Dedham Hall Wine List

WHITE WINES

1. 2014 Colombard, Cotes de Gascogne, Plaimont, France £4.50 (175ml glass) £18.00 bottle Modern winemaking has allowed lively, fruit driven dry whites to be successfully produced from colombard. Un-oaked.

2. 2013 Pinot Grigio, Montecelli, Italy £4.50 (175ml glass) £18.00 bottle At last a Pinot Grigio that has both colour and flavour – the result of not being too greedy on quantity, preferring lower yields to capture all its potential. Un-oaked.

3. 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, Honu, Marlborough, New Zealand £4.50 (175ml glass) £18.00 bottle The aromatic welcome and the fruit and mineral flavours on the palate invite the wine as an aperitif as well as a food match. Un-oaked.

4. 2013 Semillon/Sauvignon, ‘Wishbone’ Magpie Estate, Barossa, Australia £20.00 Richer elements of the Semillon dominate this blend with Sauvignon Blanc, it shines as a bright and lively wine.

5. 2013 Albarino Rias Baixas, Torres de Ermelo, Spain £23.00 In north west Spain the Albarino grape produces some of the finest crisp, dry white wines in the country. Un-oaked.

6. 2011 Chardonnay, Waipara Springs, New Zealand £23.00 One of the amazing ‘hot spots’ in the southern hemisphere where quality is definitely a match for Burgundy.

7. 2013 Macon Villages, Chapelle Aux Loups, Louis Jadot £25.00 The house of Jadot has for many years been synonymous with top quality burgundy.

8. 2012 Sancerre, Moulin des Vrillères, Christian Lauverjat, Loire, France £27.00 The aromatic signature of Sauvignon is immediately evident, yet in tandem is a crisply dry fruit driven style. Un-oaked.

9. 2013 Chablis, Jean-Marc Brocard, Burgundy, France £27.00 A classic style of Chablis with crisp, minerality in this un-oaked Chardonnay.

10. 2011 La Tabardonne, Domaine Saint Amant, Rhone, France £29.00 A Viognier/Roussanne blend whose peachy opulence is underscored by toasty oak making this a mini-condrieu.

11. 2015 DMZ Chenin, DeMorgenzon, Stellenbosch, South Africa £23.00 Thankfully the Cape winegrowers have not pulled up all their Chenin vines. Those that remain often have age and terrior to help them produce stunning styles – dry with supple fruit flavours.

ROSÉ WINES

12. 2013 Marselan Rosé, Domaine du Tariquet, Gascony, France £4.50 (175ml glass) £18.00 bottle Marselan reveals its fine structure and great complexity, with slightly spicy red fruit flavours.

13. 2014 Cotes de Provence Rosé, Cuvee Elegance, Carteron, Provence £22.00 With sunshine, sea and wonderful countryside, Provence is the perfect introduction to quality dry rosé wines.

RED WINES

14. 2014 Merlot, Jean de la Roche, Vin de Pays d’Oc, France £4.50 (175ml glass) £18.00 bottle This exhibits a wonderful depth of colour and flavour having soaked up the sun of Southern France.

15. 2013 Murphys Big Rivers Shiraz, Trentham Estate, Australia £4.50 (175ml glass) £18.00 bottle Deep in colour with soft spicy fruit – the signature of the appealing nature of shiraz from Australia.

16. 2013 Cielo Baccolo Appassimento Parziale, Veneto, Italy £4.50 (175ml glass) £18.00 bottle A cunning mix of Merlot and Corvina grapes, partially dried to increase richness and intensity.

17. 2012 Opta Red, Dao, Portugal £20.00 Dao is just one of a number of regions inside Portugal that is producing exciting red wines for everyday drinking.

18. 2011 Ontanon Rioja, Crianza, Spain £22.00 The popularity of Rioja remains strong due to the smooth succulent marriage of Tempranillo and Graciano grapes.

19. 2010 Fleurie Tradition, Domaine du Point du Jour, Beaujolais £25.00 The Gamay grape shows all its charm and flavour from the regions most popular Cru villages.

20. 2014 The Edge, Pinot Noir, Escarpment, Martinborough, New Zealand £25.00 Larry McKenna is renowned for producing some of New Zealand’s finest Pinot Noir.

21. 2011 Glass Collection Cabernet Sauvignon, Glenelly, Stellenbosch, South Africa £24.00 After selling her prized Chateau Pichon Lalande in Bordeaux, May Lencquesaing is set on producing top quality wines in the Cape.

22. 2014 Tapiz Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina £22.00 Deep in colour with aromas of red berries and black fruit flavours – moulded with careful use of oak for maturation.

23. 2008 Chateau Rousseau de Sipian, Cru Bourgeois, Médoc, Bordeaux £27.00 A wonderful glass of prime left bank claret, from vineyards in the northern Medoc. Merlot combined with Cabernet Sauvignon.

24. 2013 Massaya Le Colombier Red, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon £27.00 This is an Estate partly owned by two French winemakers. Deep intense colour heralds rich spice and blackberry flavours.

SPARKLING WINES

25. Lunetta Prosecco Spumante, Italy £7.50 (20cl bottle)

26. Lunetta Rosato Spumante, Italy £7.50 (20cl bottle)

27. Prosecco De Faveri, Veneto, Italy £22.00 (75cl bottle)

CHAMPAGNE

28. Etienne Lefevre Reserve Grand Cru, Brut Champagne £25.00 (half-bottle) £45.00 bottle 75% Pinot Noir and 25% Chardonnay – a delicious champagne with harmonious and lively fruit flavours.