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Here at Appleby Manor we have a wide selection of wines from around the world, please take a look at our wine list so that you can familiarise yourself with our cellar before you arrive.
The vineyards of fourteen countries offer you an exciting choice.
Appleby Manor operates a policy of applying the same fixed mark-up to each bottle of wine. This means we can happily recommend the wine we think you will enjoy the most. We have no ulterior 'profit-motive'. So if you are not sure just which wine to choose, please ask for our advice. We promise it will be impartial!
Grenache Blanche du Bosc White, Languedoc, France 2010 £18.50 £4.50
A fruit driven dry wine, nicely balanced very refreshing wine in the New World style. 12%vol.
Domaine de Cibadies Merlot Red, Bordeaux, France 2010 £18.50 £4.50
Lovely deep coloured Merlot full of woodland fruits and light tannins. Very easy drinking. 12.5%vol.
Rioja Vega Rosado Rose Rioja, Spain 2010 £ £18.50 £4.50
Delicate and refreshing with a raspberry-hued colour that bursts with the vibrant notes of fresh strawberries. Great as an aperitif or with smoked salmon or prawns. 12.5%vol.
The most famous wine of all. Offered here are five which highlight the unique qualities of the finest Champagne. Fresh dryness, splendid bouquet, great delicacy and fine balance.
1 House Champagne Jean Pierre Mariquet Venteuil, France £35.00
A classic elegant wine, delicate, dry, with a crisp flavour and a fresh lemony tang. 12% vol.
2 Jean Pierre Marniquet Rose Brut Venteuil, France £37.95
Dry and crisp, very refreshing, with a sparklingly elegant red-fruit flavour. 12% vol.
3 Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial Epernay, France £40.95
Medium weight and fruit with a good strong mousse. Moet & Chandon is the largest champagne merchant and grower. Take a trip round their extensive cellars if you get the chance. 12%vol.
4 Gosset Brut Excellence Brut Epernay, France £45.00
A model family-run firm. The palate offers a mouth full of creamy, zesty fruit and the experience ends with an intense lingering finish. 12%vol
5 Cuvee Dom Perignon Moet & Chandon Epernay, France 2000 £140.00
Fruit-driven aromas with toastiness peeping through very tightly-focused fruit on the palate. There is a huge concentration on the finish that promises to go biscuity, with some Christmas-cake complexity. 12.5%vol.
12 Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut, Cava Penedes, Spain £20.50 Half Bottle: £11.95
The popular black-bottle wine, made in the same way as Champagne but from three traditional grape varieties, blended with Macabeo and Parellada grapes, bringing a balance of fruit and flavour. 11.5%vol.
13 Bon Courage Cap Classique Reserve Robertson, South Africa 2004 £23.25
Very fresh nose with strong yeastness and a lemon scent.
Typical Chardonnay with a lingering crisp bone dry finish.12% vol.
DRY WHITE WINE - Light & Fresh
21 Chardonnay Domaine de Cibadies Languedoc, France 2010 £ £18.50
An unoaked, award-winning Chardonnay, full of strength and finesse, displaying an elegant pale gold colour. Very aromatic on the nose and palate. 13%vol.
22 Picpoul De Pinet Domain Des Lauriers Languedoc, France 2010 £ £18.95
Not often seen in the UK, this is a wonderful dry, crisp and fresh wine,
ideal with most fish and seafood dishes 13%vol.
23 Muscadet Sevre et Maine Sur Lie AC Loire, France 2009 £ £19.95
Light, fresh and stylish wine. Buttery, honeyed fruit and crisp flinty finish with a fruity floral nose.
At its best with seafood and fish. 12%vol.
24 Pinot Grigio Cent'are Italy 2010 £ £21.00
A dry well made wine with a fresh grassy nose, a touch of spice and peachy fruits on the palate 12.5%vol.
25 Bon Courage Gewurztraminer Robertson South Africa 2010 £22.00
A delicate wine with a soft complex nose. Fresh spices, rose petals and limes to be detected on the nose and tropical fruit on the palate. 13%vol.
26 Pouilly Fume Jean Pabiot et Fils Loire, France 2009 £24.50
Top quality Sauvignon Blanc with considerable depth and complexity. Dry, crisp and refreshing. 12.5%vol.
27 Sancerre AC, Les Godons Loire, France 2009 £25.95
100% Sauvignon Blanc produces a crisp wine with high acidity and raw blackcurrant fruit aromas. Fragrant, fresh, elegant and complex, and deservedly popular. Gold Medal winner. 12.5%vol.
DRY WHITE MEDIUM - BODIED
31 Brown Brothers Dry Muscat Victoria, Australia 2008 £18.95
Fresh grapey aroma. Excellent Muscat character, full-flavoured with a soft follow-through. 14%vol.
32 Santa Digna Sauvignon Blanc Torres Curico, Chile 2010 £19.95
A lovely white wine with a fruity bouquet and a silky intense palette. A product of Miguel Torres who is currently the leading wine producer in both Spain and Chile. 13.5%vol.
33 Bon Courage Sauvignon Blanc Robertson South Africa 2011 £20.50
A crisp and fruity wine with lots of gooseberry and tropical flavours. 12.5%vol.
34 Mitchells Growers Semillon Clare Valley, SE Austrailia 2007 £21.50
This wonderful semillon has developed the butter and straw characters which are typical of high quality aged semillon. A good balance of lemony fruit flavour with a dimension of integrated oak. 13.5% vol.
35 Bourgogne Aligote Albert Bichot,Bourgogne,France 2008 £21.50
A dry wine with white flower scents and peachy flavours. Fruity, full and refreshing. 12.5%vol.
36 Good Hope Chenin Blanc Good Hope Winery, South Africa 2010 £22.95
Classic Chenin showing rich flavours of peach and exotic fruits with a super long finish. This is South African wine at it's best! 14%vol.
37 Chablis Domain Long Depaquit Albert Bichot, France 2008 £23.95
The precise flavour of the “terroir” comes through in this dry, steely, lively, crisp wine. Chardonnay really suits the Chablis soils. 12.5%vol.
38 Lake Chalice Sauvignon Blanc Malborough, New Zealand 2010 £24.50
Classic New Zealand Sauvignon, lovely intense, fresh piercing fruit, grapefruit, asparagus and gooseberry. Crisp, clean and refreshing. 12.5%vol.
DRY WHITE WINE - FULL BODIED
41 Cordillera Chardonnay Viognier Riserva Privada Curico,Chile 2008 £19.95
Crisp bright Bordeaux blanc with well-defined crunchy fruit from the Semillion and Sauvignon blend. A brilliant aperitif wine. 12%vol.
42 Monopole, Rioja Barrel-Fermented Rioja Alta, Spain 2008 £20.95
The balanced fruit and acidity of the Viura grape blended with Malvasia, matches the concentrated American oak spiciness. Lemon-fresh, limes, butter, toast. Produced by CVNE. 13%vol.
43 Pfaffenhiem Gewurztraminer Alsace, France 2009 £21.95
Full of character and personality, intense and complex nose. Spicy, sweet, exotic, perfumed fruit-pineapple, lychees and hints of wax, balanced by mouth-watering acidity. 13.5%vol.
44 Esperao Reserva Alentejo, Portugal 2009 £22.00
Clear straw colour, this delicious wine oozes ripe tropical fruit aromas with citric notes and subtle oak complexity. Intense and full bodied with good fruit depth, long finish and balanced acidity. 14.5%vol
45 Simon Hackett Chardonnay Barossa Valley South Australia 2009 £22.50
Rich fruit with well-integrated oak-maturation in evidence. Round, full and rich palate, exceptional depth from the fermentation and maturation in French and American oak. 13.5%vol.
46 Meursault Premier Cru Bitouzet Burgundy, France 2007 £46.00
Meursault is one of the world's greatest whites. Savoury, rich smoothness, dry, slightly nutty flavour and long, mellow finish. Great finesse and balance, with lemon, vanilla and almond flavours. 13.5%vol.
47 Chassagne Montrachet Premier Cru France 2002 £50.00
A lovely, elegant wine from Albert Bichot with beautifully balanced flavours of ripe fruit and honey.13% vol.
MEDIUM-DRY WHITE WINE
51 Niersteiner Gutes Domtal QbA Rheinhessen, Germany 2009 £18.25
Flowery, fresh and grapey. Excellent as an aperitif or with light dishes. From the Schmitt Sohne vineyards on the banks of the Rhine. 8.5%vol.
52 Riesling QbA, Schmitt Sohne Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Germany 2009 £18.95
Brilliant sweet/acid harmonious balance, flowery, with developing oily scents and flavours.
Riesling is Germany's great grape, at present the world's most underrated. It does not need
a high alcohol content for character, making this wine ideal for those who like a lot! 8%vol
53 Kleindal Bouquet Blanc Robertson, South Africa 2010 £18.95
A light-medium wine with delicious spicy aromatic flavours. 11.5% vol
54 Vina Esmeralda Torres Penedes, Spain 2009 £18.95
Muscat (85%) and Gewurztraminer give intensely fruity and floral aromas of passion-fruit, ripe banana, rose and jasmine, with a hint of spices. Fresh, crisp and elegant with an aftertaste
of green apples. 11.5%vol.
55 Pfaffenhiem Black Tie Pinot Gris Alsace France 2009 £21.50
Wonderful blend of these two grape varieties making a very refreshing, quite aromatic medium bodied wine. Stunning on its own but really goes well with all white fish and shellfish dishes. 12.5% vol.
LIGHT RED WINE
61 Beaujolais Villages AC Burgundy, France 2009 £19.50 Half Bottle: £11.50
The outstanding Domaine de Monthoux from Albert Bichot. Bursting with rich raspberry
Gamay fruit, soft purple-red colour, good character and length. 12.5%vol.
62 Valpolicella Superiore DOC Botter Veneto, Italy 2009 £19.95 Half Bottle:£13.00
A proper Valpolicella from the best sites and made to reasonable yields with a red-fruit & cherry nose and palate, fresh, stony fruit flavour and a bitter almond twist to the finish. 12.5%vol.
63 Lake Chalice Pinot Noir Malborough, New Zealand 2009 £24.95
A classic Malborough amalgam of strawberry, raspberry, and black cherry all bound up in spicy French oak. It has firm but soft tannins and a finish of sweet black fruits. 13.5%vol.
MEDIUM-BODIED RED WINE
71 Domaine de Cibadies Merlot Red, Bordeaux, France 2010 £18.50
Lovely deep coloured Merlot full of woodland fruits and light tannins. Very easy drinking. 12.5%vol.
72 Allozo Tempranillo Crianza La Mancha, Spain 2007 £19.95
Aged in oak for twelve months, this dark cherry red wine with tinges of terracotta has aromas of spices and mature black fruits. Good acidity is well balanced with luscious fruit, spices and oak to give a delicious well-integrated wine. Full bodied and silky on the palate. 13% vol.
73 Santa Digna Cabernet Sauvignon Torres Curico, Chile 2008 £20.95
A clear ruby colour with spicy liquorice and blackcurrant flavours typical of the variety, and boasting a lazy, elegant aftertaste. A product of the Miguel Torres family. 13.5%vol.
75 Chateau de Preuil Medoc Bordeaux, France 2004 £21.95
A beautiful ruby colour with a typical Medoc style of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon and 35% Merlot. This wine displays elegant tannins with a hint of oak-ageing. 12.5%vol.
76 Ironstone Zinfandel California, USA 2009 £22.50
A well balanced wine revealing flavours of boysenberries, cherries and fleeting hints of white pepper. 13.5%vol.
77 Vina Real, Rioja Crianza, CVNE Rioja Alta, Spain 2006 £22.95
Tempranillo, Mazuela and Garnacha grapes, aged for one year in American oak. Ripe, plummy vanilla. Crianza means “nursing” - at least 2 years old (1 year in oak), not released before the 3rd year. 12.5%vol.
78 Fleurie Burgundy, France 2009 £23.95
One of the lighter wines of Beaujolais Cru boasting a full raspberry fruit flavour. Lively and clean yet still the most popular Beaujolais Cru. 13%vol.
79 Sellan Gran Cru AC, Saint Emilion Bordeaux, France 2003 £29.50
A St. Emilion of class and elegance, aged partly in new oak barrels. Big jammy blackberry flavours from the Cabenet and Merlot mix, beautifully aged and ready to drink. 12.5% vol.
80 Chateau D'Agassac AC, Haut Medoc Bordeaux, France 2002 £40.00
Ruby and purple tints with red fruit aromas and plums and an elegant oaky touch. Full bodied with velvety tannins, an elegant structure for this Haut-Medoc. Toasted aromas with Kirsch notes. 13%vol.
FULL-BODIED RED WINE
91 Naoussa Boutari Macedonia, Greece 2007 £20.50
Xinomavro grape. Rich, deep red with hints of purple. Intense, complex bouquet and aromas of dry red fruit, wood and spices, mellow and mature. Aged two years in oak and two in bottle. 12.5%vol.
92 Bon Courage Pinotage Robertson, South Africa 2008 £22.50
This truely South African wine features rich berries and plum flavours, finely balanced with well-integrated oak overtones. 14%vol.
93 Best's Victoria Shiraz Victoria, Australia 2005 £23.00
Soft, aromatic, easy-drinking style, with good depth of colour and generous fruit character. A versatile wine, remarkable for its compatibility with a wide diversity of cuisine. Stylish and spicy. 13.5%vol.
94 Mitchell's Cabernet Sauvignon Clare Valley, South Australia 2004 £23.95
From the Clare valley, dark and deep, intense full blackberry fruit nose with some earthy complexity. Lots of oak and berry fruit-mulberry and cherry linctus with chocolaty sweet ripeness. Intensely long, not big and ripe like wines from the Barossa. Good tannin and acidity structure. 14%vol.
95 Esperao Reserva Alentejo, Portugal 2008 £25.00
Intense aromas of ripe red berry fruits and well integrated new oak, giving hints of chocolate and vanilla. The palate is well balanced and elegant, with layers of ripe fruit and fine integrated tannins. Shows richness and complexity, with a long and persistant finish. 14.5%vol
96 Rioja Vega Reserva Rioja, Spain 2006 £25.95
Soft and fruity with delicious cherry berry fruit balanced with spice and a long finish. 13%vol.
97 Valdubon Ribera Del Duero Crianza Spain 2007 £26.00
Elegant, deep ruby, intensely powerful on the nose. The balsamic tones plus the smokey oak aromas provide a wine of full body and intense complexity. 13.5%vol.
98 Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG, Melini Tuscany, Italy 2005 £27.95
Impressive full-flavoured wine from the Sangiovese grape. Exuberant character and generous ripe-fruit flavours of cherry and plum. Similar to a top-quality Chianti. 13%vol.
99 Chateau Musar Gaston Hochar Beka'a Valley, Lebanon 2003 £29.95
Serge Hochar deserves a medal for this wonderful wine - his vineyards were in the middle of the war zone in the Golan Heights. Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah blend bursting with ripeness. 13%vol.
100 Chateauneuf du Pape Vieux Telegramme Rhone, France 2008 £30.95
A traditional blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, and Vaccarese grapes producing a wine of strength and elegance, with aromas of small red fruits and liquorice. 14.5%vol.
101 Chambertin Grand Cru Burgundy, France 2006 £120.00
Maison Albert Bichot. Red wine with an elegance on a grand scale!! 13.5%vol.
111 Rioja Vega Rosado Rose Rioja, Spain 2010 £18.50
Delicate and refreshing with a raspberry-hued colour that bursts with the vibrant notes of fresh strawberries Great as an aperitif or with smoked salmon or prawns. 12.5%vol.
112 Chateau Bellevue la Foret Rose AOC, Fronton, France 2010 £19.50
Chateau bottled, elegant, dusky pink in colour. Dry crisp and refreshing. A balanced wine that deserves good fish or light meat dishes to compliment. 12%vol.
121 Southbrook Canadian Framboise Ontario, Canada £22.95
Made from the finest Canadian raspberries and brandy, this wine is delicious with dessert, especially chocolate, or poured over ice-cream! Intense, rich, sweet, jammy fruits which invade the nostrils and last in the mouth for a very long time. Gold Medal winner. 14.5%vol.
122 Mitchell's Noble Semillon Late Harvest Australia 2006 £20.95
Clare Valley Australia, Characteristic honey and marmalade concentrated sweet fruit balanced by crisp acid on a lingering and luscious finish. Also available by the glass from the Dessert Trolley. 10.5%vol.
All quoted vintages relate to bottle size. For the vintages of half-bottles, please enquire.
Vol. = alcohol by volume (relates to bottle size. Half-bottle alcohol content may differ; please enquire).
When stocks of any particular vintage cannot be obtained, the best alternative year is offered with every confidence. If our normal shipper is out of stock, an alternative shipper with an equal reputation will be substituted.
Listed wines from EC countries are quality wines from specified regions unless otherwise stated.
All prices include Value-Added-Tax at 20%. There is no service charge; gratuities are not expected.