WATTS GROCERY WINE LIST

REDS glass/carafe/bottle Belle Glos, “Meiomi” Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, California ‘09, ’10 //39 flavors of bing cherry, delicate velvet texture and garnet hue with rich brown spices Ridge Vineyard, East Bench Zinfandel, California ‘09 //42 raspberry and red currant fruits, attractive barrel toast and spice, lively acid, great with Southern food Bergevin Lane, Calico Red Syrah Cab Blend, Columbia Valley, Washington State ’08 //38 juicy, intense, loaded with flavor, nicely structured with soft tannins and lingering finish Durigutti Winery, Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina ’09, ’10 10/14/38 ripe and toasty, tones of blackberry and plum, soft yet full-bodied with medium tannins Two Hands, “Sexy Beast” Cabernet Sauvignon, McLaren Valley, Australia ’10 //55 flavors of charcoal, ripe plums, aniseed, rich flavor with soft finish held up with long tannins Northstar Vineyard, Merlot, Columbia Valley, Washington ’07 //42 lots of structure in this Bordeaux style merlot, ripe, full-bodied with balanced tannins and hint of cherry Yangarra Estate, Shiraz, McLaren Valley, Australia ’08 //37 ripe nose, with raspberry and cherry, lots of structure and balanced tannins with complexity and finesse Amberhill Vineyards, Secret Red Blend, California ’10 8/12/30 aromas of bing cherry and strawberry blended with notes of cedar and espresso Bodegas Colomé, “Estate” Malbec, Salta, Argentina ’09 //43 one of the top rated malbecs, layered with berry, violet, chocolate and spices, long and round finish Once Wines, Sommelier Series “The Table” Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California 10/14/38 layered with berry, plum and tobacco; juicy and rich with dark fruit flavors and rich tannins Cantina Sant’Evasio, Barbera d’Asti, Nizza Monferrato, Italy ’09 7/11/27 garnet red and intense with soft spicy notes and hints of violet, harmonic with ripe acidity B.R. Cohn, “Silver Label” Cabernet Sauvignon, North Coast, California ’08 //39 aging in French oak, full, rich flavors of berry, cassis and black cherry with hints of vanilla Domaine de Garrigon, Cotes du Rhone, France ’09, ’10 8/12/30 dark fruit, black pepper, medium bodied and earthy with balanced acidity Bodegas LAN, Rioja Crianza, Spain ’06 8/12/30 brilliant red cherry with violet hues, elegant ageing aromas with hints of stone fruit Badia a Coltibuono, Cancelli Tuscan blend, Chianti, Italy ’09 7/11/27 70% sangiovese with ruby color, fresh aromas of summer fruit, goos structure and moderate acidity HeronVineyards, Pinot Noir, Sonoma County, California ’09 10/14/38 nice balance of earthy, herbal notes with fresh, crisp cherry and a refreshing finish Ponzi Vineyards, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon ’09, ’10 //43 spiced blackberry with violet and tobacco notes and an expressive nose Engelbrecht Els Vineyards “Proprietor’s Blend,” Stellenbosch, South Africa ’06 //44 59% cabernet sauvignon, complex nose with cedar and cherry, ripe but restrained with elegant tannins Mas Codina, Vinya Ferrer Cabernet Sauvignon, Alt Penedes, Spain ’07 10/14/38 rich garnet color, spicy with dark fruit richness and ovetones of oak, soft and supple finish Vina Peralillo “Arenal,” Carmenere, Colchagua, Chile ’09 8/12/30 violet color and aromas of spice and black fruits, elegant and subtle, medium body and a long finish Philippe Cambie, Les Halos de Jupiter, Vacqueyras, France ’09 //39 inky color, dark fruit flavors with a rich body and earth tones finishing with well balanced tannins SPARKLING glass/carafe/bottle Luna Argenta, Prosecco, Italy nv 7 //29 pale straw in color with tiny bubbles and flavors of nectarine and honeysuckle Foggy Ridge First Fruit Sparkling Cider, Virginia nv 8 //30 blends early season heirloom American apples for a rich fruity cider with great acidity Flor, Prosecco Rosato, Veneto, Italy nv 9 //34 fresh, ripe strawberries on the nose, fruity and creamy palette with a clean finish WHITES glass/carafe/bottle Sokol Blosser, “Evolution,” Oregon 14th/15th Edition 10/14/38 negociant blend of 9 varietals, food friendly, layered and smooth with a citrus finish Alois Lageder, Pinot Bianco, Alto Adige, Italy ’10 //28 pronounced and clean with this light to medium bodied palette wine, delicious finish Paul Dolan, Chardonnay, Mendocino County, California ’09 9/13/34 pear and winter citrus fruit character is complemented by creamy vanilla spice Chateau Cherchy-Desqueyroux, Graves, Bordeaux, France ’09 //32 nice round wine with a range of floral notes, surprising richness, creamy texture and refreshing finish. Henri Bourgeois, Sancerre “les baronnes,” France ’09 //35 exotic fruit and citrus, subtle yet powerful with persistence and harmony with a great sense of terroir Bodegas Ostatu, Rioja Bianco, Rioja Alavesa, Spain ’10 9/13/34 bright lemon and mineral aromas combine with good lush fruit on the palate Au Bon Climat, Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County, California ’09 //39 elegant with a core of acidity and minerality, warm flavors of pear and almond along with crisp citrus Paco & Lola, Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain ’09, ’10 9/13/34 complex with nervy minerality and aromas of exotic fruits with herbal tones Bastianich, “Adriatica” malvasia, Croatia ’09 10/14/38 floral, mineral, and hint of tropical fruit; flinty texture with a long, dry finish Steele Wines, Shooting Star Aligoté, Washington ’09 9/13/34 crisp and clean, flinty elements with light floral on the nose with tart apple finish Sagelands Vineyard, Riesling, Columbia Valley, Washington ’08 8/12/30 notes of white peach and orange blossom with vivid acidity and an off-dry palate Cave de Lugny, “Les Charmes” Macon, France ’10 //29 crisp, pure fruit, nice bouquet of grapefruit, racy with nice minerality and dry finish Il Conte, Pinot Grigio, Veneto, Italy ’10 7/11/27 pale, straw color with clean, intense aromas and dry profile, pleasant citrus finish Turk Vom Urgestein, Gruner Veltliner, Austria ’09 9/13/34 rich, complex, retains great freshness and vitality, stone fruit and aromatics on the palette Matanzas Creek Winery, Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma County, California ’10 //35 intensely perfumed with pink grapefruit and tart tangerine with a smooth, minerally finish Chapoutier, Cotes du Rhone Blanc “Belleruche,” Grenache Blanc, France ’09, ’10 9/13/34 notes of white fruit, beeswax, honey with a hint of almond, shows intriguing minerality and complexity Doria, Sauvignon Blanc, Loire Valley, France ’08 8/12/30 mineral notes with citrus and white peach and a bright, crisp finish