Large Formats      
       
White      
Chardonnay Grand Ardeche Louis Latour 2014 (6) £26.00  
 Macon Uchizy  (6)  £35.00  
 Domaine Michel Girard Sancerre 'Silex' 2012  (6)  £32.00  
       
 Red      
Chateau La Roca 2014/15   £26.00  
 Pasion de Bobal Bodegas Sierra Norte 2009 / 2010  (6)  £21.50  £129.00
 Domaine de Valmoissine Pinot Noir Louis Latour 2014  (6)  £26.00  
 Beronia Crianza Rioja 2009.2010  (6)  £25.00  £150.00
 La Cote Sauvage, Cairanne Cotes du Rhone Villages 2013/14  (6)  £26.00  
 Chateau Meaume 2009  (6)  £25.00  £150.00
 Chateau Tour St Bonnet 2012  (6)  £36.50  
 Chateau Puy Castera 2010  (6)  £38.00  
 Chateau Cissac 2012  (6)  £36.50  
 Chateauneuf-du-Pape, La Bernadine 2009  (6)  £60.00  £324.00
 Chateau d'Angludet 2005 Margaux  (6)  £65.00 £390.00 
 Champagne Lallier Grand Cru Reserve Brut NV  (3)  £54.00
 Ayala Champagne Brut NV  (3)  £56.00
 Jeroboams (1 x 3 litres, in presentation case)      
 Marques de Caceres Crianza 2008    £68.00  
 Ayala Champagne Brut NV    £135.00  
       
       
 
Sherry   
 
De Soto  
De Soto sherry is made in the traditional way of going through an elaborate blending system to ensure consistency in style. They match and in most cases out perform supermarket brands.  
 
De Soto Fino (12) £7.25  £87.00 

De Soto Amontillado 

(12) £8.20  £98.40 
 
Fernando de Castilla (37.5cl)  
 Fino En Rama NV    £8.75

This is as close to drinking sherry directly from the solera as you will get - bottling only happens twice a year and this batch was bottled in early May. Very limited quantities available.

 
 
 Garvey San Patricio Fino (6) £11.29  £67.74

This fino is well known for its delicacy and complexity. (Subject to availability)

 
 
 
Bodegas Hidalgo  
The Manzanilla below is the supreme example of this style of sherry. Wonderfully balanced in both dryness and flavour.  
La Gitana Manzanilla (75cl) (6) £10.75 £64.50
Amontillado Seco Napoleon (50cl) (12) £11.75 £141.00
Oloroso Seco Faraon (50cl) (12) £11.75 £141.00
Oloroso Abacado Alameda (50cl) (12) £11.75 £141.00
 

Pasada Pastrana Manzanilla 

(6) £13.20 £79.20
 
Madeira  
Henriques and Henriques 5 year Old Finest Full Rich (50cl)   £10.75
Henriques and Henriques 10 Year Old    
Bual (50cl)   £19.20
Malvasia (50cl)   £19.20
 
Sercial and Verdellio can be ordered at the same price, but are not held in stock.  
 
Croft Pink Port (50cl)  (6)  £9.75
Wiese & Krohn, Dry White (6)  £12.95
Taylors Chip Dry White Port  (6)  £14.50
 Krohn Senador Tawny NV (6)   £10.50
       
Taylors 10 year old Tawny (6) £22.00
       
Late Bottles Vintage and Crusted Port      
Krohn Ambassador Ruby  (6)  £10.20
Krohn Ambassador Ruby, half bottles (12) £5.95
Jose Maria Da Fonseca Van Zeller LBV 1999 (6) £12.50 £75.00
Fonseca Bin 27 (6) £11.55 £69.30
Krohn LBV 2004/5 (6) £14.95
Fonseca LBV 2005/8 (6) £15.29
Fonseca Crusted (6) £16.50
Krohn Colheita 1997 (6) £17.59 £105.54
Croft Triple Crown   £10.95  
       
Single Quinta Vintage Port      
Croft Quinta da Roeda 2002 (6) £23.00
Krohn Quinta da Retiro Novo Vintage Port 1997/2000 (6) £26.00 £156.00
Taylors Quinta da Vargellas 2002 (6) £28.00
Krohn Quinta da Vargellas 2005  (6) £19.95  
       
Vintage Port      
Jose Maria Da Fonseca 2000 (owc) (6) £40.00
Calem 2000 (6)

£48.00

Warres 1997 (owc) (6) £50.00
Dows 1997 (owc) (6) £48.00
Cockburns 1997 (owc) (6) £50.00
Warres 1991 (owc) (6) £56.00
Croft 1994 (owc) (6) £54.00
Grahams 1994 (owc) (6) £62.00
Grahams 1991 (owc) (12) £60.00
Fonseca 1985 (owc) (6) £72.00 £432.00
Warres 1977 (6) £75.00 £450.00
Taylors 1985   £68.50  
       
       

   

 

 

Cape Heights 

These wines offer good quality at the entry level of South African wines. Both have expressive fruit and character and are worth trying and take the place of Paarl Heights.

 Cape Heights Chenin Blanc 2010/2011 (6)  £5.75  £34.50 
 Cape Heights Shiraz 2010/2011 (6)   £5.75  £34.50
       
Percheron      
Chenin Blanc (6) £6.75 £40.50
Old Vine Cinsault (6) £6.75 £40.50
Rose (6) £6.75 £40.50
       

False Bay Winery

Good everyday wines with very accessible fruit. The Sauvignon is particularly fresh and finishes with an almost aromatic fruitiness. The Pinotage offers lots of juicy deep damson and plum fruit with a velvety finish, whereas the 2009/2010 Shiraz has grip with soft tannins.

 False Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2011/2012 (6)  £6.95 £41.70 
 False Bay Rose  (6) £6.95 £41.70 
 False Bay Pinotage 2010/11  (6) £6.95 £41.70 
 False Bay Shiraz 2010/11  (6) £6.95 £41.70 
       
Angels Tears Sauvignon Blanc 2015/16 (6) £7.99 £47.94
A new and excisting sauvignon with good tangy fruit and acidity that is a dead easy drinker.      
       
       

 

 

 

Australia

Marktree Semillion Sauvignon 2012/3  (6)  £6.29  £37.74 

The Semillion is very much to the fore on first taste but then the Sauvingnon takes over. Very tasty and a good outdoor summer wine.

 

       
Marktree Cabernet Savuignon / Merlot 2013 (6) £6.29 £37.74

Typically easy drinking Australian blend with good roundness of fruit and a satisfying finish.

 

     
       
       
Soldiers Block Chardonnay (6) £7.20 £43.20
McLaren Vale      

Good value inexpensive Australian wine that is perfect for parties or everyday drinking.

 

     
       
Soldiers Block Shiraz (6) £7.20 £43.20

Warm, vibrant and full of fruit. Not as peppery as some of the cheaper Shiraz;s can be and good value.

 

     
       
New Zealand      
       
First Dawn, Marlborough 2013 (6) £8.69 £52.14
Sauvignon Blanc      

Very much in the New Zealand style, with plenty of citrus/gooseberry fruit and is a lovely fresh and exhilarating wine.

 

     
       
The Crossings Marlborough 2010 (6) £9.95 £59.70
Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc      

This is lighter and fresher than some New Zealand Saivugnons but with unmistakeable gooseberry fruit and a flinty mineral background. An xcellent aperitif.

 

     
       
Babich Marlborough 2014 Sauvignon Blanc (6) £12.29 £73.74

Full of vibrant fruit and giving of the best in the qualities of New Zealand Sauvginon Blanc and leavign a zesty finish on the palate.

 

     
       
Ass Kisser Shiraz 2010 (South Australia) (12) £10.98 £131.76
Rocland Estates      

Excellent quality shiraz with an interesting name!

 

     
       
The Crossings Marlborough 2009/2010 (6) £11.59 £69.54
Awatere Valley Pinot Noir      

The palate is rich with some delightful cherry notes, good structure and minerality that typfies this regions Pinot Noir.

 

     
       
Cloudy Bay 2010/11 Sauvignon Blanc/Chardonnay (12) £19.75 £237.00

Beautifully made wine, full of fruit and fragrance that is well known throughout the world. Subject to availability.

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

Chile 
Sierra Grande      
Central Valley      
       
Sierra Chardonnay 2010/2011 (6) £6.29 £37.74
Sierra Sauvignon Blanc 2010/2011 (6) £6.90 £37.74
The sauvignon is dry with good fruit and acidity whereas the chardonnay is a more medium styled white.      
       
Sierra Merlot 2010/2011 (6) £6.29 £37.74
Sierrra Cabernet Sauvignon 2009/2010 (6) £6.29 £37.74
The merlot is typical of fruit driven new world wines, while the cabernet sauvginon is in a rather more traditional style.      
Sierrra Pinot Noir (6) £6.59 £39.54 
       
Montevista Santa Emilian Casablanca
Montevista Sauvginon Blanc 2012/2014  (6)  £6.95 £41.70
This is a gentler and less zippy type of sauvginon often associated with Chile. Good with fish or pasta.
       
Montevista Chardonnay 2012/2014   (6) £6.95  £41.70
A well balanced and rounded wine, this lovely lemony yellow chardonnay has a flavour hinting of bananas and pineapples and is particularly good with food.
Montevista Sauvignon Rose 2013/2014  (6) £6.95  £41.70
This has changed style and is now pale rose with less upfront fruit and more minerality.
Montevista Merlot 2015/2016 (6)  £6.95  £41.70
An excellent example of New World Merlot, round, soft and full of flavour but with good underlying tannins.
Montevista Cabernet Sauvignon 2015/2016 (6)  £6.95  £41.70
Although this wine does not have the full fruitiness of its brother above, it has a powerful earthy structure typical of cabernet sauvignon but ending with a mellow note. 
       
Montevista Carmenere 2015/2016 (6) £6.95 £41.70
A big, soft easy drink and typical of Chilean Carmenere.      
       
Alvier Sauvignon Blanc 2015/16 (6) £7.29 £43.74
An excellent example of fresh even tasting Chilean sauvignon with good mouthfeel and a delicate finish.      
       
       
Torreon de Paredes
Valle De Rengo 
Torreon de Paredes Sauvignon Blanc 2013 (12)  £7.95  £95.40 
This is a lovey young, fresh and fruit driven wine with a vibrant acidity and a delicate finish that goes will with or with out food. 
 Torreon de Paredes Chardonnay 2011/2012 
(12)
£7.95  £95.40 
Full flavoured but well balanced, this Chardonnay goes well with food.       
       
Torreon de Paredes Cabernet Sauvignon 2011/2012  (12) £7.95 £95.40
A medium bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with good ripe fruit characteristics that makes it easy to drink on any occasion.      
       
Torreon de Paredes Merlot 2012 / 2013 (12) £7.95 £95.40
This is a delightfully young and smooth medium bodied merlot that has plenty of ripe fruit in the back ground, but with a good structure to allow the wine to develop in the mouth.      
       
 Julio Bouchon Merlot 2012/13  (12) £8.50 £102.00
 A new vintage and we have managed to bring the price down. This is lovely fruit driven merlot with good tannins to balance the fruit that gives it an easy but satisfying finish. One of the best new world merlots around.      
       
       
       
Argentina      
       
Goyenecha Malbec 2014 (12) £8.59 £103.08
Made by the family Goyenechea by the River Atuel in the San Raphael district, this is very distinctive malbec, dry yet robust with good lingering fruit. perfect with all red meats and pasta.      
       
       
Portugal      
Azulejo White 2011 (6) £7.29 £43.74
Very fresh, light bodied with lemony and citric notes. A lovely outdoor or party wine that is only 9.5% in alcohol. 
       
Azulejo Red 2011  (6)  £7.29  £43.74 
A rich juicy red which has been aged four months in oak barrels. Well balanced, with a long finishand a hint of sweetness.      
       
Muros da Vinha 2010 (6) £8.49 £50.94
Reserva      
Although dark in colour this is a medium bodied red with good ripe tannins that balances the fruit and has an interesting finish. 
       
Barrancoa 2011 (6) £9.20 £55.20
Ribafreixo      
Well made, full of good ripe flavours with a powerful grip. We really liked this as a wine for barbeques or red meats.