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Updated: September 22nd, 2014

WINES BY THE GLASS

Sparkling

Brut, Thornton, California, NV

Blanc de Blancs, Schramsberg Vineyards, California, 2010

Brut, Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, Yellow Label, Reims –France, NV

Brut Rose, Domaine Carneros, Carneros, NV

White

Pinot Grigio, Palmina, Santa Barbara County, 2013

Sauvignon Blanc, Cakebread, Napa Valley, 2013

Chardonnay, Hafner, Alexander Valley, 2010

Chardonnay,Patz and Hall, Dutton Ranch, Russian River Valley, 2012

Chardonnay, Far Niente, Estate Bottled, Napa Valley, 2012

Riesling, Firestone, Central Coast, 2012

Rose, Hart, Cabernet Franc, Estate Grown, Temecula, 2013

Esprit de Beaucastel, Tablas Creek Vineyard, Paso Robles, 2011

Gewurztraminer, Navarro, Anderson Valley, Mendocino, 2011

Viognier, Calera, Central Coast, 2011

Red

Pinot Noir, Morgan, 12 Clone, Santa Lucia Highlands, 2012

Pinot Noir, Keller Estate, La Cruz Vineyard, Sonoma Coast, 2010

Pinot Noir, ZD, Carneros, 2012

Pinot Noir, Brewer-Clifton, 3-D, Sta.. Rita Hills, 2011

Merlot, Monticello Vineyards, Napa Valley, Corley Family, 2010

Merlot, Shafer, Napa Valley, 2011

Meritage, Ramey Wine Cellars, Claret, Napa Valley, 2012

Cabernet Sauvignon, Caymus, Napa Valley, 2012

Cabernet Sauvignon, Justin, Paso Robles, 2011

Cabernet Sauvignon, Silver Oak, Alexander Valley, 2009

Cabernet Sauvignon, Robert Craig, Affinity, Napa Valley, 2010

Syrah, Nickel & Nickel, Dyer Vineyard, Napa Valley, 2006

Zinfandel, Frog’s Leap, Napa Valley, 2012

HALF
BOTTLES

Whites

Sauvignon Blanc, Frog’s Leap, Napa Valley, 2012

Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek, Sonoma County, 2012

Pinot Grigio, Longoria, Santa Barbara, 2012

Chardonnay, Patz & Hall, Hyde Vineyard, Carneros, 2012

Chardonnay, Sonoma-Cutrer, Russian River Ranches, 2012

Viognier, Pride Mountain Vineyards, Sonoma, 2013

Reds

Pinot Noir, Chehalem, Three Vineyards, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2012

Pinot Noir, Clos Du Val, Carneros, 2008

Pinot Noir, Patz & Hall, Hyde Vineyard, Carneros, 2012

Pinot Noir, Raptor Ridge, Shea Vineyard, Oregon, 2012

Merlot, Swanson, Napa Valley, 2006

Merlot, Switchback Ridge, Napa Valley, 2011

Cabernet Sauvignon, Lail Vineyard, J. Daniel Cuvee, Napa Valley, 2010

Cabernet Sauvignon, Ridge Vineyards, Estate, Santa Cruz Mountains, 2010

Opus One, Napa Valley, Oakville, 2010

Rhone Blend, Tablas Creek Vineyards, Esprit de Tablas, 2011

Syrah, Jaffurs Wine Cellars, Santa Barbara, 2012

Zinfandel, Grgich Hills, Estate, Napa Valley, 2010

Zinfandel, Mauritson, Rockpile, Sonoma County, 2012

FULL BOTTLES

Sparkling Wines

Billecarte-Salmon, Brut Rose, France, NV, Half Bottle

Domaine Carneros, Le Rêve, Blanc de Blanc, 2006

Domaine Carneros, Brut Rose, Napa Valley, NV

Domaine Chandon, Blanc de Noir, Napa Valley, NV

Mumm Cuvée Napa, DVX, 2005

Mumm Cuvée Napa, Brut Prestige, Napa Valley, NV

Schramsberg Vineyards, Blanc de Noir, California, 2007

Schramsberg Vineyards, Cremant, Demi-sec, California, 2007

Schramsberg Vineyards, Blanc de Blancs, California, 2009

Schramsberg Vineyards, J. Schram, Napa Valley, 2005

Roederer Estate, L’ Ermitage, Anderson Valley, 2005

Thornton, Brut, California, NV

WHITE BLENDS

Caymus, Conundrum, California, 2011

Tablas Creek Vineyard, Esprit de Beaucastel, Paso Robles, 2011

Adventurous White Varietals

Albarino, Tangent, Paragon Vineyard, Edna Valley, 2012

Chenin Blanc, Foxen, Santa Maria Valley, 2010

Chenin Blanc, Chappellet, Napa Valley, 2012

Grenache Blanc, Tangent, Paragon Vineyard, Edna Valley, 2012

Gruner Veltliner, Zocker, Estate Grown, Paragon Vineyard, Edna Valley, 2012

Malvasia Bianca, Palmina, Santa Barbara County, 2011

Pinot Blanc, Alma Rosa, Santa Rita Hills, 2009

Pinot Blanc-Pinot Gris, Au Bon Climat, Santa Barbara County, 2010

Pinot Gris, MacMurray Ranch, Sonoma Coast, 2012

Pinot Grigio, Laird Family Estate, Cold Creek Ranch, Carneros, 2011

Pinot Grigio, Palmina, Santa Barbara County, 2013

Pinot Grigio, Swanson, Napa Valley, 2009

Riesling, Firestone, Central Coast, 2011

Riesling, Dry, Hope & Grace, Napa Valley, 2011

Rose, Hart, Grenache, Estate Grown, Temecula, 2012

Tocai Friulano, Palmina, Santa Barbara, 2012

Vermentino, Uvaggio, Lodi, 2007

Viognier, Alban Vineyards, Central Coast, 2012

Viognier, Calera, Central Coast, 2011

Viognier, Palumbo Family Vineyards, Temecula, 2009

Gewurztraminer, Handley Cellars, Anderson Valley, Mendocino, 2007

Gewurztraminer, Navarro, Anderson Valley, 2012

Sauvignon Blanc

Cakebread Cellars, Napa Valley, 2012

Chalk Hill, Sonoma County, 2010

Duckhorn Vineyards, Napa Valley, 2012

Eric Kent, Cuvee Renee, Sonoma County, 2013

Grgich Hills, Fume Blanc, Estate, Napa Valley, 2011

Medlock Ames, Bell Mountain Vineyard, Alexander Valley, 2013

Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery, Napa -Sonoma, 2012

Walter Hansel, Russian River Valley, 2011

Merry Edwards, Russian River Valley, 2012

Chardonnay

Napa Valley/North Coast

Alondra, Middleridge Ranch Vineyard, Mendocino, 2009

Chateau Montelena, Napa Valley, 2011

Cakebread, Napa Valley, 2013

Chappellet, Napa Valley, 2012

Far Niente, Estate, Napa Valley, 2012

Ferrari-Carano, Napa-Sonoma, Reserve, 2010

Groth, Napa Valley, 2012

Lewis Cellars, Reserve, Napa Valley, 2012

Lonen, California, 2009

Newton, Unfiltered, Nappa Valley, 2010

Pahlmeyer, Napa Valley, 2007

Sonoma County

Aubert, UV-SL Vineyard, Sonoma Coast, 2012

Chalk Hill, Sonoma County, 2012

En Route, Les Brumeaux, Russian River Valley, 2012

Dumol, Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, 2010

Eric Kent, Estate, Sonoma Coast, 2012

Flowers Vineyard and Winery, Sonoma Coast, 2012

Hafner, Alexander Valley, 2009

Jordan, Russian River Valley, 2010

Keller Estate, La Cruz Vineyard, Sonoma Coast, 2010

Keller Estate, Oro De Plata, Sonoma Coast, 2010 (Unoaked)

Kistler, Les Noisetiers, Sonoma Mountain, 2012

Patz & Hall, Dutton Ranch, Russian River Valley, 2012

Ramey, Sonoma Coast, 2010

Robert Craig, Durell Vineyard, Sonoma Valley, 2010

Sonoma Cutrer, Les Pierres Estate, Sonoma, 2010

Freestone by Joseph Phelps, Estate, Sonoma Coast, 2009

Walter Hansel, The North Slope, Russian River Valley, 2010

Williams Selyem, “Unoaked”, Russian River Valley, 2011

Carneros

Benziger Family Winery, Carneros, 2011

Rombauer Vineyards, Carneros, 2012

Central Coast / Santa Barbara County

Brewer-Clifton, Santa Rita Hills, 2011

Calera, Central Coast, 2010

Cambria, Katherine’s Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, 2010

Chalone Vineyards, Estate Grown, Monterey, 2009

Mer Soleil, Central Coast, 2009

Ridge, Estate, Santa Cruz Mountains, 2010

Sea Smoke, Santa Rita Hills, 2011

Talbott, Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, Monterey, 2011

Pinot Noir

Mendocino

Migration, by Duckhorn, Anderson Valley, 2011

Williams Selyem, Ferrington, Anderson Valley, 2009

Sonoma County

Cobb, Coastlands Vineyards Sonoma Coast, 2007

Dumol, Pinot Noir, Estate, Russian River Valley, 2011

Joseph Phelps, Freestone Vineyard, Sonoma Coast, 2011

Emeritus, Russian River Valley, 2011

En Route by Nickel & Nickel, Les Pommiers, Russian River Valley, 2012

Eric Kent Wine Cellars, Russian River Valley, 2012

Flowers Vineyard and Winery, Sonoma Coast, 2011

Gary Farrell, Russian River Valley, 2011

Keller Estate, La Cruz Vineyard, Sonoma Coast, 2010

Kistler, Russian River Valley, 2012

MacMurray Ranch, Russian River Valey, 2012

Mi Sueno, Russian River Valley, 2010

Patz & Hall, Sonoma Coast, 2012

Paul Hobbs, Russian River Valey, 2012

Sonoma Cutrer, Estate, Sonoma, 2008

Williams Selyem, Vista Verde Vineyard, San Benito County, 2010

Carneros – Napa Valley

Acacia, Carneros, 2011

Domaine Carneros, Estate, 2011

ZD, Carneros, 2012

Central Coast

Calera, Ryan Vineyard, Mt. Harlan, Central Coast, 2008

David Bruce, Santa Cruz Mountains, 2007

Hope & Grace, Doctor’s Vineyard, SLH, 2010

Morgan, Twelve Clones, Santa Lucia Highlands, 2012

Sequana, Santa Lucia Highlands, 2011

Talley Vineyards, Pinot Noir, Arroyo Grande Valley, 2009

Talbott, Logan, Sleepy Hollow Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands, 2010

Santa Barbara County

Au Bon Climat, Santa Barbara County, 2011

Brewer Clifton, Mount Carmel, Santa Rita Hills, 2010

Brewer Clifton, 3-D, Santa Rita Hills, 2011

Brewer Clifton, Santa Rita Hills, 2011

Cambria, Julia’s Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, 2012

Foxen, Block 8, Bien Nacido Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, 2012

Foxen, La Encantada, 2012

Sanford, Sanford & Benedict Vineyard, Santa Rita Hills, 2010

Three Saints, Santa Maria Valley, 2009

Oregon

Beaux Freres, Beaux Freres Vineyard, 2008

Bergstrom, Silice, Willamette Valley, 2012

Elk Cove Vineyards, Willamette Valley, 2012

Panther Creek, Yamhill-Carlton, Willamette Valley, 2009

Ribbon Ridge (by Chehalem), Ridgecrest Ridge, Willamette Valley, 2008

Domaine Serene, Evenstad Reserve, Willamette Valley, 2011

DISTINCT RED VARIETALS AND BLENDS

Barbera, Runquist, Amador County, 2012

Cabernet Franc, Hearst Ranch, Lone Tree, Paso Robles, 2010

Cabernet Franc-Merlot, Justin, Justification, Paso Robles, 2011

Carignan, Pellegrini, Old Vines, Redwood Valley, 2005

Dolcetto, Palmina, Santa Barbara County, 2011

Grenache, Jaffurs, Santa Barbara County, 2010

Nebbiolo, Palmina, Stolpman Vineyard, Santa Barbara County, 2007

Nebbiolo/Barbara/Syrah, Palmina, Savoia, Santa Barbara County, 2010

Volpino, Foxen, Super Tuscan Style, Santa Ynez Valley, 2010

Petit Verdot, Runquist, Stanislaus County, 2012

Petite Syrah, Stag’s Leap Winery, Napa Valley, 2009

Petite Syrah, Turley, Hayne Vineyard, Napa Valley, 2009

Petite Sirah, Thornton, Estate Vineyard, Temecula Valley, 2010

Pinotage, Fort Ross, Fort Ross Vineyard, Sonoma Coast, 2007

Sangiovese, Palmina, Undici, Santa Barbara County, 2010

Paraduxx, by Duckhorn, Z Blend, Red Table Wine, Napa Valley, 2009

The Prisoner Wine Company, Red Blend, Napa Valley

L’Aventure, Optimus, Estate, Paso Robles, 2012

RHONE STYLE BLENDS

Foxen, Cuvee Jeanne Marie, Santa Ynez Valley, 2012

Joseph Phelps, Le Mistral, Monterey County, 2010

Tablas Creek Vineyard, Cotes De Tablas, Paso Robles, 2011

Tablas Creek Vineyard, Esprit du Beaucastel Rouge, Paso Robles, 2010

Syrah

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Alexander Valley, Sonoma, 2012

Cambria, Syrah, Tepusquet Vineyard, Santa Maria, 2011

Fess Parker, Santa Barbara County, 2011

Jaffurs Wine Cellars, Santa Barbara County, 2011

Eric Kent Wine Cellars, Carneros, Sonoma, 2011

Kongsgaard, Napa Valley, 2007

Melville, Verna’s, Estate, Santa Barbara, 2011

Meyer Family Cellars, Sonoma County, 2007

Nickel & Nickel, Dyer Vineyard, Napa Valley, 2006

Shafer, Relentless, Napa Valley, 2011

Merlot

Cakebread, Napa Valley, 2010

Duckhorn Vineyards, Napa Valley, 2011

Hearst Ranch, Pico Creek, Paso Robles, 2009

Monticello Vineyards, Corley Family, Estate, Napa Valley, 2009

Newton, Unfiltered, Napa Valley, 2011

Stag’s Leap Winery, Napa Valley, 2010

Rombauer Vineyard, Napa Valley, 2009

Shafer, Napa Valley, 2011

Twomey, by Silver Oak, Napa Valley, 2008

Cabernet Sauvignon

Central Coast/South Coast

Hearst Ranch, Bunkhouse, Paso Robles, 2010

Joullian, Carmel Valley, Monterey, 2006

Justin, Paso Robles, 2011

Palumbo Family Vineyards, Tre Fratelli, Estate Reserve, Temecula, 2009

Sonoma County

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Alexander Valley, 2011

Jordan, Alexander Valley, 2010

Kenwood, Jack London Vineyard, 2010

Kinsella Estates, Dry Creek, 2010

Louis M. Martini, Sonoma County, 2011

Silver Palm, North Coast, 2010

Silver Oak, Alexander Valley, 2009

Napa Valley

Ackerman Family Vineyards, Napa Valley, 2009

Aviary, Napa Valley, 2011

BV, Georges De Latour, Private Reserve, Napa Valley, 2009

Brennan Avery, Vineyard Select, Napa Valley, 2011

Cade (by Plumpjack), Howell Mountain, 2010

Cakebread Cellars, Napa Valley, 2010

Caymus, Napa Valley, 2012

Caymus, Special Selection, Napa Valley, 2011

Chappellet, Pritchard Hill, Napa Valley, 2007

Chateau Montelena, Napa Valley, 2011

Chateau Montelena, The Montelena Estate, 2009

Clos Du Val, Napa Valley, 2010

Dalla Valle, Napa Valley, 2005

Diamond Creek, Gravelly Meadow, 2004

Diamond Creek, Volcanic Hill, 2009

Diamond Creek, Red Rock Terrace, 2003

Duckhorn Vineyards, Napa Valley, 2010

Far Niente, Estate Bottled, 2005

Fisher Vineyards, Coach Insignia, Napa Valley, 2010

Frog’s Leap Winery, Napa Valley, 2011

Grgich Hills, Estate, Napa Valley, 2010

Groth Vineyards & Winery, Oakville, 2010

Groth Vineyards & Winery, Reserve, Oakville, 2008

Groth Vineyards & Winery, Reserve, Oakville, 2006 (Magnum)

Harlan Estate, Napa Valley, 2010

Heitz Wine Cellars, Martha’s Vineyard, 2005

Heitz Wine Cellars, Bella Oaks Vineyard, 2006

Heitz Wine Cellars, Napa Valley, 2009

Hess, Estate Grown, Allomi Vineyard, Napa Valley, 2011

Hope & Grace, St Helena, Napa Valley, 2008

Joseph Phelps, Napa Valley, 2011

Lokoya, Mount Veeder, 2007 (99 points, RP)

Lewis Cellars, Napa Valley, 2009

Malk, Stag’s Leap District, 2007

Markham, Napa Valley, 2011

Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley, 2010

Nickel & Nickel, State Ranch Vineyard, Napa Valley, 2010

O’Shaughnessy, Howell Mountain, Napa Valley, 2011

Paradigm, Oakville, Napa Valley, 2008

Paul Hobbs, Napa Valley, 2011

Ramey, Napa Valley, 2010

Robert Craig, Affinity, Napa Valley, 2010

Rombauer Vineyard, Napa Valley, 2010

Round Pond Estate, Kith & Kin, 2012

Shafer, Hillside Select, Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, 2009 (100 pts.)

Sherwin Family, Estate, Spring Mountain District, 2008

Silver Oak, Napa Valley, 2008

Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery, Napa Valley, 2005

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Artemis, 2011

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Fay Vineyard, 2008

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, SLV Vineyard, 2008

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, Cask 23, 2009

ZD, Napa Valley, 2010

Vineyard 29, CRU, Napa Valley, 2010

MERITAGE & BLENDS

BV, Tapestry Reserve, Napa Valley, 2010

Cain Cuvee, NV9, Napa Valley, NV

Coho, Headquarters, Napa Valley, 2009

Continuum, Napa Valley, 2010 (97 points, Parker)

Decoy, by Duckhorn, Bordeaux Blend, Napa Valley, 2011

Dominus, Napa Valley, 2009

Hafner, Next Red, Malbec Based Blend, Alexander Valley, 2009

Joseph Phelps, Insignia, Napa Valley, 2009

Justin, Isosceles, Paso Robles, 2010

Lyeth, Meritage, Sonoma County, 2009

Dalla Valle, Maya, Napa Valley, 2009

Opus One, Napa Valley, 2009

Pahlmeyer, Red Table Wine, Napa Valley, 2009

Pahlmeyer, Jayson, Napa Valley, 2011

Ramey Wine Cellars, Claret, Napa Valley, 2012

Ridge Vineyards, Estate, Santa Cruz Mountains, 2010

Ridge Vineyards, Monte Bello, Santa Cruz Mountains, 2010

Verite, Le Desir, Sonoma County, 2008 (100 points, RP)

Zinfandel

Frog’s Leap Winery, Napa Valley, 2012

Mauritson, Rockpile, Sonoma Country, 2012

Opolo, Paso Robles, 2012

Ridge Vineyards, Geyserville, California, 2012

Robert Baile, Black Chicken, Napa Valley, 2012

Seghesio Family Vineyards, Alexander Valley, Sonoma, 2011

Turley Wine Cellars, Juvenile, California, 2010

Turley Wine Cellars, Hayne Vineyard, Napa Valley, 2010

Dessert Wines

Beringer, Nightingale, Napa Valley, 2007

Edmeades, Zinfandel, Late Harvest, Mendocino Ridge, 2006

Pacific Rim, Vin De Glacier, Riesling, Monterey County-Washington, 2011

Dolce, Napa Valley, 2006

Fiore D’ Arancio, Orange Muscat, Late Harvest, California, NV

Justin, Obtuse, Port Style, Paso Robles, 2007

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