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Cuvée Jean-Paul: Red, Dry White and Medium-Dry White £12.25
France. Premium Vins de Pays selected and blended with scrupulous
regard to quality and freshness.
Marktree: Merlot/Cabernet/Shiraz and Semillon/Chardonnay £13.25
South East Australia. A smooth, full red and a crisp, moreish white.
Remarkable style and structure.
Garganega Pinot Grigio £13.25
Veneto, Italy. Easy drinking, fresh PG. Ripe citrus fruit.
Ancora Chiaretto Rosato £13.25
Piedmont, Italy. Light and refreshing with ripe strawberry fruit character.
Aureus Crémant de Loire, Blanc de Blancs brut 2002 £19.75
Loire, France. Complex aromas and fine flavours. Racy, pure fruit
with a dry finish. Méthode Traditionelle.
Lunetta Prosecco Spumante brut £18.25
Veneto, Italy. Softly sparkling and refined. Deliciously light and fragrant.
Champagne Gremillet brut selection £33.60
France. Fine mousse and fresh, floral aromas. Well-balanced with
a fine citrus finish. Great value.
Champagne Veuve Cliquot Ponsardin, Yellow Label brut £44.50
France. Classic, distinctive Champagne – one of the best. Complex,
subtle yeast and biscuit flavours. Creamy, lingering dry finish.
Champagne Gremillet Rosé brut £36.50
France. Stylish hand crafted rosé from this excellent house.
Ca’ di Ponti Nero d’Avola 2009 £13.25
Sicily. Warm, juicy and spicy. Ripe plum and black cherry flavours.
Rioja, Vega del Rayo seleccionada 2007 £16.80
Rioja Alta, Spain. Smooth and sophisticated. Generous fruit and good length.
Juan Gil Monastrell-Monastrell 2009 £18.15
Jumilla, Spain. Full-bodied, warm and luscious. Added complexity
and balance from exemplary oak ageing.
Novas Carménère/Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 £18.25
Chile. Vibrant, powerful organic red. A classic blend.
Vista Reserva TN, Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo 2005/06 £18.25
Beiras, Portugal. Great concentration and structure. Dark and brooding.
Barbera d’Asti Superiore, Alasia 2005/07 £18.55
Piedmont, Italy. Old vine Barbera, oak-aged for twelve months.
Dry, but with sweet fruit flavour and soft tannins.
Peacock Ridge Merlot 2007 £19.95
Stellenbosch, South Africa. Dark, dense up front fruit balanced by fine,
seductive tannins. Long, complex finish.
Cahors, Château Pineraie 2007 £22.45
South West France. Top-notch Malbec-based red. Tangy red berry fruit
flavours and a delicious long finish of ripe cherries.
Mr Smith Shiraz, Rogue wines 2008 £22.50
South Australia. Impressive big-hitter. Loads of absurdly lush fruit.
Moko Black Pinot Noir 2009 £22.50
New Zealand. Elegant, and pleasingly fresh, with lovely strawberry fruit.
Cousiño Macul Antiguas Reserva, Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 £23.95
Chile. Complex, distinguished Cabernet from a beautiful old estate.
Viñedo No.5 Rosado, Bodega de Sarria 2009 £19.95
Navarra, Spain. Big-flavoured, concentrated rosado in the classic style of
the region. Rich in ripe berry fruit with elegant floral notes.
Paarl Heights Chenin Blanc 2009/10 £14.25
Paarl, South Africa. Fresh and aromatic. Easy and versatile.
Ruviano Verdicchio, Monte Schiavo 2009 £14.95
Marche, Italy. Zesty citrus aromas. A bright and characterful wine.
Artesa Rioja Viura 2009 £15.25
Rioja Baja, Spain. 100% unoaked Viura. A modern, refreshing Rioja:
the rounded richness of fruit balanced by clean, crisp acidity.
Pinot Grigio, I Mastri Vernacoli 2008/09 £16.30
Trentino, Italy. Stylish PG, dry yet gentle, with nutty and spicy overtones.
Picpoul de Pinet, Duc de Morny, Cave de l’Ormarine 2009 £17.30
Languedoc, France. Floral and enticing. Exuberantly fresh, concentrated
fruit palate with an underlying dry minerality. Excellent long finish.
Vouvray demi-sec, les Côteaux Tufiers 2003/05 £17.65
Loire, France. Honeyed mellow fruit, sweetness balanced by gentle acidity.
Tabalí Reserva Viognier 2010 £18.35
Chile. Beautifully aromatic, pure Viognier with mouthfilling, creamy texture.
Off-dry and unoaked, soft and rounded. Real value.
Lugana Campo Valentino, Giacomo Montresor 2009 £20.50
Veneto, Italy. Elegant, light and dry. Lingering finish with a dash of citrus.
A subtle, restrained wine – highly recommended.
Orballo Albariño, Bodegas La Val 2008/09 £22.50
Rías Baixas, Spain. Generous floral, citrus and mineral flavours; succulent,
silky texture backed by lively acidity. A Galician classic.
Moko Black Sauvignon Blanc 2009/10 £22.50
New Zealand. Definitive Marlborough Sauvignon. Full, layered palate with
hints of gooseberry and tropical fruit; clean, with good weight and balance.
Monbazillac, Domaine de Grangeneuve 2005 (50c. bottle) £17.80
South West France. Luscious, ethereal and honeyed, with an elegant finish.
Great with cheese, or enjoy it French style as an aperitif. Not sticky sweet.
FINE WINES – RED
Chianti Classico Riserva, Villa La Pagliaia 2000 £28.95
Tuscany, Italy. Archetypal Chianti. Classic Sangiovese flavours of brambly,
bitter cherry fruit backed by succulent acidity and age-mellowed tannins.
Balgownie Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 £34.45
Victoria, Australia. Dark, sumptuous Cabernet from a famous, old estate.
Juicy blackcurrant/chocolate/spice. Power tempered by finesse.
St Emilion Grand Cru, Clos de la Cure 2007 £39.50
Bordeaux, France. Complex claret of superb structure. Good fruit, solid,
tight tannins and a long, satisfying finish.
Valenciso Rioja Reserva, Compañia Bodeguera de Valenciso 2004 £41.00
Rioja Alta, Spain. Pure Tempranillo: rich, elegant and beautifully understated.
Combines the best of tradition with fine modern winemaking practice.
FINE WINES – WHITE
Sancerre “La Clochette”, Jean-Jacques Breton 2009 £24.45
Loire, France. Dry, crisp and refreshing Sauvignon Blanc. Flavour-rich palate
with good gooseberry fruit and fine, well-balanced acidity.
Jurançon Sec, Domaine Bellegarde 2008 £30.25
South West France. Racy, citrus scented dry white. Delicious acidity,
absolutely characteristic of the finest Jurançon. Delightful.
Yangarra Estate Roussanne 2009 £35.30
South Australia. A touch of Aussie class. Vibrant, spicy and refreshing.
Zeltinger Himmelreich Riesling Spätlese, Markus Molitor 2004 £26.35
Mosel, Germany. Exciting wine: lovely lemon and ripe pear flavours.
A vibrant mix of sweetness and acidity, ripeness and minerality.
Pernand Vergelesses Blanc, Vallet Frères 2006 £42.95
Burgundy, France. Proper Burgundy. Rich and complex. Great vintage.
1997 Colheita, Wiese & Krohn - Bottle: £38.85 Glass: £2.10/£4.00
Portugal. Wonderful single-vintage tawny. The perfect finish.