1. Les Terrasses – Vin de Pays des Côteaux de l’Ardèche £20.00Fresh, zesty and aromatic, a blend of Sauvignon & Grenache Blancwith very clean, pure fruit flavours hinting at kiwi fruit, lime and gooseberry.Available by the glass 125ml:£4.00 175ml:£5.00 250ml:£7.002. Pinot Grigio delle Venezie – Folonari, IGT Veneto, Italy £23.00Light, dry and very fresh, with hints of whitecurrant and pear.Very much a grape of the moment!Available by the glass 125ml:£5.50 175ml:£6.50 250ml:£8.503. Picpoul de Pinet £24.50Côteaux de Languedoc, Domaine Saint PeyreThe grape is the Picpoul and the village it comes from is Pinet!Soft, fragrant and almost smokey with a delicious rich hint of almonds.4. Chardonnay £25.50Domaine St Hilaire, Montagnac, IGP Pays d‘Oc, FranceUnoaked, dry and elegant, a light wine with soft peachy fruit, and a hintof spice.5. Dry Riesling £27.00Louis Guntrum, Rheinhessen, GermanyA real gem. Incredibly intense, dry with a refreshing lime zest quality,and a wonderfully long, hint of acacia honey on the finish.6. Gros Manseng, Cotes de Gascogne £28.00Domaine de Cassagnoles, IGP Cotes de Gascogne, FranceGros Manseng is a Basque grape variety that is now making a name for itselfin Gascony in Southwest France. This wine is crisp yet complex, overlaid with angorgeous acacia/pink grapefruit bouquet. On the palate there are hintsof greengage and grapefruit, with a touch of lime, and a superb long, rich finish.Olivier’s Star Recommendation!7. Muscadet de Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie £30.00Domaine de la Brettonière, Le Landreau, LoireValleyThe perfect wine to go with shellfish –Fresh and zingy with a definitive minerality. Seriously good wine!8. Sauvignon Blanc, “Green Lip” £33.00Jackson Estate, Marlborough, New ZealandLovely gooseberry fruit with an intense tropical backdrop, and great depth,from one of the most respected wineries in New Zealand.9. Chablis £34.00Domaine PinsonClassic Chablis, with a steely fruitiness, combined with a cleancrisp freshness, generous weight, and the famous mineral edge.10. Sancerre (Cuvee des Mages) £35.00Domaine Serge Laporte, Chavignol, Loire ValleyCuvée des Mages is only made in very good years. A combination of soiltypes (chalky and pebble, from two special vineyard sites) and the ageof the vines ensures a ‘special cuvée’ Sauvignon Blanc with fantastic complexity,great purity of fruit and near-perfect balance.11. Pouilly Fumé, Villa Paulus £37.00Domaine Masson Blondelet, Loire ValleyAn elegant Sauvignon wine with terrific depth, and the slight smokey richnessof fruit for which Pouilly Fumé is famed.12. Gewurztraminer £38.00Domaine Henry Fuchs, Ribeauvillé , AlsaceVery exotic, grapey nose, with a lush sensual palate with overtones of lycheesand rose petal. Medium sweet. Perfect with smoked meat and fish, and spiced dishes.13. Puligny MontrachetJean-Louis Chavy, Burgundy, France £50.00What to say? One of the most sought after Montrachet producers, offeringthe magical combination of vivid stone fruit, nutty richness, and mineralstructure. Exquisite.
14. Les Terrasses Rouge £20.00Vin de Pays des Côteaux de l’ArdècheForthright and fruity, a blend of Merlot & Grenachewith a lovely depth of flavour – a very ‘gulpable’ red!Available by the glass 125ml:£4.50 175ml:£5.50 250ml:£7.5015. Rioja, Tempranillo £24.50Hacienda Lopez de Haro, Rioja Alta, SpainA traditional style Rioja: packed with ripe fruit and very little oak.Dense and juicy, with a spicy complexity.Available by the glass 125ml:£5.50 175ml:£6.50 250ml:£9.0016. Slowine Merlot £26.50Overberg, South AfricaNamed in honour of the slow food movement (the antithesis of “fast food”)Andries Berger has created a luscious, ripe yet serious Merlot, with hintof chocolate, violets and ripe black cherry fruit, and a smoky, long finish.17 Montepulciano D’abruzzo £27.00ModA’, Talamonte Estate, Marches, ItalyThe wine is aged for 6 months in French oak barrels.This is a gorgeous chunky, yet smooth, velvety red with lashings of dense fruit,backed up by full, but soft tannins and a long spicy finish.18. Malbec “Vineyard Selection” £28.00Altivo, Mendoza, ArgentinaBold flavours of damsons and raisins with hints of redcurrants burst onto thepalate. Full-bodied but soft and very approachable, with a characteristic chocolatenote on the finish.19. Massaya Classic Red £30.00Ghosn, Brunier & Hebrard, Bekaa Valley, LebanonA partnership between the Lebanese Ghosn brothers, and two FrenchWinemaking dynasties, based in St Emilion and Chateauneuf du Pape.The Classic Red manages to be smooth and very soft yet dry, spicy and complex.Olivier’s Star Recommendation!20. Fleurie £32.00Clos de la Chapelle des Bois, Beaujolais, FranceA classic Fleurie with excellent silky fruit, penetrating concentration and thetell-tale iris and chocolate nose that Fernad Verpoix’ wines often show21. Tindall Pinot noir £35.00Tindall Estate, Marlborough, New ZealandCranberry, red cherry and plum fruit aromas abound; elegant with hints of vanilla.22. Chateauneuf du Pape £55.00Domaine La Roquete, Chateauneuf du Pape, RhoneA domaine which has rocketed into the first division in the last five years or so.Not filtered or fined, (a blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre)voluptuously textured and very rich – a return to classic, full-bodied, Chäteauneuf-du-Pape.
Rosé Wines23. Les Terrasses, Rosé, (SYRAH/GRENACHE) £20.00Les Vignerons Ardechois, Ardeche, FranceCrisp, fresh and deliciously dry, with hints of violets and a soft berry finish.Available by the glass 125ml:£4.50 175ml:£5.50 250ml:£7.5024. Anjou Rosé £24.00Domaine des Essarts, Loire Valley, FranceThis is deliciously fresh, sweet, with a clean strawberry fruit, andcreamy finish that is perfectly balanced.25. Beaujolais Rosé, “Chateau de Grandmont” £28.00Chateau de grandmont,Blace,Beaujolais,FranceThis is a ripe and rounded Rosé, pale pink with a zesty strawberry like fruit & well balanced acidity
White WinesH1. Muscadet de Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie £20.00Domaine de la Brettonière, Le Landreau, LoireValleyThe perfect wine to go with shellfish –Fresh and zingy with a definitive minerality. Seriously good wineH2. Chablis £22.00Domaine PinsonClassic Chablis, with a steely fruitiness, combined with a cleancrisp freshness, generous weight, and the famous mineral edge.
H4. Muga Reserva Rioja, £25.00Bodegas Muga, Rioja Alta, SpainFrom one of Rioja’s finest houses, rich and powerful, yet elegant, withRipe damson fruit, and soft vanilla oak.
Champagne & Sparkling Wines
31. Prosecco, N.V. £35.00Borgo del Col Alto, Veneto, ItalyLively ‘up front’ flavours of apples, pears, almonds and freshly baked bread witha light, honeyed finish, and a superb soft foamy mousse.32. J.M. Gremillet, Brut, N.V £45.00Aube, Champagne, France Half Bottle: £28.00Beautifully balanced “growers” Champagne from a tiny winery, dedicated toQuality!33. Veuve Clicquot, Yellow Label, Brut, N.V. £65.00Epernay, Champagne, FranceOur favorite of the “grand marques” Harmonious and elegant, with deliciouswhite peach fruit flavours, and a superb mousse.
34. Moscatel de la Marina per glass (50ml) £ 4.00Bodegas Enrique Mendoza, Alicante, SpainOn the nose, the fresh Moscatel (Muscat) character (musk and orange blossom)combines with honey and balsamic aromas. On the palate, it is light but surprisinglypervasive with a perfect balance between sweetness and acidity. This wine will bethe perfect match for most desserts, lemon tart in particular. 15%abv
35. Chateau Vari Half Bottle: £22.00Monbazillac, FranceThis delicious dessert wine is a blend of late harvest Sauvignon Blanc,Semillon and Muscadelle. It is distinctly orange-tinted in colour and displaysjuicy flavours of peach with hints of toffee and spice.