Wine List

Champagne and Sparkling Wine

      125ml Bottle
Italy, Ca' del Console Prosecco Extra Dry  £5.50 £29.00
A classic Prosecco with aromas of white peach, pear and flowers. The palate is fresh, not too dry, and clean as a whistle all the way through to the sparkling finish.     
Champagne, Drappier Carte d’Or Brut  £9.75 £55.00
Pinot Noir based with style and finesse, offers delicate aromas of white peach, quince and a touch of spice. Dry and elegant palate shows an impressive degree of concentration, with fine bubbles and a long, crisp finish.     
Champagne, Drappier Rose Brut  £9.75 £57.50
Elegant yet full of character. Pretty red berry aromas lead to a delicate palate of summer fruit and herbs, finishing crisply dry and refreshing.     
Champagne, Veuve Cliquot  £75.00
A truly complex and exquisite Champagne. Dry with plenty of body.     

White Wines

  125ml 175ml 250ml Bottle
2018 Chile, Maulel, Morande Pionero, Sauvignon Blanc Reserva £3.70 £5.50 £7.25 £20.00
An exceptional Sauvignon Blanc with really vivid aromas of grapefruit, peach and herbs. The palate is juicy and full of flavour, yet dry and refreshing to finish.        
2017 France, Languedoc, Côtes de Thongue, Les Templiers, Chardonnay £4.15 £6.05 £8.05 £23.00
Crisp, ripe wine with refreshing clean citrus fruit flavours and a rounded finished.        
2016 France, Languedoc, Beauvignac, Picpoul de Pinet £4.25 £6.35 £8.35 £26.00
Elegant araomas of citrus, pear and white flowers, and a crisp, mineral palate ideally suited to seafood.        
2017/18 Italy, Trentino, Castel Firmian, Pinot Grigio £4.70 £6.65 £9.25 £27.00
Very clean, nicely balanced Pinot Grigio, with a gentle floral aroma, good medium weight in the mouth, and a refreshing finish.        
2018 Argentina, Mendoza, Bodega Norton Finca La Colonia Coleccion Gruner Veltliner £4.80 £7.05 £9.45 £28.00
Grapefruit and peach flavours are followed by floral notes and that distinctive white pepper spice, so typical of this variety. Crisp, light and fruit-forward, a crowd pleasing interpretation of Austria's signature white grape.        
2017 New Zealand, Marlborough, Coopers Creek, Sauvignon Blanc £5.40 £7.95 £10.75 £32.00
Vibrant gooseberry, passionfruit and nectarine backed with hints of herbaceousness. Impressive weight of flavour and length on the palate.        
2017 France, Burgundy, Petit Chablis, Jean-Marc Brocard - - £41.00
White fruit and crystallized citrus aromas on the nose, then a lively palate with a layer of minerality, and a neat, focused finish.        
2016 France, Loire Valley, Sancerre, Charles Dupuy, Les Boffants - - £51.00
Classic Sancerre, with aromas of currants and grapefuit, a dry, elegant palate with a layer of minerality, and a neat, focused finish.        
2017 Italy, Piedmont, La Meirana, Gavi di Gavi - - £39.50
Great texture and precision, with distinctive greengage and almond notes on the palate. Fresh and dry, this is a particularly characterful Gavi.        
2018 South Africa, Swartland, Front Row Chenin Blanc/Roussane - - £27.50
A nose of melon, flowers and savoury notes with some honey-spiced fruit leads to a tropical palate that combines depth of fruit with a bright, crisp finish.        
2017/18 Germany, Rhein, White Rabit, Reisling - - £27.50
Versatile with or without food. Redolent of grass, herbs, hints of white blossoms and tropical fruit. Balanced and beautifully refreshing.        
2015 New Zealand, Martinborough, Julicher, Sauvignon Blanc - - £39.00
Vibrant grapefruit, gooseberry and passionfruit aromas. In the mouth there is impressive weight and texture, married to fresh, citrus-dominated flavour, and leading toa  dry minerally finish.        
2016/17 Spain, Rias Baixas, Galicia, Casal Caeiro, Albariño - - £36.00
From the coolest part of Rias Baixas, this wine bursts with juicy Albariño character; pear, citrus fruit, musky perfume and hints of mineral and spice. Clean, intense and very long on the palate.        
2017, Austria, Zero-G Gruner Veltiner, Wagram - - £35.00
Light in body yet intensely flavoured, offering the typical white pepper and crisp green fruit aromas of the variety, allied to a creamy texture particular to the Wagram region.         
Reserve White Wines        
2008, Austria, Wachau, Hochrain Smaragd, Rudi Pichler Gruner Veltliner - - £85.00
Smaragd is the Wachau designation for dry late harvest wines, above 12.5% alcohol through natural fermentation. Vines up to 50 years old, growing in weathered primitive rock and loess soils, yield a profound, archetypal Veltliner that is rich in extracts. Pale lemon green in colour, with notes of grass, lemon, white grapefruit and stones. The wine is medium bodied and has steely minerality, complemented by subtle citrus fruit flavours.        
2014, France, Burgundy, Henri de Villamont Puligny-Montrachet £95.00
A generous style of Puligny-Montrachet from a famous vineyard, offering a nice nose of almonds, white flowers and fresh fruits. The mouth is fine and elegant, nicely tuned, with understated oak and a long citrus finish, with a touch of minerality in the aftertaste. One of the best wines of Burgundy.        

Red Wines

  125ml  175ml 250ml Bottle
2018 Chile, Valle Ventral, Poco Mas, Merlot £3.70  £5.50 £7.25 £20.00
Paco Mas means "a little more" and this is what this wine delivers. Packed full of black fruit, spice and pepper, this Merlot from the Central Valley has smooth tannins and a velvety finish.        
2017 Italy, Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Umani Ronchi Podere £4.10 £5.70 £8.10 £24.00
Youthful and juicy, with flavours of plums and morello cherries. The palate is full-bodied with robust tannins and a fruit-filled, yet dry finish.        
2016 Portugal, Dao, Prunus, Vinho Tinto £4.25  £6.35 £8.35 £26.00
Lightly oaked and perfectly balanced, with a silky texture and crisp edge. The nose is cram-packed with mulberries, blackberries and anise. On the palate black cherry and raspberry fruit tones with creamy and chocolaty oak flavours.        
2015 Slovenia, Goriska Brda, Quercus, Cabernet/Merlot £4.50  £6.40 £8.85 £26.50
Fruity bouquet of blackcurrant, strawberry bush and plum, leading to a smooth, full-bodied palate with a long finish.        
2018 Argentina, Mendoza, Finca la Colonia, Malbec £4.70 £6.95 £9.25 £27.50
Deep red colour with violet hues. Aromas of ripe red fruit, cassis and black pepper, fruit and a touch of spice on the palate. Elegant and smooth with a long finish.        
2017 Spain Conde Valdemar, Rioja £4.60 £6.45 £8.95 £27.00
A traditional, savoury style of Crianza in which rich blackberry and cassis fruit mingles with more mature notes of leather and spice, as well as creamy, toasty notes from the oak ageing. Dense, long and vibrant on the palate.        
2017 Australia, Victoria, Domaine Tournon Mathilda Shiraz £4.80 £7.05 £9.45 £28.00
Deep black fruit flavours on the nose follow through onot the palate, where they are supported by elegant and silky tannins. The finish is spicy and savoury, with the notes of black pepper and earth.        
2016 South Africa, Constantia, Buitenverwachting Cabernet/Merlot - - - £25.00
Bright, stylish aromas of cassis, plums and pencil lead give way to a complex, structured palate that marries ripe fruit with mineral nuance, with a well-tuned, fragrant finish.        
2017 France, Rhône Valley, Ferraton Pere & Fils Côtes-du-Rhone Samorens Rouge - - £32.00
With Syrah to the fore, this is full of berry fruit, violet, liquorice, and spices. It has a generous, rounded palate and a long, elegant finish.
       
2015 France, Languedoc-Roussllon, Domanine of the Bee "The Bee-Side" - - - £35.00
Bursting with expressive red fruit, with a distinct mineral freshness, fine tannins and notes of fennel that balance the wine perfectly.        
2016 France, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Brouilly, Château de la Perriere - - £37.00
This juicy Brouilly shows a fine spectrum of fruit, raspberries, Morello cherries and blackcurrants. There is some typical Brouilly power on the palate, but a good deal of finesse as well.        
2016 Argentina, Mendoza, Finca Decero Remolinos, Cabernet Sauvignon - - £35.00
Intense violet aromas and purity of raspberry and red fruit flavours, with a kick of white pepper, a very assured, sleek texture and a long, energetic finish.        
2015 Argentine, Mendoza, Finca Decero "The Owl & The Dust Devil" - - - £42.00
Aromas of black cherries and raspberries are followed by a palate rich with dark fruit, orange peel, tobacco and spice. The tannins are fine and silky and the finish is fresh and long. Download the app to interact with the label!        
2011 Spain, Finca Valpiedra Rioa Reserva, Rioja - - £55.00
Powerful expression of black fruit, white chocolate, plums and spices. These aromas are perfectly combined with the smokiness provided by French Oak barrels.        
2017 Italy, Puglia, Tormaresca, NePriCa - - £34.00
Red fruits, black cherry and blackcurrant on the nose. On the palate, the spice of the Negroamaro is complemented by the juicy plum jam flavours of Primitivo, resulting in a soft and well-balanced wine.        
2014/15 Australia, South Australia, Barossa, Langmeil, Valley Floor, Shiraz - - £49.00
A quintessential expression of Barossa Shiraz, with aromas of plum and mulberry offset by milk chocolate, cinnamon and pepper. The rich, voluptuous texture on the palate is lifted by spice and a fresh fruit character that deftly belies the wine's concentration.        
2013, New Zealand, Martinborough, Julicher 99 Rows, Pinot Noir - - - £60.00
Complex and aromatic Pinot Noir with spicy, mineral aromas over berry fruit.        
Reserve Red Wines        
2014, Italy, Prunotto Barolo, Piedmont - - £85.00
Aromatic with rich tannins and characteristics of old oak, these wines are considered by most to be some of Italy’s finest. This wine is robust with evident notes of red flowers, strawberry and forest fruits on the nose. Long and smooth with earthy tobacco and chocolate on the finish, this is Barolo at its best.                       
2013, USA, Sonoma Coast, Radio-Coteau La Neblina, Pinot Noir - - £115.00
The wine displays an alluring red velvet hue encompassing a dark rose centre with radiant clarity. After a few swirls, the wine becomes more complex, letting out flowers, additional fruit and nuttiness. Intense black cherries and warm blueberry preserves rub elbows with sweet oak undertones and oven-roasted cashews. Entering the palate, the medium weight of the wine is accompanied by red raspberry and Alpine strawberries.         
2014, USA, Napa Valley, Joseph Phelps, Cabernet Sauvignon - - £145.00
This delicious Napa Cabernet expresses the region’s opulent berry fruit and supple texture without straying into over ripeness. Displaying classic Cabernet aromas of blackberry and blueberry with hints of baking spices and tobacco follow through to a full body, with polished and silky tannins with layers of dark berries, graphite and cocoa powder on the palate. Dense with beautifully integrated oak and sweet tannins throughout the lingering finish.
       

Rose Wine

  125ml  175ml 250ml Bottle
2017 Spain, Aragon, Finca el Paso, Cariñena £3.90  £5.60 £7.70 £22.00
Beautifully delicate rosé from northern Spain, with a pale pink colour, aromas of summer berries and flowers, and a dry but rounded palate.        
2017 Italy, Puglia, Tormaresca Calafuria   - - £39.00
Peach petal pink in colour, this wine shows intense yet delicate fragrances of pink grapefruit, peaches and violets. The flavour is fresh and balanced with savoury notes and excellent aromatic persistence.        
2018 Italy, Cotes de Provence, Caves D'Esclans Whispering Angel - - - £48.00
The palest of pale pinks, the delicate rose offers a core of pretty stone fruit with some herbal notes. The palate is dry but smooth-textured, with an appetising mineral finish        

Sweet Wine

      125ml Bottle
2016 France, South West, Jurançon, Château Jolys, Cuvée Jean     £11.95 £35.00
Lusciously rich with a nose of exotic fruits, peaches, pineapple and white flowers. The palate is powerful and smooth, with the same aromas and complexity as the nose. Pure, elegant and very well-balanced.        

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