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VINS BLANCS

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Domaine du Péras€7.75€19.50€24.95
Vin de Pays d’Oc, Sauvignon Blanc
Fresh grassy and mineral aromas combine with a crisp clean attack. The surprising depth and length of flavour makes it stand out from the crowd.
Domaine de Mont d’Hortes€8.50€20.00€27.95
IGP Côtes de Thongue, Sauvignon Blanc
An elegant, well-balanced, dry Sauvignon Blanc.
Domaine de Mont d’Hortes€9.25€23.00€29.50
IGP Côtes de Thongue, Chardonnay
A light and delicate Chardonnay from Southern France.
Tropical notes with peach and pear flavours on the palate and no oak.
Domaine Muret€9.50€23.00€32.00
Picpoul de Pinet, Piquepoul
Delicate and fresh with an excellent acid/structure balance. A pleasant alternative to the likes of sauvignon blanc and pinot grigio.
Domaine Brichot€9.75€23.50€33.00
IGP Côtes de Gascogne, Ugni, Colombard, Sauvignon
An intensely herbal character mark, it is crisp and so fruity with citrus, apple and tangy with an orange zest.
Mâcon Villages Vieilles Vignes€10.50€26.00€36.50
Domaine Chenevières
Light yellow in colour. A 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.
Domaine de la Vieille Forge €39.00
Riesling
The king of Alsace, closed and fruit-driven with flavours of grapefruit and lemon.
This freshness follows through to the ample palate.
Chateau Trébiac €49.00
Graves White
A wine with a fine light yellow colour and a nice brilliance. The nose reveals white flower scents such as jasmine, acacia and orange blossom, along with a mineral touch. In the mouth, there is a fine volume with a very good balance and body. We enjoy the final with crispy fruits.
Domaine Cailbourdin€52.00
Pouilly Fumé, La Côte Blanche
Shiny, pale yellow robe. Very aromatic nose of citrus fruits : Grapefruit, Mandarine and Passion Fruit. On the palate, the attack is tender and fleshy with a touch of minerality
Domaine du Carrou€54.00
Sancerre
Light gold. Enticing nose with accents of citrus fruits and white fruits. Supple, nicely crisp mouthfeel. Freshness supports the fragrances. A classic, well-made Sancerre.
Domaine Servin€56.00
Chablis
Sophisticated yet approachable, this wine has great purity of flavour.
Domaine Gavignet€79.00
Monthélie
With its handsome golden highlights, white Monthélie is a close cousin to Meursault.
Its lemony aromas blend with notes of mayflowers, Reinette apple, and fresh hazelnut.
In the mouth its mellow taste is backed by the degree of acidity
La Cour des Papes€103.50
Châteauneuf du Pape white
A decadent and opulent wine which is sadly often overlooked for its red counterpart, this white Chateauneuf has a fresh, tangy style with lots of lime, green plum and melon notes followed by a stony finish.
Pinot Grigio, le Vigne Verdi, Italy€9.00€21.00€29.95
White wine from Veneto’s tradition with an international Flavour. Straw-yellow coloured with copper tints, the nose is fine and typical and the palate is tasty, harmonious and persistent.
Babington Brook, Chardonnay, Australia€9.25€21.95€30.00
A very attractive, pure ripe Chardonnay with notes of pear and apple flavours & crisp acidity and good length.
The Stump Jump, Riesling, Sauvignon, Marsanne, Australia€11.05€27.95€36.00
The complexity of the blend result in an exotic mix of citrus, stone fruits, passion fruit, guava and tinned pineapple which develops into a long savoury, nutty like finish.
Gravel and Loam, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand€39.00
A zingy refreshing dry white wine with gooseberry, herbs, melon and lime citrus notes on the nose. The palate is fresh and clean showing crisp mineral acidity and dried herb notes.

VINS ROUGES

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Domaine du Péras€7.50€18.50€23.95
Vin de Pays d’Oc, Cabernet Sauvignon
This well-structured wine develops blackcurrant fruit flavours and spices. It presents a long & pleasant finish.
Cave Saint Marc€8.00 €19.50€26.95
IGP Vaucluse, Merlot
Ripe nose of red fruits with a suave, fruity and round mouth
Domaine de Mont d’Hortes€8.75€21.50€28.50
IGP Côtes de Thongue, Syrah
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.
La Pinède€32.50
Costières de Nimes, Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre
Red fruits and Spices form the back bone of this southern Rhone wine, along with silky tannins & ample mouth
Bordeaux Côtes de Blaye€11.00€27.95€36.80
Château Haut Perdrias
The bouquet has black cherry, fresh grape, and forest floor aromas. Straightforward on the palate with very smooth tannins. Pleasant aftertaste of black pepper, red fruit, and sweet pepper
Côtes du Rhône Villages€37.00
Château Cambis
Liquorice spices and red fruits play together in this intense and elegant wine to deliver a smooth and very aromatic wine
Burgundy Pinot noir€42.00
Domaine Gavignet
Wonderful floral nose with anise and lavender starting to emerge as well.
Paired perfectly with broiled salmon.
Chénas, Beaujolais, Domaine Bel Avenir€43.00
One of the rarer Beaujolais crus neighbouring the famous Moulin à Vent vineyards. Chenas is usually said to be robust and racy. The garnet tinged, ruby-coloured wines have floral and woody aromas, tannins are smooth on the palate and age well.
Cahors, Malbec, Cuvee Mana€43.50
A dark robe heady floral nose of peony with wild cassis and red currant. Smooth, supple palate with a soft mouth feel allowing aromatic expression. Full bodied in the mouth with light, silky, clean and lasting aromas. An elegant and fresh Cahors. Fruits come out on top. Well balanced, full and long in the mouth, complex and sophisticated aromas.
Alsace, Pinot noir, Bestheim€44.00
This wine has an intense, cherry-red colour and an enticing bouquet of red berry aromas, hinting at the fresh, fruity flavours to come. Delicate and precise on the palate, with fine-grained tannins framing those vibrant cherry and blackcurrant flavours.
Château Hostens-Picant, Bordeaux€59.50
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.
Châteauneuf du Pape, La Cour des Papes€75.00
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.
Monthélie, Les Sous Roches, Domaine Gavignet, Pinot noir€84.00
The Monthélie red is a handsome ruby colour. Its aromas are of small red and black fruits, cherry, blackcurrant with sometimes floral notes as violet, peony which with age shift towards underbrush, bracken and spices. Its firm and velvety texture overlies delicate tannins.
St. Estèphe, Château Mac Carthy€112.00
Lean, elegant style dry wine with good black-forest fruit flavours and light oak integration. Youthful berry fruit aromas give way to an underlying earthy complexity with excellent weight and balance.
De Martino Estate, Merlot, Chile€9.00€21.00€29.50
An expressive and fruity wine. Red fruit notes such as raspberries and cherries give the wine a young style. This Merlot displays a great balance between tannins, acidity and red fruits.
De Martino Estate, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile€29.95
This Cabernet Sauvignon is fruity and elegant, and it is the typical expression of the Maipo Valley.
Deep purplish-red in colour, on the nose has intense notes of red fruits, cassis, blackberries, tobacco and spice. The oak delivers sweet and toasty notes.
Full and fresh with a concentrated feel on the palate and well balanced oak.
Rocca Ventosa, Montepulciano, Italy.€31.95
This is a wonderfully fruity Italian red. It is full of lovely ripe dark cherry and raspberry flavours.
Conde Valdemar, Rioja ,Tempranillo, Spain€35.00
Complex aromas of berries dominate; mixed with spicy notes which come from the oak aging, vanilla & coconut. Well-balanced with soft and elegant tannins and a very wide and persistent aftertaste.
Piedra Negra Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina€37.95
Red summer fruit aromas dominate with a slight touch of black pepper. On the palate there is an attractive concentration of ripe red fruits with a good structure and the tannins are soft and smooth.

ROSÉ & DESSERT WINES

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Domaine Brichot€8.50€19.00€ 29.00
VDP Côtes de Gascogne, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
A dry rose with a gorgeous salmon-pink colour with aromas and flavours of cherries, wild strawberries and citrus.
Domaine Michaud, Touraine Rosé€9.50€20.50€ 33.00
Delicate salmon in colour. Fresh and lively, this wine smells like a basket of field berries. Good length with a bone dry finish
Domaine Chiroulet Floc de Gascogne White€9.00
A sweet, fortified aperitif or digestif, combines notes of freshly squeezed grapes with white fruit and armagnac.
Domaine Chiroulet Floc de Gascogne Red€9.00
A sweet, fortified aperitif or digestif, Flavour of redcurrant, strawberry, raspberry & cherry.
Long finish with a hint of cocoa & coffee, ideal with chocolate.

BUBBLES

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Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Brut€9.50€44.00
Italy.
Rounded vivacious wine which has a rich creaminess with lots of aromatic peach fruit flavours. Finishes on an extremely elegant citrus note.
Champagne J-M Gobillard€95.00
Champagne brut rose millesimé
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€98.00
Domaine J-M Gobillard
Very round and well-balanced, supple and harmonious in taste, fine without being weak or aggressive.