NEW WORLD – CHARDONNAY

ALMA ROSA SANTA BARBARA’05 – “A clean, flinty, unoaked style that keeps the focus on the fruit, with a hint of nectarine and citrus.  Fans out on the finish, ending with crisp acidity.”…………41.99

ALMA ROSA SANTA RITA HILLS “EL JABLAI VINEYARD”’05 – “Intense, with vibrant, earthy citrus, green pear, quince and lime notes that are clean and refreshing.” …..56.49

ALAMOS  “MENDOZA” ARGENTINA’07 – “Round and easy, with good apple, pear and butter notes.”……………..33.99

ARBOR CREST COLUMBIA VALLEY’02 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “floral, volatile note more prominent than fruit or spice…texture is appealing”………….31.99

AU BON CLIMAT SANTA YNEZ VALLEY  “SANFORD & BENEDICT”’02-  CELLAR AGED SELECTION….54.19

BEAULIEU VINEYARD NAPA “CARNEROS RESERVE”’04 – “Sleek and refined, with honeysuckle, fig, melon and earthy mineral notes that are clean and vibrant, showing a light touch of oak.”………………………49.99

BERINGER NAPA’05 – “Fragrant, with floral, spice and nectarine notes that are crisp and delicate, ending with a snappy apple aftertaste.”…………………..39.99

BERINGER NAPA’06 – “Sleek, with tart peach, mineral and floral scents that are tightly wound, ending with a flinty aftertaste.  Drink now.”……………………..41.99

BERINGER NAPA “PRIVATE RESERVE”’06 – “Elegant, rich and complex, with supple layers of ripe pear, apple, melon and appealing ginger spice notes that unfold gracefully and end with a succulent array of flavors, polish and finesse. Drink now through 2010.”…………..58.99

BERINGER CARNEROS “STANLEY RANCH”’02 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “This wine delivers a tight beam of ripe, rich, elegantly styled fruit, with pretty peach, nectarine and orange citrus flavors that turn delicate and creamy.”………49.99

BRIDLEWOOD MONTEREY’06……………………  33.99

BURGESS NAPA “TRIERE ESTATE VINEYARD”’02 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Perfumed, floral aromas lead to ripe, creamy pear, fig and nectarine flavors that are rich and elegant, with intensity and persistence.” ………………….38.99

CHALONE CENTRAL COAST  “ESTATE”’05 – “Fresh, ripe, vibrant pear and green apple fruit is well-centered, turning creamy, with a touch of light toasty oak.”…39.99

CHATEAU ST. JEAN SONOMA’07……………………34.99

CHATEAU  STE. MICHELLE COLUMBIA VALLEY HORSE HEAVEN HILLS
“CANOE RIDGE ESTATE”’07………………………………52.99

CLOS PEGASE NAPA “HOMMAGE – MITSUKO’S VINEYARD”’04 – “Very ripe, with opulent buttery fig, pear and apricot flavors that are rich, fleshy, deep and persistent.  Ends with an aftertaste of butterscotch and marshmallow.” ………………….……. 43.79

CONCHA Y TORO CHILE  CASABLANCA VALLEY “AMELIA”’03 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Starts slowly, with mineral and floral notes, but shows deep pear and fig fruit as it moves along. Fine acidity…Long and elegant, this should age nicely in the short term.”………… 52.29

CYPRESS SAN JOSE ’03 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION…………27.59

DIAMOND OAKS CARNEROS’01 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION………………31.99

DOMAINE DROUHIN OREGON “ARTHUR”’04………..52.79

DOMAINE SERENE WILLAMETTE “CLOS DU SOLEIL”’05 – “Bright in flavor and refined in structure, balancing its refreshing pear, apple and citrus flavors against hints of spice and toasted bread without losing its juiciness and finesse.” ………………….49.99

DYNAMITE MENDOCINO’04………………………..35.99

EOS PASO ROBLES’06………………………..36.99

EDNA VALLEY SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY’05 – “Creamy-textured and lemony, with focused citrus, tangerine and juicy pineapple flavors that are tasty and direct.”….29.99

FERNGROVE WESTERN AUSTRALIA “FRANKLAND RIVER”’06 – “Bright and lively, with juicy acidity underlying the pear and grapefruit flavors. Finishes with a polished texture.”……………37.99

FLOWERS SONOMA COAST “ADREEN-GALE”’05………….…….70.09

FOUR VINES “NAKED VINEYARD” SANTA BARBARA’07 – “Clean and refreshing, with a citrus, grapefruit edge to the green apple and pear flavors, ending with a flinty, pebbly edge…………………………..33.99

FOX BROOK CALIFORNIA’07………………………………24.99

FREI BROTHERS SONOMA’07………….…….32.99

GALLO OF SONOMA NORTHERN SONOMA “ESTATE”’98 – “Deliciously complex from start to finish, with layers of ripe, rich pear, nectarine, fig, honey and hazelnut flavors, all deftly proportioned, turning long and complex on the finish”… 73.59

GARY FARRELL RUSSIAN RIVER “RICHIOLI & ALLEN”’06 – “Tight and flinty, with medium-weight citrus, tangerine and nectarine flavors that offer crisp acidity and good length. Drink now through 2013.”… 73.59

GEYSER PEAK ALEXANDER’07………..………………..35.99

GRANT BURGE BAROSSA’05 – “Bright and appealing for its lime and green pear flavors.”………….30.99

HdVCARNEROS “HYDE VINEYARD”’04 – “Enormously energetic in its delivery of sweet, inviting Gala apple and minerally first notes in its wonderfully refined aromas, this impeccably balanced wine is still developing and its layered mix of oak, fruit and acid promises better and better to come with time in the bottle.  It is full in body, yet never heavy, and it is both lively and attractively deep in flavor with a lengthy, brisk, nicely focused finish.  It may have enormous early charm, but its best will not be seen for some years yet.”………………….84.99

HAHN MONTEREY’06………..………………..35.99

HAWK CREST MONTEREY’07 …………………..33.99

HERON CALIFORNIA’04 …………………..38.99

IRONSTONE LODI’05 – “Peach, pineapple and pear flavors have good concentration, with a resinous, piney edge on the finish.”……………………28.99

IRONY NAPA’05………………36.99

JACOB’S CREEK SOUTHEASTERN AUSTRALIA’05 – “Light and refreshing, appealing for its bright nectarine, lemon and apricot flavors.” ………………31.99

JAMES HENRY CELLARS SONOMA “WOOSLEY ROAD RUSSIAN RIVER”’03 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Aromas of ripe pear, spice and orange blossom are joined by a dash of hazelnut-tinged oak, turning smoky and elegant on the finish.”…62.99

JORDAN RUSSIAN RIVER’06………..55.09

KATNOOK ESTATE  AUSTRALIA COONAWARRA’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Rich in texture, with barrel-fermented spice running through the butterscotch-based flavors, which echo delicately on the round finish.”………………39.99

KUMEU RIVER NEW ZEALAND’03 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Smoky aromas surround a core of lively pear, lime and roasted hazelnut flavors, all in all a very Burgundian profile, finishing with just enough zingy acidity to keep it in beautiful balance. A stylish wine with refinement and plenty of flavor.”……………49.99

LONGORIA SANTA RITA HILLS’03 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Bold, rich and loaded with tropical fruit, fig, apricot and melon flavors”…………………48.09

M. COSENTINO CALIFORNIA “THE CHARD”’05……………….37.99

McWILLIAMS  SOUTH EAST AUSTRALIA “HANWOOD ESTATE”’06………….29.99

MACROSTIE CARNEROS’05 – “Rides a beam of lemony citrus and green apple flavors that are enlivened by crisp acidity. Finishes with a clean aftertaste.”………………40.99

MADISON RIDGE SOUTH EAST AUSTRALIA’07……………….28.99

MERIDIAN SANTA BARBARA’04……………….29.99

MER SOLEIL CENTRAL COAST’05 – “Rich aromas of tropical fruit unfold with fig and melon notes that are pleasing, if simple.”…………………………….59.99

MERRYVALE NAPA “SILOUETTE”’03 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Firm and structured, with complex pear, brioche and butterscotch flavors that are subtle and rich, gaining depth and length on the finish, where a hint of marshmallow appears.” ……69.99

MER SOLEIL SANTA LUCIA HIGHLANDS “SILVER”’06 – “Fresh and tangy, with vibrant peach, nectarine and citurs flavors that are clean and refreshing.”……….59.99

MINER FAMILY NAPA “OAKVILLE RANCH”’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION –  “A rich, smooth textured, multilayered wine, with tiers of fig, pear, spice, apricot and honeyed notes that are long and persistent on the finish.”………………. 69.39

MIURA ARROYO GRANDE VALLEY’97 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Flinty, focused on the crisp pear, apple and melon flavors, picking up subtle cedary oak notes and turning  elegant and polished.”………….44.99

MORGAN MONTEREY “HIGHLANDS”’06 – “Very rich and complex on the palate, with concentrated apple, pear, melon, spice and citurs notes all adding to the wine’s range of flavors, wih the acidity giving the finish a lively edge.”………………………..39.99

MOUNT EDEN EDNA VALLEY “WOLFF VINEYARD”’05 – “Smooth, rich and creamy-textured, this is intense and concentrated, with a mix of ripe pear, green apple, floral and spice notes. Ends with a fresh, snappy aftertaste.” ……………………47.99

MOUNTAIN VIEW MONTEREY COUNTY’03 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION…..20.49

NEWTON SONOMA-NAPA “UNFILTERED”’05 – “Serves up rich, creamy tropical fruit flavors, with guava, pineapple and citrus flavors”……………….79.99

NEYERS CARNEROS’07 – “Complex aromas of smoke, fig and citrus fold over to the palate. Full-bodied, with fine structure and acidity, along with flavors that end up giving this a delicate feel. The aftertaste is delicious.”……………………49.99

PATZ & HALL NAPA’06 – “Exhibits a rich, layered mix of ripe pear, fig melon and honeysuckle flavors that are intense yet polished, firm and concentrated,  The long, lingering finish repeats the fruit themes, with a hint of butterscotch,  Drink now through 2012.”…………….69.99

PENFOLDS “ADELAIDE HILLS YATTARNA VINEYARD”’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Sneaks up on you, seeming tangy and refreshing at first, but then layers of flavor emerge.  Shows grapefruit, lime and mineral up front, then picks up apricot, honey and sweet spice notes as the flavors go on and on.  Great finish.”…………….…92.29

PENFOLDS “ADELAIDE HILLS YATTARNA VINEYARD”’03 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Supple, polished and generous with its pear and green melon flavors. A hint of mint adds interest to the long, elegant finish. Has depth and a sense of refinement that bodes well for cellaring.”…87.29

PELLEGRINI SONOMA “RUSSIAN RIVER OLIVET LANE VINEYARD”’02 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION….….44.29

PESSAGNO SANTA LUCIA “SLEEPY HOLLOW”’05…………..….54.99

PESSAGNO SANTA LUCIA “SLEEPY HOLLOW”’06…………..….57.99

PINE & POST  WASHINGTON STATE’05…………………………..29.99

PINE RIDGE NAPA-CARNEROS “BARREL FERMENTED-DIJON CLONES”’05 – “Intense and concentrated, with a strong leesy pineapple flavor that’s crisp and vibrant.”.…67.29

RAMEY SONOMA COAST’05………………49.99

REYNOLDS AUSTRALIA’03 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Bright and vibrant. A lively mouthful of citrusy pear, pineapple and almond flavors, lingering on the harmonious finish.”………………36.99

RIDGE SANTA CRUZ’03 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION…………..48.79

ROBERT KEENAN “SPRING MOUNTAIN DISTRICT” NAPA’06……………….54.99

ROBERT KEENAN “SUMMMER BLEND” NAPA’07…………………….45.99

ROBERT MONDAVI NAPA’05 – “Fresh and vibrant, with a subtle mix of creamy oak, spicy pear, citrus and hazelnut, ending with a complex aftertaste.”………………….………… 47.99

RUTHERFORD RANCH NAPA’01 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Light, roasted lemon flavors finish with an herbal, almost minty, and oaky note.” ……………37.99

SAMANTHA STARR MONTEREY COUNTY’07……………..39.99

SANFORD SANTA BARBARA’05 – “Intense and flavorful, with a mix of spice, floral, ripe pear and citrus notes that are focused and complex.”…………..42.99

SANFORD SANTA BARBARA’06 – “Weaves together a complex mix of earthy citrus, green apple, pear and light cedary oak flavors that are clean and refreshing.  Drink now.”………42.99

SANTA BARBARA SANTA BARBARA COUNTY’06……………..38.99

SEBASTIANI SONOMA’05 – “Well-proportioned, with spicy pear and apple fruit and a hint of citrus blossom.  Ends with a clean, refreshing finish.”………………39.39

SHAFER NAPA-CARNEROS “RED SHOULDER RANCH”’05 – “Fresh, floral aromatics offer citrus and yellow apple scents. Sleek and balanced”………… 89.99

SONOMA VINEYARD SONOMA’06…………………….32.99

SOUVERAIN ALEXANDER -SONOMA’06………..….35.99

SPELLBOUND CALIFORNIA’03 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION………….30.09

STEELE SANTA BARBARA “SHOOTING STAR”’04………………..31.99

STERLING NAPA “RESERVE”’05 – “Tight and still a bit coarse in texture, showing a spicy, subtle citrus, green apple and pear focus, with hints of hazelnut on the finish.” ………63.39

STERLING CENTRAL COAST  “VINTNER’S COLLECTION”’07 – “Aromas of honeysuckle, citrus and Key lime are friendly and caressing, fresh and lively. Medium-bodied, this has lots to offer in its array of ripe fruit flavors.”…………29.99

STUHLMULLER ALEXANER VALLEY’06 – “Offers a mix of subtle, delicate pear, nectarine and tangerine flavors that are fresh and vibrant.”………………………45.99

TALBOTT “KALI HART” MONTEREY’07………………………..40.99

TALBOTT MONTEREY “LOGAN”’06 – “Rich and creamy, yet elegant and refined, with a core of citrus and honey-scented pear, melon and green fig flavors that fan out and gain length and depth.”…………………50.99

TALBOTT MONTEREY  “SLEEPY HOLLOW VINEYARD”’05 – “Well done in this rich, ripe and opulent style, offering a mix of fig, melon, apricot and honeysuckle flavors that are broad and expansive.”……………….…..69.99

TE KAIRANGA NEW ZEALAND “MARTINBOROUGH RESERVE”’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Rich in flavor on a jazzy frame, with bright acidity to balance the whoosh of apricot-scented peach, lime and vanilla flavors…echoes harmoniously on the finish.”  …46.99

TOHU “GISBOURNE”’04………………..36.99

TRINCHERO FAMILY SANTA BARBARA COUNTY’05……………..35.99

TRUCHARD NAPA “CARNEROS”’04 – “Complex and sophisticated, with layers of hazelnut, pear, apple and spice, turning supple and polished on the finish, where the flavors are sleek and juicy.”……………………..54.29

TRUCHARD NAPA “CARNEROS”’05 – “Shows off an array of smoky, toasty oak, then fills in the gaps with ripe pear, apple and citrus notes. Ends with a clean aftertaste and an echo of toasty oak.”…………………..56.49

TRUCHARD NAPA “CARNEROS”’06 – “Built around a core of peach, tangerine and nectarine, with a hint of creamy oak. Sleek and refined, with vibrant acidity and a long zesty finish that unlocks plenty of subtle flavors.”…………………..57.99

TUALATIN ESTATE WILLAMETTE VALLEY’97 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION –  “Soft, round and spicy. A gentle mouthful of pear, nutmeg and vanilla flavors that linger on the finish.”……35.99

WATERBROOK COLUMBIA VALLEY’02 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Light and supple, with pretty pepper and cream grace notes to the tangy citrus and pear flavors.”…………30.59

WILD HORSE CENTRAL COAST’04…………………31.99

WITHER HILLS MARLBOROUGH ’02 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Crisp in texture, buttery in flavor, oak aging adding a creamy veneer to the pear and lees flavors, persisting nicely on the long finish.”…………………44.99

ZACA MESA SANTA YNEZ VALLEY’05……………….39.39