Our wine cellar stocks over 100 of the finest wines ranging from £15.95, including one of the largest selections of half bottles of wines in the region and one of the most comprehensive connoisseur wine lists, including many famous Chateaux as Rothschild, Latour, Margaux and Petrus.

 

White Wine

1 2015 Vermentino/Colombard 16.50 Terrasses D'Alleutier, Vin de France
Clear straw colour. Very expressive nose of gooseberry, apples and white fruits.
 

2 2015 Chardonnay Tierra Alta, Central Valley, Chile 17.50
Dry, tropical fruit character, butter and light oak tones, medium-full body. Great with fish & poultry dishes
 

3 2014/15 Pinot Grigio Prima Alta, Veneto Italy 18.50
Light and dry with a floral orange blossom nose and a peachy, lemon sherbert , light body.
 

4 2015 New Hall Vineyards, Bacchus, England 20.00
Medium dry, exotic fruit character, medium-full body, great with spicy & chilli dishes
 

5 2015 Roussane -Vermentino Domaine de Mus, Languedoc, France 20.50
Dry, summer yellow fruit basket with tones of exotic fruits too, full smooth body, balanced acidity.
 

6 2015 Chenin Blanc Culemborg, South Africa 20.50
Off-dry, lemony with honey aromas, medium bodied, best with seafood & salads
 

7 2014/15 Sauvignon Blanc Reserva Bouchon Family Wines, Colchagua Valley, Chile 23.00
Dry, white flowery tones of citrus fruits, ripe summer fruits aftertaste, medium bodied, best enjoy with fish & shellfish dishes.
 

8 2015 Viognier, Les Salices, Francois Lurton, Languedoc, France 23.50
Off-dry, ripe citrus & yellow plum notes, white pepper notes, medium bodied, best enjoy with chicken salads, vegetables purées poultry dishes with ginger or coconut & cheeseboards.

 

9 2015 Pinot Grigio La di Motte, Vinicola Botter,Veneto, Italy 26.00
Dry, citrus, apples & hints of tarragon, medium bodied.
 

10 2014 /15 Rioja Blanco Edulis Bodegas Altanza, Rioja, Spain 27.50
Dry, flowery with tones of grapefruit & lime, medium bodied.
 

11 2015 /16 Sauvignon Blanc Omaka Springs Estates,Marlborough, New Zealand 29.50
Bone-dry, gooseberies, asparagus & vegetal aromas, medium bodied.
 

12 2015 Riesling Anchorage Family Estate,Nelson, New Zealand 30.50
Dry with hints of gooseberry and green apple. Great crispness and acidity. Perfect with light fish dishes and salads.
 

13 2015 Gavi di Gavi Salluvii Castallari, Piemonte, Italy 31.50
Dry, citrus and tropical fruits with mineral finish, medium bodied.
 

14 2014/15 Pinot Blanc Reserve Fernand Engel, Alscace, France 33.00
Off-dry, full bodied wine with buttery texture and apple, summer fruits aromatic character with a mineral finsih.
 

15 2015 Albarino Veiga da Princess, Rias Baixas, Spain 35.00
This single vineyard Albarino is made from low yielding grapes and is crisp and minerally with lifted flavours of white peach.
 

16 2015 Chablis Alain Geoffroy, Burgundy, France 35.50
Bone-dry, citrus and flinty mineral finish, medium bodied.
 

17 2015 Sancerre Vincent Delaporte, Loire, France 47.50
Dry, apple, lemon, lime, grapefruit, earl grey tea, boxwood, rhubarb, blackcurrant, kiwi medium-full bodied.
 

18 2014 Pouilly Fuisse Maison Matisco, France 55.50
An exceptional Pouilly Fuisse from the Maconnais area of Burgundy. Only the lighest touches of oak are used which give a pronouced flavour of hazelnut and hints of vanilla.
 

By The Glass

1 Vermentino/Colombard, France 4.95
Dry, tropical fruit character wit froral tones, medium body.
 

3 Pinot Grigio, Prima Alta, Italy 5.50
Light and dry with a floral orange blossom nose and a peachy, lemon sherbert , light body.

 

4 New Hall Vineyards, Bacchus, England 5.25
Off dry, exotic fruit character, medium-full body, great with spicy & chilli dishes

6 Chenin Blanc, Culemborg, South Africa 5.95
Off-dry, lemony with honey aromas, medium bodied, best with seafood & salads
 

7 Sauvignon Blanc, Bouchon Family Wines, Chile 6.50
Dry, white flowery tones of citrus fruits, ripe summer fruits aftertaste, medium bodied.
 

16 Chablis, Alain Geoffroy, Burgundy, France 9.50
Bone-dry, citrus and flinty mineral finish, medium bodied.

 

Red Wine

30 2015 Tempranillo-Syrah La Villa Real Bodegas La Remediadora, La Mancha, Spain 16.50
Dry, smooth, very fruity full bodied red with soft tannins and rich aftertaste.
 

31 2015 Montepulciano d' Abruzzo Villa Enzo, Abruzzo, Italy 17.00
Off-dry. Lots of cherry fruit, smooth tannins and mellow medium body. Unoaked.
 

32 2015 Merlot, Paul Antonin Lanquedoc, France 18.50
Off-dry, soft, mellow wine with red cherry & blackberry tones and hints of sweet spices.
 

33 2015 Rioja Vina Hermosa, Rioja, Spain 20.00
Dry, earthy,maraschino cherries, & balanced acidity. Medium bodied
 

34 2015 Primitivo Terre di Monteluza, Puglia, Italy 21.00
Off-dry, rich very concentrated black fruit, tar & chocolate yet smooth & fin. Full bodied.
 

35 2015 Merlot Chateau Lepine Bordeaux Rouge, France 21.50
Situated in Loupiac, south west of St Emilion. This Bordeaux offers a rich yet soft, fruit driven taste, which is perfect with lamb and game.
 

36 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva Bouchon Family Wines, Maipo Valley, Chile 22.50
Dry, very aromatic and intense Cabernet Sauvignon from Chile with complex bouquet of cassis, wood tones & mint & long aftertaste. Full bodied.
 

37 2014 Pinot Noir, Chevalier Georges, Vin De Pay's D'oc, France 25.00
A lovely soft Pinot Noir with overtones of cherries from the south of France. An elegant wine with soft, cherry and raspberry vegetal fruit characters.
 

38 2013 Negramaro Donna Marzia Conti-Zecca, Puglia, Italy 25.00
Dry, very fruity with aromas of forest fruits, black & sour cherries, juicy plums, mellow spices and soft rounded tannins. Medium- full bodied.
 

39 2014 Cotes-du-Rhone Rouge Famille Jaume, Rhone, France 28.00
This Côtes-du-Rhône shows all the classic Rhône notes of dark berry fruits and spice, particularly pepper and Provencal herbs such as rosemary.
 

40 2012 Chateau La Fleur Chadenne Fronsac, Bordeaux, France 28.50
Blackberry, blackcurrant and plum bouquet with oak tones, vanilla & sweet spices. Medium tannins, well balanced wine. Best enjoyed with roasted Sunday lamb or roasted game.
 

41 2015 Malbec Piedra Negra, Francois Lurton, Argentina 28.50
Dry, juicy Malbec with excellent structure, body & smooth intense finish with hints of smoke & spice. Full bodied.
 

42 2014 Barbera del Monferato Viniviticola Luigi Tacchino, Piemonte, Italy 29.50
Bone dry wine with exceptionally food friendly qualities with a wide food spectrum from starters to juicy red meat & game based mains or bitter chocolate desserts.
 

43 2012 Rioja Bordón Crianza Franco-Españolas, Rioja, Spain 31.00
Dry, fine quality, elegant and very concentrated Rioja from well looked after Tempranillo vines. Rich red fruits, balanced tannins with great complexity of spices, cocoa & cedar.
 

44 2014 Pinotage 2014 Simonsig Estates, Stellenbosch, South Africa 31.00
Simonsig is undoubtelly one of the best Pinotage producers in South Africa if not the best one. Rich plum & berry fruit basket with vanilla,earth & gamey character. Dry & full bodied.
 

45 2014 Château des Pertonniéres 2014 /15 Beaujolais, Burgundy, France 31.50
One of the oldest Beaujolais houses in Burgundy but also one of the best. Rich fruit and low alcohol with great aromatic character.Light-medium bodied & dry.
 

46 2013 Zinfandel 2013 Amador County, California,USA 32.50
Ruby black colour. Delicate aromas of toffee and berry, with a supple, vibrant and fruity body. Medium length with a peppery finish.

 

Rose Wine

Pinot Grigio Rosato 2015 Col di Sotto, Italy £17.95
 

Malbec Rose, Terreo 2013/14 Vinovalie, South West France £23.75

Paradis Rose, 2014/15 Domaine Preignes La Vieux, France £24.75

Cote de Provence Rosé, 2013/14 Cuvée des Lices, Ravoire & Fils, France £25.50

  

Half Bottles

Whites

501W 2013/14 Chablis Montmains,Premier Cru, Gerard Trembaly, France 21.75
502W 2014/15 Sancerre, Domaine Delaporte, Loire, France 26.95
503W 2014/15 Puligny - Montrachet 'Les Enseigneres' Domaine Chavy-Chouet, Burgundy, France 29.50

 

Reds

504R 2014 Fleurie Le Viver, Burgundy, France 18.50
505R 2011 Château Damase, Savignac de I Isle, Bordeaux 19.00
506R 2012/13 Vacqueyras,Domaine de Vervine, Rhone, France 20.50
507R 2009/10 Châteauneuf du Pape, Les Garriques de Pierrefeau,Rhone, 38.00

 

Dessert Wines

591D Montbazillac, Domaine de l' Ancienne Cure, France 2012 23.00 4.00
Honey, caramel, nuts & orange blossoms. Great with a cheeseboard, strawberry or cherry based desserts.
 

592D Bastor Lamontagne, Sauternes, France 2012 28.95 4.50
In this blend, lemons and fresh herbs run around the glass, whilst the palate is lighter-bodied, dry, crisp, and zesty, with soft, chalky texture.
 

593D Maury 2012 Mas Amiel, Languedoc, France 29.95 5.50
This red sweetie is made purley from Grenache Noir and a must have with chocolate. A gorgeous deep prune fruit and berry basket aftertaste.
 

594D Elysium Black Muscat 2012 Andrew Quady, USA 38.00 7.00
deep black-purple colour with a rose-like aroma, very intense on the palate and full of fantastic rich velvety fruit. The ideal sweet wine for chocolate but also for vanilla & caramel desserts.
 

Connoisseurs Wine List

White Wine

101 2014 Château de Landiras Blanc Graves, Bordeaux, France 47.50
Three parts Semillon & one part Sauvignon Blanc with long ageing on the lees and plenty of battonage give this wine its amazing roundness and smoothness. On the palette lemon maringue, lime cream, summer herbs & hints of honey with mineral finish.
 

102 2012 Gewürztraminer Domaine Marcel Deiss, France 49.50
"Golden dress, with pure aromas of mandarin and lemon jam. Spicy and powerful nose with an explosive exotic fruit basket mouthfeel. Medium-full body and balanced acidity. Ideally escorts with fois gras, ginger sauces or cheeseboards"


103 2011 Chablis Premier Cru Alain Geoffroy, Burgundy, France 57.50
Pale yellow with a hint of green colour. Nose begins softly and then broadens widely as the minutes pass, with yellow stone fruit and lees. On the palate, the generous acidity and lean fruit structure presses on the tongue with mouth watering chalk and lemon peel and sea salt.
 

104 2014 Châteauneuf du Pape Blanc Les Garrigues de Pierrefeu,RhoneValley, France 68.75
Great concentration wine made from Clairette, Viognier & Roussanne grapes. Rich, summer fruits with mellow wood tones, sweet spices and great complexity of mineral tones. Very elegant and great match to meaty fish, shellfish and rich white sauces. 125ml 14.00 250ml 28.00
 

105 2015 Puligny-Montrachet, 'Les Ensegneires' Domaine Chavy-Chouet, Burgundy, France 75.00
A nose of white flowers and gentle citrus fruit, the palate crackles with stoney minerality and wonderful tension. This is a dry elegant wine that rounds out with notes of cream on the finish, perfect to be partnered with white meat dishes and white fish with rich sauces.
 

106 2014 Sancerre 'La Grande Cote'Francois Cotat, Loire, France 79.50
A rare and much sought after grower. Francois Cotat produces idiosyncratic, complex and age worthy Sancerres from his tiny 3 hectare estate. The cultivation is arduous and must be done entirely by hand. The grapes are late picked for maximum flavour.
 

107 2005 Chateau Carbonnieux Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux, France 125.00
Made from low yield Sauvignon Blanc & Semillon grapes in the microclimate of Pessac-Leognan.Great fruit complexity with smooth bouquet character of summer fruits, oak, vanilla, butter & nuts.
 

108 2009 Puligny-Montrachet, 'Les Perrieres' Etienne Sauzet, Burgundy, France 160.00
Great complexity wine in both nose and palette made from on of the greatest artist of Chardonnay grapes. Rich, creamy, mineral with lemon & orange peel & toasted tones of vanilla, nuts & spice.

 

Red Wine

109 2009 Rioja Reserva Soligamar, Rioja, Spain 66.00
A beautiful, estate bottled Rioja made by Carmelo Ortega, one of Spain's best winemakers in Rioja. Firm & vibrant, smooth with great complexity.
 

110 2010 Brunello di Montalcino,Val di Suga, Tuscany, Italy 68.00
The Brunello is aged for two years in mixture of small and larger French oak barrels, and then spends a further 2 years in bottle before being released. An iconic wine from Tuscany, a star in the making!
 

111 2010 Châteauneuf du Pape,Les Garriques de Pierrefeau,Rhone, France 70.00
 Dark red, with a distinctive nose of wild herb, ripe fresh cherries and sweet plums. Pure Chateauneuf du Pape in a glass! Perfectly ripe forrest and black fruit, soft tannins in the background, fine acidity, ready to drink. 125ml 14.00 250ml 28.00
 

112 2012 Chateau Hermitage Mazeyres, Pomerol, Bordeaux, France 74.00
This very smooth and elegant wine made from low yield Merlot vines from this small but extremely reliable Chateau. Cherry, wood, mellow spices and hints of oak & vanilla on the palette.
 

113 1998 Chateau Gaudin, Pauillac, Bordeaux, France 82.00
Ripe fruit on the palate, hints of oak a very fresh and fruit forward style of Bordeaux. Majority Cabernet Sauvignon blended with Merlot, Carmenere and Petit Verdot. 40 year old vines are planted on gravelly soils, an exceptional terroir makes delicious classic medoc wines.
 

114 2012 Nuit Saint Georges 'Les St Julien' Chevillon-Chazeaux,Burgundy, France 85.00
The aromas are powerful and elegant, with notes of cherry and raspberry, as well as hints of cedar wood evolving towards gamey touches. A fine wine for game & poultry roasted dishes but also thick flesh fish & mushrooms based sauces.
 

115 2006 Château Ségla, Château Rauzan-Ségla, Margaux, Bordeaux, France 89.50
59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 3.5% PetitVerdot , 1.5% Cabernet Franc. Mellow ripe tannins and full bodied with intense blackcurrant, blackberry, cherry, tobacco leaf, wood, sweet spices & savoury finish. Match with meat based sauces, beef cuts and smoked dishes.
 

116 2012 Pinot Noir, Wilde Farm,Donnelly Creek,California,USA 95.00
Very different, this wine has a real sense of elegance. Rhubarb and sweet red cherries, spicy with soft fruit, brilliant acidity and a translucent purity of fruit and intent. Match perfectly with duck or perfect on its own.

 

117 1995 Château Angludet,Margaux, Bordeaux, France 135.00
Fully matured medium bodied Bordeaux with intense red fruit, mellow spices, soft tannins, smooth elegant character & oaky tones. Perfect match for grilled red meat.
 

118 1990 Château Latour A Pomerol, Bordeaux, France 245.00
A beautiful wine from the Moueix stable of right bank offerings, the 1990 Latour a Pomerol displays a dense plum/ruby/purple color along with a bouquet of mocha, roasted nuts, wood smoke, truffles and sweet cherries.
 

119 2000 Château La Fleur - Petrus Pomerol, Bordeaux, France 450.00
Plum/ruby color is followed by aromas of mocha, kirsch liqueur, loamy soil, spice box, and licorice. It is an opulent, medium to full-bodied, big, substantial yet elegant, precise Pomerol displaying beautiful purity.
 

120 1999 Château Margaux Premier Grand Cru, Bordeaux, France 695.00
Medium ruby-red. Ripe sappy aromas of boysenberry and currant with a strong floral note. Supple concentrated and thoroughly ripe with noteworthy concentration for a second wine. Finishes with ripe tannins and a hint of bitter chocolate.
 

121 1995 Château Mouton Rothschild Premier Grand Cru, Bordeaux, France 795.00
A blend of 72% Cabernet sauvignon, 9% Cabernet Franc and 19% merlot, it reveals an opaque purple colour, and reluctant aromas of cassis, truffles, coffee, liquorish and spice.
 

122 1990 Château Latour Premier Cru Paulliac, Bordeaux, France 1250.00
Very deep colour, deep red right to the rim, this has the typical, full bodied Latour nose of black fruits, graphite and tobacco leaf. Huge in the mouth, resounding over the palate, growing in complexity with each new taste.
 

123 1955 Château Margaux Premier Grand Bordeaux, France 1350.00
1955 combined most of the parameters that are necessary to make great vintage, in particular, a hot, dry august and excellent conditions during the harvest. Chateau Margaux 1955 was a success. It is a wine full of charm and freshness, delicacy and smoothness.
 

124 1970 Château Petrus Grand Vin Pomerol, Bordeaux, France 3750.00
It is a profound Petrus, and certainly one of the great Petrus’ of the last half century. The wine has a huge nose of cedar, caramel, vanilla, tobacco, fruitcake, and licorice-infused black cherry jam. It is unctuously textured and very full-bodied, with extraordinary sweetness and glycerin, and a layered, viscous finish.
 

Champagne

150 Prosecco Superior Asolo Extra Brut 30.00

151 Raventos Roig Cava Brut, Penedes, Spain 32.00

152 Beaumont des Crayères,Brut Grande Réserve Champagne 49.95

153 Beaumont des Crayères, Rosé Brut Champagne 54.95

154 Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut, Champagne, 59.95
Beautiful colour with straw-yellow highlights. Abundant fine bubbles. Intense, pleasant on the nose. Fruity at first, then hawthorn-flowery and slightly musky.
 

155 Bollinger Speciale Cuvée, Champagne 59.95
Soft, light and fresh in style and very elegant champagne. One of the most popular champagne names. Grand Cuvee is the house's 'signature' curvee.
 

156 Laurent Perrier Brut, Champagne 64.95
Pale golden colour, rich yet subtle bouquet with hints of hawthorn, citrus and almonds.
 

157 Laurent Perrier Rosé, Champagne 79.95
Pale cherry-red in colour with a rich blackcurrant and raspberry nose. The palate is elegant and lengthy, with soft, consistent bubbles.
 

158 2005 Bollinger Grand Année, Champagne 155.00
It is pale yellow in colour with shades of straw, on the nose has initial aromas of acacia honey and fresh almonds giving way to notes of dried apricots and toasted brioche.
 

159 2006 Dom Perignon, Champagne 175.00
It is pale yellow in colour with shades of straw, on the nose has initial aromas of acacia honey and fresh almonds giving way to notes of dried apricots and toasted brioche
 

160 2006 Louis Roederer Cristal, Champagne 225.00
Cristal bursts from the glass with fresh hazelnut and apple scents. Elegant, deep, and silky-textured, this medium to full-bodied beauty is immensely concentrated.

161 Ace of Spades Armand de Brignac, Champagne NV 325.00
Armand de Brignac's Ace of Spades is quite possibly the world's most prestigious non-vintage Champagne. At one blind tasting, Armand de Brignac was voted the best Champagne in the world. The labels for the bottle are made of real pewter, which is polished and applied by hand. On the nose it is aromatic and rich with notes of brioche, creamy vanilla, racy, peppy red fruit and fresh floral notes. On the palate it is silky and very thick, with notes of toasted brioche with butter and apricot jam. Spiced and warming.
 

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