Wine List

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2011Our wine list is centered on a 1000-bottle cellar, holding on to treasures from California, the Great Northwest, Australia, New Zealand, France and Italy. It is with great pride that we have structured this list for your enjoyment. Notable vintners and vintages on our list will assure plenty of selections for all tastes and interests. We are proud to have this available to enhance your dining experience.

Our award winning wine list changes due to availability.  Please contact 
the restaurant for current selections.

Chester’s Chophouse is a proud recipient of the
Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence"  2006 thru 2013

“Lots of wines, many of the good wines, let you taste the noise. But only the best let you taste the silence. ”
  - Terry Theise (The Manifesto, 2009)

French Artisan "Grower" Champagne

Champagne is on the verge of profound change. There is a growing realization that its viticulture has become slovenly and the subtleties of its terroir have been neglected.

“The era of good growers and great vineyards is just beginning.” – The New France

Cote de Blancs - grape varieties (96% chardonnay, 3% pinot noir, 1% meunier)

  • Pierre Peters, Cuvee de Reserve Brut, Blanc, Le-Mesnil-Sur-Oger

Valee de la Marne- grape varieties (10% chardonnay, 27% pinot noir, 63%, meunier)

  •   Gimonnet- Gonet, le-Mesnil, Sur-Oger, nv
  • Jean Michel, Blanc de Meunier, Moussy, Epernay, France, 2005

Montagne de Reims- grape varieties (28%chardonnay, 56% pinot noir, 16 % meunier)

  • Jean Lallement, Brut, Verzenay, nv
  • Vilmart & Cie, “Cuvee Rubis,“ Brut Rose, Rilly La-Montagne, nv
  • L.Aubry Fils, “La Nombre d’Or Can,” Brut, Jouy-Les-Reims, 2003

Classic Champagne & Sparkling Wine

Napa Valley- grape variety ( 100 % chardonnay)

  • Schramsberg, Blanc de Blanc, Napa, 2010

Valee de la Marne- grape varieties (10% chardonnay, 27% pinot noir, 63%, meunier)

  • Moet & Chandon, “Imperial,” Epernay, France, NV 375ml-half
  • Veuve Clicquot, Yellow label, brut, France, nv
  • Moet & Chandon, Brut, Rose, France nv
  • Dom Perignon, Epernay, France, 2002
  • Veuve Clicquot, “La Grande Dame,” Reims France, 12004

Chardonnay

  • Cakebread Cellars, Cardonnay, Napa Valley, 2012   1.5ltr-Lrg
  • Domaine Yves Girardin, Savigny-les-Beaune, France, 2011
  • Rombauer, Chardonnay, Carneros, 2012
  • Stag’s Leap, Chardonnay, Napa, 2013
  • Domaine Costal, Chablis “Les Truffieres,” France, 2012
  • Cakebread Cellars, Chardonnay, Napa, 2012
  • Grgich Hills, Chardonnay, Napa, 2011
  • Newton, Unfiltered Chardonnay, Napa,2011
  • Ramey, “Hyde Vineyard,” Chardonnay, Napa Valley, 2009
  • Jadot, Batard-Montrachet, Grand Cru, Beaune, France, 2011

Sauvignon Blanc & Great Whites

  • Craggy Range, Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand, 2013
  • Francis Blanchet, Pouilly Fume, Loire Valley, France, 2011
  • Cliff Lede, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, 2013
  • Merry Edwards, Sauvignon Blanc, Russian River, Sonoma, 2012
  • Pascal Cotat, Sancerre, “Les Mots Damnes,” France, 2011

Pinot Noir

  • Mouton/Noir, XL Pinot Noir, Willamette, OR,2010  1.5ltr-Lrg
  • Louis Jadot, Mercurey, France, 2011
  • Kooyong, “Haven,” AUS, 2005
  • Brewer-Clifton, Santa Rita Hills, 2011
  • Lioco, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma, 2011
  • Failla, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma, 2012
  • Domaine Giboulot, Hautes-Cotes de Nuits, Sous le Mont, FR 2010
  • Goldeneye, Anderson Valley, 2011
  • Etude,  Carneros “Estate,” Napa, 2011
  • Twomey, Bien Nacido, Santa Maria, 2010
  • Robert Sinskey, “Vandal Vineyard”, Napa Valley 2010
  • Belle Glos, “Clark & Telephone”, Santa Barbara, 2013
  • EnRoute, “Les Pommiers”, Russian River Valley, 2012
  • Hirsch Vineyards, San Andreas Fault, Sonoma, 2011
  • Bergstrom, “de Lancellotti Vineyard”, Chehalem Mt.,Oregon, 2009
  • Domaine Gagey, Nuits-Saint-Georges, Les Boudots, France, 2011
  • Domaine Louis Jadot, Echezeaux, Grand Cru, France, 2011
  • Louis Jadot, Grands Echezeaux, Grand Cru, France, 2011

Library Selection Wines

  • O’Shaughnessy, Cabernet Sauvignon, Howell Mountain, Napa,2005
  • O’Shaughnessy, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mount Veeder, Napa,2005
  • Caymus, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, 2012, 40th Anniversary 1 Liter 
  • Chateau La Vielle Cure, Grand Vin de Bordeaux, France 2004
  • Chateau La Vielle Cure, Grand Vin de Bordeaux, France 2006
  • Chateau La Vielle Cure, Grand Vin de Bordeaux, France 2008
  • Chateau La Vielle Cure, Grand Vin de Bordeaux, France 2010

Zinfandel, Malbec, Shiraz, French Rhone Blends

  • Turkey Flat, Shiraz, Barossa Valley, Australia, 2006  375ml-half
  • Catena Zapata, Malbec Argentino, Argentina, 2008  1.5 ltr- Lrg
  • Khalkhal-Pamies, “Kalys”, Minervois, Carignan, France, 2011
  • Domaine Chamfort, Vacqueyras, GMS France, 2012
  • Chateau Des Jacques, Morgon, Cote du Py, France, 2011
  • Zorah, Karasi, Areni Noir, Armenia, 2012
  • Colome, Malbec, Argentina, 2011
  • Orin Swift, “Saldo”, Zinfandel, Napa, 2012
  • Robert Baile Vineyards, “Black Chicken”, Zinfandel, Napa, 2012
  • Zaca Mesa, “Z Three,“ Rhone Varietal, Santa Barbera, 2010
  • Domaine La Bouissiere, Gigondas, Rhone, France, 2011
  • Mas Karolina, “l’envere,“ Rhone Varietal, Roussillon, FR, 2008
  • John Duval Wines, “Entity“, Shiraz, Barossa, AUZ, 2012
  • Ochota Barrels, “The Shellac Vineyard“, Syrah, Barossa, AU, 2013
  • Molly Dooker,“Carnival of Love“,Shiraz, McLaren Vale, AUZ, 2012
  • Vieux Telegraphe, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, , France, 2011
  • Feraud-Brunel, Chateaunuef du Pape, France 2010
  • Cobos, Malbec- Paul Hobbs,“Marchiori Vineyard“, Argentina, 2006
  • Catena Zapata, Malbec,“Nicasia Vineyard“, Argentina, 2008

 Italian & Super Tuscan Blends

  • Castello Poggiarello, Collerosso,  Siena, Italy,  2007 375ml-half
  • Castello della Paneretta, Barberino Val d’Elsa, 2000,  3ltr- Lrg
  • Bussola, “Ca’del Laito”, Ripasso Superiore, Italy, 2009
  • Corino, Barbera d’Alba, Italy, 2010
  • La Lecciaia, Brunello di Montalcino, Italy, 2009
  • Corino, Barolo, “Vigna Giachini“, Italy 2009
  • Masi, Amarone, “Costasera“,Italy, 2010

Meritage, Bordeaux & Red Blends

  • Estancia “Meritage,” Paso Robles, Red, 2010, 375ml- half
  • Chateau La Grace Dieu, Grand Cru St-Emilion, France, 2007
  • Estancia, Meritage, Paso Robles, 2011
  • Chinon, Cabernet Franc, Les Pensees de Pallus, France, 2010 & 2011
  • Jax, Cabernet Franc, Calistoga, Napa Valley 2011
  • Robert Sinskey,“POV“, Napa Valley Red, Napa 2010
  • Blackbird Vineyards,“Arise,“,Red Blend, Napa, 2011
  • Girard, “Artistry,“ Napa Red, Napa, 2011
  • Flora Springs, “Trilogy,” Meritage, Napa, 2011
  • Cain Five, Meritage, Napa, 2009
  • Quintessa, Rutherford, Napa, 2010 & 2011
  • Opus One, Mondavi/Rothchild, Meritage, Napa, 2010
  • Chateau Margaux, Premier Grand Cru Classe, France, 2004

Merlots

  • Swanson, Merlot, Napa, 2010
  • Chateau Jean de Gue, Lalande de Pomerol, France, 2009
  • Twomey by Silver Oak, Merlot, Napa Valley, 2009
  • Duckhorn, Merlot, Napa, 2011

Spanish Reds

  • Muga, Rioja, Reserva, Spain, 2009       375ml- half
  • Numanthia, Termes, Tempranillo, Spain, 2011
  • Lan, Rioja, Gran Reserva, Tempranillo, Spain, 2005
  • Vina Ardanza, Reserva, Rioja, Tempranillo, Spain, 2004
  • Flor de Pingus, Tempranillo, Ribera del Duero, Spain, 2011

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Catena Zapata, Cabernet/Malbec, Argentina, 2008 1.5 ltr- Lrg
  • Grgich Hills, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2008  1.5 ltr- Lrg
  • Silver Oak, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley  2009 1.5 ltr Lrg 
  • Silver Oak, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley  2008 1.5 ltr- Lrg
  • Volunteer, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2011
  • Domaine Eden, Santa Cruz Mountains, 2010
  • Dussek, “Rattlesnake Hills”, Washington State, 2006
  • Stonestreet, “Monument Ridge”, Alexander Valley, 2010
  • Banshee, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2011
  • Jax Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon, Calistoga, 2012
  • Chappellet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2011
  • Silverado, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, 2010
  • Hess Collection, “Mount Veeder,” Napa, 2011
  • Cade, ‘Napa Cuvee”, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, 2010
  • Joseph Phelps, Napa, 2011
  • Stags Leap, “Artemis”, Napa, 2011
  • Silver Oak, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2009
  • Altamura, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, 2010
  • OV by Futo, Oakville, Napa, 2011
  • Beaulieu Vineyard, “George De Latour,” Napa, 2008
  • Beringer, “Private Reserve,” Napa, 2005/2007
  • Revana Family Vineyards, St. Helena, Napa, 2009
  • Robert Mondavi, “Reserve,” Napa, 2009
  • Far Niente, Oakville, Napa 2012
  • Barnett Vineyards, “Rattlesnake Hill”, Spring Mountain,Napa 2009