Australia

Marktree Semillion Sauvignon 2012/3  (6)  £6.75  £40.50

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) £6.75 £40.50

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

 

     
       
Soldiers Block Chardonnay 2015/16 (6) £7.20 £43.20
McLaren Vale      

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

 

     
       
Soldiers Block Shiraz 2014/2015 (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.

 

     
Willowglen Chardonnay 2016/17 (6) £7.75 £46.50
Well developed and packed with fruit this chardonnay is excellent with food.      
Willowglen Shiraz 2017(South East Australia) (6) £7.75 £46.50
De Bortoli      
Well balanced with good tight knit fruit and well integrated tannins. This is a really good value shiraz, that is not at all peppery and slips down a treat.      
       
 McPherson Wine Company (12) £8.29  £99.48 
MWC Pinot Gris 2015      
This Pinot Gris has a very European feel to it. Well rounded characters on first taste.      
 MWC Shiraz Mouverdre 2015  (12) £8.29  £99.48 
This has a lovely grip about it with good fruit and well balanced residual tannins. Very satisfying with a good finish and is a quality shiraz.      
       
Ass Kisser Shiraz 2012(South Australia) (12) £9.95 £119.40
Rocland Estates      
Excellent quality Shiraz with an interesting name!      
       
New Zealand      
       
First Dawn, Marlborough 2014/15 (6) £8.75 £52.50
Sauvignon Blanc      

Very much in the New Zealand style, with plenty of citrus/gooseberry fruit.

 

     
       
The Crossings Marlborough 2010/16 (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) £12.75 £76.50

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

 

     
       
       
Sileni 'The Straits' 2016 Marlborough (6) £11.95 £71.70
Sauvignon Blanc      

Not as much gooseberry fruit. It is a straighter style with good purity and freshness.

 

     
       
Red      
       
Sileni Pinot Noir 2015/16 (6) £9.75 £58.50
Hawkes Bay      
Excellent mid range pinot noir that is light yet luscious and a lovely lunchtime wine.      
       
The Crossings Marlborough 2009/11 (6) £11.59 £69.54
Awatere Valley Pinot Noir      
The palate is rich with some delightful cherry notes, good structure and minerality that typifies this regions Pinot Noir.      
       
       
Sileni 'The Plateau' Pinot Noir 2014/15 (6) £13.75 £76.50
Hawkes Bay      
More structure and greater depth bring another dimension to this wine and it is perfect for burgundy or pinot noir lovers alike.