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Menu for Ghiottone Italian Restaurant
4.95NutellaItalian hazelnut chocolate spread
4.95Cream Cheese and Homemade Cranberry Marmalade
5.95Smoked Salmon and Cream CheeseWith onions, sliced tomato and capers
5.95Caprese and ProsciuttoTomato, fresh mozzarella cheese and Italian prosciutto
4.95Salame and SvizzeroItalian salame and Swiss cheese
4.75Cotto and FormaggioHam and mozzarella cheese
5.95Bacon, Brie and AppleCrispy bacon, brie cheese and caramelized apple
4.75BltCrispy bacon, lettuce and sliced tomato
5.25Pancake with Butter and Maple Syrup
5.95Toasted Focaccia BreadWith butter and homemade cranberry marmalade
5.95Granola with Plain Low-Fat Yogurt and Seasonal Fruit
5.95Seasonal Fruit Plate
2.95Espresso Macchiato (cortarito)
3.95Assorted Gourmet Tea
2.50Coke – Diet Coke
45.00Cortese di Gavi Pio CesareMade using 100% Cortese grapes harvested from a limited number of hilly vineyards in the area of gavi. The grapes are soft pressed, using temperature-controlled fermentation, to enhance development of aromas and fresh and fruity characteristics. The bouquet is intense and ethereal, reminiscent of ripe fruit, green apples and moss. The palate is full and flavorsome, yet soft, with a daring hint of green fruit.
30.00Principessa Gavia Banfi100% Cortese gavi D.O.C.G.. Considered the premier dry white wine of Italy, principessa gavia compares favorably with the world’s noble wines. Superlative with a distinct personality.Pale straw in color and an intense, fresh and fruity bouquet, with hints of pineapple and green apple. Crisp with gentle acidity and a dry, balanced aftertaste.An ideal accompaniment with all shellfish, it also marries well with fish, veal and grilled chicken.
49.00Arneis Roero Santa Raffaella100% Arneis is the white grape of Italy's Piedmont region.It produces a lightly styled produced as a slightly sweet wine and several producers continue this tradition.
35.00Moscato D'Asti Marco Negri100% Moscato bianco grapes. This pale golden wine is light and elegant with a rich, fruity bouquet and a taste that is beautifully balanced between sweetness and acidity. Low in alcohol and slightly fizzy, it is delicious and very easy to drink. It serves as a superb accompaniment to dessert and since it is low in alcohol, is also an excellent aperitif.
57.00Tocai Friulano SchiopettoStraw yellow in color, its fine varietal character makes it the quintessential classic friulan wine. The bouquet is delicate and clean with echoes of lime blossom, fennel and bitter almonds (typical of Tocai). On the palate, the wine shows excellent structure with flavors of apples, pears and almonds. Recommended with risotto, Also pairs well with cream sauces on pasta, fish and grilled meats.
25.00Riesling TorresellaIn torresella's interpretation of this celebrated aromatic grape, riesling's fresh, fragrant flower and citrus aromas are complemented by a generous palate as gently rolling as the oltrepo pavese hills where it is grown. Torresella's sustainable practices, symbolized on the label, ensure an ongoing commitment to preserving the environment.
45.00Capitel Croce AnselmiMade from 100% garganega. The wine is barrel fermented and remains in allier and troncais barriques for 12 months prior to an additional 9 months in bottle. Capitel croce is pale yellow in color with a fruit forward nose that exhibits subtle nuances of French oak followed by rich, persistent flavors on the palate.Pretty aromas of apricot, white flowers, almond and hazelnut. Dense and ripe on the palate, with flavors of soft citrus fruits, pineapple, hazelnut and almond an impressively concentrated example of garganega
35.00Pinot Grigio Velante BertaniLocated near verona in the province of veneto in northeast Italy, casa vinicola bertani is one of the region’s most important and influential wine producers. Complex bouquet with scents of golden apple, ripe pear and peach.Fruit aromas carry through on to the palate. Medium-bodied and dry, with a crisp, refreshing acidity. Delicious on its own or paired with salads, light appetizers, grilled fish and vegetable dishes. Trentino alto adige
60.00Pinot Grigio Santa margheritaIn 1961, the Santa Margherita oenologist decided to try the white vinification technique used for the production of French champagne on the best pinot grigio grapes from trentino-alto adige. The clean, intense aroma and dry flavour with pleasant golden apple aftertaste make Santa Margherita pinot grigio a wine of great character and versatility. Excellent as an aperitif, ideal accompaniment to seafood salads and fish and shellfish-based pasta and rice courses. Perfect with white meats and boiled or grilled fish and with soufflés.
35.00Pinot Grigio HofststterA classic and very expressive pinot grigio, bright straw yellow in color with an attractive aroma of citrus fruits, peach, honeydew melon and especially pear; medium rich, fruity, well-structured and direct on the palate with orchard fruit flavors and tangy, fruity acidity on the finish.
30.00Sauvignon Blanc TolloyPale golden yellow color. Aromas of meyer lemon, bell pepper, and chive follow through on a round entry to a dry light-to-medium body with tart nectarine and straw notes. Finishes with a crisp, refreshing fade.Ideal as an aperitif; pairs well with shellfish, fish, and creamy cheeses.
38.00Pigato Colle Dei BerdelliniPigato is a dry white wine with a slight acidity but still encompassing leaving an aftertaste of citrus and honeysuckle. It is believed that the vine was introduced into the area surrounding Savona in the 1600s. It is grown only in this limited area and takes its name from the rust colored spots that form on the grape just before harvest.A perfect compliment for numerous dishes including: Fresh Pasta or Gnocchi dishes with Pesto, Pasta or Risotto with Mushrooms, Shrimps and Fish.Toscana
65.00Chardonnay “La Pietra”Cabreo100% Chardonnay. Cabreo “La Pietra” was conceived of as an IGT, or “Indicazione Geografica Tipica wine in order to express the innovation and creativity on contemporary Tuscan winemaking. Bright pale gold in color with a marked vanilla nose well integrated with pure, elegant varietal aromas and notes of spice. Very fresh on the palate with rich, buttery varietal fruit, firm backbone and lovely acidic balance, it finishes with clean, smooth impression of intensity.
35.00Vermentino Rocca di MontamassiBrilliant straw yellow. White flowers, with spicy notes and hints of just barely ripe fruit. Substantial yet fresh, with citrus hints and almondy notes. A fabulous wine to accompany summer seafood dishes, especially shellfish, such as grilled calamari lightly flavored with a twist of fresh lemon. It will also highlight grilled vegetables and antipasti.
35.00IL Bianco di Ciccio “Trebbiano”Zaccagnini80% Trebbiano d'Abruzzo, 20% Chardonnay.Attractive green apple and minerals on the nose. Medium body, with fresh acidity and a medium finish. Bright and fruity.
30.00Orvieto Classico Campogrande AntinoriFor lovers of sauvignon blanc, this is a perfect alternative. Orvieto made from a blend of Grechetto, Procanico and a touch of Malvasia Bianca is an incredibly fresh, crisp and flinty wine that suits a variety of dishes also it exhibits a beautiful brilliant yellow green colour, intensely fruity but still elegant and harmonious. What we like about this wine is that it is also dry and light yet it exhibits very good middle palate, length and structure. Have it with prosciutto or shell fish.
25.00Verdicchio di Jesi “Casal di Serra”Umani RonchiA "Tre Bicchieri" winner from the Gambero Rosso, the most prestigious award in Italy. When slightly over ripe the grapes are handpicked and then carefully selected. Fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel vats, followed by malolactic fermentation. About 5% of barrique-aged Verdicchio is blended into the finished product. Intense and vivid, similar in texture to a fine Chardonnay, ripe and tropical fruit nose, ideal with fish dishes. Accompaniment: fish dishes, chicken, light, creamy pastas.
25.00Frascati Fontana CandidaThe grapes for this dry, clean wine are grown in the porous, volcanic soils located in the Frascati comune near Rome. Rich in potassium, this soil produces plump, flavorful grapes. Fontana Candida is the only Frascati producer that uses cold filtration and cold bottling to preserve the wine's flavor and clarity.Brilliant translucent color with delicate floral aroma and perfume. Refreshing, dry, clean and crisp.Served chilled with salads, pasta, veal, chicken and mild seafood dishes.
30.00Frascati “Regillo” Tenute di Pietra PorziaFrascati takes its name from the village of the same name located the hills approximately 10 to 15 miles southeast of Rome. The woods and vineyards have been a mecca for Romans since imperial Rome and the Pope still summers at the palace in Castelgandolfo nearby. Frascati is the top white wine of the region and is made from a blend of traditional grape varieties: Malvasia, Greco and Bombino. Deep straw yellow color, intense and fruity with typical perfume and pear fragrance. Fresh and lively with a dry and almond finish. Perfect as an aperitif and served with appetizers as well as with light dishes.
45.00Fiano di Avellino Feudi di s. gregorio100% Fiano di Avellino. Naturally aromatic white varietals, Fiano was once referred to as Apiano by the ancient Romans for its attraction to bees. Feudi di san Gregorio, a modern expression of a centuries-old tradition and dedication to the land, is Campania’s premier winemaking estate. Grapes are harvested by hand during the first half of October. Lovely bouquet of fresh peach and ripe pear, with floral and mineral notes. Gains further complexity after one year in the bottle, developing notes of hazelnut, resin and honey. Medium-bodied, round dry and elegant. Enjoy with chicken entrées, fish and grilled vegetables.
45.00Greco di Tufo Feudi di S.Gregorio100% Greco di Tufo.Feudi di San Gregorio, an estate located in an area of a wine history going back more than 2,500 years.Their vines are grown on volcanic and sandstone ground about an hour or so away from Naples and they seem to take great pride in the modern facilities they use to produce their wines.Delicate scents of ripe apricots, apples, fern and mint. Harmonious, with a lively acidity and a long, fruity finish. Ideal with fish dishes, pastas and risottos.
45.00Falanghina MastroberardinoThought to be a key component in falernum, treasured wine of the Roman empire, the falanghina grape is one of Italy's oldest. Falanghina is an ancient species of grape that was already familiar to the Samnites and Romans who prized it and also called it Falernina, due to its diffusion throughout the "Falernus Ager." Light straw yellow with greenish reflections. Fresh and fruity, with strong and persisitent notes of citrus fruit, pineapple, and white flowers. To the mouth, it confirms the full freshness noted in the bouquet, offering an assertive acidity in perfect balance with the structure of the wine.
30.00Chardonnay del Salento CanteleA structured wine with pale yellow color, intense bouquet and a delightfully balanced palate showing ripe fruit. Perfect for fish soups, poached or boiled crustaceans and any stewed seafood. Ideal summer aperitif.
30.00Vermentino “La Cala”Sella and mosca100% Vermentino. A favorite of the jet set at Sardinia’s chic resorts, La Cala is the ultimate definition of the Vermentino grape. Few wines rival La Cala for its exceptional affinity with seafood, thank to the very subtle presence of a natural marine salinity in the wine. Elegant and supple, this single-vineyard wine couples fullness of flavor with an underlying acidity. Vermentino wines are a versatile match for a wide array of appetizers and entrées, especially shellfish and seafood dishes.
35.00Corvo Bianco Duca di SalaparutaThe regional grape varieties in this intriguing blend are Inzolia and Grecanico. The resulting wine is appley, but very nicely structured. Inzolia grape typically makes quite a meaty for a white, offering body and richness. Try as an aperitif, with appetizers, and fish dishes.
30.00La Segreta Bianco Planeta50% Grecanico, 30% Chardonnay, 10% Viognier, 10% FianoThe grapes are sourced from the vineyards of Menfi and Sambuca di Sicilia. Its bouquet is lively and aromatic combining mineral scents with classicaromas of green citrus fruit, lime, peach and white melon. Fresh,
35.00Anthilia DonnafugataThe first wine to have been conceived at Donnafugata the label displays the face of a mysterious woman. Anthilia is the name, given in the Roman period, to the city of Entella and is also the name of a wine that is identified with the ancient territory where it originates. The wine shows a precise personality of fruity and floral sensations, round and elegant.Straw-yellow with a hint of gold. Delightful nose is redolent of tangerine and bright floral aromas. Similarly bright and fresh in the mouth, with a salty touch to the ripe citrus and apricot flavors.
30.00Insolia Principi di ButeraThis wine shows a light straw yellow color and nuances of greenish yellow, very transparent. The nose denotes intense, pleasing and clean aromas of pineapple, almond, apple, hawthorn, broom, pear and peach. In the mouth has good correspondence to the nose, good balance, good body, intense flavors and agreeable crispness. The finish is persistent with clean flavors of peach, pear and apple. Insolia is ages for some months in bottle.Match with f ish appetizers, pasta and risotto with vegetables and fish, fish soups.
30.00Regaleali Bianco Tasca D’AlmeritaThis was the first wine produced by Count Tasca d’Almerita on the Regaleali Estate. A blend of three Sicilian grapes-- Inzolia, Catarratto and Grecanico this wine is chill-fermented in stainless steel to create a versatile, refreshing and delicious white of true Sicilian character.Straw-yellow in color with vibrant notes of green apples, peach, pear and citrus, Regaleali Bianco is dry and crisp with excellent structure and a superb fruity finish. Clean and refreshing, Regaleali is great for antipasti, grilled octopus, seafood or garden salads
350.00Barbaresco Angelo Gaja100% Nebbiolo grapes grown in the Langhe area of Piedmont.The Gaja Winery was founded by Giovanni Gaja in 1859 and has been owned and operated by four generations of the Gaja family.The nose is almost sensual in its complexity, with aromas of forest fruits, plums, licorice, mineral and coffee scents. The long, complex taste finish with fine, silk-like tannins and good acidity; dense structure, full of super-ripe fruit. The Barbaresco reveals fresh, perfumed aromatics that lead to layers of crushed flowers, spices and sweet raspberries. This is a wine of rare class, elegance and pure breed. It offers outstanding length and silky, elegant tannins to round out the inviting finish.
230.00Bruno Giacosa100% Nebbiolo aged 24 to 36 months in bay oak casks and from 6 to 12 months in bottle.This firm, structured wine bursts from the glass with layers of dark red fruit, spices, flowers and menthol. Medium in body, the wine possesses notable inner beauty in a transparent, almost weightless style. There is superb pedigree here, not to mention tons of class.Perfumed and very beautiful, starts off slowly and builds to a full body, with chewy yet silky tannins and a focused, delicate chocolate, berry and light vanilla aftertaste.
130.00Rio Sordo”Produttori del BarbarescoA full bodied and elegant red wine from the Barbaresco zone in the Langhe area in Piemonte made of 100% Nebbiolo grapes coming from the Moccagatta vineyard of the Produttori del Barbaresco, probably the world best cooperative wine producer. Their Barbaresco single vineyards are among the best Nebbiolo wines.The Barbaresco Riserva Rio Sordo jumps from the glass with an exciting array of freshly cut roses, spices and raspberries. Especially dense, rich Rio Sordo endowed with superb depth and great overall balance. Floral notes accompany the wine from start to finish in an irresistible display of the perfume that makes Barbaresco such a sexy wine.
110.00Nebbiolo d'Alba “Valmaggiore” SandroneFrom a single-vineyard sandy site in 'Valmaggiore', north of Alba, this beautifully perfumed, strawberry rich 100% Nebbiolo displays all the suave, finely crafted fruit we've come to expect; aged for approx 10 months in large french tonneau to capture the maximum fruit expression.Good deep red. Wonderfully subtle aromas of strawberry, sandalwood, coffee, tobacco and dried flowers. A silky, understated, almost Burgundian style, with superb sweetness buffered by harmonious acidity. A wonderfully juicy, suave, delineated nebbiolo with terrific life and lift.
80.00TravagliniDefined “the worthiest and most aristocratic of Italian wines This short but meaningful comment really does sum up what many connoisseurs think about that “pearl” of the world’s oenological landscape, the Gattinara DOCG appellation.Intense dark red color along with rose and violet bouquets, plus a few hints of anis, vanilla, spices and undergrowth. This is a wine that satisfy even the most sophisticated of palates, and its smoothness and roundness will endear it to those in search of elegant, intense sensation. Full bodied, austere, noble wine combines perfectly with game and roasts. It also goes very well with strong, well-structured dishes and hard blue cheeses.
135.00Barolo “Ravera” Elvio CognoBrilliant garnet-red in colour with orange highlights. Firm, elegant and potent on the nose, it has scents of dog rose, mint and tobacco, scents which meld in the course of time into spice, coffee, liquorice, truffle, leather and minerals. A full-bodied, rounded bouquet of great structure and balance, redolent of plum jam and withered brambles. The persistent chocolaty aftertaste is harmonious and enticing. Goes well with braised meats, stewed game, roasts and mature cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano.
95.00Barolo Ceretto ZoncheraThis wine is a blend of grapes from the zonchera vineyard in La Morra, as well as grapes from vineyards in Serralunga, Monforte and Novello. It is considered one of the family’s historic labels because it was first produced by Riccardo Ceretto in 1962.This is a soft, smooth, round Barolo. With its moderate tannins and acidity, it is well-balanced. Extraordinarily easy to drink just a few months after bottling, it can also be cellared for longer than 10 years in outstanding vintages.
35.00Barbera d’Asti Michele chiarloVinified at the Chiarlo cellars in Calamandrana, is aged at least one year in oak. The result is a brilliant ruby-red wine with an intense yet airy, vinous bouquet and a medium-bodied, bone-dry robustness that is exceptionally pleasant on the palate. The best vintages, with age, tend to garnet in color, and show a velvety, harmonious quality of considerable elegance. Pure, ripe plum and strawberry fruit flavors underscored by a crisp acidic note texture supported by sweet, soft tannins.
55.00Barbera D’Alba MassolinoThis classic Barbera is a deep ruby red color with a purple tint. It has fragrances of fresh flowers and berries. On the palate, it is well balanced, with great berry flavors and has a persistent finish. 100% Barbera, aged 8 months in stainless steel tanks. With high acidity, Barbera is an excellent food wine. Enjoy with your favorite meat based pasta, risotto, polenta, lamb and roasted game.
45.00Dolcetto d'Alba “Colombè” Renato rattiDark red. Sour cherry, licorice, menthol and fresh herbs on the nose. Juicy and fresh, with modest flesh and sweetness to the flavors of sour cherry, licorice and herbs. A smaller-scaled dolcetto with fairly light tannins, ideal for easy drinking.A wine for all tables, particularly suited for Italian style appetizers, first courses and fresh cheeses.
Trentino - alto adige
35.00Pinot Nero LechtalerSweet, floral aroma, filled with ripe strawberry, red raspberry, violets. Easy drinking, with flavors of strawberry, raspberry, pomegranate, and sweet and sour red cherry. Tannins are mild. Acidity is mild to medium. Finish is pleasant, tasting of black cherry and dry cranberries. This is a fun, easy drinking wine that is closer to Beaujolais Cru than a French red Burgundy. It’s enjoyable by itself, also good with lean dishes
45.00Teroldego Rotaliano “Riserva”MezzacoronaAmong the Trentino wines it is certainly the most famous and rightfully called the royal wine of Trentino. This Riserva is produced only in the best vintages from manually harvested grapes of the best Piana Rotaliana vineyards.Intense ruby red with complex, characteristic fragrance with a pleasant aroma of ripe fruit (plums, blackberries, cranberry and blackcurrant), accompanied by the spicy notes which derive from the aging in oak barrels. The flavour is full-bodied, well-balanced with pleasantly tannic.A wine of great character, it pairs well with stews, roasted and grilled red meats and flavorful cheese
220.00Amarone Classico “Reciotto della Valpolicella”Bertani70% Corvina Veronese, 25% Rondinella, 5% Molinara. The wine has a deep, dark garnetcolour. The classical cherry flavours of Amarone are immediately perceptible to the nose, with the preponderant notes of Marasca and sour cherry. The wine presents a great variety of characters, from fresh fruit to jam like tones, which offer a very harmonious aftertaste, alternating with spicy elements. The ample nose has a sweet impact and spreads in a continuous chain of sensation. The wine open to the mouth with aftertastes of all the red-berry fruits, besides vanilla on soft, heavy-duty cloth.
130.00Amarone della Valpolicella Masi costasera70% Corvina, 25% Rondinella, 5% Molinara. The slope facing the sunset are the best ones in Valpolicella Classico for producing high-quality Amarone. Here, where the day is longer, the vines that face Lake Garda benefit from the reflection of its light and from its mild climate. Amarone is a unique wine due to its origin, ancient grape varieties and production method (vinification of grapes that have been semi-dried for 3-4 months). Deep ruby red color with mahogany reflections on the edges. Intense and highly developed nose with hints of ripe fruit and cherry jam. Clean on the palate with a delicious smoothness followed by the familiar hints of warm alcohol obvious complexity to the structure. Long and delicate finish with touches of cinnamon and vanilla. Full-bodied wine for grilled or roasted red meats, game. And tasty and piquant cheeses, like parmesan.
120.00Amarone della Valpolicella “Classico”FabianoThis amarone is a wine of antique lineage. It has a limited production with grapes coming from the classic zone of Valpolicella. The grapes are handpicked, pressed and vinified according to the age-old traditional method. Its flavour is dry and pleasant with a characteristic perfume, and its colour is deep pomegranate which is the result of prolonged ageing.Ripe, flavorful berry fruit: blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, sour cherry. Ample acidity, medium tannins. Hint of earth. This is a very pleasing, soft-style Amarone. Compared to other red wines, it is big and bold, but for Amarone, it’s soft and drinkable now. Nice finish of fruit, acid and tannins in ample quantity and a hint of spice
35.00Ripasso della Valpolicella Classico Superiore “Solane” SantiA blend of 70% Corvina and 30% Rondinella, is a high-quality, more intensely flavored and thicker textured Valpolicella, which has earned the Classico Superiore denomination. Part of the wine re-ferments on partially dried whole grapes enriching it with elegant, fruity aromas and exceptionally velvety tannins. With inviting, fresh red berry, anise, herb and spice aromas, the wine has full, warm black cherry, and raisin and plum flavors on the palate, with linear acidity and soft tannins
30.00Pinot Nero Astoria100% Pinot Nero Astoria Pinot Nero “Caranto” has pleasant aromas of strawberry and raspberry, while presenting a perfect balance of intense fruit flavor with a soft round finish on the palate.Pairs well with baked pasta, white meats, mature cheese or grilled meats.
380.00SassicaiaThe first Super Tuscan, this great Cabernet allies a dense core of pure, ripe black currant fruit flavors and aromas with smoky notes of cedar, tobacco and vanilla to a refined supporting acidity and a sleek, finely integrated tannic structure.Explodes onto the palate with masses of rich, opulent fruit that caress the palate with gorgeous length and a seamless beauty that is hard to fully capture. Dark wild cherries, plums, spices, minerals and herbs develop in the glass. The inner perfume and sweetness carries through the long finish, where the sheer weight and glycerol of the fruit leaves a lasting impression. This is a superb effort from Tenuta San Guido.
335.00Tenute Ornellaia60% Cabernet Sauvignon; 25% Merlot; 12% Cabernet Franc; 3% Petit Verdot. The use of several varietals gives the winemaking team the luxury of being able to tailor the exact proportion of the blend to the specific strength of a given vintage. Lively dark ruby, it is a vibrant effort bursting with expressive aromatics and layered, well-balanced fruit, showing much purity on the palate and closing with a long, finessed finish
170.00Tignanello” Marchesi AntinoriThe Tignanello: 85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc presents a livelier shade of ruby along with fresher aromatics and flavors. Deeply expressive, it reveals black cherries, licorice, tar and sweet toasted oak on a linear, silky-textured frame of great class and elegance, showing outstanding presence on the palate and fine tannins to round out the finish.
85.00Cum Laude” Castello BanfiNewest Super Tuscan cuvee, Cum Laude (Latin for “with Honors”) combine 25% of a Banfi clonal selection of the Sangiovese grape with 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 15% Syrah. Each wine is individually vinified and aged 14 months in French oak barrique to develop its unique style, then masterfully interwoven with the others to achieve an elegant bouquet and full, round flavor. Characterized by a rich color and soft, ripe flavors. The wine is complex with aromas of juicy berries and spicy cherries, as well as clove, anise and black pepper. As a full-bodied red with dense tannins, it marries well with all red meats, hearty stews, pasta dishes and cheeses.
330.00Brunello di Montalcino Biondi SantiThis Brunello di Montalcino shows a brilliant ruby red color and nuances of garnet red, moderate transparency. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant aromas which start with hints of black cherry, plum and violet followed by aromas of raspberry, blueberry, vanilla, tobacco, cinnamon, chocolate, leather, tar, licorice and menthol. The mouth has excellent correspondence to the nose, a tannic attack and however balanced by alcohol, full body, intense flavors, pleasing crispness. The finish is very persistent with long flavors of black cherry, plum and blueberry. This Brunello di Montalcino ages for 36 months in cask.
220.00Brunello di Montalcino “Riserva” BarbiBarbi's Brunello di Montalcino is an earthy, powerful wine imbued with the essence of dark cherries and tobacco that comes across as quite classic in style. The tannins are a little rough around the edges, which gives this wine a rustic personality, but the wine's length on the palate makes it a pleasing Brunello in its own, quirky way.
210.00Brunello di Montalcino “La Casa” Tenuta CaparzoThe single-vineyard Brunello di Montalcino La Casa is a sweet, layered offering that blossoms on the palate with notable elegance and class. The wine continues to build, showing terrific volume and density as its dark fruit accompanies the tannins all the way to the finish. This is an intense, brooding Brunello. Its qualities are impossible not to admire.
110.00Brunello di Montalcino Col d’orciaSituated on the outskirts of the medieval hilltop village of Montalcino in Tuscany’s Siena Province, the estate has a rich winemaking history that dates back to the 1700s. Deep ruby red color, complex and fresh bouquet with inviting fruit aromas balanced by oak-imparted spices. Well structured and full-bodied, with fine tannins that promise great aging capacity. The finish is long and impressive. An ideal companion to red meat entrées, hearty stews and assorted cheeses.
110.00Brunello di Montalcino NardiDeep ruby in color with purple highlights, this wine shows an intense bouquet of red berries offset by notes of leather and incense which are confirmed on the palate, supported by firm, elegant tannins of moderate intensity. Tenute Silvio Nardi’s Brunello delivers a plump, ripe quality that emphasizes the wine’s naturally fruity and succulent personality. Aromas recall mature cherry, leather, pipe tobacco and blackberry. The mouthfeel is rich, polished and there’s a touch of bright acidity on the close.
60.00Rosso di Montalcino Poggio Salvi100% Sangiovese Grosso as per regulation. The fruit was handpicked and spent 12 month in Slavonian oak. 4 months of bottle fining followed. A ton of cherry and vanilla fill the nose of this Rosso di Montalcino along with a subtle violet undertone. This wine is filled with spice notes throughout the complex palate. Dried raspberry, cherry and a touch of earth fill this offerings mid-palate. This is a full flavored, medium bodied wine. The long, layered finish is also loaded with spice character, particularly white pepper, along with earthy mushroom notes.
65.00Rosso di Montalcino ColdisoleRosso di Montalcino is considered to be the younger brother" of Brunello, since it is made with the same type of grape - Sangiovese.This wine boasts an excellent structure; it is fruity, with impressive and persistent perfumes and suitable for moderate ageing. A clean, tightly packed Rosso, with red fruit and sandalwood on the nose.Medium-bodied, with fine tannins and a spicy finish
55.00Vino Nobile di Montepulciano La braccescaTenuta Braccesca estate is situated in southeast Tuscany, between the towns of Montepulciano and Cortona. Made from a blend of 80% Prugnolo Gentile, 15% Canaiolo Nero and 5% Merlot, Mammolo and Colorino and grown in varied estate vineyards in Montepulciano. This Vino Nobile is deep violet in color with a very intense bouquet that highlights the wine's acidity and excellent extraction. It is beautiful, clean and very big on the palate. Fragrant and floral with a perfumed nose of red currants and violets, medium body, a silky texture, and good persistence on the finish A lifted, vibrant aroma of vanilla and ripe fruit, with firm structure and good length, showing the extra richness of Vino Nobile over Chianti
65.00Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Cecchi95% Prugnolo Gentile, 3% Canaiolo, 2% Mammolo After fermentation there follows ageing in small and medium sized oak barrels for at least two years, before the wine is finally released. The Cecchi Vino Nobile has a very intense ruby red colour tending towards garnet with age and the aroma has a distinct perfume of sweet violets. The alcohol content makes the aromatic sensation ethereal and prolonged. In the mouth, the Vino Nobile is dry, lightly tannic which hints of vanilla and is beautifully balanced with a deep structure. Excellent with roasts and un-aromatic cheeses, it can also be appreciated as a meditation wine
30.00Morellino di Scanzano Le pupilleDocg wine made from 85% Sangiovese grapes and any other non- aromatic black grape. Commonly the wine is labelled as coming from the "Morellino" grape, but this is simply a dialect word for the common Tuscan Sangiovese grape Grown in the Maremma around the hills of Scansano. A richly coloured, vibrant, garnet red hue. There is lovely fruit on the nose, full of dark cherries, blackberries, plums and red fruits. Medium bodied on the palate, and nicely textured although not luscious. Behind this approachable exterior there is a firm extract, and typical acidity. Rounded cherry fruit with a layer of oak, and a savoury twist on the finish.
85.00Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale “Gold Label” RuffinoRuffino’s most famous label is the gold-label Chianti Classico Riserva Ducale, first produced in 1947. The rendition capability maintains the tradition, combining coffee, prune and tobacco scents with flavors of ripe plums and dark earth. Tannins give a richly textured feel in the mouth, the drying finish balanced by ample fruit. Raisiny tar character with hints of brown sugar. Full bodied and very rich, with velvety tannins.
75.00Chianti Classico “Riserva” Tenute Marchesi AntinoriProduced exclusively from the finest, most highly selected grapes grown on the Antinori Santa Cristina, Pèppoli and Badia a Passignano estates in the Mercatale Val di Pesa zone in Chianti Classico. Deep ruby red with light garnet hues, it has pronounced cherry and violet fruit with tobacco nuances on the nose. It is a full-bodied and rounded red wine of remarkable depth, structure and length
55.00Chianti Classico “Riserva” Villa Cerna – CecchiToday Villa Cerna produces one of the country’s finest chianti wines. Dry, fruity and highly aromatic, it is distinguished by its “Riserva” status. It is a perfect match for red meats, game, heavy poultry such as goose and duck, tomato-sauced pastas and strong flavored cheeses.
40.00Chianti Classico Rocca Delle MacieProduced in the best tradition of Chianti wine, this Chianti Classico meets the strict appellation standards for percentage of grapes, low yields, alcohol volume and aging. Can be cellared for at least 5-6 years.Medium to deep ruby colour with aromas of sour cherry, cranberry, cedar, camphor and violets. Dry, crisp, balanced with a warm cranberry fruit tone coming on the mid palate. Medium-bodied with a lingering, warm fruit with a crisp finish.
35.00Chianti Classico StraccaliSince 1925 the Straccali wine estate in Tuscany, founded by its namesake Giulio Straccali, has been in the vanguard of progressive Chianti wine producers. Grapes are handpicked from choice vineyards in the historic heart of the Chianti Classico zone. Once alcoholic and malolactic fermentations are complete, the wine ages 6-10 months in large oak casks and rests in bottle a further three months prior to release. 90% Sangiovese; combined with a blend of 10% Canaiolo and Merlot. Ruby red. Intense and persistent violet notes mingle with cherry. Well-structured with a firm, polished finish. Serve at room temperature. Pair with hearty pastas, stews, poultry and red meats
30.00Chianti QuercetoIn Italian “querceto” means oak grove, which is where the Castello di Querceto got its name. Nestled in a high valley near Greve in the Chianti Classico zone, the castle, which dates back to the 15th century, is surrounded by a grove of oak trees. Wine production is a legacy here and quality is a tradition. Even with this entry level Chianti DOCG it’s clear that the wine surpasses expectations and offers phenomenal value
30.00Vitiano Falesco33% Merlot, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon and 34% Sangiovese. Vitiano is vinified in stainless steel tanks and aged in barrels for 3 months before being bottled. This is a young red wine with explosive, luscious aromas. The wine has a wonderful deep, ruby red color with a wide range of organoleptic qualities. It is rich in polyphenols and balanced acidity. This versatile red is at its best in its youth when the fresh fruit character is most evident.
35.00Rubesco LungarottiA lovely blend of Sangiovese (70%) and Canaiolo (30%) from Umbria.Dark ruby with hints of red on the edge.
35.00Aglianico di Majo NoramteMade from 100% Aglianico grown in estate vineyards of the Marquis Norante of Santa Cristina in the southeastern region of Molise. This estate has been dedicated to the cultivation of vines since the 1800's. Aged in a combination of large casks and barriques for two to three years is ruby-red in color with light garnet hues. The full and intense bouquet reveals ample amounts of ripe currants and blackberries, well balanced by spicy notes of almonds, rhubarb and herbs. a is full-bodied with fine-grained tannins surrounding a soft, velvety and lingering finish.Recommended with full-flavored first courses, wild game, fillet mignon and other roasted meats. Excellent with cheeses
30.00Montepulciano d'Abruzzo FarneseProduction area: Ortona, San Salvo and Pollutri district. Sensory features: ruby red with garnet reflections, intense and persistent fragrance, fruity (red fruit, prunes and egriot) with vanilla essence.Well-bodied, tannic and well-balanced, rather intense and persistent, ready to drink. Best served with salami, savoury first courses, meat and cheese
30.00Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Quattro ManiRuby red with purple hues. On the nose, it is fresh, with aromas of currant, strawberry and raspberry. On the palate the wine is fresh and fruity, well balanced and smooth
85.00Rosso Piceno Superiore “Roggio del Filare” VelenosiA medium bodied and fruit forwarded juicy red wine made of a blend of Montapulciano and Sangiovese grapes, made by the producer Velenosi Ercole in the central region of Marche. Nice fruity and elegant wine with a lovely touch of oak.
35.00Salice Salentino “Riserva” TaurinoA wine of unmistakable personality, Taurino's Salice Salentino has introduced many Americans to the pleasure of Apulian wine. Intense ruby red in color with orange reflections, its unique flavor profile offers red berries, herbs and black cherries. On the palate, it is dry, well balanced and full bodied with a slight bitterness on the finish.
35.00Primitivo Matane’Very deep ruby red with violet reflections; fruity, spicy and intense bouquet with notes of plum, cherries, rosemary and vanilla. Full, mellow, well balanced. Food pairings: Sturdy first courses, red meat and game, hard cheeses.
30.00Negroamaro Feudi di San MarzanoDeep purple red with violet-black reflections, intense and persistent aroma, fruity with black-currant and wild-fruit scent, spicy thyme notes. Full-bodied wine, soft and balanced, long and sapid finish
35.00Ciro’ Rosso Librandi100% Gaglioppo grape. Cirò Rosso offers a delightful bouquet of spice, dried fruit, wild berries and plums. Excellent texture and firm, ripe tannins are hallmark attributes of this wine. Incredibly rich and easy-going. Librandi is located in Cirò Marina, a small town in the southern Italian region of Calabria (Italy’s boot tip), on the splendid Ionian coastline.
40.00Cannonau Riserva Sella and MoscaIn the most outstanding vintage years, Sella and Mosca produces a Riserva version of its Cannonau, made from grapes picked in selected portions of its Cannonau vineyards. Aged three years in oak prior to release, this aristocratic red will sustain a decade or more of aging.Intense bouquet with scents of violet. Well-rounded taste and supple with rich, ripe, plummy flavors. The Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva is a fabulous wine. It impresses for its persistence, purity of fruit and wonderful balance. Dried cherries, crushed flowers and spices linger on the ethereal finish.
35.00Costera Argiolas90% Cannonau, 5% Carignano and 5% Bovale Sardo, (all native varieties). A massive, generous wine, it literally bursts onto the palate with waves of game, earthiness, mint, spices, herbs and bacon fat notes that swirl around a core of ripe, dark fruit.
25.00Nero d'Avola Feudo SartannaSyrah: One of the few grapes to really be a global success. Syrah combines a meaty core of ripe berry fruit with tones that range from herbal to peppery in a package that tends to be medium bodied with good acidity and softer tannins. With age the wines can gain lovely leathery and black olive notes that make them a great match for savory and gamy dishes.
30.00Nero d'Avola Mandra Rossa100% Nero d'Avola, a variety native to Sicily, sometimes referred to as the "Godfather of Sicilian red wines". The MandraRossa estate vineyards are near the town of Menfi in southwestern Sicily. Ruby red with flashes of orange with a fine, penetrating bouquet. Layers of damson, black cherry and licorice abound in this smooth and supple wine. Nero d'Avola demonstrates a notable capacity for aging and is a splendid match with rich, flavorful pasta dishes, grilled red meats and hard, spicy cheeses
13.00Calamari FrittiTender calamari rings, golden fried and served with a side of our home-made spicy tomato sauce
15.00Carpaccio di ManzoTender raw filet mignon thinly sliced, marinated with fresh squeezed lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil and topped with shaved parmigiano reggiano cheese and sliced mushrooms
14.00Carpaccio di SalmoneFresh norwegian wild caught salmon filet thinly sliced, marinated with fresh squeezed lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil and topped with sliced onions and capers
14.00Cocktail di GamberiJumbo shrimps in our homemade Italian aurora sauce
16.00Piatto di Speck e GorgonzolaCured and wood smoked hog upper leg sliced and served with chunks of gorgonzola cheese
16.00Piatto di Prosciutto di Parma e Parmigiano ReggianoCured hog upper leg sliced and served with chunks of parmigiano reggiano cheese
Pasta e FagioliThe traditional Italian cannellini beans soup with pastaOptions:
As starter (8.00)
, As entrée (12.00)
Insalata del GhiottoneGreen mix salad tossed with roasted red beats, cucumbers, shaved parmigiano reggiano cheese tossed with extra virgin olive oil and aged modena balsamic vinegarOptions:
As starter (9 .00)
, As entrée (13.00)
Pasta Gnocchi Risotto
21.00Trofie salmone e piselliHome-made ligurian trofie pasta sautéed with fresh wild caught salmon filet and peas in a light cream sauce
24.00Trofie Salmone Affumicato e CavialeHome-made ligurian trofie pasta sautéed with smoked salmon filet and black caviar in a light cream sauce
17.00Penne alla VodkaPenne pasta in a sauce made of shallots, Italian pancetta and tomatoes flamed in vodka with a touch of cream
17.00Fettuccine alla BologneseHome-made fettuccine pasta in our bolognese meat-sauce
17.00Gnocchi del GhiottoneTraditional potato dumplings in a sauce made of bolognese meat-sauce, mushrooms and a touch of cream
19.00Gnocchi al GorgonzolaThe traditional north-Italian style gnocchi with melted gorgonzola cheese and grated parmigiano reggiano
17.00LasagnaThe traditional north-Italian style lasagna layered with meat sauce and béchamel
16.00Ravioli Burro e SalviaHome-made ricotta stuffed ravioli sautéed with butter and fresh sage
18.00Risotto allo ZafferanoFrom milan, the most Italian popular risotto made with arborio rice tossed with saffron pollen
Veal & Beef
38.00Filetto al Pepe NeroCenter cut filet mignon flamed in Italian brandy and topped with a home-made sauce made of crushed black pepper corns
38.00Nodino di Vitello alla MilaneseThe world famous “cotoletta alla milanese”. Pan fried breaded veal chop
26.00Bistecca PrimaveraGrilled New York steak covered with shaved parmigiano reggiano cheese and placed on top of mix garden salad with chopped tomatoes tossed with extra virgin olive oil and aged Modena Balsamic Vinegar
24.00Salmone allo ChampagneFresh norwegian wild caught salmon filet sautéed in a creamy champagne sauce
33.00Branzino in Crosta di PatateFresh mediterranean sea bass filet covered with shaved potatoes and baked in a pinot grigio wine-rosemary sauce
8.00Funghi TrifolatiMushrooms sautéed with garlic and extra virgin olive oil
18.00Salsiccetta di Cinghiale con FettuntaFrom tuscany, dried wild boar sausage served with fettunta (grilled garlic bread tossed with extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper)
Stracciatella alla RomanaChicken broth with battered eggs, spinach and grated parmigiano reggiano cheese.Options:
As starter (8.00)
, As entrée (12.00)
Caesar’s SaladRomaine lettuce tossed with home-made caesar’s dressing, garlic croutons and shaved parmigiano reggiano cheeseOptions:
As starter (9 .00)
, As entrée (13.00)
Pasta & Risotto
14.00Spaghetti alla PezzenteSpaghetti pasta in a sauce made of garlic and Italian pancetta, sautéed in extra virgin olive oil with a touch of red pepper
17.00Spaghetti alla CarbonaraA Roman classic. spaghetti pasta sautéed with extra virgin olive oil, Italian pancetta and battered eggs
17.00Bucatini alla AmatricianaA specialty from amatrice, a little town near Rome. Home-made bucatini pasta sautéed with shallots, Italian pancetta and tomato sauce