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Cellarman’s White Wine Selection

022 Sauvignon Blanc, Vondeling 2011 £20.50

020 Petit Blanc Vondeling MD MD 2011 £24.60
Paarl, South Africa

We have ‘poured’ this 4 star (John Platter’s South African Wines) blend for several years now at Ducks. Third each Chenin, Chardonnay and Viognier, 8 months lees aged, un-oaked. Sunshine in a glass.

021 Chardonnay Vondeling 2009 £25.60
Paarl, South Africa

158 Sauvignon Blanc, Mont de Joie MD MD 2010 £29.50
Henri Bourgeois ‘Superb!’

023 Babiana Vondeling 2009 £30.00
South Africa

2102 Chardonnay, Grisard 2005 £37.50
Fréterive, Savoy France

306 Pernand-Vergelesses 2009 £47.50
Olivier Leflaive

Cellarman’s Red Wine Selection

456 Tinto Crianza, El Coto 2008 £29.60

852 Malbec, Alamos Catena MD 2009 £29.90
Mendoza, Argentina “A steal”

200 Château Belair MD 2009 £29.90
Graves des Vayres

512 Pino Nero, La Tunella 2011 £30.00
Colli Orientali del Friuli

408 Cotes du Rhône MD 2009/10 £30.00
Domaine Perrin

607 Erica Shiraz 2009 £30.00
Paarl, South Africa

505 Agliancino Donnaluna 2010 £36.00
De Conciliis

602 Ernie Els Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 £40.00
Stellenbosch, South Africa

715 Pinot Noir, De Bortoli 2004 £52.20
Yarra Valley

Cellarman’s Rose Wine Selection

197 Domaine Les Filles De Septembre 2013 £30.00
Cotes de Thongue



902 Krug, Grande Cuvee NV £95.00


907 Macon-Solutre, Maison Auvigue 2010 £15.90
Burgundy, France

906 Sancerre, Domaine de la Grande Maison 2011 £18.50
Loire Valley, France

908 Chablis, Domaine Vincent Dampt 2011 £19.50
Burgundy, France

903 Montagny, Sur Le Cloux Domaine Alain Roy 2005/06 £29.50
Burgundy, France

905 Chablis, Premier Cru, Louis Michel et Fils 2004 £39.50
Burgundy, France

904 Gitton Pere et Fils 1997 £57.75


911 Crianza, El Coto 2008 £15.50
Rioja, Spain

910 Cotes du Rhône, Reserve, Perrin 2009 £17.00
Southern Rhône, France

913 St. Emilion, Ch. La Courolle 2007 £19.50
Bordeaux, France

912 Ch. Belair, Graves de Vayres 2008 £20.50
Bordeaux, France

909 Fleurie, Vielles Vignes, Marcel Joubert 2009 £21.00
Beaujolais, France

915 Gevrey-Chambertin Premier Cru, Domaine Bruno Clair 1995 £75.00
Burgundy, France


101 Delamotte Brut NV £61.00

102 Champagne, Delamotte Brut Rose NV £78.50

The house of Delamotte is more than 200 years old (the fifth oldest maison de Champagne) founded in 1760 by Francois Delamotte. The domaine lies next door to its sister estate, Salon, which makes one of Champagne’s most iconic wines. Both properties are run by General Manager, Didier Dupond and the winemaking os overseen by chef de caves, Michel Fauconnet. The wines are both made separately but in years in which Depond and Fauconnet decide to forgo making Salon, the wine is sometimes added to the Delamotte bottlings. A powerful but not aggressive blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Meunier displaying a dry, elegant nose of white flowers, lemon peel with a fresh, vibrant palate of apples & lemons backed with structure and minerality on the finish.

103 Pol Roger N.V. NV £80.00

105 Bollinger, Special Cuvee NV £80.00

106 Bollinger Magnum NV £118.50

110 Bollinger R.D. 1988 £118.50

111 Bollinger R.D. (Magnum) 1988 £318.50

113 Bollinger R.D. (Magnum) 1979 £370.00

114 Bollinger R.D. (Magnum) 1981 £200.50

115 Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill, Pol Roger 1988 £267.50


117 Prosecco, La Delfina N.V £26.00
Italy “Citrus exotic- like flavour”

119 Prosecco Rose, Col de Sa’lici  N.V £29.90
San Fior, Italy

“The most agreeable and (to me) most pernicious of all alcoholic liquids, champagne…”
Arnold Bennett



153 Reisling Clos Sainte Hune 1979 £70.00
Domaine F.E. Trimbach



157 Muscadet Sur Lie Chauvieniere 2011 £23.50
A & P Figeat

158 Sauvignon Blanc, Mont de Joie MD MD 2010 £29.50
Henri Bourgeois ‘Superb!’

Made from young Sauvignon Blanc vines from the Upper Loire,
this is essentially a ‘baby’ Sancerre made by one of the region’s top producers.
Grassy pungency leads to lively grapefruit palate with a bone-dry finish.

159 Pouilly Fume, Les Chaumiennes 2012 £35.00
A & P Figeat

155 Sancerre Les Perriers 2012 £48.50
Andre Vatan

“Wine gives courage and makes men apt for passion”
Ovid, Ars Amatoria



198 Domaine de Chevalier 1997 £154.50
Grand Cru, Graves


200 Château Belair MD 2009 £29.90
Graves des Vayres

203 Château Fonroque 2001 £68.50
St Emilion

207 Château De Ferrand 1983 £99.00
St Emilion

206 Château Marquis de Calon 1998 £103.00
St Estephe

205 Château L’Enclos 1985 £123.50

208 Château Leoville Barton, 2eme Cru 1989 £216.00
St Julien

209 Château Batailley, 2eme Cru 1982 £262.50

210 Château Cos d’Estournel 2eme Cru, MD 1988 £262.50
St Estephe “Just drinking”

211 Château Cos d’Estournel 2eme Cru, MD 1990 £400.00
St Estephe

214 Château Pichon Longueville-Baron, 2eme Cru 1982 £463.50

212 Château Cheval Blanc, 1er Grand Cru 1988 £668.90
St Emilion

218 Château Margaux, 1er cru 1986 £617.50

215 Château Haut Brion 1988 £720.50

217 Château Margaux, 1er cru 1988 £720.50

221 Château Haut Brion 1983 £720.50

216 Château Latour, 1er cru 1988 £771.80

220 Château Latour, 1 er Cru 1983 £771.80

213 Château Mouton Rothschild, 1er Cru 1983 £1,183.00

1005 Château Le Pin 1987 £1,800.00

1000 Château Lafite Rothschild 1982/86 £2,500.00
1er Grand Cru Classé, Pauillac

1004 Château Petrus 1970 £3,000.00

“God made only water, but man made wine”
Victor Hugo



306 Pernand-Vergelesses 2009 £47.50
Olivier Leflaive

302 Macon Solutre 2011 £30.00
Maison Auvigues

303 Bourgogne Blanc, Les Setilles 2010 / 2011 £35.50
Domaine Leflaive

308 Saint Aubin, 1er Cru, En Remilly 2009 £55.90
Olivier Leflaive

309 St Aubin, 1er Cru, Dents des Chiens 2010 £45.90
Olivier Leflaive

Olivier Leflaive St. Aubin – The hamlet of St. Aubin is famous for the surrounding vineyard’s consistently producing fine white Burgundy at approximately half the price of their more famous neighbours on Chassagne & Puligny Montrachet. The premier cru vineyards of En Rémilly and Dents de Chien (sometimes known as ‘Les Murgers des dents de chien’) in particular nestle comfortably next door to ‘Le Montrachet’ & ‘Chevalier Montrachet’ with the higher positioned Dents de chien, also backing onto the premier crus of ‘Champ Gains’ and ‘La Garenne’. With a brilliant pedigree like this, the wines, the comparisons are fascinating. Although Dents de Chien lies just yards away from En Rémilly, its soils are dramatically different and the vineyards, a lot older.. A more open and powerful wine, Dents de Chien offers fresh, ripe apple fruit, and an appealing richness and depth whilst the En Rémilly is a finer, more mineral wine that with age, has developed great intensity so similar to the premier crus of Puligny Montrachet.

317 Pouilly Fuisse 2004 / 2005 £57.50
Denis Jeandeau

“Burgundy tastes of cooked grapes”
Bordelais proverbe

316 Chablis Vincent Dampf 2011 £59.50
Remoissenet Père et Fils

313 Puligny Montrachet, 1er cru, Clavoillon 2003 £277.90
Domaine Leflaive

318 Puligny Montrachet, Domaine Leflaive 2002 £277.90

323 Chassagne-Montrachet 1st Cru Morgeot 1998 £280.50
Michel Colin-Deleger et Fils

326 Chassagne-Montrachet Vieilles Vignes 1999 £280.50
Bernard Morey et Fils

327 Chassagne-Montrachet 1st Cru Les Vergers 1988 £290.50
Michel Colin-Deleger et Fils

328 Chassagne-Montrachet 1st Cru Morgeot Clos Pitois 1997 £290.50
Roger Belland

329 Beaune Clos Des Mouches 1980 £320.50
Joseph Drouhin

314 Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru 1994 £375.10
Bonneau du Martray

315 Corton-Charlemagne, Grand Cru 1990 £500.10
Bonneau du Martray



320 Bourgogne Rouge, Vieilles Vignes 2008 £48.90
Domaine Pierre Labet

The Labet name is highly regarded as the family behind Château de La Tour. Similarly the wines of Domaine Pierre Labet, from the family’s 8.3 hectares of vineyards in Savigny, Meursault and Chorey in the Côte de Beaune, share the family’s reputed winemaking pedigree, based on organic farming and a meticulous approach in the vineyard and cellar alike. François Labet’s hands-on attitude carries through to his own-label wines, made with grapes sourced from small growers with old vines (those in Marsannay date from 1964 and 1979), and lavished with Labet’s kid-glove winemaking treatment. The wines offer a taste of the elegance and finesse of the grands vins which established the Labet name generations ago.

324 Clos Vougeot 2000 £245.00
Ch. de la Tour

Clos de Vougeot is the largest grand cru in the Côte de Nuits, with over 100 parcels and around eighty owners. There is enormous diversity in terms of terroir – slopes, aspects, altitudes, drainage and underlying geology. Add to that the age of vines, methods of cultivation and winemaking and there is clearly a vast range of styles and qualities produced, all with the Clos de Vougeot Grand Cru label. Château de La Tour, established in 1890, is the largest proprietor of Clos de Vougeot. With six hectares of vines, this covers 12% of the appellation, well sited and housing old and ancient vines, 50 years old on average, with the oldest having been planted in 1910. They have five parcels of vines, situated high up the slope, towards the renaissance manor, in the middle and a little on the lower slope –
a true representation of the Clos and a complex palette of ingredients.

1010 Echezeaux 1997 £800.00
Domaine de la Romanee Conti

325 La Romanee 1989 £1,543.50
Bouchard Pere et Fils


354 Fleurie, Vielles Vignes 2011 £35.00
Marcel Joubert

“A man cannot make him laugh; – but that’s no marvel, he drinks no wine.”
Shakespeare Henry 1V


Chapoutier are one of the finest producers in the Rhône region.All their wines are produced bio-dynamically and organically! Such effort shows through in each wine,
so, if you love classy, full flavoured wines look no further.


2102 Chardonnay, Grisard 2005 £37.50
Fréterive, Savoy France

404 Condrieu, Invitare 2006 £77.00
M. Chapoutier

403 Condrieu, Invitare 2005 £85.00
M. Chapoutier

405 Hermitage, Chevalier de Sterimberg 1990 £85.00
Jaboulet Aine

406 Hermitage, Chante-Alouette MD MD 2004 £95.00
M. Chapoutier


408 Cotes du Rhône MD 2009/10 £30.00
Domaine Perrin

412 Crozes Hermitage 2010 £37.50
Le Millerpertuis

414 Chave St Joseph 2009 £80.00
A & P Figeat

410 Hermitage, La Chapelle 1985 £275.00
Paul Jaboulet Aine

409 Cote Rôtie, La Mordorée  1990 £795.00
M. Chapoutier

411 Hermitage, La Chapelle  1990 £1,100.00
Paul Jaboulet Aine



422 Uby Colors Colombard-Ugni Blanc 2012 £19.50
A & P Figeat

421 Vin Jaune, Rolet Père et Fils MD MD Arbois ‘finer than fino’ 1986 £139.00


452 Rioja, El Coto Blanco 2011 £22.50

449 Casal Caeiro Albarino ‘Sobre Lias’ Castro Martin 2009 £30.00
Rias Baixas


008 Rioja, Monte Haro, Frederico Paternina 2010 £24.50

459 Tamaral Ribera del Duero Roble Tempranillo 2010 £25.50
Ribera del Duero

456 Tinto Crianza, El Coto 2008 £29.60

454 Tinto Reserva, Coto de Imaz, El Coto 2005 £37.50

457 Tinto Gran Reserva, Coto de Imaz, El Coto 2001 £42.50

458 Flor de Pingus, Peter Sisseck MD MD 2003 £277.90
Ribera del Duero


462 Esporao Reserva 2005 £67.10


460 Quinta Da Touriga-Cha MD MD 2006 £67.00
“Wine is a precious aphrodisiac and its fumes have blighted many a mating”



003 Pinot Grigio, La Delfina Vini Italia 2011 £20.50

501 Grillo Erice DOC, Cantina Ericina 2010 £29.50

502 Fiano Dunnaluna 2010 £36.00
De Conciliis


513 Conviviale Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2011 £21.50
Catel Boglione

504 Nero D’avola 2004 £29.50

512 La Tunella Pino Nero 2011 £30.00
Colli Orientali del Friuli

511 Barbera d’Alba, Ciabot Camerano 2010 £33.00

505 Agliancino Donnaluna 2010 £36.00
De Conciliis

510 Chianti Classico Reserva 2007 £45.00
Villa Rosa

507 Brunello di Montalcino 2007 £70.00

506 Barolo Rocche 2005 £85.00
Lorenzo Accomasso

509 Masseto, Tenuta Dell’ Ornellaia, Marchesi Ludovico Antinori, 1994 £617.50
Tuscany MD MD

“Wine is bottled poetry”
Robert Louis Stevenson


Mosel-Saar-Ruwer. These wines represent some of the best value wines on the list.
All are from Germany’s greatest vineyards. They are white and have aged superbly.
If you want to try the finest Rieslings in the world, then look no further. “Call for the Doctor!”

520 Bernkasteler Bratenhofchen Riesling Auslese MD MD 1982 £56.70
Weingut J. Lauerberg

523 Bernkasteler Doctor Riesling Spatlese Auslese MD MD 1985 £67.00
Weingut J. Lauerberg

524 Bernkasteler Badstube Riesling Auslese MD MD 1983 £72.10
Weingut J. Lauerberg

525 Bernkasteler Doctor Riesling Auslese MD MD 1982 £133.80
Weingut J. Lauerberg

526 Bernkasteler Doctor Riesling Auslese MD MD 1988 £139.00
Weingut J. Lauerberg

527 Bernkasteler Badstube Auslese Eiswein MD MD 1971 £159.60
Clemens Freiherr Von Schorlemer,

“No-one can pronounce these wines until they have drunk them. Fantastic!”



530 Gruner Veltliner Winzer Kremm 2012 £29.90



550 Chateau Musar MD MD 1978 £308.80



004 Chenin Blanc, Signal Cannon 2011/12 £19.50

022 Sauvignon Blanc, Vondeling 2011 £20.50

020 Petit Blanc, Vondeling 2011 £24.60

021 Chardonnay, Vondeling 2009 £25.60

024 Sauvignon Blanc, Buitenverwachting 2011 £26.50

023 Babiana MD MD 2009 £30.00

“A wonderful blend of Chenin Blanc, Viognier, Chardonnay and Grenache Blanc!”

030 Chenin Blanc, Ernie Els ‘Big Easy’ 2013 £30.00


028 Petite Rouge Vondelling MD MD 2011 £19.50

009 Inkspot Pinotage/Shiraz, Cloof 2008 £21.00

027 Cabernet/Merlot, Vondeling 2007 £26.60
Paarl, South Africa

607 Erica Shiraz 2009 £30.00
Paarl, South Africa

602 Ernie Els Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 £40.00

604 Ernie Els Proprietor’s Blend 2011 £65.00

608 Cabernet/Merlot, Grangehurst MD MD 2001 £76.60

605 Ernie Els Signature 2010 £120.00

606 Goose Expression 2007 £120.00
Ganzekraal, South Africa

“When there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing.”



631 Sauvignon Blanc, Ana 2010/11 £29.60
The second wine of the outstanding Eradus estate – benchmark Marlborough flavours.

636 Chardonnay, Cloudy Bay 2002 £47.90

637 Chardonnay, Cloudy Bay MD MD 2001 £55.10
Marlborough ‘A bargain!’


638 Moreton Estate Pinot Noir 2002 £45.00
Hawkes Bay

“From wine what sudden friendship springs!” AUSTRALIA


726 Basilisk Riesling, McPherson Wines 2007 £30.50
Central Victoria and Barossa

Steely and focussed lime driven fruit with layers of Thai spices …

704 Chardonnay, Patricia, Brown Brothers 2002 £55.60

707 Howard Park Reisling 1995 £60.00
Mount Barker, Western Australia

706 Chardonnay, Lenswood, Tim Knappstein MD MD 1997 £79.30
South Australia


708 ‘The Custodian’ Grenache, D’Arenberg MD 2005 £50.00
McLaren Vale

715 Pinot Noir, De Bortoli 2004 £52.20
Yarra Valley

720 Obsidian, Gemtree 2003 £59.20
McLaren Vale

717 Pinot Noir, Lenswood 2000 £78.80
South Australia

722 Springflat Shiraz, Wild Duck Creek Estate, 2001 £92.50
Heathcote, Victoria, Australia

“Who loves not wine, woman and song, remains a fool his whole life long”
J.H. Voss



Having chanced upon a 2003 copy of Jeremy Oliver’s Australian Wine Annual, it was interesting to note the consistency that the brilliant estates of Katnook in the Coonawarra and McLaren Vale’s D’Arenberg deliver 17 plus/20 with the ‘91 Cabernet, Odyssey ’92 & The Dead Arm 2000 the stand outs.

727 ‘Prodigy’ Shiraz, Katnook MD MD 1999/00 £154.50

725 ‘Odyssey’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Katnook MD MD 1997 £156.20

729 The Dead Arm Shiraz, D’Arenberg, MD MD 2001 £169.80
McLaren Vale, South Australia “Winery of the year 2003”

726 ‘Odyssey’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Katnook MD MD 1998 £175.10

728 The Dead Arm Shiraz, D’Arenberg, MD MD 2000 £185.10
McLaren Vale, South Australia

724 ‘Odyssey’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Katnook MD MD 1992 £200.10
Coonawarra “Worthy of its legendary status”

723 Cabernet Sauvignon, Katnook MD MD 1991 £270.10
Coonawarra ‘Top notch!’

“Come, come, good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used; exclaim no more against it.”
- William Shakespeare “Othello”



751 Arneis, Seghesio 2006 £30.10
Russian River “One of Italy’s oldest grape varietals”

750 Chardonnay, Saint Francis 2008 £35.00
Napa Valley, California

755 Chardonnay, Grgich Hills 1998 £40.10
 Napa Valley, California

753 Chardonnay, Grgich Hills 2002 £55.10
 Napa Valley, California

754 Estate Chardonnay, Gallo 2000 £61.80
Northern Sonoma, California

752 Chardonnay, Cakebread Cellars 2004 £70.00
Napa Valley, California


756 Barrelli Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Ernest and Julio Gallo 1995 £41.20
Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California

760 Edmeades Zinfandel 2009 £55.00
Mendocino Court, California

766 Eyrie Vineyards Pinot Noir 2009 £65.00
Dundee Hills, Oregon

762 Frog’s Leap Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 £120.00
Napa Valley, California

761 ‘Carignane’, Bonny Doon Winery, MD MD 1999 £135.90
Santa Cruz “A Real Rhone Ranger”

768 Belle Cousine Hyde de Villaine 2006 £240.00
Napa Valley, California

763 Cabernet Sauvignon, Robert Mondavi MD MD 1995 £308.80
Napa Valley, California

765 Cabernet Sauvignon, Robert Mondavi MD MD 1997 £308.80
Napa Valley, California

764 Dominus, Christian Moueix MD MD 1994 £740.90
Napa Valley, California

“A glass of good wine is a gracious creature, and reconciles
poor mortality to itself, and that is what few things can do”
Sir Walter Scott



001 Sauvignon Blanc, Rosario 2012 £17.10
San Pedro, Chile

002 Chardonnay, Santa Luz 2011 £17.50

804 Chardonnay Montes Alpha 2004 £32.50
Valle de Casablanca

803 Chardonnay Montes Alpha 2002 £36.50
Valle de Casablanca

805 Chardonnay, ‘single vineyard’, Chilcas 2007 £66.30
Valle de Casablanca


007 Cabernet Sauvignon/Carmenere, El Campesino 2011 £17.10
Central Valley, Chile



850 Chardonnay, Famiglia Bianchi 2006 £22.50
San Rafael, Mendoza


852 Malbec, Alamos Catena MD 2011 £29.90
Mendoza“A steal”

“I hold no animosity, they were worthy opponents.
I won Falklands 1982 – they won at Murrayfield 2001!”
LT M.K Duck RM


927 Tschida Muscat Ottonel Auslese 2011 £7.50 £40.00
Loire, France

901 Late Harvest Gewürztraminer, Montes (½ bottle) 2012 £22.10

922 La Tunella Noans (½ bottle) 2011 £29.00
Friuli Colli Orientali Italy

921 Sweet Carolyn, Vondeling (½ bottle) 2005 £33.40
Paarl, South Africa

924 Loupiac Château de Ricaud (½ bottle) 1996 £35.30
Bordeaux, France

928 Pfeiffer Rutherglen Muscat (½ bottle) 2006 £35.75
Sunday Creek, South Eastern Australia

923 Noble One Botrytis Semillon De Bortoli, (½ bottle) MD MD 2004 £36.90
Yarra Valley, Australia
“Once beat Chateau d’Yquem in a blind tasting”

925 Eiswein, Willi Opitz (½ bottle) 1997 £99.90
Neusiedlersee, Austria

926 Coteaux du Layon Langlois Chateau MD 1985 £266.20
Loire, France


950 Warre’s Optima (50cl) N.V £47.10

951 Cockburns 1963 £260.50

952 Warres 1977 £316.70

954 Grahams 1963 £510.70

955 Grahams 1977 £255.50

“Fan the flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship, and pass the rosy wine.” 
 ~ Charles Dickens


Hupmann Corona Junior Tubo £12
Rich and creamy with a mild nutty taste. Also light spice and chocolate, turning to vanilla

Romeo Y Julieta Petit Corona £13
The classic Romeo flavours, sweetness, cedar and very smooth

Trinidad Reyes £13
Well balanced with notes of saffron, coffee, caramel and honey.

Parthaeas Petit Corona Especiale £12
Very fresh flavours, earthy, woody and spicy!

Bolivar Petit Corona £13
A very full bodied cigar, with creamy smoke, a rich taste and filled with vanilla

Montecristo Open Junior Tubo £14
Well constructed with a touch of honey finish. Creamy vanilla and cedar aromas

Montecristo Petit Tubo £14
A strong and powerful cigar surprisingly aromatic, with a fine aroma and spicy flavour

Quai D’Orsay Corona £16
A mild cigar, but not at all bland, with light and delicate flavours

Montecristo Open Regata Tubo £17
A medium flavoured cigar, well suited to beginners with chocolate, coffee and a touch of vanilla

Romeo Y Julieta No. 1 Tubo £17
A timeless Cuban, creamy smooth mild, with caramel, vanilla and butter

Cohiba Siglo I Tubo £17
A Havana classic, creamy and smooth with aromas of musk and spice

Hoyo De Monterrey Epicure No.2 £18
Completely hand-made with a superb flavour, of cocoa, cinnamon and dried fruits

Partagas SD No. 5 Tubo £20
A creamy yet spicy cigar tasting of crushed pepper over layed with a delicate bouquet of spices

Cohiba Siglo II Tubo £22
Very light, fresh and rich, with a creamy, smooth flavour and very fragrant aroma

Partagas SD No. 4 Tubo £22
A superb cigar, with flavours of pepper, cinnamon, cocoa, and hints of cedar, salt and leather

Partagas S.P. No.2 £24
Exquisite rich flavour. Spicy and peppery taste throughout with hints of cinnamon

Romeo Y Julieta Churchill Tubo £25
Powerful yet very smooth, with flavours including vanilla, coffee, tropical fruit, cocoa and herbs

Montecristo Open Eagle Tubo £26
A mild cigar, very reminiscent of traditional cigars with hints of chocolate and cedar

“Given the choice between a woman and a cigar, I will always choose the cigar.”
– Groucho Marx



Glenmorangie 10yo 40% £4.75
Spicy, malty, fruity yet creamy and rounded. Fresh and balanced with quite a long gentle finish

Glengoyne 10yo 40% £4.75
Fruity, clean, fresh. Big bourbon influence which adds creamy flavour, a long rich finish

Dalwhinnie 15yo 43% £5.55
Flawless, very smooth, honey and heather leading to smoky peat and a long finish

Oban 14yo 43% £5.85
Aromatic with a taste of the sea. A delicate start leading to citrus and a smoky dry finish

Glen Deveron 10yo 40% £6.15
Crisp with rich toffee, full of stemmy cut hay notes and soft oak

Dalmore 12yo 40% £6.15
Notes of malt, oranges, espresso with light peat, and a hint of the sea

Glenmorangie Lasanta Sherry Cask 46% £6.15
Deliciously sweet sherry taste with warm spice and chocolate, leading to complex spiced orange
Glenturret 10yo 40% £6.35
Fruity and rich with malted barley and toasted cereal. Sweet and very drinkable

Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban Port Cask 12yo 46% £6.65
Dark mint chocolate and tangerines, giving way to a spicy finish of pepper and nutmeg

Fidra 21yo Tullibandine 1 of 156 46% ex Bourbon Hogshead £7.95
Rich and malty with vanilla and mixed spices. A long finish with gingerbread and porridge oats to end

Glenmorangie Extremely Rare 18yo 43% £9.95
Rich, rounded and sweet with dried fruits a complex floral fragrance with a hint of wood smoke

Glenmorangie 12yo Côte De Beaune Wood Finish 46% £9.95
Refined, sweet and smooth. Notes of damson, apricot, honey, allspice, fruit and barley sugar

Glen Ord 12yo 40% £9.95
A spicy malt, with plenty of sherry influence. Dry yet sweet, a fine example of the Highland style

Brora 30yo 54.3% £65.00
Complex and rich, a fresh and balanced dram that unfolds slowly with a lift of smoke.

“There are two things a Highlander likes naked, and one of them is malt whisky.” 
(Scottish proverb.)


Jura 10yo 40% £5.25
Sweet, dry and malty with hints of salt, fudge and a touch of aniseed. Mellow peat finish with gentle oak

Highland Park 12yo 40% £5.25
A superb whisky, full of flavour with a smoky dryness. Fresh, clean and very aromatic and well-balanced

Talisker 10yo 45.8% £6.15
Full bodied and intense, yet fresh and fragrant. Smoky, peppery, lots of spice and fresh, tangy peat

Talisker Port Ruighe 45.8% £7.25 Intial wiff of sea spray, with orange pith and a touch of demerara. A touch of chocolate orange.

Highland Park 18yo 43% £7.25
Notes of creamy toffee and honey, yet very dry and full of fruit with cinnamon and allspice

Jura Superstition 43% £9.45
Creamy honey with a salty sting. Typical Jura smoke and heady malt with a hint of white pepper


Bowmore 12yo 40% £5.25
Subtle lemon and honey, balanced beautifully by gentle peaty smokiness and sweet heather honey
Bunnahabhain 12yo 46.3% £5.25
Fresh and gentle but full of flavour – herbal, fruity, sweet and a hint of sherry by the seaside

Tobermory 10yo 46.3% £5.45
Light, fresh and soft, quite dry with a long sweet finish. Notes of dried fruit, honey and soft smoke

Caol Ila 12yo 43% £5.75
Spicy, vanilla, nutmeg, wet grass, smoky, oily, cigars, hickory, pepper, warming – we’re talking complex

Laphroaig 10yo 40% £5.75
Big smoky peat, with classic iodine, medicinal and seaweed flavoursleading to an upsurge of spices

Ardbeg 10yo 46% £6.00
Sweet vanilla beginnings, leading to citrus fruit and saltiness, ending with a surge of smoke.

The Bass 12yo Bowmore 1 of 326 46% ex Bourbon Hogshead £6.50
Beautiful coastal notes with gentle peat, balanced with delicate floral elements

Bowmore 15yo Darkest 43% £6.75
Delicious dark chocolate, treacle toffee, sun-dried fruits and a wisp of Islay smoke.

Lagavulin 16yo 43% £7.40
Powerful and very distinctive. A massive mouthful of malt and sherry with good fruity sweetness


Springbank 10yo 46% £6.00
Fabulous balance of sweet and dry, exotic fruit, citrus and smoke, rish peat and a hint of the sea

Longrow Red 11yo 52.1% £8.75
Sweet to start with soft fruit. citrus and peat. A light touch of spice gives a very rewarding dram.
Springbank 21yo 46% £32.00
So much going on here, heather, plums and peach, quite dry but with hints of honey and oak.


Aberlour 10yo 40% £4.25
Aromatic, clean, peppery and sweet! Quite full-bodied, spicy rich fruitcake, creamy caramel and honey

Glenlivet 12yo 40% £4.35
A classic. Flowery, peppery, spicy and dry yet still sweet. Creamy vanilla with a touch of aniseed and oak

Glendronach 15yo Revival Sherry Cask 40% £4.95
Beautifully sherried, very complex and pretty brilliant. Long finish, ending with blackcurrants.

Glenfiddich 12yo 40% The world’s most award winning malt £4.95
Matured in both bourbon and sherry oak casks. Distinctive fresh pear and subtle oak flavours

Cragganmore 12yo 40% £4.95
Delicate, clean, floral and herby, yet firm and smooth. Heather, honey, nutty and smoky, with good length

Benriach 12yo 40% £4.95
International Silver Medal winner. Hints of grass, heather, honey, vanilla, chocolate and fresh peat.

Glenfarclas 10yo 40% £5.00
Firm, crisp and dry, with lots of developing flavours – sherry, honey, toffee, malt, winter spice and smoke

Macallan Gold 40% Jerez Sherry Oak Cask £5.25
A fresh lemon and orange citrus nose with vanilla followed by dark chocolate, with hints of ginger and spice

Singleton 12yo 40% £5.25
Orange zest spiciness perks up a malty core of nuts, oak and toffee, hints of cut grass

Knockando 12yo 43% £5.25
Sweet and aromatic, creamy light and smooth. Delicate and fruity with a hint of almonds and toffee

Glen Elgin 12yo 43% £5.25
Very soft and rich. Malty with smoky espresso. Honey with hints of tiramisu.

Glen Grant 10yo 40% £5.80
Perfect for the beginner. Vanilla, toffee apple, a hint of gentle peat smoke quickly turning nutty and dry

Longmorn 15yo 45% £5.95
One of Speyside’s finest malts, fresh clean and fruity

Balvenie 12yo double wood 40% £6.00
Bourbon then Sherry casks give gentle spice with a little vanilla, a balancing dry peat beautifully warming

Glenfarclas 15yo 46% £6.75
Intense, complex and rounded. More fruit cake than whisky – sherry, raisins, orange peel, walnuts and dates

Balvenie 15yo single barrel oak cask 1 of 350 47.8% £6.95
Lively, with juicy ripe citrus fruit, peppery and so much more, very dry

Glenfiddich 15yo 40% Solera Vat Oregon Pine Tun £6.95
Creamy smooth, nutty, with grass and peat

Carn mor Mortlach 16yo 46% £6.95
A limited edition malt with hints of allspice, orange peel and dried herbs all softened by honey

Craigleith 20yo Aberlour 1 of 166 46% ex Bourbon Hogshead £7.45
Awash with red and green apples! Add more fruit, leather, spice, chocolate and salted caramel to finish

Mortlach 16yo 43% (discontinued only 2 bottles left!!) £8.95
A full flavoured malt, smoke, peat, fruity with sherry notes

Glenfarclas 21yo 43% £9.75
Extremely smooth, spice and fruit, lots of sherry sweetness, barley and perfume with a little oak

Glenfiddich 21yo 40% Caribbean Rum Cask £12.85
An intense and vanilla sweet aroma, floral with a soft, lively taste with lime, ginger and spice.

Glenfarclas 25yo 43% £13.95
Sherry, butter, hazelnuts, dried fruit and dark chocolate release slowly to a dry oaky and complex finish

Glenfarclas 30yo 43% £16.95
An extraordinarily deep spirit, warm and rich leaving a lingering fruit and nut chocolate feel on the palate

Macallan 18yo 43% ex sherry cask £17.95
Dried spices and fruit, with hints of citrus and cloves. Full and lingering with sweet toffee and wood smoke

Glenfarclas 40yo 46% £36.35
About as rich and intense as you can find. Very complex and rich with waves of sweet sherry,
chocolate orange, marmalade, butterscotch, molasses and just a whisper of pepper


Glenkinchie 12yo 43% Our local distillery £5.85
A hint of calvados soft spicy and fragrant, honey creeps in with gentle warmth

Loch Lomond 40% £5.25
A light malt, sweet and fruity. Quite a long finish, and full of cereal notes

Auchentoshan 12yo 40% £6.55
Smooth and sweet with hints of tangerine and lime. Gingery and slightly dry

Auchentoshan three wood 43% £7.25
Perfumy with a delicate interplay of flavours – think liqueur cherries in dark chocolate

It is true that whisky improves with age. The older I get, the more I like it.
(Ronnie Corbett)


Chivas Regal 12yo 43% £4.95
A warming aromatic infusion of wild herbs, heather, honey and orchard fruits
Snow Grouse 40% £4.95
Served chilled. Initial scents of vanilla, ginger, and peach. Light and fruity with a touch of allspice

Black Grouse 40% £4.95
Black Grouse is peaty and quite smoky. A rummy sweetness, giving caramel and spice

Johnnie Walker Red Label 40% £5.40
Intense, spicy, zingy flavours with the freshness of aromatic spices and a long, lingering, smoky finish
Johnnie Walker Black label 12yo 40% £5.50
Silky and sublime stuff. Gentle smoke with a suggestion of apple pie and delicate spice

Old Course 12yo 40% the official malt of “The Old Course” £5.75
Matured in Chenin Blanc casks, so floral and lightly fruity with aniseed and aromatic spices

Isle of Mull 40% £5.95
A smooth, buttery, rich blend with hints of apple crumble.

Johnnie Walker Gold Label Centenery Blend 18yo 40% £12.95
Honey, mild citrus and cherry with sherry influences. This has a very luxurious feel and taste

Royal Salute Chivas 21yo Sapphire Flagon 40% £14.95
Beautiful balanced, creamy and rich with soft spice and a little honey, leading to a soft smoky finish

“Friendship is like whisky, the older, the better.”


1.165 Coquettish, intriguing, enticing seductive (Speyside) £5.50
10yo 1 of 243 58.4% ex bourbon 1st fill barrel

30.74 Sweet fruity and rich (Speyside) £5.50
11yo 1 of 767 60.3% ex port pipe

48.34 In a sweetie shop (Speyside) £5.50
9yo 1 of 227 63.3% ex bourbon refill barrel

9.67 Grannys kitchen dram (Speyside) £6.20
10yo 1 of 225 59.7% ex bourbon 1st fill barrel

72 .23 Complexity well beyond its age (Speyside) £6.50
8yo 1 of 144 58.1% ex white wine hogshead

33.121 Barbecued pork on rosemary skewers (Islay) £6.90
8yo 1 of 243 59% ex bourbon 1st fill barrel

53.173 Glowing embers on the tongue (Islay) £7.50
16yo 1 of 540 59.8% ex sherry refill butt

35.75 Victorian walled garden in Las Vegas (Speyside) £7.50
17yo 1 of 206 57.9% toasted and seasoned hogshead

53.163 A Sporting Dram (Islay) £7.95
15 yo 1 of 271 57.5% ex bourbon refill hogshead

4.168 Gunpwder, treason and plot (Island) £8.00
15yo 1 of 804 57% ex sherry refill gorda

44.55 Afternoon tea at Fortnum and Mason (Speyside) £8.50
22yo 1 of 288 52.9% ex bourbon refill hogshead

50.50 Conifers, grasses and flowers (Lowland) £8.50
22yo 1 of 122 54.1% ex bourbon refill barrel

3.195 Cigar smoking dragon (Islay) £8.50
14yo 1 of 609 58.5% ex sherry butt 2nd fill

G7.3 Fresh toffee and glossy magazines (Single cask grain) £8.90
27yo 1 of 234 59.4% ex bourbon refill hogshead

29.134 Nurses and Doctors attend a beach BBQ (Islay) £8.90
17yo 1 of 230 61.5% ex bourbon refill barrel

26.89 An exotic tearoom experience (Highland) £10.50
27yo 1 of 485 56.6% ex sherry refill butt


84.15 An apple a day (Speyside) £10.95
11yo 1 of 217 56.4% ex bourbon refill barrel

1.173 A Fascinating Waltz (Speyside) £11.00
19 yo 1 of 223 55.2% ex Bourbon refill hogshead

36.60 Highland drams & daisy meadows (Speyside) £11.00
23yo 1 of 360 52.2% ex bourbon refill hogshead

124.3 All the complexities of summer (Japan) £13.50
13yo 1 of 509 61.9% ex sherry refill butt

35.71 Like a hug from your mum (Speyside) £33.50
40yo 1 of 222 47.7% ex bourbon refill hogshead


Jamesons 40% £4.45
The perfect balance of spicy, nutty and vanilla notes with hints of sweet sherry and exceptional smoothness
Connemara 40% £4.95
A unique peated whiskey, very drinkable and sweet, but with plenty of soft peat


Jim Beam 40% £3.20
Made to the same formula since 1795, with gentle vanilla and a little spice and pepper

Jack Daniels 40% £3.50
Smooth smoky sweetness and liquorice leads to vanilla, toasted oak, fresh brewed coffee and toffee

Knob Creek 9yo 50% £5.00
Good balanced flavour, filled with spice, oak, caramel, vanilla, candied fruit and a nice sweetness
Labrot & Graham Woodford Reserve 43.2% £5.65
Full of flavour, with honey, spice, vanilla, leather, a touch of cocoa, smoke and a little rum

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” 
― Mark Twain


Canadian Club 40% £3.95
Scents of barley sugar and aniseed, cut grass and fennel. Sweet with notes of winter spice, and rum

Crown Royal 40% £4.65
Vanilla, caramel and lemon zest. A dash of water brings out chocolate and dark fruit


Berneroy Calvados Fine 40% £4.50
Berneroy Fine is a beautiful Calvados with notes of fresh apples and buttery, creamy vanilla


Janneau VSOP £5.65
Aged for at least 7 years in Montlezun oak this has a smooth, aromatic style

Clos Martin XO Folle Blanche 15yo £7.65
The Folle Blanche grape is known for its elegance and piquancy. This was aged for 15 years,
and offers a great flavour of stewed fruits, cigar boxes and plums.


Hine Rare VSOP £4.50
A terrific and approachable cognac, smooth and fruity, with a hint of spices.

Courvoisier VSOP £5.65
A warm and delicate Cognac, A complex aroma of spice and oak, with almonds, vanilla and floral notes

Hine 1987 £9.50
Maturing in chalk cellars for a minimum of 20 years makes for a delicate, refined drink. displaying
light floral and fruity aromas with subtle hints of wood

154 Riesling 1995 £40.50

312 Meursault, Cuvee Maurice Chevalier 1998/99 £57.70
Remoissenet Père et Fils

The Cuvee Maurice Chevalier is a fine white burgundy delivering delicate fruit,
structure and length with an immaculate layer of minerality.

321 Giles Jourdan Pinot Noir 2009 £45.00


451 Rioja Rose, El Coto 2011 £25.50

2111 Barbera Del Monferrato 2007 £57.50
Cantina Colli di Crea

532 Pinot Gris Spatlese, Willi Opitz MD MD 1997 £53.50

031 Saam Chenin Blanc 2002 £24.60

767 Merlot, Grgich Hills MD 2002 £68.50
Napa Valley, California

701 Chardonnay, Glenguin 2004 £25.70
Hunter Valley

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