Wines by the Glass
Edouard Brun Brut – Cuvee Speciale, Ay, Marne NV £11.00
Pascal Ponson Brut Rosé – Montagne de Reims, NV £13.00
Seresin, Sauvignon Blanc – Marlborough, New Zealand 2014 £8.00
Domaine Laroche, Viognier – Languedoc-Roussillon, France 2015 £9.00
Saint-Veran Chardonnay – Domaine des Maillettes, Burgundy, France 2014 £13.00
Leggero Appasimento Corvina & Merlot – Veneto, Italy 2013 £8.00
Paper Road Pinot Noir - Borthwick, Gladstone, Wairarapa, New Zealand, 2014 £10.00
Château Civrac Cabernet & Merlot – Côtes de Bourg, Bordeaux France 2008 £11.00
Sancerre Rose - Domaine Fernand Girard, Loire Valley, France, 2014 £10.00
Monbazillac – Domaine l’Ancienne Cure, South-west, France 2012 £10.00
Jurançon Moelleux Gros/Petit Manseng - Domaine Bellegarde, France, 2013 £11.00
Maury, Grenache Noir - Domaine Pouderoux, Roussillon, France, 2013 £13.00
Ernest Rapeneau Brut Selection NV
Epernay, Champagne, France £29.00
60% Pinot Noir 30% Pinot Meunier 10% Chardonnay - sparkling golden yellow, bright & intense. Figs, apricots & nuances of brioche.
Domaine Sautereau, Sancerre, Loire Valley, France £28.00
Widely regarded as ‘best in class’ Loire Sauvignon Blanc garnering numerous awards & accolades with alluring elderflower & cut grass aromas and a succulent gooseberry fruit palate.
Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi, Classico Superiore 2014
Bucci, Marche, Italy £36.00
The Bucci family has been growing grapes in Marche since 1700s. Aromas of vanilla, almonds, nuts, Golden apples, butterscotch and honey. Fresh and mineral finish.
Puligny-Montrachet, 1er Cru Les Folatieres 2013
Domaine Jean-Louis Chavy, Cotes de Beaune, Burgundy, France £53.00
This 1er cru always produces a more muscular Puligny. Hyper ripe apricot & honey. Excellent definition and a remarkable purity of Chardonnay fruit.
Domaine de l'Ameillaud Cairanne 2014
Côtes du Rhone Villages, Southern Rhone, France £24.00
The highly rated Cairanne village is big, fruit forward & spicy with lots of pepper, violets & jammy blackberrys. Medium to full-bodied, good purity, low acidity & lots of ripeness.
Greywacke Pinot Noir 2013
Marlborough, New Zealand £39.00
A bright red Pinot with an attractive strawberry & blueberry bouquet. Dense red flower, wild cherries & oak influenced black currants on the palate with some savoury black pepper notes.
Château Haut Bages Liberal 2009
5eme Cru Classé, Pauillac, Medoc, Bordeaux, France £52.00
The bouquet offers aromas of cassis, earth, dried herbs and liquorice. Medium bodied with good ripeness and moderate tannins.
Champagne & Sparkling
Camel Valley Brut 2013
Lindo Family, Nanstallon, Bodmin, Cornwall £47.00
Traditional method, Seyval Blanc based, hugely popular, high quality Cornish sparkler made by UK winemaker of the year Sam Lindo. Great acidity is the key!
Lyme Bay Brut Reserve 2013
Axe Valley, Devon, England £47.00
This Sparkling wine was kept for 18 months on lees. 100% Seyval Blanc grape. It displays refreshing lemon and green apple notes, with a vibrant and creamy mousse. 7g of residual sugar.
Vouvray Pétillant Brut 2009
Domaine Huet, Vouvray, Loire Valley, France £51.00
The incredibly versatile Chenin Blanc at work with soft orchard fruits, white flowers & citrus peel notes. Incredibly fine mousse, gentle mouthfilling texture, remarkable freshness.
Edouard Brun Brut NV,
Cuvee Speciale, Ay, Marne Champagne, France £53.00
Small family growers, who handle everything from vine to bottle. All three grape varieties with majority of Pinot Meunier. It’s very fresh, light, well balanced.
Pascal Ponson Brut Rose, 1er Cru NV,
Pascal Ponson, Montagne de Reims, Champagne, France £53.00
All three grape varieties, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier from Premier Cru vineyards inb Montagne de Reims. Pale salmon pink with a very fine mousse.
Camel Valley Rosé 2013,
Lindo Family, Nanstallon, Bodmin, Cornwall £61.00
100% Pinot Noir award winning English fizz. Light pink colour, classic English Pinot character, light floral raspberry & wild strawberry aromas. Elegant yet strong.
Pol Roger Rèserve Brut NV
Epernay, Champagne, France. £75.00
Delicious biscuit & autumn fruit character. Equal parts blend of three main grape varieties. Ripe, elegant & balanced with a hazelnut & peachy charm. Exemplary stuff.
Pol Roger Rosé 2004
Epernay, Champagne, France £105.00
This vintage has 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay, produced in tiny quantities and matured for seven years before its release. Delicately aromatic yet rich and weighty. The winemakers at Pol certainly know about their rose. A masterful expression, exquisitely textured and perfectly proportioned.
Charles Heidsieck Blanc des Millénaires 1995
Reims, Champagne, France £134.00
100% Chardonnay - A wonderful pot-pourri of scents: acacia, honey & dried apricot plus a sensuous amalgam of secondary notes including dried exotic fruits & a touch of vanilla. A delightfully fresh palate of apples, figs & a hint of gunflint. A backbone of ripe yet fresh acidity. Completely delightful.
Krug Grande Cuvee Brut MV
Reims, Champagne, France £200.00
Blend of more than 120 wines from 10 or more vintages Its exceptional finesse is the result of a stay of at least another six years in the cellars. Over twenty years are needed to craft each bottle of Krug Grande Cuvee. Notes of toasted bread, hazelnut, nougat, barley sugar, jellied fruit, hint of apples and flowers in bloom, ripe and dried fruit, almonds, marzipan, gingerbread, sweet spice and brioche. Very fine and elegant bubbles.
Camino Del Sur 2015
Verdejo, Rueda, Spain £23.00
Fresh, dry, pale in colour, delicately fragranced with fennel. Soft and persistent with hints of apples and banana. Deliciously crisp and aromatic.
Domaine Saint Hilaire Chardonnay 2014
Languedoc, France £27.00
Dry, elegant, unoaked displaying classic characteristics of citrus, apples, chalky minerality with hints of dried fruits and almonds too.
La Chevaliere Viognier 2015
Domaine Laroche, Pays d’Oc, France £29.00
Viognier made in a lighter style to some but still encompassing a wide range of flavours from stone fruits, honeysuckle and wild flower.
Valençay Blanc 2014
Domaine Augis, Meusnes, Valencay, Loire Valley, France £31.00
Cool, crisp Sauvignon Blanc with plenty of zip. Refreshingly understated with ripe peach and grapefruit flavours from this excellent small Loire Valley producer.
A Mano Bianco - Fiano/Greco 2015
Bari, Puglia, Italy £32.00
Fiano adds a white peach & floral perfumes, Falanghina adds citrus blossom aromas & Verdeca lends a grapefruit character. Complex & zesty, well balanced acidity & lovely body.
Muscadet de Sèvre et Maine sur Lie 2014
Sebastien Chereau, Domaine de la Mortaine, Loire Valley, France £35.00
Consistently excellent since our supplier first shipped this over 40 years ago. Adorned with an eye-catching Quintin Blake label this is a perfect aperitif or if the chef has any with a plate of oysters!
Vinho Verde 2014
Quinta de Gomariz, Minho, Portugal £35.00
A delightfully floral, dry white Vinho Verde made from a single local varietal `Loureiro`. There is a fine, subtle spritz enhancing the fresh and lively palate, whilst green apple and lemon zest flavours linger on the finish.
Bergerac Blanc 2014
Domaine l’Ancienne Cure, South-west, France £37.00
70% Sauvignon Blanc and 30% Semillon, 9 months in barrel. Deep golden colour, sweet floral nose. The palate is dry, tropical fruit aromas, peach, great balance between acidity. Creamy mouthfeel.
Seresin Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Marlborough, New Zealand £36.00
Displays a complex aroma of passionfruit, herbaceous notes, with a chalky mineral complexity. The palate is finely textured with ripe gooseberry, tropical fruit and citrus notes, framed with a fresh acidity.
Cuveé L’Amanlie' 2014
Camp Galhan Estate, Vin de Pays Duché d'Uzès, Languedoc, France £39.00
A blend of Viognier, Grenache Blanc & Rousanne. Alluring white peach aromas, a palate packed with ripe stone fruit flavours with a lovely creamy texture & long elegant finish. An obscure alternative to Sauvignon Blanc & Chardonnay indeed - this quickens the pulses & is a must try!
Delaire Graff Estate Chenin Blanc 2014
Banghoek Valley, Stellenbosch, South Africa £40.00
All barrel-fermented, all whole bunch pressed & partially fermented with wild yeasts, this is an ambitious Chenin Blanc from Morné Frey. It’s rich & faintly tropical, with hints of pineapple, honey & spice, but the fruit & oak are built upon a foundation of freshness & acidity.
Esporão Reserva Blanco 2014
Alentejo, Portugal £41.00
Coupage of four grapes, three indigenous (Antao Vaz, Arinto & Roupeiro) along with French Semillon. Apricots, wild flowers, kumquats, a smokiness, full & rich with generous oak.
Corralillo Gewurtztraminer 2014
Matetic Vineyards, San Antonio Valley, Chile £42.00
Natural ecosystem harmony is paramount here; hand selecting the grapes, employing biodynamic & organic practices, wild yeasts, even alpacas graze the land keeping down competing vegetation.
Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi, Classico Superiore 2014
Bucci, Marche, Italy £43.00
Golden in colour, this wine has a layered bouquet, reminiscent of vanilla, butterscotch, almonds and nuts. Aromas of mimosa and ripe Golden Delicious apples continue on the complex palate, which has a fresh finish. There is also a mineral edge to the ripe, round flavours of wildflower honey.
Carqueixal Albariño 2014
Bodegas Viña Nora, Rías Baixas, Spain £43.00
New Zealand winemaker Alistair Gardner produces a rich, full bodied, mineral-laden example not usually encountered. Fragrant, exotically perfumed with peach, apricot and spice.
Kamptal Gruner Veltliner 2014
Loimer, Kamptal, Lower Austria £47.00
Inviting aromas of herbs, supported by a peppery spiciness, followed by fresh cut apple fruit. Racy & crisp on the palate, yet beautifully balanced. Bone dry, refreshing, typical “Grüner” herbal character.
Bacchus, Lyme Bay 2014
Lyme Bay Winery, Axe Valley, Devon, England £48.00
Refreshing character of grapefruit, nettle and elderflower, with and exceptionally long finish.
Little sweetness at the end.
Pouilly-Fumé Les Loges 2014
Domaine Dominique Guyot, Pouilly-Fumé, Loire Valley, France £49.00
The wines of Pouilly are often compared with those of neighbouring Sancerre (“Water divides us wine unites us” is a popular local saying) however they are often richer and more full-bodied & frequently require more time to evolve. This is bright, rich, rounded Sauvignon from mature rootstock on the coveted ‘Les Loges’ escarpment in the centre of this Loire appellation. Gun-flint & gooseberries, fresh, zesty, mineral edged palate with a persistent dry finish.
Saint-Veran, En Pommard 2014
Domaine des Maillettes, Maconnaise, Burgundy, France £50.00
Guy Saumaize was a third generation which made wines in Burgundy. Now run by his son. This estate was bought in 1981. Very elegant, mineral, spicy wine, with a touch of honey, creamy fruit, buttery finish.
Pinot Gris 2007
Charles Schleret, Turckheim, Haut Rhine, Alsace, France £53.00
Based in the delightful village of Turckheim just west of Colmar on the river Fecht. Charles’ wines have garnered more medals in wine competitions than those of any other wine-maker we feature. An exotic wine that has spice, wild flower & faint wood smoke aromas preceding a complex palate of dried fruit, honey, nuts & minerals with an off-dry, tangy finish.
'Calvarino' Soave Classico 2014
Pieropan, Soave, Veneto, Italy £53.00
Calvarino takes its name, `little Calvary`, from the steepness of the slope & the difficulty this presents in working the vineyard. It has the classic basalt soil of Soave and is planted with Garganega & Trebbiano di Soave. Garganega gives structure & acidity. Trebbiano di Soave perfume & richness of flavour. Think classy Italian Chablis. Sublime!
Arneis,Family Vineyards 2013
Seghesio, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California £54.00
Originating in the Piedmont region. Arneis is one of Italy’s oldest, most distinctive varietals. The Russian River vineyard yields is a complex, full-bodied white with crisp, floral aromas and notes of pear and melon.
Jeffrey Grosset Semillon-Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Clare Valley, South Australia £55.00
70% Clare Valley Semillon & 30% Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc. Fresh, bright & vibrant, redolent of gooseberry, lychees, fresh garden herb flavours & some lemon citrus notes, a fine, tight palate that is lively, cleansingly crisp and, importantly, dry. This is delicious thirst-quenching stuff.
El Camino Chardonnay 2013
Varner Wines, Spring Ridge, Santa Barbara County, California, USA £58.00
Twin brothers Jim & Bob Varner produce a stunningly beautiful, striking Chardonnay with bright, fresh, Californian fruit to the fore. No heavy-handed manipulation at work here. Just a lightness of touch letting the amazing quality of the fruit do the talking.
Valli Old Vine Riesling 2011
Valli Estate, Alexandra, Central Otago, New Zealand £60.00
Alexandra has the greatest diurnal temperature range in New Zealand, perfect for Riesling. This has perfumed mineral notes with a white peach/nectarine fruit background. Dry, with a core of vibrant acidity balanced by ripe fruit and great length of flavour. Mouth-watering stuff.
Chablis 1er Vaucoupin 2014
Domaine Corinne Perchaud, Chablis, Burgundy, France £62.00
The initial bouquet is floral, followed by citrus aromas such as orange and fresh pear notes. The palate is mineral with a citrus vein. It is a full-bodied and well-balanced wine.
Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2012
Red Car Winery, Sonoma, California, USA £63.00
Harvested at low sugar levels, whole cluster fermented, put into 10% French oak for primary & malolactic fermentation. Resulting wine has racy acidity & chalky notes.
Arbois, Savagnin 2006
Domaine de la Pinte, Jura, France £75.00
An aromatic dry white wine with honey, citrus and hazelnut notes followed by succulent orange flavours and a twist of aniseed.
Domaine du Chene, Condrieu 2013
Northern Rhône Valley, France £77.00
Exotic & intense. Honeydew melon, pineapple, grapefruit, jasmine, white peach and slight oiliness. Great richness follows showing a honeyed and viscous quality but well balanced too.
Rully 1er Cru 2013
Domaine Leflaive, Côte Chalonnaise, Burgundy, France £78.00
Temperature is warmer than in Côte d’Or, the wines are richer, more creamy. Medium bodied, fruity, floral and toasted. Finesse is without a doubt the best word to describe this magnificent Rully.
Cuvée Frédéric Emile Riesling 2007
F.E.Trimbach, Alsace, France £86.00
A true classic of a wine. Flavours of lime, green apple peel, green tea and verbena with tones of petrol. Great minerality and length with a lively acidity.
Meursault 1er Cru `Les Charmes’ 2007
J-C. Boisset, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy, France £105.00
Golden, pure & elegant with concentrated aromas of white fruits, dried herbs & marzipan. Rich, creamy, full bodied & rounded with great depth and precise acidity.
Coulee de Serrant 2011
Nicolas Joly, Savennieres, Loire Valley, France £129.00
Regarded as the epitome of Loire Chenin & one of France’s vinous national treasures. A beguiling bouquet of russet apples, fennel & quince. An even diverse palate of pears, herbs & minerals. Truly world class & a unique wine in a category of its own. Unbeatable.
Leggero Appassimento, Corvina and Merlot 2013
Veneto, Italy £32.00
60% Corvina alongside with 40% Merlot using the appasimento process after the harvest to concentrate the aroma of dried flowers and fruits and flavor of sweet black cherries and chocolate. Very smooth and elegant finish.
Le Petit Caboche 2014
La Famille Boisson, Vin de Pays de Vaucluse, Southern Rhone, France £33.00
Made by Jean Pierre Boisson (former mayor of Chateauneuf-du-Pape) & his daughter Emilie. A blend of Caledoc, Syrah, Marselan & Grenache bursting with juicy, blackberry flavours.
Sinfonia Monastrell Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Jumilla, Spain £33.00
A perfectly balanced wine with exotic fruit flavours, spice and black pepper. Robust and fresh with lots of fragrancy and ripe black cherry.
Mencia, Baltos 2012
Dominio de Trares, Bierzo, Spain £36.00
Aromatic wine, with notes of dark fruit, red berries, combined with some liquorice, cloves and forest leafs. Warm and intense palate.
Primitivo Appassimento 2014
Passitivo, Puglia, Italy £36.00
Grapes were naturally dried on the vine, to concentrate their flavors. This wine is very complex, full-bodied, supple and well-balanced, with a long finish. Full of red fruit like cherries, raspberries and redcurrants. Combination of French and American oak added pleasant roasted and spicy aromas.
Château d'Abzac Bordeaux Superieur 2013
Famille d’Anglade, Abzac, Bordeaux, France £37.00
90% Merlot with small dollops of Cabernets Franc & Sauvignon; this precocious 'Petit Château' has red berry aromas, a palate with a wealth of cassis flavours, great concentration & fine balance.
Pies Negros Rioja 2013
Bodegas Artuke, Rioja, Spain £38.00
Boutique Rioja producer; the initial grape pressing is barefoot – a tradition reflected in their black feet or ‘Pies Negros’ showing the respect they feel for the land. 90% Tempranillo 10% Graciano.
Weingut Jurtschitsch, Zweigelt 2012
Kamptal, Langenlois, Niederosterreich, Austria £39.00
Native Austrian grape varitety. Smooth, fruity aromatic wine, with a touch of spiciness. Spiced cherry and raspberry flavours.
Fleurie Les Roches du Vivier 2014
Domaine Rene Berrod, Fleurie, Beaujolais, France £39.00
Pure elegance, a wine redolent of violets and ripe red fruits. Explosively fruity, rich and velvety. A perfect combination of old vine fruit and expert winemaking. Top of its cru class.
Paper Road Pinot Noir 2014
Borthwick Vineyards, Gladstone, Wairarapa, New Zealand £39.00
This about the purity of Pinot Noir. Spicy savouriness, bright, juicy red fruits, medium-bodied, soft velvety tannins, tart & sweet cherry fruit, hint of chocolate, lightly oaked finish.
Cabernet Sauvignon, North Coast 2012
Hess Select, Hess Collection, Napa, California £41.00
Rich, full-bodied wine, with spice and raspberry alongside black cherry and cassis flavors. Hint of anise, cloves, cedar, and a touch of vanilla.
Le Suerte de Arrayan Garnacha 2012
Toledo, Mentrida DO, Spain £41.00
High altitude organically grown old vine Garnacha that shows freshness and power.
Herbacious, red berry & cherry fruit laden palette. Elegant but serious too.
Limestone Block Malbec 2012
TintoNegro, Mendoza, Argentina £46.00
High altitude vineyards producing an aromatic & complex wine. Bright red cherry aromas, hints of sweet herbs & cassis. Palate is spicy, elegant with refreshing red berry fruit & smooth tannins.
Château Civrac 2008 £47.00
Cotes de Bourg, Bordeaux, France
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, aged in new oak. 35% Malbec gives a soft fruity approach with a sweet vanilla finish. Quite deep, greyish crimson. Slightly peppery and herbaceous on the nose smells very fresh and somehow summery. Some capsicum notes. Fresh and a little bit green on the palate but in an attractive rather than unripe way. Smooth and fresh, lightish but not short on the finish.
Pic Saint Loup L'Arbouse 2013
Mas Bruguiere, Languedoc, South of France £47.00
A rich, compelling & organic blend of Syrah & Grenache Noir with a wealth of wild garrigue herb & berry scents and a lovely, pitchy palate of black fruit and fine-grained tannins.
Bourgueil, La Coudraye 2012
Domaine Yannick Amirault, Loire Valley, France £48.00
From 25 to 35 years old vines on sandy slopes situated closer to the Loire River. Two thirds of this cuvee are aged in large specially designed wooden tanks, the rest in stainless steel tanks. This wine is notable for its freshness and perfume and has very fine tannins well covered with admirable flesh coming from fully ripe fruit.
Cesconi 'Moratel' 2012
IGT Vigneti delle Dolomiti, Trentino Alto Adige, Italy £48.00
Merlot, Lagrein, Teroldego & Cabernet blend. Youthful violet notes shine through this ruby coloured wine. The nose offers considerable aromatic complexity, with aromas of wild cherry, raspberry & blackcurrant.
Stony Brook Syrah 2011
Craig McNaught, Franschhoek, Western Cape, South Africa £49.00
Truly old world in style, matured for 30 months in French oak, exhibiting classic white pepper characteristics, meaty/savoury notes, soft ripe tannins, big & robust, full bodied.
Cuvee Azalais, Vacqueyras 2012
Domaine le Sang des Cailloux, Rhone Valley, France £52.00
Biodynamic, made from 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 7% Mourvedre and 3% Cinsault.
Named after Serge’s daughters. Medium-full bodied, silky with lovely texture, nice minerality
with very fine red fruit and plum fruit.
Chianti Classico 2013
Isole e Olena, Tuscany, Italy £58.00
Dark ruby in color, the Chianti Classico has a clean and fresh perfumed nose of red cherry and strawberry. It is medium bodied and boasts copious floral, minty red berry and red cherry flavors of lovely purity, with a smooth yet vibrant texture nicely firmed by an edge of acidity.
The Chocolate Block 2013
Boekenhoutskloof, Franschhoek, Western Cape, South Africa £61.00
Syrah-based Cape blend. Massive floral perfume with redcurrant, cedar, black pepper, coriander & hints of Turkish Delight. Macerated red fruit palate layered with marzipan, minerals & superb velvety structure. Textured, composed & seamless in style.
Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Balnaves, Coonawarra, South Australia £64.00
Planted in 1975 on the famous Terra Rossa strip, winemaker Pete Bissell blends multiple small vineyard plots resulting in layered, complex wines. Deep red, intense aromas of cassis, blueberry, mint & seaweed with fine mocha-coffee French oak. Structured, lean with ripe cassis fruit & a fine tannin finish.
Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2012
Clos Saint-Vincent, Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France £66.00
Deep, ruby red in appearance. On the nose, the wine is pronounced, with aromas of blackcurrant, plum, hints of spice, coffee & tobacco. The palate is rich with wild berry, cranberry, cassis & vanilla, with fresh acidity & velvety tannins. Long & elegant.
Amarone Della Valpolicella 2011
Pieropan, Veneto, Italy £69.00
Rich & dry. Produced primarily from the Corvina grape. An elegant Amarone with a heady perfume of black cherries, red summer fruits, pepper, sweet spice. Complex, rounded, potent.
Bachelder Pinot Noir 2012
Willamette Valley, Oregon £71.00
The combination of the cool climte, volcanic soil and an intense passion for well-crafted Pinot Noir in the Willamette Valley results in world-class wines. Displays ripe, red stone fruit, subtle spice, silky tannins and good length.
La Pleiade Shiraz 2012
Ron & Elva Laughton, Jasper Hill, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia £84.00
A joint venture with Hermitage plantings from Chapoutier. A knockout bouquet of graphite, crushed rocks, blueberries & blackberries is followed by a full-bodied new world Syrah with formidable concentration, good acidity & tremendous intensity as well as length.