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 July 15th, 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

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

 

Domaine Altugnac Pinot Noir 2019 – Vibrant and lean with fresh red berry fruit flavors, soft tannins and a moderate finish. (O)

 

Murgo Etna Rosso 2019 – 100% Nerello Mascalese sustainably farmed on volcanic soil.  Red berry fruit, fresh and vibrant, with underpinnings of herbs and great minerality. A steal for just under $20!

 

**Castilla  Y Leon 2019 – 100% Prieto Picudo grapes, this refreshing, lighter bodied Spanish red tastes of tart black berry & cassis fruit, earth and herbs. Serve chilled with cheese, pork and various tapas. (O)

White, Orange & Rosé $20 and under

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 2019 – ‘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.

 

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)

 

Joao Pato Duckman Vinho Branco 2020 – Sustainably  farmed from a great natural producer in Portugal. Unfined and unfiltered, cloudy white aged in stainless steel.  Citrus fruit, easy drinking and fresh. Perfect for summer!

 

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.

 

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)

 

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)

 

Jutta Ambrositsch Rakete 2020 – Stellar new vintage from this Austrian producer! Light and chillable natural red. Bright ruby in color with notes of red fruit, cranberries and cherries with an earthiness that cuts through. Truly delicous!

 

Domaine Bitouzet-Prieur Passetoutgrain 2018 – A blend of Pinot Noir and Gamay sourced from vineyards within Volnay. Light to medium bodied with notes of red cherry and plum with balanced acidity and structure. A delicious red wine to have with food or on its own.

 

Conti Vino Rosso ‘Origini’ 2018 – Black cherry, plum, lavender are front and center in this exuberant red blend from Piedmont. An excellent balance of dark fruit, earth, minerality and spice. (O)

 

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. Vegan-friendly.

White, Rosé & Orange $30 and under

***Gotsa Chinuri 2018 – 100% Chinuri grapes from Georgia. Unfined, unfiltered and certified organic.  This orange wine sees nearly a year on the skins but is not overly tannic. Stone fruit, earth, herbs and notes of black tea. A singular wine! (O)

 

***Villa Job Sudigiri 2019 – Organic and biodynamic, open fermented Sauvignon blanc from Italy. Spends two days on the skins before being fermented and aged in concrete and mulberry wood casks. An expressive wine with great structure and a distinct spicy ginger note. A new staff fav! (O) (B)

 

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)

 

Pomponette Rosé 2020 – Biodynamic,  Provence rosé. Mainly Grenache with a blend of Cinsault, Syrah, Mourvedre  & Vermentino. Classic pale pink/salmon color  with aromatics that are bright and clear. A staff fav! (O) (B)

 

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)

 

I Clivi Ribolla Gialla 2019 – Organically farmed Ribolla Gialla from mineral soils near the Slovenian border and aged/fermented in stainless steel. Great minerality, lemon zest and salinity with refreshing citric acidity. (O)

 

Red Wine $30++

Guy Breton Morgon VV 2019  Light, refreshing, beautifully textured, biodyn. Gamay showing raspberry, pomegranate & rustic spice. As natural as classic, this is a great wine to enjoy very slightly chilled with charcuterie, Sunday roast chicken, or with nothing at all!

 

Thomain Enfer D’ Arvier 2019 – Very small production from a great northern Italian producer on the slopes of Mount Blanc. A fresh, yet bold and structured red made with 100% Petit Rouge. Notes of berries, earth and a sense of the steep mountain terroir from which it grows. Unfined and unfiltered – open at least a half and hour  before drinking.

 

 

***Sebastien Babass “Groll n’ Roll” 2019 – Organically farmed Grolleau from old vines with no added SO2. Black currants, violet flowers, with a touch of spice. Light, easy drinking with a pop of tongue-tingling acidity. Perfect summer red! (O)

 

Olga Raffault Chinon, Les Picasses 2015 – 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.

White, Orange & Rosé Wine $30++

*** Punta Crena “Ca da Rena” Pigato 2019 – Organically farmed along the Ligurian cost. Fresh acidity, with ocean salinity and minerality. Aged 4 months on the lees to give texture and richness. Stone fruit and tropical notes. A staff favorite white! (O)

 

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.

 

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)

 

Domaine Cheveau Pouilly-Fuissé Les Trois Terroirs 2019 – White Burgundy from the heart of Pouilly-Fuissé. Bright, pure and aged on fine lees, this cuvée is notable for it’s powerful minerality, a clear expression of the chalk soil on which it is grown!

 

Domaine de Terrebrune Bandol Rose –  Certified organic Mourvedre, Grenache & Cinsault. Aged for 6-8 months in stainless steel before bottling. Classic pale, salmon color with aromas of grapefruit and lemon. This rose has body and depth paired with a minerally freshness, thanks to the limestone soil. (O)

 

Cider and Sparkling 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 “Suspendue” Wild Fermented Cider – Delicious local cider from Red Hook. Unfined and unfiltered and bone dry!

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

Joao Pato (Duckman) ‘Lucky Duck’ Pet Nat 2020 – This Pet Nat  is very light and easy-drinking, showing notes of apple cider, apricot and orange with the right amount of funk. (O)

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

Aubry Brut Champagne NV – This elegant wine offers a classic depth of minerality, light aromas of blossom, refreshing lemon zest and honey, and savory notes of toasted sourdough and cracked pepper. ($47)

Guy Larmandier Grand Cru Cramant – This wine is from Larmandier’s 8-acre Grand Cru vineyard in Cramant, the epicenter of Chardonnay in Champagne. The wine expresses the exceptional finesse and delicacy as well as the piercing chalk-like minerality and high-toned aromatics of this remarkable Grand Cru. ($63)

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)

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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