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There's a little bit of something in here for everyone. If anything captures your imagination call in at the shop to see us, or give us a ring on 01200 422281 and we can arrange delivery for you.


La Collection by Maison Boutinot, Côtes de Thau Blanc  SOUTHERN FRANCE

Sourced from the Bassin de Thau, Picpoul country. This wine is predominantly Vermentino (60%) which gives a core quality of citrus levity. Terret (30%) gives the blend complexity and length. 5% each of Grenache Blanc and Viognier fills in the holes to make a completely satisfying dry white wine with some salinity. On the nose are aromas of white flowers, lime blossom and candied lemon. The wine is textured on the palate with some exotic fruit such as kumquat and peach.

False Bay ‘Slow’ Chenin Blanc  COASTAL REGION, SOUTH AFRICA

Wild yeast fermentation is key to this benchmark Chenin Blanc. The long wild yeast ferment provides bready aromas and additional complexity to the wine. Dried herbaceous notes, including fennel and aniseed from the nearby fynbos, dominate the nose, followed by a creamy lemon character. The palate is reminiscent of the nose, with great textural complexity, attributable to the long, slow wild yeast fermentation. Vegetarian, Vegan & Sustainable

Bottega Vinai Trentino Pinot Grigio  TRENTINO, ITALY

The mountainous Trentino region produces some of Italy’s most note-worthy Pinot Grigio. This multi-award winning Bottega Vinai is a benchmark of this expressive style. There’s a lightly honeyed spicy nose with distinct floral, apple and citrus notes. Added complexity from white spice, honey and almond characters. On the palate it shows ripe fruit and lightly nutty flavours balanced by crisp, lemony acidity. There's a good weight and texture through to the finish. Vegetarian & Vegan

Fuenteseca Macabeo Sauvignon Blanc [Organic]  UTIEL REQUENA, SPAIN

Fresh, zesty organic white from Utiel Requena. Gently aromatic with herbaceous notes and ripe citrus. The palate is textured with fresh and zesty citrus fruit acidity, mineral notes and a clean, crisp finish. Vegetarian, Vegan & Organic

Diez Siglos Verdejo Ecológico [Organic]  RUEDA, SPAIN

A delightful fresh, zesty and characterful Organic Verdejo from the north of Rueda. Fresh citrus and herbaceous characters on the nose. The palate has ripe stone fruit and an appealing texture. The finish is bright with crisp and zesty lime acidity. Vegetarian, Vegan, Organic & Sustainable

Prisma Monastrell [Organic]  JUMILLA, SPAIN

Ripe, opulent, classic southern Spanish Monastrell from organic vineyards. Complex nose of ripe plums and rich berry fruit, with notes of fig. On the palate the wine is generous, rich and spicy - with concentrated bramble fruit, evident tannins, a note of black pepper and fresh acidity on the finish. Vegetarian, Vegan, Organic & Sustainable

Terra Boa Old Vine Tinto, Beiras (Tinta Roriz, Touriga Nacional & Cabernet Sauvignon)  BEIRAS, PORTUGAL

Abundantly fruity with an easy and approachable style - a great example of well-priced Portuguese wine. Aromas of ripe bramble fruit, plum and a touch of spice. Generous on the palate with fresh red cherry and blackberry leaf characters - supple, fine tannins and a touch of spice on the juicy finish. Vegetarian & Vegan

Montresor ‘Urban Park’ Appassimento  VENETO, ITALY

Authentic Veronese Appassimento from the classic Valpolicella varieties, predominantly Corvina, dried for 30 days and aged 6 months in oak. Bright berry and black cherry aromas, and a touch of spice. The palate has all of Valpolicella’s appealing fresh cherry and ripe bramble fruit, along with added weight and complexity from maturation in oak. Supple tannins lead to a finish of delicate sweetness, offset by fresh acidity. Vegetarian & Vegan

Albero Genealogico Barbera d’Asti  PIEMONTE, ITALY

Albero Genealogico: Family Tree.  This wine was created by D. Byrne & Co’s own Andrew and his wife Isabel whilst on holiday in Italy. Deep purple in colour with intense damson fruit characters. It is ripe and generous on the palate, robust and full-flavoured, this is all balanced by a tangy, juicy acidity.

Château La Gramondie ‘Cuvée Eva’ Bordeaux  BORDEAUX, FRANCE

A food-friendly right-bank Bordeaux, ripe and approachable but not lacking in structure. Rich black fruits and a hint of herbal mintiness on the nose. More dark fruit and herbs on the ripe, full-bodied palate with grippy yet well-integrated tannins on the finish.

Amauta Absoluto Malbec  VALLE DE CAFAYATE, ARGENTINA

Inky black and incredibly pure, this is a teeth-stainer to really savour! Attractive and intense ruby red colour with a perfumed nose of violet and fresh red berry fruits - strawberry, raspberry and cherry. There are gentle spice and fresh herb notes with a real purity of fruit on the palate topped off by soft tannins and a juicy finish. Vegetarian & Vegan

False Bay ‘Old School’ Syrah  COASTAL REGION, SOUTH AFRICA

Wild yeast fermentation, low yields and ageing in large French oak foudre are what defines this savoury and appealing Syrah. Full yet elegant with bramble fruits and also some earth and meaty aromas. The palate is structured and elegant with fine tannins and a refreshing natural acidity. Vegetarian, Vegan & Sustainable

 

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Aperetif

Domaine J.Laurens, Blanquette de Limoux ‘Le Moulin’ NV  LANGUEDOC, FRANCE 

This bone-dry blanquette has a tight and finely textured mousse. It shows great typicity with apple blossoms and honey on the nose with a bright, crisp and delicately nutty palate. Sustainable

Starter

2020 Nicosia Etna Bianco Contrada San Nicolò [Organic]  SICILIA, ITALY 

Etna is understandably renowned for its fine, perfumed reds but the high altitude whites, mainly from the local Carricante grape, are also fantastic. Pronounced and complex nose with savoury, nutty aromas and hints of fennel, ginger and white spice. The palate is fine, concentrated and textural, with crisp citrus and lightly honeyed stone fruit balanced by minerality and sappy acidity. Vegetarian & Vegan

Main Course White

2019 GENETIE Saint-Véran ‘La Rencontre’  BURGUNDY, FRANCE 

Saint-Véran is an appellation that shares many similarities with it’s ‘big brother’ Pouilly Fuissé. This is a classic chardonnay from the area offering some lovely fresh citrus notes of lemon peel, floral notes with interesting exotic undertones. Finesse and purity meet and fuse…… Vegetarian & Vegan

Main Course Red

2019 Cadus Signature Series Pinot Noir  UCO VALLEY, ARGENTINA 

This high-altitude Pinot Noir from Cadus expresses the typical characteristics of a vineyard located at 1400 m.a.s.l. Notes of cherry,currants and cinnamon spice on the nose. The palate is sweet with more black fruit and cherries. Fresh herbal notes add complexity and elegance to the wine. Well balanced acidity and a soft persistence in the mouth make this a delicious wine with a fresh finish. Vegetarian & Vegan

With The Cheeseboard

2011 Ondarre Gran Reserva Rioja  RIOJA, SPAIN 

The complex and mature bouquet offers rich fruit aromas, along with hints of spice and notes of raisined fruit layered with tobacco and leather. Elegant and velvety, this is classic Gran Reserva Rioja. Vegetarian & Vegan

After Dinner

2013 Sandeman, Unfiltered Late Bottled Vintage Port  DOURO, PORTUGAL 

On the nose, the wine is intense and complex with aromas of balsamic, rose, basil, red and black fruits, as well as spicy notes of black pepper. On the palate, this wine has a lively acidity and robust tannins, complemented by an incredibly balanced finish. Vegetarian & Vegan

 

£79.99 if collected from the shop
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delivered anywhere in mainland UK
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Weingut AJ Adam Dhroner Riesling Trocken  MOSEL, GERMANY

A beautifully developed Riesling from the middle of the renowned Hofberg site. There’s fabulous honeyed fruit ripeness, and with five months of lees ageing, the wine has a beautifully creamy, textural quality in the centre. It’s a very eye-catching wine, lean, tense and vibrant at first, opening quite exotically in the middle. Bone dry and very focussed but totally calm and approachable.

Domaine Daniel Séguinot, Chablis  BURGUNDY, FRANCE

This Chablis has deep fruited flavours to compliment the signature flinty nose, very much the Séguinot style, with a core of excellent quality Chardonnay and a tight, mineral backbone. Vegetarian & Vegan

Kovács Nimród ‘Dixie’ Chardonnay/Pinot Gris  EGER, HUNGARY

A zippy characterful blend from Kovács Nimród’s Grand Cru vineyards. Part of Nimrod’s all that jazz series, Dixie mirrors the fun upbeat style of Dixieland New Orleans jazz. Clear and bright pale yellow in colour, the nose has pronounced stone fruit and lemon sherbet characters. The palate is zesty with delicious fleshy nectarine fruit underpinned with good acidity and minerality.

Menade Nosso (Natural, Organic Verdejo)  CASTILLA Y LEON, SPAIN

A rigorous selection process using grapes from the best plots has produced this natural Verdejo with honey and fresh grape juice characters. Nature in a bottle! Pronounced honeyed and floral aromas, with hints of barley sugar, and savoury notes. The palate is textural with distinctive leesy, bready and floral characters. Vegetarian, Vegan, Natural, Organic & Sustainable

Wildeberg White  FRANSCHHOEK, SOUTH AFRICA

Wildeberg is a small farm in Franschhoek. Only 10 hectares can be planted to vines, the rest is wild. The fruit for the Wildeberg wines comes from the Franschhoek Valley only, hand-harvested, naturally- fermented and gently matured. This first release is 100% ancient bush-vine Sémillon aged in new and older oak. The palate has an impactful attack of tight, bright, highly textural citrus tang and a terrific mouth-feel. It’s a vast wine with layers of expression. Vegetarian & Vegan

Rive Barbera d’Asti Superiore  PIEMONTE, ITALY

Classic barrique-aged Barbera d’Asti Superiore from the oldest vineyards of the Il Cascinone estate. A deep ruby Barbera with vibrant aromas of black cherries and prunes with notes of chocolate and toasty oak. An abundance of wild blackberries, black cherries and a touch of spice show through on the palate, which has a rich, voluptuous texture balancing taught acidity and fine oak tannins. Vegetarian, Vegan & Sustainable

Cabriola by Borsao  CAMPO DE BORJA, SPAIN

A rich and impressive Grenache Syrah blend from Borsao’s high altitude, low-yielding vineyards, produced in collaboration with renowned Syrah expert Chris Ringland. Pronounced ripe red fruit aromas with a hint of vanilla and a lightly herbal note. The palate is full and well structured with bramble and berry fruit alongside toasty notes and sweet spice. Ripe, supple tannins and juicy acidity give a long and balanced finish. Vegetarian & Sustainable

Chateau de Coulaine Chinon Rouge LOIRE, FRANCE

This is from mainly younger vines and it’s a delicious, almost thirst-quenching drink but don’t assume it’s just ‘simple’ red, there’s real heart and beautiful quality here as well. Wild yeasts are fermented in concrete vats and then aged in a mixture of old oak and concrete. It’s fragrant, curranty and leafy with darker cherry in the middle and it’s an absolutely enticing, classic Chinon.

Shadow Point Pinot Noir  MONTEREY, USA

The name Shadow Point relates to the shadows which form over the vineyard as the setting sun falls in the west, behind the neighbouring hills. This wine combines delicious red cherry and dried cranberry concentration, with a touch of dark spice. The palate has wild bramble and cherry pie notes. It finishes bright, fresh and gently toasty. Vegetarian & Vegan

Bressia Monteagrelo Malbec  MENDOZA, ARGENTINA

Pretty yet serious. Pure and powerful, yet elegant and aromatic, this is a deeply compelling Malbec. Plum and cherry fruit aromas combine with leather and spice notes and hints of violets. The rich plum, cherry, sweet spice, liquorice and violet aromas on the nose are reflected on the palate, along with layers of mineral, fruit and savoury notes, with balanced acidity to deliver a long finish. Very moreish! Vegetarian & Vegan

Alpha Box & Dice ‘Mistress’  ADELAIDE HILLS, AUSTRALIA

Lifted and lightly floral with dried herbs and wild berries on the nose followed by cherries and darker fruits on the palate. Juicy acidity leaps around the mouth with light dusty tannins that are ripe and soft. Slightly fuller than the nose implies yet the acidity keeps it nice and playful. Vegetarian & Vegan

Domaine La Haute Marone Gigondas  RHONE, FRANCE

Gigondas is a single village ‘cru’ of the southern Rhône valley whose vineyards nestle under the jagged, lacy peaks of the Dentelles de Montmirail mountains. Intense aromas of black cherries, then a wisp of smoke creeps in along with some hints of toasted cocoa beans. Deep and intense, this wine slowly reveals its secrets - black cherries, dark chocolate, a hint of clove and nutmeg - hugely rich and enveloping but with elegance. 

 

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Champagne Gremillet Sélection Brut NV  CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE 

The vineyards, situated in the southern reaches of Troyes achieve greater ripeness which leads to a richer fruit and classic baked biscuit flavours mixed with characteristic toasty yeast overtones. Only the first, lightest pressings are used, as is usual for fine Champagne. Fresh floral aromas combine with characteristic sweet brioche overtones, balanced by peach skin and baked biscuit flavours with a crisp citrus finish. This is a stunning Champagne that delivers on all fronts! Vegetarian & Sustainable

2019 Domaine du Monteillet, Condrieu ‘Les Grandes Chaillées’  RHÔNE, FRANCE

The essence of Viognier: elegant, delicately perfumed, fresh and mineral with layers of flavour and complexity. Whilst still young, this is full of primary flavours. A true taste of Viognier which after 10 years will develop wonderful honeyed secondary flavours.

2016 Horst Sauer Escherndorf am Lumpen 1655 Riesling GG  FRANKEN, GERMANY

Riesling plays second fiddle to Silvaner in Franconia, yet Horst Sauer tease richness, purity and minerality from this bright, acid driven variety. Franken Riesling is considered to be the most  masculine expression of the variety from Germany (in stark contrast to the femininity of the Mosel) yet from the grand cru (GG site) this full bodied, bone dry Riesling is impressive in its structure and concentration. This is very cool, very authoritative, very click-click Riesling with a core of lime, peach, hay and maybe a suggestion of fresh nuts around the edges.

2015 Granbazán Don Álvaro de Bazán Albariño  RIAS BAIXAS, SPAIN 

The grapes are sourced from the peak of Finca Tremoedo, the coolest part of the vineyard, just behind the winery building. Here the soil is shallow and granite-rich, producing a complex Albariño with the acidity and mineral structure of a wine capable of great ageing. Ripe citrus and orchard fruit aromas with a touch of honeysuckle. The palate is gently rounded, with lemon and stone fruit notes backed by appealing floral characters, leesy notes and a long mineral finish. Vegetarian

2019 Waterkloof Sauvignon Blanc  STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA 

The ultimate, inimitable expression of Sauvignon Blanc from the unique terroir of Waterkloof. A steely and mineral wine with great purity, restraint and elegance. The nose is nuanced and fleeting. The palate is layered with masses of fine texture and a balanced acidity, ending with a lingering minerality. This is a hugely serious wine with real pedigree and amongst one of the finest examples of South Africa’s huge potential with this variety. Unusually for the grape variety, it is a wine capable of ageing for many years. You won’t taste another Sauvignon Blanc like it! Vegetarian, Vegan & Sustainable 

2018 Domaine des Tourelles Marquis des Beys Chardonnay  BEKAA VALLEY, LEBANON

This is an aromatic Chardonnay from one of Lebanon’s Leading producers. A nose of ripe stonefruit, vanilla and a touch of hazelnut complexity. The palate is rich with bright, slightly exotic fruit flavours and cinnamon. The wine has enough acidity to provide balance and the finish is long, nutty and elegant. This is a unique and rewarding Chardonnay. Vegetarian & Vegan

2015 Château Castelbruck, ‘Cuvée Bruyères’, Margaux  BORDEAUX, FRANCE 

Château Castelbruck is the second wine of Château Haut Breton Larigaudière, a 15 hectare Margaux estate between Soussans and Arsac bought by the current owners, the Schepper family, in the 60s. Robust and savoury with complex blackcurrant, plum and herbal characters, supple tannins and a long, rich finish. This has the generous style of the 2015 vintage and is already very appealing.

2016 Gómez Cruzado Honorable Rioja  RIOJA, SPAIN 

A richly flavoured ‘field blend’ from Gomez Cruzado’s oldest vineyards. Wild bramble and spiced plum aromas then richly flavoured black cherry fruit and expressive well-integrated oak flavours. Ripe tannins are balanced by vibrant acidity and developed dried fruit, mocha and toasty spice characters. Sustainabl

2019 Super Nanny Pinot Noir  CENTRAL OTAGO, NEW ZEALAND 

The Super Nanny Pinot Noir has a complex and seductive nose, showing ever changing layers of plums, bramble, sweet baking spice, and an ethereal floral lift. The palate is rich upon entry, flowing on to a platform of dark berry fruits, dried herbs, and spice. Fine velvety tannins lead towards a bright and persistent finish.

2018 Cadus Single Vineyard‘Finca Las Torcazas’ Malbec  LUJÁN DE CUYO, ARGENTINA

Deep dense purple in colour with a rich spicy plum, black berry nose, along with notes of violet, spice, vanilla and cedar. Powerful ripe red fruit mixed with prunes and more sweet vanilla from the oak, with liquorice and dark chocolate on the finish. The wine has a lovely rich palate weight, with balanced grainy tannins matched by refreshing acidity. This is a wine that will age for a decade or more. Vegetarian & Vegan

2015 Prà Morandina Amarone della Valpolicella  VENETO, ITALY 

A ripe, open and spicy nose with aromas of wild cherry, plums and dried herbs. Firm, ripe tannins on the palate lead to flavours of bitter cherry, spice and tarry, liquorice notes too. The finish is complex and long, further opening to reveal dried orange peel, and ripe red fruit characters backed by a hint of mocha. A fine and distinctive style of Amarone capable of further development in bottle. Vegetarian, Vegan & Sustainable

2018 Yangarra Estate Old Vine Grenache  MCLAREN VALE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Pete Fraser has achieved true varietal expression from old vines. This wine was described by James Suckling as 'A very succinct and smoothly delivered style that has a wealth of blueberries and raspberries and a crisp, forthright frame of tannin that speaks to the old vines and the superior site at work here.’ On the nose is a rush of cloves, lavender, dark cherries and raspberries. The palate is rich and young, with grainy tannins that will soften in time. As it evolves dry cocoa and earthiness develops. A serious wine, this old vine Grenache finishes gently grippy, spicy and full. Vegetarian, Vegan, Organic, Biodynamic & Sustainable

 

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