Spanish & Portugese Wine

Spain

La Rioja

White

Finca Manzanos Rioja Blanco £11.50
Fresh aroma of fruit, such as apricot. Rounded, long and pleasant on the palate. Viura (85%), Chardonnay (15%)
Gran Cerdo Blanco £11.50.
A luscious natural wine: super aromatic, a silky texture, and notes of exotic fruit. Viura 80%, field blend
Gomez Cruzado Rioja Blanco £16
Poised, yet complex, with notes of honeysuckle, stone fruit, citrus and gentle toasty oak. Viura, Tempranillo Blanco

Valenciso Rioja Blanco £21
A creamy texture, with complex notes of preserved lemon, cashew, and apricot. Viura 70%, Garnacha Blanca 30%

WHITE  
Finca Manzanos Rioja Blanco £11.50 vv
Gran Cerdo Blanco £11.50 vvon
Gomez Cruzado Rioja Blanco £16.00
Valenciso Rioja Blanco £21.00 vvn

Red

Artesa Rioja Tempranillo £10
Appealing fresh black fruits, plum, blackberry and liquorish, and hints of sweet spice and oak. Tempranillo 100%
Artesa Rioja Organic £11
Vibrant plum, bramble and cherry combine with notes of black pepper, smoke, and savoury herbs. Tempranillo 100%
Gran Cerdo Tempranillo £11.50
A lovely, unbaked natural red. Fresh, fruity and lactic notes – a bit like blackcurrant yogurt – with an earthy and tannic finish. Tempranillo 100%
Finca Manzanos Rioja Crianza £13
Notes of wild raspberries, blossom, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and hints of sandalwood. Tempranillo 90%, Mazuelo 5%, Garnacha 5%
Bodegas Navajas Reserva £15
Morello cherry red with violet highlights: a good balance between the liveliness and fruitiness of the grapes, the oaky-spicy notes. Tempranillo 100%
Laderas De Cabama Rioja £17
Pure, poised and dark-fruited with balsamic notes. Aged in 80% French and 20% Russian oak for 12 months Tempranillo 100%
Vina Pomal Rioja Reserva £18
Red fruits and flowers are followed by tobacco, truffle, coffee and vanilla notes intermingled in the flavours of this wonderful Rioja. Tempranillo 100%
Valeniciso Rioja Reserva £24
Savoury aromas alongside perfumed notes of violet, blackberry and spice. Elegant, complex, with fine tannins and a long finish. Tempranillo 100%
Ontanon Rioja Gran Reserva £29
Beautiful layered notes of dark bramble fruit, red cherry, spice, tobacco and mocha. Complex and rich, with a long and elegant finish. Tempranillo 95%, Graciano 5%
Montecillo 22 Barricas Gran Reserva £38
This robust wine spent 32 months in barrel and 4 years aging in bottle. A seductive blend of dark fruit, tobacco, leather and spice. Tempranillo, Graciano, Garnacha, Mazuelo 
La Rioja Alta 2011 Gran Reserva 904 £60
This Rioja is only bottled on good years, and 2011 was an excellent vintage, with cool nights and sunny days creating grapes with great concentration. After fermentation, this wine spent four years ageing in American oak, giving it powerful, punchy oak flavours and a velvety texture. Complex notes of fresh plum, blackberry jam, raspberry, stewed fruit, balsamic, dried prune, tobacco leaf, liquorice and ground coffee.Tempranillo 89%, Graciano 11%

RED  
Artesa Rioja Tempranillo £10.00 vv
Artesa Rioja Organic £11.00 vv
Gran Cerdo Tempranillo £11.50 vvon
Finca Manzanos Rioja Crianza £13.00 vv
Bodegas Navajas Reserva £15.00
Laderas De Cabama Rioja £17.00 vvn
Vina Pomal Rioja Reserva £18.00 v
Valeniciso Rioja Reserva £24.00 vv
Ontanon Rioja Gran Reserva £29.00
Montecillo 22 Barricas Rioja Gran Reserva £38.00 vv
La Rioja Alta 2011 Gran Reserva 904 £60.00

Castilla y Leon & Madrid

White

Protos Rueda Verdejo £14
Bright and clean, with notes of green apple, citrus and tropical fruits, white blossoms, fragrant herbs and light hints of bitter fennel. Verdejo 100%
Naiades Rueda £24
Intense flavours of ripe melon, kiwi, grapefruit and pears balanced by toasty oak character and leesy, yeasty notes. A textural white, with a long, lightly bitter finish. Verdejo 100%

WHITE  
Protos Rueda Verdejo £14.00 vv
Naiades Rueda £24.00 vv

Red

Protos Ribera del Duero Roble £17
Fruity and intense notes of red and black fruit stand out, with a sweet oakiness accompanied by spice, light toasted notes, and soft tannins. Tempranillo 100%
Las Moradas De San Martin Initio Garnacha £20
Clean and bright with notes of fresh cherries, blackberry jam, prunes, orange blossom, liquorice, cocoa and herbs, with a strong minerality. Garnacha 100%
Parada de Atauta Ribera del Duero £22
Warm, spicy, with concentrated blackcurrant fruit, juicy black cherries, mocha, cedar and baked earth characters. Minerality and perfumed violets on the finish. Tempranillo 100%
Protos Ribera del Duero Crianza £27
An enveloping wine, tasty, balanced, with finesse and pleasant maturity. Ripe fruitiness with oaky flavours of sweet spices and pleasant toasted notes. Tempranillo 100%
Dominio de Atauta Ribera del Duero £32
Notes of ripe raspberries and blackberries interlaced with lavender, rosemary, chamomile and smoky oak. Tempranillo 100%
Protos Ribera del Duero Reserva £33
Black fruit, licorice, light toasted notes, vanilla, spices, mineral and balsamic notes. Good acidity, with great balance of fruit & oak. Tempranillo 100%
Protos Ribera del Duero Gran Reserva £53
This expressive and complex wine comes from old vines. Big flavours of blackcurrant jam, with cocoa, tobacco, mineral notes with slightly smoky notes. Round tannins with long finish. Delicious now, and has good aging potential. Tempranillo 100%

RED  
Protos Ribera del Duero Roble £17.00 vv
Las Moradas De San Martin Initio Garnacha £20.00
Protos Ribera del Duero Crianza £27.00 vv
Dominio de Atauta Ribera del Duero £32.00 vv
Protos Ribera del Duero Reserva £33.00 vv
Protos Ribera del Duero Gran Reserva £53.00 vv

Galicia & Pais Vasco

White

Lembranzas Albarino £13
Citrus fruit, apple, pear and dried candied fruits with a fresh acidity and a lovely minerality on the finish. Albariño 100%
Lagar da Xestosa Godello £13.50
Sweet-sour lemons with white flowers and lemongrass flavours. Balanced, with a spicy and citric finish. Godello 100%
Gorka Izagirre Txakoli £17
Crisp flavours of green apples, white blossom, lime, and grapefruit, with a racy acidity, strong minerality, bright salinity and a bitter twist on the finish. Hondarrabi Zuri 50%, Hondarrabi Zerratia 50%
Pazo Senorans Albarino £21
Notes of nectarine, fresh figs, orange zest and white flowers. Dry, citrus flavours lead to a mineral-driven finish. A satisfying balance of power and finesse. Albariño 100%

WHITE  
Lembranzas Albarino £13.00 vv
Lagar da Xestosa Godello £13.50 vv
Gorka Izagirre Txakoli £17.00 vv
Pazo Senorans Albarino £21.00 vv

Red

Adegas Guimaro Tinto Ribeira Sacra £18
This unoaked wine is full of lush red fruits, layers of spicy notes run through the fine tannic structure. Mencia 100%

RED  
Adegas Guimaro Tinto Ribeira Sacra £18.00  o

Catalunya y Aragon & Mallorca


White

Loxarel Cora Penedes £15
It has exotic lychee notes, and something vaguely reminiscent of a Pina Colada, with great minerality and a dry, refreshing finish. Muscat, Xarel-Lo

WHITE  
Loxarel Cora Penedes £15.00 vvon

Red

Pago Ayles ‘A’ de Ayles £14
Elegant, yet intense notes of fresh red fruits, ink, spices and final floral character. Full bodied with moderate tannins. Garnacha, Tempranillo, Merlot, Cabernet-Sauvignon
Macia Batle Anada Mallorca £14
Notes of juicy plum, sour cherry, blackcurrant, chocolate and spice, all balanced with ripe tannins. Mantonegro 30%, Cabernet Sauvignon 25%, Merlot 25%, Syrah 20%
Manga del Bruja Calatayud £16
Expansive, tasty and fruity, with light balsamic notes, rounded sweet tannins, good minerality and a persistent finish. Syrah, Mazuela, Garnacha Tinta, Tempranillo
Mineral Del Montsant £16
Vibrant notes of fresh raspberry, with a touch of slatey minerality and lightly smoky, spicy notes. An intense and broad wine balanced by fresh acidity. Carinena 80%, Garnacha 20%
Macia Batle Tinto 1856 Mallorca £20
Flavours of blackcurrants, dried fruit, mocha and warm oaky notes, with complex and savoury layers of tobacco, coffee and bitter chocolate. Manto Negro 40%, Cabernet Sauvignon 23%, Merlot 22%
Pago Ayles ‘S’ de Ayles Garnacha £21
A bright and fresh red wine, with notes of red berries, lavender, licorice, kirsch and herbs, with a subtle minerality, a juicy acidity, and a long silky finish. Garnacha 100%
Pago Ayles 3 de Tresmil £31
Smooth and full bodied, with a backbone of graphitey minerality and flavours of fresh, ripe black berry fruit and spice – black pepper, asian spices, and cinnamon. Garnacha, Merlot, Cabernet-Sauvignon
Macia Batle Colleccio Privado Mallorca £32
Flavours of concentrated blackcurrant fruit, plums, tobacco, spice, coffee, chocolate, liquorice and cassis, with a fresh and well-balanced acidity. Manto Negro 30%, Syrah 30%, Merlot 20%
Cal Batlett Priorat £26
Don’t let the delicate label fool you – this is a hefty beast of a wine! The grapes came from 60-80 year old vines, and the wine spent 12 months in oak. Dense notes of raspberry jam, black fruits and kirsch, with a touch of herbs and lavender, and an incredibly powerful stoney minerality. Carignan, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah

RED  
Pago Ayles ‘A’ de Ayles Garnacha Tempranillo Cabernet Merlot £14.00 vv
Macia Batle Anada Mallorca £14.00 vv
Manga del Bruja Calatayud £16.00 o
Mineral Del Montsant £16.00 vv
Macia Batle Tinto 1856 Mallorca £20.00 vv
Pago Ayles ‘S’ de Ayles Garnacha £21.00 vv
Pago Ayles 3 de Tresmil Garnacha Cabernet Merlot £31.00 vv
Macia Batle Colleccio Privado Mallorca £32.00 vv
Cal Batlett Priorat £26.00 vvo

Comunitat Valenciana & Andalusia


White & Orange

Cellar Del Roure Cullerot £16.
A complex and interesting blend – notes of tangerine, stone fruit, citrus, spice, and vanilla biscuits. Aged in tinajas (large clay amphorae). Erdil, Pedro Ximenz, Chardonnay, Macabeo
Bodegas Vinessens Benimaquia Tinajas Orange £21
A complex, funky, and zesty orange wine, with a touch or orange oil bitterness. Aged in tinajas (large clay amphorae). Moscatel, Merseguera

WHITE & ORANGE  
Celler Del Roure Cullerot £16.00 vvon
Bodegas Vinessens Benimaquia Tinajas Orange £21.00 vvn

Red

Fauno GSM £8
Bright and characterful with ripe plums and blackberries with a juicy acidity and a hint of spice. Garnacha 33%, Syrah 33%, Monastrell 33%
Albacea Jumilla £11.50
Ripe bramble fruit and plum with hints of toasty oak, vanilla, juicy acidity, sweet spice, and supple tannins. Monastrell 100%
Tragolargo Alicante Monastrell £13.50
Full of fresh fruit (cherries, raspberries) with solid tannins, tart acidity and hints of herbs and eucalyptus. Monastrell 100%
Mil Historias Bobal £14
Intense notes of ripe red seasonal fruit (cherries, blackberries, blackcurrant), subtle hints of violets, rosemary and a touch of black pepper. Bobal 100%
Barbazul Andalucia £14
Complex flavours of dried cherries, blackberries, cranberry, sweet spice and savoury balsamic notes. Syrah 60%, Merlot 20%, Cabernet Sauvignon 15%, Tintilla de Rota 5%
Celler Del Roure Vermell £15
Red berry flavours, subtle spice, mouth watering acidity, smooth tannins and a long lasting finish. Aged in tinajas (large clay amphorae). Garnacha 40%, Monastrell 40%, Mando 20%
Paco Mulero Monastrell Jumilla £18
Powerful notes of berry fruit, ripe plums and a hint of chocolate and spice from the 8 months this wine spent in French oak. Concentrated, with supple tannins and fresh, juicy acidity. Monastrell 100%
Paco Mulero Monastrell 20 Meses £29
This complex and opulent red has spent 20 months in French oak. Notes of bramble, cherry, plum, spice, and mocha, with ripe tannins and juicy acidity. Monastrell 60%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30%, Syrah 10%
Bodega Mustiguillo Finca Terrerazo £34
Intense and expressive nose full of red and black fruit along with mineral notes. An enveloping palate with juicy, brambly fruits and silky smooth tannins. The finish is long and fresh Bobal 100%
El Nido Clio Jumilla £45
This wine is a collaboration project between the Gil family and Chris Ringland (ie. some of the best winemakers from Spain and Australia) and it has all the power and concentration you would expect from this kind of international project. Intense notes of ripe cassis fruit, toasted coffee, savoury characters, spicy rich fruit flavours, smoky oak and liquorice. Monastrell 70%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30%

RED  
Fauno GSM £8.00
Albacea Jumilla £11.50 vv
Tragolargo Alicante Monastrell £13.50 vvon
Mil Historias Bobal £14.00 vvo
Barbazul Andalucia £14.00 vv
Cellar Del Roure Vermell £14.00 vv
Paco Mulero Monastrell Jumilla £18.00 vv
Paco Mulero Monastrell 20 Meses £29.00 vv
Vino de Pago Finca Terrerazo Bobal £34.00 vvo
El Nido Clio Jumilla £45.00 vv

Portugal

White

Casal Mendes Vinho Verde £9
Delicate citrus, apple and florals with soft tropical notes, fresh acidity and a light spritz. Azal Branco 60%, Pederna 30%, Trajadura 10%
Vila Nova Loureiro Vinho Verde £11
Ripe citrus and delicately tropical aromas lead onto a textural, mineral palate with bright acidity and mandarin characters. Loureiro 100%
Vila Nova Alvarinho £12
Fresh and lively, with citrus characters, textural stone fruit and appealing minerality on the finish. Alvarinho 100%
Areal Vinho Verde £12.50
Delicately lemony, with lovely lemony acidity and the faintest spritz on the finish. Arinto, Loureiro, Trajadura, Alvarinho
Conde Villar Alvarinho £16
This Alvarinho has generous aromas and flavours of peaches, lemons and orange blossom, with a full-bodied texture and soft mouthfeel. Alvarinho 100%

WHITE  
Casal Mendes Vinho Verde £9.00 vv
Vila Nova Loureiro Vinho Verde £11.00 vv
Vila Nova Alvarinho £12.00 vv
Areal Vinho Verde £12.50 vv
Conde Villar Alvarinho £16.00 vv

Red

Alianca Barraida Reserva £9.50
Intense berry and baked fruit with spice, liquorice hints, robust tannins, and finely poised acidity. Baga 70%, Tinta Roriz 20%, Touriga Nacional 10%
Alianca Dao £10
Notes of ripe blackberry, wild plum, mocha and a hint of dark chocolate, with a juicy finish. Touriga Nacional 40%, Tinta Roriz 30%, Jaen 30%
Cacada Real Tinto £12
A juicy red, with notes of ripe blackcurrant, delicate florals, and structured tannins. Touriga Nacional, Alicante, Syrah, Bouschet, Petit Verdot
Monte Da Cacada £16
A full bodied wine, full of big oaky flavours of leather, smoke, sandalwood and spice, backed up with tart blackberry fruit. Alicante, Touriga Nacional, Syrah
Alianca Barraida Baga £23
Rich and smokey bramble fruit and plum with star anise, clove and a touch of spicy oak and dark chocolate. This is balanced with well-structured tannins and lifted acidity.  Baga 100%

RED  
Alianca Barraida Reserva £9.50 vv
Alianca Dao £10.00 vv
Cacada Real Tinto £12.00 vv
Monte Da Cacada £16.00 vv
Alianca Barraida Baga £23.00 vv

Key:
v = vegetarian
vv = vegan
o = organic
n = natural