34. CHABLIS 1ER CRU
Mont de Milieu, Domaine Grossot 2010 - Skillfully crafted by Jean Pierre Grossot it shows incredible fruit purity and a real stony, mineral character that reflects the superb vineyards soils of Mont de Milieu.
Burgundy, France £37.00
35. CHASSAGNE MONTRACHET 1er CRU
“Les Vergers”, Domaine Fernand et Laurent Pillot 2009 - An elegant Chardonnay with crisp, lemony fruit over laid with subtle toasty oak flavours. Well balanced with great depth of flavour and complexity coupled with appealing fruit and good length.
Burgundy, France £67.00
36. ST VERAN
Domaine de Fussiacus 2011 - A particularly rich example from an often overlooked appellation. Fragrant and fresh yet well rounded with subtle peachy fruit and touches of mineral character.
Burgundy, France £38.00
37. RULLY 1er CRU BLANC
Mont Palais, Domaine Jaeger Defaix 2010 - A richly textured white from the south of the Burgundy region. Well rounded with honeyed apple fruit overlaid with integrated toasty oak character and a long complex finish.
Burgundy, France £38.00
38. VIOGNIER IGP Pays D'Hérault
Mont Rocher 2012 - A haunting honeysuckle and apricot aroma. Rich, almost unctuous palate that is somehow still dry, tangy and refreshing.
Languedoc, France £19.50
39. SANCERRE BLANC
“Le Chene Marchand”, Domaine Crochet 2012 - A complex, concentrated example of Sancerre with well balanced, crisp gooseberry and blackcurrant fruit overlaid with hints of honey and mineral. The finish is elegant and long with tinges of flint and ripe apple.
Loire, France £33.00
40. POUILLY FUME
"Les Loges", Domaine Marchand 2011 - A complex, concentrated example of Pouilly Fume with well balanced, crisp gooseberry and blackcurrant fruit overlaid with hints of citrus and mineral. The finish is elegant and long with tinges of flint and ripe apple.
Loire, France £28.00
41. CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE BLANC
Domaine du Vieux Lazaret 2010 - A big full bodied wine with plenty of flavour & character, good concentration and a subtle finish.
42. GEWURZTRAMINER "RESERVE"
Caves J B Adam 2011 - A typical Gewurztraminer nose of tropical fruits and flowers followed by a rich, honeyed concoction of lychee’s, guava and a little spice on the palate.
Alsace, France £26.00
Max Ferdinand Richter 2011 - Green apple nose, citrussy, racy, lean and zesty taste, well balanced fruit and acid, slate stone character; zesty, balanced medium sweet style of wine.
Mosel, Germany £19.90
44. SAUVIGNON BLANC
Umbrele 2012 - A deliciously refreshing Sauvignon Blanc bursting with zesty citrus character and a hint of exotic fruit.
Viile Timisului £18.90
45. RIOJA JOVEN BLANCO
Bodegas Luis Canas 2012 - A youthful, vibrantly crisp white made from Rioja’s Viura grape variety. Attractive, lemon character with a well rounded finish of melon and pineapple.
Rioja, Spain £19.50
46. PINOT GRIGIO “Priaro”
Pradio 2012 - This Estate grown Pinot Grigio bursts into the mouth with delicious floral, pear and honeysuckle notes, offering so much more character and depth than some. Lovely texture and balanced citrus on the finish pulls this into a perfectly formed wine.
Fruili, Italy £19.90
47. GRUNER VELTLINER
Federspiel Terrassen 2012 - A perfect and versatile food wine. Delicious, marked white pepper, grapefruit and citrus aromas, elegant and long on the palatte.
“The Great Escape” Thistledown 2011 - Aromas of white peach, delicious apple and cashew nut. The peach aromas follows through onto the palate, the combination of the wine being left on its lees and a proportion in oak for six months resulted in a wine with a creamy mouth feel. Delicious.
Eden Valley, Australia £21.00
Stella Bella, Margaret River 2009 - A spectacularly fine, tight knit Chardonnay showing great elegance and style. Crisp lemony character overlaid with nutty, well integrated oak flavours. More Burgundian than Australian but with underlying new world panache!
Margaret River, Australia £36.00
Vida Organica 2012 - Torrontes is a uniquely aromatic, exotic variety and this organic version is no exception. Lovely texture and weight with the character of citrus, lychee and spice coming through on the palatte.
Mendoza, Argentina £18.90
Santa Rosa 2011 - Santa Rosa were one of the first wineries in Argentina to produce Viognier and it has been a massive hit. Well balanced, with crisp acidity and measured alcohol. Apricot fruit dominates with just a touch of spice.
Mendoza, Argentina £19.50
Eberle Estate Bottled 2010/2011 - This classic Californian chardonnay comes from the Central Californian coastal region of Paso Robles. It is deliciously rich and rounded with ripe melon and apricot fruit overlaid with spicy oak.
Paso Robles, California £33.00
53. SAUVIGNON BLANC
Hidden Valley 2010 - This opulent Sauvignon Blanc shows delicious aromas of tropical melon, passion fruit, guava and freshly pickled herbs.
Stellenbosch, South Africa £25.00
54. CHENIN BLANC ORGINAL
Raats 2011 - Packed with succulent flavours of apple, pineapple and citrus with hints of ginger, honeysuckle and orange blossom and a lovely minerality. Bright and tasty it is made without any oak to preserve the grape’s “original” vibrant fresh fruit character.
Stellenbosch, South Africa £19.90
55. SAUVIGNON BLANC
Zephyr 2012 - An extraordinary new Marlborough based producer that relies on some superb vineyards (previously used for Cloudy Bay and Wither Hills) and the winemaking expertise of the Glover family (Ben is head winemaker for Wither Hills). Intensely aromatic with amazing aromas of guava, mango, passion fruit, asparagus and grass which lead through to a palate of richly textured, green tropical fruits. Stunning.
Marlborough, New Zealand £27.00
Zephyr 2008/11 - Marlborough’s Sauvignon Blanc has justifiably become famous the world over but quality producers are now pushing the boundaries with other varieties such as Gewurztraminer. This example is beautifully subtle and well crafted with just gentle scents of rose petal and lychee. The palate is balanced, long and textured with crisp, dry aromatic citrus fruit.
Marlborough, New Zealand £26.00