Roy Yamaguchi likes to keep his wine list flexible, varied, and surprising. Its full of signature cuvées created especially for Roys by some of the worlds most respected winemakers. Here are some choices that would complement the eclectic flavors found on Roys menu.
Beringer Vineyards Gewürztraminer
California 2002 ($6)
Rose petals, juicy apricots, and a great price tag.
Iron Horse Vineyards Rosé de Pinot Noir
Sonoma-Green Valley 2002 ($15)
Dark-pink hue with fresh raspberry fruit and a dry, food-friendly finish.
Murphy-Goode Reserve Fumé
Alexander Valley 2000 ($17)
A bright, tangy Sauvignon Blanc with good balance and a long, fresh finish.
Rancho Zabaco Zinfandel Sonoma
Heritage Vines Sonoma 2001 ($18)
Classic Sonoma Zin with lovely vanilla oak and blackberry fruit.
J Wine Company Brut
Sonoma 1997 ($28) Smooth and elegant bubbly with tangy acidity and clean, peachy fruit.
Josmeyer Riesling Le Dragon Alsace 2001 ($30)
This long, elegant Riesling has great acid structure thats perfect with fusion foods.
Chehalem Pinot Noir
Ridgecrest Vineyard Oregon 2000($39)
Juicy flavors and a racy, clean, yet lush, expression.
Robert Craig Cabernet Sauvignon
Mt. Veeder 2000 ($40)
Plum and blackberry fruit, silky texture,plus soft vanillins.
dArenberg Shiraz The Dead Arm McLaren Vale
Australia 2001 ($65)
A superb wine with black fruit flavors backed with pepper and chocolate notes.