Vetriano Garganega/Pinot Grigio, Venezie IGT 2013
A fresh, versatile wine that is both crisp and easy to drink with soft, lightly honeyed fruit and good citrus flavours
Bottle £15.95 - 175ml Glass £4.35~
Los Vilos Sauvignon Blanc, Central Valley 2013 (Chile)
Crisp and fresh with limey fruit, a hint of herbs and a twist of melon. Typically dependable and friendly,and an excellent introduction to Chile.
Bottle £15.95 - 175ml Glass £4.30~
Amanti del Vino, Nero d'Avola/Syrah, Sicilia IGT 2012
A deeply coloured, juicy red with crunchy black cherry fruit. It's a Sicilian blend of Nero d'Avola, the island's top grape for reds, and Syrah (aka Shiraz), which some locals claim to have originated in Syracuse on Sicily!
Bottle £15.95 - 175ml Glass £4.30~
Los Vilos Merlot, Central Valley 2013 (Chile)
This has lovely plummy Merlot fruit with a ripeness that is so typical of Chile.Easy and very drinkable, this is a pleasing wine for current drinking.
Bottle £15.95 - 175ml Glass £4.30~
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Prosecco, Vetriano (Italy)
An attractive biscuity nose leads onto a bright fruity palate with hints of pears and melon. An excellent aperitif on its own or with peach juice as a Bellini. Prosecco is the grape variety as well as the style of the wine.
Ayala Brut Majeur (France)
An excellent Champagne and great value. This quality minded Champagne house was bought by Bollinger in 2005. It has a wonderfully fine mousse, is well balanced, has finesse and complexity. A great apéritif, it works well with seafood.
Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label (France)
The full flavour of this champagne comes from good maturation. Soft, baked bread and biscuity nose, with creamy white fruits and a long lasting flavour. Stylish, elegant and full-bodied.
Wild River Viognier, Robertson 2013 (South Africa)
Full-bodied, dry and ripe with lovely aromatic peach and apricot fruit and a refreshing lemon citrus note.
Rémi & Jérôme Sauvignon, IGP d'Oc 2012 (France)
Typical of the fresh, crisp style coming out of this region, this has bags of ripe, tropical fruit with a mineral finish.
Pato Torrente Chardonnay Reserva, Central Valley 2013 (Chile)
There is a mouth-watering combination of ripe, lemony citrus fruit and balancing acidity in this typically well made white from the middle of Chile. Excellent as an apéritif or with white meats.
Château Le Fagé Sauvignon Blanc, Bergerac Sec 2013 (France)
Fresh, elegant Sauvignon, bursting with elderflower, crisp refreshing acidity and grassy, herbaceous fruit. Winemaking at Chateau Le Fagé dates back to 1920, and Benoit Gérardin continues its tradition of great wines.
Frascati Superiore DOC, Terre dei Pallavicini 2013 (Italy)
Frascati, the staple white of Rome's trattorias, is rarely serious and this is no exception. A fresh, fruity, slightly petillant dry white to be drunk for pure pleasure.
Fiorile Pinot Grigio, Delle Venezie DOC, Cesari 2012 (Italy)
This is a proper Pinot Grigio, full bodied with a full palate of very ripe fruit, a smoky note and a lick of fine acidity.
House of Certain Views Unwooded Chardonnay, Hunter Valley 2011 (Australia)
Mouth-wateringly juicy citrus and melon fruit abound in this refreshing, crisp, Hunter Valley Chardonnay.
PicPoul de Pinet, Domaine des Lauriers, Coteaux du Languedoc 2013 (France)
Try this instead of your Chablis or Sauvigion. Fresh, lean, steely, mineral and bone dry. The perfect match for seafood.
CVNE Blanco Barrel Fermented, Rioja 2012 (Spain)
From mainly Viura grapes, the style is traditional white Rioja with a modern feel. Four months in oak showing clean, fresh aromas with a creamy complex palate..
Churton Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2011 (New Zealand)
A delicious full-flavoured Sauvignon, none of your usual unsubtle gooseberry flavours here, but a winefull of ripe passion fruit and mango with a subtle mineral finish. This wine is extremely well-balanced with a lingering finish.
Chablis 'Le Classique', Pascal Bouchard 2013 (France)
A classic Chablis with freshness, minerality and good weight from an excellent producer. Pascal and Romain Bouchard make fresh, characterful wines in a modern winery from grapes both from their own domaine and bought in.
Pouilly-Fumé, Domaine Thibault, André Dezat 2012 (France)
André Dezat and his family produce elegant, very fine white wines and his Pouilly-Fumé is no exception. It is best drunk young to appreciate its fruit and the smoky gun-flint characteristics so indicative of this famous region.
Savigny-lès-Beaune Blanc Les Vermots Dessus, Vincent Girardin 2010 (France)
Spicy and concentrated, succulent and juicy, this has brilliant apricot character and a lovely thread of lemony acidity. It is wines like this that has catapulted Vincent Girardin from small grower to much-lauded major player.
Pato Torrente Cabernet Rosé, Central Valley 2012 (Chile)
Off-dry, juicy and refreshing with lively summer pudding fruit flavours.
Bottle £17.95 - 175ml Glass £4.95~
Pampas del Sur Malbec, Mendoza 2013 (Argentina)
Medium-bodied, ripe and smooth, damson fruit flavours and subtle oak spice.
Pato Torrente Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva, Central Valley 2013 (Chile)
Perfect New World Cabernet, with juicy blackcurrant fruit and a chocolatey palate with hints of plums.
Château Sainte Eulalie, Minervois 2013 (France)
The chalky soil of Minervois produces fruity wines with a characteristic elegance. It's a constantly improving area as shown by this ripe, juicy, crunchy fruited red from a superbly situated property.
Terra degli Eventi, Basilicata IGT, Alovini 2011 (Italy)
From the wild, sparsely populated state that occupies the 'instep' of Italy's boot-shaped South, this gives a super, very juicy glass of wine. The Aglianico grape's damson fruit is complemented by cherry-like Sangiovese.
Prado Rey Tinto Roble, Ribera del Duero 2012 (Spain)
Packed full of crunchy black fruit flavours, this characterful wine is a blend of Tempranillo with small amounts of Merlot and Cabernet. It is full bodied with ripe tannins and a long finish.
Rioja Vega Crianza 2010 (Spain)
The winery at Rioja Vega was overhauled in 2001 and their wines have surged forward. From Tempranillo with a little Mazuelo and Garnacha, this smooth, soft, richly-fruited red, has spice and vanilla from 12 months in American oak.
Zilzie Selection 23 Merlot, South Eastern Australia 2012 (Australia)
Juicy plum and cherry fruit flavours dominate this easy-going and appealing wine. The tannins are soft and flavours rounded.
Côte de Brouilly, Les Volcaniques, J Charlet 2012 (France)
From the slopes of the distinctive, round hill of Brouilly comes this fruity Beaujolais. Its aromas of violets, then red fruits and little tannin make for a good glass of wine. Charlet is from a well respected family house.
Château Laclaverie, Bordeaux-Côtes-de-Francs 2005 (France)
A wine from the well respected Thienport/ Derenoncourt stable and made at nearby sister property, Château Puygueraud. It has soft, mature fruit and is round and juicy with an attractive herby / spicy character.
Chorey-lès-Beaune, Pièce du Chapitre, Tollot-Beaut 2008 (France)
The Tollot family makes this wine in an easy and fruity style, preserving the juiciness for which Chorey-lès-Beaune is known. A good value and long-time favourite red burgundy.
Pesquera Crianza, Ribero del Duero, Alejandro FernÃ¡ndez 2011 (Spain)
From the vineyards of Alejandro FernÃ¡ndez near to Vega Sicilia, this is a wine with almost cult status. After 18 months in oak it shows an intense nose with a richly textured palate and excellent layered structure.
Château Puy-Blanquet, grand cru Saint-Emilion 2008 (France)
A delightful wine with intense fruit on the nose followed by lovely red cherry flavours on the palate, light but pure and persistent with juicy character and soft tannins on the finish.
Muscat de St-Jean-de-Minervois, Vignerons de Septimanie (France) - Half
Concentrated and sweet yet perfectly fresh, with rich raisin fruit and racy lemon citrus.