Quaffing Pleasure awaits

WINES AVAILABLE BY THE BOTTLE, 
½ LITRE CARAFE & 175ml., GLASS,
(125ml., glass available).
   
1 SAUVIGNON BLANC, 2011, POCO MAS (CHILE).
This fruity dry white is 100% Sauvignon Blanc, well made and very popular.
£14.60 £10.05 £4.40
   
2 CHENIN BLANC/CHARDONNAY 2009, NEIL JOUBERT (SOUTH AFRICA).
A fruity medium white.
£14.60 £10.05 £4.40
   
3 MERLOT, 2010, POCO MAS (CHILE).
This red has soft and succulent fruit with a touch of spice.
£14.60 £10.05 £4.40
   
4 SHIRAZ, 2011, RUNAMOK (AUSTRALIA).
Soft and creamy berry fruit make this a very drinkable red.
£14.60 £10.05 £4.40
   
4a ROSE, 2006, GURRA CREEK (AUSTRALIA).
Made from Cabernet Sauvignon this is a soft easy drinking wine with raspberry and strawberry fruit flavours.
£14.60 £10.05 £4.40
 
WINES AVAILABLE BY THE BOTTLE.
   
5 MUSCADET DE SEVRE ET MAINE, SUR LIE, 2010, DOMAINE DU MANOIR, HENRI POIRON (FRANCE). £18.60
A fine example of this light and fresh Loire classic.
   
6 PINOT GRIGIO, 2011, CONVIVIALE (ITALY)  £17.60
This full flavoured white is gentle, delicate and balanced.
   
7 PINOT GRIS, 2008, ST. HELENA (NEW ZEALAND) £18.95
Fresh, crisp and fairly full-bodied.
 
AROMATIC MEDIUM WHITE.
   
8 TORRONTES, 2009, RINCON PRIVADO (ARGENTINA) £15.60
Delicate peachy, citrus and floral flavours make this a very enticing wine.
   
9 SAN VALENTIN, 2010, TORRES (SPAIN). £18.00
Good fruit, very slightly floral with a subtle sweetness.
   
10 GEWURZTRAMINER RESERVE, 2010, SANTA DIGNA, TORRES (CHILE) (FAIRTRADE) £18.00
Good varietal characteristics with nice balance – this is far removed from the Germanic style.
 
AROMATIC MEDIUM TO DRY WHITES.
   
11 GRENACHE/SAUVIGNON BLANC, 2010, LES TERRASSES (FRANCE). £15.85
This suited all our tasters – light, crisp, easy drinking with lovely fresh fruit.
   
25 MACABEO/MOSCATEL, 2010, BODEGAS FONTANA (SPAIN). £17.85
Crisp with tropical fruit overtones, this is an ideal accompaniment to fish and salad dishes.
   
12 VERDEJO TORRE NAVA, 2009, BODEGAS VELASCO BALLASTEROS (SPAIN). £18.00
This grape has been grown in Spain since 11th century, fresh and fragrant with slightly spicy citrus flavours.
   
13 VERMENTINO Di SARDEGNA, 2010, PALA (ITALY). £18.70
Intense flavours, slightly herbal, with depth, balance and a long finish.
   
14 VIOGNIER, 2009, PAUL MAS (FRANCE). £18.00
This is an excellent example showing typical rich peachy/apricot style fruit and fresh citrus acidity.
   
15 RIESLING, 2009, WAKEFIELD (AUSTRALIA) £18.85
Nothing like the German style, this is fantastically fresh and full of citrus fruit flavours.
   
16 CHARDONNAY, CLASSIC RESERVE - UNOAKED, 2007, WOMBAT HILL (AUSTRALIA). £18.95
For those of you who want forward fruit flavours without oak.
   
17 SAUVIGNON BLANC, 2010, CALITERRA TRIBUTO (CHILE) £18.95
A single vineyard wine, with a broad spectrum of intense flavours, it is fresh and vibrant.
   
18 SAUVIGNON BLANC, 2010, FEATHERDROP HILL (NEW ZEALAND) £18.95
This is archetypal Marlborough Sauvignon – fresh and zingy gooseberry fruit.
   
19 SOAVE CLASSICO, 2010, MASI, LEVARIE (ITALY). £17.95
85% Garganega, 15% Trebbiano, fresh and well balanced, an iconic Italian dry white.
   
20 SANCERRE, 2010, BAILLY-REVERDY (FRANCE). £23.50
This is a perennial favourite, delicate and fresh.
 
FULL BODIED WHITES.
   
21 VERDELHO, 2009, HOPE ESTATE (AUSTRALIA). £18.35
   
22 SEMILLON, 2009, BRIGHTVIEW, SIMON HACKETT (AUSTRALIA) £18.95
Silky smooth with full fruit flavours – delicious. This is Simons' favourite grape so it is made with extra care.
   
23 CHARDONNAY, 2010, CORNELLANA ESTATE (CHILE) £17.25
Boldly flavoured with juicy pineapple and ripe tropical fruit. It is both smooth and rich with a pleasant long finish.
 
24 CHARDONNAY, 2009, CHATEAU ST. MICHELLE (USA)
This is beautifully creamy with character and complexity.
   
26 SAUVIGNON BLANC, 2008, JORDAN ESTATE, (SOUTH AFRICA) £19.35
Gorgeous oak barrel fermented Sauvignon Blanc – blew away the Pouilly Fume we tasted it against.  
   
27 CHA BLIS, 2010, PASCAL BOUCHARD (FRANCE). £22.50
The flavours in this cooler climate Chardonnay are more subtle than those in its' new world cousins.
 
ROSE (Also see 4a & 30).
   
29 PINOT GRIGIO BLUSH, 2011, MANNARA (ITALY) £17.50
Copper toned, nicely dry with good fruit and subtle spice.
 
SPARKLING.
   
30 PREMIER CUVEE BRUT, NEDERBURG FOUNDATION COLLECTION (SOUTH AFRICA) £17.50
A light, fruity and quaffable sparkler.
   
31 CAVA BRUT ROSADO, RENE BARBIER (SPAIN). £17.55
A sparkling rose which is light and creamy with full flavoured fruit.
   
32 PROSECCO SPAGO FRIZZANTE, VILLA DOMIZIANA (ITALY) £21.75
This light and fruity fizz is an ideal aperitif, tremendously popular at the moment.
 
33 PELORUS, 2006, CLOUDY BAY (NEW ZEALAND)34.50
Full flavoured, complex, rich and concentrated, generous and elegant flavours with a lingering finish.
   
34 CHAMPAGNE FORGET BRIMONT EXTRA BRUT 1er CRU £40.00
This may not be a household name but this producer's quality has won many awards.
 
LIGHT, EASY DRINKING REDS.
   
35 MERLOT, 2010, FOXWOOD (FRANCE) £16.40
This is soft and silky with generous rich fruit flavours.
   
36 SYRAH, 2009, FOXWOOD (FRANCE). £16.40
Youthful soft fruit with a touch of peppery spice.
   
37 CHATEAU DES JOUALLES, BORDEAUX SUPERIEUR, 2009, FREYLON (FRANCE). £17.95
By far the best claret from the range we tried, quality improves year on year.
   
38 PINOT NOIR, 2010, ANAKENA (CHILE). £18.00
A single vineyard wine. Appealing soft and smooth strawberry and cherry fruit flavours plus a deft hint of oak.
   
39 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, 2003, JACOBSDAL (SOUTH AFRICA) £18.90
This is full of juicy dark berry fruit and smoky oak with an enticing soft, strong finish.
   
40 PINOTAGE, 2007, JACOBSDAL (SOUTH AFRICA) £18.90
The grape that South Africa "invented", it is rich and concentrated, with depth.
   
41 BEAUJOLAIS VILLAGES, 2010, COMBE AUX JACQUES, JADOT (FRANCE). £18.95
Warm, soft and flavoursome ripe cherry fruit.
   
42 RIOJA CRIANZA, 2005, URBINA (SPAIN) £19.95
Fruity and firm, a lovely wine from a small family run estate.
   
43 PINOT NOIR, 2010, ST. HELENA (NEW ZEALAND). £19.95
Mature, smooth and soft with complex flavours of cherries and red berries and some light oak.
   
44 WILDFLOWER, 2010, J.H. LOHR, MONTEREY (U.S.A.) £20.40
A delicate Valdigue, similar to a Gamay, that gives Beaujolais a run for its money (and wins we think).
   
45 PINOT NOIR, 2008, LES VIEILLES VIGNES, VINCENT GIRARDIN (FRANCE). £23.00
This Burgundy is mellow and generous with ample spicy blackcurrant fruit.
 
SMOOTH, MEDIUM BODIED REDS.
   
46 SHIRAZ/CABERNET, NV, ALTYERRE (AUSTRALIA) £16.25
Plenty of dark cherry and currant fruit. Soft rounded and spicy.
   
47 CABERNET SAUVIGNON/SHIRAZ/MALBEC, 2009, EVERTON, BROWN BROS. (AUSTRALIA). £16.90
Berry and cherry fruit with delicate oak, rich and rounded.
   
48 OLD VINE GARNACHA, 2008, MARIN (SPAIN) £16.90
Powerful, yet soft and fruity with archetypal varietal character. From the Carinena region.
   
49 PETIT VERDOT, 2006, GURRA CREEK (AUSTRALIA) £16.50
This grape is normally blended into Claret; here it stands on its own feet with rounded complex fruit.
   
50 PIGEOULET DES BRUNIER, 2009, VIN DE PAYS DE VAUCLUSE (FRANCE) £18.30
A mini Chateauneuf-du-Pape, spicy currant and berry fruit, with a long finish.
   
51 SHIRAZ, 2007, TWO VINES, COLOMBIA CREST (USA). £18.55
Creamy, smooth and full flavoured, this is very drinkable.
   
52 CABERNET SAUVIGNON/MERLOT, 2010, ERRAZURIZ (CHILE). £16.50
Dark and red fruit, cherries, a hint of pepper spiciness and tobacco from this acclaimed producer.
   
53 CARMENERE RESERVA, 2009, POCO MAS (CHILE). £17.50
A long lost grape from France now making a name for itself in Chile. This is smooth and flavoursome.
   
54 GRAN FUEDO EDICION, 2009, (SPAIN) BODEGAS CHIVITE £17.95
Made from hand-picked Tempranillo grapes this is an elegant, intense wine with red fruits and spicy hints.
   
55 MERLOT, 2010, RIO ALTO CLASSIC, VINA SAN ESTEBAN (CHILE) £17.50
Full, smooth and rich with plum, blackberry & cherry flavours, a touch of chocolate and spice.
   
56 CABERNET SAUVIGNON/CARMENERE GRAN RESERVA, 2009, NOVAS (CHILE). £20.25
An immediate hit with our tasters, full flavoured, rich and rounded with a lasting finish. Organic
   
57 GRENACHE, 2008, HACKETT (AUSTRALIA). £20.95
Youthful and fruity with a spicy finish.
   
58 BARBERA D'ASTI, 2008, "CEPPI STORICI", ARALDICA (ITALY) £18.95
Vibrant ripe, juicy fruit and subtle smoky hints plus some soft oak tannins makes this very gutsy and gluggable.
   
59 COTES DU RHONE, 2007, GUIGAL (FRANCE). £18.95
Elegant and well balanced, soft fruit with mellow tannins.
   
60 ALTO ROUGE, 2006, ALTO ESTATE (SOUTH AFRICA). £19.35
A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz & Cabernet Franc, this is wonderfully creamy and complex.
   
61 CHIANTI SUPERIORE, 2010, SANTA CRISTINA, ANTINORI (ITALY). £19.60
Soft raspberry fruit with a hint of spice, well-structured with well used oak.
   
62 ZWEIGELT, 2008, PETER SCHWEIGER (AUSTRIA). £19.20
A refreshing and juicy wine with cherry and blackberry fruit.
   
63 CONDE DE VALDEMAR RIOJA RESERVA, 2005, BODEGAS VALDEMAR (SPAIN) £23.00
Instantly appealing with soft supple fruit, delicate spice and finely used oak.
 
RICH, FULL BODIED REDS.
   
64 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, 2009, LOS VASCOS (CHILE). £17.95
Tender , juicy, well-structured and has concentrated slightly spiced fruit with hints of chocolate.
   
65 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, 2008, WAKEFIELD (AUSTRALIA) £18.85
This has friendly mouth filling cassis fruit with a hint of oak.
   
66 SHIRAZ, 2009, WAKEFIELD (AUSTRALIA). £18.85
An enormous mouthful of intense ripe plum fruit with a dash of pepper. Firm and balanced, long and lingering.
   
67 MERLOT, 2009, HOPE ESTATE (AUSTRALIA) £19.95
Soft and approachable, a lovely wine from this respected Hunter Valley producer.
   
68 CABERNET SAUVIGNON/SHIRAZ PASSION HAS RED LIPS, 2010, SOME YOUNG PUNKS (OZ)). £26.50
A lush and generously flavoured wine, this is full of exotic fruit and has a persistent finish.
   
69 ZINFANDEL, 2008, SEBASTIANI (U.S.A.). £19.95
A rich and spicy nose, this is soft and full flavoured.
   
70 CABERNET FRANC, 2000, BEST'S (AUSTRALIA). £21.95
This is effectively a lighter and softer Cabernet Sauvignon; soft, ripe, elegant fruit, aromatic and balanced.
   
71 SHIRAZ/MALBEC, 2005, HOPE ESTATE (AUSTRALIA) £21.95
Very dark and intense colour, loads of plum and berry fruit, full bodied with lovely oak.
   
72 MALBEC RESERVA, 2009, DON NICANOR, NIETO SENETINER (ARGENTINA) £22.65
Deep colour with a complex array of concentrated fruits plus some wonderful toasted vanilla.
   
73 CROZES HERMITAGE, 2009, LES CHAMPS FOURNE, DOMAINE DES ENTREFAUX (FRANCE) £24.25
Lush and deep flavoured fruit with typical smoky characteristics.
   
74 CORDILLERA, 2006, MIGUEL TORRES (CHILE) £22.95
Intense, smoky, peppery, elegant and silky, this is a gutsy blend of Carinena, Syrah and Merlot.
   
75 CABERNET SAUVIGNON, 2007, JORDAN WINES (SOUTH AFRICA) £23.50
Intense soft and ripe fruit. This wine is distinctive and charming.
   
76 SHIRAZ/CABERNET SAUVIGNON/MALBEC, 2004, AMICUS (AUSTRALIA). £23.35
A luscious spectrum of rich, silky fruit and subtle oak in this beautifully made blend. This wine is Biodynamic.
   
77 SHIRAZ/MATARO NAKED ON ROLLER SKATES, 2010, SOME YOUNG PUNKS (AUSTRALIA). £26.50
Mataro also known as Mourvedre makes this a dense wine with dark fruits and a hint of spice.
   
78 CHATEAU LA FLEUR, 2003, MONTAGNE ST. EMILION (FRANCE). £26.95
A soft and supple Claret, 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc.
   
79 THE HEDONIST SHIRAZ, 2008, WALTER CLAPPIS (AUSTRALIA) £25.00
A biodynamic wine from a top maker, a flavoursome mouthful of berries and a touch of oak, soft and lingering.
   
80 CHATEAU MUSAR, 2002, HOCHAR (LEBANON) £39.95
This is almost a cult wine, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault and sometimes Syrah.