The Carlton Restaurant

Cellar Aged Wine

American Wines Merlot

 

BERINGER NAPA “BRANCOTT’’96 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION…142.99

BERINGER NAPA “BRANCOTT’’97 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION..142.99

COLUMBIA CREST COLUMBIA VALLEY “RESERVE”’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION –“Smooth and generous, a lovely, lively mouthful of dark berry, currant and subtle spice flavors, all mingling harmoniously on the long, polished finish.”…103.99

LOLONIS RED WOOD VALLEY “PETROS-HERITAGE”’ – CELLAR AGED SELECTION’02…77.99

MATANZAS CREEK SONOMA’93 – Smooth and polished, with appealing ripe plum, cherry, cedar and spice flavors, picking up a trace of earthiness on the finish.”………133.99

MATANZAS CREEK SONOMA “SONOMA VALLEY”’94 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Smooth and rich, with a scent of dill leading to currant and plum flavors, finishing with anise, mineral and herb notes, turning complex.”…133.99

MIETZ SONOMA’02 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION …51.99

 

American Wines Sirah & Syrah

 

NEYERS NAPA “HUDSON”’02 – A dark, rich, heady stew of a wine, right down to the beef, carrots and onions. The range of flavors takes in game meat, exotic spices and beef carpaccio nuances, finishing with a splash of cedar and stewed tomato.”………103.99

 

American Wines Other Red

 

MENDOCINO WINE COMPANY MENDOCINO “TUSK N’ RED”’03  – A combo of syrah, zinfandel, carignane, petite sirah, sangiovese and assorted other unnamed reds. That sounds as strange as the elephant watching bocce on the wine label – and, like the label, I wouldn’t think about it too hard – but regardless of the blend, it’s delicious.”…………………36.99  

 

Australian Red

BOOKPURNONG HILL RIVERLAND “BLOCK 267” RED TABLE’99 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Tasty stuff, soft, supple and generous with its blackberry, violet, vanilla and spice flavors, which echo nicely on the silky, round finish.”…88.99

 

 Italian Wines Red Tuscany

 

CASADEI “FILARE 41″’04…83.99

CASTELLO BANFI MERLOT “MANDRIELLE”’94 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “A serious red wine that combines smoky, chocolaty, cherrylike flavors with a firm, tannic texture and lingering finish. Having both depth and breadth.”….103.99 

 

Italian Wines Other Red

ANTONELLI  SAGRANTINO DI MONTEFALCO’98 – “A big, bold red with vanilla cream and game aromas. Blueberry, dark chocolate and earth flavors carry big tannins.”………..159.99

DORIGO “PIGNOLA DI BUTTRIO”’01 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION…129.99

DORIGO “MONTSCLAPADE”’01 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION…104.99

DORIGO “REFOSCO DAL PEDUNCOLO ROSSO”’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION…88.99

JOSEPHUS MAYR BOLZANO ALTO ADIGE LAMAREIN’05 – Intense spicy and smoky aromas lead into a palate that is impressive in its solidity yet perked up by acidity that makes it juicy and enjoyable. The licorice finish underlies a very deep close.”103.99

NIEDERMAYR “EUFORIUS”’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION…60.99

SAN BAGIO LANGHE ROSSO LAMORA “JANIN”’00 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION…88.99

TENUTA SAN LEONARDO’96 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION  – “A beautiful Bordeaux blend, with currant bush, mint and mineral aromas plus a touch of oak. Full-bodied, with polished tannins and a long finish.”…85.99

TENUTA SAN LEONARDO’97
 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION…90.99

TENUTA SETTEN  BASALGHELLE TREVISO “INNAMORTA” MERLOT’97 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION…89.99

 

Spanish Wines Red

 

CELLARS CAPAFONS-OSSO “MONSANT MASIA ESPLANES”’03 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION –  “Rugged tannins give way to roasted plum, coffee and earth flavors in this solid, rustic red.  Has grip, but it’s tough. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Garnacha and Carinena”…63.99

CIMS DE PORRERA “PRIORAT CLASSIC”’01
 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – Ripe, almost roasted, with black cherry, wild herb, licorice and black pepper notes.  Has rich, round tannins and good concentration, but remains balanced and generous, with a spicy finish.”…133.99