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Angels and Cowboys

Toscano This is an excellent vintage that brought forth exquisite fruit from some of Sonoma County’s most prestigious growers. The crop load was very light, so the extra long hang time helped to develop concentration and dark fruit flavors. The integration of new and neutral French oak accentuates the layers of red fruit and racy spices that define the Angels & Cowboys Proprietary Red style. Angels & Cowboys Sonoma County Proprietary Red is a big, full-bodied style. The aromas are of dark red fruit, dried plum, sweet spice, mocha and vanilla. In the mouth it has generous flavors and bold structure.

Montgras Reserva Sauvignon Blanc:

There’s something about how Sauvignon Blanc can taste so different from different regions. This wine hails from Chile and is more subtle (subtler?) than New Zealand Sauv Blancs in its expression of grassy and herbaceous notes. It still carries a racy acidity with good extract and mouthfeel, showcasing citrus tones. Wine Geek Note: Chile seems to have it all when it comes to Sauv Blanc. They have the citrusy, scented of minerals and finishing with zippy acidity you commonly find in the Loire. They have the “melon water” softness and pliability on the tongue you find in the warmed vineyards of California. They have the unctuous texture we see in the Bordeaux’s Sauv Blancs. There’s something about the climate, the wine-making skill, the grapes, heck I don’t know, a je ne sais quoi. Chile is rapidly rising as one of the world’s best producers of Sauvignon Blanc. Try this wine and you’ll know why.

Pairings?

Couldn’t be differenter. Try the Angels and Cowboys with meaty dishes, such as meatballs, mushrooms, even the chorizo or onion tart. The Montgras pairs well with any of the shrimp dishes or any of the soft cheeses.

Past Featured New Wines

Crozes-Hermitage “La Matiniere

100% Syrah, this wine hails from the Northern Cotes du Rhone region of France and shows a powerful, spicy nose with lively plum and blackberries on the palate. Medium tannins make this wine approachable now. It’s a good study for those who are familiar with the typical American Cabernets, Pinots and Zinfandels, showing a completely different flavor profile with heavy fruit with a mature, under-stated approach.

Beer Spotlight

We have an array of choices for you!

Beer
Sadly, beer always gets overlooked, but it’s important to carry great beers to drink for our beer lovers. So, we’ve taken stock of our selection and added four new ones:
  • - Wynnewood Brewing “La Rubia” Blonde Ale
  • - Green Bench Brewing “Postcard Pils” American Pilsner
  • - Victory Brewing Company “Prima Pils”
  • - Due-South Brewing Company “Category 3 IPA” (it’s the tamed-down version of the Category 5 IPA)

Of course, we still have great sellers Funky Buddha “Floridian”, Rogue Brewery “Dead Guy Ale” and Founder’s “Porter” to round out the selection.
Did you notice that all the new beers come in cans???!!! It’s true; more and more craft breweries are switching to cans, because:
  • - They’re impervious to the damaging effects of light
  • - They’re airtight
  • - Newer cans are coated with a special polymer, so the beer doesn’t taste “metally”
  • - They’re 100% recyclable and get recycled far more frequently than bottles
  • - They’re lighter and take less fuel to ship

So, they’re good for the beer and good for the Earth. We say “Bravo!”

Weekly Features

Tuesday's

Happy Hour: 4pm-7pm plus 30-50% off bottles

Wednesday's and Thursday's

Happy Hour: 4pm - 7pm plus $3 off any glass all night.