MORSELS JAN 2017 DEMPSEY OPENING WINE MENU

wine selection each and every wine is handpicked by chef petrina to pair and marry the delectable cuisine of morsels and wines to present a dining exp...

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WINE SELECTION EACH AND EVERY WINE IS HANDPICKED BY CHEF PETRINA TO PAIR AND MARRY THE DELECTABLE CUISINE OF MORSELS AND WINES TO PRESENT A DINING EXPERIENCE OF FOOD AND WINE PAIRING. OUR WINES BY GLASS WILL BE ROTATED EVERY SEASON TO PAIR WITH OUR SEASONAL FOOD MENU CHANGES. WINES IN EACH CATEGORY ARE LISTED IN ORDER OF BODY AND FLAVOR: FROM LIGHT TO RICH.

WINES BY THE GLASS 2012 SOUMEI, GINZA, EXTRA BRUT RESERVE, PENEDES, SPAIN 16 | 80 XAREL-LO, MACABEO, PARELLADA generous fruit | smoky intensity | anise and citrus notes | rich and creamy | organic | persistent long finish | medium bodied 2015 CHATEAU MAS NEUF, COSTIERES DE NIMES, PARADOX WHITE, SOUTH RHONE, FRANCE 14 | 75 GRENACHE BLANC, ROUSSANNE white peach | honey and white flowers | good length with a hint of citrus | light bodied 2012 SIMI, SAUVIGNON BLANC, SONOMA COAST, USA 15 | 80 SAUVIGNON BLANC, SEMILLON, VIOGNIER fresh and appealing | aromas of grapefruit, meyer lemon, stone fruit | bright and crisp | medium bodied 2014 DOMAINE JEAN-MARC BROCARD, CHABLIS, DOMAINE SAINTE CLAIRE, BURGUNDY, FRANCE 16 | 85 CHARDONNAY lemon confit | citrus | palate is tasty with almost spicy salinity | elegant finish | medium bodied WS 91 DC 92 2013 DOMAINE DUPASQUIER, VIN DE SAVOIE, PINOT NOIR, SAVOIE, FRANCE 18 | 85 PINOT NOIR fresh and aromatic | vivid red fruit | earthy | herbal notes | bright and clean acidity | light bodied 2015 GRACE WINERY, KAYAGATAKE ROUGE, YAMANASHI, JAPAN 20 | 95 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, MUSCAT BAILEY-A MERLOT invigorating | fresh acidity | fresh red cherry, sour plum | spicy characters of green pepper and japanese mustard |oak flavors like “ama-natto” | light to medium bodied 2009 BLACKSTONE, SONOMA RESERVE MERLOT, SONOMA VALLEY, USA 19 | 92 MERLOT, SYRAH, MALBEC pleasing aromas of red and dark fruit | spiced with clove and vanilla with a hint of earthiness | good integrated structure | velvety mouthfeel | full bodied 2006 MANARA, RECIOTO DELLA VALPOLICELLA, MORONALTO, VENETO, ITALY 14 | 98 CORVINA BLEND clean | aromas of dried figs | raisins & christmas fruit cake | slight bitter orange rind toward the finish | medium finish SAWANOTSURU PREMIUM KOSHU SHIKOMI UMESHU, HYOGO, JAPAN 14 | 110 UMESHU premium plum wine made with aged sake and finest ume plums called Nankobai | uplifting & matured | hint of caramel & honey aroma from the koshu | full bodied from aged sake

SPARKLING 2012 SOUMEI, GINZA, EXTRA BRUT RESERVE, PENEDES, SPAIN 16 | 80 XAREL-LO, MACABEO, PARELLADA generous fruit | smoky intensity | anise and citrus notes | rich and creamy | organic | persistent long finish | medium bodied NV DIEBOLT-VALLOIS, BLANC DE BLANC, BRUT, CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE 130 CHARDONNAY pungent yet refined | spring flowers | brisk and pure but creamy | finishes floral | grippy long finish | medium bodied ST91 WS91

WHITES 2015 CHATEAU MAS NEUF, COSTIERES DE NIMES, PARADOX WHITE, SOUTH RHONE, FRANCE 14 | 75 GRENACHE BLANC, ROUSSANNE white peach | honey and white flowers | good length with a hint of citrus | light bodied 2014 DR LOOSEN, WEHLENER SONNENUHR, RIESLING KABINETT, MOSEL, GERMANY RIESLING pink grapefruit | streaks of lime, lemon and slate | kicks of saffron and spice | fresh, refreshing and racy | demi-sweet | light bodied WE 92

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2012 SIMI, SAUVIGNON BLANC, SONOMA COAST, USA 15 | 80 SAUVIGNON BLANC, SEMILLON, VIOGNIER fresh and appealing | aromas of grapefruit, meyer lemon, stone fruit | bright and crisp | medium bodied 2014 DOMAINE JEAN-MARC BROCARD, CHABLIS, DOMAINE SAINTE CLAIRE, BURGUNDY, FRANCE 16 | 85 CHARDONNAY lemon confit | citrus | palate is tasty with almost spicy salinity | elegant finish | medium bodied WS 91 DC 92 2015 NALS MARGREID, PINOT GRIGIO, ALTO ADIGE, ITALY 80 PINOT GRIGIO pineapple undertones | sliced lemon, tangy and intense | excellent acidity, length and structure | not your typical pinot grigio | organic | medium bodied JS92 2012 THE OJAI VINEYARD, KICK ON RANCH, RIESLING, SANTA BARBARA 95 CALIFORNIA, USA RIESLING aromas of fig, pear and melon | dusty minerality and quinine | good clarity | dry, tangy quality | finishes brisk and clean | medium bodied ST91 2010 DOMAINE SALADIN, PER EL BLANC, COTE DU RHONE VILLAGES, FRANCE 95 FIELD BLEND intense lemon peel | ripe yellow grapefruit and white flowers on the nose clean and refreshing | flavors of ripe packham pears | fresh white nectarines and a touch of light honey | natural and organic | medium bodied 2013 CAVALLOTTO, PINOT NOIR, LANGHE BIANCO DOC, PIEDMONT, ITALY 103 PINOT NOIR dry | clean and rounded on the palate | aromas of white strawberries and raspberries pervade | calcareous clay soils of Serralunga lend a distinct minerality | medium bodied 2014 LA CREMA, LOS CARNEROS, CHARDONNAY, CARNEROS, CALIFORNIA, USA 120 CHARDONNAY expressive | opulent | ripe pear and melon | sweet spice, blood orange, vanilla bean and yellow apple | round and lush | ample acid to retain balance and freshness | full bodied

RED WINE 2015 GRACE WINERY, KAYAGATAKE ROUGE, YAMANASHI, JAPAN 20 | 95 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, MUSCAT BAILEY-A MERLOT invigorating | fresh acidity | fresh red cherry, sour plum | spicy characters of green pepper and japanese mustard |oak flavors like “ama-natto” | light to medium bodied 2009 BLACKSTONE, SONOMA RESERVE MERLOT, SONOMA VALLEY, USA 19 | 92 MERLOT, SYRAH, MALBEC pleasing aromas of red and dark fruit | spiced with clove and vanilla with a hint of earthiness | good integrated structure | velvety mouthfeel | full bodied 2013 DOMAINE DUPASQUIER, VIN DE SAVOIE, PINOT NOIR, SAVOIE, FRANCE 18 | 85 PINOT NOIR fresh and aromatic | vivid red fruit | earthy | herbal notes | bright and clean acidity | light bodied 2016 OCHOTA BARRELS, TEXTURE LIKE SUN, ADELAIDE HILLS, AUSTRALIA 135 FIELD BLEND nine grape varietals blended| lusciously red and supple | dark forest fruit | spice, liquorice and peat float around | long and fleshy | light bodied 2014 JARDIN DE LUCULO, LOS BOHEMIOS, NAVARRA, SPAIN 80 GARNACHA soft and elegant| dense aromas of red berry | floral notes of violet | jam flavors and lush with a touch of spices | long, well balanced finish | best enjoyed young | medium bodied 2011 CLOS DE L`ELU, VIN ROUGE DE FRANCE, , LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE 128 PINOT D’AUNIS feminine and floral | peppery with accents of violet | bold spice with bursting fruit | elegant and full of finesse | biodynamic | medium bodied 2012 LA CREMA, PINOT NOIR, RUSSIAN RIVER, CALIFORNIA, USA 145 PINOT NOIR silky and highly perfumed nose | vivid ruby-red | fresh red berries, cola, and gingerbread | excellent clarity and intensity on the spicy finish, barely hint of tannins | medium bodied ST91 2009 DOMAINE SALADIN, PAUL, COTE DU RHONE, FRANCE 110 90% GRENACHE & 10% CLAIRETTE plenty of dark berries | aged mandarin peel | hawthorn | soy and savory aromas | blended in harmoniously with earthy, minty and plummy flavours | bright acidity | natural and organic | medium body 2007 AU BON CLIMAT, BIEN NACIDO HISTORIC, PINOT NOIR, SANTA BARBARA, USA 138 PINOT NOIR musky red berries and cherry on the nose | strong blood orange note | juicy acidity | strong finishing spiciness |hint of bitter cherry skin | medium bodied ST91 2012 FRANK FAMILY VINEYARDS, PINOT NOIR, CARNEROS, CALIFORNIA, USA 128 PINOT NOIR bright ruby core | opens into black cherries, raspberry & spice | floral notes of hibiscus & potpourri blossom in a glass | medium to full bodied WS90 2010 TENUTA DI FESSINA, NERO D'AVOLA IGT, ERO, SICILY, ITALY 95 NERO D’AVOLA deep purple in color | aromas of ripe cherries and blackberries | undertone of spices and tobacco | good acidity | balanced tannins | rich and persistent finish | medium to full bodied JS90

RED WINE 2010 SIMI, CABERNET SAUVIGNON, LANDSLIDE VINEYARD, ALEXANDER VALLEY, USA 128 CABERNET SAUVIGNON dusty | loamy soil undertone | mixed with red and black currant fruit, nice spice | small amounts of Petite Verdot, Malbec & Tannat adds a dimension to the aromatics and rich fruit flavour | medium to full bodied WE88 2008 LEALTANZA, GRAN RESERVA, RIOJA, SPAIN 135 TEMPRANILLO black fruit | pungent spices | intense flavors of oak | fine grained tannins | medium acidity | persistent finish | concentrated flavours | medium to full bodied WA90 2010 IL MOLINO DI GRACE, GRAN SELEZIONE, IL MARGONE, CHIANTI CLASSICO, 152
 TUSCANY, ITALY SANGIOVESE earthy aroma of leather, tilled soil & blue flower | decadent & beautiful | silky with lovely balance in a feminine style for the year | muscular tannins | medium to full bodied WE93 JS92 WS90 2008 CHATEAU LA NERTHE, CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE, SOUTH RHONE, FRANCE 170 GRENACHE, SYRAH, MOURVEDRE intense rich ripe fruits | silky tannins | spices | expressive with hints of fig, cocoa and leather | long, complex finish| fine tannins | full bodied WE87 WS90 ST90

FINE & RARE WINES WHITE WINE 2014 KISTLER, MCCREA VINEYARD, SONOMA MOUNTAIN, USA 160 CHARDONNAY feminine, gracious and understated | lemon oil | white flowers, mint and white pepper | medium to full bodied AG94 2013 PETER MICHAEL, MA BELLE-FILLE, KNIGHTS VALLEY, SONOMA, USA 210 CHARDONNAY attractive smoky nuttiness | wet rocks | plenty of citrus | apple blossoms | nectarines | very long finish full bodied WA96 WS 92

RED WINE 2007 DOMAINE SALADIN, HAUT BRISSAN, COTE DU RHONE, FRANCE 168 GRENACHE deep ruby red core | ripe red fruits | white pepper dominate the nose | thyme | dark plum | ripe black fruit | nuances of mocha and dark chocolate bits comes through |excellent acidity | long spicy finish | natural and organic | medium bodied 2008 CHATEAU PICHON LALANDE, RESERVE DE LA COMTESSE, PAUILLAC BORDEAUX, FRANCE BORDEAUX BLEND juicy cherry and blackcurrant notes | elegant and fine | polished and creamy | round tannins subtle oak| medium bodied WS89 RP87

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2011 CHATEAU MEYNEY, CRU BOURGEOIS, SAINT-ESTEPHE, BORDEAUX, FRANCE 180 BORDEAUX BLEND deep and dark ruby | ripe merlot | charcoal | earthy | sweet bouquet of black olives | black currants | generous and full | good acidity and ripe tannins | medium to full bodied WS89 WA88 JS89

2012 BEAUX FRERES, PINOT NOIR, WILLAMETTE VALLEY, OREGON, USA 198 PINOT NOIR intensely perfumed | aromatic display of dark raspberries | blueberry | blackcurrants | supple tannins | opulent | delicious & sexy | full bodied ST91



2005 D`ARENBERG, THE DEAD ARM, SHIRAZ, MCLAREN VALE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, 185 AUSTRALIA SHIRAZ nose of violets | spice, blackberry, vanilla | mouth filling palate with black pepper spice | perfume of toast, smoke, licorice, blueberry | opulent | structured | lengthy | full bodied WA95 2006 D`ARENBERG, THE DEAD ARM, SHIRAZ, MCLAREN VALE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, 195 AUSTRALIA SHIRAZ flagship | reticent nose | deep concentration of dark chocolate | blackberry and blueberry | heady mint complexity | earthy | dark and extracted | long supple finish | full bodied WA95 ST93 JH95 WS91 WE90 2009 BRUNO ROCCA, `MARIA ADELAIDE` DOCG, BARBARESCO, PIEDMONT, ITALY 280 NEBBIOLO medium deep brick color | sweet berries, tobacco, spices and balsamic nose | firm grip | good weight and layers of sweet fruit | persistent and fine | full bodied WA95 WS92 2007 GIUSEPPE QUINTARELLI, VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO SUPERIORE 275 VENETO, ITALY CORVINA BLEND luminous ruby with tawny hints | bouquet of mushrooms, forest floor and hint of leather | fruit on the palate with good acidity | full bodied WS88 2006 LUIGI BRUNELLI, AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA RISERVA, 210 'CAMPO INFERI', VENETO, ITALY 70% CORVINA, 25% RONDINELLA, 5% CORVINONE special reserve wine produced only in the best vintages in limited quantities | deep ruby color with a faint amber rim | sophisticated | refined bouquet one finds nuances of sweet cacao | roasted coffee beans | evokes melted chocolate | cherries preserved in brandy | full bodied and velvety WE94 2006 LUIGI BRUNELLI, AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA RISERVA, 'CAMPO DEL TITARI', VENETO, ITALY 220 60% CORVINA 30% RONDINELLA 10% SANGIOVESE only in finest vintage & limited quantities produced | deep and rich | intense | exciting bouquet of cherries, raspberries and redcurrant | faint hints of vanilla | powerful and robust | accompanied by elegant acidity | very long finish | echoes the sensations perceived on the nose WE92

SWEET 2006 MANARA, RECIOTO DELLA VALPOLICELLA, MORONALTO, VENETO, ITALY 14 | 98 CORVINA BLEND clean | aromas of dried figs | raisins & christmas fruit cake | slight bitter orange rind toward the finish | medium finish SAWANOTSURU PREMIUM KOSHU SHIKOMI UMESHU, HYOGO, JAPAN 14 | 110 UMESHU premium plum wine made with aged sake and finest ume plums called Nankobai | uplifting & matured | hint of caramel & honey aroma from the koshu | full bodied from aged sake

CORKAGE POLICY - $45/BOTTLE, OR 1 FOR 1. BYO FREE CORKAGE EVERY TUESDAY.