Macabeo, Co Viñas 11.5% £14.90 (Spain) This crisp and zesty wine has a touch of tropical fruit aromas with a satisfying length of ripe delicate floral flavours combined with citrus hints. Perfect as an aperitif, or with shellfish, fish and chicken dishes.
Sauvignon Blanc, El Otro 12% £15.90 (Chile) A well balanced typical New World interpretation of Sauvignon Blanc bursting with crisp herbal flavours and zingy apple and citrus fruit. Good with fish and shellfish dishes.
Chardonnay, Puzzle Ridge 12% £16.90 (South East Australia) Puzzle Ridge Chardonnay exhibits stone fruit and spice aromas with a richly flavoured palate and a clean, crisp finish. Goes well with chicken and pork dishes, and perfect with fish and chips.
Pinot Grigio, Belfiore 12% £17.50 (Italy) Light and fresh with crisp apple fruit flavours. Great as an aperitif or with light dishes. Great as an aperitif or with light dishes.
Rioja Blanco, Monte Real 12.5% £20.00 (Spain) Noticeable, complex, elegant varietal aromas. Good structure, warm and unctuous with good body. Very fruity, long, persistent finish. Barrel fermented. Great with whitebait, and meaty fish dishes with chorizo.
Gruner Veltliner, Rabl 12.5% £22.00 (Austria) Delicate, grassy pepper and spice with mineral undertones, beautiful fruit, lime, Reinette apples and lemon. Crystal clear structure which is both elegant and has remarkable length. Great with seafood.
The White Viognier 13% £22.00 (South East Australia) Aromas of apricot, orange blossom and peach. Fresh flavours of citrus zest and tropical fruits on the palate, which lingers to create a long finish. Good with chicken, meaty fish and spicier dishes.
Sauvignon Blanc, Cooper’s Barrel 12.5% £24.00 (New Zealand) This wine is a pure expression of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with a combination of tropical and herbal flavours and a fresh dry finish. The grapes are handpicked, hand sorted and hand plunged in open tank fermenters which results in a free flowing juice that is superior in quality with a gentle acidity to finish. A great match to meaty fish such as salmon, warm salads and goats cheese.
Chablis, Gérard Tremblay 12.5% £28.50 (Burgundy, France) Abdundant, ample and generous with well developed aromas and flavours, and a long persistent finish. The perfect wine to go with shellfish.
Tempranillo, Co Viñas 12.5% £14.90 (Spain) Heaps of ripe juicy freshness with deceptively smooth flavours of bright cherry and blackcurrant fruit. Serve with all types of game, steaks and sausages.
Merlot, Adriana 13% £15.90 (France) Beautiful deep ruby sheen with tinges of violet and a delicate and elegant bouquet revealing hints of dark fruit and violets. Great with lasagne, sausages, pork dishes and lamb.
Malbec Oak Aged Finca Beltram 13.5% £17.90 (Argentina) A lovely deep red colour with violet hues, well balanced with a mix of red fruit and fresh herbs. The perfect steak wine and also works well with all types of game and sausages. 2011 International Wine challenge – Commended
Rioja Tinto, Puerta Vieja 13.5% £18.00 (Spain) Bright and lively with typical fruit aromas of liquorice, violets, stewed fruit and vanilla. On the palate it is pleasant and well structured with balanced tannins. Easy drinking, with a pleasant mouth feel and a tasty lasting finish. Perfect with lamb and game dishes.
Barbera È 100 Per Cento IGT, Pavia 13.5% £21.00 (Italy) Deep ruby-red colour with aromas and flavours of prunes, black cherries and coffee. The partial oak ageing adds amazing complexity. A great all rounder, goes well with pasta dishes, lamb, game and other red meats, also great with wild mushroom dishes.
Cotes du Rhone, ‘Les Violettes’ 13.5% £21.00 (France) Blackberry jam and a note of chocolate on the nose. The palate has a ripe fruit style and will stand up well to hearty red meat and game.
Pinotage, Bergsig Estate 14.5% £22.00 (South Australia) Soft and spicy with warm red fruit flavours and hints of vanilla. Works well with steak and kidney pie and grilled steaks.
Shiraz, Berton Reserve 14.5% £23.00 (Australia) Aromas are powerful and complex with a wealth of fruit ranging from ripe black cherries and blackberries with hints of eucalyptus and spice. Soft flavours of plum skin, mulberry, hints of vanilla and blackberry. Great with steaks, roast meats and casseroles.
Pinot Noir, Cooper’s Barrel 13.5% £25.00 (New Zealand) Cooper is the wine makers dog who sits on his barrel keeping a close eye on the birds that like to tease him. After hand picking, hand sorting and hand plunging the wine is aged for 11-12 months in French oak barrels. It has ripe berry fruit flavours, a hint of spice and a soft silky finish Great accompaniment to lamb , game and meaty fish dishes.
Chateau La Croix de Cabut 14% £25.00 (France) Typical aromas including ripe black fruit, plum and cherries on the nose. On the palate it is silky and smooth with the smallest hint of spice. Perfect with beef, venison or lamb dishes.
Bobal Rosé, Co Viñas 12% £14.90 (Spain) Bursting with intense flavours of raspberries and strawberries with a complexity of fresh fruits. A very versatile wine that will work with just about anything, but especially good with salmon and tuna.
Zinfandel Rose, Adriana 10% £15.90 (California) A fruity rose with flavours of strawberries and a delicate sweetness.
Versatile to enjoy on its own, with spicy dishes and fruit desserts.
Pinot Grigio Blush, Belfiore 12% £18.00 (Italy) A delicate and fresh wine with subtle flavours of summer fruits and a crisp, clean finish.
Late Harvest Semillon/Riesling, 14% £4.95 £16.00 Santa Monica (Chile)
A beautiful light golden hue with peach and pear aromas intermingled with luscious tones of honey and vanilla.
Sparkling Wine & Champagne
Prosecco DOC Spumante, 11% £22.00 Villa D’Arfanta (Italy) Made from the indigenous grape, Glera this is a lightly sparkling wine made from the region of Veneto mainly around Conegliano and Valdobbiadene. Apple and citrus fruit tinges. It has a fresh flavour, and to the palate the wine is pleasant and harmonious.
Cava Rosé Brut N.V. Arte Latino 11.5% £23.00 (Spain) Attractive delicate raspberry pink with abundant and persistent fine bubbles. Clean, fresh, fragrant aromas of ripe berry fruit set against a floral background.
Thienot Brut N.V. 12% £39.00 A spring like bouquet, where the floral and fruit aromas intertwine. The lively, delicate wine evolves on the palate towards a long finish exuding a succession of orchard notes.
2004 Dom Perignon Champagne 12.5% £125.00 ‘The king of champagne’ not just a flashy name, exceptional depth and rich texture with nuances of dried apricot and toasted brioche and a long honeyed finish.