Wine List

WHITE WINE, by the glass and bottle

1. Bouquet de Nos Vignes, Vicomte d’Aumeles. Languedoc. (D) France, 2014

glass, 125ml £3.95, n175ml £5.25, 250ml £7.75 B. £22.00

A well-balanced dry white from a blend of grenache blanc, terret and sauvignon grapes with clean, fresh fruit on the palate and an aromatic nose.

2. Muscadet Sur Lie, Château de la Bigotiere. (D) France, 2014

glass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £5.75, 250ml £8.75 B. £24.50

This region poduces the best of sauvignon grape wines. This is bone dry with just a hint of apple. Deliciously fresh and rounded.

3. Opawa, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough. (D) New Zealand, 2014

glass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £5.75, 250ml £8.75 B. £24.50

Lovely, fresh gooseberry Sauvignon from one of the best producers in Marlborough.

4. Custoza, Val dei Molini. (M/D) Italy, 2014

glass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £5.75, 250ml £8.75 B. £24.50

Delicious medium bodied dry white from the Sommacampagna region of Italy. This zingy wine has great depth and acidity with overtones of melon and lime.

5. Rauen Riesling Trocken Mosel. (M) Germany, 2011

glass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £5.75, 250ml £8.75 B. £24.50

This a lovely medium wine from the Mosel in Germany – nice fruit and a scented bouquet – ideal with fish and white meat and only 11.5% alcohol.

6. Pinot Grigio, De Canal. (M/D) Italy, 2014

glass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £5.50, 250ml £8.50 B. £24.00

Fruity and aromatic, this deliciously crisp, light and zingy wine shows refreshing apricot fruit flavours.

7. Rueda Verdejo, Vega De La Reina 13%. (MD) Spain, 2013 iglass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £5.75, 250ml £8.75 B. £24.50

Spanish and succulent – this has an individual flavour which goes well with or without food. Try it – you won’t be disappointed!

8. Pinot Gris, Philippe Gocker, Alsace. (M) France, 2013

glass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £5.75, 250ml £8.75 B. £24.50

Not to be confused with Pinot Griogio – despite being the same grape! Brilliant wine from Alsace in France – medium dry with lots of lucious fruit.

9. Third Generation Chardonnay Nugen Estate, SA. (MD) Australia, 2013

glass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £5.75, 250ml £8.75 B. £24.50

Don’t give up on Australian chardonnay just yet – just a hint of oak – so help is at hand with this distinctive wine bursting with superb fruit.

WHITE WINE, by the bottle

10. Pewsey Vale, Eden Valley Riesling, SA. (D) Australia, 2013 B. £27.50

This excellent example of a New World Riesling is zesty with tropical fruit aromas and a crisp limey palate.

11. Rully, Grand Vin de Bourgogne. Charles Vienot, Burgundy. France, 2013 m B. £30.50

The Burgundians know how to extract the real flavour of the chardonnay grape without over oaking and making the wine too oily. The ageing takes place in the ancient cellars beneath Ursulines convent in Nuit St Georges, leading to good bottle age that makes this a lovely drinking wine.

12. Gavi, Valle Berta. (MD) Italy, 2014 B. £29.00

Made from the Italian Cortese grape, this ripe, crisp fulsome white is harvested late in the season to give even more intensity.

13. Sancerre, Les Godons, Phillipe Raimbault, Loire. (D) France, 2013 B. £32.00

This famous white from the Loire Valley exhibits all that is inherent in making this a special dry wine.

14. Chablis, Le Verger, Alain Geoffroy, Burgundy. (D) France, 2014 B. £42.00

Everything you would want from a Chablis, clean and crisp, laced with flavour, minerality and a sandlewood scent that separates it from a mere chardonnay.

15. Chateau de Meursault, Clos du Chateau, Burgundy. (D) France, 2010 ccc B. £59.50

This is a real bargain – for a proper Meursault of this standing. So what makes it so special? The creamy texture, the savoury fruit flavour with hints of praline – and the intense concentrated, dry finish. Magnifique!

16. Chassagne, Montrachet 1er Cru, Duchess de Magenta. France, 2010

A fine full bodied luscious Burgundy – the name sells it! B. £65.00

17. Tiki Estate, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough. (D) New Zealand, 2014 B. £37.75

Tike estate grow their grapes sustainably under the Maori principles of kaitiakitanga – guardianship, protection and preservation of the earth which guide all vineyard-management decisions. Tropical flavours of passionfruit, grapefruit and citrus.

ROSE, by the glass and bottle

18. Louis Pinel, Cinsault, Domaines Barsalou, Languedoc. (D) France, 2014

glass, 125ml £3.95, 175ml £5.75, 250ml £7.75 B. £22.50

This very pale rose offers a fruity nose of strawberry and redcurrant, lightly spiced, the aromatic and acidic mouth brings a sensation of freshness.

19. Chateau Paquette, Provence. France, 2013 glass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £6.00, 250ml £8.50 B. £24.00 A rose of pure finesse, intense yet fresh with plenty of fruit.

SPARKLING, by the glass and bottle

20. Jansz, Tasmainia. Australia

glass, 175ml £7.50 B. £27.00

Really scrumptuos Australian champagne ‘look alike’, made from a blend of several vintages.

20. Prosecco, Asolo Millesimo. (D) Italy 2013 glass, 175ml £7.50, glass of kir royal £9.50 B. £27.50

Fruity, light and bubbly! Why not try it as a glass with a dash of blackcurrant or raspberry liquer.

21. Castell d’Olerdola. Spain

glass, 175ml £6.00 B. £23.50

A dry pink Cava with great fruit.

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CHAMPAGNE, by the bottle

22. Ruffin N.V. France B. £45.50

This well known small producer makes a lovely more fuller flavoured Champagne.

23. Henriot, Brut Souverain N.V. France B. £58.50

An unusual proportion of chardonnay gives this cuvee an original and racy profile, full of elegance, lightness and finesse, just as pleasant as an aperitif as throughout an entire meal.

24. Pol Roger White Foil B. £75.00

The favourite champagne of Winston Churchill – seldom made an important decision without the help of a glass of this luscious wine.

HALF BOTTLES

Ruffin, N.V. £25.50

Henriot, Brut Souverain, N.V. £37.50

RED WINE, by the glass and bottle

29. 1. Bouquet de Nos Vignes, Vicomte d’Aumeles, Languedoc. (D) France, 2014

glass, 125ml £3.95, 175ml £5.25, 250ml £7.75 B. £22.00

A well-balanced fruity red from a blend of Merlot, Syrah and Cinsault to give a perfect round finish. Reflecting the beautiful climate around Sete.

30. Chateau Tour de Luchey, Bordeaux. France, 2014

glass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £5.50, 250ml £7.50 B. £24.00

So many of the ‘cheaper ‘ clarets are tannic and a wee bit thin. Not this one, round and full of fruit. Another good find from Panton’s.

31. Moulin de Gassac, Pays d’Herault. France 2012 glass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £5.75, 250ml £8.75 B. £24.50

This Sothern French Shiraz/ Cinsault blend is rounded and full yet maintains a lovely freshness.

32. Montepulciano D’Abruzzo, DOCG Vandemmia. S. East Central Italy, 2014

glass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £5.75, 250ml £8.75 B. £24.50

produced from Montepulciano grape in the central region around Pescara. Deep plum colour with spicey aromas. Medium bodied with a full finish.

33. Carta Vieja, Merlot. Chile, 2014 glass, 125ml £4.50, 175ml £5.75, 250ml £8.75 B. £25.00

On the nose rich notes of plum and blackberries lifted by Chocolate and Mocha. Silky yet structured with concentrated fruit flavours.

34. Ugarte Cosecha, Rioja. Spain, 2013

glass 125ml £4.50 175ml £5.75 250ml £8.75£25.00

Cosecha is the basic grade for Rioja’s and this renowned red wine from Spain shows excellent depth and body.

RED WINE, by the bottle

35. Third Genaration shiraz, Nugan Estate, SA. Australia, 2014 B. £25.50

A family owned estate operated by the Nugan family for more than 70 years. Aged in oak for several months, this superb Aussie Shiraz has masses of juicy blackcurrant fruit and a charismatic, smooth, spicy and peppery finish.

36. Surani, Costarossa. Primitivo di Mandura. Italy, 2014 B. £25.00

A really full and well rounded red from the east of Italy. Made with great care and will go well with any meat.

37. Lamura, Nero D’Avola, Sicily. Italy, 2014 B. £25.75

Big, fruity and smashing. A full mouthful yet not too full bodied with hints of Mediterranean herbs.

38. Tiki Estate Pinot Noir, Otago. New Zealand, 2013 B. £32.50

Named after a hand carved Maori treasure which bestows good fortune and love on others! Flavours of black cherries, wild herbs, dark plums and vanilla spice will make this a memorable wine.

RED WINE, by the bottle cont.

39. Ritratti Pinot Nero, Trentino Doc. Italy, 2009 B. £32.00

A rich, robust red from Trentino really offering a powerful red – ideal with any red meat or our cheese board

40. Clos du Val, Zinfandel, California. USA, 2013 B. £34.50

This Zinfandel is as good as ever. Tobacco and pepper aromas are flushed out on the palate by colour, texture and ripe fruit concentration.

41. Cote de Brouilly, Domaine de Chateua de la Vallette, Jean Pierre Crispin, Beaujolais. France, 2012 B. £34.00 From the heart of Beaujolais. This is an intense ruby red wine has clean red fruit flavours and refined, silky tannins.

42. Maranges, Grand Vin, Le Goty, Santenay, Burgundy. France, 2012 B. £38.50

Elegant yet emphatic Burgundy with a deep, fruity taste of plum and blackcurrants.

43. Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Chateau Fargueirol, Rhone. France, 2012 B. £39.50

A Rhone classic without a doubt. Finding a Chateuneuf with any real bottle age these days is expensive but we think we’ve found one here that will not break the bank and is ready to drink.

44. Massaya, Bekaa Valley. Lebanon 2010 B. £39.50

Two nations – one wine. French wine makers in Lebanon blend Grenache, Cinsault, Cabernet sauvignon and Mourverde to produce a classic red wine.

45. Ripassa Superiore Valpolicella Classico, Zenato. Italy, 2011 B. £45.50

One of the great reds of the world. The fruity bouquet shows black cherries and prunes, as well as a hint of sweet spice. Full bodied and rich, the palate follows the nose.

46. Ugarte, Crianza, Rioja. Spain, 2012 B. £35.50

An estate bottled Crianza(2nd grade) from a old established vineyard. Great depth and character and will satisfy all lovers of this fine red wine from Cantabria in the north of Spain.

47. Urbina, Rioja Gran Reserva. Spain, 1994, 1999 B. £55.00

Chose Gran Reserva is the highest grade of Rioja’s. Choose one of these top Rioja’s and you will not be disappointed.

48. Clos du Clocher, Pomerol. France, 2007 B. £75.00

This is the 2nd wine to Cheateau Calon Segur. With a firm nose, fine fruit, presented in a reserved style – good body on the palate and very appealing, fresh, lively flavours with some delicious dark fruit.

49. The Cigar, Yalumba Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra. Australia 2011 n B B. £40.00

The name reflects the shape of the vineyard! Deep mellow tones of ripe fruit with a unique finish. Australia’s oldest family owned vineyard.

HALF BOTTLES

White

France, Loire Valley

Muscadet Sur Lie, Château de la Bigotiere. (D) 2013 B. £12.50

Bone dry but crisp with a soft finish.

Pouilly-Fume, Phillipe Raimbaut, Les Lumeaux. 2013 B. £15.50

Near to Sancerre and has a distinct smokey sauvignon flavour.

France, Burgundy

Chablis, Le Verger, Alain Geoffroy, Burgundy. (D) 2014 B. £22.00

Chardonnay grape as its best.

Red

France, Beaujolais

Fleurie, P. Ferraud & Fils, Le Reposoir. 2011 B. £12.50

Lovely gamay grape with some elegance.

Italy

Chianti Classico, Villa Cafaggio. 2012 B. £16.50

Great example of a Chianti.

France, Claret

Chateau Caronne Ste Gemme, Cru Bourgeois, Haut- Medoc. 2010 B. £18.50

DESSERT WINE, by the glass and bottle

25. Californian Orange Muscat. USA, 2013 glass, 100ml £6.50 B. 375 ml £22.00

A delicious late harvest wine made from orange muscat grapes that have been allowed to gather sweetness on the vine in the sun of the late Californian summer.

26. Heggies Botrytis Riesling, Eden Valley. Australia, 2012

glass, 100ml £6.50 B. 375ml £22.00

The noble rot (botrytis) intensifies the sweetness of this Riesling to make a really luscious wine.

27. Ortega Beerenauslese Rheinhessen. Germany, 2009 glass, 100ml £7.50 B. 375ml £27.00

Trockenbeerenauslese literally means’ dried grapes’ which are affected by noble rot giving a sweet lighter wine. Much lower alcohol content than other dessert wines.

28. Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, Perrin & Fils, Rhone. France, 2010 glass 100ml £6.50

HALF BOTTLES

Chateau Haut Mayne, Sauternes. France, 2010 £27.50

Chateau Ladesvignes, Montbazilliac, Bergerac. France, 2012 £25.00

BEER, CIDER, SOFT BEVERAGES

Bottled Bitter

Hookey Gold, Hook Norton, golden with a hint of hops 500ml 4.1% £4.50

Guinness bottle 330ml 4.2% £3.25

Box Steam Brewery, Holt, Wilts.

Funnel Blower, a dark vanilla porter, almost chocolatey! 500ml 4.5% £4.50

Derail Ale, malty, hoppy brown IPA. 500ml 5.2% £4.50

Piston Broke, full-bodied golden ale. 500ml 4.5% £4.50

Bottled Lager

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De Alcoholised Becks, 330ml (less than .1%) £2.95

Budweiser, 300ml 5.0% £2.95

Corona, 330ml 4.5% £3.50

The Cotswold Brewing Co., Bourton-on-the-Water, Glos.

Cotswold lager 500ml 3.8% £4.50 mmm 330ml 5.0% £3.50

Bottled Cider

Magners 568ml 4.5% £5.50

Ravens Roost, (MD) Minety, Wiltshire 500ml 5.5% £4.75

Cidre Bouche de Normande, France 4.5% 75cl B. £17.50

Mineral Water (still/sparking)

Whitehole Springs, Somerset 750ml £3.95

330ml £2.50

Juices and Soft Drinks

Frobishers- Orange, Apple, 250ml £2.95

Pineapple, Grapefruit, Tomato, Cranberry, 200ml £2.50

J2O Orange and Passionfruit, 275ml £2.95

Appletise or Elderflower Presse, 275ml £2.95

Coca Cola, Diet Coca Cola, Lemonade, Tonic, 200ml £1.75

Fever Tree- Ginger Beer and Ginger Ale, 200ml £2.25

SPIRITS, WHISKY, PORT, LIQUEUR

Whiskey (35ml.)

Bell’s £3.25

Famous Grouse £3.25

Bushmills, Irish, triple destilled £3.25

Canadian Club £3.25

Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey £3.50

Jameson Irish, Triple Destilled £3.25

Lagavulin (Scottish, 16 y., Single Islay Malt) £6.00

Dalwhinnie (Scottish, 15y., Single Highland Malt) £5.50

Laphraoig (Scottish, 10y., Single Islay Malt) £5.50

Glenkinchie (Scottish, 10y., Single Edinburgh Malt) £5.50

Tomatin (Scottish, Single Malt) £5.00

Glenfarclas (10y., single malt) £5.00

Port (100ml)

See Dessert menu for current selection

Vermouth (100ml.)

Martini, Dry , Rosso and Bianco £3.50

Noilly Pratt, Dubonet £3.50

Sherry (100ml.)

Barbadillo – (Dry) Fino, Manzanilla and dry Oloroso £3.50

Barbadillo Amontillado (medium) £3.50

Barbadillo Oloroso Sherry (sweet) £3.50

Liqueur (50ml.)

Baileys Irish, Benedictine, Cointreau, Amerretto, Drambuie, Glayva, Grand Marnier, Kummel, Sambuca, Tia Maria, Malibu £4.25

Spirit (35ml.)

Bacardi, Pernod, Smirnoff, Dark Rum, Gordons £3.25

6 O’clock (family owned Gin made in Brisrol), Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray, Stolichnaya £3.75

Berneroy 15 year old Calvados £4.25

Tariquet Armagnac VSOP £4.25

Brandy (35ml)

Courvoisier 3 star £3.50

Remy Martin Cognac VSOP, Hine Cognac VSOP £5.50

FINE RED WINES

Fine Red Wines

These wines have been listed on a separate page as it is a privilege to be able to offer them ready for you to drink from some of the finest vineyards in the world! Special thanks to Thomas Panton of Tetbury.

Reserve de Leoville de Barton, St Julien. Bordeaux. France, 2009 £80.00

This is the second wine of Château Leoville de Barton, which a second growth Claret famous for its classic wines. Good bottle age gives this a unique drinking experience for all red wine lovers.

Château Batailley, 5eme Growth, Paulliac, Bordeaux. France, 2000 £125.00

Fabulous vintage and is at its best now !

Châteauneuf du Pape, Domaine de Villeneuve. France, 2009 £80.00

Domaine de Villeneuve is one of the leading lights of Châteauneuf du Pape, with a reputation for producing age worthy wines with a higher than average proportion of Mourvèdre and, to a lesser extent, Syrah and Counoise. Just a whiff of herbs and spice one the nose. It is gorgeously full and ripe on the palate, with firm, spicy tannins. Very clean, chunky and dense.

Cortaccio, Villa Carfaggio, Tuscany. Italy, 2000 £70.00

Old vine Tuscan red! The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are the last to be picked on the estate, at the very peak of maturity. The wine is aged for approximately 18 months in French oak barriques and at least 6 months in the bottle, leading to the creation of a beautifully structured and balanced wine. The Villa Cafaggio Cortaccio is a wine of extraordinary quality with a garnet colour, an intense aroma reminiscent of blackcurrants and a perfectly blended roasted character. The palate is concentrated, with extremely well balanced tannins and the finish is immense

Chambolle Musigny, Michel Gros. France, 2006 £80.00

The Cote d’Or in Burgundy boasts some impressive names and this is one of the best. Only 4.2 hectares of vineyard produce this elegant bullish burgundy. Michel Gros has rapidly become one the Burgundian growers.

Vosne Romanee 1er Cru Clos de Reas, Michel Gros. France, 2006 £70.00

There can be little doubt that in the firmament of the Cote de Nuits, Vosne-Romanée is the brightest star! 100%pinot noir from one of the best producers in the village

Please ask for our selection of fine wines – 24 hour notice please