Guest speaker: Antony Davis – Host: Anthony Borges –
Chef: Tony Bell
A fabulous evening. Thanks everyone for your ongoing support. Wines and matching menu:
The Crossings Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2017, £13.99
A full flavoured Sauvignon with pure fruit characters of gooseberry and nectarine, underpinned by citrus tones leading to a crisp mineral finish. 100% Sauvignon Blanc.
La Gitana Manzanilla, Jerez, Spain, £12.99
This sherry is produced using only free run juice and the natural yeast that is left on the skins of the grapes. Dry and refreshing, with apple, straw and nutty flavours all underscored with salty tanginess. 100% Palomino Fino.
Langlois-Chateau Muscadet de Sevre et Maine Sur Lie, Loire, France 2016, £13.99,
With its distinctiv yellow colour, delicate aromas of stone and citrus fruit and a palate of everything you would want from a Muscadet of this quality, fresh, fruity with a lasting finish. 100% Melon de Bourgogne.
Langlois-Chateau Pouilly-Fume, Loire, France 2017, £24.99
Pale yellow with greenish hues. A fresh and intense nose of citrus, fruits and almonds. The palate is wonderfully fruity with a note of gunflint on the finish.
100% Sauvignon Blanc.
Chateau des Ferrages “Roumery”, Cotes de Provence Rose, France 2016, £14.99
Elegant, bright and subtle rosé with a very pale rose petal hue. shows a fresh and fruity aromatic character with aromas of strawberry, grapefruit, citrus and peach. Cinsault, Grenache, Rolle and Clairette.
Langlois-Chateau Saumur-Champigny, France 2015, £18.99
The Cabernet Franc grapes are taken from the vineyards in Dampierre sur Loire, where the soil is sand and chalk. Cherry-red colour with intense aromas of red fruit and notes of violet in the nose. Medium-bodied with a round and fruity palate.
100% Cabernet Franc
Chanson Fleurie, Beaujolais, France, £18.99
Typical fresh attack of red fruits, raspberries, strawberries and cherries, mixed with violets and spices. Well balanced, elegant body. A vibrant, savoury quality and an attractive light touch. 100% Gamay
Killerman`s Run Cabernet Sauvignon, Clare Valley, Australia 2015, £18.99
Aromas, well supported by cedary and spicy oak notes. Richly flavoured and textured the palate packs dark fruits, hints of fresh leaf, tobacco and subtle French oak toast in perfect synchronicity with the fine grained tannins and balanced natural acidity. 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Henrique & Henrique 20 Year Old Malvasia Madeira, Portuga, £69.99
Dark in colour with golden hints. Complex aromas of dried fruit, caramel and honey with some subtle wood. Sweet and velvety taste of dried fruit, especially raisins, along with flavours of honey and vanilla. 100% Malvasia
Anchovy Palmiers, almonds and olives
English asparagus, beetroot and walnut crumbed goats cheese
Prawn and crayfish ‘croquetas’
Free range, Anjou raised, Guinea Fowl, tarragon jus
Cheeses from The Wine Centre’s Deli
Sticky toffee pudding