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Bender’s Tavern has one of the finest collections of wine in Northeast Ohio, with a vast wine cellar of more than 1,850 bottles and 140 varieties from which to choose. Bender’s Tavern is a recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, for lists that offer a well-chosen selection of quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style, and at least 100 selections, and Wine Spectator recognized them specifically for their strength in California wines.

Peruse our collections of reds and whites, sparklings and blends, and don’t hesitate to contact Jerry Jacob, owner and wine director, for more information about the Bender’s Tavern wine menu.


Chardonnay

2010 Kongsgaard Napa Valley $136

2009 Kistler Les Noisetiers Sonoma Mountain $96

2009 Hanzell Sonoma Valley $82

2009 Newton Unfiltered Napa County $76

2010 Paul Hobbs Russian River Valley $74

2010 Shafer Red Shoulder Ranch Napa Valley

Carneros $76

2011 Lewis Sonoma County Russian River Valley $74

2010 Chalk Hill Estate Grown Chalk Hill

Russian River Valley $70

2011 Cakebread Napa Valley $64

2011 Beringer Private Reserve Napa Valley $59

2010 Ferrari-Carano Sonoma County $45

2011 Neyers Carneros District $42

2009 Robert Mondavi Winery Napa Valley $36

2011 Louis Latour Pouilly Fuissé $ 34

2010 Merryvale Starmont Napa Valley $28

 

Sauvignon Blanc/Fume Blanc

2011 Cliff Lede Napa Valley $36

2011 Mason Napa Valley $29

2012 Kim Crawford Marlborough $29

2011 St. Supèry Estate Napa Valley $27

2011 Chateau St. Jean Sonoma County $24

2012 Kenwood Sonoma County $22

 

Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris

2010 Swanson Napa Valley $35

2011 Maso Canali Trentino $31

2011 Elk Cove Willamette Valley $29

2011 Hogue Columbia Valley $22

 

Riesling

2011 Dr. Pauly-Bergweiler Bernkasteler

Badstube Spatlese $37

2010 Chateau Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen “Eroica”

Columbia Valley $35

2011 Hogue Late Harvest Riesling

Columbia Valley $19

2011 J. Lohr Bay Mist Monterey County $19

 

Others

2011 MollyDooker “The Violinist” Verdelho

McLaren Vale $45

2011 Conundrum California

White Table Wine $38

2008 Giovanni Avanzi Lugana Sirmione $29

2010 Beringer White Zinfandel California $17

 

Champagnes/Sparkling Wines

2003 Moët & Chandon “Dom Pérignon”

Brut Epernay $195

NV Pol Roger Reserve Brut Champagne $89

NV G.H. Mumm Cordon Rouge Brut $60

NV Roederer Estate Anderson Valley Brut $36

NV Mumm Napa Brut Prestige Napa Valley $ 27

NV Codorniu Cava Brut Spain 187ml.(Split) 10.95

 

Dessert Wines

2007 Inniskillin Icewine Vidal

Niagara Peninsula 375ml. $89

2011 Errazuriz Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc

Casablanca Valley Chili $26

 

½ Bottles Whites

2011 Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc

Russian River Valley $38

2010 Rombauer Chardonnay Carneros $28

2011 Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay

Russian River Ranches $17

½ Bottles Reds

2006 Joseph Phelps “Insignia” Napa Valley $150

2006 Quintessa Red Meritage Rutherford

Napa Valley $102

2010 Patz & Hall Sonoma Coast $34

2008 Shafer Merlot Napa Valley $36

2009 Frogs leap Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley $36

2007 Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley $32

2009 Domaine Drouhin Pinot Noir Willamette $34

2009 Estancia Meritage Paso Robles $25

 

Pinot Noir

2010 Hanzell Sessions Vineyard Sonoma Valley $130

2010 Domaine Drouhin Willamette Valley $66

2010 Patz & Hall Sonoma Coast $65

2009 David Bruce Sonoma Coast $59

2011 Failla Sonoma Coast $50

2011 Melville Estate Verna’s Santa Barbara County $47

2009 Handley Mendocino County $43

2011 Patricia Green Cellars Reserve

Willamette Valley $42

2010 Raptor Ridge Willamette Valley $39

2011 Belle Gloss Meoimi Monterey County Santa Barbara County Sonoma Coast $38

2010 Mac Murray Ranch Russian River

Valley Sonoma Coast $29

 

Merlot

2008 Pride Mountain Vineyards

72% Sonoma County, 28% Napa County $94

2007 Woodward Canyon Columbia Valley $56

2008 Swanson Oakville Napa Valley $53

2008 Château St. Jean Sonoma County $38

2009 Nelms Road Washington $34

2008 Souverain Alexander Valley $29

 

Meritage/Blends

2006 Joseph Phelps “Insignia” Napa Valley $268

’04, ’05, ’06, ‘08 Opus One Napa Valley $250

2002 Quintessa Rutherford Napa Valley $180

2010 Justin “Justification” Paso Robles $69

2011 Orin Swift Cellars “The Prisoner” Napa Valley $54

2011 Orin Swift Cellars “Abstract” California $44

2010 Estancia Paso Robles $42

 

Shiraz/Syrah

2006 Shafer “Relentless” Napa Valley $79

2011 MollyDooker “Blue-Eyed Boy” Mclaren Vale $74

2010 Two Hands “Gnarly Dudes” Barossa Valley $52

2011 MollyDooker “The Boxer” McLaren Vale $45

….Ask Jerry about additional Syrah Selections from K Vintners and Charles Smith Wines.

 

Zinfandel

2010 Klinker Brick “Old Ghost” Lodi $54

2009 Orin Swift Cellars “Saldo” California $49

2009 Dashe Dry Creek Valley $39

2010 Seghesio Sonoma County $35

 

Cabernet Sauvignon

2009 Caymus Special Selection Napa Valley $180

’05, ’07, ‘08 B.V. “Georges De Latour Private Reserve”

Napa Valley $159

2007 Forman Napa Valley $115

2009 Shafer “1.5” Napa Valley

Stag’s Leap District $105

2010 Caymus Napa Valley $105

2008 Silver Oak Alexander Valley $110

2009 Pride Mountain Vineyards

67% Napa County 33% Sonoma County $100

2009 Joseph Phelps Napa Valley $95

2009 Lewelling St. Helena $89

2009 Cliff Lede Napa Valley Stag’s Leap District $86

2009 Beau Vigne “Juliet” Napa Valley $85

2010 Chappellet Napa Valley $79

2008 Jordan Alexander Valley $75

2009 Woodward Canyon “Artist Series #18”

Columbia Valley $75

2009 Turnbull Estate Grown Napa Valley $66

2010 MollyDooker “The Maitre D” South Australia $45

2010 Buehler Napa Valley $44

2010 Charles Krug Yountville Napa Valley $45

2009 Robert Mondavi Winery Napa Valley $42

2010 Smith & Hook Central Coast $38

2010 Nelms Road Washington $34

 

 

Other Reds

’05, ’06 Stroppiana Barolo Leonardo $ 70

2008 John Duval Plexus Barossa Valley $62

(Shiraz, Grenache, Mourvédre)

2009 Vina Cobos Bramare Malbec Lujan de Cuyo $62

’06, ’08, ’09 Ridge Geyserville(Zinfandel, Carignane, Petit Sirah, Mataro) $69

2009 Robert Foley Vineyard Charbono Napa Valley $49

2009 Luca Malbec Uco Valley Mendoza $49

2009 Clos de los Siete Mendoza(Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petit Verdot) $34

2005 Chateau Lacombe Bordeaux Haut Benauge $37

2010 Achaval Ferrer Malbec Mendoza $36

2007 Peppoli Chianti Classico $38

2011 Torre del Sasso Chianti $26

 

Prices and Vintages subject to change

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