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W I N E   L I S T

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Wine Spectator Award of Excellence Winner

 

We thank you and your family for joining ours here at the Grill Room for an unforgettable dining experience that is bound to become a tradition for us all to look forward to. Our attempt is to provide choices in all price ranges to fit the occasion of your visit, whether it be celebrating a birthday or an anniversary, a first date, a night out with the guys/girls or just a bottle of wine after work. After countless hours of tasting, research and debate, we have built a collection of wines that we feel truly complements our menu.  We are constantly trying new wines and adding and subtracting from the list.  So, it is possible that we may be out of a selection or two from time to time. 

 

 

L I T T L E   B O T T L E S ~ 375ml

KOSTA BROWNE, ONE SIXTEEN, CHARDONNAY, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY, 2014 

This wine expresses beautiful aromas layered in Granny Smith apple, tangerine, orange blossom and honeysuckle flint, and dried kiwi. One the palate, there are flavors of tatre tain and dried tropical fruits with grippy tannin, mierality, a kiss of oak, and a beeswax texture | $65

CAKEBREAD CHARDONNAY, NAPA, 2014

Wonderfully balanced chardonnay with apple and pear highlights, hints of yeast and baked bread. Finishes with some rich oak and minerally tones | $48

SCHUG CHARDONNAY, CARENEROS, 2014

Excellent fruit on the nose, followed by a rich, buttery mouth and long lasting finish | $32

KOSTA BROWNE, GAP's CROWN VINEYARD, PINOT NOIR, SONOMA, 2011, 2012

Blueberry, black cherry and ripe currents on the nose, followed by dark fruits on the center of the palate. There is intensity to the wine that is followed by a slow release of complex flavors and textures, leading to a long and lingering finish | $105

WHITES 

VEUVE CLIQUOT BRUT, REIMS, NV

Classic champagne that is just simply delicious | $95

CARTE BLANCHE CHARDONNAY, SONOMA COAST CALIFORNIA, 2011, 2013

Classic notes of peach, apricot, and citrus zest burst from this glass which showcase a full and round palate of pear, meyer lemon and custard $85

FESS PARKER CHARDONNAY, SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, 2016

Wonderful, more traditional chardonnay with great butter notes and oak on the finish $40

SANTA CRISTINA PINOT GRIOGIO, ITALY, 2016

Balanced aromas and flavors of peach and ripe apple, it is wonderful with fried oysters, shellfish or chicken $40

SANCTUARY VINEYARDS, WILDFLOWER ROSE, NORTH CAROLINA, NV

This medium bodied Rose made with 100% Cabernet Franc will please your palate with its balanced acidity and luscious flavors of Strawberry and Melon $32

SANCTUARY VINEYARDS, WILDFLOWER ROSE, NORTH CAROLINA, NV

This medium bodied Rose made with 100% Cabernet Franc will please your palate with its balanced acidity and luscious flavors of Strawberry and Melon $32

JONES VON DREHLE VIOGNIER, YADKIN VALLEY, NC 2015

The color straw in the glass, notes of honeysuckle and ripe pears, with a slightly sweet finish. Excellent with our Seafood Chowder $32

BROWNSTONE REISLING, LODI, NV

Floral aromas are followed by a crispy balanced and stone fruit flavors. Not too sweet, not too dry $32

MONTA TONDO VERONA GARGANEGA FRIZZANTE, ITALY, 2016

Monte Tondo's lightly sparkling wine presents fresh aromas of Key lime juice, white peach flesh, & crushed rye berries. The palate offers crunchy suggestions of fresh celery, green almonds, and pear skin mingle with salty minerals & zippy acidity. Pairs great with shellfish, seafood pastas & green vegetables $30

LA GALOPE ROSE, RHONE VALLEY, FRANCE, 2017

Rose's are HOT this year! This one is fresh, fruity, and festive. Great on a hot summer day $30

FRENZY SAUVIGNON BLANC, SOUTH ISLAND NEW ZEALAND, 2016

On the nose of grapefruit, lemon and fresh cut grass with a brisk refreshing finish $30

CHATEAU SOUVERAIN, SAUVIGNON BLANC, CALIFORNIA, 2017

Opens with vibrant aromas of pink grapefruit, guava and lime zest characteristic of the variety. A dry, crisp palate delivers layered flavors of ripe melon, orange blossom and honeysuckle$28

MAMAMANGO, MOSCATO, ITALY, NV

A Deep yellow-orange color with intense mango aromas and flavors of tropical fruit and honeysuckle with a rich and creamy texture that finishes clean $24

BERINGER WHITE ZINFANDEL, CALIFORNIA, 2016

A soft blush from California with hints of strawberry $18

 

 

REDS

 

P I N O T   N O I R

WILLIAMS SELYEM PINOT NOIR, HIRSCH VINEYARD, SONOMA, 2011

Very small production winery that takes their time crafting beautiful pinot noir.  These are definitely wines that can be enjoyed now or for many years to come | $235 

CARTE BLANCHE PINOT NOIR, NOBLES RANCH VINEYARD, SONOMA, 2011, 2012

A bright nose of cherry, lilac and blood orange is followed by ample structure and a mouth-filling mid-palate.  Seamless tannins outline notes of crushed rock, lavender and a hint of spice | $135

COPAIN, "LES VIOSINS," PINOT NOIR, ANDERSON VALLEY, 2014

Earthy undertones on the nose followed by a luscious blackberry finish. Excellent on its own or with a hardwood grilled pork chop | $60

KEN WRIGHT CELLARS PINOT NOIR, WILLAMETTE VALLEY, 2014

Wonderful Pinot Noir sourced from all over Williamette Valley. Excellent fruit, with a nice earth and fruit forward finish | $52

 

NAUTILUS PINOT NOIR, MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND, 2011

Dark ruby in color and shows and aroma of dark cherries, plums and spice. The palate is medium to full-bodied with generous fruit sweetness and succulent tannins combining to give a long warm finish | $50

 

OPAWA PINOT NOIR, MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND, 2014

This wine has an elegant structure, silky texture and juicy acidity to give freshness. Elegant and juicy on the palate, it displays red fruit flavors and hints of licorice accompanied by soft, fine tannis | $36

 

 

M E R L O T

JOSEPH CARR MERLOT, NAPA, 2012

Hints of oak on the nose with flavors of dark fruit followed by a long lasting finish. Excellent steak wine | $36

GHOST PINES MERLOT, WINEMAKER’S BLEND, CALIFORNIA, 2014

85% from Sonoma County grapes and 15% Napa County grapes, this wine has flavors of black cherry and ripe berries finishing with a generous, supple texture | $30

COLUMBIA CREST, HORSE HEAVEN HILLS, MERLOT, WASHINGTON, 2013, 2014

Aromas of spice and blackberry this wine has the perfect balance of earth, cocoa and cherry | $36

 

ALIAS MERLOT, CALIFORNIA, 2013

Excellent fruit, wonderful balance, great with food or on its own | $28

 

 

C A B E R N E T   S A U V I G N O N

JOSEPH PHELPS CABERNET SAUVIGNON, NAPA VALLEY, 2014

Critical Acclaim... "An outstanding effort from one of Napa Valley's top producers, the 2014 Joseph Phelps Cabernet Sauvignon comes to the fore with black currants, graphite, and licorice. An accent of mint completes the picture and makes this wine a beautiful choice with a grilled ribeye of beef | $150

HEITZ CELLAR CABERNET SAUVIGNON, NAPA VALLEY, 2012

Aged three years in oak barrels, this 2012 Napa Valley Cabernet encapsulates the freshness of a near-perfect growing season. Aromas of fresh picked blackberry and cassis with silky tannins on the palate  | $110

TURLEY CABERNET SAUVIGNON, NAPA, 2013

Well-built, with the core of plum, currant, licorice, graphite and blackberry solidly framed by cedary oak nuances and chewy tannins | $98

CLARENDON HILLS HICKINBOTHAM CABERNET SAUVIGNON, AUSTRALIA, 2008

Has lifted spiral of tightly wound, but polished graphite, crushed rock, rose petal, espresso, and salty black licorice. Firm in structure, this Cabernet is tight and assertive | $92

GALERIE CABERNET SAUVIGNON, ATLAS PEAK, 2013

This wine is just perfect with any of our cuts of meats here at The Grill Room. Big, bold and juicy, you can't go wrong | $80

 

FISTICUFFS CABERNET SAUVIGNON, NAPA VALLEY, 2014

This Cabernet is a collaboration with Pavi and Hourglass to show a very soft, smooth red wine with a slightly dry finish.  Everyone can enjoy and appreciate this wine.  Great with food, or by itself | $56

JUGGERNAUT HILLSIDE CABERNET SAUVIGNON, CALIFORNIA, 2015

Rich, deep color with a hint of spice on the nose followed by great fruit. Complex little wine that will have you revisiting your glass  | $42

 

ADDITIONAL REDS 

LA FOIA, CURTO MARCO, BAROLO, ITALY, 2010

A bright Barolo, it opens with a fragrance of crushed flowers, berries, and balsamic notes. The palate offers up raw sour cherry accented with mint, thyme, sage and toasted oak | $125

CARTE BLANCHE THREE PEAKS SYRAH, BENNETT VALLEY, 2010, 2012

80% Syrah and 20% Grenache gives this wine a nose of black cherry with blueberry and tar.  It is full and rich on the palate outlining bold dark fruits, cedar and spice and delicate lavender lingers on the finish  |  96

EDI SIMCIC, DUET, SLOVENIA 2013

This wine is a Bordeaux blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cab Franc that has stunning power yet is amazingly refined  |  74

 

KLINKER BRICK WINERY, OLD VINE ZINFANDEL, LODI, 2014

Excellent fruit forward Zinfandel, that would go very well with our pork chop  |  40

IL FAUNO – DI ARCANUM TOSCANA, 2013

A wonderful Super Tuscan that is superb for the price.  A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cab Franc and Petit Verdot. It is a great food wine with a long lasting chalky and peppery finish  |  40

JONES VON DREHLE, ROCK AND RAIL, YADKIN VALLEY NC 2012

Cellared in French oak for 15 months, this wine celebrates the estate and their rocky soil and railroad heritage.  A dry red wine crafted in the finest Bordeaux style  |  36

MAISON BLANCHE, MEDOC, 2010

Plum and dark chocolate notes, full bodied with chewy tannins and excellent structure  |  36

DON RAMON, CAMPA DE BORJA TINTO, SPAIN, 2015

A beautiful blend of 75% Granacha and 25% Tempranillo, this dry, medium bodied red wine is delicious and easy to drink, with bright aromatics, red fruit flavors and hints of vanilla  |  34

JONES VON DREHLE TEMPRANILLO, YADKIN VALLEY, NC 2015

A remarkably approachable wine with notes of spice, berry and plum with a hint of oak  |  32

THE PUNDIT SYRAH, COLUMBIA VALLEY, 2015

A collaboration of Chateau Ste. Michelle and the Rhone’s Michel Gassier and Philippe Cambie this is a Washington state Syrah that also has the finesse and balance of France’s Rhone Valley.  You won’t be disappointed  |  32

CR GOLD #5, SPAIN, 2013

A blend of Mourvedre and Syrah, this wine has a wonderful nose of dark fruit and spice, followed by a slight tannin finish.  Wonderful wine  |  30

LOVO BLOSSOM ROSSO VENETO, ITALY, 2016

With elegant, bright fruits on the palate and a pleasing spicy freshness on the nose, this Rosso is clean and bold, and great with barbeque or spicy foods  | 28

GUILLAUME GONNET, Le REVEUR, COTES du RHONE, 2015

80% Grenache, 20% Syrah, this wine has red fruit, spices and licorice notes.  Perfect with beef, cheeses and good company  | 28

 

 

R O C K S T A R S

SHAFER “HILLSIDE SELECT” CABERNET SAUVIGNON, NAPA, 2011

Treat your group to a special gem tonight.  This wine will make you lots of friends  |  $380

 

JOSEPH PHELPS “INSIGNIA”, NAPA, 2008

“What to get for the woman who has everything?  A wine with everything”… Phelps’ flagship Bordeaux blend.  Dry and full bodied with heavy tannins and acidity  |  $340

 

KONGSGAARD “HUDSON VINEYARD” SYRAH, NAPA, 2005

The fabulous 2005 Syrah Hudson Vineyard is even better than it was last year. An incredible dark purple color offers up notes of creosote, subtle charcoal embers, aged beef, fresh beef blood, black currants, sweet cherries, pepper, and tapenade. An incredibly complex, deep, full-bodied Syrah with expressive chocolaty notes in the mouth, this intense Syrah challenges just about every ounce of grey matter between the ears- 98pts - Robert Parker  |  $335

 

BLACKBIRD VINEYARDS, ILLUSTRATION, NAPA VALLEY, 2009

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cab Franc blend with a dark, deep ruby red color followed by the longest finish imaginable.  Reminiscent of Pomerol’s finest  |  $250

 

LAIL “J. DANIEL CUVEE”, NAPA, 2005, 2006, 2007

“The finest effort yet produced…complex notes cascade from the glass of this opaque, ruby/purple colored wine.  Structured, medium bodied, moderately tannic and oh so pure and layered.” 93 points—Robert M. Parker, Jr.  |  $229

 

CARTE BLANCHE CABERNET SAUVIGNON, NAPA, 2011

95.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4.5% Petite Verdot, provides a wonderful depth to this wine.  A nose of dried fig, wet cedar and black cherry.  Silky tannins showcasing blackberry, cassis and graphite.  400 cases produced  |  $225

 

CARTE BLANCHE PROPRIETARY RED WINE, NAPA, 2010

30% merlot, 40% Cabernet sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc and 10% Petite Verdot.  The wine opens slowly reveling layers of complexity along the way.  Savory notes prevail with dark plum, cherry and dark chocolate.  Plush ripe tannins ending with a gushing and sturdy finish  |  $225

 

DOMAINE JAMET COTE ROTIE, 2006, 2009 Intense wine with roasted fig and melted licorice at first, followed by sweet tobacco and minerals with a long, lingering finish  |  $153

STAFF SELECTS 

We spend a lot of time on our wine list.  This is just a small selection of some of our favorites from this week.  Please look over our main wine list as well for many additional bottle offerings. 

 

JONES VON DREHLE CHARDONNAY, YADKIN VALLEY, NC, 2014

Stainless steel fermentation for this wine, produces a crisp wine with abundant fruit of kiwi, lemon and apple  |  34

 

LOVO MOSCATO FIOR D’ARANCIO, ITALY, 2016

A very rare clone of Moscato that derives its unmistakable citrus scent from the orange groves growing near by, this sparkling wine is refined with bubbles and a beautiful, pearlescent color.  Perfect as an aperitif or to accompany a delightful dessert | $34

 

JONES VON DREHLE “DULCIMER”, ESTATE ROSE, YADKIN VALLEY, NC, 2016

A family owned vineyard in the mountains of North Carolina, their wines are handled with care and love.   This wine is 100% Mourvedre grapes, it is slightly sweet and an almost light effervescent finish  |  $30

 

J PINOT GRIS, CALIFORNIA, 2016

Beautiful wine from one of the most celebrated vineyards in CA. Layers of green pear, pineapple on the nose with minerality and acidity  |  $28

 

CHATEAU Ste MICHELLE, “MIMI” CHARDONNAY, HORSE HEAVEN HILLS, CALIFORNIA, 2016

This is a beautiful chardonnay, with great butter, oak , balance…everything you want in a chardonnay and the price is wonderful  |  $28

 

LaMARCA PROSECCO, ITALY, NV

You can not go wrong with this wine. Crisp, clean taste with a lovely finish.  Perfect way to start a fabulous dinner  |  $26

 

 CARTE BLANCHE THREE PEAKS SYRAH, BENNETT VALLEY, 2010, 2012

80% Syrah and 20% Grenache gives this wine a nose of black cherry with blueberry and tar.  It is full and rich on the palate outlining bold dark fruits, cedar and spice and delicate lavender lingers on the finish  |  $96

GALERIE CABERNET SAUVIGNON, ATLAS PEAK 2013

This wine is just perfect with any of our cuts of meats here at The Grill Room.  Big, bold and juicy, you can’t go wrong  |  $80

 

BEAULIEU VINEYARD RESERVE TAPESTRY, “BV TAPESTRY,” NAPA VALLEY, 2013

This is a wine that shows the artistry of blending five Bordeaux-heritage grape varieties, which contributed layer-upon-layer of flavor complexity; 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, 5% Malbec, 3% Cabernet Franc, aged for 21 months in small oak barrels. A perfectly exceptional wine  |  $65

JUSTIN CABERNET SAUVIGNON, PASO ROBLES, 2016

This wine is beautifully balanced with aromas of black fruit and spice, a great little Cabernet Sauvignon  |  $42

HOOK & LADDER, THE TILLERMAN RED BLEND, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY, 2013

Single – vineyard blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Sangiovese exhibits a deep purple and beet red hue, and notes of ripe berries, black cherry, and baking spices on the nose. Layered flavors of black currant and raspberry lead to a long finish of spice and dusty cocoa  |  $42

KLINKER BRICK WINERY, OLD VINE ZINFANDEL, LODI, 2014

Excellent fruit forward Zinfandel, that would go very well with our pork loin  |  $40

MAISON BLANCHE, MEDOC, 2010

Plum and dark chocolate notes, full bodied with chewy tannins and excellent structure  |  $36

ARTISAN PINOT NOIR, CALIFORNIA, 2015

A nice, light pinot noir with wonderful dark berry fruit and a nice smooth finish  |  $35

JONES VON DREHLE MERLOT, YADKIN VALLEY, NC, 2014

Whole berry fermentation followed by aging in French oak over 32 months, this merlot is a dry wine produced in the classic Bordeaux style but with New World influence  |  $34

HERITAGE, BROWNE FAMILY VINEYARDS, CABERNET SAUVIGNON, COLUMBIA VALLEY, 2016

95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Malbec and 1% Petite Sirah, this wine has great fruit on the nose, full-flavored with slight tannins on the finish.  Delicious with Filet Mignon, Pork Chops or Pasta  |  $34

ANTONIO SANGUINETI, CANNONAU DI SARDEGNA, 2015

Ruby red, deep rich color with a smooth palate and hints of cherry and sweet spices with a dry finish  |  $28