Old World Village Barrel Style Wines
Served by 1/2 Kilo or The Kilo
- Shanty Towne Red$15/$30
From Paso Robles, California, the Gluntz Family Winery has worked with our wine Director, Dr. Dave Fulton, in crafting a beautiful blend for the Shanty Towne’s own proprietary red wine. Consisting of 50% estate grown Zinfandel blended with a touch of outside sourced Zin, Petite Syrah and merlot, this red bring to the nose bright red raspberries, red cherries and strawberries. It washes over the palate with cranberry, dried cherry and thyme. A nice fruit balanced finish of dried plum and cassis top it off. Cheers to the Shanty’s own Red!
- Shanty Towne White$12/$24
A fresh white blend which Dr Dave Fulton has worked up with the Glunz Family Winery. Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc grapes combine to bring aromas of orange blossom and honey. Crisp acidity is rounded by the 3 rd grape, Viognier, which softens the wine ever so slightly balancing out fruit and minerality. A refreshing, chilled proprietary white…Cheers
By The Glass or Bottle
- Concannon Chardonnay$7/$26
From Monterey County, Ca., since 1883, this is the oldest ongoing winery under the same family label and stewardship. A delicate citrus bouquet follows with flavors of green apple, Tropical fruit, nutmeg and lemon custard leaving a lingering finish of bright acidity. Livermore Valley, California.
- True Myth Chardonnay$9/$34
Hailing from the central coast of California, this wine brings with it a mouthful of balanced creaminess and acidity loaded with pear, pineapple, vanilla bean and sweet oak. Paso Robles, California.
- Boen Chardonnay$11/$42
Crafted by wine maker Joseph Wagner of the famous Wagner Family, Joe brings the philosophy of combing regions best suited for each varietal he is making. Opulent flavors of apricot, lemon-cream tart and vanilla this chardonnay is produced from vineyards of the tricounty regions of Monterey, Santa Barbara and Sonoma. A rich ripe fruit forward style of Chardonnay.
- Complicated Chardonnay by Taken wine Co.$11/$39
Apple blossom, apricot and lemon peel are the noted aromas. This extremely food friendly wine fills the palate with a touch of lemon zest, spice and a hint of oak leaving a lean crisp finish. A beautiful example from Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County.
- Mer Soleil Chardonnay$12/$46
Fermented in French Oak Barrels, this wine from Monterey County opens with vibrant scents of lemon blossoms and pineapple balanced with a smooth backbone of vanilla. White peach softens the palate followed with a vibrant acidity. It has a lengthy but never heavy finish with a mix of oak, butter and fruit.
- Hungry Blonde Chardonnay$14/$54
A 94 point Dr . Dave Cellar Master selection, this wine is a bold representation from Napa Valley. Peach and honey suckle aromas rise to the nose and the palate is filled with white peach, smoky hazelnuts and buttered citrus. More oak planks the palate as it washes down with a perfectly balanced finish. Carneros AVA, Napa Valley.
- Guenoc Winery Sauvignon Blanc$7/$26
Cool fermented in stainless steel tanks , this crisp example of sauvignon blanc shows great balance in acidity with flavors of grapefruit, pineapple and citrus. Lake County, California.
- Mantanzas Creek Sauvignon Blanc$9/$34
A perennial 90+ point achiever, this wine proudly hails from Sonoma County. Blended with a touch of semillion grape, a multidimensional wine is formed showing traditional grapefruit with additional layers of melon, kiwi, nectarine and pineapple. It leaves the palate with a long crisp finish. Sonoma, County.
- Dry Creek Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc$11/$42
The most complex of our S.B. offerings, this wine blends with its name sake varietal; sauvignon musque and sauvignon gris giving the wine more depth. Aromas of pineapple, passion fruit and orange liquor set the stage for tastes of lemon curd, guava and tangerines. You are left with a mineral and slightly creamy finish! Another 90+ score breaker. Sonoma County.
- MaryHill Riesling$7/$26
From a woman pioneer in Washington State wineries this Riesling carries with it aromas of orange blossoms and grapefruit finished off with lightly sweet flavors of those same fruit. Columbia Valley, Washington.
- Kung Fu Girl Riesling by Charles Smith$9/$34
Fresh citrus blossoms, mandarin orange and white peach laced with minerals fills your palate. A wine spectator top 100 wine for 2016. Washington State.
- Toschi Moscato$7/$26
For those needing to satisfy their sweet tooth, this wine delivers with ripe nectarine, honeyed apricots, peaches and meyer lemons.
- Woodbridge by Mondavi White Zinfandel$7/$26
The style of wine which started America on its journey towards wine appreciation, with a bright pink color from a short kiss with the red zinfandel skins, it finishes with cherries and strawberries and cream.
By The Glass or Bottle
- Greystone Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon$7/$26
Originally produced for the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley, this wine is sourced from fruit throughout the heartland of California. Black Berry, Vanilla and Jam aromas set up for a juicy palate of Dark Berry fruit.
- True Myth Cabernet Sauvignon$9/$34
A rich example of cabernet bringing dark fruit, cassis and smoky oak to the nose followed with flavors of caramel, cocoa and black cherry to the palate ending with a long finish. Always 90+ points on the score chart. Paso Robles, California.
- Seven Falls Cabernet Sauvignon$9/$34
Dark Notes of cocoa and coffee transcending into unmistakable black fruits such as cherry and plum with a hint of mint. Finishes with elegant notes of nuts and spice. All sourced from the Wahluke Slope AVA, Washington State.
- Three Saints, Happy Canyon Cabernet Sauvignon$11/$42
Santa Barbara, California, This wine presents with aromas of deep dark fruit and dusty spices followed with black cherry, cocoa and cassis. Dusty tannins and vanilla lead to a chewy finish.
- Dry Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon$14/$54
This Dr. Dave Cellar Master selection is a fine Sonoma County example of cabernet profiling aromas of plum and blackberry jam. Digging deeper with the nose reveals toasted almonds and leather. Fruit forward with an elegant profile of black raspberries and cocoa powder. Moderate tannins and white pepper carry through to the finish.
- 10 Span Pinot Noir$7/$26
With grapes sourced from California’s Central Coast, this wine presents a heady aroma of ripe cherries with a flavor of bright red currents and spice.
- Ramsay Pinot Noir$9/$34
A Shanty staple, this Pinot doesn’t hold back with plump , juicy fruit forward berries with rose petals and jam. North Coast, California.
- Smith & Perry Pinot Noir$9/$34
From certified sustainable vineyards, this Willamette Valley, Oregon Pinot offers up bright red fruit and floral notes. French oak influences add layers of subtle complexity.
- Meiomi Pinot Noir$11/$42
Sourced from vineyards across 3 counties in California, this blockbuster example of pinot noir shows notes of bright strawberry jam laced with mocha and vanilla bean. The boysenberry, blackberry and dark cherry flavors explode on the palate. Santa Barbara, Monterey and Sonoma sourced grapes.
- Patricia Green Pinot Noir$14/$54
A multi dimensional Pinot offering a more sophisticated, complex “Oregonian” approach from a female pioneer in hand crafted pinot noirs showing perfect balance in both tannins and red fruit flavors. A Dr. Dave Cellar Master selection. Willamette Valley, Oregon.
- Hogue Merlot$7/$26
The aromas are earthy and toasty with black cherry, cocoa and spice. A rich but not overly weighted wine of with black cherry and boysenberry fruit sourced from the Columbia Valley of Washington State.
- De Loach Merlot$9/$34
Grapes sustainably farmed from across California are gathered to construct a wine showing dark berries dusted with chocolate and under lined , toasty vanilla oak. Noted for its soft, lush texture and smooth tannins.
- Duckhorn Merlot$11/$42
Consistantly a top scoring 90+ merlot, this wine exhibits red ripe fruit, with just a hint of oak. Flavors of mocha, cherry and clove dominate with a full bodied palate. It finishes with dried herbs and coffee beans.
- Pride Merlot$14/$54
One of Dr Dave’s favorites, this wine proves to show the finest example of great, North American Merlot. It provides a beautiful bouquet of plum, raspberry, and cocoa wrapped in flavors of plums and dark berries finishing in lingering, silky smooth tannins. A Dr. Dave Cellar Master selection. Napa & Sonoma Counties.
- Charles & Charles- Red Blend$9/$34
70% Cabernet and 30% Syrah. With aromas of black cherry, black berry and earthy tobacco notes, this rich and textured red delivers! The tannins are elegantly refined. Columbia Valley, Washington.
- Eruption- Red Blend by Brassfield$11/$42
An exciting red throwing aromas of blackberries and fresh baked bread. Exciting flavors of ripe blue berries, fresh tobacco leaf and vanilla notes explode on the palate leaving an incredibly long finish! Lake County, California.
- Taken- Red Blend by Taken Wine Co.$14/$54
The big brother to “Complicated”, this red has garnered scores as high as 93 points. It is a blend of 60% Cab. and 40% Merlot. The nose of this classic Cabernet-based blend is incredibly flashy with aromas of fresh blueberries, blackberries, super ripe black cherries and underlying tones of earth, crushed graphite, toasted espresso beans and dark chocolate. The French oak is subtle yet present. This full body mouthful is another of Dr. Dave’s Cellar Master selections. Napa Valley.
- Renwood Premier Old Vine Zinfandel, Black Label$9/$34
Powerful red offering aromas hinting of maple and brown sugar, dusty berries and chocolate. It finishes with light oak and vanilla bean laced with clove and black pepper. A refined Zin and another pulled from Dr. Dave’s Cellar Master Collection! Amador County, California.
Beyond Our Borders
By The Glass or Bottle
- Segura Viudas Brut Cava$7.50/split
A Spanish sparkling wine created in the traditional Methode Champenoise technique resulting in a aromas of white fruit and citrus on the nose and crisp lime and pineapple on the palate.
- Freixenet Ice$9/$34
From start to finish, Freixenet Ice Cuvee was made for relaxing on hot summer days or days your are dreaming of being hot! The fine bubbles and notes of pear, peach and tropical fruits are bold enough to serve over ice without diluting the wonderful flavor. This is the ONLY time Dr Dave will tell you to pour wine over ice so have fun! Another Cava from Spain.
- Vigneti Pinot Grigio$7/$26
From the Veneto region of north east Italy, this 90+ year old winery produces a crisp wine with notes of lemons, green apples and almonds followed by a great balance of crisp acidity and fruit.
- Ruffino II Ducale Pinot Grigio$9/$34
A beautiful Italian white showing straw yellow and gold color. Its fresh aromas of white peach, pineapple and a hint of green apple follow with flavors of apple and pear. A fresh balanced acidic profile with a touch of mineral in the aftertaste.
- Sea Pearl Sauvignon Blanc$8/$32
A classic New Zealand presentation of this popular grape showing delicate herbal notes and aromas of passion fruit and fresh guava. The flavors don’t let up with grapefruit, passion fruit and a long, lingering finish. Marlborough, New Zealand.
- Argento Malbec$7/$30
Typical of this popular varietal from Argentina, this wine delivers with powerful aromas of red berries and floral notes rushed over by flavors of ripe plums, blackberries and balanced tannins.
- Yalumba Shiraz “Y Series”$9/$26
Aromas of dark and red fruit coupled with rich licorice and earthy notes first hit the nose followed by a mouthfeel of creamy succulent red jam. It has just enough tannin to provide a strong backbone. McLaren Vale, Australia.
- Bertrand Cotes de Roses$10/$38
From Laguedoc France, this wine celebrates the mediteranean lifestyle in the way only a Rose’ can. A soft, pale, brilliant pink with bluish tints developing over time towards more orangey nuances. The bouquet releases aromas of summer fruits, cassis and red currant. Floral notes of rose along with hints of grapefruit complete the picture. The finish is fresh, offering notes of candy. Wait until you see the surprise the bottle itself has for you!
- Bieler Pere & Fils Rose’$7/$26
A beautiful rendition of Rose’ from Provence France. A delicate balance between floral, herbal, wild red fruit (not overly ripe), stone fruit and acid. The palate has tremendous length in addition to the raspberry, cherry, peach, herbal, citrus and mineral core.
- Tiamo Prosecco NV$9/split
A beautiful Italian wine touched with effervescence lending to lovely aromas of apples, pears and violets followed by a fresh and fruity finish.
Our Bottle Only Selections
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- Phelps Sauvignon Blanc 2017$51
A fragrant bouquet of ripe lychee, lilac, rose petals and honey crisp apples. The palate is washed with flavors of lemon crème and apricot balanced with a proper minerality. 92 points by Wine Spectator.
- Kenwood Yulupa Chardonnay$26
Bright, Fruit forward profile bringing Bartlett pear and notes of vanilla to the forefront. A nice introduction to the Chardonnay grape. Sourced from Sonoma County.
- Chateau Montelena Chardonnay 2016$84
The Chardonnay which helped to put America on the wine producing map after winning the famous “Paris Tasting of 1976”. Wine maker Bo Barret allows nature to craft this wine interfering very little in its production. With no malolactic fermentation, this Chardonnay is lively and fresh, more reminiscent of a white burgundy. Green apple, candied orange peel and baking spices are integrated with a bright acidity and a depth in minerality building texture and weight. A perennial 92+ rated wine. Napa Valley.
- Miner Family Chardonnay 2016$52
For those that love the classic California profile of buttery spice, crisp apple and ripe melon; this is the Chardonnay for you. Paired with just the amount of balanced tannin, it is a worthy representation of New World Chardonnay. 92 points Wine Enthusiast, Napa Valley.
- Grgich Hills Chardonnay$72
A classically styled chardonnay with no malolactic fermentation leaving a brilliant wine balanced between its natural acidity and notes of peach, mango and minerals. 93 points Wine Spectator. Napa Valley.
- Bethel Heights Chardonnay 2013$54
This elegant wine delivers aromas of white peach and cantaloupe and herbal hints of nutmeg and pepper. A fresh, minerality to this wine pairs with tastes of white peach, banana and lemon zest. Willamette Valley, Oregon.
- Beringer Reserve Chardonnay 2014$53
A luxurious Chardonnay with aromas of peach and flavors of ripe apples and peaches & Cream. Tropical fruit and oaky notes finishes with just the right amount of butteriness and rounded vanilla and toast notes. Napa Valley, Wine Spectator 92 points.
- Newton Unfiltered Chardonnay 2016$63
An intense 100% 12 month barrel femented wine with fig, pear and smoke aromas enhanced by spice and vanilla. Continues with flavors of honeydew melon, jasmine and lime zest wrapped around smokey oak and yeast. Robert Parker 93 point score. Napa Valley.
- Far Niente Chardonnay 2017$97
Aromas of melons, sweet floral and citrus blossoms mix with flint, yeast and sweet toasted oak. With flavors of ripe honey dew and lemon, dried peach and green apple carry with them a long and structured finish of lemon rind and mouthwatering acid. Founded in 1885, this is one of the oldest flagship wineries in Napa Valley.
- GSM Robert Oatley 2015$36
This 3 varietal blend of Shiraz, Grenache and Mourvedre offers savory notes of roses, spice cake and anise leaving plenty of dark fruit and silky tannins to leave your palate with a lengthy finish wanting more. McLaren Vale, Australia.
- Going For Broke- Red Blend by Pay Dirt 2017$56
A five grape blend with 50% being zinfandel; followed by Syrah, Petite Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Aromas of dark fruit, leather and spice lead into a flavorful red bomb. A solid 91 point chart topper. Pulled from Dr. Dave’s Cellar Master selections, it’s one of his newest faves! Paso Robles, California.
- Complicated- Red Blend by Taken Wine Co. 2015$52
A seductive red which brings aromas of ripe raspberry and bing cherries. It tastes as ripe as it smells with raspberries, cherries and strawberries rolling over the taste buds finishing with silk oak tannins integrated with dark chocolate. An opulent splash in the glass! Napa Valley.
- The Prisoner 2017$72
A wine of “mixed blacks” composed of Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Syrah, Syhrah and Charbono. Aromas of clove, dark chocolate, roasted fig and bing cherry leads the flavors of black raspberry, boysenberry, pomegranate and vanilla. A consistent 91 point North American Favorite. Napa Valley.
- Long Shadows Saggi$89
A Washington state wine produced like a super Tuscan blending Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon brings all the glories of Tuscany with out ever having to leave Illinois! Rich Baked Spices with bright Red fruit and a long vanilla bean finish. 93 points Robert Parker. Columbia Valley, Washington.
- Gary Farrell Russian River Pinot Noir 2016$65
A perfect example of Russian River Pinot Noir. With aromas of Bing Cherries, raspberry preserves and dried strawberries. Complexity to the palate is aided by generous red fruit flavors and wild mushrooms. It is silky and perfectly balanced with acidity and length of finish. Sonoma Valley, 93 points Wine Enthusiast.
- Argyle “NutHouse” Pinot Noir 2014$85
A powerful Oregon Pinot brings to the nose and palate wild cherry, roast fennel and black tea. The firm tannins are integrated by 16 months of French oak barrel aging. A long creamy finish will leave you wanting more! 90 points Wine Spectator. Willamette Valley, Oregon.
- Penner-Ash Willamette Valley Pinot Noir 2016$68
Red cherries, strawberry and anise on the nose gives way to cranberries, cherries and warm raspberry jelly with undertones of light peppercorn and flowers. Silky tannins enhance the vanilla, brown sugar and leather notes on the finish. A wonderful example of what makes Oregonian pinot noir so famous. 93 points Robert Parker.
- Belle Glos Clark And Telephone Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016$74
Bright ruby red with fresh aromas of wild blackberry, raspberry jam and cedar paired with a bouquet of floral note. This wine is as jucy and jammy as they get with flavors of sweet cherry, ripe strawberries, cranberry jelly and baked gingerbread. All balanced with tannins providing stricter and texture. Styled in winemaker Joe Wagners classic style named after his grandmother. 90 Points Wine Spectator, Santa Maria Valley, Central Coast.
- Cherry Pie Stanley Ranch Pinot Noir 2014$76
A 91 point block buster (Robert Parker) from the Los Carneros AVA of Napa Valley, shows aromas of crushed berries, fresh lavender with rose and cola undertones. It is a full bodied wine with lots of raspberry jam, baked strawberries and cocoa flavors held up by powerful tannins. As it finishes; layers of cranberries, vanilla and rose petals tickle the olfactory senses. 91 Points Robert Parker.
- Seghesio Zinfandel Rockpile 2015$83
Aromas of currant, cassis and cooking spices give way to a palate filled with ripe cherry, and hints of earth. Fine tannins linked with focused acidity lead to a long finish. A well crafted, high quality example of what zinfandel can achieve. Rockpile Appelation, Sonoma Valley. 94 points Wine Spectator.
- Burgess Cabernet Sauvignon 2014$74
From the estate mountain vineyard on Howell Mountain, Burgess brings to us this beautifully crafted Cabernet. Black Cherry, anise and violets gives rise to a well structured back bone of velvety tannins and chocolate undertones finishing with a lengthy touch of elegant bittersweet tannins. Napa Valley.
- La Jota Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015$180
Another outstanding example of what Cabernet fruit can achieve from elevated vineyards on Howell Mountain. Cassis, black berry and boysenberry puree flavors dominate with a touch of anise, cedar and cloves. A strong, long finish is fully supported by a strong backbone of fruit and ripe tannins. One of the finest Cabernets from Napa Valley! 95 points from both Robert Parker and Wine Spectator.
- Frogs Leap Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford 2016$93
With aromas and flavors of red and black fruit, dust and warm spices so famous from the soils of Rutherford in the heart of Napa Valley this cabernet is dark, bold and luscious. Wine maker John Williams deftly allows the terroir of the region to be well represented in every velvety sip. 94 points Vinous, Napa Valley 2016.
- Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2016$85
A huge cabernet blended with merlot, cabernet franc and petite verdot. Aged 19 months in French oak, this deep purple wine offers notes of juicy blackberry, black cherry and plum all wrapped in velvety tannins. 94 points Robert Parker, Napa Valley.
- Silver Oak Alexander Valley 2014$115
A beautiful garnet color with a ruby rim leads the nose to aromas of chocolate-colored strawberries, vanilla, nutmeg and sage. Flavors of cranberry, raspberry, black olive and finish with silky tannins and cedar. Both aroma and flavors also carry the signature eucalyptus hints which this wine is famous for. A classic North American Cabernet. Alexander Valley, Sonoma County.
- Nickel & Nickel State Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2016$165
A fleshy palate of black pepper and olive tapenade flavors hovers over raspberry, cassis and blueberry compote. It finishes off with dark chocolate, violets and silky graphite. An incredible elegance and complexity shows through this blockbuster Cabernet! Napa Valley, 95 points Robert Parker.
- Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 2014$92
This food-friendly wine is most remarkable for its structure and gracefulness on the palate. Herbal on the entry, it offers grip and elegance within sturdy elongated tannins, a note of brushy cedar and sage and integrated French oak. 92 points Wine Spectator. Alexander Valley, Sonoma County.
- Mt. Brave Cabernet Sauvignon 2015$135
This critically acclaimed Cabernet gives up notions of crème de cassis, violets, baker’s chocolate, licorice with a touch of ripe tannins with a long earthy finish. A modern expression of mountain fruit. Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley. 96 points Robert Parker, 94 points Wine Spectator.
- Hall Cabernet Sauvignon 2015$83
A deeply garnet Cabernet exhibiting aromatic layered notes of dried fig, blackcurrant, black pepper, wet gravel and dried basil. It explodes in the palate with flavors of blackberry preserves, tobacco, anise, cocoa and nutmeg. It is a powerful, chewy wine with integrated tannins leading to long smooth finish. Napa Valley, 92 points Robert Parker.
- Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 2016$120
One of California’s most celebrated wines with its signature alluring plum red scents of dark cherries, chocolate shavings and violets. It presents a very good balance between fruit, oak and earthiness. Flavors of cassis, dark jammed berries, lavender and nutmeg. A tremendously long finish leaves your palate wanting more. Napa Valley, 92 points Wine Spectator.
- Champagne Collett, France NV.$67
For those special occasions, a true Methode Champenoise wine produced since 1921 and aged in 100year old Chalk cellars for a minimum of 3 years. This cuvee is blended from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Munier from the region of Champagne, France. This wine is harmonious and complex leaving flavors of baked apple, citrus and toast.
- Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut$65
Having earned 92 points by The Wine Enthusiast, this method champenoise wine is a blend of 85% pinot noir and 15% chardonnay grapes. An aroma of pear leads to raspberry cream and crème brulee. A toasty ginger jam finish leaves you wanting more. Cheers!