The Halfway House Inn - Grenofen Tavistock
 
White Wines
 
Estampilla de Genio Sauvignon Blanc 2007/08                          
Central Valley – Chile  (1)  13%vol                                                                
Straightforward and easy drinking with plenty of  ripe fruits
 
 
The Paddock Semillon-Chardonnay 2006/07
S.E. Australia (2) 13%
The aroma shows nice Kiwi and Lime fruits and has a delicate but lively palate, with good intensity on the mid palate and a crisp lingering finish.
 
 
Laroma Pinot Grigio 2007/08
Italy  (2) 12%vol
Easy drinking and very capably made. Fresh dry and delicate with gentle floral and citrus aromas. A classic Italian white wine
 
 
Rocheburg Chenin Blanc  2006/07
Western Cape – South Africa  (3)  12.5%vol
Light and refreshing – made from South Africa’s most popular white grape variety
 
 
Viognier, Domaine de Montaubéron 2006/07
 Côtes de Thongue – France  (2)  13.5%vol
Evidently made with great care to give peachy blossomy fruit style with confident weight and assurance. A greatdiscovery
 
  
Viña Esmerelda 2006/07 Torres,Penedes
 Spain  (3)  11.5%vol
Fragrant delicately floral, lightly spicy and with just a hint of sweetness. Esmerelda may well be Spain’s most famous white wine
 
 
Mount Riley Sauvignon Blanc 2007/08
Marlborough – New Zealand  (1)  13%vol
Grassy and nettly with lean racing purity. Thoroughly bracing, it has intense citrus and gooseberry flavours that vie for attention
 
   
Louis Latour Montagny 2006/07
Burgundy - France  (2)  13%vol
Pale lemon colour. Nose with ripe promise. Palate of butter and lemon successfully combined
 
 
 
 
Rosé Wines
 
Cougars Moon White Zinfandel NV
California – USA (3) 10%vol
 Fun, pink and refreshing
 
 
Viña Carmen Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon 2007/08
Maipo – Chile (2)  14%vol
A dry wine with a bright pink colour and summer fruit aromas. Fresh, light and fruity with nice acidity and a lingering finish.
 
 
 
Red Wines
 
Estampilla de GenioMerlot 2007/08
Central Valley – Chile (C) 13%vol
Straightforward and easy drinking with plenty of ripe fruits 
 
 
The Paddock Shiraz 2008/09
S.E. Australia (C) 14%  
This easy drinking Australian wine is packed with delicious plum and red berry flavours with a warming hint of spice on the finish
 
 
Rocheburg Pinotage 2005/06  
Western Cape – South Africa  (C)  13%vol
Good, dark ripe Cape fruit – tasty, firm and long. An exceptional wine with serious animal quality that is classy Pinotage
 
 
Crystal Brook Shiraz 2007/08
S.E. Australia (C)  13.5%vol
Immediately pleasing, spicy-fruity, even neatly polished. Plenty of sweet blackberry and prunes fruit backed with a velvet overcoat
 
 
De Bortoli Pinot Noir Vat 10 2008/09
S.E. Australia (C) 13.5%
Bright, light, redcurrant and strawberry fruit Pinot. Classic varietal characteristics with a soft, gentle carapace. Pure refreshment
 
 
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Zero 2006/07
Collefrisio – Italy  (C)  13.5% vol
Wonderfully rich and concentrated with a lustrous purple black colour that intimates the fruit to come. It is an astonishingly intense wine with masses of  ripe black fruit, tarry, hedgerow complexity and a touch of chocolate to round it out. Exceptional wine.
 
 
Cotes du Rhone Nature 2006/07 
France  (C)  13% vol
Made in a supple spicy Syrah style. This juicy and effortlessly delicious wine has the Perrin family fingerprints all over it and the grapes have been grown organically 
 
 
 
Champagne& Sparkling Wines
 
Mirabello Pinot Grigio Spumante NV
Spain  (1)  11.5%vol 
Vibrant and sparkly with floral sherbet and pear aromas. An attractive wine that is crisp and refreshing with plenty of citrus and flower pinot grigio flavours. Bright and easy and very moreish
 
 
Mirabello Pinot Grigio Rose Spumante NV 
Italy  (2)  12.5%vol
Soft and dry with pleanty of strawberry comfit flavours. Delicious and uncomplicated and light enough to raise your spirits
 
 
Ayala Brut Majeur
Champagne – France  (1)  12.5%vol
An expressive and elegant Champagne with ripe fruit flavours. Fresh and crisp, yet with good body
 
 
Ayala Rose Brut Majeur
France  (1)  12.5%vol
Pale pink colour, fine mousse, fresh aromas and crisp on the palate. Perfect summer Champagne full of delicate red fruit flavours
 
 
Bollinger Special CuveeBrut
Champagne - France (1)  12%vol
Firm with yeasty brioche note following through to enrich the fruit flavour. Taut style and solid finish
 
 
Wine Guide
White & Rose:  (1) dry – (9) sweet    Red: (A) soft light – (E) full bodied
 
Vintages may change according to availability
 
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