white and sparkling wines

  1. Swedish Hill Cayuga white
    • LOCAL - finger lakes region, NY (west side of Cayuga Lake)
    • light-bodied, crisp, semi-dry
    • fried apps, blackening, grilled chx/shrimp, sweet or spicy sauces (Georgia Peach)
    • Aroma: fruity, floral, citrus
    • taste: light, crisp, semi-sweet
    • $6-8/glass
    • $24/bottle
    • lots of awards
  2. Lamoreaux Landing Chardonnay
    • LOCAL - Finger Lakes, NY (East of Seneca Lake)
    • medium bodied, crisp, dry
    • grilled fish/seafood, grilled chicken, lemon
    • Aroma: citrus, green apple
    • Taste: dry, citrus, green apple, pineapple, refreshing acidic finish
    • $7-9/glass
    • $28/bottle
  3. Herman Weimer (Wee-mer) Dry Reisling
    • LOCAL - Seneca Lake, NY
    • dry
    • stuffed shrimp/seafood cream sauce
    • Aroma: fruity, herbal
    • taste: peach, lemon, slight minerals
    • $8-10/glass
    • $32/bottle
    • 92 on Wine Spectator
  4. Ryan William Vineyard Dry Rose
    • LOCAL - Hector, NY
    • unoaked, from pinot noir grapes
    • stuffed shrimp, seafood cream sauce
    • Aroma: Fruity, warm, strawberry
    • taste: well-balanced, strawberry, citrus
    • $7-9/glass
    • $28/bottle
  5. Sutter Home White Zinfandel
    • Napa Valley, CA
    • light to medium-bodied, fruity, semi-dry BLUSH
    • Fried appetizers, BBQ ribs, blackened entrees, sweet/spicy sauces
    • Aroma: bright berries, strawberry
    • taste: sweet, fruity
    • $6-8/glass
    • $24/bottle
  6. Urban Riesling
    • Mosel-Saar, Germany
    • medium-bodied, smooth, semi-dry
    • fried appetizers, blackened, grilled chicken/shrimp, sweet/spicy sauces
    • Aroma: fruity, bright peaches
    • taste: light, smooth, semi-dry, peaches
    • $7-9/glass
    • $28/bottle
  7. Martin Codax Albarino
    • (Albarino is a cousin of riesling)
    • atlantic coast of Spain
    • light bodied, dry, crisp
    • sipping, fried food, seafood dishes
    • Aroma: floral, melon
    • Taste: dry, peach, crisp acidic finish
    • $6-9/glass
    • $24/bottle
  8. "A" by Acacia Unoaked chardonnay
    • Central coast, CA
    • light to medium bodied, dry, crisp
    • scallops, stuffed shrimp, halibut
    • Aroma: light citrus, apricot
    • Taste: bright, peach, pineapple, crisp finish
    • $6-8/glass
    • $24/bottle
  9. Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay
    • Sonoma County, CA
    • medium-bodied, light oak
    • chicken, fish, seafood with light or no sauce
    • aroma: tropical fruits, mango, pineapple
    • taste: peach, apple, pear, lightly buttered toast, long finish
    • $8-10/glass
    • $32/bottle
  10. Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay
    • Indian Wells, WA
    • medium to full-bodied, buttery, oaky chardonnay
    • chicken/fish/seafood with butter or cream sauce
    • aroma: pineapple, mango
    • taste: soft, supple, vanilla, caramel, brown sugar, creamy finish
    • $9-12/glass
    • $36/bottle
    • Single vinyard wine
  11. Patz & Hall "Dutton Ranch" Chardonnay
    • Russian River Valley, CA
    • medium to full-bodied, crisp
    • chicken/fish/seafood with lemon or cream sauces
    • aroma: warm tropical fruit, flower petals, citrus peel
    • taste: buttery, smoky, smooth
    • $36/bottle
    • grapes harvested at night so they don't have to cool them
  12. Far Niente Chardonnay
    • Napa Valley, CA
    • Medium to full-bodied, crisp
    • Chicken/fish/seafood entrees with lemon or cream sauce
    • aroma: warm tropical fruit, honeysuckle
    • taste: silky texture, dry, slightly oaky
    • $48
  13. Danzante Pinot Grigio
    • Veneto, Italy
    • light bodied, dry, citrusy, no oak
    • salads, naked fish or items with lemon
    • Aroma: delicate, floral, aromatic tropical fruits
    • taste: dry, crisp, well-balanced, mineral, peach, ripe melon
    • $6-8/glass
    • $24/bottle
  14. Bottega Vinaia Pinot Grigio
    • Trentino, Italy
    • light-bodied, dry, citrusy, no oak
    • salads, naked fish, anything with lemon
    • $8-10/glass
    • $32/bottle
  15. Matua Sauvignon Blanc
    • Marlborough, New Zealand
    • light-bodied, crips, dry
    • salads, naked fish or items with lemon
    • Aroma: gooseberry, passion fruit, tropical fruit
    • taste: grapefruit, lime, crisp acid, refreshing
    • $8-10/glass
    • $32/bottle
    • first producer of New Zealand Sauvignon blanc
  16. Korbel 'Brut' Sparkling Wines
    • California
    • light, crisp, dry
    • appetizers, grilled chicken, shrimp, salads, shellfish
    • aroma: citrus fruits
    • taste: bright, light, crisp, spicy fruit flavors
    • $8 (187mL bottle)
    • most popular champagne of this quality
  17. Martini & Rossi Prosecco/sparkling wine
    • Italy
    • light, crisp, dry
    • appetizers, grilled chicken, shrimp, salads, shellfish
    • aroma:¬†aromatic, slightly fruity
    • taste:¬†light carbonation, dry
    • $8 (187mL bottle)
  18. Mumm Cuvee Brut 'Prestige' Sparking wine
    • Napa Valley, CA
    • light, crisp, dry
    • appetizers, grilled chicken, shrimp, salads, shellfish
    • aroma: grape, strawberry, melon
    • taste: green apple, spicy fruit, toasty vanilla
    • $30
  19. Taittinger Brut 'La Francais' Champagne
    • France
    • light, crisp, dry
    • appetizers, grilled chicken, shrimp, salad, shellfish
    • aroma: green apple, wheat, minerals
    • taste: creamy, toasted bread, hints of red fruit
    • $50/bottle
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white and sparkling wines
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Boatyard white wines
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