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Pinot Grigio, Botter

BIN 1 - WHITE WINE
pinot grigio, botter
colline-pescaresi, ITALY

Tasting: Fresh with good weight and balance. Stone fruit characters and hints
of white flowers are present.

Food Match: Fresh Fish, Pasta and Risotto.
About: From the Botter stable, a family-owned outfit based in Veneto, Italy, sourcing and producing wine from all over Italy to satisfy the modern palate. Botter can draw on traditions dating back almost a hundred years. It has passed through the careful hands of three generations for whom wine was a passion as well as a trade.

Bottle: £18.50|175ml: £4.75|250ml: £6.75|ABV: 12.0%

La Doutelle, Sauvigno Blanc

BIN 2 - WHITE WINE
SAUVIGNON BLANC, la doutelle
languedoc-roussillon, france

Tasting: Aromas of green apples with rich, dry greengage/grapefruit characteristics with a long elegant finish. Rich and crisp.

Food Match: Rich Fish (salmon, tuna etc.), Shellfish and Vegetarian.
About: The Languedoc-Roussillon of France produces more wine than any other geographic region in the world. Its 700,000 acres make for around 250 million cases of wine produced annually, or around three billion bottles. This trumps much larger regions like Napa Valley.

Bottle: £18.50|175ml: £4.75|250ml: £6.75|ABV: 12.0%

Las Condes Chardonnay

BIN 3 - WHITE WINE
CHARDONNAY, LAS CONDES
CENTRAL VALLEY, CHILE

Tasting: On the palate the tropical fruit is met by a smooth, creamy mouthfeel and balancing acidity.

Food Match: Roast Chicken and Shellfish.
About: This valley is particularly characterised for cool, rainy winters and warm summers with high daytime temperatures moderated by cool nights, the grapes are able to ripen fully thanks to the excellent exposure to the sun, dry summers and a lack of rain at the time of harvest.

Bottle: £18.50|175ml: £4.75|250ml: £6.75|ABV: 12.5%

De Waal Chenin Blanc

BIN 4 - WHITE WINE
CHENIN BLANC, DE WAAL YOUNG VINES
STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA

Tasting: Refreshing, mouthwatering wine full of pineapples and other tropical fruit.

Food Match: Vegetable Dishes and Salads.
About: Granite and sandstone soils are found throughout Stellenbosch. Their high clay content means that while they are free draining they have excellent water-retention properties. Sufficient rainfall in winter allows growers to keep irrigation to a minimum. Much has been made of the suitability of the soils in Stellenbosch for the production of premium red-wine grapes in particular.

Bottle: £21.00|ABV: 13.0%

Rioja Blanco, Beronia

BIN 5 - WHITE WINE
RIOJA BLANCO, BERONIA
RIOJA, SPAIN

Tasting: Made from 100% Viura with no oak contact. This delicate wine has aromas of peach and lily petals.

Food Match: Fish, Squid, Shellfish and White Meats.
About: Bodegas Beronia is situated in the village of Ollauri, in the heart of Rioja Alta. The area has a number of different micro-climates depending on the orientation of the vineyard and the protection from the winds from the Ebro valley. The soils have a balanced structure of sand, sediments and clay, with low alkalinity and little organic material, making them ideal for the production of quality wines .

Bottle: £24.00|ABV: 12.0%

Picpoul de Pinet, Terrasses de la mer

BIN 6 - WHITE WINE
PICPOUL DE PINET, TERRASSES DE LA MER
LAGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON, FRANCE

Tasting: Ultra-trendy grape varietal which has been grown in the South of France for over 400 years! Offering something a little different, it is light and delicate in style with a hint of peaches and apricots on the finish.

Food Match: Fish and Shellfish.
About: Picpoul has been around for over 400 years, and is experiencing a revival in popularity. Terrasses del la Mer is made in the L’Etang de Thau area of the Languedoc wine region, where wine producers have, over the past few years, upped their game so that they appeal to a more international audience. Good quality and great value for money.

Bottle: £27.00|ABV: 12.5%

Sauvignon Blanc, Lawson's Dry Hills, New Zealand

BIN 7 - WHITE WINE
SAUVIGNON BLANC, LAWSON'S DRY HILLS
NEW ZEALAND

Tasting: Aromas of tropical fruit like citrus, passionfruit and lime. The crisp acidity and minerality provide perfect balance.

Food Match: Rich Fish (salmon, tuna etc.), Shellfish and Vegetarian.
About: Ross and Barbara Lawson founded Lawson's Dry Hills in 1992, they had been growing grapes on their Alabama Road vineyard since 1980, and decided to start producing their own range of wines. Their first vintage included the Gewürztraminer grown on the winery vineyard on Alabama Road, was just fifteen tonnes of grapes from the old red tin shed on the property, which is still standing and forms part of the winery cellar door.

Bottle: £30.00|ABV: 12.5%

Albarino Veiga Naum, Rias Baixas, Spain

BIN 8 - WHITE WINE
ALBARINO VEIGA NAUM
RIAS BAIXAS, SPAIN

Tasting: Fresh and fruit driven with white peach, apricot, melon and pineapple.

Food Match: Pork, Rich Fish (salmon, tuna etc.) and Shellfish.
About: Bodegas Riojanas treasures more than a century of winemaking tradition in its Cenicero winery. Its corners are steeped in history and talk of the passion for ageing wines that has always permeated it. This tradition and passion have been transmitted to the team that runs Bodegas Riojanas today. Its most precious legacy is its commitment to quality and the personality of its wines.

Bottle: £32.00|ABV: 12.5%

Sancerre 'Le Chatenai' Paul Regis, Loire Valley, France

BIN 9 - WHITE WINE
SANCERRE 'LE CHATENAI' PAUL REGIS
LOIRE VALLEY, FRANCE

Tasting: A classic Sancerre. Fresh grassy aromas followed by zippy, mineral citrus fruit.

Food Match: Shellfish and Fish.
About: Part of the only cooperative of the appellation. The philosophy is to draw on its strength by placing the man as the driving force behind his own wine, cultivated by the individual vine growers, but drawing on the strengths of all members of the cooperative. These methods help to give a bigger control of the whole process, from the production stage through to marketing.

Bottle: £40.00|ABV: 12.5%

Hanger & Flank Malbec

BIN 10 - RED WINE
MALBEC, HANGER & FLANK
MENDOZA, ARGENTINA

Tasting: Terrific nose of pure blueberry and blackberry fruits. A well-balanced and rich wine, with lush fruit flavours of boysenberry and blackberry.

Food Match: Veal, Pork, Game, Rich Fish (salmon, tuna etc.) and Beef.
About: Mendoza Province is Argentina’s most important wine region, accounting for nearly two-thirds of the country’s entire wine production.

Bottle: £18.50|175ml: £4.75|250ml: £6.75|ABV: 13.5%

Cabernet Sauvignon, Las Condes, Central Valley, Chile

BIN 11 - RED WINE
CABERNET SAUVIGNON, LAS CONDES
CENTRAL VALLEY, CHILE

Tasting: Ripe, blackcurrant fruit on the nose. Supple with soft tannins and a long, memorable finish.

Food Match: Red Meats, Cheese and Pasta.
About: This valley is particularly characterised for having clearly defined seasons with cool, rainy winters and warm summers with high daytime temperatures moderated by cool nights. The grapes are able to ripen fully thanks to the excellent exposure to the sun, dry summers and a lack of rain at the time of harvest. All these factors ensure optimum fruit expressions in the Las Condes range.

Bottle: £18.50|175ml: £4.75|250ml: £6.75|ABV: 12.5%

Merlot, Vignoble Du Sud

BIN 12 - RED WINE
MERLOT, VIGNOBLE DU SUD
VIN DE PAYS D'OC, FRANCE

Tasting: Well-structured, easy-drinking Merlot with nice, ripe, soft fruit.

Food Match: Beef and Game.
About: Pays d’Oc is the IGP title for red, white and rosé wines that are made in a large area on the southern coast of France. The catchment area for the IGP corresponds roughly to the Languedoc-Roussillon wine region — one of the largest winegrowing areas in France.

Bottle: £18.50|175ml: £4.75|250ml: £6.75|ABV: 13.0%

Pinotage, Veldt Range

BIN 13 - RED WINE
PINOTAGE, VELDT RANGE
ROBERTSON VALLEY, SOUTH AFRICA

Tasting: A deep purple tint on the rim with delicious flavours of ripe strawberry, banana, juicy plums and rich, red cherry.

Food Match: Beef, Spicy Food, Poultry, Mature and Hard Cheese.
About: The Pinotage vineyards are grown in the lime rich karoo soils with fairly high clay content. This soil enables growers to use regulated deficit irrigation to control vine vigour and berry size. Pinotage quality benefits a lot if quite severe water deficit are induced between berry set and veraison.

Bottle: £20.00|ABV: 12.5%

Shiraz, Normans Holbrook

BIN 14 - RED WINE
SHIRAZ, NORMANS HOLBROOKS ROAD
SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Tasting: A rich, vibrant style of Shiraz with dark fruit richness and a smooth tannin structure. Delivering length and a subtle complexity, this wine highlights the quality fruit we source our wine from.

Food Match: Beef, Lamb, Spicy Food, Mature and Hard Cheese.
About: Normans Wines is based out of South Australia’s iconic Barossa Valley, and continue to make wine from very old and low-yielding vines in the Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale for their premium brands, whilst also sourcing other fruit from growers in Coonawarra, Adelaide Hills and Langhorne Creek.

Bottle: £22.00|ABV: 13.5%

Les Ormes de Lagrange, Bordeaux, France

BIN 15 - RED WINE
MALBEC, GOYENECHEA
MENDOZA, ARGENTINA

Tasting: A delicate nose with dry fruits, walnuts and light spices. On the palate, soft and fruity with little tannin and a blackberry flavour.

Food Match: Beef, Spicy Food, Poultry, Mature and Hard Cheese.
About: Their history in wine dates back to 1868 when the first generation of the Goyenechea family arrived as immigrants in Argentina and settled in Villa Atuel, San Rafael, Mendoza. This is where today’s estate ‘La Visconia’ is situated and tended to by the fourth and fifth generation of the family, making Goyenechea one of the oldest established, independent and family-owned wineries in Argentina.

Bottle: £24.00|ABV: 13.5%

Rioja Crianza, Vina Amate

BIN 16 - RED WINE
RIOJA CRIANZA, VINA AMATE
RIOJA, SPAIN

Tasting: A soft and smooth Rioja with hints of vanilla and chocolate on the nose.

Food Match: Beef, Lamb, Pork, Game and Spicy Food.
About: The Aldenueva Cooperative is from the village of the same name in the Rioja Baja region. out of 2500 inhabitants of the village, 900 are farmers who are members of the cooperative and sell their grapes to them. The vineyards are on differing altitudes and soil types, plus some of the vines are between 50 and 100 years old which all add to the complexity of the wines.

Bottle: £26.00|ABV: 14.0%

Ventoux 'Parcelles 38' Jerome Quiot, Rhone Valley, France

BIN 17 - RED WINE
VENTOUX 'PARCELLES 38' JEROME QUIOT
RHONE VALLEY, FRANCE

Tasting: A medium bodied red with masses of ripe black fruit on the nose. Juicy and delicious..

Food Match: Beef, Mature and Hard Cheese.
About: Over the course of the centuries and throughout their family history the Quiot family, winemakers since 1748, have established wonderful properties which are constantly being enlarged. The story begins in the Vaucluse, at Chateauneuf-du-Pape where Antoine Quiot acquired a few hectares of vines in 1748. Today, the Domaine du Vieux Lazaret comprises more than 100 hectares with some of the land located in the Côtes du Ventoux region.

Bottle: £28.00|ABV: 14.0%

Pinot Noir, Domaine de Valmoissine, Louis Latour, VdP Des Coteaux de Verdon

BIN 18 - RED WINE
PINOT NOIR, DOM. DE VALMOISSINE, LOUIS LATOUR
FRANCE

Tasting: Soft and silky, with such a purity of fruit and so much finesse that few Burgundians would believe this is not a Burgundy.

Food Match: Veal, Pork, Game, Rich Fish (salmon, tuna etc.) and Poultry.
About: The Latour family have long been established in Burgundy's wine trade. They began as vinegrowers in the village of Aloxe-Corton as early as 1768 and went on to establish today's business, Maison Louis Latour, in 1797. Today they are one of the region's most famous names creating wines from their own 50 hectare Domaine in the Côte d'Or and from grapes and wines purchased through the negociant arm of the business.

Bottle: £30.00|ABV: 13.0%

Critera Primitivo

BIN 19 - RED WINE
'CRITERA' PRIMITIVO, SCHOLA SAMENTI
PUGLIA, ITALY

Tasting: An intense colour with a spicy, sun-drenched fragrance. Soft and fruity with a good amount of tannin.

Food Match: Chicken, Pork and Beef.
About: In terms of terroir, Puglia has a formidable array of natural tools to help encourage prolific vine growth. The hot Mediterranean climate, persistent sunshine and occasional sea breezes make for a near-perfect environment for viticulture.

Bottle: £36.00|ABV: 13.5%

Merlot Rose, IG Veneto, Villa Rosella

BIN 20 - ROSé WINE
ZINFANDEL ROSé, VILLA ROSELLA
VENETO, ITALY

Tasting: Fresh varietal aromas that become more complex with time; very interesting structure due to the balance between soft tannins and acidity.

Food Match: Excellent with Antipasti, Cheese, Fish and White Meat.
About: From the Botter stable, a family-owned outfit based in Veneto, Italy, sourcing and producing wine from all over Italy to satisfy the modern palate. Botter can draw on traditions dating back almost a hundred years. It has passed through the careful hands of three generations for whom wine was a passion as well as a trade.

Bottle: £18.50|175ml: £4.75|250ml: £6.75|ABV: 11.5%

Rioja Rose, Bodegas Campillo, Rioja, Spain

BIN 21 - ROSé WINE
RIOJA ROSé, BODEGAS CAMPILLO
RIOJA, SPAIN

Tasting: Intense, fruity aroma with touches of ripe fruit, make this an unforgettable wine.

Food Match: Beef, Lamb, Pork, Game and Spicy Food.
About: Bodegas Campillo represents the culmination of the accumulated experience of four generations of winemakers who sought a site at the heart of Rioja Alavesa; Laguardia. Strategically placed in a location in which all key factors - altitude, climate, soil and terrain - are ideally suited for growing grapes and ageing their wines.

Bottle: £29.00|ABV: 13.0%

Champagne Poilvert-Jacques Brut NV, France

BIN 22 - CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING
CHAMPAGNE POILVERT-JACQUES BRUT NV
FRANCE

Tasting: Light and elegant lemon and floral notes. Rich and fresh on the palate.

Food Match: Pork, Rich Fish (salmon, tuna etc.), Veal, Vegetarian and Poultry.
About: Dating back to 1663, the Poilvert family are a long established producer of great Champagne at a very attractive price. A long time favourite of our customers, this small producer Champagne is a great addition to any wine list.

Bottle: £45.00|ABV: 12.0%

Louis Roederer Brut Premier Brut NV, France

BIN 23 - CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING
LOUIS ROEDERER PREMIER BRUT NV
FRANCE

Tasting: Rich and powerful fruit associated with bottle age combine with elegant, soft youthful fruit.

Food Match: Pork, Rich Fish (salmon, tuna etc.), Veal, Vegetarian and Poultry.
About: Louis Roederer is undoubtedly one of the great Champagne houses and it remains family-owned. Jean-Claude Rouzaud, a direct descendant of Louis Roederer himself has ensured that this famous house has not only maintained its independence but also a dedication to quality that is second to none. Louis Roederer became especially famous towards the end of the 19th century when it became the house Champagne at the Russian Imperial court.

Bottle: £65.00|ABV: 12.0%

Champagne Malliart Brut Rose Grand Cru Brut, France NV

BIN 24 - CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING
CHAMPAGNE MAILLART ROSé GRAND CRU BRUT
FRANCE

Tasting: Fresh and vibrant on the palate with plenty of finesse, red berry fruit and an elegant finish.

Food Match: Pork, Rich Fish (salmon, tuna etc.), Veal, Vegetarian and Poultry.
About: Located at Ecueil, near Reims, Maillart Champagne has been passed down from father to son since 1720. Louis Octave Maillart, one of the ancestors of the present day owner, Nicolas, was one of the co-founders of the Champagne winegrowers syndicate, and one of the first to produce his own chammpagne. A unique feature of Maillart is the printing of a "disgorgement" date on the back label.

Bottle: £65.00|ABV: 12.5%

Prosecco Barocco Brut NV, Veneto, Italy

BIN 25 - CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING
PROSECCO BRUT, VIGNA DOGARINA
VENETO, ITALY

Tasting: Brilliant pale yellow in colour with persistent perlage. Citrus fruit and flowery features characterise this wine’s scent. Fresh and distinctive.

Food Match: Fish or Fresh Cheese Dishes.
About: A solid wine-making experience, combined with the use of the most modern technologies, allows Vigna Dogarina — Gruppo Vi.V.O. Cantine to produce modern and elegant wines; wines which are the maximum expression of its territory, in an area that is rich in history with important cities such as Venice and Treviso. Thanks to its photovoltaic system, the company is able to cover its entire energy needs, minimising emissions while fully respecting the environment.

Bottle: £23.00|20cl: £6.75|ABV: 11.0%

Muscat Cuvee St Jean Minervois, France

BIN 26 - DESSERT WINE
MUSCAT CUVéE ST JEAN MINERVOIS
FRANCE

Tasting: Sweet and delicate with fragrant aromas of raisins, orange peel, toffee and cinnamon.

Food Match: Cheese, Sweet and Chocolate Desserts and Spicy Food.
About: It is said in Saint-Jean that muscat has been cultivated since the 10th century. Before 1948, only three wine-growers were producing a natural sweet wine by alcohol addition: they owned this precious right by anteriority (from their fathers, grand-fathers and forefathers). The other wine-growers did have some small parcels of muscat but they could only use them for their own consumption.

Half Bottle: £19.00|50ml: £4.75|ABV: 15.0%