WINE LIST

We have over 70 Wines on our diverse, inspiring Wine list including Organic, Bio-dynamic & Natural Wines.

The Bubbles (Bottle)

 

Bernardi, For de Cassia Frizzante – Veneto, Italy 28.5

Pleasant notes of almond, and pear and a soft acidity.

 

Veuve Corbin Brut NV – Loire, France 29.5

An attractive light fizz, nutty freshness and dry finish.

 

Saumur Brut ‘L’Esprit Nature’ Méthode Traditionnelle Sans Soufre – Loire, France 34.5         

A sparkling Chenin with honey and bright acidity. Fresh, crisp and pure on the finish.

 

Testalonga, El Bandito, I wish I was a Ninja Pet Nat – Stellenbosch, South Africa 49.5      

Delicious natural Chenin Blanc wine with huge drinking ability and instant enjoyment

 

Taittinger, Brut Reserve NV – Champagne, France 56.5

Renowned for its golden yellow colour, fine mousse, light and delicate nose, depth and 

elegance. 



The Pinks (Bottle)

 

Quinta Vista Rosé 2018 – Lisboa, Portugal 26.5

Beautiful colour with raspberry and strawberry flavours. Made for summer!

 

Saint Louis de Coteaux, Provence Rose 2017 – Provence, France 28.5

A gorgeous Provence rose with dry strawberry fruits and a mouth-watering finish.

 

Matthhias Warnung, Basis Nobody Rose – Kamptall Valley, Austria 42.5

A cracking natural Gruner rose with a wonderfully unique taste.



Orange – Natural – Skin Contact (Bottle)

Solar Orange Wine 2018 – Viile Timisului, Romania 31.5

A natural minimal intervention wine which is well balanced and structured yet pure and

incredibly fresh.

 

Ciello, Cantine Rallo, Terre Siciliane “BAGLIO” 2016 – Sicily, Italy 39.5

All the tannic structure and body that distinguishes orange wines from white but 

thoroughly approachable, downright easy drinking form.

 

Testalonga, Baby Bandito, Stay Brave 2015 – Stellenbosch, South Africa 43.5

Textured and cloudy there’s a richness to the fruit, some spice and nice acidity. 

A super wine.

 

Isaac Cantalapiedra, Lirondo 2017, Vino de Mesa – Castilla y Léon, Spain 42.5

Wines don’t come any more natural! This Verdejo is large and voluminous with a lovely 

mineral character. Good balance between acidity, bitterness and fruit.

 

Cambridge Road, Cloudwalker 2017 – Martinborough, New Zealand 49.5

A blend of six grape varieties that bursts with orange zest and gloves with hints of autumn

leaves and fresh cut pine.




The Whites (Bottle)

 

Dry, light and enticing

 

Da Vero, Catarratto IGT 2017 – Sicily, Italy 22.5

Bright and appealing organic wine with citrus and ripe fruit flavours.

 

The Wine Love, Gran Cedro Blanco 2017 – Rioja, Spain 30.5

Unoaked Viura that is very fresh with good acidity, just like a crisp green apple.

 

Raul Perez Lluvia 2018, Almansa, Spain 28.5

Sauvignon Blanc and Verdejo blended with expertise from Spain hottest winemaker. 

 

Chateau De La Mirande, Picpoul 2017 – Languedoc, France 28.5

Delicious Picpoul, with savoury brininess, a hint of white flowers and easy drinking

 

La Val Orballo, Albariño 2017 – Rias Baixas, Spain 30.5 

Generous and textural with hints of Galamelon, a touch of salinity, and fresh citrus.

 

Domaine de la Couvette, Beaujolais Blanc 2018, France 34.5

Fruity, floral and mineral nose, and citrus notes. An elegant Chardonnay that is supple, 

balanced and delightfully fruity.

 

Domaine De La Pepiere, Marc Olliver Muscadet 2017 – Loire, France 35.5 

Lovely little Muscadet – Lemony on the palate with crunchy apple, shell notes and minerality.

 

Château Mercian, Yamanashi Koshusur lie 2017 – Yamanashi, Japan 37.5

Refreshing aromas of citrus fruits such as lemon, lime, sudachi and apple, nuance of

toasted bread.

 

Sander, Blanc de Noir Trocken 2018 – Rheinhessen, Germany                 42.5

Distinctive Merlot flavours with great acidity and a refreshing spritzy light finish.

 

Aromatic and refreshing 

 

Campo Flores, Blanco Organic 2018, La Mancha, Spain 19.5

Vibrant fresh but intense pear, peach flavours with citrus fruit and a hint of grapefruit. 

 

False Bay, Wild Yeast Chenin 2018 – Western Cape, South Africa 23.5

The long wild yeast ferment provides bready aromas and additional complexity to the wine.

 

Monte Schiavo, Ruviano, Verdicchio, Classico 2018 – Marche, Italy 25.5

A clean, modern and style of Verdicchio with offers exceptional depth and concentration.

 

Urmeer Loss, Terroir Pinot Gris 2016 – Rheinhessen, Germany 27.5

Elegant and expressive with a resh and fruity flavour including pear and a hint of spice.

 

Quinta de San Joanne, Vinho Verde Branco 2017 – Vinho Verde, Portugal 29.5 

Beautifully bright in colour. Very fine and elegant aromas with notes of citrus, minerals 

and excellent acidity and freshness.

 

Sepp, Gruner Veltliner 2017 – Kremstal, Austria 30.5

Aromas of pear, kiwi, apricot & white spice. Stone fruit flavours, mineral and citrus finish.

 

Clos Bagatelle, Lulu Carignan Blanc 2018, IGP Pays d’Herault, France 32.5

Lovely honey and apple. Rich, sweet and delicate, balanced by a beautiful minerality.

 

Pebble Dew, Sauvignon Blanc 2017 – Marlborough, New Zealand 33.5 

A more delicate expression of Marlborough. A Marlborough with the volume turned down.

 

Domaine Pierre Luneau-Papin, Folle Blanche 2018 – Loire, France 35.5 

A clear, bright lemon yellow in colour with aromas of citrus fruits and white flowers






Full flavoured and generous 

 

Mont Rocher, Viognier IGP 2017 – Vieilles Vignes Pays d’Oc, France 24.5

A haunting honeysuckle and apricot aroma and rich, almost unctuous palate that is 

somehow still dry, tangy and refreshing.

 

Mád Dry Furmint, St Tamás 2016 – Tokaji, Hungary 36.5

Want to be a bit different? Somewhere between Loire Chenin and Chablis in style. 

 

Cantine Rallo, Bianco Maggiore, Grillo 2017 – Sicily, Italy 36.5

A heady mix of citrus, grapefruit and tropical fruits, this is well rounded and complex 

with a long mineral finish.

 

Celler del Roure, Cullerot 2017 – Valencia, Spain 37.5 

Ripe tangerines from the Verdil, sweet spice from the PX, balanced with fresh and 

mouth-watering citrus, melon and a touch of biscuit from the Chardonnay and Macabeo.

 

Papagiannakos, Assyrtiko 2016 – Attika, Greece 37.5

A fantastic wine from a coastal region with citrus, white blossom, wild orange, lime and

infused with salinity and racing acidity

 

Château Vessière Blanc 2018 – Rhone, France 37.5

Lively and zippy on the nose, with white and yellow grapefruit, it sports loads of cracked 

white pepper. Pleasantly creamy on the attack, it has structure, vigour and vitality. 

 

Bodegas Tajinaste, Listán Blanco 2017 – Tenerife, Spain 38.5

A good expression of Tenerife whites from this grape. Floral nose, herbal hints of toasted 

almond, lovely ripe fruit and good acidity and minerality from the volcanic soils.

 

Cave De Ribeauville Pinot Blanc 2016 – Alsace, France 38.5 

Floral, with a rich, ripe and fruity fresh palate, medium body and dry nutty finish.

 

Lo-Fi Wines. Chenin Blanc 2016 – California, USA 61.5

Handcrafted, deliciously fresh, full and elegant with fine peaches, ripe apples, round and 

comfortable with a fresh and dry finish that fits well.

 

A few Classics

 

Domaine Du Corps De Garde, Ghislaine & Jean-Hughes Goisot – Burgundy, France 44.5

Bourgogne Aligote 2017

Sliced pear and mint aromas with a fresh crisp palate from this second white of Burgundy.

 

Vallet Freres, Bourgogne Blanc – Burgundy France 45.5

Classic white Burgundy has a savoury, biscuity nose. A restrained, balanced palate. 

Oak ageing has lent a creaminess to the nose and gives broader texture before a long finish.

 

Domaine Marie-Pierre Chevassu-Fassnenet – Jura, France 48.5

Chardonnay Sous Voile 

Golden-yellow colour with warm notes of fino sherry, lightly toasted almonds, 

brioche and spice butter.

 

Henri Boureois, Sancerre, Le Vigne Blanche 2016 – Loire, France 53.5 

La Vigne Blanche is vinous with herbaceous notes of elderflower and ivy as well as

a hint of kiwi fruit

 

Marchesi di Grésy, Langhe Chardonnay 2015 – Piemonte, Italy 66.5

This is one of the best – a complex barrel-aged style, and one of Italy’s finest examples 

of the grape.

 

Arbois Vin Jaune 2010 (62cl) – Jura, France 73.5 

A Yellow wine. Savagnin grape producing fine flavours, spicy notes and freshness.

 

Vallet-Freres Meursault Premier Cru 2011 – Burgundy, France                 85.5 

A very fine white burgundy from one of the best vineyards in Meursault.



The Reds (Bottle)

Soft and rounded

 

Campo Flores, Tinto Organic 2018 – La Mancha, Spain 19.5

Ripe strawberry and blackcurrant fruits provide character and it has a warming spicy finish. 

 

Quinta Vista Vinho Lisboa 2019 – Lisboa, Portugal 23.5

Black and red fruit aromas, with chocolate and oak notes, fruity and ripe, fine tannins.

 

Barbera da Vine 2016 – Piemonte, Italy 25.5

A lovely light, juicy red with soft tannins and a savoury spiciness, make this an

approachable wine. 

 

Les Vignerons D’Estezargues, Vin de Pays du Gard Galet Rouge 2017 – Rhone, France 28.5

Juicy with a soft purple colour and flavours of blackberry, liquorice, pepper and nutmeg.

 

Caliterra, Tributo Carmenere 2015 – Colchagua, Chile 30.5 

Feels intense right from the beginning. A stand-out Chilean wine with soft and

silky tannins.

 

Domaine Thierry Navarre, VDF Vin d`Oeillades 2018 – Languedoc, France 35.5

Related to Cinsault, this almost lost grape “CEillade” is bursting with lovely ripe fruit 

and silky tannins.

 

Sander, Dornfelder 2017 – Rheinhessen, Germany 36.5

Fruity berry character with fine spice, it shows fine acidity, velvety with a round finish 

& pleasant ripe tannins

 

Raisins Gaulois VDT 2017 – Beaujolais, France 36.5 

Declassified Beaujolais that is packed with dried cranberry and red currant fruit.

 

Sokol Blosser, Dundee Hills Pinot Noir 2015 – Oregon, USA 60.5

Supple, long and elegant. A truly wonderful expression from a founding father of the 

Oregon winemakers.

 

Fruity and structured

 

Da Vero, Nero d’Avola IGT 2017 – Sicily, Italy                 22.5

Ripe aromas of black fruit and a hint of spice. Plump tannins & bramble fruit characters.

 

Terre Alvare Negromaro 2016 – Puglia, Italy 24.5 

Fruit driven, good acidity and soft tannins leave you wanting more. 

 

Frentano Montepulciano 2018 – Abruzzo Italy 26.5

Plum-skin fruit allied to leathery warmth with an all-over chocolate finish.

 

Raul Perez Aldea 2018 – Almansa, Spain 27.5

Garnacha, Tintorera and Syrah masterfully crafted by Spain’s hottest winemaker.

 

The Winery of Good Hope, Cabernet-Merlot 2016 – Sellenbosch, South Africa 27.5

A characterful blend that expresses beautiful fruit concentration and a long, savoury finish.

 

Aglianico, ‘Era’ ORGANIC IGT 2013 – Molise, Italy 29.5 

Aromas of brambly fruit. Raspberry and cranberry mingle with slightly candied fruits.

 

Domaine d’Escausses Cuvee des Drilles – Gaillac, France 29.5

Bright and peppery with hints of cherry and appealing suppleness. An every-day red. 

 

Wine & Roses Rioja, Volume 1 2016 – Rioja, Spain 30.5

Made from 30-year old vines, the palate is intense and velvety with notes of blackberries, 

plum, a touch of chocolate and sweet spices.

 

Judith Beck, Blaufrankisch 2015 – Burgenland, Austria 39.5

A wonderfully crunchy red from one of Austria’s best female winemakers.

 

Testalonga, Baby Banditi, Follow Your Dreams 2016 – Stellenbosch, South Africa 43.5 

A juicy, fresh wine with lovely pure fruit notes of raspberry, cherry and pomegranate.




Bolder and Bigger

 

Alianca Foral Douro 2016 – Douro, Portugal 25.5

Ripe plum, blackberry, and raisins, with liquorice and warm spice and dark plum flavours, 

 

Metic, Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – Colchagua, Chile 28.5

Black currant and red fruit accompanied by spicy notes. Concentrated and smooth with 

great crunchy red fruit character. The tannins are ripe, good acidity and balanced finish.

 

Caliterra, Tributo Malbec 2016 – Colchagua, Chile 30.5

Medium-bodied, ripe and juicy with ripe and roasted coffee beans. A Mighty Malbec!

 

Domaine des Tourelles, Red 2014 – Bekaa Valley, Lebanon 34.5 

A hugely characterful, high altitude red from one of the founding Lebanese wineries.

 

Paxton, MV Shiraz 2017 – McLaren Vale, Australia 38.5

Beautiful fruit character with sour cherries and plums and lovely integration of oak and 

Fruit. 

 

Ciello, Baglio Rosso IGP Nero d`Avola 2017 – Sicily, Italy 38.5

A full bodied, ripe and juicy red from the sun-drenched Italian island of Sicily.

 

Château Pineraie ‘Cuvée Authentique’, Cahors 2011 – Cahors, France 50.5 

Rich, milky fudge notes from ageing in oak. Rural, complex and complete – a delicious wine.

 

Zorgvliet, Richelle 2016 – Stellenbosch, South Africa 51.5 

Fantastic Bordeaux blend that show the true quality of the fruit and the vintage.

 

Piquentum Refosk 2016 – Istria, Croatia 51.5

Rich, full bodied, red fruit and chocolate texture with fresh finish

 

A few more Classics

 

Domaine Albert Belle, Crozes-Hermitage Rouge “Les Pierrelles” 2016 – Rhone, France 50.5 

The first taste is a delight, gentle and flattering suppleness. The fine, silky tannins raise the

sensation of pleasure. The finish is long, presenting a nice balance, with no heaviness.

 

Valenciso Rioja Reserva 2010 – Rioja, Spain 54.5 

Beautifully crafted and far from ostentatious, blending the best of tradition with fine 

modern practice.

 

Clos du Joncuas, Gigondas 2015 – Rhone, France 60.5

Deep aromas of blackberry, dark chocolate, prune, musk and citrus, quite focused and 

elegant. The palate is pure, supple and balanced.

 

Vallet Frères, Gevrey Chambertin 2015 – Burgundy, France 72.5

Delicate sweet strawberry fruit, fresh acidity and a clean, vibrant palate. A restrained 

style, with elegance and a savoury, autumnal finish.

 

Chateau Monregard La Croix, Pomerol 2013 – Bordeaux, France 76.5 

Earthy flavours and notes of plum and beetroot, meaty and leathery with hints of

undergrowth, attractive fruitcake finish

 

Marchesi di Grésy Barbaresco Martinenga 2009 – Piemonte, Italy 100.5

Light mahogany in colour with an orange rim. Fresh, elegant nose showing floral notes,

woodland berries, sour cherry, dried orange peel and clove. The palate is layered with 

bright red fruit and darker spices of cigar box, cocoa and burnt coal. A fine wine elegantly

balanced with great length and complexity.

 

Vintages subject to change.

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