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Mr Roux with the assistance of Silvano Giraldin, his Restaurant Director at Le Gavroche for 38 years, have added their extensive knowledge to this wine list, containing more than one hundred wines from across the globe. We have specifically chosen all of the wines to complement the menu produced by Head Chef Lee Pattie and his team at Chez Roux at The Roxburghe Hotel. Should you wish any assistance in choosing a glass or indeed a bottle to enhance your meal, we shall be only too happy to make a recommendation to suit your appétit and favour the opportunity to offer bespoke wine pairings to your individual dishes. We hope you enjoy perusing our wine list.

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House Selection & Wines by the Glass

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From the Cellar of The Duke of Roxburghe

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Wines selected by Albert & Michel Roux Jr.

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Champagne & Sparkling Wine

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White Wine

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Rosé and Red Wine

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Dessert Wine, Port & Sherry

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De-Alcoholised Wine

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Half Bottles

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Roxburghe Hotel & Golf Course Champagne & Wine by the Glass

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Champagne & Sparkling Wine

125ml

Champagne Albert Roux (Lenoble) Grand Cru Blanc de Blanc NV

£13.00

100% Chardonnay from Chouilly. The nose got a floral scent followed by rich fruit aroma. On the palate it is fleshy, full-bodied wine with buttery flavour and a lingering long lasting finish.

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Champagne Lenoble Cuvee Terroirs Rose NV

£14.00

The colour is pale rose pink with aroma of red berries (Raspberries) and a note of floral rose and acacia, with a long and powerful aromatic taste finishing on a dry and graceful long lasting balance of freshness.

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La Delfina Prosecco Frizzante NV

£6.95

This refreshingly fruity Prosecco is made from grapes grown in north east Italy. On the nose, a bright bouquet of citrus fruits, balanced with soft notes of pear. Its crisp fruit and lovely bubble make it the ideal complement to canapés and fresh salads, but it is also fantastic on its own.

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White Wine

175ml

Vondeling “Babiana” Paarl South Africa 2012

£8.00

The wine has a delicious complex, spicy nose of ginger, jasmine, coconut and peaches. The palate is fresh with a touch of white paper, citrus blossoms, honey and pear. The oak is well balanced and has a high degree of finesse; the finishing is creamy with a fresh citrus influence and a long lingering after taste

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Pinot Blanc de Blancs Leon Beyer Alsace 2012

£8.50

Classic dry Alsace, fresh and fruity with a body and weight that reflects the grape variety, elegant hint of spice, well rounded and very well balanced.

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Viognier Coteaux d’Ardeche Cuvee M.Roux & M. Chapoutier 2012

£9.00

Quite deep greenish-yellow colour, with a nose of fine aroma of apricot, pear and marmalade and blending of roundness and freshness on the palate which is the characteristic of the Viognier from volcanic soil.

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Sancerre Alain Girard Loire 2014

£10.00

Bright yellow with a green tint. The palate is fresh with a flavour of citrus with a note of hay and nettle. It has a crispy acidity well balanced with intense fruit (gooseberry) and minerality. The finish is elegant in texture with typical purity and refreshment of Sauvignon Blanc.

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Chablis St Martin Domaine Laroche Burgundy 2013

£11.00

100% Chardonnay Bright yellow colour with a green tint. On the nose this wine display intense note of citrus, white peach and a marked mineral character, very well balanced on the palate with a flavour of peach, nectarine and ripe citrus fruit made more complex by the steely minerality running through the long and precise finish.

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Red Wine

175ml

Château Méaume, Bordeaux Supérieur, 2010

£6.50

Alan Johnson-Hill used to be a financier before settling at Château Méaume, north of Pomerol. Since then he has gained a justifiable reputation for quality winemaking with this rich, plummy claret and its soft Merlot fruit. We are very fortunate to have the wine from oak barrels, not steel vats. Alan only supplies myself and his brother in this way, making it an exclusive bottling.

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Vondeling Erica Shiraz Paarl South Africa 2010

£8.00

Rich deep red – purple colour. The wine has an opulent nose of juicy plum and sweet blackcurrants with a hint of spices cloves, nutmeg and coriander seeds. The palate is well weighted oak brings his own spiciness, with plenty of black pepper and good fine tannin. The wine has a full, viscous texture and an ultra long velvety finish.

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Languedoc Michel Roux & Michel Chapoutier 2011

£8.50

Very old Grenache noir and Syrah vine. The colour is bright garnet red with a purple highlight. Complex and powerful nose with a note of small red berries and acacia. The palate is nice. The entry is dominated by a red berries note, soft, elegant, rounded tannin, long lingering flavour and delicately spicy finish and superb peppery end of the mouth. The wine expresses its terroir with a great deal of class.

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Domaine La Tour de Gâtigne 2012

£9.50

This wine is a blend of Syrah and Grenache with dark red colour and ruby highlights, very intense red fruits aroma on the nose, very complex taste with a sweet tannin. Ideal for red meat and game.

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Chateau Cabezac “le Petit Arthur” AOC Minervois 2011

£8.00

Grape variety: Mourvedre, Syrah, Grenache and Carignan. Expressive nose with a wild note at first, evolving towards black fruits. The mouth is round with spices and mellow tannins

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Barbera d’Asti DOCG “Roccanivo” Scrimaglio Piemont 2011

£10.00

100% Barbera produced on the area of Nizza Montferato, aging 9 to 6 months in large barrel. It presents itself brightly with a deep ruby colour and respectable variety of aroma with a hint of vanilla, back cherries and plum. The impact in the mouth is not powerful but energetic, while the flavour opens with a surprising finesse and continuity.

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B de Biac, Chateau de Biac 2011

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Blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Great tannic structure, full bodied wine with notes of ripe red fruit and sweet baking spices.. Well balanced wine and very pleasant.

£12.00

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Domaine Gavoty Cotes de Provence Cuvee Clarendon 2009

£12.00

Grape variety: syrah, cabernet sauvignon and Grenache. The nose is typical Provence with a hint of complex red berries, lavender and garrigue. On the palate: gamy, wild berries and spicy with a fine and very well balance tannin.

Rosé Wine 61

Chateau St Ballion Cotes de Provence 2014

£8.50

A classic Provencal rose, beautifully pale pink in colour with a delicate nose of strawberry and cherry. An abundance of fresh red fruit on the palate, with balanced acidity and a crisp finish.

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Domaine Gavoty Cuvee Clarendon Cotes de Provence 2014

£9.50

Grape variety: Grenache and Cinsault on a soil of clay and limestone. The colour is brilliant pink with elegant finesse. On the nose it is fruity with a hint of strawberries and peach. On the palate it is very soft and dry with full-bodied structure and a long lingering taste of strawberries and peach.

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Fine & Rare Clarets from the

Cellar of the Duke of Roxburghe at Floors Castle

These special vintages come from the cellars at Floors Castle. Given my love of Claret, I have purposefully concentrated on producing a good spread of drinkable Claret on the main list as well as these chosen by myself. I hope you enjoy looking through the list and have a happy time tasting the wines. Numbers are extremely limited and in several cases we only hold one bottle.

10th Duke of Roxburghe

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Château Léoville Poyférré, 2ème Cru, Saint-Julien, 1982/2001 £225.00 Château Léoville Poyférré is not all on the same piece of land. While the Château itself neighbours Léoville Las Cases, the vineyards lie, somewhat scattered, further to the west in the appellation to Saint Julien. Before the revolution, the estate that is now divided in to three “Léoville” Château was one immense Domaine belonging to Alexandre de Gasq. After the revolution, Jean de Gas took control of the largest section of the vineyard, and subsequently gave part of his land as his daughter’s dowry when she married the Baron Poyférré. Since the 1920’s, it has been owned by the Médoc wine firm of Cuvelier et Fils. Increasingly richer and complex, Léoville Poyférré is one of the rising stars in Saint Julien.

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Château Léoville-Barton, Saint-Julien, 1996 £250.00 Château Léoville-Barton's 1996 comes from an excellent Bordeaux vintage for the northern Médoc, which illustrates why it is one of the finest winemaking districts on the planet. Château Léoville-Barton is owned and run by the congenial Anthony Barton and his daughter Lilian, who have succeeded in maintaining its reputation for producing traditional leading wines. A deep garnet core, quintessential St Julien nose; blackberry, a touch of sous-bois, mocha and a brushing of roasted thyme. The palate is full-bodied, very sweet core, with a slight cassis element that seems incongruous both to Léoville-Barton and the style of the vintage. Harmonious fine tannins.

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Chateau Feytit-Clinet, Pomerol, 2001 £250.00 In 2000, The Chasseuil family took back the estate from the Moueix company after a long tenancy and has set about making even better wines. Located next to Clinet, L’Eglise Clinet and Trotanoy, the terroir could hardly be better. The 2001 is even better than the 2000. Yields were lower at 34 hectare per hectare, the wine a little more concentrated. Rich in bittersweet elderberry and cherry fruit yet restrained and elegant. A pick of the Pomerols.

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Château Pontet-Canet, Pauillac, 2002 £250.00 Very intense colour. The powerful nose features an excellent balance between fruit (blackberry, raspberry) and wood (liquorice, toasty notes). This wine stands out with its fine length and imposing structure – a characteristic of great Pauillacs - made up of extremely smooth tannins. The finish shows no trace of aggressiveness and is very long.

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Château Lynch Bages, Grand Cru Classé, Pauillac, 1999 £275.00 Château Lynch-Bages 1999 comes from a tricky Bordeaux vintage, but Lynch-Bages was one of Pauillac's stars. Lynch-Bages, with a succession of fine vintages since 1981, has justifiably built up a solid reputation based on deeply concentrated, classically styled wines. Its owner, Jean-Michel Cazes, is a proud, gregarious man, who has constantly championed the wines of Lynch-Bages, Pauillac and Bordeaux. So much so, that President Chirac be-stowed upon him the country’s highest decoration – a Knighthood in the Legion of Honour. Crème de cassis com-plemented by floral, tobacco and incense notes on the brightly aromatic nose. Very well balanced, clean, and juicy, with good inner-mouth perfume and energy to the dark fruit, cedar, herb and graphite flavours.

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Clos René, Pomerol, 1998

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Le Dôme, Saint-Émilion, 1998 £375.00 Since being bought by Englishman, Jonathon Maltus ten years ago the transformation at this Grand Cru Saint-Emilion property is complete. Au revoir old oak casks and untidy vineyards, hello shiny steel fermenters and careful attention to all aspects of vine care. A huge investment has made a proportionally large impact on the wines. A broody nose - menthol and peppermint with an opulent palate; toasty blackcurrant. Immediately pleasurable.

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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou, 2ème Cru, Saint-Julien, 1996 £375.00 Château Ducru-Beaucaillou is a magnificent sight overlooking the Gironde. The name, given by the former owner Monsieur Ducru, literally and appropriately means ‘beautiful pebbles’. The chief feature of the vineyard is its richness in pebbles, or ‘cailloux’ which contribute to the greatness of so many wines of the Medoc. This gravel, about 5 metres deep, is on a calcareous base of about the same thickness. Just before the war, the vineyard became run down and many critics felt it no longer deserved its place as a second growth. In 1942 the Borie family purchased the vineyard and raised it to heights that it had never known before. Successive generations of the Borie Family oversee all winemaking operations. Supple yet full-bodied, a typically fine St Julien that needs 8-10 years to reveal its rich and fruity, elegant flavours of cassis, vanilla and ripe blackberries.

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Château Léoville Poyférré, 2ème Cru, Saint-Julien, 2001 Magnum

£300.00

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£450.00

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Château Pichon Longueville, Comtesse de Lalande, Grand Cru Classé, £450.00 Pauillac, 1996] Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande made the very best of what was a great year in the Médoc which produced a mountain of rich, ripe, concentrated Cabernet-based blends with wonderful balance and structure for ageing. Since May Eliane de Lencquesaing (known as La General) took over the estate in the late 70s, the Château has acquired the status of a super second and a near first, in light of the consistency of its quality. The palate is medium-bodied, balanced with good acidity; blackberry, cedar and citrus fruits.

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Château Haut-Brion, 1er Cru, Pessac-Léognan, 1998 £800.00 Haut-Brion is the odd man out, the outsider – the only one of the five First Growths to be outside the Medoc. And yet, it is the oldest Château to be known by name (first recorded in the late 17th century) and for most of the next 200 years, it was at the top of every connoisseur’s list of great wines. It deserves that same accolade today. Its extraordinary, thirty-foot deep gravel soils yield a wine whose defining characteristic is balance. It exhibits a dense ruby colour in addition to a tight, but promising nose of smoke, minerals, blackcurrants, cherries, and spice. This full-bodied wine unfolds slowly, but convincingly, revealing a rich, pure, style with sweetness, ripe tannin, and a finish that lasts. Like liquid nobility a true expression of a great terroir and a prestigious history.

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“Wine Selected by Albert & Michel Roux” All the following wines have been carefully selected by Albert & Michel Roux, not just for their drinking quality but because they perfectly reflect the Roux concept of food and matching wine and of course represent great value.

Champagne 1

Bottle

Champagne Albert Roux (Lenoble) Grand Cru Blanc de Blanc NV

£78.00

100% Chardonnay from Chouilly. The nose got a floral scent followed by rich fruit aroma. On the palate it is fleshy, full-bodied wine with buttery flavour and a lingering long lasting finish.

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Champagne Lenoble Cuvee Terroirs Rose NV

£85.00

The colour is pale rose pink with aroma of red berries (Raspberries) and a note of floral rose and acacia with a long and powerful aromatic taste finishing on a dry and graceful long lasting balance of freshness.

White Wine 12

Vondeling “Babiana” Paarl South Africa 2012

£30.00

A delicious complex, spicy nose of ginger, jasmine, coconut and peaches. The palate is fresh with a touch of white paper, citrus blossoms, honey and pear. The oak is well balanced and has a high degree of finesse; the finishing is creamy with a fresh citrus influence and a long lingering after taste

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Pinot Blanc de Blancs Leon Beyer Alsace 2012

£32.00

Classic dry Alsace, fresh and fruity with a body and weight that reflects the grape variety, elegant hint of spice, well rounded and very well balanced.

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Viognier coteaux d’Ardeche Cuvee M.Roux & M. Chapoutier 2012

£36.00

Quite deep greenish-yellow colour, with a nose of fine aroma of apricot, pear and marmalade and blending of roundness and freshness on the palate which is the characteristic of the Viognier from volcanic soil.

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Sancerre Alain Girard Loire 2014

£40.00

Bright yellow with a green tint. The palate is fresh with a flavour of citrus with a note of hay and nettle. It has a crispy acidity well balanced with intense fruit (gooseberry) and minerality. The finish is elegant in texture with typical purity and refreshment of Sauvignon Blanc.

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Gavi di Gavi DOCG “San Pietro” Scrimaglio Piemont 2013

£38.00

The Cortese grape is the variety the most famously used in the production of the crisp, lime-scented wine of Gavi. The San Pietro is known for his high acidity and his ability to retain freshness with a lovely taste of apple, peach and honeydew flavour with a hint of lime, almond and light herbal aroma.

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Chablis St Martin Domaine Laroche Burgundy 2013

£42.00

100% Chardonnay Bright yellow colour with a green tint. On the nose this wine display intense note of citrus, white peach and a marked mineral character, very well balanced on the palate with a flavour of peach, nectarine and ripe citrus fruit made more complex by the steely minerality running through the long and precise finish.

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Domaine Gavoty Cuvee Clarendon Cotes de Provence 2011

£48.00

100% Rolle or Vermentino on a soil of clay and limestone. The colour is pale with a green tint. Fruity nose (grapefruit) takes on more complex notes of white flowers, and then riper fruits and honey. Its structure enables excellent enhancement of both aroma and texture, and remains good acidity over the years.

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Le Soula VdP Cotes Catalanes Gerard Gauby Biodynamic 2010

£67.00

A blend of different grape Sauvignon Blanc, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Roussanne, Macabeu and Malvoisie, on a soil of decomposed granite and limestone. Very clean fruity nose and crisp mineral palate with a concentrate stoned fruit flavour and elegant fresh finish

Rosé Wine 62

Domaine Gavoty Cuvee Clarendon Cotes de Provence 2014

£38.00

Grape variety: Grenache and Cinsault on a soil of clay and limestone. The colour is brilliant pink with elegant finesse. On the nose it is fruity with a hint of strawberries and peach. On the palate it is very soft and dry with full-bodied structure and a long lingering taste of strawberries and peach.

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Red Wine 66

Bottle

Vondeling Erica Shiraz Paarl South Africa 2010

£30.00

Rich deep red – purple colour. The wine has an opulent nose of juicy plum and sweet blackcurrants with a hint of spices cloves, nutmeg and coriander seeds. The palate is well weighted oak brings his own spiciness, with plenty of black pepper and good fine tannin. The wine has a full, viscous texture and an ultra long velvety finish.

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Languedoc Michel Roux & Michel Chapoutier 2011

£32.00

Very old Grenache noir and syrah vine. The colour is bright garnet red with a purple highlight. Complex and powerful nose with a note of small red berries and acacia. The palate is nice, the entry is dominated by red berries note, soft, elegant, rounded tannin, long lingering flavour and delicately spicy finish and super peppery end of the mouth. The wine expresses its terroir with a great deal of class.

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Chateau Cabezac “Tradition” AOC Minervois 2011

£35.00

Carignan, Grenache and syrah grapes. The robe is clear, bright with a sustain garnet red colour. The nose is expressive and fresh with a note of cooked ripe fruits (strawberry jam). The mouth is balanced, pleasant with a liquorice finish.

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Domaine La Tour de Gâtigne 2012

£38.00

This wine is a blend of Syrah and Grenache with dark red colour and ruby highlights, very intense red fruits aroma on the nose, very complex taste with a sweet tannin. Ideal for red meat and game.

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Chateau Cabezac “le Petit Arthur” AOC Minervois 2011

£38.00

Grape variety: Mourvedre, Syrah, Grenache and Carignan. Expressive nose with a wild note at first, evolving towards black fruits. The mouth is round with spices and mellow tannins

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Barbera d’Asti DOCG “Roccanivo” Scrimaglio Piemont 2011

£40.00

Produced on the area of Nizza Montferrato, aging 6 to 9 months in large barrel. It presents itself brightly with a deep ruby colour and respectable variety of aroma with a hint of vanilla, black cherries and plums. The impact in the mouth is not powerful but energetic, while the flavour opens with a surprising finesse and continuity.

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B de Biac, Chateau de Biac 2011

£48.00

Blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Great tannic structure, full bodied wine with notes of ripe red fruit and sweet baking spices. Well balanced wine and very pleasant.

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Chateau Cabezac “Carinu” VdP Val de Cesse 2009

£48.00

100% Carignan, the colour is bright deep garnet. The nose offers very ripe red fruits, with black olives note. The mouth is fleshy, ample with a spice note in the finale.

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Domaine Gavoty Cuvee Clarendon Cotes de Provence 2009

£48.00

Grape variety: Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache. The nose is typical Provence with a hint of complex red berries, lavender and garrigue. On the palate: gamy, wild berries and spicy with a fine and very well balance tannin.

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Crozes Hermitage Domaine de Remizieres Cotes du Rhone 2012

£49.00

100% Syrah on clay and limestone slopes. Deep colour and powerful nose of black pepper and cassis and a concentrate palate of spices with silky texture.

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Le Soula Gerard Gauby Biodynamic VdP Cotes Catalanes 2007

£66.00

Blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Carignan and Syrah grown on the granite slope. Very fine on the nose with a scent of herbs such as rosemary and fennel. The palate is beautifully balanced with rich flavour of blackberries and blueberries, smooth tannin and refined long finish.

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Cornas Patou Gilbert Dumien-Serrette Cotes du Rhone 2006

£72.00

100% Syrah. Bursting with a blackcurrant aroma baked up with a note of violet and a lot of raspberries fruits on the palate. Elegantly balanced with a tempting fruit and a firm structure.

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Chateau Cabezac Cuvee Belveze AOC Minervois 2009

£86.00

Syrah, Mourvedre and Grenache. The robe has the bright colour of Burlat cherry. The nose, very pleasantly fresh brings in aroma of red fruits (blackcurrant), liquorice, vanilla and cinnamon. The mouth keeps this freshness with a nice volume, the tannins are mellow, with a very pleasing liquorice flavoured finale.

Dessert Wine 206

Moscato d’Asti, Scimaglio, 2012

£ 36.00

Clear, bright, faded white straw color. Typically fruity and intense bouquet. Sweet taste with a characteristic aromatic touch.

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Champagne and Sparkling Wine Champagne 1

Albert Roux (Lenoble), Grand Cru Blanc de Blanc, Champagne, France N/V

£72.00

A top class growers 100% Chardonnay Champagne. Fine and elegant, ideal as an aperitif.

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Louis Roederer, Brut Premier, N/V

£145.00

Aged three years on the lees, then a further six months after disgorging to allow the 'liqueur de dosage' to fully settle, this is an elegant balance of freshness with subtle complexity.

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Pol Roger, Brut Reserve, N/V

£125.00

Ripe and generous, with sophisticated toasty aromas and good fruit concentration with a lingering finish.

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Perrier-Jouët, Belle Epoque, 2004

£235.00

A refined bouquet of white fruit, a hint of almonds with some floral notes. Vibrant, creamy and elegant.

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Dom Pérignon, Brut, 2004

£270.00

A typically rich, powerful, vinous Dom Pérignon loaded with fruit, structure and personality.

Champagne Rosé 6

Albert Roux Lenoble ,Cuvée Terroirs, Rosé, Champagne, France N/V

£75.00

A unique rosé, Champagne that combines elegance with richness of red fruit aromas, superb on its own or with food.

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Perrier-Jouët, Blason Rosé, N/V

£115.00

Salmon pink in colour with coppery highlights. Elegant with aromas of raspberries, strawberries and rose petals.

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Louis Roederer, Rosé, N/V

£185.00

There is a burst of red fruit followed by floral notes – a lively yet delicate rosé.

Sparkling Wine – White 9

La Taille aux Loups, Triple Zéro, Jacky Blot, N/V

£55.00

Elegant and pure with fresh, soft citrus and pear flavours. Triple Zero refers to the fact that no sugar is added dur-ing the three traditional times that sugar is usually added for sparkling winemaking.

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La Delfina Prosecco Frizzante NV

£40.00

This refreshingly fruity Prosecco is made from grapes grown in north east Italy. On the nose, a bright bouquet of citrus fruits, balanced with soft notes of pear. Its crisp fruit and lovely bubble make it the ideal complement to canapés and fresh salads, but it is also fantastic on its own.

Sparkling Wine – Rosé 11

Rosa Della Regina, Vino Spumante, Brut, Italy Just off-dry, pink fizz from the Italian lakes, positively brimming with crisp red berry fruit.

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£42.00

White Wine Bordeaux 22

Château Picque Caillou, Pessac-Léognan, Grand Vin de Graves, 2010

£60.00

A pale colour with green glints. Made from 60% Sauvignon Blanc and 40% Semillon. Fresh and fruity on the palate with a smooth finish. Intense aroma of quince pears.

Burgundy 23

Mâcon-Uchizy, Domaine Talmard, Mâcon Villages, 2014

£34.00

A modest father and son combination whose Domaine lies in the small town of Uchizy in the Maconnais. The style of wine produced here is pure and refreshing, achieved by early picking of ripe grapes whilst they still have good levels of acidity in them and fermented using stainless steel only.

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Chablis, Prieuré, Saint-Come, 2013

£43.00

Exemplary, unoaked Chablis from the justifiably renowned stable of Jean-Marc Brocard. Clean minerality and a lingering finish.

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Saint-Véran, Joseph Druin 2012

£48.00

This wine is stylistically close to Pouilly-Fuissé, with its golden hue, its greenish reflection and its refreshing taste. The aromas are reminiscent of the ripe Chardonnay grape, with subtle notes of musk. A pleasant roundness coats the palate.

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Petit Chablis, Domaine du Colombier, 2013

£50.00

Classic Petit Chablis. The nose is loaded with minerals, citrus, white flower aromas with hints of wet stone. Min-erally, tight and racy with cool flavours and perfect balance.

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Montagny 1er Cru, Domaine des Moirots, ‘Le Vieux Château’, 2013

£53.00

Wonderful balance and mouth feel. Very subtle nose, hinting at many things yet not explicitly only one. A very clean minerality on the nose. The citrus and flintiness on the palate is balanced by a subtle honey sweetness.

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Pouilly-Fuissé, Récolte, AME Forrest, 2012

£75.00

Very forward with ripe tropical peach and a rich (but not over-powering) use of toasty oak make this a wonderfully full style of Fuissé. Length on the finish is long and harmonious.

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Saint-Aubin, 1er Cru Les Charmois, Paul Pillot, 2012

£95.00

A delicious St Aubin that pairs the refined house style with the richness of the 2009 vintage. Aromatic with upfront yeasty notes that diverge into orchard fruits and a sprinkling of citrus zest and toast.

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Puligny Montrachet, Hameau 1er Cru, Martelet de Cherisey, 2008 /2009

£156.00

Smoke, mineral, citrus, flowers and white peach nose. Elegant fruit length, fine purity, superb acidity, this is well focused.

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Muscadet, Lieubeau 2012

£28.00

The palate is full with notes of exotic fruits with ripe grapes and stone fruits. The weight and the rich bread-like character are added by aging the wine over winter which in turn leaves an elegant and silky finish.

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Sauvignon de Touraine, Domaine Beauséjour, Les Grenettes, 2013

£31.00

From a vineyard in the area of Touraine, this is very expressive and aromatic, head and shoulders above other Sauvignons at this price. Clean and clear notes of gooseberry and lemon zest: a racy but balanced wine.

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Domaine Vigneau-Chevreau, Vouvray Pétillant, Brut N/V

£44.00

Has juicy pear and floral notes in counterpoint to lemon zest acidity and clean-cut minerals

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Pouilly Fumé, Serge Dagueneau & Filles, 2013

£52.00

With wines as charming as his two daughters, Serge Dagueneau is a lucky man. A truly pure and delicious ex-pression of Sauvignon Blanc from its original home in the Loire Valley.

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Savennières, Clos du Papillon, Domaine des Baumard, 2006

£70.00

Aromas of pear, almond and white flowers greet us on the nose. The palate is rich with citrus, papaya and ripe exotic fruits. There is a touch of mango and tangerine zest alongside a stony minerality. An impressive concen-tration with a firm acid backbone gives the wine perfect balance.

Alsace 36

Gewurztraminer Réserve Personelle, Domaine Weinbach, 2011

£70.00

A wonderful Gewurztraminer that is pale gold in colour with a bouquet of lychees, rose petals ans cinnamon. It has a lovely depth of tropical fruit notes. Dry and well- balanced with a hint of nuttiness to finish.

Germany 37

Reichsrat Von Buhl, Riesling Trocken, 2012

£40.00

Dry, racy, minerally style of Riesling. Perfectly poised acidity. Fruity, light and with a citrus fragrance.

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Riesling Kabinett QmP, Brauneberger Juffer, Weingut Max Ferd Richter, 2013

£52.00

The Richer family own40 acres of vineyards in the central Mosel area and having owned vineyards here for the last 300 years, the winery is steeped in history. Vintage is later than most growers in the region and all picking is done by hand. The work in the cellar shows the same attention to detail, with traditional winemaking practices allowing the grapes to express their full personality, setting them up for a long life.

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Austria 39

Gruner Vetliner, Sepp Moser, 2013

£36.00

Bright lemon yellow. Pronounced fruit aromas of apricot, green apple and peach blossom introduce this fresh white wine. Refined and elegant with a bright, piercing acidity and a light body. The light alcohol guarantees a fresh, eminently quaffable wine, the finish is charming and balanced. A perfect summer wine.

Italy 20

Grillo ‘Uriel’, Poggio Anima, Sicily IGP 2013

£26.00

Light straw yellow in colour, it has a rich bouquet of tropical fruit with notes of apricots and peaches. It is full and round on the palate with a lovely balancing acidity and a long perfumed finish.

40

Araldica, Gavi "La Battistina", 2014

£32.00

Fine pear and peach flavours, subtle minerality and a delicate nutty complexity come together in a wine that really does grow in the glass!

41

Matteo Correggia, Roero Arneis, 2013

£42.00

An elegant, mineral white from a little-known corner of Piedmont; perfect with seafood dishes.

42

Soave Classico, Gini, La Froscà, 2009

£54.00

A wonderfully complex and rich soave; made from 100% Garganega and one of the Veneto’s best unoaked white wines.

43

Pinot Grigio, Lis Neris, 2012/2013

£70.00

On the right bank of Isonzo River, Pinot Grigio has found ideal conditions to express its qualities at a high level. The warmth of its structure and the freshness of its sapidity are perfectly integrated so that the wine gains personality.

Spain 44

Borsao, Macabeo, 2013/2014

£28.00

Bright pale yellow in colour. Aromas of peach with hints of honey. Citrussy and bright on the palate, with pineapple and tropical fruit flavours. Unoaked, with a long, juicy finish.

45

Rueda Verdejo, Quintaluna, 2013/2014

£36.00

This clear, bright white which is mid yellow with a green-gold tinge parades exotic fruits on the nose. Very aromatic with a touch of spice. A delicious wine that possesses amazing length.

46

Monte do Ceo, Albariño , Rias Baixas, 2013

£47.00

Fresh, balanced, aromatic and floral with ample mouth filling ripe fruit and mineral flavours plus bags of fresh, zingy acidity.

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Australia 47

Mountadam Vineyards, Chardonnay, Barossa, 2012

£34.00

The 2012 Chardonnay displays stone fruits, lemon zest, grapefruit and noticeable creamy nuttiness from the lees contact. The early picking, wild fermentation and addition of grape solids give the wine complexity and balance. These winemaking techniques combined with high quality French oak and regular lees stirring produce wine with ample flavour and texture. The wine has abundant natural acidity to provide structure and longevity.

48

The Great Escape, Chardonnay, Eden Valley, 2012

£38.00

Citrussy, subtle oak influence and a bright yet creamy palate. its inspiration from the classic red wines of Bordeaux, the nose shows blackcurrants with mocha and dried tobacco leaf. The palate is concentrated with fresh currants and ripe cherries.

49

Tamar Ridge, Devil's Corner, Sauvignon Blanc, 2011

£45.00

Vibrant and full on the palate, with fresh herbs, grass, gooseberry and nettle flavours, with refreshing acidity and excellent length.

New Zealand 50

Sauvignon Blanc, Apello, Marlborough, 2014

£30.00

New Zealand’s soil and climate are ideal for Sauvignon Blanc and Apello is a particularly fine example with it’s wonderful concentration of crisp fresh fruits.Fresh gooseberry on the nose and grapefruit on the palate. Ideal partner to seafood dishes.

51

Palliser Estate, Chardonnay, Martinborough, 2012

£46.00

A Chardonnay fermented in French oak barrels and aged sur lie for 9 months. A full-bodied wine of texture, buttery fruit and generosity but never too heavy or oaky, gentle wood spice notes, cream, and honey characteristics but the overriding impression is a wine of great citrus fruit vitality very much in the Burgundian style.

52

Staete Landt, Chardonnay Josephine, Marlborough, 2010

£55.00

Full and round yet stylish, great texture and length, this wine shows the perfect balance between fruit, acidity and oak integration. A whiff of sea breeze, citrus fruit and cream on the nose, white peaches and hazelnuts on the palate and with a mineral aftertaste that lingers on.

53

Foxes Island, Sauvignon Blanc, Belsham Awatere Estate, Marlborough, 2010/2012

£61.00

Flavoursome wine with a zesty citrussy tang. This beauty possesses an aromatic, grassy character with a crisp finish. A classy bone-dry Sauvignon.

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South Africa 54

Highveld, Chenin Blanc & Sauvignon Blanc, Western Cape, 2014

£23.00

Zesty and youthful white with a mélange of ripe tropical fruit, offset with hints of green apple and fig.

55

Raats, Chenin Blanc, Unwooded, 2013

£36.00

Fruity aroma featuring green apple, pineapple and melon. Light minerality and excellent flavors of apple, peach and lime with a touch of honey and spice. It ends with a tangy minerality on the long finish and flavors of pine-apple and orange zest. A really excellent wine that lets the natural beauty of the variety shine thanks to the lack of oak.

56

Meerlust, Chardonnay, Meerlust Estate, Stellenbosch, 2010

£55.00

Lime, crushed lemongrass and cream on the nose. Fresh on the palate with citrus and tropical fruit flavours fol-lowed by a rich creaminess and concentrated fruit finish.

Argentina 57

Nieto Senetiner, Torrontes Reserva, 2013

£30.00

Delicate lemon blossom and lemon sherbet, combine perfectly with herbaceous, white peach and orange peel notes. A well balanced palate, with citrus, stone fruit and super zesty refreshing acidity.

Chile 58

Ochagavia, Sauvignon Blanc, Silvestre, 2014

£23.00

Wonderfully dry and crisp with intense citrus notes, green apples, pear and a tangy finish.

59

Emiliana, Vineyards, Chardonnay, Central Valley, 2013

£28.00

The palate is fresh, flavourful, and well-balanced, with just the right amount of acidity and a long, pleasing finish.

60

Caliterra, Reserva Sauvignon Blanc, Central Valley, 2014

£35.00

The nose displays distinct mineral notes that verge on metallic, along with rapidly alternating layers of intriguing vegetal aromas such as chilli pepper, tomato leaf, and lime, and the attractive mouth feel features the liveliest acidity seen in years.

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Rosé Wine 61

Chateau St Ballion, Cotes de Provence 2014

£38.00

A classic Provencal rose, beautifully pale pink in colour with a delicate nose of strawberry and cherry. An abundance of fresh red fruit on the palate, with balanced acidity and a crisp finish.

62

Domaine Gavoty, Cuvee Clarendon, Cotes de Provence 2014

£38.00

Grape variety: Grenache and Cinsault on a soil of clay and limestone. The colour is brilliant pink with elegant finesse. On the nose it is fruity with a hint of strawberries and peach. On the palate it is very soft and dry with full-bodied structure and a long lingering taste of strawberries and peach

63

Sancerre Pinot Rose’, Lucien Crochet, 2013

£55.00

Pale coral in colour, with an intense nose of strawberry and raspberry. The palate is vibrant and well-balanced with spicy red fruits and mineral notes.

64

Pinotage Rose’, McGregor, South Africa 2013

£27.00

A vibrant, enticing pink packed with wild strawberry fruit and hints of cassis.

Red Wine Bordeaux 81

Château Méaume, Bordeaux Supérieur, 2010

£25.00

Alan Johnson-Hill used to be a financier before settling at Château Méaume, north of Pomerol. Since then he has gained a justifiable reputation for quality winemaking with this rich, plummy claret and its soft Merlot fruit. We are very fortunate to have the wine from oak barrels, not steel vats. Alan only supplies myself and his brother in this way, making it an exclusive bottling.

82

Château de Pic, Côtes de Bordeaux, Cadillac, 2012

£35.00

Owned and run by François Masson-Regnault, de Pic’s vineyards are some of the steepest in the Premières Côtes de Bordeaux, situated in the prime area of the appellation near La Tourne. The free draining slopes and very old vines result in strong, concentrated claret that develops rich, ripe spicy notes and a warm well-balanced palate after a just few years cellaring.

83

Château Petit Bocq, Cru Bourgeois, Saint- Estèphe, 2009/10

£46.00

The Lagneaux family own eight hectares of land spread over five plots. Unusually, Merlot comprises almost 70% of the vineyard area. This is an invaluable statistic for the Lagneaux family as the early ripening Merlot is often harvested before the all too frequent Médoc harvest rains. Dr Lagneaux’ wines are always well structured and full of plump berry and blackcurrant flavour. However, it is their purity and vivacity that make them so striking.

84

Chateau Reynier, Bordeaux Supérieur, Marc Lurton, 2011

£47.00

50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon. Red berry fruit aromas with a touch of oak. Well balanced with round tanninis.

85

Château Greysac, Cru Bourgeois, Médoc, 2008

£49.00

Intense sweet berries on the nose, with a touch of herbs, while the fruit on the palate is very pure indeed, robed in crisp tannins; good fresh finish.

86

Château Reynon, Denis Dubourdieu, Cadillac, 2009 Spices, blackberries, olives and mild oak on the nose. On the palate, this is elegant and round, with nice tannins.

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£52.00

Bordeaux Cont. 87

Château Le Peyrat, Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux, 2011

£54.00

Offers aromas of black cherry, herbs and earth. Dry and medium-full bodied with good depth and structure on the palate. Lots of juicy fruit, sweet oak, plum and tobacco notes and a lovely texture.

88

Château Beaumont, Cru Bourgeois Supérieur, Haut-Médoc, 2010

£58.00

Close to Gironde, halfway between Margaux and Saint-Julien, a Domaine covering some 105 hectares, 2/3 of which are planted with Cabernet-Sauvignon, and the remainder with Merlot with a limited amount of Cabernet-Franc and Petit-Verdot. Great care is taken with harvesting and the wine-making process, and ageing is carried out in new barrels (for 1/3) for 16 months, producing elegant and well-balanced wines. First tasting revealed a very dark, fleshy Merlot with well-rounded tannins, very dark and fruity Cabernet Sauvignon and exceptional Petit Verdot, very bright in colour and well structured.

89

Château Cissac, Cru Bourgeois Supérieur, Haut-Médoc, 2010

£58.00

Almost opaque with a bright purple rim, very ripe blackcurrant on the nose and a hint of morello cherry. Unexpectedly pure and refined on the palate.

90

Château Charmail, Cru Bourgeois, Haut-Médoc, 2002

£80.00

A blend of 45% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 20% Cabernet Franc. It possesses an inky ruby colour in addition to a sweet perfume of black fruits intermixed with liquorice and vanilla. It offers great fruit purity.

91

Château Teyssier, Saint-Émilion, Grand Cru, 2011

£85.00

This wine has a glossy character to its dark, red-purple hue. It seems dense and youthful on the nose, which is a combination of perfumed fruit and evident oak. On the palate it is full, rich and creamy, yet it has balance – in an opulent kind of way. There are plenty of spicy tannins in the background and on the finish there is low acidity.

92

Château de Fonbel, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru, Famille Vauthier, 2009

£72.00

A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Carmenere. A delightful nose of cool menthol, dark berry fruit and perfumed cut flowers leads to a suave, soft approachable fruit core framed by soft round tannins.

93

Château Lalande Borie, Cru Bourgeois, 2006

£78.00

The Lalande Borie comes from a 25 hectare plot on the western plateau of St Julien. It is produced from 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 53% Merlot and 7% Cabernet Franc. This is really juicy, ripe attractive stuff. There are notes of red and blackberry fruit; it is silky, svelte and very attractive.

94

Château Cantemerle, 5ème Grand Cru Classé, Haut-Médoc, 2011

£85.00

On the palate it offers expressive ripe cassis flavour, followed by some sweet pear, vanilla, coffee and chocolate undertones. Well built with remarkable mid-palate, creamy tannin and sweet oaky aftertaste.

95

Château les Ormes de Pez, Cru Bourgeois, Saint-Estèphe, 2004

£90.00

This wine contains the signature of Lynch-Bages a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot 11% Cabernet Franc, ooz-ing with rich black fruits, thick-set and velvet-textured with notes of herb and mint on the finish.

96

Château Sociando-Mallet, Haut-Médoc, 2002

£105.00

A striking minerality, copious quantities of black currants and plums, along with some dried herbs jump from the glass of this tannic, structured, muscular wine that oozes testosterone. One of the cru bourgeois estates that always performs at classified growth quality levels, Sociando Mallet has, for 20 years, been the insider’s choice for top quality wine that will easily withstand two decades of cellaring.

97

Château Moulin Saint-Georges, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru, Famille Vauthier, 2007

£110.00

Château Moulin Saint-Georges has been referred to as a junior version of Chateau Ausone as it is owned by the same proprietors. Its 17.3 acres of vineyards are located between those of Ausone and La Gaffelière and are well-sited on a southwest facing slope, known as the Pavie slope.

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Bordeaux Cont. 98

Château Moulin Saint-Georges, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Famille Vauthier, 2000

£125.00

99

Château Lagrange, 3ème Cru Classé, Saint-Julien, 2004

£140.00

On the nose it has a wealth of deep fruit, with quite an exotic perfume and it is very attractive. I find it difficult to believe that this is the same wine that I tasted last year. Good style on the palate too, very nicely composed, al-though with the huge grip of tannins typical of the vintage.

Burgundy 100

Bourgogne Pinot Noir, La Foret, Joseph Drouhin, 2013

£38.00

A great example of declassified Pinot from the great negociant: boisterous red fruits, fresh crunchy flavours, notes of plum and berries, robust with fine tannins.

101

Rully Rouge, Joseph Drouhin, 2012

£49.00

Beautiful bright ruby-red colour. Aromas of puréed raspberry, gooseberry, redcurrant, blackberry. Pretty and refined on the nose. The flavours belong to those of a great Burgundy. Fresh, velvety texture, elegant tannins, well meshed when the wine is mature. Long, refined aftertaste, with some touches of fruit jam

102

Gamay – Pinot Noir, Coteaux Bourguignons Rouge, Luis Jadot 2013

£59.00

Very nice colour. A fruity wine, very stylish, the mouth is full of fruit, very fresh, wiith a nice finish. it is a harmonious and representative blend of the famous grapes coming from Burgundy.

103

Côte de Beaune, Joseph Drouhin, 2011

£72.00

Ample and expressive, with soft rich fruit flavours of mulberry, raspberry and tayberry with a more savoury un-dertone of earth and spice

104

Marsannay, “Les Longeroies”, Côte d’Or, Domaine Bruno Clair, 2008

£82.00

Lovely ruby in colour, Marsannay 2007 clearly expresses red fruit aromas. The nose is also infused with menthol, which contributes great freshness. In the mouth, this wine is complex, with substance and good persistence.

105

Gevrey - Chambertin, Domaine Drouhin-Laroze, 2009

£98.00

The wine delivers a juicy palate of strawberries, raspberries, black cherries and velvety tannins. Yet, it is pure and focused. A beautiful combination. This is lovely for its appellation and fashioned in an understated style.

106

Volnay, Domaine Marquis d’Angerville, 2008

£115.00

Top flight Volnay from one of the regions finest and most aristocratic growers. Exceptional purity of fruit.

107

Nuits-Saint-Georges, Domaine Robert Chevillon, 2009

£125.00

Aromatic fruity with spice and game notes flavours of dark chocolate, cherry confit and crème de mûre, lively, generous and full-flavoured.

108

Pommard, Les Perrières, Vincent Dancer, 2009

£128.00

A modern Burgundy with robust and earthy tones, dark berries and spices. Medium to full-bodied with medium to high acidity and strong tannins.

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Burgundy Cont. 109

Savigny-les-Beaune, La Dominode, Premier Cru, Domaine Bruno Clair, 2006

£136.00

Harvesting is done by hand in order to preserve the integrity of the fruit. This wine has a beautiful ruby colour typical of Pinot Noir. This vintage is a delicate and elegant wine. On the nose, characteristic aromas of spice and violet, mingled with wild blackberry. On the palate, refined and supple.

Beaujolais 110

Fleurie, Chateau de Rousset, 2013

£48.00

An old vines Fleurie from the Grille Midi vineyard, lovely bright aromatic summer and autumn berry fruit on the nose, this has all of the vivid intensity and explosive power of a great vintage, brimming with red and black cherries and autumn raspberry fruits with hints of violet and plum.

111

Fleurie, Domaine de Poncerau, Luis Jadot, 2011

£ 72.00

Mellow, elegant but also racy, It has a silky texture and plenty of ripe red fruit. Matured for up to ten months in oaks vats, before bottling.

Rhône 112

Côte du Rhône, Reserve, Chateau Mont Redon 2013

£33.00

Sweet, ripe crushed red berry fruit flavors and aromas are offset by bright, vibrant notes of black pepper and a suggestion of leather in this wine, and are supported by supple, medium-bodied tannins.

113

Lirac, Chateau Mont-Redon, 2011

£44.00

The wine is the result of a vineyard and cellar selection, this oozes ripe smooth unctuous fruits, lovely red cherry kirsch and plum fruit, hints of wild flower and sloe, with a lively refreshing finish.

114

Astrable, Ventoux, Chêne Blue 2009

£48.00

Rich and complex, peppery, with notes of ripe black fruits.and mouth filling flavours of liquorice, chocolate and raspberries.

115

Vacqueras, Cuvee de Templiers, Domaine Les Clos de Cazaux, 2012

£54.00

Lovely floral and herby aromas, then a wealth of powerful, savoury red berry, plum and mocha fla-vours laced with of spice. Rich yet fresh, this wine has a meaty heart of dark berry and blackcurrant character yet is kept lively with its sprightly acidity. Dense and tangy this wine will never disappoint.

116

Crozes – Hermitage, Domaine Belle, Les Pierrelles, 2011

£58.00

100% Syrah. Deep, purple-red colour. On the nose this is very classic northern Rhone, with high toned aromas of sweet red fruit, lavender and cherries. Savoury, fruity and complex. On the palate this is medium bodied, with well integrated and correct levels of acid and alcohol, and a layer of fine-grained tannins. Red fruit and lavender on the attack fade to a savoury finish of tar, black pepper & smoke.

117

Chateauneuf du Pape, Val De Garrigue, 2011

£75.00

Full-bodied and concentrated yet holding on nicely to its elegance. Onther nose blackberries, black-currants, anise and a hint of cinnamon. It has layers of sweet ripe fruit, tremendous structure, fine oak & good acidity.

118

Saint Joseph, Offerus, 2009

£79.00

This St Joseph has plenty of character, charm and flavour with a touch of spice to finish.

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Roussillon 119

Domaine de la Chique, Côtes du Roussillon, 2012

£36.00

A light and spicy red, made by Hervé Bizeul. It has an earthy, spicy structure and bright blackberry fruit.

Germany 120

Reichsrat Von Buhl, Spätburgunder, 2010

£60.00

Forest aromas and concentrated fruit aromas of blueberries and cherries mark this red wine.

Italy 121

Nero D’Avola, Sicilia IGT, Poggio Anima, 2012

£26.00

Ruby colored wine with notes of cherries of plums, cherries and blueberries. Well balanced on the palate with lots of red fruit and spice characters, soft tannins and a long, elegant finish.

122

Montepulciano D’Abruzzo, “Samael”, Poggio Anima 2013

£ 29.00

This is 100% Montepulciano, sourced from a steep (for Abruzzi standards) vineyard facing southeast toward the sea. The grapes were handpicked and fermented in stainless steel tanks before being racked into large Slavonian barrels.

123

NePriCa, Tormaresca, Famiglia Antinori 2013

£39.00

A particularly intelligent blend of grapes from Antinori's Puglian estate: Negroamaro for structure and spice, Primitivo for body and fruit, Cabernet for acidity and aroma.

124

Le Miccine, Chianti Classico, 2011

£70.00

The Chianti Classico is a crisp, vibrant and fruitful wine. Blend of traditional Sangiovese, Malvasia Nera and Colorino grapes.

125

Le Salette, Amarone della Valpolicella, 2010

£85.00

Rich, powerful and robust but with a giving freshness and roundness of fruit.

126

Tenuta di Argiano, Brunello di Montalcino, 2008

£95.00

Together with the captivating perfumes of red fruits and the clean freshness, the complexity of the wine proves an optimal balance.

127

Brunello di Montalcino, Uccelliera 2008

£145.00

The 2008 Brunello di Montalcino is one of the biggest, most powerful wines of the year. Scorched earth, tar, game, licorice and smoke all burst from a surprisingly explosive, full-bodied wine for the vintage. There is no shortage of depth in the glass.

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Spain 128

Juan Gil, Honoro Vera Organic Monastrell, 2013

£28.00

100% organic fruit and no oak. This wine is simply delicious. It can be served ever so slightly chilled for a truly continental experience.

129

Tapada, Tempranillo, Castilla y León, 2012/2013

£31.00

Raspberry and blackberry fruit with good intensity and coffee, toasted notes and vanilla. Super value, unoaked Tempranillo from an excellent, modern producer.

130

Rioja Crianza, Dominio Alto, 2009

£35.00

Bright ruby red in colour with lively red fruit aromas, mouth filling fruit flavours and wonderfully smooth tannins.

131

Giné Giné, DOQa Priorat, Buil & Giné, 2010

£49.00

A great taste of Priorat - intense notes of flowers, ripe dark fruits and minerals. Perfectly balanced.

132

Conde de Valdemar Rioja Reserva, 2007

£56.00

Simple, fresh plum fruit and redcurrants, and a slightly earthy edge. Finishes well. Uncomplicated pleasure.

Portugal 133

Quinta do Alqueve, Touriga Nacional, Pinhal Da Torre, 2005/2007

£48.00

A crystal clear brownish ruby colour which tastes of wild berry jam on the palate. The winemaking process is conducted in stone presses with stalk and skins at controlled temperatures. It is oaked for 12 months and kept in the cellar for a year

Australia 134

Mountadam Vineyards, Cabernet Merlot, Barossa, 2009

£29.00

An 80/20 blend that has spent 14 months in French oak and carries it’s alcohol well. Savoury blackcurrant and plum fruit flavours pay homage to both Cabernet and Merlot varieties. A good balance of fruit, oak and tannins in this beauty.

135

Victoria Park, Shiraz/Viogner, Yalumba, 2012

£33.00

Brilliant, dark ruby color with a deep nose with black fruits and pepper aromas. Supple and generous palate with silky and elegant tannins.

136

Angus The Bull, The Abeerdeen Wine Company, 2012

£49.00

The ideal accompaniment to prime beef, the nose shows blackcurrants with mocha and dried tobacco leaf. The palate is concentrated with fresh currants and ripe cherries.

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New Zealand 137

Pinot Noir, Waipara Valley, Sherwood Estate, 2013

£39.00

The palate has a sweet entry which builds in the mouth and is well supported by fruit and oak.

138

Pinot Noir, Esk Valley, Marlborough, 2013

£55.00

This classic New Zealand Pinot Noir is grown on selected Marlborough vineyards and is carefully and selectively harvested by hand. Aged in oak casks, this fine wine has a vibrant colour and a complex abundance of strawberry, cherry and dark berry fruit.

South Africa 139

Highveld, Merlot/Shiraz, 2014

£23.00

A juicy, vibrant Shiraz blended with Merlot. Notes of ripe blackberry and cherry fruit, with a spicy smoky finish.

140

McGregor, Pinotage, Robertson, 2013

£37.00

Well-made, structured but approachable Pinotage from the great Robertson district east of Cape Town. It displays the typically savoury, black fruit flavours associated with this unique ‘love it or hate it’ grape

141

Meerlust ‘Red’, Meerlust Estate, Stellenbosch, 2012

£48.00

Particularly good value, made from young vines which will eventually produce fruit for the far more expensive Rubicon blend. Juicy plum-cassis fruit, fine silky tannins and excellent length.

Argentina 142

Malbec, Niento Senentiner, 2013

£36.00

Aged in French oak 6 months, complex flavour of plums and fig compote, supported by a mocha filled finish.

143

Obra Prima, Malbec Familia Cassone, Mendoza, 2011

£47.00

A ripe, flashy red with lots of black and purple fruit flavours layered with plenty of mocha, spice and minerals.

United States of America 144

Knotty Vines, Zinfandel, Rodney Strong Estate, Northern Sonoma, 2009

£46.00

Deep ruby colour with garnet rim; aromas of cassis, plum, and vanilla; dry, medium to full bodied, silky tannins, flavours of ripe blackberry, spice and vanilla notes on the long finish.

145

Eberle Winery Steinbeck Vineyard, Paso Robles, Syrah, 2010

£58.00

This wine defines Paso Robles Syrah with enticing, opulent flavours of ripe blueberry and black cherry accented by hints of sweet vanilla oak and white pepper. Reminiscent of a true Rhône wine, Eberle Steinbeck Vineyard Syrah is beautiful in its youth, but will gracefully age to enjoy over many years to come.

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Chile 146

Ochagavia, Merlot, Silvestre, 2014

£23.00

Beautifully soft and well rounded wine with ripe red fruits, plum and dried cherry notes.

147

Caliterra, Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon, Colchagua 2012

£29.00

The nose is open and abundant in aromas that recall fresh fruits such as berries, plums, and cherries that inter-mingle with masculine aromas of tobacco and roasted coffee, making this a very complex and pleasing wine.

148

Merlot, Armador, Maipo Valley, 2011

£35.00

Intense red with hints of violet. A distinctive wine with inviting notes of red fruits such as plum, red raspberry and boysenberry. The wine is complex with added layers of earth, loam, tea leaf and underbrush.

149

Caliterra, Tributo, Carmenere, Valle de Colchagua, 2012

£42.00

An attractive cherry-red colour, in aromas the wine shows good aromatic intensity and recalls cherries, floral notes, notes of loamy earth and mint.

Dessert Wines Glass 125ml

200

Le Domaine des Baumard, Coteaux du Layon, Carte d’or, 2012

N.A.

½ bottle

£32.00

Bottle

N.A.

A very attractive honeyed nose, with lifted yellow fruits and more golden tropical elements such as mango, guava and pineapple.

201

Campbell’s Rutherglen Muscat, Australia

N.A.

£38.00

N.A.

£10.00

N.A.

£55.00

This blend displays rich yet fresh raisin fruit flavours and a sweet mouth filling finish.

202

Nuy Winery, Rooi Muskadel, South Africa

It has rich Muscat fruit on the nose, aromatic, open and sweet. Full of character. A long, sweet, lingering finish, heady and rich.

203

Muscat Beaumes de Venise, Domaine Durban 2012

£13.50

£40.00

N.A.

Very fruity and floral with a soft round sweetness.

204

St Tamas, 'MAD', Tokaji, Late Harvest 2012

£15.00 £45.00

N.A.

On the palate it is light, fresh and fruity, with notes of apricot, orange and orange skin.

205

Château Bastor-Lamontagne, Sauternes, 2002

N.A.

£52.00

N.A.

Rich caramel and butterscotch edge to the nose. The palate is midweight with a savoury, herbal twist to the peachy fruit. Nice spicy finish.

206

Moscato d’Asti, Scimaglio, 2012

N.A.

N.A.

£ 36.00

Clear, bright, faded white straw color. Typically fruity and intense bouquet. Sweet taste with a characteristic aromatic touch.

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Bottle

50 ml

Sherry 207

Pata de Galina, Oloroso Sherry

£ 5.00

£ 70.00

Miraculously pure, pale yellow tawny sherry from a small, individual stockholder rather than a big bodega. So clean and fresh. Sprightly nuttiness. Bring on the nuts and cheese.

Port 208

Wiese & Krohn, LBV, Late Bottled Vintage Port, 2009

£4.00

£50.00

Deep ruby colour with upfront aromas of black plums, spice and dried herbs, firm and evident tannins and a rich, long finish. The generous plummy characters, freshness and pure berry fruit characterise Krohn LBV.

209

Quinta de La Rosa, 20 years Tawny Port

£8.00

£100.00

Great richness and aromatic complexity, almond & spices notes. The 20 years has a seductive texture with dry fruit and liqueur flavours.

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De-alcoholised Wine For those who still wish to enjoy our wine menu but with the minimum amount of alcohol, the wine listed below are de-alcoholised and so contain up to 0.5% alcohol-by-volume. These wines also contain up to half of the calories of an average bottle. White Wine 300

Torres Natureo, Moscatel, Spain

£20.00

Pale yellow, very clear. Rich and fresh floral aromas of green apples, peaches and citrius. Fresh on the palate. Excellent as an aperitif, ideal for all kinds of fish, seafood and rice dishes.

Red Wine 301

Torres Natureo, Syrah, Spain

£20.00

Lovely cherry colour, subtle aromas of pomegranate and redcurrant with hints of vanilla. Clean and balanced on the palate with smooth tannins & delicate acidity.

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Half Bottles

White Wines 400

Macon Uchizy, Gerard & Philbert Talmard, 2013

£ 18.00

Under the straw yellow colour, the medium and complex nose evokes empyreumatic, floral, fruity and mineral notes. On the palate, it offers a broad mouthfeel that leads into a long finish. Enjoy this dry, medium-bodied and fruity white featuring refreshing acidity.

401

Pinot Grigio, Castel Firmian, 2013

£ 20.00

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

Red Wines 402

Côte du Rhône, Reserve, Chateau Mont Redon, 2012

£ 22.00

Sweet, ripe crushed red berry fruit flavors and aromas are offset by bright, vibrant notes of black pepper and a suggestion of leather in this wine, and are supported by supple, medium-bodied tannins.

403

Bonacosta, Masi, Valpolicella Classico, 2013

£ 25.00

Valpolicella Classico, praised by Hemingway as “a light, dry red wine, as friendly as the house of a favourite brother”, is made with an elegant style full of simplicity and freshness. It’s made from a blend of the traditional Veronese grapes: Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara.

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