Wine Menu

SELECTION OF FINE BEERS OF THE WORLD

Chimay , yelow label, Belgium, 8.0% ABV 330ml £5.25
Hoppy flavour with citrus hints. Best served with game, sausages, ham cassoulet, or fish.

Budweiser Budvar , Czech Republic, 5.0% ABV 330ml £3.90
The pale beer has an aroma of toasted malt with a dash of vanilla and aromatic hops. Budvar is complementary to all dishes due to its bittersweet balance.

Erdinger Weis, Germany, 5.3% ABV 500ml £5.80
A light, fruit wheat beer, less spicy than others. Clean and soft tasting. Good with delicate fish dishes.

Tsingtao Beer, China, 4.5% ABV 330ml £4.00
Pleasant aroma and a well-balanced malty flavour and well-hopped character. Good with lighter foods, mild spices or snacks.

Asahi, Japan, 5.0% ABV 330ml £3.40
Super clean, dry, crisp and refreshing with a hint of citrus. Good with chicken and fish dishes.

Staropramen , 5.0% ABV 330ml £3.40
A buttery palate with lemony floral dryness. Made with prized Saaz hops, the once King Wenceslas was so precious about! Good with simply structured dishes.

Selection of fine bers of the world

YORK BEERS

York BREWERY ËœGUEST CASK ALE„ pint £3.80
Ask at the bar for details. ½ pint £1.90

York Minster ABV, 4.0% 500ml £4.50
Malt and hops well balanced leading to full bitter flavour and pleasant aftertaste.

YORKSHIRE BEERS

Black Shep ABV, 4.4% 500ml £4.95
Full flavoured with a rich fruit nose. Bittersweet malty taste leading to a long, dry and bitter finish.

Cider

KOPPARBERG APPLE CIDER ABV, 5% 500ml £4.60
Kopparberg Apple Cider is naturally light, mild and deliciously easy to drink. The sweet apple taste is the perfect alternative to other drier tasting cider brands.

KOPPARBERG FRUIT CIDER ABV, 4% 500ml £4.60
Mixed Fruit offers a unique twist to the traditional cider flavour. The juice of raspberries and blackcurrants are mixed with Kopparberg Apple Cider to produce a truly unique, fruity taste, rich in colour and refreshing down to the last drop.

DEAN COURT CELLAR SELECTION

WHITE

Pouilly Fum© 2008 – Chteau de Tracy £39.00
Pouilly, Loire
A unique wine this vintage, given the exceptional heat during the summer. Big and rich – almost new world in style.

Sauvignon Blanc 2011 – Cloudy Bay £45.00
Marlborough, New Zealand
Pale straw green in colour and enticingly fragrant, the 2011 Sauvignon Blanc offers lifted aromas of ripe stonefruit and juicy citrus with underlying notes of blackcurrant leaf and tomato plant spice.

Chardonnay 2006/09 – Clos du Gat £52.00
Israel
Bright pale yellow colour, gentle and elegant on the nose with hints of spice, orange blossoms and citrus fruits. Fresh with good acidity.

Meursault 1er Cru ËœPerrieres„ 2005 – Joseph Drouhin £95.00
Burgundy, France
A beautiful wine with good acidity, delicate fruit and great length.

RED

Sangiovese 2008 – Chalk Hill, McLaren Vale £39.00
Australia
It has a juicy and rich palate with intense strawberry fruit, textured tannins and a well balanced acidity.

Barolo Manfredi 2007 £44.00
Piedmont, Italy
Red brick in colour, figs and truffles in evidence on the palate.

Gevrey-Chambertin 2004/06 – Domaine S©rafin £65.00
Burgundy
Deep and with lovely loamy character.

Chteau La Lagune 2003, 3©me Cru Haut-M©doc £79.00
Bordeaux
Classic 2003 bold, ripe red fruit, velvety well structured tannins, the first sign of the coming high levels of alcohol that have crept in to Bordeaux.

WINES BY THE GLASS – 175ml glass / 250ml glass

WHITE

Sauvignon Blanc 2011 – Finca El Picador £4.65 £6.20
Chile
Intense, fresh aromas of green fruit, including grapefruit, lime and nectarines. Crisp and lively on the palate.

Picpoul de Pinet 2010 – Viadelmar £5.75 £7.65
France
A beautiful and brilliant yellow robe with green tints.The aromas are fine and fruity with citrus type eg mango, lemon.

Sancerre ËœLa Guiberte„ 2010 – Domaine Alain Gueneau £8.25 £10.95
Loire, France
The classic Loire style from a small producer.

Chardonnay 2011 – Thorne Hill £4.95 £6.55
Australia
Delicious unoaked Chardonnay, full of melon and white peach fruit, nicely held together by freshness.

Chablis 2010 – Domaine Daniel Dampt £7.65 £10.25
Burgundy, France
Estate bottled of the highest quality.

Gavi ËœI Risi„ 2010 – Giribaldi £7.25 £9.65
Piedmont, Italy
Cortese at its best. A wine of real elegance.

Viognier L„Aristocrate £5.35 £7.00
Vin de Pays d„Oc, France
Delicious flavours of peach and pear.

Piesporter Goldtr¶pfchen Riesling Kabinett 2010 £5.35 £7.00
Mosel, Germany
Succulent golden fruit, inviting ripeness and a touch of spice.

ROS°

Cabernet Sauvignon Ros© 2011 – El Picador £4.65 £6.20
Chile
This Cabernet Sauvignon Ros© is zingy and fresh with succulent damson fruits that rattle the senses!

Pinot Grigio Ros© 2010 – Ca ËœSolare, Cantine di Monteforte £5.10 £6.65
Piedmont, Italy
Deliciously light fruit flavours which linger on the palate.

HALF BOTTLES

WHITE

Chardonnay – Killara Park 2007 £13.95
Victoria, Australia
Round and smooth, yet quite complex showing ripe melon and peach flavours and good use of French oak.

Mcon Uchizy – Domaine Talmard 2008 £15.50
Burgundy, France
Crisp citrus style.

Sauvignon Blanc – C J Pask 2010 £14.50
Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
A delightful, fresh wine full of gooseberry fruits and cut grass tang.

Sancerre ËœLa Guiberte„ – Domaine Alain Gueneau 2008 £16.95
Loire, France
Clean, fresh crisp wine.

RED

Cabernet Sauvignon – Leyda 2007 £13.50
Maipo Valley, Chile
Cassis fruit and a hint of spice.

Beaujolais Villages – Domaine de Gry-Sablon 2010 £13.95
Beaujolais, France
Ripe and fruity bouquet, full of quenching fruit on the palate.

Rioja Vega Crianza – Rioja 2008 £14.50
Spain
Very velvety on the palate with a great structure and fruity expression.

C´tes du Rh´ne – Domaine de Montine 2009 £14.50
France
A fantastic structure.

WINES BY THE GLASS

RED

Pinot Noir 2010 – Jean Didier £4.95 £6.50
Vin de Pays d„Oc, France
Very soft and fruity.

Merlot 2011 – Finca El Picador £4.65 £6.20
Chile
Ripe red fruit aromas with notes of blackberries. Medium bodied and well balanced.

Montepulciano d„Abruzzo 2010 – Taverna Nova £5.50 £7.20
Italy
Ruby red, vinous bouquet, dry and harmonious.

Tempranillo Epoto 2008 – Bodegas Pilar £4.80 £6.30
Castilla Y Leon, Spain
Hints of cherry and redcurrant.

Chteau Moulin de Mallet 2010 £5.60 £7.35
Bordeaux, France
The perfume and flavour of ripe red and black fruits together with soft tannins from the high proportion of Merlot in the blend make this truly pleasurable easy to drink red Bordeaux.

Shiraz 2010 Pitch Fork £5.10 £6.65
McLaren Vale, Australia
Rich and spicy with a chocolaty finish.

Rioja Vega Crianza 2009 £6.50 £8.50
Spain
In the classic Rioja style.

CHAMPAGNE 125ml glass / 175ml glass

R©my Massin Brut – Ville-Sur-Arce £6.50 £8.75
Elegant, light dry exquisite style.

Laurent-Perrier – Tours-Sur-Marne £8.50 £12.95
A fresh style that is not too dry and can be enjoyed anytime, with or without food.

CLEAN & CRISP DRY WHITES

Sauvignon Blanc – Finca El Picador 2011 £17.50
Chile
Intense, fresh aromas of green fruit, including grapefruit,
lime and nectarines. Crisp and lively on the palate.
101 Muscadet de Sevre et Maine Fief de la Brie – Bonhomme 2010 £22.50
Loire, France
Fresh and crisp wine with excellent balance, fruits and tang.
102 Picpoul de Pinet – Viadelmar 2010 £22.95
France
Gigantic acidic fruit flavors like grapefruit, lime and pineapple
with a glorious zesty finish.
103 Condesa Eylo – Verdejo 2009/10 £21.95
Rueda, Spain
Leaps from the glass with citrus and grass aromas;
fresh in the mouth, with some creamy breadth.
104 Sauvignon Blanc – Kuraka 2011 £23.95
Marlborough, New Zealand
Beautiful aromas of tropical fruit and limes with restrained
crushed herb notes.
105 Sancerre ËœLa Guiberte” – Domaine Alain Gueneau 2010 £32.50
105a Loire, France Magnum 2009 £61.00
The classic Loire style from a small producer.

TANGY & CREAMY WHITES

Chardonnay – Thorne Hill 2011 £19.50
Australia
Delicious unoaked Chardonnay, full of melon and white peach fruit, nicely held together by freshness.

Greco di Tufo – La Guarienza 2010 £24.95
Sannio, Italy
A very delicate and dry style imparting a subtle tang of lemon and lime zest over a green, herbal tinged palate.

Pinot Grigio ËœMarca Trevigiana” – Villa Sandi 2011 £22.95
Veneto, Italy
The great alternative to Chardonnay.

Mcon Uchizy – Domaine Talmard 2010 £27.50
Burgundy, France
Complex, dry and well structured with slightly spicy, ripe lemon flavours and a very zesty lingering finish.

Buiten Blanc Sauvignon/Chenin – Buitenverwachting 2011 £20.50
South Africa
A crisp, medium bodied wine with a variation of fruit characters including ripe gooseberry, green peppers and tropical fruit.

Chablis – Domaine Daniel Dampt 2010 £29.95
Burgundy, France
Estate bottled of the highest quality.

RICH & SUCCULENT FULL BODIED WHITES

Viognier/Marsanne – Domaines Perrin 2010 £19.95
Vin de Pays d’Orange, Southern France
Extremely good white.
201 Saint Veran, Vers Le Mont – Domaine Roger Luquet 2010 £29.95
Burgundy, France
Crisp, lemony fruit, pure flavours of green fruits and quenching
acidity.
202 Gavi ËœI Risi’ – Giribaldi 2010 £28.95
Piedmont, Italy
Cortese at its best. A wine of real elegance.
204 Crozes Hermitage Blanc Pochon 2010 £29.95
Rhone, France
This wine is rich in flavours with hints of white flowers.
205 Pinot Gris – Cristom Vineyards 2006 £36.95
Willamette, Oregon, USA
Aromas of Asian pears, white flowers and green apple
from this beautiful Pinot Gris.
207 Oak Aged Chardonnay Les Argelieries – Xavier Roger 2011 £21.95
France
This is a fine example of an Oak Aged Chardonnay with creamy,
buttery and nutty characteristics with a good long finish.
Viognier – L’Aristocrate 2010 £20.95
Vin de Pays d’Oc, France
Delicious flavours of peach and pear.

FRAGRANT & FRUITY AROMATIC WHITES

Piesporter Goldtropfchen Riesling Kabinett 2010 £20.95
Mosel, Germany
Succulent golden fruit, inviting ripeness and a touch of spice.
251 Gewurztraminer – Cave de Pfaffenheim 2010 £26.95
Alsace, France
Luscious, pure lychee and geranium fruit, perfectly balanced
by a taut acidity.
252 Domaine de Tariquet – Cotes de Gascogne 2010 £19.95
France
Medium bodied with delicious tropical flavours sustained
by freshness.
253 Riesling – Elk Cove, 2006 £34.95
Willamette, Oregon, USA
A bone dry Riesling with crisp, green apple fruit.
256 Torrontes – Zohar Susana Balbo 2011 £25.50
Cafayate, Argentina
The Northern wine producing region of Cafayate produces
the finest Torrontes in Argentina – delicious juicy peaches
and white blossom.
257 Sauvignon Gris Amura – Vina Leyda 2010 £27.95
Leyda Valley, Chile
The complexity in nose is enhanced by hints of ginger,
spiciness and white peaches. On the palate there’s fruit
concentrated, with creamy and voluptuous texture.

ROSE

Cabernet Sauvignon Rose – El Picador 2011 £17.50
Chile
This Cabernet Sauvignon Rose is zingy and fresh with succulent
damson fruits that rattle the senses!
320 Pinot Grigio Rose – ËœCa Solare” Cantine di Monteforte 2010 £19.95
Piedmont, Italy
Deliciously light fruit flavours which linger on the palate.
321 Chteau de la Selve – Cuvee Magulone 2010 £24.95
Ardeche, France
Pale salmon pink in colour, with a delicate, aromatic and fruity nose.
Red and white fruit aromas and flowery notes lead into soft strawberry
fruit on the palate.

LIGHT & FRUITY REDS

Pinot Noir – Jean Didier 2010 £18.95
Vin de Pays d’Oc, France
Very soft and fruity.

Merlot – Finca El Picador 2011 £17.50
Chile
Medium bodied, with lovely sweet plum fruit and a mellow, soothing finish.

Montepulciano d’Abruzzo – Taverna Nova 2010 £21.50
Italy
Ruby red, vinous bouquet, dry and harmonious.

Chianti – Duca di Sasseta 2010 £23.95
Tuscany, Italy
A bouquet full of concentration and fruit intensity. Red berries and spicy overtones are complemented by lovely soft, ripe tannins.

Pinot Noir Fox – John Belsham 2008 £32.95
Marlborough, New Zealand
Savoury on the nose with strawberry and black cherry fruits. Silky tannins and a long pleasing persistent finish.

Beaujolais Villages – Domaine de Gry-Sablon 2010 £23.95
Burgundy, France
From old vines which deliver some structure.

Soft & Juicy REDS

Springhill Merlot – Irvine Wines 2008 £29.95
Barossa, Australia
Merlot at its best. Jim Irvine is arguably the New World’s ËœMaster Merlot Maker’.

Tempranillo Epoto – Bodegas Pilar 2008 £18.50
Castilla Y Leon, Spain
Hints of cherry and redcurrant.

A1 Muvedre Telmo Rodriguez 2011 £23.95
Alicante, Spain
This young wine from Alicante is made from old vines of Monastrell characterized by its concentration and complexity.

Merlot – Stimson Estate Cellars 2010 £22.95
Washington State, USA
A medium bodied, fruit driven style of Merlot. Soft and smooth in the mouth with an appealing, rounded finish.

Chorey-les-Beaune ËœBeaumonts’ – Machard de Gramont 2009 £34.95
Burgundy, France
Nice garnet colour with flavours of fresh cherry and raspberry.

Chteau Moulin de Mallet 2010 £21.95
Bordeaux, France
The perfume and flavour of ripe red and black fruits together with soft tannins from the high proportion of Merlot in the blend make this truly pleasurable easy to drink red Bordeaux.

FULL BODIED REDS

Carme±ere Reserva – Tonada 2009 £23.95
Central San Fernando Valley, Chile
A delectable fresh style of wine full of juicy plums, with a soothing velvety finish.

Lunta Malbec – Mendel 2009 £27.95
Mendoza, Argentina
Dark intense red color. Intense and very fruity on the nose, yet a very gentle and drinkable wine.

ËœRed Horse’ (Merlot/Cabernet Franc) – Irvines Wines 2006 £31.95
Eden Valley, Australia
Cabernet Franc adds characteristic violet floral overtones and structure to the softness and rich plum characters delivered by the Merlot.

Carrascal Tinto – Weinart 2006 £21.95
Mendoza, Argentina
A fruit forward nose gives a youthful character to this wine and a well defined body, the product of years of ageing in French oak casks, reflect a harmony which makes this wine an Argentine classic.

ËœLes Artemes’ – Domaine de la Citadelle 2008 £29.95
C´tes du Luberon, France
Ripe and spicy. Sweet fruits with a touch of liquorice and lively round finish.

Cabernet Sauvignon – Casa Lapostolle 2009 £24.95
Chile
On the palate, flavors of black cherry, coffee and a bit of vanilla persisted for a medium length.

SPICY RICH REDS

Shiraz Pitch Fork – Chalk Hill 2010 £19.95
McLaren Vale, Australia
Rich and spicy with a chocolaty finish.

The Ruins ËœOrganic’ Pinotage Bon Cap Estate 2010 £24.95
Eilandia, South Africa
Spicy, full bodied red.

Petit Syrah – LA Cetto 2009 £21.95
Baja California, Mexico
Rich, bold fruits and a spicy finish.

Crozes-Hermitage – Domaine Laurent Combier 2006 £36.95
Rh´ne, France
Lovely hints of black pepper in harmony with rich fruit.

Rioja Vega Crianza – Bodegas Muerza 2009 £24.95

Spain Magnum 2006/08 £47.95
On the nose, there are notes of ripe fruit blackcurrants and cherries which are well integrated with toasted aromas of cinnamon, caramelised toffee and butter.

Zinfandel – Angels Flight 2009 £20.95
California, USA
A vibrant Zinfandel with aromas of black berries and gingerbread. The full ripe fruit flavours are well balanced with structured tannins, leaving a hint of spice on the finish.

CHAMPAGNE

Remy Massin Brut – Ville-sur-Arce £36.00

Wonderfully elegant, light dry exquisite style. Half £19.50

Laurent-Perrier Brut – Tours-Sur-Marne £45.00

A fresh style that is not too dry and can be enjoyed Half £24.00
anytime, with or without food.

Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve – Mareuil-sur-Ay £50.00
Elegant with a soft mouth-feel.

Pol Roger White Foil Brut – Epernay £55.50
Nutty and citrus flavours.

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut – Reims £58.00

Firm with good fruit and great length. Half £33.00

Bollinger Special Cuvee – £62.00
Rich full flavoured style.

Bollinger Grande Annee – 1997/2000 £105.00
Supremely elegant with an oaty finish.

Dom Perignon 2002/03 £140.00
Lovely rich fruit and great length.

Krug Grande Cuvee – Reims £185.00
This is a wonderful Champagne with Brioche and Half £97.50
digestive biscuit overtones.

Krug Vintage – Reims 1995 £250.00
The ultimate Champagne with such elegance, rich deep honeyed fruit and subtle acidity.

Krug Vintage – Reims 1990 £350.00
Very refined complex nose: rich, toasty, slightly honeyed ripe apricoty note. The palate is crisp, tight and fresh with bright acidity. Complex and bold with lots of weight, but intensely fresh and bright with good acidity.

ROSE

Billecart-Salmon Brut Rose – Mareuil-sur-Ay £70.00
A delightful balance of fruit and structure.

Lanson Rose Label Brut £52.00
Tender, well rounded and fresh with lasting finish.

Laurent-Perrier Brut Rose Reserve – Tours-sur-Marne £77.00
Now on allocation due to huge demand. The benchmark Rose.

Remy Massin Brut Rose – Ville-sur-Arce £41.00
A delightful aperitif with the Pinot Noir to the fore.

SPARKLING

Cava – Castell d’Olerdola Brut Reserva £22.95
Spain
Fresh and fruity with a soft creamy mousse.

Prosecco Il Fresco Spumante – Villa Sandi £24.00
Veneto, Italy
So very elegant, with a subtle fizz and soft light fruit.

Prosecco Il Fresco Rose – Villa Sandi £24.00
Veneto, Italy
The aroma is fruity and flowery with hints of ripe golden apple and small mountain flowers. The dry, fresh and flavoursome sensation on the palate is followed by a fruity and harmonious aftertaste.

DESSERT

Late Harvest Sauvignon – Concha Y Toro 2007 £15.95
Chile 100ml Glass £5.25
Golden yellow with amber tones, this sumptuous wine displays ripe papaya, peach, spice and honeyed aromas.

Chateau de la Chartreuse – Sauternes 2006 £26.95
Bordeaux, France
A blend of 85% Semillon and 15% Sauvignon Blanc, this Chteau is
situated in Preignac and offers a wonderful, sweet honeyed fruit.
50cl

Moscatel Telmo Rodriguez 2007 £28.95
Spain 100ml Glass £6.95
Beautiful straw yellow colour with delicate aromas of exotic fruits, rich flavour and good acid balance. Finishes delicate and dry.

PORT

VINTAGE CHARACTER

Pocas LBV 2006 £28.95
50ml Glass £3.50
TAWNY
701 Pocas 10 Year Old Tawny £29.95
50ml Glass £4.25

Taylor 20 Year Old Tawny £65.00

Vintage

Taylor 1983 £98.50
Croft 1985 £56.00
Quinta do Noval 1970 £80.00
Quinta do Noval 1985 £65.00

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