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Brunch

Brioche French Toast
Served with home fries and maple syrup
12.95
Blueberry Pancakes
Served with home fries and maple syrup
12.95
Huevos Rancheros
Fried corn tortilla topped with two sunny side up eggs, Mexican cheese, bacon, pico de gallo and guacamole
13.95
Eggs Benedict with Avocado
The classic with a twist. Poached eggs and avocado on a crispy potato cake with a housemade hollandaise sauce
+ crab $7
13.95
Pulled Pork Quesadilla
Pork from the fifth-generation local Trossbach farm, slow roasted and topped with goat cheese with an avocado and mango salsa
Available with gluten free corn tortillas $2
16.95
Tarragon Chicken Salad Sandwich
Herbed chicken salad with white grapes on a housemade brioche roll with lettuce and tomato. Served with a side salad
14.95
Mediterranean Grilled Chicken Salad
Artichoke hearts, eggplant, olives, feta, fire-roasted peppers, shallot red wine vinaigrette
14.95
Peggy’s Favorite 4-Way Vegetarian Beach Salad Bowl
A combination of watermelon salad with feta and basil; roasted corn and black bean salad; beet and avocado salad with walnuts; mixed greens tossed in a shallot sherry vinaigrette. Lots of locally sourced flavor
15.95
Classic Caesar Salad
+ chicken, pulled pork or grilled veggies $6
+ steak or shrimp $9
10.50
Fresh-Made Fish Tacos
Batter-fried fish with guacamole, pico de gallo, Mexican slaw and lime cilantro aioli.
Available with gluten free corn tortillas $2
16.95
Tender Beef and Vegetable Kabob
Fresh off the grill, served with jasmine rice
18.00
Classic Maryland Crab Cake Sandwich
Light on filler, big on freshness. On a homemade roll, with fresh cut french fries
Market
Pier450 Angus Beef Burger
A chin-dripping half pound of Trossbach’s grass-fed beef. Served on a fresh housemade brioche roll with fresh cut french fries.
+ cheddar, provolone or blue cheese $2
+ bacon $2
+ caramelized onions $2
12.95
Pan-Seared Local Rockfish
With a tropical salsa and buerre blanc, served with mashed potatoes and a summer vegetable medley
29.00
Steak & Eggs
A 4-ounce tenderloin with hollandaise served with eggs any style and home fried potatoes
27.50
Egg & Cheese Sandwich
Eggs over medium with bacon and cheddar served on a housemade toasted brioche roll, served with home fried potatoes
12.00
Cranberry Scone 2.95
Blueberry Muffin 2.95

Sides

Bacon
3.50
Fruit 3.50
Home Fries2.50

 

Dessert

Fresh Home Baked Apple Pie
with minted fresh whipped cream
7.00
Blueberry Lavender Classic Créme Brûlée8.50
Strawbery Cheescake
with minted fresh whipped cream
8.50
Decadent Chocolate Cake
with minted fresh whipped cream
7.50
Chocolate Chip Cookies (4) 5.00

Lunch

Starters

Coconut Shrimp
Chef Carlos’ famous beer-battered shrimp, livin’ on the edge with a bit of sweet chili sauce on the side
12.75
Fresh Local Oysters on the Half Shell
Premium oysters from the big waters of the Chesapeake Bay. No pesticides, antibiotics or hormones. With mignonette and cocktail sauces
12.00/ half doz.
23.00/doz.
Carlos' Baked Oysters on the Half Shell
With bacon and spinach hash and a light topping of cheese
14.00/ half doz.
Crab Balls & Hush Puppies
AKA a basket full of yum. Our version of this Southern Maryland classic is served with remoulade and tartar sauces
14.50
Rockfish Ceviche with Mango and Avocado
Served with fresh tostones
14.00
Homemade Guacamole & Chips
Nothing out of a bag, nothing but fresh
9.95

 

Soups & Salads

Carlos’ Own Roasted Local Corn & Crab Cream Soup
The reviews are in: “The best crab soup I’ve ever had!” With corn and fresh crab. Served with housemade artisan bread
5.25/cup
9.00/bowl
Soup of the Day
Ask your server for details
4.50/cup
8.00/bowl
POV Mixed Green Salad
Mixed greens with backyard-grown tomatoes (when we can!) and other fresh vegetables. With feta and watermelon chunks, tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette. Also available with blue cheese or ranch dressing
+ chicken, pulled pork or grilled veggies $6
+ steak or shrimp $9
9.00
Made-for-the-Beach Salad Bowl
Tarragon chicken salad with grapes; roasted corn and black bean salad; mixed greens salad tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette. Served with an assorted fresh fruit. (Hint: this is the chef’s favorite salad)
16.95
Peggy’s Favorite 4-Way Vegetarian Beach Salad Bowl
A combination of fresh fruit salad with feta and basil; roasted corn and black bean salad; beet and avocado salad with walnuts; mixed greens tossed in a shallot sherry vinaigrette. Lots of locally sourced flavor
16.95
Classic Caesar Salad
+ chicken, pulled pork or grilled veggies $6
+ steak or shrimp $9
10.50

Plates

Fresh-Made Fish Tacos
Batter-fried fish with guacamole, pico de gallo, Mexican slaw and lime cilantro aioli. Available with gluten free corn tortillas $2
16.95
Spanish Paella
Quite simply the best. Saffron rice with shrimp, scallops, mussels, clams and Spanish chorizo, topped with green olives and capers. Can be served family style. With housemade artisan bread
28.95/person
Braised Short Ribs & Polenta
Red wine-braised short ribs so tender you can cut them with a fork, served over housemade creamy polenta
34.00
Southern-Style Gumbo with Pan-Seared Rockfish
Traditional gumbo with okra and andouille sausage. Served with rice
24.95
To-Die-For Center Cut Pork Chop
A two inch-thick chop sautéed with a blackberry, balsamic vinegar and honey sauce. Served with homemade mashed potatoes and summer vegetables. The Chef prepares medium (slightly pink center)
25.95
Classic Maryland Crab Cakes
Pan-seared crabmeat with fresh roasted corn and pesto butter sauce, served with mashed potatoes and summer vegetable medley. All local in season
Market
Ginger & Garlic Roasted Chicken
Half chicken slow roasted with ginger and garlic, served with freshmade mashed potatoes and grilled seasonal vegetables
24.00
Sumptuous Grilled Steak & Shrimp
Because sometimes you just gotta. An 8-ounce tenderloin with herb butter and two jumbo shrimp, served with fresh cut french fries
37.00
Chestnut and Butternut Squash Ravioli
Fresh housemade pasta with all the rich roasted creaminess of these fall favorites
22.00
Pasta with Vodka Cream Sauce
Housemade bowtie pasta in a fresh vodka cream sauce

+ fresh vegetables or chicken $ 6
+ shrimp $9
17.00

 

Sandwiches

Pier450 Angus Beef Burger
A chin-dripping half pound of Trossbach’s grass-fed beef. Served on a fresh housemade brioche roll with fresh cut french fries.
+ cheddar or provolone cheese $2
+ bacon $2
+ caramelized onions $2
11.95
Croque Monsieur
This classic French snack is just as at home here in Southern Maryland. A hot ham and cheese sandwich dipped in whipped eggs and fried to perfection. Served with fresh cut fries and cole slaw
15.95
Classic Maryland Crab Cake Sandwich
Light on filler, big on freshness. On a homemade roll, with fresh cut french fries
Market
Pulled Pork Quesadilla
Pork from the fifth-generation local Trossbach farm, slow roasted and topped with goat cheese with an avocado and mango salsa. Served with a side salad
Available with gluten free corn tortillas $2
16.95

Sides

Housemade Artisan Bread Basket, Whole Loaf with Butter
3.50
Fresh Cut French Fries 3.50
Homemade Mashed Potatoes4.00
Sautéed Seasonal Vegetable Medley4.00
Side Salad 4.00

 

Desserts

Fresh Home Baked Apple Pie with Minted Fresh Whipped Cream
7.00
Blueberry Lavender Classic Créme Brûlée
8.50
Decadent Chocolate Cake with Minted Fresh Whipped Cream
7.50
Strawberry Cheesecake with Minted Fresh Whipped Cream
7.50
Chocolate Chip Cookies (4)
5.00

Dinner

Starters

Coconut Shrimp
Chef Carlos’ famous beer-battered shrimp, livin’ on the edge with a bit of sweet chili sauce on the side
12.75
Fresh Local Oysters on the Half Shell
Premium oysters from the big waters of the Chesapeake Bay. No pesticides, antibiotics or hormones. With mignonette and cocktail sauces
12.00/ half doz.
23.00/doz.
Carlos' Baked Oysters on the Half Shell
With bacon and spinach hash and a light topping of cheese
14.00/ half doz.
Crab Balls & Hush Puppies
AKA a basket full of yum. Our version of this Southern Maryland classic is served with remoulade and tartar sauces
14.50
Rockfish Ceviche with Mango and Avocado
Served with fresh tostones
14.00
Homemade Guacamole & Chips
Nothing out of a bag, nothing but fresh
9.95

 

Soups & Salads

Carlos’ Own Roasted Local Corn & Crab Cream Soup
The reviews are in: “The best crab soup I’ve ever had!” With corn and fresh crab. Served with housemade artisan bread
5.25/cup
9.00/bowl
Soup of the Day
Ask your server for details
4.50/cup
8.00/bowl
POV Mixed Green Salad
Mixed greens with backyard-grown tomatoes (when we can!) and other fresh vegetables. With feta and watermelon chunks, tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette. Also available with blue cheese or ranch dressing
+ chicken, pulled pork or grilled veggies $6
+ steak or shrimp $9
9.00
Made-for-the-Beach Salad Bowl
Tarragon chicken salad with grapes; roasted corn and black bean salad; mixed greens salad tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette. Served with an assorted fresh fruit. (Hint: this is the chef’s favorite salad)
16.95
Peggy’s Favorite 4-Way Vegetarian Beach Salad Bowl
A combination of fresh fruit salad with feta and basil; roasted corn and black bean salad; beet and avocado salad with walnuts; mixed greens tossed in a shallot sherry vinaigrette. Lots of locally sourced flavor
16.95
Classic Caesar Salad
+ chicken, pulled pork or grilled veggies $6
+ steak or shrimp $9
10.50

Plates

Fresh-Made Fish Tacos
Batter-fried fish with guacamole, pico de gallo, Mexican slaw and lime cilantro aioli. Available with gluten free corn tortillas $2
16.95
Spanish Paella
Quite simply the best. Saffron rice with shrimp, scallops, mussels, clams and Spanish chorizo, topped with green olives and capers. Can be served family style. With housemade artisan bread
28.95/person
Braised Short Ribs & Polenta
Red wine-braised short ribs so tender you can cut them with a fork, served over housemade creamy polenta
34.00
Southern-Style Gumbo with Pan-Seared Rockfish
Traditional gumbo with okra and andouille sausage. Served with rice
24.95
To-Die-For Center Cut Pork Chop
A two inch-thick chop sautéed with a blackberry, balsamic vinegar and honey sauce. Served with homemade mashed potatoes and summer vegetables. The Chef prepares medium (slightly pink center)
25.95
Classic Maryland Crab Cakes
Pan-seared crabmeat with fresh roasted corn and pesto butter sauce, served with mashed potatoes and summer vegetable medley. All local in season
Market
Ginger & Garlic Roasted Chicken
Half chicken slow roasted with ginger and garlic, served with freshmade mashed potatoes and grilled seasonal vegetables
24.00
Sumptuous Grilled Steak & Shrimp
Because sometimes you just gotta. An 8-ounce tenderloin with herb butter and two jumbo shrimp, served with fresh cut french fries
37.00
Chestnut and Butternut Squash Ravioli
Fresh housemade pasta with all the rich roasted creaminess of these fall favorites
22.00
Pasta with Vodka Cream Sauce
Housemade bowtie pasta in a fresh vodka cream sauce

+ fresh vegetables or chicken $ 6
+ shrimp $9
17.00

 

Sandwiches

Pier450 Angus Beef Burger
A chin-dripping half pound of Trossbach’s grass-fed beef. Served on a fresh housemade brioche roll with fresh cut french fries.
+ cheddar or provolone cheese $2
+ bacon $2
+ caramelized onions $2
11.95
Croque Monsieur
This classic French snack is just as at home here in Southern Maryland. A hot ham and cheese sandwich dipped in whipped eggs and fried to perfection. Served with fresh cut fries and cole slaw
15.95
Classic Maryland Crab Cake Sandwich
Light on filler, big on freshness. On a homemade roll, with fresh cut french fries
Market
Pulled Pork Quesadilla
Pork from the fifth-generation local Trossbach farm, slow roasted and topped with goat cheese with an avocado and mango salsa. Served with a side salad
Available with gluten free corn tortillas $2
16.95

Sides

Housemade Artisan Bread Basket, Whole Loaf with Butter
3.50
Fresh Cut French Fries 3.50
Homemade Mashed Potatoes4.00
Sautéed Seasonal Vegetable Medley4.00
Side Salad 4.00

 

Desserts

Fresh Home Baked Apple Pie with Minted Fresh Whipped Cream
7.00
Blueberry Lavender Classic Créme Brûlée
8.50
Decadent Chocolate Cake with Minted Fresh Whipped Cream
7.50
Strawberry Cheesecake with Minted Fresh Whipped Cream
7.50
Chocolate Chip Cookies (4)
5.00

Light Fare

Coconut Shrimp
Chef Carlos’ famous beer-battered shrimp, livin’ on the edge with a bit of sweet chili sauce on the side
12.50
Fresh Local Oysters on the Half-Shell
Premium oysters from the big waters of the Chesapeake Bay. No pesticides, antibiotics or hormones. With mignonette and cocktail sauces
12.00/half
23.00/doz.
Carlos' Baked Oysters on the Half-Shell
With bacon and spinach hash and a light topping of cheese
14.00/half
Crab Balls & Hush Puppies
AKA a basket full of yum. Our version of this Southern Maryland classic is served with remoulade and tartar sauces
13.75
Homemade Guacamole & Chips
Nothing out of a bag, nothing but fresh
9.95
Rockfish Ceviche with Mango and Avocado
Served with fresh tostones
14.00
Made-for-the-Beach Salad Bowl
Tarragon chicken salad with grapes; roasted corn and black bean salad; mixed greens salad tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette. Served with an assorted fresh fruit. (Hint: this is the chef’s favorite salad)
14.95
POV Mixed Green Salad
Mixed greens with tomatoes and other fresh vegetables. With feta and watermelon chunks, tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette. Also available with blue cheese or ranch dressing
+ chicken, pulled pork or grilled veggies $6
+ steak or shrimp $9
9.00
Pier450 Angus Beef Burger
A chin-dripping half pound of Trossbach’s grass-fed beef. Served on a fresh housemade brioche roll with fresh cut french fries.
+ cheddar or provolone cheese $2
+ bacon $2
+ caramelized onions $2
12.95

Cocktails

The Texoma
Oklahoma flavor with a hint of Texas sweet. With bourbon, muddled lemon and backyard mint
13.00
Imagine all the People
Mount Gay Rum with lime juice, honey water and a splash of Prosecco
13.00
Blackberry Europa
Muddled blackberries, gin and our housemade rosemary thyme syrup, with a splash of club soda
13.00
The Dorothy Draper
Over-the-top, with a bit of a bite. Muddled watermelon and garden jalapeno margarita
13.00
Betty Davis Eyes
Deep blue and mesmerizing. Muddled blueberries, lime and backyard lavender with vodka and ginger beer
13.00
Sweet Matilda
Sweet and bubbly. Mango Absolut vodka with backyard sage, cucumber and a splash of Prosecco
11.00
French 450
Our take on a World War I-era cocktail, the French 75. Gin and vodka with fresh muddled basil, our housemade sweet and sour and topped with a dash of Prosecco
14.00
Tinsley's Choice
Classic gin and tonic with muddled cucumber
13.00
Dirty Sangria
With all that fruit, surely it's good for you, right? Traditional Spanish Sangria with a splash of fire bourbon
13.00
Star Turn Martini
It's turning heads! A lemon meringue martini with citrus vodka and fresh muddled lemon with housemade sour and topped with a dreamy, creamy froth
12.00
Dolly's Crush
A breath of fresh air! A blueberry lemon crush — blueberries and lemon with vodka, a splash of sweet and a backyard herbal garnish
12.00

Beer

ON TAP 
Rotating Tap(ASK YOUR SERVER FOR DETAILS)

BOTTLES & CANS 
Evil Genius Beer Co. Stacy's Mom IPA (7.5% ABV) Philadelphia, PA6
Evolution Brewing Co. Lot 3 IPA (6.8% ABV) Salisbury, MD 6
O'Connor El Guapo Agave IPA ( 7. 5% ABV) Norfolk, VA5
Dogfish Head 60-Minute IPA (6% ABV) Milton, DE 5
New Belgium Voodoo Ranger Juicy Haze (7.5% ABV) Colorado5
Troeg's Perpetual IPA (7.5% ABV) Hershey, PA 5
Sierra Nevada Hazy Little Thing (6.7% ABV) Chico, CA
5
Sierra Nevada Wild Little Thing (5.5% ABV) Chico, CA 4.50
Rogue Dead Guy Ale (6.8% ABV) Newport, OR 6
HARD SELTZERS, CIDERS & LEMONADES 
Truly Hard Seltzer (5% ABV, Boston)5
Corona Refresca (4.5% ABV, Mexico) 4.50
Mike's Hard Lemonade (3.2% ABV)
Levittown, PA
4
Angry Orchard Strawberry Hard Cider(5.0% ABV) 5
STANDARD BEARERS 
Michelob Ultra5
Bud Light4
Budweiser4
Coors Light 4
Miller Light4
Heineken 5
Blue Moon 5
Blue Moon Mango5
Blue Moon Light Sky5
Corona and Corona Light5
Sam Adams Lager5
Sam Adams Seasonal5
NON-ALCOHOLIC 
Heineken5
O'Doul's4
Ginger Beer3.50

Wine

Wine by the Glass

BUBBLY 
Mas Fi Cava, Spain8
Bellafina Prosecco , Italy 8
Francois Montand Sparkling Wine, France (Blanc de Blanc or Rosé)9

ROSÉ 
Mont Gravet, France8

WHITES 
Sean Minor Chardonnay, California9
Ponga Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand8
Clean Slate Riesling, Germany
8
Kris Pinot Grigio, Italy8
MacRostie Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast 13
Stella Moscato, Italy8
REDS 
Le Charmel Pinot Noir, France8
Argyle Pinot Noir, Oregon
13
Seven Hills Walla Walla Merlot, Washington State11
Santa Julia Malbec, Argentina8
Slingshot Cabernet Sauvignon, California12
Dante Cabernet Sauvignon, California8
Chateau de Fountenille Rouge Bordeaux, France10
St. Cosme Cote du Rhone Syrah, France 9
PORT 
Graham’s 10 Year Old Tawny Port15

Bottles

BUBBLY 
Mas Fi Cava, Spain
A Wine Enthusiast best buy — “clean, stylish and easy to like with apple and green herb aromas.”
27
Bellafina Prosecco, Italy
Aromatic and crisp on the palate with aromas and flavors of yellow apple, white peach, pear and notes of white flowers. Excellent with light courses, fish and shellfish.
27
Zardetto Prosecco, Italy
Critic James Suckling rates this sparkly a 90. The wine has “plenty of fruit and intensity with sliced lemon and apple character."
28
Bisol Jeio Prosecco, Italy
Wine Enthusiast critic Kerin O’Keefe tags this wine one with flavors of green apple with fragrant spring-blossom aromas, with a palate that delivers creamy white peach, citrus and pear. Crisp acidity.
28
Francois Montand Blanc de Blanc Sparkling Wine, France
Rosé also available. Wine Spectator labels the wine a top value pick, with flavors of pear, quince and ginger with a hint of walnut.
28
Laurent Perrier La Cuvee Brut, France
Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, the Wine Spectator and the Wine Enthusiast each rate this true French Champagne a 90; James Suckling gives it a 93. This is a dry, fresh and balanced aperitif Champagne.
60
Besserat de Bellefon Bleu Brut, France
Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate and the Wine Spectator each give this classic French Champagne a 91 rating. “A full-bodied, charming, intense and elegant cuvée assembling pinot meunier with chardonnay and pinot noir.”
62

WHITES 
Clean Slate Riesling, 2018, Germany
The acidity balances the sweet in this wine with peach aromas, lime notes, lively acidity and a hint of mineral and spice. The clean, balanced wine pairs beautifully with spicy foods, fish, poultry and pork.
27
Kris Artist Cuvee Blend Pinot Grigio, 2018, Italy
100% pinot grigio, tank fermented and aged. Hints of acacia flowers and almonds yields a wine that is clean and refreshing on the palate. Dry, crisp finish.
27
Stella Moscato, Italy
For those who like a sweeter-style wine, this is it. Stella still retains a good crisp acidity to keep the sugar in check and ends with a crisp and even slightly dry finish. Good with chicken kabobs, salads or for sipping alone.
26
Pongo Sauvignon Blanc, 2019, New Zealand
A Wine Enthusiast best buy, offering ripe citrus and tropical fruit followed by refreshing peach and grapefruit that bring out the classic flavors of the Marlborough, NZ region. Enjoy with seafood, oysters on the half-shell, or sip before any meal.
28
Nautilus Sauvignon Blanc, 2019, New Zealand
Wine Spectator gives this one a 90 rating. “Shows intensity to the passion fruit and dried mango flavors, with accents of Meyer lemon and Key lime pie. Vivid and generous through the finish.” From the acclaimed Malborough, NZ region.
30
J. de Villebois Sancerre, Loire Valley, France
The greatest example of the Sauvignon Blanc grape, this Sancerre is made from three noted terroirs. It features intense vegetal and citrus aromas with a long-lasting finale. A new world-style Sancerre that remains true to its unique French environment.
48
Sean Minor Chardonnay, 2018, California
A nicely acidic wine with tropical fruit flavors and apple softened by ripe pear. Shows buttery notes on the finish.
30
MacRostie Chardonnay, 2018, Sonoma Coast
This wine has lively citrus-lime layers, as well as French oak-inspired hints of toast and fresh-churned butter. Wine critic James Suckling rates the wine a 92, while Wilfred Wong gives the wine a 90.
34
Stewart Cellars Chardonnay, 2018, California
The Wine Enthusiast gives this chardonnay a 90 point rating, citing its "robust tannin foundation...generous in oak and sturdy in structure." Caramel, citrus, stone fruit and dried herb flavors combine for a rich, lush finish.
42
Walter Hansel North Slope Russian River Chardonnay, 2017, California
This winery grows all its grapes on property and emphasizes low yield and quality control. They create classic Burgundian-styled chardonnays. The 2017 is a medium-bodied silky, creamy wine.
72
Domaine Jean-Marc Boillot Macon-Villages, Maconnais, France
A French Burgundy (Chardonnay). RIch flavor with generous fruits, a creamy texture and a beautiful balance between refreshing sweet fruit flavors and acidity. A hint of butter. Great with fish, poultry or shellfish.
49

ROSÉ 
Mont Gravet, 2019, France
International Wine Review writes, “ [t]his rosé of 100% cinsault is fresh and vibrant with aromas and flavors of red berries and red currants. It’s a fruity wine that’s fun to drink and an incredible value.” Great as an aperitif or with food.
27
REDS 
Le Charmel Pinot Noir, 2018, France
This French pinot is a Wine Enthusiast best buy: “Red cherry, currant, rhubarb and pomegranate waft from the glass of this elegant and bright pinot noir. Hints of sweet spice and foliage…” on the finish.
28
Argyle Pinot Noir, 2018, Oregon
From the Willamette Valley of Oregon, Wine Spectator gives this wine an 89, calling it, "[p]recise and sleek, with delicate cherry and cranberry flavors, highlighted by savory spice hints.”
35
Faila Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir, 2018, California
Critically acclaimed and rated 93 by Wilfred Wong of Wine.com. He calls this pinot “outstanding” and “persistent and beautifully balanced.” With aromas and flavors of red berries and savory spices, it would pair well with lightly seasoned grilled lamb chops or fish.
42
Walter Hansel Russian River Valley Estate Pinot Noir, 2016, California
This winery grows its grapes entirely on property and emphasizes low yield and quality control. They create classic Burgundian-styled pinot noirs. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate gives this wine a 91. “Pale ruby-purple colored (with) amazingly pure notions of crushed cranberries, Bing cherries and red currants with touches of garrigue, tilled soil and bay leaves.” Medium to full-bodied.
69
Santa Julia Reserva Malbec, 2018, Argentina
Handcrafted from estate grown, handpicked fruit, the Reserve Malbec is sourced from high elevation vineyards in the Uco Valley in Argentina. With plenty of ripe fruit flavors, it retains acidity, keeping it balanced and making it an ideal match for red meat dishes. Highly rated and a great value for the money.
28
St. Cosme Côtes du Rhône Syrah, 2019, France
Château de Saint Cosme is the leading estate of Gigondas and produces the benchmark wines of the appellation. This Saint Cosme is a less expensive version of their estate-grown wine. It’s a 100% syrah with lots of depth and complements a wide range of foods.
29
A. A. Badenhurst “Secateurs” Red Rhône Blend, 2016, South Africa
Perfumed, peppery, spicy, smoky aromas with ripe red fruit notes. A cabernet, grenache, merlot and syrah blend. British wine critic Tim Atkin gave this rich and intense wine a 91 rating.
29
Seven Hills Walla Walla Merlot, 2017, Washington State
Wine Enthusiast rates this a 92. A dark ruby colored merlot with a mild mineral-infused cherry taste with notes of black coffee and hints of oak. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are nicely prolonged. Pair with a filet mignon or veal chop.
30
Ancient Peaks Zinfandel, 2017, California
Ancient Peaks has become known for producing one of Paso Robles’ most acclaimed zinfandels. In one of the region’s coolest growing environments, the zinfandel grape achieves a rare balance of robust flavors and elegant structure.
30
Turley Juvenile Zinfandel, 2018, California
Turley Wine Cellars is known for making blockbuster — and pricey — zinfandels. We’re happy to offer this less expensive but still excellent wine. Termed “juvenile” because the wine is made of grapes from younger vines that have been replanted in several of their old vine sites. Consistently earns 90+ ratings.
61
Castello di Volpaia, Chianti Classico Riserva, 2017, Tuscany, Italy
65% Grenache, 25% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre. James Suckling rates the wine a terrific 94, calling it a wine with plenty of ripe fruit, such as berries and cherries with some fresh-herb and lemon undertones. Medium-to full-bodied with bright fruit and fine tannins. Vinous calls the wine “…an immensely rewarding, inviting wine. Juicy and racy, with no hard edges," noting hints of cedar and blood orange. Wine Enthusiast calls out “aromas of blue flower, spiced plum, new leather and sunbaked earth..." From organically grown grapes.
76
Dante Cabernet Sauvignon, 2017, California
California Vintner Michael Pozzen consistently creates good wines at great value. The wine is bright and fruity with layers of freshly roasted coffee, clove, nutmeg and cinnamon, and a bright, juicy acid just ready for food. Don’t be afraid to drink it with a burger!
28
Slingshot Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018, California
A delicious cabernet. “Finding this kind of value in Napa Valley California cabernet sauvignon is the holy grail,” said one reviewer. Winemaker Blair Guthrie is joined by renowned consulting winemaker Paul Hobbs. Fruit forward and drinkable.
35
Ancient Peaks Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018, California
From a small California winery. Critic Wilfred Wong gives this cabernet a 90 rating, saying the wine has “plenty of fruit and persistence on the palate.” With ripe fruit flavors, pairs well with grilled meats — even cheeseburgers.
38
Textbook Cabernet Sauvignon, 2017 + 2018, California
In recent years, this winery’s cabernet sauvignons have consistently garnered ratings of 90+. With taste of blackberry and currant, the wine is bold, dry and well balanced. Can be paired with poultry or meats.
48
Chateau de Fountenille Rouge Bordeaux, 2018, France
The vines of Château de Fontenille have grown in their sunny, gravelly terroirs since the 13th century. Composed of mostly merlot, this wine is the perfect value to share with friends. Well structured and full bodied with the character of a classic red Bordeaux.
33
Blackbird Vineyard Arise Bordeaux Blend, 2016, California
A proprietary blend of 55% merlot, 25% cabernet franc, 17% cabernet sauvignon and 3% petit verdot. Has luscious flavors that can only come from exceptional fruit. The Wine Advocate and the Wine Enthusiast each gave the wine a stellar 92 rating.
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Brown Estate – Chaos Theory Red Blend, California
We weren’t sure how to classify this fantastic “chaos” blend of grapes from Brown Estate. A 50% merlot, 25% petite sirah, 25% zinfandel blend that red wine fans should love. A limited production, this dark, deep, wine is perfect to pair with boldly seasoned grilled meats.
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Jeff Runquist Barbera Amador, 2017, California
The Runquist Winery was California Winery of the Year for the second year in a row at the 2019 State Fair from a field of 2,811 entrants. Jeff Runquist is a small producer of single vineyard designated red wines. With flavors of fresh fruits and oak, this barbera is an easy drinking red wine that pairs well with Mediterranean cuisine.
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Shafer Vineyards TD-9 Red Blend, Napa Valley
A Bordeaux-type blend of 56% Merlot, 23% Cabernet Sauvignon and 21% Malbec. James Suckling rates it 93 while Robert Parker's Wine Advocate gives it a 91. Critics agree this is a succulent dark red wine, medium-to-full bodied with ripe plummy flavors and rounded tannins with a bit of herb/savory finish.
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Elvio Cogno Cascina Nuova Barolo DOCG, 2016, Piedmont, Italy
James Suckling grants this wine an impressive 95 points. "A layered and transparent red with dark-plum, peach and cherry aromas and flavors. It’s full and wonderfully integrated with excellent tannins that melt into the wine," he says. Wine Spectator awards 93 points, noting its "elegant style, displaying cherry, licorice, menthol and tar aromas and flavors."
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Bonpas Bonus Passus Chateauneuf-du-Pape, 2018, Rhone Valley, France
The region of Ch teauneuf-du-Pape is known worldwide for making top quality wines. This offering from one of France's oldest wineries is no exception. Forward aromas of dark plum, cherry, blackberry and vanilla are trailed by flavors of oak, spice and clove. Full-bodied and firm. Pair with lamb or other meats.
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