marked by notes of olives, almonds, red currants, black pepper, tea, and wet stones. Biodynamically farmed. ($48)

Barbaresco ‘Rabajà – Bas’ Castello di Verduno 2016 – An intense, full-bodied, Piedmontese Nebbiolo rich in aromas of red-skinned fruits, new leather, withered flowers, eucalyptus, licorice, menthol, and dark spices. The savory palate is still young but already boasts succulent red cherry, crushed raspberry, star anise and clove while taut, refined tannins and bright acidity provide finesse and freshness. ($64)

Calabretta Nerello Mascalese VV 2010 – Aged ten years, featuring Mount Etna terroir, and now, secondary character, this Sicilian red made from 100% Nerello Mascalese grapes is bodied, dry and loaded with character. 

Olga Raffault Chinon, Les Picasses 2015 – New Vintage! Aromas of morello cherry, red currant, blackberry and prune with hints of licorice, earth and black pepper. The palate shows silky tannins and sappy red and black fruits with chalky minerals and a firm acidity. Earthy prune, plum and cherry fruits linger in the long finish. 100% Cabernet Franc.

Domaine de L’Iserand Malsert Syrah 2018 – This juicy, easy-drinking Syrah grows in granite, mica, and schist soils and is aged in a combination of fiberglass and concrete. Fruit-forward, vibrant, and thirst-quenching– a true porch pounder!

Domaine Gour de Chaule Gigondas 2016 – Layers of dark fruit, earth and deep meaty flavors thanks to a blend of smoky Syrah and powerful Grenache fruit.

Brunier Châteauneuf du Pape Piedlong 2016 – Crafted from old Grenache on the stony plateau of Piedlong along with a dollop of Mourvèdre. Sturdy, silky smooth tannic backbone, velvet, perfumed fruit, and perfectly pitched between freshness, robustness, richness and minerality. ($68)

Turley Juvenile Zinfandel 2018 –  Sets the standard for classic California Zinfandel. Fragrant, bright, vibrant pepper and spice with lovely lifted red fruits, satiating acidity and a hint of blue fruits as well. This wine will drink well right out of the gate and conveys a real sense of energy on the palate.

Petit Corbin-Despagne Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2015 – This generous and well structured Grand Cru has a rich purple color and a nose displaying blackberry and blackcurrant.

Stephane Tissot Arbois Rouge 2018 – A blend of Trousseau, Poulsard and Pinot from the Jura’s great biodynamic producer.  Elegant, earthy & light, with enticing texture & black fruit notes, this deft red is perfect for the dog days. ($45)

Sky Vineyards Zinfandel Mount Veeder 2013 – The bouquet is pure, soil-driven and complex showing a blend of black raspberries, spit-roasted game, fine mountain soil tones, cigar smoke and exotic spices. Full-bodied with a lovely core of fruit, moderate tannins, tangy acids and great focus and grip on the complex and very, very promising finish. Although it is quite approachable today, this Zinfandel will age long and gracefully.

Chateau Du Tertre Margaux 2012 – This 125-acre vineyard is beautifully situated in the southern sector of the appellation of Margaux. Dense ruby/purple, with intense nose of sweet cassis fruit, cherries and cedar. Full body, silky tannins, good acidity and a long, fruity finish.  Elegant, lush, velvety-textured mouthfeel and impressive purity and depth. ($80)

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.

Pierre Morey Monthelie Rouge 2017 – A dry, earthy, full bodied, rustic red by Pierre Morey, living legend of Burgundy and former winemaker and vineyard manager for the famed Domaine Leflaive. ($58)

Padeletti Rosso di Montacino 2016 – Fermented in glass-lined cement tanks and aged in ultra-traditional 30 hectoliter Slovenian botti for two years. Expressive, plush and balanced with notes of bright sour cherry, red plum and earth.

Danilo Thomain Enfer D’Arvier Vallée D’Aoste 2018 – Rosenthal import made from the Petit Rouge grape. Compelling rusticity with wild berry fruit and lively freshness.

San Fereolo ‘Il Provinciale’ Langhe Nebbiolo 2015 – Nicoletta Bocca makes this biodynamic wine with Nebbiolo fruit from Serralunga d’Alba and Dogliani. Dry and intense, great character and terror. Deep, powerful and dark toned with grippy tannins.

Lopez de Heredia Vina Cubillo 2010 – Deep and nuanced with great freshness. Dusty red cherries, blood orange, nutmeg and spices.

Raul Perez La Poulosa Lomas de Valtuille Bierzo 2016 – From the Mencia grape varietal, generous, approachable and expressive with bramble fruits and lovely underlying acidity.

Nikalas Marani Budeshuri 2018 – Georgian, aged in qvevri (underground clay casks), made from a clone of the red Saperavi grape. Peppery and bright with strawberry and plum fruit flavors and just a little smoky barnyard. Great with a chill.

Arnot Roberts Sonoma Coast Syrah 2018 – Pure black cherry and blackberry juiciness at its core, framed by lively acidity, and a dry, peppery finish.

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.

Robert Sinskey POV Red Blend 2014 – A Bordeaux-style blend from Carneros, with black fruits, savory herbs, star anise, and hints of cocoa and vanilla.

Amapola Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 – Bursting with juicy blackberry and black currant fruit accented with subtle notes of oak and toasted vanilla.

Weingut Roterfaden Pinot Noir 2018 – Natural, small production, light, dry, Austrian Pinot Noir. Pure strawberry fruit with hints of white pepper.

Benedicte et Stephane Tissot, Arbois Poulsard 2018 – This bio-dynamic blend of Trousseau, Poulsard, and Pinot Noir from the Jura is a perfect summer red and will leave you wanting more. ($54)

Paolo Bea Rosso de Veo 2015  – Pure Sagrantino, from the highest point in Montefalco. Tannic and bold with layers and layers of interest and flavor–sandalwood spice, mineral-saturated depth, crunchy dark berries, and on and on, from the Bea family in Umbria. ($74)

White & Rosé Wine $30++

Montlouis ‘Clos Michet’, Domaine de la Taille Aux Loups [Jacky Blot] – 100% Chenin Blanc from renowned vintner, Jacky Blot of Domaine de la Taille aux Loups, located on the southern bank of the Loire. ($39)

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 Vacheron Sancerre 2019 – Biodynamic, complex and elegant with fleshy white Sauvignon Blanc fruit and an intense steely texture. This entry-level wine from this producer is anything but. The wine will be ready to drink from 2020

Bianco Conestabile 2017 – A blend of Trebbiano and Malvasia, this Italian white gives off pronounced notes of almonds, fresh orange peel, and a hint of lemon.

Clos Cibonne Tibouren Rose 2018 – Salmon orange in color, the nose is compelling, aromatic and spicy, with a round yet vibrant palate and surprisingly mineral finish.

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.

Domaine Bersan Chablis 2018 – Unoaked, bright and mineral driven, made from biodynamically farmed Chardonnay grapes. Crisp and mouthwatering.

E&E Vocoret Chablis En Boueran 2018 – Eleni & Edouard Vocoret specialize mainly in single-site ‘village’ level wines, but they have quickly reached the levels of some of the Chablis greats. Taut and precise, with hints of apple and tangerine. A standout.

Pavese Ermes Blanc de Morgex et de la Salle 2018 – 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.

Bisson Marea Cinque Terre 2018 – Made from a blend of traditional Ligurian varietals: Bosco, Vermentino and Albarola. Fuller-bodied thanks to lees aging and complex, with notes of spice, herbs and almonds and a briny finish.

Bubbly & Ciders

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.

Left Bank’s Tina Cider (500 ml)- Picked from truckloads of apples from Tina’s generations-old farm in the Catskills, this is a particular, uncultivated sparking cider is made of a combination of bittersweet and crab apples, resulting in a complex, fruit-forward sparking cider with a balanced structure and crisp finish. 

Montlouis sur Loire Brut Tradition – Crafted by Jacky Blot, a master of Loire Chenin Blanc, his ‘Brut Tradition’ is medium-bodied and dry. Golden in the glass with fine beading and a bready nose of pear and apples. Yellow, green, and white fruit on the round palate with a creamy dry finish. Pair with cheese, poultry, fish, and fried food. 100% Chenin Blanc.

Pierre Peters “Cuvée de Réserve” Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne – The NV Brut Cuvée de Réserve is absolutely delicious, agreeably dry, medium in body, and displays a lovely purity in its flavors. It offers a 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.

Bisson Glera Frizzante – Ligurian Prosecco with tiny, elegant bubbles. Dry, easy and fresh.

Barouillet “Splash” Pet-Nat 2018 –  Wildly refreshing and crisp, with flavors of citrus and wet stone. 100% Semillon.

Sebastien Brunet “100%” Pet Nat Rose NV –Made from 100% Grolleau, this Pet Nat is a sparkling delight. Full mouth feel, creamy texture, and ripe strawberry notes make for perfect summertime sipping.

Filipa Pato ‘3B” Método 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.

Champagne Doyard, Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut Grand Cru 2008 – Blanc de Blancs, 100% Chardonnay from 50+ year old vines in Avize, Le Mesnil, Cramant, and Oger. On the nose aromas of sea spray, lemon oil, grapefruit pith dominate, giving way to scents of white flowers and brioche.

Champagne Michel Gonet Grand Cru Mesnli Sur Oger 2011 – Blanc de Blancs, 100% Chardonnay from Le Mesnil sur Oger. A mineral driven, bone dry, yet generous sparkler with notes of citrus, honey and brioche.

Cidrerie du Vulcain, La Transparente 2018 – This dry Swiss cider is made from 20 different apple varieties! Unfined, lightly filtered, it’s bodied & juicy, with pure ripe apple flavor.

Sundstrom Sponti Cider 2018 – Leif Sundstrom’s newest release of his flagship cider is now in. Twelve months of lees aging before bottling for a delicate, balanced, elegant Hudson Valley cider made with Northern Spy, Golden Russet, Baldwin and Wickson apples.

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