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Washington vs Santa Barbara! Lots of deliciousness arranged in interesting flights. Except for 2 wines, all are from Stolpman and Ryan Patrick Vineyards – two small family operations dedicated to quality and sustainability. The Red Washington flight features our best recent finds. The Syrah / Sirah flight focuses on Santa Barbara County and every wine is a palette blockbuster.

White Flight 15 / 11.25 club

white wines

Stolpman Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Ballard Canyon, SBC
Stolpman Viognier 2014 Ballard Canyon, SBC
Ryan Patrick Chardonnay Reserve 2013 Washington

Red Washington State Flight 17 / 12.25 club

Washington wines

Ryan Patrick Rock Island 2012 Washington
Waters Interlude 2010 Columbia Vly, Washington
Ryan Patrick Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve 2012 Washington

SBC Syrah Sirah Flight 20 / 15 club

Santa Barbara wines

Stolpman Estate Syrah 2012 Ballard Cyn, SBC
Herman Story John Sebastiano Vyd. Syrah 2012 SBC
Jaffurs Petite Sirah Thompson Vineyard 2013 SBC

Plus craft beer and 60 more wines by the glass (click for list)

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We have three flights of goodness for you starting with delicious dry rose’s from Spain and France, followed by new releases of the Locations wines by Orin Swift. Finally, we have a flight of aged Italian wines (including a library release of 2000 Barolo!) that will provide insight and a unique experience.

Dry Rose Flight 15 / 11.25 club

Sierra Cantabria Rosado 2013 Rioja, Spain
Dupuy de Lome Bandol Rose 2013 Provence, France
Maby Tavel Rose 2013 Provence, France

Red Locations Flight 16 / 12 club

Locations F-2 (France)
Locations AR-2 (Argentina)
Locations CA-3 (California)

Aged Italian Flight 23 / 17.25 club

Cúmaro Conero Riserva 2007 Marche, Italy (Montepulciano)
Fongoli Motefalco Sagrantino 2008 Umbria, Italy (Sagrantino)
Damilano Barolo Reserva 2000 Piemonte, Italy (Nebbiolo)

 

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Plus craft beer and 60 more wines by the glass (click for list)

Happy Hours: Noon – 6 pm Tues – Friday, Noon – 4 pm Sat & Sun, 4 – 6 pm Monday (click for menu)

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Now taking reservations for Valentines Day – we will have a special tapas menu beginning at 5 PM. Add us before, after, or in lieu of dinner.

Through February 12 we have an amazing wine tasting flight of top Northern California Pinot Noirs (Black Kite returns!) and crisp whites from around the world. Add a great flight of reds from around the world and your wine experience is guaranteed to be expanded. Our staff of sommeliers and winemongers are prepared for your questions. Here’s the lineup:

Top Pinot Noir Flight 20 / 15 club

top pinot noir flight
1 Joseph Swan Cuvee des Trois 2012 Russian River
2 Black Kite Kite’s Rest 2012 Anderson Valley
3 Martinelli Bella Vigna 2012 Russian River

White Flight 14 / 10.50 club

1 Schmid Gruner Veltliner Satzen 2013 Austria
2 Bedrock Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Sonoma (organic)
3 Centanni Il Borgo Falerio 2012 Marche, Italy (organic)

Red Flight 15 / 11.25 club

1 Centanni Il Monte Floris 2012 Marche, Italy (organic Montepulciano)
2 President Bories 2007 Cotes du Roussillon Villages, France (organic)
3 Levo Ransom 2012 Kimsey Vineyard, Santa Barbara

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Plus craft beer and 60 more wines by the glass (click for list)

Happy Hours: Noon – 6 pm Tues – Friday, Noon – 4 pm Sat & Sun, 4 – 6 pm Monday (click for menu)

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From Burgundy to Bordeaux, take a trip to France this week…

White Burgundy Flight 17 / 12.75 club

white Burgundy flight

1 Simonnet Febvre 100 Series 2013 France
2 Montille Saint-Romain 2006 France
3 Prieur-Brunet Meursault 2012 France

Red Flight 14 / 10.50 club

Sans Liege Offering

1 Cameron Hughes Meritage Lot 343 2011 Languedoc, France
2 Sans Liege The Offering 2012 Santa Barbara Co.
3 MontGras Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2009 Chile

Bordeaux Flight 25 / 18.75 club

Bordeaux flight

1 De La Cour Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2010 France
2 Le Relais Durfort-Vivens 2009 Margaux, France
3 Chateau Desmirail 2009 Margaux, France

 

Plus craft beer and 60 more wines by the glass (click for list)

Happy Hours: Noon – 6 pm Tues – Friday, Noon – 4 pm Sat & Sun, 4 – 6 pm Monday (click for menu)

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Closing @ 5 PM Thursday for a private event.

This week one of the best higher end Mendoza Malbecs we have ever tasted, cult Anthill Pinot Noir, last of our Inglenook Cab, and other goodies we want to share with you.  Next week we focus on Bordeaux rouge and Burgundy blanc!

White Flight 14 / 10.50 club

white flight

1 King Estate Acrobat Pinot Gris 2013 Oregon
2 Masterpiece Chardonnay Alexander Vly 2012
3 Les Combes Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc 2008 France

Red Flight 14 / 10.50 club

red flight

1 Tercero Mourvedre 2010 Santa Barbara Co
2 Sorcerer Cabernet Blend 2008 Santa Maria – made by Evening Land/Sashi Moorman
3 Sobon Estate Fiddletown Zinfandel 2012 Sierra Foothills

Top Red Flight 24 / 18 club

top red flight

1 Anthill Pinot Noir Peters Vineyard Sonoma Coast 2012 (organic)
2 Carmelo Patti Malbec 2012 Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
3 Inglenook Cask Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 Napa

Plus craft beer and 60 more wines by the glass (click for list)

Happy Hours: Noon – 6 pm Tues – Friday, Noon – 4 pm Sat & Sun, 4 – 6 pm Monday (click for menu)

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