Lunch Starters - Our Famous Planks Starter - Nibble For Two - Great Sharing (Served Between 12 - 5pm)
Please see the main menu for our range of deli-boards.
Bread & Olives - £6.95
Marinated olives, bread, oil & balsamic (enough for 2)
Smoked Garlic Bread - £2.95
Add Cheshire Cheese - £3.95
Add Tomato Chilli Stew - £3.95
The Judges Choice - £4.95
Cheese, Tomato & Chilli
Old Sessions House Soup - £4.50
Changes Daily, Williamson's artisan bread & farm butter - mostly (V) Please Ask.
Deep Fried Tiresford Brie - £4.95
House chutney & leaves.
Homemade Nachos - £4.95
Tomato, chilli & basil stew, melting Cheshire Cheese
Add Pulled Pork + £2.95.
Rare Breed Ribs - £6.95
Rubbed with treacle, honey & soy.
Slow Roast Garlic Mushrooms - £5.95
Field mushrooms seared with sweet roasted garlic & fresh parsley, smoked bacon and toast.
Artisan Bread selection with Oil & Balsamic - £2.95
Buttered White or Brown - £1.95
Smoked Garlic Bread with Cheese - £3.95
Gordal' Olives - £4.95
Main Menu Starters - Small Plates
May Day Mushrooms - £4.50 (V)
Named after the smells that drift over from Knutsford’s Royal May Day Fair = slow roast garlic mushrooms,oregano & fairground onions – toast
Sessions House Soup - £4.95 (V)
Changes daily - Williamson’s artisan bread & farm butter - mostly (V) please ask.
Potato Skins & Dips - £4.95 (x5) - £5.95 (x7) (V)
Black pepper crusted potato skins - sour cream, sunset garlic mayo & house salsa.
Old Sessions House Salmon Fishcakes - £5.95
Vodka pickled cucumber
Heavenly Pig Rib - £5.95
Sent from piggy heaven – Old Spot pork ribs, glazed with black treacle & chilli
Asparagus Tempura - £6.50 (V)
Sweet chilli, mint & coriander dipping sauce.
Heirloom Tomato, Mozzarella & Onion Gazapacho Salad - £6.50 (V)
Heirloom tomatoes, red onion & summer basil salad - gazpacho & bocconcini
Proper Pub Pâté - £6.95
Duck liver pâté, studded with Hunters gin soaked apricots - toast
The Most Smoked Salmon - £6.95
Gunpowder - the house cure of chilli, black pepper & cumin – rubbed into the finest Scottish smoked salmon –capers & leaves.
‘Cheesecake & Ketchup - £6.95
Oak-smoked mackerel fillet - house pickled soft onions & mascarpone - horseradish beetroot ketchup
Andy Holt's Bury Black Pudding - £6.95
Bhaji & crispy egg - chip shop gravy.
Prawns Tails & Fresh Squid - £7.95
Seared salt & pepper squid - king prawn tails & organic spinach – lemon & chilli ‘tea’
Main Menu - Planks Starter - Nibble for Two - Great Sharing
Sunny Plank - £13.95 (V)
Cracked black pepper potato skins, soured cream dip - garlic roasted mushrooms - asparagus tempura with
sweet chilli dressing - heirloom tomato & bocconcini salad - gazpacho shot - artisan breads & butter
Charcuterie Plank - £14.95
Sliced Serrano ham - chorizo - salame Milano - KFC (knutsford fried chicken) - house pâté topped with spiced
fruit chutney - Parmesan flakes - artisan breads & butter.
Sessions Plank - £14.95
House pâté topped with fruit chutney - ale battered fish & mushy peas - gunpowder rubbed Scottish smoked salmon
- KFC (knutsford fried chicken) - BBQ beef brisket - artisan bread & butter.
Coastal Plank - £15.95
Salmon & baby spinach fish cakes - gunpowder rubbed Scottish smoked salmon - cask ale battered fish & mushy
peas - creole spiced salmon - flaked tuna & kidney bean salad with lemon dressing - artisan bread & butter.
Lunch Menu - Bites, Lights, Wraps & Batches
See Main Menu' for a range of Planks - Great for grazing and sharing
Soup & Sandwich Plank - £16.95
Two bowls of Sessions’s soup plus choice of two traditional' sandwiches or wraps from the Lunch Menu
Brown or White - Or as a Wrap of Healthy Salad
Egg, Mayo & Salad - £4.95 (V)
Add Bacon - £1.00
House Roasted Ham - £5.95
Served with Salad & Mayo
Cheshire Cheese, Onion & Chutney (V) - £5.95
Chicken, Bacon & Mayo - £5.95
English Beef, Lettuce & Tomato - £6.95
Served with Mayo
Old Sessions House Lunch Classics - All £7.95
Also available as a Salad.
Gunpowder Smoked Salmon & Prawn
Mojito mayo, lettuce & tomato. Stacked on brown bread.
KFC (Knutsford Fried Chicken!)
Pure Cheshire farm chicken. Wrapped in our unique spicy crumb. Served with smoked chilli mayo, tomato & lettuce and flatbread.
Chip shop Fish, made with our house beer batter - Served with mushy peas & tartare sauce. All towered up in a traditional white barm, batch, bun, nudger or what ever you call it!
Seared Strip Steak
Prime English beef. Colman’s mustard mayo, served on a bed of proper fairground onions & herb brioche
Sweet Chilli Open Wrap
Cheshire farm chicken, doused in our house sweet chilli dressing - torn cos, tomato, mayo & flatbread
Cheshire farm chicken marinated in New Moon Pub Co's 14 spice curry paste, coconut & apricots - lanced with mint yoghurt, mango chutney & lettuce on flatbread.
Herb brioche - stock braised chicken - back bacon - lettuce, tomato & mayo - a true classic!
Quick & Simple Lunch time version of our full issue house burger - 100% English Beef - mayo, lettuce & tomato.
Brie & Courgette Brioche
English Brie & griddled courgette brioche. Baked & Served with salad.
Extras - £2.95
Salads & Pasta (also available as a small ‘starter’ size)
Tuna & Bean Salad - £6.95 (Small) - £11.95 (Large)
Flaked fresh tuna, kidney bean & shaved onion salad – lemon dressed leaves tomatoes & cucumber.
Grilled Chicken & Smoked Bacon Salad £7.50 Small - £12.95 (Large)
Classic salad with house dressing.
Vietnamese Chicken Salad - £7.50 (Small) - £12.95 (Large)
Chicken breast macerated in lime, chilli, nuoc mam, mint & coconut - shredded leaves.
Caesar Salad - £7.50 (Small) - £12.95 (Large)
A true classic & we don’t mess with those at Sessions - romaine lettuce, Parmesan & herb croutons - caesar
dressing – soft centred egg - chicken & bacon.
Summer Greens Risotto - £6.95 (Small) - £10.95 (Large) (V)
Fresh from their pods, broad beans & garden peas - asparagus & courgette – lemon, white wine & parmesan.
Add griddled farm chicken fillet + £4
Seafood Tagliatelle - £7.95 (Small) - £13.95 (Large)
Gunpowder smoked salmon, king prawn & smoked mackerel - lemon & herb cream.
The Chancellor - £98
Feeds 4 (24 hours notice required) Knutsford’s largest & finest piece of meat, pure fore-rib of English beef, served on the bone - real chips, stockpot gravy, au poivre sauce & béarnaise.
Cheese & Onion 'Pastie' - £10.95 (V)
Butter pastry filled with melting Cheshire cheese, honey roasted onions & organic spinach - soft leek & walnut cream.
Cheshire Chicken Breast - £11.95
Chicken rolled in smoked bacon – roast garlic mushroom & organic baby spinach cream.
Creole Salmon - £12.95
Salmon fillet, dusted with New Orleans dry spices - new potato & spring onions - citrus & herb mascarpone
Pulled Chicken, Ham Hock & Mushroom Pie - £13.95
Cracked pepper pastry lid - buttered mash - glazed carrots & peas.
Stripped Chicken Enchiladas - £14.95
Chilli butter-basted chicken - dirty rice - avocado salsa - baked in a herb rubbed tortilla & liquid cheese – Alamo (all hell breaks loose!) sweet potato fries - swamp gravy.
Pork Normande - £15.50
Pan-seared Old Spot pork fillet – Calvados, apple & prune sauce – kale ‘seaweed’.
Flattened Rump Steak - £15.95
Rubbed with either lime & garlic dust OR our ‘Howling at the Moon’ dust (HOT).
Tempura Cod Cheeks - £16.95
Tandoori spiced hollandaise – Delhi street rice.
Mojito Rubbed Lune Valley Lamb - £17.95
Lune Valley lamb rump – dauphinoise potatoes - sautéed asparagus – spiced rum, mint & blackcurrant gravy
Grilled East Coast Cod - £17.95
Warm new potato, olive & red onion salad – lime & tequila butter – baby house salad.
Session's Oriental Beef - £19.95
Chilli & lemongrass seared steak – plum hoi sin & sweet chilli dipping sauces – rice pancakes & smoked peanut dust.
British & Proud
Cottage Pie - £10.95
Prime British beef, simmered in gravy, vegetables - mash potato - cider vinegar red cabbage
No Meat, No Way Burger - £11.50 (V)
Curried sweet potato, chick pea & spinach burger – mango salsa & coconut ‘gravy’ - sweet potato home fries - raita.
Fish & Chips - £11.95
Fresh beer-battered fish - real chips - mushy peas & thick buttered white bread.
Chicken Grill - £11.95
Prime farm breast, simply grilled - stockpot gravy & proper chips.
'Judicious' House Burger - £11.95
Mature beef, herbs & spices from us & that’s it! - caramelised onion brioche - gherkin - real chips - tomato & roast garlic relish add crispy bacon - cheese - garlic mushroom - 75p each
Cheshire Chicken Curry - £12.95
Chicken breast simmered in our 14 spice curry sauce - flatbread & real rice pilau.
The Top Tosh - £14.95
Our house made burger - stripped down, bourbon rubbed, pit smoked BBQ beef brisket – Cheshire cheese – bacon onion rings – stock pot gravy – real chips – herb brioche bun – ‘Howling at the Moon’ sauce.
10oz Rump- £17.95
A fabulous chunk of meat, chef’s favourite, marbled with tasty fat, best cooked no more than medium.
Sides - £2.95 Each
Sauces - £1.95 Each
Blue Cheese Sauce
Gordal olives - £4.95
Smoked garlic bread - £3.50
Smoked garlic bread with cheese - £3.95
Artisan bread selection with oil & balsamic - £3.50
Cocktail Drinks Menu
Cosmopolitan - £6.95
Absolut citron vodka, Cointreau, cranberry with a squeeze of lime.
Sessions Mojito - £5.95
Havana 3yr, fresh mint, fresh lime with and sugar topped with soda. Ask your bartender for a ﬂavoured Mojito
Sessions Sour - £6.95
A spirit of your choice (within reason!) shaken with fresh lemon juice, sugar and egg white - Old Sessions favourites are Amaretto or whiske.
Old Fashioned - £7.95
Woodford reserve, brown sugar with Angostura bitters. A classic which takes time to make but well worth the wait.
Sea Breeze - £5.95
Absolut vodka, cranberry and grapefruit juice with a squeeze of lime.
Long Sessions - £6.95
Kraken spiced rum, mandarin liquor, pineapple and locally sourced Willington Farm apple juice with fresh lime.
Grasshopper - £5.95
Crème de menthe, Cacao blanc shaken with fresh milk and a dash of cream.
Vodka Espresso - £6.95
Absolut vanilla vodka, Kahlua, espresso with vanilla sugar.
Bloody Mary - £6.95
Large Absolut vodka, tomato juice, Tabasco, Worcestershire sauce, celery salt, horseradish, squeeze of fresh lemon and a dash of sherry.
Bellini - £4.95
Classic peach, strawberry or passion fruit topped with Prosecco.
Cheshire 75 - £8.50
Taittinger Champagne, Brockman’s gin, sugar and freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Flor de Sauco - £8.50
Taittinger Champagne tainted with St Germain elderﬂ ower liquor
Kir Royale - £7.95
Crème de cassis and Taittinger Champagne.
Classic Champagne Cocktail - £7.95
Brandy, brown sugar with a dash of Angostura bitters topped with Taittinger Champagne.
Pink Russian - £8.95
Rose Taittinger Champagne with Stoli Raspberry vodka.
Coffees & Hot Drinks
Hot Chocolate - £2.75
Our now very, very famous interactive Hot Chocolate, has to be tried to be appreciated.
Espresso - £1.30
A single espresso.
Espresso Doppio - £1.95
A double espresso.
Espresso Ristretto - £1.30
Meaning ‘restricted’ or ‘narrow’, described by Italians as poco ma buon (small but good).
Espresso Lungo - £1.30
Meaning ‘lengthened’, achieved by leaving the pump on a few seconds longer.
Espresso Freddo - £1.50
A refreshing drink on a hot day: a normal espresso with added sugar and ice. Shaken well and served in a tumbler.
Espresso con Panna - £1.50
Simply an espresso topped with whipped cream.
Espresso Macchiato - £1.50
An espresso ‘stained’ or ‘spotted’ with milk.
Latte Macchiato - £2.50
A cup of steamed milk, ‘stained’ or ‘spotted’ with a spot of espresso.
Caffe Latte - £2.65
A shot of espresso with more hot steamed milk than a cappuccino, served without foam.
Cappuccino - £2.65
Derived from ‘hood’ – the foam on top of the espresso coffee resembling the hooded robe of the Capuchin friars.
Caffè Americano - £2.30
A straight espresso with hot water added.
Treat yourself to a liqueur coffee with any spirit or liqueur of your choice - from £4.95
Breakfast Tea - Small Pot £2.25 - Large Pot £3.50
A genuinely fabulicious English Breakfast tea, a blend of different teas from the highlands of Ceylon.
Earl of Grey - Small Pot £2.75 - Large Pot £3.95
Quite unique with its zesty lime taste and aroma, a blend of Indian Assam and Ceylon Orange Pekoe black leaf, bergamot oil and Estonian cornﬂower petals
Girlie Grey - Small Pot £2.75 - Large Pot £3.95
Girlie Grey is both a visual and gastronomic extravaganza, a boudoir in a cup. Black Assam tea, dried lemon pieces, rosebuds and natural vanilla ﬂavour
Gunpowder – Chinese hand-rolled Green Tea Small pot £2.75 - Large pot £3.95
Chinese green Gunpowder tea is Temple Of Heaven Gunpowder Tea, which is the highest-grade available.
Mojito Mint Tea - Small Pot £2.75 - Large Pot £3.95
Combines the assertive zing of peppermint with the calming freshness of lemongrass and subtle sweetness of the blossoms. Peppermint leaves, lemongrass, lime blossom, safﬂower, marigold and
Red Berry Fruit Tea - Small Pot £2.75 - Large Pot £3.95
Our red berry tisane is a deliciously rich berry explosion both in ﬂ avour and colour. Enjoy it’s sweet and slightly tangy summer fruit taste, packed full of vitamin goodness. Rosehips, apple pieces, strawberry, raspberry, elderberries, redcurrants and ﬁne cut hibiscus petals.
Bottles available to have in or to take out. Large (250ml) Medium (175ml) Small (125ml) Glasses also available.
Green Fish Verdejo, 2010/11, Spain - Out £7.00 - In £13.95 - Large £4.95 - Medium £3.50 - Small £2.50
Made from one of Spain's best white varietals; this peachy dry white is fresh & zesty. The label was illustrated by an artist native to Cheshire, would you believe.
Pinot Grogio Delle Venezie, Via Nova, 2011, - Out £8.00 - In £16.50 - Large £5.75 - Medium £3.95 - Small £2.95
This is a crisp & characterful version of the Italian classic.
Rio Alto Sauvignon, Aconcagua Valley, 2011, Chile - Out £8.00 - In £16.95 - Large £5.75 - Medium £3.95 - Small £2.95
Beautifully balanced with bright acidity & delicate body. An impressive wine to pair with oysters, ceviche, or to drink alone from the family-owned San Estaban estate..
Semillon Chardonnay, Mullygrubber, Warburn Estate, 2010, Australia - Out £9.00 - In £18.50 - Large £6.25 - Medium £4.50 - Small £3.25
The estate picks its grapes at optimum ripeness to give a rich, rounded flavour of tropical fruit but balanced with a crisp clean finish.
Viognier, Pays D'oc, Leduc, 2011, France - Out £9.50 - In £19.50 - Large £6.50 - Medium £4.75 - Small £3.50
A vibrant, luminous colour with green hues, of peach, apricot & almond aromas replicated on the palate.
Le Comptoir, Domaine Laballe, IGP Cotes De Gascogne, 2011, France - Out £10.00 - In £19.50 - Large £6.95 - Medium £4.95 - Small £3.75
Amazing purity of fruit characterizes this wonderful dry white from the Armagnac region. "The Management" have a penchant for this wine.
Chenin Blanc, Man Vintners, Western Cape, 2011, S. Africa - Out £10.00 - In £19.50 - Large £6.95 - Medium £4.95 - Small £3.75
Tropical fruit, guava & melon, crisp & bold sweet citrus backed by refreshing acidity & minerality characteristic of the coastal vineyards.
Pinot Blanc D'Alsace, Joseph Cattin, 2010/11, Alsace - Out £12.00 - In £23.95
Joseph Cattin are amongst the best family owned estates in Alsace. A dry white of appley fruit.
Sauvignon Blanc, The Frost Pocket, Marlborough,2011, New Zealand - Out £12.00 - In £24.95 - Large £8.50 - Medium £5.95 - Small £4.25
Deliciously crisp & fresh, packed full of vibrant & long lasting lime, gooseberry & tropical fruit flavours.
Albarino, Bodegas Eidosela, Rias Baixas, 2011, Spain - Out £14.00 - In £28.95 - Large £9.75 - Medium £6.75 - Small £4.95
Aromatic with good straight forward fruit showing hints of apricot stones. Fresh, balanced, pure flavours showing good mineral character with a good length & texture..
Gewurztraminer Reserve D'Alsace, Jpseph Cattin, 2010/11, Alsace - Out £14.50 - In £29.95 - Large £10.25 - Medium £7.25 - Small £5.25
Exotic, aromatic, spicy, round & elegant; this wine picks up gold medals with the ease of Michael Phelps & counts Jancis Robinson amongst its admirers.
Chablis Olivier Tricon, 2011, France Chablis Olivier Tricon, 2011, France - Out £15.00 - In £31.95
This is benchmark Chablis, with crisp, citrus overtones, classic minerality & a rapier-like finish.
Sauvignon Vini Grillo Friuli, 2010, Italy - Out £16.00 - In £33.95
An elegant, yet intense white of green fruit on the nose & palate, described by Decanter, as "the best Sauvignon I have ever tasted from Friuli"
Domaine Saumaize-Michelin, Pouilly Fuisse, Burgundy, 2010, France - Out £25.00 - In £44.50
Succulent, ripe nose of creamy vanilla & pineapples. Generous palate, ripe grapefruits & lemon rind. A judicious use of oak brings depth, texture & nutty characters.
Innes Pinot Gris, Henschke, South Australia, 2009, Australia - Out £30.00 - In £49.95
Beautiful rich aromas of fig, ripe pear & tropical fruits with honeysuckle & nectarine notes. The wine has a round & slightly oily texture with stone-fruit flavours a creamy/leesy complexity, great length & freshness from perhaps Australia's finest.
Domaine Louis Chavy, Puligny-Montrachet, Burgundy, 2010, France - Out £45.00 - In £65.00
An elegant yet full bodied style with citrus & honey aromas, which are echoed on the palate & complemented by a touch of toasty oak.
Arpeggio Rose, Settesoli, Sicily, 2011, Italy - Out £7.00 - In £15.50 - Large £5.50 - Medium £3.75 - Small £2.75
On the nose this wine displays aromas of juicy raspberries with delicate floral notes.
Pinot Grigio Blush IGT Vento, Sosprio, 2011, Italy - Out £8.00 - In £16.95 - Large £5.95 - Medium £3.95 - Small £2.95
Salmon pink in colour with an aromatic nose of freshly crushed cranberries & mineral elements. The palate is light, dry & crisp.
Pretty Gorgeous Rose, IGP Pays D'OC, 2011, France - Out £9.00 - In £18.95 - Large £6.50 - Medium £4.50 - Small £3.25
A delightful & dainty rosé, ideal during the warmer months. Intense lychee & strawberry notes are greeted with hints of violet.
Flores Rosado Rioja, Luis Alegre, 2011, Spain - Out £10.00 - In £21.95
A slightly more serious drier & paler rosé, akin to more expensive versions from Provence; for those who enjoy soft red fruit.
Red Boar Bobal, Bodegas Gallegas, 2011, Spain - Out £7.00 - In £14.50 - Large £4.95 - Medium £3.50 - Small £2.50
A warm, spicy red, sourced from fruit of spicy bramble aromas which are replicated on the palate.
Arpeggio Rosso, Settesoli, Sicily 2011 Italy - Out £7.50 - In £14.95 - Large £5.25 - Medium £3.75 - Small £2.75
This is a soft, spicy, ripe, Mediterranean red made from the Nerello Mascalese grape variety.
Rio Alto Merlot, Aconcagua Valley, 2011, Chile - Out £8.00 - In £16.95 - Large £5.95 - Medium £4.25 - Small £3.25
Made at the family-owned San Esteban estate, this Merlot is well-balanced & has a raspberry-esque fruitiness.
Poco A Poco Tempranillo, 2010, Spain - Out £8.00 - In £16.95 - Large £5.95 - Medium £4.25 - Small £3.25
Produced from grapes grown in one of Spain's greatest wine producing areas, this is a real "food wine" with bags of fruit & ripe tannins.
Shiraz / Cabernet, Mullygrubber, South-East Australia 2011, Austrailia - Out £9.00 - In £18.50 - Large £6.50 - Medium £4.50 - Small £3.50
The Shiraz Cabernet blend is an Australian classic, delivering an approachable & easily enjoyable style.
Cotes Du Rhone, Reserve De Fleurs, Les Coumbarelles, 2010, France - Out £9.50 - In £18.50
Produced in an area adjacent to Chateauneuf-du-Papes, this substantial red has many of the characteristics of the more lofty appellation.
Rioja Tempranillo, Luis Alegre 2010, Spain - Out £10.00 - In £20.50 - Large £6.95 - Medium £4.95 - Small £3.50
A pristine version of Spain's greatest red grape from the admirable Luis Alegre.
Latria, Montsant, 2006, Spain (highly recommended) - Out £11.00 - In £22.95
91/100 Robert Parker - need we say more? It offers up an alluring bouquet of cedar, smoke, mineral, black cherry, & blueberry compote.
Terra D"Alter Reserva, 2008, Portugal - Out £12.00 - In £25.95
Peter Bright has sought to make a Portuguese version of Cote Rotie & there are those who say there are few wines in the Northern Rhone to surpass this exceptional red.
Pinot Noir D'Alsace Reserve, 2011, France - Out £13.00 - In £27.95 - Large £9.50 - Medium £6.50 - Small £4.75
This Pinot Noir, although light & delicate, has an unmistakable, raspberry scented Pinot Noir aroma, soft fruit & fine tannins.
Tomerp Malbec, 2010, Argentina - Out £14.00 - In £28.95 - Large £9.95 - Medium £6.95 - Small £4.95
Bramble fruit aplenty with a firm structure of ripe tannins & decent length.
Virat Mallorca, 2010 (The one with the dog! wow! A bit special), Spain - Out £14.50 - In £29.95
Unusual cherry & balsamic-scented red; it is luscious, silky & utterly delicious. Not surprising as it's made by a collaboration of winemaker Ana Martin & Anima Negra.
Chianti Classico Olinto I Fabbri, 2008/09, Italy - Out £15.00 - In £31.95 - Large £10.95 - Medium £7.50 - Small £5.50
Susanna Grassi is very selective with her wines; The EU Parliament & The Ritz have succumbed. A cherry & plum scented Tuscan gem.
Schioppettino Vini Grillo, 2009, Italy, (served chilled normally, but it's up to you!) - Out £18.00 - In £33.95 - Large £11.50 - Medium £7.95 - Small £5.75
Schioppettino is not a grape variety with which many are familiar, but this soft, lighter "feminine" red is well worth discovering.
Parcela No 5, Rioja, Luis Alegre, 2007, Spain - Out £19.00 - In £39.95
This is a wine infused with greatness; made from a tiny plot in one of the very best vineyards of The Rioja Alavesa.
Il Doccio Toscana Indicazione Geografica Tipica , I Fabbei, 2009, Italy - Out £20.00 - In £42.50
A Super-Tuscan made from 100% Merlot at very high altitude in Lamole. The wine is matured in French oak with an emphasis on elegance & subtlety over muscularity & power.
Keyneton Estate, Euphonium, Henschke, South Australia, 2006, Austrailia - Out £37.50 - In £49.95
Lifted aromas of spicy sweet plum, blackberry & cassis with hints of cedar & tar. Sweet, rich ripe & lush on the palate with great intensity. Something of a New World Classic.
Chateau De Valois, Pomerol 2008, Bordeaux, France - Out £40.00 - In £59.95
Deep dark ruby red. Spicy aromatic nose with ripe black fruit. The palate is dominated by ripe berry fruit characteristics intermingled with spicy new oak.
Pontac, Rioja, Luis Alegre, 2007, Spain - Out £45.00 - In £54.95
Luis Alegre have not compromised in making a wine to compete with the greatest of Spanish reds; the ultimate synthesis of nigh on perfect
fruit & enormous ripe tannins. Full of power & complexity, but not for the faint hearted.
Sparkling & Taittinger Champagne
Bottles available to have in or to take out, Glasses also available.
Prosecco Brut Stelle D'Italia - Out £12.00 - In £19.95 - Glass £3.95
A lively crisp sparkling wine with a delicate lemony character & an aromatic, dry, refreshing finish.
Bloomsbury Cuvee Merrer Ridgeview, Sussex, 2010, England - Out £16.00 - In £34.95
Blind tasting after blind tasting is telling us that England has the Champenoise on the run. Here is the proof… zut alors!
Taittinger Brut Reserve Champagne - Out £35.00 - In £39.95 - Glass £6.95
This elegant, Chardonnay dominated, fizz is from one of the few Champagne houses still owned & managed by the family whose name appears on the label./p>
Taittinger Brut Prestige Rose Champagne - Out £40.00 - In £49.95 - Glass £8.50
The Prestige Rosé displays a subtle harmony of flavours & serves as a fantastic aperitif or with fruit based desserts.
Taittinger Sec Nocturne Champagne (The Sessions Champu) - Out £45.00 - In £57.50
This is an exciting & stylish cuvee, with easy-drinking softness that brings a touch of sweetness with an elegant finish.
Taittinger Comte De Champagne Blanc De Blanc 2000/02 - Double gold Winner - Out £105.00 - In £145.00
The definitive 'blanc de blancs' Champagne made solely from Grand Cru vineyards, elegant and complex. Knocks the socks off the next two prestige cuvees.
Dom Perignon Champagne 2003 - Out £125.00 - In £175.00
One of the most coveted tinctures know to man & quite possibly served on The Olympian Heights!
Cristal Champagne, Louis Roederer 2004 - Out £200.00 - In £250.00
Cristal bursts from the glass with fresh hazelnut & apple scents. Elegant, deep, & silky-textured, this medium to full-bodied beauty is immensely concentrated, pure, packed with apple flavours, & astoundingly long in the finish.