WHITE WINES 75cl
THE ALL-ROUNDERS – GREAT WITH EVERYTHING OR ON THEIR OWN
House White (Blanc des Blancs), Vin de France £19.25
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) £24.95
Delicate floral, stone fruit & citrus aromas lead on to a palate with fresh peach notes backed by a textural minerality, nutty characters & crisp acidity.
Chenin Blanc, Western Cape (South Africa) £19.95
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) £27.50
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) £34.95
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.
Chardonnay Barramundi, (Australia) £24.75
A classic Chardonnay that combines suptuous aromas of peach & pineapple with complementing ripe fruit flavours on the palate, all perfectly balanced with a subtle citrus zing.
Baby Doll Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough (New Zealand) £30.95
This is a fresh and racy Sauvignon Blanc with archetype Atawere Valley cut grass, nettle and passion fruit aromas and flavours with a fine, dry line. Zesty & crisp, it zings & sings with life.
CRISP & DRY – PERFECT WITH FISH
Picpoul de Pinet, Domaine des Lauriers , Languedoc (France) £24.95
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) £26.95
Aromas of passionfruit & grapefruit, with hints of banana, this blend of Muscadelle, Sauvignon & Semillon is perfect with seafood.
Albariño, Rias Baixas (Spain) £27.95
Aromatic with apricot flavours; fresh & balanced with good minerality and great texture on the palate.
Sauvignon Blanc, Central Valley (Chile) £19.95
Aromas of peach & grapefruit – wonderfully light & fresh.
Chablis 1er Cru Montmain, Louis Michel, Burgundy (France) £44.00
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) £19.25
Touches of strawberry, cherries & redcurrants are present in this full-bodied wine with a crisp finish & good length.
Pretty Gorgeous Rosé, IGP Pays d’Oc (France) £21.75
A delightful & dainty rosé, ideal during the warmer months. Intense lychee & strawberry notes are greeted with hints of violet & good acidity.
Côtes de Provençe, La Vidaubanaise (France) £26.95
Classic. A light, bright note of wild strawberries, refreshing & smooth on the palate. Moreish.
House Champagne £43.00
Taittinger, Brut NV £58.50
Taittinger Rosé, Brut NV £62.50
Taittinger, Brut Vintage 2008 £85.00
Prosecco, Borgo Molino Treviso (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 £19.25
Medium to full-bodied with luscious plum & strawberry fruits on the palate.
Bordeaux Supérieur, Château St-Marie, Bordeaux (France) £26.95
Perfect with red meats, blackcurrant & plum on the nose with well-textured tannins & a long, clean finish.
Pinot Noir, Les Volets vin de pay d’Aude(France) £24.95
Bright ruby red with upfront aromas of freshly picked raspberries & an underlying savoury leesiness. Fleshy red fruits continue to the palate & are joined by fine tannins & juicy acidity.
Gran Dominio Rioja Crianza (Spain) £26.00
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) £26.75
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!
Pinotage Chocoholic, Darling Cellars (South Africa) £27.95
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.
Shiraz, Milton Park (Australia) £27.95
The nose is lifted berry fruits, with hints of dark chocolate & spice. The palate is medium bodied with intense plummy fruit. This plummy fruit fills the whole palate & combined with the soft & approachable tannins create a very mouth filling wine.
Amauta Malbec, El Porvenir De Cafayate (Argentina) £26.75
Deep ruby red in colour with a note of fresh, crunchy red berry fruits. Gentle spice notes of vanilla, chocolate & coffee. There are lifted creme de cassis fruit flavours, soft tannins & a long silky finish.
ON A LIGHTER NOTE……
Pinot Noir, Trinity Hill, Hawkes Bay (New Zealand) £37.50
Elegant & balanced, with red berry aromas & soft, velvety tannins.
Merlot, Central Valley (Chile) £18.95
Red cherry & recurrants on the nose, elegant poise & balance.
Brouilly, Château de Pierreux (France) £34.50
Fine, elegant nose with floral notes of iris, violet & peony. Soft & round on the palate with lovely length revealing floral & dark berry flavours of blueberry & blackcurrant.
Araldica Barolo Flori (Italy) £44.95
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.
Hautes-Côtes de Beaune – Domaine Billard Pére et Fils (France) £46.00
This delightful Pinot Noir breeds charm & character. Ripe berry fruit on the nose with notes of sweet spice on the palate.
Rioja Reserva, Muga (Spain) £43.95
An enticing & complex nose of pain grille, pencil lead & blackberry leads into an elegant wine with layers of flavour, fruit & sweet spice with ripe & integrated tannins & a lengthy finish. A Spaniard with style!