Bubbles

NV

Bubbles of the Moment….

take a moment…..

15 /69 btl

2009

Marie Courtin ‘Resonance’, Champagne, France – Pinot Noir

alpine strawberry – vinous – laser bubble

120 btl

NV

C&P Breton ‘La Dilettante’, Vouvray, Loire, France – Chenin Blanc

very pure – crunchy green apples and chamomile

75 btl

Red

2014

Nichol ‘9 Mile Red’, Naramata Okanagen, Canada –  Pinot Noir / St Laurent

bright, earthy red fruit, herbs and flowers

12/54 btl

2013

Jean Foillard ‘Pi’, Morgon, Beaujolais, France – Gamay

pot pourri, cranberries, hibiscus – elegant and silky – only bottled in the best vintages

150 btl

2011

Cappellano ‘Pie Rupestris Barolo’, Serralunga, Piedmont, Italy – Nebbiolo

tar, cherry, roses, plenty of grip – confidently authoritative – read the back label manifesto

33/165 btl

2011

Phillippe Pacalet  ‘Gevrey Chambertin’, Burgundy, France – Pinot Noir

for the true Burgundy lover – you deserve it – transparent and elegant

190 btl

2015

BLANKbottle ‘The Life of a Black Valentine’, South Africa – Syrah / Cinsault / Mourvedre / Grenache

perfumed, finessed and mineral red fruit – very moreish – a brilliant case for South African Cinsault

85 btl

2015

Roagna ‘Dolcetto D’Alba’, Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy – Dolcetto

potting soil, black cherry, tar – rustic and old school

15 / 69 btl

2015

Arianna Occhipinti ‘SP68’, Sicily, Italy – Nero D’Avola / Frappato

singed herbs, earthy brooding red fruit – intense but chuggable

17/80 btl

2002

La Stoppa ‘La Stoppa’, Emilia Romagna, Italy – Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot / et al.

dusty tobacco leaf, mineral, dried currants – allow time to decant

120 btl

Rosé

2015

Pierre Olivier Bonhomme ‘KO Rosé’ Touraine, Loire, France – Gamay / Cabernet Franc

wild dill and sweet strawberries -with a chance of bubbles

14/64 btl

Orange

2014

Denavolo ‘Catavela’, Colli Piacentini, Emilia Romagna, Italy – Malvasia / Ortrugo / Marsanne

funky stonefruit, limestone minerality, orange blossoms – bright and textured

14 / 64btl

2011

Paolo Bea ‘Arboreus’, Umbria, Italy – Trebbiano Spoletino

not a wine to be rushed… there is a lot to discover here

30 / 150btl

White

2014

Dominique Belluard ‘Les Alpes’ Savoie, France  – Gringet

crab apples, chalky river stones, textured and bone dry

22/110 btl

2014

Coenobium ‘Vendemmia’ Lazio, Italy  – Trebbiano / Malvasia / Verdicchio

handmade by nuns at the Monastero Suore Cistercensi – clean, crisp, not to be missed

13/59 btl

2015

Domaine Bobinet ‘Les Gruches’ Saumur, Loire, France  – Chenin Blanc

bright green apple fruit, fresh and bold with a savory finish – this is a stunner

14/64 btl

2015

Little Farm ‘Pied de Cuve Riesling’ Similkameen, Canada  – Riesling

very dry citrus driven tension – old school and natural in the cellar, crispy clean in the bottle

14/64 btl

2014

Foradori ‘Fontanasanta’ Trentino, Italy  – Manzoni Bianco

dense stone fruit, white flowers – elegant and powerful

18/90 btl

2016

Lock & Worth ‘Sauvignon Blanc & Semillon’ Naramata, Okanagan, Canada – Sauv Blanc / Semillon

light, bright and grassy, with racy grapefruit, lemon verbena – raw and unfiltered

11/50 btl (magnum)

1998

Domaine aux Moines ‘Savennières – Roche aux Moines’ Loire, France  – Chenin Blanc

marmalade, orchard fruit flesh and skins, mushrooms, mineral – fresh, complex, dry and incredibly long

26/130 btl

2015

Dom. Pattes Loup ‘Chablis’ Chablis, France  – Chardonnay

classic chablis from a rising star producer – bright and intense

16/75 btl