SPARKLING & CHAMPAGNE
PROSECCO DOC SPUMANTE, ITALY – 11% Glass £6/Bottle £25.5. Pale light yellow colour, with fine perlage. Delicately fruity with hints of ripe pears, flowers and some mineral notes on the nose. This is a well. Balanced sparkling wine with a light body, but quite a long finish.
FORGET BRIMONT BRUT PREMIER CRU BRUT CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE – 12% Bottle £40. This full, round wine melds rich pear and tangerine flavours with fine acidity. It’s crisp, fragrant and ripe, showing some signs of bottle age in its toasty character.
GAYDA T’AIR D’OC SAUVIGNON BLANC, FRANCE – 12.5% Glass £5.5/Bottle £20. All Gayda’s vineyards adhere to strict environmentally responsible vineyard management & all grapes are handpicked. This Sauvignon has tropical fruits & melon on the nose leading to a crispy lively palate. It has good acidity & a clean finish.
BONOTTO DELLE TEZZE PINOT GRIGIO, ITALY – 12% Glass £5.5/Bottle £20. From the foothills of the Alps, this Pinot Grigio has a bouquet of tropical fruits with hints of pineapple & lemon.
CEFIRO RESERVE CHARDONNAY, CHILE – 14% Glass £5/Bottle £22. The wine has an intense combination of tropical fruit aromas, especially pineapple & banana. Fresh & well-balanced with soft tones of vanilla & toffee. This is a medium-bodied, intense, rich & complex Chardonnay.
PICPOUL DE PINET, FRANCE -12.5% Glass £5/Bottle £22.50. The nose flaunts lemons, lime zest & gooseberry notes. The citrus carries right through onto the palate with snappy acidity & a quenching mineral finish.
HEART OF STONE SAUVIGNON BLANC, MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND – 11.5% Glass £6.5/Bottle £26. This is a vibrant wine with flavours of blackberry, gooseberry & passion fruit underscored b, appetising, crisp acidity which produces a refreshing finish.
SECATEURS CHENIN BLANC, SOUTH AFRICA – 13% Bottle £24. The first Secateurs Chenin Blanc bottled under the Badenhorst Family Wines range was in 2009 and marked the start of a continuing affair with this most wonderful grape. The aromas are flinty with Honey, orange blossom and white stone fruit notes.
BOTT GEYL PINOT D’ALSACE METISS (ORGANIC) ALSACE, FRANCE – 13% Bottle £25. Clear gold. Ripe peach and tropical fruit aromas, mango and maybe a hint of pineapple carry over in a rich and juicy fruit. Tart grapefruit and slight peach-pit bitterness on the palate and finishes long and dry.
ALLO QUINTA SOALHEIRO – 11% Bottle £25. The palate shows citrus flavours with an underlying vibrant minerality.
REYNEKE SAUVIGNON BLANC, SOUTH AFRICA – 12.5% Bottle £33. On the nose, there are aromas of pink grapefruit, lime leaf and lemon zest notes with a hint of ripe gooseberries.
PAJZOS TOKAJI FURMINT 2016, HUNGARY – 11.5% Bottle £26. A Fresh Modern Dry White blend of Furmint, Harslevelu, Harslevelu & Yellow Muscat. Spring Meadow & Mango Bouquet, Clean Dry & Well Balanced Palate.
LA GRILLE ROSE D’ANJOU, FRANCE – 11% Glass £5.50/Bottle £22. Made with carefully picked Loire speciality Grolleau grapes from the gently rolling hills of the western Loire to make this deliciously fruity off-dry Rosé, adding a pinch of gamay grapes to boost the fruit aromas.
ERNIE ELS BIG EASY, ROSE, SOUTH AFRICA, – 13.5% Bottle £26. The crystalline-pink Big Easy Rosé 2016 is a melange of Shiraz and Cinsaut and offers a classically dry and yet fun style. The nose abounds with notes of crunchy strawberries, cherry and subtle black-currants. The palate is fresh and tangy but still delivers a savoury edge and long creamy finish. Light-bodied and characterful, this Rosé will be best enjoyed young.
CANDITATO TEMPRANILLO, SPAIN – 13% 11% Glass £5.50/Bottle £21. This producer is committed to sustainable viticulture with minimal use of agrochemicals & practices to reduce waste. This is a great example of Tempranillo: Spain’s most popular red variety.
GAYDA T’AIR D’OC SYRAH, FRANCE – 13.5% 11% Glass £5.50/Bottle £21. Domaine Gayda is a fully organic vineyard working towards full certification. This Syrah is one of the key varietals of the Languedoc where the terroir brings out the ripe black fruit & spicy notes.
CEFIRO RESERVE MERLOT , CHILE -13.5% Glass £5.50/Bottle £22. From the excellent Casablanca estate in the valley of the same name. The climate combined with granitic soils promotes long ripening periods, giving this Merlot freshness as well as concentration of fruit.
BEELGARA ESTATE SHIRAZ, AUSTRALIA – 13.5% Glass £5.50/Bottle £22. a rich, full palate with plenty of ripe sweet fruit and soft tannins and well integrated oak.
ALTOSUR MALBEC, ARGENTINA -14.5% Glass £6/Bottle £24. Grown & bottled at an elevation of 4000 feet high. This wine shows intense aromas & fruity yet complex flavours.
UNO PIO UNO, ITALY -12.5% Bottle £25. The result is a wine that is robust and jammy, with hints of tobacco.
SECATEURS SHIRAZ RED BLEND, SOUTH AFRICA – 13.5% Bottle £24. The blend here is Shiraz, Cinsault & Grenache. The result is a bright red cherry-infused wine with herbal edge.
DEHESA LA GRANJA COSECHA, 100% TEMPRANILLO, SPAIN – 14% Bottle £30. Deep ruby. A perfumed bouquet evokes dark berries, cola, smoked meat and mint. Supple 7 expansive on the palate, offering gently sweet blackberry and cherry-cola flavours that are firmed & lifted by juicy acidity.
FORREST ESTATE MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND – 13 5% Bottle £35. Dr John Forrest is committed to sustainable viticulture on his Marlborough family estate. This is an excellent example of how New Zealand Pinot Noir – medium bodied, silky and beautifully balanced.
REYNEKE CORNERSTONE, SOUTHAFRICA -14.5% Bottle £35. The components consists of 43% cabernet franc, 32% merlot and 25% cabernet sauvignon. A tightly wound bouquet with black cherry and raspberry preserve aromas.