Bistro dining Rathfarnham, Reservations 01-4932994

VINS BLANCS

Glass Carafe Bottle

Domaine de Mont d’Hortes

€7.00 €17.00 €23.00

IGP Cotes de Thongue Sauvignon Blanc 2014

An elegant, well-balanced, dry Sauvignon Blanc.

Domaine de Mont d’Hortes

€8.00 €19.00 €26.00

IGP Côtes de Thongue, Chardonnay 2014

A light and delicate Chardonnay from Southern France. Tropical notes with peach and pear flavours on the palate and no oak.

Domaine de Montrose, 2014

€9.00 €22.50 €31.00

Viognier, Côtes De Thongue.

The palate is juicy with apricot and marmalade flavours with a mouth watering acidity.

Macon Villages Vieilles Vignes 2014

€9.50 €23.00 €32.00

Domaine Chenevieres

Light yellow colour. Delicate nose marrying ripe white fruits with a crisper citrus tone. On the palate, a clean, expressive, well-balanced wine. Lovely delicate finish showing faint menthol-like aroma.

Riesling, 2014

€35.00

Domaine de la Vieille Forge

The king of Alsace, closed and fruit-driven with flavours of grapefruit and lemon. This freshness follows through to the ample palate.

Domaine couly- dutheil

€37.00

Saumur, Chenin blanc 2014

Fruity, dry and mineral, the weight of the wine is finely balanced with elegant fruit and citrus notes.

Domaine Lauverjat

€45.00

Sancerre Moulin des Vrilleres Blanc 2014

Straw yellow in the glass, notes of herbs and gooseberries on the nose. Medium bodied, crisp and dry flavours of smoky minerals, juicy tangy citrus and pink grapefruit on the palate, lasting finish, an easy going wine.

Domaine Servin

€50.00

Chablis Cuvée Massale Vieilles Vignes, 2011

Sophisticated yet approachable, this wine has great purity of flavour.

Chateau Hostens-Picant white

€50.00

Les Demoiselles, 2010

SThis Cuvée des Demoiselles has a bright yellow robe with anise tones. The nose displays lime tree flavours with acacia flowers and green lemon notes. The mouth is both suave and fresh, and, after aerating shows flavours of white fruit and vanilla. The omnipresence of the mineral notes shows the typicity of the terroir and its chalky gravels.

VINS ROUGES

Glass Carafe Bottle
Domaine de Mont d’Hortes €7.00 €17.00 €23.00

IGP Côtes de Thongue, 4 saison red 2014

A rich and fruity Cabernet Sauvignon from the South-East of France with Blackcurrant fruit flavours.

Domaine de Mont d’Hortes

€8.00 €20.00 €26.00

IGP Côtes de Thongue, Syrah 2014

100% Syrah. Fresh, vivid black cherry and blackberry nose, which is rich but defined with sweetness and some floral, peppery notes. The palate is ripe, sweet and full.

Domaine Montrose 2013

€31.00

Merlot Syrah Grenache, Côtes De Thongue

Nose of red fruits, blackcurrant and cocoa. The mouth is crunchy and round. It is a great food wine.

Bordeaux Cotes de Blaye, 2011

€10.50 €26.50 €34.00

Chateau Haut Meneau

A wine for pleasure. With a deep red colour, this wine reveals, fresh fruit flavour. In mouth the flexible ripe grape tannins brings charm and balance to it.

Cotes du Rhone Les Clapas, 2013

€35.00

Domaine Saint Amant

Beautiful colouring with flecks of purple. Strong aroma of red and black fruits, with notes of spices and of warm stone. Strong but subtle flavour, with a refined yet round composition. The lingering effect of spices is appreciated.

Pinot noir Epineul 2009

€37.00

Domaine Savary

Smoothing out quite a bit. Wonderful floral nose with anise and lavender starting to emerge as well. Paired perfectly with broiled salmon.

Laurent Savoye Fleurie 2012

€37.00

Domaine des COMBIERS

Vivid ruby-red bouquet. Fresh, red fruits and minerals on the bright, mineral-accented nose and palate. Juicy, precise, alluringly sweet raspberry and candied rose flavours put on weight with air and pick up an exotic star anise nuance. Silky tannins add grip to the long, spicy, refreshingly tangy finish

Le Combal, Cahors 2010

€38.00

Domaine Cosse-Maisonneuve

A typical black wine of Cahors, with elegance & balance. The nose is all delightful prunes & liquorice, reprised on the palate with chewy fruit & a creamy note from very subtle oak ageing. A powerful and full-bodied wine to be enjoyed with red meat dishes with simple but full flavours.

Domaine Bruno Sorg, Pinot Noir 2013

€41.00

Domaine Cosse-Maisonneuve

The colour is bright and clear with a nose filled with summer berries, cherries and spicy aromas. The palate is light with a beautifully balanced style – fruit, refreshing acidity.

Chateau Hostens-Picant, Bordeaux 2008

€54.00

Domaine Cosse-Maisonneuve

The robe is deep red with purple tones. At first, the aromatic range expresses black fruit such as blueberry, blackcurrant, then it is followed by spices and Morello cherry. From the start the mouth is very ample and well-rounded, synonymous with ripeness. It shows fine and elegant tannins but also a pleasantly lasting finale.

Domaine Juliette Avril

€61.00

Chateauneuf du Pape, Rouge 2O13

This noble cuvée boasts a fabulous garnet red robe and a powerful flavour when enjoyed still young .The concentration is there, with obvious richness or spices, scents of the “garrigue” and quince type fruit, offering just the right amount of acidity that is conducive to cellar aging. The process takes place slowly but surely. While the palate slowly develops on these wild flavours, silky tannins confirm the wine’s exceptional depth.

WORLD WINES

VINS BLANCS

Glass Carafe Bottle

Zagalia Pinot Grigio, Italy

€8.00 €20.50 €28.00
Lovely fresh aromas of white fruits such as pears, citrus and green apples. Good acidity makes this an excellent food wine.

Kawin 2015 Sauvignon white, Chile

€8.00 €20.50 €28.00
Bright light yellow colour with green highlights. Fresh citrus nose with aromas of green apples and grapefruit. Great acidity that works really well with grilled fish dishes as well as white meats and sushi.

Old Coach Road 2014 Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand

€38.00
Zippy and alive with bright nettle leaf, dried seasonal hops and tropical characters. The palate is fresh and clean showing crisp mineral acidity and dried herb notes.
VINS ROUGES Glass Carafe Bottle

Alvier 2012 Merlot, Chile

€7.50 €18.50 €25.00
Coloured ruby red with dark violet hints, the wine has aromas of ripe black fruit, cherry and mulberry. The palate is young, fruity, smooth and medium bodied.

Casa Tinto Rioja 2013 Tempranillo, Spain

€27.00
Complex ripe fruit aromas with subtle spicy hints of vanilla and caramel. A very rounded, well-balanced wine with a full, long aftertaste.

Palazzi 2012 Montepulciano, Italy.

€28.00
Deep ruby-red in colour, with pale violet streaks, tending towards orange as the wine ages. markedly spicy on the nose with a slight chocolaty edge; the bouquet presents a pleasant scent of plum and ripe cherry.

Kawin 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile

€29.00
Bright red cherry. A young nose marked by red fruits. Fresh and silky.

Don David 2012 Malbec, Argentina

€32.00
Lively red colour with violet notes. Plums, tobacco and oak. Rich and concentrated flavours, with a very long and pleasant finish due its round and fully ripe tannins.

ROSE & DESSERT WINES

Glass Carafe Bottle

Domaine Mont d’Hortes

€7.00 €16.00 €26.00

IGP Côtes de Thongue, rose 2014

The bouquet releases aromas of summer fruits, cassis and redcurrant.floral notes with great aromatic persistence and balance.

Pineau des Charentes Rousille

€61.00
A sweet, fortified aperitif or digestifs. It emits notes of fresch fruit, Peach and fig it offers a sense of balance with its aromas of dried fruit, almonds, walnuts and quince.

BUBBLES

Glass Carafe Bottle

Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Brut

€61.00

Italy

Rounded vivacious wine has a rich creaminess with lots of aromatic peach fruit flavours. Finishes on an extremely elegant citrus note.

Champagne J-M Gobillard

€85.00

Champagne brut rose millesime 2010

Slightly salmon-pink in colour, the traditional vinification of pinot noir wines by bleeding provides subtle aromas of soft fruit in perfect harmony with the finesse and the elegance provided by the chardonnay wines during the assemblage.

Champagne Premier Cru Grande Réserve, N/V

€87.00

Domaine J-M Gobillard

Tasting note: Very round and well-balanced, supple and harmonious in taste, fine without being weak or aggressive.