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Lanchester Wines Portfolio 2016-2017


Contents LANCHESTER WINES

BEER & ALES

THE TEAM

2-3

INTRODUCTION

4-5

BEERS & ALES

WATERS EDGE

6

CIDERS

FOUNDERS STONE

7

CIDERS

QUARTER BOTTLES

8-9

LANCHESTER FRUIT WINES

10-11

WATER

JUST COOKIN

12

WATER

INSPIRAL

13

SPARKLING SPARKLING

CHAMPAGNE CHAMPAGNE

ALCOHOL FREE ALCOHOL FREE

21

WINES OF THE WORLD

96

97

SPIRITS & LIQUEURS DURHAM DISTILLERY

18-20

94-95

FENTIMANS FENTIMANS

14-17

93

98-99

THE LAKES DISTILLERY

100-101

POETIC LICENCE

102-103

TEQUILLA, ARMAGNAC, WHISKEY & RUM

104

VAN ROOS/ GIFFARD LIQUEURS & ABSINTHE

105

CHOCOLATE SHOP

106-107

22-25

DEFINE THE WINE...

FRANCE

26-33

CABERNET SAUVIGNON

GERMANY

34-35

MERLOT

109

PORTUGAL

36-37

PINOT NOIR

110

LEBANON

38-39

SANGIOVESE

111

ROMANIA

40-41

SYRAH/ SHIRAZ

112

ITALY

42-45

TEMPRANILLO

113

SPAIN

46-51

CHARDONNAY

114

AUSTRALIA

52-61

CHENIN BLANC

115

NEW ZEALAND

62-65

PINOT GRIGIO

116

CHILE

66-71

RIESLING

117

ARGENTINA

72-75

SAUVIGNON BLANC

118

CALIFORNIA

76-81

VIOGNIER

119

SOUTH AFRICA

82-85

ENGLAND

FAIRTRADE, ORGANIC, VEGAN

108

SERVICES LANCHESTER INFORMATION

120

FAIRTRADE

86-87

ACCESSORIES & EXTRAS

121

SOUTH AFRICA

88

GREENCROFT BOTTLING

122

CALIFORNIA

89

BONDING & DISTRIBUTION

123

LANCHESTER GIFTS

124-125

TERMS OF TRADING

126

HALF BOTTLE & 10 LITRE HALF BOTTLE/ 10 LITRE

NOTES 90

DESSERT & FORTIFIED WINES DESSERT & FORTIFIED WINES

91

PORT PORT

92

AGENCY PARTNERS McPHERSON

56-58

MANTECA

77

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The Team GROUP DIRECTORS

WINE STYLE GUIDE

Managing Director: Tony Cleary Director: Veronica Cleary Director: Mark Satchwell

White wines are numbered from 1 to 9

Director: Adam Black

1 - being the driest, through to 9 - being the sweetest

LANCHESTER WINES Buying Manager: Lesley Cook Sales Office Manager: Michelle Alderson

Rose wines are numbered from 1 to 9

Head of Sales: Mark Roberts

1 - being the driest, through to

Head of Commercials: Richard Thorburn

9 - being the sweetest

Business Managers: Derek Colsell, Charles Elliott, David Jones, Ian Richardson, Michael O’Brien, Owain Davies, Ben Cleary,

Red wines are numbered from A to E

Tom Ochoa, Colin Cropley

A - being the lightest, through to

Logistics Manager: Mahrie Southern

E - being the most powerful and full bodied

Sales/ Buying Assistant: Melanie Johnson Sales Invoicing: Joanne Loughran

House Wine

Publication & Design: Tracy Robson Reception: Diane King Connoisseur’s Choice

FINANCE DEPARTMENT Financial Controller: Paul Baird

Vegan

Group Accountant: Vicki Hogg Finance Manager: Allison Wilkinson

Fairtrade

Assistant Finance Manager: Sharon Dobson Credit Controller: Beryl Stockdale Fair For Life

BONDED WAREHOUSE Bond Manager: Laura Metters Logistics Manager: John Mitcheson Assistant Manager: Gillian Rhodes

LANCHESTER GIFTS Operations Manager: Ruth Peyton Warehouse & Production Manager: Joanne Herdman Web & Marketing Manager: Rob Lynch

LANCHESTER ENERGY Director: Adam Black

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Introduction Welcome to our price list for 2016/17 It’s been another eventful year, with lots of exciting developments, new products and partnerships on the way. 2015 saw the total integration of our two sales teams of Lanchester Wine Sales and Cellars into one, covering all aspects of the trade with enthusiasm and professionalism. We are available at any time to visit you at your premises, or even better, host a visit here at our Greencroft Estate to see the diversity and enthusiasm of the Lanchester business first hand. From the most modern bottling facility in Europe powered predominantly by renewable energy generated by wind turbines and heat pumps, as well as our superlative range of hampers and gifts, all designed and produced here, to our tasting room to enjoy some of the highest quality wines available in the UK. Lanchester is the only company in the liquor trade to be ‘Carbon Minus’

in other words we produce more green

energy than we use. The addition of our new 4 megawatt heat pumps in our Felling warehouses adds to this status. We’ve also invested heavily in our sister company, Greencroft Bottling by adding new filler lines to increase capacity by 25% to fill up to 90,000 bottles of wine per hour. The business is introducing many new wines this year including Super Premium Currency Creek Cabernet Sauvignon, bottled here at Greencroft Bottling. This wine will be the first in a new range of Premium category wines, beautifully presented with very relevant and quirky label designs. We see the future sales of well branded and affordably priced Super Premiums really taking off this year.

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We purchased the total share capital of Spicers of Hythe in the last 12 months, the premier hamper company of the UK, and together we are now vying for top spot in UK gifting. Pet range Best in Show has been launched this year to a hugely positive reaction from buyers and customers alike, who love the quality and range of our pet gift offering. May I take this opportunity to thank you, our customers, for all your support over the last 12 months and we all look forward to offering you a world class range of top quality wines for you and your customers to enjoy.

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Waters Edge

WATERS EDGE We strive to use the best juice available to ensure our Waters Edge range is YOUR best quality house wine. Bin No

Bin No

Bin No

CHARDONNAY 13% WE030 2 75cl £4.75 QB200 187ml £1.38 A classic dry white wine with vibrant aromas and flavours of apple, pear and tropical fruits.

PINOT GRIGIO 11.5% WE006 3 75cl £4.75 QB203 187ml £1.38 Pale lemon colour with aromas of citrus fruits muted with subtle floral notes. Crisp and refreshing with citrus and green apple.

MERLOT 12.5% WE001 C 75cl £4.75 QB220 187ml £1.38 An easy drinking red with lively cherry and blackberry flavours and hints of cocoa and violets.

SAUVIGNON BLANC 13% WE033 2 75cl £4.75 QB201 187ml £1.38 A fresh, clean dry white with hints of citrus and gooseberry on the palate, and a crisp fruity finish.

CALIFORNIAN WHITE ZINFANDEL 10.5% WE062 75cl £4.75 QB237 187ml £1.38 Coral pink in colour. Delicate and refreshing with soft fruit flavours of strawberries and peaches.

SHIRAZ 14% WE004 C 75cl £4.75 QB223 187ml £1.38 A soft, rounded easy drinking red with well balanced fruit flavours and a light spicy finish.

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Founders Stone FOUNDERS STONE RANGE Our range of Southern Hemisphere wines with something for everyone from three continents. Perfect for any wine list.

AUSTRALIA

NEW ZEALAND

CHILE

Bin No.

Bin No.

Bin No.

CHARDONNAY 13% WE473 2 75cl £4.75 QB130 187ml £1.38 Fresh, ripe Chardonnay flavours of melon and peaches. A rich, creamy texture with a rounded crisp finish.

NZ107

SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014/16 13% 75cl £6.34 A wonderfully crisp and refreshing Sauvignon Blanc from the Ohau region of New Zealand. Bursting with zesty lime and tropical fruit aromas, the vibrant palate is packed with lemon, lime and passion fruit flavours with a long lasting fruity finish.

SAUVIGNON BLANC 12% WE472 1 75cl £4.75 QB132 187ml £1.38 A light, fresh and crisp dry white wine with hints of citrus and gooseberry on the palate and a crisp fruity finish.

SOUTH AFRICA

USA

ARGENTINA

MERLOT 13.5% WE470 C 75cl £4.75 QB134 187ml £1.38 A medium bodied soft Merlot, aromas of dried plums and chocolate with a juicy fruit filled palate of cherries and dark currants.

WE475

PINOT GRIGIO 12.5% WE477 3 75cl £4.75 QB131 187ml £1.38 Crisp and refreshing with citrus and green apple muted with subtle notes. Superb length and flavour.

2

WE476

CABERNET SHIRAZ 13% 75cl £4.75 Ruby red colour, full dark fruits nose of blackcurrant and blackberry. Dark cherry and spice in the mouth with good integrated tannins and a long finish.

D

SHIRAZ 14% WE474 C 75cl £4.75 QB135 187ml £1.38 A rich, plummy and spicy nose. A soft berry palate with a rounded long finish.

WHITE ZINFANDEL 10.5% 75cl £4.75 QB133 187ml £1.38 Delicate and refreshing Californian White Zinfandel with delicious soft fruit flavours of strawberries, raspberries and melon.

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AR002

MALBEC RESERVE 2014 12.5% 75cl £5.54 A fantastically fresh and fruity Mendoza Malbec with aromas of plums, prunes and blackberries. The juicy palate is brimming with fresh mixed summer berry flavours leading to a smooth mid length finish.

D

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Quarter Bottle (187ml) FOUNDERS STONE Bin No QB130

CHARDONNAY 13% 187ml £1.38 Fresh, ripe Chardonnay flavours of melon and peaches. A rich, creamy texture with a rounded crisp finish.

2

QB131

PINOT GRIGIO 12.5% 187ml £1.38 Crisp and refreshing with citrus and green apple muted with subtle notes. Superb length and flavour.

3

QB132

SAUVIGNON BLANC 12% 187ml £1.38 A light, fresh and crisp dry white wine with hints of citrus and gooseberry on the palate and a crisp fruity finish.

2

QB133

WHITE ZINFANDEL 10.5% 187ml £1.38 Delicate and refreshing with delicious soft fruit flavours of strawberries, raspberries and melon.

6

QB134

MERLOT 13.5% 187ml £1.38 A medium bodied soft Merlot. Aromas of dried plums and chocolate with a juicy palate of cherries and currants.

C

QB135

SHIRAZ 14% 187ml £1.38 A rich, plummy and spicy nose. A soft berry palate with a rounded long finish.

C

McGUIGAN BLACK LABEL QB020A

BLACK LABEL

2 CHARDONNAY 12.5%

187ml £1.59 South Eastern Australia. A medium to full bodied wine showing buttery flavours along with fresh tropical fruit nuances

QB021A

BLACK LABEL SHIRAZ 13.5% £1.59 South Eastern Australia. Deep garnet red in colour, with delicious, fruity plum flavours and a peppery finish.

C 187ml

QB022

BLACK LABEL ROSE 12.5% 187ml £1.59 South Eastern Australia. Deep pink colour, dryish in style with flavours of soft red fruits.

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Quarter Bottle (187ml) PINK FOX

QUARTETTO

JOHANN BIHN

bin No.

Bin No.

Bin No.

QB180

WHITE ZINFANDEL 10% 187ml £1.38 A delicate blush pink colour introduces this fresh, lively wine to your palate. Light creaminess surrenders to a refreshing sweet finish of strawberries and melon.

QB235

PINOT GRIGIO 11.5% 187ml £1.38 A light fresh dry white wine with hints of citrus and gooseberry on the palate. A crisp fruity finish.

QB160

ORARIO

TRIVENTO

PROSECCO

QB010

ORARIO PINOT GRIGIO 11.5% 187ml £1.38 A delicious and perfectly balanced wine. Crisp and dry with citrus fruit.

QB300

TERRAMATER

ALTARIA

QB050

SAUVIGNON BLANC 13% CHILE 187ml £1.38 A fresh white wine with a hint of gooseberry and clean, crisp finish.

CL316

QB051

CL317

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3

2

CABERNET SAUVIGNON 12% CHILE 187ml £1.38 An intense ruby red wine with full nose and blackcurrant fruit flavours balanced by medium tannins.

D

3

TRIVENTO RESERVE MALBEC 187ml £1.90 A deep ruby red with violet hues. Delicious chocolate and cherry flavour with good rounded tannins and a lengthy aftertaste.

D

SAUVIGNON BLANC 13% 187ml £1.33 Crisp and refreshing, offering an abundance of grapefruit and tropical fruit flavours.

2

MERLOT 13% 187ml £1.33 Rich, intense aromas and flavours of bramble fruits. Well rounded with good length.

LIEBFRAUMILCH QbA 10.5% 187ml £1.42 RhineHESSEN, Germany A medium white with a lovely floral nose and a soft fruity finish.

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IT600

PROSECCO PAVAN MIGNON 11% 20cl £2.77 On the nose, there is a touch of toast and lemon peel and just a little apple. A dash of lemony acidity on the palate softened by a sweet, fruity finish.

2

MOUNTAIN RANGE (Chile) CL031

SAUVIGNON BLANC 13% 187ml £1.55 Estate grown in the Maipo valley with its mild climate and gravelly well drained soil produces a fresh fruity stylish dry wine.

2

C

CL025

MERLOT 13.5% 187ml £1.55 This wine is appreciated for its silky smoothness, fruity taste and lingering finish. Serve with all meats and most cheeses.

C

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Lanchester Fruit Wines Lanchester Fruit Wines are made with REAL FRUIT, not concentrate and they are inspired by the wines traditionally made from hedgerow fruits and flowers. Many of the wines make delicious spritzers when mixed 50-50 with soda water or lemonade. Bin no GB152

MEAD 14.5% 75cl £4.99 Mead has been drunk since the middle ages. Blended with pure honey for a beautifully rounded rich flavour, a great dessert wine. BLACK BEER & RAISIN 14.5% GB051A 70cl £4.79 GB057 187ml £1.40 A full flavoured dark wine with a rich malty character. GB149

DAMSON 75cl £4.99 Light red in colour, dry in style and flavour. Smooth and well balanced. GB148

CHERRY 75cl £4.99 Lovely aroma of black cherries with a fruity luscious flavour. GINGER 14.5% GB042A 70cl £4.79 GB058 187ml £1.40 A classic, smooth, heart warming ginger wine. Well made with a clean fresh true taste. GB045

ELDERBERRY 70cl £4.79 A robust red, rich in colour and flavour. A superb after-dinner drink. GB040

BLACKBERRY & APPLE 70cl £4.79 A soft light medium dry wine laden with blackberry flavour. GB066

QUINCE 12.5% 70cl £4.79 A delicate wine with complex aromas of pears, lemon and honey. A delicious, medium dry addition to the range. GB061

STRAWBERRY 187ml £1.40 Medium sweet flavour, lusciously fruity with a strawberry and cream bouquet. MULLED WINE 11.5% GB081 70cl £4.39 GB065 187ml £1.40 A warm and luxurious, smooth and relaxing, premium pack mulled wine. It is made from a smooth quality blueberry wine that is naturally sweetened and then skillfully blended with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and aromatic spices. N.B. our fruit wines will change to 75cl bottles once 70cl stock is exhausted. GB046

APPLE BRANDY 40% 70cl £11.99 An elegant Apple Brandy produced in France, boasting a refined and unique taste. Be prepared for effervescent fruit, bitter sweet chocolate, sweet but not too sweet, with a lush and tangy note. 11


Just Cookin JUST COOKIN Red and White wine seasoned for cooking.

AVAILABLE IN 10 Litre CARTONS for outstanding value.

5 reasons why professional chefs purchase Just Cookin’ Quality: fresh seasoned cooking wine every time Safety: robust bag in box format - no glass Ease of use: easy to use tap Space saving: 10 Litres of Just Cookin’ in one tidy box Shelf Life: once opened Just Cookin’ will remain fresh for up to 6 weeks.

Bin No. BIBJC001

JUST COOKIN RED 1x10Litre £17.95

BIBJC002

JUST COOKIN WHITE 1x10Litre £17.95

Back Label Only Wines BACK LABEL This service gives you, our customer, the

We have decided to offer to you what we

All of the legal information is required to

opportunity to adhere your own front

feel would be the most popular selection

be in one field of vision, so the front label

label, or indeed, your customers own

of wines on the UK market at this current

could merely say the Restaurant/Outlet

front label to the bottle. Taking away

time. All of these wines will come with a

name.

from you the responsibility of getting all

generic and legally correct back label

of the legal details correct, we keep up

which gives you the opportunity to put

to date with changing legislation so

the minimum information on the front

you don’t have to.

label.

Australian Wines

Chilean Wines

Californian Wines

WE100

WE105

WE101

WE102

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1

CHARDONNAY 75cl £4.85

WE103

3

PINOT GRIGIO 75cl £4.85

WE104

D

SHIRAZ 75cl

£4.85

1

SAUVIGNON BLANC 75cl £4.85

C

MERLOT 75cl

£4.85

5

WHITE ZINFANDEL 75cl £4.85


Inspiral INSPIRAL Our exciting range of PET bottles. The plastic holds a barrier which gives at least 24 months shelf life, four times the normal shelf life of PET bottles. With the focus very much on Green issues our bottle is 100% recyclable and sustainable. Ideal for outside functions: pop concerts, race days, festivals and any event where glass is prohibited.

Bin No.

Bin No.

SAUVIGNON BLANC 12% 187ml £1.39 A fresh white wine with a hint of gooseberry and a clean crisp finish.

PINOT GRIGIO WE806 3 75cl £5.00 QB288 187ml £1.39 Crisp and refreshing with green apple notes.

QB281

QB284

WHITE ZINFANDEL 10% QB287 4 187ml £1.39 WE807 75cl £5.00 Bright pink colour. Raspberries and strawberries on the palate. Very easy drinking.

MERLOT 13.5% QB285 C 187ml £1.39 WE805 75cl £5.00 A dry but luscious red, giving plenty of fruit and a light spicy finish.

Bin No. QB282

1

CHENIN BLANC 13% 187ml £1.39 Medium dry in style with a lovely refreshing fruit finish and a light acidity.

2

SHIRAZ 12.5% 187ml £1.39 Ripe cherries and raspberries dominate the palate, along with pepper-spice and well integrated toasty oak.

C

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Sparkling Wines ENGLAND THE BOLNEY ESTATE The Bolney Wine Estate story began in 1972, at which time there were only five other commercial vineyards in England. Owners Janet and Rodney Pratt began with three acres of vines on the edge of the South Downs, this has now grown to 39 acres. Their daughter Sam, is now Head Winemaker. Bolney Estate has won a plethora of awards for it’s wines and in 2012 were named IWSC’s UK Wine Producer of the Year!

Bin No GB140

BOLNEY BUBBLY NV 12.5% 75cl £19.96 Delightful floral and brioche notes combine with zesty fruit, honeysuckle and elderflower, finishing with just a hint of sweetness. Winner of 2 Silver medals.

1

GB141

CUVEE ROSE PINOT NOIR 2013 12.5% 75cl £23.56 Made with 100% Pinot Noir grapes. A superb vintage with a fine mousse which is tightly beaded. On the nose a touch of yeast, notes of raspberry and dry strawberry, with subtle savour undertones adding complexity. Winner of 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze medals.

2

GB139

CUVEE NOIR 2011 12.5% 75cl £24.70 Aromas reminiscent of red stone fruits, especially red cherry, redcurrants and sweet blueberries. On the palate, a wonderful creamy richness and full bodied mousse, packed full of ripe summer fruits, with a hint of spice on the finish. Winner of 2 Bronze medals.

C

NYETIMBER VINEYARD GB090

NYETIMBER ‘CLASSIC’ 2010 12% 75cl £25.05 Released after six years ageing on the yeast lees it is rich and toasty, but with great freshness. The palate has superb complex fruit flavours and exceptional length.

1

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Sparkling Wines GERMANY LA TORINA La Torina is a quality sparkling Italian wine from the Puglia region. It has the patented “twist & pop” re-sealable closure, which keeps this sparkling wine fresh and full of bubbles. Bin No

Bin No DE167

LA TORINA BRUT 10% 75cl £4.89 Made from the ever popular Trebbiano grape. It has immediate floral notes and crisp apple on the palate followed by hints of peaches and soft citrus fruits. The wine has an off-dry finish. Perfect on it’s own or with light summer salads and fruit based desserts.

2

DE168

LA TORINA ROSE 10% 75cl £4.89 Delicious sparkling rose made from Italian Merlot and Cabernet Sauvingon grapes. Notes of rose petals and red berry fruits are complemented by flavours of cherry and raspberry with a lovely off-dry finish.

2

FRANCE FR327

ROBE D’OR SPARKLING BRUT 11% 75cl £7.26 Dry in style and produced in the cuvee close method. The ideal sparkler for any occasion.

2

FR325

ROBE D’OR ROSE 11% 75cl £7.26 Raspberry in colour, a dry rose, perfected in the cuvee close method.

2

SPAIN ES115

MM CAVA ROSE BRUT SELECCION ESPECIAL 12% 75cl £6.72 Made in the traditional method from Monastrell and Pinot Noir grapes. A clean and fruity aroma whilst having complexity in the mouth.

2

ES121

CASTELL d’OLERDOLA BRUT ROSADO CAVA 11.5% 75cl £8.27 This has an elegant, brilliant, pale raspberry colour, well developed summer fruit aromas, light on the palate with a dry finish.

2

ES122

CASTELL d’OLERDOLA BRUT RESERVA CAVA 11.5% 75cl £8.27 This excellent dry cava has a very pale primrose transparency and a fine bead. It has a fine delicate aroma, slightly lemony nose, with touches of butter and yeast from ageing. It is very fruity, creamy and silky on the palate.

1

15


Sparkling Wines ITALY Bin No

Bin No

Bin No

IT350

FIORINO PROSECCO 11% 75cl £6.70 Straw yellow colour with golden hints, fruity with scents of apple and peach. Fine and persistent perlage, fresh with a crisp finish.

2

IT182

ABBAZIA COLLIO PROSECCO 2 EXTRA DRY DOC 11% 75cl £6.97 Elegant and aromatic, wonderfully refreshing with delicate flavours of pear and apple. Presented in the Collio heavyweight bottle.

IT005

PROSECCO DI VALDOBBIADENE 11.5% 75cl £9.73 Packed with summer fruits, this is a fresh, dry and sparkling take on the Italian classic grape, Pinot Grigio, but with a tinge of pink to boot. It’s best enjoyed chilled and is perfect for all occasions.

2

PROSECCO PAVAN MIGNON 11% 20cl £2.77 On the nose, there is a touch of toast and lemon peel and just a little apple. A dash of lemony acidity on the palate softened by a sweet, fruity finish.

IT002

MOSCATO SPUMANTE 7% 75cl £5.55 Medium sweet sparkler with a lovely Muscat flavour. A very popular wine for any occasion.

7

IT037

MOSCATO ROSE SPUMANTE 7% 75cl £5.63 A deliciously sweet pink bursting with strawberry ice-cream flavours.

7

IT600

2

IT004

VETRIANO PROSECCO 11.5% 75cl £7.82 Softly textured Prosecco with delicate aromas and flavours of biscuit and ripe pear, melon and peach fruit. Mixed with peach juice it makes the perfect Bellini.

1

IT036

VETRIANO PINOT GRIGIO ROSE BRUT 12.5% 75cl £7.82 Classical Italian sparkling wine with a twist of pink, this wonderfully dry and fruity Rose is full of luscious summer berry flavours.

2

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IT250

MOONSTONE BRUT 5.5% 75cl £3.35 Light yellow colour, bright and fresh on the palate with flavours of apple and pear. Light in style with a refreshing finish.

3

IT251

MOONSTONE ROSE 5.5% 75cl £3.35 Lovely pink colour, flavours of strawberries and raspberries, light on the palate with a dry finish.

6

IT003

ASTI SPUMANTE, CA’ SOLARE 7% 75cl £7.45 Crucially this sweet fizz is well balanced, with a distinctive grapey, almost lemon sherbet flavour making it not too cloying in the mouth. It is made from the scented Moscato grape.

8

IT024

RIFIESSI ASTI SPUMANTE 7.5% 75cl £7.71 Deliciously sweet and sparkling in a most attractive twisted glass bottle.

7


Sparkling Wines CALIFORNIA FOXY FIZZ Our fabulous Foxy Fizz is delightfully refreshing and bursting with bubbles. Flavours of creamy raspberries and aromatic red currants, this medium dry sparkling rose is a pleasure to drink either on its own or perhaps with a light summer salad or fruit based desserts.

Bin No US200

FOXY FIZZ SPARKLING WHITE ZINFANDEL 8.5% 75cl £5.54 Very fine bubbles, sweet and delicious. Strawberries and cream in a glass.

5

CHILE

AUSTRALIA

SEMI-SPARKLING

Bin No.

AU199A

Bin no.

CL032

CONCHA Y TORO SPARKLING BRUT 12% 75cl £7.38 Refined and intense notes of yeast and quince. Dry, full-bodied and well balanced with a long finish.

2

CL186

CONO SUR SPARKLING 1 BRUT 12% 75cl £8.01 From the Bio Valley. Enjoy a great combination of grape varieties, where Reisling and Pinot Noir contribute acidity and structure, and Chardonnay gives a classic elegance to a dazzling sparkling wine. CL187

CONO SUR SPARKLING ROSE 12% 75cl £8.01 From the Bio Valley, 100% Pinot Noir. Soft aromas of sweet berries give it beautiful fruit expression and delicious fresh flavours, making it an elegant wine perfect for any occasion.

2

McPHERSON CHARDONNAY

1 PINOT NOIR 11%

75cl £7.72 Refreshing and vibrant, this crisp and well balanced wine has flavours and aromas of peaches, citrus and melon. Enjoy as an aperitif or with seafood, chicken and salads. AU047A

McPHERSON MOSCATO 5.5% 75cl £4.14 Lifted floral aromas and flavours of strawberries, rose petals and a hint of music, this wine has a fine spritz, an uplifting finish and is best enjoyed chilled.

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McGUIGANS BLACK LABEL

2 SPARKLING CHARDONNAY 11%

75cl £7.51 A flavoursome, mouthfilling Chardonnay from the Murray Valley. The wine has a fine beaded effervescence, a bubbly full palate with great fruit characters. AU048

McGUIGANS BLACK LABEL SPARKLING ROSE 11% 75cl £7.51 Bursting with fresh, dark berry and strawberry aromas. Delicate bubbles tease the mouth, a lovely crisp refreshing finish.

3

XX3218

AU187

ARGENTINA AR039

GOUGENHEIM SPARKLING MALBEC ROSE NV 12% 75cl £8.96 Love Malbec? Love Bubbles? This excellent extra brut rose from Malbec, very easy to drink with a strong colour and red fruit flavours with very fine bubbles.

1

McGUIGANS BLACK LABEL

C SPARKLING SHIRAZ 13%

75cl £7.51 Ruby red sparkling wine with an excellent mousse. A soft wine with a refreshing finish.

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Champagne H.BLIN CHAMPAGNE For those looking for good value, quality Champagne that is enjoyable and memorable. H. Blin Champagne offers consistency, reliability and affordability. H. Blin is a devotee of Champagne tradition and thus takes particular care over the winemaking process and quality. Located in the Marne Valley, H. Blin uses predominantly Pinot Meunier, a grape variety that gives intense and fresh aromas. Pure class in the glass at an honest and affordable price. Bin No.

Bin No. FR960

BRUT 75cl £18.15 Succulent fruit nose with nutty, vanilla and brioche notes followed by equally opulent fruit on the palate with long and intense toasty oak flavours. Structured with a creamy texture with a slightly honeyed character.

1

FR961

ROSE 75cl £21.96 Light, pale pink colour with a soft and generous mousse. Packed with aromas of fresh red fruits, a full and concentrated style.

1

LIMITED EDITION CHAMPAGNES ALL INDIVIDUALLY GIFT BOXED The “BLIN’S EDITION LIMITEE” have risen to the challenges of unprecedented meticulous blending, attentive surveying of the ageing process and constant research into the diversity of the aromas. FR970

1

EXTRA BRUT 75cl £38.38

2

BLANC DE BLANC 75cl £34.92

1

ROSE 75cl

FR980

FR971

18

£36.76


Champagne LOUIS D’OR Bin No.

Bin No.

LOUIS D’OR BRUT FR995 1 75cl £16.39 Yellow gold with lively effervescence. Notes of apple and pear. Fleshy in the mouth with lovely rich elegance.

FR996

BARON DE BEAUPRE

BRANDED NV CHAMPAGNES

BRANDED NV CHAMPAGNES

Bin No

Bin No

BARON DE BEAUPRE

1 BRUT 12%

FR910A 75cl £15.84 FR911A 37.5cl £9.57 Fresh, delicate and racy with a dry palate long lasting bubbles and a strong finish. FR915A

BARON DE BEAUPRE

1 BRUT 12%

75cl £15.52 BACK LABEL ONLY

FR924A

BARON DE BEAUPRE 2 ROSE 12% 75cl £20.42 Delicate rose petal colour, with a nose recalling ripe red fruits. Fresh and fruity on the palate, well balanced wine of character with long finish.

LOUIS D’OR ROSE 75cl £19.70 Pale golden pink with a caress of rose petal. Spicy and fruity notes mix themselves with deeper brioche aromas in a posture of roundness and structure.

2

FR925

GOSSET BRUT EXCELLENCE NV 75cl £30.86 This crisp, aromatic champagne is blended with a high proportion of vintage wines.

1

LAURENT PERRIER BRUT NV 75cl £30.34 Very popular champagne, intense mousse, light dancing bubbles.

VEUVE CLIQUOT BRUT 12% FR301A 75cl £40.04 FR302 37.5cl £23.06 Rich flavoursome and fruity. The world renowned ‘widow’ bearing the distinctive lovely yellow label.

1

FR918

2

MOET & CHANDON BRUT 12% FR950 75cl £35.01 FR951 37.5cl £20.31 One of the most famous Champagnes. Light, delicate and well balanced. Dry in style.

1

FR296

GOSSET GRANDE RESERVE 75cl £40.81 A powerful biscuit champagne. Stunning packaging. Wonderfully rich, toasty flavour. One of the best champagnes available in this sector. Winning both a Coup de Coeur and the Grappe d’or award in 2010.

1

FR920

BOLLINGER N.V. 12% 75cl £40.32 The most famous of all champagnes, one of the world’s finest. Blended from 65% Pinot Noir, 30% Chardonnay and 5% Pinot Meunier with an average rating of 98%. Aged for 4 years before disgorging.

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Champagne VINTAGE CHAMPAGNE LOUIS ROEDERER CRISTAL In 1876, Tsar Alexander II requested that the cuvee of Louis Roederer Champagne specially created in his honour should henceforth be presented in a crystal decanter. Thus, he gave birth the idea of Cristal since then symbol of rarity, extreme exigence and supreme refinement. Bin No. FR917

1

LOUIS ROEDERER CRISTAL 12% 75cl P.O.A..

VINTAGE CHAMPAGNE FR949

MOET & CHANDON VINTAGE 2006 12.5% 75cl £50.54 A full concentrated yeasty biscuit nose character made from the finest cuvees.

1

FR925

BOLLINGER GRAND ANNEE 2005 12% 75cl £74.31 The Bollinger expression of an outstanding year. Exclusively from Grand Crus and aged for a minimum of five years before disgorging.

2

FR300

DOM PERIGNON 75cl P.O.A The most famous cuvee in the world produced by the monk of the same name who founded Champagne.

2

ROSE CHAMPAGNE FR294

GOSSET GRAND ROSE 75cl £47.32 Blended with a proportion of wine from the Grand Cru villages of Ambonnay and Bouzy. Delicate yet full-bodied, a salmon pink colour. The nose has hints of fresh strawberries and strawberry jam while in the mouth has a subtle freshness to the finish.

2

FR919

LAURENT PERRIER ROSE N.V. 12% 75cl £45.05 A light refreshing Champagne with a delicate mousse, ideal for aperitifs.

2

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Alcohol Free LIVE LIGHT RANGE With wellbeing, fitness and body awareness becoming increasingly important, we’re seeing increased sales of alcohol free wines also ideal for calorie controlled diets / mothers to be / motorists / diabetics Light Live wines have 50% fewer calories than alcoholic wines. Light Live wines are produced by a de-alcoholising process of gentle vacuum distillation at low temperatures. This preserves the wine flavours and gives an authentic wine character with a full bodied flavour. Bin No DE201

LIGHT LIVE SPARKLING WHITE 75cl £2.99 A fresh, fruity aroma of apple and citrus fruits endow this wine with an appealing refreshing character.

1

DE202

LIGHT LIVE SPARKLING ROSE 75cl £2.99 An elegant and very fruity rose with aromatic hints of peach. Strawberries and raspberries on the palate.

5

DE205

LIGHT LIVE CHARDONNAY 75cl £2.99 Classic fruity Chardonnay notes with a fresh, balanced and dry palate, showing tropical fruits and vanilla.

1

DE206

LIGHT LIVE ROSE 75cl £2.99 Refreshing red berry fruits including cherries and raspberries. Juicy and soft palate – delicious.

3

DE207

LIGHT LIVE CABERNET SAUVIGNON 75cl £2.99 Characteristic deep red colour and the fresh, fruity aroma of cherry and blackberry, with a light tannin note.

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England Ryedale Vineyards

YORK

SHEFFIELD

Valley Farm

Three Choirs Brightwell Vineyards

LONDON

a’ Becketts Vineyard

Chapel Down Nyetimber

Boloney Wine Estate Ridgeview

Lyme Bay Winery

Camel Valley

Old Walls

English wine has a long and rich history dating back to the ancient Roman times when Caesars ruled the land. All across the country, different grapes and wineries have been established through the years. In this part of the world the Romans started it all, introducing vines presumably somewhere before the first century - 55 BC, the Roman Invasion, was one of those dates everyone knew. We don't know much about what the Vikings, Saxons, and other invading hordes did for British viticulture but the Normans were keener on writing everything down. So we do know that by about 1086 there were around fifty vineyards worthy of note, three of them in Somerset. That takes care of the first millennium AD. For three hundred years the industry flourished, until about 1350 when the Gulf Stream changed course and with it the weather. Production then started to dwindle, aided by various plagues which depopulated the countryside. Then Henry II married Eleanor of Aquitaine and gave the British access to the fine full-bodied wines of Bordeaux, sounding the death knell for the struggling national product. Finally Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries, many of which had their own vineyards, hammered the nail in the coffin of large-scale English wine production. Thankfully the last 40 years has seen an upsurge with many quality wineries now in full swing, the English wine industry is only going one way and that is up in both production and quality. 22


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THREE CHOIRS VINEYARD Three Choirs Vineyards pride’s itself on its range of award winning English wines. One of England's best known vineyards, the single estate location in the idylic Cotswolds provides a unique microclimate for growing a range of perfectly developed grapes, which are then carefully vinted with both scientific dedication to controlled circumstances and a master vintner's eye to developing the fullest flavour. Bin No GB127

HOUSE MEDIUM 75cl £7.70 Widely appealing white wine with ripe fruit flavours. Melon, mango and a hint of spice, with a crisp dry finish. A blend of Seyval Blanc, Reichensteiner and Muller Thurgau. A good all rounder.

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GB128

COLERIDGE HILL 2013/14 75cl £8.15 A dry crisp wine with an aromatic nose of elderflower and nettles. Very pale, the nose is not dissimilar to Loire Sauvignon, with grassy and nettley notes and hints of elderflower. The palate is quite powerful, bone dry and very refreshing.

1

GB129

THREE CHOIRS ROSE 75cl £8.15 A delicious off-dry Rose full of the aroma of strawberries and summer fruits. Just off dry with a strong bouquet of strawberries and summer fruit. This wine is best drunk whilst sitting in the sun and enjoying a beautiful summer's day or evening.

2

GB130

WILLOW BROOK 2013/14 75cl £8.15 A soft and delicate rose petal aroma, with lightly spiced fruit flavours has made this a very popular wine.

2

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England LYME BAY WINERY In 2009 Lyme Bay embarked on an adventure. The adventure, born from passion, ambition and a dream, was to make outstanding English wines embodying Lyme Bay Winery’s fruit driven, award-winning ethos. In two areas both in Devon, Watchcombe and Southcote. 26,000 vines were planted in 2010. The first harvest was Autumn 2014 and already Lyme Bay is in possession of Decanter Silver and Bronze medals.

Bin No. GB153

SHORELINE 2014 11% 75cl £11.04 Clear, pale lemon in colour. A clean fresh nose with lemon and enticing citrus fruits. A dry and crisp palate but with balanced acidity. Refreshing lemon, grapefruit and nettle lead to a subtle floral finish. Decanter Bronze & Silver medal.

2

GB145

BACCHUS FUME 2014 11% 75c £11.51 A complex wine, fermented with wild yeast and transferred to French oak barriques for six months. The result gives hints of grapefruit, spicy oak and lemon, with an exceptionally long finish. Silver medal winner.

2

GB146

BACCHUS 2014 11% 75cl £11.17 A delicious off-dry, crisp wine displaying refreshing characters of grapefruit ,nettle and elderflower, with an exceptionally long finish. Lemon and citrus notes persist on the palate with a slight hint of pineapple and grapefruit. A long, citrus-dominated finish. Decanter Bronze & Silver medal winner.

3

GB154

PINOT NOIR ROSE 2014 10.5% 75cl £11.71 This soft delicious Rosé is medium dry, with hints of strawberries and cream, and a Rosehip undertone. A light sweetness tempts the palate to a very juicy ending with fantastic length of flavour. Silver medal winner.

3

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England THE BOLNEY ESTATE The Bolney Wine Estate story began in 1972, at which time there were only five other commercial vineyards in England. Owners Janet and Rodney Pratt began with three acres of vines on the edge of the South Downs, this has now grown to 39 acres. Their daughter Sam, is now Head Winemaker. Bolney Estate has won a plethora of awards for it’s wines and in 2012 were named IWSC’s UK Wine Producer of the Year! Bin No. GB119

LYCHGATE WHITE 2014 75cl £11.81 Rich ripe aromas of lychee and passionfruit. Off-dry with sweetness balanced by a crisp acidity, with lingering hints of elderflower on the finish.

2

GB120

LYCHGATE RED 2013 10% 75cl £11.81 A medium bodied dry red wine with lovely black fruit aromas and complimentary oak notes. The palate shows ripe blackcurrant and red berry flavours held together with a good tannic structure.

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GB121

BOLNEY PINOT GRIS 2014 11% 75cl £14.81 A dry white wine with fragrant aromas of rose, jasmine and conference pear. The palate is wonderfully rich and creamy with a slightly honeyed character.

1

GB122

BOLNEY ROSE 2014 10.5% 75cl £12.36 Vivid mid-pink in colour, with aromas of wild strawberry, raspberry, lychee, bon-bon and floral hints. Light sweetness balanced by crisp acidity. Very juicy with great length.

2

GB123

BOLNEY PINOT NOIR 2013 11.5% 75cl £15.48 A fantastic example of a cool climate Pinot Noir. Light to medium bodied, full of red cherry and hints of cedar wood, which gives a lovely complexity to the bouquet and palate.

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GB140

BOLNEY BUBBLY NV 12.5% 75cl £19.96 Delightful floral and brioche notes combine with zesty fruit, honeysuckle and elderflower, finishing with just a hint of sweetness. Winner of 2 Silver medals.

1

GB141

CUVEE ROSE PINOT NOIR 2013 12.5% 75cl £23.56 Made with 100% Pinot Noir grapes. A superb vintage with a fine mousse which is tightly beaded. On the nose a touch of yeast, notes of raspberry and dry strawberry, with subtle savour undertones adding complexity. Winner of 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze medals.

2

GB139

CUVEE NOIR 2011 12.5% 75cl £24.71 Aromas reminiscent of red stone fruits, especially red cherry, redcurrants and sweet blueberries. On the palate, a wonderful creamy richness and full bodied mousse, packed full of ripe summer fruits, with a hint of spice on the finish. Winner of 2 Bronze medals.

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France

REIMS

PARIS

Champagne Loire Valley

AUXERRE DIJON

NANTES CHABLIS

TOURS

Burgundy

Macon

Beaujolais

LYON

COGNAC ST-ETIENNE Bergerac

Rhone Valley

BODEAUX AVIGNON Languedoc Provence

Roussillon

PERPIGNAN

The cultivation of vines goes back to antiquity in the countries that surround the Mediterranean Sea. It’s likely that the Romans brought the practice of viticulture to what is now modern day France. Like many other European countries under Roman rule, by the time Rome fell and barbarian tribes invaded, wine was firmly established as a trading commodity and a part of everyday life. France is currently the world’s number one producer of wine by volume. Nearly every type of wine imaginable is made in styles that vary from modern to very traditional. The top wine regions are Alsace, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Rhone Valley, Provence and Languedoc-Roussillon.

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France PLAIMONT Bin No. FR452A

COLOMBARD COTES DE GASCOGNE 2014 11.5% 75cl £5.62 The colour of the wine is a wonderful pale gold. The bouquet is floral thanks to the Colombard grapefruit, acacia and honeysuckle blend giving give a long lasting fruity palate.

3

FR458

SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 11.5% 75cl £5.83 This Sauvignon Blanc comes from selected parcels within Gascogne. A stunning expression of the region this wine has zesty lemon notes with vibrant gooseberry character. A delicious wine perfect as an aperitif or with food.

2

FR457A

MERLOT-TANNAT COTES

C DE GASCOGNE 2014 12.5%

75cl £5.70 Purple colour with red cherry reflects. Aromas of red fruits with floral hints and vanilla in the mouth. The tannins offer a good balance, supple and fruity with final spiced notes.

CUVEE PLAIMONT IGP RANGE Excellent packaging and quality at a very good price. The juice has been upgraded to IGP.

FULL RED 12% £5.20 6x100cl £6.62

FR001A FR005A

C 75cl

FR002A FR006A

2 75cl

FR003A FR007A

2 75cl

FR009

2

DRY WHITE 11.5% £5.20 6x100cl £6.62

MEDIUM DRY 11.5% £5.20 6x100cl £6.62

ROSE 12% 75cl £5.20

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France SOUTHERN FRANCE Bin No. FR671A

PICPOUL de PINET RACINE

2 2014

75cl £7.22 One of the oldest Languedoc grapes, Picpoul has been growing near the Thau Lagoon for centuries. Splendid with seafood and shellfish as well as other traditional mediterranean dishes. Also pairs well with cheeses and chocolate. CHATEAU TRILLOL AOC CORBIERES RED 2012 75cl £9.63 The intense colour with deep purple highlights herald a wine with depth and complexity. Expressive, frank nose exuding aromas of red fruit, redcurrant, blackcurrant and a hint of oak. The front of palate is silky, evolving over the top of discreet but well-structured tannins.

CHEMIN DES PELERINS SAINT MONT Bin No. WHITE 2014 13% £6.21 2 75cl Light yellow colour with green hints. Ripe bouquet of exotic fruit and grapefruit. Well balanced, soft and rich on the palate, with notes of quince, pineapple and lemon. Fresh and good length.

FR672

MINERVOIS RACINE 2013 75cl £6.92 The dominant grenache gives a real juiciness to this wine. Red fruit on the nose, the mouth is very smooth and round with well developed tannins.

C

FR670

PINOT NOIR RACINE 2013 12.5% 75cl £8.21 This is a delicious little gem from the South of France. Showing wonderful aromas of cranberry and raspberry fruit. Light and soft with a delicate velvety finish.

B

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FR481

Bin No. FR205

FR482

FR673

C

BEAUJOLAIS

ROSE 2014 12.5% 75cl £6.21 A delicious fruity rosé made from the local grapes of Saint-Mont. Attractive aromas of soft cherry fruits reveal a palate of summer fruits with a delicious moreish finish. A very well made and thought through wine.

3

FR480

RED 2012 12.5% D 75cl £6.21 Purple colour. Fresh black fruit nose (blackcurrant and blackberry), with spicy and liquorice hints. The mouth is powerful but subtle, with silky tannins but consistent and balanced on the palate.

TARIQUET FR459

COLOMBARD UGNI BLANC 2014 11.5% 75cl £6.14 Magnificent intensity of this “open wine” with floral and citrus aromas and beautiful nuances of exotic fruits. The taste is round, full of ripe fruits, enhanced by a frank and citrusy finish. A perfect example of lightness and balance that makes this wine a real companion of thirst and pleasure.

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BEAUJOLAIS VILLAGES 2013 12.5% 75cl £7.88 Fresh fragrant bouquet with soft cherry fruit on the palate. A wine of the highest quality from one of the leading producers of Beaujolais.

B

JULIENAS 2013 12.5% FR211 C 75cl £8.26 Lovely Gamay fruit on the nose, with great open flavours, rich and smooth, quite delicious. FLEURIE 2014 13% FR207 C 75cl £9.22 Firm fresh fruit with velvety texture, light and luscious with a silky smooth finish.

ALSACE DOPFF & IRION FR173

RIESLING 2013 12.5% 75cl £7.88 Fresh open and elegant. Well balanced with a firm, dry palate.

1

FR170

GEWURTZTRAMINER 2013 14% 75cl £8.85 Dry and fresh with a superb spicy aroma Ideal with oriental food.

4

FR171

TOKAY PINOT GRIS 2013 13.5% 75cl £8.75 Firm structure with an intriguing, almost exclusive scent and taste.

3

FR172

PINOT BLANC 2013 75cl £7.26 Pale yellow colour, fruity and fresh nose. Round and soft in the mouth, with a lovely freshness. Easy drinking and crisp.

2


France BORDEAUX WHITE Bin No.

Bin No. FR105

PETIT GUIRAUD SAUTERNES 2012 12% 75cl £10.21 Bright lemon-gold, with rich, spicy, ripe apricot aromas. The palate is clean and fine, with splendid middle richness. The finish is lively and strong.

8

FR269

CHATEAU D’ORGANIC PINEAU des CHARANTES 18% 75cl £15.74 A blend of Cognac and red wine, aged for five years in oak casks. A fruity, full-flavoured aperitif to be enjoyed well chilled. Rich amber colour shot through with gold tints. Very intense, complex nose of apricots, honey and raisins. Full and rich on the palate, with grape and Cognac flavours.

8

BORDEAUX RED FR157

CHATEAU MOULIN de MALLET 2014 75cl £7.13 Great colour for such a modest wine. Very dense and sweet on the attack. With lots of fruit and a juicy feel ahead of a light grippy finish. Very ripe and great value.

C

CHATEAU MALBAT CLARET 2014 13.5% FR133 75cl £6.35 FR460 37.5cl £3.61 FR140 150cl £13.10 Good purple to rim. Ripe, fresh aroma, bright fruit in the mouth, balanced and clean to the finish. Limited availability.

D

FR128A

ST EMILION CHATEAU

C LA TOUR BEL AIR 2012

75cl £9.14 Deep ruby red. Fruit notes of cherries with liquorice and menthol. Fleshy and harmonious wine.

Bin No. CHATEAU DE TREBIAC 2011 GRAVES 75cl £9.43 A stunning medium bodied wine that has excellent structure and style. Made predominantly from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, the wine also has small proportions of Malbec and Carmenere in the blend. Aged in oak barrels for 18 months before bottling.

FR149

FR146

FR135

FR126

C

CHATEAU JEAN VOISIN ST EMILION 2010 13% 75cl £13.18 Sweet blackcurrant and cherry fruit appear with a subtle touch of new oak. Smooth and unctous. Ready to drink now but cellarable for 10-12 years.

D

CHATEAU MOULINET LASSERRE POMEROL 2011 13% 75cl £23.15 The Merlot really shows through on this wine. Dried plums are evident on the nose and its enticing colour makes this wine very inviting. Jammy cassis fruit on the palate integrates with rich, silky tannins.

D

CHATEAU PUY BLANQUET, GRAND CRU ST. EMILION 2010 75cl £16.21 There’s a superb purity of vibrant cherry and plum fruit on the nose. The tannins on the palate are soft and fine, and there is a core of pure, plummy red fruit.

D

FR122

CHATEAU BATAILLEY 2007 12.5% 75cl £30.73 Medium to full bodied, supple textured, layered, rich and long, it marks the rennaissance of this fifth-growing Pauillac that is displaying strong signs of moving into the big leagues.

C

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France BURGUNDY RED Bin No FR241

MACON BUSSIERES ROUGE 2014 75cl £8.00 50% Pinot Noir and 50% gamay gives this a sweet red and black fruit palate, with an interesting spice, a note of cassis and a lovely finish.

C

FR200

BOURGOGNE PINOT NOIR 2013 12.5% Domaine Parent 75cl £14.00 A fruity and supple wine with good weight and a surprising long finish. Typical of this ripe and rich vintage.

C

FR212

MONTHELIE 2013 13% Domaine Parent 75cl £25.14 This is the most robust of the Parent wines. It has great ‘terroir’ expression and is a perfect accompaniment to most types of game dishes.

C

FR213

BEAUNE PREMIER CRU LES EPENOTTES 2011 13% Domaine Parent 75cl £29.65 This vineyard is located on the boundary of Beaune and pommard and produces and elegant combination of the two, harmonising the finesse of Pommard with the power of the finest Premiere Cru Beaune wines.

C

FR214

MERCUREY MAISON FAIVELEY 2014 13% 75cl £14.75 Burgundy’s classic top producer, the style of the Pinot Noir grape is at its zenith here. Good body, fragrant nose and clean elegant palate.

C

FR235

SANTENAY 1ST CRU CLOS ROSSEAU 2013 75cl £18.85 From perhaps the best 1st Cru in Santenay, 100% Pinot Noir. This has an excellent combination of softness and structure. It is full of dark fruit damsons and loganberries - and is very intense, masculine and long.

C

FR234

CHASSAGNE-MONTRACHET VIEILLES VIGNES 2014 13.5% 75cl £18.85 Pure and refined cherry notes persist across the palate of this elegant stylish wine. Boasting a stunning floral bouquet and silky smooth elegance on the palate.

C

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France

BURGUNDY WHITE Bin No.

Bin No.

Bin No. POUILLY FUISSE VILLES VIGNES DOMAINE GONON 2014 13.5% 75cl £12.62 A memorable dry white Burgundy with power, complexity and a clean dry palate.

FR245A

MACON LUGNY LES GENIEVERES LOUIS LATOUR 2013 13.5% 75cl £10.38 A fruity and supple wine with good weight and a suprising long finish. Typical of this ripe and rich vintage.

FR250

CHABLIS DOMAINE MANANTS BROCARD 2014 12.5% 75cl £11.36 A lovely straw colour edged in green. With a clean crisp dry flavour and well structured finish. From the famous house of Brocard. Gold Medal Winner.

FR237

FR249

PETIT CHABLIS BROCARD 2014 12% 75cl £11.04 A wonderful expression of the minerality for which the best Chablis wines are so rightly renowned. Ripe fruit and a clean crispness are the hallmarks of this wine.

FR252

FR238

FR239

FR248

FR235A

MACON VILLAGES TERRES

2 SECRETES 2014 13%

75cl £8.28 This unoaked Chardonnay is produced from grapes grown in the villages of Bussieres in the Maconnais on the estate of Jean Francois Gonon. It is a delicious combination of minerality and zesty complexity. Dry. Screw cap.

FR259

2

2

CHABLIS ALAIN BRETIN 2014 12.5% 75cl £11.36 Acacia, lemon, white peaches and minerals provide an inviting and intense nose. On the palate the texture is lovely and the finish long and dry.

2

FR470

2

2

CHABLIS 1ST CRU MONTMAINS BROCARD 2014 13% 75cl £15.71 Beautifully made single vineyard Chablis. Dry and full flavoured with elegant nose and harmonious finish. Gold Medal Winner.

2

MERSAULT 13.5%

2 2014

75cl £27.84 Pale to mid lemon with lovely open rich aromas. Good ripe start, rich and creamy texture, harmonious and long finish.

CHASSAGNE MONTRACHET 1ST CRU MORGEOT VIELLES VIGNES 2013 13.5% 75cl £27.52 An excellent balance of fruit and acidity. very floral with a hint of lemon balm.

2

SANTENAY SOUS LE ROCHE 2013 13.5% 75cl £17.01 A very stylish white burgundy from a single vineyard site. Old vines give a full-bodied wine with an appealing fragrance, good acidity and long aftertaste.

2

CHABLIS GRAND CRU BOUGROS J.M. BROCARD 2011 13% 75cl £25.20 Bright pale green/gold with splendid rich aromas. Clean, fresh and ripely concentrated, balanced acidity, good length and potential.

2

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France LOIRE Bin No FR303A

MUSCADET DE LA ROCHE 2014 12% 75cl £5.58 Clean, fresh, fruity, dry white wine. The ideal compliment to meat or fish.

1

FR305

1

MUSCADET SUR LIE FIEF DE LA BRIE 2014 12% 75cl £6.54

A beautifully made ‘Domaine Wine’. Soft and dry with a delicious flavour reminiscent of citrus. FR315A

TOURAINE SAUVIGNON LES MAZELLES 2014 12.5% 75cl £6.72 Lovely clear colour with green hue, rich fragrant nose. Superb presentation with a dry, intense palate.

1

FR308A

VOUVRAY LA FORCINE 2014 12% 75cl £7.71 Stylish demi-sec flavour of the Chenin grape has a hint of sweetness and a rich aftertaste in stunning packaging.

4

FR312

POUILLY FUME DOMAINE FINES CAILLOTTES 2014 12.5% 75cl £11.35 A fine aromatic character with rich complex fruit. Smokey, flinty palate. One of the finest wines produced in the appellation.

1

FR314

CHATEAU DE TRACY 2013 13% 75cl £15.76 Probably the most famous Pouilly Fume of all. Excellent presentation, the wine is a classic with superb style, flavour and bouquet.

1

SANCERRE DOMAINE DAULNY 2014 12.5% FR310 75cl £10.76 FR309 37.5cl £5.75 Excellent domaine Sancerre. Good nose and intense fruit on the palate with a steely rich character.

1

FR412

ANJOU ROSE BONHOMME 2014 11% 75cl £6.22 Fragrant, medium in style rose showing fresh fruit flavours with a soft easy drinking style.

2

FR180

LES TEMPS des CERISES, DOMAINE de la NOBLAIRE 75cl £6.50 Made with 100% Cabernet Franc grapes and produced from vines that are around 60 years old. The harvest is gathered manually and the wine is organic. A deep crimson colour with aromas of currant and cacao. Up to 10 years cellarage.

D

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France

RHONE RED Bin No FR600A

COTES DU RHONE LES GRANDEES SERRES COMBE DE LA ROCHE 2013 13.5% 75cl £6.21 A quality Rhone red, deep colour showing good balance and soft subtle palate.

C

FR276

COTES DU MASSIF D’UCHAUX LES ARBOUZES 2014 75cl £7.11 Deep ruby colour with violet tints. Rich soft and elegant in the mouth with a firm ripe flavour.

C

FR620A

CROZES HERMITAGE MV

D DOMAINE PADELLE

2012 12.5% 75cl £11.16 Spicy fruit flavours embracing the traditional old oak vat ageing. Excellent with game and roast meat dishes.

FR608A

CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE 2013 14.5% 75cl £13.94 Rich, strong full bodied Southern Rhone red, with a powerful fruit scent.

E

FR153

CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE TELEGRAMME 2013 14.5% 75cl £20.89 The second wine of Vielle Telegraphe which is the most famous Chateauneuf in the World. Wonderfully rich and round with a full and elegant palate.

E

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Germany German Wine sales continue to grow annually with the UK being Germanys 3rd biggest Export country when it comes to wine. We are seeing an increase in sales of premium German wine and we have just agreed a partnership with Weingut Werner Anselmann. BONN

KOBLENZ Mosel-Saaar-Ruwer

WEISBADEN WINKEL PIESPORT

FRANKFURT

BERNKASTEL NIERSTEIN Rheinhessen

Pfalz

WEINGUT WERNER ANSELMANN

KERLSRUHE STUTTGART

Based in the Pfalz The Weingut Werner Anselmann is one of the largest and most famous family owned wineries in Germany has been engaged in the art of wine making for over 450 years. 130 Hectares of Vineyards. The vines are cultivated and tended all year round. More than half of the vines planted produce red wines. They specialize in the following and have an extensive collection of red wines of the varieties Spatburgunder (pinot noir), Dornfelder, Cabernet Sauvignon and St. Laurent dry. Dry white and red wines from late harvest grapes (Spatlese, Auslese); a wide variety of dessert wines as Eiswein (Icewine), Beerenauslese and Trockenbeerenauslese; sparkling wines produced by champagne method Awards: Family Anselmann is one of the most active and successful German participants of international and national wine competitions and was decorated with many gold and silver medals at official wine competitions in France, Monaco, Belgium, Great Britain, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Switzerland, Austria, Romania, Turkey, Slovenia, Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Croatia, Poland, Argentina, Brasil, Canada, USA, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia. 34


Germany ANSELMANN

RHINE & NAHE

Bin No.

Bin No.

Bin No

DE250

WEIBURGUNDER TROCKEN 2 2014 13.5% 75cl £7.10 Brilliant, youthful yellow colour with green reflexes. Elegant, fruity bouquet reminding of ripe fruits and aromatic notes. Made from 100% Pinot Blanc grapes.

DE251

SIEGERREBE SPATLESE 8 EDESHEIMER ROSENGARTEN 2014 8.3% 75cl £8.39 A single vineyard wine with a floral and fruity bouquet reminding of roses, mango, passion fruit and apricots. An elegant, round, very aromatic, mild acidic wine with a very long aftertaste. Ideal as an aperitif and dessert wine.

LIEBFRAUMILCH 9.5% DE001 5 75cl £5.48 DE003 150cl £10.54 QB160 187ml £1.42 BIB25 10ltrs £62.95 A high quality Liebfraumilch produced by one of the premier German vineyards.

DE257

GRAUBURGUNDER TROCKEN 2014 14.1% 75cl £7.35 This single vineyard wine is very fruity bouquet reminiscent of pears, peaches, ripe melons, honey and pineapples. Intense and complex abundance of flavours, wonderfully balanced with a great freshness.

DE252

RIESLING AUSLESE EDESHEIMER ROSENGARTEN 2012 9.9% 75cl £9.75 Brilliant greenish yellow colour single vineyard wine with an intensive bouquet with fruity fragrances of pineapples, oranges, peaches and apricots. The noble sweetness and vital acidity pleasantly compliment one another.

MOSELLE

DE254

GRUBURGUNDER CLASSIC 3 2014 14% 75cl £7.47 This top level Pinot Gris is rich, complex and very harmonic. The bouquet has an abundance of flavours and is reminiscent of ripe apples, apricots and exotic fruits like pineapple and grapefruit. Luscious, complex and aromatic showing elegance and freshness.

DE256

DE066A

DE255

DE253

2

RIESLING CLASSIC 2014 13.7% 75cl £7.47 The elegant and fruity bouquet is reminiscent of citrus fruits, peaches, apricots and crisp green apples. Noticeable fullness of taste and a good length.

2

7

DORNFELDER TROCKEN 14.1% D 2014 75cl £7.35 An intense violet colour with subtle bluish sparkles. Very full bodied and fruity. Ripe cherries, red currants and blackberries on the palate. It is a round and expressive dry wine made of healthy, very ripe grapes. Harmonic tannins give this wine a good structure and a pleasant long finish.

DE058

PIESPORTER MICHELSBERG 2013 10% 75cl £6.04 Franz Reh Produced by Kenderman, this cold fermented wine is really crisp, fresh and zesty.

4

MOSEL RIESLING CLASSIC

5 KABINETT 2014 8%

75cl £6.45 Super presentation for this zingy, clean Kabinett. Good acidity and balance, proving very popular.

DORNFELDER ZEINHERT 2014 12.1% 75cl £7.23 Deep red wine with a full bodied bouquet of ripe cherries, currants, plums and blackberries. The taste is well balanced, full-bodied with fine well integrated tannins, good intensity and a long lasting aftertaste.

B

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Portugal

Vinho Verde

Duoro

PORTO

Regua

LISBOA

Alentejo

The rich history of Portugal is firmly intertwined with its wines, especially its most famous wine, Port. From the ancient cities of Lisbon and Porto to small medieval towns and Roman ruins, the past is still alive today in modern Portugal. In recent years something of a small revolution has occurred in the Douro region in terms of developing modern-style dry red and white wines, right along side the highly traditional production of Port wines. Portugal’s table wine had already been in high demand since the mid-seventeenth century, primarily by the British. To make rustic Portuguese wines more stable and palatable, small amounts of brandy were added to barrels of wine before shipment. Eventually British companies began investing in the area and perfected the process of adding brandy during fermentation, rather than after it, which preserved the distinctive fruity red wine flavours that were unique to Portugal’s Douro Valley region. 36


Portugal PORTUGAL Bin No ES254

TERRA DE LOBOS WHITE 2014 13% 75cl £5.85 A blend of Fernao Pires and Sauvignon Blanc from the Ribatejo region. Fresh and crisp palate with notes of toast and well balanced mineral notes.

2

ES253

TERRA DE LOBOS ROSE 2014 13.5% 75cl £5.85 Young and elegant with notes of spiced perfume. Floral notes of apples, lime and apricots. Easy drinking with a drier finish.

2

ES255

TERRA DE LOBOS RED 2014 13.5% 75cl £5.85 Bright purple in colour, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Castellan. A pleasant red fruit and spice aroma. Soft and fruity with a rich complex character, a smooth velvety finish.

C

ES257

RED LEG ALENTEJO WHITE 2013 12.5% 75cl £6.17 Light citrus and mineral notes with good structure and well integrated acidity. Quality fruit with a long finish.

2

ES258

RED LEG ALENTEJO RED 2013 14% 75cl £6.17 Excellent aromatic concentration. Good balance between fruit, acidity and tannin. Ideal with steak, game, spicy foods and strong cheeses.

D

ES259

VINHO VERDE LOUREIRO 2014 12% 75cl £6.37 Fresh and elegant aroma with citrus and floral notes combined with a pronounced minerality and long intense finish.

3

ES276

SMART DOG CHARDONNAY FERNAO PIRES 2015 75cl £7.30 The wine is fresh, with flavours of apple and peach, with a peppery hint, and aromas of white blossom. Clean fresh, refreshing. Just off dry. *Available June.

3

ES256

SMART DOG SYRAH 2014 14% 75cl £7.30 Full bodied, deep red wine with an intense and inviting aroma on the nose. Full of mineral, spices and ripe dark fruit.

D

ES252

QUINTA DA VISTA ALEGRE MOSCATEL 17.5% 75cl £7.33 Traditional method of wine making “Moscatel do Douro” produced in this region. The fermentation occurs with temperature control, being stopped by adding brandy. The vinification process is strictly controlled, bringing it expertly to the exact level of maturation and sweetness desired.

9

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Lebanon KEBIR

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

Bekaa Valley

GHAZIR

BAALBEK

BEIRUT

SYRIA

DAMASCUS

Wine has been made in Lebanon for at least 5,000 years since the Phoenicians domesticated grapes. Lebanon was, of course, part of the biblical land of Canaan. Lebanon has 300 days of sunshine a year which provides a long growing season. Today’s wine industry in Lebanon is still influenced by the French. The most heavily planted varietals include Cinsault, Carignan, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Mourvedre. The wines of Musar are some of the most idiosyncratic of any wines produced anywhere today. They can be polarizing; some love them and some do not. These wines are made in the rustic style of days gone by. In a wine era where internationalism is a point of debate, these wines are made in a traditional method and not for any particular critics taste. 38


Lebanon

LEBANON Bin No LB001A

CHATEAU MUSAR 2007 14% ÂŁ21.85 Another unique and alluring wine from Lebanese legends, Ch. Musar. Concentrated plum and blackberry fruit, hints of fig, prune, distinct liquorice and spice. Firm but fine tannins, good acidity and body, vibrant and fresh with streaks of cedar and cinnamon. Long Finish.

E 75cl

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Romania

UKRAINE

MOLDOVA HUNGARY Somes

Sireet

Mures

UKRAINE Olt

Banat Lalomita

BUCHAREST SERBIA

BULGARIA

Romania is one of the world's largest wine producers and sixth largest among European countries – in 2015 it produced around 4.069 million hectolitres of wine. In recent years, Romania has attracted many European business people and wine buyers, due to the affordable prices of both vineyards and wines compared to other wine producing nations such as France, Germany, and Italy. Romania has one of the oldest wine making traditions in the world, its viticulture dating back more than 6,000 years. Due to the hot dry summers, the location proved to be successful and the grape vineyards thrived. Since the medieval times, wine has been the traditional alcoholic beverage of the Romanians.

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Romania

BATS BLOOD Bin No

R0001

BATS BLOOD MERLOT 13% 75cl £8.33 A lucious and easy drinking red wine. Great accompaniment or smooth enough to drink on it’s own.

B

RECAS RO006

LAUTARUL SAUVIGNON BLANC 2015 13% 75cl £8.45 Racy passionfruit, tangerine and gooseberry flavours are graceful and elegant, with a lovely, alive mouth feel and a medium body. A zingy acidity adds to the elegance, and the flavours echo on the finish.

2

RO007

LAUTARUL PINOT NOIR 2014 13.5% 75cl £8.45 Gorgeous flavours, almost syrupy in its concentration. Dark, rich and potent, with layers of complex black cherry, raspberry and cinnamon. Deep, with pretty fruit cake and spicy aromatics. Lingering aftertaste.

C

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Italy Valle d’Aosta

MILAN

TURIN

Trentino Alta Adige Lombardy

TRENTO Piedmont

VERONA GENOA

Liguria

VENICE

Veneto

PARMA

BOLOGNA Emilia Romagna

With a rich wine history

FLORENCE

dating back more than

Tuscany

4,000 years and an ideal climate,

Umbria

Italy is home to many of the world’s

ANCONA Marche

oldest winegrowing regions. It produces ROME

and consumes more wine than any other

PESCARA

nation with the exception of France,

Lazio Abruzzo

here grapes were so easily cultivated the Greeks named the country Oenotria,

Molise

meaning ‘the land of wine’.

NAPLES Campania

BARI

Italian wines first began to

Basilicata Puglia

thrive with the arrival of the Greeks bringing their vinicultural knowledge with

PALERMO

settling colonies in the south, eventually passing onto the

Calabria

Sicily

CATANIA

invading Romans, who increased wine production to a large quantity industry with huge plantations in the ideal climates on the coasts.

The most planted grapes in Italy are the red Sangiovese & Nebbiolo, key varieties in Chianti & Barolo, & white Trebbiano, usually blended with other varieties. Covering all of its different regions, Italy remains one of the few sanctuaries for some of the most unknown, obscure grape varieties, many native to small areas.

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Italy Bin No.

Bin No. IT083

PRIMITIVO I.G.T. 2013/14 75cl £6.66 Rich and spicy but also very soft and rounded. Has an almost cherry black olive character giving a savoury edge to the lovely redcurrant and dark plum fruit. Well integrated tannin adds balance and complexity.

D

IT084

NERO D’ AVOLA I.G.T. 2013 75cl £6.66 Made from the native Sicilian grape Nero d’ Avola around 30% of which are ‘passito’ (ie dried virtually to raisins before pressing) this is lush, juicy and very moreish with a hint of bitter chocolate and sweet black cherry character.

C

MIO PASSO, SICILY Bin No IT081

FIANO I.G.T. 2014 75cl £6.66 Very fashionable Southern Italian grape variety. This has peach and apricot richness but lovely fresh character and a hint of almond and hazelnut.

2

IT085

PINOT GRIGIO I.G.T. 2014 75cl £6.66 Fruity flavours of lemon and green apple. A refreshing, aromatic dry wine. It is a lively, succulent and easy drinking wine.

2

TUSCANY RED Bin No IT006

CHIANTI DOCG, DUCA DI SASSETA 2014 12.5% 75cl £7.09 From a producer that succeeds in its aim of producing modern style wines that are easy to drink. Soft and flavoursome, their Chianti has good depth, soft fruit and easy tannins on the finish.

C

IT175

CHIANTI CLASSICO DOCG 2013 13% 75cl £9.88 Intense scents of violets with a dry flavour and good tannins. It combines well with red meats and cheeses.

C

IT009

VINO NOBILE DI MONTEPULCIANO 2012 £11.36 B 75cl Intense colour, full nose with black fruits, spice and tobacco. Rich silky fruit with morello cherries and red fruit on the finish, which is long and sweet. Ripe tannins give balance.

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Italy POPULAR REGIONAL CLASSICS Bin No IT076

MONTEPULCIANO D’ABRUZZO TAVERNA NOVA 2014 13.5% 75cl £6.86 The rugged coastline of the Abruzzi region is home to the wonderful juicy, Montepulciano grape. A vibrant purple coloured wine, bursting with cherry and violet aromas and flavours. This is really gulpable stuff and one bottle inevitably leads onto a second.

C

IT051

GAVI DOCG GAVI, MANDFREDI 2015 12.5% 75cl £9.21 Obtained by the gentle pressing of Cortese grapes, this wine is bottled in the spring immediately following the harvest. Pale straw-yellow with green hints, it smells soft and fruity. Dry on the palate, it is particularly suited to hors d’oeuvres and fish dishes.

2

IT176

BAROLO MANFREDI DOCG 2011 14% 75cl £15.90 A deep red garnet, full bodied red made from the Nebbiolo grape which turns rich red with age. Drink with roast meats or strongly flavoured foods.

D

CENTRAL ITALY

VETRIANO

ABBAZIA

IT079

Bin no.

Bin No

FRASCATI SUPERIORE DOC, TERRE DEL PALLAVICINI 2014 (LAZIO) DOC 12.5% 75cl £7.06 A fresh, fruity, slightly pétillant dry white to be drunk for pure pleasure. Frascati is a staple white of nearby Rome’s trattorias.

3

VERDICCHIO PONTEMAGNO 2014 (MARCHES) 12.5% 75cl £6.04 This refreshing dry white comes from the hills behind Ancona on the Adriatic, in the superior Castelli di Jesi Classico zone. It’s crisp but has richness and character that lifts it above the competition.

IT033

VETRIANO BIANCO 2014 12% 75cl £5.22 (Garganega/ Pinot Grigio) Aromas of fresh green fruits and an attractively soft palate making this an Italian ‘House Wine’ a cut above the rest.

IT183

IT034

IT184

2

CHARDONNAY 75cl £5.40 Straw yellow colour with greenish hues. A nose of fresh notes of citrus fruit, hay and sage. A very pleasant fresh palate which is well combined with minerality and structure.

2

IT075A

2

PUGLIA IT090

PRIMITIVO SALENTO AMANTI DEL VINO I.G.T. 2014 13.5% 75cl £5.60 Explosion of raspberries, ripe black cherries and blueberries on the nose. Silky tannins and full, round texture on the palate.

D

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VETRIANO SANGIOVESE 2014 12.5% (Sangiovese Puglia IGT) 75cl £5.22 Attractive berry fruits with a soft hint of spice from the sun-kissed vineyards of Campania.

C

IT035

VETRIANO PINOT GRIGIO VENETO I.G.T. 2014 12% Heavyweight Bottle 75cl £5.75 A full-fruited Pinot Grigio with a greater depth than most, but still with the same soft and rounded citrus style that has made this variety Italy’s biggest selling wine.

2

NERO d’AVOLA 75cl £5.40 Deep ruby red colour with violet reflections. Fresh aromas of red and black berries. Juicy red with crunchy black cherry fruit and well-rounded firm tannins. This Nero d’Avola entices the palate with jammy ripe fruit followed by a wave of black spices.

C


Italy VENETO

Bin No

Bin No IT031

Bin No

CANTINA DI NEGRAR LE ROSELLE VALPOLICELLA RIPASSO 13% 2012 75cl £9.61 Produced from a blend of Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara grapes which are left to re-ferment on the pomace of Amarone - this re-fermentation process is called ‘Ripasso’. Lovely, well balanced and very approachable.

D

IT167

VINO SANTO DEL CHIANTI 2010 16% 75cl £15.04 Amber in colour with a nose full of fruit and nut. Strong flavours of apricot are supported by this nutty texture in a very rich fashion with plenty of figs and raisins to boot. A rich sticky wine which tastes great with desserts and cheeses.

8

IT164

AMARONE DELLA VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO CANTINA DI NEGRAR 2011 15% 75cl £18.85 One of the princes of Italian wines from the Piedmonte region. Rich, smooth and powerful flavour. Stylish deep berry fruit nose with a lovely lingering finish. Estate bottled.

E

IT018

CANTINA DI NEGRAR VALPOLICELLA CLASSICO 2014 12% 75cl £7.68 This wine is obtained from Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara grapes. It is a perfect accompaniment to hors d’oeuvres and fresh cheeses.

D

Ca’SOLARE IT054

PINOT GRIGIO Ca’SOLARE I.G.T. 2014 12% 75cl £5.64 Light gold colour with lifted aromas of stone-fruits and melons. Medium bodied, containing flavours of ripe peaches and tropical fruit. It has some yeast complexity, but retains its pureness of Pinot Grigio fruit.

2

IT033A

Ca’SOLARE PINOT GRIGIO ROSE PROVINCIA DI PAVIA I.G.T. (LOMBARDY) 2014 12% 75cl £5.69 Fruitily off-dry, this copper pink rosé comes from Northern Italy’s Pavia region. The nose displays gently fragrant summer fruits while delicate strawberry fruit dances on the palate.

6

IT057

GAVI Ca’SOLARE D.O.C.G 2014 11.5% 75cl £7.16 Aromas of ripe grapefruit. Medium bodied, with citrus flavours and mineral notes. It finishes with gentle zesty acidity.

2

IT056

BARBERA D’ASTI Ca’SOLARE D.O.C 2013 13% 75cl £6.55 Brick red colour, aroma of ripe plums and savoury, smoky oak. Medium bodied with flavours of spiced plums leading to a subtle oaky finish.

B

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Spain A CORUNA BILBAO Ribeiro

LEON

Ribera Sacra

Nawarra Tierra de Leon

Valdeorras Monterrei

Arlanza

Rioja

Cigales

ZARAGOZA

Ribera del Duero

Toro

Rueda

Conca de barbera

Valtinedas Terra Alta

Tierra del Vino de Zamora

BARCELONA

MADRID Vinos de Madrid

TOLEDO

Mondejar Vinos de Madrid

La Mancha Manchuela

Ribera del Guardiana

VALENCIA

Almansa

CORDOBA

Bullas

ALICANTE

SEVILLA Montilla moriles

Cindado de hueva

MALAGA CADIZ

Spain is a large country geographically and has more acreage under grape cultivation than any other country in the world although many vineyards are low-yielding. Overall it is 3rd largest in terms of world-wide wine production. About two thirds of all wines produced in Spain are table wines with about one-third comprising high-quality wines that follow the European production model. From rustic to refined, traditional to innovative, red, white, sparkling and fortified, the wines of Spain along with her legendary cuisine, friendly people and spellbinding natural beauty have something very special to offer visitors. A wine vacation in sunny Spain is a feast for the senses you will never forget.

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ORIA VINEYARD BLANCO MACABEO A pale yellow straw color. Fresh aroma where fruit, banana and citric aromas outstand, over a background of flower tones reminding us of aromatic herbs. It is a soft, fresh and unctuous wine.

ORIA VINEYARD TEMPRANILLO GARNACHA Cherry red color with good intensity and depth. Aroma with very intense red fruits and licorice. In the mouth, It is a round wine, balanced and easy to drink.

Food Pairing:

Food Pairing:

It combines with light fish and shellfish very well, on top of rice, pasta with creamy pasta (no tomato), and with a wide selection of starters and salads.

To enjoy with stewed and cold meat, soft cheese, roasted meat (lamb) and river fish.

ORIA VINEYARD TINTO GARNACHA Powerful terracotta red color. Fine and elegant aroma, with an obvious presence of red fruits. Full – bodied and tasteful in the mouth. It presents a wide variety of sugar and raspberry tones. Wine with structure, fleshy and balanced. Food Pairing: To enjoy with pastries, soft and cured cheese, as well as vegetables, grilled and roasted meat, fatty and river fish.

THE

SPANISH WINE RANGE

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Spain VINA ORIA Bin No ES032

3 ES030

ES031

2

C

MACABEO NV 13% 75cl £4.56

TEMPRANILLO GARNACHA ROSE NV 13% 75cl £4.56

TEMPRANILLO NV 13% 75cl £4.56

PATERNINA

NAVARRA

RIBERA DEL DUERO

ES103

Bin No.

Bin No.

BANDA ROSA RIOJA 2014 13% 75cl £6.46 A lovely cherry colour, this dry rose is bursting with floral and fruit aromas. Fresh on the palate and well balanced with an exquisite aftertaste.

2

MONTE HARO RIOJA 2013 12.5% 75cl £6.46 Cherry red, of average intensity and with purple overtones. Very intense aromas with red fruit character and some elements of creamy, toasted oak. Full flavoured and well structured, with soft tannins.

ES135A

PLENO VIURA

2 2014 12%

75cl £5.14 Golden in colour with quite a scented nose, flavoursome on the palate with a dry finish.

ES104

C

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ES124A

PLENO ROSADO

ES177

HACIENDA ZORITA TEMPRANILLO 2013 14% 75cl £6.86 Garnet red with a brighter ruby rim. Intense fruity flavour with hints of chocolate and spice on the nose. An added dimension of oak which combines well with soft ripe tannins.

C

3 2014 12.5%

75cl £5.14 Strawberry pink in colour with bright reflections. A medium bodied crisp and fruity finish. ES134A

PLENO TEMPRANILLO 2014 13.5% C 75cl £5.14 Very smooth and rounded with bramble and cherry fruit flavours. Soft tannins and a lingering aftertaste and grip.

ES167

HACIENDA ZORITA VERDEJO 2014 13% 2 75cl £6.86 Pale yellow with green hues. Lively aromas of greenery and citrus fruits, accompanied by soft melon and floral flavours. Crisp and refreshing on the palate with a lively finish.


Spain

FINCA LA EMPERATRIZ Bin No ES037

LA EMPERATRIZ CRIANZA 2011 75cl £10.80 Silky with highlights of ripe peach and dark blackcurrant and notes of spice and toast. It has good depth, with complexity and mineral qualities. Silky and amiable in the mouth, voluminous and very fruity. The oak and fruit flavours are perfectly combined, with a long, refreshing finish.

C

ES038

LA EMPERATRIZ RESERVA 2009 75cl £13.91 Very intense in the mouth; a spirited wine with good acidity and medium strength on the palate. A friendly, enveloping sensation in the mouth, with a fruity and mildly spiced finish. Pleasant to drink without saturating the palate. A wine with a long finish. Intense yet elegant, with aroma of cigar box, black fruits and orange peel.

D

ES039

FINCA LA EMPERATRIZ TERRUNO 2010 14.1% D 75cl £16.75 Raspberry red in colour from grapes harvested by hand, almost black at the core with a bright garnet rim. Tinted, slow and thick legs. On the nose it is clean and sharp, showing the complexity and expression of the 100% Tempranillo grapes used in production. Sweet hints of vanilla and a mineral touch of flintstone. Intense palate, sweet and robust with ripe sensations and a long, pleasant, very spicy and fruity aftertaste. ES040

FINCA LA EMPERATRIZ PARCELA No 1 2012 14.8% 75cl £28.26 Aged for 18 months in new French oak barrels, the wine is bottled without fining or cold stabilization. With just over 2200 bottles produced this is a very limited production. Very dense dark red, with a black centre. Outstandingly intense aromas, with great complexity, ranging from ripe plums to silex, from liquorice to forest floor. Great weight on the palate, with velvety, polished tannins. Very long, with the fruity aromas coming to the forefront again, together with the aromas of cigar box.

E

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Spain VINA ALARDE RIOJA Bin No ES166

RIOJA SANTIAGO TEMPRANILLO 2014 13.5% 75cl £6.74 From the Marques de la Concordia family of wines. Short barrel ageing for six months ensures this wine displays characteristics of rich red fruits on release. IWSC Bronze Medal Winner.

C

ES173

VINA ALARDE TEMPRANILLO 12.5% 75cl £6.56 Medium depth of ruby red, soft, round and fruity with a subtle hint of oak. Short barrel ageing ensures this fruity wine is released to enjoy immediately.

C

ES174

VINA ALARDE CRIANZA 13% 75cl £6.86 Deep ruby red, with ripe supple Tempranillo fruit, balanced by good acidity and oak nuances.

C

ES175

VINA ALARDE RESERVA 13% 75cl £7.46 Deep ruby red, showing qualities from oak ageing. Round and full, well balanced, long and elegant.

D

ES176

VINA ALARDE GRAN RESERVA 13% 75cl £9.10 Deep ruby red, with tawny hues. This Gran Reserva has a subtle aroma derived from ageing in both oak barrels and bottle. Harmonious and smooth yet full-bodied, this wine has classic characteristics of a Gran Reserva.

C

REGIONAL CLASSICS ES177

HACIENDA ZORITA TEMPRANILLO 14% 75cl £6.86 Garnet red with a brighter ruby rim. Intense fruity flavour with hints of chocolate and spice on the nose. An added dimension is the subtle hint of oak which combines well with soft ripe tannins.

D

ES350

BASA RUEDA BLANCO 2014 13% 75cl £7.26 Basa, made by relentlessly innovative Spanish winemaker Telmo Rodriguez, derives its name from red counterpart Baso, itself named after the country’s ancient ‘baso’(goblet)-shaped bushvines. Basa is from Rueda, source of many of Spain’s finest whites. The succulent result is packed with crisp, clean flavours of yellow plums and white peaches.

2

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Spain RIOJA Bin No.

Bin No.

ES351

ES137

NAVARDIA ORGANIC RIOJA, BODEGAS BAGORDI JOVEN 2014 13.5% 75cl £6.52 Grapes grown on the fertile plains of the rivers Ebro and Ega come together to produce this wonderful organic wine. This is a classic Tempranillo, spicy, toasty aromas, rich, warm, red fruit flavours and a smooth, oaky finish.

D

Bin No.

RIOJA VEGA CRIANZA 2012 13.5% 75cl £14.21 The winery at Rioja Vega was overhauled in 2001 and their wines have surged forward. This smooth, soft, richly-fruited red, has spice and vanilla from 12 months in American oak. Clean, bright, ruby red with aromas of vanilla and balanced in the mouth.

C

ES154

TOBELOS RED CRIANZA 2011 13% 75cl £10.40 Intense black-cherry colour with an attractive, powerful berry-fruit nose with hints of vanilla and spice. Velvety soft on the palate, this is a wine with grace and character.

D

ES352

NAVARDIA ORGANIC RIOJA BODEGAS BAGORDI CRIANZA 2011 75cl £9.03 Deep colour, intense red-purple hue. Abundantly perfumed aromas of red forest fruits, raspberries, redcurrants and spices. in the mouth it combines intensity with smoothness, well rounded tannins, abundant fruit, black liquorice, length and pleasant aftertaste.

D

ES155

LA ENCINA TAHON de TOBELOS 2011 75cl £18.10 From vineyards at the foot of the Sierra de Tolono. Vines are over 55 years old and have immense character. This incredible wine is aged 18 months in new American oak barrels, bottled and then aged another 16 months. This gives it a dark cherry/plum colour. Fruity damsons, plums, vanilla, cocoa. Very complex with fathomless depth and elegance. Wondrous.

D

GALICIA

MAGISTER

Bin No.

Bin No.

ES111A

ALBARINO BERNON BODEGA AQUITANIA 2014 12.5% 75cl £8.59 Light yellow. fresh citrus and orchard fruit aromas and flavours, with a minerally element adding vivacity. Silky and precise, showing good lift but a bit of heat in the mid-palate. Closes clean and tight, with a bitter lemon zest note lingering.

4

ES165

MAGISTER, SINGLE VINEYARD HACIENDA ZORITA 2011 14% 75cl £23.66 An exceptional wine of elegance and complexity. Hints of French oak underline rich, ripe red fruit overtones. Soft tannins combine well with balanced acidity, creating a wine of great length and structure. Ideal with grilled meats such as lamb or beef.

D

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Australia

New South Wales

South Australia

Central Ranges

Clare Valley

Riverland

Mudgee

Hunter Valley

Orange

ADELAIDE

Murray Darling

LOWER MURRAY ZONE

Cowra

Riverina

SYDNEY

Hilltops NW Victoria Zone

Big Rivers Zone

Gundaga

esto

Lim

Swan Hill

Southern NSW

CANBERRA

ne

Goulburn Valley

Coa e

on st Z

Pyrenees Grampions Western Victoria

Central Victoria Zone

NE Victoria Zone Upper goulburn

MELBOURNE Geelong

Canberra District

Gippsland Zone Yarra Valley

The UK is still Australia’s No 1 Export for wines. In 2015 this was worth AU$376m. Thanks to an improvement in currency exchange Australian wines are now again showing growth. Especially in Mid-range and Premium wines which is very encouraging.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

GOULBURN VALLEY

UPPER GOULBURN

The most important wine producing state and is consistently responsible for almost 50% of Australia’s annual production. It is also home to some of the most famous regions, historic estates and oldest vines in the country. Bisected by the Murray River.

First Vineyards planted in 1860, the abundance of water, warm climate and sandy soils makes this an area renowned for producing fine Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Marsanne, with the largest and oldest plantings of Marsanne in the world.

The upper Goulburn region is rich in natural beauty of lakes and river systems and is the recognised gateway to Victoria’s high country. This is one of Victoria’s coolest regions with wineries below snow fields.

MURRAY DARLING

THE STRATHBOGIE RANGES

RIVERLAND

Straddling the great Murray Australia’s largest river, covering an area from NW Victoria to Western Australia’s second largest wine producing area. Vineyards were first panted back in 1888.

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Some 300m above sea level is included as a sub region of the Goulburn Valley. this cool climate area is renowned for producing fresh aromatic wines.

This is the largest wine producing region and is located on the banks of the Murray River. Riverland wine makers are producing wines that are full flavoured, generous and very approachable.


Australia Working with long term winery partners in South East Australia to produce easy drinking, fruit forward, value for money wines.

WATERS EDGE

LUCCELLO

Bin No

Bin No.

CHARDONNAY WE030 2 75cl £4.75 QB200 187ml £1.38 A classic dry white wine with vibrant aromas and flavours of apple, pear and tropical fruits.

AU352A

SHIRAZ 12.5% WE004 C 75cl £4.75 QB223 187ml £1.38 A soft, rounded easy drinking red with well balanced fruit and a light spicy finish. PINOT GRIGIO 13% WE006 3 75cl £4.75 QB203 187ml £1.38 Pale lemon colour with aromas of citrus fruits muted with subtle floral notes. Crisp and refreshing with citrus and green apple.

WYNDHAM ESTATE AU011A

BIN 555 SHIRAZ 14.5% 75cl £8.66 A full flavoured wine, soft and generous nose showing rich plum fruit with a degree of spice. The sweet fruit flavours are enhanced by soft tannins resulting in a pleasant lingering finish. Limited stocks.

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ROWLANDS BROOK AU262A

CHARDONNAY 3 2015 12% 75cl £4.93 The classic Australian house wine, straight forward fruit with more of a restrained style than of old and so well balanced. Fresh and lively and very approachable. AU263B

SHIRAZ 2015 12.5% 75cl £4.93 Pronounced aromas are beautifully balanced with blackberry fruit characters. Easy drinking.

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ORIETTO AU264

PINOT GRIGIO 11.5% 75cl £4.93 A lovely PG, from south east Australia. Pale straw gold in colour with wonderful aromas of citrus fruits with a hint or ripe green apples. It is slightly fuller in styleto it’s Italian counterpart.

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PINOT 2 GRIGIO 2015 11.5% 75cl £4.78 A delicious and perfectly balanced wine that delivers all the typical characteristics of the Pinot Grigio style. From the Murray- Darling basin and made by the Littore family. SAUVIGNON BLANC 12% 75cl £4.78 Explosive aromas of gooseberry, cut grass and guava. A delicious fresh, floral scented Sauvignon.

SILVER CREEK VARIETAL RANGE Bin No AU653

CHARDONNAY 2014 13% 75cl £4.75 Fresh and floral fruit driven wine, this Chardonnay provides good acidity balanced with creamy citrus fruit and vanilla oak characters.

2

AU354

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AU353

MERLOT 2014 75cl £4.78 Smooth flavours of blackberries and bramble. Soft mouth feel and lasting finish with a little spiciness at the end of the palate.

AU654

PINOT GRIGIO 2014 11% 75cl £4.75 Delicious and perfectly balanced, this crisp, dry Pinot Grigio is reminiscent of ripe citrus fruits and subtle floral aromas.

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AU655

MERLOT 2014 13% 75cl £4.75 With aromas of forest fruits and vanilla spice, this Merlot also displays flavours of sweet ripe blueberries, redcurrants and cherries.

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ORARIO PINOT GRIGIO 2015 11.5% WE499 75cl £4.75 QB010 187ml £1.38 This crisp, dry Pinot Grigio is packed with citrus fruit and subtle floral aromas. Serve chilled as an aperitif or with seafood and light pasta dishes.

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QUARTETTO PINOT GRIGIO 2015 11.5% WE490 75cl £4.79 QB235 187ml £1.38 Citrus and green apple notes lead to a fruit filled palate which is crisp and subtly floral.

2

WATERSTOP Bin No. WE461

CHARDONNAY 12% 75cl £4.85 Tropical fruits, apple and pear on the palate with a delicate creamy texture and a crisp clean finish.

2

WE462

PINOT GRIGIO 12% 75cl £4.85 Pear and passionfruit nose backed up by delicate floral perfumes. Refreshing ripe pear and green apple palate with a clean citrus finish.

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WE460

SHIRAZ 14% 75cl £4.85 Dark red colour, flavours of plums and blackberrries with a light spicy finish.

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AU656

SHIRAZ 2014 3.5% 75cl £4.75 With flavours of plums, blackberries and spice, this Shiraz is enhanced on the palate by vanilla, dark chocolate and spicy pepper tones.

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SILVER CREEK VARIETAL RANGE AU651

VIOGNIER RESERVE 2014 14% 75cl £5.11 Made from 100% Limestone Coast Viognier grapes, this fresh wine exhibits soft fruits such as peaches, pears and apricots. The zesty acidity balances the richness of the fruit, providing a wine with a creamy palate with light spice notes.

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AU650

SHIRAZ VIOGNIER RESERVE 2013 13.5% 75cl £5.11 The addition of a little Petit Verdot gives this wine it’s superior palate. An aromatic wine packed with juicy summer berry fruits and spices. The generous mulberry fruit is well balanced with spicy characters, leading to a soft approachable palate with good weight and length. Bronze Medal Winner Decanter Shiraz Masters 2015.

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Australia WELCOME TO THE SPEAKEASY CLUB The Speakeasy of the “Roaring Twenties” was a place of whispered passwords and secret handshakes to get you into the underground world of illegal drinking dens, where liquor, music and dancing ran in the face of Prohibition. We’re keeping that rule-breaking spirit alive, by bringing you some of the best kept secrets from artisans, mixologists and winemakers the world over. Whisper it though, coz when they’re gone they’re gone. As we say in the Speakeasy Club “A little party never killed anybody”. Join us on Facebook at – Thespeakeasyclubwines – for regular updates on new members to the Club. This Cabernet Sauvignon from Mark Shaw’s cellars in Currency Creek, Adelaide, is a ripper of a wine. Bin No. AU346

BLIND TIGER CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2014 14.5% 75cl £6.31 Full of rich, fruity vibrant characters, it exudes complexity, with delicious hints of blackberry, dark cherry and plum. Delicate ageing in French oak adds elegant caramel and spicy vanilla flavours. A perfect partner for spicy pasta dishes, grilled steaks, roast lamb and cheeses.

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Australia TEN POUND POMS The Assisted Passage Migration Scheme was created in 1945. It was intended to substantially increase the population of Australia and to supply workers for the country’s booming industries. In return for subsidising the cost of travelling to Australia – adult migrants were charged only £10 for the fare (hence the name Ten Pound Poms). The Government promised employment prospects and a more optimistic lifestyle. More wines will be added to this range during 2016 Bin No. AU345

TEN POUND POMS CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2014 14.5% 75cl £6.31 This Cabernet Sauvignon from Currency Creek, South of Adelaide, displays rich and vibrant characters. It exudes complexity with nuances of caramel, leather, cooked plums and spicy vanilla. The oak profile delicately compliments the ripe dark cherry and soaked raisin fruit. A wine to be savoured and enjoyed.

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Australia The McPherson family have been involved in the Australian Wine Industry since the very early days. With vineyard holdings established in 1968 in the Murray Darling region near Mildura as well as in the Goulburn Valley, Central Victoria and the cool climate Strathbogie Ranges. Now widely recognised as pioneers of the Australian wine industry. “A family owned winery, we make wines for people who love life, laugh a lot and enjoy every minute“ (Andrew McPherson). Since its inception McPherson Wines has been on an uncompromising quest for QUALITY and a commitment to the very finest wine making techniques.

MEET THE WINE MAKER – JO NASH

After graduating from Charles Sturt University, Jo worked under Andrew McPherson tutelage, and in 2011 was appointed Chief Winemaker at McPherson Wines. Jo's natural affinity with, and passion for winemaking is evident in all aspects of her life. Married to a winemaker, they make small batch wine at home, enlisting their four young children to help pick the grapes and stomp on them with their bare feet.

McPHERSONS PREMIUM RANGE FAMILY SERIES Bin No. AU191

CHARDONNAY 2014/15 13.5% 75cl £6.32 A delightful, fruit driven wine displaying aromas of tropical fruits and peaches with just a hint of lightly toasted oak. The palate exhibits fresh, ripe Chardonnay flavours of melon and fig with a delicate, creamy texture and a crisp, clean finish. Subtle oak handling compliments, rather than overpowers the wine.

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AU193

SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 12% 75cl £6.32 This beautifully balanced unoaked wine displays intense tropical fruit aromas of passionfruit, papaya and ripe pineapple with a hint of herbaceous characters such as capsicum and tomato bush leaves. These characters follow through onto the palate and the fresh, crisp acid provides a lingering, refreshing finish.

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AU190

CABERNET ROSE 2014 12.5% 75cl £6.32 A fresh and lively wine, the McPherson Cabernet Rose is vibrant fuchsia in colour with a lovely perfumed nose of raspberries and strawberries. The fruit intensity on the palate is evident, with underlying hints of musk and mint completing the wine.

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AU194

CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2014 14% 75cl £6.32 Jocks Cabernet is much like the man - smooth, no-nonsense and will fit right in at any occasion This classic Cabernet exhibits rich berries and mint bouquet, with a full flavoured, fleshy, fruit laden palate.

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AU195 AU199A

SPARKLING 1 CHARDONNAY PINOT NOIR 11% 75cl £7.72 A fresh and delicate nose with light fruits and yeasty tones, complimented by a hint of fresh berries and cream. The Chardonnay offers both complexity and fruit on the palate, whilst the Pinot Noir brings an elegance and sophistication to complete the overall package. A lovely, fresh wine with a lingering bead and a persistent length. AU187

MOSCATO 2015 5.5% 75cl £4.14 Lifted floral aromas and flavours of strawberries, rose petals and a hint of musk, this wine has a fine spritz, an uplifting finish and is best enjoyed chilled.

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MERLOT 2015 13.5% 75cl £6.32 Rich garnet in colour, this wine has smooth fruit flavours of blackberries and stewed plums and some brambly Merlot character. It is supple and fleshy, with a characteristic smooth mouth feel and soft finish. French oak adds an extra savoury spicy dimension and soft fine tannins to the wine.

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AU196

SHIRAZ 2015 14% 75cl £6.32 Andrews’ Shiraz is deep purple, with delicious ripe berries, plums and a hint of pepper on the palate. This is a medium bodied wine with impressive length and a great finish. With subtly integrated American Oak balanced with ripe plums and blackberries, this wine has excellent structure and length. Secondary aromas of chocolate and spice add intrigue and complexity to the wine with soft tannins creating a supple and smooth wine with impressive length.

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Australia McPHERSON WINE COMPANY MOONSTRUCK Sourced from premium grape growing regions in Victoria. Moonstruck is hand-crafted with grapes gathered in the still of the night - and has been made with food in mind. Released for the first time in 2015. Bin No. AU670A

MOONSTRUCK SHIRAZ TEMPRANILLO 2013/14 14% 75cl £6.85 Rich, with elegant and chalky tannins, this wine is a lovely blend of blackberry and pepper with a hint of savoury fruit and wonderful length. With well integrated French oak complimenting the spicy palate, this is an enticing wine to be enjoyed with food. Bronze Medal Winner.

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McPHERSON WINE COMPANY Bin No AU680

MWC PINOT GRIS 2014 14% 75cl £6.85 Bronze medal winner at both the Royal Perth and Victorian Wine Show. The fruit for this premium Pinot Gris was sourced from the cool climate Strathbogie Ranges. A slight blush colour to the wine due to the juice having extended contact with the grape skins. This has produced a complex, textural and slightly savoury Pinot Gris with aromatic nuances of pears, lychees and exotic spice. Hints of spicy pear and red apple appear on the palate.

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AU209

MWC PINOT NOIR 2014 13.5% 75cl £6.85 Sourced from vineyards in the premium wine regions of Victoria, this medium bodied wine has enticing aromas of intense plum, cherry and strawberry fruit with a hint of spicy oak. The fresh fruit momentum continues on the palate with vibrant plum and dark stone fruits finishing with some firm acid, beautiful tannins and integrated oak.

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AU681

MWC SHIRAZ MOURVEDRE 2013/14 14.5% 75cl £6.85 Awarded 94 points by James Halliday and is in his top 100 Reds and it also has 4 medals to it’s name. Rich, with elegant and supple tannins; this Rhone inspired wine is a lovely blend of mild climate full-bodied Shiraz finely tempered by the savoury tannins of Mourvedre. this is a bold, modern Australian wine exhibiting aromas and flavours of blackberry and spice. The rich and full palate is complemented by hints of French oak leading to a seamless finish. Great to drink young, however time will reward those with patience...

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Australia DON’T TELL GARY This Shiraz is a labour of love, one the accountants didn’t know about. In 2014 Jo Nash, the McPherson Winemaker, discovered an exceptional parcel of shiraz from the Grampians which were gently crushed, then tucked away in some ridiculously expensive French Oak Barrels to age for 12 months. The wine speaks for itself, minimal intervention, purity of fruit, Shiraz at its best. Made by a winemaker, not an accountant. Enjoy with abandon. Just Don’t tell Gary. Bin No. AU208

DON’T TELL GARY 2014 14.5%

C 75cl £8.08 6 medals Won Already

SUNBURNT AU675A

SUNBURNT CHARDONNAY 2014 13% 75cl £6.85 A rich and textural wine displaying lovely aromas of tropical fruits with a hint of apple and spice. The palate is mouth-filling and generous with excellent length and harmony carrying the fruit to a full clean finish. Lovely light oak balances and completes the picture. A marvellous wine match with any meal and is best served slightly chilled to allow the full texture of the wine to flourish. A blisteringly good Chardonnay.

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LA VUE AU299

LA VUE GRENACHE ROSE 2015 14% 75cl £7.41 This wine has a beautiful pink hue which alludes to the delicacy of the wine. The nose shows lovely perfumed aromas of fresh rose petals and ripe strawberries teamed with wonderful fruit intensity on the palate.

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AU250A

CHARDONNAY SAUVINGON BLANC 2014/15 13% 75cl £5.71 A fresh, fruit driven wine displaying aromas of citrus and tropical fruits and some herbaceous notes. Typical Chardonnay flavours of melon and fig combine with the grassy and grapefruit flavours from the Sauvignon Blanc. The wine is crisp and refreshing, with a long finish.

AU205

AU251A

AU202

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SHIRAZ 2015 14% 75cl £5.71 Deep purple in colour, with an intense aroma of dark fruits and spice. Subtly integrated American oak balances with ripe plums and blackberries, this wine has excellent structure and length.

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CHARDONNAY 2014 13% 75cl £10.05 A rich and textural wine displaying enticing aromas of peach and melon with hints of almonds and toast. The luscious palate displays abundant citrus fruit flavours teamed with subtle oak and complexed with a rich texture of butterscotch. This wine offers terrific length and flavour.

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SHIRAZ 2014 14.5% 75cl £10.05 This wonderfully dark, inky red wine created from cool climate Central Victorian Shiraz complexed with a splash of Viognier, is redolent of concentrated black fruits and wild blueberries. Harmoniously balanced with brooding fruits and carefully integrated French oak, this wine offers intense blackberries and dark plums with a lingering spicy finish. Won a Decanter Gold medal in 2012 and has a Plethora of other awards.

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BASILISK BASILISK SUPER PREMIUM RANGE Bin No AU204

SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 12.5% 75cl £8.11 A delicate yet remarkably complex wine produced from select parcels of fruit from the cool climate Strathbogie Ranges of Central Victoria. Pale straw colour, this wine is filled with aromas of pineapple and citrus with subtle hints of gooseberries and passionfruit. The palate displays appealing tropical fruit flavours with an underlying lemon and lime zing.

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AU207

CHARDONNAY 2013/14 13% 75cl £8.11 A rich and textual wine displaying lovely aromas of tropical fruits with a hint of apple and spice. The palate is mouth-filling and generous with excellent length and harmony carrying the fruit to a full clean finish. A marvellous wine match with any meal and is best served slightly chilled to allow the full texture of the wine to flourish.

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AU198

SHIRAZ MOURVEDRE 2012/13 14.5% 75cl £8.11 Rich, with elegant and supple tannins, this Rhone inspired wine is an enigmatic blend of cool-climate spicy Shiraz combined with mild climate full-bodied Shiraz, finely tempered by the savoury tannins of Mourvedre. This delicious, exciting and harmonious wine exhibits aromas and flavours of blackberry, pepper and spice combined with the elegant integration of French oak.

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Basilisk is a creature of folklore whose legend inspired the creation of our premium wine Range.

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Australia McGUIGAN BLACK LABEL Black Label is currently one of the top 10 wine brands in the UK. It continues to go from strength to strength due to it’s outstanding wine making at McGuigan Wines.

Bin No. BLACK LABEL CHARDONNAY 2015 13% AU027A 75cl £5.90 QB020 187ml £1.59 A modern style Chardonnay showing intense tropical fruit flavours. Full bodied and fresh with good length, this wine is ideal for drinking on its own or with white meats or pasta.

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BLACK LABEL SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 10.5% AU045A 75cl £5.90 The palate is full and generously flavoured with a clean, crisp after-taste. Ideal for drinking with all entrees, particularly seafoods, plus pasta and chicken.

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BLACK LABEL PINOT GRIGIO 2015 12.5% AU016 75cl £5.90 Distinct aromas of pear and passionfruit with delicate floral perfumes. A refreshing white wine featuring delightful flavours of ripe pear and green apple. It is a nicely balanced wine that delivers a clean citrus finish typical of the Pinot Grigio style.

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BLACK LABEL TRAMINER RIESLING 2014 12% AU022A 75cl £5.90 Lovely straw colour, aromas of luscious tropical fruits, lychees and melon. Excellent balance, medium sweet in style.

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BLACK LABEL ROSE 2014 12.5% AU044 75cl £5.90 QB022 187ml £1.59 Deep pink colour, dryish in style with flavours of soft red fruits.

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BLACK LABEL RED 2014 13.5% AU025A 75cl £5.90 Delightful, soft red produced from carefully selected grapes. Bulging with rich fruit flavours, with just a hint of spice on the finish. Perfect with most foods or on its own.

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BLACK LABEL SHIRAZ 2014 13.5% AU058A 75cl £5.90 QB021A 187ml £1.59 Deep red colour, peppery finish. Very fruity with flavours of plum on the palate. Perfect with most red meats and cheeses.

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BLACK LABEL MERLOT 2014 13.5% AU028A 75cl £5.90 A lovely mellow style combined with rich, ripe red fruit flavours. Perfect with most red meats, poultry or cheeses.

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Australia JUNIPER ESTATE MARGARET RIVER Bin No AU686

JUNIPER CROSSING CHARDONNAY 2014 13.5% 75cl £9.86 Sumptuous, concentrated Chardonnay with rich lemon peel, oak and melon aromas. Ten months in oak have lent creamy smoothness and spice.

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AU685

JUNIPER CROSSING SEMILLON SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 13.5% 75cl £9.22 Made by Mark Messenger from fruit sourced around the Margaret River area. Cool sea breezes mean that the grapes retain their all important crispness whilst attaining full ripeness. This is lovely served chilled on a warm day.

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AU687

JUNIPER CROSSING CABERNET MERLOT 2012 14% 75cl £10.37 This super-ripe Cabernet/Merlot, with its cassis-rich plum and blackcurrant fruit flavours ought to do the trick. Pour liberally, in the company of a lamb roast.

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AU688

JUNIPER CROSSING SHIRAZ 2013 14% 75cl £10.74 A warm, generous, well-structured wine with rich, ripe black fruit flavours. Full of varietal characters and well structured tannins.

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ANGUS THE BULL The Aberdeen Wine Company was founded by Australian winemaker Hamish MacGowan. Legend has it that when Hamish’s mother gave birth to his hefty older brother, Angus, the nurse proclaimed “Angus, THE BULL!”. The story remained a family favourite and some thirty years later this delicious wine was born. ANGUS THE BULL CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2012 14% AU695 75cl £10.85 AU696 37.5cl £5.83 AU697 150cl £21.98 Inky black in colour with concentrated ripe fruits, subtle use of oak and a powerful finish. This full bodied wine provides the ideal accompaniment to enjoy with prime beef.

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DEEN DE BORTOLI Bin No. AU088

VAT 5 BOTRYTIS SEMILLON 2009 11% 37.5cl £6.82 An elegant sweet white wine with aromas of apricot and citrus. A small portion was matured in oak, adding complexity to the final wine.

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New Zealand New Zealand extends 1,600km (1000 miles) from sub-tropical Northland (36° S) to the world’s most southerly grape growing region Central Otago (46° S). Vineyards benefit from the moderating effect of the maritime climate (no vineyard is more than 120km, or 80 miles, from the ocean) with long sunshine hours and nights cooled by sea breezes. New Zealand wine is distinctive for its purity, vibrancy and intensity. The long ripening period, a result of cool temperatures - allows flavour development whilst retaining fresh acidity, a balance for which New Zealand wines are renowned. There are a number of distinct major winegrowing regions spread throughout New Zealand, with the majority on the East coast of the Islands in the rain shadow of the mountains. Within these diverse regions, sub-regional characteristics are beginning to show through and wines are now being distinguished as being not just from a wine region, but from a sub-region and a place. We hope you enjoy discovering our regions and producers. Key New Zealand Wine Regions - Marlborough In 1973, as Marlborough’s first Sauvignon Blanc vines were being planted, no one could have predicted that this variety would attain superstar status within a couple of decades. The explosive flavours of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc have dazzled wine critics throughout the world, setting the international benchmark for the style. Pungently aromatic, New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc assails the senses with red capsicum (bell pepper) and gooseberry characters through lush passionfruit and tropical fruit overtones. Other notes include fresh cut grass, tomato stalks, NORTH ISLAND grapefruit or limes. Sauvignon Blanc is New Zealand’s AUKLAND most widely planted varietal. The first wine made in commercial quantities was produced in 1979. Early success at local and international wine competitions boosted winemakers’ confidence in the varietal, as well as consumer demand. By the early 1990s, Sauvignon Blanc was firmly established as New Zealand’s flagship wine, with local and international demand increasing every year. Hawkes Bay

Hawkes Bay

WELLINGTON

WOVEN STONE, OHAU Named for the signature gravel stone remnants in the vineyard, forged over time by the force of the Ohau River, Woven Stone heralds a new dawn in winemaking north of New Zealand’s Kapiti Coast in the lower North Island. Inspired by the region’s flax-weaving heritage, this new label threads the strands of local history, fronting a fresh, zesty wine from the Ohau region.

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Marlborough

Waipara Valley

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Woven Stone

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New Zealand

MARLBOROUGH Bin No. NZ110

NIKA TIKI SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014/15 13% 75cl £6.45 A wonderful crisp and refreshing Sauvignon Blanc, showing true and traditional citrus notes on the nose. Inviting fresh lemon/lime and tropical fruit flavours on the palate with a long lasting fruit finish.

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NZ108

NIKA TIKI PINOT NOIR 2014 13% 75cl £7.64 A fruit driven style of Pinot Noir, with subtle spicy oak characters. Aromatic red berries dominate the nose, while the palate reveals essences of cherries and plums with a hint of chocolate raisins. Delicious.

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NZ111

WAVERIDER SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014/15 12.5% 75cl £6.45 A crisp, green and grassy Sauvignon Blanc with bundles of lemon/lime bursting through on the palate. Gooseberry and melon follow and a lovely textured finish.

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TOPUKU SAUVIGNON BLANC 14% 75cl £6.75 Light straw in colour. Inviting fresh citrus and tropical fruit flavours. A wonderfully crisp and refreshing wine, delicious drinking anytime.

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NZ300

TOPUKU PINOT NOIR 2015 12.5% 75cl £8.81 A young Pinot Noir with aromas of freshly crushed raspberries, cherries and redcurrants. Silky smooth mouth feel with the fruit flavours deepening and gamey nuances emerging.

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New Zealand OHAU REGION This new wine region is woven around the community of Ohau and situated on the river’s gravel stone remnants. Bin No.

Bin No. FOUNDERS STONE SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 13% 75cl £6.34 A wonderfully crisp and refreshing Sauvignon Blanc from the Ohau region of New Zealand. Bursting with zesty lime and tropical fruit aromas. The vibrant palate is packed with lemon, lime and passion fruit flavours with a long lasting fruity finish.

NZ252

CJ PASK - HAWKES BAY

WAIMEA FAMILY ESTATE

ALAN McCORKINDALE

NZ004

NZ106

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NZ107

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SAUVIGNON BLANC OMAHU ROAD 2014 13.5% 75cl £8.59 Tropical fruit flavours characterise this harmonious easy-drinking Sauvignon. Very fresh, lively and fruity.

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NZ018

SYRAH GIMBLETT ROAD 2011 13% 75cl £11.20 This wine is rich and elegant with white pepper and violet aromas. Blackberry and raspberry on the palate with hints of cherry and fine oak.

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WOVENSTONE SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 13% 75cl £6.05 Fresh aromas of ripe capsicum and lifted tomato leaf are followed by a luscious palate showing gooseberry flavours with flinty notes and a juicy ripe citrus finish.

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SPINYBACK PINOT NOIR 2013 13.5% 75cl £9.80 Abundant in varietal characters such as cherry, plum and raspberry both on the nose and on the palate. The wine is mouth filling and silky, rich in flavour with a succulent and sweetly spicy finish. A perfect accompaniment to red meat, game dishes and particularly, mushroom-based sauces.

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NZ013

SAUVIGNON BLANC (MARLBOROUGH) 2015 12.5% 75cl £10.01 Intensely aromatic, this wine bursts with flavours of gooseberry and redcurrants, with hints of passionfruit and lime zest. The palate is dry, vibrant and tightly structured with a racy acid.

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NZ015

PINOT NOIR (WAIPARA VALLEY) 2011 13.5% 75cl £18.22 A deep red colour and bursting with aromas of black cherry, blackberry, liquorice and smoky oak. The palate is focussed and rich, with soft tannins and an intriguing ‘forest floor’ complexity.

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New Zealand

DOMAIN ROAD Domain Road is located in the very heart of an historic gold mining area in Bannockburn. Bin No

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NZ031

SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 13.5% 75cl £11.60 IWSC Silver medal winner. A very bright straw colour and a nose which has everything a classic Sauvignon Blanc should have. Gooseberry, melon and passionfruit on the fruit spectrum, followed by green pepper and floral nuances. The palate has lovely texture and flavour with perfect balance to finish.

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NZ033

PINOT GRIS 2013 13.5% 75cl £11.60 This Pinot Gris has been whole bunch pressed and fermented to retain a hint of sweetness in an off dry style. Pears and stonefruit dominate the bouquet, together with hints of quince. The sweet taste of pears and peaches comes through on the palate. This medium bodied wine has a good texture and fine balance. Enjoy with seafood, white meats, salad dishes or as an aperitif.

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NZ034

WATER RACE RIESLING 2013 13% 75cl £11.60 The wine has lifted aromas of melon and citrus fruits with honey and floral notes on the nose. The small amount of residual sweetness is well balanced, and will allow you to experience ginger and lime on the palate, with excellent persistence on the finish. Enjoy with lightly spiced dishes, seafood or as an aperitif.

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NZ032

PINOT NOIR 2011 13.5% 75cl £16.33 An elegant Pinot Noir made from handpicked fruit. The wine displays subtle velvety fruit with vibrant aromas of cherry and plum as well as hints of cream and spice.

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Chile Chile extends like a ribbon down the west coast of South America for over 2,700 miles – while its width

Elqui Valley

never exceeds 150 miles, making the country more

Limari Valley

than eighteen times longer than its widest point.

Chaopa Valley Aconcagua Valley

This elongated country, wedged between the Pacific ocean and the longest mountain chain

Casablanca Valley

SANTIAGO

San Antonio Valley Maipo Valley

– the Andes - straddles a tectonically unstable region.

Cachapaol Colchagua Valley Curico Valley Maule Valley

To the north of the country, the land rises and becomes more arid, until you reach the forbidding Atacama Desert, one of the most inhospitable regions on earth.

Itala Valley Bio Bio Valley

Malleco Valley

To the south, it is just the opposite; featuring grasslands, national parks and terminating in the lush lake district of Patagonia. Chile's southern extremity is marked by Cape Horn, a treacherous headland surrounded by almost continuously storm-tossed seas. In the centre of the country, is a long and expansive river valley, a 500 mile corridor occupied in the north by vineyards and great farms and in the south by forests and enchanting lakes. Santiago, the capital, anchors the northern and more prosperous section of the central valley, with 40% of the population living in this area. The topography and terroir of Chile make it favourable to viticulture. The Pacific, with its Antarctic Humboldt current, brings cooling breezes to coastal vineyards, while the sheltering presence of the coastal mountain range makes Chile's Valle Central relatively warm and dry. Along the eastern edge of the country, in the foothills of the Andes, high altitudes and abundant meltwater rivers make for a different terroir again. The original grape of Chile is the PaĂ­s variety, brought in by the Spanish conquerors. To this day, it is the most cultivated red grape variety in Chile, producing a high yielding grape qualified for simple, rustic red wines. Today, internationally known grape varieties are also cultivated in Chile, such as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

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Chile ALTARIA Altaria leads you on a journey of discovery to some of the best wines that Chile has to offer. All of our Altaria Estate wines are suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

Bin No. SAUVIGNON BLANC 2015 13.5% CL310 75cl £4.75 CL316 187ml £1.33 Crisp and refreshing, it offers an abundance of invigorating acidity. A perfect accompaniment to lighter style dishes particularly seafood and fresh pasta, or ideal on its own.

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CL311

CHARDONNAY 2015 14% 75cl £4.75 Delightfully fresh with citrus and tropical fruit flavours and a gentle, creamy vanilla oak. A versatile wine which makes a great accompaniment to most food, in particular cream-based pasta and succulent chicken dishes.

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CL307

MERLOT ROSE 2014 13% 75cl £4.75 This fresh and fruity rose has a youthful aroma reminiscent of summer red fruits such as strawberries, raspberries and redcurrants. Its zingy acidity gives a refreshing, lively finish.

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MERLOT 2015 13% CL312 C 75cl £4.75 CL317 187ml £1.33 Rich, intense aromas and flavours of bramble fruits, this Merlot is well-rounded with good weight and length. The rich velvety texture of this wine make it an ideal partner for red meat and pork dishes. It is also excellent enjoyed on it’s own.

CL313

CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2014 13% 75cl £4.75 Enticing, opulent aromas of blackcurrant with spicy notes. Fine concentration with rich and jammy black fruit flavours, good structure and length. This full-flavoured Chilean Cabernet would be ideal with roast meats, rich pasta, casseroles or simply served on it’s own.

C

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Chile OTRA TIERRA ESTATES

VICUNA

CAVADORRA

Bin No

Bin No.

Bin no. CL355 CL314

SAUVIGNON BLANC 2015 13.5% 1 75cl £4.80 A classic example of why Sauvignon Blanc is so popular. Fresh and crisp with citrus lemon and lime on the palate. Suitable for vegans and vegetarians. CL315

MERLOT 2015 13% 75cl £4.80 Rich, intense and packed full of blackberries and blueberries. Well rounded with good weight and length. Smooth and easy drinking. Suitable for vegans and vegetarians

C

WATERS EDGE Bin No. SAUVIGNON BLANC 13.5% WE033 1 75cl £4.75 QB201 187ml £1.38 A fresh clean dry white with hints of citrus and gooseberry on the palate and a crisp fruity finish.

SAUVIGNON BLANC 2015 75cl £4.75 Gooseberry and passionfruit aromas, the wine is stylish and fresh with a dry finish.

WE495

CL356

MERLOT 2014 13% 75cl £4.75 Smooth and silky with flavours of red berries. Soft and tannic but also elegant and creamy.

WE496

MILLAMAN CONDOR Half bottles

LADERA VERDE Half bottles

CL220

CL451

1

C

SAUVIGNON BLANC 2015 12.5% 37.5cl £2.99 Young and fresh, with a pale straw colour and soft green tinges. Intense citric nose with green apple and melon notes. Lively fresh palate.

1

SAUVIGNON BLANC 13% 75cl £4.80 Crisp and elegant with fruity herb notes, tantalising citric notes and mineral character. Refreshing and juicy.

1

CABERNET SAUVIGNON SHIRAZ 75cl £4.80 Deep red colour, blackberries and cherries with a hint of spice, on the palate more dark red fruits with a slight peppery finish. Will change to cabernet sauvignon.

C

SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 13% 75cl £2.99 Crisp and fresh with limey fruit, a hint of herbs and a twist of lemon. Typically dependable and friendly.

2

CL450 CL221

CABERNET SAUVIGNON 1 2014 13% 37.5cl £2.99 Intense ruby red colour. The nose shows pleasant notes of cherries, blackcurrants and strawberries, intermingled with tobacco. A ripe juicy wine, filled with notes of cassis, ripe plums and fresh berries.

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MERLOT 2014 13% 75cl £2.99 This has lovely plummy merlot fruit with a ripeness that is so typical of Chile. Easy and very drinkable.

C


Chile PATO TORRONTE Bin No CL366

SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 12.5% 75cl £5.17 Invitingly fruity, offering a juicy citrus and gooseberry backbone overlaid with notes of fresh green apples.

1

CL365

CHARDONNAY 2014 13% 75cl £5.17 Aromas of peach, apricot, dessert apples and vanilla open the show for a palate with more round, ripe stone fruits and citrus.

2

CL367

CABERNET ROSE 2015 75cl £5.17 A bright pink rosé, full of summer berry aromas. Refreshingly dry and with a zippy acidity, rounded off by the lashings of supple, juicy fruit.

2

CL368

MERLOT 2014 13% 75cl £5.17 Offers good concentration and depth, a soft and plummy texture, and hints of vanilla and spice.

C

CL369

CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2013 13.5% 75cl £5.17 A fruit-driven style of Cabernet that offers rounded, ripe berry fruit with a plummy and easy-going feel.

D

CONO SUR LOS GANSOS CL150

SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 13.2% 75cl £6.19 This Sauvignon Blanc is crisp and elegant, with citrus flavours and gooseberry hints, all of which is surrounded by a refreshing acidity.

1

CL165

GEWURTZTRAMINER 75cl £6.19 Wonderfully aromatic and beautifully balanced palate. Perfumed floral notes mixing with honey, apricot and ginger on the nose, the palate offers further stone fruit, honeyed tones and parma violet notes.

4

CL151

PINOT NOIR 2014 13% 75cl £6.19 This wine has beautiful red and violet colours. Aromas of berries, black cherries sweet fruits, mixed in with hints of toasty oak. Soft sweet fruits with fine tannins give a rich texture when tasting.

B

CL152

MERLOT 2013 75cl £6.19 Dark plum colour, blackberries and sweet oak toasts on the nose. The palate is full of sweet and intense fruit with good structure, balanced acidity and ripe tannins.

C

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Chile MOUNTAIN RANGE Bin No. CL017

CHARDONNAY 13% 75cl £5.72 Central valley is a principal viniculture area of Chile, where the warm days and cool nights produce great white wine such as this Chardonnay. Serve with seafood and poultry dishes.

2

SAUVIGNON BLANC 13% CL014 1 75cl £5.72 CL031 187ml £1.55 Estate grown in the Maipo Valley with its mild climate and gravelly well drained soil produces a fresh fruity stylish dry wine. CL019

ROSE 12.5% 75cl £5.72 Beautiful strawberry pink colour with intense fruit aromas. Delicate and elegant, fresh and crisp with a smooth and well balanced finish. CL015

3

CABERNET SAUVIGNON 13.5% 75cl £5.72 Full bodied wine with rich fruit flavours, a great accompaniment to meat and all cheeses.

C

MERLOT 13.5% CL013 D 75cl £5.72 CL025 187ml £1.55 This wine is appreciated for its silky smoothness, fruity taste and lingering finish. Serve with all meats and most cheeses.

C.Y.T VARIETALS CL052

CHARDONNAY 13% 75cl £4.90 Fruity and delicate with notes of herbs, tropical fruits and vanilla. Fresh, balanced and refreshing with a little sweetness and long lasting flavour.

2

CL053

SAUVIGNON BLANC 13% 75cl £4.90 Fruity herb notes and some vanilla. Fresh dry and balanced. Superb as an aperitif or with fish and white meats. CL055

1

CABERNET BLUSH 75cl £4.90 Soft summer fruits on the palate with a delicious sweet finish. CL051

5

MERLOT 75cl £4.90 Young, peppery wine with flavours of herbs and berries. Soft rounded and long, very smooth. A violet red colour.

C

CL050

CABERNET SAUVIGNON 13% 75cl £4.90 Full of blackberries and spice, plums and vanilla. This Cabernet Sauvignon has a ruby colour and gives a prolonged taste in the mouth. Good body and finish.

D

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Chile SUPER RESERVE WINES Bin No CL111

ALMA VIVA 2011 14% 75cl £83.15 This is the only 1st Cru wine of Chile. It is a partnership between CYT and Chateau Mouton Rothschild of Bordeaux. A stunning red wine of the highest order, great balance and complexity.

D

CL114

DON MELCHOR CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2009 13.5% 75cl £38.21 This ‘private reserve’ wine is aged for 12 months in new French oak and then an additional year in bottle producing an extraordinary wine of luscious chocolate, tobacco and vanilla flavours. It is an elegant yet powerfully rounded wine with mature tannins.

E

CL248

OCIO PINOT NOIR 2012 13.9% 75cl £29.96 Beautiful and concentrated ruby red colour of high intensity. In the mouth it shows intense sweet fruit, elegance, rich texture and concentrated flavours. This amazing Pinot Noir has very soft tannins, a great structure and a rich and long lasting ending.

D

CONO SUR SINGLE VINEYARD An idea born from finding the ideal terroir for each grape variety by optimizing the altitude, soil and climate conditions, making each wine unique.

Bin No. CL189

SINGLE VINEYARD SAUVIGNON BLANC BLOCK NO 10 75cl £8.41 On the nose are aromas of grapefruit, white flowers with citrus and mineral hints. The palate is slightly salty with great acidity and a long finish. This fresh and elegant wine pairs beautifully with seafood, chicken, cheese and vegetables.

2

CL188

SINGLE VINEYARD PINOT NOIR BLOCK NO 21 75cl £9.97 Ripe raspberry, strawberries and black cherry notes on the nose lead seamlessly into a fresh and delicate mouthful with hints of coffee and cocoa.

C

TERRUNYO Terrunyo comes from the selection of a specific block of our best vineyards, in which we have identified a unique and complex character in each variety selected.

CL135

TERRUNYO CARMENERE BLOCK 27 14.5% 75cl £17.88 Dark and deep red with violet nuances. Very elegant, complex, great character of pure Carmenere, plenty of blueberries, black cherries and violets. Great structure, mouth feeling, mineral, sweet tannins, graphite, powerful as delicate, with lots of fruit giving a long finish.

D

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Argentina SALTA Mollinos

Cafayate Vallley

Talampaya

Famatina Valley La Rioja

LA RIOJA Fertil Valley

SAN JUAN San Juan

MENDOZA North Mendoza

BUENOS AIRES

South Mendoza

La Pampa Rio Colorado Rio Negro

NEUQUEN

The wine industry in Argentina has seen growth, especially over the last five years. Its production standard has reached fifth in the world with exports growing steadily, especially to the United States. Most of Argentina’s growth has been due to increased quality in wine and with foreign investments, Argentina has had much success becoming a leader in the industry. The wines of Argentina are always considered to be part of the New World, which is kind of strange when you think about it. After all they have been making wine here since the 1550’s, a century before South Africa, and well over 200 years before the Australians planted their first vines in 1788 – an experiment that promptly failed. But rather than dwell on other’s misfortune, let’s just say Argentina has a long history of wine-making. Vines made their way to Argentina via four different routes, but the most commonly-told story is that Argentine wine-making began in the later half of the 16th century when Spanish missionaries and conquistadors brought vines with them from Spain. Some of these vines ended up in Peru, Chile, and the United States. 38 72


Argentina ALTARIA Bin No. AR001

ALTARIA MALBEC 2014 13% 75cl £4.96 Vivid blackberry fruit with silky firm tannins, spicy plum and hints of chocolate on the palate. Good structure and length.

D

FOUNDERS STONE AR002

FOUNDERS STONE MALBEC RESERVE 2014 13% 75cl £5.54 A fantastic vibrant red Malbec. A wonderful clean nose with aromas of dark ripe red fruits. Plum, black cherry and raspberries dance on the palate combined with sweet tannins. Nice weight and good length to the finish.

D

ZONDA AR131

MALBEC SHIRAZ 2014 75cl £5.13 Vibrant red violet tones. It has a delicate and balanced blend of forest fruit, marmalades of plum and cherry. In the mouth it is medium body displaying round tannins.

D

LAS PAMPAS AR080

CHENIN TORRONTES 2015 13% 75cl £5.66 This blend is a fabulous combination between the tropical and the floral crispness from the Torrontes grape.

2

AR081

MALBEC/SHIRAZ 2014 13% 75cl £5.66 A full, meaty wine with lots of spicy plum fruit and soft tannins providing the structure. Nice weight and good length.

C

AR010

MALBEC 2014 13% 75cl £5.95 Deep red colour with violet hues. A clean nose with aromas of plum and cherry. Smooth palate with medium intensity.

D

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Argentina FRANCOIS LURTON ALTA COLLECTION Bin No. AR046

PINOT GRIS 2014 12.5% 75cl £7.64 Rare in Argentina, the Lurtons harvest this variety first each year to retain the delicate bouquet and the rich complex flavours of peaches, apricots and raisins. Delicious and interesting.

2

AR049

LURTON PINOT GRIGIO ROSE 2015 75cl £7.64 A lovely light pink colour. Fresh, fruity nose with notes of cherries, strawberries and candies. Good acid balance in mouth, ending with fruity notes of cherries and plums.

2

AR047

MALBEC 2013 13% 75cl £7.64 A medium-bodied, supple wine with soft tannins. Typically generous, concentrated blackberry fruit, fat and spicy with a long lingering finish. Brilliant for roasts and barbecues!

C

TRIVENTO AR200

TRIBU MALBEC 2014 13% 75cl £6.05 Vibrant red with violet hues, this has a clean nose with a presence of red fruit. The palate has good quality rounded tannins with a medium intensity.

D

AR030

PRIVATE SELECTION MALBEC 2013 75cl £6.84 Aromas of plum and raspberry mingle elegantly with vanilla notes from the oak. The palate is well balanced and exhibits sweet tannins and a velvety finish.

C

QB300

TRIVENTO RESERVE MALBEC 187ml £1.90 A deep ruby red with violet hues. Delicious chocolate and cherry flavour with good rounded tannins and a lengthy aftertaste.

C

AR022

EOLO MALBEC 2012 15% 75cl £35.82 Dense purple in colour, with pronounced aromas of raspberries,dark chocolate and cream. An opulent palate of sweet cinnamon spice, dark fruit, pepper and toasty oak. Creamy tannins and long finish.

D

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Argentina GOUGEHHEIM Bin No AR040

ESCONDIDO TORRONTES 2014 13% 75cl £6.56 Golden wine with greenish flashes. Strongly aromatic, with hints of peach, orange and grapefruit citrus. Plenty of body, with very good acidity.

2

AR041

ESCONDIDO MALBEC 2014 13.5% 75cl £6.61 Dark red color with violet hints. Rich and strong aromas, including scents of ripe fruits, plums, black cherry, blackcurrant, chocolates and violets. Well balanced acidity and a long finish. Good structure with soft tannins.

C

AR042

GOUGENHEIM CHARDONNAY 2014 75cl £7.36 Vibrant bright yellow color with green hints. Highly aromatic wine, with notes of green apple, pear and tropical fruits. Rich style chardonnay. Crisp style with very moderated oak influence.

1

AR043

GOUGENHEIM PINOT NOIR 2015 75cl £7.71 Bright ruby red colour, with medium intensity. Robust aromas of raspberries and cherries, with mint notes. Medium body wine, with soft, silky tannins and well balanced acidity.

C

AR045

GOUGENHEIM RESERVE CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2011 13.5% 75cl £8.63 Rich blackcurrant fruit, displaying chocolate and tobacco flavours with well integrated oak. This 'Reserva' is aged for 6 months in oak barrels, half of which are brand new and the other half third year barrels. This gives an added warmth and depth to the wine which makes it a perfect partner to richly flavoured meat dishes and, of course, steak.

D

AR048

GOUGENHEIM RESERVE MALBEC 2013 14% 75cl £8.63 Big cherry and plum flavour with elegant oak tannins. Argentina’s keynote grape at its finest. This ‘Reserva’ is aged for 6 months in oak barrels, half of which are brand new and the other half third year barrels. This gives an added warmth and depth to the wine which makes it a perfect partner to richly flavoured meat dishes and, of course, steak.

E

AR039

GOUGENHEIM SPARKLING MALBEC ROSE NV 12% 75cl £8.96 Love Malbec? Love Bubbles? This excellent extra brut Rose from Malbec, very easy to drink with a strong colour and red fruit flavours with very fine bubbles.

1

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California NORTH COAST Includes the famous areas of Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino. The rolling hills and giant redwoods help produce one of the coolest climates in California and home to half of the state’s wineries.

CENTRAL COAST

NORTH COAST Mendocino

Nevada

El Dorado Napa Sonoma

SIERRA FOOTHILLS

Lodi

Includes Monterey, Paso Robles and San Louis Obispo. With over 300 miles of rugged coastline providing excellent cool climate growing conditions. The Central Coast contains some of the oldest vines in the state, planted by Franciscan monks back in 1770.

INLAND/COASTAL Includes Lodi, Madera County and San Joaquin Valley. Known as the food basket of America this region produces more than 8% of all Americas Agricultural need, from Almonds, Cotton, Oranges and Wine Grapes.

San Joaquin

SAN FRANCISCO

Madera

CENTRAL VALLEY

Monterey

San Louis Obispo Bakersfield

The USA and in particular the

SOUTH COAST

State of California is currently the world’s fourth largest wine producer in the world behind

LOS ANGELES

France, Italy and Spain. Exporting over 443 million litres of wine last year. This is set to continue for the foreseeable future, with back to back vintages from 2012 to 2015 being heralded for their high quality as well as high quantity. California accounts for 90% of the wine produced in the USA. With one in ten bottles of all wine purchased in the UK now coming from California, (the majority of which being White Zinfandel). The UK consumer has recently started to apply the less but better approach which led to good growth in mid to Premium priced wines during 2015. The abundant sunshine ensures a consistent and long growing season while the diversity of terroir supports a multitude of wine grape varieties. California’s 800 miles of rugged coastline provides vineyards with natural air conditioning in the form of coastal fogs and breezes. Ideal conditions for producing exceptional Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, while Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot benefit from cool climate conditions and bright sunshine in the warmer Interior valleys such as the San Joaquin. 76


California

Get

a Little

Unruly and

GET DOWN with your

Bad

Self

UNRULY WINES Founded by Sicilian immigrant Gasepe Indelicato in 1924 in Manteca, California. Gasepe’s family had been producing wines for generations before his move to the brave new world of America in the 1920’s. This family owned wine company now into the third generation of wine producers, has over 90 years of experience in California and is now one of America’s top 10 fastest growing wine companies. With Vineyards in San Bernabe, Monterey County, Clay Station in Lodi and Black Stallion in Napa, Delicato offer a range of quality wines under the UNRULY and NOBLE VINES brands. “RESPECT FOR OUR LAND,OUR PEOPLE AND AN UNCOMPROMISING COMMITMENT TO QUALITY WILL ENDURE FOR THE NEXT 90 YEARS “ Bin No

Bin No

Bin No US140

UNRULY CHARDONNAY 2013 13% 75cl £7.10 The newest member of the Unruly family. This Chardonnay showcases righteous aromas of tropical fruit, with a rebellious kick of spice. Massive flavours of pineapple and vanilla cream makes this one a hit at any gig. Favourite dish: Alligator fritters.

2

US132

UNRULY RED 2013 13.5% 75cl £6.84 Massive red fruit aromas with colossal flavours of plum, black cherry and blackberry with a generous helping of oak to seal the deal. Not just for the weekend warrior, relish during the week with a juicy ostrich burger, zesty buffalo back ribs, vension steaks or wild boar sausage. 4 Silver medals.

D

US135

UNRULY RED ZINFANDEL 2012 13.5% 75cl £7.10 Thunderous burst of blackberries and spice. There's a darker side to this big wine - tons of black cherries and toasted oak reverberates throughout the set. Favourite dish: Wild game and dark chocolate. Winner of a Gold Medal and 3 sliver medals.

D

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California

{Noble Vines} NOT ALL VINES ARE CREATED EQUAL For centuries, vintners have cultivated cuttings from individual vines that produce exceptional grapes. A select few have stood the test of time, and have been granted numbers to distinguish them. NOBLE VINES.

MEET THE WINE MAKER – JAMES EWART Growing up on his family’s winery in Adelaide Hills, Australia, James graduated from University of Adelaide in 1999 specialising in Geology, Viticulture and Chemistry. Trained in Coonawara, Australia and Marlborough (Cloudy Bay) New Zealand James headed for California. Working with Bill Petrovie on vine stock research at the San Bernabe vineyard in Monterey led to the creation of NOBLE VINES. San Bernabe Vineyards were founding members of the Central Coast National Vineyard team which sets the standards for sustainable wine growing throughout the region.

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California NOBLE VINES Bin No. US136

446 CHARDONNAY 2012 13.5% 2 75cl £10.05 Appealing aromas of golden delicious apples, apricots and pineapple. Medium bodied with a creamy mid palate this delightful wine offers flavours of peach, coconut and hints of toasty vanilla spice.

US138

242 SAUVIGNON BLANC 2013 75cl £10.05 Prized for its zest, this single vineyard Sauvignon Blanc offers a modern expression of the classic style: the crisp citrus notes are balanced by deliciously minerality. Enjoy with oysters, grilled chicken or pork dishes.

1

US139

1 RED BLEND 2012 13.5% 75cl £10.05 A medium bodied wine with balanced acidity and supple tannins. On the nose, rich aromas of blackberry and black cherry mingle with hints of spice. These dark fruit flavours carry beautifully to the palate ending with a touch of pepper.

C

US130

181 MERLOT 2011 14% 75cl £10.05 A lavish expression of a classic Bordeauxstyle Merlot, 181 is bursting with plush tannins and sumptuous notes of blackcherry, stone fruit and spice. It’s lingering, luxurious finish is a vivid compliment to lamb, roast beef and hearty sauces.

C

US131

337 CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2011 14.5% 75cl £10.05 The vines are sustainably cultivated for structure and flavour in the cobblestones of our Lodi vineyard, resulting in a wine that exudes seductive aromas of mocha and dark cherry followed by an intense burst of ripe blackberry and spice. Serve with roasted game, hearty pastas and savoury, slow-cooked fayre suitable for a Viking feast!

E

US137

667 PINOT NOIR 2012 13.5% 75cl £10.05 Red cherry, earth and light vanilla notes on the nose. Plush tannins and balanced acidity support core flavours of ripe Bing cherry, bittersweet cocoa powder, and delicate hints of sage.

C

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California

WINE

OF

THE

USA

SIERRA CREEK Bin No.

Bin No.

US150A

WHITE 12% £4.75 Easy drinking, full of soft fruit aromas. Light bodied and refreshing. This wine is bursting with citrus fruit flavours. This wine can be drunk on its own and will also be a perfect partner for all fish dishes and salads.

2 75cl

80

WHITE ZINFANDEL 10% £4.88 5 75cl An easy drinking rose wine, full of strawberry and raspberry fruit aromas from grapes harvested in California. Light-bodied and refreshing, this wine is rich in flavours of red berry fruits. This wine can be drunk on its own and will also be a perfect partner for salads and barbecued seafood. Serve chilled.

US151A

Bin No. US152A

RED 12%

C 75cl

£4.75 A soft red wine, full of fruit aromas. Soft tannins make this wine smooth on the palate with a predominant spicy plum finish. Can be drunk on its own or is the perfect partner for all pasta and meat dishes.


California PINK FOX Bin No PINK FOX WHITE ZINFANDEL 10% US077 75cl £4.75 QB180 187ml £1.38 A delicate blush pink colour introduces this fresh, lively wine to your palate. Light creaminess surrenders to a refreshing sweet finish of strawberries and melon.

5

WATERS EDGE

FOXCOVER

BLAZING STAR

Bin No.

US079A

Bin No.

CALIFORNIAN WHITE ZINFANDEL 10% WE062 75cl £4.75 QB237 187ml £1.38 Coral pink in colour. Delicate and refreshing with soft fruit flavours of strawberries and peaches.

6

WHITE ZINFANDEL 10% £4.90 Light, fruity white Zinfandel which blends fresh raspberry and strawberry flavours with hints of watermelon.

5 75cl

ANGELS FLIGHT US016A

WHITE ZINFANDEL 10.5% £5.52 A light to medium bodied wine with bright aromas of strawberry and watermelon. The full ripe flavours are well-balanced with a refreshing mouth feel and a crisp lingering finish.

6 75cl

US170

MOSCATO COLOMBARD RIESLING 2014 11.5% 75cl £4.95 A pale lemon hue with lifted aromatics of white flowers and stone fruit create a broad, ripe palate with hints of tropicality and fresh acidity. A luscious, fresh white wine.

3

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South Africa

Paarl

Worcester

Durbanville

Robertson

CAPE TOWN Constantia

Franschhoek

Stellenbosch

Cape of Good Hope Elim

Cape Agulhas

This country is in fact the 8th largest producer of wine in the world offering easy drinking wines that represent those from France, Germany and Italy. Much of the landscape in the Western Cape Province of South Africa is made up of vineyards draping the mountainsides and hugging the coastlines. As the wines from South Africa continue to impress connoisseurs from all over the world, the growth of the vineyards has been steadily increasing and the latest figures show that the vineyards account for 105 566 hectares of land compared with the 1997 figure of 98 203 hectares. The first exports of wine from South Africa were very modest ones from the Constantia organized by Van der Stel’s son, Willem Adriaan. Later on in 1761 and 1762 the exports of red and white wine began to be noticed by the European market.

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South Africa BUTTERFLY TREE The village of McGregor, in South Africa’s Breede River Valley, is home to the McGregor Winery. The winery, established in 1948, imposes a unique charm and history based on the proud Scottish heritage of the village. The modern day winery continues the philosophy of its founding fathers, to produce exceptional quality wines from the unique and varied terroir of the area. Grapes for our Butterfly Tree wines are grown in terroir ranging from the cooler climate of the Riviersonderend mountains to the more temperate conditions of the King’s River valley. This contributes to the unique wine styles and flavour profiles which make our Butterfly Tree wines stand out.

Bin No ZA156

BUTTERFLY TREE CHARDONNAY 2014 75cl £4.75 The wine has a bright yellow/green colour. Complex flavours of ripe fruit and pineapple with a characteristic hint of citrus contribute to the fullness and freshness of this wine. A wonderful companion to fish and chicken dishes.

1

ZA158

BUTTERFLY TREE PINOTAGE 2014 75cl £4.75 Deep ruby red colour. Fresh fruity aromas of berries and ripe banana, complimented by delicate wood maturation flavours. An easy drinking, medium bodied wine with soft sweetish tannins. A true companion to red meat, game, venison or drinks well on its own.

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South Africa FRANSCHHOEK CELLARS Bin No ZA094

FREEDOM CROSS CHENIN BLANC 2015 13% 75cl £5.46 Harvested at optimum ripeness from bush vines grown under low yielding dry land conditions. Young, fresh and fruity, the zesty palate offers citrus flavours with a hint of peach. Easy drinking on its own or with a light meal.

2

ZA098

FREEDOM CROSS SAUVIGNON BLANC 2015 75cl £5.78 This wine offers alluring flavours and aromas of fresh cut grass and tropical fruit, with green apple, pineapple and fig! Fresh and zesty on the palate with a lingering herbaceous taste.

1

ZA095

FREEDOM CROSS CHARDONNAY 2015 13% 75cl £5.78 An elegant and full bodied wine with good balance and tropical citrus flavours. Rich and buttery on the palate, with a firm structure.

1

ZA096

FREEDOM CROSS PINOTAGE 2014 14% 75cl £5.78 Medium to full bodied dry red wine with an approachable, earthy and berry fruit aroma. Soft styled in character. Delicious at room temperature or lightly chilled.

D

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South Africa

WATERS EDGE Bin No. MERLOT 13.5% WE001 C 75cl £4.75 QB220 187ml £1.38 An easy drinking red with lively cherry and blackberry flavours and hints of cocoa and violets.

WIDE RIVER ZA112

CHENIN BLANC 2015 12% 75cl £5.13 Clean and bright, peppery and aromatic, with tropical fruit flavours of ripe fig and melon backed up with crisp refreshing acidity.

3

ZA111

VIOGNIER 2014 14% 75cl £5.85 Long aromatic nose of apricot, peaches and lemon with orange peel on the palate.

ZA113

2

SHIRAZ 2014 14% 75cl £5.72 Easy going soft red with plenty of spicy, peppery fruit, good berried flavours and length.

D

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Fair Trade, Organic & Vegan Wines

Fair Trade was founded to fight poverty through trade; we break the cycle of poverty and despair by helping people to help themselves. The world’s poor have skills and ability, but often lack opportunity; helping someone get engaged in trade and gain their fair share of the benefits offers a route to a brighter future, for them, their families and their communities.

CHILE PARCEL BY PARCEL Bin No.

Bin No.

CL286

SAUVIGNON BLANC 2015 12.5% 75cl £6.30 Typically tropical and fresh Sauvignon with aromas of gooseberries and fresh mown hay. Crisp and well balanced.

2

CL287

CARMENERE MERLOT 2014 75cl £6.30 Very lush and rounded with lots of ripe blueberry and raspberry character and a hint of smoke.

C

LA FONDA Every 18 and 19 September, Chile pauses to celebrate “Fiestas Patrias” in honour of their independence. Festivities take place at the famous “fonds,” which become places of national pride where one is sure to find good wine along with traditional dancing, games and Chilean cuisine. La Fonda’s labels are inspired by the Lira Popular, a medium constructed by Chilean poets in the late 19th Century, which consisted of illustrations and engravings depicting national events and celebrations or subjects of concern.

CL676

SAUVIGNON BLANC 75cl £5.68 A captivating yellow colouring with hints of green. Citric notes of herbs and peaches combine beautifully in the nose. The palate has good volume, yet is light and fresh.

1

CL675

CABERNET CARMENERE 75cl £5.68 Brilliant ruby red in colour with hints of violet. Aromas of plums, blackberries and raspberries mingle with dark chocolate on the nose. A medium-bodied wine with a smooth, rich flavour and soft tannins.

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Fair Trade, Organic & Vegan Wines SOUTH AFRICA STELLAR RUNNING DUCK Bin No ZA170

CHENIN SAUVIGNON BLANC 2015 13% 75cl £6.69 Crisp and grassy nose with attractive weight of fruit and lovely lingering freshness. Made from certified Organic and Fairtrade grapes.

2

ZA173

CHENIN BLANC 2015 12.5% 75cl £6.69 Quince and elderflower fruit, fresh acidity to give balance and also the merest hint of sweetness to add extra texture. Organic and Fairly Traded.

2

ZA172

ROSE 2015 13.5% 75cl £6.69 A big, bold and full flavoured rose that is packed with raspberry and redcurrant flavours but topped off with nice acidity and balance. A good food rose.

ZA171

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SHIRAZ 2014 13.5% 75cl £6.69 A remarkably soft and juicy Shiraz without any of the aggressive tanning or domineering fruit often associated with this variety. Immensely easy and gluggable.

ZA174

C

MERLOT 2014 13% 75cl £6.69 Soft and rounded with gentle, plummy fruit character. Very attractive and easy drinking.

C

NO ADDED SULPHUR ZA175

NSA CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2015 13% 75cl £7.02 Quite firm with blackcurrant and stewed plums on both nose and palate as well as excellent structure. Made without the addition of any sulphites during the winemaking process.

D

ZA176

NSA PINOTAGE 2014 13.5% C 75cl £7.02 Very ripe and luscious with trademark Pinotage aroma of cut grass and plum skins. Has really nice depth of fruit and a soft rounded finish.

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Organic & Vegan Wines CALIFORNIA BIO DYNAMIC WINE Bin no. US506

THE BUTLER 2009 14.2% 75cl £14.31 Mendocino County, single vineyard, only 900 cases produced. A blend of Syrah, Grenache, Mouvedre and Petit Syrah inspired by wines from the Rhone Valley.

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The wine is produced from 100% organically grown grapes. Full of aromas of ripe plum and dark cherries with a hint of violets. It is a rich, velvety wine with good structure, soft tannins and flavours of sweet oak and liquorice spice.

BONTERRA ORGANIC VINEYARDS Bin No US313

CHARDONNAY 2013 12.5% 75cl £8.40 An initial impression of rich, buttery cream quickly turns to aromas of honey and lightly toasted almonds, followed quickly by tropical aromas of pineapple and citrusy lemon. The wine is refreshing on the palate with a vibrant tartness and lemon zest.

2

US318

MERLOT 2012 12.5% 75cl £9.19 The heritage of Bordeaux is evident here. Aromas of cranberry, chocolate and cola spice add to the somewhat old world style. Evident tannins will soften with age. The Merlot is dry, with good fruit featuring blackberry, cherry and touches of herbs, with notes of cedar.

C

US320

ZINFANDEL 2011 14% 75cl £9.19 A zesty, youthful fruit bomb that's loaded with spicy wild berry, cracked pepper and licquorice aromas and ripe berry cobbler flavours. Elegant, even Claret-like, but still recognizably Mendocino.

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FETZER Globally recognised as pioneers of environmentally sound wine making. Fetzer’s winery is powered by renewable energy, including a solar

US311

FETZER WHITE ZINFANDEL 75cl £6.78 Cherry and strawberry flavours, with natural fruit sweetness leading to a crisp, clean finish.

5

powered bottling plant and recycling of waste water vineyard irrigation.

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Half Bottle Range FRANCE

FRANCE

CHILE

Bin No.

Bin No.

Bin No..

WHITE WINE

CHAMPAGNE

WHITE WINE

FR309

SANCERRE - LOIRE 37.5cl £5.75

FR911A

BARON DE BEAUPRE BRUT NV 37.5cl £9.57

CL220

CONDOR SAUVIGNON BLANC 37.5cl £2.99

FR105

PETIT GUIRAUD SAUTERNES BORDEAUX 37.5cl £10.21

FR951

MOET ET CHANDON BRUT NV 37.5cl £20.31

CL451

LADERA VERDE SAUVIGNON BLANC 2014 13% 37.5cl £2.99

FR302

VEUVE CLIQUOT BRUT NV 37.5cl £23.06

CL003A

LATE HARVEST SAUVIGNON BLANC 37.5cl £5.33

RED WINE FR460

CHATEAU MALBAT BORDEAUX 37.5cl £3.61 RED WINE CL221

CONDOR CABERNET SAUVIGNON 37.5cl £2.99

CL450

LADERA VERDE MERLOT 2014 13% 37.5cl £2.99

AUSTRALIA RED WINE AU696

10 Litre Wine Boxes

ANGUS THE BULL CABERNET SAUVIGNON 37.5cl £5.83

FRANCE

GERMANY

SOUTH AFRICA

WHITE WINE

WHITE WINE

WHITE WINE

BIB1

CICERONE DRY WHITE 11% 10 Litre £61.39

BIB25

BIB18

EVANS CREEK CHENIN BLANC 11.5% 10 Litre £54.55

BIB2

CICERONE MEDIUM DRY WHITE 11.5% 10 Litre £61.39

BIB29

EVANS CREEK CHARDONNAY 13.5% 10 Litre £56.60

RED WINE BIB13

BLACK LION LIEBFRAUMILCH 9.5% 10 Litre £62.95

AUSTRALIA WHITE WINE

CICERONE MERLOT 12.5% 10 Litre £61.39

BIB4

MARQUES DE CICERONE PINOT GRIGIO 12% 10 Litre £60.55

RED WINE BIB8

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EVANS CREEK SHIRAZ CABERNET 13.5% 10 Litre £60.55

CALIFORNIA ROSE WINE BIB6

TURNSTONE ROSE 10.5% 10 Litre £60.55


Dessert & Fortified Wines

FRANCE

AUSTRALIA

WILLIAMS & HUMBERT

Bin No.

Bin No. AU088

Bin No.

FR105

PETIT GUIRAUD SAUTERNES 2012 12% 37.5cl £10.21 Nett Bright lemon-gold, with rich, spicy ripe apricot aromas. The palate is clean and fine, with splendid middle richness. The finish is lively, fresh and strong.

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FR269

CHATEAU D’ORIGNAC PINEAU des CHARANTES 18% 75cl £15.74 Nett A blend of Cognac and red wine, aged for five years in oak casks. A fruity, full-flavoured aperitif to be enjoyed well chilled. Rich amber colour shot through with gold tints. Very intense, complex nose of apricots, honey and raisins. Full and rich on the palate, with grape and Cognac flavours.

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DEEN DE BORTOLI VAT 5 9 BOTRYTIS SEMILLON 2010 11% 37.5cl £6.82 Nett An elegant, sweet white wine with aromas of apricot and citrus. A small portion was matured in oak, adding complexity to the final wine.

MADEIRA In the style of a good Malmsey, this has a distinctly sweet, fat palate with a sharpness so typical of Madeira. An affordable introduction to a classic style or a good option for cooking. FW085 OLIVERA SWEET 3 YEAR OLD 19% 75cl £9.64 Nett

ITALY

MARSALA

IT167

The Lombardo winery has been producing Italy’s finest Marsala wine for well over 100 years. In fact, of the major Marsala producers only Lombardo is family owned and bears the family name on the label. FW050 LOMBARDO MARSALA SUPERIORE SECCO 75cl £7.87 Nett

VINO SANTO del CHIANTI GEOGRAPHICO 2010 17% 75cl £15.04 Nett Amber in colour with a nose full of fruit and nut. Strong flavours of apricot are supported by this nutty texture in a very rich fashion with plenty of figs and raisins to boot. A rich sticky wine which tastes great with desserts and cheeses.

8

PORTUGAL ES252

QUINTA DE VISTA ALLEGRE MOSCATEL 17.5% 75cl £7.33 Nett Rich, nutty and sweet - the ideal accompaniment to any dessert.

9

CHILE CL003A

LATE HARVEST SAUVIGNON 8 37.5cl £5.33 Nett Due to its Late harvest, the grape has a high concentration of sugar and elevated levels of Botryris Cinerea. These characteristics impart a honey and mature fruit flavour to the wine, which makes it an ideal companion for desserts and pastries.

FW200

DRY SACK MEDIUM 75cl 19.5% £8.44 Nett Amontillado. An amber coloured wine of intense aroma suggesting dry nuts. Full bodied and balanced, with little acid, slightly sweet.

FW202

DRY SACK FINO 75cl 15% £8.44 Nett A wine of brilliant, pale gold colours. Complex aromas reminiscent of the yeast layer with almond. Delicate yet full-bodied complex character with elegance and long aftertaste.

FW201

CANASTA CREAM 75cl 19.5% £8.44 Nett Sweet Oloroso. Mahogany colour and aromas of dried nuts with a hint of raisins and brown sugar. Smooth, velvety palate, warm alcohol flavours and persistant aftertaste.

FW205A

PEDRO XIMENEZ 12 YEAR OLD 37.5cl £5.40 Nett Mahogany-black. Characteristic PX flavours, raisin and fig nose. Low acidity, very sweet with a long finish.

FW204A

DRY OLOROSO 12 YEAR OLD 37.5cl £5.40 Nett Bright amber colour. Intense aromas characteristic of the type of wine and a hint of dried nuts and fruits. Dry rich with smooth tannins. It is luscious and balanced with a long finish.

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Port VISTA ALLEGRE PORT RANGE Vallegre – Vinhos do Portos S.A. is a Portuguese company that is deeply rooted in family history in the Douro region. It is based at Quinta de Vista Alegre on the right bank of the Douro River. The vineyard was established well before the 19th Century began. Bin No. VISTA ALEGRE FINE RUBY PORT 20% FW105 75cl £6.72 Nett FW106 37.5cl £3.58 Nett Complex mature fruits, with a full bodied, smooth, round palate and sweet tannins with a sumptuous long finish. Matured for an average of 3-4 years in oak casks. FW107

VISTA ALEGRE FINE WHITE PORT 20% 75cl £6.72 Nett Clean and bright, the colour of straw gold. Slightly developed aroma with fruited vanilla notes. Sweet, soft, unctuous, slightly oaky with a long elegant finish. An average of 4-5 years maturing in oak casks. FW108

VISTA ALEGRE TAWNY PORT 20% 75cl £6.72 Nett Red colour with strong brownish nuances. A fresh, delicate aroma with a touch of spices and dried fruits due to the maturation in oak casks. Elegant, persistent and smooth. 5 years in oak casks. FW109

VISTA ALEGRE LBV 2007 unfiltered 20% 75cl £10.05 Nett Rich, it exhales an intense aroma of black mature fruits. Very powerful structure, full of fruit, full-bodied, fat and round. This is a traditional LBV, which means that it is not cold stabilized and not filtered. A natural cork, like a Vintage Port is used. As the wine ages with time some natural sediment may occur in the bottle, it should be carefully opened and decanted, before being served.

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Bin No.

Bin No.

FW110

FW002

VISTA ALEGRE COLHEITA VINTAGE 1996 20% 75cl £17.08 Nett A rare wine of unique characteristics, spending at least 8 years in oak casks to develop its smooth tannins and enhance its soft spicy flavours. The word “Colheita” means tawny port produced from a single vintage – we have chosen 1996 as we feel it was a fantastic year and best represents this fantastic port. FW023

VISTA ALEGRE RESERVE RUBY PORT DECANTER 20% 75cl £15.05 Nett Full ruby, with violet nuances. A perfumed aroma with a very fruited complex. Full-bodied and fruited, smooth, with sweet tannins and a long finish. Ready for consumption in this fantastic decanter. Each decanter in its own gift box. FW005

MERCHANT VINTNERS RUBY PORT 75cl £7.63 Nett A well balanced soft fruity Port. Mature red colour. Represents excellent value for money.

TAYLORS 1st ESTATE PORT 20% 75cl £9.42 Nett Selected grapes from the Quinta das Lagas vineyards. Aged 3-4 years to produce a rich full bodied Port. FW018

TAYLORS LBV 2007 20% 75cl £11.36 Nett Full bodied with a lovely soft flavour. Flavoursome character with backbone. FONSECA BIN NO 27 20% FW010 75cl £9.84 Nett FW011 37.5cl £5.26 Nett The Fonseca flagship, a 4 year old reserve Port. Full Bodied and flavoursome. Stylish presentation.

FW014A

FONSECA GUIMARAENS VINTAGE 1997 20.5%. 75cl £19.95 Nett This Port shows good depth of colour. Full flavoured with a marvellous character and backbone. FW015A

FONSECA SIROCO WHITE PORT 20% 75cl £12.27 Nett Superb full fat soft white Port. Elegant and rich, it makes an excellent aperitif served ice cold with tonic.


Beers & Ales DALESIDE BREWERY Bin No BL064A

OLD LEGOVER 4.1% 8x500ml £13.85 Nett A traditional style, country beer. Brewed from quality roasted Yorkshire malts, blended with English hops for a satisfying subtle hoppy beer. BL410

BLONDE LAGERED ALE 4.3% 8x500ml £13.85 Nett A golden lagered ale with the full flavours of an ale and the refreshment of a lager. Fruity flavours and a gentle bitterness are rounded off with a satisfying dry finish.

CONISTON BREWERY BL052

BLUEBIRD 4.2% 12x500ml £19.25 Nett A fine session ale with a light golden colour and a spicy hop character. The malt is fermented slightly warm to give a soft fruitiness, with a faint hint of scented geranium.

ALNWICK BREWERY BL023

ALNWICK IPA 4.5% 12x500ml £22.40 Nett First produced in 1890. Traditional in style, a beautiful mid gold colour, some malt but not too much hop on the nose. More malt develops in the mouth and a slightly bitter caramel influence takes it through to a long toffee sweet finish.

RIDGEWAY BREWERY GLUTEN FREE BEERS Gluten-free beer is beer made from ingredients that do not contain gluten. People who have gluten intolerance (including coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis sufferers) have a reaction to certain proteins in the grains commonly used to make beer, barley and wheat. The lack of Gluten does not affect the taste of the beer. BL245

RIDGEWAY BITTER 4% ABV 12x500ml £18.00 Nett Traditional English bitter ale, brewed with whole leaf English hop varieties and not a trace of new world citrus. Bottle conditioned ale. BL246

RIDGEWAY OXFORDSHIRE BLUE 5% ABV 12x500ml £20.85 Nett Blue is the first bottle conditioned ale brewed deliberately to taste great chilled. BL247

RIDGEWAY IPA 5.5% ABV 12x500ml £20.85 Nett An authentic IPA made with pale malts and no sugar or syrup. Hopping is distinctive and potent using only large quantities of unprocessed whole leaf hops with modest bittering power but pungent aromas of spice.

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Ciders

ANNINGS CIDERS

LYME BAY CIDER Bin No.

The motivation behind

Bin No.

Annings Fruit Ciders came

CP092

from the desire to produce real-tasting, full-flavoured fruit ciders a world away from the sugary alternatives on the market already. We use real fruit extracts carefully blended with West Country cider to produce a range of refreshingly moreish drinks in five delicious flavours.

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PEAR & PEACH 4% ABV 12x500ml £18.88 Nett A blend of cider, pear and peach extracts. Deliciously refreshing, these fruits compliment each other perfectly. CP093

PEAR & MINT 4% ABV 12x500ml £18.88 Nett A blend of refreshing cider with pear extract and garden mint, for a recognisable aroma which isn’t confected in any way. Silver Award winner in The Taste of the West Awards. CP091

STRAWBERRY & LYME 4% ABV 12x500ml £18.88 Nett A blend of cider, strawberry juice and lime extracts. A very natural character, with lime carried through to the finish. Bronze Award Winner from The Taste of the West Awards CP094

CRUSHED MIXED BERRIES 4% ABV 12x500ml £18.88 Nett Cider, elderberry juice and extracts from a number of red berries, with a hint of lime. Extremely juicy and moreish. Bronze Award Winner from The Taste of the West Awards.

CP090

JACK RATT VINTAGE DRY 7.4% ABV 12x75cl £23.00 Nett Still, full bodied, filtered strong cider in a 75cl bottle. 2 - Star Gold medals from The Great Taste Awards


Ciders THISTLY CROSS CIDERS Thistly Cross was established on Belhaven Fruit Farm in 2008 with its first cider batch in the Spring of 2009. Since then, Thistly Cross has developed a unique portfolio of award-winning Traditional and Real Fruit Ciders. Thistly Cross is at the forefront of the Craft Cider movement. Bin No. CP096

TRADITIONAL 5.4% ABV 12x500ml £21.07 Nett A bright golden easy drinking cider, a real thirst quencher packed full of fruit with a freshly peeled apple aroma. CP098

WHISKY CASK 6.9% ABV 12x500ml £23.60 Nett Matured in Whisky casks from Glen Moray distillery, a palate of Whisky blended with honey with a spiritous oak aroma. CP097

REAL STRAWBERRY 4% ABV 12x500ml £26.25 Nett A premium fruit cider made with Scottish strawberries, fresh berries and apple in the mouth with a fruit preserve aroma. CP099

REAL GINGER 4% ABV 12x500ml £24.85 Nett Packed full of zingy warming ginger, real root ginger is infused and then pressed into a medium sweet cider. CP100

REAL ELDERFLOWER 4% ABV 12x500ml £26.55 Nett A freshly floral cider made by sweeping real elderflowers into a giant cup of elderflower ‘tea’, a pungent sweet flavour with a floral zest aroma.

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Water

MARLISH SPRING WATER Marlish Spring Water is drawn from deep in the heart of the Northumberland hills. The water originally fell as rain and has taken hundreds of years to reach the aquifer which is deep underground beneath prehistoric carboniferous rock. The unique rock and mineral strata in this part of Northumberland gives Marlish it’s unique and refreshing taste. Bin No.

XX910 XX912

STILL SPRING WATER 12x75cl £6.50 Nett 24x330ml £7.75 Nett

XX911 XX913

SPARKLING SPRING WATER 12x75cl £6.50 Nett 24x330ml £7.75 Nett

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Mixers

FENTIMANS

HANDCRAFTED MIXER

Bin No

Bin No.

Bin No.

GINGER BEER XX992 12x275ml £9.99 Nett A real ginger beer made using the finest Chinese ginger root. Fiery and full of flavour.

XX997A

XX998A

VICTORIAN LEMONADE XX991 12x275ml £9.99 Nett With the juice of one and a half lemons in every bottle, for real refreshment our cloudy Victorian Lemonade takes some beating. CURIOSITY COLA XX993 12x275ml £9.99 Nett This curiously invigorating recreation of colas from yesteryear is made using infusions of the finest herbal ingredients. XX990

SEVILLE ORANGE JIGGER 12x275ml £9.99 Nett 'Jigger' is an old English term for a good measure, which is used when combining the juice of eight mandarins and the zest of Seville orange in every bottle. XX994

DANDELION & BURDOCK 12x275ml £9.99 Nett Infusions of dandelion and burdock roots combined with natural flavours create the unmistakable taste and aroma of this definitive classic.

ROSE LEMONADE 12x275ml £9.99 Nett Made with pure rose oil from the world famous Rose Valley in Kazanlak, Bulgaria and the juice of real lemons. Delivers a beautifully refreshing drink with a unique aroma. CHERRY TREE COLA 12x275ml £9.99 Nett Introducing the world’s first botanically brewed cherry cola. A delicious cola with a sweet tang of cherries.

TONIC WATER 24x125ml £10.15 Nett The world’s first botanically brewed tonic water is made with a blend of herbal infusions and lemongrass extract which results in a unique, refreshing and distinctive citrus flavour.

XX968

XX995

LEMON SHANDY 12x275ml £9.99 Nett Traditionally brewed craft beer blended with natural lemon juice to deliver maximum flavour and refreshment. XX929

WILD ENGLISH ELDERFLOWER 12x275ml £9.99 Nett A pale, verdant liquid. Sweet on the nose, with a light aroma and delicate floral flavours, delivering a clean, full-bodied taste.

NEW IN 2016 XX924

SPARKLING LIME & JASMINE 12x275ml £9.99 Nett Lime flower and juniper berries leave a clean dry citrus note along with the botanical sweetness of Hyssop and Lime flower. A complex aroma of botanical infusions along with white jasmine flowers.

GIN & TONIC XX965

BLOOM GIN AND TONIC 24x125ml £25.50 Nett A pre-mixed quality gin and tonic using Fentimans botanically brewed tonic water and Bloom Premium London Dry Gin.

BUCKS FIZZ CP024

SOL CLUB BUCKS FIZZ 4% 6x75cl £11.95 Nett A light refreshing sparkling drink made from wine and orange juice ideal for reception drinks. Serve well chilled.

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Spirits & Liqueurs

DURHAM DISTILLERY The distillery is based in Langley Park, a small ex-colliery village on the outskirts of Durham City. All stills have to have a name or a reference mark registered with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, and Durham Distillery’s pride and joy is “Lily” a handmade 400l copper pot still. The still has a gin basket, which contains some of the botanicals, and a worm tub – a traditional cooling system which turns the vapour into gin. The still is powered by a steam generator, which heats the mix of botanicals alcohol and spring water.

Bin No.

Bin No.

DURHAM GIN 40% SP035 70cl £19.25 Nett SP036A 20cl £6.25 Nett This exceptional Gin is produced in very small batches. It is bottled and labelled by hand using traditional methods. The recipe is a secret, but 10 separate botanicals are used, 2 of these are Juniper and Pink Peppercorns. The Botanical Gardens at Durham University help to advise the Durham Distillery on their choice of botanicals. No additives or preservatives are used, nor is it chill filtered, the smoothness and taste of the Gin is thereby preserved.

SP037

DURHAM VODKA 40% 70cl £19.25 Nett

The Vodka is produced in the same Copper Still used for the Gin. It is triple distilled and slow filtered through a custom built filtration column. Bottled and labelled by hand, using traditional methods, and modern know-how to make a perfect partner for the award winning Gin. A triple distilled, slow filtered Vodka. Neutral and clean nose, just a hint of sweetness. Very smooth palate, with no harsh alcohol burn, and just a tiny bit of natural vanilla sweetness. Long clean finish.

Sometimes if the Gin is chilled, a chill haze will appear – this is perfectly natural and is simply due to the essential oils and botanicals used in the Gin. A mix of traditional Gin flavours like Orris and Angelica on the palate, with some hints of Cardamom. There are citrus notes which come from Orange and Lemon peel as well as from Coriander.

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Spirits & Liqueurs THE LAKES DISTILLERY Bin No.

Bin No.

Bin No.

THE ONE WHISKY 40% SP034 70cl £20.50 Nett SP294 5cl £3.35 Nett A unique blend of exceptional British Isles whiskies, each has its own distinctive characteristics, and these have been blended with great care and passion, resulting in a whisky of intriguing complexity. Slightly smoky, sweet and fruity, nutty, with hints of spice.

LAKES GIN 40% SP291 70cl £20.50 Nett SP293 5cl £3.35 Nett Juniper can be found across the fells in The Lake District, and this local juniper is at the very heart of the gin. Using classic gin botanicals augmented with others native to The Lakes - including bilberry, heather and meadowsweet - this is an artisan gin, which is complex, intriguing and delicious. Big, clear fresh citrus, fruity and floral. Complex and vibrant.

LAKES VODKA 40% SP290 70cl £20.50 Nett SP292 5cl £3.35 Nett Using traditional production methods in the traditional ways, The Lakes Vodka is lovingly crafted in a small handmade copper pot still, to maintain its delicate aromatics and flavours. Time is taken to triple distil this vodka for greater purity, producing a taste of outstanding character and complexity. Rich aroma with a hint of wheat, ultra-smooth and silky, full of character.

SP295

THE LAKES GIFT PACK £9.99 Mixed 5cl miniature gift pack containing, The One, Lakes Gin and Lakes Vodka.

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Spirits & Liqueurs POETIC LICENSE An independent small batch distillery. Every bottle is distilled, bottled, labelled and wrapped by hand on site at the Roker Hotel in Sunderland on the north east coast. The small batch pot still is called Gracie and she produces around 400 bottles at a time. Poetic License are drinks for the wild spirits – free-thinkers who don’t conform to the ‘norm’ and demand better.

Bin No.

Bin No.

Bin No.

SP281

SP280

SP282

OLD TOM GIN 41.6% 70cl £23.50 Nett This classic originating from the mid 1800’s delivers a sweeter and more peppery taste in comparison with our Dry Gin. From the botanicals alone we nurture its sweet taste, while our oak casks continue to add flavour and colour. The inclusion of rose petals infuses a distinct character to the sweetness as well as a slight rose gold tinge.

NORTHERN DRY GIN 43.2% 70cl £23.50 Nett Expect a big punch of juniper that is finely balanced with green cardamom for a warm and spicy flavour. With undertones of lemon and eucalyptus, the inclusion of Persian lime intensifies the citrus feel while adding a note of perfume. As for the other botanicals….. well, that’s our secret for now.

GRACEFUL VODKA 40.4% 70cl £23.50 Nett When we say Graceful, we mean it’s a gloriously smooth spirit, to be sipped and savoured. Created entirely from British wheat giving a velvety smooth texture, we distil our vodka 7 times for purity, while preserving its subtle taste.

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Spirits & Liqueurs

TEQUILA ‘HIJOS DE VILLA’ RIFLES Genuine Mexican-bottled Tequila in glass rifles. These are selling like hot-fajitas in USA and Mexico. Mexican bottled, Tequila Reposado.

ARMAGNAC

RUM

Bin No

Bin No

SP300

CHATEAU DE TARIQUET *** 40% 70cl £17.65 Nett

SP301

CHATEAU DE TARIQUET VSOP (FLASKS) 40% 70cl £19.99 Nett

SP302

Bin No W0501

RIFLES 38% WITH WOODEN HANGING FRAME 1.5litres £71.25 Nett

TEQUILA ESPOLON (100% AGAVE)

W0130 W0221 W0220

W0132 W0222

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TEQUILA ESPOLON® BLANCO 38% 70cl £19.33 Nett 3litres £78.08 Nett TEQUILA ESPOLON® REPOSADO 38% 3litres £82.86 Nett TEQUILA ESPOLON® ANEJO 38% 70cl £23.70 Nett 3litres £94.75 Nett

CHATEAU DE TARIQUET XO 40% 70cl £25.99 Nett

JOHHNY REB SP700

JOHNNY REB 22% 70cl £4.66 Nett

SP190A

ALNWICK RUM 43% 70cl £21.50 Nett Age old recipe, resurrected by the son of the original owner. Fine aged dark rum, blend of many marques. SP198A

JEFFERSON DARK RUM 40% 70cl £15.99 Nett Jeffersons extra fine dark rum is an impressive marriage of two classic rum styles aged in oak casks to import a complex balance of flavour. SP200

RED LEG SPICED RUM 37.5% 70cl £16.55 Nett This Caribbean spiced rum gets its name from the Redleg hermit crab as it perfectly captures the laid back spirit of island culture – the crab always feels at home wherever it is! It is left to rest in old oak barrels and delivers a sweet smell of vanilla followed by a warming ginger aroma. The combination of sweetness and spice leaves a smooth, warming mouth feel.


Liqueurs & Absinthe VAN ROOS PREMIUM LIQUEURS Delicious served neat, on the rocks or in cocktails, these premium liqueurs are beautifully presented in superior glass bottles, truly versatile. Bin No SP450

BLUE CURACAO 20% 50cl £5.99 Nett A deep blue colour, with sweet and bitter oranges distilled in this citrusy fresh liqueur. SP451

TRIPLE SEC 20% 50cl £5.99 Nett Oranges and blossom make up the flavours in this clear, light liqueur. Hints of grapefruit add a delicate edge. SP452

PEACH SCHNAPPS 20% 50cl £5.99 Nett Fresh and sweet, a perfect partner to champagne or sparkling wine. SP453

CREME DE MENTHE 20% 50cl £5.99 Nett Made from macerated mint leaves, this fresh and powerful deep green liqueur is refreshing and sweet. SP454

CREME DE CASSIS 20% 50cl £5.99 Nett Intense blackcurrant flavour, dark purple in colour, fragrant and fruity.

GIFFARD LIQUEURS SP114

CREME DE CACAO (brown) 25% 50cl £8.98 Nett

SP112

CREME DE APRICOT 25% 50cl £8.98 Nett

SP097

BLEU CURACAO 25% 50cl £8.55 Nett

SP105

NON ALCOHOLIC SYRUP GRENADINE 50cl £3.99 Nett

ABSINTHE W0001A HAPSBURG TRADITIONAL ABSINTHE 72.5% VOL 50cl £32.27 Nett W0004A SUPER DELUXE ABSINTHE 85.5% VOL 50cl £37.05 Nett W0002A HAPSBURG PREMIUM RESERVE ABSINTHE 89.9% VOL 50cl £39.45 Nett

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Chocolate Shop

The Chocolate Lover’s Wine A ruby red wine blended with rich, velvety chocolate flavouring. Offers inviting aromas of black cherry and dark cocoa, complimented by a soft vanilla and creamy mocha finish.

CH060 CH061

A

CHOCOLATE SHOP 12% 75cl £5.88 187ml £1.51

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CABERNET SAUVIGNON Origins: It is the Bordeaux region of western France that Cabernet Sauvignon calls home. Here, on the gravel soils of the ‘left bank’ of the Gironde Estuary, it produces some of the world’s greatest red wines: such as those from the Chateau of Lafite, Latour, Margaux and Mouton-Rothschild. Ironically in the relatively cool and fickle climate of this region very few of the hundreds of claret wines are produced solely from Cabernet Franc, faster ripening varieties that contribute more fruit flavours to the final blend. Distribution: Rather like Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon is used to make wine in just about every wine country in the world. Being a late-ripening red variety it does require more sunlight and a warmer climate and is therefore absent from very cool climate regions. In warmer regions such as the Napa Valley of California or Coonawarra and Margaret River in Australia, It arraigns levels of ripeness that makes it unnecessary to blend it with other varieties. Character: Often blended, even outside Bordeaux: Cabernet-Shiraz being one of the most popular styles made in Australia. This is because, whilst as a grape it does have many attractive traits, it can seem to lack fruit and be a touch lean in the middle-palate if not fully ripe. However, this could be seen as being hypercritical, as good quality Cabernet Sauvignon grapes produce wines with piercing blackcurrant fruit, backed by a superb structure of acid and tannin, which complement oak-derived spicy flavours. Ageing: The best variety for ageing, although many modern wines are made for early consumption with limited tannin extraction and oak ageing. Top quality wines from good vintages have fruit concentration and structure to improve for decades, developing complex, integrated, secondary-fruit flavours. Food Matching: With sturdy tannins and good, concentrated, dark fruit character, the best matches are with rare, dark meats such as beef and lamb and those dishes containing cream, butter or cheese. These rare meats and dairy products act to soften the tannins and highlight the wines fruit character. Cabernet Sauvignon can also work well with rich, game dishes.

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MERLOT Origins: Merlot’s heritage is still unknown, however the earliest records indicate it appeared on the Right Bank of the Dordogne in the eighteenth century. Today, around this area and the town of Saint-Emilion, Merlot thrives on these clay and limestone soils and is the most important grape. Distribution: Merlot’s ability to produce soft, rounded, richly textured wine with ripe plum and blackberry fruit flavours has led to its success right around the world. There are major plantings in California, Chile, Australia and South Africa, which generally produce riper less herbaceous wines with sweeter, softer tannins than those from France. There are also significant Italian plantings in the north-east and Tuscany. In the mid-1990s it was the fifth most planted grape in Italy, the wines produced tend to be of the light easy-drinking style. Character: Merlot is often blended with Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux, due to its tendency to ripen faster and add a ripe fruit dimension that is rarely found in wines made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Sauvignon improves the blend by adding structure (tannin and acidity) and complementary fruit flavours. Wines made from just Merlot have a lovely juicy fruit character on a soft, rounded, silky palate. Oak ageing can be used successfully on the more concentrated wines, which may also exhibit a touch of vanilla-spice. Ageing: Wines made to a light, fruity style, such as basic wines from Chile or the south of France should be enjoyed whilst young. Even a reserve quality wine from Chile will be at its best when three to four years old. However, Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe and top Pomerol wines may still be young at fifteen years old. Food Matching: This depends on the weight and style of the wine; the soft, fruity, New World wines are very flexible and can partner a wide variety of dishes from roast duck to a chicken curry. Fuller-bodied Bordeaux or concentrated Californian Merlots go well with equally rich, strongly flavoured dishes based around beef, lamb or venison.

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PINOT NOIR Origins: Evidence suggests Pinot Noir may have been cultivated in Burgundy in the 4th century. The earliest written records for Pinot Noir appear in the late 14th century and indicated it had already been singled out as the premium grape of Burgundy. If Burgundy is Pinot Noir’s first home, the Champagne region, just to the north, is its second. Distribution: Difficult to cultivate, for many reasons, not least because its thin grape skins are both liable to split to sunburn, it has taken a while to establish itself outside France. However, the superb wine it produces, such as Nuit-Saint-Georges and Gevrey-Chambertin, has encouraged winemakers to persevere and this effort has been rewarded. High quality Pinot Noirs now hail from cool vineyard sites in California, New Zealand and Australia. It is called Pinot Nero in Italy. Character: Due to Pinot Noir’s light, thin skin, great effort is made to extract as much colour and tannins as possible. The grape has a good affinity with oak and the best grapes will be fermented in new French oak barrels with the final wine also being aged in oak barrels. Pinot Noir can produce very complex wines, generally it has a red-fruit character and silky, smooth tannins. In Champagne Pinot Noir tends to provide the structure for the blend; here, it is gently pressed and the juice quickly separated from the red skins. Any contact the juice has with the skins for longer than an hour will result in a rose coloured wine. Ageing: Whilst Grand Cru Burgundies can be at their best between ten and fifteen years old, the majority of Pinot Noir wines, with their light tannin structure, should be drunk quite young. A top New Zealand or Californian example will be at its best at about five years old. Food Matching: Red Burgundy is a fantastic food wine. The lighter styled wines are very flexible, matching duck, pheasant and poultry dishes extremely well. Pinot Noir works very well with mushrooms and truffles, the lightest incarnations can even partner meaty fish dishes like tuna and salmon. Champagne is under-utilised as a food wine, its positive acidity provides a cleansing foil for many rich or salty dishes.

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SANGIOVESE Origins: Sangiovese is at home in Italy: from the valleys of the Alps to the Sicilian shores, Sangiovese dominates Italian red wine production. Sangiovese has been grown for hundreds of years, it is genetically very varied, a good indicator of an ancient variety, but this has also made it too difficult to pin point its home region. Distribution: Sangiovese is not a global variety and there are only a few plantings in New World countries such as Australia where it is often blended. But with over 60,000 hectares planted in Italy often being called by a local synonym, for example Brunello in Montalcino, Sangiovese occupies more vineyard space in Italy, than Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc do in Franc, combined. Character: Sangiovese does well in warm but not hot climates, with an unusually long ripening period, it just will not deliver enough fruit flavours to make food wine in cool conditions. Even in its home in Tuscany it is blended with other faster ripening grape varieties to make Chianti. Wines made from Sangiovese benefit from some wood ageing, generally in large, old chestnut barrels, which helps to soften and integrate the tannin. There is a more recent trend to use smaller, new oak barrels: this can improve Sangiovese wines, which benefit from spicy, vanilla Nuances. Ageing: Simple, unoaked wines should be consumed within a few years; ideally they should be fresh, light, with soft tannins and a vibrant red berry fruit character. Wood aged wines such as a Chianti Reserva from a good vintage will benefit from a few years in a bottle. However, a top Brunello Montaclino could be drinking well after more than a decade. Food Matching: It is in Tuscany, the renowned centre of good food where Sangiovese demonstrates its qualities to make superb food wines. Wines like Chianti, Brunello Di Montaclino and Vino Nobile Di Montalcino are fantastic partners of roast meats, game, hearty pasta and dishes with wild mushroom, cheese or tomato sauces. Sangiovese’s positive acidity levels help balance it with fresh tomato sauces.

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SYRAH/SHIRAZ Origins: Whilst it is difficult to tie down the exact date or even era in which Syrah was first isolated as a grape variety, it is certain that it is one of France’s most ancient varieties and may have been grown in the south of France in Roman times. Distribution: Syrah has not been adopted universally around the newer wine regions in the world, although in the last decade it seems to have been more widely planted, it has done spectacularly well in Australia, where it is called Shiraz (a name that has been adopted in many other countries). First introduced to Australia in the 1830’s, there are now almost twice as many hectares of Shiraz planted in Australia than in the Rhone Valley. There are also major plantings in Argentina and California. Character: The name the winemaker chooses to use to identify the grape can help give an idea to its style: Syrah labelled wines are often minerally, with perfumed fruit flavours and a smoky, herbaceous style; whilst Shiraz labelled wines tend to have sweeter, richer almost chocolatey fruit and perhaps less finesse. Syrah is often used as part of a blend in France and also in Australia where Cabernet-Shiraz is a very successful style. It can produce full- bodied, dark, concentrated wines if subjected to a prolonged fermentation, these are generally aged in new French or American oak barrels. With a short ‘maceration’ (skin-contact) period it can produce light, fresh, strawberry and raspberry flavoured wines or even easy-drinking roses. In Australia they even produce sparkling red Shiraz? Ageing: Many wines made to a light fruity style, with only minimum or no oak ageing, are at their best when young. Those made to a dark, concentrated style that are aged in new oak prior to bottling can improve over many years. Hermitage or top Australian Shiraz wines can still be improving at ten years old and then have another decade whilst at their best. Food Matching: Much depends on the style of wine: concentrated Rhone Syrah with its spicy, smoky, palate goes extremely well with most game such as venison, grouse or guinea fowl, as well as beef or lamb dishes. Full-bodied Australian Shiraz’s with their sweet, ripe fruit are ideal for rich or chilli spiced lamb or beef dishes; whilst lighter-styled wines can be good with chicken or pork casseroles.

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TEMPRANILLO Origins: it is highly likely that Tempranillo originated in Spain: although, according to one story it was brought to the Rioja region by monks travelling from Burgundy on their way to Santiago as gifts to Spanish monasteries along the way. Whilst growing widely across Spain, often under synonyms such as Cencibel or Tina de Toro, it is the region of Rioja that has raised Tempranillo to its current high status. Distribution: it spread to Portugal from Spain, where it is often called Tinta Roriz. Unlike Cabernet or Chardonnay it has quite a restricted range, with the vast majority of Tempranillo being grown inside the Iberian Peninsula. There are Tempranillo vineyards outside of Europe, yet only in Argentina could the plantings of Tempranillo be described as extensive. Character: The best Tempranillo-based wines, generally from the Rioja and Ribera del Duero regions, are famed for being oak-aged. It used to be the case, particularly in Rioja, that this was for many years in old oak barrels. However, the modern trend is to increase the flavours extracted from the grape skins and have a shorted maturation in new French oak barrels. This produces wine with dark fruit flavours such as plum and black cherries with vanilla notes, rather than wine, with softer, red-berry fruit flavours like strawberry and raspberry. Ageing: As with most red wines, providing the structure of the wine is suitable and there is plenty of good fruit extract in the wine, they will benefit from further development in the bottle. However, what needs to be borne in mind is that in Rioja there is a culture of fully maturing the wines in barrel and bottle prior to release, making Rioja wines some of the most mature when shipped. Food Matching: Unsurprisingly, these wines tend to make great partners for Spanish foods, in particular those dishes with some warmth from paprika or peppers. Therefore, dishes with spicy chorizo, goulash and chicken cooked with peppers all work well, these wines can also partner roasted game like venison, wild boar and pheasant. Dishes flavoured with rosemary and Tempranillo wines also seem to have a natural affinity.

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CHARDONNAY Origins: Chardonnay dominates the white wines of eastern France, where it first appeared in the Middle Ages: a major constituent of Champagne, it also produces Chablis as well as all great Burgundies. DNA fingerprinting has recently revealed that Chardonnay is the offspring of Pinot Noir, the red grape of Burgundy also used in Champagne. Distribution: Too Numerous to detail, Chardonnay’s adaptability and versatility in both the vineyard and the winery, combined with its ability to produce high quality wine, have resulted in it being planted in just about every wine producing country. Character: In cool climates it produces a leaner, steelier style, with a pronounced acidity (eg Chablis). Whilst in warmer vineyards it develops honey and buttery characteristics (eg Puligny-Montrachet) and in the warmest vineyards, tropical fruit flavours like pineapple and mango, but at the sacrifice of lower acidity levels. Often these warmer climate wines are barrel-fermented and or aged in oak. Chardonnay has a great affinity with oak, and is always dry, sometimes in leaner, steelier wines very dry. Ageing: One of the best white grapes for ageing, the lean or sparkling styles have high acidity levels which act as a preservative. Oak tannins also act as a preservative in the barrel-fermented and oak aged wines. Aged Chardonnay, particularly those wines that have had oak contact, develop a rich, creamy, nut and fruit palate, backed with an integrated vanilla-oak finish. Food Matching: Due to the wide range of styles that Chardonnay can produce there is a wine for most occasions. For light delicate seafood dishes try a Chablis style; with roast chicken or pork a lightly oaked wine is a superb match; whilst the fruit-driven New World examples and top Burgundies are great with the richest fish and light meat dishes. Oaky Chardonnays are good with smoked fish and can make interesting partners for mildly spicy south-east Asian influenced foods.

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CHENIN BLANC Origins: Chenin Blanc had been grown in the Loire Valley for over 1,000 years producing wines like Coteaux du Layon (luscious yet racy, sweet whites). Vouvray (dry, medium, sweet and sparkling whites). And dry, sparkling Saumur. Distribution: South Africa produces the most wine from Chenin Blanc. It has over twice the vineyard area of Loire Valley. However, it is only recently that South Africa has begun to produce wines that could be described as better than just basic, from this tricky grape to grow. The best examples combine a rich, honeyed, ripe pear and pineapple fruit character with a racy acidity, these may even be oak aged. Character: Chenin Blanc can perform an important role on a wine list, the South African wines have a delicious peach and pear fruit character with aromatic, spicy notes. These wines are generally off-dry and provide a welcome change to many dry wines that appear on the everyday list, being extremely enjoyable with or without food. Ageing: A classic sweet wine, such as a Coteaux du Layon, has the balance to improve over many decades, maturing into a golden nectar: with a fruit character of honeyed pears, brioche, peach and barley sugar. The majority of wine produced is designed for more immediate drinking and so are best enjoyed within five years; this is also true of the sparkling wines. Food Matching: The key to South African Chenin Blanc’s relationship with food is the slight sweetness many possess. Many dishes prepared with ingredients that act as sweeteners, such as ripe fruits, coconut milk, sugar or honey, need a wine partner that is not too dry: or the wine can taste dull and thin. As such they can be brilliant food wines, they often have superb positive acidity, which acts as a palate cleanser, and the fruit character can add an excellent dimension to the food. Try them with pork and apple; light fish dishes; chicken with a creamy sauce; salads; semi-soft-pungent cheeses or tarte tatin!

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PINOT GRIGIO Origins: A grape that was relatively unknown a few years ago, but has gained an immense following both in the UK and around the world recently. Whilst it is cultivated in many central European countries, under many names, Pinot Grigio (both the name and style) hails from north-east Italy. Distribution: It remains to be seen whether a large number of plantings appear in New World countries, it does appear to be more widely planted though. Look out for slightly less-dry examples from Germany, and fruitier wines from California. Character: The grapes are harvested at the earliest opportunity, often in the cool of the night, to ensure they retain their acidity levels. Generally has a very-to-bone-dry, delicately flavoured palate with citrusy and peach aromas. Un-oaked and cool-fermented it is often backed with a refreshing, minerally finish. The more flavoursome examples undergo a period of ‘maceration’; the juice remaining in contact with the skins for a period of 12 hours, to extract the maximum amount of aromatic flavours. Ageing: Rather like Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio is best consumed whilst young when fresh and vibrant. Food Matching: With a light, delicate flavour spectrum, Pinot Grigio makes an ideal partner for similarly delicately flavoured dishes. Therefore, it’s good with green salads, shellfish and light fish dishes. It’s refreshing acidity cuts through charcuterie (salami etc) and can cope with light tomato sauces.

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RIESLING Origins: Riesling first appeared in the Rhine Valley in Germany in the 1550’s. From here it’s just a short journey to Alsace, its second home where it has been planted for over 400 years and produces drier, more minerally wines. Distribution: Riesling is a grape best suited to cool growing conditions, where a long ripening periods aids the development of wines with rich, citrusy acidities and a delicious mixture of floral and mineral fruit. Great examples are produced in New Zealand’s Marlborough region. Australia and Chile also offer excellent wines from the cool vineyard areas of Clare Valley and Bio Bio. Character: Maybe one of the reasons that Riesling is not more widely enjoyed is that it can make sweet wines, although doesn’t always, and these are (wrongly) perceived to be of low quality and to lack sophistication. Generally Riesling is not oak aged and the winemaking emphasises the fragrant, aromatic nature of the grape, which often reflects its ‘terroir’ (vineyard site) in a way unmatched by any other variety. All that one really needs to enjoy some of the world’s most refreshing and appealing white wines, is to select once with the desired levels of dryness. Ageing: Riesling usually makes wine with fantastically integrated, citrusy, acidity levels. Whilst this means the wines are some of the most refreshing to enjoy young, this acidity also acts as a preservative, allowing many wines to undergo a long bottle maturation with plenty of secondary-fruit development. Food Matching: Much depends on the sweetness of the wine; if dryish the refreshing, minerally palate and limey acidity are perfect with many fish dishes, particularly smoked fish. The positive acidity levels work really well with meats and high fat content served with light fruity sauces. Wine with a little sweetness also works well with spicy, south-east Asian cuisine containing sweet ingredients like coconut milk or palm sugar. Salads, which can be difficult to match, due to vinegar or lemon juice in the dressing, often work well with Riesling.

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SAUVIGNON BLANC Origins: The winemakers of both the Bordeaux region and the Loire Valley claim Sauvignon Blanc as their own, where it appears to have been used in both regions for many centuries. Being a late budding and early ripening variety, Sauvignon Blanc is perfectly adapted to these regions’ relatively cool climates. The best, unblended Sauvignon Blanc’s in France come from the Central Vineyards region of the Loire, famed for Sancerre and Pouilly Fume. Distribution: A good traveller: Sauvignon Blanc is now widely planted in Europe and the rest of the winemaking world. The countries with major plantings that are producing the best quality are New Zealand, California, Chile and South Africa. New Zealand, particularly the Marlborough region, produces wines to rival, and some say better, the best from France. Some excellent examples are produced in the Casablanca Valley in Chile. Character: Sauvignon Blanc is an aromatic variety, which is generally at its best when unoaked and young. Generally the wines it produces have high acidity levels and are often dry. Cooler climate wines from France and Italy are crisp, minerally with aromatic, gooseberry fruit. New World wines exhibit more tropical fruit flavours and can be significantly weightier and more intense. Ageing: the very best Bordeaux wines, which also contain a percentage of Semillon in the blend and may be oak aged, can last up to ten years. This is the rare exception to the rule, as most Sauvignon Blanc wines are at their best within a year and are best enjoyed whilst young. Food Matching: Sauvignon Blanc wines with their positive acidity, dry and refreshing fruit character perfectly complement light seafood salads, fish soups and grilled or smoked fish. They make good partners for dishes flavoured with dill, tarragon or chive. Their high acidity levels mean that they will taste fresh and lively when matched with similar acidic foods, like those with a citrusy or fresh tomato sauce.

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VIOGNIER Origins: An ancient variety that possible originated along the Dalmatian coast before being brought to the Rhone Valley by the Romans. Once fairly common in southern France it reached its nadir in the middle of the 1960s when there were only three hectares planted in the northern Rhone – it was almost extinct. It is here in the northern Rhone that is produces Condreiu, its most admired incarnation; although it is also famed as the white grape often added, in tiny quantities, to Cote Rotie to give an extra dimension to the bouquet. Distribution: In the 1980s the grape started to travel the world: first populating vineyards in the south of France and then California, Chile, Australia, South Africa and other countries in Europe such as Italy. It prefers a warm to hot climate, although cool nights help to preserve its acidity levels during ripening: as important component to balance its strongly aromatic fruit character. Character: Well known for its floral character, similar to Riesling or Muscat, it also shows stone fruit such as peach and apricot and notes of musk. It can be quite rich and has a tendency to be quite weighty on the palate; making sure the grapes are harvested at exactly the right time can help balance this, with freshness from the natural grape acids. With a huge personality and defined aromatic character it is often blended with other grapes such as Chardonnay or other aromatic varietals including Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc; as well as with Syrah (or Shiraz) mimicking the practice of Cote Rotie. Ageing: Wine made from Viognier should ideally be consumed whilst relatively young: it typically loses its aromatic perfume as it ages. Depending on the winemaking style, the wine can often be at its best during the first year or two after bottling; although some can stay at their best for up to eight years. Food Matching: The highly aromatic and fruit forward nature of the grape allows Viognier to pair well with spicy and full-flavoured foods: it is often quoted as being ideal for Asian dishes such as Thai or light Indian curries. It often works well with savoury dishes containing honey, cream or ginger as dominant ingredients.

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Services WINE LISTS & STAFF TRAINING We’ve invested heavily in new printing and laminating equipment, enabling us to provide a higher quality, bespoke wine list in house, tailored to suit your individual business needs, industry and customer base.

Our sales team can advise on how best to structure your list, food matching and techniques to maximise sales of profitable lines. We can match your colours, logos & business style with a sleek modern design or traditional list, finished with a soft touch laminate.

With an unparalleled wine service. We advise that your team have the opportunity to try new and different wines, allowing staff to recommend and advise customers of the best match too their tastes. We are also proud to provide competitively priced on-trend varietals, with Malbec, Prosecco & Pinot Grigio enjoying a surge in popularity at the moment.

SPIRITS The convenience of ordering your spirits along with your wines can’t be underestimated. Enquire about our spirit list, which includes the usual suspects as well as more unusual cocktail ingredients, at competitive prices

WEBSITE INFORMATION Our website now holds a host of information about our own wines, including spec sheets, tasting notes, high resolution images and allergy specifics. Read more about our history, renewable status, latest news and exciting new product launches coming this year. www.lanchesterwines.co.uk

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Services ACCESSORIES & EXTRAS We have a variety of accessories available to help make the most of your wine selection.

WAITERS FRIENDS LG910

Stainless Steel

£1.50

LG911

Blue

£1.50

ACCESSORIES SETS LG1066

Black Faux Leather

£16.45

Sommelier Gift Set

LG540

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£8.45

GIFT ACCESSORIES ZZGB0128

Bottle Gift Bags

£0.20

Numerous designs available. Sold in packs of 12. Please enquire about our Christmas Gift Bag or Non Seasonal Gift Bag lists.

XX699

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GLASSES & WINE GLASS LOAN XX987

Bevelled Glass Tumbler 25p

We also have a selection of crystal glasses available for purchase only, please enquire for current stocks.

WINE GLASS LOAN We offer wine glasses free of charge for events or tastings. Available in boxes of 12x24.5cl Must be returned clean & dry. Breakages and dirties will be charged at £1.50 per glass

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GREENCROFT BOTTLING Greencroft has taken delivery of two brand new production lines in early 2016, both of which are now fully operational, enabling us to bottle 15,000 750ml bottles per hour and 22,000 187ml bottles per hour. We now operate five large high speed filling lines, two high speed medium lines, a TetraPak line and recently installed bag in box line. We are now filling PET in both 187ml and 750ml, mainly for travel retail and events.

We have recently packed our first tank of Icelandic water into TetraPak and exported to Ghana, significantly increasing our breadth of filling.

Greencroft operates the most modern cutting edge technological equipment available and it is probably the most modern wine bottling plant world-wide. With our great people operating this new kit, it is truly a world class business of which we are immensely proud. Our capacity has increased significantly in the last 12 months; we are now capable of filling over 90,000 bottles per hour on a 24 hour day operation.

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BONDING & DISTRIBUTION We operate a Class A bonded warehouse system, which is spread over four huge warehouse locations, Blaydon Gateshead, Apollo and Abbotsford in Felling, Gateshead and here at Greencroft, now totalling in excess of 920,000 square feet of quality space.

We are investing in major improvements at Abbotsford, with a new roof fitted and a complete electrical re-wiring and substation. New doors and dock levellers are among the myriad of improvements we are making to the whole fabric of the building. The most exciting investment is two massive ground water source heat pumps, being installed at the two Felling warehouses at a cost of ÂŁ3million. They will provide sustainable heat, as well as providing a major contribution to flood defences in the area. They will produce 4 megawatts of heat between them which is the second largest installation of its type in the UK.

A new Joloda automatic loading system is being installed in all four locations at a cost of ÂŁ400,000. The loading of a 26 pallet truck will then take only 5 minutes and be fully automatic, as opposed to 35 minutes by a forklift. With our volumes as high as they are, we are expecting payback from the investment in 2 years. Our modern fleet of trucks deliver nationwide, from full 26 pallet loads down to 10 cases on our regional vans.Our latest tractor units are Euro 6 spec with clean engine management, and our forklift trucks run on clean gas, helping boost our sustainability immeasurably.

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Lanchester Gifts A DIVISION OF LANCHESTER WINE CELLARS. Operating within the food and drink gift sector, our experienced and friendly team offer a range of services and products, specialising in: BESPOKE RETAIL

WINE GIFTS AND ACCESSORIES

CORPORATE HAMPERS AND GIFT

Offering creative, innovative and commercial gifting solutions, we proudly work in partnership with a number of leading high street and online retailers. We provide a full service from the initial concept stage, right the way through to packing and distribution.

With a buying team which regularly travels worldwide we design, source and supply a full range of wine and food gift packaging. From wicker hampers to wine gift boxes, we pride ourselves on offering competitive and high quality products for all our trade customers.

By only selecting from carefully sourced artisan or award winning producers, coupled with a great selection of our quality wines we supply corporate gifts and hampers to a wide range of businesses.

CONTACT DETAILS Tel: 01207 528 123 Trade Website: www.lanchestergifts.com Email: sales@lanchestergifts.co.uk E-Commerce Website: www.first4hampers.com

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Lanchester Gifts

We provide a simple solution for retailers looking for instant gift solutions and easy profit opportunities. • No stock investment necessary • Zero risk, high return opportunity • No joining fee • Personalised messages can be sent with all gifts Message card can feature your logo and details • Full Tracking Service on all despatched parcels • Easy and Quick Payment • Dedicated Customer Service Team

Contact Details Tel: 01207 528 123 Website: www.giftdropshipping.co.uk Email: customerservices@giftdropshipping.co.uk

A collection of luxury pet gifts. Created by pet lovers, for pet lovers. Last year we were delighted to launch our new pet gifting range. Although initially intended for Christmas, due to unprecedented success, we have expanded to incorporate an all year round selection. All designed and packed in the UK, the gifts use only the best gourmet treats and produce: The range includes: • Ceramics • Pet Grooming Products • Wicker Beds & Toy Boxes • Pet Hampers & Gifts • Christmas Range

Contact Details Tel: 01207 528 123 Website: www.bestinshow.co.uk Email: pawsnclaws@bestinshow.co.uk Twitter: twitter.com/bestinshowuk

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7. Credit Facilities The company reserves the right to suspend credit facilities any time and all invoices will become due immediately. 8. Value Added Tax All prices quoted are Exclusive of Value Added Tax. 9. Minimum Free Delivery Five Cases Locally / 20 Cases Nationally (9 Litre), otherwise a surcharge will be applied to invoice. 10. Vintages Every effort will be made to supply vintages as listed, but substitutions will be made when stocks are exhausted.

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