Bottle
Case
Gewurtztraminer Reserve 2012/13
(12)
£12.49
£149.88
Gustave Lorentz
Packed with lusciousness, this is a wonderfully aromatic and fulfilling glass of Alsation wine that goes perfectly with Chicken Liver Pate.      
     
 

White 

 
   
 Vouvray La Croix Picaussee 2016 (6)  £9.20  £55.20
Demi-Sec  
This is perfect for those who do not want anything too dry, and will also go beautifully with pork and apple or cheese with chutney. This has won gold meadals back to back and has a delightful medium dry softness and with plentiful flavour throughout.  
   
Domaine Langlois - Chateau 2015 (6) £10.29 £61.74
Saumer Blanc

Well known and highly regarded Loire wine which ticks all the boxes for a white wine on any occasion. Full of character yet dry, with great length of flavour and can be drunk with or without food.

 

Sauvignon Touraine 2016  (6) £10.75  £64.50 
Domaine Thierry Michaud

For those who like sancerre, but not the price tag, try this. It is an excellent alternative with its delicious background of subtle fruit yet freshness to excite the palate.

 

Langlois  - Chateau Sancerre 2014/15  (6) £14.20  £85.20

Well made Sancerre that is dry with good background fruit.

Domaine Langlois - Chateau 2005 (6) £14.99 £89.94
Vielles Vignes

This is just stunningly good white wine, better than some burgundies at twice the price. Rich, full of flavour but yet fresh with excellent length at the finish.

 

Sancerre, Moulin des Vrilleres 2009 (12) £15.20 £182.40
Domaine Christian Lauverjat

Just exactly what is hoped for in Sancerre. Straight, uplifting and full of quality.

 

Harmonie, Pouilly Fume 2013 (12) £15.29 £183.48
Domaine Chatelain

This just oozes class and freshness and is beautifully balanced and thoroughly luxurious.

 

Chateau de Fontaine - Audon Sancerre 2011 (6) £15.59 £93.54

A very handsome tasting sancerre with excellent body and flavour and still as dry as a bone.

 

     
     

Red 

     
Domaine Langlois - Chateau 2014 (6) £10.29 £61.74
Saumer Rouge
Well balanced, gentle yet fleshy red, with notes of cassis and red berries, an ideal summer red.

 

 

 

 White
Red
       
Domaine Les Roches Bleues, Cotes de Brouilly 2014/16 (6) £9.89 £59.34
Lovely light styled Brouilly, fresh yet a bit of firmness of fruit mid-palate that is perfect for a summer Sunday lunch.      
       
Chateau de Belleverne, St Amour 2015/16 (6) £10.20 £61.20
Le Cru des Amoureax      
Lovely creamy, open styled Beaujolais that is delicious at any temperature.      
       
Beaujolais Le Ronsay 2015 (6) £11.99 £71.94
Jean Paul Brun
This is made from younger vines in the traditional style beaujolais way. It has delightful youthful fruit with fresh natural acidity that makes it a charming summer red wine to drink, and almost impreoves if served slightly cooler.
       
Cotes de Brouilly 2014 (12) £12.29 £147.48
Potel Aviron      
A more masculine style of Beaujolais that could almost be mistaken for Burgundy.      
       
Beaujolais L'Ancien 2015 (6) £14.49 £86.94
Jean-Paul Brun      
More complex than its sibling above, but still feels absolutely ready to drink. This is a top Beaujolais with none of the bubble gum and bananas nonsense about it. Delicious.      
       
Fleurie 2012/13 (6) £13.59 £81.54
Chanson      
 Bright in colour, with intense aromas of red berries this is simply delicious open Fleurie. Generous, but light styled fruit with great balance and a lingering finish.      
       
Morgon 2012/13 (12) £14.29 £171.48
Cuvee Luquet, Henry Fessy      
A full bodied beaujoais that is well balanced and ideal to drink with all white meat and cold dishes.      
       
Fleurie 2015 (12) £12.95 £155.40
Potel Aviron      
Well balanced, light luscious and full of red berry fruit.      
       

 

 

Rhone 
White 
La Fleur Solitaire 2013 (6) £8.49 £50.94
Cotes du Rhone

This is a wonderfully fresh lemon nose and is good, clean, straight drinking white wine. A pleasant change from the normal French Country white and well worth trying.

 

Luberon La Ciboise Blanc 2009 (6) £8.50 £51.00
M Chapoutier
Like so many Rhone whites, this had good blance between freshness and roundness and is a very refreshing change from the normal chardonays or sauvignons. Well worth trying.
       
 Red
'Les Coteaux' Cotes du Rhone Villages 2012/13 (6) £8.29 £49.74

Full of open ripe fruit on first taste, but quickly developes layers of complexity giving it lovely warmth and an excellent savoury finish. This is very good value and recommended.

 

Luberon la Ciboise Rouge 2009 (6) £8.50 £51.00
M Chapoutier

Full, well made Rhone wine with plenty of gutsy flavour at a really good price. 

 

 Domaine de Bila-Haut 2013 (6)  £8.95  £53.70 
Cotes du Roussillon Villages M Chapoutier
A big earthy wine full of flavour and punch and a pleasing finish that goes well with all red meat and game.
La Cote Sauvage Cairanne 2012/13 (6) £11.49 £68.94
Cotes du Rhone Villages      

Warm, flowing and throughly luxurious Rhone red.

 

     
       
Les Coteaux Schisteaux Seguret 2012 (6) £11.75 £70.50
Cotes du Rhone Villages

A delicious example of Rhone wine, deep, powerful with excellent integration of fruit and tannins. Thoroughly satisfying and will only get better.

 

Crozes Hermitage, La Petit Ruche 2008  (6)  £12.95  £77.70 
M Chapoutier
       
Coudoulet de Beaucastel 2011 (12) £15.75 £189.00
Domaine Perrin Mags £33.00  
Made by the Perrin brothers who are so dedicated to natural wine making and although this is only the second wine to Chateau de Beaucastel, it is better than many other full Chateauneuf de Papes. It is not as heavy or sumptuous in style because of the extra percentage of Mouverdre used in the making thereof.      
       
       
Domaine Chante Cigal (6) £18.75 £112.50
Chateauneuf de Pape

Well made Chateauneuf in this price range. Good fruit with an underlying vanilla taste and a touch of spice at the end.

 

Chateauneuf - du - Pape, La Bernardine 2010 (6) £25.00 £150.00
M Chapoutier
Very classy indeed - this is full, young, luscious and a dream to drink and yes it should probably wait but it's much too good for that to happen. Recommended.      

 

 

White Burgundy      
       
Macon Villages 2014/2015 (12) £10.59 £127.08
Henry Fessy

Exactly what you hope for in a quality Macon at this price. Complete, with good fruit and a smooth finish.

       
Macon Charnay 2014 (6)  £9.39  £56.34
Reserve Personelle      
Fresh to the nose with a touch of citrus fruit mid-palate, this is a pure styled Burgundy that will improve with bottle age. Excellent value.      
       
Chablis P de Marcilly (12) £9.79 £117.48

This is a very dry Chablis with clean minerality throughout.

 

     
       
Clos de L'Eqlise 2014 (6) £10.95 £65.70
Macon Charnay      
 From the excellent 2014 vintage this Macon is completely unoaked, exuding freshness and elegance with an almost creamy finish.
       
       
Macon Lugny 'Les Geneivres' 2013/14 (6) £11.50 £138.00
Louis Latour

This is one of  Louis Latours best known wines as it is always consistent in style with plenty of taste, stacks of class and yet affordable Burgundy.

 

Chablis La Lotte 2014/15 (6) £13.95 £83.70

 This is an everyday chablis that has good, clean chablis fruit with a lingering finish.

       
       
Vire Clesse 2015 (6) £12.75 £76.50
Chanson      
Excellent, deep grapey nose with fresh long lasting flavours throughout and is drinking perfectly now.      
       
Macon Uchizy 2016 (12) £14.29 £171.48
Domaine Talmard
Excellent white Burgundy, round with buttery notes and full of style, and althoug has gone up in price is still worth every penny of it.
Chablis 2011 (6) £15.95 £95.70
Chanson
We loved this, it has far more fruit up front than normally associated with Chablis and then goes into cleaner, fresher mode which I would describe as quite jazzy and thoroughly delicious. 
Chablis 2012  (12) £15.49 £185.88
Clotilde Davenne       
A chablis with real purity and precision, this has true minerality and quite unlike the chablis from Chanson, which as in the notes, has a much fuller fruitier style. 
Chablis 2014/15 (12) £16.29 £195.48
Billaud - Simon      

This is top notch Chablis made in the classic way that produces richness and elegance and beautifully balanced acidity.

     
     
 Harmonie, Pouilly Fume 2015 (12)   £15.29  £183.48
Domaine Chatelaine
This just oozes class and freshness and is without any shadow of doubt the best Pouilly Fume I have tasted for some time. Beautifully balanced and thoroughly luxurious. Highly Recommended.
Meursault 2012 (6) £29.50 £177.00
Vallet Freres      
A lovely bright gold colour, this is very attractive Meursault. Good nose, buttery palate but with great depth, a fine texture - an excellent balance between richness and acidity.      
       
       
Chassagne - Montrachet 2010 (6) £36.00 £216.00
Chanson      
This is a star in the making, with good firm acidity and a slightly orange characater with plenty of fruit and creaminess that is starting to pull together.
Puligny Montrachet 2010 (6)  £38.00   £228.00
Chanson
We have just taken delivery of a small parcel of this. This has to be an attractive buy.
 Meursault Les Vielles Vignes  (12) £35.50   £426.00
Vincent Giradin
       
       
Red Burgundy      
       
Bourgogne Pinot Noir Part des Angles 2013 (6) £13.99 £83.94
Cave de Lugny      
Well made soft, easy drinking Burgundy with a hint of damsons at the end.      
       
       
Bourgogne Pinot Noir Vielles Vignes 2014 (12) £14.29 £171.48
Albert Bichot      
Lovely depth of nose and first taste with superb underlying fruit and tannins to support it. When we first tasted we thought it needed a bit more time - two days later it was simply delicious - so yes - but open well in front of drinking and there will be no disappointment!.      
       
Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2014/15 (6) £14.59 £87.54
Chanson
Wonderfully elegant pinot noir, with good purity and delicious brambly fruit throughout. Drinking now and will only get better. Excellent value.
       
       
Pommard 'Noizons' 2011 (6) £28.00 £168.00
Domaine Berthelemot      

Good, steady nose that you feel can only develop. This it does with an excellent rich even taste that grows and opens up. Stylish, but with some charming robustness throughout.

Beaune Bastion 1er Cru 2010 (6) £29.50 £177.00
Chanson
A very polished burgundy with firm but succulent fruit throughout. Well balanced beautifully smooth an drinking now. 
Big, smooth and velvety with great depth, this is stunning burgundy which will go on getting better. 
Gevry Chambertin 2008 (6) £37.00 £222.00
Chanson
Good, dark ruby colour with a nose full of fruit. This is generous, complex and well balanced gevry with good texture, tannins and a long after taste which will carry on developing for some time.
Nuit St Georges 2008 (6) £38.00 £228.00
Chanson
Well made, complex burgundy that is starting to drink now.