Wine List

CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING

Elegant & refined Champagne is the highest expression of sparkling wine & sets up any occasion for celebration. However, its not the only fizz, with Cava from Space & Prosecco from Italy as well as richer examples from further afield offering a different angle at more everyday celebratory prices.


1.    Bolla Prosecco Superiore di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene Brut, Italy

Refreshing fizz with softness to the palate & aromas of fresh apple & pears

Bottle: £22.50


2.    Bouché Pére et Fils Grande Réserve Brut, Champagne

This small dedicated family producer from Pierry crafts this dry, full-bodied & biscuity character

Bottle: £40.00


3.    Bouché Pére et Fils Brut Rosé, Champagne

A predominance of Pinot Noir gives a rich summer strawberry fruit flavour

Bottle: £40.00

 

JUICY, FRUIT-DRIVEN, RIPE WHITES

Richly flavoured with the attention firmly on their ripe, often tropical fruit character, these wines have plenty of personality. The higher quality wines show more sophistication in the way the fruit & structure are balanced.

 

7. Te Kairanga Riesling, Martinborough, New Zealand

A refreshing aromatic Riesling made in a off-dry style: Granny Smith apple, lime blossom, kaffir lime zest & honeysuckle

Bottle: £23.00

 

8. Herencia Altés Garnatxa Blanca, Terra Altam Spain

Rich, mouth-filling wine showing floral notes & white fruits such as melon & peach

Bottle: £18.75

 

9. Cullinan View Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, South Africa

Deliciously fresh & creamy with peach fruit character. A classic South African Style

Bottle: £16.00            250ml: £5.50             175ml: £4.00             125ml: £2.90

 

10. Vavasour Pinot Gris, Awatere Valley, New Zealand

Displays a richly structured palate featuring layers of ripe fruit, notes of ginger & the long mineral finish so typical of the Awatere Valley.

Bottle: £23.50            250ml: £8.00             175ml: £5.90             125ml: £4.25

 

DRY, HERBACEOUS OR AROMATIC WHITES

Unoaked with a zesty, tangy character often with defined green fruit, herb or floral aromas, backed by a mouth-tingling, refreshing palate. The best wines & those from warmer countries show more intense flavours.

 

5. Alandra Brancco Alentejo, Esporão, Portugal

Aromatic notes of white peach & orange peel

Bottle: £17.75            250ml: £6.10             175ml: £4.45             125ml: £3.20

 

6. Flagstone Free Run Sauvignon Blanc, Elim, South Africa

Juice from the first natural crushing of the grapes. Refreshingly herbaceous with zesty green pepper, passion fruit, fig & lime flavours.

Bottle: £20.00            250ml: £6.90             175ml: £5.00             125ml: £3.65

 

 

JUICY, MEDIUM-BODIES, FRUIT-LED REDS

These wines have a juicy fruit character & often comefrom regions which experience plenty of sunshine. Whilst medium-bodies the key to these wines is the delicious rich, ripe fruit. The best show more integration between fruit & structure giving a long finish.

 

11. Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Parini, Italy

Plum & cherry with notes of violet: dry, soft but well structured with a finish of dried fruits & toasted hazelnut.

Bottle: £16.00            250ml: £5.50             175ml: £4.00             125ml: £2.90

 

12. Bocelli Sangiovese Toscana, Italy

Deliciously ripe & smoky, with notes of cherry & rhubarb compote.

Bottle: £20.50

 

13. Herencia Altes Garnatxa Negra, Terra Alta, Spain

Cherry & berry fruit supported by a touch of spice on a smooth, minerally finish

Bottle: £18.75            250ml: £6.45             175ml: £4.70             125ml: £3.40

 

14. Geyser Peak Merlot, California, USA

Round, soft with ripe cherry & blackberry

Bottle: £18.75            250ml: £6.45             175ml: £4.70             125ml: £3.40

 

SPICY, PEPPERY, WARMING REDS

Made from grapes such as Shiraz (Syrah) these wines have a natural peppery or spicy nature. Top wines also show rich, ripe, powerful & warming fruit flavours.

 

15. Salentein Barrel Selection Malbec, Valle de Uco, Mendoza Argentina

Notes of ripe blackberry, blueberry & redcurrant, with subtle hints of violet. The silky palate offers a crisp, balance backed by vanilla on the lingering finish.

Bottle: £24.00

 

16. Son Excellence Syrah, Pays d’Oc, France

Silky, red berry & spice scented wine

Bottle: £17.50            250ml: £6.00             175ml: £4.40             125ml: £3.10

 

ROSÉ WINE

Delicious summer-fruit flavoured wines, generally European wines are the driest with ‘new world’ wines having a touch more fruit richness to them; white Zinfandels are sweet.

 

17. Alandra Rosado Alentejo, Esporao, Portugal

Light pink; with fresh, red berry fruit aromas of strawberry & raspberry & a touch of richness on the palate.

Bottle: £17.75            250ml: £6.10             175ml: £4.45             125ml: £3.20

 

18. Whispering Hills White Zinfandel, California USA

Loads of fresh summer-fruit flavours & lively acidity. Medium-bodied to appeal to most palates, California’s own Zinfandel.

Bottle: £16.00            250ml: £5.50             175ml: £4.00             125ml: £2.90

 

19. La Colline aux Lavandes Rosé Les Vins Méditerranée, Jean-Luc Colombo, France

A light, refreshing, dry rose with a subtle red-fruit character, dominated by powerful herbaceous aromas.

Magnum Bottle: £41.00

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