WHITE WINE

    

Crisp and delicate: Pure, light wines are perfect for accompanying fish and seafood dishes.   

 

 

                                                                                                                                       Vintage                Bottle

110    LOS SEDURAS, SAUVIGNON BLANC                                         2016             £20.00

Valle Central, Chile

Bright, crisp and fruity with a lightly tropical perfume and then a cheerful mouthful

of grassy and pineapple flavours, with a refreshing finish.

 

113    PRINCIPATO PINOT GRIGIO                                                            2016            £24.00

Pavia IGT, Italy                                      

Open and simple citrus scent. Lightly floral, crisp attack. Fresh, clean and simple pleasure.

 

114      DOMAINE DE LA CHAUVINIERE, MUSCADET                   2015            £28.00

Sévre et Maine sur lie, France     

A delicate, pale lemon colour with light floral aromas of jasmine, pear and lightly

toasted bread. Juicy with pure citrus fruit character and a long, fine-textured finish.

 

112    LA BATTISTINA, GAVI DOCG                                                            2015            £32.00

Piedmont, Italy

Made from Cortese grapes. Ripe pear, citrus and crisp pineapple. Light and fresh,

but with no lack of texture. One of those Italian whites which slip down so easily.

 

117   DOMAINE OLIVER FICHET, MACON-BURGY                       2015             £34.00

 Burgundy, France

 Pure , classically understated, nicely weighted with hints of grapefruit and almonds.

 

122    CHERRIER PÈRE ET FILS, SANCERRE                                         2015             £42.00

Loire Valley, France                                              

Intense pure citrus aromas, with a hint of mint crisp clean lemon and grapefruit on the

palate, backed by stony liquorice.

 

128    DANEBURY, MADELEINE ANGEVINE                                         2013             £28.00

Stockbridge, England

The nose is rich with nectarine, melon and the start of palate sweet depth of flavour,

a mix of fruits. The finish has depth of flavour of sweet, ripe fruit

 

Fruity and Aromatic: Cheerful, sunny wines with abundance of ripe, often  tropical, fruit flavours.

 

119    CAPE HEIGHTS, CHENIN BLANC                                                  2016           £22.00

Western Cape, South Africa             

Terrific Chenin nose, pears and honey. Bright, citrusy, with pleasing accents of

pear and tangerine. Attractively rounded.        

 

111    EMILIANA CHARDONNAY                                                              2015           £22.00

Central Valley, Chile                                          

Lemon colour. Melon fruit with a hint of butterscotch. Mid-weight, unoaked,

with decent intensity and length.

 

129    DANEBURY, SCHONBURGER                                                        2014           £28.00

Stockbridge, England

Green lime and lemon fresh the nose, the start of the palate is a bowlful of apples.

There is a mid depth richer flavour of tropical fruits, a hint of pear, the sweetness balanced

by freshness. The back palate has sweetness, the finish lighter, fresher, citrusy.

 

118      MIRROR LAKE, SAUVIGNON BLANC                                     2016           £30.00

Marlborough, New Zealand      

Bright and clear, with a tinge of green. Attractively green fruited and lively, with

gooseberry, lime and quince notes.

 

115    SIEGEL, RIESLING                                                                                   2015            £32.00

Pfalz, Germany 

Stone fruit and grapefruit with decent weight. This is quite opulent but finishes with

a citrus zip. Enticing sweetness.

 

120    ABA DE TRASUMIA, ALBARIÑO, D.O                                        2015           £37.00

Rias Baixas, Galicia, Spain

Light floral and apricot scent, but a much more intense palate of tangy apricots, pure

with a marine freshness and bite. Long finish.

 

Rich and Complex : Wines which have deeper flavours and greater body,

perfect for strongly flavoured food.

 

126    DOMAINE DES DIEUX, CHARDONNAY                                    2013            £40.00

Hemel-en-Aarde, South Africa

 Green/Gold. Splendidly open scent, with lots of green fruit and clean oak; about

1/3 new French oak barrels of ageing. This builds so well, full-flavoured and with lots of energy.

Cream and lime. So complete

 

123   DOMAINE FOURREY, CHABLIS 1E CRU, COTE DE LECHET                      2015           £52.00                         

Burgundy, France

The Fourrey Brother and Sister team tend to make a citrusy, flinty stylr of Chablis.

Concentrated green melon palate but with attractive stoney and mineral associations.

Long, clean finish.

 

121     A BADENHORST FAMILY WHITE                                            2014            £56.00

Coastal Region, South Africa

An extraordinary blend of 31% Chenin Blanc, 17% Grenache Blanc, 14% Roussanne,

12% Verdelho, 8% Clairette Lanche, 7% Viognier, 6% Semillon, 3% Marsanne and 2% Palomino.

Round and fat it combines richness, attractive fruit and finishes fresh.

 

125   DENIS CLAIR SAINT AUBIN BLANC 1er CRU, LES CHAMPLOTS          2014           £65.00

Burgundy France                                        

Champlots lies on a south west facing slope above the hamlet of Gamay with calcareous soils

that imbue its wines with a definite mineral edge. Stylish, rounded, compelling aromas. Very

finely honed lily and oatmeal palate, elegantly balanced with such a long finish.

 

124    LEQUIN-COLIN, CHASSAGNE MONTRACHET 1er CRU                2012            £87.00

Burgundy, France

 Mid gold and clear. Scent of cream and vanilla. Lightly honeyed but with a very fresh

ripe citrus and mineral cut. This builds convincingly to an impressive finish.

 

 

127  SAUMAIZE-MICHELIN POUILLY-FUISSE                                          2012           £55.00

Burgundy, France                                                   

A perfume of white flowers and fresh pineapple anticipates an elegant, mid-weight wine with

appealing nuances of exotic fruit. Clean and precise finish.

 

           

RED WINE

 

Soft and Light: Charmingly fruity wines, supple enough to drink on their

 own and perfect with light dishes

 

                                                                                                                                   Vintage       Bottle

200    LOS SEDURAS, MERLOT                                                                2015        £20.00

Valle Central, Chile

A smooth Merlot bursting with fruit, plums and black cherries, supple and charming.

 

202    APALTAGUA CABERNET SAUVIGNON                                2016        £24.00

Central Valley, Chile 

From handpicked grapes and unoaked. Fresh and light, showing crisp red berries and blackcurrants

and a little minty.

 

 

206    MURPHY VINEYARDS ‘BIG RIVERS’  SHIRAZ                    2014         £25.00

New South Wales, Australia

Soft ruby tone. Supple, very ripe, brambly Aussie Shiraz, friendly and warming.

Very winning, easy to drink.

 

207    FALSE BAY PINOTAGE                                                                     2014        £27.00

Western Cape, South Africa

Bittersweet, raspberry and bilberry fruit, crisp and juicy. An attractive raspberry jelly note

reappears on the finish.

 

205    DOMAINE LA CHAPELLE DES BOIS, FLEURIE « GRAND PRE »    2014        £37.00

Beaujolais, France                                 

Chantel Coudert and Eric Appert always offer an excellent example of this popular Cru Vintage.

From one parcel of vines. Pretty, red fruited scents-fraises des bois. Approachable palate of red

cherries and strawberries. Charming.

 

219   JEAN GUITON BEAUNE 1er CRU, LES SIZIES                          2014         £62.00

Burgundy, France                                                    

Fruity with soft tannins and unmistakably Cote de Beaune in style. Sweet nose of raspberry

and cherry. Dense attack of ripe, almost jellied red fruit, mineral and all finesse on the finish.

 

213    DOMAINE FAIVELEY GEVREY-CHAMBERTIN                      2014         £89.00

Burgundy, France

  A classic from one of the leading domaine in this prestigious appellation. Lifted nose-raspberries and roses.

Subtle oaking and gentle spice around a silky, red-fruited heart. Really lovely.

 

 Rounded and smooth: Wines with forward fruit and enough structure to

partner rich dishes

 

 210    CONVIVALE PRIMITIVO, SALENTO                                     2015          £25.00

 Puglia, Italy

From Puglia in Italy’s hot south, this is rounded by a few months in large oak casks.

Brambly  fruit – quite punchy and lively, but also supple. Discreet smokiness.

 

208    VICIEN MALBEC, ORGANIC                                                       2014          £28.00

Mendoza, Argentina  

The estate Malbec is unoaked, a pure expression of the Grape. Pretty, lifted scent of wild

strawberries. Deliciously red-fruited, perfectly supple with just a hint of savouriness and Tannin.

 

209    COTE DU RHONE CUVEE DES GALETS                                2015                    £29.00                                     

Southern Rhone, France

A southern Rhone ripe and juicy enough to serve at any time. So ripe and fruity, all red berries.

Very supple supporting tannins. Peck of spice.

year before release and that really benefits the wine.

 

201    SEGARES RIOJA CRIANZA                                                             2011            £38.00

Rioja, Spain

Classic Rioja aromas. Oak supporting ripe black fruit, lovely berry, black cherry and crunchy

blackcurrant flavours. Appealingly textured. At this estate they hold back their Crianza an extra

year before release and that really benefits the wine

 

203    CHATEAU LES COMBES, LUSSAC SAINT EMILION                            2012            £40.00

Bordeuax, France        

From vineyards on well drained, stony limestone soils, amongst the highest in the appellation.

This is supple and aromatic, already mellowing and making very attractive drinking.

 

204    SUGAR LOAF  PINOT NOIR                                                                                2015            £42.00

Malborough, New Zealand

A terrific find. This a wine that is benefited from small batch craftmanship but at a

refreshingly non boutique price. Quiete deep plum hue. A charming new world pinot,

fresh, mildly crunchy and perfumed. Juicy red and black cherry flavours. Mid weight and

with the old barrels lending the merest hints of spice.

 

211    TALOSA, VINO NOBILE DI MONTEPULCIANO                                  2012            £54.00

Tuscany, Italy

90% Sangiovese and 10% Merlot in old oak. A mix of slovenian and french. Soft, ripe red

and black fruit and a whiff of cinnamon. Really ripe and rounded, fleshy and with smooth tannins.

 

214    HAUT-FAUGERES ST EMILION GRAND CRU                                       2010            £89.00

 Bordeaux, France

Haut Faugeres is the second wine of Château Faugeres recently promoted to Grand Cru Classe.

Splendid Volume and richness, with a core of ripe black fruit enlivened by exotic spice, coffee and earthy depths.

 

Robust and Full Bodied: Big wines, offering strong flavours and body,

particularly good with red meat

 

212    RIOJA RESERVA                                                                                                      2008            £50.00

Segares, Spain

100% tempranillo, 40% in new frech barrels, 60% in old american oak. Sombre purple.

Complex bouquet, ranging from tasty oak and cut red fruit to smoke, nutmeg, clove

and sealing wax. Very, very intense, all ripe and perfumed red and black fruit

                                                                 

 

215    DOMAINE JEROME GRADASSI, CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE                  2014            £68.00

Southern Rhône, France              

Terrific aromas of liquorice, cinnamon and herbs – a real sense of the garrigue, the

Herby scrub around the vineyards. Classic melange of red and black fruits, backed

with just enough tannin for grip but not obtrusive. Lots of peppery spice with a fine red

fruit finish.

 

 

218    CHÂTEAU DEYREM-VALENTIN CRU BOURGEOIS                                    2012            £69.00

Margaux, France

 Scents of brambly fruit with a lead pencil note. Ripe, rounded and supple. Textured but

not heavy at all. Lovely balance and depth.

 

217    CHÂTEAU GOUPRIE                                                                                                       2012            £65.00

Pomerol, France

 Aromas of very ripe fruit with a liqueur character, and that sense of liqueur richness is

evident in the wine. Velvety and luxuriant wine.

 

 

220    BOASSO, BAROLO, SERRALUNGA D’ALBA                                                   2011             £65.00

 Piedmont, Italy                                             

Pale, almost bricky colour, a delightfully open strawberry scent, and a plush, concentrated

but svelte palate. Good supporting tannins but totally ready. A classic example of this

illustrious DOC

 

 

216    BEGALI, AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO                         2011            £84.00

Veneto, Italy

Very pure mélange of berries and spiced plum, not that raisiny but with plenty of tannin

and acid to make this perfectly suitable to drink with red meats.

 

221    RIDGE, GEYSERVILLE                                                                                                      2013             £75.00

California, USA                                           

In this vintage wine 73% is  Zinfandel, 17% Carignane, 9% Petit Sirah and 1% Maurvèdre.

A traditional field blend from ancient vineyards including some 130 years old vines.

So exciting young-all vital berries, lively spice and perfumed with cedar.

This is dramatically vibrant and succulent.

 


CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING WINES


   Vintage        Bottle

101    LE DOLCI COLLINE ROSE SPUMANTE, Italy                                             NV           £30.00

A delicate pink sparkling rose with strawberry and raspberry aromas and soft berry

characters on the palate. Fresh acidity balanced by zesty,cherry notes.

 

102    FONTESSA PROSECCO SPUMANTE, Italy                                                NV           £29.00

Fresh and fruity with aromas of citrus and green apples. Zesty acidity and a clean,

refreshing finish.

 

103    THE WHITE HORSE CATTIER BRUT, France

Specially selected and bottled for us this from the famous house of Cattier in Chigny-Les-Roses,           NV            £52.00

this Cattier Brut Champagne tastes fresh, vinous, dried fruits, brioche bread. Long in the mouth.

 

104    THE WHITE HORSE CATTIER PREMIER GLAMOUR ROSE SEC       NV            £64.00

Specially selected and bottled for us this from the famous house of Cattier in Chigny-Les-Roses

Perfect for partying the night away with. Find a subtle sweetness which associates

smoothness and freshness for silky aromas of ripe fruits and red berries as well as candies.

 

105    COTTONWORTH CLASSIC CUVEE, ENGLISH SPARKLING WINE              NV            £60.00

Perfectly planted vineyards in the Test Valley facing South and East. Awarded two gold medals

And made from the classic varieties of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. Bready nose

Champagne like, ripeness and dry finish.

 

106    MOET ET CHANDON BRUT IMPERIAL                                                     NV            £70.00

An elegant colour of golden straw yellow with green highlights. A sparkling bouquet of green

apple and citrus fruit. Delicious white-fleshed fruits on the palate

 

107    VEUVE CLICQUOT PONSARDIN YELLOW LABEL                           NV            £76.00

Golden colour with rich yeasty biscuit aromas. Well-structured palate with balanced acidity

and toasty, citrus flavours. Elegant with a long lingering finish.

 

108    BOLLINGER SPECIAL CUVÉE, BRUT                                               NV            £80.00

Very yeasty, green grass nose. Lovely crisp lemon fruit elegant bubble and good long length.

 

109    DOM PERIGNON                                                                           2005          £190.00

Light minerality with sweet spice, citrus galore and oyster water on the nose.

The palate is unctuous with lots of pencil lead, lemon pith with a coating of honey and oranges.

 

130     LOUIS ROEDERER CRISTAL CHAMPAGNE                                     2009          £210.00

Created in 1876 for Tsar Alexander II. This is Champagne at its finest; the embodiment

of elegance and purity. Only the finest grapes from Roederer’s best crus are used.

 

131     DANEBURY ‘COSSACK’ VINTAGE ENGLISH SPARKLING WINE              2011         £45.00

The nose has a fragrant charm orange blossom and the palate starts with fresh fruit lime

and slightly richer grapefruit. Mid depth white peach, pear a complex mix of flavours

but there is underlying freshness pink grapefruit and apple. The finish is long, mineral and flinty.

 

ROSÉ WINE

 

Vintage          Bottle

150    WILDWOOD ZINFANDEL ROSÉ, California                                 2015          £23.00

Deep pink. Refreshing and juicy in the palate, bursting with summer berries.

Fairly sweet, but with a clean and crisp finish.

 

151    ANCORA, PINOT GRIGIO ROSÈ, Italy                                                  2015           £25.00

Beautiful wild salmon hue. A delicate and refreshing rosé, dry light bodied, with a crunchy

red berry fruit.

 

152    LES QUATRE TOURS COTEAUX D’AIX PROVENCE, SIGNATURE       2015             £30.00

Provence, France

Classic Riviera style. Pale colour. Generous fruit and restrained elegance. Poised and smooth,

delivering a fresh palate of white peach, melon and plum with satisfying weight and a fine finish.

 

PUDDING WINES

 

 Vintage        Bottle

161    PROMESSE DE RABAUD-PROMIS, SAUTERNES, France              2012         £30.00     (37.5cl)

The nose is a gush of dried apricot and honey, then ripe tropical fruit flavours. Complex  and

concentrated palate.

 

116    DOMAINE SYLVAIN GAUDRON, VOUVRAY, DEMI-SEC                2014          £38.00

Loire Valley, France                                                                                                                   

A mouthful of lush pear. Showing attractive development, the medium sweetness is

cut by a spine of acidity, leaving a satisfying savoury finish

 

WINES BY THE GLASS

 WHITE WINE                                                            

                                                                                                                                                125ml     175ml     250ml    Bottle   

or Carafe

110 LOS SEDURAS, SAUVIGNON BLANC, 2016, Chile                     £3.90        £4.90     £6.90     £20.00

113  PRINCIPATO PINOT GRIGIO, 2016, Pavia IGT, Italy                                      £5.90     £8.20      £24.00

117  DOMAINE OLIVER FICHET MACON-BURGY, 2015, France                   £8.00     £11.50    £34.00

118  MIRROR LAKE, SAUVIGNON BLANC, 2016, New Zealand                      £7.40     £10.20    £30.00

114  DOMAINE DE LA CHAUVINIERE, MUSCADET, 2015, France                £6.70     £9.50       £28.00

126  DOMAINE DE DIEUX, CHARDONNAY, 2013, South Africa                     £9.50     £13.50    £40.00

128  DANEBURY, MADELEINE ANGEVINE, 2013, England                                £6.70      £9.50      £28.00

 

                                                                                                 

RED WINE

                                                                                                                                                      125ml    175ml     250ml    Bottle

                                                                                                                                                                                         Or carafe

200  LOS SEDURAS, MERLOT, 2015, Chile                                                        £3.90    £4.90      £6.90      £20.00

201  SEGARES RIOJA CRIANZA, 2011, Rioja, Spain                                                     £9.50      £13.00    £38.00

202  APALTAGUA CABERNET SAUVIGNON, 2016, Central V.Chile                   £5.90      £8.20       £24.00

206  MURPHY VINEYARDS SHIRAZ, 2014, NSW, Australia                                     £6.00      £8.50      £25.00

208 VICIEN MALBEC, 2014, Organic, Catamarca, Argentina                                 £6.70       £9.50      £28.00

210  CONVIVIALE PRIMITIVO, SALENTO, 2015, Puglia, Italy                                £6.00        £8.50      £25.00

205  DOMAINE LA CHAPELLE DES BOIS, FLEURIE, 2014 , France                     £9.00     £12.50     £37.00

 

ROSÉ WINES                                                            

                                                                                                                                              125ml    175ml     250ml         Bottle
Or carafe

150 WILDWOOD ZINFANDEL ROSÈ, 2015, California                                        £5.60       £7.90      £23.00

151  ANCORA PINOT GRIGIO ROSÈ, 2015, Italy                                  £4.40     £6.00       £8.50         £25.00

 

CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING WINES

                                                                                                                                                               125ml                  Bottle

 101  LE DOLCI COLLINE ROSE SPUMANTE, N.V, Italy                                    £8.50                  £30.00

102  FONTESSA PROSECCO SPUMANTE, N.V, Italy                                         £7.50                  £29.00

103  THE WHITE HORSE CATTIER BRUT, NV, France                                       £9.50                  £52.00

105   COTTONWORTH CLASSIC CUVEE, N.V, English Sparkling Wine  £11.00               £60.00

PUDDING WINES & PORT                                                   

                                                                                                                                                               125ml                  Bottle

 

116  DOMAINE SYLVAIN GAUDRON, VOUVRAY, DEMI-SEC, 2014      £6.80                    £38.00    

161  PROMESSE DE RABAUD-PROMIS, SAUTERNES, 2012                     £10.50                 £30.00  (37.5cl)

170  KROHN LATE BOTTLED VINTAGE, 2011                                       (100ml) £7.50                £47.00

171  DOWS FINE RUBY                                                                                        (100ml) £6.50                 £42.00

172  GRAHAMS LATE BOTTLED VINTAGE, 2009                                (100ml) £8.50                £52.00      

 


FINE WINES BY THE GLASS

Coravin is a revolutionary new wine access system which is taking the wine world by storm.

It enables us to pour outstanding fine wines by the glass, meaning that you can try samples of the world’s most famous wines, without having to pay for a full bottle.

 

WHITE WINE                                                                        

                                                                                                                                                                                  175ml         Bottle 

123   DOMAINE FOURREY, CHABLIS 1E CRU, COTE DE LECHET, 2015                 £12.50        £52.00                              

Burgundy, France

The Fourrey Brother and Sister team tend to make a citrusy, flinty style of Chablis.

Concentrated green melon palate but with attractive stoney and mineral associations.

Long, clean finish.

 

121     A BADENHORST FAMILY WHITE, 2014                                                                        £14.00      £56.00

Coastal Region, South Africa

An extraordinary blend of 31% Chenin Blanc, 17% Grenache Blanc, 14% Roussanne,

12% Verdelho, 8% Clairette Lanche, 7% Viognier, 6% Semillon, 3% Marsanne and 2% Palomino.

Round and fat it combines richness, attractive fruit and finishes fresh.

 

125   DENIS CLAIR SAINT AUBIN BLANC 1er CRU, LES CHAMPLOTS, 2014    £16.00        £65.00

Burgundy France                                        

Champlots lies on a south west facing slope above the hamlet of Gamay with calcareous soils

that imbue its wines with a definite mineral edge. Stylish, rounded, compelling aromas.

Very finely honed lily and oatmeal palate, elegantly balanced with such a long finish.

 

127  SAUMAIZE-MICHELIN POUILLY-FUISSE, 2012                                                        £13.50        £55.00

Burgundy, France                                                   

A perfume of white flowers and fresh pineapple anticipates an elegant, mid-weight wine with

appealing nuances of exotic fruit. Clean and precise finish.

 

RED WINE                                                                                                                                       175ml           Bottle

219   JEAN GUITON BEAUNE 1er CRU, LES SIZIES, 2014                               £15.00         £62.00

Burgundy, France                                                    

Fruity with soft tannins and unmistakably Cote de Beaune in style. Sweet nose of raspberry

and cherry. Dense attack of ripe, almost jellied red fruit, mineral and all finesse on the finish.

 

217    CHÂTEAU GOUPRIE, 2012                                                                                   £16.00         £65.00

Pomerol, France

Aromas of very ripe fruit with a liqueur character, and that sense of liqueur richness is

evident in the wine. Velvety and luxuriant wine.

 

220    BOASSO, BAROLO, SERRALUNGA D’ALBA, 2011                              £16.00            £65.00

Piedmont, Italy                                             

Pale, almost bricky colour, a delightfully open strawberry scent, and a plush, concentrated

but svelte palate. Good supporting tannins but totally ready. A classic example of this

illustrious DOC

 

221    RIDGE, GEYSERVILLE, 2013                                                                             £17.00       £75.00

California, USA                                           

In this vintage wine 73% is  Zinfandel, 17% Carignane, 9% Petit Sirah and 1% Maurvèdre.

A traditional field blend from ancient vineyards including some 130 years old vines.

So exciting young-all vital berries, lively spice and perfumed with cedar.

This is dramatically vibrant and succulent.

 

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