A traditional, crisp and fresh, citrus tinged Cava with a touch of bready richness from a small family owned winery in the heart of Cava country.
NV Prosecco Extra Dry, IL Follo, DOC Treviso, Italy
A superb Prosecco which is supremely elegant with a soft, gentle floral character.
NV Marie Demets Champagne brut half bottle
Hints of honey, cream and vanilla mingle with toasty brioche flavours and crisp citrus freshness. Fruity, balanced and a delicious alternative to the bigger name brands.
Engelmann Cuvée, English Oak Vineyard
Elegant, young and vibrant, this beautifully drinkable wine opens with hints of freshly cut green apples and early development brioche notes. Sensations of delicate baked apple crumble with undertones of honeycomb combine to create a clean yet well rounded and creamy whole on the palate, with excellent length and complexity for such a deliciously youthful wine.
Chinkapin Rose, English Oak Vineyard
Delicately pink in colour this delicious Rosé opens with a delightful light floral notes of bright berry fruit with a cheeky hint of cinnamon spice, building to a delicate balance of raspberries and cream, a hint of citrus, with undertones of Pinot Noir spice and notable length and character.
NV Louis de Custine Brut, Champagne Medot
Clean, crisp and fresh with a delicate yeasty complexity, this is the perfect House Champagne.
2012 Kintu Sauvignon Blanc, Maule Valley, Chile
This impressive Sauvignon is bursting with easy going, ripe tropical fruit and finely balanced, crisp acidity.
2012 Priests Hill Pinot Grigio, Melegen Estate, Hungary
Clean, crisp and fresh with citrus and pear fruit character, this is perfect as an aperitif or with lighter dishes.
2011 The Accomplice Chardonnay, De Bortoli, South Australia
A fantastic, juicy unoaked Chardonnay which is ripe, rounded and massively satisfying to drink.
2012 Touraine Sauvignon Blanc Alain Marcadet, Loire Valley, France
One of the finest producers in Touraine, Alain Marcadet produces wonderfully aromatic Sauvignon with elderflower and gooseberry flavours and fine acidity... better than most bargain Sancerre.
2012 The Wolftrap White, Boekenhoutskloof, Franschhoek, South Africa
A rich, bold and sumptuous blend of Grenache Blanc, Viognier and Chenin from one of the regions pioneers.
2012 William Robertson Chenin Blanc, Robertson, South Africa
This stunning Chenin has a tantalising green apple fruit character with touches of honey and richness perfectly balanced in the ripe, zesty finish. Deliciously refreshing.
2012 Muscadet Sur Lie ‘Pavillon’, Domaine Du Haut Bourg, France
Floral and citrus hints lead on to a delicately textured palate this is a fabulous Muscadet from one of the regions finest producers.
2011 Côtes du Rhône Blanc Réserve, Domaie Grand Veneur, France
Made from roughly equal parts Clairette, Rousanne and Viognier, and relishing the natural richness and honeyed exuberance of these varieties, this wine has a tremendous seam of juicy citrus and stone-fruit acidity which lends shape, freshness and lots of aromatic interest. Try this terrific food friendly white if you fancy a change from the norm.
2009 Gewurztraminer, Domaine Gocker, Alsace
Wonderfully textured and highly aromatic, this delicious Gewurztraminer is soft, gentle and has hints of spice intermingled with lychee and rose petal characteristics.
2012 Two Rivers Convergence Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
A delicious medium bodied NZ Sauvignon that provides all the character and charm of the region without being too overtly fruity and over the top as some can be. Partial lees ageing and a short time in oak add to the complexity and interest in this classy and intense wine. Fresh vibrant and with passion fruit, gooseberry and lime fruit characters, this is a great wine to match with the more exotic dishes on the menu.
2011 Chablis Terroir de Fye, Patrick Piuze, France
Made from grapes selected from tiny parcels of fruit dotted around the region, French Canadian Patrick Piuze is making some of the most exciting wines coming out of Chablis. Pure, mineral intensity coupled with sublime fruit are the hallmarks of this excellent, elegant and complex wine.
2011 Pouilly Fuisse ‘Les Trois terroirs’, Domaine Cheveau, Burgundy, France
Situated at high altitude in the southernmost part of Burgundy, Domaine Cheveau produce wines which seem to effortlessly balance rich, ripe fruit with crisp, mineral tinged acidity and finely integrated oak. This is big and flavoursome, but by no means overpowering.
2007 Meursault Vieille Vignes, Michel Buisson-Charles, Burgundy, France
Coming from vines which are over 65 years of age, this classic Meursault is a real treat. Deep yellow-gold in colour with a fine and buttery texture showing a touch of fennel and a floral note on the nose. There is a beautiful freshness to the succulent honeyed palate and a tremendous finish.
Half Bottles White Wines
2011 Touraine Sauvignon Blanc Alain Marcadet, Loire Valley, France
One of the finest producers in Touraine, Alain Marcadet produces wonderfully aromatic Sauvignon with elderflower and gooseberry flavours and fine acidity…better than most bargain Sancerres.
2011 Macon Charnay ‘Clos des Tournons’, Didier Tripoz, Burgundy, France
A first rate unoaked, single vineyard Chardonnay from the warmer end of Southern Burgundy.
2011 Castillo del Moro Tempranillo Rose, La Mancha
Deeply coloured, juicy and rounded, this is a terrific winter rosé.
2012 Grenache/Cinsault Rosé, Domaine Cabrials, Cotes de Libron
Beautifully elegant and a lovely colour in the glass, this delicate wine is packed with classic ‘strawberries and cream’ fruit flavours and a rounded, creamy texture kept lively by perfectly poised acidity.
2012 Campo Azafran Tempranillo/Syrah, Castilla La Mancha, Spain
A delicious, rounded, medium weight red made up with 75% juicy, perfumed Tempranillo which is given a little backbone and spice from the addition of 25% Syrah.
2012 Costa Vera Merlot, Central Valley, Chile
A really juicy, fruit driven and easy drinking Chilean Merlot perfect with or without food.
2012 The Accomplice Shiraz, De Bortoli, South Australia
Plump, juicy and fresh, this is a fantastic fruit driven wine to suit plenty of palates.
2012 Nostros Pinot Noir Reserva, Casablanca Valley, Chile
This superb Pinot Noir shows soft strawberry fruit, a great rounded mouthfeel and terrific length...very appealing!
2011 Rioja Tinto Sin, Bodegas Navajas, Navarette, Spain
This is Rioja at its precocious youthful best, with intense raspberry and black cherry fruit overlaid with a flourish of vanilla and coconut. It is beautifully balanced, medium weight and cushioned by fine grain tannins.
2008 L’Etoile du Midi Merlot/Syrah,Francois Gimie, VdP d’Oc, France
Francois Gimie is an immensely likeable chap who makes immensely likeable wines. 60% Merlot & 40% Syrah make up the blend giving a delicious, approachable wine with a juicy, rounded palate and great balance.
2011 Finca La Linda Malbec, Luigi Bosca, Mendoza, Argentina
3 months in oak give this wine a bit of depth and structure whilst still allowing the rich, dark berry fruit of good Malbec to shine through.
2010 Visan Côtes du Rhône Villages Nature, Domaine de Fourmente, France
A terrific certified organic Côtes du Rhône that drinks more like a classy Châteauneuf than a humble village wine, with no oak, just heaps of up front crunchy fruit and great purity.
2010 Hills View Shiraz, Simon Hackett, McClaren Vale, Australia
We introduced this delicious Shiraz in half bottles and it was so popular that we now also sell it in bottles. It shows some classic peppery aromas coupled with luscious, sweet berry and toasty vanilla notes on the nose. The soft tannins are balanced by plum and cherry flavours, and herbaceous eucalyptus notes. Robust yet elegant.
2010 Bouquet des Garrigues, Clos du Caillou, Rhône, France
A stunning red which is Chateauneuf du Pape in all but name rich, sweet red fruits, hints of liquorice and a silky texture, this is a great match to game and red meats.
2008 Château Beaumont, Cru Bourgeois Medoc, Bordeaux, France
One for the traditionalists! This is a very classic, medium weight claret (red Bordeaux) displaying the traditional cedar wood and cigar box character alongside silky cassis and blackcurrant fruit. Pair this beautiful wine with red meat dishes and hard cheeses for the best results.
2007 Les Charmes de Kirwan, AC Margaux, Bordeaux, France
This is the second wine of 3rd Growth Chateau Kirwan and is a beautifully crafted, silky wine that is rich and well balanced with lovely ripe cassis and Cherry fruit that simply rolls over the palate in waves.
Half Bottles Red Wines
2008 Rioja Crianza, Finca Manzanos, Spain
Aromatic and intense with aromas of wild red berries, blossom and nutmeg, this is a cracking Crianza aged Rioja that is fresh, fruity and well balanced.
2010 Hills View Shiraz, Simon Hackett, McClaren Vale, Australia
Delicious, rounded medium weight Shiraz from an exemplary producer.
2006 Sauternes, Clos le Comte, Bordeaux, France
The Clos le Comte is a tiny 1.3 hectare vineyard that averages 50 years in age. Organically grown and harvested by hand after 3 to 5 passages through the vines, this remarkably fresh, elegant and exotic wine is an absolute delight.
NV Nuy Red Muscadel
A traditional style of dessert wine in South Africa, this delicious deeply coloured sticky is an absolute delight, showing intense raisiny characters, typical Muscat aromatics and a silky smooth finish.
New Forest Still & Lightly Sparkling Mineral Water
Wines of the Month
We also offer a regularly changing seasonal selection of wines to compliment our existing list. Please see the notes on the table or ask one of our staff for more details.
Opening hours are 12:00-14:00 and 18:30-Late (other times by arrangement)
Closed on Saturdays lunchtime and all day Sundays & Mondays
No 6 Restaurant, 6 North Square, Dorchester Dorset DT1 1HY | Telephone: 01305 267 679