CHAMPAGNES & SPARKLING WINES

CARLOZADRA VINO SPUMANTE “TRADIZIONE”’96 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION……..84.99

CUVEE DOM PERIGNON CHAMPAGNE ’98 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Broad and airy in texture, with enticing candied berry, citrus and coffee aromas and flavors. It has bright acidity, keeping it well-defined through the lingering finish.” ………192.99

CHARLES HEIDSIECK BRUT CHAMPAGNE RESERVE NV – “Full-bodied and intensely flavored, this exhibits mature characteristics of candied fruit, coffee and vanilla pastry, along with fresh lemon and ginger accents. Seamless harmony and texture, with a long, long finish.”………62.99

CODORNIU BRUT CAVA NV – “More sophisticated than the usual Cava, this Spanish sparkler offers rich, mature toast and vanilla notes. It’s round and almost sweet on the palate, yet sports a firm backbone of acidity that keeps it crisp and food-friendly. A nice all-around choice, affordable and ready to drink.”……………30.09

DOMAINE CARNEROS CARNEROS  “LE REVE”’98 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “This wine delivers a tight, focused beam of complex fruit flavors built around spicy pear, hazelnut, and pretty touches of lemon-lime, citrus and Granny Smith apple….long, elegant aftertaste.” …..74.99

DOMAINE CHANDON CARNEROS BRUT  BLANC de NOIRS NV – “Pale in color, flavorful, delicate, boasting a sense of elegance and finesse, marked by subtle cherry, earth and hazelnut notes and a complex aftertaste” …………….31.99

DOMAINE STE. MICHELLE COLUMBIA BRUT’NV – “Smooth and generous fizz, appealing for the line and tangerine accents to the pear and toast flavors, lingering well.” …..29.99

GABRIELLA MAYR PAS DOSE RISERVA “METODO CLASSICO TALENTO”’02 – “This is an elegant, refined and graceful wine possessing extreme balance.” …..45.99

GABRIELLA MAYR PAS DOSE RISERVA “METODO CLASSICO TALENTO”’03 – “This wine has tiny bubbles with persistent effervescence.  The palate is crisp and dry with a medium to full body and lingers in the mouth for almost a minute.”………..48.99

IRON HORSE SONOMA GREEN VALLEY BLANC DE BLANC’98 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Mature, with rich earthy, leesy pear and apple flavors that are reflective of its age, yet it’s well done and complex, offering the developed flavors you hope for from a vintage-dated wine.”………64.49

J. RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY “CUVEE 20” NV – “Sleek and lively, with apple blossom and fresh ginger aromas and soft, appealing pear and spicy yeast flavors that finish on a lemon drop note.  Drink now through 2011.”……………………………….65.99

JACOB’S CREEK SOUTHEAST AUSTRALIA “SPARKLING CHARDONNAY-PINOT NOIR” NV – “Bright and lively, with smoky green apple and fresh-baked bread flavors, finishing crisp.”………40.99

KORBEL BRUT CALIFORNIA “BRUT” NV………………….30.99

KRUG BRUT REIMS’88 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Seamless texture and well-defined flavors of honey, citrus and hazelnut in this graceful ’88. The wine is beautifully put together and supported by a firm, harmonious structure.”………………….273.61

KRUG BRUT REIMS “GRAND CUVEE” NV – “A powerhouse. Big and brooding, showing toast, nut, coffee and oxidative aromas that pick up freshness on the palate, where citrus and dough flavors intervene. Really firm and focused, with complexity and character, this still needs time.”……………………………..180.74

MARTINI & ROSSI ASTI(NV) – “floral, refreshing, sweet” ………….  27.99

PEARLY BAY SOUTH AFRICA “CELEBRATION” NV……………………26.99

PERRIER-JOUET BRUT “FLEUR de CHAMPAGNE BELLE EPOQUE”’96 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION……144.94

PIO CESARE MOSCATO D’ASTI’06……………………..36.49

SALON BRUT BLANC DE BLANCS CHAMPAGNE LE MESNIL’88 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “A laser beam. Beautifully focused, intense and densely flavored with lime, honey and chanterelles in butter. So rich it’s almost too much, but the vibrant acidity keeps everything in check and driving through the long finish.”……………329.99

SCHRAMSBERG BRUT “NORTH COAST MIRABELLE”NV –“ Firm and complex, with pleasant, high-toned earth, cherry, spice and ginger notes. A good value.”…….42.99

VEUVE CLICQUOT BRUT CHAMPAGNE’NV – “Appealing, with modest honey, baking bread and apple flavors followed by a tart finish.”………..70.99

WHITE ZINFANDEL & PINK

BERINGER’07………………………. 21.99

BONNY DOON “VIN GRIS DE CIGARE”’06……………… 38.59

SUTTER HOME’06………………………. 21.99

TIN ROOF CELLARS SANTA ROSA “ROSE”’06 – “Juicy but simple, with a dark-pink hue and cherry and vanilla flavors. Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Syrah and others.”…….42.99

VINA MONTES COLCHAGUA VALLEY SYRAH-ROSE “CHERUB”’06…… 39.99