At The Belfry we like to offer our guests a great selection of wines at great value. We are huge wine lovers ourselves and really enjoy sourcing new varieties and trying them out.

Wines by the 175cl Glass

Pinot Grigio – £5.75
Sentito, Veneto Italy
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Carbernet Sauvignon – £5.75
In Situ, San Esteban, Aconcagua Region, Chile

WHITE WINES

Light, Crisp and Dry

Triade Campania Bianco – £24.25
Central Italy
International Wine & Spirit Challenge 2010 Silver Medal
The Fianco, Greco and Falanghina grapes produce rich tropical fruit and vanilla aromas. Subtle and soft, with a perfect balance of fruit flavors and citrus acidity. Triade is excellent to accompany white meats and fish.

Pinot Grigio – £5.75
Sentito, Veneto Italy
Light, straw colour. Clean and intense in aroma. Dry to taste with a pleasant green apple aftertaste. A lively and easy to drink wine.

Sancerre Domaine Daulny – £35.50
Loire, France
Aromatic grassy bouquet. Fresh ripe fruit flavours with a crisp, dry finish typical of the Sauvignon Blanc grape. Made by a small producer and proven to be a very popular style

Sauvignon Blanc, Del Bosque – £21.00
Casablanca, Chile
If your enjoy Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, you will love this. Stunning example from Chile’s leading cool climate valley – boldly aromatic and intensely fruity … made by Kiwi winemaker Grant Phelps who has been producing wine in Chile for over 13 years.

Aromatic and Fruity

Albarino – £30.00
Albariño Fulget, Rias Baixas, Spain
Albariño is fruity with a minerally character and a bouquet of peaches and apricots. Delicious – one to try

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jes – £25.00
La Vele, Marche, Italy
intrinsic almond & citrus flavours – A classic Italian white wine with a light style and a fresh quality. The intrinsic almond and citrus flavours make this Verdicchio a fresh crisp white with a long finish.

Dart Valley Reserve – £30.00
Sharpham, Totnes, Devon
Bronze – International Wine Challenge 2012
Silver – Sommelier Wine Awards 2012
A light, fresh blend, this starts with floral notes on the nose alongside grassy aromas, citrus notes and a hint of minerality. Alongside its balanced acidity, texture and medium finish, ‘the apple and pear flavours transport you straight into an English orchard”.

Sauvignon Blanc, Green Lip – £30.00
Jackson Estate, Marlborough, New Zealand
Named after the Native Green Lip mussel. Pronounced aromas of passion fruit and nettles with a mineral undercurrent leads to a mouthful of sweet and sour stone and yellow fruits.
Jackson Estate embodies the very best of Marlborough, New Zealand, and is a testament to the vision and determination of the Stichbury and Jackson Families who have farmed the land on the Wairau River plain at Jacksons road for more than 160 years.

RED WINES

Light and Fruity

Pinot Noir, Morton Estate – £36.50
Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Lifted aromas of mocha chocolate, raspberry and vanillin oak complement a plum character while underlying hints of maraschino cherries are evident. The palate is silky and medium with berry-fruits prominent while thyme herb characters contribute to a lengthy, fine-grained tannin finish. An example of a light Pinot Noir which is delicate and elegant.

Fleurie, Cave du Château de Chenas – £31.50
Beaujolais, France
Deep ruby, floral bouquet, with exotic notes. Fine aromas and mineral notes. Soft and easy to drink with a hint of tannin on a smooth finiah.

Medium Bodied

Pinot Noir, Omrah – £37.00
Great Southern West Australia
Cherry, raspberry, a distinctive spice of Pinot and subtle undertones of oak derived smokiness. Supple and smooth with lashings of sweet vibrant fruit and balanced acidity.

Salice Salentinoo Riserva – £28.00
Puglia, Italy
Gold Medal at the Decanter Wine awards 2010
An intense ruby red, reflections of dark orange, unique aromas of red berries and fresh herbs. Well rounded and full-bodied with lasting flavours of dried fruits. “Complex balsamic and vanilla with quite magnificent layers of complexity, richness and texture and a huge length.”

Carbernet Sauvignon – £5.75
In Situ, San Esteban, Aconcagua Region, Chile
High altitude vine cultivation (870 m a.s.l.) allows for progressive and gentle grape ripening. The warm days and the cool breeze that descends from the Andes Mountains is the key to the elegance that distinguishes Aconcagua Valley wines. Deep red highlights this Cabernet combine hints of dark cherry and black currant with a subtle sense of vanilla and tobacco aromas. A well-balanced wine, with subtle tannins leading to a long and elegant finish marked by notes of red fruits and black pepper.

Rioja Crianza – £24.00
Lopez de Haro, Sonsierra area of La Rioja Alta, Spain
Intense colour and pleasant bouquet, in which the nuances of mature fruit stand out. In the mouth it is soft, expressive and elegant, combining a fruity character with the notes lent by the cask, in perfect balance.

Big, Heavy and Complex

Côtes du Rhone, Syrah, Alain Paret – £31.00
Valvigneyre, Northern Rhone Valley, France
100% Syrah vines (30 years old) grow among several of Alain Paret’s finest hillsides. The vines are grown in large pebble soils, granite with big crystals and clay sand, in Alain’s 20 acre property. Generous weather permits strict grape selection. Only organic fertilization is applied.
A brilliantly crafted wine, it is wonderfully pure, with exuberant cherry aromas along with fine lavender notes.

Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot – £34.00
Meerlust “The Red”, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Intense cassis and plum notes with hints of Indian ink, chocolate and fennel. Rich with juicy fruit, silky refined tannins and layered complexity. A Belfry favourite.

Touriga Nacional – Cabernet Sauvignon – £28.50
Terre d’Alter, Alto Alentejo, Portugal
The grapes have undergone vigourous control in order to achieve maturation with a high degree of concentration. Fermented separately then blended and aged in French Oak for 6 months. Floral notes with lots of red fruit, plums and fennel. Delicious.

Merlot Reserva – £27.50
Casa Silva, Colchagua Valley, Chile
Ruby in colour with fruity aromas – ripe plums and notes of coconut. On the plate it is delicate, elegant Merlot with unique characteristics and soft tannins; excellent harmony between the fruit and oak develop through to the lovely long finish.

ROSE WINES

Grenache Rose, La Vignette – £17.00
Comte Tolosan La Vignette Rose
Salmon Pink colour with rose petals and strawberry fruit, deliciously crisp and delicate.

Slowine Rose £18.00
Villersdorp, South Africa
Slowine is all about slow living, slow food and Slowine
Bright salmon pink in colour, with the fragrance of ripe strawberries and some black cherries in support. A tasty, harmonious and invigorating wine with the sugar and acids in great balance for lingering pleasure.

SPARKLING AND CHAMPAGNES

Moet and Chandon Imperial Champagne – £45.00
This has to be one of the most famous Champagnes on the planet, with everyone from royalty to racing car drivers celebrating the good times with a bottle of Moet.
A classic blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, this is a lemon-scented Champagne with really lovely, light toasty notes.

Verve Cliquot, Yellow Label Champagne – £55.00
Intense color and pleasant bouquet, in which the nuances of mature fruit stand out. In the mouth it is soft, expressive and elegant, combining a fruity character with the notes lent by the cask, in perfect balance.
Madame Clicquot became the driving force behind Veuve Clicquot after her husband died in 1805. Her motto was “only one quality, the finest”, her legacy has lived on and Veuve Cliquot continually strives to achieve consistant quality.The richness is balanced throughout with finesse and delicacy

Furleigh Estate Classic Cuvée, Dorset – £45.00
Trophy in International Wine Challenge 2013 Silver Outstanding medal in International Wine & Spirits Competition 2013 Silver medal in Decanter World Wine Awards 2013
This Traditional Quality Sparkling Wine is made from a combination of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay. These classic French varieties give this wine a creamy mousse, a fruity and harmonious taste and good length focussed on freshness. The judges of the UKVA Wine of the Year Competition 2012 said the Classic Cuvée 2009 had a “rich style, gentle yeast, was concentrated, elegant and balanced with good fruit”

Morton Estate Premium Brut – £35.50
Grapes from Marlborough and Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
A deliciously refreshing, delicate sparkling wine with a steady bead of bubbles and well-rounded flavours. The palate is fresh and lively, exhibiting classic fruit flavours and a complexity of yeast aromas.

PUDDING WINES – 37.5cl

Casa Silva Late Harvest Semillon / Gewurztraminer 23.00
Angostura Estate, Colchagua Valley, Chile
By the glass 50ml £3.30
On the nose are intense notes of honey and dried apricots. On the palate, it Is elegant, fresh, with a good body and very pleasant finish.