WINES BY THE GLASS

 

WHITE WINE                                                                                                                          175ml   250ml    Bottle or carafe

 

110     LOS SEDURAS, SAUVIGNON BLANC, 2018, Chile                            £5.75    £7.80    £23.00

113     RACOVITA PINOT GRIGIO, 2017, Moldova                                           £6.25    £8.50    £25.00

117     DOMAINE OLIVER FICHET MACON-BURGY, 2017, France      £9.00    £12.50  £36.00

118     MIRROR LAKE, SAUVIGNON BLANC, 2018, New Zealand         £7.50    £11.00  £30.00

132     DOMAINE D’ELISE PETIT CHABLIS, 2017, France                            £10.75  £14.50  £43.00

128     DANEBURY, MADELEINE ANGEVINE, 2016, England                   £6.70    £9.50    £28.00

 

RED WINE           

200     LOS SEDURAS, MERLOT, 2018, Chile                                                        £5.75    £7.80    £23.00

201     SEGARES RIOJA CRIANZA, 2011, Rioja, Spain                                    £9.75    £13.50  £39.00

203     LUSSAC SAINT EMILION, 2015, Bordeaux, France                           £11.00    £15.60  £44.00

206     MURPHY VINEYARDS SHIRAZ, 2016, NSW, Australia                   £6.50    £9.00    £26.00

208     FINCA VISTA MALBEC, 2018, Mendoza, Argentina                          £6.50    £9.00    £26.00

205     DOMAINE LA CHAPELLE DES BOIS, FLEURIE, 2017, France     £10.00  £13.50  £40.00

 

ROSÈ WINE                  

150     WILDWOOD ZINFANDEL ROSÈ, 2016, California                          £5.75    £7.90    £23.00

151     ANCORA PINOT GRIGIO ROSÈ, 2017, Italy                                        £6.25    £8.50    £25.00

152     LES QUATRE TOURS COTEAUX D’AIX, 2017, Provence, France    £7.80    £11.00  £32.00

Smaller Glasses can be provided on request

 

CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING WINES                                                                                  125ml     Bottle

101     LE DOLCI COLLINE ROSE SPUMANTE, N.V, Italy                                            £8.50    £32.00

102     FONTESSA PROSECCO SPUMANTE, N.V, Italy                                                £7.50    £29.50

103     THOMAS-HATTE CHAMPAGNE, TRADITION, BRUT, NV, France       £13.00  £65.00

 

PUDDING WINES                                                                                                                                                                   125ml Bottle

161     PROMESSE DE RABAUD-PROMIS, SAUTERNES, 2012, France                                                £12.00  £34.00

162     DOMAINE DE LA PIGEADE, MUSCAT DE BEAUMESDE VENISE, 2015, France             £10.50  £30.00

 

PORT                                                                                                                                                                    100ml     Bottle

 170     KROHN LATE BOTTLED VINTAGE, 2012, Portugal                                                £7.50    £47.00

171     DOWS FINE RUBY, Portugal                                                                                                   £6.50    £42.00

172     GRAHAMS LATE BOTTLED VINTAGE, 2013, Portugal                                          £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                                                                                                               175 ml           Bottle

 123     DOMAINE DES DIEUX CHARDONNAY, 2014                       £10.50          £42.00

Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, South Africa

A full-flavoured, perfectly-ready-to-drink, barrel-fermented and aged (about 30% new oak) Chardonnay of concentration and length. Gold medal in the 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards: “Exotic nose of honeysuckle, lemon and lime, wet chalk and creamy biscuit notes. There is subtlety, concentration, and weight of fruit on the palate with fine balance, a lemon-lime cordial intensity and long, mineral finish. Very classy and complex wine. 96/100”.

 

122     CHERRIER PÈRE ET FILS, SANCERRE, 2017                          £12.00          £45.00

Loire Valley, France

Intense pure citrus aromas, with a hint of mint crisp clean lemon and grapefruit on the palate, backed by stony liquorice.

 

125     DENIS CLAIR SAINT AUBIN BLANC 1er CRU,

 ‘LES CHAMPLOTS’, 2015                                                                               £17.00                    £66.00

Burgundy France

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

 

RED WINE                                                                                                                                         175 ml           Bottle

 

226     YANN CHAVE, CROZES-HERMITAGE «LE ROUVRE», 2014               £15.00          £60.00

Northern Rhône, France

From Yann’s best parcels on very stony land to the south, this is one of the top wines of  the appellation: ripe blackberry and black cherry with a touch of vanilla and dark chocolate, superb tannins, supple and silky.

231     EL LAGAR DE ISILLA,  RIBERA DEL DUERO, RESERVA, 2014              £19.00          £72.00

Ribera Del Duero, Spain

The top wine from El Lagar de Isilla in Ribera del Duero, a region the Spanish feel produces wines of equal or higher quality to Rioja. The finesse, in the fierce Spanish sun, comes from the altitude: the vineyards are at 820-840m.100% Tempranillo, including some parcels 80-90 years old.  Youthful red fruit alongside toasty oak on a pure, velvety palate. Opulent and svelte.

 

220     BOASSO, BAROLO, SERRALUNGA D’ALBA, 2012                           £19.50          £75.00

Piedmont, Italy

Pale, almost bricky colour, a delightfully open strawberry scent, and a plush, concentrated but svelte palate. Good supporting tannins but totally ready.

WHITE WINE

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

 

                                                                                      Vintage          Bottle

 

110     LOS SEDURAS, SAUVIGNON BLANC                                                       2018             £23.00

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     RACOVITA PINOT GRIGIO                                                                             2017             £25.00

Moldova

Moldova has been producing wine since 2800BC! More rounded and fruity than its Italian

counterpart. This is a lovely easy drinking glass of Wine, full of sunshine.

 

114     DOMAINE DE LA CHAUVINIERE, MUSCADE                                  2017             £29.00

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                                                                      2017             £35.00

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                                 2017             £36.00

Burgundy, France

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

 

122     CHERRIER PÈRE ET FILS, SANCERRE                                                     2017             £45.00

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                                                  2016             £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.

                                                                                    Vintage          Bottle

 

119     CAPE HEIGHTS, CHENIN BLANC                                                               2018             £24.00

Western Cape, South Africa

Terrific Chenin nose, pears and honey. Bright, citrusy, with pleasing accents of pear and tangerine. Attractively rounded.

 

116     DOMAINE SYLVAIN GAUDRON, VOUVRAY, DEMI-SEC            2014             £40.00

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.

 

111     KARU, CHARDONNAY                                                                   2017             £25.00

Central Valley, Chile

Bright pale Yellow in colour. The nose presents fresh aromas of pineapple mixed with citrus fruit. On the palate it is flavourful and well balanced with just the right amount of acidity and a pleasing finish.

 

133     LA COMBE SAINT PAUL, VERMENTINO                             2017             £31.00

IGP Pays d’Oc, France

We were knocked out by this: a really open, stone fruited attack gives way to a gentler, pine-scented, well-textured mid-palate. Fruity but finishes dry – a fine aperitif wine.

 

129     DANEBURY, SCHONBURGER                                            2016             £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                          2018             £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     WALT, RIESLING                                                                        2017             £33.00

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                                 2017             £39.00

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.

 

132     DOMAINE D’ELISE, PETIT CHABLIS                                  2017             £43.00

Burgundy, France

Pale and clear. Pure mouthful of Lemony freshness. Lightly creamy but also bright and mineral. So clean, complete and simply drinkable.

 

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

perfect for strongly flavoured food.

 

                                                                  Vintage          Bottle

123     DOMAINE DES DIEUX CHARDONNAY                                             2014            £42.00

Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, South Africa

A full-flavoured, perfectly-ready-to-drink, barrel-fermented and aged (about 30% new oak)Chardonnay of concentration and length. Gold medal in the 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards: “Exotic nose of honeysuckle, lemon and lime, wet chalk and creamy biscuit notes. There is subtlety, concentration, and weight of fruit on the palate with fine balance, a lemon-lime cordial intensity and long, mineral finish. Very classy and complex wine. 96/100”.

 

121     FRANCIS BLANCHET, POUILLY-FUME, SILICE                             2017                      £57.00

Loire Valley, France

From a small block on very flinty soils in the heart of the appellation. Hints of lemon peel and hawthorn blossom – it’s textured and irony, with citrus and asparagus notes. A splendidly long finish with a peppery sense of minerality, indicates its class.

125     DENIS CLAIR SAINT AUBIN BLANC 1er CRU,

   ‘LES CHAMPLOTS’                                                                                                       2015                      £66.00

Burgundy France

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

‘LES CAILLERETS’                                                                                                              2015                      £95.00

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.

 

126     DOMAINE FOURREY, CHABLIS PREMIER

CRU MONT DE MILIEU                                                                                                 2017             £60.00

Burgundy, France

From two plots of 30 year old vines owned by the young Fourrey’s mother.  This is a Wine with such finesse, combining ripe stone fruit with a taut mineral streak. Fine and persistent.

127     SAUMAIZE-MICHELIN POUILLY-FUISSE

‘PENTACRINE’                                                                                                                   2015             £58.00

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                                                                            2018             £23.00

Valle Central, Chile

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

 

202     APALTAGUA CABERNET SAUVIGNON                                            2017             £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                           2016             £26.00

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                                                                            2016             £27.50

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 »                                                                                                       2017             £40.00        

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                        2015                £66.00

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

                                                                        Vintage          Bottle

210     CONVIVALE PRIMITIVO, SALENTO                                           2016             £27.00

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     FINCA VISTA MALBEC                                                                    2018             £26.00

Mendoza, Argentina                          

Deliciously fruity with notes of blackberry, plum and black cherry with soft and supple tannins.

 

209     COTE DU RHONE CUVEE DES GALETS                               2017/18        £30.00

Southern Rhône, 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 a year before release and that really benefits the wine.

 

225     ENVERO, GRAN RESERVA CARMENÈRE                            2016             £34.00

Apalta Vineyard Selection, Colchagua, Chile

From vines averaging 50 years old, this lightly oaked Carmenère (with 10% Cabernet Sauvignon) represents spectacular value for its concentration, and quality. Gorgeous bittersweet red and blackcurrant  fruit with a liquorice hint over subtle tannins.

 

201     SEGARES RIOJA CRIANZA                                                            2011             £39.00

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              2015             £44.00

Bordeaux, 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                                                                  2016/17        £42.00

Malborough, New Zealand

A terrific find. This is a wine that benefited from small batch craftsmanship, but at a refreshingly non boutique price. Quite deep plum hue. A charming new world pinot, fresh, mildly crunchy and perfumed. Juicy red and black cherry flavours. Mid weight with the old barrels lending the merest hints of spice.

 

217     CHÂTEAU PERRON, LALANDE DE POMEROL                      2015             £61.00

Bordeaux, France

The Massonie family owns 22.5 hectares in Lalande de Pomerol, planted to 80% Merlot and 10% each of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon, with a high average age of the vines at 65 years old. Charming perfume of fresh red berries. Silky, refined and all in harmony. Cool red and black fruit.

                                                                                                                                       Vintage          Bottle

 

211     COL DI LAMO, ROSSO DI MONTALCINO                                                      2015             £56.50

Tuscany, Italy

100% Sangiovese, aged in old vats. This is always a bold and forward wine, showing a hint of cooked development on the nose. Black cherry, with a liqueur richness and a hint of dried fruit.

 

226     YANN CHAVE, CROZES-HERMITAGE « LE ROUVRE »                        2014             £60.00

Northern Rhône, France

From Yann’s best parcels on very stony land to the south, this is one of the top wines of the appellation: ripe blackberry and black cherry with a touch of vanilla and dark chocolate, superb tannins, supple and silky.

227     FELTON ROAD, BANNOCKBURN PINOT NOIR                                      2016             £90.00

Central Otago, New Zealand

Sourced from each of the three main blocks on the estate (Elms, Calvert and Cornish Point), plus the young vines of Blocks 3 and 5, this is a benchmark wine among all New World Pinot Noirs. Vital and delicious young, all berries and cherries with a smooth and classy finish.

 

224     DOMAINE FAIVELEY NUITS-SAINT-GEORGES 1ER CRU

LES PORETS-SAINT-GEORGES                                                                                          2012             £125.00

Burgundy, France

From the mid slope between Premeaux and Nuits, with the oldest vines dating from 1957.  Classy, open vanilla and cherry aromas. Intense, succulent hedgerow fruit is supported by discreet tannin and well-judged oak. Stylish, benchmark Nuits.

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

particularly good with red meat

228     DOMAINE GRAND ARC, CORBIERES ROUGE, RESERVE                2016             £33.00

Languedoc, France

Muted aromas, but this opens out beautifully in the mouth, delivering a gush of brambly fruit with spicy notes and fresh acidity. Rather Malbec-like, so excellent with a steak.

233     CHATEAU RAUZAN-GASSIES,

MARGAUX GRAND CRU CLASSE                                                  2010             £100.00

Bordeaux, France

Dense purple, its sweet notes of underbrush, forest floor, liquorice, black currants are followed by a lush, ripe, fleshy and succulent  wine that is much more evolved and forward at this stage than when tasted from barrel.

229     CHÂTEAU BARREJAT, MADIRAN,                       

CUVÉE DES VIEUX CEPS                                                                     2016             £41.00

South West France

Old vines indeed, some over 80 years and some genuinely planted before the phylloxera louse destroyed almost all of Europe’s vineyards: 80% Tannat plus the Cabernets, a splendid, traditionally framed and ageworthy example. Inky purple. Dense and vibrant, blackcurrant heart with grainy tannins.

  

                                                              Vintage          Bottle

212     RIOJA RESERVA                                                                              2008             £52.00

Segares, Spain

100% tempranillo, 40% in new French 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.

 

230     DOMAINE DES ESPIERS, GIGONDAS

« LES GRAMES » Organic                                                                        2015             £61.00

Southern Rhône, France

Certified Organic. Bags of red fruits enlivened by amazing aromatics on a proper tannic frame.  Powerful and stylish in this successful vintage.

 

215     DOMAINE JEROME GRADASSI,              

CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE                                                                   2014             £69.00

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.

 

235    CHATEAU PONTET-CANET,          

PAULLIAC GRAND CRU CLASSE                                                     2014               £220.00

Bordeaux, France

This 2014 vintage offers a bouquet of blackcurrant and other black fruits. On the palate, it impresses with finesse and its subtle tannins. Strong throughout the mouth and the finish is slightly spicy. An excellent vintage keeping the typical style of a Pauillac.

 

231     EL LAGAR DE ISILLA,

RIBERA DEL DUERO, RESERVA                                                      2014             £72.00

Ribera Del Duero, Spain

The top wine from El Lagar de Isilla in Ribera del Duero, a region the Spanish feel produces wines of equal or higher quality to Rioja. The finesse, in the fierce Spanish sun, comes from the altitude: the vineyards are at 820-840m. 100% Tempranillo, including some parcels 80-90 years old.  Youthful red fruit alongside toasty oak on a pure, velvety palate. Opulent and svelte.

 

237     CORLISS CABERNET SAUVIGNON                                 2012                      £195.00

Columbia Valley, USA

Dark ruby-red. The nose offers stunningly primary, pure aromas of blueberry, cassis, liquorice. Extremely densely packed less sweet. Very deep flavours of dark berries, Baker’s chocolate and clove are supported by building, ripe tannins that coat the teeth.          Finishes with impressive slow-building persistence.

 

220     BOASSO, BAROLO, SERRALUNGA D’ALBA                         2012             £75.00

Piedmont, Italy

Pale, almost bricky colour, a delightfully open strawberry scent, and a plush, concentrated but svelte palate. Good supporting tannins but totally ready.

 

                                                                       Vintage          Bottle

 

236     CHATEAU BATAILLEY,

PAULLIAC GRAND CRU CLASSE                                                                     2012             £120.00          

Bordeaux, France

A dense purple wine with loads of crème de cassis, blueberry notes and cedar. This is a strong effort from Batailley and may usher in a new era for this fifth-growth chateau which is capable of producing great wine. The tannins are sweet and this wine has an opulence and richness that is rare for a Médoc in 2012.

 

216     BEGALI, AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO       2014               £85.00

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                                                                                  2015               £105.00

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.

 

223     CHATEAU PIERRE DE MONTIGNAC, MEDOC                           2014            £46.00

Bordeaux, France

Just outside Civrac in the Medoc, about 4 Kilometres from Gironde. Owned by the Salette Family.  Correctly black fruited and with a satisfying texture from being Bottled with minimal filtration. This is a traditional style of Bordeaux.

 

214     CHÂTEAU DE PRESSAC,                

SAINT EMILION GRAND CRU CLASSÉ                                                         2015             £90.00

Bordeaux, France

”Modern, confected cassis fruit with an almost Californian sheen. Savoury on the finish. Light spice and genteel structure. Generous, ripe, finely balanced. Nicely done. 17/20″ Richard Hemming MW on jancisrobinson.com March 2016

 

232     CLOS DU MARQUIS, ST JULIEN                                                         2006                      £110.00

Bordeaux, France

Wonderful aromas of blackberries and dried flowers. Full-bodied, with a lovely core of cool fruit. Racy and caressing tannins. Excellent. 13.2% Cabernet Franc. Really well structured.

 

234     CHATEAU D’ARMAILHAC, PAULLIAC GRAND CRU CLASSE              2008             £150.00

Bordeaux, France

Château d’Armailhac 2008 offers elegance with fine tannins and a nicely weighted acidity. After decanting there are aromas of blackberry, charcoal, toast, peppercorns and earthy notes. This vintage is drinking well now, and will cellar for another decade or so.

 

 CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING WINES

                                                               Vintage          Bottle

 

101     LE DOLCI COLLINE ROSE SPUMANTE                               NV               £32.00

Italy

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                                   NV               £29.50

Italy

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

 

103     THOMAS-HATTE CHAMPAGNE, TRADITION, BRUT                NV               £65.00

France

Crafted by fifth generation champagne grower Franck Thomas from 70% Pinot Meunier, 20% Chardonnay and 10% Pinot Noir wins many friends. Splendidly rounded, creamy and mature.

 

104     THE WHITE HORSE CATTIER PREMIER ROSE                         NV                £75.00

France

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 SPARKLING WINE          NV               £68.00

England

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               £95.00

France

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               £95.00

France

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               £92.00

France

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

 

131     DANEBURY ‘COSSACK’ VINTAGE SPARKLING WINE             2014             £45.00

England

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.

 

VINTAGE CHAMPAGNES                     

                                                              Vintage          Bottle

 

109     DOM PERIGNON                                                                           2009             £240.00

France

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             £295.00

France

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.

 

135     BOLLINGER RD                                                                 2002                      £170.00

France

RD meaning recently disgorged. Super dry with a strong powerful acidity. Notes of peaches

and Honey with lovely citrus flavours. Oily and rich on the palate.

 

136     BOLLINGER LA GRANDE ANNEE                                        2007             £145.00

France

You can almost nose the coolness, with white flowers and citrus to the fore. Bold berried fruit, along with that classic Bollinger Morello cherry note on the nose. With strong notes of baked apple, biscuit and brioche both on the nose and the palate.  Dry with a strong well balanced acidity. The finish adds a soft oak spice.

 

137     PERRIER-JOUET BELLE EPOQUE                                      2011                      £170.00

France

It’s the 2011 vintage of Perrier-Jouët Belle Epoque Champagne. As ever, this is bursting with fresh florals and vibrant fruit, with an underlying complexity stemming from biscuity notes and drying mineral hints. The bottle also remains as wonderfully distinctive as previous vintages.

 

138     POL ROGER SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL                                                   2004            £195.00

France

To celebrate Sir Winston Churchill’s fondness of their Champagne, Pol Roger created the

Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill. These lovely vintage offerings are made with a secret blend of their finest grapes which are matured for longer than the other vintage expressions in their range. Churchill was very much a fan of older wines, and once said “My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.” Pol Roger have honoured these notes with this Champagne.

 

139     DUVAL LEROY FEMME DE BRUT                                        2000            £140.00

France

Femme de Champagne is the result of a delicate marriage of the best parcels of grapes from the region. Fine bubbles gush through the wine, bright with hints of the yellows and greens of springtime, and lit up with the sparkle of silvery moonbeams. On the palate,a bewitching flavour of ripe hazelnuts surrounds the floral fragrance of honeysuckle, followed quickly by the delicate notes of crystalized mandarin orange peel.

 

CHAMPAGNE BIN END SPECIALS

 

                                                                                     Vintage          Bottle

 

140     ANDRE JACQUART EXPERIENCE

BLAN DE BLANCS 1ER CRU                                                                                         NV               £45.00

France

Oak ageing is evident on the nose, with a character hinting at slightly browning apples. Warm, full and fleshy on the palate – there is admirable freshness here, as well as a satisfying degree of complexity, with a zesty lemon sherbet and some brioche character.

141     CANARD-DUCHENE BLANC DE NOIRS GRANDE CUVEE        NV               £45.00

France

Labelled as a blanc de noirs, this has a blend of 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Pinot Meunier. It has the weight and the richness you come to expect from a Champagne made only from red grapes. Well textured and also full of rich apple and pear fruits.

 

142     GOSSET BRUT GRAND RESERVE                                                            NV               £45.00

France

From the oldest house in Champagne this is a rich, seriously well-made wine. Chardonnay just edges Pinot Noir in the blend, with a little Pinot Meunier giving a lovely, seductive brioche aroma. The palate is deliciously biscuity with a finish that is elegant but assertive.

 

ROSÉ WINE

                                                                 Vintage          Bottle

 

150     WILDWOOD ZINFANDEL ROSÉ                                              2016             £23.00

California, USA

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                                              2017              £25.00

Italy

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               2017             £32.00

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      Half Bottle

 

161     PROMESSE DE RABAUD-PROMIS, SAUTERNES                      2012             £34.00

France

The second wine – from the estate’s younger vines – at this 1er Cru Classé property in Sauternes. 80% Sémillon and 20% Sauvignon. Lovely rich palate of pineapple and stone fruit but with excellent freshness.

162     DOMAINE DE LA PIGEADE,

MUSCAT DE BEAUMES-DE-VENISE                                                                2015             £30.00

France

Young perfectionist Thierry Vaute at Pigeade is now recognised as crafting one of the best Muscats de Beaumes-de-Venise. Gorgeously exotic palate of caramelised oranges, honey and lychees. So light and aromatic for a fortified wine, all freshness, perfume and finesse.

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