Wine List


Taste Guide

White Wines are designated numbers 1 to 5, with 1 being the driest and 5 being the sweetest.

Red Wines are designated letters A to E, with A being the lightest and E being the deepest and fullest.  Rose Wines are a combination of Red and White.


White Wines


Simplicity Sauvignon Blanc (Chile) – (1) – 175ml glass £3.40, 250ml glass £4.80, Bottle £13.95

Tantalising ripe citrus tropical fruit flavours.  Classic, young, zingy, fresh and herby feel.


Niel Joubert Chenin Blanc (South Africa) – (3) - 175ml glass £3.80, 250ml glass £5.10, Bottle £14.95

A quite remarkable wine packed with a full rich flavour.  Great weight of fruit, balanced with zingy acidity and a long finish.


Currabridge Unwooded Chardonnay (Australia) – (2) - 175ml glass £4.10, 250ml glass £5.70, Bottle £16.50

With no oak contact, this wine shows very clean, ripe peach and melon fruit


Bella Modella Pinot Grigio (Italy) – (2) - 175ml glass £4.20, 250ml glass £5.80, Bottle £16.95

Light, vibrant and very tasty.  Very drinkable with or without food, and strikingly presented.


Grant Burge Pinot Gritio GB15 (Australia) – (2) – Bottle £17.95

Pale gold with floral and strawberry bouquet.  Fruit and cream flavours and plenty of refreshing acidity.


Richland Viognier (Australia) – (2) – Bottle £17.95

Sumptuous and luscious apricot and peach flavours dominate this quite outstanding wine made by Westend Estate in the Riverina District of New South Wales, Australia. It is very full flavoured and illustrates the quality of grapes and winemaking by generations of the famous Calabria family estate.


El Coto Rioja Blanco (Spain) – (1) – Bottle £17.95

White Rioja has proved to be very much more attractive not that it is virtually 100% Viura grapes and cool-fermented in stainless steel tanks.  The wine is then bottled young so as to preserved the crisp, appley flavours.


Forrest Estate Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand) – (1) – Bottle £18.50

Marlborough Sauvignon with excellent concentration, persistent, lingering flavours and crispness on the palate.


Omaka Springs Pinot Gris (New Zealand) – (3) – Bottle £19.50

This is a rich and aromoatic wine with a luscious mouth feel.  It is fruit driven, with nectarines, peaches, spiced pear, and a honeyed sweetness with classic clean finish.  This wine has a bit of a residual sugar to help round out the grapes natural acidity and amplify its tropical aromas.


Babich Black Label Sauvinon Blanc (New Zealand) – (1) - £20.50

Classy Sauvignon from a long established family estate.  Intense aromas and flavours showing ripe gooseberry fruit with a long crisp finish.


Chablis, J. Moreau et Fils (Burgundy) – (1) – Bottle £20.95

Fling and mineral flavours combine with the lemon fruit of the Chardonnay giving a long finish.


Sparkling Wines


Cava Portaceli Brut (Spain) – (1) – Bottle £15.95

Spain’s best sparklers are known as Cava.  This is soft, fruity and great for functions.  This represents great value.


Prosecco Di Maria (Italy) – (2) – 20cl Bottle £4.95, Bottle £16.95

Fresh and crisp with lovely balancing citrusy fruit.  This is a stylish Prosecco made by the incomparable Luca Botter.  Looks and tastes fantastic – a genuine find!


Di Maria Raboso Rose (Italy) – (2B) – Bottle £16.95

The rose sister to our already fast selling Prosecco displays a lovely expression of red berry fruits and is perfect for a glass or two at anytime.


Champagnes


Laurent Perrier Brut NV – (1) – Bottle £37.50

Classically made non-vintage brut which combines balance, elegance and refinement with an unmistakable Champagne taste.


Bollinger Special Cuvee NV – (1) – Bottle £45.50

One of the best known Champagne houses; the non-vintage is full-bodied with typical biscuit flavours.


Laurent Perrier Rose NV – (1A) – Bottle £65.00

The brand leader in Rose Champagne.  Bottled in its distinctive dumpy bottle and well enough made to repay being kept.


Port


Cockburns Ruby Port – 125ml Glass £3.50


Taylor’s 10 Year Old Tawny – 125ml Glass £6.75


Rose Wine


Simplicity Cabernet Merlot Rose (Chile) – (2B) - 175ml glass £3.80, 250ml glass £5.10, Bottle £14.95

Concentrated cherry and raspberry fruit.  A persistent lingering aftertaste and soft acicdity makes this rose extremely attractive drinking.


Water’s Edge Blush (California) – (3A) - 175ml glass £4.10, 250ml glass £5.70, Bottle £16.50

Good example of this bewitching drink which smells and tastes like a bowl of raspberries.


Le Poesie Pinot Grigio Blush (Italy) – (2A) - 175ml glass £4.10, 250ml glass £5.70, Bottle £16.50

This wine has a slightly fuller bodied style while retaining the aromatic and refreshing qualities of the Pinot Grigio grape.


Grant Burge Rose GB11 (Australia) – (2B) - 175ml glass £4.20, 250ml glass £5.80, Bottle £16.95

Ripe raspberry fruit balanced by clean, fresh acidity.


Red Wines


Simplicity Merlot (Chile) – (B) - 175ml glass £3.40, 250ml glass £4.80, Bottle £13.95

Smooth, succulent and plumy style with delicate hints of spice and crushed black pepper.  Extremely popular and well priced.


Centelleo Tempranillo (Spain) – (C) - 175ml glass £3.80, 250ml glass £5.10, Bottle £14.95

Ripe and juicy bramble and cherry flavours with hints of spice.  Good length and tremendous value.


Running Duck Fair for Life Shiraz (South Africa) – (D) - 175ml glass £4.10, 250ml glass £5.70, Bottle £16.50

The first organic winery worldwide to gain Fairtrade certification produced this spicy but smooth and rounded Shiraz which is simply scrumptious.


The River Garden Shiraz Cabernet (South Africa) – (D) - 175ml glass £4.20, 250ml glass £5.80, Bottle £16.95

The Shiraz provides bramble, spice and white pepper; the Cabernet gives currants and touches of mint.  The winemaker has been charged by the proprietor to achieve ‘quality without compromise’.  The result is a wine that shows a real touch of class in a glass.


Palazzo del Mare Nero d’Avola (Italy) – (C) – Bottle £16.95

Ripe and very easy drinking red from what is now a popular Sicilian grape variety.


Lyngrove Collection Pinotage (South Africa) – (C) – Bottle £16.95

Well balanced, medium bodied and ripe mulberry flavours.


Richland Cabernet Sauvignon (Australia) – (C) - Bottle £16.95

The ripe berry characters flow smoothly onto the palate, combining spices and vanilla oak with soft approachable tannins.  This is an award winning Cabernet Sauvignon bursting with attractive sweet berries and violets married to subtle French oak.


El Coto Rioja Crianza (Spain) – (C) – Bottle £17.95

El Coto has in just thirty years become the No.1 Rioja in Spain.  Their Rioja Crianza is ruby red, has excellent harmony of fruit, tannin and oak and is renowned for its velvety smooth feel in the mouth.


Westend Cool Climate Shiraz (Australia) – (D) – Bottle £18.50

Wonderful Shiraz made from high quality, small hand parcels of grapes in the high altitude region of Hilltops near Young in New South Wales.  This is a wine of intense cherry, plum and blueberry flavours combined with integrated French oak and fine grained tannins giving a well balanced finish on the palate.


Beaujolais Milhomme (Beaujolais) – (A) – Bottle £18.95

From a small, local producer, soft and juicy Gamay with the flavours of ripe summer fruits.  Can be served slightly cook – perfect summer drinking.


Bourgogne Pinot Noir, Cave de Bissey (Burgundy) – (B) – Bottle £20.50

Fresh but flavoursome Pinot Noir with a rich finish.  This wine represents exceptionally good value given the increasing cost of red burgundy.


Chateauneuf-du-Pape Le Batard (Rhone) – (D) – Bottle £30.95

This Chateauneuf du Pape is deep ruby in colour, opulent, full-bodied and rich with notes of smoke, blackberry, cassis and pepper.  It is superbly made with soft tannins and perfect balance.


Chateau Angludet, 2008, Margaux (Bordeaux) – (C) – Bottle £46.00

An increasingly attractive vintage produced wines of charm and finesse.  Formerly well-known in England as d’Angludet the name was changed in 2008 to Angludet.  This charm and elegance of this beautifully balanced Bordeaux has not been affected.