Wine List

Our wines have been hand selected with the help of our wine merchants: Old Chapel Cellars, Truro & Walter Hickman Wines, St Austell

SPARKLING WINE BY THE BOTTLE

Prosecco Frizzante, Casa Defra, NV Italy Bottle £22.00                                                                                           A lightly sparkling wine, Frizzante means exactly that – less fizz than just being a Prosecco.  A delicate, light bouquet of green fruits – apples & pears with white flower.  The palate is light and fresh with delicious hints of green apples and pears. 

Prosecco Spumante, Tenuta Ca’Bolani, NV Italy 20cl £7.00/£25.00                                                                    This superb prosecco is harmoniously pleasant, with musk, a spritz of sweet almond and fresh apple. With a creamy mousse texture filling the palate, it’s a big step above most.

Knightor Brut, NV Cornwall £40.00                                                                                                                            Pale lemon green in colour with a lively mousse that quickly settles to a steady stream of fine bubbles. Aromas are wonderfully fresh, floral and fruity, dominated by elderflower, honeysuckle, pear and peach. On the palate, this wine shows great vivacity, with good acidity balanced by delicate fruit flavours and a fine mousse, leading to a clean and crisp finish.

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Centelleo, Airen Moscatel, Castilla, Spain                             175ml £4.20/250ml £5.65/Bottle £16.50           Moscatel, with some honey on the nose. White floral notes and lime on the palate with a nice dry finish.                                                                                                                                                                                                            Vermentino-Colombard, Les Vignerons, S. France           175ml £4.50/250ml £6.50/Bottle £18.00        A fresh, crispy and floral nose and the pleasant white flower and pear.  Vermentino notes on top of the fresh Gascogne style Colombard fruit makes this wine very easy drinking.

Torrontes, Martin Fierro, Bodegas Borbore, Argentina   175ml £5.65/250ml £7.40/Bottle £21.00         Argentina’s white grape shows its true varietal character here with a pretty floral nose reminiscent of fresh fruit salad.  The palate shows white flower and tropical fruit notes.

Palacio del Camino Real, Rioja, Spain                                                                                                              £24.50    Bright straw yellow colour with fresh, white flowers and a touch of oak on the nose.  On the palate an excellent balance between good acidity, density and creaminess.

V Sauvignon Blanc, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, NZ                                                                             £26.00  This is a classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc hitting all the right notes with grassiness, some tropical mango and tangy orange flavours. Juicy and ripe with a pronounced passionfruit and mango finish

Vilacetinho, Vino Verde, Portugal                                                                                                                     £27.00   A classic vino verde, with fresh citrus flavours, some white flower notes and a slight petillance.  With its slightly lower alcohol content even the driver can have a glass!  Slight spritz—Summer in a glass.

Mena Hweg, Knightor Winery, Cornwall                                                                                                       £30.00    This wine is inspired by the great wines of Germany, particularly the Mosel’s Kabinett and Spätlese styles.  The wine is light green in the glass with delicate floral, citrus and peach aromas.  Although the wine carries a residual sugar of 38g/l, it is well balanced by the grapes natural acidity, giving tension and vibrancy yet finishing clean and crisp.

McManis, Chardonnay, California, USA                                                                                                       £32.00      The nose of the wine is a beautiful blend of pear, peach, lychee and tropical fruit. Notes of vanilla and toast are contributed from French oak aging.   A richly textured offering of melon, pear and pineapple flavours on the palate with a long finish and well-balanced acidity. 

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Grenache-Merlot, Les Vignerons, Southern France                  175ml £4.50/250ml £6.50/Bottle £18.00  Light pink colour with raspberry reflections.  Intense notes of little red & exotic fruits.  Lively on the palate, round & fruity.  Wild strawberry aromas.

Merlot Rose, Aves Del Sur, Maule Valley, Chile                                                                                             £21.50  Vibrant pink colour does not disappoint with an explosion of raspberries, strawberries & rose petals.  Fresh & juicy with a balanced acidity.

RED

Centelleo, Tempranillo, La Mancha, Spain                            175ml £4.20/250ml £5.65/Bottle £16.50   This modern Tempranillo is full of juicy bramble and cherry fruit with hints of spice. Deliciously supple and succulent, it is ultra clean and fruity.

Grenache-Pinot Noir, Les Vignerons, S France                    175ml £4.50/250ml £6.50/Bottle £18.00          Beautifully perfumed aromas with notes of red fruits and spices.  Smooth and elegant with an abundance of ripe red fruit and a lingering finish.

One Chain, The Wrong ‘Un, Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon, 175ml £5.65/250ml £7.40/Bottle £22.00        SE Australia                                                                                                                                                                      Classic style Shiraz Cabernet, it is a bright spicy red with ripe berry flavours and lovely velvety texture.

Crocera, Barbera d’Asti Superiore, IL Cascinone, Italy                                                                        £25.50        A deep colour with a nose of intense ripe damson and black cherry, wood smoke and brown spices.  Rounded and generous on the palate, robust and full flavoured with intense plum and cherry fruit, balanced by fresh acidity.

Beaujolais, Terra Iconia, France                                                                                                                    £27.50      A clear deep ruby colour with vivid purplish hues.  Generous aromas of red and black fruits associated to subtle peony    fragrance.  A complex finish with mineral notes, silky tannins lead to a good length.

La Forge Estates, Mourvedre, France £30.00                                                                                                           Aromas of dark fruit, flowers, black pepper, thyme and red meat.  A rare and very worthwhile, gutsy example of spiky Mourvedre. Robust with supple blueberry.

Taymente, Bonarda, Mendoza, Argentina £33.00                                                                                                    An intense ruby red colour.  Red fruits and tobacco on the nose.  Bursting with black fruits, this wine is well balanced with elegant round tannins following 12 months of ageing in oak barrels.

Penrose Kitchen

Penrose Kitchen is an award winning Truro restaurant

At Penrose Kitchen we serve the very best of local and home grown produce in the beautiful surroundings of tranquil lily ponds. The water gardens are a bonus feature for our Truro restaurant and visitors are encouraged to explore although please bear in mind they are a separate business.