menu update 8.28.14

Small Plates & Wine Pairings

heirloom caprese salad
basil | marinated mozzarella | pickled red onion | grilled focaccia | frozen raspberry vinaigrette | 8.95

Leverano Rosato   Leverano, Italy   7.00
This is one of the most refreshing rose’s you’ll find.  This wine reminds us that simplicity, directness, and delight can sometimes speak louder than complexity.

sauteed crawfish
red pepper polenta | shaved onion | parsley | fresh tomato broth | shaved fennel | 9.95

Ametza Txakoli de álva, Spain   9.00
Nervy acidity, smoke, and citrus with a long mineral finish. This wine isn’t as effervescent as most Txakoli but it is a bit more complicated.

grilled swordfish
pineapple salsa | basil | red pepper | cherry tomato | shitakes | bacon | lime-cayenne vinaigrette | roasted corn salad | 10.95 

Castle Hill Cider   Celestial     Keswick, VA   8.00
If you have been wondering what all of the fuss about cider is about, here is your gateway sip. The acidity and complexity of wine with the easy drinking and bubbles of beer. And did I mention awesome with food?

north carolina pork loin
watermelon | pheta | kalamata olives | watercress|pineapple-mint-coconut sauce | 11.95

Bacchus Cabernet Sauvignon   California   7.50
Bright california cabernet. When I’m not spending too much money on california cab this is what I want to be drinking.

flatbread
grilled cabbage | tomato | piquillo pepper | mahon | chipotle aioli | red onion | cilantro | 8.95

Aletta   Garnacha   Campo De Borja, Spain  6.50
old vine Garnacha with no oak. it is aromatically rich, with fun fruit and a soft lingering finish.  think cloves and fresh cherry preserves

six plates cheese plate
sliced apple | honey | fruit compote | mixed nuts | crostini | 11.95

Fontanavecchia Aglianico   Campania, Italy   8.50
aglianico is known as an ancient greek and roman grape used for making wine b.c.  it is big bold fruit and tannin full.  not for the faint of heart.

 

firsthand foods beef sliders – foie gras, truffle, and cheddar marshmallow … 8.95
house made black bean sliders – arugula, pickled red onion, beecher’s flagship cheddar … 8.95
truffle frites – truffle oil | house made ketchup | parmesan … 6.95
sweet potato arancini with smoked gouda … 5.95
six plates lamby joes … 8.95
olive plate … 3.95


key lime pie
white chocolate honey marshmallow | blackberry whipped cream | gingerbread graham crust | raspberry coulis | 5.95

Quinta do Infantado   White Port   7.00…3oz
Yep! White port. Made with some of the same grapes that produces red port but no skin contact which is where all the color comes from.

 

flight of local yogurt and house made sorbet - choose a total of three flavors | ask for flavor choices |  3.95

chocolate trufflesblackberry lavender or pink peppercorn and sea salt | $2 per piece

some of our local partners (every ingredient italicized on our menu is local):

four leaf farm | greens | rougemont

elodie farms | goat cheese | greens | rougemont

everlaughter farm | greens | produce | hillsborough

thomsonranch | produce | durham

melvin’s gardens | eggs | produce | rocky ford

rainbow farms | lamb | chorizo | poulet rouge | snow hill

mattie b’s public house | flatbread dough | durham

firsthand foods | sausage and beef | durham

counter culture | coffee | durham

Six Plates Wine Bar      2812 Erwin Rd Ste 104 Durham, NC 27705        919-321-0203        www.sixplates.com