The Charlton Arms Shield

Wine List


 

CHAMPAGNES & FRIENDS

 

Prosecco, Brut, Belstar NV Valdobbiadene, Italy                                                           25.00

Quite a soft Prosecco meaning that it is balanced. Fruity and refreshing, green fruits and

citrus on the palate.

 

Prosecco, Brut, Vaporetto NV Veneto, Italy

Great fruit clarity & freshness.                               

  125ml:4.50       Btl:N/A

Saumur Brut Rosé, Domaine de Brizé 2013 Loire, France                        

Summer beries all the way with this Cuvee, great persistent bubbles and way too moreish.

The only problem you will have with this Saumur Brut is if we run out of bottles!

125ml: 4.90         Btl:26.50

Grand Prieur Tradition, Ch. & A. Prieur NV Champagne, France                         42.00

Limited production, 3 years’ minimum bottle ageing and the expertise of Jean-Philippe Moulin (former Ruinart Chef de Cave) made this a no brainer when it came to be putting it as the Charlton Arms house Champagne. A classic lighter style of Champagne providing crisp fruit, minerality and complexity.

Billecart-Salmon Brut Rose NV Champagne, France                          (Half Bottle)    38.00

A stunning and seductive Rose Champagne which has received much appreciation and

Is one of the most sought after non-vintage Roses amongst connoisseurs. Renowned for its freshness and delicate character. Aromas of Strawberry, fresh bread and consistent delicate mousse.

Billecart-Salmon Brut NV Champagne, France                                                          45.00

Well respected traditional Champagne house that exceeds with any Cuvee with freshness due to cold fermentation and its delicate flavours of ripe pear, fresh fruits and biscuit.

Pol Roger Extra Rèserve NV Champagne, France                                                                         65.00

This champagne house needs no introduction. Pol Roger has been around since 1849 and its reputation precedes it. It has subtle brioche and hazelnut aromas and a crisp, refreshing palate with understated, elegant fruit and a delicate creamy mousse.

 

WHITES

Dry, Bright and Light

Chenin Blanc, Robertson Winery Robertson, South Africa                                

A deliciously expressive wine which shows fresh pear and golden apple character with a zesty, dry, refreshing palate.

175ml: 4.10          500ml:10.50            Btl:17.50 

Pinot Grigio / Garganega, Operetto 2014 Veneto, Italy                                     

Floral nose of jasmine and honeysuckle that is fresh and zesty on the palate. With good mineral structure too.

175ml: 4.30          500ml:12.50            Btl:18.50

Rueda Blanco, Marques de Riscal 2014 Rueda, Spain                                       

A light and delicate wine from Spain’s Verdejo and Viura grapes. Marques de Riscal have produced a superbly balanced wine full of peach, grass, fennel, citrus notes and refreshing finish.

175ml: 5.35          500ml:15.10            Btl:23.50

Gavi DOCG, Tuffolo 2013 Piedmont, Italy                                                                                      24.00

This is a fantastic example of Gavi, with floral aromas and intense white and citrus fruit flavours. Light & refreshing.

Picpoul de Pinet ‘Les Girelles’, Jean-Luc Colombo 2014                                                   24.50

Languedoc-Rousillon, France

A rich mouth-filling wine with notes of fresh flowers, ripe summer stone fruit and melon and vibrant acidity.

Chablis, Domaine Jean Defaix 2014 Burgundy, France                                                          40.00

A deliciously atypical expressive wine from one of France’s star regions which shows fresh pear and golden apple character with a zesty, dry, refreshing palate.

 

Aromatic and floral

Viognier, Domaine Gayda 2014 Pays d’Oc, France                                                 

Pale lemon gold with a finely aromatic nose. Lovely flavours of apricot, peach and acacia blossom give way to elegance and freshness perfectly balancing the perfume of the grape

175ml: 5.00          500ml:14.25            Btl:21.50

Chardonnay/ Torrontes, El Collectivo Mendoza, Argentina                                                         22.00

Dazzlingly floral nose, citrus and tropical fruit aromas and flavours combine to create a crisp fresh fruity palate, great balance, and a tantalisingly moreish finish.

 

La Ciboise Blanc, Michel Chapoutier 2014Luberon, France                                

From the sun kissed slopes of the Luberon region and produced by a the pioneer winemaker. Pale green with yellow tints, with aromas of white blossom and grapefruit, backed by smoky notes and refreshing minerally finish.

175ml: 5.15          500ml:14.75            Btl:22.50

Riesling, Prinz Von Hessen, 2014 Rheingau, Germany                                                                  28.00

The grapes are carefully pressed and fermented in cool tanks to maintain all the freshness and fruit the grape has to offer. Apples, lime, elderflower,  fresh minerality and a mouth filling acidity.

 

Sauvignon Blancs

Organic Sauvignon Blanc /Semillon, Reyneke 2014 Western Cape, SA        

A blend of 54% Sauvignon Blanc and 46% Semillon sourced only from organic vineyards. The wine shows gooseberry, greengage and lemon peel leading to a fresh lily flower fragrance. The palate if fresh with a delicate, zesty acidity with flavours of green apples and lime.

175ml: 5.55          500ml:16.00            Btl:24.75

Sauvignon Blanc, Vavasour 2014 Marlborough, New Zealand                                25.00    

Award winning wine including a Silver medal in the Decanter World Wine Awards.

Concentrated and flaunts a powerful bouquet of fresh herbs, tomato stalk, layered with ripe stone fruit, gooseberry and bright citrus.

Sancerre, ‘Les Monts Damnes’ André Neveu 2012 Loire, France                               42.00

The vineyards of ‘Les Mont Damnes’ are famous for their steepness which helps to produce fruit of such purity. Intense Sauvignon Blanc with plenty of attitude and ageing capabilities.

 

Rich, Full bodied &complex  

 Albarino, Ferrum 2014 Rias Baixas, Spain                                                                                  26.50     

Albarino, the king grape of Riax Baixas, (and you may argue of all Spanish white varieties).100% free run juice, orange zest, lemon, melon and peaches on both nose and palate with nice weight behind it.   

Cometa, Planeta 2014 Sicily, Italy                                                                                                     45.00         

The Cometa however is a Cuvee that stands out from the rest. 100% Fiano, a grape native to Sicily and too rarely seen. Lovely golden hue with aromas of honeysuckle, orange and ripe stone fruit. Great weight and length, basically a must try!

                                                                                                 

ROSÉ WINE

 

Pinot Grigio / Garganega Blush, Operetto 2014 Veneto, Italy                           

A classic Pinot Blush, dry and refreshing style of wine with mandarin, lemon and summer berry notes.

175ml: 4.40          500ml:12.70            Btl:19.00

Zinfandel Rose, The Bulletin 2014 California, USA                                               

This wine has plenty of ripe red fruits such raspberry, strawberry and watermelon fruit flavours. Juicy and light with sweetness on the palate but it has a refreshing finish.

175ml: 4.60          500ml:14.00            Btl:21.00

Rollier de la Martinette, Château La Martinette 2014                                                                  27.50

Côtes de Provence, France

A classic Provencal rose: Floral with hints of an almost mineral flavour particular to the winery.

It opens up to a citrusy palate with hints of pear and exotic white fruits

 

RED WINE

Light and fruity

Cabernet Sauvignon, Gable View 2014 Western Cape, South Africa                       

Smooth Cabernet Sauvignon with ripe dark berry fruits, sweet spices and well balanced tannins.

175ml: 4.10          500ml:10.50            Btl:17.50

Merlot, Alto Bajo 2014 Valle Central, Chile                                                           

Lots of juicy red berries with a hint of spice and a smooth finish making for an easy drinking merlot.

175ml: 4.20          500ml:11.50            Btl:18.00

Barbera, Riva Leone 2013 Piemonte, Italy                                                                              

Medium bodied and seductive Barbera, with flavours of red cherries and dark berry fruits. Fine tannins, a good length on the palate and typical Barbera acidity.

175ml: 4.60          500ml:14.00            Btl:19.75

Côtes du Rhône ‘Le Secret de Famille’, Paul Jaboulet Ainé 2013                              26.50

Rhône, France    

Deep colour with an attractive brilliance. Elegant and aromatic nose with red fruits blended with spices. Well-structured on rounded tannins, with a final spicy note on the palate

Fleurie, Beaujolais, Mommessin 2013 Burgundy, France                                                               24.00

Made from the Gamay grape. It is a light, fresh and fruity style of wine with lots of juicy,

Strawberry flavours. Sometimes it’s served slightly chilled, do let us know should you prefer a cooler bottle.

Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir, Elevé 2014 Languedoc-Rousillon, France                  

Grown in the South West of the Languedoc-Rousillon region; about a third of the blend is aged in French oak. Lots of ripe fruit, showing cherry and blueberry flavours on the soft palate.

175ml: 4.30          500ml:13.00            Btl:19.00

Private Selection Pinot Noir, Robert Mondavi 2012 Central Coast, USA                       27.00

Medium-Bodied. This wine exhibits raspberry and dried cherry aromas, with supple, silky tannins. Tiny quanties of Syrah and Petite Sirah included to enhance the flavour profile.

Nuits-St-Georges 1er Cru ‘Les Cailles’, Alain Michelot 2011                                    69.00

Burgundy, France                           

Family run domaine who have dedicated themselves to the commune of Nuits-St-George.

A wine of great elegance and finesse as you would expect from a top Burgundy producer. Cherries and strawberry, violets and roses and we are also now seeing tertiary notes such as forest floors and hint of mushroom. Fantastic to pair with our local game!

Spicy & Earthy

Faugères,Chateau Fardel-Laurens 2012 Languedoc-Rousillon, France               

A blend of Syrah, Grenache & Mourvedre from old vines. Both the Syrah and Mourvedre see a touch of oak to giving a juicy backbone whilst the Grenache gives a beautiful raspberry tang

175ml: 5.30          500ml:15.00            Btl:22.50

Organic Malbec, Puro 2014 Mendoza, Argentina                                                                                    25.00

Classic dark purple-blue colour with a charge of sweet blueberry and violet on the nose; plenty of ripe, dark fruit with shavings of chocolate and vanilla pods. 100% organically grown in the high altitude vineyards of Ojo de Vino where the grapes reach full ripeness.

‘Bluey's Block’ Grenache, Tim Adams 2011Clare Valley, Australia                                             28.00

The fruit character is one of red berry aromas complemented by typical Grenache spiciness, balanced with supple tannins and subtle oak.

Montefalco Rosso, Arnaldo Caprai 2013 Montefalco, Italy                                                             29.95

From one of Italy’s great producers, Arnaldo Caprai continues to set the standard in Montefalco. Sangiovese providing red currant and black cherry, Merlot suppleness and plum whilst Sagrantino adds an extra layer of richness and structure framed with a touch of tobacco and vanilla.

‘Pojega’ Valpolicella Ripasso, Guerrieri Rizzardi 2012 Veneto, Italy                                     32.00

As a ripasso, slightly heavier and concentrated than your usual Valpolicella. Aged in oak for 12 months, it has notes of black cherry, dried herbs, leather and truffle which lead to a balanced and clean finish. Great with game meats this winter.

Rioja Crianza, Dinastia Vivanco 2010 Rioja, Spain                                                                              34.00

It is bursting with red fruit aromas and black pepper, lightly toasted. Dinastia Vivanco gives you

A modern Riojawith an old twist!

 

Rich, full bodied  and tannic

Organic Syrah/ Cabernet Sauvignon, Reyneke 2014 Stellenbosch, SA       

A blend of 92% Syrah and 8% Cabernet Sauvignon all sourced from Stellenbosch, and has a lovely nose of black pepper, liquorice and maraschino cherries. Rich, dark berry fruits on the palate along with big, yet soft tannins making this the perfect friend for red meats.

175ml: 5.55          500ml:16.00            Btl:24.75

 

Organic Malbec, Puro 2014 Mendoza, Argentina                                                                                    25.00

100% organically grown in high altitude vineyards of Mendoza. Classic dark purple-blue colour with a charge of sweet blueberry and violet on the nose; plenty of ripeness, dark fruit with shavings of chocolate and vanilla pods.

 

Château La Croix Ferrandat St Emilion 2012 Bordeaux, France                                                  35.00

Ripe and rounded with plum, bramble fruit and blackcurrant flavours. Medium-bodied with

soft tannins and a long, fresh finish.

 

Amelia Park Cabernet/ Merlot 2012 Margaret River, Australia                                                     37.00

Bordeaux blends from Margaret River are in great demand, we have been lucky to be

Introduced to Amelia Park wines and with no hesitation had to put this on the list. Currently receiving all of the accolades, Silky texture, ripe fruits, raspberry and blackcurrant – just great

Length & finesse!

 

SWEET WINE

Chateau Loupiac-Gaudiet, FRANCE, 2009
This wine has pronounced notes of citrus fruits and honey, with a long, fresh finish.

      75ml: 4.50                375ml:19.50

Els Pyreneus Maury Grenat, FRANCE, 
Beautifully balanced on the palate blending cassis and strawberries with chocolate.

    75ml: 4.95     500ml:  30.00

 

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Please note:
All of our bottles are 750ml unless specified otherwise. If you would like a smaller 125ml glass please ask, we'll be happy to oblige.

Vintages may change at short notice. We apologise if some bottles become
unavailable; this is due to our small size as a restaurant and the low scale production of
some of our wines.