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Duet Wine List
Madeline Triffon, Sommelier

You will find many of the wines on Duet’s wine list are priced over $40. Please know that all of the wines in this range are offered at a modest mark-up by restaurant standards. Our intention is to offer the opportunity of experiencing exciting "world class" wines at a more-than-fair price to anyone who loves great food and great wine.

 

* Our personal favorites

Wines By The Glass

The Champagne Bar
Flute
Bottle
Champagne Cocktail, with Bitters & Sugar
6.50
Kir Royale, with Marie Brizzard Cassis de Bordeaux
6.50
1994 Iron Horse "Russian Cuvée", Sonoma-Green Valley
11.00
50
Taittinger Brut "La Française", Champagne
15.00
70
Jacquesson "Perfection" Rosé, Champagne
12.00
55

Light White Wines – dry to fruity

Glass
Bottle

1998 Pinot Grigio, Villa del Borgo, Grave del Friuli

5.50
25
1998 Daulny Sancerre, Loire Valley
6.50
30
1999 Mason Cellars Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley
8.50
36
1998 Kesselstatt Riesling Kabinett, Mosel
6.00
25

Chardonnays – light to rich

Glass
Bottle
1998 Cape Indaba Chardonnay, South Africa
5.50
25
1999 Sterling "Vintner’s Collection" Chardonnay, Central Coast
7.00
32
1998 MacRostie Chardonnay, Carneros
8.95
40
1997 Sonoma-Cutrer "Cutrer" Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast
12.00
55
Light-Bodied Red Wines
Glass
Bottle
1998 Echelon Pinot Noir, Central Coast
7.00
30
1997 Byron Pinot Noir, Santa Maria Valley
9.50
40
1998 Buckeley’s Cabernet-Merlot, South Australia
6.00
25
Rich Red Wines
Glass
Bottle

1998 Omrah Shiraz, Australia

8.00
35
1996 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, La Braccesca, Tuscany
11.00
45
1997 Franciscan "Oakville Estate" Merlot, Napa
9.50
42
1997 Villa Mt.Eden "Grand Reserve" Cabernet, Napa
8.50
38
96/97 Penfolds "Bin 389" Cabernet Shiraz, South Australia
12.00
50
 
"Wine for One or Two"
Half Bottles

Champagne

Half Bottle
Bruno Paillard Brut Rosé, Champagne
40
*Jacquesson "Perfection" Brut, Champagne
25
Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut, Champagne
45
Krug "Grand Cuvée", Champagne
80
Moët & Chandon "Nectar Imperial" Demi-Sec, Champagne
19
White Wine
listed from dry to fruity
Half Bottle
1998 *Lageder Pinot Grigio, Trentino-Alto Adige
15
1998 Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay, "Russian River Ranches"
18
1997 Etienne Sauzet Puligny-Montrachet, White Burgundy
50
1997 Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Spätlese, Weins-Prüem, Mosel
22
1998 Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese, Selbach-Oster, Mosel
30
1998 *Erdener Praelat Riesling Auslese, Dr.Loosen, Mosel
40
Red Wine
listed from light-bodied to full
Half Bottle
1998 Côte de Brouilly, Chateau Thivin, Beaujolais
19
1997 *Zaca Mesa Syrah (12% Viognier), Santa Barbara
22
1993 Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva, Zenato, Veneto
38
1997 *Sangiovese "Scassino", Terrabianca, Toscana
25
1998 *Christom Pinot Noir "Mt. Jefferson Cuvée", Willamette Valley
28
1997 Volnay, J.M. Boillot, Burgundy
50
1997 Echezeaux "Grand Cru", Mongeard-Mugneret, Burgundy
45
1997 *Wild Horse Merlot, Paso Robles
20
1997 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
45
1994 Mayacamas Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
60
1996 Opus One, Napa
85
Magnums Double Bottles
Double Bottle
1995 Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay "Les Pierres" Chardonnay
90
1996 *Sonoma-Cutrer "Les Pierres-Vieilles Vignes-Pre Phylloxera"
225
1996 Saintsbury "Reserve" Pinot Noir, Carneros
125
1995 *MacRostie Merlot, Carneros
70
 
French Champagne & Champagne-Style Wines
The Most Versatile Wine that creates a celebration
Non Vintage
Bottle
Chandon "Blanc de Noirs", Napa
35
Moët et Chandon "White Star", Champagne
65
Taittinger Brut "La Française"
70
Veuve Clicquot Brut, Champagne
85
*Chartogne-Taillet "Fiacre Taillet" Brut, Champagne
75
Chiquet "Carte Verte" Brut, Champagne
50
Blanc de Blancs
Bottle
Bruno Paillard "Blanc de Blancs", Champagne
85
1993 Jacquesson "Blanc de Blancs", Champagne
55
1990 Iron Horse "Blanc de Blancs L.D.", Sonoma-Green Valley
80
Rosé
Bottle
Jacquesson "Perfection" Rosé, Champagne
55
1989 Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Rosé, Champagne
85
1989 Perrier Jouet "Fleur de Champagne" Rosé
175
Vintage Brut
Bottle
1994 Iron Horse "Russian Cuvée", Sonoma-Green Valley
50
1992 Taittinger Brut Millesimé, Champagne
95
89/90 *Bollinger "Grande Année", Champagne
125
1989 Krug, Champagne
198
1995 *Gaston Chiquet Brut, Champagne
85
Luxury Cuvées
Bottle
N/V Krug "Grande Cuvée", Champagne
150
1992 "Dom Perignon", Moët et Chandon, Champagne
165
1990 *"La Grande Dame", Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, Champagne
180
1985 *Bollinger "R.D. Extra Brut", Champagne
200
1990 "Cristal", Louis Roederer, Champagne
225
SPECIAL MILLENIUM BOTTLES
Bottle
1996 Domaine Carneros By Taittinger Brut, Carneros
115
Taittinger "Grands Crus - Limited Edition 2000" Brut, Champagne
300
1990 *Iron Horse "Blanc de Blancs – L.D.", Sonoma-Green Valley
425
Commemorative Etched Jeroboam (3 Liter)
Sauvignon Blanc & Semillon
from Around the World
Bottle
1998 Sancerre, Domaine Daulny, Loire Valley
30
1998 Pouilly-Fumé "En Chailloux", Didier Daguneau, Loire Valley
38
1998 Maxwell Semillon, Australia
26
1998 Villa Maria – Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, New Zealand
27
1998 *Seresin Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, New Zealand
38
1997 Villa Maria "Reserve – Clifford Bay" Sauvignon Blanc
45
1999 *Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
46
1997 Clos du Val "Ariadne" (Sauvignon Blanc-Semillon), Napa
46
1997 Iron Horse "Renée Fumé", Sonoma
40
1997 Mondavi "Stags Leap District" Sauvignon Blanc, Napa
38
1998 *Duckhorn Vineyards, Napa Valley
50
1993 Kalin "Potter Valley" Sauvignon Blanc, Mendocino
55
1997 Araujo Sauvignon Blanc, Napa
42
 
Light, Dry Whites
with Unique Regional Character
Bottle
96/97 Vermentino di Sardegna, Argiolas, Italy
22
1997 *Pinot Bianco, Schiopetto, Collio, Italy
48
1998 Pinot Blanc, St.Innocent "Freedom Hill Vnyd", Willamette Valley
32
 
Pinot Gris - Pinot Grigio
1998 Pinot Grigio, Villa del Borgo, Grave del Friuli
25
1998 *Pinot Grigio, Jermann, Venezia Giulia, Italy
50
1997 Tokay Pinot Gris "Vieilles Vignes", Scherer, Alsace
34
1996 Tokay Pinot Gris "Clos Windsbuhl", Zind-Humbrecht, Alsace
75
 
Riesling
listed from dry to slightly sweet
Bottle
1997 Schloss Gobelsberg Riesling Kabinett, Austria
28
1998 Chateau Grand Traverse "Dry" Riesling, Michigan
22
1998 *Weinbach "Cuvée Theo" Riesling, Alsace
52
1998 Selbach-Oster Riesling Kabinett, Mosel
25
1998 Joseph Biffar Deidesheimer Riesling Kabinett, Pfalz
30
1998 *Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Kabinett, Kerpen, Mosel
32
1998 Erdener Treppchen Riesling Kabinett, Dr.Loosen, Mosel
38
1998 Mathern Riesling Spätlese, Nahe
35
1998 Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr Auslese, Willi Haag, Mosel
45
1982 Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese, J.J. Prüm, Mosel
85
 
Chenin Blanc, Viognier & Gewurztraminer
Flowery, Fruity Whites
Bottle
1998 Vouvray "Cuvée de Silex" (Demi-Sec Style), Aubuisieres, Loire
28
1997 *Viognier "Alban-Durell", Edmunds St.John, California
36
1997 Gewurztraminer "Cuvée Laurence", Weinbach, Alsace
58
 
New World Chardonnay
in order of style - from sleek & subtle to toasty-oaky rich
Bottle
1997 *David Wynn "Unwooded", South Eastern Australia
30
1998 Cape Indaba, Western Cape, South Africa
23
1996 Lorane, Oregon
26
1997 Simi, Sonoma County
38
1998 MacRostie, Carneros
40
1998 Cakebread, Napa
62
1996 Chateau Montelena, Napa
55
1996 Chateau Woltner "Titus Vineyard", Napa
68
1998 *Gary Farrell "Ash Creek Vineyard", Sonoma County
60
1997 Chalone, Pinnacles
48
1998 Saddleback, Napa
45
1997 Talley Vineyards, Arroyo Grande  
40
1996 Mulderbosch, South Africa  
38
95/96 Talbott "Diamond T", Monterey  
90
1997 Talbott "Sleepy Hollow", Monterey  
75
93/96 Gallo Sonoma "Estate", Northern Sonoma  
52
95/96 Fritz "Dutton Ranch", Russian River Valley  
40
1997 *Ferrari-Carano, Alexander Valley  
45
1997 Sonoma-Cutrer "Cutrer", Sonoma Coast  
55
1998 Shafer "Red Shoulder Ranch", Carneros  
65
97/98 Barnett Vineyards, Napa/Carneros  
49
1997 Peter Michael "Belle Côte", Sonoma  
85
1998 *Kistler Sonoma, Coast  
75
1997 Barratt, Australia  
55
     
French White Burgundy  
The classic standard for Chardonnay  
Bottle
1996 Chablis "Vieilles Vignes", Etienne Boileau  
36
1996 Chateau de Marsannay Blanc, Côte d’Or  
40
1996 Saint-Veran "Vieilles Vignes", Deux Roches, Maconnais  
32
1998 *Pouilly-Fuisse "La Roche", Collovray, Maconnais  
35
1997 *Macon Clesse "Quintaine", Domaine de La Bongran  
58
1997 Meursault "Le Limozin", Druid Wines  
85
1996 Chassagne-Montrachet "1er Cru - Clos St.Jean", Pillot  
75
1997 *Puligny-Montrachet, Druid Wines  
95
1997 Puligny-Montrachet "1er Cru - Clos de La Garenne", Jadot  
110
1997 Puligny-Montrachet "Les Perrieres", Sauzet  
110
1996 Puligny-Montrachet "Les Referts", Sauzet  
95
1995 Chevalier Montrachet Grand Cru, Domaine Chartron  
150
1997 Chevalier-Montrachet Grand Cru, Sauzet  
165
1995 Batard-Montrachet Grand Cru, Prieur Brunet  
130
1997 Le Montrachet Grand Cru, Jacques Prieur  
400
1997 *Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru, Bouchard  
140
     
American Pinot Noir  
Listed by the growing region on our West Coast  
Bottle
1995 Panther Creek "Bednarik Vnyd", Willamette Valley, Oregon  
75
1996 *Pepperwood Springs, Anderson Valley  
55
1998 Steele, Carneros  
28
1998 *Etude, Carneros  
65
1997 Seghesio "Keyhole Ranch", Russian River Valley  
45
1997 Stonestreet, Russian River Valley  
52
1995 *Moshin Vineyards, Russian River Valley  
56
1998 *Gary Farrell, Russian River Valley  
80
1994 Cronin, Santa Cruz Mountains  
52
1997 Echelon (by Chalone) Central Coast  
30
1996 Bernardus, Monterey  
65
1998 Barnett Vineyards, Santa Lucia Highlands  
58
1997 Byron Pinot Noir, Santa Maria Valley  
40
1996 Au Bon Climat "Pichon & Rachon", Santa Barbara  
70
1997 Sanford, Santa Barbara  
45
1997 Barratt, Australia (no, not American....the other New World!)  
65
     
French Red Burgundy    
The classic standard for Pinot Noir  
Bottle
1997 *Mercurey, Chateau de Chamirey  
38
96/97 Volnay, Boillot  
55
1996 *Morey-St.-Denis, Domaine Dujac  
88
1996 Beaune-Greves "Vigne de L’Enfant Jesus", Bouchard  
80
1996 Clos Vougeot (Grand Cru), Haegelen  
125
1995 Clos Vougeot (Grand Cru) , Amiot-Servelle  
110
1995 Corton-Bressandes (Grand Cru), Jacques Prieur  
105
1995 Clos des Lambrays (Grand Cru)  
75
   
Syrah and Rhône Blends  
The Rhône Valley & Southern France  
Bottle
1996 Côtes-du-Rhône Villages, Domaine Ste. Anne  
26
1996 Mourgues du Gres "Terre d’Argence", Costières de Nimes  
30
1996 Gigondas "Cuvée Futée", Font-Sane  
35
1994 *Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Bois de Boursan  
45
1995 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Domaine de Pegau  
60
1995 *Cornas "Cuvée C", Marcel Juge  
38
1998 Saint-Joseph "Offerus", Chave Selection  
45
1997 Saint-Joseph, Chave  
52
1997 Crozes-Hermitage "Petite Ruche", Chapoutier  
36
1996 Hermitage, Chave  
85
     
The New World  
Bottle
1998 Omrah Shiraz, Western Australia & McLaren Vale  
35
1998 *Viking "Grand Shiraz", Barossa Valley  
85
1996 Henschke "Mt. Edelstone – Keyneton Vnyd" Shiraz, Barossa  
105
   
Briary Zinfandel  
Classic American Red  
Bottle
1998 *"The Zin", Cosentino, California  
42
1998 *Ridge "Lytton Springs", (with Petite Sirah, Carignane, Mataro)  
58
1997 Terra d’Oro "Deaver Vineyard – Old Vine" Amador County  
45
1997 Limerick Lane "Collins Vineyard", Russian River  
52
1996 Elyse "Morisoli Vineyard", Napa  
26
1995 Marietta, Sonoma  
26
   
Italian, Spanish & American Reds  
with Unique Regional Character  
Bottle
1995 Valpolicella Classico "Ripassa", Zenato, Veneto  
29
1995 *Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva, Allegrini, Veneto  
85
1997 Barbera, La Famiglia di Robert Mondavi, California  
36
1996 Barbera d’Alba, Giacomo Conterno, Piedmont  
42
1989 Barbaresco "Vigna Magallo", Casetta, Piedmont  
95
1989 Barolo "Cerequio - La Morra", Roberto Voerzio, Piedmont  
110
1995 *Chianti Classico Riserva, Dievole, Tuscany  
42
1996 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, La Braccesca, Tuscany  
45
1995 *Marques de Murrieta Ygay Reserva, Rioja  
46
1994 Tinto Pesquera "Janus", Ribera del Duero  
125
   
Mellow Merlot & Malbec from Around the Globe  
in order of style, medium-light to full  
Bottle
1997 Franciscan "Oakville Estate" Merlot, Napa  
42
1997 Château St. Jean Merlot, Sonoma County  
40
1997 Raymond "Reserve" Merlot  
40
1996 Neyers Merlot, Napa  
50
1997 Duckhorn Merlot, Napa  
85
1997 *Catena "Lunlunta Vineyard" Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina  
37
1996 *St.Francis "Reserve" Merlot, Sonoma Valley  
85
1997 Fisher "RCF" Merlot, Napa  
58
1997 Joseph Phelps Merlot, Napa  
68
1996 Stonestreet Merlot, Alexander Valley  
62
1997 Matanzas Creek Merlot, Sonoma Valley  
77
1997 Duckhorn "Three Palms Vineyard Merlot, Napa  
110
97/98 Leonetti Merlot, Washington State  
110
1994 Ornellaia’s "Massetto" Merlot, Toscana, Italy  
150
   
Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc  
What the New World does best  
Napa Valley & Sonoma County – listed by vintage  
Bottle
1997 *Steele Cabernet Franc, Clear Lake  
43
1997 Franciscan "Oakville Estate", Napa  
45
1997 Shafer, Napa  
80
1997 Laurel Glen "Counterpoint", Sonoma Mountain  
50
1997 Pine Ridge, Howell Mountain – Napa Valley  
75
1997 Sterling, Napa  
40
1997 Villa Mt. Eden "Grand Reserve"  
38
1997 Livingston Cellars "Stanley’s Selection", Napa  
52
1997 *Merryvale, Napa  
42
1997 Mount Veeder Winery, Napa  
78
1997 *Chimney Rock, Napa  
76
1997 Oakville Ranch Vineyards, Napa  
88
1997 Staglin Family Vineyard, Rutherford – Napa  
96
96/97 Sequoia Grove "Reserve," Napa  
80
1996 Honig, Napa  
50
1996 Hess Collection, Napa  
55
1996 Robert Mondavi, Napa  
55
1996 *Salvestrin, Napa  
85
1996 St.Clement, Napa  
55
1996 *Gallo of Sonoma "Estate", Northern Sonoma  
85
1996 Château Montelena, Napa  
125
1996 Robert Mondavi "Reserve", Napa  
130
1996 Dalle Valle Vineyards, Napa  
100
1996 Stags Leap Wine Cellars "SLV", Napa  
150
1995 Joseph Phelps "Backus Vineyard", Napa  
105
1995 Beringer "Private Reserve", Napa  
125
1986 *Beringer "Private Reserve", Napa  
175
1984 Beringer "Private Reserve", Napa  
150
Pacific Northwest  
1997 *Château Ste. Michelle "Cold Creek Vnyd", Columbia Valley, Wash.  
55
1997 *Seven Hills "Klipsun Vineyard", Columbia Valley, Oregon  
60
1997 Quilceda Creek, Washington  
90
1995 Seven Hills, Walla Walla Valley, Oregon  
48
Chile    
1997 Santa Rita "Medalla Real - Special Reserve", Maipo Valley, Chile  
28
   
Bordeaux-Style Blends  
& Sangiovese - Cabernet Blends    
Australia  
Bottle
1997 *Rosemount Estate "Mountain Blue" Shiraz Cabernet, Mudgee  
62
96/97 Penfolds "Bin 389" Cabernet Shiraz, South Australia  
50
Tuscany    
1996 Ornellaia, Marchese Lodovico A., Toscana  
85
1995 Grifi, Avignonesi, Toscana  
59
California – listed by vintage  
1997 Viader (Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc), Napa  
80
1997 Shafer’s "Firebreak" (Sangiovese & Cabernet Sauvignon), Napa  
62
1996 Cosentino "The Poet" Meritage, Napa  
72
1996 *Niebaum-Coppola "Rubicon", Rutherford – Napa  
150
1996 Franciscan’s "Magnificat" Meritage, Napa  
65
1996 Estancia’s "Duo" (Sangiovese & Cabernet), Alexander Valley  
45
95/96 *Quintessa, Rutherford - Napa  
105
1996 Opus One, Napa  
125
1996 Beringer’s "Alluvium", Knights Valley  
50
1993 Mount Veeder "Reserve" Meritage, Napa  
75
1992 Mount Veeder "Reserve" Meritage, Napa  
75
     
Red Bordeaux    
listed by vintage  
Bottle
1996 *Château La Caze Bellevue, St.Emilion  
35
1995 Château Lanessan, Haut Medoc  
55
1995 Château Batailley, Pauillac  
72
1995 Château Phelan Segur, St.Estephe  
60
1990 Château Mouton Rothschild, Pauillac  
300
1989 *Château Tayac "Prestige", Côtes de Bourg  
58
1989 Château Branaire Ducru, St.Julien  
110
1989 Château Palmer, Margaux  
295
1988 Château Baron de Pichon Longueville, Pauillac  
130
1985 *Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, Pauillac  
185
   
THE "POSITIVELY-LAST-BOTTLE" LIST  
updated 6-5-00  
     
CHAMPAGNE & WHITE WINE  
Bottle
Jean Milan "Brut Spéciale" Champagne, France  
45
1997 Albarino, Lusco, Rias Baixas, Spain  
36
1997 Viognier, Pride Mountain, Sonoma County  
54
1996 Sanford "Barrel Select", Santa Barbara  
58
1996 Saintsbury "Reserve", Napa  
60
1998 Far Niente Chardonnay, Napa Valley  
75
1995 Leroy Bourgogne Blanc, Côte d’Or  
45
   
RED WINE  
1996 Côte Rôtie, Vincent Gasse  
62
1995 Christian Moueix’s "Dominus - Napanook Vineyard", Napa  
120
1988 Château Gruaud Larose, St.Julien, Bordeaux  
115
1997 Pride Mountain Cabernet Franc, Napa  
75
1995 Shafer "Hillside Select", Napa  
140
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