Wines at The Rosebud
Good wine compliments good food and this helps to make an occassion special. That's why we believe in offering you a choice of good-quality fine wines which have been specially selected for us by our wine rep. Drinking fine wines in restaurants can be unattractively expensive and off-putting so we have introduced a more sensible approach to our pricing which makes them more affordable.
Pinot Grigio, Del Mare - Italy Dry - £15
Ripe apple & honey flavours with a clean taste, distinctive and full flavoured, combines ripe peach and honey flavours with a hint of spice on the finish.
Sauvignon Blanc, Rio Rica - Chile Dry - £16
Full of sassy bright Sauvignon characters: lime, lemon and fresh green apple, with a flourish of lychee tropicality at the finish.
Chardonnay, Volandas - Chile Dry - £16
This Chardonnay has a pale yellow colour and fruit aromas of apple and papaya. It is pleasantly structured and crisp with a hint of sweetness on the finish
Muscadet de Sèvre-et-Maine, Sur Lie, Dom.de la Bretonnière (France) Dry - £16.50
Situated in the village of La Févrie, Domaine de la Bretonnière has been making textbook Muscadet for many years. The wine displays fresh, crisp dry almost biscuity fruit, with grapefruit and lime aromas, unashamedly old-fashioned perhaps – but wow what a classic. Serving suggestion- Shellfish, Salads
Sauvignon Touraine, Alain Marcadet, Loire Valley (France) Bone Dry - £17
From the banks of the river Cher, in the Jardin de France. This has to be the best example of Touraine Sauvignon Blanc on the market. Very zippy with really pronounced gooseberry and cut grass on the nose. and it’s perfectly balanced to boot…Serving suggestion- Hake Fillet, Razor Clams, Risotto
Picpoul de Pinet, Domaine de Guillemarine, Languedoc (France) Dry - £17.50
In the same family for generations and has recently undergone extensive renovation with an increasing emphasis on “lutte raisonnee” (means 'the reasoned struggle' - more than organic) farming practises. Picpoul de Pinet is considered the “Albariño” of the south and is produced just metres away from the oyster beds of the Bassin de Thau. This delicious Picpoul has classic aromas of white flowers, stone fruit, and lemon with floral notes and a refreshing briney twist on the finish reminding you of the proximity to the sea. Serving suggestion- Shellfish, Chargrilled Tuna Steak
Diluvio Albariño, Diluvio (Spain) Medium Dry - £19
Made from a patchwork of very small, individual vineyards in Barro, often from back garden plots of less than half a hectare, some of which are over 70 years old. The wine shows great varietal typicity with white flowers and fruits, intensely aromatic on the nose and a complex palate balancing the trademark Galician fresh acidity. Serving suggestion- Razor Clams, Seabass Linguini
Semillon Sauvignon Blanc Pitchfork(Australia) Dry - £19
Pitchfork is a great value, strikingly packaged and distinctive range of Margaret River wines made by Michael Kerrigan at Hay Shed Hill. The Semillon Sauvignon Blanc has classic aromas of lemon, lime and gooseberry with distinctive grassy edge. The palate is long and lingering with a tight acidic backbone and clean dry finish. Serving suggestion- Salt & Pepper Squid, Grilled Smoked Haddock
Chenin Blanc, Cederberg Estate (South Africa) Medium Dry - £19.50
Although this remote estate has been in the Nieuwoudt family for five generations, it is the present owner David who has firmly established the winery as one of the rising stars of South African winemaking. All the vines are located at very high altitude with only frost and baboons that are a threat! The Chenin grapes are rested on Sauvignon grape skins giving this wine some real power. Serving suggestion- Cajun Spiced Salmon
Gavi di Gavi, Tacchino (Italy) Dry - £20.50
For more than three generations the Tacchino family has produced superb fresh and vibrant wines in Castelletto d’Orba in Monferrato, Piedmont. The Gavi di Gavi is a fresh vibrant wine made from 100% Cortese grapes with elegant citrus fruit and excellent minerality. Serving suggestion- Shellfish, Salads
Chablis, Domaine Savary (France) Bone Dry - £20.50
Francine and Olivier Savary are at the helm of this estate which was established back in 1984 based in Maligny. Produced from old vines in good vineyard sites ensures quality wines are crafted year on year. The wines here are typical Chablis with the primary fruit characters of crunchy green apple and tart citrus fruit combining with the background hints of sea air, chalk dust and minerality. Serving suggestion- Shellfish
Sauvignon Blanc, Wild South, Marlborough (New Zealand) Dry - £27
Wild South is a privately owned boutique winery based in the wine making heart of New Zealand Marlborough and produces some of the best examples of Kiwi wines…’Best Marlborough Sauvignon’ award, ‘International wine of the year’ (Decanter) this multi award winning, wine shows a classic lychee and gooseberry nose, with hints of tropical fruits on the palate. Stunning! Serving suggestion- Cajun Spiced Salmon, Chargrilled Swordfish
Pouilly-Fuissé, Grand Terroirs, Christophe Cordier(France) Dry - £28.50
Nestled high above the village of Fuissé, Domaine Cordier is one of the top estates in Maconnais. His ever-expanding range is testament to his ongoing mission to acquire new vineyards. The wines are made very much in the Côtes de Beaune mould, with barrel aging being the norm.They have brilliant delineation, terroir and extraordinary richness. Buttery Chardonnay flavours balanced with subtle toasty oak… Exceptional. Serving suggestion- Grilled Smoked Haddock
Viognier, Finca La Linda(Argentina) Medium - £30
From Luján de Cuyo Commune, 15 km south of Mendoza city. 960m above sea-level, on the eastern slope of the foothills. Blessed with the constant irrigation from the mighty Andes this wine has apricots and fresh flower blossom leaping from the glass, drinks well with Chef’s spicier creations. Serving suggestion- Seabass Linguini, Cajun Salmon
Domaine Patrick Javillier Bourgogne Blanc Forgets (France) Dry - £30
One of the most respected and highly prized Bourgogne Blancs produced. Precise apple and citrus aromatics, a hint of nutty complexity and pronounced elegance and minerality make this cuvee unbeatable value for money. Every year this stunning cuvée has to be one of the great buys in the Côte de Beaune. Patrick most certainly has a magic formula for this wine. The ripe full gentle buttery flavours scream Meursault. It punches so far above its weight, this is a must. Serving suggestion- Meat or Fish dishes
Chablis Beauroy Premier Cru Domaine de la Cornasse (France) Dry - £35
Exquisite rich and full but retains the classic Chablis steel with all the dry, flinty minerality that one expects. Perfectly balanced showing citrus, apples and an attractive touch of honey on its long finish. Serving suggestion- Grilled Smoked Haddock
Andre Kientzler Riesling Osterberg Alsace Grand Cru (France) Dry - £35
Classic lime and citrus zest aromas backed by discrete minerality. Wonderfully pure and intense for this level. Fine precise and beautifully balanced. Very limited production. The Kientzler domaine is a small family-run estate consisting of just 12 hectares of vines, of which 3.7 hectares are classified Grand Cru. The average age of the vines here is about 40 years. Serving suggestion- Grilled Smoked Haddock
Cloudy Bay Riesling (New Zealand) Medium Dry - £35
Made from an exceptionally small harvest from two parcels of vines, this is Cloudy Bay's stunning and exclusive take on the classic grape. Just off-dry in style and weighing in at 11.5% alcohol, the grape's natural acidity gives the wine freshness and balance. Serving suggestion- Cajun Spiced Salmon
Meursault Les Pellans, Domaine Manuel Olivier (France) Dry - £48
Manuel Olivier is part of a bright, new generation of Burgundy winemakers. He started in 1990 by growing a few acres of vineyards and today he holds 11 hectares spread across the Hautes-Côtes de Nuits, Côte de Nuits and the Côte de Beaune. Minerality and purity are the key adjectives here, and the wines are refined, taut and complex, oak is evident yet does not distract from the perfectly balanced fruit.Serving suggestion- Razor Clams
Chassagne Montrachet Gagnard Delagrande (France) Dry - £52
Gagnard is a Chassagne specialist who produces wines of extreme refinement and class. The wine is golden in colour, with a fruity nose and hints of Vanilla, a lovely textured middle with oak in the background. It is quite full on the palate with a rich complexity that follows through the long, balanced finish.Serving suggestion- Grilled Lemon Sole
Meursault Narvaux, Louis Jadot (France) Dry - £52
Les Narvaux is a vineyard area adjacent to Genevrières and Poruzots, and has very shallow soils and a southerly aspect, which promote both low yields and excellent ripening. This wine exhibits the typical Meursault roundness and approachability, with a pleasing crispness and nutty accents.Serving suggestion- Razor Clams
Shiraz, The Accomplice - Australia - £15
Crimson red colour with red fruits and toasty mocha oak characters. Cherries and berry flavours combined with soft tannins
Malbec, La Linda - Argentina - £22.95
Perhaps the best Malbec there is. Family owned since 1901. Distinctive deep red colour. Cherry & spicy aromas. It is a velvety, elegant wine.
Le Loup dans la Bergerie, Pic Saint Loup, Domaine de l'Hortus (France) - £17
The Estate of Orliac is a 60 hectare vineyard surrounded by scrubland, perched on the hills of the surroundings of Montpellier, stretching from the Mountains to Seranne Pic Saint Loup. The Orliac family: Marie-Thérèse, Jean Marie, François and Yves run this fabulous domaine and are the leading producers in this once comparatively unknown region of Coteaux du Languedoc. A real glugging wine…try it! Serving suggestion- Braised Beef & Ale Casserole
Pinot Noir, Domaine Cabrials, Languedoc (France) - £17
It is not easy to find Pinot Noir from the Languedoc let alone one of such quality and good value as this. Savoury and intense with aromas of red fruits herbs spice and some vegetal hints. The palate is soft with herb and spice flavours, light to medium bodied.
Serving suggestion- Seabass Linguini
Merlot, Château Moulin Carresse (France) - £18
20km from St. Émilion is the beautiful appellation of Montravel in AOC Bergerac, where, working with Bordeaux varietals, the Deffarge Danger family have been creating wines of ripeness and elegance since 1749. Ripe, dark, and plummy fruit with rich earthy tannins, a wonderful fruity palate with texture and balance. Serving suggestion- Braised Beef & Ale Casserole
Mundiaz Rioja Crianza (Spain) - £20
Fresh and balanced, this top Rioja Crianza red brims with cherry, spice, dried fruits and liquorice, with light firm tannins and vibrant acidity. The texture is generous yet delicate, not heavy but vivacious with a pleasingly long finish. Serving suggestion- Cajun Spiced Salmon
Fleurie, Domaine de Gry Sablon Morel (France) - £21
Chilled or not Morel’s reds provide indulgent ripe fruit that is far too drinkable! The Queen of Beaujolais, damson and morello cherry nose with rich soft berry palate. Morel is one of the region’s most prestigious and consistent growers. Serving suggestion- Slow Braised Pork Belly
Chauvenet Chopin Red Burgundy (France) - £25.50
Owned by the Lavigne-Poitevin family for six generations with Sophie and Laurent being current custodians this St-Emilion Grand Cru is made from 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. Aged in oak for 18 months it is very approachable with rich fruit and smooth tannins. Serving Suggestion- Meat Dishes
Château Grand Bert, St. Emilion Bordeaux Grand Cru (France) - £26.50
Ruby with purple rim with youthful aromas of morello cherry, raspberry, crushed strawberry and violet. Invigorating freshness and round, silky tannins.
Château La Gorce Bordeaux (France) - £30
Founded in 1821, Château La Gorce is a grand estate in Bordeaux's Médoc region. This classy Cru Bourgeois is a perennial award winner - and the 2008 won a coveted gold medal at Bordeaux's top show. Look for aromas of cassis, black fruit and cigar box. On the palate, the wine is concentrated and smooth, with black currant and plum flavours, framed by toasty oak. It's delicious with a wide range of foods - including both hearty white and red meat dishes. Lovely now, it will also cellar well for the next 5-6 years. Serving suggestion- Roast Topside of Beef
Domaine Joseph Roty Marsannay "Les Ouzeloy" (France) - £42
Aromas of purple fruits, mint, violet and mocha. Juicy, delineated black fruit and violet flavours benefit from an excellent balance. Crunchy wine with lovely cut and penetration and a brisk, long finish. Serving Suggestion- Cajun Spiced Salmon
Château Calon Segur, Grand Cru (France) -£70
The most northerly of all the Medoc Grand Cru classes, is the château with the heart on its label. That is because the former owner, Marquis de Segur, though he owned such estates as the Lafite and Latour, he declared “My heart belongs to Calon.”
Pasos Rose - Spain Med dry - £15
Made exclusively from high quality Tempranillo vines planted over 30 years ago, this wine has a bright vibrant colour and displays strawberries & cherries.
Pinot Grigio Blush, Del Mare - Italy Dry - £15
A dry example of Prosecco with an exceptional structure witha characteristic bouquet of spring flowers and almonds.
Mini Prosecco - La Gioiosa 200ml - £6
From a top family producer, this handy mini bottle is a little under two glasses. Citrus and melon aromas fill the nose of this Prosecco with hints of fruit trees and a touch of vanilla. The palate shows touches of brioche and flaky biscuit, along with notes of apple.
Prosecco – Tor dell’ Elmo (Organic) – Italy - £23
Prosecco has been a relentless social climber in recent years; chic, fashionable and attractive with fine bubbles, gentle aromas of wild flowers and almonds are balanced on the palate by notes of ripe pear with a refreshing honey crisp finish.