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The Cricketers Wine List

Wine @ The Cricketers

We are very proud of our wine list and think you will something that suits your palate too!

Our regular wine list is below but be sure to ask at the bar or see our specials board for bin ends and one-offs for you to enjoy

White Wines

Rose & Red Wines

House White

NV Trebbiano Poggio della Quercia IGT Rubicone

Italian Off-Dry White - 11% abv

Our House White - Dry, white wine with fruity and upfront bouquet, with a nice citrus fresh finish.

Food Matching - Ripe and clean, this is the perfect match for salads, fish and shellfish (how about pasta allo scoglio?) and chicken.

     175ml - £3.75    |   250ml - £5.00    |   Bottle - £13.95

West Coast Swing Rose - USA Medium Sweet Rose

West Coast Swing Rose

USA Medium Sweet Rose - 10.5% abv

Full of vibrant ripe peach, mango and melon aromas. Juicy strawberry and tropical fruit flavours with fresh acidity balancing the sweetness.

Food Matching - Spicy, hot food and as a dessert wine. Very good with strawberries and strawberry tarts.

     175ml - £4.00    |   250ml - £5.25    |   Bottle - £14.95

Primera Luz Sauvignon Blanc Chilean Dre White

Primera Luz - Sauvignon Blanc

Chilean Dry White - 12.5% abv

Pale straw yellow in colour. Aromas of lime and grapefruit core, surrounded by passion fruit notes. Crisp and juicy in the palate, with lime, pear and herbal flavours in delicate balance, with a soft finish.

Food Matching - A crisp, refreshing glass on its own or great with salads and light fish dishes.

     175ml - £4.25    |   250ml - £5.50    |   Bottle - £15.95

Il Sospiro - Pinot Grigio Blush IGT Veneto - Italian Dry Rose

Il Sospiro - Pinot Grigio Blush IGT Veneto

Italian Dry Rose - 12% abv

An aromatic nose of freshly crushed cranberries and mineral elements. The palate is light, dry and crisp, with a delicious balance between zingy citrus and fruity red berry flavours. Very easy to drink, finishing clean and refreshing.

Food Matching - A great match for salads, fish and light pasta dishes. Try it with grilled or barbequed chicken with a cous cous salad or enjoy it with your favourite pizza topping.

     175ml - £5.00    |   250ml - £6.50    |   Bottle - £17.95

Tooma River - Reserve Chardonnay South Australia Dry White

Tooma River - Reserve Chardonnay

South Australian Dry White 12.5% abv

A fruit-driven wine with lots of citrus and melon flavours. Crisp on the palate it is well balanced and has plenty enough acidity to balance the sweet fruit flavours.

Food Matching - Delicious with roast chicken, pork fillet or richer fish dishes.

     175ml - £5.00    |   250ml - £6.50    |   Bottle - £17.95

Boheme - Primitivo Salento, Italian Medium Light Red

Boheme - Primitivo Salento

Italian Medium Light Red - 13% abv

Our House Red - Rich aromas of plum and black cherry with spicy notes of cracked black pepper. A charming, well balanced wine with a velvety texture and intense black forest and damson fruits.

Food Matching - Medium bodied, fresh and fruit-forward, this will pair very well with starters, charcuterie, pasta and pizzas.

     175ml - £3.75    |   250ml - £5.00    |   Bottle - £13.95

Picpoul de Pinet - Reserve Roquemoliere French Very Dry White

Picpoul de Pinet - Reserve Roquemoliere

French Dry White - 12.5% abv

The wine is crisp, light and aromatic, with remarkable freshness on the palate.

Food Matching - Ideal as an aperitif or with seafood.

     175ml - £5.00    |   250ml - £6.50    |   Bottle - £17.95

Primera Luz Merlot Chilean Medium Red

Primera Luz - Merlot

Chilean Medium Red - 12% abv

Red cherry and plum aromas. Filled with currant, ripe plum, cherry, vanilla and blackberry flavours, complemented by sweet ripe tannins.

Food Matching - Lamb chops with coarse-grain mustard and red-tomato chutney, grilled lamb kebabs with cumin and cinnamon, or a duck salad.

     175ml - £4.25    |   250ml - £5.50    |   Bottle - £15.95

Via Nova - Pinot Grigio Italian Dry White

Via Nova - Pinot Grigio

Italian Dry White - 12% abv

Lemony on the nose, with a delicious balance in the mouth, this Pinot Grigio is a very easy-to-drink dry white with medium alcohol and a gorgeous lingering finish.

Food Matching - Lovely on its own as an apéritif, this is also a delicious match for fish, summer salads and white meats.

     175ml - £5.00    |   250ml - £6.50    |   Bottle - £17.95

Melodias Winemakers Selection - Pinot Noir, Trapiche Argentinian Medium Red

Melodias Winemakers Selection Pinot Noir, Trapiche

Argentinian Medium Red 14% abv

Aromas of wild strawberry, raspberries and cranberries. Medium bodied, with intense savory, spicy red fruit flavours, smooth tannins and a smoky character.

Food Matching - Excellent with pork or duck dishes or for a more hearty option with pheasant stew.

     175ml - £5.00    |   250ml - £6.50    |   Bottle - £17.95

The Frost Pocket - Sauvignon Blanc - New Zealand Dry White

The Frost Pocket - Sauvignon Blanc

New Zealand Dry White - 12.5% abv

Deliciously crisp and fresh, packed full of vibrant and long lasting lime, gooseberry and tropical fruit flavours.

Food Matching - Easy drinking on its own or with chicken salads and fish dishes such as grilled salmon.

     175ml - £5.50    |   250ml - £7.25    |   Bottle - £19.95

Mullygrubber - Shiraz Cabernet Australian Medium Red

Mullygrubber - Shiraz Cabernet

Australian Medium Red - 13% abv

Generous red and black fruit aromas precede a soft and supple palate packed with blackberry and cherry flavours with hints of spice. Finishing smooth and rounded, this is ideal as a partner to pizza, pasta and red meat and is fruit forward enough to be a satisfying drink by itself.

Food Matching - Great as a velvety, soft glass on its own or delicious with grilled red meat such as barbequed burgers.

     175ml - £5.00    |   250ml - £6.50    |   Bottle - £17.95

The Stump Jump White Blend, d'Arenberg - Austrian Dry White

The Stump Jump White Blend, d'Arenberg

Austrian Dry White - 12.4% abv

From beginning to end there is a transition, from the more fruity like characters of peach and citrus into more savoury, nutty, nuanced flavours on the finish. A wonderfully satisfying white wine with plenty of fruit character and a clean, crisp, dry finish.

Food Matching - The classic match is shellfish & seafood, however also pairs extremely well with grilled halloumi

     175ml - £5.50    |   250ml - £7.25    |   Bottle - £19.95

Rioja Tempranillo - panish Medium Red

Rioja Tempranillo

Spanish Medium Red - 13% abv

Ruby red with fresh, fruity aromas of strawbwerries and raspberries. Palate is well balanced with fresh red fruits and refreshing acidity.

Food Matching - Works well with roast meats and stews, along with mushroom dishes and spicy food.

     175ml - £5.00    |   250ml - £6.50    |   Bottle - £17.95

Yealands - Gewurztraminer - New Zealand Off-Dry White

Yealands - Gewurztraminer

New Zealand Off-Dry White - 13% abv

A bright lemon/gold colour with an aromatic nose with notes of lychee and ginger. The palate is full and textured, exhibiting notes of spice and rose petal, with a dry finish.

Food Matching - This wine matches perfectly with spicy Indian curries, can be chilled on its own as an aperitif, and also matches well to washed rind cheeses such as Munster.

     175ml - £5.50    |   250ml - £7.25    |   Bottle - £19.95

Bodegas Santa Ana - Malbec - Argentinian Medium Red

Bodegas Santa Ana - Malbec

Argentinian Medium Red - 13.5% abv

Dense purple in colour with bright brick red highlights. Powerfully aromatic, showing concentrated stone fruit aromas such as plums and prunes with a hint of spicy oak. Finishes firm and grippy - perfect for drinking with red meat!

Food Matching - A great partner to red meat dishes, particularly when a rich sauce has been used. Try it with a slow braised lamb shank with parsnip puree for example.

     175ml - £5.50    |   250ml - £7.25    |   Bottle - £19.95

Domaine de Vauroux - Chablis - French Very-Dry White

Domaine de Vauroux - Chablis

French Very-Dry White - 12.5% abv

Aromatic with clean mineral notes and hints of citrus. The palate is medium bodied with crisp, appley acidity, tight, pure fruit flavours of white peach and pears finished with a classic, steely, dry finish.

Food Matching - Any white meats or seafood, such as; lobster with tarragon butter, sauteed langoustine with Chardonnay reduction or pork medallions with mustard cream sauce.

     175ml - £6.75    |   250ml - £8.75    |   Bottle - £24.95

Bogle - Phantom

Bogle - Phantom - North American Full Bodied Red

North American Full Bodied Red - 14.5% abv

Deeply luscious and succulent blackberries, aromas of anise and sweet fig are embraced by touches of black pepper. Subtle notes of cloves and vanilla emerge and compliment the concentrated fruit character of the wine.

Food Matching - Needs a full flavoured dish to stand up to big flavours in this wine.

     175ml - £8.75    |   250ml - £11.75    |   Bottle - £29.95