Wine

To purchase wine to drink off the grounds please deduct £5 from the list price.

Wine by the Glass

Pinot Grigio      125ml £2.75     175ml £3.95     btl £15.95

Ca Tesore Italy 2013

Sauvignon/Chenin     125ml £3.50     175ml £4.50     btl £17.50

Buiten Blanc, South Africa 2013

Rose Grenache     125ml £2,75     175ml £3.95     btl £15.95

South Africa 2014

Merlot     125ml £3.50     175ml £4.50     btl £17.50

Gran Hacienda, Chile 2013

Sangiovese/Malbec     125ml £3.50     175ml £4.50     btl £17.50

Vista Flores Botega Norton, Argentina 2013

Shiraz/Cabernet     125ml £5.00     175ml £6.00     btl £20.00

Thorne Hill, Australia 2013


European White Wines                                                                                                     

12        Sauvignon Blanc, Domaine de la Prade   £17.95

Cotes de Thongues, France, 2011

A crisp, lively Sauvignon Blanc with aromas of green apple, pink grapefruit and elderflower.  The palate is dry and refreshing, with a rounded mid-palate and an elegant finish.

13        Viognier Delas Freres   £22.00

Vin de Pays d’Oc, France, 2010                                                                                                            

Bursting with Viognier character apricots, peaches and preserved citrus fruit.
The palate is both smooth and fresh, with hints of spice.

14        Pinot Grigio, Castel Firmian   £24.00

Trentino, Italy, 2010

Very clean, nicely balanced Pinot Grigio, with a gentle floral aroma,
good medium weight in the mouth, and a refreshing finish.

15        Tormaresca Chardonnay   £25.00

Puglia, Italy, 2011

Bright, fruity, medium-bodied Chardonnay showing the purity and richness of Puglian fruit.

16        Quincy Domaine Trotereau   £28.00

Loire Valley, France, 2009

Quincy combines the crisp green fruit flavours of its neighbour Sancerre with a slightly richer,
rounder mouthfeel. Trotereau’s is a classic, well-balanced example that captures
the essence of this tiny appellation.

17        Petit Chablis, Domaine JM Brocard    £29.00                             

Burgundy, France, 2009

White fruit and crystallized citrus aromas on the nose, then a lively palate with notes of flowers
leading on to a mineral finish.
                                                                            

18        Cuvee 113   £32.00

Sauska, Hungary, 2010

Complex and distinctive, yet mouthwateringly crisp and refreshing, this is a great example of new-wave Hungarian white wine

19        Riesling, Von Unserm, Balthasar Ress  £33.00

Rheingau, Germany, 2009

Delicious dry Riesling: generous peach and citrus fruit meets mineral elegance. An excellent expression of the Rheingau style 

20        Gavi di Gavi La Meirana, Bruno Broglia   £34.00

Gavi, Italy, 2010

Made from the Cortese grape. Great texture and precision, distinctive greengage and almond aromas. Fresh and dry, this is particularly characterful Gavi.

21        Riesling Kabinett, Hattenheimer Schutzenhaus  £34.00

Balthasar Ress, Germany, 2009

Sumptuous peach fruit balanced by fresh citrus notes. A touch of residual sugar enhances the fruit, while the finish is dry.

22        Albariño, Casal Caeiro  £35.00

Rias Baixas, Spain, 2009

From the coolest part of Rias Baíxas, this wine bursts with juicy Albariño character:
pear, citrus fruit, musky perfume and hints of mineral and spice.
Clean, intense and very long on the palate.

23        Bourgogne Chardonnay, Vieilles Vignes, Domaine Vincent Girardin                     £36.00

Burgundy, France, 2010

Very vivid aromas of lemon, lime and peach, showing off the depth you get from old vine fruit.  The palate is full but steely, very much in the Puligny mould, and offers great length and intensity.

24        Sancerre Les Boffants, Domaine Charles Dupuy   £38.00

Loire Valley, France, 2010

Classic Sancerre, with aromas of currants and grapefuit, a dry, elegant palate with
a layer of minerality, and a neat, focused finish.

25        Puligny-Montrachet Les Enseigneres  £69.00

Le Moine, France, 2009

Acacia and lemon-lime aromas are combined with butter, dried nuts and herbs.
Opulent yet precise in the mouth, the wine shows peach and citrus fruits, and a long-lasting finish.


 

New World White Wines                                                                                                             

30        Gran Hacienda, Chardonnay   £16.95

Santa Rita, Chile, 2011

Aromas of luscious tropical fruit and juicy grapefruit rounded out by soft vanilla and hazelnut.

31        Buiten Blanc (Chenin Blanc/Sauvignon Blanc)   £17.50

Coastal Region, South Africa, 2011

A crisp, medium-bodied wine with a variation of fruit characters including ripe gooseberry,
green peppers, green melon and hints of tropical fruit.

32        Casa Sauvignon Blanc, Lapostolle   £19.95

Rapel, Chile, 2011

Elegant aromas of citrus and tropical fruits with a touch of minerality.
Medium-bodied with a concentrated mid-palate and a long, fresh finish.

33        Chateau Ste Michelle Pinot Gris    £25.00

Washington State, USA, 2009

 Fresh aromas of melon, apple and a hint of spice, with a drop of Viognier adding texture.

34        Coopers Creek Sauvignon Blanc  £26.00

Marlborough, New Zealand, 2010

This is absolutely classic Marlborough Sauvignon: vibrant gooseberry, passion fruit and
nectarine backed with hints of herbaceousness.

35        Katnook Founders Block Riesling     £28.00

Coonawarra, Australia, 2009

This dry Riesling has appealing lemon/lime aromas backed by complex notes of spice and summer flowers

36        Fraser Gallop, Chardonnay  £36.00

Margaret River, Australia, 2011

A genuinely innovative style of Chardonnay, emphasising texture above overt fruit. Bright, pure, but sumptuous at the same time, this is a great new direction for the grape


 

 European Red Wines                                                                                                                

52        Château de Terrefort Lescalle  £18.50

Bordeaux, France, 2009

A medium-bodied, approachable claret with juicy berry fruit backed up by savoury tobacco notes.

53        Finca Antigua Tempranillo  £21.00

La Mancha, Spain, 2009

Aromas of preserved red fruit, yoghurt, dried figs, vanilla, toffee and white chocolate.
Elegant, concentrated and long in the mouth.

54        Mas de Bressades   £24.00

Costieres de Nimes, France, 2010

Fresh black pepper and the herbs of the garrigue combine in this juicy, berry-charged wine.

55        CÔtes-du-Rhône St Esprit, Delas   £25.00

Rhone Valley, France, 2009

With Syrah to the fore, this is full of berry fruit, violet, liquorice, and spices. rounded palate and a long, elegant finish.

56        Fleurie Clos des Quatre Vents    £28.00

Beaujolais, France, 2010

Full-bodied for Fleurie, with plenty of oomph to match the trademark floral character.

57        Cantos de Valpiedra Rioja     £31.00

Rioja, Spain, 2008

An intense aroma combining ripe sloes and black fruit with a mineral lift and cigar box/vanilla notes from the  gentle use of oak.

58        Crozes Hermitages Les Launes, Delas       £33.00

Rhone Valley, France, 2009

A fresh, medium-bodied Crozes, with aromas of cassis, plums and violets, alongside the telltale black pepper. The palate offers a supple mouthfeel and a fine mineral finish.

59        Kékfrancos Villány    £36.00

Sauska, Hungary, 2009

A bright, immediate aroma of ripe berry fruit, white pepper and rosehip leads to a medium-bodied, vibrant palate.

60        Il Bruciato, Tenuta Guado al Tasso     £40.00

Bolgheri, Italy, 2009

Fragrant fruity aromas, particularly plum, followed by delicate mint and green tea notes. On the palate it is full-bodied and smooth with a long finish.

61        Les Fiefs de Lagrange, 2 me wine of Ch Lagrange       £65.00

St-Julien, France, 2004

Now at optimum maturity, this wine shows the generosity and concentration of the vintage, with a supple structure and plenty of dense red fruit.

64        Gevrey Chambertin   £45.00

Domaine Perrot Minot, France, 2005


 

New World Red Wines                                                                                                                

70        VistaFlor Sangiovese/Malbec    £16.50

Botega Norton, Argentina, 2011

A delightful, vibrant blend, with the spice and cherry fruit of the Sangiovese given weight and texture by the blackberryish Malbec

71        Gran Hacienda Merlot    £16.95

Maipo, Chile, 2010

This Merlot has a complex aroma combining ripe black fruits and sweet plums with vanilla and spice notes. Concentrated palate, with a very ripe, smooth structure.

72        Thorne Hill Shiraz   £17.50

South Eastern Australia, 2011

Juicy, spicy Shiraz with masses of mulberry and blackberry fruit, notes of cloves and mint, and a smooth finish.

73        Allegory Shiraz   £25.00

Western Australia, 2008

This Shiraz offers appealing aromas of black pepper, ripe plum compote, five spice powder and  toasty oak. The palate is concentrated and fruit-driven

74        Passo Doble, Masi Tupungato   £26.00

Mendoza, Argentina, 2009

Fragrant and complex on the nose with ripe fruit aromas enhanced by notes of prune and liquorice.  Up-front and powerful on the palate with hints of spice and and cooked cherries followed by a long appetizing finish.

75        Finca Decero Petit Verdot    £29.50

Mendoza, Argentina, 2009

This rare “mini edición” shows lifted jasmine, plum and berry aromas, spicy complexity on the muscular palate, and a degree of refinement and balance often spoken about but seldom seen in pure Petit Verdots.

76        Chapel Hill Bush Vine Grenache   £34.00

McLaren Vale, Australia, 2009

This opulent Shiraz displays hedonistic blueberry, pimento and roasted almond flavours.
There is wonderfully harmonious integration between these fruit flavours, the gently
textured oak, and the savoury, mouth-filling structure.

77        Lethbridge Menage A Noir, Pinot Noir  £40.00

Geelong, Australia, 2010

Enticing cherry, plum and berry aromas with some earthy notes introduce this intense yet delicate Pinot.  Lively, rich flavours on the palate, silky texture and an elegant mouthfeel lead to a long, neat finish. 


 

Dessert Wines                                                                                                                                 

81        Chateau La Fleur d’Or   £53.50

Sauternes, France, 2009

An immediately inviting nose, combining apricot fruit, creamy patisserie notes and
a certain citrus brightness, leads to a sweet yet beautifully balanced palate.
Luscious but never cloying.

82        Botrytis Viognier Yalumba    £19.75

Barossa Valley, Australia, 2009   Half

The nose is typical of a botrytis wine, with lifted apricots and orange peel and a touch of
leatherwood honey adding complexity. Natural freshness is balanced with the sweetness
from the botrytis concentration leading to a nutty almond kernel finish.

83        Finca Antigua Moscatel Naturalmente Dulce  £24.00

La Mancha, Spain, 2011  Half                                                                                                                      

A stunning mixture of concentration and freshness, tingling with orangey acidity and floral,
grapey aromas, then direct, powerful and surprisingly sweet on the palate.

84        Tokaji Cuvee £49.00

Sauska, Hungary, 2003    Half                                        

An immediately inviting nose, combining apricot fruit, creamy patisserie notes and
a certain citrus brightness, leads to a sweet yet beautifully balanced palate.
Luscious but never cloying.

85         Rubis Chocolate Velvet Ruby   £17.50      50cl

Rubis is an indulgent blend of fortified tempranillo wine and premium chocolate flavour.
notes of rich cherry and red fruit enveloped in velvety premium chocolate means Rubis can be enjoyed as an after-dinner treat or on any special occasion.


 Champagnes & Sparkling Wines

 90         House Prosecco, Italy £20.00                                                                                 

91         House Cava, Spain  £20.00                                                                                         

92         Green Point, Brut Rose,  Australia £30.00  

The Rose is a fresh, vibrant and elegant aperitif style crafted in the traditional method.
Enticing and distinctive it has a long and generous palate and a bright, crisp finish.

93         House Champagne France   £35.00                                                                                      

94         Möet , France £55.00                                                                                                                                 

Moet Imperial is the House’s iconic champagne. Created in 1869, it embodies Moet & Chandon’ unique style, a style distinguished by its bright fruitiness. Its seductive palate And elegant maturity.

 95         Louis Roederer, Carte Blanche, Reims France  £60.00

Delicate and elegant. Its reserve wines bring rich round flavours that make it vibrant,
fresh and generous.

96         Taittinger, a Riems Brut Reserve, France   £65.00                                                                         

The Brut Reserve is renowned for its golden yellow colour with a consistent, fine,
lingering mousse. The nose is light and delicate with hints of fruits and brioche.  
The palete is lean, nut has considerable depth and elegance with a long fresh finish.

97         Bollinger, Special Cuvee, France  £65.00                                                                                                  
I drink when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone.
When I have company I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it when I’m not hungry and
drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it unless I am thirsty”. Lily Bollinger.  

98        Deviation Road Lofita Vintage Brut  £55.00

Adelaide Hills, Australia, 2009 (50ml)

A spectacular sparkler, with restrained aromas of green apple and brioche, and a crisp, lively palate of  exceptional finesse and complexity. Very fine bubbles and a seamless finish make this truly world class

All our wines are sourced from Berkmann Wine Cellars of Islington in North London. They are a small extremely well established company who know a thing or two about wines. No we do not own shares in the company. It is, however, where Paddington gained most of her knowledge of the industry as she worked there for a number of years before Harry dragged her kicking and screaming to Cumbria in 1998.

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