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Wine Selection

We offer some of the finest wines on tap and bottled

 GLASS 6OZ – 8,      HALF CARAFE – 15,      FULL CARAFE – 30

Whites and Rose

Riesling Semi Dry 2012– Paumanok – Long Island, NY – 90 Points*

Fermented in stainless steel tanks, this Riesling bursts with a fresh, fruit cocktail of peach, apricot, nectarine and apples. While it starts off sweet, it finishes dry with crisp acidity.

Festival Chardonnay – Paumanok – Long Island, NY – 90 Points*

Festival Chardonnay is a blend of several lots of Chardonnay. It was fermented entirely in stainless steel tanks. It is light, dry, crisp and clean with refreshing aromas and flavors of apple, lemon, pineapple and stones. This is a great every day white.

“…lusciously fruity, refreshing and near-tropical-flavored…” The New York Times, December 13, 2013

Sauvignon Blanc  2014 – Paumanok – Long Island, NY – 90 Points*

This Sauvignon Blanc is fresh and vibrant with aromas of lemon, followed by more subtle mineral and herbaceous notes. Medium-bodied with citrus flavors, crisp acidity and a pleasant, dry finish.

Rosé –  Dry – Paumanok – Long Island, NY – 91 Points*

A blend of Cabernet Franc is a classic style rosé. Styled like the dry, mineral driven with a hint of fruit like in Provence. The clean flavors of this wine highlight the best Long Island fruit has to offer.

Reds

Cab Franc 2012 – Paumanok – Long Island, NY

Aromas of bramble fruit, herbs, flowers and spice. Medium-bodied with firm tannins, red fruit and cherry flavors. 90% Cabernet Franc, 10% Merlot.

Merlot– Paumanok – Long Island, NY

Light to medium-bodied with fresh, ripe flavors of cherry, plum and spice. A great everyday red.

Pinot Noir – Caneros, California

This wine is a full bodied new world pinot noir, which has an abundance of ripe cherry fruit on the nose mixed with lush baking spices. It has a beautiful ruby color to it. On the palate you find bright bing cherry alongside warm juicy strawberry flavors with cinnamon, allspice and a touch of rose petal. The wine is fruit first with hints of oak on a generously long finish.

The Rock Cab Sauv – Made Exclusively for The Rock NYC – Red Hook, Brooklyn

Sourced from the Jamesport vineyard Long Island. Its 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and %15 Merlot and is made by Robert Foley from California in the Red Hook Winery. This blend was devised by sommelier Paulo Villela and simultaneously highlights Long Island earth and California fruit. A Cab Sauv’s purist showing the best.

The Rock Sangrias – White and Red –

Made with Spanish and NY wines with seasonal fermented fruits

 

Wines by the Bottle

 'Treviso' Prosecco, NV - $30
Made from the Glera grape, formerly known as the prosecco grape, this is
the classic sparkling wine made in huge Charmat method (second
fermentation is tank fermented not bottle fermented) known for a crisp
flavor profile highlighted by dry citrus and racy acidity.

Deutz, Champagne Brut Classic, 375ml: $44
From the  prestigious house of  Deutz with a production made mostly out of Grand cru vineyard sights.  Deutz maintains the highest standards as well as the most traditional standards in Champagne. With a focus more on quality and tradition that touting a given vineyard, a la burgundy, Deutz produce some of the finest sparklers around.

Sergio Mottura, Poggio della Costa Grechetto
Civitella d'Agliano IGT, 2011 - $34
Grechetto is one of the more forgotten varieties in Italy but the
biodynamically grown Grechetto by Sergio Mottura is quickly becoming one
of the most renowned white wines in Italy. With a nutty notes and medium
body this wines is a perfect alternative to crisp Italian wines for
people that are looking for something a little more interesting.

Tenuta Montanello, Barbera d'Alba DOC, 2012 - $36
As one of the original members of the cooperative of Barolo, the house
that first made the modern Barolo, Tenuta Montanello makes some of the
most traditional wines in Piedmont. Their Barbera reminds drinkers of
the nobility of the grape and how it is a majestic balance of acidity,
tannin and body.

Az. Agr. Raineri, Dolcetto Dogliani D.O.P 2012 - $36
Coming from the vineyard manager and cellar hand of Domenico Clerico
this winery already has sufficient pedigree but this Dolcetto, hailing
from Dogliani the best town for Dolcetto production, delivers a serious
bang for its buck. With naturally high acidity balanced with nice fruit
and tannin this wine is versatile enough to pair with most plates and
palates.

Domaine Brusset, Ventoux les Boudalles Rouge, 2013  - $34
This Grenache based blend features a fruity yet structured style of
Rhone valley red. It's done in a Beaujolais styled (carbonic Maceration)
which highlights the lighter flavor of the wines while also accenting
the deeper dryer aspects.

Domaine Gayda, 'Flying Solo' White Wine,2012 - $36
This organic estate highlights the best the Languedoc has to offer.
Crisp  yet fuller wines that feature characteristics all tend to enjoy.
This blend of Viognier and Grenache Blanc are the perfect summer wine
while also being able to pair with a diversity of dishes.

Les Roches, 'Picpoul de Pinet' White Wine, 2012 - $36
Picpoul is a classic, acidic, crisp white wine targeted more toward
seafood but is also a standalone delicious wine.

Fearless Rider, Malbec, 2011 - $36
Made by American winemaker Rob Lawson this wine is an atypical Malbec in
that it is lighter and a little more like its French origins than the
modern Argentine style. Not as extracted or ripe as most but still
fruity and delicious this is a more versatile style Malbec than most.

Plowbuster Pinot Noir, 2011 - $40
Made by Mike Hallock from Carabella Vineyards this "second label" is a
classic, tasty expression of a nuanced Willamette Valley Pinot Noir.
Light in color and tannin with plenty of flavor and balance this is the
perfect red wine for white wine and red wine drinkers alike.

Esca ‘Stackhouse’ Napa Valley’ Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010 - $42
Sourced from some of the best AVAs in Napa this wine made by Anna and
Mario Monticelli, this rich, full bodied, smooth drinking cab delivers
an iconic Napa experience quality.

Bridesmaid White Blend, 2012 - $40
Pam Starr has made her fame in making Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc
and finally she made a wine that is more affordable. This blend of
Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon has plenty of mineral and fruit notes and
perfectly balanced body to please  any palate .This white holds up to ant tapas combo.


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