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Horton Grange Hotel's Sample Wine List 2012

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1 sauvignon blanc vin de pays d'oc
A delicious clean and dry wine from the South of France. FRANCE
2 rioja blanco ddoc cvne "monopole"
Dry and crisp, made from hand-picked Viura grapes. Dry, fruit forward and fresh. SPAIN
3 macon vinzelles a.c. "cave des grands crus blancs"
A clean, sherbety nose and a dry palate. FRANCE
4 sancerre a.c. "domaine thirot"
A classic Sancerre with ripe gooseberry fruit and a flinty backbone. FRANCE
5 pouilly fume a.c. "la chatelliere"
Lively, spicy sauvignon blanc, deliciously dry. FRANCE
6 chablis a.c. "domaine bernard defaix"
Freshness and good mineral flavours with plenty of richness and an unctuous feel. FRANCE
7 pouilly fuisse a.c. "cave des grands crus blancs"
Full flavoured, clean and lemony. FRANCE
8 pinot grigio igt "ancora"
Fresh, dry and delicate with gentle floral and citrus aromas. A perfect match with
white meats, fish or perfect on its own. ITALY
9 frascati superiore doc "casale mattia"
A dry wine from the Rome region. Brilliantly clear. ITALY
10 riesling spätlese feinherb piesporter falkenberg
A fruity, medium dry with undertones of apples from the Mosel. GERMANY


11 riesling "wakefield estates"
A lovely, fresh, aromatic Riesling from one of Australia's finest grape-growing regions. Lemons, limes and orange blossom with a deliciously refreshing acidic streak perfectly balanced by weight of fruit. AUSTRALIA
12 semillon chardonnay "aldridge estate"
A blend of Semillon and Chardonnay with American oak characteristics. Lemon/lime flavours and a smooth creamy finish. AUSTRALIA
13 chardonnay "moore's creek"
Pale yellow gold in colour. The wine is soft and generous in the mouth with flavours of tropical fruit. A dry, appetising wine. AUSTRALIA
14 verdelho "cristobal"
Fruity aromas, floral notes and a delicate honeyed touch all combine to create an excellent accompaniment to fish dishes and chicken. ARGENTINA
15 chardonnay viognier "round hill vineyards"
Bouquet of ripe golden apples and toasty oak, followed by hints of butterscotch with tropical and lemon fruit to tantalise your palate. CALIFORNIA
16 sauvignon blanc chardonnay "chameleon" jordan estate
Grassy Sauvignon Blanc combines effortlessly with the lemony, full flavours of Chardonnay to create a complex and balanced dry white. SOUTH AFRICA
17 chenin blanc "makana"
A clean, fruity wine with a rich gold colour. Crisp and aromatic. SOUTH AFRICA
18 sauvignon blanc "santa digna miguel torres"
A clean, dry herbaceous and refreshing white. CHILE
19 gewurztraminer reserve "miguel torres" Classic honey and flowers bouquet. A fine full-bodied wine, with a lychee and rose petal character balanced by a bite of acidity. CHILE

Some Fine Things ……… in White

20 chablis 1er cru a.c. "les vaillons" "bernard defaix" 2006
A truly classic wine with exceptional finesse. FRANCE
21 meursault a.c.
Full, nutty flavour, stunning depth, richness and length. A fabulous Burgundy. FRANCE
22 chateauneuf du pape a.c. "domaine du grand veneur" 2005
Golden in colour and wonderfully fruity. This white wine has finesse and a promising length of flavour on the palate. Well balanced and quite unique. FRANCE
23 chablis grand cru a.c. "vaudesir" "bernard defaix" 2006
An impressive blend of fruit and richness, slightly toasted on the nose. A complete wine with all one can expect from a Grand Cru. FRANCE
24 te koko sauvignon blanc "cloudy bay vineyards" 2006
From the famous Cloudy Bay vineyards, this is a complex, full bodied wine with a ripe fruit and subtle smoky oak flavours. NEW ZEALAND
25 puligny montrachet a.c. louis latour
From one of the finest vineyard sites in all of Burgundy, this rich, toasty, buttery wine is a superb example of the style. Rich and decadent. FRANCE

Rosé wines

26 sancerre rosé a.c. "domaine thirot"
Ripe raspberry and strawberry fruit flavours, but dry. FRANCE
27 white zinfandel "round hill vineyards"
A fruity and refreshing blush with flavour of red fruits. CALIFORNIA


28 merlot vin de pays d'oc
A beautiful ruby red with nose of stone fruit and liquorice aromas. FRANCE
29 fleurie a.c. "chateau du chatelard"
Light and luscious with velvety texture. From one of the finest Beaujolais crus. FRANCE
30 côtes du rhône a.c.
This wine has a lot of finesse, fruit and length. A classic Côtes du Rhône. FRANCE
31 rioja reserva "dominio de ugarte"
Ripe, fat, rich, supple, powerful, hints of toasted oak & a fragrant bouquet of tobacco, cedar, smoky oak. SPAIN
32 rioja crianza "el coto"
Soft, mellow and perfectly balanced. SPAIN
33 primitivo conviviale del salento
Black cherry notes dominate, with subtle hints of chocolate, dried fig and liquorice. From one of the world's oldest known grape varieties. ITALY
34 chateau le bernadot a.c. medoc 1995
Rich ruby red, plenty of berry fruit on the nose and a delicate hint of vanilla. FRANCE
35 chateauneuf du pape a.c. "domaine du grand veneur" 2004/5
A brightly coloured red, densely textured with a silky feel to it. FRANCE
36 chianti classico "villa caffagio"
A lovely rich colour with enticing aromas of black fruit and black olives. Medium bodied. ITALY


37 shiraz "moore's creek"
A dry red with spicy berry flavours. AUSTRALIA
38 shiraz cabernet "aldridge estate"
A deep vibrant red colour with ripe berry flavours on the nose. AUSTRALIA
39 pinotage reserve "makana"
A light ruby-coloured wine with a pleasant sweet berry nose and soft, delicate tannins on the palate. SOUTH AFRICA
40 malbec "pascual toso"
From the Andes, this intensely coloured wine has aromas of red fruits, ripe plums and cherries with strong blackberry flavours. ARGENTINA
41 cabernet sauvignon "santa digna miguel torres"
A darkly pigmented wine with an intense and fruity aroma. Its smooth, fine tannins are outlined by new oak flavours. CHILE
42 merlot cabernet sauvignon "vidal estate"
A powerful blend showing soft oakiness. Spicy plum and tobacco aromas lead into a palate that shows rich Merlot flavours with red berry-fruit characteristics.
43 cabernet merlot "chameleon", jordan estate
Ripe cherries, blackcurrants and mint abound in this beautiful blend. Balanced with rich, toasty oak flavours, this is a wine to be savoured. SOUTH AFRICA
44 cabernet sauvignon "brown brothers"
Ripe, full bodied but dry and firm enough to accompany red meat. AUSTRALIA
45 pinot noir vidal "hawkes bay"
Dark fruit and clove aroma lead into a palate that shows violet, currant anc black cherry flavours. Medium weight. NEW ZEALAND
46 zinfandel shiraz "round hill vineyards"
An explosion of ripe berry aromas and rich plum flavours. Full-bodied with toasty vanilla oak and a velvety smooth finish. CALIFORNIA

Some Fine Things ……… in Red

47 chateau kirwan a.c. margaux 2003
Macerated cherry fruit with a pleasing, although atypical, toasted brioche nose. Full, creamy palate, firm and structured. FRANCE
48 côtes du beaune a.c. joseph drouhin
Violets and black cherries emerge from the delicate, velveteen palate of this superb Burgundy, showing Pinot Noir character at its best. FRANCE
49 corton perrieres grand cru classe "adrien belland" 1995
Elegant red berry flavours, smooth and velvety. FRANCE
50 chateau langoa barton saint-julien a.c. cru classé 1997
Elegance and finesse are the hallmarks of Langoa's wines. The Cabernet Sauvignon is dominant but not overbearing or overpowering. Ideal with venison, duck and all red meats. FRANCE
51 chateau cantenac st emilion grand cru 2001
Dense violets mixed with black fruits and Cassis. Lovely balance and good complexity. Firm tannins. Chocolaty. Lush wine. Excellent. FRANCE
52 amarone valpolicella classico doc
Rich and powerful with flavours of deep ripe blackberry, raisins and spices.
53 mas la plana torres 2003
Wonderfully intense bouquet typical of this vineyard: hints of cranberries, cherries and truffles, with an incense-like quality developed during ageing in wood. Full, elegant and pronounced aftertaste, befitting a wine of this quality. SPAIN

Selected Half Bottles

54 chablis a.c. £21.50
55 macon vinzelles a.c. £17.50
56 muscadet de sevre et maine a.c. £14.50
57 rioja crianza "el coto" £14.80
60 h blin n.v. brut champagne £24.50
61 h blin n.v. brut rosé champagne £29.50


58 blanc de blancs brut "louis picamelot"
Produced in the "methode traditionelle", this sparkler is dry, clean and crisp. A fantastic aperitif.. FRANCE
59 prosecco spumante "la jara" organic, treviso doc Light, fruity aromas of fresh green apples and pears plus a hint of yeastiness on the nose lead to a creamy, softly sparkling palate with some nutty richness on the finish. ITALY £26.50


60 h blin n.v. brut
An elegant and fruity Champagne
61 h blin n.v. brut 1/2 bottle
An elegant and fruity Champagne
62 h blin rosé n.v. brut 1/2 bottle
A full-bodied champagne, with an exceptional nose of wild strawberries, raspberries and blackcurrants.
63 mumm n.v. brut cordon rouge
Power, finesse and elegance are the main attributes of this wine. Round and supple with tasty tropical fruits on the palate.
64 veuve clicquot n.v. yellow label
This non-vintage Brut is loved all over the world for its crisp, full flavours, consistent quality and celebratory yellow label
65 moët et chandon n.v. brut
The worlds biggest selling Champagne-there's a bottle opened every five seconds somewhere on the planet!
66 bollinger n.v. brut
A big, robust Champagne, well suited to dining.
67 laurent perrier rosé n.v.
Probably the most famous of all rose Champagnes-with lush strawberry fruit, perfect bubbles and a creamy finish.


68 warre's 1988 quinta da cavadinha
Fruity and deep coloured port, ready to drink now.
69 gould campbell 1977
An outstanding vintage, rather chunky with a high level of sweet grapey flavours and high tannins.
70 martinez 1994
Another stunning vintage port.

Dessert Wines

71 sauternes a.c. "chartreuse de coutet"
Deliciously sweet with lots of complex marmalade aromas and honeyed flowers. FRANCE
72 orange muscat flora late harvest "brown brothers"
A luscious, rounded and elderflower scented wine with a soft note of quince and honey on the palate. (half bottle). AUSTRALIA

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