This is a beautifully fragrant, medium-bodied wine. Hints of peaches and green apples are balanced perfectly with crisp acidity to give it a clean, fresh finish.
W4 Chardonnay - Darling River£22.50
Generous, ripe tropical flavour, with a predominance of citrus, and a cream finish
W5 Chenin Blanc - Paarl Heights£23.50
A fresh, dry Chenin with broad appeal displaying classic baked apple and zippy citrus aromas with soft crisp acidity.
W6 Sauvignon Blanc - Mayfly, Marlborough£25.80
Fresh and delicious crisp with excellent natural acidity and a long citric and peach.
W7 Chablis - Domaine Gautheron£28.80
Floral aromas and fresh apple and mineral character abound in this traditional Chablis from an exceptional family estate in Fleys.
W8 Sancerre - Domaine Andre Neveu£23.90
Green fruit, citrus stony minerality and crisp crunchy (think fridge-cold granny smith apples) acidity and a fantastic elegance of purity on the finish.
FRENCH RED WINES
R1 Burgundy: Beaujolais Villages `La Vauxonne` Jacques Charlet£20.00
Vibrant fruit packed Beaujolais with a fresh violets and mineral scented bouquet, well balanced with red fruits and a supple fresh acidity.
R2 Burgundy: Bourgogne Pinot Noir Domaine de Moirots£27.50
A deeply coloured and unusually intense Pinot Noir that shows flavours of autumn fruits mingled with mineral and leather supported by subtle tannins.
R3 Bordeaux: Chateau Tour de Luchey Bordeaux Rouge£19.90
This supple blend is vinified to preserve the youthful charm and ripeness of the fruit and offer an attractive easy drinking claret. It is luscious, well balanced with red fruits, good weight and ripe tannins.
R4 Bordeaux: Chateau Gachon Montagne St Emilion£26.90
A deep ruby wine with purple hues and a soft nose of cherry, cassis, and spice. On the palate it is quite well balanced with a solid tannic structure and a complementary soft mid-palate of ripe red berry fruit.
R5 Rhone Valley: Cotes du Rhone Domaine de l` Amandine£19.50
The spice and smoky aromas of the Syrah dominate the bouquet, whilst red fruits and spice compete on the palate.