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Nirvana Wine & Grillerie Wine List We believe in enjoying the experience of wine. Nirvana offers nearly all of our wines by the glass, lots of wine flights, and all of our bottles are available for you to take home at discounted retail pricing. Live fully, experiment with the aromas, flavors, nuances of wine in our Nirvana home and most of all‌

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Reserve Champagnes Drappier NV Brut Nature Rose France Intoxicating aromas of red fruits & violet accompany light, fizzy bubbles. Full flavors of strawberry, mango & cranberry, with hints of citrus & pepper. Powerful, but nuanced & uncompromising, with a luscious finish. 113 Duval-LeRoy Brut-Rosé Champagne Vertus, France The Brut Rosé plays on themes of harmony and seduction in a modern context. The delicacy of its bubbles, a string of fine pearls, escapes from the crystalline elegance of the airy neck. Salmon colored, created from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, with a bouquet of wild cherries, figs, and a hint of ginger and geraniums. With solid maturity and balanced vinosity, this wine represents the best of what Duval-Leroy offers. Wine Spectator – 92 points. 108 Duval-LeRoy 2006 ‘Cuv’ee Paris’ Vertus, France 70% Chardonnay / 30% Pinot Noir Yellow with silver tints. Persistent cordon of fine and abundant bubbles. Aromatics of white lilac flowers, lychee, clementine and peach. The initial impression is of elegance and roundness followed by notes of grilled hazelnuts and fine biscuits. Wine Spectator – 91 points. 90 Duval-LeRoy Brut Champagne Vertus, France 90% Pinot Nior and Meunier / 10% Chardonnay The Maison Duval-Leroy revels in the art of blending Pinots and Chardonnays. Enriched with around fifteen crus and generous quantity of reserve wines, Duval-Leroy Brut confirms its complexity and is recognized for its consistency.Providing a perfect balance between finesse and power, it draws out flavors of dark chocolate, cinnamon and roasted yellow figs, expressing its subtle, melt-in-the-mouth vinosity. Wine Spectator – 93 points. 70 Duval-LeRoy 2000 ‘Cuvee Femme’ Vertus, France Femme de Champagne vintage 2000 is an outstanding example of a special year. It is in the line of other unforgettable vintages, 1990, 1995 and 1996. Its yellow gold color carries fine strands of bubbles which reveal complex notes of a lively maturity: brioche, vanilla and wood aromas alternating with citrus fruits such as lemon and mandarin. After the fine initial burst of flavor in the mouth comes a silky touch interwoven with remarkable length on the palate View from the Cellar – 94++ points. 330

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Reserve Whites Booker Roussanne and Viognier, Paso Robles, California Almost 50% of the wine was fermented to dryness while still on the skins. This changes the wine from peaches and apricots to marmalade and honeysuckle. The juice was fermented and aged in concrete tanks with a light oak influence. The wine has great texture and mouth feel. 120 Domaine De Pattes Loup Chablis, France Straw golden color. Mineral on the nose with honeyed pear notes. Taste of sweet honeyed pear and honey drizzled apple. The vintage shows in the back of the mouth with these ripe pear notes, but the driving force to the wine is minerality. As it opens this wine reveals some waxy, almond and spice notes. Almond cookies and fresh pears. 60 Weingut Knoll Gruner Veltliner, Austria Federspiel is the second highest quality level specific to the Wachau region. The term actually refers to a lure used in falconry and symbolizes the racy acidity of these wines. Medium bodied, well balanced Gruner Veltliner that represents the classical style of eastern Wachau. Crisp, fresh but not light, more spicy than fruity, good length. 60

Chardonnay Barnett Sangiacomo Chardonnay, California The 2010 is an extremely layered Chardonnay, with elements of honeycomb and crème brulee on the nose, surrounded by tropical elements of guava and ripe kiwi. Typical to the Sangiacomo, soapstone minerality is apparent in the background. The richness on the palate is surrounded with flavors of vanilla bean and honeysuckle, while the viscosity is balanced well with the fresh malic acid that comes through on the finish. 71 Vins d’Orrance Chardonnay, South Africa Great mouthfeel, delicate yet fruity and creamy, with well-integrated oak and a squeeze of lime. A masterpiece of elegance,clean finish.French oak for 12 months. 68 Bouchaine Chardonnay, California Medium-light golden yellow color; attractive, forward, baked apple pie aroma with hints of coconut, butterscotch, and toasted hazelnut; medium-full to full body; rich, layered, lemony,melon and baked apple flavors with bright acidity and overtones of vanilla; lingering aftertaste. 68 O’Shaughnessy 2011 Chardonnay, California This Chardonnay was fermented with both oak and steel barrels, sur lie aged with partial malolactic. This wine displays aromas of Canary melon, tangerine, Anjou pear, kiwi, lemon zest and jasmine. 123 3


Reserve Whites Staglin Salus 2011 Chardonnay, California The 2011 Salus demonstrates a wispy golden color that seems to shimmer with dissolved minerals. An elegant entry of honeyed citrus fruits gives way to more substantial notes of cantaloupe and honeydew melon amidst hints of young pineapple and Meyer lemons. This crisp and refreshing wine is ready to drink now but should gain additional creaminess and texture with time in bottle. 100 Staglin 2011 Family Estate Chardonnay, California Filling the glass with a rich mélange of white flowers, candied citrus and tropical fruits, the pomaceous 2011 Estate Chardonnay opens and builds to an opulent and contoured palate of lemon chiffon, ripe melon and Bartlett pear. These beautiful fruit notes are richened by notes of flaky golden pie crust, sweet cream and fresh beeswax which then dissolves beautifully into a crisp and lengthy saline-infused and chalk-inflected finish of wet stones and liquid minerals. 150

Reserve Reds Merlot Krupp Merlot, Napa Valley California 2007 This wine attacks the palate with a lively entry filled with flavors of red raspberry, spicy plum, creamy cocoa and hazelnut. Medium bodied with a well structured mid-palate. The tannins are soft yet persistent and polished, which makes for a concentrated wine with a long and pleasant finish 145 Paradigm Vineyard Merlot, Oakville, California 2008 A near perfect growing season in 2007 allowed for a beautiful Merlot with black plum and red cherry-like aromas. Oak is used as an accent, and sweet dense ripe flavors flow across mid-palate. Intensity of flavor and good length are characteristics of this rare find. 96

Pinot Noir Capiaux Chimera Pinot Noir, Sonoma, California Deep ruby red color, aromas of cherry cola, brambly blackberry, rose petal, dark fruits, violets, orange blossoms, and a touch of rum raisin. Rich, full and decadent flavors. Balanced acid and tannins make this a very pure and enjoyable Pinot Noir. 900 cases. 63 Capiaux Gary’s Vineyard Pinot Noir, Sonoma, California 2011 Gary’s Vineyards has a deep ruby color and a dark red core. Cranberries, currants, sage, maraschino cherry, hibiscus flower, cream soda and brown sugar aromas abound from the glass in this powerfully aromatic wine. Warm raspberry pie, pomegranate, assai berry and bright cherry flavors intertwined with spicy sweet vanilla oak followed by silky tannins that coat the mouth with a full and long finish. 242 cases. 93 4


Pinot Noir Peacock Russian River Valley Pinot Noir, California 2008 The wine is medium in weight, and aromas are focused on spice and tea leaves with hints of bright fruit. The pallet is crisp and balanced, with an elegant finish. Well framed by the new French Oak. 76

Cabernet Ehlers One Twenty Over Eighty Cabernet 2008, Napa, California The wine is full-bodied, plush and juicy. Flavors of cocoa, cherry cola, raspberry, roasted coffee, and toasted coconut. The muscles always present in our Ehlers Cabernet are delicately massaged with the addition of 4% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc, producing a wine with a big, bold, yet soft and compelling tanin quality 104 Brady Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, Paso Robles, California Inky purple. Ripe cherry and cassis aromas are complicated by vanilla and licorice. Sweet and open-knit, showing a bit of warmth to its lush dark fruit flavors. Finishes supple and persistent, leaving a mocha note behind. Big and flavorful. 65 Burgess 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California The aromas of this wine are the indications of a unique wine tasting experience. It shows the berry and spice qualities of the Cabernet fruit and then the elegant influence of the French oak barrel aging. 85 Walla Walla Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon, Washington 2009 Reminiscent of a 1961 Bordeaux, with its creamy raspberry nose, vibrant black currant cassis mid-palate, followed by an unending finish of toasted cedar, silky sweet tannins, joined by ripe raspberries and blackberries. 80 Peacock Spring Mountain Cabernet, Napa Valley California 2007 A mountain Cabernet with a great deal of character – sumptuous, elegant, powerful, and intense. The Peacock Family Vineyard is a single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon situated at an elevation of 1,000 feet. The vineyard was planted in 1989 on Freedom rootstalk with Clone 7 Cabernet Sauvignon at a density of 950 vines per acre. Rich fruit and smooth elegant tannins. 172

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Cabernet Krupp Veraison Cabernet, Napa Valley California 2007 Supple yet robust with exotic aromas of frankincense, espresso bean and tobacco leaf. Silky impressions of black currant, fresh rosemary, dark cocoa and an alluring mineral edge encompass the palate. This wine possesses immense concentration and power, while retaining sublime elegance. 145 Paradigm Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2008, Oakville, California On the palate, the wine is a big round mouthful of flavor, power, and elegance. Classic Paradigm flavor profile of black cherry, berry, and a sweet touch of toasty french oak, silk texture, seamless with a well tiered finish. Flavors are explosive, yet a lovely structure, great balance. 135 O’Shaughnessy 2009 Mt Veeder Cabernet, California Wine Advocate - Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley, CA - "has a soaring bouquet of smoked meats, black fruits, espresso roast, lavender, and creme de cassis. Gorgeously rich, with high tannins, high extract, and superb purity and concentration, this is a beautiful wine. 210

Cabernet Franc Ehlers Estate St Helena Cabernet Franc 2009, Napa This is a big, rich, massive, chewy, beautiful Cabernet Franc. Velvety, silky, ripe and juicy. 100% Certified Organic, French Oaked. This wine is sprinkled with currants, black cherry, cayenne, vanilla bean and cigar One hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale of these wines go to support the Leducq Foundation, a highly regarded, not-for-profit foundation dedicated to funding international cardiovascular research 104

Jarvis 2006 Cabernet Franc, Napa Cabernet Franc has long been the favorite grape varietal of William Jarvis. He says it does exceptionally well in Napa, and it is brought to its best in our winery. The wine is barrel aged for a minimum of 19 months in 100% new French Haute Futaie oak and is bottled unfined and unfiltered contributing to the aromas of toasty vanilla, lavender and cassis. A delightful combination of spicy blueberry and black cherry flavors linger elegantly throughout the finish. 138

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Other Reserve Reds Domaine Roche-Audran Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France Made from 100% Grenache, this micro-cuvee of only 108 case production, of which only 35 cases arrive in America, comes from a small vineyard plot in the prestigious area of Chateauneuf called La Cristia. The sandy soils there are renowned for producing Caateauneuf of tremendous length, elegance, and finesse. 140 Krupp Veraison Proprietory Blend, Napa Valley California 2008 This wine is rich in aromatics consisting of dark fruits, roasted coffee bean, tobacco, red licorice and spice. A bold entry leads to a beautifully rich and weighty palate with flavors of black currant, bramble berry, cocoa powder and lilac. The structure of the wine is powerful and concentrated which leads to a long & elegant finish. 105 Flor De Pingus 2010 El Corazon del Duero, Spain Vivid purple. Ripe cherry, cassis, potpourri and cracked pepper on the intensely perfumed nose, with subtle licorice and woodsmoke qualities adding complexity. Deep, sweet and expansive, offering explosive dark berry compote, floral pastille and anise flavors. A spicy quality gains strength on the finish, which leaves smoke and mineral notes behind. This bottling has been going from strength to strength in recent years. Rating: 94 points International Wine Cellar 200 Quinta Da Muradella ‘Gorvia Tinto 2006, Spain The wonderful nose of Gorvia Tinto has floral aromas such as rose and cherry blossom, with raspberry and elegant spice hints. Elegant and silky on the palate, it has a Pinot Noirlike texture, layers of sweet ripe fruit, and vibrant acidity. The freshness that marks all of Quinta de Muradella's wonderful wines lasts all the way along the palate, with a crisp, mouth-watering finish. Extremely rare, a great treat. 140 Krupp Brothers BlackBart Syrah 2007, Stagecoach Vineyards, Napa Valley, California Deep garnet; almost black in color. Intense aromatics of cider-smoked ham, bacon fat and graphite intertwine beautifully with green olives, blueberries, raspberries and lavender. A dense, complex palate of black raspberries, blueberries, vanilla, smoky oak framed perfectly by soft, succulent tannins. The wine has great brightness and a very persistent finish. 123 Davis Family Vineyard Zinfandel, California The old vines add an amazing character, a brambly complex array of flavors that keep unfolding as the meal and the evening go on‌both bright red fruits like raspberry and cherry giving way to the spicy dark fruits like blackberries and plums. 60

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Other Reserve Reds Foley 2009 “The Griffin”, Napa Valley, California The ’09 is a blend of 50% blockbuster Petite Syrah, 37% super- ripe Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% ripe and round Merlot. Ultra purple in color, this proprietary red blend offers complex aromas of wild berries, camphor and violet blossoms. Expansive black cherry flavors couple with a well-balanced acidity and evenly gripping tannin. 80 Booker ”Oublie” 2010 Paso Robles, California 94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate The 2010 Oublie opens with exquisite aromatics. Dark cherries, incense, exotic spices, flowers and mint are beautifully layered in this delineated, striking wine. A gorgeous, totally refined finish elevates the Oublie to a rarified level. The blend is 43% Syrah, 26% Mourvedre, 16% Counoise and 15% Grenache. 140 Flegenheimer Bros Reserve Red, Australia Estate grown Shiraz and Petite Sirah. Flegenheimer Bros family wine business originated with 12 shops in New York City until Prohibition in 1872. Very deep purple-black color with notes of creme de cassis, warm plums and dark chocolate with hints of licorice and fertile loam, the 2010 Reserve Red Wine is very full-bodied and voluptuous in the mouth, offering tons of ripe fruit layers that are supported by a medium to full level of grainy tannins and refreshing acid. It finishes long. 64 Melka 2009 St Emilion, France Nirvana is the only carrier of this rare wine in the state of Illinois. The wine is extremely delicate, exhibiting aromatics and flavors of bright raspberry fruits with earthiness and vanilla tones. Medium-bodied with polished and well integrated tannins, it is an enticing and elegant wine with a long, smooth finish. 350 Burgess Estate Vineyards Reserve 2007, Napa, California This is a proprietary red blend, and therefore percentages of each variety are not released. There is a significant amount of hillside Cabernet Sauvignon and varied amounts of other Bordeaux cultivars are blended to achieve a round and full impression. The most amazing thing about this wine is that the fruit flavors are all “varietal-correct”; there is no prune, raisin, or other over-ripe character. The dense layers of blackberry, cassis and dark cherry are complemented by rich, toasty and spicy oak. 188

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Sparkling, Sweet, & Port Sparkling Casteller Cava Sparkling Wine, Spain

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Clean, refreshing, and sparkling, with hints of lime and citrus. Finish is light and delicate.

Fantinel Prosecco Sparkling WIne, Italy

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Delicate floral tones on the nose with a pleasurably soft and velvety mouth feel. A consistently popular, lively, classic sparkling wine perfect for any festive occasion.

Saint Hilaire Sparkling Brut, France Dry, toasty, smooth and clean Saint Hilaire truly captivates with an attractive yeasty aroma and luscious creamy texture. The palate is light and crisp with citrus and apple flavors. 39

Biagio Prosecco Sparkling Wine

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Sweet Chateau Laribotte Sauternes Dessert Wine 45 French Sauternes, Bordeaux region. Rich, grilled white stone fruits with a hint of lemon and citrus, it is toasty and sweet with succulent acidity to balance.

Rivesaltes Ambre 1996 Dessert Wine 68 Made from the interesting, native grape Macabeu, this fortified dessert wine from Roussillon is both rare and delicious. The grapes are harvested late, then pressed, fermented and fortified in tanks. After an amazing harvest in 1996, this wine was put in barrel where it sat for 12 years, finally being bottled in 2008. The lenghty barrel ageing results in an extremely complex wine that unfolds flavor after flavor. Dried fruits, nuts, caramel and subtle notes of oranges and apricots

Merryvale Antiqua Dessert Wine 79 Muscat fortified with fine pot-still brandy. Golden/amber in color from its long aging in French oak, the wine is a complex combination of nuts and orange-peel aromas. Thick and rich in the mouth, the nuts and orange-peel theme continues from the entry through the long finish, highlighted by the many subtleties from the fine brandy and time in the barrel.

Port Kopke 20 Year Tawney Port 134 Elegant, rich and nutty with flavors that go on forever. Showing deep caramel and dried fig flavor, well-developed color. Excellence in a tawny.

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Roaring 20’s By the Bottle Roaring Twenty Whites Santa Marina Pinot Grigio, Italy 22 A light, straw gold. Delicate bouquet, elegant. Delicious and refreshing with distinctive fruit upfront, beautifully balanced with a crisp, exceptionally clean finish.

Claris Pinot Grigio, Italy 21 Fresh and pleasant with fruit notes of pear and apple. Fruity, harmonious, elegant.

Bodegas Olivares 2011 Jumilla Rosado, Spain 21 70% Monastrall, 30% Syrah blend. This is a stunning Rosado with vibrant notes of strawberry, cherry and hints of herbs, with a long finish.

Lange Twins Moscato, California 27 Aromas and flavors of white peach, orange blossom and honeysuckle are balanced by a little sparkle giving the wine a light body and refreshing finish. It is a classic Moscato with natural sweetness and crisp acidity.

Otto’s Constant Dream Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand 27 Behind the pale green/yellow color lurks a vivid bouquet of fresh sage, blackcurrant, fresh passionfruit and a jolt of lemon/lime freshness

Domaine de la Fruitiere Chardonnay, Loire Valley, France 27 Crisp and mineral-laden with streaks of lemon, honey, crisp granny Smith apple & tropical fruit.

Copa Del Rey Chardonnay, Chile 20 Crisp and clean, as the lighter color indicates, this wine is a palate pleaser from the first pour to the last sip. Smooth and bright with tropical aromas of pineapple and guava the Copa del Rey Chardonnay bucks tradition with freshness and full flavors. Harmonious oak is pleasant on the palate, while a forward and juicy mouthfeel marks this Chardonnay as versatile and unique.

Domaine de Pajot 2011 'Les Quatre Cepages' Cotes de Gascogne, France 21 Certified Organic, It is a dry white wine from the region of Cotes de Gascogne. In this region, the four varieties of grapes are Colombard, Ugni-Blanc, Sauvignon, and Gros-Manseng. Complementary aromatic elements of boxwood, citrus and exotic fruit along with a fine refreshing sensation to the palate.

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Roaring 20’s By the Bottle Roaring Twenty Reds Caleo Montepulciano, Italy 20 Intense ruby red color with violet highlights this wine has a pleasant and fruity bouquet. It has a full bodied, velvety and dry flavor leading to an enjoyable finish.

Aletta, Garnacha, Spain 20 Dark cherry red color, old vine Garnacha, intense blackberry, fruity, soft & persistent on the palate.

Luzon Red, Spain 22 Family owned winery outside of Madrid, great structure and balance, intense color, violet hues, round rich flavors of dark ripe fruit, licorice mint.

Chateau Montauriol Rigaud 2009’Cuvee Les Corzes’ Corbieres AOC 24 Straightforward and pleasant nose marked by red fruits with light notes of thyme and pine nuts. Its elegance and its power are in perfect balance.

Villa Di Zano Chianti Classico, Italy 24 The ruby red colored wine has an intense nose with red berries aromas and spicy notes.

Manoamano, Spain 25 La Mancha, Spain carefully made red wine, long slow fermentation, French oak, vanilla, spice, robust red fruit and rich finish.

Elsa Bianchi Malbec, Argentina 27 The classic Malbec aromas of ripe plum and violets are evident in the nose, with hints of vanilla. The beauty of the Malbec in Argentina is its ability to combine a rich, weighty mouth feel with a soft silkiness normally associated with lighter wines.

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Thirty Something By the Bottle Thirty Something Whites Foucher-Lebrun 2011 Le Mont Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc, France 36 Pale yellow with green tints. Fruity nose with aromas of boxwood and black currant evolving towards floral scents of acacia. Rich and round on the palate with good depth.

Scarpetta Pinot Grigio, Italy 39 Delightful wine sourced from three different vineyards in Friuli, this wine is a sum of its part with each vineyard expressing a different nuance. A fresh and vibrant expression of Pinot Grigio, this wine has quite a bit of weight to complement the firm acidity.

Richter Piesporter Riesling 33 This crisp and off dry Riesling shows classic Mosel aromas of slate and mineral, followed by a lush palate showing flavors of apples and peaches

Hans Lang Sabrina Riesling, Germany 30 This is a semi-dry Riesling made in the traditional Rheingau style, accentuating the elegant interplay between delicate fruit and refreshing acidity.

Davis Family Vineyards Cuvee Luke, California 36 The excellent 2008 Cuvee Luke is a white Rhone Ranger blend of 49% Roussanne, 37% Marsanne, and 14% Viognier. Aromas of nectarine, apricot, white peach, and a hint of lychee are all present in this fleshy, medium-bodied, surprisingly elegant and pure, dry white wine.

Fess Parker Chardonnay, California 35 Crisp, clean notes of apple, pear and citrus, smoke, toast, vanilla. Lush tropical flavors followed by distinct layers of pineapple, citrus, pear and a hint of sweet oak.

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Thirty Something By the Bottle Thirty Something Reds Rickshaw Pinot Noir, Sonoma, California 33 Layers of intense fruit, earthiness and oak complexity. In the glass, aromas of cola, cherry and forest floor are balanced by nuances of vanilla and clove.

Brooks ‘Runaway Red’ Pinot Noir, Oregon 37 The aromas practically "run away" from the bottle when you first open it but as you capture them you will find smoke, ripe black cherry, pomegranate and a hint of pepper. The fruit flavors of bing cherry, raspberry and strawberry with a bit of spice and clove.

Domaine Roche-Audran Cotes du Rhone, France 33 Bright red cherry, peppery spice with rich black fruits. Un-oaked and Bio-dynamically farmed.

Shimmin Canyon Cabernet, Paso Robles, California 33 This superb vintage offers lush, densely concentrated fruit flavors supported by a sweet vanillin spice. Classic flavors of black cherry, cassis & cocoa & sandalwood. Inviting & easy to drink.

Quatro Mani Barbera, Italy 33 Aromas of blackberries, plums and sweet spices give way to a ripe and juicy with soft tannins and a long, fresh finish. Stainless steel fermentation and five months in large Slavonian oak barrels.

Lan La Rioja Crianza, Spain 34 100% Tempranillo Brilliant red cherry with violet hues. Elegant ageing aromas with fruity notes. It shows good balance on the palate coming from the sweet and elegant tannins.

Hermanos Melbec-Tannat, Argentina 33 13


Full medium ruby. Subtle, lightly medicinal aromas of currant, plum, licorice and bitter chocolate. Supple, moderately dense and fresh, with saline and mineral notes adding interest to the cola and dark chocolate flavors.

Boer & Britt “The General,” South Africa 36 2009 vintage from South Africa's Stellenbosch region, is a rich Bordeaux-style blend of Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. Aged in French oak, the wine shows juicy cassis flavours mixed with an elegant, earthy spice. A delicious, full-blooded wine..

Destefanis Dolcetto D’Alba Italy 39 A charmingly elegant wine, the aromas are filled with floral raspberry and blueberry, along with touches of chocolate and leather. The fruit on the palate is silky and seamless with a nice core of ripe red berry balanced by just-tart bing cherry. The lightest hint of smooth tannins adds texture to the persistent finish.

Joan D’Anguera Garnatxa Montsant 33 Refreshing and savory, with fresh floral aromas, and earthy tastes of wild berries, roses, thyme and mountain herbs. This big Grenache finishes big, and lingers with the berry notes.

Sobon Estate Zinfandel, California 35 Fragrant, rich, full bodied zinfandel, forward, luscious fruit flavors, enjoyable and mellow, created through sustainable practices.

It’s a Wonderful Life…The Forties By the Bottle Wonderful Life Whites Dr Hermann Riesling, Germany 40 Red sandstone and slate soil create the unique character of the Urziger Wurzgarten. Exotic, spicy, bright and fresh. Fermented in stainless steel, hand harvested, bottled young with some residual sugar. Honey notes, long spicy finish.

Epiphany Grenache Blanc, Santa Barbara County, California 41 This cabernet Dry white wine offers lush, rich flavors of white peach, nectarines, apricots, and spice, nicely nuanced by a thread of flowery honey, bright citrus notes to keep it beautifully balanced

Chehalem Vineyard Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon 43 Estate wine, Alsace style Pinot Gris, weight on the palate while retaining fruit flavors and acidity. Bright, stainless steel, fullness of character.

Ponzi Vineyards Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon 40 Fragrant with floral notes, lemony fruit and hints of apricot, this is a tangy, textural take on Pinot Gris. Fermented in stainless steel and released young, it retains a bright and stylish profile right through a lingering finish, with a touch of sweetness

Pierre Spark, Pinot Blanc, Alsace, France 40 This easygoing, medium bodied wine reveals marvelous minerality with notes of lemon peel and a touch of laurel. Its fruit, acidity and refreshing crispness make it a well balanced wine that’s sure to please.

Melville Chardonnay, California 45

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Another naked example of unoaked wine, the 2009 Chardonnay Inox Clone 76 has beautiful white currant, quince, nectarine, and apple-like fruit, a light straw color, expressive, medium to full-bodied flavors, zingy acidity. and superb purity. Drink it over the next several years.

Wonderful Life Reds Evening Land Sorcerer 2008, California 47 Sorcerer is a deep, meaty blend of mostly Cabernet, with Syrah, Grenache and Petit Verdot in the mix. The round California fruit is balanced by tarry dark tannins and bright acidity before fading into a smooth fruit finish.

Pali “Bluffs” Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, California 43 This cabernet Aromatics of black cherry with sweet raspberry contrast with fleshy rare steak spiced with sea salt, lavender and sage. Bright, powerful finish, layered, complete.

Chateau Haut Colombier 2009, France 40 Bordeaux blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc. This is toasted, but integrated, with soft, spice-coated structure guiding the mulled plum, fig and blackberry fruit. Late twinge of chalk adds some length and definition.

Graffito Malbec, Lujan de Cuyo, Argentina 40 Ethereal rose petal incense and spicy perfume, bass note of smoky earth, espresso., The palate balances red currant fruit, hints of black pepper with loads of mouth-coating ripe tannins.

It’s a Wonderful Life…The Forties By the Bottle Wonderful Life Reds Domaine Roche-Audran ‘Cesar’, Cotes du Rhone, France 48 Inky ruby-purple. On the nose - scorched earth and black cherry liqueur, with a hint of smoke and spice. Mouth coating dense fruit, mild acidity, and a long spicy finish. Balanced, structured, full-bodied.

Vina Ventisquero Grey Cabernet, Chile 46 Elegant with a good volume, this wine boasts round, very well-achieved ripe tannins, giving it an enveloping body with a long, clean finish that lingers in the mouth

Marrietta Petit Syrah, California 45 The Marrietta exhibits a broad, rich nose of blueberries, sweet toasty oak, and mineral notes. It is abundantly lush, mouth-filling, and weighty on the palate. Typical of the vintage, it exhibits broad, fruitforward flavors with pleasing fruit tannins.

Sottimano Nebbiolo, Lange, Italy 45 The Langhe Nebbiolo, due to the severe green harvest done during the summer, has a deep brillant red, an intense, persistent nose of fruits and spices, with some hints of dried rose, cherries and tobacco.

Vina Mayor Ribera Del Duero, Spain 41 Open and expressive nose of ripe black fruits, balanced by well- integrated oak. Full- bodied and complex, with a seductive ripe tannin style, balanced, multi- layered finish.

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The Fabulous Fifties By the Bottle Fabulous Whites Dierberg Chardonnay, Santa Maria Valley, California 58 Features wine from classic, low yielding Burgundian clones, truly distinctive Chardonnay, 16 months in barrels, great power and structure.

Copain Chardonnay, California 57 Copain's Chardonnay is pure chard without any makeup窶馬o new oak (only older oak barrels are used), no malolactic fermentation (to preserve freshness and acidity), and all natural yeasts are used. The result is a, beautiful wine with perfect balance and the pure taste of Chardonnay.

Chaume-Arnaud 2009 Cotes Du Rhone Blanc Blend, France 50 50% Marsanne 50% Viognier blend. On the nose, tropical fruit aromas of litchi and ripe mango, mingled with scents of verbena and lime blossom. Star anise and spices on the palate, with a white peppery note to finish. Only 300 cases.

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The Fabulous Fifties By the Bottle Fabulous Reds Owen Roe “Sharecropper,� Willamette Valley, Oregon 54 Light red. Fresh red berry and cherry aromas are complemented by notes of dried rose and white pepper. Fleshy and open-knit, with good clarity to its raspberry and cherry flavors. Finishes sweet and broad, with good energy and cling.

Mastrojanni Rosso di Montalcino, Italy 54 Fresh red fruits and ripe Mediterranean berries. 100% Sangiovese. Allier oak barrels, intense, lively and transparent ruby red. Nose: fresh, with the scent of ripe plums, delightful with its sweet fragrance.

Brella Pinot Noir, Wilamette Valley, Oregon 51 An elegantly balanced Pinot Noir with opulent red berry fruits, spicy notes, and vanilla from barrel aging. The silken mouth feel and a seductive lingering finish provide a harmonious union that pairs well with many cuisines.

Melville Pinot Noir, California 54 Darker and richer in color than its sibling, this wine exudes a more complex and concentrated profile. Fresh fruit aromatics of black cherry, black raspberry and blood orange mix with pretty nuances of sandalwood, rose petal and gardenia. Spices reminiscent of cinnamon, salt-water taffy, rhubarb and dried herbs complete the background. A Nirvana favorite.

Burgess Merlot, Napa Valley, California, 58 Blackberry, black currant, black cherry and brambly raspberry take the lead. When the wine really opens up (keep swirling and witness a wonderful transformation), it reveals sweet plum, sweet black licorice, smoky cherrywood and a hint of spice.

Burgess 2008 Syrah, Napa Valley, California 58 Inviting color of dark purple garnet lead your nose to very pretty aromas and flavors of plum, blackberry, and spice. A rich, round mouthfeel and long, smooth finish confirm why we love Syrah so much.

Seven Hills Malbec, Walla Walla, Washington 54 Washington- Deep magenta color, aromas of passionfruit and blueberry with a hint of caramel. Sweet Blueberry fruit and exotic Hungarian oak on the palate. Fine tannin structure with powerful fruit finish.

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By The Glass The Roaring 20’s By the Glass Roaring Twenty Whites Santa Marina Pinot Grigio, Italy………………………………………………….…8 Claris Pinot Grigio, California……………………………………………………....7 Bodegas Olivares Rosado, Spain………………………………………………….7 Lange Twins Moscato, California…………………………………………………..9 Otto’s Constant Dream, Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand……………………...9 Domaine de la Fruitiere Chardonnay, Loire Valley, France…………………...9 Copa del Rey Chardonnay, Chile…………………………………………………..7 Domaine de Pajot 2011 'Les Quatre Cepages' Cotes de Gascogne, France .7

Roaring Twenty Reds Caleo Montepulciano, Italy…………………………………………………………...7 Aletta, Garnacha, Spain……………………………………………………………… 7 Luzon Red, Spain……………………………………………………………………... 8 Chateau Montauriol Rigaud, France……………………………..……..………......8 Villa Di Zano Chianti Classico, Italy………………………………………………...8 Manoamano Crianza,Spain…………………………………………………………..8.5 San Huberto Cabernet Sauvignon, Argentina…………………………………… 7 Elsa Bianchi Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina………..……………………………… 9

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Thirty Something By the Glass Thirty Something Whites Foucher-Lebrun 2011 Le Mont Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc, France……..12 Scarpetta Pinot Grigio, Italy ……………………………………………………13 Hans Lang Sabrina Riesling, Germany ………………………………………10 Richter Piesporter Riesling, Germany…………………………………….......11 Davis Family Vineyard “Cuvee Luke”, California…………………….....…..12 Pierre Pinot Blanc, Alsace, France…………………………………………….14 Fess Parker Chardonnay, California ………………………………………….12

Thirty Something Reds Rickshaw Pinot Noir, Sonoma, California ……………………………………11 Brooks ‘Runaway Red’ Pinot Noir, Oregon………………………….……….12.5 Domaine Roche-Audran Cotes du Rhone, France ………………………….11 Shimmin Canyon Cabernet, California…………………………………...……11 Quatro Mani Barbera, Italy ………………………………………………………11 Hermanos Melbec-Tannat, Argentina …………………………………………11 Lan La Rioja Crianza, Spain……………………………………………………. 12 Boer & Britt “The General,” South Africa……………………………………..12 Lionel Osmin Cahors Malbec, France …………………………………………11.5 Destefanis Dolcetto D’Alba, Italy……………………………………..…………12 Joan d'Anguera Garnatxa Montsant 2010……………………………………..11 Sobon Estate Zinfandel, California ……………………………………..…..….12

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It’s a Wonderful Life…The Forties By the Glass Wonderful Whites Dr Hermann Riesling, Germany …………………………………………..…..13.5 Epiphany Grenache Blanc, Santa Barbara County, California …………...14 Melville Estate Chardonny, California……………………………..…….…….15 Chehalem Vineyard Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon ……………….15 Ponzi Vineyards Willamette Valley Pinot Gris………………………….….….14

Wonderful Reds Chateau Haut Colombier France…………………………..………………….…14 Vina Ventisquero Cabernet, Chile……………………………………………….16 Evening Land Sorcerer 2008, California, Cabernet Grenache blend..……16 Pali Bluffs Russian River Pinot Noir, California………………………………15 Domaine Roche-Audran ‘Cesar’, Cotes du Rhone, France ……….…....….16 Marrietta Petit Syrah, California…………………………………………………15 Vina Mayor Ribera Del Duero, Spain ……………………………………...…...14 Sottimano Nebbiolo Lange, Italy……………………..…………………...…..…15

The Fabulous Fifties By the Glass Fabulous Whites Dierberg Chardonnay, Santa Maria Valley, California ………………………20 Copain Chardonnay, California………………………………………………….19 Chaume-Arnaud 2009 Cotes Du Rhone Blanc Blend, France………………17

Fabulous Red Brealla Pinot Noir, Oregon…………………………………..…………………17 Owen Roe Pinot Noir “Sharecropper,” Oregon………………..…………..18 MastroJanni Rosso, Italy………………………………………………………18 Melville Estate Pinot Noir, California …………………………………....…..18 Seven Hills Malbec, Walla Walla Washington..………………………....…..18 Burgess Merlot, California……………………………………………………...20 Burgess Syrah, California………………………………………………………20

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Flight Attendants‌ Specialty Flights Crane Sake Master Flight, Sado Island, Japan 10.95 Kura Manotsuru Bulzai Ginjo Kura Manotsuru Demon Slayer Honjozo Kura Manotsuru Countless Visions Junmai Ginjo

Artisan, Hand-Crafted Forteleza Tequila Flight

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White Flights Pinot Grigio Flight 9.95 Santa Marina Pinot Grigio, Italy Claris Pinot Grigio, California‌ Scarpetta Pinot Grigio, Italy

Simply sweet Flight 10.95 Lange Twins Moscato, California Richter Piesporter Riesling, Germany Hans Lang Sabrina Riesling, Germany

Chardonnay Flight 13.95 Domaine de la Fruitiere Loire Valley, France Talbott Sleepy Hollow Chardonnay, California Copain Chardonnay, California

Oak Chardonnay Flight 15.95 Fess Parker Chardonnay, California Melville Estate Chardonny, California Dierberg Chardonnay,California

Something Different 13.95 Pierre Pinot Blanc, Alsace, France Chehalem Vineyard Pinot Gris, Oregon Ponzi Pinot Gris, Oregon

Those Crazy Germans 14.95 Hans Lang Sabrina Riesling, Germany Richter Piesporter Riesling, Germany Dr Hermann Riesling, Germany

Fabulous Whites 12.95 Davis Cuvee Luke, California Epiphany Grenache Blanc, California Foucher-Lebrun Sauvignon Blanc, France

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…Please Fasten Your Seat Belts Red Flights California Pinot Noir Flight 16.95 Rickshaw Pinot Noir, Sonoma Pali Bluffs Russian River Pinot Noir Melville Estate Pinot Noir, California

French Flight 13.95 Domaine Roche-Audran Cote du Rhone Chateau Montauriol Rigaud Roche-Audran ‘Cesar’, Cotes du Rhone

Italian Big & Dry Flight Destefanis Dolcetto D’Alba Sottimano Nebbiolo, Lange Mastro Janni Rosso,

World Blends Flight 12.95 Roche-Audran Cotes du Rhone, France Boer & Britt “The General,” South Africa Evening Land Sorcerer, California

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Spanish Flight 12.95 Aletta, Spain Manoamano, Spain Vina Mayor Ribera Del Duero, Spain

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Bottled Brews Stone IPA

5.25

An "India Pale Ale" by definition is highly hopped and high in alcohol - you'll find this Stone India Pale Ale to be true to style with a huge hop aroma, flavor and bitterness throughout.

Flywheel Bright Lager

5.25

The kinetic beauty of spicy hops grabs you by the nose and lets you know, this is a German inspired beer. A mild, bready malt, sweetness greets you at the lips, soothing the crisp hop flavors.

Allagash White-Belgian Wheat 6.50 This brew is Allagash's interpretation of a traditional Belgian wheat beer. Brewed with a generous portion of wheat and spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel, this beer is fruity, refreshing and slightly cloudy in appearance.

Dynamo Copper Lager

5.25

Starts strong and finishes crisp and smooth. The balanced flavors, aromas, and even the copperyred tones of this beer go great with everything..

Victory Headwater Pale Ale 5.25 This firmly crisp and aromatically arousing pale ale integrates a softly supportive malt base with underlies streams of herbal hop complexity.

Lagunitas ‘Little Sumpin’ Ale 5.25 Sneaky Smooth with a touch of what Lagunitas Brewing calls Wheatly-esque-ish-ness. Crispy Wheat and Pale Malt flavors with a Big Round & Juicy Hop Finish.

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Bottled Brews Lagunitas Czech-style Pilsner

5.25

This Czech-style pilsner pours a solid clear golden color with thin foam. There’s a crisp hop aroma with a pleasing biscuit toasted malt aroma undertone. It’s crisp and refreshing with hints of sweetness rounding it out while still remaining decidedly light

Krombacher German Pilsner 5.25 Distinctive, finely bitter taste and a full-flavoured aroma – this is a genuine premium pilsner beer with an alcohol content of 4.8 %. Production processes enhance the traditional recipe whilst complimenting the natural unique brew that is Krombacher Pils.

Smuttynose Robust Porter

5.25

This hearty, mahogany colored ale is brewed to evoke the dark, full-bodied ales that were a favorite of dockworkers and warehousemen (hence the name “Porter”) in 19th century London This is a smooth and very drinkable beer, characterized by its well-balanced malt and hops, plus subtle notes of coffee and chocolate.

Smuttynose Old Brown Dog 5.25 Old Brown Dog has been cited as a classic example of the “American Brown Ale” style of beer. Compared to a typical English Brown Ale, Old Brown Dog is fuller-bodied and more strongly hopped. In 1989 it won a silver medal in its category (American Brown Ale) at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver.

Left Hand Nitro Milk Stout

5.25

Dark & delicious. The aroma is of brown sugar and vanilla cream, with hints of roasted coffee. Initial roasty, mocha flavors rise up, with slight hop & roast bitterness in the finish. The rest is pure bliss of milk chocolate fullness.

Tyranena Headless Man Amber Alt 5.25 Brewed in the “old way” of a Düsseldorf-style Altbier. A unique cold lagering process gives this amber ale its smooth taste.

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Martini List Banana Split A taste like you would make with a real banana split; we use Vanilla infused Vodka, Banana Liqueur, and Dark Chocolate Godiva Liqueur. Caramel Apple A delicious cocktail with all the flavors of fall season; we pair Vodka with Apple Liqueur and Butterscotch Schnapps. Classic Many other martinis are available, but this is The Original, Gin with a splash of Dry Vermouth Chocotini A chocolaty blend of Dark and White Chocolate Godiva with Vanilla infused Vodka and a creamy float of Sean’s Irish Cream Liqueur to top it off. Cucumber & Ginger A refreshing mix of Citrus Vodka and Ginger Liqueur, shaken with fresh slices of cucumber and a dash of lemonade. Espresso A coffee-like martini that uses Vanilla infused Vodka, Kahlua, and Crème de Cacao with chilled espresso for that caffeinated kick. French A “favorite” martini pairs Vodka with Chambord and pineapple juice. POM Cosmo A delicious recipe of Vodka, Pomegranate Liqueur, and Orange Liqueur, with splashes of pomegranate and lime juices. .

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Nirvana Wine List May 2013