Autumn Wine Menu
All of the wines listed are thoughtfully selected to reflect the flavors of the season & to pair perfectly with our food. Many have a low alcohol content to make them perfect options for either day or night. Sizes: “lunch pour” (3oz) / 5oz pour / bottle *EXCLUDES SPARKLING WINE & SOME VARIETALS
Autumn Menu White Pairings
2016 CHATEAU MONCONTOUR, VOUVRAY, FRANCE
From old vines, up to 45-year s-old, the wine is attractively off dry, retaining plenty of acidity as well as gaining touches of honey and creamed apples. The wine is light while deliciously fruity. We LOVED this wine paired with our HOUSEMADE HOT HAM & CHEESE &
2016 PRATSCH GRUNER VELTLINER, AUSTRIA
Fruity & acidic with flavors of apple, white peach & citrus. This wine tasted phenomenal with our CIDER BRAISED PULLED PORK!
2016 LEITZ RIESLING, RHEINGAU, GERMANY
This Riesling from Josef Leitz is a wine of incredible balance, complex flavor and shimmering minerality. Ripe aromas of stone fruits abound with good acidity and a nice finish. No other wine pairs better than this with our HOT SAUCE FRIED CHICKEN.
2017 WHITE HAVEN SAUV. BLANC, NEW ZEALAND
This wine offers fragrant aromas of gooseberry, greengage plums, and tropical fruit. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, with bright, fragrant apple, white peach, & citrus. The way it brings out
the flavors of our LIGHT MARKET FISH & CRISPY HERB MARKET FISH is a match made in heaven.
2015 VINUM CELLARS ‘WHITE ELEPHANT’
CHENIN BLANC, ROUSSANNE, VIOGNIER, CA
Light straw color with beautiful tropical aromas of mango, guava and passion fruit. These carry forward into the palate and with it comes superior acidity from the core base of Chenin Blanc, which shows exquisite citrus such as meyer lemon and key lime. The finish is long and generous with peach, apricot, pear grit and honey comb with excellent minerality. The way it brings out the flavors of our BLACK BEAN BURGER makes for a delicious pairing.
Autumn Menu Red Pairings
2015 KENDALL JACKSON ‘VINTNER’S RESERVE’ SYRAH, CA
Richly layered with flavors of plum, blackberry, cola and just the right amount of spice. We adored this lovely wine with our DELICATESSAN PASTRAMI & THYME SQUARE MEATLOAF.
2017 BOEKENHOUTSKLOOF ‘THE CHOCOLATE BLOCK’
SYRAH, CABERNET SAUV., GRENACHE, CINSAULT, VIOGNIER
Savory & delicious with its blackberry, dark chocolate & smoky cedarbrush flavors. It's savoury, complex & delicious with hints of cassis, blackberry and cedar forest. Extremely juicy and mouth-watering in a food-happy kind of way. Balanced and delicious,
this wine always tastes great with our CLASSIC CHEESEBURGER.
2016 EARTHQUAKE ZINFANDEL, LODI, CA
This red will tantalize your taste buds with attractive berry fruit up front, and finishes with a hint of licorice and spice. This fruit-forward red is AWESOME with our GRILLED PORTOBELLO SANDWICH.
2016 HAHN CABERNET SAUVIGNON, MONTEREY, CA
Inviting red cherry and currant jam aromatics complement notes of vanilla and caramel. Enjoy this softer Cab with our THYME SQUARE BURGER.
All of the wines below have been paired with previous Farm Dinners & Special Events or featured in one of our Second Saturday Wine Tasting events. Many are wonderful substitutes to enjoy with our local food.
Bright & Sparkling
CAPOSALDO PROSECCO D.O.C. BRUT, ITALY
This elegant, brut-style wine has pleasant acidity and freshness with fruity aroma of citrus, green apple and acacia blossoms.
2016 CHATEAU MONCONTOUR, VOUVRAY, FRANCE
Attractively off dry, retaining plenty of acidity as well as gaining touches of honey and creamed apples. The wine is light while deliciously fruity.
2017 INAMA, SOAVE CLASSICO, ITALY
This lovely, dry wine has a gentle nose of sweet field flowers: camomile, elder, iris, and a fresh, almond aftertaste.
2018 WHITEHAVEN, SAUV. BLANC, NEW ZEALAND
Medium-bodied, with vibrant acidity supporting bright, fragrant fruit flavors that linger on a long, clean finish.
2017 LEITZ, RIESLING, RHEINGAU, GERMANY
Ripe aromas of stone fruits abound with good acidity and a nice, mildly sweet finish.
2017 VILLA SPARINA, GAVI, ITALY
Notes of honeysuckle, dried jasmine, nutmeg and peach pit. Full body, lots of fleshy stone fruit and a textured finish.
2016 VINUM CELLARS ‘WHITE ELEPHANT’, CHENIN BLANC, ROUSSANNE, VIOGNIER, CA
Dry, with a broad smooth texture. A good layering of butter with spice and pear-tart flavors and a lingering finish.
2016 PRATSCH, GRUNER VELTLINER, AUSTRIA
Fruity & acidic with flavors of apple, white peach, & citrus.
2017 PIERRE SPARR PINOT GRIS, ALSACE, FRANCE
Soft and minerally with a delicate sweetness-to-acidity ratio and a touch of smoky bacon & spice on the finish.
2015 COLUMBIA CREST, CHARDONNAY, WA
Pineapple and mango aromas mix with notes of baking spices.
2017 LA CREMA, CHARDONNAY, CA
Peach, papaya and crisp tangerine notes are complemented by a touch of buttery spice.
2016 APHAEA, RED BLEND, STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA
Ripe, dense, blackberry, with notes of chocolate, rich raspberry and bursts of wild strawberry.
2017 RON RUBIN ‘RUSSIAN RIVER’, PINOT NOIR, CA
Bright cherry, cranberry, and raspberry aromas with hints of dill, fennel, and spice. The bouquet is rounded out with sweet vanilla and berry flavors, with a balanced and elegant finish.
2015 ZUCCARDI Q, MALBEC, ARGENTINA
Bursts with flavors of dark plums, blackberries and spicy notes.
2016 HAHN, CABERNET SAUVIGNON, MONTEREY, CA
Inviting red cherry and currant jam aromatics complement notes of vanilla and caramel.
2016 EARTHQUAKE, ZINFANDEL, LODI, CA
Attractive berry fruit up front finishing with a hint of licorice and spice.
2015 KENDALL JACKSON ‘VINTNER’S RESERVE’, SYRAH, CA
Richly layered with flavors of plum, blackberry, cola and just the right amount of spice.
2017 BOEKENHOUTSKLOOF ‘THE CHOCOLATE BLOCK’, RED BLEND, SOUTH AFRICA
Savory & delicious with its blackberry, dark chocolate & smoky cedar brush flavors.
2011 LA CHAPELLE de MEYNEY, CABERNET SAUVIGNON, BORDEAUX, FRANCE
Intense aromas on the nose, with deep fruit flavors that show the ripeness of the grapes. An elegant and supple Saint Estephe. Beautifully ripe flavors that retain their structure and fine acidity. There is a leather and spice character that finishes the wine in great style.
**ALL WINE AVAILABILITY (INCLUDING VINTAGE) SUBJECT TO CHANGE