Featured Wines & Aperitifs

 

Featured Aperitifs

2010 Muscat de Frontignan $6
Chateau de la Peyrade Sweet Complex and full in the mouth, rich and fruity yet fresh

Le Blanc Limé $4
Chardonnay, lemonade, a splash of soda and a squeeze of lime
Le Kir $5
Chardonnay and black current liquor
Pineau des Charentes $7
Natural smooth, chilled blend of Cognac and grapes juice, aged for 2 years
Sangria $4
Relax with a glass of chilled red wine with seasonal fruits, secrets spices, rhum, & brandy
French Kiss $7
Sparkling Jacqueline Brut and Grand Marnier.
French Martini $6
Chilled blend of vodka, Chambord raspberry liquor and pineapple juice

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Featured White Wines
House wines are available by the bottle, the glass, the half glass, and the taste $.50 and wine flight, your choice of four wines, poured in three ounces quantities, and sold as a “set” $6.50

2010 Graves (Chateau Magence)
Bordeaux
$20 Bottle / $5 glass
This is a very nice, if funky, Bordeaux equal blend of Sauvignon and Sémillon The nose is a floral and citrus blend that is quite appealing. The wine is crisp and refreshing with notes of lemon, lime apricot and pear. It possesses a well balanced acidity and goes wonderfully when paired with cheese, The Chateau Magence Graves 2010 is worth a nice long look on those hot summer days. Its acidity adds an uplifting character to its charm.

2011 Pays d’Oc Rosé ( Cante Merle)
Roussillon
$18 Bottle / $4.50 glass
From the sun drenched vineyards of southern France, next to the Spanish border, on the Mediterranean sea from a dry, fruity, blend of the Mediterranean red grapes 40% cinsault 30% grenache 10% Carignan and 20% Syrah

2012 Principauté d’Orange white Carignan
(Domaine le Renard) southern Rhone
$20 Bottle / $5 glass
The town of Orange, at the very southern end of the Rhone Valley in southern France. lies just north of the junction between the eastern Languedoc and Provence, this bio estate raised a very impressive wine, from low yield 30 year old white Carignan vines, vinified at low temperatures in tank.,the wine has very nice, lemon scents, pure fruit with subtle fennel notes in the nose. Lush entry into the mouth. Excellent density and good acids and texture. perfect with sea food

2011 Macon-Villages la cote Blanche (Cave de Lugny)
Bourgogne
$20 Bottle / $5.glass
Light, smooth, easy drinking, no oak, Chardonnay blend from different terroirs, around the village of Lugny in the Maconnais (Southern Burgundy region), The nose is fresh with intense notes of fruit and flowers (citrus, white flowers and honey). The palate is flattering, fresh and gourmand.

2011 White Zinfandel (Corbett Canyon)
California
$24 magnum /$3 glass
The classic

2013 Bordeaux “les vignes de la Garène”(Chateau Vrai Caillou)
Bordeaux
$21 bottle/ $5.25 glass
Situated the highest point of the Entre deux Mers region on a stony ground vitally important for growing the vines (Caillou’ means ‘pebble), This is a bright, fresh and elegant wine with flavors of peach and lemon, hint of smoke and spice and crisp clean finish. The blend 70% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Semillon and 10% Muscadelle is an ideal accompaniment to the mussels the wine is light and juicy enough to serve all by itself on a warm summer day. But is has such dynamic minerality, owed to old vines grown in rocky soil, that it will make virtually any type of seafood dish sing

2012 Sauvignon Blanc Pays d’Oc
(Domaine de Valensac)
Languedoc
$18 Bottle / $4.50 glass
From Pascal’s country on the Mediterranean sea next to Spain Domaine de Valensac. working with limited yields and only picking at perfect ripeness, along with modern handling and wine making techniques, makes a Sauvignon with wonderful aromatics and texture, up front, herbaceous and with a lick of grapefruit zestiness that peps up the palate and whets the appetite, a treat

Featured Red Wines
House wines are available by the bottle, the glass, the half glass, and the taste $.50 and wine flight, your choice of four wines, poured in three ounces quantities, and sold as a “set” $6.50

2012 Pinot Noir (Les Pins Sacrés)
Pays
$22 Bottle / $5.50 glass
Autumnal aromas of blackberries and blackcurrant, this soft, elegant style of Pinot Noir is full of vibrant strawberry and raspberry fruit flavors, it is produced in the south of France by an association of wine growers with strong desire to keep family vineyards

2008 Merlot (Domaine de Bellevue)
Languedoc
$22 Bottle / $5.50 glass
Domaine de Bellevue, in the heart of the “Côtes de Thongue” can be found near the Languedoc village of Montblanc, which nestles between Pézenas and Béziers where perfectionist wine maker, ex Latin teacher and owner “Madame Helene Pera” produces a medium bodied Merlot aged for 14 months in oak

2012 Pays d’Oc ( Cante Merle)
Roussillon
$18 Bottle / $4.50 glass
From the sun drenched vineyards of southern France, next to the Spanish border, on the Mediterranean sea, an enjoyable, ripe, spicy, blend of 60% Carignan and 40% Syrah, dense, purple in color wine with supple and juicy mouth to be paired with the steak frites and the charcuterie

2011 Syrah (Cave de Cers)
Pays d Oc
$18 Bottle / $4.50 glass
As a northen cote du Rhone grape Syrah need a lot of ageing, in the Languedoc area, Syrah produces wines with quick accessibility. The wine from a small growers association shows lush fruit flavors, fresh sage, dusty earth, boysenberry and spice. It is lovely with dinner, or simply enjoyed as a great cocktail

2012 Bourgueil Cuvée Graviers (Damien Lorieux)
Loire
$25 Bottle / $6.25 glass
This wine is made from old vines grapes located on a gravely soil. The wine 100% Cabernet Franc raised with out oak is extremely fruity (red berries), with a medium bodied mouth and nice fresh finish and can accompany a number of plates throughout the whole meal – appetizers, white meat, cheese Bourgueil is a town in the central Loire Valley wine region of France. Domaine Lorieux is a small all natural estate

Rho2012 Cotes du Rhone (Domaine Maby Variations)
Rhone 
$24 Bottle / $6 glass
This southern familial cotes du Rhone estate next to Tavel, cultivate on a soil similar to the Chateau Neuf du Pape .The blend from old wine, with no oak, is Grenache noir (44%) Carignan (27%) Mourvèdre (18%) and Syrah (11%) The powerful Shiny, quite dark red; crisply-cut, some alcohol lining the side of the bouquet, red cherry – the nose is stiff, modern, bustles out of the glass. There is a clear precision in its sleek fruit, then an accumulation of pebble and flint.
It is a Côtes du Rhône of some scale, and rocks along on its fruit. It is a touch arm’s length, but good. It achieves impact, is a wine for food – grills, roasts.