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The OLD BRIDGE

Wine Shop

At every price level, an outstanding selection
of wines chosen by John Hoskins MW

FOOD MATCH; All

A very broad category. The correct match depends on the dominant flavour - which could be anything of course. We are thinking here in rather general terms of vegetable or salad based dishes without anything TOO strong or spicy
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0 Château MONTIFAUD, VSOP Cognac
Unusually high quality for a 'VSOP' - from a small family-owned estate more...
£45.00
0 FONTVIELLE No 35, Cognac, Ragnaud Sabourin, Grande Champagne
Fine 35 year old Cognac more...
£140.00
0 LE REVISEUR, V.S. Cognac. Fine Petite Champagne
Soft mellow style from an excellent small estate more...
£34.95
0 BARON DE SIGOGNAC, 10 Year Bas Armagnac
Aged for a minimum of seven years in wood. Soft, gentle style- really excellent value. more...
£39.95
0 1986 DOMAINE BOINGNERES, BAS ARMAGNAC, Folle Blanche
The Best estate in Armagnac more...
£185.00
0 CARDENAL MENDOZA, Solera Gran Reserva, Spanish Brandy
Highest quality, really does compare with fine Cognac. A soft, melow, charming style more...
£47.50
0 CALVADOS Plus de 17 ans, Dupont
Expensive but outstanding. Rare to drink, serious, matured Calvados. more...
£95.00
0 ADNAMS POMME POM
A smooth apple spirit with notes of
vanilla, pepper and cinnamon. more...
£38.00
15 PROSECCO FRIZZANTE, Ruggeri. Treviso, Italy
Frizzante means lightly sparkling - gentler than the full 'Spumante' below more...
£13.95
17 PROSECCO, Ca’ di Alte. Veneto, Italy
Light, soft, fresh, charming - quintessential example more...
£13.95
18 LA VIDA AL CAMP, Brut. Penedes, Spain
Very modern style of Spanish fizz – clean, light and lively more...
£14.95
19 CRÉMANT D’ALSACE, Joseph Cattin. Alsace
Blend of 3 Pinots, Riesling and Chardonnay. Fresh and lively fizz more...
£15.95
21 2016 LAMBRUSCO, Villa Cialdini. Emilia Romagna
Modern Lambrusco - a revelation. Deep red, dry, food-friendly more...
£14.50
22 LA VIDA AL CAMP ROSÉ. Penedes, Spain
Very pale, light and delicate – and just as drinkable as Prosecco more...
£17.95
23 CRÉMANT DU JURA, Château Béthanie. Jura, France
A yeasty, nutty, savoury style; includes 3% of "Vin Jaune" more...
£19.50
24 AKARUA ROSÉ, Brut. Central Otago, New Zealand
Pale pink; bright but fresh – much better than many a Rosé Champagne more...
£24.00
25 PÉTILLANT NATURE, ‘Ali Boit Boit et les 40 buveurs’. Agnès Paquet. Burgundy
Aligoté made frothy, medium-dry, CLOUDY, funky - and fun more...
£16.95
28 VOUVRAY, L’Ancestrale Pétillant, Vincent Carême. Loire Valley
Naturally fermented Chenin Blanc – delicate and lively more...
£23.00
30 GREMILLET, Brut Selection. Champagne
Family-owned estate in the Aube Valley. This is clean, light, lively and great value more...
£25.00
33 HATTINGLEY VALLEY, Classic Cuvée. Hampshire
Oak-fermented, this is an unusually serious, impressive English fizz more...
£29.95
35 BILLECART-SALMON, Brut Réserve. Champagne
Perhaps the most quality-conscious house in Champagne. Very dry; fine and delicate more...
£39.00
36 BILLECART-SALMON, Demi-Sec. Champagne
Same quality as the Brut; a softer version for anyone finding Champagne too dry more...
£39.00
37 2007 ARRAS, ‘Grand Vintage’. Tasmania, Australia
Mature, rich, complex - the quality of very serious Champagne more...
£39.95
38 LARMANDIER-BERNIER, Cuvée Latitude, Extra Brut. Champagne
Powerful oak-fermented Chardonnay with minimal sulphur addition more...
£44.50
41 CHARLES HEIDSIECK, Brut Réserve. Champagne
The only big name making Champagne in rich, mature (and consistent) style more...
£39.00
43 BILLECART-SALMON BRUT ROSÉ. Champagne
Pale pink, very dry, under-stated. Fine and classy, but always raises a smile more...
£59.00
44 2007 BILLECART-SALMON, Vintage Extra Brut. Champagne
Richer, creamier than the Brut, but a bone--dry finish; Pinot Noir dominated more...
£75.00
45 2005 CHARLES HEIDSIECK, Brut Millésimé. Champagne
Hedonistic, rich, mature Champagne; expensive but outstanding more...
£75.00
47 2002 BILLECART-SALMON, Cuvée Nicolas Francois Billecart. Champagne
Powerful, firm, serious. Needs food more...
£135.00
48 1995 CHARLES HEIDSIECK, Blanc des Millénaires. Champagne
Incredible richness and finesse - almost justifies the extraordinary price tag! more...
£149.50
51 BILLECART-SALMON, Brut Réserve. Champagne (Magnum)
Much more glamorous than 2 'normal' bottles. And Magnums genuinely taste better more...
£79.00
52 BILLECART-SALMON ROSÉ. Champagne (Magnum)
Now this is how to win someone's heart more...
£119.00
53 CHARLES HEIDSIECK, Brut Réserve. Champagne (Magnum)
The only big name making Champagne in rich, mature (and consistent) style more...
£89.50
55 2009 TAITTINGER VINTAGE BRUT. Champagne (Magnum)
Ideally stash this away until 2020 more...
£110.00
66 2017 CHENIN BLANC, Arum Fields, Darling Cellars. South Africa
Fresh, aromatic & lively. Fantastic value more...
£7.95
68 2016 LE CHAPEAU QUI RIT (Blanc). Côtes de Gascogne
Predominantly Colombard and tasting like a light Sauvignon Blanc more...
£8.50
70 2017 GARGANEGA, Alpha Zeta. Veneto, Italy
For many years now, our 'house white' - crisp, fresh, but no hard edges more...
£8.50
71 2016 'LIKE A SUNFLOWER', Vina Mayu. Elqui Valley, Chile
Lively and charming blend of PX with (just a touch of) Sauvignon Blanc more...
£8.95
72 2016 LUBERON BLANC, La Famille Perrin. Provence, France
Perfect everyday white - dry, clean, fresh but rounded more...
£9.50
74 2017 RAZA, Quinta da Raza. Vinho Verde, Portugal
Very light, very spritzy, very fresh - ultimate summer white more...
£11.50 £9.90
77 2016 SAUVIGNON DE TOURAINE, Domaine Rablais. Loire Valley
Grassy, lively, very 'French' Sauvignon (no gooseberries to be found) more...
£10.95
80 2017 SAUVIGNON-SEMILLON, ‘Simon and the Huguenots’. Stellenbosch, South Africa
Crisp but ripe, very much in the style of a simple Bordeaux Blanc more...
£10.95
84 2017 PICPOUL DE PINET, Félines-Jourdan. S. France
Modern face of the south; crisp but ripe and rounded more...
£11.95
87 2017 ASSYRTIKO, Domaine Lyrarakis. Crete
The great grape of Santorini; much better value in this Cretan version... more...
£11.95
88 2017 ALBARINO, Left Field. Gisborne, New Zealand
Zesty, lively interpretation of Spain's most celebrated white grape more...
£14.50 £11.95
90 2016 GRÜNER VELTLINER, Kies, Kurt Angerer. Austria
Zesty freshness; hint of white pepper; thirst-quenching more...
£12.95
95 2016 CHARDONNAY, a’Beckett’s Estate. Wiltshire, UK
Impressive Chablis look-alike; stoney, dry, salty more...
£14.50
96 2016 FINCA VINOA. Ribeiro, Spain
Fascinating example of the local Treixadura grape. Ripe but delicate more...
£15.50
97 2016 QUINTA DE LA ROSA BRANCO. Douro Valley, Portugal
Grapes planted for white Port now producing rich but floral white wine more...
£13.95
98 2015 CHIGNIN, J-F Quénard. Savoie, Eastern France
Ripe but delicate example of the local Jacquère grape from the western Alps more...
£15.95
100 2016 TXAKOLI, Gorka Izagirre. North West Spain
Zesty, lively, spritzy white from the Basque country (pronounced Chakoli) more...
£14.95
101 2016 EINS-ZWEI-DRY, Riesling, Leitz. Rheingau, Germany
Fresh, delicate, dry, MODERN Riesling more...
£14.95
102 2017 SAUVIGNON BLANC, Tinpot Hut. Marlborough, NZ
Benchmark example of the style - elderflower and gooseberries more...
£15.50
103 2016 HORSMONDEN, Will Davenport. Kent, England
Crisp but aromatic example of Bacchus - surprisingly reminiscent of Sancerre more...
£16.95
104 2016 SOAVE, Classico, Pieropan. Veneto, Italy
Light and delicate but also nutty and complex more...
£16.50
105 2016 CHENONCEAUX, La Long Bec, Domaine Echardières. Loire
Outstanding Sauvignon Blanc from a new Loire appellation more...
£16.50
106 2016 ALBARINO, ‘O Rosal’, Santiago Ruiz. Rias Baixas, Spain
Delicately perfumed white from cool Galicia in the far north-east more...
£16.50
108 2016 POUILLY FUMÉ, Villa Paulus, Masson Blondelet. Loire Valley
Flinty dry, hints of grass and stone - a classically French style of Sauvignon Blanc more...
£19.95
109 2014 ALS WÄR’S EIN STÜCK VON MIR, Riesling Trocken, Gunderloch. Rheinhessen
Partially aged in amphorae. Dry, light but complex more...
£19.00
110 2017 SAUVIGNON BLANC, Greywacke. Marlborough, NZ
The new cult Kiwi Sauvignon from the man who made Cloudy Bay for 25 years more...
£19.95
112 2015 CHABLIS, Dessus La Carrière, Didier et Pascal Picq. Burgundy
Textbook Chablis: stoney-dry, but with a gentle ripeness at its core more...
£23.00
113 2015 SYLVANER, Kuenhof. Alto Adige, Italy
The world’s best Sylvaner? Probably
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£26.00
114 2012 RIESLING HEILIGENSTEIN, Brundlmayer. Kamptal, Austria
Classic dry Austrian Riesling - fresh but ripe and charming more...
£28.00
117 2013 VINHAS VELHAS, Niepoort. Bairrada, Portugal
So light and yet so serious – just fascinating more...
£39.50
121 2016 ADOBE GEWURZTRAMINER, Emiliana. Rapel, Chile
This is a light, floral, 'pretty' style of Gewurz - great aperitif more...
£8.95
123 2017 JASMINE, Villiera. Stellenbosch, South Africa
Muscat, Gewürztraminer and Riesling blend; perfumed and fruity more...
£9.95
126 2017 AMALAYA, Torrontes-Riesling. Calchaquí Valley, Argentina
Torrontes with a touch of Riesling. Intensely fragrant but also very fresh more...
£9.95
129 2016 CÔTES DU RHÔNE BLANC, Quatre Cépages, Laudun & Chusclan
Charming, fresh, softly aromatic blend from the southern Rhône more...
£9.95
132 2016 A MANO BIANCO. Puglia, Italy
Perfumed & pretty; really charming blend of Fiano, Falanghina & Greco more...
£12.50
133 2016 MUSCAT-VIOGNIER, Cazes. Roussillon, S. France
Enticing, ultra-fruity perfume but a clean, fresh, dry mouthful more...
£12.95
135 2016 GEWURZTRAMINER, ‘The Salvation’. Barossa, Australia
Relatively dry style of Gewurz - brilliant aperitif or match for spiced dishes more...
£12.95 £9.95
136 2017 TORRONTES, Colomé. Calchaquí Valley, Salta, Argentina
Muscat perfume, fresh finish - the perfect aperitif more...
£13.00
137 2015 A MODERN WHITE, Qupé. Central Coast, California
Viognier/Chardonnay/Marsanne. Soft, rounded, easy-drinking more...
£14.95
138 2013 AMALIE, Solms Delta. Western Cape, South Africa
Aromatic and rather luscious blend of Grenache, Chenin, Roussanne and Viognier more...
£14.95
139 2016 Château PAUL BLANC, Mas Carlot. Costières de Nimes, S. France
70% Roussanne, 30% Viognier; rich and perfumed but not heavy more...
£15.95
140 2016 OLD VINES TORRONTES, El Esteco. Calchaqui Valley, Argentina
Totally exceptional Torrontes - highly perfumed, weighty and serious more...
£16.95
141 2017 MALAGOUSIA, Ktima Gerovassiliou. Epanomi, Greece
Unpronounceable but irresistible. Reminiscent of a top quality Viognier more...
£18.00
142 2014 MALVASIA BIANCA, Birichino. Monterey, California
Scented like a Muscat but surprisingly delicate. Another great aperitif more...
£19.00
143 2016 PINOT GRIS / PINOT BLANC, Au Bon Climat. Santa Barbara, California
Gentle spice, delicate freshness, great balance more...
£19.95
144 2015 PINOT GRIS, Albert Mann. Alsace
Honeyed, fruity, lightly spicy and very charming more...
£22.00
146 2016 PINOT BLANC, Skylark. Mendocino, California
Unusually ripe and honeyed (but still dry) example of PB more...
£23.00
147 2016 LES CONTOURS DE DEPONCINS, François Villard. Rhône
Young Viognier vines from a top Condrieu estate. Peach & apricot more...
£24.00
149 2013 KICK-ON RANCH, Riesling, Tatomer. Santa Barbara, California
Ripe, textured, but lovely freshness beneath. Unusual and fascinating more...
£29.50
150 2014 NUSSBERG, Gemischter Satz, Wieninger. Vienna, Austria
A parcel of very old vines (five different varieties) next to the Danube more...
£27.50
151 2014 SAINT-PÉRAY, Domaine du Tunnel. Northern Rhône
Little-know appellation, but this is outstanding. 100% Roussanne more...
£34.00
152 2014 CONDRIEU, De Poncins, Francois Villard. Northern Rhône
Hedonistic combination of intense perfume and creamy, generous texture more...
£49.00
155 2016 FRITZ'S RIESLING, Gunderloch. Rheinhessen, Germany
Off-dry Riesling from a top German estate. Light, spritzy and extremely quaffable more...
£11.95
159 2014 VOUVRAY Les Pierres Rousses, Gaudron. Loire Valley
Demi-Sec Vouvray balancing crisp apple freshness and honeyed sweetness more...
£16.50
164 2015 GEWÜRZTRAMINER, Rolly Gassmann. Alsace, France
The uniquely exotic perfume of Gewürz; semi-sweet and intensely spicy more...
£24.00
165 2014 KREUZNACHER KRÖTENPFUHL KABINETT, Dönnhoff. Nahe, Germany
Fine example of classic off-dry Riesling from one of Germany's best estates more...
£19.00
168 2007 OBERHÄUSER BRUCKE SPÄTLESE, Dönnhoff. Nahe, Germany
High wire balance of luscious richness and lazer sharp acid more...
£39.50
170 1995 ZELTINGER SONNENUHR RIESLING AUSLESE, Selbach-Oster. Mosel, Germany
A couple of rare bottles of mature Auslese from an excellent estate. more...
£44.00
190 2017 UN-OAKED CHARDONNAY, Murphy Vineyards. Murray Darling, S Aus
Such great value - Chardonnnay is back on the up… more...
£7.95
192 2016 EUSEBEIA, Chardonnay-Roussanne. South of France
Gentle richness with the Roussanne adding perfume and spice more...
£9.50
193 2017 CHENIN BLANC, Vineyard Selection, Klein Zalze. Stellenbosch, S Africa
Mid-weight Chenin - fresh but ripe; brilliant at the price more...
£11.50
195 2016 BEAUJOLAIS BLANC, Domaine Manoir du Carra. Burgundy
Relatively unusual to see white Beaujolais in the UK. Very similar to neighbouring Mâcon more...
£14.00
196 2016 MÂCON VILLAGES, Auvigué. Burgundy
Classic un-oaked Mâconnais white: light but rounded more...
£15.95
197 2017 CHARDONNAY, ‘Three Lions', Plantagenet. Great Southern, W. Aus
Lightly oaked Chardonnay of freshness and charm - a modern style more...
£14.95
200 2014 BERGERAC BLANC, Tour des Verdots. SW France
Semillon, Sauvignon, Muscadelle blend; gently aged in oak more...
£15.95
206 2016 CHARDONNAY, Jordan. Stellenbosch, South Africa
Ripe and rounded with nutty, toasty oak more...
£16.95
207 2014 BOURGOGNE BLANC, Bachey-Legros. Burgundy
From a vineyard in Santenay, and made just like a 'proper' Cote de Beaune white more...
£19.50
208 2015 SAINT-VÉRAN, 'Terres Noires', Deux Roches. Burgundy
Ripe, rounded style of Mâcon with subtle oak more...
£19.90
209 2015 COLLIOURE, Cuvée Trémadoc, Domaine Madeloc. France
Intriguing, spicy white from vertiginous vineyards just north of Perpignan more...
£18.00
211 2012 JACKAL BIRD, Fable Mountain. Western Cape, South Africa
Chenin, Grenache Blanc, Roussanne and Viognier. Exotic but also fresh more...
£22.00
212 2015 SABOTEUR WHITE, Luddite. Bot River, South Africa
Fermented on skins, this is textural, lively and complex more...
£23.00
214 2017 ASSYRTIKO, ‘Wild Ferment’, Gaia. Santorini, Greece
Volcanic soil and old vines; complexity, intensity and individuality more...
£26.00
215 2016 LIRAC, 'La Reine des Bois', Domaine Mordorée. Southern Rhône
Grenache, Viognier and Roussane. Impressive intensity, just a hint of oak more...
£24.00
216 2014 POUILLY-FUISSÉ, Sur La Roche, Morat. Burgundy
Beautiful vintage; ripe but very fresh more...
£25.00
217 2015 PETITE ARVINE, Elio Ottin. Valle D'Aosta, Italy
Full, but much more delicate than the 14.5% alcohol would imply more...
£23.00
219 2015 WILD SAUVIGNON, Greywacke. Marlborough, New Zealand
Wild yeast and oak fermentation. A very unusual Sauvignon Blanc.... more...
£25.00
220 2016 CHARDONNAY, Trinity Hills. Gimblett Gravels, NZ
Creamy, soft, biscuity Chardonnay - ripe but elegant more...
£24.00
221 2015 LA ROCCA, Pieropan. Soave Classico,Veneto, Italy
Outstanding single vineyard in Soave. Gently wood-matured more...
£28.00
224 2014 Château LAMOTHE-BOUSCAUT. Pessac, Bordeaux
45% Semillon, 55% Sauvignon, aged in oak. Creamy but fresh more...
£27.00
230 2016 SEMILLON, Old Vines from Patagonia, Riccitelli. Argentina
An extraordinary Semillon - intense richness and concentration more...
£36.00
232 2009 HAUTES CÔTES DE NUITS BLANC, Clos St Philibert, Méo Camuzet
Rare white Burgundy from a tiny walled vineyard above Vosne-Romanée more...
£29.95
233 2012 CHARDONNAY, Tarraford, Giants Steps. Yarra, Australia
Delicate and elegant with some of the complexity of maturity more...
£28.00
234 2014 MONTLOUIS, Les Bournais, Chidaine. Loire
Powerful dry Chenin Blanc - creamy texture with green apple and lemon more...
£29.00
235 2015 RULLY, David Moret. Burgundy
Lesser-known village in the Châlonnais, just south of the Côte de Beaune. Top quality more...
£31.00
236 2015 CLONAL CHARDONNAY, Richard Kershaw. Elgin, S Africa
Rich but restrained Chardonnay - the quality of fine white Burgundy more...
£39.00
237 2014 CHARDONNAY, David Ramey. Russian River, Sonoma, California
Sophisticated hedonism more...
£42.00
239 2013 CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE BLANC, Domaine des Sénéchaux. Rhône
Roussanne, Grenache Blanc, Clairette and Bourbolenc. Lusciously textured more...
£39.50
240 2012 GRUNER VELTLINER, Loibner Steinertal, FX Pichler. Wachau, Austria
Top producer and excellent year. A richer and impressive (Smaragd) style of Gruner more...
£39.50
242 2014 SANTENAY, 1er Cru Passetemps, J-C Boisset. Burgundy
Bright & ripe – 2014 is a lovely vintage more...
£40.00
254 2015 MEURSAULT, Les Chevalieres, Bachey-Legros. Burgundy
2015s are unusually ripe - and ready to drink young more...
£44.50
258 2015 CHASSAGNE MONTRACHET, Bernard Moreau. Burgundy
Another example of the rich and forward 20115 vintage more...
£55.00
292 2017 TEMPRANILLO ROSÉ, Mesta. Castile, Spain
Deep pink, richly fruity, but not sweet more...
£8.95
294 2017 PRIMITIVO ROSÉ, ‘Tramari’, San Marzano. Puglia, Italy
Dry and delicate - but shows the richness of Primitivo (Zinfandel) more...
£11.50
297 2017 CHIARETTO ROSATO, Monte del Fra. Veneto, Italy
Corvina is the Valpolicella grape; this is fresh and lively with bright cherry fruit more...
£10.95
298 2017 Château FONTARÈCHE ROSÉ. Corbieres, S. France
Pale, dry but fruity. A little riper than a Provence style more...
£10.95
299 2017 GARDEN VINEYARDS ROSÉ, De Morgenzon. South Africa
Ripe, full of fruit but finishing dry more...
£11.95
300 2017 BIG EASY ROSÉ, Ernie Els. Stellenbosch, South Africa
Remarkably light and fresh for a warm climate rosé more...
£12.50
301 2016 DOMAINE DE TRIENNES ROSÉ. Provence
Cinsault dominated. Classic Provence style – very pale, delicate & fine more...
£14.50
303 2017 PINOT NOIR ROSÉ, Bird in Hand. Adelaide Hills, South Australia
All the delicacy and freshness of serious Pinot more...
£14.95
304 2016 CORAIL, Château de Roquefort. Côtes de Provence
Grenache, Carignan, Cinsault and Syrah. Pale but flavourful more...
£15.95
306 2016 SANCERRE ROSÉ, Domaine des Clairneaux. Loire
100% Pinot Noir. Very dry, light and crisp more...
£19.00
326 2008 VINA GRAVONIA BLANCO, López de Heredia. Rioja, Spain
Ultra-traditional, no-compromise winemaking. Four years (!) maturation in wood - waxy, spicy and a hint of sherry more...
£22.00