Red Wine

FRENCH | RHONE VALLEY RED

155Vacqueyras Grapillon D’OrIt has a deep purple colour with intense aromas of red fruits. The tannins are supple and elegant and this wine is well balanced and pleasant.£27.95
156Cotes du Rhone Reserve De L’Abbe AOCClassical, full flavours of the Grenache grape. Robust and warming.£19.95
158Gigondas Dom Grapillon D’OrBeautiful dark ruby colour and intense. Powerful nose, complex blending, again, hints of garrigue and ripe fruit.£31.95
159Chateauneuf du Pape Dom ArnesqueBeautiful dark ruby colour and intense. Powerful nose, complex blending, again, hints of garrigue and ripe fruit.£37.95

FRENCH | BURGUNDY & BEAUJOLIAS

166Beaujolais Villages J.L.QuinsonCherry-coloured with crimson tints. Light and soft in texture with flavours of raspberry and wild berries which evolve towards spicy aromas.£21.75
168Fleurie Domaine D’ArpayeFrom the best vineyard area of Beaujolais. A wonderful, smooth and easy drinking wine. Full red berry flavours and a long spicy finish.£27.95
174Mercurey 1er Cru Rouge Domaine VoarickSuperb red berry fruit aromas with complex flavours in this full- bodied.£35.25

FRENCH | Bordeaux Red | GRAVES / PESSAC LEOGNAN

186Château LieumenantBerry fruit and light vanilla aromas, a round juicy taste accompanied by refreshing acidity with soft tannins.£18.95
187Les Ancre de Bellevue (Cadillac Cotes de Bordeaux)Dark ruby/purple-coloured, with smoky, toasty new oak with cherry fruit, and floral and chocolate nuances. A medium to full bodied, elegant wine.£33.95
188Chateau du Seuil (Graves) (Welsh owned vineyard)Deep ruby colour. On the nose tobacco, cherry and forest fruit. The tannins are silky smooth with robust black fruits on the palate with a long spicy finish.£33.95
190Château La Mission Haut-Brion Grand Cru‘Sweet, earthy fruit aromas. Low acidity, chewy full bodied flavours.’1996£595.00
191Château Maillard (Graves)A soft well balanced & medium bodied claret with ripe tannin, cassis and redcurrant flavours with good balancing acidity.£23.95

FRENCH| Bordeaux Red| HAUT MEDOC

201Château Cissac Cru BourgeoisA full purple red colour, fresh ripe dark fruit nose with hints of vanilla and tobacco, nice viscosity, with fresh clean tannins, culminating in a typical Château Cissac elegant finish.£49.95

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | MARGAUX

200Château Les Barraillotes Cru ArtisanThis is a benchmark Margaux, with beautiful supple tannins, and a fine structure beneath layers of dark fruits.£44.95
205Château Palmer, 3ème Cru ClasséDark ruby/purple-colored, with smoky, toasty new oak with cherry fruit, and floral and chocolate nuances.A medium to full-bodied, elegant wine.1995£530.00

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | ST JULIEN

210Château Léoville-Barton 2ème Cru ClasséThis is one of the great modern day wines of Bordeaux. Spectacular nose of cassis,cherry liqueur, pain grille, and minerals.1996£249.00
212Château Talbot, 4ème Cru ClasséA French red wine with a good, solid reputation. Aromas of cedar and dried fruits and a syrupy, elegant richness to the palate.2002/03£149.00
213Château Lagrange 3ème Cru ClasséSmooth and fat, with sweet dark berry avors and lush texture1995£205.00
216Château Leoville Las Cases 2ème Cru ClasséLovely violet and berry aromas, with hints of minerals. Medium- to full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a medium-sweet fruit nish.1996£635.00

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | PAUILLIAC

231Les Hauts du CarrasWell-structured and balanced on the palate with full to firm tannins. Les Hauts du Carras Rouge is a great example of a powerful Pauillac.2008£39.95

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | ST ESTEPHE

252Château Martin ‘Cuvee La Peseille’Full bodied, with ripe powerful tannins and concentrated avours of blackcurrant, mocha and cedar. Long dry finish.2011£35.95
253Château Meyney, Cru Bourgeois SuperiorNose of dark fruits, with tobacco notes. Black cherries on the palate, with graphite and tobacco leaf. Medium bodied, medium nish.1996£124.95
254Château de Pez, Cru Bourgeois SuperiorRich deep red in colour, intensely fruity aromas. On the palate the wine is full, concentrated and richly vinous. A substantial wine of great complexity.2008/09£84.95

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | POMEROL

257Chateau Clos Brun MazeyresSilky smooth with great balance and an elegant savoury palate.£44.95
258Château NeninIs full bodied, superb purity, silky with a seamless nish. There is abundant tannin submerged beneath the wines fatness and richness.1994£240.00
260Château L’EvangileBeautiful aromas of crushed berries, chocolate and spices follow through to a full-bodied palate, with ne tannins and a spicy, re ned aftertaste.1995£375.00

FRENCH | BORDEAUX RED | SAINT EMILLION

266Chateau Fleur Ursuline Gran CruMedium to full-bodied, with sweet tannin, terrific texture, and outstanding purity and length.2009£34.95
267Château Patris Grand CruThe wine exhibits a saturated black/ruby/purple color a nose of dried herbs, roasted meats, plum liqueur, and cassis. In the mouth, a full bodied, velvet roundness.2012£33.95
270Château Angelus Grand Cru ClasseFragrant on the nose, the palate has sweet, ripe kirsh laden fruit with a touch of nutmeg spice and a velvet smooth finish, a very sensual and attractive style.1996£845.00
271Château Valandraud Grand CruMedium to full-bodied, with sweet tannin, terrific texture, and outstanding purity and length.1996£825.00

FRENCH | Bordeaux | Pauilliac

240Chateau Latour, 1er Cru ClassePlums, black currants ,cedar, followed by a sweet entry with medium to full body, excellent ripeness, and mature tannin. Its a classic and elegant Latour.1988£1200.00

FRENCH| LANGUEDOC & ROUSILLON| CAHORS

277Les Foncanelles Cabernet SauvignonGarnet red colour. Strong and aromatic nose of red fruits, spices and liquorice.The palate is pleasant with a generous attack and silky tannins.£17.95
278Chateau Agnel MinervoisElegant garnet red colour.Expressive nose with black fruits, black cherry and blue berries & hints of grilled almonds and vanilla on the long finish.£20.95

GERMAN | RED

398Villa Wolf Pinot NoirVilla Wolf Pinot Noir is warm and medium-bodied, with forward, dark cherry fruit, a rm structure and a spicy mid- palate.£23.95

ITALIAN | RED

514Rosso Veronese IGT delle Venezie Villa MolinaRuby red in colour with a fruit forward nose. On the palate dry and lingering cherry and wild cherry flavours.£22.75
515Barolo DOCg Piemonte Casa Vinicola BotterAn intense and richly full bodied red, with ageing its colour tends towards orange. Its elegant and intense bouquet creates a supple but at the same time austere wine.£39.95

ARGENTINIAN & PATAGONIAN | RED

452Bodegas NQN Picarda 15 MalbecIntense ruby, with carmin and purple speckles. Complex and spicy, with notes ot mature red fruit. Vanilla and roasted scents.£25.95
453Eolo MalbecA vibrant purplish-hued garnet. Camomile, cinnamon and tea aromas make way for fuller plums and dried gs with a chocolate and pencil lead edge. Rich and creamy.2013£139.75

AUSTRALIAN | RED

459Monty’s Hill Shiraz CabernetA classic mixture to warm the palate, a mouthful of blackberries, blackcurrants and damson, with a hint of oak rounding the edges.£16.95
460Parker Estate "Terra Rossa" Cabernet SauvignonFrom the famous ‘Terra Rossa’ soils of the Coonawarra, a powerful and ripe Cabernet, with ripe, rm tannins. Regal and powerful, full yet elegant.£27.95
461St Johns Road "Motley Bunch" GSMWhen combined, the Motley Bunch of Grenache, Shiraz and Mataro produce a blend that is far greater than the sum of its parts. The result is a stylish and elegant wine style, which has become as synonymous with the Barossa Valley as Shiraz.£32.95
462Torbeck Woodcutters ShirazDeep purple-red colour; ripe dark fruits on the nose, with rich fruit cake, mint and cassis. The palate is succulent, ripe and concentrated with prune, cherry and pepper avours intermingling with those of blackcurrant and plum, with velvety tannins and good structure£41.95

CALIFORNIAN | RED

475Torres Marimar Pinot Noir Russian RiverA seductive, fresh and well-balanced organic Pinot Noir full of ripe red berry fruit and lively spice from oak aging.£77.95

CHILEAN | RED

286Los Picos Reserva MerlotDark garnet red colour. Fruity and intense nose, mixed with spicy notes (thyme and pepper) and vanilla hints.£18.25
287Vina Tamaya ‘T-Series’ Limited Release SyrahIntense and very fruity aroma. Majestic and with excellent body on the palate. Its tannins guarantee prolonged evolution in the bottle.£38.95
288Torres Santa Digna Reserve MerlotGreat aromatic intensity, with notes of plum and blackberry jam mixed with spicy hints of vanilla and liquorice.£20.75
289Vina Tamaya Reserve CarmenereCherry colour with aromas of blackberry and blackcurrant. Notes of eucalyptus and tangerine. Elegant on the palate. Sweet and fruity tannins with notes of leather and spices£21.95
290Torres Manso de Velásco Cabernet SauvignonExtraordinarily rich aroma of ripe fruit. Its aristocratic Cabernet Sauvignon tannins have a majestic, regal structure.2009£70.95
291Don Melchor Cabernet SauvignonInky purple hue. Heady, perfumed scents of maple, cinnamon and blackberry. Juicy, velvety berry fruit explodes on the palate with continued sweet maple avorings. Tart on a spicy close with focused red and black fruit and silky tannin impressions2011£148.50

LEBANESE | RED

481Château MusarA deep crimson - even blood red colour with an intense and complex nose of spicy red fruits, cedar with deeper plum notes. Generous red and black fruits follow through to the palate combined with Christmas cake spices, gs, dates and stewed plums. Good acidity, silky tannins with a rich fruited palate end with a long promising finish.2006/09£54.95

NEW ZEALAND | RED

487Allan Scott Marlborough Pinot NoirElegant raspberry and cherry again on the palate with a nice structured balance of fruit, acid, tannin and oak in uence, combined with a richness from the malolactic fermentation.£28.95
488Allan Scott Base “Central Otago” Pinot NoirA very powerful wine showing concentrated dark berry fruits and a hint of spice from the ripe fruit and New French Oak. On the palate the wine is very rich with chocolate notes, dark cherry and plum avours with integrated tannin creating a long nish.£31.95
489Allan Scott ‘The Hounds’ Pinot NoirA very powerful wine showing concentrated dark berry fruits and a hint of spice from the ripe fruit and New French Oak. On the palate the wine is very rich with chocolate notes, dark cherry and plum avours with integrated tannin creating a long nish.£33.95

SOUTH AFRICAN | RED

501Franschhoek Cellar Stone Bridge PinotageMedium to full-bodied dry red wine with an approachable earthy and berry fruit aroma. Softly-styled in character.£19.75
502Faraway Farm ShirazThe appearance is a deep ruby-red. On the nose you’ll nd intense dark cherry and blackberry avours. The palate shows a medium- bodied wine, luscious fruit and subtle tannins with a lingering aftertaste.£18.95
503Warwick Estate Cabernet FrancThe nose shows chocolate avors which are rounded off with sandal wood aroma.£41.95

SPANISH | CASTILLA LEON / LA MANCHA

299Vega Badenes (Tempranillo,Merlot & Syrah)Bright red cherry in colour. Powerful and fruity reminiscent of red
 fruits. Silky and sweet-tooth on the palate£15.95
300El Vinculo CrianzaDeep, densely fruity and richly tannic with oral cedar spice and a powerful, rounded finish .£27.95
301Dehesa La Granja CrianzaPowerful and full bodied, with smooth tannins with well-balanced cedar wood and dark berry fruit avour that lead to a long spicy nish.£28.95

SPANISH | RIBERA DEL DUERO

302Pesquera CrianzaCherry red colour, intense bouquet of dark fruit smooth with an excellent balance between its acidity and alcohol content.£38.95
303Condado de Haza CrianzaThe second Ribera estate of the legendary Alejandro Fernandez. Concentrated with layers of ripe red berry fruit, pepper spice, smooth rounded tannins and quenching acidity.£32.95
304Pesquera ReservaPurple coloured with an expressive perfume of earth, leather, lavender and blackberry. Layered on the palate, it has ample savoury fruit and a smooth richness.2008£49.95
308Vega Sicilia ValbuenaDeep ruby colour, full bodied and intense with sweet tannins, outstanding density and purity a true great.1997£295.00
309Vega Sicilia UnicoCooked plum, dried flowers, cinnamon, tobacco and mint. On the palate it reveals its class, with restrained power and fine taannins delivering waves of pleasure.1990£1200.00

Spanish| TORRES RED

323Coronas Tempranillo (Penedes)Soft and smooth with juicy red fruit, ripe smooth tannins and a long smooth finish.£25.25
324Gran Coronas (Penedes)Cabernet sauvignon and tempranillo grapes, a wine with rich sensual aroma.£31.75
325Torres Mas la Plana (Penedes)With a spicy nose of blackcurrant, graphite and liquorice, the palate is juicy and polished with layers of black fruit, a peppery Cabernet character and extremely long length.£42.75

SPANISH | RIOJA CRIANZA

326Marqués de Ulía CrianzaAgeing in oak barrels has given this wine a lot of nesse, with soft complex avours of red cherries and currants. An excellent all rounder.£18.95
327Siglo Saco CrianzaA fruity elegant palate. Hints of spice and vanilla from 12 months oak ageing add to the complexity of this wine.£18.95
328Marqués de Cáceres Cuvee Excellens CrianzaAromas of red currants and strawberries softened by notes of vanilla deliciously fresh in the mouth, with lush fruit and a fullness highlighted by nicely ripened tannins.£21.95
333Conde De Valdemar CrianzaComplex aromas of ripe black berries balanced with warm vanilla notes and a touch of subtle spice. Excellent, rounded structure on the palate with aromatic complexity lasting through to the finish.£22.95
329Torres Ibericos CrianzaThis is an excellent Crianza from renowned producer VinaTorres.Deep in colour. Lovely balance in this modern-style Rioja, which combines sweet, creamy blackberry fruit with spicy oak.£22.95
330Bodegas LAN CrianzaBrilliant red cherry with violet hues. Elegant ageing aromas with fruity notes. It develops a good balance at the palate coming from the sweet elegant tannins.£24.95
331Marqués de Ulia Crianza Magnum1.5litresAgeing in oak barrels has given this wine a lot of finesse, with soft complex flavours of red cherries and currants. An excellent all rounder.£36.95
3322Marqués de Cáceres Crianza Magnum 1.5litresAromas of red currants and strawberries softened by notes of vanilla deliciously fresh in the mouth, with lush fruit and a fullness highlighted by nicely ripened tannins.£41.95

SPANISH | RIOJA RESERVA

344Siglo ReservaVery bright ruby red with brick red hues. Vanilla and spices from the cask ageing process. Full fruity avour on the palate, round and well balanced.£24.95
345Marqués de Cáceres ReservaVivid dark ruby colour.Intense bouquet of forest fruits and sweet spice. Good concentration on the palate with delicious soft tannins.2010£28.95
346Bodegas LAN ReservaBrilliant ripe black cherry red colour with good depth.Fruity aromas with elegant notes of fine wood.Velvety in the mouth with a long finish.£29.50
347Muga Tinto ReservaClassic quality Rioja showing rich fruit blending with subtle oak flavours. Good structure and balance.£30.95
348Marques de Ulia ReservaSmooth, rich and spicy. Very well balanced with soft, rounded tannins and red berry fruit.£25.75
349Marqués de Murrieta ReservaDense plum colour with a big, spicy nose, beautiful texture, outstanding purity, and medium to full body£34.95
350Marqués De Riscal ReservaBrilliant ripe black cherry red colour with good depth.Fruity aromas with elegant notes of fine wood.Velvety in the mouth with a long finish.£35.95
353Imperial ReservaIntensely deep ruby colour with undertones of blackberry and liquorice dry and velvety on the palate with body and structure.2011£45.95
355Contino ReservaElegant, fragrant aroma of Mediterranean herbs coupled with a lovely spicy character imparted by American oak ageing2008£54.75
356Marques de Caceres Gaudium Reserva EspecialDeep intense bouquet with notes of dark fruit. Powerful and well balanced with smooth tannins, good structure and developing flavours of mocha, dark fruit and spice. Awarded 100 points in the current ‘GuiaPenin’ wine guide2011£75.95
357Muga Tinto Reserva Magnum 1.5 litresClassic quality Rioja showing rich fruit blending with subtle oak flavours.2013£67.95
358Torre Muga Reserva EspecialTraditional Rioja from a great producer, Smokey, earthy and wel balanced, wonderfully concentrated with tobacco, pepper spice and red berry fruit flavour, crisp acidity with smooth round tannins.2011£129.95
359Muga Reserva Seleccion  EspecialRipe fruit, without reaching the dried fruit stage, mainly small red berries and plums, followed by balsamic notes, especially mint and liquorice, and then, right at the end, hints of spices in the pepper, clove and vanilla range gently coming through. In retro-olfaction spices like tobacco and vanilla make a strong impression. Then, very subtle milky nuances evolve, followed by noble leather. All perfectly integrated in glorious harmony. A very pleasant mouth-feel with the sweetness of fine lees, pastries and soft, noble tannin.2009£75.95
360Finca Valpiedra ReservaTraditional Rioja from a great producer, Smokey, earthy and well balanced, wonderfully concentrated with tobacco, pepper spice and red berry fruit flavour, crisp acidity with smooth round tannins.2010£39.95

SPANISH | RIOJA GRAN RESERVA

370Siglo Gran ReservaRuby red in colour with a fruity and elegant palate. Hints of spice and vanilla from 12 months oak ageing add to the complexity of this wine.2009£31.95
371Marqués de Cáceres Gran ReservaMarqués de Cáceres Gran Reserva2009£37.95
372Bodegas LAN Gran ReservaCherry red in the centre of the glass with a garnet and tawny rim. Intense and complex to the nose. Aromas of spices and new wood, velvet nish.2007£36.95
374La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904A classic bottle,mature, gamey nose and concentrated avour. La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 is a great wine of enormous length.2007£55.95