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The Holly Tree Hotel, Kentallen, By Appin, Argyll

 

 

Kentallen, Glencoe, Argyll PA38 4BY
Resident Proprietors: The McFatridge Family

HOLLY TREE HOTEL
Loch View Rooms
SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

Wine List

 

WINES BY THE GLASS

WHITE WINES



1. Hutton Ridge Chenin Blanc Reibeek Cellars South Africa £3.50 £13.75
Medium bodied off-dry white wine, with soft pear and white fruit aromas.
2. Errazuriz Sauvignon Blanc Casablanca Valley Chile £3.95 £15.50
Very stylish and dry with intense gooseberry and citrus aromas and refreshing, ripe acidity. An outstanding example of this classic grape.

3. Pinot Grigio Grigio delle Venezie Italy £3.50 £13.75
Grown in a sought after area of Veneto and bottled young to preserve the freshness, hints of figs and ripe peaches.

4. Chardonnay Loron et Fils France £3.30 £12.50
Well balanced, fresh white.

RED WINES

5. Capells Court Shiraz Linton Park South Africa £3.75 £14.25
Not a wine to forget in a hurry! Simply bursting with sweet shiraz fruit and full of cassis flavours. Rich, velvety, even chocolatey on the palate (take a taxi home-15%!)
6. Merlot Loron et Fils France £3.30 £12.50
Rich flavoured, juicy wine with supple tannins.

ROSE WINE

7. Rose Melbourne Lounge Australia £3.60 £14.25
Laid-back strawberry and mellow redcurrant flavours, deliciously fruity.


CHAMPAGNE

Bin No. Bottle

8. Perrier-Jouet A.C.N.V. Grand Brut Epernay France £42.50
A famous Grande Marque house making clean cut, flavoursome Champagne with a high proportion of Chardonnay in the blend from their vineyards on the Côte des Blancs. Perfect with shellfish.
9. Perrier-Jouet A.C.N.V. Grand Brut Epernay France HALVES £22.50

10. Moet et Chandon Brut Impérial France £42.00
A well known blend of older reserves with young wines to ensure a consistency of this flowery aroma
and warm biscuit hints.


11. Laurent Perrier Cuvee Ultra Brut France £59.00
Distinctively unique, showing an unexpected yet superb balance of natural grape sweetness with determinedly dry crispness.


12. Bollinger France £55.00
With a reputation for being big and full-flavoured, the richness and yeasty tones give a long
stylish finish.

PINK CHAMPAGNE

13. Tattinger Prestige Brut Rose France £60.50
Stylish and dry with delicious summer fruit aromas and a long, full-bodied flavour typical of Pinot Noir
based Champagnes.


14. Charles Heidseick Rose Brut France £95.00
Years of bottle ageing tease out fully these delicious strawberry flavours encased in a stream of elegant bubbles.

SPARKLING

15. Cuvee Napa by Mumm Brut California £26.50
Abundant toasted biscuit aromas evolve into a delicate velvet creaminess and lingering elegance.


16. Cloudy Bay Pelorus New Zealand £29.50
Deliciously crisp, the cool Wairau Valley captures the finest lemony apple then marries harmoniously
with a nutty creamed toastiness. Fabulous with a Rendezvous.

17. Berri Estates Cuvee Brut Australia £15.95
Soft and sparkling with a lively effervescence and hints of apple and pear flavours. Approachable and
easy-drinking with a good length.


18. Proseco Extra Dry Flatinel Italy £16.95
Fresh, dry and fruity. A pleasant and extremely elegant bouquet with delightful, floral-based hints. A
smooth, velvety and poetic flavour.


19. Codornie Reserva Raventós Brut Spain £18.95
Delicious fruity aromas of apple and pear, a complex, toasty palate with a crisp, acidic backbone.
Grown high in the coastal mountains to enhance complexity and freshness. Very stylish.


WHITE WINES

Bin No. Bottle

20. Chablis Domaine Des Iles Burgundy Gerard Tremblay France £25.50
A very mineral and elegant style of Chablis, which is clean and unspoilt by the excessive use of oak,
giving it an old fashioned and worthy character. Good honeyed fruit on the nose, with crisp, steely dry
fruit on the palate, giving a wine of great finesse. A classic! Fabulous with a plate of oysters.

21. Chassagne Montrachet En Pimont Domaine du Pimont 1er cru France £37.50
From the slopes of the Beaune, this wine is a product of the superb Chardonnay grape, which gives full, rich flavours, with nuances of oaky vanilla, luscious Chardonnay fruit and spicy highlights combining in harmonious complexity and lingering pleasantly.

22. Gewurztraminer Reserve Alsace Cave de Turckheim France £19.50
A spicy aromatic wine from the excellent co-operative at Ribeauville which has the distinction of being the oldest wine producing co-operative in France. Perfect with mussels and langoustines.

23. Pinot Blanc Alsace Cave de Turckheim France £17.50
Scents of poached pear and lemon cream are mirrored on the palate, with layers of citrus pear and soft apple flavours. Very pure, makes this a superb wine with shellfish.

24. Pouilly Fume Loire Les Logeres Guy Saget France £22.50
Loire Sauvignon Blanc at its best, with classic gooseberries on the nose, creamy fullness on the palate, and a crisp, dry finish. A wonderful wine with all fish dishes

25. Sauvignon Blanc Concha-y-Toro Chile £14.75
The Grapes from this wine are from Chile’s Casablanca Valley, which is situated on the Pacific Ocean side of the Coastal Mountain range. This area offers cooler growing conditions and slow ripening which is perfect for the Sauvignon Blanc Grape. The wine has a typical Sauvignon nose fresh, grassy with a hint of elderflower. The flavour is complete with refreshing acidity, ripe lemon and lime fruit with a long lingering finish. A superb wine on its own and terrific with fish or shellfish.

26. Stoneleigh Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough New Zealand £15.75
Ageing in French oak gives this wine a rusty garnet colour, cigar box aromas, then a complex palate with figs, spice, warm fruit and a superb after taste. This wine demands to be sipped and savoured.

27. Etchart Privado Chardonnay Salta, Argentina £14.95
A rich, stylish Chardonnay coming from vineyards in the High Andes, with a fresh tropical fruits palate and a creamy texture mingled with delicate touches of vanilla-oak on the finish.


28. Tufaie Soave Classico Bolla, Italy £16.95
Bouquet of liquorice, white pepper and honey with a lovely soft medium-bodied weight, with long-lasting fruit and spice finish.


29. Glen Carlou Chardonnay South Africa £22.95
A rich full bodied chardonnay with classic New World tropical character. Simply amazing with white meat or fish.

30. Torres Nerola Xarel-lo-Garnacha Catalunya Premium Range Spain £19.95
Fresh, citrussy wine which is briefly aged in oak barrels to give a soft vanilla finish.

WHITE WINES

Bin No. Bottle

31. Lenz Moser Prestige Riesling Niederosterreich Austria £14.95
Juicy, dry with citrussy burst of fruit on an appealing mineral palate. Fabulous if partnered with smoked fish.

ROSE WINE

32. Woodbridge Rose Robert Mondavi California £15.50
Bursts with pomegranate and watermelon flavours, with a refreshing edge and spiced orange peel note. Perfect with our seafood platter.

RED WINES

33. Vacqueyras Beaumirail Caves de Vignerons de Gigondas France £21.95
Vacqueyras lies north-east of Chateauneuf-du-Pape, and its wines contain a high percentage of Grenache, giving warm jammy flavours with a peppery, long aftertaste. A great match with any beef dish.

34. Bourgogne Pinot Noir Vieilles Vignes Burgundy France £21.50
Classic Burgundian Pinot Noir, made from old vine juice. A fine bright garnet red colour, with delicate sweet cherry and plum hints on the nose. The palate is tender and soft, supplemented with a touch of spice, yet without excessive tannin.

35. Chianti Classico Tuscany Rocca di Castagnoli Italy £16.25
An intense ruby colour with a rich fruity bouquet and silky, smooth tannins on the palate. A wine that shows all the classic cherry and plum fruit that prevails in good Chianti.

36. Rioja Tinto Crianza Bodegas Cune Spain £16.50
A Crianza wine must age for a minimum of 1 year in oak barrels. This gives the wine a slightly drier edge, along with warmth, richness and lasting flavours. A wine ideal with richly sauced foods.

37. Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico Luigi Campagnola, Italy £37.50
Selected grapes are laid down on straw mats to dry until the January
following the harvest. The wine has a deep garnet colour with a rich
cherry fruit bouquet and is full bodied, dry and powerful on the palate. Simply amazing with fillet steak.

38. Eight Songs Shiraz Peter Lehmann Australia £44.95
Deep black red in colour, with berry fruit aromas showing overtones of
dark chocolate and hints of mocha. The palate is seductive, with a
caressing richness of dark berry fruit with beautiful firm, fine grained
tannins.

39. Merlot Reserva Cousino-Macul Chile £16.50
The Merlot seldom produces of its best outside its native Bordeaux, but here we have the full, velvety, brambly flavour and attractive aroma which signifies a fine wine from this noble grape.

RED WINES

Bin No. Bottle

40. Cabernet Sauvignon Founders Collection Vina Undurraga Chile £32.95
Ageing in French oak gives this wine a rusty garnet colour, cigar box aromas, then a complex palate with figs, spice, warm fruit and a superb after taste. This wine demands to be sipped and savoured.

DESSERT WINE

41. Crooked Road Botrytis Semillon Mclaren Vale Australia HALVES £15.95
A Semillon based dessert wine, opulent and rich with tangy marmalade and apricot characters. Great concentration on the palate with a long luscious finish. To die for with blue cheese and chocolate desserts

HALF BOTTLES WHITE WINE

42. Pouilly Fume Loire Les Logeres Guy Saget France £12.95
Loire Sauvignon Blanc at its best, with classic gooseberries on the nose, creamy fullness on the palate, and a crisp, dry finish. A wonderful wine with all fish dishes.

43. Gewurztraminer Reserve Alsace Cave de Turckheim France £10.75
A spicy aromatic wine from the excellent co-operative at Ribeauville which has the distinction of being the oldest wine producing co-operative in France.

44. Vila Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough New Zealand £10.50
Herbaceous and flavoursome from this world renowned estate. The palate is lively and intense, with mouth-filling tropical fruit flavours.

HALF BOTTLES RED WINE

45. Rioja Tinto Crianza Bodegas Cune Spain £8.75
A Crianza wine must age for a minimum of 1 year in oak barrels. This gives the wine a slightly drier edge, along with warmth, richness and lasting flavours. A wine ideal with richly sauced foods.


SPECIAL OFFERS ON OUR DISCONTINUED RANGE OF WINES

Bin No. Bottle

46. Chateau Cluzan Bordeaux Superieur Sichel £11.95
Owner Guy Cluzan uses a high proportion of Merlot in his blend, which gives a soft fruity bouquet and a full flavoured well balanced wine, which is particularly good with lamb.

47. Chateau Cluzan Bordeaux Superieur Sichel HALVES £6.95

48. Julienas Chateau de Julienas Jacques Charlet France £14.95
This is a sturdy, fruity red with the nuances of cloves and gout de terrior, which makes it fascinatingly complex. A real mouthful of flavour. Very popular with red meat and poultry dishes.

49 Julienas Chateau de Julienas Jacques Charlet France HALVES £7.75

50. Victorian Chardonnay Brown Bros. Victoria Australia £14.50
Peachy fruit aromas lead in to delicious citrusy, complex flavours, with a touch of smokey oak, and the substance of 13.5%. A fine example of the skilled wine making which has made Brown Brothers world famous. Particularly good with pasta and chicken dishes.

51. Weighbridge Shiraz Peter Lehmann Australia £13.95
Everything you would expect from a good Aussie Shiraz,. Rich, spicy, with excellent up-front. Fabulous with venison and lamb.

52. Vin Rouge Loron et Fils £9.95
Especially bottled and labelled for The Holly Tree. Light, fresh and fruity

53. Vin Blanc Loron et Fils £9.95
Especially bottled and labelled for The Holly Tree. Medium dry.

 

 

 


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The Holly Tree Hotel,
Kentallen Pier, Argyll, PA38 4BY.
Telephone: (+44/0)1631 740292
Fax: (+44/0)1631 740345
Email: stay@hollytreehotel.co.uk

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