The Peterborough beer festival also showcases the best of British wines, with both grape and traditional English fruit wines available. In 2016 the wines are now in a main bar incorporated into the main beer bars rather than off to one side, showing the growing importance of the British wine scene.
2016 Wine List
The list shows the wines that have been ordered and, hopefully, will arrive. The bar will also stock lemonade and sparkling water should you wish to have a spritzer.
Dedham Vale – Bacchus White Dry 2015 12%
Dedham Vale Bacchus is star bright in the glass with intense citrus aromas and the dry refreshing taste of lemon and elderflower.
Dedham Vale – Colchester Oyster Med Dry 2014 12%
A medium dry white wine is produced using a short, cool fermentation period. Giving a gentle slightly dry flavour is achieved with grapefruit and melon aromas to suffuse the nose and palate.
Elysian Fields – Bacchus Med Dry 10.5%
Pale lemon in colour with gentle floral notes and a dash of citrus. It is medium dry with well balanced acidity and layers of well rounded fruit. Bacchus has become the signature white wine variety of East Anglia.
Elysian Fields – Little Owl Block 2012 10.5%
Made from a blend including Bacchus, Seyval Blanc and Ortega. Off dry with a soft fruit nose and layers of crisp apple underpinned by floral notes. It has a fresh acidity
Felsted Vineyard – Black Notley Medium White 10.5%
Made from Müller-Thurgau grapes, probably the most widely grown grape in English vineyards. Fruity and mellow with a moreish palate and a hint of smokiness.
Felsted Vineyard – Dry White 10.5%
Dry White,crisp Fruity clear wine.
Lyme Bay Winery – Bacchus Sandbar White 2014 11%
A single grape variety wine with notes of grapefruit, lemon and subtle oak with fantastic length.
Lyme Bay Winery – Shoreline White 2014 11%
A crisp and refreshing wine with subtle notes of citrus fruit and rose petal.Made from Seyval blanc,Bacchus and Pinot Noir grapes.
Stanlake Park – Hinton Grove White Dry 11.5%
It is an off-dry, aromatic white wine, It is made from Madeleine Angevine, Reichensteiner, Schonburger, Wurzer and Ehrenfelser grapes. The most aromatic grapes are picked and fermented separately
Stanlake Park – Regatta Dry White 11.5%
One of the first wines made by Stanlake and has been a consistent blend of several of our grape varieties, such as Ortega and Schonburger, to make a dry, crisp, fresh wine, with a clean herbaceous finish.
Three Choirs – English House White Dry 2013 11%
A delicate aroma of fragrant fruit characters which delivers a crisp lemony wine with a fresh dry finish.
Three Choirs – English House White Med Dry 2013 11%
Widely appealing white wine with ripe fruit flavours. Melon, mango and a hint of spice, with a crisp dry finish. A blend of Seyval Blanc, Reichensteiner and Muller Thurgau grapes.
Three Choirs – May Hill White Medium 2013 10%
Aromatic herb and floral nose with harmonious palate. Medium and well balanced, with rich honeyed fruit.
Three Choirs – Willowbrook White 2013 11%
A soft and delicate rose petal aroma, with lightly spiced fruit flavours has made this a very popular wine.
English Vineyard Rose Wines
Bolney Estate – Bolney Rosé 2014 12%
Coral pink in colour, this elegant medium dry rosé may well be summer in a bottle with its fragrances of gardenia, raspberry and lychee.
Dedham Vale – Rosé 2015 Med Dry 11.5%
Light and refreshing, medium dry, with a soft fruit character on the palate.
Elysian Fields – Pinot Noir Rosé 2014 10.5%
A beautiful rose pink off dry wine with loads of soft summer fruit notes on the bouquet. A crisp acidity with hints of strawberry and peach sit lightly on the palate.
Felsted Vineyard – Felsted Rosé 11 %
Medium dry rosé made from Pinot Noir. A mouthful of fresh grapes in every sip, wonderful range of flavours reminiscent of spring meadows, a true rosé.
Stanlake Park – English Rosé 11.5%
Vivacious, lively and fun, this new English Rosé is made from Rondo together with aromatic grapes such as Schonburger. This wine is dry, fruity (hints of red cherry, raspberry) and refreshing.
Three Choirs – Estate Rosé 2014 10.5%
A delicious off-dry Rose full of the aroma of strawberries and summer fruits. A light delicate Rose, just off dry with a strong bouquet of strawberries and summer fruit.
English Vineyard Red Wines
Bolney Estate – Lynchgate Red Dry 2013 12%
Notes of red fruits , juicy plum and berry flavours together with soft tannins make this a very elegant, easy drinking wine. Medium bodied dry red wine.
Dedham Vale – Reserve Red 2014 10.5%
Ruby red medium-bodied English wine with red berry flavours of redcurrants, raspberries and liquorice.Leavened by gentle tannins from time spent ageing in French Limousin oak barrels.
Elysian Fields – Acolon Red 2014 10.8%
A single grape variety wine made with the acolon grape. A very new wine on the market.
Felsted Vineyard – Pinot Noir Red 10.5%
Made from Pinot Noir grape very Italian in Style,light refreshing Red.
Stanlake Park – Reserve Red 2011 12%
It has subtle oak maturing and yet retains its fresh, dry, fruity flavour. Made from Dornfelder, Triomphe and Rondo grapes.
Three Choirs – Ravens Hill Red 2014 11.1%
Deep, ruby coloured red wine full of ripe blackberry and cherry fruit on the nose with a subtle hint of lightly toasted oak from the American Barrel ageing.
English Vineyard Sparkling Wines
Bolney Estate – Bubbly Sparkling White NV 12.5%
Award wining light and refresing vintage sparkling wine.Very easy to drink with elderflower creaminess
Dedham Vale – Sparkling 2013 Brut 12%
An exceptional wine sparkling and fruity, made using traditional methods.
Dedham Vale – Sparkling Rosé 2010 12%
A delicious sparkling Rosé with a crisp fruity palate.
Lyme Bay Winery – Sparkling Strawberry 13%
The wine has a soft creamy bubble complimenting the delicate flavour of summer strawberries.
Stanlake Park – Heritage Brut Sparkling 12.5%
Light bodied sparkling wine that is crisp, dry and refreshing.Made from Seyval Blanc, Muller Thurgau, Reichenstein and Pinot Meunier grapes.
Three Choirs – Classic Cuvee Sparkling White 12%
Cuvee is a traditionally-made sparkling wine of very high quality. Dry and subtle it is very similar to a good champagne.
Traditional Country Wines
Lyme Bay Winery – Apricot Medium Sweet 11%
A richly scented, golden sweet wine with the lingering flavour of soft ripe fruit.
Lyme Bay Winery – Black Beer & Rasin Sweet 14.5%
A full flavoured dark wine with a rich malty flavour. Rich sherry like characteristics.
Lyme Bay Winery – Blackberry Medium 11%
Bursting with the full flavour and heady aroma of ripe hedgerow fruit.
Lyme Bay Winery – Blackcurrant Medium Sweet 11%
A sweet, scented wine with the full fruity flavour of dark berries.
Lyme Bay Winery – Cherry Sweet 11%
Real cherry aroma and full black fruit flavour.
Lyme Bay Winery – Cranberry Medium 11%
A tangy medium-sweet wine; great for summer spritzers.
Lyme Bay Winery – Elderberry Dry 11%
Old fashioned, floral flavours. A perfect picnic, aperitif or lunchtime wine.
Lyme Bay Winery – Elderflower Dry 11%
Old fashioned, floral flavours. A perfect picnic, aperitif or lunchtime wine.
Lyme Bay Winery – Ginger Sweet 14.5%
A classic, smooth, heart-warming ginger wine.
Lyme Bay Winery – Gooseberry Off/Dry 11%
An appealing, light wine with generously ripe gooseberry character.
Lyme Bay Winery – Peach 11%
A Medium Sweet, deliciously scented smooth summery wine with soft ripe fruit flavours.
Lyme Bay Winery – Plum Medium 11%
Absolutely delicious, rich ripe plum flavour.
Lyme Bay Winery – Raspberry Medium 11%
Ripe raspberry character and a real berry aroma.
Lyme Bay Winery – Sloe Medium 11%
Full-flavoured, succulent and smooth.
Lyme Bay Winery – Strawberry Medium 11%
Lusciously fruity with a very intense bouquet. Great as a spritzer with bubbly or soda.
Lyme Bay Winery – West Country Mead Medium Sweet 14.5%
A delicious honey based wine with a sweet spicy overtone. Slightly drier than Traditional Mead.