Menu Update 19 December 2014

Small Plates & Wine Pairings
mixed greens salad
balsamic butternut squash | brussels sprout leaves | dried cherries | parmesan tuille | roasted garlic dijon vinaigrette | 7.95

Cantina Frentana    Cococciola   Terre di Chieti, Italy   7.00

an igt from umbria. cococciola is grape from the area rarely seen bottled by itself. apparently frentana has figured it out because this wine has lovely fruit and balance. great with food. awesome by itself.

 

 

pan-seared mahi
french lentils | red & gold beets | parsley­-lemon chevre | beet chip | sunflower seeds | baguette | 9.95

 

 

Banyan Gewurtztraminer   Monterey County, California  8.50

with the proper pockets of cool fog, California can produce some tasty
Gewurztraminer.  off-dry and wonderfully floral.

 

seared rainbow trout
butternut squash | farro | rosemary | pomegranate seeds | frisée | orange brown butter vinaigrette| 9.95

 

 

Wicked Peel Cider Flatrock, NC   7.50

This cider is a little bit sweet for me on it’s own, but with food it positively sings. Nice clean apple, at the start and nice dry acidity at the finish.

 

braised beef shank
cremini mushrooms | carrots | crispy confit fingerling potatoes | watercress | crispy noodles | mustard-demi-crema | 10.95

Torre dei Beati   Montepulciano   Abruzzo, Italy   8.50

Red flowers on the nose, tart cherries on the tongue, and lots of tannins for a medium bodied red.

 

 

flatbread
curried cauliflower puree | snap peas | red pepper | fontal | toasted coconut | cilantro yogurt sauce | 8.95
 

Bouchon Rouge Rhone Valley,  France    7.50

Delicate red fruit, with round soft acidity. This wine is best described by how it feels. It isn’t very heavy but it is mouth-coating with a long interesting finish.

 

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

Don Rodolfo  Tannat   Mendoza, Argentina  8.00

I taste black currant into persimmon with some subtle chocolate hints.  this wine has a firm, yet gentle touch

 

firsthand foods beef sliders OR house made black bean sliders sweet potato-carmelized onion-chevre … 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


peanut butter dacquoise
chocolate violet mousse | peanut butter mousse | raspberry sauce | pomegranate seeds | 5.95
Renardat-Fache  Bugey Cerdon  Bugey, France   9.00

made mostly with gamay, the same grape used to make beaujolais.  this is sparkling, slightly sweet, and absolutely delicious.

 

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

chocolate truffles – blackberry lavender | pink peppercorn and sea salt | popping heart  | $2 per piece

egg nog marshmallow | $1.50 per piece

*Italicized menu items are sourced locally*

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