Dorset House Wine List

 

Sparkling                                                                                                                                                            

Cremant De Bourgogne Brut NV, Cave de Lugny, Burgundy, France. (50/50 Pinot Noir/Chardonnay Soft, ripe and balanced fruitiness) 22.5

Castlewood NV Brut, Devon. (A few miles away and our favourite – Green apples/citrus tones) 26.5

Castlewood NV Rose, Devon (Succulent not too sweet. Fresh berries with crisp acidity) 26.5

Castlewood Vintage, Devon (Elegant, buttery with subtle oak and long crisp finish. Superb) 30

Furleigh Estate Rose, Dorset (Gentle mousse lively red fruit flavours. Brut) 30

 

White

Cotes de Gascogne, Gros Manseng, 2015 Domaine Cassagnoles, Gascogny, France. (Pink grapefruit and zesty quince, then a delicious richness and a dry finish. A real must try!) 16.5

Sauvignon Blanc Stablemate 2015 Excelsior Estate, Robertson, South Africa. (Everything we expect from decent Sauvignon – aromatic gooseberry, citrus & passion fruit) 18.5

Tindall Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand (37.5CL) (Passionfruit, lime floral notes) 19     

Picpoul de Pinet, 2015 Domaine St Peyre, Languedoc, France  (Dry, but ripe, fresh and zesty, with hints of almond and blossom. Very fashionable, and it’s easy to see why! 19.5

Lyme Bay, Bacchus, 2014 Lyme Bay Winery, Axe Valley, Devon (Bronze Medal, Decanter Wine Awards, May 2015 Grown only a stone’s throw from here! 21

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico “Le Vele” 2015 Moncaro, Montecarotto, Marche, Italy (Single vineyard Verdicchio picked ultra-ripe and cool fermented, with rich, zesty fruitiness) 23.5

Bourgogne Blanc (Chardonnay) 2014 Burgundy, France

(Amazing value proper white Burgundy. Real minerality- dry full bodied, yet fresh, with classic brioche finish) 25.5

 Nautilus Sauvignan Blanc 2015 New Zealand (Rich mid palate with good weight and texture. Tropical fruit flavours, hints of red pepper & nettle) 26

Rosé

Lyme Bay Pinot Noir Rosé, 2015  Lyme Bay Winery, Axe Valley, Devon (Just off-dry,elegant rosé from the Pinot Noir grape, with a crisp minerality and soft strawberry finish) 21

Reds

Merlot/Grenache “Les Terrasses” Les Vignerons Ardechois, Ardeche, France (Vibrant cherry fruit, and a soft juicy palate make this the perfect quaffing red!) 16.5

Nero d’Avola/Syrah “Il Paradosso” 2015 Fossalta di Piave, Sicily, Italy (Soft and plummy, with a lovely fruit cake spiciness. Very easy drinking) 18                                               

Whale Point Pinot Noir 2015 Whale Point wines, South Eastern Australia (Light and elegant, with a wild strawberry fruitiness and a silky texture. The perfect pre (or post!) dinner red) 19

Rioja, Tempranillo, “Lopez de Haro” 2015 Bodegas Classica, Rioja Alta, Spain (Rich in fruit, very ripe, with soft tannins, the 3-4 months in new barrels adds complexity, red fruit and liquorice) 19.5

Valpolicella Superiore, 2014 Zenato, Peschiera del Garda, Veneto, Italy (Well-structured and smooth, with overtones of ripe black cherry and violet and a lovely velvety texture) 25.5