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Albarino, Spain, Rias Baixas

  • Light-Med Body
  • Zesty Acidity
  • Peach, Citrus, Melon, Kiwi
  • Stainless Steel Fermentation

Wine:

Bodegas Martin Codax $15

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Chenin Blanc, Loire, Savennieres

  • Always 100% Chenin Blanc
  • Dry
  • High acidity (cool climate)
  • Honey, Floral

Domaine Des Baumard Savennieres Clos du Papillon 2011

3

Chardonnay, Chablis, France

  • Lean
  • Mineral
  • Flinty

William Fevre Les Preuses Grand Cru Chablis 2012

4

Chardonnay, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France

  • Oak-aged
  • Fleshy melon
  • Starfruit
  • Hazelnut undertones
  • White truffle

Bachelet Monnot 2013 Pulingy Montrachet

5

Chardonnay, France, Burgundy, Maconnais

  • peach
  • minerality
  • butterscotch

Louis Jadot Pouilly Fuisse 2014

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Chardonnay, USA, California

  • Ripe pineapple
  • Pear
  • Apple
  • Rich
  • Full-bodied
  • Toasted Oak
  • Buttery

Frank Family Chardonnay, Napa Valley 2013 $30

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Pinot Gris, France, Alsace

  • Rich
  • Full
  • Honeyed
  • Ripe citrus fruit
  • Ripe melon
  • Soft Acidity

8

Pinot Gris, Italy, Trentino Alto Adige

  • Faint lemon and peach aroma
  • Slight honey
  • Almond
  • Higher acidity

Este Neue Pinot Grigio $15

9

Gewurtztraminer, France, Alsace

  • Exotic fruit
  • Spicy

Domaine Freres Gewurtztraminer

10

Riesling, Germany, Mosel

  • Delicate
  • Pure Fruit
    • lime
    • lemon
  • Racy acidity
  • Low Alcohol

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Riesling, Germany, Rhein

  • Delicate
  • Pure Fruit
    • pineapple
    • apricot
  • Racy acidity
  • Low Alcohol

12

Riesling, France, Alsace

  • Dry
  • Fully ripened grapes
  • Fruity
  • Citrusy
  • High Alcohol

13

Riesling, Australia

(Clare or Eden Valleys)

  • Lighter
  • Lime
  • Ripe peach
  • Tropical fruit
  • Nutmeg + Ginger

14

Sauvignon Blanc, France, Loire Valley

(Sancerre, Pouilly Fume)

  • Minerality (chalk, limestone, brininess of sea)
  • Citrus (lemon + grapefruit)

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Sauvignon Blanc, France, Bordeaux

  • Pessac Leognan
  • Graves

  • Medium-Full Bodied
  • Blended with Semillon
  • Nuttier & more honeyed

16

Sauvignon Blanc, USA, CA

  • Napa Valley
  • Sonoma County

  • Aged in oak
  • Refreshing
  • Fruity

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Sauvignon Blanc, NZ, South Island

Marlborough

  • Tart Lime
  • Tropical aromas
  • Minerals
  • Grass
  • Herbs

18

Torrontes, Argentina

  • Salta/Catamarca
  • Mendoza

  • Floral
  • Spicy
  • Medium-bodied
  • Dry

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Viognier, France, Rhone Valley

Condrieu

  • Lanolin oiliness