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The wines on this Progressive Wine Menu are grouped in Flavor Categories. Wines with similar flavors are listed progressing to the wines that are drier and stronger in taste. 

Sparkling Wines and Champagne
Listed from milder to stronger

Cava, Brut, Codorníu, "Cuvée Raventós", Catalonia, Spain, NV15.00

Champagne, Brut, Veuve Clicquot, "Yellow Label", France, NV50.00

Medium to Full Intensity White Wines
Listed from milder to stronger

Chardonnay, Rodney Strong, Chalk Hill, Sustainably Grown, California, 200820.00

Chardonnay/Viognier/Marsanne/Rousanne, Niebaum Coppola, "Blancaneaux", Rutherford, California, 200035.00

Chardonnay, Sonoma Cutrer, "Russian River Ranches", Sonoma Coast, California, 200923.00

Chardonnay, Sbragia Family, "Gamble Ranch Vineyard", Napa Valley, California, 200740.00

Chardonnay, Newton, "Unfiltered", Napa Valley, California, 200748.00

Chardonnay, Pahlmeyer, "Jayson", North Coast, California, 200842.00

Light to Medium Intensity Red Wines
Listed from milder to stronger

Cabernet/Merlot, Taltarni, "Three Monks", Victoria, Australia, 200616.00
Discovery Wine: 90 points and Editor's Choice, Wine Entusiast Magazine

Medium to Full Intensity Red Wines
Listed from milder to stronger

Zinfandel/Petite Sirah, Ridge, "Lytton Springs", Dry Creek Valley, California, 200730.00

Cabernet Sauvignon, Casa Lapostolle, "Cuvée Alexandre Apalta Vineyard", Colchagua Valley, Central Valley, Chile, 200819.00

Ribera del Duero, Bodegas Emilio Moro, Castilla Y León, Spain, 200824.00

Cabernet Sauvignon, Provenance Vineyards, Oakville, California, 2003, 375ml17.50

Shiraz, Mollydooker, "The Boxer", South Australia, 200925.00

Petite Sirah, Rosenblum Cellars, "Heritage Clones", San Francisco Bay, California, 200618.00
Discovery Wine: looking fora reasponably priced, intense red wine? Wine Spectator "Top Value" winner

Petite Sirah, Frog's Leap, Napa Valley, California, 200633.00

Zinfandel, Turley, "Duarte Vineyard", Contra Costa County, California, 200832.00

Prices may vary! They are noted as national MSRP and you should be able to find them much cheaper in most cases.

Availability: check with your local wine merchant, many of these wines will be easier to find on line if you live in a state that lets you buy online. If not - join the crusade to change the laws!

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