White Wines - Medium to Sweet White wines
01 Johannes Egberts Spätlese, Riesling Mosel, Germany 8.5% abv 6/7 £4.25 £17.50
Fine avoured Rheinhessen with balanced sweetness
and lots and lots of fruit.
03 La Forcine Vouvray, (Chenin Blanc), Loire Valley, France 5 £19.95
This Vouvray is refreshing with fragrances and tastes of green apple and
pineapple. It is lively with a medium-body (unlike a Chardonnay, which
is heavier) good acidity and sweetness balancing one another.
Dry White Wines - Sauvignon Blanc
04 La Lejania Sauvignon Blanc Reserve, Maule Valley, Chile, 12.5% abv 2/3 £4.25 £17.50
Bright greenish-yellow in colour with fresh and expressive varietal aromas.
Deliciously crisp with fresh and juicy citrus and grapefruit, along with
nettle and asparagus. Long nish. Enjoy this wine for aperitif, seafood
of all kind, especially oysters and shrimps, sh, salads and white meats.
05 Pouilly-Fumé "Jean Pabiot et Fils", Loire Valley, France 2 £28.50
Pale lemon colour, rened predominantly oral bouquet, wonderfully
balanced, and quite light bodied however this Loire white still shows some
intensity of avour on the palate, with a long, faintly smoky nish.
06 Mussel Bay Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand, 12.5% abv 2 £6.00 £24.50
Very refreshing with aromas of grass, sweet herbs and gooseberry, herbal
avours and some lime and lemon zest. Medium body with a lengthy nish.
07 Cloudy Bay Te Koko, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough New Zealand 2 £55.00
This is the ‘top reserve wine’ from the original, world-class New Zealand
Sauvignon and Marlborough benchmark. Complex and savoury with plenty
of body and texture.Balanced, clean, pronounced gooseberry nose, long
complex nish. Enough said.
Dry White Wines - Chardonnay
08 Domaine de Cibadies Chardonnay, Vin de Pay D’Oc, France, 13% abv 2 £4.50 £18.50
With grape and citrus fruit aromas this wine has clear New World
inuence! Tastes young and fresh with almost lemonade avours,
with an apricot background, slight spritz and a mellow nish.
09 Simon Hackett Chardonnay, Southern Australia 3 £25.50
With a nose bursting with peach and vanilla pod aromas, this Chardonnay
has a rich, full palate. Partial malolactic fermentation and time on lees has
added buttery overtones and a soft, creamy texture to the wine. Everything
is balanced by refreshing acidity while the nish is long and oaky.
09a Beaujolais Blanc, Lathuiliere Gravallon, Beaujolais, France 2 £25.50
This rare Beaujolais Blanc is grown on granite and limestone soils before
undergoing wild fermentation in old French oak barriques. Made using 100%
Chardonnay grapes, the resulting wine is fresh and alive with a long, clean nish.
10 Chablis 1er Cru, Vaucoupins Albert Bichot, Burgundy, France 1 £36.50
This beautifully-balanced Premier Cru Chablis immediately asserts itself with
an expressive, mineral-dominated nose. Milk caramel notes combine with an
elegant oak aroma. On tasting, impressions of crystallised fruit, apricot, and
quince stand out, paving the way for an ample yet classically austere nish.
*sweet/dry scale : 1 = bone dry 9 = very sweet Sweet/Dry 175ml Gl 75cl Btl