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Manor House Wine List

CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING WINE

130 Cava Castell Llord Brut NV £22.00
Soft, creamy sparkler from Northern Spain, with zesty fresh fruit and a wonderfully clean, dry finish. Cava Castell Llord Brut NV
135 Prosecco Valdobbiadene Domini Veneti NV, Italy £29.00
Top drawer Prosecco.  Deliciously lemony and fresh with a crisp, elegant finish and extra layers of complexity.
120 M. Maillart Brut NV Premier Cru
815
£43.00
½ bottle £29.00
The high percentage of Pinot Noir lends elegance and finesse with the Chardonnay contributing to weight, fruit and sheer refinement. Bottle age, breeding and balance are combined to produce the most beautiful Champagne. M. Maillart Brut NV Premier Cru
116 Louis Roederer Brut Premier £65.00
The outstanding quality and elegance of Louis Roederer Champagne are the result of two centuries of dedication to making only the finest wines. Louis Roederer controls every stage of the elaborate process of making champagne, including owning and managing the vineyards. This champagne is rich, soft, elegant and creamy with wonderful biscuity finish. Louis Roederer Brut Premier
117 Dom Perignon 2003 £170.00
Dom Perignon is famed for inventing Champagne in the 17th Century in the cellars of Hautvillers Abbey. He now lends his name to the ultimate in luxury Champagne.

WHITE WINES

Youthful & Fruity

162 Umbrele Chardonnay Romania £19.00
Beautifully Crisp, ample ripe tropical fruit and a bright refreshing finish.
163 Chardonnay, Montsablé ,Languedoc, France £22.00
Aromatic with yellow fruits and white flowers and a slight hint of vanilla.
A long, dry finish resulting in a very classy Chardonnay .
239 Riesling, Cattin, Alsace, 2013 France £24.00
Light, off-dry, fresh Riesling with white peach, quince and lemon flavours.
Great value and good with fish of course.
440 Albarino Veiga Naum D.O. Rias Baixas, 2013 Spain £28.00
A unique wine from Galicia. The cooler damper climate here gives a fresher, crisper white
than normally found in Spain. Dry with a long lasting flavour reminiscent of aniseed and herbs.
A brilliant partner to Shaun’s grilled fish.

Crisp & Lean

243 House Sauvignon Blanc Reserva, Nostros, Casablanca, Chile £20.00
Beautifully crafted Casablanca valley Sauvignon bursting with juicy citrus fruit.
236 Tuffalo Gavi £21.00
Fresh and balanced with an intense floral nose, minerality on the palate and a clean finish.
342 House Pinot Grigio, Uvam, Mabis, Veneto, Italy £22.00
Wonderful floral aromas and an abundance of tropical fruit; melon, guava and peach, supported by zippy acidity making it mouth-tinglingly moreish
324 Vouvray Vieux Vauvert Loire, 2013 France £25.00
Dry, minerally and very rewarding as it opens in the glass. Selected from the best vats at
Domaine de Vauvert. Lime flowers and citrus aromas. A sophisticated Chenin Blanc.
250 Sauvignon Blanc, Francesca Bay, Marlborough, 2013 New Zealand £26.00
Rich aromatics and flavours displaying gooseberries, grapefruits, lemons & limes.
Lush, fat and plump, this wine is also precise & pure……it bastes the palate with its
Copious fruit ……superb.
180 Pecorino di Chieti, Collefrisio, IGT Abruzzo, Italy £31.00
Something a bit different and special.  Full, ripe, green tea and peaches follow through to a firm,
dry, minerally finish. Good with Risotto, Cheese, Asparagus.
175 Casal de Arman , Riberio Spain £34.00
Made from rare, indigenous Treixadura grapes from old vines. Fresh, vivid and bright with notes
of exotic fruits and beautiful minerals. Lovely purity of fruit with a spicy finish, fabulous with seafood.
260 Pouilly Fume Patrice Moreaux, Loire 2013 France £32.00
Wonderful concentration of fresh gooseberry and cut grass aromas with classic
smokey, apple tart nose, nice full palate with good balance. A super food wine.
Raats Chenin Blanc £34.00
Sourced from old vines growing on complex soils. Rich and intense, yet elegantand delicate.
A truly profound wine!
231 Chablis, Colombier, Burgundy, 2012 France £34.00
A perfect example of what can be done in this region. It is pure and authentic, retaining
all its freshness and mineral character.
871 Chablis Michele ½ bottle £24.00
Taut but expressive, this wine offers fresh apple and pear flavours enhanced by mineral-tinged undertones.
271 Sancerre Hubert Brochard, Loire, 2013 France
831
£34.00
½ bottle £19.00
sancerreAt the heart of the Loire, famous for excellence of its wines, Sancerre draws its renown from the qualities of that noble white grape, the Sauvignon. Grown on chalky clay Château de Thauvenay’s fine spicy wine is one of the most distinguished of the region.

Creamy & Rounded

162 Umbrele, Chardonnay, Vilie Timisului, Romania, 2014 £19.00
A wonderfully fresh and fruity Chardonnay with amazing fruit and power. Ripe and thick, with lots of mango and toasted oak–a Chardonnay showing all the attributes. There’s a chewy, cherry, buttery, intensely tropical side to this full-bodied wine.
432 Viognier , Chateau Routas, Provence, 2013 France £19.00
Ripe peachy, apricot aromas. This fine example, not quite fully dry and perfect with
sweeter shellfish like prawns or scallops.
821 Gewurztraminer, Hugel, Alsace, 2011 France ½ bottle £21.00
Rich, unctuous and perfect with our terrines, smoked fish, duck and chicken dishes.
Off-dry, slightly spicy and suave from one of the world’s best loved wineries.
173 Rioja Blanco, Vina Albina, 2012 Spain £24.00
Barrel fermented to add flavours. Similar in style to a youthful white Burgundy. Complex floral notes blend with ripe white fruit on a background of well integrated wood. Smooth  and creamy with a touch of acidity.
223 Rodney Strong Sonoma Chardonnay, California, 2010 USA £29.00
Floral, ripe fig and melon scents are rich, full-bodied, elegant and refined, showing a light touch
of toasty vanilla oak on the finish, where the flavours turn subtle and delicate. Made from organic grapes.
228 Macon Uchizy Domaine Talmard. Burgundy 2013 France £29.00
Richly-flavoured and textured wine, ripe tropical fruit aromas and flavours. Un-oaked but with
a complexity not often found in such wines this has to be one of the best Macons around.
166 Lugana San Benedetto , Zenato, Lake Garda 2013 Italy £29.00
Crisp and fruity yet complex. The palate is round and generous with a very long finish.
If your first choice is Pinot Grigio, try this for a change. An elegant wine made from the Trebbiano grape .
232 Chardonnay, Iona, Elgin, South Africa £32.00
Toast and citrus fruits on the nose compliment a palate characterised by taut acidity,
bursting with ripe melon and just a hint of oak.
226 Macia Batle Blanc de Blanc, Majorca, 2013 Spain £34.00
Pale yellow in colour with flavours of green apple, banana and ripe pineapple this lovely
Blend of Prensal grapes and Chardonnay from sun drenched Majorca is particularly good with
salads, soft cheeses and seafood.
330 Chenin Blanc, Raats Family Wines, Stellenbosch, South Africa £34.00
Sourced from old vines growing on complex soils. Rich and intense, yet elegant and
delicate. A truly profound wine!
438 Meursault Domaine du Pavillon, Albert Bichot, Burgundy, 2012 France £59.00
From one of the best sites in Burgundy. Top flight Meursault; rich and buttery with toasted
hazelnut and ripe fruit flavours. This is a classy wine with fabulous complexity and a clean, citrus edge.

RED WINES

Fruity & Vibrant

542 House Red, Torre Solar Tempranillo, Spain £18.00
A succulent, juicy red bursting with ripe blackberry and spice character. Criminally drinkable,
its vibrant fruit driven style and easy balance make for the perfect anytime red.
636 Merlot, Umbrele, Romania £18.00
Soft, juicy and velvety with red berry fruits and a dash of spice.
646 House Malbec, Finca la Nina, Don Cristobal, Mendoza 2014 Argentina £22.00
A medium bodied Malbec with ripe red and black fruit flavours perfectly balanced with spice,
chocolate and coffee notes from it’s time in French oak barrels.
637 Merlot Exhibitionist, Limestone Coast, S Australia £24.00
Fruity with silky denouement. Full of character with pleasing finish.
759 Pinot Noir, Montsablé, Languedoc, France £23.00
A beautifully balanced concoction of fresh cherries, strawberries and brambles laced with vanilla.
Outstanding value!
724 Barbera. Cantina Aurora. Piemonte, 2011 Italy £24.00
The little brother of Barolo, this is a medium-bodied red, very easy drinking in style with
aromas and flavours of juicy red grapes
621 Beaujolais-Villages, Drouhin 2012
856
£26.00
½ bottle £17.00
The wine has a bright purple colour, a very intense nose, reminiscent of violets, peonies and red berries. On the palate it has a silky smoothness and its delicious fruit lingers for a long time. This wine is very versatile with all kinds of food, even spicy
730 Cotes du Rhone Rouge, Parcelles 38, Vignobles Jerome Quiot 2013, France
840
£24.00
½ bottle £15.00
A blend of Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre, this delicious Cotes du Rhone is full flavoured and has the structure to support the ample fruit.
760 Pinot Noir, Francesca Bay, Marlborough, 2014 New Zealand £29.00
This classic New Zealand Pinot Noir is grown on selected Marlborough vineyards and is carefully
and selectively harvested by hand. Aged in oak casks, this fine wine has a vibrant colour and a
complex abundance of strawberry, cherry and dark berry fruit.
626 Fleurie, Chateau de Fleurie, Beaujolais Cru, 2012 France £29.00
One of the great individual Crus wines bottled by the owner. This is a plump, fresh, elegant juicy
wine of much fruit and mouthwatering appeal, which really tingles on the palate.

Spicy & Warming

670 House Shiraz, Jacobite Ridge, South East Australia £18.00
Deep coloured with rich spice and bramble aromas leading to a full flavoured soft and
warming palate.
741 Rioja Crianza Viña Amate, 2011 Spain £21.00
Aged for a year in oak barrels to give that classic mellow, spicy character.
712 Primitivo Barocco, Puglia, 2014 Italy £23.00
A contemporary take on an old Italian classic. This is a medium bodied and easy drinking
wine with soft cherry flavours, rosemary and thyme aromas and a spicy finish.
545 Carmenere Barrel Select, Santa Ema, Cachapoal, 2013 Chile £21.00
Superb balance and concentration of black cherries, herbs, spicy black pepper and a touch of chocolate.
680 Shiraz, The Mimic, DO Jumilla, Spain £24.00
Mimicking an Australian-style Shiraz, this is smooth and rich with incredibly intense red fruit, a lick of sweet oak and more than a hint of cinnamon and clove.
548 U. Passimiento, Baglio Gibellina, Sicily Italy £24.00
Bright intense red fruit on the nose displaying lots of red berries. The palate is warm and full-bodied with harmonious acidity and smooth and elegant tannins. Akin to an Amarone.
726 Pinotage Springfontein , Walker bay, 2010 South Africa £32.00
The wine’s colour is centred in a deep inky heart with a youthful rim. Elegant ripe grape tannins
form the backbone around which red cherry, spices, hints of mulberry and cassis linger on the palate.
Best enjoyed with lamb and slow cooked red meat.
675 Domaine Terlato Shiraz/Viognier, Victoria, 2011 Australia £29.00
Shiraz/Viognier , a New World take on Cote Rotie from one of the Rhone’s best winemakers.
Organic and biodynamic. An intense red colour with tropical aromas developing into sweet
red berry aromas.
731 Gigondas Parcelles38. Rhone Valley 2010 France £39.00
cotesA blend of Grenache & Syrah grape with a complex style. Powerful but not clumsy,full of wonderful fruit flavours with notes of spice-like vanilla & liquorice.

Silky & Complex

721 Chianti Bonacchi Riserva D.O.C.G Tuscany 2011 Italy £26.00
Full of the warmth of Tuscany, a Sangiovese based wine with complex notes of tea, dried fruit and spice. Medium bodied in style and an excellent partner to lamb and pork dishes.
755 Sancerre Rouge, Hubert Brochard, Loire, 2010 France £34.00
755 Sancerre Rouge, Hubert Brochard, Loire, 2010 France
734 L’infidele, Terrasses du Larzac, Mas Cal Demoura, Languedoc £39.00
A silky smooth wine of luscious complexity offering notes of thyme, truffle and dark berry
fruits, from Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre grapes.
615 Frank Phelan, St Estephe, Bordeaux, 2011 France £48.00
“One of the best – run estates of the St Estaphe appellation. This property has been on a
qualitative hot streak since the mid eighties”- Robert Parker. Rich, smooth and soft as velvet.
619 Segla, 2nd Wine of Rauzan Segla, Margaux, Bordeaux 2009 France
860
£59.00
½ bottle £32.00
A stunning vintage and drinking beautifully. One of the Haute-Medoc’s famous names
where Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot reach their peak. Deep colour with scents of
blackcurrant and cedar. Full-flavoured and smooth with firm tannins and long-lasting finish.

ROSÉ WINE

313 House Rosé Pierre et Papa. Pays d’Herault £18.00
Light & refreshing, bursting with red fruits.
Good choice with smoked salmon dishes.
310 Califia Falls Zinfandel £18.00
Strawberries, raspberries and sweet red cherry flavours blend together in this off dry Rosé,
finished off with palate cleansing acidity.
314 Malbec Rose, Crios, Dominio del Plata, Mendoza, 2012 Argentina £26.00
A serious rosé! Deep in colour, full in body and big enough to take on serious duck, pork and grilled vegetable dishes. Made by the very talented Susana Balbo.

Dessert Wine

FURMINT (Sweet Wine)
The major grape variety of the legendary Tokay wines of Hungary. Perhaps the oldest and most famous sweet wines on the planet.
315 Late Harvest Furmint , Domaine Disznoko 2012 Hungary 50ml glass £3.00
A fruity aroma with honey, banana, William’s pear and wild flower features. Hints of pear and lime harmonise perfectly with soft honey sweetness giving the wine intense flavours and aromas
319 Bodegas Gutiérrez Colosia, Pedro Ximenez, DO Jerez, Spain 50ml glass £3.00
Naturally sweet and dark in colour with aromas of caramelised rasins and milasses, with an intense finish.

Port Wine

The Manor House is proud to feature the ports of Churchill Grahams Lda. Founded in 1981 by
the current generation of the Graham family, and the only new entry in the port market in nearly
100 years. The high quality of Churchill’s Port found early praise from the leading wine writers
including Robert Parker who wrote that “in less than one decade Churchill’s has established an
impeccable reputation for quality.

The Manor House owners have an interest in the company, allowing us to offer these wines in house
at wine shop prices and to make off premises sales of their liquid dividends at very favourable prices.
Consider taking some home or purchasing as a gift.

505 1995 QUINTA DA AGUA ALTA Vintage Port £32.00
Muscular style… this is a big, burly young Port with loads of violet and berry aromas and flavours and a seriously powerful backbone of tannin. Full-bodied. Long, mouth puckering finish….
Best after 2008. –JS Wine Spectator rating 91
519 2003 CHURCHILL’S VINTAGE Port £36.00
Our 2003 is a big, ripe Vintage Port Wine. It has a full, dark colour with a strong purple hue. The nose is closed but powerful and complex with an underlying aroma of concentrated ripe berries. On the palate there is good intensity, excellent natural
acidity and a very fine long finish.

Off Premises Port Prices – less 25%

Wines by the Glass

White 125 250 bottle
162 Umbrele Chardonnay Romania
Beautifully Crisp, ample ripe tropical fruit and a bright refreshing finish.
£3.75 £7.00 £19.00
243 Sauvignon Blanc, Nostros, Chilean
Crisp, citrusy and zesty
£3.75 £7.00 £20.00
342 Pinot Grigio, Uvam, Veneto, Italy
Light and off-dry
£4.00 £7.50 £22.00
Sparkling 125 250 bottle
813 Prosecco Prestige Mionetto NV, Italy
20 cl bottle
n/a n/a £9.00
Rosé 125 250 bottle
313 Pierre et Papa Rosé Pays d’Herault, France £3.50 £6.50 £18.00
Red 125 250 bottle
542 Torre Solar Tempranillo, Spain
Fruity and juicy
£3.50 £6.50 £18.00
670 Shiraz, Jacobite Ridge South East Australia
Spicy and warming
£3.50 £6.50 £18.00
636 Merlot, Umbrele, Romania
Soft and easy drinking
£3.50 £6.50 £18.00
646 Malbec, Finca la Nina, Don Cristobal, Mendoza, Argentina
A little more oomph!
£4.00 £7.50 £22.00

Bin Ends

White Wine & Rosé

229 Carmel Road Chardonnay, Monterey, USA 2009 £28.00
235 McHenry Hohnen Calgardup Brook Chardonnay, 2010
Margaret River, Australia
£38.00
242 Sauvignon Blanc, Umbrele, Romania £18.00
335 Domaine des Baumard,  Savennières Clos du Papillon, Loire, France 2006 £32.00
Aromas of coffee, pear, almonds and white flowers are followed by an impressive concentration of tropical and citrus fruit. And a toasted finish. A truly amazing example of Chenin Blanc.

Red Wine

630 Merlot Red Earth 2008 £18.00
663 Chateau Picoron £24.00

Port Wine

502 Cockburn’s Ruby £22.00

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Thursday 25th August 2016

 

Roast Oban Bay Langoustines with Pickled Cucumber,

Pink Grapefruit and Fennel Salad £10

 

Crisp Brie, Apple & Beetroot Salad

 with Pepper Yoghurt Dressing £10

 

Taynuilt Haggis, Neeps & Tatties with Stornoway

Black Pudding and Whisky Jus £10

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Cream of Watercress Soup £4

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Sorbet £3

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West Coast Seafood Grill with New Potatoes,

Spinach and Lemon Dressing £23.50

 

Roast Atlantic Halibut with Pistachio & Pine nut

Crust, Cauliflower and Dried Grapes £23.50

 

Roast Loin of Pork with Apple& Apricot Stuffing, Spring

Onion & Bacon Mash, Savoy Cabbage & Bacon £23.50

 

Gressingham Duck Breast & Slow-cooked Duck Confit

with Dauphinoise Potatoes and Puy Lentil Dressing £23.50

 

Scottish Fillet Steak with Leek Rosti, Celeriac Purée, Button

Mushrooms and Crisp Shallots £27.50

 

Courgette & Red Onion Tarte Tatin with Glazed

 Goats Cheese & Basil Salad £17.50

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Selection of Desserts £8

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Coffee & Petit Fours £3.50

 

                                                          Table d’hote £42.00   

 

A la Carte – Appetiser £10/Soup £4/Sorbet £3/Main £23.50/Vegetarian £17.50/

Dessert £8/Coffee & Petit Fours £3.50

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