Wine list

Wine List

Selected by Charles Lea at Lea & Sandeman. Most original wine merchants since 1988.

White wine

20. Espigueiro, Vinho Verde, Casa Agricola
de Compostela, Lima Portugal 2017 £32
Citrus, apple and a touch of wild herb; easy-going
white and super refreshing

21 Indaba, Chenin Blanc,
Western Cape 2017 £36
A crafty, zippy citric line that perks up the fruit, and
lovely flow as well; great texture

22 Château Beaumont, Les Pierrières Blaye,
Bordeaux 2017 £38
Green papaya, kiwi and white pepper; richly textured,
with creamy oak backing, overlaid with tropical fruit

23 TR Sauvignon Blanc, Two Rivers Of
Marlborough, NZ 2017 £40
Aromas of passion fruit and mango, backed by a
crisp balanced bright palate of peach and gooseberry

24 Visintini, Pinot Grigio, Ramato Collio
Azienda Agricola, Italy 2017 £44
Pear and a gentle spiciness, nicely layered with rich
fruit, pear; a touch creamy and spice once more

25 Eidos de Padriñán, Albariño Adega
dos Eidos, Rias Baixas, Spain 2017 £47
Beautifully balanced between juicy fruit, a bright
minerality and linear, pure, bracing acidity

26 Pouilly Fumé, Domaine Hervé Séguin,
Loire 2017 £55
Good weight and intensity; notes of gooseberry,
grapefruit; touch of herb and cut grass

27 Chablis, Domaine Adhémar et Francis
Boudin, Burgundy 2017 £61
Nice tension on the nose, citrus, mineral, stones;
palate is taut with good grip

28 Chassagne Montrachet 1er Cru, Champgains
Domaine F&L Pillot, Burgundy 2016 £79
Honey, soft melon and peach; yummy yet gourmand

29 Pouilly Fumé Hervé Séguin 2017 £32
Half bottle

Rosé

30 Chilworth Manor, Surrey Hills 2018 £36
A Provence-style pale rosé, from locally-grown
pinot noir and pinot meunier grapes. Crisp and fresh
cranberry on the palate, with a hint of strawberry

Red Wine

40 Terrapura, Carménère, Colchagua Valley,
Chile 2017 £37
Fragrant blackberries and smoked tea; lively, almost
crunchy and bright with balance and freshness

41 La Combe Blanche, Minervois, Calamiac
Terroir, 2015 £44
Bright juicy cherry fresh red with a touch of garrigue;
smell alone leaves you wanting to drink another glass

42 Haurio Chianti dei Colli Senesi,
Mormoraia, Tuscany 2016 £52
A joy-filled load of ripe brambling berries;
some deep, red cherry flesh splash across the palate

43 The Crater Rim, Pinot Noir,
Canterbury, NZ 2015 £55
Red cherry, rhubarb, mocha and delicate spice
Supple and sleek with fragrant red fruits

44 Sierra de Toloño, Rioja Alavesa,
Spain 2016 £60
Deliciously nuanced with just-ripe cherry juice and
lovely darker notes of more brambling berries

45 Sino da Romaneira, Quinta da Romaneira,
Douro, Portugal 2013 £65
A lovely fragrant bold red from Port country;
violets, plums and blackberry; polished and supple

46 Château Fourcas Dupré, Cru Bourgeois
Haut Médoc 2010 £70
A bold ripe and full-bore red; cassis, deep plum and
tobacco; mouth-filling and lush

47 Domaine François Lumpp, Givry 1er Cru
La Brûlée, Burgundy, 2011 £79
Very deep colour; rich and harmonious; smooth velvet
texture; pure fruit, pure Pinot, fresh blackberry

48 Barolo, Andrea Oberto, Piedmont,
Italy 2013 £89
Meaty, ripe fruited plum and macerated raspberry
with a touch of tar and liquorice

49 Château Montaiguillon,
Montagne Saint-Emilion 2015 £32 half bottle 
A joy to drink: plum, blackcurrant, wood spice and tobacco

Dessert Wine

50 Royal Tokaji 5 Puttonyos Aszú 50cl, 2013 £35
The nectar of the gods