CAFE CALAMARI WINE LIST

 

-RESERVE WINES BY THE GLASS-
Cafe Calamari has been able to hand select these wines to be the premiere choice of wines by the glass for you to pair and  enjoy with pure confidence.

 

Seghesio Defiant Red Blend 14.5gl. / 57btl.
This Zinfandel Based Blend has Aromas of youthful blackberry, mocha and spice. On the palate, dense, ripe flavors of black fruits, pepper, and savory notes. Soft tannins and long expansive finish. The dark, savory and bold characteristics of this wine make it a great pair for lamb, game, stews, marinara sauce, polenta, mushroom and truffle pasta and hard, aged cheese.
Hanna Cabernet Sauvignon 12.5gl. / 49btl.
This complex wine is rich in fruit and accented by modest oak. The aroma of berries and plums combine with hints of mint and white pepper. Juicy cherry and spice are balanced by the smooth texture, fine tannins, and perfect acidity.
La Follette Pinot Noir 12.5gl. / 49btl.
A complex and beguiling bouquet of fresh strawberry, vanilla pod and wild mushroom. The smooth entry leads to delicate red fruit flavors framed by soft tannins and savory notes. Balanced by acidity on the late palate, the long finish is punctuated by a subtle earthiness.
Emmolo Merlot 14.5gl. / 57btl.
Medium to deep ruby in color, up-front ripe fruit aromas, lots of berries and a hint of dust; medium bodied, sweet tannins abound, well structured; dryish, medium acidity, good balance; ripe and smooth on the palate, a hint of sweet oak to keep well formed; fine and smooth aftertaste.
Frank Family Zinfandel 14.5gl. / 57btl.
Delivers a delicate scent of red fruit and violets, while hints of sandalwood, sage, and pepper embellish the sophisticated nose. The finesse on the palate reflects an elegant Zinfandel that is well balanced. Juicy black cherry pie and adequate levels of oak marry seamless.
Cakebread Sauvignon Blanc 14.5gl. / 57btl./ 57btl.
Full bodied and concentrated on the palate, with a silky texture, its vibrant melon, citrus and gooseberry flavors are perfectly balanced, leading to a long, succulent finish boasting bright citrus and mineral tones.
Terlato Friuli Pinot Grigio 12.5gl. / 49btl.
Bright aromas of white peach, pear and spring flowers. Complex and layered with ripe peach, apricot, and pear, a mouthfilling texture and crisp mineral finish.
Terlato Family Chardonay 14.5gl. / 57btl.
This wine exhibits an aroma of Dutch apple pie, spice and nutmeg, with a creamy texture and balanced acidity. The medium body and juicy peach and apricot flavors are perfectly balanced, leading to a crisp finish.

 

House Wines
Reds
Hahn Pinot Noir 9gl. / 35btl.
Central Coast, California
Gabbiano Chianti Classico 9gl. / 35btl.
Tuscany, Italy
Kaiken Reserve Malbec 9gl. / 35btl.
Argentina
Spellbound Cabernet Sauvignon 9gl. / 35btl.
Sonoma County, California
Tangley Oaks Merlot 9.5gl. / 37btl.
Napa Valley, California
Conundrum Red Blend 10 gl. / 39btl.
California

 

Whites
Brut, Korbel (split) 8
Sonoma
Villa Sandi Prosecco (split) 9.5
Veneto, Italy
Mazzoni Pinot Grigio 9gl. / 35btl.
Toscana, Italy
Wairau River Sauvignon Blanc 9gl. / 35btl.
Marlborough, New Zealand
Tangley Oaks Chardonnay 9gl. / 35btl.
North Coast, California
Leonard Kreusch Riesling 8gl. / 31btl.
Rheinhessen, Germany
Bodega Norton Moscato 8.5gl / 33btl.
Chile
Bubbles
Bouvet Brut 36
Produced from grapes grown on the chalky limestone slopes of Saumur and adjacent appelations. Light, dry and finely-fruited, with a delicate sparkle, it is refreshing and crisp on the palate.
France
Duval-Leroy Brut 90
A big, full bodied bubbly, featuring graphite, toast, lemon and nut aromas and flavors. Balanced with an assertive finish.
France
Moet et Chandon, Dom Perignon 225
Its precision is extreme, tactile, dark and chiselled. The full taste lingers with the utmost elegance on a sappy, spice note.
France

 

-Reds By The Bottle-

 

Marchesi De Frescobaldi Nipozzano Chianti 50
A chewy, rich red with blueberry and blackberry character, a full body and a firm tannin backbone.
Tuscany
Spellbound Petite Syrah 35
Intensity of color, rich black and brambly fruits, vanilla bean and roasting coffee aromatics are complemented by remarkable approachability.
California
Buglioni Valpolicella 45
Opens with aromas of dark cherries, chocolate, tobacco mixed with sweet spices spices and a touch of grilled herbs all taking shape in a glass. This has an impressive round silky texture with wonderful balance of ripe fruit and acidity and it heads into the long finish.
Veneto
Provenance Cabernet Sauvignon 65
The expansive aromas and flavors are flavors are filled with brandy, blackberry, dark plum, black cherry and cassis character. Hints of clove, black pepper and mocha addwarmth to the aromas, while toffee and hazelnut notes from oak aging linger on the dark fruit palate.
Rutherford
Orin Swift Locations -F French Blend 50
The nose reveals compelling, purfumed aromas of ripe cherry, kirsch, blackberry preserve, lavender, and subtle spicy notes. Spirited upon entry, the palate is treated to persuasive and distinctive flavors of strawberry compote, crushed plum, and mocha.
France
Orin Swift Locations – I Italian Blend 50
Explodes with aromas of macerated raspberries, dried lavender, plum tart, and toasty oak accents. The palate is immediately hit with super lush flavors of ripe berries and spice.
Italy
Il Poggione Rosso Montalcino 50
Made with carefully selected Sangiovese grapes hand picked from 15-year-old estate vines, this wine is ruby red, with an intense bouquet of wild berry fruit. The palate is velvety and rich, with great texture and smooth, rounded tannins.
Tuscany

 

-Whites By The Bottle-

 

Orin Swift Locations Corse Vermentino 50

Tank fermented and true to varietal. The profile of the wine is lively and crisp with blossoming floral aromatics jumping out of the

 

glass. Flavors of fresh green apples and bitter sweet almond are complemented by undertones of Thai basil. This wine is perfect paired

 

all year round as it is enjoyed witha  multitude of cuisines and settings.

 

France

 

Frank Family Chardonnay 50
Layered with succulent stone fruit flavors and buttery, toasted pastry dough. The lively acidity, combined with a rich creaminess and almond toffee flavors, give this wine a long pleasing finish.
Napa Valley