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WINE LIST

 typical Italian before-dinner drinks

                 il vecchiosweet vermouth & chardonnay over ice -  4

Sicilian–  marsala from Sicily, lemon, fizzy water, over ice -  5

Galileo  straight Alessio vermouth, sweet, aromatic, pungent - 6

Fellini–  herbal flavors of Contratto Bitter with moscato-   5

Sofia Loren  –  petite syrah, sweet vermouth, pomegranate, sour cherry -  6

Romeo  –  pungent Contratto Aperitif with bubbly prosecco,  ice-  6

kir–  famous French aperitif, black currant crème de cassis, chardonnay  -  5   

kir royale–   crème de cassis with bubbly prosecco-  7

 

BEER – draft Big Sur Golden ale -  6       LEOPOLD Seven, Belgium, bottle-  7

                                   

WINES BY THE GLASS and bottle

                                                Italian & California white                  glass       bottle

Italy- Prosecco, sparkling - Le Dolci Colline, Brut, North Italy                               7           28

Italy - Vermentino, Solaris, Sardinia, herbal, earthly and complex                     9           36

Italy - Pinot Grigio, Peter Zemmer, South Tirol, dry yet hearty                           9           36

Chardonnay, Custard Cellars, Napa, buttery, almond flavors                            10          40        

              Sauvignon Blanc, Chesebro, Calif. Arroyo Seco, aromatic, crisp                         9           36

          Rosè of Sangiovese, Barnard Griffen, Calif. dry and fruity, unique                    7           28

 

                                                Italian & California red

Italy - Chianti Classico, Piccini, Tuscany, DOCG, elegant, smooth                      10          40

Italy - Nero d’Avola, Prodigo, Sicily, late harvest, robust, earthy                         8          32

Italy - Cerasuolo di Vittoria, organic, Sicily, cherry/berry flavors                         9          36

Italy – Carignano, Sardinia, 2012, deep, rich berry flavor                                        8          32

Annabella 5, Michael Pozzan, Napa, Bordeaux blend, Merlot, Cab. Sauv                       10       40

Barbera, Shannon Ridge, Lake County, rich berry flavors                                       12         48

Cabernet Sauvignon, Shannon Ridge, Lake County, distinctive CAB                 10         40

Pinot Noir,  Carneros Highway, Sonoma, classic Pinot smoothness                    12         48

 

house wine – red: Calif. Petite Syrah — white: Calif. Chardonnay                      6     28

 

                                             WINES BY THE BOTTLE

                                                Italian white

Orvieto, Umbria, Argillae, 2014famous wine, dry, complex, fruity                                32

Soave, Stefannini, Veneto, 2013, from North Italy, light melon flavors                            32

Greco di Tufo, Terredora, Campania, 2013, citrus, apple, almond flavors                       44

                                                   Italian & California red

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Capestrano – 2013, medium body, savory                            28

Carignano del Sulcis, Sardinia, 2011, full bodied, unique earthy flavors                          32

Tre Uccelli, Roberto Mascelloni, Tuscany, Sangiovese,  2011, organically grown       48          

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Fattoria del Cerro, Tuscany, 2012, a classic                  44

Valpolicella Superiore, Zanoni, DOCG, 2011superbly rich and complex,                     48

Barbaresco, Piedmonte, Produttori del Barbaresco, DOCG2011                                     58

              Barolo, Damilano, Piedmonte, DOCG,  2011, the wine of kings                                         72

              Brunello di Montalcino, Torre Guelfa, 2009among the truly great wines                   68

              Amarone della Valpolicella, Campagnola, 2011, deep garnet, full-body,                                     62

              Amarone Classico della Valpolicella, Cesari, 2010, a celestial experience                                       96

Calif - Sangiovese, Pietra Santa, Cienega Valley, 2011, a Calif. Chianti                             40

Calif - Zinfandel, Steele, Mendocino, 2012, old vine Zin, rich spice, chocolate                       44   

 

                                             corkage $20 for 750ml – vintages may vary

il vecchio  -traditional Italian cooking110 Central Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950  

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