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WHITE WINES

Prices listed by order – 125ml, 175ml, 250ml and a 75cl bottle

 

Piquepoul, Henri de Richemer (France) *New* 3.75, 4.75, 6.65, 19.00

Intense varietal aromas, fruity with notes of apple, papaya, pear and pineapple. A balanced wine - refreshing, soft, and some say very slightly off-dry.

 

Sauvignon Blanc, Henri de Richemer (France) 3.35, 4.50, 5.95, 16.50

Hints of topical characters dominated by pink grapefruit flavours, showcasing a fresh and delicious finish.

 

Pinot Grigio, Villa Benizi (Italy)*New*  3.35, 4.50, 5.95, 16.50

Delicately fruity, relatively full and refined. It offers an ensemble of aromas of great finesse. Lightly dry and extremely fresh dry yet extremely fresh.

 

Trebbiano d'Abruzzo, Cantina Fretana (Italy)*New*  3.70, 4.75, 6.65, 19.00

Light and bright, this is a crisp and zesty wine that tastes of tropical fruits.

 

Sauvignon Blanc, Hidden Bay (New Zealand) 22.00

Lively grass and gooseberry aromas with notes of lemon and asparagus. Crisp and refreshing to taste but not overly acidic. Good intensity of zesty fruit flavours and attractive mineral notes on the finish.

 

Chablis A.C., Domaine Fourrey (France) 26.00

A lightish golden/green hue with good balance and and the typical bone dry minerally flavour of the region. Unoaked and accessible with vibrant acidity.

 

PRIVATE CELLAR WHITE WINES

 

Gavi di Gavi “La Meirana”, Bruno Broglia (Italy) 35.00

Great texture and precision, with distinctive greengage and almond notes on the palate. Fresh and dry, this is particularly characterful Gavi.

 

Sancerre “Jeunes Vignes”, Domaine Henri Bourgeois (France) *New*  35.00

Refreshing on the palate with clean lemon-fresh flavours, this wine lingers lovingly with a long, intense mineral finish.

 

RED WINES

 

Pinot Noir Reserve, Nostros (Chile) *New* 3.75, 4.75, 6.65, 19.00

Bright and vibrant in colour with a beautiful balanced red berry flavour, a hint of spice, and an excellent finish.

 

Merlot, Henri de Richemer (France) 3.25, 4.50, 5.95, 15.50

Rich, vibrant and aromatic showing soft plummy flavours but with full jammy fruit on the finish. 

 

Malbec Reserva, Nostros (Chile) 3.50, 4.75, 6.50, 18.00

The palate is a juicy mix of dark fruit and peppery spice, with a lighter body than is usual for wines produced from this extremely popular grape.

 

Castillo de Almansa Crianza (Spain) *New* 3.35, 4.50, 5.95, 16.50

Approachably fruity in aroma, offering notes of ripe black and red berries, with subtle toast and sweet spice.

 

Château La Rose Belair (France) 24.00

Intensely fruity on the nose, it reveals delicious aromas of small ripe red and black fruits (raspberry, blackcurrant) with a touch of spice. The seductive palate is smooth, elegant and well balanced, with pleasing fruit notes.

 

Ciconia, Touriga Nacional / Syrah (Portugal) *New* 21.00

A touch of sweet spice and notes of vanilla on the finish makes this wine a winner. A light smothering of soft tannins ensures a long lasting finish.

 

PRIVATE CELLAR RED WINES

 

Rioja Gran Reserva Especial, Bodegas Urbina (Spain) *New* 45.00

This mature Gran Reserva delivers a remarkable aromatic intensity on the nose with notes of ripe fruit and a smoky complexity. The palate is silky soft with wild herbs, spice and toasted tones.

 

Châteauneuf du Pape “Cuvée des Sommeliers” (France) 45.00

This is a lavish brooding beast of a wine with myriad depths. Deep and inky black in the glass, with powerful fragrance of luscious sun-baked fruits.

 

ROSE WINES

 

Marcelan Rosé, Henri de Richemer (France) 3.35, 4.50, 5.95, 16.50

 Hints of rose petal, hawthorn berries, and red fruits in the nose, and a taste that combines power, breadth, and elegance.

 

Zinfandel Blush, Willowood (U.S.A.) 3.35, 4.50, 5.95, 16.50

A delicate blush pink colour introduces this fresh, lively wine. On the palate, light creaminess surrenders to a refreshing crisp finish of strawberries and melon. 

 

SPARKLING WINES

 

Prosecco DOC (Italy) 6.50 – 20cl individual bottle

Pale lemon with light mousse; aromas of apple, pear and a touch floral; dry and light in body with flavours of peach, lemon & lime, fresh apple and melon.

 

Prosecco Spumante, Veneto (Italy) 22.00

This delightful Prosecco is admired for its freshness and fruity notes. It is full-bodied, and has a harmonious palate.

 

Adnams Selection Champagne, Brut (France) 35.00

Fresh, effusive cuvée with its appealing, citrusy flavours. The blend is astute: 80% Pinot Meunier, the main variety in the Marne gives maturity and flavour and the 20% Chardonnay brings structure and elegance, and its tell -tale citrus hallmark.

Soft Drink List

 

Juices by Frobishers of Devon £2..00 - 250ml bottle

Natural fruit juices sourced from the finest ingredients. No artifical ingredients and not from concetrate. Previous winner of a number of “Great Taste” gold medals.

 

Apple – cloudy apple juice.

 

Bumbleberry – a combination of strawberries, raspberries, blackcurrants and blackberries.

 

Mango – made from Alphonso mangos from India, dubbed “the King of Mangoes”.

 

Tomato – “Great Taste” gold medal winner 2014.

 

Mixed juice drinks - Fusion by Frobishers of Devon £2..50 – 275ml bottle

Made from juice squeezed and pressed from fresh fruit, these juice mixes are free from artifical flavours, colours and sweetners.

 

Apple & Mango - the juice of sweet, crisp apples with the bright yellow, fresh taste of Alphonso mango puree and a splash of water.

 

Apple & Raspberry - cloudy, not-from-concentrate pressed apple juice with jammy, tart raspberry and just a squeeze of elderberry.

 

Orange & Passionfruit - sweet, tangy orange and sharp, punchy passion fruit team up with a dash of white grape juice and a splash of water.

 

Grown up pop by Fentimans of Northumberland £2..00 – 275ml bottle

Established in 1905 and brewed using original recipes these drinks are “botanically brewed” and contain only the finest natural ingredients.

 

Ginger Beer - real ginger beer made using the finest Chinese ginger root. Fiery and full of flavour.

 

Mandarin & Seville Orange Jigger - 'Jigger' is an old English term for a good measure, which is used when combining the juice of eight mandarins and the zest of Seville orange in every bottle.

 

Rose Lemonade - made with the juice of real lemons and pure Rose Otto oil from the world famous Rose Valley in Kazanlak, Bulgaria. Delivers a beautifully refreshing taste and aroma.

 

Victorian Lemonade - with the juice of one and a half lemons in every bottle.

 

Norfolk Cordial £2..00 for a 14oz glass

Top quality cordials made with ingredients from Norfolk Farms. No artificial colourings, flavourings, concentrates or preservatives. Mixed with soda to make a refreshing long drink.

 

Elderflower & Cucumber

Raspberry

Rhubarb, Strawberry & Ginger

Strawberry & Lime

Wild Elderflower

 

Fever-Tree mixers £1.50 – 200ml bottle, or free with a spirit

Served in 7 of the top 10 restaurants in the world.  Made with natural ingredients sourced from some of the most remote and beautiful parts of the world from small specialist suppliers.

 

Indian Tonic Water

Naturally Light Tonic Water

Elderflower Tonic Water

Ginger Ale

Bitter Lemon

Mediterranean

Premium Spirits List

Prices are listed by Single (25ml) and Double (50ml)

 

Gin £4.50/£6.00

 

Adnams Copper House Distilled Gin (40%) - From the Adnams Brewery in Southwold, Suffolk, the worlds most energy efficient distillary. Voted ‘the World’s Best Gin’ at the International Wine & Spirits Competition 2013. Made with six carefully chosen botanicals, Adnams Distilled Gin is elegant and approachable, classically charged with juniper, rich with floral and citrus notes.

 

Adnams Sloe Gin (26%) - Made using Adnams Distilled Gin, the sweetness and natural bitterness of the sloes are perfectly balanced on the palate with the subtle addition of almonds to create a smooth and round spirit, with a luscious, creamy texture. Gentle aromas of red plums blend with a soft and gentle hint of marzipan.

 

Bloom Premium London Dry Gin (40%) - Distilled at the oldest distilary in the UK. Light, delicate and floral gin with a unique slightly sweet taste created by a bespoke blend of 3 botanicals: honeysuckle, chamomile and pomelo.

 

Ely Gin (38%) - based in the Fenlands of Ely in Cambridgeshire and open for business since 2012 this is a very dry gin with a strong juniper flavour. A favourite with our bar staff.

 

Fifty Pounds (43.5%) - From an original recipe developed after the 1736 Gin Act and named after the £50 Gin Tax. Made in small batches of 1000 bottles this gin is distilled four times to guarantee its purity.

 

Martin Millers (40%) - Famed for reawakening the UK's interest in gin at the end of the 1990's, Martin Miller's gin is brewed in a still dating back to 1880 and uses water from their own spring in Iceland.

 

Sipsmiths (41.6%) - Made in the first copper still to be built in London for 200 years this is a classic, high quality, traditional London Gin with a zesty, citrus finish.

 

Williams Chase (48%) - Described as the most complex gin in the world this gin is the only gin to be distilled from cider apples and then combined with 11 wild botanicals. This is a full bodied, complex gin.

 

Rum £3.50-£4.50/£5.00–£6.00

 

Havana Club 3 year old (40%) - White run with an authentic Cuban taste. Made and aged for three years in Cuba. With accents of vanilla, caramelised pears, banana and hints of smoked oak.

 

Havana Club 7 year old (40%) - Aged for a minimum of 7 years and designed to be drunk neat this rum has flavours of cuban tobacco and sugarcane.

 

Havana Club Especial (40%) - A golden rum, doube aged in young white oak barrels this rum has flavours of vanilla, caramel and a hint of woodiness from the barrels. Perfect with Pepsi and Lime.

 

 

Vodka £4.50/£ 6.00

 

Adnams Barley Vodka (40%) - From the Adnams Brewery in Southwold, Suffolk, the worlds most energy efficient distillary. Made with 100% East Anglian malted barley – the same used for Adnams beer – this vodka is crisp and pure with a smooth, soft finish.

 

Chase Potato Vodka (40%) - Voted the World's Best Vodka by the prestigious San Francisco Spirits Competition, Chase Vodka is the world's first super premium English potato vodka. Made on their family farm in Herefordshire, using traditional artisan methods, resulting in a smooth vodka with a naturally sweet and creamy taste.

 

Sipsmiths Barley Vodka (40%) - Made in the first copper still to be built in London for 200 years this is descibed as a “sipping vodka”. Flavours of vanilla and a hint of biscuit.

 

Whisky £3.00-£3.50/£6.00–£7.00

 

Bowmore 12 year old Single Malt (40%) - produced on the island of Islay in one of the oldest distillaries in Scotland. Subtle lemon and honey balanced with Islay's famous peaty, smoky flavour.

 

Bruichladdich, The Laddie Ten 10 year old (46%) - A long awaited whisky from Bruichladdich - a 10 year old comprising solely of unpeated spirit produced since Murray McDavid took over the distillery at the turn of the century. A landmark in their production and the beginning of a new age for the distillery.

 

Dalwhinnie 15 year old Single Malt (43%) - Dalwhinnie 15yo is a good introduction to the delights of single malt whisky – elegant, smooth and medium-bodied, with a light, fruity palate and a whiff of heather on the finish. Part of Diageo's Classic Malt range.

 

Highland Park 12 year old Single Malt (40%) - Highland Park 12yo remains one of the gold standard malts for other distillery bottlings to aspire to. With a delicious sweetness (heather-honey is their preferred description) and a warming, silky mouthfeel, this is a whisky that never lets you down. "The greatest all-rounder in the world of malt whisky". Michael Jackson, Michael Jackson's Malt Whisky Companion

 

Jura Superstition (43%) - A union of two Jura malt whisky styles: one bold, strong and peated, the other warm and delicate. Superstition is a unique whisky created from the marriage of traditional Islay style peated barley and a selection of aged malts.

 

Laphroaig 10 year old Single Malt (40%) - Laphroaig 10yo is a full-bodied, smoky gem, with a residual sweetness and a hint of salt amid the seaweedy, peaty characters before a long warming finish. A classic dram.

 

Oban 14 year old Single Malt (43%) - The Western Highland representative in Diageo's 'Classic Malt' series, Oban 14yo is a superb, full-blooded fruity malt with a whiff of heather and more than a hint of smoke.