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Connoisseur’s collection - White Bottle
Chablis 1er cru Vau de Vey - Durup (1)
A classic – dry with great crisp acidity and powerful fruit character. Chablis of this quality really showcases the Chardonnay grape at its very best.
Cloudy Bay Sauvignon (2) Marlborough New Zealand
Chateau Clarke 2003, Listrac, Bordeaux (D) Baron Edmond de Rothschild
Chateauneuf du Pape Telegramme 2006 (D)
Beaume 1er Cru Aux Coucherias (E) Machard de Gramont
Rioja Vega Reserva Bodegas Muerza - Spain (E)
A superbly structured wine full of cherries, tobacco and spice - recently voted the top Rioja Reserva by the Spanish themselves!
Dry on the palate and a fine balance to the finish.
Baron de Beaupre Rose Brut (1)
Laurent Perrier Brut - France (1)
Pinot Noir with some Meunier and Chardonnay. Light and well balanced with an excellent pris de mousse.
Cuvee Dom Perignon - France (1)
Pol Roger White Foil Brut - France (1)
Crémant de Bourgogne – Jean-Marc Brocard A sparkling Chardonnay made by the traditional method,(the one used for Champagne). It drinks well with smoked salmon and foie gras.
Los Vilos Chardonnay - Chile (2)
Eagles Point Vat 4A, Australia (C)
£3.45 £4.95 £13.95
Merlot - El Picador, Chile (B)
£3.45 £4.95 £13.95
Le Charme, Shiraz - VdP, France (B)
Drakensberg Cinsaut Cabernet - South Africa (B)
Redberry fruits on the nose with a hint of oak. On the palate it is medium bodied with soft mellow tannins.
Los Vilos Cabernet Sauvignon - Chile (C)
Ripe red berry aromas, vibrantly fruity with spice and blackcurrants on the palate. Richly flavoured, excellent balance and cracking value.
Pol Roger Champagne is renowned not only for its exceptional quality, but also as the personal choice of Sir Winston Churchill.
Rich and ripe, with sweet peppery fruit and well balanced tannins. Who needs Aussie Shiraz!
Elegant in style with undertones of almond on the palate with a gloriously long finish. This wine is a testament to Moet’s supreme skill in selection and blending of some of the finest cuvees.
Pure Pinot Grigio – Trentino – Italy (2)
A charming example of a well made wine of great appeal. Pronounced nose with a palate full of soft fruit flavours and ripe jammy tones.
Beautiful fresh style with forward fruit flavours.
Soft tannins for easy drinking. Medium in colour, ripe berry fruit nose and a very pleasant lingering finish.
House Champagne - Baron de Beaupre Brut(1) £8.25 £32.00
Lamura Grillo, Sicily - Italy (2)
Our Selection of recommended red wines 7.
Neirsteiner Gutes Domtal – Germany (5) £3.45 £4.95 £13.95
From Concha y Toro who has produced a benchmark for Chilean wines. A delicious mouthful of pure unadulterated fruit with light oak-ageing, hints of peach and grapefruit on the palate and a lovely lingering finish.
Organically made lush, exuberant rich style of Syrah from a classic Rhone Vintage.
£3.45 £4.95 £13.95
A pleasant fruity floral nose leads to a dry palate with good weight and body. The palate finishes with a touch of almond nut.
Crozes Hermitage Cuvée “L” Domaine Combier (C)
Champagne & Sparkling Wine
Le Charme Colombard - (3) Vin de Pays des Cotes de Gascogne
Medium-dry wine, quite rich round fruit, a hint of spice. Modern vinification has given this wine a certain finesse.
Intense, discreetly oaked red with classic warm, peppery red fruit flavours and aromas. Rich and rounded with a long, lingering finish with cedar notes.
£3.45 £4.95 £13.95
Beautiful floral aromas and elegantly fruity on the palate with a hint of acidity to keep it well balanced.
This is the second wine of the world famous Domaine de Vieux Telegraphe. The dominant grape is the Grenache and therefore the wine is drinking forward and full of rich, spicy fruit.
Eagles Point Vat 21 Dry White (2)
This lively, refreshing Colombard is slightly floral and fruity with hints of peach, grapefruit and fresh almonds. The after note is light, fruity and off-dry.
The cepage is under the guiding hand of Michel Rolland, one of the world’s most experienced and renowned wine makers.
A blend of Colombard and Chardonnay. This wine has a spicy melon like fruit bouquet. The palate is soft and fruity with a good length and a soft dry finish
Connoisseur’s collection - Red
Our Selection of recommended white wines
Pungent and vibrant with exceptional depth of flavour. On the palate nuances of peppers, asparagus and of course gooseberries.
Rioja Vega Tempranillo - Spain (C) Rich and succulent fruits derived from careful maceration and an early bottling.
Light, fruity and medium whites 13.
Avondale Estate Chenin Blanc – South Africa (2)
Organically produced by the talented Bertus Albertyn on the Avondale Estate, crisp and fresh with a lovely balance of fresh fruit and racy acidity.
Kuki Sauvignon Blanc – New Zealand (3)
Rosé wine continued Bottle
El Picador Merlot Rosé - Chile (4)
A delicate, refreshing wine with enticing fruit, floral and spice notes that enliven the aromas and lightly sweet, balanced flavours. The pretty, pastel colour and array of strawberry, raspberry and plum flavours come from softly pressed ripe Merlot grapes.
Full gooseberry fruit character and a rich mineral finish
Pinot Blanc, Cave de Pfaffenheim - Alsace (1)
A clean and grapey palate is enhanced even more by a delicious finish.
Mellow medium bodied reds 25.
Epoto Viura Verdejo - Spain (2)
From the high plateau of north central Spain, this fresh, dry crisp wine is ideal as an aperitif and with fish and poultry.
Viognier, l’Aristocrate – Vdp, France (1)
Sancerre “Le Perrier” - Domaine Thomas - Loire (1) £27.95
Chablis Domaine Testut - (1)
St. Veran Vers le Mont - France (2)
Pinot Noir Los Gansos - (B)
Julia – Avondale Estate - South Africa (E)
Fermented in stainless steel tanks followed by 13 months ageing in 80% new French oak and 20% in 2nd fill American oak. This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc is a fabulous wine that would knock many fine types of Claret of their pedestals.
Bags of ripe citrus fruit, immense concentration with a minerally edge, well balanced crisp acidity, a superb example of its type.
This single varietal Pinot Noir has rich notes of cherry, plum and strawberry that are enhanced by subtle smoky hints.
Clean fresh cut grass on the bouquet, overt and expansive palate with ripe gooseberries giving an added weight.
Lamura Nero d'Avola - Italy (B) Bursting with vibrant berry fruit, together with some bright cherry notes. There’s a subtle roasted, spicy character in the background.
This Viognier has been made with grapes picked at their optimum ripeness so the wine is fresh with peach aromas.
Soft and smooth in the mouth and will offer you a nice red berry bouquet.
Crisp dry unoaked whites 16.
Grenache Shiraz, l’Aristocrate – VdP France (B)
Fleurie Domaine Pardon - Burgundy (B)
Light violet aromas with subtle hints of ripe banana, firm juicy fruit on the palate, good balance with round tannins at the end. Still the most popular Cru Beaujolais and deservedly so.
Crisp, lemony fruit, pure flavours of green fruits and quenching acidity.
Full bodied oaked whites 21.
Avondale Chardonnay Reserve - South Africa (2)
Since taking over this estate in 1996 the Grieve family have turned it into one of the finest in the Cape. Great Chardonnay style with flavours of nuts and limes but still a typical butteriness clearly evident on the aftertaste, which lingers beautifully.
Angels Flight Chardonnay - California (3)
A super Rosé from South West France. Refreshing wine with well balanced fruit, fairly dry on the palate with an abundance of summer fruit flavours.
Mitchell Clare Valley Pepper Tree Shiraz (E)
The nose and palate of the Peppertree Shiraz show the spicy peppery characters of high class shiraz wines.
Rosé wine Pure Pink – VDQS Plaimont (3)
Gouguenheim Estate Malbec - Argentina (C) Deep violet red. Great aromatic intensity, with a dominance of black fruit such as blackberry, black cherry, and spiced notes characteristic of the variety and the barrel ageing.
The Indelicato winery look to make wine totally true to varietal character, this Chardonnay has a clean floral apple and pear aroma, tropical fruit flavours on the palate and a hint of apples.
Big full bodied robust reds
Tonada Carmenere Reserva - Chile (D) A fruity black cherry bouquet with overtones of coffee. Aged in 100% French oak for 14 months, the palate is laden with ripe, chocolaty fruits with finely textured tannins.