Wine list

White Wines  

Tarabilla Blanco, 2016 Spain £18.50

A delicious blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Macabeo and Palomino, this is very easy drinking and full of flavour, with attractive balance and a clean, crisp finish.

Pinot Grigio ‘Il Narratore’ 2016, Veneto, Italy £20.00

An absolute gem of a pinot grigio! fresh zippy, well balanced and very easy to enjoy with or without food.                                                                         

 Rhanleigh Chardonnay 2016, W cape, South Africa £21.00                           

The nose is rich and ripe, while the palate is really bright and refreshing with plenty of fresh, clean tropical fruit flavours. This is a sensational example of just how luscious and drinkable a New World Chardonnay can be.

Clef d’Argent Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Cotes de Gascogne, France £22.00

A straw coloured wine that has the classic gooseberry and green fruit nose with lemon zest and greengage that carries on from the nose to the palate. It is luscious, ultra refreshing and zesty.

Casano Grillo 2015, Sicily, Italy £22.00

A fuller bodied, easy drinking and fresh white wine with mellow citrus fruit flavours and a hint of minerality.

The War Horse Chenin Blanc 2016, Stellenbosch, S.Africa £22.00

Sensational explosively refreshing and cleansing chenin by tip top producer simonsig; its perfect to quaff on its own and has the vibrancy and freshness to be enjoyed with fish dishes and salads.

Marterey Chardonnay 2016, Languedoc, France £25.00

Take a well  made Languedoc Chardonnay, wash it over a new oak staves so that it picks up the richness, texture and lovely oaky flavours and you have Marterey. This wines’ look and taste could easily be mistaken for a little Chassagne-Montracht by the amateur enthusiast.

Azumbre Verdejo 2016, Rueda, Spain £25.00

Verdejo has all the fresh attribute of Sauvignon Blanc with a twist. Its a Spanish specialty that is now receiving the recognition it deserves internationally. On the palate it displays citrusy, herbal flavours with a hint of fennel.

Picpoul de Pinet 2016, Les Courtelles, Languedoc, France £25.00

A wonderful picpoul which is fresh and bright and nicelyaromatic on the nose. The wine has a touch of wet slate and minerals on the palate and notes of peach and it possesses a very attractive texture, fresh, vivid and creamy. 

Maison de la Paix Reserve Viognier 2015, Pays d’Oc, France £25.00

This blend of 100% Viognier has a smooth rich texture and good length. On the palate the wine shows tropical fruits which give away to notes of peach, apricot and clean minerality on the finish. 

Clarence River Sauvignon 2015, Marlborough Valley, N.Z £26.00

This ultra refreshing Sauvignon is bursting with that ravishing, gooseberry and lychee smack. It is crisp, clean and perfect with fish and shellfish.

Pecorino Offida 2016, Tenuta de Angelis, Marche, Italy £29.00

Marche is now known as the new Tuscany and Pecorino is certainly the ‘in favour’ grape. Pale yellow with a green hue, intense stone fruit aromas with floral hints.

Chablis 2014, Domaine Louis Robin £35.00

You could almost believe that this cracking wine was a premier cru. A modern, voluptuous wine packed with fresh fruit layered with minerals and spice giving it a fantastic smoky finish.

Sancerre 2015, Domaine Tinel-Blondelet, Loire, France £39.00

A bright French classic with a beautiful balance of fine acidity and fresh fruit. The vibrant, fruity and vivid palate just sings and its the perfect wine to enjoy with fresh fish dishes.

Pouilly Fuisse ‘Les Grand Climats’ 2015, Domaine de la chapelle, France £40.00

This Domaine makes phenomenally classy pouilly fuisse in an estate where the average age of the vines are over 50 years old. ‘Les Grand Climats’ is scintillatingly good with an attractive intensity of medium rich and finely balanced fruit and excellent length.

Meursault 2014, Domaine Philippe Chavy, Burgundy £60.00

Situated in the heart of Puligny-Montrachet and renowned for making seriously good Puligny and Mersault from his Village and Premier Cru Vineyards, Philippe Chavy’s rich and ripe Meursault possesses a big chardonnay nose, complemented by judicious oak-aging in new, one year old and two year old barrels which flows onto the palate. 2014 has lusciously ripe fruit with excellent balance, freshness and length, A really gorgeous wine, medium-rich and fresh and fruity at 18 months old will continue to elove into a classic white Burgundy with greater complexity and depth as we go through 2016 & 2017

Rose

Mas de la Source Reserve Rose 2016, Pays D’oc  £22.00

As a blend of 60% cinsault and 40% Grenache, this wine is the perfect balance of soft ripe fruit and balance.

Mas Fleurey Rose 2016, Cote de Provence, France £29.00

This is a delicate, crisp rose with aromas of cranberry, fennel, and a hint of peach. The wine encapsulates the essence of Provence with bright fruit flavours and a refreshing acidity.

                                                                  Sparkling

Gospel Green Sussex Cyder, 2014, £24.00

West Sussex An increasingly well known locally made champagne style cider, barrel and bottle fermented and just an ideal aperitif.

 Prosecco Spumante, Enrico Bedin, NV, Italy £27.00

Fresh full flavours and a pleasant acidity this is a great celebration wine or accompaniment to any meal.

Bluebell Vineyard Estates, Hindleap, Blanc de Blancs, 2011, East Sussex £36.50

This is one of the up and coming English producers and only 2 miles from here!Made 100% from Chardonnay and recently awarded a Bronze by the prestigious Decanter publication this sparkling wine is a great alternative to Champagne

Bluebell Vineyard Estates, Hindleap, Rose 2013, East Sussex £40.00

Like the Blanc de Blancs this Rose is also a Bronze winner with Decanter and winner of the 2011 Bob Lindo Trophy for best U.K. Sparking Rose of the year. Made from a blend of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay it has produced a sparkling wine with crisp, fresh fruitiness and hints of red berries on the nose

Champagne Gaston Dericbourg ‘Cuvee de Reserve’ Brut £ 44.00

A fabulously traditional style of champagne, with biscuity aromas and lively, fresh fruit on the palate.

Champagne Veuve Clicquot ‘Yellow Label’, N.V. Brut £70.00

Tip-top ‘Grande Marque’ Champagne affectionately known as ‘The Widow’. Look for the small, consistent bubbles, the medium golden colour and the lovely, medium rich, refreshing taste and exquisite balance.

Red Wines

Tarabilla Vino Tinto 2016, Spain £18.50

A three way blend of peppery Garnache and rich Tempranillo with a sizeable dollop of Cabernet Sauvignon makes this a wine with good depth and backbone. 

Nero d’Avola 2015, Casana, Sicily, Italy £21.00

A smooth, spice wine from Sicily’s best known grape, this gorgeous red is all wild plums, redcurrants and even a hint of dark chocolate, Delicious on its own, but fabulous with food.

Rhanleigh Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, W Cape, South Africa £21.00        

Brimming with abundant blackcurrant aromas, this full-bodied wine is a mouthful of juicy plum flavours. Delightfully versatile, it makes a delicious partner to a wide variety of foods.

Goleta Merlot 2016, Valle Central Chile £21.00   

A juicy, soft and luscious Merlot, this is a spicy, plush and packed with smoky aromas and ro[e plummy black fruit. This is extremely easy to drink and flexible with food.

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2015, Moncaro, Italy £22.00

Great fun to drink, really easy, smooth and very likeable, there’s a sort of dark cherry character to the colour and flavoursof this wine.

The War Horse Shiraz, 2013, Stellenbosch, South Africa £23.00

Dark plum colour, vibrant aromas of raspberries and cherries with a note of blackberries and vanilla, ending with wonderfully soft and silky tannins

Maison de la Paix Old Vine Carignon 2015, Pays d’oc £24.00

Made from parcels of 40 year old Carignon vines siyuated around Cruzy in Saint-Chinain, this is punchy stuff, with old vines yielding less volume and higher concentration.

Monastrell 2014, Castillo de Jumilla, Spain £25.00

Deep purplish red with hints of mature fruit, cherries and blackberries aromas and flavours. Well balanced with smooth tannins and a pleasant sweetly spiced finish. 

Valcheta Malbec 2015, Mendoza, Argentina £25.00

This is the grape of Argentina and much loved for its black fruit and silky spice, nuances of black cherries and dark chocolate.

Chateau Talaise, 2014, Bordeaux, France £25.00

The 2012 offers a combination of soft plummy fruit and savoury spice notes along with a dry finish

Cotes du Rhone Les Combelles 2014, Rhone Valley, France £26.00

The initial luscious blackberry and cherry aromas that posses a hint of spice, develop wonderfully into fresh red currants, leather and a subtle earth note with lovely acidity.

Musar Jeaune 2014, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon £30.00                                       

From the iconic Chateau Musar Vineyards of lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. A deep coloured red, this is a blend of syrah, cinsault of cabernet sauvignon with intense flavours of cherries, blackcurrants and violets.

2 Wooly Sheep, Pinot Noir, 2015, Hawkes Bay New Zealand £30.00

Mouth-wateringly ripe and a silky smooth texture, this Pinot Noir has aromas of wild cherry, raspberry and toasted cedar following a deliciously lush cranberry, summer berries, a hint of fennel with a touch of smokiness.

Damoli Valpolicella Classico 2015, Verona, Italy £31.00

This voluptuous Valpolicella has a vibrant ruby red colour and aromas of cherries, vanilla and spices. On the palate it is velvety and medium bodied with a soft, subtle finish.

Cote du Py, 2011, Morgon, Domaine Grange-Cochard, Beaujolais, France £35.00

This is probably the finest Beaujolais we have ever listed, 2011 being the best vintage since the famous 2009 and prior that 1985. A rich and succulent wine that gives generously with loads of blackcurrants, blackberries and ripe cherries with a silky long finish. The wine is akin to plush Chambolle – Musigny and this particular Morgon is Domaine Grange-Cochard’s flagship wine.

Chateaneuf-du-pape 2014 , Le Calice de Saint Pierre, Domaine des Peres de L’Eglise £42.00

This blend of 95% Grenache, 2% Syrah anad 3% Mourvedre is ripe and aromatic, with spice., black pepper and sweet red fruits-a clean, fresh, modern style, all wrapped up in a sumptuously silky texture.

Rocca Rosso 2010, Angelo Rocca & Figle, Italy £42.00

This Fantastic wine is the result of a late harvest of grapes coming from small, old vineyards and five years of aging in big Slovanian old casks. The colour is ruby red with garnet highlights-its a huge wine but soft and supple with pleasant spicy notes and a long persistent finish.

Santenay Les Charmes Bachey Legros 2013, Burgundy £45.00

Another gem from this little vineyard. Les Charmes is located in the Southern end of santenay. The aroma is deep, intense and the flavour is concentrated, round with great minerality and length. 

Chateau Musar 2004, Gaston Hochar Lebanon £48.00

This outstanding, idiosyncratic wine produced in the Bakaa Valley is made from a variety of grapes including Cinsault and Cabernet Sauvignon. It is aged for up to twenty-four months in oak casks before being bottled, and then only released for sale after another five years of cellarage. A dark, brooding nose, full of intensely rich, almost ‘gamey’ fruit.

Wines by the Glass

Whites 175ml 250ml
Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Valle Central, Chile £5.50 £7.40
Pinot Grigio 2015, Italy £5.50 £7.40
Chardonnay 2015, W Cape, South Africa £5.50 £7.40
Reds
Merlot 2015, Chile £5.50 £7.40
Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, W Cape, South Africa £5.50 £7.40
Tempranillo, 2014, Spain £5.00 £6.80
Rose
Mas de la Source Rose 2015 Pays d’oc £5.50 £6.80
Sparkling
Bluebell Vineyard Estates, Hindleap, Rose, 2013 East Sussex £6.80
Prosecco Spumante, Enrico Bedin NV, Italy £5.00
Dessert Wine
Deen de Bortoli, Botrytis Semillon 2007, Riverina, Australia £5.35