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 2016

“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

  • Gimonnet- Gonet, “Tradition”, Le-Mesnil Sur-Oger, nv
  • Jean Michel, Brut Blanc de Meunier, Millésime, France, 2012
  • Leclerc Briant, Brut Rose, Epernay, France, nv
  • Gimonnet-Gonet, “Prestige”, Brut, Grand Cru, 2009
  • Jean Lallement, Brut, Verzenay, nv
  • Vilmart & Cie, “Cuvee Rubis,“ Brut Rose, Rilly La-Montagne, nv
  • Pierre Peters, Brut-Grand Cru, Blanc de Blanc, France, nv

Classic Champagne & Sparkling Wine

Napa Valley- grape variety ( 100 % chardonnay)

  • Schramsberg, Blanc de Blanc, Napa, 2012

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, 2006
  • Veuve Clicquot, “La Grande Dame,” Reims France, 2006

Chardonnay

  • Cakebread Cellars, Cardonnay, Napa Valley, 2013   1.5ltr-Lrg
  • Closerie des Alisiers, Chablis, Villes Vignes, France, 2011
  • Domaine Yves Girardin, Savigny-les-Beaune, France, 2010 & 11
  • Rombauer, Chardonnay, Carneros, 2014, 2015
  • Stolpman Vineyards, Roussanne, Ballard Canyon, CA, 2013
  • Stag’s Leap, Chardonnay, Napa, 2015
  • BK Wines, “Ovum”Pinot Gris, Adelaide Hills, Australia, 2014 &15
  • Cakebread Cellars, Chardonnay, Napa, 2014
  • Grgich Hills, Chardonnay, Napa, 2012, 2013
  • Ramey, Chardonnay, Russian River, Sonoma, California, 2013
  • Newton, Unfiltered Chardonnay, Napa, 2013, 2014

Sauvignon Blanc & Great Whites

  • Robert Sinskey, Pinot Blanc, Los Carneros, CA, 2013 375ml-half
  • Craggy Range, Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand, 2015, 2016
  • Cliff Lede, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, 2014, 2015
  • Merry Edwards, Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma, 2013, 2014
  • Hippolyte Reverdy, Sancerre, Loire Valley, France, 2015
  • Domaine Vacheron, Sancerre, Loire Valley, France, 2013, 2015

Pinot Noir

  • Hirsch Vineyards, “San Andreas Fault”,Sonoma, 2013  1.5 ltr
  • Christophe Buisson, Saint-Romain, Bourgogne, FR, 2013
  • Siduri, Santa Lucia Highlands, CA, 2014
  • Frank Family Vineyards, Carneros, Napa Valley, 2013, 2014
  • Failla, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma, 2014
  • Domaine A.-F. Gros, Pommard, Cote-d’Or, FR, 2009
  • Resonance, Maison Louis Jadot, Willamette Valley, OR, 2014
  • Goldeneye, Anderson Valley, 2013
  • Shane, “The Charm”, Russian River, Sonoma, 2013
  • Etude, Carneros “Estate,” Napa, 2014
  • Belle Glos, “Clark & Telephone”, Santa Barbara, 2015
  • EnRoute, “Les Pommiers”, Russian River Valley, 2014
  • Domaine Serene, Evenstad Res., Willamette Valley, OR, 2013
  • Gerard Raphet, Chambolle- Musigny, Les Bussieres, FR, 2014
  • Robert Sinskey, “Vandal Vineyard”, Napa Valley 2012
  • Domaine Louis Jadot, Echezeaux, Grand Cru, France, 2011

Zinfandel, Malbec, Shiraz, French Blends

  • Marcel Lapierre, “Morgon”, Gamey, France, 2014     1.5 ltr- Lrg
  • Catena Zapata, Malbec Argentino, Argentina, 2008  1.5 ltr- Lrg
  • Khalkhal-Pamies, “Kalys”, Minervois, Carignan, France, 2012
  • Domaine de la Ville Rouge, Crozes-Hermitage, France 2012
  • Marcel LaPierre, “Morgon”, Gamey, France, 2015
  • Colome, Malbec, Argentina, 2013
  • Orin Swift, “Saldo”, Zinfandel, Napa, 2014
  • Robert Biale Vineyards, “Black Chicken”, Zinfandel, Napa, 2014
  • Martinelli, “Vigneto di Evo,“ Zinfandel, Russian River, CA 2012
  • Zaca Mesa, “Z Three,“ Rhone Varietal, Santa Barbera, 2012
  • Chât. Montmirail, Cuvée de Beauchamp, Gigondas, FR, 2012
  • Mas Karolina, “l’envere,“ Rhone Varietal, Roussillon, FR, 2008
  • Mullineux, Syrah, Swartland, South Africia, 2014
  • John Duval Wines, “Entity“, Shiraz, Barossa, AU, 2013
  • BK Wines, “Cult“, Syrah, Adelaide Hills, AU, 2014
  • Vieux Télégraph, Chateaunuef du Pape, France, 2013
  • Feraud-Brunel, Chateaunuef du Pape, France 2012
  • Turley, Zinfandel, Hayne Vineyards, Napa, CA, 2013

 Italian & Super Tuscan Blends

  • Leone de Castris, Salice Salentino, Puglia, Italy, 2010, 2013
  • Silvio Giamello, Barbaresco, Nebbioli, Italy, 2011
  • Bussola, “Ca’del Laito”, Ripasso Superiore, Italy, 2012
  • Corino, Barbera d’Alba, Italy, 2011
  • Silvio Nardi, Brunello di Montalcino, Italy 2010
  • La Lecciaia, Brunello di Montalcino, Italy 2010
  • Sordo, Barolo, Gabutti, Italy, 2010, 2011
  • Ceretto, Barolo, Alba, Italy, 2011
  • Corino, Barolo, “Vigna Giachini“, Italy 2010
  • Guidalberto, Tenuta San Guido, Toscana, Italy, 2012, 2013
  • Masi, Amarone, “Costasera“, Italy, 2011

Meritage, Bordeaux & Red Blends

  • Estancia “Meritage,” Paso Robles, Red, 2012 375mL – half
  • Andrew Will, “Sorella,” Champoux Vin, WA, 2012 375Ml – half
  • The Prisoner, Oakville Napa, Red, 2014 1.5L – Lrg
  • Tranche, Cabernet Franc, Walla Walla, WA, 2009 1.5L – Lrg
  • Chateau Gloria, Saint-Julien, France, 2011  1.5L – Lrg
  • Joseph Phelps, Insignia, Red Wine, Napa, 2009   1.5L – Lrg 
  • Joseph Phelps, Insignia, Red Wine, Napa, 2011   1.5L -  Lrg 
  • Chateau D’Arcole, Grand Cru St-Emilion, France, 2012
  • Estancia, Meritage, Paso Robles, 2013
  • Chinon, Cabernet Franc, Les Pensees de Pallus, FR, 2012, 2013
  • Mullan Road Cellars by Cakebread, Columbia Valley, WA 2014
  • Robert Sinskey,“POV“, Napa Valley Red, Napa 2012
  • Girard, “Artistry,“ Napa Red, Napa, 2012
  • Chateau Gloria, Saint-Julien, France, 2011  
  • Chateau Saint-Pierre, Saint-Julien, France, 2008
  • Flora Springs, “Trilogy,” Meritage, Napa, 2013
  • Cain Five, Meritage, Napa, 2011, 2012
  • Opus One, Mondavi/Rothschild, Meritage, Napa, 2013

Merlots

  • Pride, Merlot, 80% Napa/20% Sonoma, 2014 375mL - half
  • Swanson, Merlot, Napa, 2012, 2013
  • Summers, Knights Valley, Merlot, Sonoma, 2012
  • Twomey by Silver Oak, Merlot, Napa Valley, 2012
  • Duckhorn, Merlot, Napa, 2012, 2013
  • Hourglass, Blueline Estate, Napa, 2013

Spanish Reds

  • Numanthia, Termes, Tempranillo, Spain, 2012, 2013
  • Faustino I, Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain, 2004
  • Tinto Pesquera, Crianza, Ribera del Duero, Spain, 2012, 2013
  • El Nido, Jumilla, Spain, 2012

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Catena Zapata, Cabernet/Malbec, Argentina, 2008  1.5L 
  • Silver Oak, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley  2011  1.5L 
  • Crossbarn, Paul Hobbs, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa  2012   1.5L 
  • Hoopes Vineyard, Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville/Napa, 2012 1.5 L
  • Volunteer, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2013
  • Domaine Eden, Cabernet Sauvignon, Santa Cruz Mountains, 2011
  • Arrowood, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County, 2013
  • Dussek, Cabernet SauvignonRattlesnake Hills”, Washington, 2012
  • Stonestreet, Cabernet, “Monument Ridge”, Alexander Valley, 2013
  • Banshee, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2014
  • Jax Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon, Calistoga, Napa Valley, 2014
  • Whitehall Lane, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2013
  • Silverado, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, 2013
  • Hall, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2013
  • Hess Collection, Cabernet Sauvignon, “Mt. Veeder,” Napa, 2012
  • Keenan, Cabernet Sauvignon, Spring Mountain, Napa, 2012
  • Chappellet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2014
  • Jordan, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley, Sonoma, 2012
  • Grgich Hills, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2013
  • Joseph Phelps, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, 2013
  • Stags Leap, “Artemis”, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, 2014
  • Pride, Cabernet Sauvignon, 59% Napa/ 41% Sonoma, 2014
  • Mayacamas, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley, 2009
  • Betz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pere de Famille, Washington State, 12, 13
  • Silver Oak, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, 2011, 2012
  • Robert Mondavi, Cabernet Sauvignon, “Reserve,” Napa, 2012
  • Far Niente, Oakville, Napa, 2014