Taste Guide
White - (1) Driest to (9) Sweetest
Red - (a) Light to (e) Full bodied

Champagne & Sparkling

36.       CHARLES DE ST CÉRAN BRUT NV        (20cl bottle) - £6.40
Refreshing fizz with lots of lively bubbles and a clean, fresh finish. (France) (2)

1.         BACH GRAN BRUT CAVA NV - £20.95

Smart, elegant cava with notes of honey, apples and preserved fruits. This makes for the perfect aperitif or an informal party  wine. (Spain)  (2)

 2.        CASTILLO PERELADA CAVA BRUT ROSADO NV - £ 22.50

A delicious sparkling wine with fresh strawberry and raspberry  
fruit flavours, generous bubbles and a refreshing, lingering  
finish. (Spain) (3)

3.          CHAMPAGNE NICOLAS MAILLART PREMIER CRU NV - £42.00

A truly remarkable champagne.  Fresh and fruity with bags of character.  A sophisticated choice with fish and shellfish. (Champagne-France) (2)

4.          BOLLINGER N.V. - £59.00

Bollinger comes from one of the top Champagne houses and is a delicious, dry, full flavoured Champagne. (2)

Red Wines Bottle

5.        MONTEBRUNA BARBERA D’ASTI, BRAIDA - £ 30.00
Funky label and great tasting.  Soft, smooth and gentle with yummy
 cherry flavours.  Goes down a treat with lots of our vegetarian or Mediterranean influenced dishes. (Piedmont-Italy)  (b)

6.        CABERNET RESERVA, SANTA EMA - £25.00
A very serious wine with great tannin structure and a complex, sophisticated palate of black fruits, cherries and toasty notes. (Chile ) (c)

7.        MARQUÉS DE CACERÉS TINTO CRIANZA, RIOJA - £24.50
Classic tinto crianza, soft blackberry fruit, toasty oak and Spice in perfect harmony.   (Rioja, Spain) (c)

8.        PINOT NOIR, LOS GANSOS - £20.50
Cono Sur has been winning awards for their Pinot Noir for years and
this is another stellar performance.  Voluptuous cherry, raspberry and strawberry fruits mingle with subtle smoky hints. The perfect  introduction  to the uninitiated Pinot Noir drinker. (Central Valley -Chile)  (b)

9.       ZINFANDEL, BEYER RANCH, WENTE - £28.00
Plum aromas lead to hints of raspberry and blueberry.  A well balanced wine with good mouth-feel, a  smooth, luscious finish and soft tannins. 
To be enjoyed with grilled meats or cheese.  (California-USA)  (c)

10.    VAL VIADERO TINTO OAK AGED ARBUCALA - £24.00
BODEGAS VALDUERO, TORO
Deliciously rich and concentrated with ripe, round damsons and blueberry flavours, toasty oak and nicely integrated tannins. (Spain) (c))

11.     PINOTAGE, STONE BRIDGE, FRANSCHHOEK CELLAR - £20.50
Attractive deep crimson colour with forthcoming ripe strawberry and raspberry fruit aromas and juicy red berry flavours enhanced with ripe, silky tannins.  (South Africa)  (c)

12.     CHATEAU DE LUC, CORBIERES - £26.00
From Southern France, rustic, genuine and original.  Just taste
“la garrigue” – sunshine, herbs and rusticity.  (France)  (c)

13.     PRIVATE SELECTION MALBEC, TRIVENTO - £18.00
Ripe red cherry and strawberry aromas and flavours with touches
of soft oak and a long, velvety smooth finish. (Mendoza-Argentina) (b)

14.   PRIMITIVO, BAROCCO, -£21.50
Full, warm and rich with lashing of black fruit aromas and flavours followed by spicy touches and a long lasting, lingering finish. (Italy) (c)

15.      3 AMIGOS RED GSM, MCHENRY HOHNEN - £26.00
A blend of Shiraz, Grenache and Mataro grapes. Plum and briar berry with whiffs of bratwurst and gun smoke prevail. On the palate the wine is bight and juicy with balanced, ripe tannins. (Australia) (c)

16.      BAROLO, PATRIZZI - £39.00
Textbook Barolo, generous aromatics of blueberries, violets and red currants with a full-bodied palate full of rich concentrated black fruit flavours and great depth of flavour. (Italy) (d)

17 .....FITOU, DOMAINE JONES, LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON - £35.00
A southerb French classic made from Carignan, Grenache and Syrah grapes. A deliciously rich and smooth Fitou, bright berry fruits and hints of wild herbs are balanced with careful oak ageing (France) (d)

18.     MALAKOFF SHIRAZ, TERLATO & CHAPOUTIER - £54.00
A juicy mouthful of blueberry and plum flavours with black pepper notes. A wonderful fruit explosion with an elegant silky texture and a persistent finish. (Australia) (e)

 

White Wines Bottle

19.      CHABLIS, DOMAINE DU COLOMBIER - £29.00
A wonderfully pure wine with crisp, racy acidity  and attractive minerality on the palate followed by a dry, perfectly balanced finish.  Ideal with delicate fish. (France)  (1)

20.       VIOGNIER, ROUTAS - £21.00
A fresh, young blend, producing a light, crisp wine which goes perfectly with shellfish and seafood dishes.
(France) (2)      

21.     GRÜNER VELTLINER, SEIFRIED - £26.95
Ripe stone fruit on the nose with a good, generous, impressive palate which is full of fresh fruit flavours.  (Nelson-New Zealand)  (3)

22.       CHARDONNAY, MORNING FOG - £27.00
Ripe fruit with subtle oak treatment.  This is rather Burgundian in
style and very elegant.  A cracker with monkfish or a creamy
pasta dish. (California-USA)  (3)

23.      PINOT GRIGIO, TOLLOY - £24.50
An Italian gem. The cool, crisp air of Italy’s Alto Adige imparts a unique quality on the grapes that pierces through the delicate bouquet. Soft fruit unfolds on the palate with an elegant mouth-feel this is classic Pinot Grigio. (Italy) (2)

24.       ALBARINO, VEIGA NAUM - £25.00
Lovely vibrant golden colour. Crisp and elegant with a fresh, fruit driven palate and a finish that is fragrant and persistent. (Spain) (3)

25.      RIESLING, DOMAINE JOSEPH CATTIN - £24.50
Delightful fresh aromas of citrus, spice and tropical fruits. The palate has a fine balance of white peach, quince and lemon with lovely freshness and a long, elegant finish. (Alsace-France) (3)

26.       RIOJA, MARQUÉS DE CÁCERES - £20.00
.........BLANCO JOVEN
Just off-dry with notes of grapefruit and pears. Made from Viura grapes this is a reliable wine that accompanies all grilled fish and shellfish and rice dishes. (Rioja-Spain) (2)

27.     SEMILLON/SAUVIGNON, MCHENRY HOHNEN - £29.00
Utterly delicious from the man who brought us Cloudy Bay and Cape Mentelle wines.  This is a fish lover’s dream and is perfect for those Sancerre fans. (Margaret River-Australia)  (3)
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28.      MACON UCHIZY, DOMAINE TALMARD - £34.00
A great white Burgundy with no oak, just fresh green apple and nut flavour and a touch of honey. Full of character and clean fruit. (Burgundy, France) (3)

29.      SAUVIGNON BLANC, CLOUDY BAY - £40.00
A rare bottle indeed!  Crisp, refreshing kiwi Sauvignon from the legendary Marlborough vineyards.  Strictly  limited stock.  (New Zealand)  (2)

 

Rosé Wines                                         125ml ...  175ml       250ml     bottle

30.     GRENACHE, CINSAULT ROSÉ,    3.40          4.80        6.30 .....18.50

         CAP BY BONFILS                                      

Pomegranate and redcurrant aromas and flavours make this wine stand out. Sweetness from ripe fruit is balanced perfectly by tangy acidity. (France) (4)

Dessert Wine

 31.      ELYSIUM BLACK MUSCAT, A. QUADY                 
105ml Glass - 6.00      Half Bottle -21.00

Deep magenta in colour with rose-like aromas. Great with
cheese or use this unctuous liquid either to replace or to
accompany dessert (even chocolate).  (California-USA)  (7)    

Port ..........................................................................100ml Glass

QUINTA DO NOVAL LBV ......................................................4.95Intense, rich, dark port with ripe aromas of cherries and blackberries, opening in the glass to reveal vibrant, concentrated fruit backed up by fine silky tannins. (Portugal) (6)

House Wine - White..........................125ml....175ml....250ml....Bottle

32.        CHENIN BLANC, VELDT RANGE ...3.25 ....4.50.... 5.80 ....16.95  
Super zesty and fresh Chilean Sauvignon.  Grapefruit and green apple flavours with herbal aromas.  Great with fish, chicken and salads.  (Central Valley-Chile)   (2)

33.   .   SAUVIGNON BLANC, LOS GANSOS. 3.40... 4.80.. ...6.30 .. .18.50    
Super zesty and fresh Chilean Sauvignon. Grapefruit and green apple flavours with herbal aromas. Great with `fish, chicken and salads. (Central Valley-Chile) (2)

House Wine - Red ............................125ml....175ml....250ml....Bottle

34.  .   SHIRAZ/CABERNET, ..................3.25 ....4.50 .....5.80 .. .16.95

.........BELLINGHAM, BIG OAK RED
Exuberant dark berry aromas backed up by oaky spice and black pepper and packed with succulent black and blue berry fruit flavours.
(South Africa) (b)

35.    MERLOT, LOS GANSOS ................3.40 ... .4.80..... 6.30. .. 18.50Concentrated dark berry flavours and pleasantly ripe tannins. Soft yet serious, with enough structure to take on mains such as steaks, lamb, burgers etc. (Central Valley-Chile) (b)

House Fizz

35. CHARLES DE ST CÉRAN BRUT NV (20cl bottle).................. ... 6.50
Refreshing fizz with lots of lively bubbles and a clean, fresh finish. (France) (2)