The Whippet Inn: Wine List


White Wines


Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Nostros, Chile
A pure exuberantly fruity Sauvignon, packed full of grassy, tropical fruit. Instantly refreshing and moreish with a lovely zesty finish  

125ml - 2.70        175ml - 3.75       bottle - 16.00

 

Chardonnay 2014 The Accomplice- Australia 
A handsome oaked Chardonnay, golden in that it conjures creamy peaches, apricot & vanilla. An acidic finish that lingers on the palate. 

125ml - 2.85        175ml - 3.95        bottle - 17.00

 

Garganega 2015 - Torre Del Fiasco 
Supple, lively & fresh, with floral & light tones on the nose, masking a lemon edge & exquisite mineral note on the palate. Delicate in flavour whilst retaining a distinct body 

125ml - 3.20        175ml - 4.45        bottle - 18.00

 

Chenin Blanc 2015 Klippenkop, South Africa
The freshness of a Sauvignon but with aromatic qualities more associated with Viognier, this is the perfect wine for those wanting a change. Slightly floral on the nose, delicious pineapple and melon flavours with a hint of citrus 

125ml - 3.00        175ml - 4.20        bottle - 18.00 

 

Viognier 2012 Santa Rose,Argentina 
Beautiful and yellow in colour with greenish glints. Intense apricot on the nose, ripe peach and exotic fruits. The palate has fresh crisp acidity and long lingering finish. 

125ml - 3.35        175ml - 4.65        bottle - 20.00

 

Sauvignon Blanc 2012 Marlborough, New Zealand 
Estate bottled by the Lawson's family. A crisp, slightly herbaceous, zingy, tropical and intense wine...delicious! 

125ml - 4.20        175ml - 5.85        bottle - 25.00

 

Chablis 2012 Domaine Seguinot Bordet, France 

A very pretty pale golden yellow with light greenish glints. Floral on the nose, with ripe peaches and apricots. On the palate a perfect harmony of flowers and fruit, enhanced by charming biscuit notes 

125ml - 4.85        175ml - 6.75       bottle - 29.00 

 

Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2014 - Domaine de L'Espigouette- Rhone Valley France
A fantastic, curious white. This Cotes Du Rhone combines a little Grenache Blanc, with aromatic Vigonier to create a fruity concoction reminiscent of peach, marzipan & vanilla. Complex in all the right ways, it holds smooth palate and an impressively long finish

125ml - 4.85        175ml - 6.75       bottle - 29.00

 

CRias Baixas 2014- Terras Gauda- Rias Baixas, Spain 
Predominately Albarino, this full bodied, stunningly complex white offer incomparable structure & complexity. A novel take on a classic that transmits rich apricot, stone fruits, intense citrus, floral aromas & a honeyed cream finish that leaves you pining for more 

                                       bottle - 36.00

 

Wild Boy Chardonnay 2014 Au Bon Climat, America  
Au Bon Climat winery is located on the world famous Bien Nacido Vineyard. Made with French tradition but given a Californian twist. A subtle nose of lemon & tropical fruit. Rich on the palate, with creamy citrus fruit, butter brioche & excellently integrated oak.  

                                       bottle - 38.00

 

 

Red Wines

MPinot Noir- Nostros, Casablanca, Chile 
Smooth red fruit flavours of cherry, strawberry & subtle white pepper with French oak, which add spice & body to a light, easy drinking red

125ml - 3.00        175ml - 4.20        bottle - 18.00

 

Frappato- Cantine Paolini- Sciliy 
A supple, medium bodied, ruby red blend of Nero D'avola & Frappato with notes of red cherry, pomegranate, strawberry & soft velvety tannins from Sicily

125ml - 3.20        175ml - 4.45        bottle - 19.00

 

Shiraz 2014- GB56- Australia 
This full bodied wine from the Barossa Valley is vibrant purple with aromas of raspberry, berries, spice & a hints of liquorice. It has excellent fruit flavours along with complex oak & savoury spice. 

125ml - 3.20        175ml - 4.45        bottle - 19.00

 

 

Aga Tinto Robie 2014- Ardoa- Navvara, Spain
A nvel take on Rioja style, blending Temperanillo, Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot for richer steak pairings, cherries, strawberries & sweet spice with vanilla oak complexity.   

125ml - 3.35        175ml - 4.65        bottle - 20.00

 

The Curator 2015, South Africa 
A fantastic blend of Shiraz, Mourvedre, Cinsault & Viognier. Ripe red fruit, herb & exotic spice aromas gives way to plush flavours of currants, blueberry & a touch of juicy red berry on the palate, while finishing semi-sweet with silky smooth texture & peppery tannins  

125ml - 3.70       175ml - 5.15        bottle - 22.00

 

Malbec 2014- Incayal- Argentina  
Dark ruby red in colour, perfumed with blackberry, black sherry & brunt oak aromas. Well-rounded & rich on the palate, supple tannins with a long finish- a classic with steaks for a reason!

125ml - 4.35       175ml - 6.05        bottle - 26.00

 

Merlot 2014- Cranswick Estate - Barossa Valley, Australia  
Combines the deep plum and cherry flavours that you'd expect from a Merlot, with its unique vanilla & savoury oak finish, as well as an impressively smooth & refined body which make for an intriguingly memorable Barossa red.

125ml - 4.35       175ml - 6.05        bottle - 26.00

 

 

Hochar 2011 Chateau Musar, Lebanon
A lavish blend of Cinsault, Carignan and Grenache. Aged 9 months in French oak barriques. Rich spicy aromas and flavours of plums, cherries, figs and dates with a hint of leather and thyme. 

125ml - 4.85       175ml - 6.75      bottle - 29.00

 

DMontepulciano 2015- The Bullet Dodger, Delinquente- Riverland, Australia 
Freshly harvested red berries, plums, violets & liquorice with a confectionery like finish . The Bullet Dodger is as irreverent & captivating as the name & label suggest. A daring take on an Italian classic. It is a must if you are eating a fillet, and imperative if you're eating Chateau- Braind!

125ml - 4.85       175ml - 6.75      bottle - 29.00                                         

 

Cabernet Sauvignon 2013- Jester, Mitolo- Mclaren Vale
The ultimate steak pairing wine. Full-bodied & rich with flavours of blackberries, cloves, liquorice & currants. Partially using the Amarone method which gives vibrant complex flavours as well as supple, ripe tannins, can hold its own against the richest of our steaks. 

125ml - 5.75       175ml - 8.00      bottle - 34.00                                       

 

 

 

Rosé Wines

 

Pinot Grigio Rose 2012 Carlo Camiani, Italy
Delicate pink colour with a very gentle bouquet of white flowers and fresh peaches. The plate is fruity, soft and dry, with a clean lingering finish.

125ml - 2.70        175ml - 3.75        bottle - 16.00

 

Ciconia Rose 2013, Portugal
A wonderful blend of Aragon, Syrah, Touriga and Navionale, which makes a fuller flavoured Rose, bursting with ripe cherry and strawberry flavours. 

125ml - 2.85        175ml - 3.95        bottle - 17.00

 

Massaya Classic Rise 2012, Lebanon
A delicate rose with a blend of Syrah and Cinsault. On the nose , dark fruit, smoke spice and a hint of cedar. On the palate strawberry and cherry meet undertones of vanilla and ginger.  

                                        bottle - 26.00

 

 

Dessert

 

Barbieto Malvasia Reserva, Madeira 
Aged 5 years, elegant gold in colour, notes of toasted almonds, honey and a touch of smoke, with a prominent caramelised marmalade character (500 ml bottle

75ml 3.75          

Red Muscadel NV Worcester, South Africa
A fine and elegant nose with some touches of jam. A fruity strawberry palate with hints of raisin.

100ml - 3.35        

 

Coteaux de Layon: saint-aubin de Luigne, France 
A beautiful botrytis nose, complex and honeyed gives way to a perfectly balanced palte that is fresh and not at all cloying. The wine finishes with lovely pineapple fruit. 

100ml - 3.75

 

Dry Sack, Amontillado, Williams & Humbert 
A medium dry six year old blend that shows what a good sherry is all about! Sweet almonds, caramelised peanuts, dates & honey on the nose. On the palate tangy & racy showing flavours of dried apricots & raisins. 

75ml 3.00


 

Sparkling

Classic Cuvee- Nyetimber
Cris Pale gold, great clarity & tiny bubbles. Aromas of fresh melon, proving bread, sweet pea, flowers & vanilla. On the palate apricot & melon flavours
                     bottle - 23.00

 

Modella Prosecco Spumante, Italy
Crisp, deliciously fine bubbles with ripe apple and citrus fruit character, this is a classic Prosecco with a lively smooth creaminess.

175ml - 5.85         bottle - 25.00

 

Gusbourne Brut Reserve 2008- Gusbourne
Pale golden colour with a fine & persistent mousse. Lovely zesty citrus, with fresh apples & blossom, overlaying toasty notes on the nose. Deliciously round & well balanced finishing with a tangerine lift 

175ml - 5.85         bottle - 45.00

 

Rose NV- Coates & Seely
Elegant and engagingly scented, with notes of red berry fruit and a touch of honeycomb. Some bready, floral and earthy hints too. Fabulously vibrant palate which teases with sweet fruitiness and it's very fine mousse. 

                     bottle - 50.00

 

Blanc de blancs- Nyetimber 
A lovely pale- straw yellow colour- with a rich nose of bergamots, Philadelphus & granny smith apples, followed by racy citrus fruits & focused minterality on the palate 

                     bottle - 55.00

 

 

 

     

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