WHITE WINES 75cl
THE ALL-ROUNDERS – GREAT WITH EVERYTHING OR ON THEIR OWN
House White (Blanc des Blancs), Vin de France £17.25
Crisp dry fruit typical of Côtes de Gascogne, fragrant nose, exuberant green fruit with lively acidity. A clean finish, very easy drinking.
Pecorino, Colline Pescaresi, Caparrone (Italy) £23.95
An expressive nose of peach, mango & candied rose petal – superb length & minerality.
Chenin Blanc, Western Cape (South Africa) £19.25
Pale in colour with an enticingly citrus nose, good concentration of sub-tropical fruit, well balanced with fresh citrus acidity & a dry finish.
Pinot Grigio Puiattino, IGT, Giovanni Puiatti, Friuli-Venezia (Italy) £23.50
Pale yellow in colour with fresh grassy notes, zesty green apple flavours & honeyed richness yet refreshing, steely acidity – a perfect aperitif.
Sancerre, Domaine Tassin, Loire Valley (France) £32.00
Classic aromas of gooseberry & nettle, with great fruit intensity
FRUITY, MEDIUM & AROMATIC – GREAT WITH SPICIER DISHES
Dr Zenzen 1636 Riesling, (Germany) £19.75
Produced in the classic Mosel style, a skilful balance between ripe fruit sweetness and zingy, racy, fresh acidity.
Grüner Veltliner, Loimer ‘Lois’ (Austria) £26.50
Greenish-yellow with subtle mineral tones; stone-fruit aromas with a refined sweetness & touch of black pepper on the palate and delicate, creamy finish.
Padstal Chardonnay, Man Vintners (South Africa) £22.00
This refreshing style of Chardonnay is made with a touch of oak for added complexity and richness. Melon, tropical fruit & citrus aromas, combine with a rounded palate showing butterscotch notes & prominent fruit flavours.
Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, Saint Clair (New Zealand) £31.50
Delightfully fragrant & distinctively ‘Marlborough’, with fresh vibrant flavours of passionfruit, gooseberry & crushed herbs. Zesty & crisp, it zings & sings with life.
CRISP & DRY – PERFECT WITH FISH
Picpoul de Pinet, Domaine des Lauriers , Languedoc (France) £23.95
Served in the classic fluted bottle, dry, crisp with refreshing lemon minerality – a perfect alternative to Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.
Entre Deux Mers, Château St-Marie, Bordeaux (France) £23.95
Aromas of passionfruit & grapefruit, with hints of banana, this blend of Muscadelle, Sauvignon & Semillon is perfect with seafood.
Albariño, Rias Baixas (Spain) £27.50
Aromatic with apricot flavours; fresh & balanced with good minerality and great texture on the palate.
Sauvignon Blanc, Central Valley (Chile) £18.95
Aromas of peach & grapefruit – wonderfully light & fresh.
Chablis 1er Cru Montmain, Louis Michel, Burgundy (France) £44.95
Pretty golden yellow in colour with mellow citrus and seashell minerals on the palate – an outstanding wine.
ROSÉ & CHAMPAGNES 75cl
House Rosé, Pleyades, Garnacha (Spain) £17.95
Touches of strawberry, cherries & redcurrants are present in this full-bodied wine with a crisp finish & good length.
Côtes de Provençe, La Vidaubanaise (France) £24.95
Classic. A light, bright note of wild strawberries, refreshing & smooth on the palate. Moreish.
House Champagne £39.50
Taittinger, Brut NV £55.00
Taittinger Rosé, Brut NV £59.50
Taittinger, Brut Vintage 2008 £79.50
Prosecco, Borgo Molino DOCG Valdobbiadene (Italy) £30.50
Molino Motivo, Sparkling Rosé (Italy) £30.50
RED WINES 75cl
SOFT & SUPPLE – GOOD ALL-ROUNDERS
House Red (Grenache/Syrah), Vin de France £17.25
Medium to full-bodied with luscious plum & strawberry fruits on the palate.
Bordeaux Supérieur, Château St-Marie, Bordeaux (France) £23.95
Perfect with red meats, blackcurrant & plum on the nose with well-textured tannins & a long, clean finish.
Pinot Noir, Les Mougeottes Pays d’oc (France) £21.95
Round & juicy flavours of black cherry & blackcurrant describe at its best this medium bodied Pinot Noir.
Gran Dominio Rioja Crianza (Spain) £25.00
Intense red cherry colour. Aromas of red fruits, strawberry, raspberry, cranberry framed by fine nuances of vanilla & toffee. Silky & structured on the palate, it has a long lasting & satisfying finish.
BIG & BOLD – PERFECT WITH RED MEAT & GAME
Benevantano Aglianico Vesevo, Campania (Italy) £24.75
This is an excellent red wine from one of Italy’s most exciting regions, Campania. If you like Barolo, you will love this and so will your wallet!
Corbières, Château du Vieux Parc l’Heritage (France) £21.75
Charming & well-made, mature & expressive on the nose with notes of dark fruit, spices, cacao & tobacco. Plum & fruity on the palate with soft ripe tannins & a lingering finish.
Pinotage Chocoholic, Darling Cellars (South Africa) £24.50
Lovely ripe plum flavours with soft tannins & lingering notes of toasty oak characters. A wine that shows much contemporary styling with the trademark Darling elegance & sophistication.
Estate Malbec, Humberto Canale, Patagonia (Argentina) £26.00
Careful oak-ageing gives a complex, full-bodied wine with notes of red berries, eucalyptus, spice & black pepper – unctuous & intense!
ON A LIGHTER NOTE……
Pinot Noir, Trinity Hill, Hawkes Bay (New Zealand) £31.50
Elegant & balanced, with red berry aromas & soft, velvety tannins.
Merlot, Central Valley (Chile) £18.95
Red cherry & recurrants on the nose, elegant poise & balance.
Chianti DOCG, Da Vinci, Tuscany (Italy) £26.00
85% Sangiovese – perfumes of smoke, ripe cherries & liquorice with concentrated black & red fruit flavours, ripe tannins & lifted finish.
Araldica Barolo Flori (Italy) £43.00
Plum, mulberry, ripe strawberry & leather characteristics with delicate floral & violet aromas with hints of vanilla & spice. Tannins are firm & pleasingly supported with plump fruit & a round silky texture, giving it a good lengthy finish.
Rioja Reserva, Marques de Murrieta, Rioja (Spain) £41.00
Savoury red fruits, firm tannins and spicy oak – exceptional & an absolute steal at this price!