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Welcome to the The Wine Cellar, our little store that consists of different wines, sparkling wines ports and craft beers. These labels have been specially selected through a collaboration between ourselves and local importers, who source wines directly from smaller producers and individual vineyards around the world. Whether you just want to enjoy a nice bottle of wine with your own cheese, or as an extra treat to a platter ordered for a loved one, The Wine Cellar has the perfect blend of options.
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The El Abuelo (Grandfather) is vibrant deep in colour, with rich aromas of red summer fruit, cassis, black fruit, cocoa, tobacco and sage. This wine is dry and approachable, with crushed berry flavours, balanced acidity and well integrated and finely polished tannins, persistent and soft on the palate with an intense silky fruit-forward finish.
Gran Malbec, Joffre - £15.95
The Joffré winery is very much a family affair. Raul Joffré and his four daughters are all involved in the winemaking and marketing of their wines in the picturesque sub region of Lujan de Cujo. This beefy red is perfect if you prefer your red wine with a bit of body. Long silky tannins are complimened by aging in French oak barrels for 9 months giving it a rounded toasty aroma. Open an hour before if possible to let it breathe.
IGT Lupo Meraviglia, Puglia, 2019, Italy | 14% Vol
Intense fruit on the nose, this wine has scents of ripe cherries, blackcurrant, blackberry and blueberry, with elegant notes of balsamic and liquorice to complete its bouquet. As for the palate, this wine shows a great structure thanks to the perfectly balanced tannins.
Fleurie is one of the most famous villages in Beaujolais. This Fleurie comes from the hamlet of Le Viver, which is characterised by its pink granite soils. Behind the production of this delicious Fleurie is female producer Claude Grosjean, who took over the vineyards from her father.
W H I T E
Bodegas Piqueras specialise in the production of organic wines. The wine is produced from sustainably, grown grapes taken from the coolest high altitude vines in select plots located at the heart of the Almansa region in southern Spain. 60% Verdejo/40% Sauvignon Blanc.
Picpoul de Pinet, Domaine Saint Hilaire - £12.95
Picpoul is one of the oldest Languedoc grapes, it has been growing near the Thau Lagoon in Southern France for centuries. Relatively unknown in the UK 6 years ago, this crisp, dry mineral white is now a must have on wine lists in restaurants up and down the country and is very much the latest trend in white wine. Domaine Saint Hilaire is also the vineyard that famed Cricketer Graham Gooch co-owns. They make his 333 range of wines.
The bird is feisty and inquisitive in nature and forms part of Maori folk law, it is often found close to vineyards. This Sauvignon Blanc comes from Marlborough, considered New Zealand's leading wine region. The more elegant, rounded style of Weka is increasingly being sought after. Weka Sauvignon Blanc is vibrant and zesty with pronounced aromas and flavours of passion fruit and citrus.
Avondale is a family owned and run wine estate in Paarl, South Africa. The proprietor is Jonathan Grieve, also known as ‘Jonty’. Avondale specialise in top flight extraordinary, wines made with the utmost attention to detail and which are unique in character. Jonty’s Ducks wines are made from grapes grown organically on Avondale’s eco-friendly estate in the picturesque Paarl region of the Cape Winelands located in South Africa. A posse of Pekin ducks patrol the vineyards to find and eat snails which would otherwise cause serious damage to the vines.
R O S É
Santiago Ijalba along his son Roberto and his daughter Laura make this Rioja on their estate in Rioja Alta (the best area in the region) out of 100% Tempranillo grapes. Although Rioja is perhaps more well known for its red wines, it also produces world beating rosé. This example is pale in colour, with a dry refreshing palate and hints of cherry on the nose.
Pierre de Taille Provence Rosé - £14.95
IGP Comte Tolosan is a large regional denomination of South West France. With its wide range of temperature and vines the area reflects the diversity of wines in South West France. Hervé Froment is the winemaker who produces this pink Malbec rosé from close to Toulouse.
Like Whispering Angel Rosé? Try this. Also a rosé from the sunny and warm Provence region in the south east of France. This is made from a blend of three grapes, Grenache, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Pale in colour and delicate in style, with a hint of raspberry and cherry on the nose.
P R O S E C C O
Prosecco Ventuno 21 - £11.95
Made from Glera grapes grown in North Eastern Italy’s finest vineyards, giving it notes of pear, apple, and citrus with a delicate honeysuckle finish.
The grapes for the Tallero Prosecco Spumante grow in the vineyards of Treviso, north of the city of Venice. Prosecco is made from the Glera grape and this sparkling wine has shown no signs of slowing down in popularity. Elegant and seductive on the nose, with a delicate bouquet of apples and peach with a touch of citrus. Grab a bottle with your cheese and enjoy with friends.
From a family run winery, this very attractive Italian rosé Prosecco comes from the area of Veneto in north east Italy and is made from a Glera and Pinot Nero blend.
P O R T
Pale, straw colour. Delicate nose combining fresh fruit fragrances with the mellow aromas and hints of oak. Taste may include spiced pear, quince, almond, honey, vanilla and marmalade. The palate is refreshing yet moreish, with a crisp finish.
Messias Ruby Port - £14.95
Messias is based at Mealhada, a small city in central Portugal, in the heart of Bairrada region. They were established way back in 1926 by Messias Baptista and are now in their 3rd generation of winemakers. This is classic Ruby Port and is made from five grape varieties, consisting mostly of Touriga Nacional and Touriga Franca, two of the most famous grapes used to make Port. The base wine has brandy added to it to give it some extra oomph. Whats better than a drop of Port with a cheeseboard?
T A S T E R S
Bishops Nick Craft Beers - £12.00
6 Miniature Wines
Tierra Del Rey Merlot - 187ml | 13.5% Vol
Dry River Pinot Grigio - 187ml | 12.5% Vol
2 x Borgo Molino Prosecco - 200ml | 11% Vol
Tierra Del Rey Sauvigon Blanc - 187ml | 13% Vol
Finca Vista Malbec - 187ml - 13.5% Vol
Heresey Golden Ale - 500ml | 4% Vol
Martyr American IPA - 500ml | 5% Vol
Divine Amber Ale - 500ml | 5.1% Vol