Wine List

Diversity is the essence of Italian wine. At Pascolo we encourage you to order adventurously! Wine Director Alex Moran’s list celebrates everything from the subtle and complex wines of Piemonte, to the bold beauties of Italy’s Southern regions.

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WINES

HOUSE WINES

PINOT GRIGIO – Montefresco
FIANO – Cantine Settesoli
CHIANTI (SANGIOVESE) – Vecchia Cantina
MONTEPULCIANO – Montefresco

SPARKLING

Prosecco – Le Dolci Colline (Veneto) lively, refreshing, dry 

WHITE

Verdicchio – Santa Barbara (Marche) fresh, bright citrus, honeysuckle 
Sauvignon Blanc / Friulano – Necotium ‘Delfino della Marchesa’ (Friuli) aromatic, orchard fruit, grassy
Pecorino – La Piuma (Abruzzo) apple, lemon, nutty, flinty
Garganega / Trebbiano / Cortese – Corte Gardoni ‘Custoza’ (Veneto) stone fruit, apple, mineral, easy drinking

LAMBRUSCO

Lambrusco Grasparossa – Cleto Chiarli (Emilia Romagna) fruity, fizzy, off-dry, served chilled

RED

Corvina/Rondinella – Corte Gardoni ‘Bardolino’ (Veneto) light, fresh, red berries, Pinot Noir-esque
Nero D’Avola – Purato (Sicilia) blueberry jam, slight smokiness, soft tannins
Sangiovese / Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot – Ciacci Piccolomini (Toascana) red & black fruit, herbaceous, well balanced, touch of oak
Aglianico – De Leonardis ‘Terre di Renes’ (Basilicata) dark ripe fruit, spice, earthy, powerful

WINE – BY THE BOTTLE

WHITE, ROSATO & ORANGE

UNIQUE SPARKLERS FOR THE BEER LOVER
401   Trebbiana / Sauvignon Blanc – Poderi Saliceto ‘Bi Fri’ 2014 (Emilia-Romagna) tart, earthy, dry

NORTHERN
100   Chardonnay / Pinot Nero (Sparkling) – Cortebiance ‘Extra Brut’ Franciscorta (Lombardy) clean, focused, beautiful
101   Favorita – Cellario 2015 (Piemonte) light, refreshing, easy
102   Pigato – Durin 2014 (Liguria) mineral, sea spray, spice
103   Prie Blanc – Ermes Pavese ‘Blanc de Morgex’ 2013 (Valle d’Aosta) fresh, white flowers, pear, mineral
104   Pinot Grigio – Wilhelm Walch ‘Prendo’ 2015 (Alto Adige) fresh orchard fruit, crisp acidity
105   Garganega – Inama ‘Soave Classico’ 2014 (Veneto) ripe orchard fruit, wild flowers, almond
106   Kerner – Manni Nössing 2014 (Alto Adige) aromatic, citrusy, zesty tropical fruit, dry
107   Sauvignon Blanc – Prodigo 2014 (Friuli Grave) grapefruit, tropical fruit, mineral, rich
108   Chardonnay – Deforville ‘Ca del Buc’ 2014 (Piemonte) full bodied, fresh apple, classic
109    Pinot Bianco / Chardonnay / Sauvignon Blanc – Mont Mes ‘Bianco’ 2015 (Alto Adige) aromatic, orchard fruit, assertive

CENTRAL

200   Lambrusco di Sorbara – Cantine della Volta 2009 (Emilia-Romagna) made and aged just like Champagne. Dry, fresh, crsip, a true treat
201   Verdicchio – Le Salse ‘di Metalica’ 2014 (Marche) refreshing acidity, citrusy, crisp
202   Famoso – La Sabbiona ‘VIP’ 2013 (Emilia-Romagna) rare, aromatic, fruity, floral, delicious
203   Vernaccia – Fontaleoni ‘di San Gimignano’ 2014 (Toscana) white peach, white flowers, fresh, nutty finish
204   Trebbiano/Malvasia – Montesecondo ‘TIN’ 2014 (Toscana) rich, textured, skin contact, aged in amphora, unique

SOUTHERN & ISLANDS
300   Greco Bianco – Librandi ‘Ciro’ 2014 (Calabria) fresh peach & herbs, citrus, nutty
301   Grillo – Poggio Anima ‘Uriel’ 2014 (Sicilia) apricot, tropical fruits, fresh minerality
302   Vermentino – Argiolas ‘Costamolino’ 2015 (Sardegna) ripe stone fruit, citrus, hints of pine & mint
303   Moscato Di Alessandria / Albanello – Occhipinti ‘SP 68’ 2015 (Sicilia) floral, orchard fruit, herbaceous, earthy, dry
304   Greco di Tufo – Terredora di Paolo 2013 (Campania) powerful aromas of orchard fruit & citrus, full, rich, textured

 

RED

NORTHERN
500   Schiava – Castelfeder ‘Breitbacher’ 2014 (Alto Adige) light, elegant, great for the Pinot Noir lover
501   Dolcetto d’Alba – Piero Benevelli ‘La Costa’ 2014 (Piemonte) fruity, floral, earthy, herbaceous
502   Barbera d’Alba – DeForville 2015 (Piemonte) vibrant, bright cherry, low tanin, refreshing acidity
503   Nebbiolo – Piero Benevelli ‘Langhe’ 2015 (Piemonte) soft yet structured, approachable expression of Piedmont’s king grape
504   Corvina/Corvinone – Massimago ‘Valpolicella Classico’ 2014 (Veneto) ripe fresh berries, spice, soft tannins
505   Vespolina – Boniperti ‘Favolalunga’ 2014 (Alto Piemont) bright, fresh acidity, red fruit, spice, earthy
506   Barbera/Dolcetto – Cascina degli Ulivi ‘Bellotti’ 2014 (Piemonte) juicy cherry cola, vibrant acidity, touch of smoke, bursting with flavor
507   Barbera / Dolcetto / Bonarda / Freisa – Tenuta la Pergola 2014 (Piemonte) great balance of fruit, acid & tannins, easy drinking
508   Corvina/Rondinella – Cantine Negrar ‘Valpolicella Ripasso’ 2014 (Veneto) concentrated, lush, cherry, mocha
509   Teroldego – Foradori 2013 (Dolomiti – Alto Adige)  red & black fruit, earthy, menthol, chocolate
510  Nebbiolo – Produttori ‘Barbaresco’ 2012 (Piemonte) the “Queen’s wine” – elegant, floral, seductive, assertive
511   Nebbiolo – Riverdito ‘Barolo’ 2011 (Piemonte) the “King’s wine” – powerful, gripping, structured, complex

CENTRAL
600   Sangiovese / Gamay – Montemelino ‘Grappollo’  2013 (Umbria) fruity, earthy, low tannins, rustic
601   Lacrima – Lucchetti 2015 (Marche) floral bouquet, cherry, raspberry, herbs, spice
602   Centesimino – La Sabbiona 2013 (Emilia-Romagna) freshness, structure, black fruit, meaty, rare
603   Montepulciano – Azienda Cirelli 2015 (Abruzzo) soft, easy drinking, enjoyable, fruity, low tannins
604   Barbera / Bonarda – La Stoppa ‘Trebbiolo’ 2014 (Emilia Romagna) ripe fruit, lovely acidity, awesome pizza wine
605   Sangiovese – Terenzi ‘Morellino di Scansano’ 2014 (Toscana) cherry, raspberry, violet, white peppercorn
606   Alicante Nero (Grenache) – Ampeleia ‘Alicante’ 2014 (Toascana) from superstar wine maker Elisabetta Foradori; ripe fruit, mineral seamless
607   Sangiovese – Castellare ‘Il Poggiale’ Chianti Classico Riserva 2012 (Toscana) classic expression of one of Italy’s most loved wines
608  Sangiovese Grosso – La Poderina ‘Rosso di Montalcino’ 2014 (Toscana) black cherry, tar, mineral, “baby Brunello”
609   Cabernet/Petit Verdot – Montesecondo ‘il Rospo’ 2013 (Toscana) earthy, herbaceous, dark fruit, great tannic structure
610  Sangiovese / Merlot / Cabernet Sauvignon – La Massa ‘Rosso’ 2013 (Toscana) a bold Super Tuscan full of herbs, dark fruit and earth 
611  Syrah – Tenimenti d’Alessandro ‘Borgo’ Cortona 2012 (Toscana) black fruit, spice, balsamic, licorice
612   Sagrantino – Tabarrini ‘Montefalco Rosso’ 2009 (Umbria) powerful, concentrated, grippy tannins, brooding

SOUTHERN & ISLANDS
700   Nerello Mascalese – Tascante ‘Ghaia Nera’ 2013 (Sicilia) grown on the North side of Mt Etna, light, mineral driven, rich tannic structure
701   Frappato – Lamoresca ‘Nerocapitano’ 2014 (Sicilia) vibrant, wild red berried, floral, smoke, mineral
702   Magliocco / Garnacha – L’Acino ‘Chora’ 2012 (Calabria) fresh, low tannins, plenty of fruit, easy drinking
703   Cannonau – Cardedu ‘Caladu’ 2012 (Sardegna) Sardinian name for grenache; black fruit, dusty tannins, spicy
704   Primitivo – Donna Marzia 2015 (Puglia) velvety, blueberry, spice
705   Nero d’Avola – Arianna Occhipinti 2013 (Sicilia) ripe dark fruit, violets, earthy stunning
707   Negroamaro – del Prete ‘Torre Nova’ Salice Salentino 2014 (Puglia) baked fruit, underbrush, tea, flowers
709   Aglianico del Vulture – Bisceglia ‘Gudarra’ 2009 (Basilicata) grown on the slopes of Mt Vulture, dark fruit, mineral, meaty, powerful
710   Montepulciano/Aglianico – Di Majo ‘Ramitello’
 2011 (Molise) rich, lush, oaky, ripe fruit, pleasing

RESERVE LIST
109   Vin Santo – Lucignano 2005 (Toscana) one of the finest dessert wines in the world!
800   Barbaresco – Roagna ‘Paje’   2007 (Piemonte) elegant, floral, herbaceous, big tannic structure, beautiful
801   Barolo – La Spinetta ‘Campe’ 2004 (Piemonte) refined, complex, incredible balance, keeps on giving, show stopper
802    Super Tuscan – Fattoria le Pupille ‘Saffredi’ 2007 (Toscana) Merlot/Cabernet – beautiful blend of fruit, oak and power. . . aged to perfection
803   Amarone – Lorenzo Begali 2007 (Veneto) dried fruit, lush, chewy, BIG!
804    Cabernet Sauvignon / Carmenere / Merlot – San Leonardo 2008 (Trentino) vainlla, herbs, earth, powerful, structured. A masterpiece. 
805   Brunello di Montalcino – Ciacca Piccolomini ‘Pianrosso’ 2008 (Toscana) dark fruit, licorice, graphite, floral, a true classic
806   Aglianico – Mastroberardino ‘Radici’ Taurasi  2007 (Campania) powerful, earthy, meaty, incense, tobacco, an unforgettable wine

Cocktails and Beer

COCKTAILS

BELLINI  (light, easy, fun)
Prosecco, White Peach Puree

NEGRONI  (classic, balanced, bitter) 
Gin, Sweet Vermouth, Campari

SMOKE & MIRRORS (smokey, complex, intiguing)
Bourbon, Zucca Amaro, Amaretto, bitters, Mezcal rinse

PIAZZA (warming, layered, sophisticated)
Rye Whiskey, Cognac, Cardamaro, Amaro Abano, bitters, orange bitters

CIAO BELLA (citrusy, herbaceous, delightful)
Gin, Cynar, Rosemary syrup, lemon, bitters

WINTER MULO (minty, pleasing, lively)
Amber Rum, Branca Menta, lime, sugar, ginger beer

LA MIA MELA (apple, spiced, memorable)
Laird’s Applejack, Amaro Ciociaro, cinnamon/sage syrup, lemon, Peychaud’s bitters

DC SOUR (tart, rich, delicious)
Vecchio Amaro Del Capo, Bourbon, lemon, sugar, egg white

CINQUE TERRE  (bright, refreshing, satisfying)
Vodka, house Limoncello, Aperol, Cocchi Rossa, lemon, soda

TOE OF THE BOOT (citrusy, fruity, refreshing)
Tequila, Aperol, Gran Gala, strawberry preserves, lime, chinotto

 

DRAFT BEER

BIRRA DEL BORGO ’25 DODICI’ (ITALY)
Winter Ale – warm and enveloping with notes of dried fruit, caramel, nuts (11.2oz. 7.5%)

MORETTI (ITALY)
Pale Lager (16oz. 4.6% abv.)

FIDDLEHEAD (VT)
American IPA (16oz. 6.2% abv.)

IDLETYME BREWING CO. ‘DUNKEL LAGER’ (VT)
Munich style dark lager (16oz. 5.2% abv)

QUEEN CITY BREWERY ‘BARGE CANAL’ (VT)
Oatmeal Stout (16oz. 6.8% abv)

Hill Farmstead Rotating Line
Ask your server what’s on tap today!

BEER – BOTTLES & CANS

BIRRIFICIO ALMOND 22 ‘PINK IPA’ (ITALY)
IPA brewed with pink peppercorn (11.2oz. 6%)

BIRRA DEL BORGO ‘PRUNUS’ (ITALY)
Saison brewed with cherries (11.2oz. 5.8%)

BALADIN ‘SUPER’ (ITALY)
Belgian Abby style Amber Ale (25.4oz. 8%)

THE ALCHEMIST ‘HEADY TOPPER’ (VT)
American Double IPA (16oz. can 8% abv)

THE ALCHEMIST ‘FOCAL BANGER’ (VT)
American IPA (16oz. can 7% abv)

CITIZEN CIDER ‘UNIFIED PRESS’ (VT)
Vermont Craft Hard Cider (16oz. can 6.8% abv)

14TH STAR ‘MAPLE BREAKFAST STOUT’ (VT)
Coffee Stout brewed with VT Maple Syrup (16oz., 6.8% abv.)

SIERRA NEVADA ‘PALE ALE’ (CA)
American Pale Ale (12oz can 5.6%)

WEIHENSTEPHANER HEFE WEISSBIER (GERMANY) 
German Hefeweizen (12oz. 5.4%)

MORETTI ‘LA ROSSA’ (ITALY)
Doppelbock – strong lager (12oz. 7.2%)

BUDWEISER/BUD LIGHT (USA)

AMSTEL LIGHT (NETHERLANDS) 

STELLA ARTOIS (BELGIUM) 

HEINEKEN (NETHERLANDS) 

CLAUSTHALER (GERMANY